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Kispiox, BC First Nations
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Thomas Crosby Mission Ship Photograph Collection

  • 2009.21
  • Collection
  • 1932-1946

Subject areas identified in this collection include: church and hospital buildings (including nurses quarters); group photos featuring doctors, nurses, and hospital workers; grave markers; landscapes; processing of oolichan fish; and various church-related events such as weddings and church openings.

Thomas Crosby Mission Ships

Sarah Glassey at Her Homestead in Kispiox

Photograph depicts Sarah Glassey, holding her fox terrier, and standing at corner of log house. Felled trees in foreground, forest trees in background. Photograph believed to have been taken on the 160 acres of land which Sarah purchased in the Kispiox Valley in 1911. She became the first single woman to pre-empt land in British Columbia. This house was built in a year with the help of a Gitxsan Elder.