Mr Taylor is the historian of Galt and Dumfries and an early curator of Doon Pioneer Village. In this taped television programme, Mr Taylor is interviewed by John English of the University of Waterloo, and discusses his career, Galt and North Dumfries.
Unveiling of the plaque to Dickson and Shade: On 12 September 1959, the Waterloo Historical Society sponsored an event honouring William Dickson and Absalom Shade, founders of Galt. This tape records the speeches made on that occasion.
Mrs Augustine is a member of the Kaufman family, one of Kitchener's best-known families. She discusses her family, including her mother Mary, her brother A.R. and her sister Emma's career in Japan, as well as the family's work with the Y.W.C.A.
Mr McLoughry was the Agricultural representative for Waterloo County for almost thirty years and was later an officer at the University of Guelph. On this tape he discusses his education and work, and the founding of the Waterloo Cattle Breeders Association.
Colonel Barrie is the youngest of the Barrie brothers, three of who are recorded on these tapes. He previously spoke on OHT 072. He expands considerably on his life story on this tape, speaking of the Barrie family, and his war experiences.
Colonel Barrie is a member of an old Ayr family. His brothers are heard on OHT 004 and OHT 027. He served with distinction in both world wars and was a partner in the Barrie glove company. On this tape he tells several anecdotes from his varied life.