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Prince George Historical Photograph Collection
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Bank of Montreal, Prince George, BC

Photograph depicts tall building standing alone on street. Stage coach in left foreground, unidentified man in right foreground.

Handwritten annotation on recto: "BANK OF MONTREAL PRINCE GEORGE. B.C. PHOTO. I.B. GUEST.", on verso: “Bank of Montreal, 3rd & Quebec, Prince George. Built in 1919".

Group at Prairie Creek

Photograph depicts small buildings with canvas roofs and signs reading: "Do Drop In, Ladies & Gents Furnishings Boots & Shoes, Two Per Cent Beer." One woman, nine men,and three dogs can be seen in image.

Handwritten annotation on verso: “Prairie Creek 1912".

May Queen Procession in Prince George, BC

Photograph depicts young girls dressed in white, walking in front of crowd. One girl holding bouquet wears a long train carried by smaller girls, and is escorted by older man wearing suit. Buildings and decorations can be seen in background.

Handwritten annotation on verso: “The May Queen, Maude Renwich attendants and Mayor Patterson".

Prince George Historical Photograph Collection

  • 2010.13
  • Collection
  • 1910 - [ca. 1950]

Collection contains photographs depicting community life in Prince George, B.C. Images depict holiday events, sports teams, government buildings, businesses (hotels, banks, retail, newspaper office), riverboats, railroad construction, fishing, a cemetery, street scenes, aerials, and landscapes. Also includes photos taken outside of the Prince George vicinity including Prairie Creek, Thomas Creek and Barkerville, B.C.