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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.

City Hall

Image depicts Prince George City Hall. Map coordinates 53°54'46.3"N 122°44'41.9"W

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.

George Street

Image depicts a view of George Street with the Prince George City Hall at the corner of George Street and 7th Avenue.

Government Buildings, Fort George, BC

Photo of buildings behind street, fenced on either side. Man and horse can be seen on street. Printed annotation on verso reads: “The Government buildings Fort George B. C.” Handwritten annotation on recto reads: “This is the place I receive my patent from next June.”

Handshake

Image depicts a man and woman shaking hands in a building at an uncertain location, possibly in Cottonwood Park. The man standing behind the two is possibly Elmer Mercier, a former mayor of Prince George, B.C.

Interim Governing Council posed on steps in the Agora Courtyard at UNBC

Photograph taken in front of the 'icebergs' at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, B.C.

Label affixed to verso reads: “Interim Governing Council 2000: Back Row: Tom Steadman, Hans Wagner, Charlie Lasser, Murray Sadler, Bruce Strachan, Front Row: John Chapman, Margaret Warcup (Dediluke), Anne Martin, Walter Harwood”.

Justa Monk, John Alexis, & Premier Mike Harcourt in Prince George, BC

Photograph depicts Justa Monk standing to right of Premier Harcourt in unknown room. John Alexis can be seen between them in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Justa Monk / John Alexis Tachie Village / The Premier / Taken in Prince George, B.C. Jan 23/95 / 'The day Kemano 2 was killed'."

[Map Board?]

Image depicts a man holding up a board which appears to have maps of the Cottonwood Park on it.

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.

Men from Department of Public Works

Photograph depicts two men lifting rocks onto or off of a truck with "DEPT. OF PUBLIC WORKS" painted on its side. Rocky hill in background, road in right foreground. It is speculated that one of these men may be Hugh Taylor, or his son in law Bob Baxter who also worked for the department of public works.

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.

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.

Woman with a Paper

Image depicts a woman holding a sheet of paper in a room with numerous other unidentified individuals. The man standing behind her is possibly Elmer Mercier, a former Mayor of Prince George, B.C.