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Brown, James Thomas

  • R-95.1
  • File
  • 1935-1936

Records concerning the Regina Riot Inquiry Commission; correspondence; "Factums of the Government of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police" by E.C. Leslie and by B.D. Hogarth; clippings; Help Canada's Youth in Their Fight for Justice, a pamphlet issued by Strikers' Citizens' Defence Committee.

E.K.T. As It Happens July 28, 1986

Item is a recording of a portion of the CBC programs The World at 6 (6:00 pm news) and "As It Happens" from July 28, 1986.

Recording begins on B side by joining in progress The World at 6. News reports on this program concern: British Foreign Secretary Sir Geoffrey Howe's visit to the South African township of Soweto and his meeting with Zulu Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi; car bombing in Lebanon that killed 32 (thirty-two) people; riots/strike by Hindus in New Delhi to protest recent Indian government action in the state of Punjab; sales of heavily subsidized US wheat to China and the USSR (Russia) and how this is perceived as a threat by Canadian and Australian farmers; an arrest of a father [Glenn Roach] in Ontario for killing his 27 month old daughter [Melissa Roach]; search for the killer of 11 year old Alison Parrott; search for 2-1/2 year old Lynn Marie Hellier near the community of Parksville on Vancouver Island; firing of the CN Rail conductor [Wayne Smith] involved in the head-on-collision with a passenger train near Hinton, Alberta that occurred on February 8, 1986; developments in the Sinclair Stevens Conflict of Interest Inquiry, with a focus on the testimony of Shirley Walker (aide to Stevens) and her diaries; attempts by the Nova Scotia government to attract the Linton Company to build a radar components factory in the province; the United States and the USSR preparations for an arms-reduction summit; rematches between chess champion Garry Kasparov and former champion Anatoly Karpov to raise money for Chernobyl nuclear accident victims; results of a general election in Thailand; efforts to have Canada play a larger role in Central America; shooting of grey seals by hunters in Newfoundland to publicize the effect seals have on fish stocks; efforts by the United States' Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban asbestos; the campaign for a new leader of the Social Credit Party of British Columbia; and comments by United States Attorney General Edwin Meese on American efforts in the war on drugs.

As It Happens, hosted by Alan Maitland and Susan Reisler, has the following segments: interview with Janet Jessup (whose daughter Christine Jessup was murdered two years earlier) about the feelings likely being experienced by the parents of murdered 11-year old Alison Parrott; interview with Dr. John Bradford (of the Royal Ottawa Hospital) on efforts to street proof children and how to deal with the criminals who target children; interview with Steven Bindman (of the Ottawa Citizen) on Sinclair Steven Inquiry testimony provided by Shirley Walker (special assistant to Sinclair Stevens while he was industry minister and worked for Stevens' York Centre Corp. for twenty years), in particularly on the testimony about entries in her diaries that appeared to indicate she was informing Mr. Stevens of business dealings that were supposed to be held in a blind trust while he was in elected office. Next is an interview with Wayne Smith, a railway conductor that was fired by CN after his freight train ran into a passenger train near Hinton, Alberta; discussion with Selig Harrison (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) to discuss the implications for relations between the United States and the USSR (Russia) as a result of the proposed pull out of some Soviet troops from Afghanistan; interview with John Hughes, the first Canadian to participate in the BOC (British Oxygen Company) around-the-world solo yacht race; interview with Allan Billard (executive director of the Eastern Fishermen's Federation) who organized a publicity event to illustrate the effects that fisherman see grey seals have on fish stocks and to reinforce the need to reintroduce a cull of the seals; interview with Paul Ajas on how recent floods in Alberta revealed (primarily) flour gold in gravel beds as the floodwaters recede; and interview with E.K. Turner (President, Saskatchewan Wheat Pool) on the effects new American subsidies on wheat will have on Canadian grain sales to China and the USSR.

Events following the Regina Riot in 1935

Two images of events following the Regina Riot of 1935 copied from The Regina Daily Star, July 3 and 6, 1935. Images are of rioters penned in at Exhibition Stadium and of a procession of people on the street for the funeral of slain police officer Charles Millar.

