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Prince George, BC Events and Celebrations
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Photographs

Series consists of photographs relating to Ray Williston's life from childhood to recent times, air photographs of Prince George, photographs of Bangladesh, and a listing of photographs slated for use in Mr. Williston's biography "F...

Street in Prince George, BC

Street scene in Prince George B.C. Several Union Jack flags are visible and there is a celebration banner at the end of the street. Long shadows in photo indicate summer (perhaps Dominion Day?). River in foreground, railroad and city in mid ground...

Banquet menu for Elks convention

Banquet was held for Visiting Officers and Delegates to the B.P.O.E. Provincial Convention in Prince George, B.C. May 25-27, 1938. The banquet was held in the Elks’ Hall on Thursday May 26, 1938. Menu features food courses, toast list and dance pr...

Princess Margaret arriving in Prince George 2

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret arriving by Canadian Air Forces jet at Prince George. Lieutenant-Governor Frank Ross is walking beside the Princess.Originally mounted on a poster with photographs 115, 115.2, 115.3.

Princess Margaret on a train

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret on the back deck of the Royal train's caboose just prior to her departure from Prince George during her 1958 visit to British Columbia.Originally mounted on a poster with photographs 115, 115.2, 115.3.

Princess Margaret watching a prospector pan for gold

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret on July 17, 1958 at an event staged in the Prince George railway yards. Alex Moffat dressed as a prospector demonstrates panning for previously salted gold nuggets, which were later given to the Princess.

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.

Alex Moffet with gold nuggets

Item is a photograph of Alex Moffat dressed as a prospector holding gold nuggets he salted into a gravel bed and later panned out and gave to Princess Margaret.

Princess Margaret arriving in Prince George 1

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret arriving by Canadian Air Forces jet at Prince George. Lieutenant-Governor Frank Ross is walking beside the Princess.Originally mounted on a poster with photographs 115, 115.2, 115.3.

Audio Recordings

Series consists of original audio reels of CKPG radio programming broadcasts recorded in Prince George from 1960 to 1979, as well as, dubbed audio cassette copies made by the Prince George Oral History Group.

Bob Harkins interview with Fred Bradley

Item consists of transcript and tape summary of interview with local music reviewer Fred Bradley. He discusses his early life, move to Canada, memories of the Merchant Marines during World War II. Also discusses arts scene in Prince George.

Bob Harkins

Members of the BC Cabinet in Prince George

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston (Minister of Lands, Forests & water Resources), Pat Jordan (Minister without Portfolio), Prince George Mayor Harold Moffat, Grace McCarthy (Minister without Portfolio) and Premier W.A.C. Bennett.

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

Cottonwood Park Opening

Image depicts Elmer Mercier, a former mayor of Prince George, B.C., cutting the ribbon to open Cottonwood Park's Heritage Trail.

Bridget Moran Seated at University Women's Club Meeting

Photograph depicts Moran seated between two unidentified women at table with pitcher and large open book in front of them. Projection screen stands midground, banners hang on wall in background. Photograph taken during a three day meeting of the B...

Marching Band - RCMP Chipmunk

Image depicts a marching band with numerous other unidentified individuals. One man is carrying a Canadian flag with the depiction of men in a boat and the words "Canada Sea-to-Sea" on it, and there is a mascot beside him that appears t...

Marching Band

Image depicts a marching band with numerous other unidentified individuals. One man is carrying a Canadian flag with the depiction of men in a boat and the words "Canada Sea-to-Sea" on it.

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