Miller, Archie oral history interview

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Fraser River
New Westminster Museum



Archie Miller was born in 1946 and is a New Westminster native. His family were commercial fishers, and Miller reports that would have ended up in the fishing industry if he had not, serendipitiously, applied for the curator job in New Westminster after graduating from Simon Fraser University. Since retiring from the museum in 1999, he and his wife, Dale, operate a small business conducting local historical research. Throughout his working life, he has been involved with numerous waterfront and community events, and continues to support the display of and education about the city’s working history. 

The interview was conducted as part of History 461 – Oral History Practicum at Simon Fraser University 

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Interview with Archie Miller