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Centre Street on Dominion Day

Photograph of Centre Street in Prince Rupert on Dominion Day. The Union Bank of Canada is located on the left side of the street, and a decorative arch can be seen in the background. Annotation on recto reads: "Centre Sr. Prince Rupert Dominion Day Celebrations 1909 Allen Photo July 09."

Dominion Day arch in downtown Prince Rupert

Large crowd gathered on the street in downtown Prince Rupert around a lavishly decorated arch which reads "Come One Let 'Em All Come Come All. Welcome to Prince Rupert." Annotation on recto reads: "Arch Prince Rupert, BC. Dominion Day Celebration 1909. Allen Photo."

Dominion Day celebration 1909

Photograph of a large crowd in formal wear gathered on a slope. Some spectators can be seen perched atop extremely high poles. Annotation on recto reads: "The Crowd at Prince Rupert's Dominion Day Celebration 1909. Allen Photo 1-7-09."

First train leaving Prince Rupert

Photograph of a large crowd gathered in front of a Grand Trunk Pacific train. Residential buildings atop a hill are visible in the background. Annotation on recto reads: "First Train Leaving Prince Rupert June 14 1911"

Gladys Blyth, Iona Campagnolo, and Lil Schuman at Reception for Selma Murray, sole survivor of the Mount Oldfield Slide of 1957

The three women stand in the Prince Rupert Masonic Temple looking at baby pictures of Selma Murray.
Handwritten annotation on verso reads: “From Left to Right, Aug/74, Gladys Blyth - Port Ed, Iona Campagnolo - ‘MP Skeena,’ Lil Schuman - Manitoba (‘Mother’ - Aunt) to Selma Murray, Masonic Temple - Pr. Rupert, B.C., Reception for Selma, looking at baby picture of Selma”.

Iona Campagnolo at Reception for Selma Murray, sole survivor of the Mount Oldfield Slide of 1957

Campagnolo stands at the banquet table of the Prince Rupert Masonic Lodge with Ernie Senior, editor of the Prince Rupert Daily News, and Selma Murray.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: “Iona Campagnolo - MP Skeena, Ernie Senior - Editor - Pr. Rupert Daily News, Selma Murray - visiting Pr. Rupert Aug/74 to visit the graces of her parents + brother - victims of Slide 1957, Selma - sole survivor”.

May Diver and Rosemary Gilbert in Costume as Mary Stuart & Queen Elizabeth

Photograph depicts May Diver as Mary Stuart in black dress, kneeling before Rosemary Gilbert as Elizabeth in blue and gold fur-trimmed gown.

Preceding notation on UNBC Chancellor letterhead: “my theatre days, Ionasphere group. I made personally or designed (for Blue - Rosemary Gilbert) all these costumes, May Diver - Mary Stuart by Friedrich Von Schiller, 1972” (see also items 2009.6.1.11 - 2009.6.1.17).

May Diver in Costume as Mary Stuart, kneeling before unidentified man

Photograph depicts May Diver dressed in white and gold costume beside man wearing black and purple costume.

Preceding notation on UNBC Chancellor letterhead: “my theatre days, Ionasphere group. I made personally or designed (for Blue - Rosemary Gilbert) all these costumes, May Diver - Mary Stuart by Friedrich Von Schiller, 1972” (see also items 2009.6.1.11 - 2009.6.1.17).

May Diver in Costume as Mary Stuart, with unidentified man

Photograph depicts May Diver dressed as Mary Stuart in white and gold costume dancing with a man wearing black and red costume.

Preceding notation on UNBC Chancellor letterhead: “my theatre days, Ionasphere group. I made personally or designed (for Blue - Rosemary Gilbert) all these costumes, May Diver - Mary Stuart by Friedrich Von Schiller, 1972” (see also items 2009.6.1.12 - 2009.6.1.17).

Minister Iona Campagnolo presents a memorial plaque to Mrs. Nathan Barton at a Northwest Corridor Development Corporation meeting, Prince Rupert, BC

Group of unidentified individuals sit at tables in background, and one man stands in doorway.

Handwritten annotations on verso read: “Return to Tom,” and “Iona presenting memorial plaque to Mrs. Nathan Barton at NCDC Meeting, Prince Rupert / Sept. 77.”

Portrait of Violet Taylor's Basksetball Team

Violet stands second from left among group of six girls wearing uniforms, posed in front of backdrop. Two sit on floor, and four stand behind their coach, who is seated in a chair and wearing a suit. A basketball sits between his feet, painted with "COMETS 1921-1922". Violet's shirt has a letter "C" on its front. This photograph was taken in Prince Rupert where Violet attended high school while living with her relatives Sarah and Herbert Glassey.

