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Nass River, BC
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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."

Nisga'a chiefs and families posing with goods from potlatch

Three men stand in centre, each wearing a chief's dress and head-dress. Family members stand and sit on either side. Carved boxes and masks are positioned in foreground. The group poses in front of drapery hung against tall wooden wall.

Community members have stated that the people in this photo are from the Gitwilluyaxw clan from the wolf tribal house of Ksdiyaawak. The photo was taken at Gitlax̱t’aamiks along the Nass River.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Tsimpshian Chiefs & family. Goods [for or fr.] Potlatch".

'Place of Echoes' at Kincolith, BC

Photograph features a steep cliff across water, rocky shore in foreground.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Up the 'Big Creek' at Kincolith B.C. Rock face called 'the place of echoes' by the Indian people."

Herbert Collison ice fishing with friends at Fishing Bay, Nass River, BC

Photographs depict groups of men gathered on ice. Herbert leans over behind two friends seated on ice sled (son of Marion and Archdeacon W.H. Collison). Pile of caught fish can be seen in foreground behind large whole in ice.

Handwritten annotations on verso read: "Oolichan Fishing Fishing Bay Nass River"; "Uncle Herbert with Indian friends fishing for oolichan through the ice."

Oolichan drying at Fishing Bay, Nass River, BC

Photograph depicts two men standing beside beds of fish laid out to dry. More oolichan fish hang on tall structures in background.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "'Food for winter' Oolichans drying at Fishing Bay, Nass River".

New church building under construction at Kincolith, BC

Photograph depicts two unidentified men sitting on front steps of large church. Building materials are scattered in foreground, and scaffolding is visible on one tower.

Handwritten annotations above and below image read: "Dimensions of 73 Feet in length by 37 Feet in width exclusive of Porch and Buttresses. Destroyed by fire with 30 dwelling houses. The spire had been completed when burnt."; "Kincolith Church, Nth. W. Coast. British Columbia within 5 miles of the Alaskan Coast, was destroyed by fire"

Mission house in Kincolith, BC

Photograph depicts tall building, with long shorter section crossing midground in front. Path runs through garden in foreground.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Back of Mission House Kincolith".

Conference of 'Sand Question Committee' at Kincolith, BC

Photograph depicts a group of 18 men wearing suits and ties, standing on front steps of large building with pillars.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Conference of Sand Question Committee at Kincolith on Sunday, June 3rd 1923. Mr. [O'Heara?] present. [illegible initials]".

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."

Lodges and totem poles at village on Nass River, BC

Photograph depicts totem poles (crest poles?) in front of lodge buildings on river shore. Canoes can be seen floating in foreground, hills in background.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Chapter XII. Number 1. Section of Indian Village on Nass River showing lodges and totems".

Fred Jeffery Photograph Collection

  • 2009.10
  • Collection
  • 1921-1933

The Fred Jeffery Collection consists of three photograph albums comprising a total of 303 b&w photographs all dating from ca.1924-1933. The subject matter of these images consist primarily of the fishing industry, river & landscapes, salmon cannery images (housing, people, workers, machinery, boats) on the Nass River and North Pacific Coast. Notable are the photographs depicting indigenous (Nisga'a) people and places and Chinese and Japanese cannery workers. Identified canneries featured in these photographs include: Mill Bay Cannery, Namu Cannery, Klemtu Cannery, Shushartie Bay Cannery, Balmoral Cannery, North Pacific Cannery, Nass Harbour Cannery, Port Essington Cannery, Kitwanga Cannery, Port Nelson Cannery, Alert Bay Cannery, Dominion Cannery and ABC Co. Cannery. Photographs also include images of the Canadian Pacific Railway in both Vancouver and Sicamous, BC., as well as, images of the Legislative Assembly buildings in Victoria, the 1924 Special Service Squadron ships in Vancouver, early construction of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, and town overviews of Yokohama, Japan (pre WWII).

Jeffery, Fred

Winter at Nass Harbour

Photograph depicts a snowy foreground, simple houses in the midground and snowy mountains in the background. Handwritten annotation below photograph reads, "Winter at Naas Dec. 1927".

Four women on a picnic, Nass Harbour

Photograph depicts four unnamed women standing on a beach posing for a photo. There is driftwood, water and forest in the background. Handwritten annotation below the photograph reads, "the girls are out on a picnic - 8/27"

Cabin home of H.H. Welda

Photograph depicts a small wood frame cabin with a lean to porch. Smoke is rising from the lean to chimney. There is a large snow pile in the foreground and snowy forest in the background. Possible location is Nass Harbour. Handwritten annotation below the photograph reads, "Cabin Home - H. H. Welda's 3/28"

Nass Harbour Cannery picnic party

Photograph depicts seven unnamed adults and four unnamed children standing on a beach with water and forest in the background. Handwritten annotation below photograph reads, "Naas Harbour Cannery picnic party August 1927".

Cannery bunkhouses

Photograph depicts rows of small bunk houses, smoke rises from some of the chimneys, forest in the background. Handwritten annotation below photograph reads, "Cabins of Crew and Indian Houses".

Nass Harbour cannery

Photograph depicts an aerial view of a large cannery. There is a dense forest and a river in the background. Handwritten annotation below photograph reads, "Naas Harbour Cannery July 1926".

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