From the Vaults: Audio from Edmonton's Past

An Interview with Noel Dant

November 04, 2020 City of Edmonton Archives Season 1 Episode 4
From the Vaults: Audio from Edmonton's Past
An Interview with Noel Dant
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From the Vaults: Audio from Edmonton's Past
An Interview with Noel Dant
Nov 04, 2020 Season 1 Episode 4
City of Edmonton Archives

On this episode, we go back to April 3rd, 1979 to join John McIssac and Noel Dant in their interview regarding Dant's early life in Edmonton as well as his role as Edmonton's first City Planner from 1949 to 1955. Dant discusses some of his work in developing the neighborhoods of Sherbrooke and Dovercourt, as well as some details regarding moving to Edmonton from Chicago.

This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on July 9th, 2020.

Cover Image: EA-600-2771, City of Edmonton Archives
https://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/noel-dant-senior-city-planner-for-chicago-visits-edmonton

Additional Sources:
RG-11, Series 3: Development and Planning
https://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/development-and-planning

These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.

Show Notes

On this episode, we go back to April 3rd, 1979 to join John McIssac and Noel Dant in their interview regarding Dant's early life in Edmonton as well as his role as Edmonton's first City Planner from 1949 to 1955. Dant discusses some of his work in developing the neighborhoods of Sherbrooke and Dovercourt, as well as some details regarding moving to Edmonton from Chicago.

This interview was originally recorded on a 5 inch open reel tape and was digitized by an archivist on July 9th, 2020.

Cover Image: EA-600-2771, City of Edmonton Archives
https://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/noel-dant-senior-city-planner-for-chicago-visits-edmonton

Additional Sources:
RG-11, Series 3: Development and Planning
https://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/development-and-planning

These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.