Law and Justice

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  • Activities and structures for the administration of law and justice
  • Law enforcement (eg. police forces, RCMP, coast guard)
  • Courts, prisons, remand centres
  • Litigation, arbitration, mediation, restorative justice, reconciliation, settlements
  • Administrative and support organizations (eg. police boards)
  • Community service programs
  • Legislation
  • Individuals (eg. lawyers, judges, police officers, bylaw officers, criminals)
  • Professional organizations related to law and justice

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183 Archival description results for Law and Justice

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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 "U.S.W.A. LOCAL 6536" (United Steel Workers of America).

  • Two photographs depict a man with a video recorder. Some photos feature plant buildings, two were taken at night. One photograph depicts a note that reads: "THERE WILL BE NO AFTERNOON SHIFT THURSDAY NOVEMBER 5th 1970."
  • Many photos depict areas in the mine showing snow impacts, fissures in the mountain, asbestos evidence and other environmental activity. The picket signs contain protests regarding contracts, safety, environment, and ethics.
  • Handwritten annotation on original envelope containing photographs: "Pictures 1970 Strike."
  • Integrated into file are fourteen photos from file marked "Mr. B. Pewsey" that depict an area where a large rock fell, measuring tape, and protest sign.

Abandoned court house and jail at Laketon

Front view of an abandoned log building. The door is open or missing, the front window glass is broken, the area in front of the building is littered with antlers, boxes and wood. The tree next to the building has grown too close the building and roof. Handwritten annotation on verso in pen reads: “Laketon, Dease Lake, BC. Court house & jail June ‘62”

Anti-poverty Activism, Vancouver

File consists of: Letter to Bridget Moran from the Welfare Rights Organization (1972) Newspaper clippings from the following newspapers: The Sun, The Vancouver Sun and the ProvinceExtract from the Minutes of the Vancouver city Council meeting of October 2, 1973 Copies of "A Charter of Human Rights for Recipients of Social Assistance" (July 1973) Letter and candidate information package sent to Bridget Moran regarding election to the South Vancouver Community Resource Board Copies of paper "Poverty is Big Business" presented to Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Social Workers, June 1973 by Bridget Moran Copy of "Brief Committee on Integration of Welfare Services" by People on Welfare (?) August 1973 "The Forgotten Poor: Who Are We?" by the Committee on Welfare Copy of letter to Harry Rankin, Chair, Social Services Committee from Bridget Moran on behalf of People on Welfare (July 8, 1973) An address delivered at the School of Social Work, U.B.C. on September 25, 1972 by Bridget Moran*"Emergency Welfare Services" by People on Welfare (Jan. 24, 1974).

Bob Harkins Audio Recordings Collection

  • 2002.12
  • Collection
  • c. 1970 - 1989

Collection consists of 30 audio cassettes containing 46 interviews conducted primarily by radio & TV broadcaster Bob Harkins with local personalities. Most recordings were conducted at CJCI Studios, Prince George. The station was launched in 1970 by Central Interior Radio, broadcasting on 620 AM. In 1983, Central Interior also launched CIBC-FM in the city. Central Interior Radio was acquired by the Vista Broadcast Group in 2005.

Harkins, Bob

Bob Harkins interview with Bruce Russell

Item consists of transcript and tape summary of interview with guide outfitter Bruce Russell conducted by Bob Harkins in Fort St. James regarding Russell's experiences as a guide outfitter. Russell also discusses other guide outfitters and hunters from Northern British Columbia.

Harkins, Bob

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 Prince George

Bob Harkins

Bob Harkins interviews Gordon Wood

Item consists of transcript and tape summary of recorded interview with Gordon Wood, pharmacist, businessman and sports enthusiast who lived in Prince George c.1920s-c.1970s. He discusses various events that impacted Prince George including the Great Depression of the 1930s and set up of relief camps; the set up of army camps during World War II. He also discusses local politicians, his drugstore business and community members.

