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Man with Shovel Snow Sculpture

Image depicts a snow sculpture of a man with a shovel, possibly during the Winter City Conference, in Prince George, B.C. Taken at the Prince George Civic Center. Map coordinates 53°54'45.6"N 122°44'59.6"W

Mr. P.G. on Couch Snow Sculpture

Image depicts a snow sculpture of the Mr. P.G. lounging on a couch, possibly during the Winter City Conference, in Prince George, B.C. Taken at the Prince George Civic Center. Map coordinates 53°54'45.6"N 122°44'59.6"W

Fire Place and Couch Snow Sculptures

Image depicts a snow sculpted fire place and couch on a skating rink, possibly during the Winter City Conference, in Prince George, B.C. Taken at the Prince George Civic Center. Map coordinates 53°54'45.6"N 122°44'59.6"W

Wood Bridge and Snow Sculptures

Image depicts two snow sculptures near a wooden bridge on an ice rink, possibly during the Winter City Conference, in Prince George, B.C. Taken at the Prince George Civic Center. Map coordinates 53°54'45.6"N 122°44'59.6"W

Bear Snow Sculpture

Image depicts a snow sculpture of a bear, possibly during the Winter City Conference, in Prince George, B.C. Taken at the Prince George Civic Center. Map coordinates 53°54'45.6"N 122°44'59.6"W

Chief's lodge and totem, Nass River, BC

Photograph depicts two men standing at base of totem pole in front of large elaborate lodge building with post reading "MINESQU". Smaller structure stands in background (elevated cache?).

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Chapter XXIV. No. 3. A chief's lodge and totem Nass River."

"The Plot Thickens" / "Patrick – Sand Blast" audio recording

Item is a recorded audio cassette: Side A: The Plot Thickens, Oct. 31/87; Side B: Patrick: Sandblast, Aug/86

Audiocassette Summary
SIDE 1 - Title: “The Plot Thickens” - Oct. 31, 1987 00:04 Tape recording of an FM radio broadcast entitled “The Plot Thickens” featuring an announcer reading the winning entry for short fiction in the adult category. The title of the story is “The Case of the Box of Matches” by Bridget Moran who was then announced as the 1st prize winner in “The Plot Thickens”: her prize was a copy of The Illustrated History of Canada. Transcript available in 2008.3.1.81, along with a copy of a cover letter she sent in to the radio station for this contest. (Oct. 31, 1987) 03:03 Bridget Moran reading a story she wrote about quitting smoking, entitled “My Old Flame” Transcript available. Some significant differences noted between available transcript and tape recording. (ca. 1987) This story was published in the Saturday Review of The Vancouver Sun, February 22, 1992 as “The grief of giving up my long-time comfort”. Copy of the article available in 2008.3.1.81. 11:39 Tape recorded music (various) 45:40 End of Side 1

SIDE 2 - Title: Patrick – Sand Blast, Aug/86 45:44 Pre-lunch CI Radio interview: Leanne (?) with Patrick Moran re: 15th Annual Sandblast. He raced in Sandblast for 6 years and involved with the organization for 3 years. He got into it from his love of skiing. Pre-race organizers go through the course and clean away the rocks and obstacles as best they can. [The rough course] doesn’t scare him. To consider entering this event: need to be confident skier; to wear heavy pants for protection on legs and arms, helmet and pair of gloves; keep your head about you – it’s lots of fun. Discussion that some of the falls are very spectacular to watch. Time on Sunday: skier registration at 10am at Kokanee Cutbanks right on the flat bed; racing starting at noon. Concession and toilet facilities and parking available. Asking spectators to park on the city side of the bank – NRT Ready Mix offered their parking lot for the occasion to help lessen traffic congestion. Big sponsors this year include: Bob Husband and the people at Labatts and Kokanee – without them Sandblast wouldn’t be happening due to liabilities going up. Also a thank you to George and the people at Northern Ski – backbone of Sandblast. Also Pacific Western Airlines – winner will win trip anywhere in Canada. Prizes also include: walkmans, skiing accessories, sports gear, t-shirts, cameras, etc… Divisions of competition include: men’s and women’s slalom; telemark event; and prizes for safety and a helmet; also a hidden time prize. CI radio also donating “Best Time” annual trophy. Saturday night a Pre Blast “Blast”: tix on sale at Northern Ski $12 incl. midnight buffet with door prizes. Doors open 8pm until 2pm at the Kin Sports Centre. Music by Prince George band: Sound Concord, and Lightening Sound. Tix only available in advance. Sandblast t-shirt and dance tix radio giveaway through trivia question: “Who won the men’s 1st prize last year and also the year before” Hint: initials “S.B.”. Pat also mentioned support by RCMP and City of Prince George. No callers so interviewer Leanne answers: Stu Boyce (?) and she promised to give tix away later on the radio. Thanks to Pat Moran. 53:18 Tape recorded music (various) 01:05:22 Bridget Moran reading a story she wrote about quitting smoking, entitled “My Old Flame” Transcript available. Some significant differences noted between available transcript and tape recording. (ca. 1987) Different reading than that on Side 1. This story was published in the Saturday Review of The Vancouver Sun, February 22, 1992 as “The grief of giving up my long-time comfort”. Copy of the article available in 2008.3.1.81. 01:16:25 Tape recorded music (various)
*01:28:50 End of Side 2

Bridget Moran with Women at University Women's Club Meeting

Photograph depicts Moran standing between two unidentified women. Fourth woman semi-visible on far right. Photograph taken during a three day meeting of the B.C. Council of the Canadian Federation of University Women, to honour the 25th anniversary of the Prince George club, and release the new edition of their book 'Prince George Street Names: Our History'.

