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Giscome, BC Historical Photograph collection Geographic Features Image With digital objects
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Cars along Third Ave., Prince George, BC

Photo depicts a street perspective cars lining Third Avenue, in Prince George, BC, ca. 1950. Annotation recto reads: "3rd Ave Prince George BC Photo J. Wrathall." Handwritten annotation in pen on verso of postcard reads: “This is the equivalent of our Granville Street. Both theatres are located here as well as Hudson Bay Co., banks, library & stores.”

George St., Prince George, BC

Photo depicts a street perspective of George St., in Prince George, BC, ca. 1950. Annotation recto reads: "George St. Prince George BC Photo by J Wrathall." Handwritten annotation in pen on verso of postcard reads: “This is the Hastings Street of Prince George. This & 3rd Streets are the main thoroughfares.”

Giscome School – streetview along Brown Ave.

Street view featuring a dirt road leading directly to Giscome School, a three room institution. On the right the steeple of the Catholic church is visible, beside which was Neff’s (sp?) corner store. Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “Looking up our street. The school is at the end.”

Overview of Eagle Lake looking East

Photograph of various plant life with Eagle Lake visible in the background. Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “Eagle Lake from the top of the bluff. Eagle Lake is about 7 miles long & about 1 mile wide. It is a fair sized lake.”

Third Ave., Prince George, BC

Photo depicts a street perspective of Third Ave., in Prince George, BC, ca. 1950. Handwritten annotation in pen on verso of postcard reads: “You will undoubtedly notice that there are no tall buildings. I don’t think that there is one building in Prince George that is even five stories tall.”