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Bridget Moran & Mary John Standing in UNBC Courtyard

Photograph depicts Moran wearing regalia and linking arms with Mary John. Stone steps in background. The pair stands in the Agora courtyard at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, B.C. Photo taken on the day Bridget Moran received an Honourary Law Degree.

Bridget Moran Accepting Honourary Law Degree at UNBC Convocation Ceremony

Photograph depicts Moran and others in regalia in the Canfor Theatre at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, B.C. Moran stands in front near podium, flags and camera equipment are also visible in auditorium. Audience sits in foreground. Accompanying note from Maureen Faulkner: "You are crowned queen 'Dr. Moran.' Congratulations!"

Bridget Moran Accepting Honourary Law Degree at UNBC Convocation Ceremony

Photograph depicts Moran and others in regalia in the Canfor Theatre at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, B.C. Moran walks to podium, flags and camera equipment are also visible in auditorium. Audience sits in foreground. Accompanying note from Maureen Faulkner: "You are being summoned! You are very nervous here."

Bridget Moran Climbing Stairs after UNBC Convocation Ceremony

Photograph depicts Moran holding framed certificate while walking up stairs in crowded Canfor Theatre at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, B.C. Moran walks with Dr. Mary Ellen Kelm, both wearing regalia. Accompanying note from Maureen Faulkner: "Pride & relief. R [Roseanne Moran] is yelling 'Mom, Mom, We're here!'" Photo taken on the day Moran received an Honourary Law Degree.

Bridget Moran Climbing Stairs after UNBC Convocation Ceremony

Photograph depicts Moran holding framed certificate while walking up stairs in crowded Canfor Theatre at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, B.C. Moran walks with unidentified woman, both wearing regalia. Accompanying note from Maureen Faulkner: "Up the Stairs you march. This is a very emotional time for all of us!." Photo taken on the day Moran received an Honourary Law Degree.

Bridget Moran Delivering Convocation Address at UNBC

Photograph depicts Moran and others in regalia in the Canfor Theatre at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, B.C. Moran stands in front at podium, flags against wall in background. Audience sits in foreground. Accompanying note from Maureen Faulkner: "You are giving the convocation address. Nicely done! It's wonderful to know you and your family. I'm proud of you." Photo taken on the day Bridget Moran received an Honourary Law Degree.

Bridget Moran Wearing UNBC Regalia

Photograph depicts Moran standing in front of stone steps in Agora courtyard at the University of Northern British Columbia, in Prince George, B.C. Photo taken on the day Moran received an Honourary Law Degree.

Bridget Moran Wearing UNBC Regalia

Photograph depicts Moran standing in front of stone steps in Agora courtyard at the University of Northern British Columbia, in Prince George, B.C. Photo taken on the day Moran received an Honourary Law Degree.

Bridget Moran Wearing UNBC Regalia in Courtyard

Photograph depicts Moran standing in front of stone steps in Agora courtyard at the University of Northern British Columbia, in Prince George, B.C. Photo taken on the day Moran received an Honourary Law Degree.

Career Related Materials

Series consists of annual reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, records of employment, a Retirement Party guest book, business cards, invitations, speeches, appointment announcements, pamphlets, Bridget Moran's "Oath of Allegiance; Office and Revenue to the Government of British Columbia", social work reports, contracts, copies of Employee Earnings Statements, background material on the case Hale vs. Her Majesty the Queen, and social work notebooks all pertaining to Bridget's career as a social worker with the Province of British Columbia and the Prince George School District, and as a member of the College of New Caledonia (CNC) Board, the Legal Services Society of B.C. and People on Welfare.

Closeup of an Royal Irish Constabulary silver Celtic ornament

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: Handwritten annotation on verso reads: “Silver Celtic ornament worn by all officers after 1884 on the shoulder belt up to disbandment - 1922” Stamp on verso reads: “CHAS. B. HILL-TOUT 1650 Hampshire Road, oak Bay Victoria, B. C.” Item believed to be a part of J.J. Claxton's collection of police memorabilia.

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