Hadden family

(1): Unidentified men standing with threshing equipment on the Hadden farm near Melfort, Saskatchewan. "Hadden Tractors" is written in reverse on the image.

(2): Picture postcard with view of Pleasant Valley, south-west of Melfort, Saskatchewan in 1916. The postcard includes a message written by Edwin Hadden to his wife.

(3): Edwin P. Hadden and Larry Porter in uniform, ca. 1916.

(4): Postcard of an Indian travois photographed and copyrighted by Byron Harmon, Banff, Alberta.

(5): Studio portrait of Edwin P. Hadden in Melfort Chief of Police uniform, 1921.

(6): Edwin P. Hadden and his sister, Christina Hadden, standing in a horse-drawn wagon on the Hadden farm near Melfort, 1915.

(7): O.S. Gunderson demonstrating new tractor and plow for breaking land near Melfort, [1922 or 1928].

(8): Three men standing with tractor and plow, breaking prairie sod on homestead. [1922 or 1928].

(9): Jean Shaw Rathan Aber seated outside with a dog, while visiting Melfort. 1924.

(10): Gunderson demonstrating tractor near Melfort [1922 or 1928].

(11): Christina Hadden and Lillian Jackson seated on the step in front of a house in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

(12): Ina Campbell seated on the railing of a house in Melfort holding a musical instrument. 1920.

(13): Christina (Hadden) McRae and Lillian Jackson seated on the steps of a building, possibly in California.

(14): Mr. and Mrs. Donald and Christina (Hadden) McRae standing in front of a building. ca. 1922.

(15)-(17): Group of men, including Edwin P. Hadden, standing in front of a CNR train in Saskatoon. The photo is captioned C.N.R. Investigation Dept. 1935 Regina Riots. Some of the individuals are identified.

(18): Group photograph of members of Transcona Pipe Band, including James McIntosh, Donald Sutherland and Alex Maclennan. [1930s?].

(19): Group photograph of members of St. Andrews Church Boys Pipe Band, Saskatoon, including Duncan Campbell and John Hadden [1936 or 1937].

According to information provided by the donor, Edwin P. Hadden farmed in the Melfort, Saskatchewan district before enlisting in World War One and serving in France. After the War, he served as Chief of Police in Melfort and in the late 1920s, he joined the police force of the Canadian National Railways (CNR) in Melville. In the late 1930s, he served with the police force in Saskatoon before moving to Calgary, Alberta and enlisting in World War Two.

John (Jack) Gregory King fonds

  • F 44
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1937

The records in this fonds were created and accumulated by John King in his capacity as secretary-treasurer of the provincial Cooperative Commonwealth Youth Movement (CCYM), as a CCF member of the Regina Citizen's Defence Movement, and in his work with the CCF Research Bureau.

The records in this fonds consist of files related to the Regina Riot on July 1, 1935, the resulting court cases, the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation, and the Citizen's Defence Movement. Document types included in the fonds are: correspondence, petitions, minutes, resolutions, reports, and membership lists.

King, John (Jack) Gregory, 1909-1944

Turning Points of History: Boxcar Rebellion

  • MI-13447
  • Item
  • 1997

Item is a commercially-produced copy of the episode entitled, "Boxcar Rebellion" of the documentary television series Turning Points of History, produced by Barna-Alper Productions Inc. and Connections Productions Resources Inc. The episode chronicles the unrest among relief camp workers in western Canada leading to and during the On To Ottawa trek in the spring of 1935 and the Regina Riot of July 1, 1935. Included is interview footage of Trek participants Matt Shaw, Bobby Jackson, Rudy Fedorowich, Jack Geddes, and Robert 'Doc' Savage; William R. Herridge, nephew of Rt. Hon. R. B. Bennett; Lil Greene, member of Bennett's stenography staff; and Alex Hill, member of the Regina Police Service at the Regina Riot and friend of Cst. Charles Miller who was killed in the Riot.

Executive producers for Turning Points in History were Laszlo Barna and Frank Savoie. The episode was written and directed by Barry Stevens and Steven Silver; produced by Tom Perlmutter; edited by Manfred Becker; and narrated by Cedric Smith. Turning Points in History was produced in association with, and aired on, History Television. Copyright is held by Episode 13 Productions Inc. and 505111NB Inc.