Bridget Moran with Woman at University Women's Club Meeting

Photograph depicts Moran standing to right of unidentified woman. Banner hung in background reads: "PRINCE GEORGE B.C. / U.W.C / FORUMS SCHOLARSHIPS / LOCAL HISTORY". Photograph taken during a three day meeting of the B.C. Council of the Canadian Federation of University Women, to honour the 25th anniversary of the Prince George club, and release the new edition of their book 'Prince George Street Names: Our History'.

Bridget Moran Accepting Certificate of Merit

Handwritten annotation on recto: "Bridget Moran receives a Certificate of Merit from Don Sale and Naomi Miller of the B.C. Historical Federation Writing Competition Committee. May 13/89". Moran stands behind microphone, holding award, Don Sale and Naomi Miller on either side.

Bridget Moran & Mary John at First Autographing

Photograph depicts Mary John seated to left of Bridget Moran at book signing table. Copies of 'STONE CREEK WOMAN' displayed in foreground, plants and bookshelves in background. Accompanying photo caption reads: "First Autographing Nov 12/88".

Moran Giving Speech as Best Author of 1988

Handwritten annotation on recto: "Bridget Moran thanks the B.C. Historical Federation for recognizing her as best author of 1988." Moran stands behind microphone, holding award. Don Sale and Naomi Miller of the B.C. Historical Federation Writing Competition Committee stand in background.

Moran Receiving Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing

Handwritten annotation on recto: "Bridget Moran receives the Lieutenant - Governor's Medal for Historical Writing from His Honour David C. Lam in Government House, May 12, 1989." Lieutenant Governor Lam stands in formal attire on left, shaking hands with Moran. Two woman stand in background.

Lieutenant Governor Lam Congratulating Bridget Moran

Handwritten annotation on recto: "His Honour David C. Lam congratulates Bridge Moran of Prince George for her award winning book - Stoney Creek Woman." Lieutenant Governor Lam stands in formal attire on left, presenting medal to Moran. Two woman stand in background.

Bridget Moran & Mary John Autographing copies of 'Stoney Creek Woman'

Photograph depicts Mary John seated to left of Bridget Moran at book signing table. Copies of 'STONE CREEK WOMAN' displayed in foreground. Three unidentified individuals stand gathered around table. Bookshelves and computer in background. Accompanying photo caption reads: "Autographing - Woodward's - May 27/89. Taken by David Mah."

Bridget Moran in Group Discussion

Photograph depicts Moran seated on far left, in circle of women in classroom. Desk and chalkboard in background. Photograph was taken at session of Aboriginal Women's Training Program at the Cowichan Campus, Malaspina University College, in Duncan B.C.

Charlene and Joanne Smith presenting gift to Bridget Moran

Photograph depicts Moran seated to left of two students presenting small knitted craft. Desk and chalkboard in background. Photograph was taken at session of Aboriginal Women's Training Program at the Cowichan Campus, Malaspina University College, in Duncan B.C. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Gifts from Charlene + Joanne Smith".

Bridget Moran Autographing Books for Students

Photograph depicts Moran seated amongst standing group of unidentified women. Overhead machine and chalkboard in background. Photograph was taken at session of Aboriginal Women's Training Program at the Cowichan Campus, Malaspina University College, in Duncan B.C.

Bridget Moran with Class of Women

Photograph depicts a young boy and group of fourteen women posed for photograph in classroom, chalkboard in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Aboriginal Women's Training Program, Cowichan Campus, Malaspina University College, Duncan BC".

Unidentified Woman Reading 'Stoney Creek Woman'

Photograph depicts Bridget Moran seated beside unidentified woman who stands reading excerpt from Moran's book. Table with miscellaneous items in foreground, window and chalkboard in background. (Standing woman also featured in item 2008.3.1.102.5).

Window Display - 'Stoney Creek Woman'

Photograph depicts numerous copies of 'Stoney Creek Woman' (by Bridget Moran) in glass case. Display also features article on Mary John's receipt of the Order of Canada (see items 2008.3.1.22.61 and 2008.3.1.22.64 for photographs displayed in this image).

Window Display - 'Stoney Creek Woman'

Photograph depicts numerous copies of 'Stoney Creek Woman' (by Bridget Moran) in glass case. Display also features article on Mary John's receipt of the Order of Canada (see items 2008.3.1.22.61 and 2008.3.1.22.64 for photographs displayed in this image).

Cabinet members in canoe

Item is a photograph of Ray Williston and other cabinet ministers paddling a birch bark canoe in the grass during BC Centennial celebrations in Prince George.

Originally mounted on poster with photographs 115.1, 115.2, 115.3.

Falling totem pole, Nass River, BC

Photograph depicts a totem pole supported by smaller poles, and a second totem pole standing straight in background. Beach in foreground, fence and hills in distance.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Falling greatness, Chapt. XXI No. 5, A Chief's Totem Pole inclined to fall. [Gitaix?] Encampment, Nass River. Five illustration for Chapt. XXI."

Stagecrafts Certificate of Achievement

Item consists of a Certificate of Achievement from the University of British Columbia certifying that Nedra Jane Paul attended the Summer School of the Theatre 5 July to 17 August 1954 and completed the requirements in Stagecrafts.

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