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Bob Harkins interview with Bob Nelson

Item consists of transcript of interview with Bob Nelson of the Caledonia Ramblers who discusses the hiking groups activities in the Prince George region

Harkins, Bob

Bob Harkins interview with Walter Gill

Item consists of interview with Walter Gill who discusses his career in the BC Provincial Police in Central Interior. Also talks about trapping in region.

Harkins, Bob

Bob Harkins interview with Mabel Peterson

Item consists of interview with Mabel Peterson who discusses domestic, family life and community life in small communities in North Central British Columbia c.1920s-c.1970s.

Bob Harkins

Interview with Nellie Runnalls

Item consists of transcript of recorded interview with Nellie Oliver Runnalls who discusses her early family life in Victoria and Delta, BC and memories of her father's political career; her father was former BC premier John Oliver. Runnalls also discusses her life in Prince George, as wife of Reverend F.E. Runnals

Harkins History

Consists of 1 DVD entitled "Harkins' History" consisting of clips from Bob Harkins TV interviews with various personalities in Prince George covering a range of topics related to local and regional history. DVD includes two sets of clips of segments broadcasted from October 1999 to June 2000.

Bob Harkins

Island Cache Recovery Project Collection

  • 2003.11
  • Collectie
  • 1998-2000

Collection consists of material resulting from Dr. Mike Evan's Island Cache Recovery Project Collection. Includes oral history interviews of former Island Cache (Cottonwood Island) residents on recording media (cassette and VHS) as well as transcripts of the oral histories. Also includes administrative records for the project and photocopies of background research material used for the project, such as Prince George city records, newspaper clippings, photographs, and correspondence.

Evans, Michael John

Ronni Entwhistle and Rose Bortolon

File consists of an oral history given by Ronni Entwhistle and Rose Bortolon, which was gathered as part of Dr. Mike Evan's Island Cache Recovery Project. Includes consent forms, transcripts, and the recorded oral history on the original media.

Mike Lamanes

File consists of an oral history given by Mike Lamanes, which was gathered as part of Dr. Mike Evan's Island Cache Recovery Project. Includes consent forms, transcripts, and the recorded oral history on the original media.

Harold Moffat

File consists of an oral history given by Harold Moffat, which was gathered as part of Dr. Mike Evan's Island Cache Recovery Project. Includes consent forms, transcripts, and the recorded oral history on the original media.

Cecil Nicholls

File consists of an oral history given by Cecil Nicholls, which was gathered as part of Dr. Mike Evan's Island Cache Recovery Project. Includes consent forms, transcripts, and the recorded oral history on the original media.

Bruno Randt

File consists of an oral history given by Bruno Randt, which was gathered as part of Dr. Mike Evan's Island Cache Recovery Project. Includes consent forms, transcripts, and the recorded oral history on the original media.

Rose Switzer

File consists of an oral history given by Rose Switzer, which was gathered as part of Dr. Mike Evan's Island Cache Recovery Project. Includes consent forms, transcripts, and the recorded oral history on the original media.

Elizabeth Williams

File consists of an oral history given by Elizabeth Williams, which was gathered as part of Dr. Mike Evan's Island Cache Recovery Project. Includes consent forms, transcripts, and the recorded oral history on the original media.

City records related to Island Cache

Series consists of copies of City of Prince George records photocopied and organized by Island Cache Recovery Project researchers. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence between the city and Island Cache residents, legal real estate and building inspection documents for Island Cache properties, and reports regarding Island Cache (Cottonwood Island).

Copies of city records related to Island Cache, 1970

File consists of copies of 1970 records from the City of Prince George related to Island Cache that were photocopied and organized by researchers involved with the Island Cache Recovery Project. Includes a petition, a 1970 Cottonwood Island telephone directory, and 1970 census information for Island Cache. Also includes correspondence from residents of Island Cache, School District No. 57, CN Railways, and the Cottonwood Island Residents Association.

Island Cache Research Material

Series consists of research material collected for the Island Cache Recovery Project. Includes resources photocopied from participants in the study (particularly material collected by Bob Parris), including newspaper articles, photographs, and personal correspondence. Also includes research material gathered by the researchers from other sources, such as copies of maps, articles, and public records.

