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Image of Mrs E A Coleman who was visiting her sister Mrs Gordon Rive in the Island. She had travelled from Antarctica where her husband was British Administrator in South Georgia. Negative number 319 of Tourism Subject Box number 7 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative was scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.
Date: June 27th 1961 - June 27th 1961
Photographs of Captain John Vincent Le Grand, aged 90 years old, a gentleman who served on the Cutty Sark, and a photograph of Mr David McDowell, aged 23 years old, stood next to an aircraft at Jersey Airport with his father Mr D W McDowell upon the former's arrival home after 3 years on expedition in Antarctica.
Date: January 28th 1959 - June 13th 1959
File number: 45
Page number: 7
Typed copy of the memories of Robert C Bennett based upon notes written by him during the Occupation.
Date: October 1st 1940 - 1945
Jersey Talking Magazine-March Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Nature feature-Frances Le Sueur talking about spring bulbs. Chris Clayton talking to Graham Colback, a Jersey man who worked in Antarctica, about life in the Antarctic, travelling to the Antarctic, the work at Antarctica, penguins and seals, those who take part in the work at the Antarctic, history of the Antarctic, dividing the Antarctic territory, problems in Antarctica, the day to day living in the Antarctic and the social life. Beth Lloyd reading a poem. In Touch tips about listening aids for those who are hard of hearing. End of Side One. Guernsey Feature-Linda Le Vasseur talking to her husband artist Peter Le Vasseur about why he chose to become an artist, he describes the kind of work he does, an art exhibition that he is putting on, the painting that gives him the most pleasure, approach by the Victoria and Albert Museum for him to do some pieces for them and whether he'd change anything in his life if given the option. Eileen Le Sueur telling a story of an auction in Jersey french. Di Weber being taken for a tour around Gorey by Robin Cox who tells her about Gorey Village, floods in the village, the old railway station in Gorey Village, Grouville Common and the OT building work during the occupation, workmen's yards, buses, the 4 mile stone from the Royal Square and a description of where the other ones are, Gorey Methodist Chapel, the different types of methodism followed in Gorey Village-Wesleyan and Bible Christian Chapels, the Salvation Army Barracks, Old Bank House held by the Godfray family who owned a bank in St Helier.
Date: February 28th 1979 - February 28th 1979
Jersey Talking Magazine-March Edition. Introduction by Gordon Young. Gordon Young visiting Schruns in Austria describing the view of the village from the top of a mountain, the ski slope and ski schools, the cable car down the mountain, the scene from the cable car, arriving at the cable car station, walking around the village of Schruns describing the park, the main square, the church with its bells ringing, the school, the streets, houses and the river. Sue talking to Sergeant O'Brian about the drug problem in Jersey, the number of drug addicts in Jersey, how drug addicts start, cannabis, drug smuggling, the customs checks at the airport and harbour, the main number arrests made because of information gained from informants, the people who abuse drugs, the part of the plant that the cannabis drug comes from and the other drugs of concern in the island including amphetamines and solvent abuse and problems in the future. End of Side One. Pat Dubras talking to Beth Lloyd about the first pantomime put on by the Jersey Amateur Dramatics Club called 'Cinderladdin and his Wonderful Cat' by Ken Fletcher about the pantomime, the decision to take the production on tour to different parish halls, the difficulty of moving between different locations, playing to packed houses and singing the title song from the pantomime. Philip Gurdon talking to Roger Pratt who decided the previous summer to join the British Antarctic Survey as a pilot on his decision to go on the expedition, the preparations for the journey, the flight to Antarctica, the equipment used to get to Antarctica, his first impression of the region, the different colours of the ice, the headquarters where they were based at Adelaide Island, 24 hours of daylight, the need for self sufficiency, supplies, the occasion of a storm which resulted in the aeroplanes being blown upside down and being almost completely wrecked, taking the aeroplanes to pieces and salvaging the wreckage, the different countries represented in the region, what people do to pass the time, working in the garage and getting airlifted out by the Chilean Air Force. End of Side Two.
Date: February 28th 1982 - February 28th 1982
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