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Princess Margaret arriving in Prince George 1

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret arriving by Canadian Air Forces jet at Prince George. Lieutenant-Governor Frank Ross is walking beside the Princess.Originally mounted on a poster with photographs 115, 115.2, 115.3.

Inaugural run of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway 2

Item is a photograph of Premier W.A.C. Bennett, members of the cabinet and other officials on the engine of a Pacific Great Eastern Railway train during inaugural run celebrations in Fort St. John on October 4, 1958. Mr. Williston is on the extre...

Directors at House 130

Photograph depicts group of eight men standing on lawn in front of building known as "House 130" or "Director's Lodge" (see item 2000.1.1.3.19.88). Left to right: Nick Gritzuk, Charles Rainforth Elliot, Jack Christian, W. ...

Directors at House 130

Photograph depicts group of nine men standing on lawn in front of building known as "House 130" or "Director's Lodge". Left to right: Andre Beguin, unknown, Charles Rainforth Elliot, Jack Christian, W. Harold Connell, Plat...

B.C. Electric Board of Directors

Item is a photograph of the B.C. Electric Board taken the day after the company’s take over by the Social Credit government on August 1, 1961. Pictured from the left are: Bill Means, former Lieutenant-Governor Frank Ross, Einar Gunderson, board s...

Signing of the protocol and power sale agreements 3

Item is a photograph of the exchange of notes during the signing of the protocol and power sale agreements with reference to the Columbia River Treaty on January 22, 1964. Seated from the left are: Paul Martin, Sr., Lester B. Pearson, Lyndon John...

Signing of the protocol and power sale agreements 4

Item is a photograph of the exchange of notes during the signing of the protocol and power sale agreements with reference to the Columbia River Treaty on January 22, 1964. Seated from the left are: Paul Martin, Sr., Lester B. Pearson, Lyndon John...

Man of the Year 2

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston receiving the Man of the Year Award from the Newsmen’s Club of BC for outstanding achievement in public service. The award was presented by Dr. John B. MacDonald, President of UBC on November 7, 1964.

Signing of the protocol and power sale agreements 1

Item is a photograph of the signing of the protocol agreements with reference to the Columbia River Treaty at the White House on January 22, 1964. Seated from the left seated are: Paul Martin, Sr., Lester B. Pearson and Lyndon Johnson. Mr. Willi...

Man of the year 1

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston receiving the Man of the Year Award from the Newsmen’s Club of BC for outstanding achievement in public service. The award was presented by Dr. John B. MacDonald, President of UBC on November 7, 1964.

Signing of the protocol and power sale agreements 2

Item is a photograph of the signing of the protocol agreements with reference to the Columbia River Treaty at the White House on January 22, 1964. Seated from the left are: Paul Martin, Sr., Lester B. Pearson, Lyndon Johnson and Dean Rusk. Mr. W...

Signing of agreement for Eurocan’s pulp mill license

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston and others at the signing of Eurocan’s pulp mill license. Pictured from left to right: Hamish C. Cameron, a lawyer representing Finnish interests; Ben Ginter; Clarence Cooper, the lawyer for the BC Forest Ser...

Ray Williston receiving silver teaspoons

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston receiving five silver teaspoons with the centennial crest, one for each 100 hundred miles of a personal centennial project which was to run 500 miles, the equivalent of the distance to Prince George. The spoon...

Ray Williston running through ribbon

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston completing 500 miles in his personal centennial project of running the equivalent of the distance to Prince George. The run took place on the YMCA track in Victoria.

Opening of Crestwood Forest Industries pulp mill

Item is a photograph of officials attending the June opening of the Crestwood Forest Industries pulp mill in Cranbrook, until that time the only pulp mill built without benefit of a Pulp Harvesting Area (PHA) license to assure timber supply. Mr. ...

Grand opening of Forest Museum in Duncan

Item is a photograph of Ray Williston planting a dogwood tree at the Museum’s grand opening on May 17, 1969. Behind Mr. Williston is NDP Leader Robert Strachan standing beside Premier W.A.C. Bennett. On the extreme left is Mr. George Wellbourn w...

Ray Williston with Arthur Paget 1

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston presenting Arthur Paget, former Deputy Minister of Water Resources, with a gift on the occasion of Mr. Paget’s retirement.

Retirement of Arthur Paget

Item is a photograph of retiring Water Resources Deputy Minister Arthur Paget congratulating incoming Deputy Minister Walter Rauvsep while Mr. Williston looks on.

Presentation to Arthur Paget

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston presenting Mr. Paget, retiring Deputy Minister of Water Resources, with a certificate for meritorious service.

BC forestry delegation at Japanese banquet

Item is a photograph of Ray Williston at a banquet hosted by Sanyo Pulp Ltd. in May 1970. Mr. Williston is flanked by Vern Stothert of Stothert Veco Consultants Ltd., who designed BC Forest products’ mill in Mackenzie and Margaret Nagy, who was s...

Members of the BC Cabinet in Prince George

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston (Minister of Lands, Forests & water Resources), Pat Jordan (Minister without Portfolio), Prince George Mayor Harold Moffat, Grace McCarthy (Minister without Portfolio) and Premier W.A.C. Bennett.

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