Hazelton Masquerade Dance

A group of approximately 70 people in costume stand in large room with wood interior and two British flags in background. The group includes men, women, and children of all ages. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "I Say were you ever in the Old Country?". See also item 2009.5.1.56.

Hazelton Hockey Game

Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Longs Vs. Shorts. Hockey - Hazelton B.C. Yours truly in Goal." Ten players can be seen skating on ice enclosed in rink boards made of wood planks. Goalie stands on far left. Trees and hills in background.

Violet Taylor in Group Portrait

Photograph depicts group of fourteen men and women dressed in formal attire, posed on carpet in front of backdrop. Violet sits second from left. This photograph was taken in Prince Rupert where Violet attended high school while living with her relatives Sarah and Herbert Glassey.

Totem Poles at Hazelton, B.C.

Photograph depicts two large totem poles on either side of front steps to wood building. An unidentified woman and three small children can be seen in foreground. A second building stands in background on right. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "New Hazelton".

Four Men at Retail Store in Hazelton, B.C.

Men stand wearing vests and ties in doorway framed in corner of building with the sign: "R. CUNNINGHAM LTD. GENERAL MERCHANDISE." Various other advertisements hang from doorway. Man on left believed to be transport driver also featured in items 2009.5.1.80 & 2009.5.1.81. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Hazelton, B.C. 1910".

Hugh Taylor Sr. with Group of Men on Street

Six men wearing suits stand in a line on street, Hugh Taylor third from left and holding a package. Two other men stand against unidentified building in background. Small shed in background on left, hill in distance. It is believed that some of the men in foreground are also featured in item 2009.5.1.84.

Unknown Women and Child

Photograph depicts an elderly woman standing beside two younger women who kneel beside small girl on front yard. Trees, car, road, and neighbouring yards visible in background. Young girl speculated to be also featured in item 2009.5.2.5.

Unknown Family by House

Photograph depicts a man and woman standing beside an elderly woman on grass lawn. Wood boardwalk runs beside house, steps and porch featured on left. A jack russell terrier stands at their feet. Neighbouring yards in background.

Fred Jeffery Photograph Collection

  • 2009.10
  • Collectie
  • 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

Camp at Summit Lake, B.C.

Photograph depicts a numerous variety of buildings in snowy clearing of forest. A car is parked in foreground on road leading into the camp. Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Sumit Lake Camp". It is speculated that this may be the Campbell Construction Co. road camp.

Catholic Church in Prince Rupert, BC

Photograph depicts Catholic church, with rectory on its left, and First United Church behind. A wood boardwalk crosses midground, and a man can be seen riding a bicycle near church. Power lines and rough cleared land in foreground, hills and mountains in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Church in Rupert."

Ron Stewart, H.F. Glassey, & Unknown Man with Wolf Pelts

Photograph depicts an unidentified First Nations man standing to right of wolf pelts that hang from eaves of house in Atlin, B.C. Stewart and Glassey stand on left, Glassey wearing a suit and tie. Typed annotation on recto of photograph: "Wolf pelts from Teslin, B.C.", handwritten: "Ron Stewart is policeman." See also items 2009.5.2.67 & 2009.5.2.68.

Atlin, BC in 1899

Photograph depicts the Atlin townsite, forest in foreground, hills in background. Town stands on edge of lake located in left midground. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Atlin City B.C., Sept. 3rd 1899. Copyrighted by S.A. Smythe Atlin, B.C."

Men Gathering on Pier

Photograph depicts men walking and standing on pier over water in unidentified area. A large pile of bundles can be seen on pier. Large buildings stand on shore, and trees cover hillside in background. Portion of a boat or ship tethered to shore is partially visible in right foreground.

Barracks at Watson Lake

Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Barracks at Watson Lake". Photograph depicts three long log buildings connected in a U shape. The barracks are in a forest, surrounded with trees. The area around the building is strewn with wood debris and log piles. Dirt road in foreground.

Royal Canadian Air Force

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