Interview of Roy "Pete" Fuller conducted by Warren Sommer. Interview was conducted on May 31 2011. 2 cassettes were donated and 4 CDs were produced (2 research and 2 preservation).
SR-256.1 (CD 1)
Track 1: Roy talks about when and where he was born. how he got his nickname Pete. Talks about family history and his parents.
Track 2: Father's work history. Owned a butcher shop. Discusses the location, look, activity and goings on at the butcher shop. He also talks about the workers at the shop.
Track 3: Roy talks about delivering meat for his father and the other workers who delivered.
Track 4: The depression. People would come in and barter with his father. They would extend people credit. Tramps and vagrants would come through town looking for food.
Track 5: Roy's parents were heavily involved in volunteer work. He talks about what types of work.
Track 6: Fishing along the rivers of Langley.
Track 7: Roy talks about the different leaders in the community. Status is also discussed. Did richer families look down on others?
Track 8: Family would take vacations to White Rock. They would do picnics and camp there. Sometimes father didn't come.
Track 9: Community events. Roy talks about the various dances in Langley. May Day and the various events associated with that.
SR-256.2 (CD 2)
Track 1: Baseball in the community and various teams are discussed.
Track 2: Langley Prairie High school. Roy talks about his time there and various people he knew.
Track 3: The start of WWII. How he got news about it. Radio, paper. Enlisted in the air force. He specialized in aircraft engine maitenance.
Track 4: Japanese Canadian kids and their treatment are discussed. How they were viewed. Various ones Roy knew in Langley.
Track 5: VE day and events surrounding it.
Track 6: Life after war. went to farm. Sold property.