Title and statement of responsibility area
New Mill Construction - Labour Documentation
General material designation
- Graphic material
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- Parallel titles and other title information: Title based on subject of item and provided annotations.
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1 August - 11 March 1971 (Creation)
Physical description area
46 photographs : b&w ; 10.8 x 8.6 cm
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Archival description area
Name of creator
(3 April 1952 - 15 March 1993)
Scope and content
Photographs depict construction of the new mill, each taken from approximately the same distance and featuring two different angles of the building. Construction work progresses from framework to sheeting and siding. Vehicles, piles of building supplies, and a construction trailer are often in foreground, mountains in background. It is believed that these photographs were taken during a labour dispute. Each photo has been annotated on recto with the date and time of day, and some document the number of workers on site. Annotations include: "2 days work", "work gets less & less", "not much for 4 men", "very little done - less than usual low performance", "0° - 20° weather must have thickened their blood".
Photographs have been arranged chronologically.
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Location of originals
Northern BC Archives & Special Collections
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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Personal or academic use of photographic materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.
Generated finding aid
File is part of the Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds. See file 2000.1.1.2.5 for similar content.
Original accession no.: 2000.1.0254.030 [these photographs came from box 254].
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Place access points
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- Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. (Subject)