Railway Ticket to Vancouver in Violet Taylor's Name

Typed on verso of ticket: "CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS WESTERN REGION" "EMPLOYES TRIP PASS - FIRST CLASS" "SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS ON BACK" "PASS (1) Miss V. B. Taylor, ACCOUNT Stenographer -- C.N.R. TO Vancouver, B.C. FROM Prince Rupert, B.C. via Jasper, Alta." "DATE ISSUED} June 14th/27. EXPIRES END OF} July. 1927" "ADDRESS Prince Rupert. REQD BY V.B.T." "HONORED ON TRAIN NO. [6]". Verso has been signed by the conductor (illegible) and dated "Jun 18".

Typed on recto of ticket: "PASS ONE WAY ONLY TW IN ACCORDANCE WITH ACCOMPANYING PASS, BUT IN OPPOSITE DIRECTION" "VOID IF DETACHED" "143518". Stamped annotation on recto: "[ISSUED BY] W. H. TOBEY". Handwritten annotation on recto: "OFF SNOWSHOED NO 5 JULY 13 [WM?]". Ticket has been punched with four different shapes.

Rosemary Gilbert and May Diver in Costume as Queen Elizabeth & Mary Stuart

The pair stands wearing gowns; Diver on right in black, Gilbert on left in blue. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: “May Diver, Mary Stuart by Friedrich Von Schiller, Rosemary Gilbert as Elizabeth, Prod & Directed by Iona Campagnolo, 1973”.

Preceding notation on UNBC Chancellor letterhead: “my theatre days, Ionasphere group. I made personally or designed (for Blue - Rosemary Gilbert) all these costumes, May Diver - Mary Stuart by Friedrich Von Schiller, 1972” (see also items 2009.6.1.11 - 2009.6.1.17).

Rosemary Gilbert in Costume as Queen Elizabeth

Photograph depicts Rosemary Gilbert as Elizabeth in blue and gold fur-trimmed gown, unidentified man in costume stands in background.

Preceding notation on UNBC Chancellor letterhead: “my theatre days, Ionasphere group. I made personally or designed (for Blue - Rosemary Gilbert) all these costumes, May Diver - Mary Stuart by Friedrich Von Schiller, 1972” (see also items 2009.6.1.11 - 2009.6.1.16).

Rosemary Gilbert in Costume as Queen Elizabeth, with unidentified man

Photograph depicts Rosemary Gilbert wearing regal red and white gown, glaring at unidentified man in fur costume.

Preceding notation on UNBC Chancellor letterhead: “my theatre days, Ionasphere group. I made personally or designed (for Blue - Rosemary Gilbert) all these costumes, May Diver - Mary Stuart by Friedrich Von Schiller, 1972” (see also items 2009.6.1.11 - 2009.6.1.17).

Sixth Street, Prince Rupert, BC

Street scene depicts people, boardwalks, and buildings with store signs. Printed annotation on recto reads: “6th St. Prince Rupert. B.C.” Pencil marking on recto reads: “1912”(incorrect?). Handwritten message on verso in ink is addressed to: “Mrs. Willis Messinger Portland Oregon” Cancelation mark on Canadian 1 cent stamp reads: “Prince Rupert BC MR 11, 12”

Taylor Family at Sign Near Ft. Fraser, BC

Group of men, women, and children stand in field below large sign that reads: "GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC TRACK CONNECTED APRIL 7th 1914 PRINCE RUPERT MILEAGE 373-96 - WINNIPEG MILEAGE 1,374". Two men in formal attire stand on either side of group, women and children in between. A spotted dog stands on right. It is believed that members of the Taylor family are present in group (Hermina holding infant Tom, surrounded by Violet, Lucy, Arthur, Virginia, and Dixon). Man and woman in back left speculated to be Lillian and A.K. Bourchier. Handwritten annotation on envelope of negative reads: "Ft. Fraser 1916".

The Royal Hotel in Prince Rupert BC

Side perspective street view of the Royal Hotel in Prince Rupert BC. The "Ladies [sic] Entrance" sign is visible on the right side of the building. Several vehicles can be seen on the street. Printed annotation on recto reads: " 3rd Ave Prince Rupert Photo W.W.W."

Unidentified Man and Woman in Costume for Mary Stuart Production

Costumed gentleman standing next to lady wearing a formal purple gown. Handwritten annotations on verso read: “To Angie, Love Donna Penner,” and “another of costumes I made”.

Preceding notation on UNBC Chancellor letterhead: “my theatre days, Ionasphere group. I made personally or designed (for Blue - Rosemary Gilbert) all these costumes, May Diver - Mary Stuart by Friedrich Von Schiller, 1972” (see also items 2009.6.1.11 - 2009.6.1.17).

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