File 2000.1.1.3.22 - 1970 Labour Strike

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

1970 Labour Strike

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  • Graphic material

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File

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2000.1.1.3.22

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Date(s)

  • 1970 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

171 photographs: b&w - 15 negatives: b&w

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Archival description area

Name of creator

(3 April 1952 - 15 March 1993)

Custodial history

Scope and content

File contains photographs depicting individuals at Cassiar on strike in the winter time, marching down roads, holding picket signs, carrying small children who hold signs, and driving cars covered with strike slogans. Many of the signs read "U.S.W.A. LOCAL 6536" (United Steel Workers of America).

  • Two photographs depict a man with a video recorder. Some photos feature plant buildings, two were taken at night. One photograph depicts a note that reads: "THERE WILL BE NO AFTERNOON SHIFT THURSDAY NOVEMBER 5th 1970."
  • Many photos depict areas in the mine showing snow impacts, fissures in the mountain, asbestos evidence and other environmental activity. The picket signs contain protests regarding contracts, safety, environment, and ethics.
  • Handwritten annotation on original envelope containing photographs: "Pictures 1970 Strike."
  • Integrated into file are fourteen photos from file marked "Mr. B. Pewsey" that depict an area where a large rock fell, measuring tape, and protest sign.

Notes area

Physical condition

Photographs are in good condition. Some images are unclear due to poor quality.

Arrangement

Items have been rehoused and arranged according to numerical annotations on recto.

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Script of material

Location of originals

Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Personal or academic use of photographic materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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Associated materials

File is part of the Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds.

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Accruals

Alpha-numeric designations

Original accession no.: 2000.1.0685.028 [these photographs came from box 685].

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2000.1.1.3.22

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2000.1.1.3.22

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