O'Halloran, Peter

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    Introduction
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    Speaks about his ancestors leaving Ireland in 1760, during the reign of King George III. Recalls the royal visit of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to Prince Edward Island. He shook hands with them. Tells the tale of his gift for Prince Charles, a 25 cent piece with King Edward's stamp on it. Someone took a picture of Peter with the Queen.
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    Talks about O'Halloran family history; his father's grandfather Old Pat O'Halloran left Ireland in 1760, and married a MacKenzie girl [Catherine MacKenzie].They settled in PEI, and farmed. Also speaks of Maurice O'Halloran and his blacksmith shop.
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    Recalls family houses in Bloomfield, and hardships after leaving Ireland. Recalls building in Souris and Lot 7, and hard work which included shingling jobs.
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    Tells stories: story about a whale, and a story about a fight with a French man.
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    Tape ends abruptly, silence
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    Tape returns, voices very sped up and distorted. Stories about Santa Claus, marrying his wife, farming (equipment, government involvement, potatoes). Mentions Jim Butler.
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    Interviewer turns recording back on by mistake, remainder of recording is the interviewer driving home in the car.