Collection 2011.12 - Giscome, BC Historical Photograph collection

Third Ave., Prince George, BC George St., Prince George, BC Cars along Third Ave., Prince George, BC Overview of Prince George, BC Overview of Eagle Lake looking East Overview of Eagle Lake Sawmill Overview of Giscome featuring Eaglet Creek and a bridge Overview of Giscome featuring Eagle Lake Sawmill's beehive burner Giscome School – streetview along Brown Ave. Giscome School Class photo of Division II, Giscome School Elevated class photo of Division II, Giscome School Division II classroom interior, Giscome School Division II classroom interior, Giscome School Division II children posing for a group photo at Giscome School Division II children sitting at their desks at Giscome School Division II children working at their desks at Giscome School St. Frederick’s Catholic Church, Giscome, BC Knox United Church, Giscome, BC The Teacherage at Giscome, BC Teacherage outhouse The Teacherage in winter at Giscome, BC The Teacherage after a blizzard Snow height at the front door of teacherage Brown’s General Store, Giscome, BC Giscome School swings in winter Eagle Lake, Giscome BC Eagle Lake, Giscome BC Lily pads on Eagle Lake, Giscome BC Knox United Church, Giscome in winter Winter view looking up Brown Ave. from Giscome classroom window Eagle Lake Sawmill, Giscome, BC

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Giscome, BC Historical Photograph collection

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  • September 1950 - June 1951 (Creation)

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53 photographs : b&w

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This photograph collection consists of 53 photographs featuring primarily Giscome with a few of Prince George. Subjects include the Eagle Lake Sawmill, Eagle Lake, Giscome townsite (including specific buildings and general road perspectives), Giscome School, Division II class photos (1950-51), and the Giscome School teacherage.

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Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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negative; .tiff & .jpeg

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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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