21 Archival description results for Ashcroft, BC
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- June 1987
Part of Kent Sedgwick fonds
Image depicts the McLean Cabin, built in 1861, which belonged to a retired Hudson's Bay Chief trader named Donald McLean, who was shot and killed while part of a posse that was searching for the murderers of a survey party. It is located at the historic Hat Creek Ranch site north of Ashcroft, B.C.
Photograph depicts men loading a line of approximately twenty mules facing large building in background with the sign: "[WBBAILEY?] ANDCO'S OFFICE." A second sign is posted on deck of building: "ALWAYS CURES! CHAMBERLAIN'S COUGH REMEDY." More men wearing suits watch from deck. Small building in hillside can be seen in background. Annotation along bottom recto of photograph reads: "Last Pack Train leaving Ashcroft for Hazelton -1909." Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "CATALINE 1909".
This photograph album consists of images pertaining to early settlements, bridges, riverboats, railways, cross-land travel companies, and family and social life including portraits and such events as cross country skiing, picnics, family gatherings, basketball team photos, masquerade dances, dramatic plays, hockey games and team dinners. Identified individuals include: the Tillicums, Bill Bennett, Jean Caux, Frank Johnstron, the Taylor Family (Hermina, Hugh, Ellen, Violet, Lucy, Dixon, Arthur, Virginia, Tom and Hugh Jr.), H.G.T. Perry, Betty Angus, Mrs. Kirkpatrick and Mrs. Davis. Identified geographic locations include: South Fort George, Prince George, Hagwilget Bridge, Walcott, Prince Rupert, Finlay River Rapids, Lulu Island, Ashcroft, Skeena River, Nechako River, Bulkley River, Kispiox and Hazelton.
This file also contains a one way Canadian National Railways ticket in the name of Miss V.B. (Violet Bourchier) Taylor to travel from Prince Rupert to Vancouver in July 1927.