Nick, George - Interview
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Record Information – DetailsFonds/collection:DAVIDSON, StewartAccession:1980-0014Media:SoundPart:2 of 2Production date:1978-11-18Production company:Stewart A. Davidson (Interviewer)Production credit:interviewer, Stewart A. DavidsonDescription:Interview of George Nick as part of a series of oral history interviews of pioneers in Canadian physical education, sport and recreation. The interview was conducted by Dr. Stewart A Davidson at Nick’s Winnipeg home on the afternoon of 18 November 1978. Nick speaks about: where and when his interest in physical education began; his war service with the Royal Canadian Air Force; his early experiences with the Department of Education in Manitoba; the undergraduate degree program with the University of Toronto from 1947 to 1950; his experiences with the Manitoba Normal School; a description of the Gimli Leadership Camp; the National Fitness Act of 1943 and its effect on Manitoba programs; a discussion of the Youth Training Act of 1936 and its effect on fitness and education in Manitoba; the development of interscholastic athletics in Manitoba; the construction of school gymnasia in Manitoba during the period 1968 to 1975 and the setting of standards; curriculum development in the Manitoba school system; the evolution of the undergraduate program in physical education at the University of Manitoba and a discussion of the Manitoba Normal School; and recollections of Wray Youmans and Robert Jarman.Language:EnglishNotes:1. This is part of a series of interviews done by Professor Stewart Davidson of the School of Human Kinetics of the University of Ottawa, as part of a study of the history of physical education in Canada.~2. The oral history interviews were recorded by the donor/creator on audio cassettes provided by the Public Archives of Canada. ~3. Donor/interviewer granted permission to reproduce, publish or broadcast after 1 July 1981.~4. On cassettes 1980-0014/46 and 47a.Detailed holdings information:Vault ISN:723848Format:SOUNDLocation number:1980-0014/46Number of items:1Kind of sound:CASSETTEMade from:DEPOSITStatus:ORIGVault ISN:723849Format:SOUNDLocation number:1980-0014/47Number of items:1Kind of sound:CASSETTEMade from:DEPOSITStatus:ORIGVault ISN:1036168Format:SOUNDLocation number:435305-1980-0014-46-1.WAV
435305-1983-0076-47.wavNumber of items:3Kind of sound:BWFDuration:93:00Made from:1980-0014/46
Ordering and Viewing OptionsConditions of access:OpenDonor restrictions:No donor restrictions.Copyright status:Copyright waivedReproduction access:copyright waived : no donor restrictionsThe Collection File states: "Thye interviews are available for further research but permission is required to publish or broadcast any portions of them until July 1, 1981".
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