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1970 Labour Strike

File contains photographs depicting individuals at Cassiar on strike in the winter time, marching down roads, holding picket signs, carrying small children who hold signs, and driving cars covered with strike slogans. Many of the signs read "...

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...

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...

Board of Directors

File contains photographs featuring members of the Board of Directors of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd., which was formed on the 17th of May, 1951. Cassiar's forerunner was a company named Conwest, formed in 1534, a consolidation of two c...

Bob Harkins interview with Tom Payne

Item consists of transcript and tape summary of interview with Tom Payne who discusses his life, emigration from England, service in World War I, and career as shoemaker in Quesnel. Also discusses his subsequent work at the Experimental Farm in P...

Bob Harkins

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...

Justa Monk & Bridget Moran in Bookstore

Justa Monk and Bridget Moran stand in foreground. Unidentified individuals can be seen in bookstore in background. Bridget Moran published a book in 1994 entitled 'Justa: A First Nations Leader, Dakelhne Butsowhudilhzulh'un'.

Marching band in Prince Rupert

Photograph of a marching band performing down a wooden road. Spectators can be seen in the foreground and various businesses are in the background. Annotation on recto reads: "Prince Rupert BC."

Official Handshake at Formal Event

Photograph depicts group of 15 men posed in formal room. George Washington Smith (President of Bell Mines) sits in centre on left, shaking hands with Alfred Penhale. Bottom, left to right: Mr. Janitsch, Andrew Johnson, G.W. Smith, Alfred Penhale, ...

Official Tours

File contains photographs depicting four different tours that took place at the mine, plant, and towns owned by Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. Tours include Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau's visit to Clinton Creek in 1968 and Member of Parli...

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. ...

Promotion & Outreach

File contains photographs taken for promotional purposes.Two photos depict a Cassiar display at an unknown event in 1963.Eight photos were professionally taken for use in the 1978 Cassiar Asbestos Corportaion Ltd. Annual Report, and possibly other...

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...

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...

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 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...

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 di...

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 di...