Community Life

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  • Municipalities, towns, villages, neighbourhoods, religious and cultural groups, camps, schools, etc.
  • Community activities and events
  • Groups working for the development or maintenance of events, services and facilities for the community and its promotion
  • Community support and charitable organizations
  • Community booster and event promotion agencies
  • Fraternal organizations
  • SEE ALSO: Family and Personal Life; Events and Celebrations

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1663 Archival description results for Community Life

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1961 - Bar & Snackbar

Photograph depicts long wood building believed to be the bar and snackbar at Cassiar B.C. Two men can be seen standing on one of three porches to building. Pole, car, and trees in foreground; unknown buildings and mountain base in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Community Centre

Photograph depicts long wood building speculated to be the Community Centre at Cassiar, B.C. Sports net stands in right foreground. Flag pole, barrel, and stand of trees can be seen in front of building. Mountains in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Movie Projectors

Photograph depicts man seated on stool between two carbon arc Horton movie projectors. These were 16 mm French projectors, and were located at the Cassiar Recreational Center. They were used before the new movie theater was built in the late 1970s. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1965 - Ball Game by Bar & Snackbar

Photograph depicts men's ball game in foreground, spectators and cars visible behind backstop net. Bar and snackbar building in right midground, trees and mountain base in background. See item 2000.1.1.3.19.52 for information regarding bar and snackbar building.

1965 - Bar & Snackbar

Photograph depicts building containing Cassiar's bar and snackbar, visible across ball field. This building originally housed school classrooms, movie theater, barber shop, and rec centre with three pool tables. Private liquor store originally located in far right of building. Liquor store was known to be the only legal bootleg liquor business in the province at the time, before it was transferred to Cassiar's government liquor store and replaced with a Sear's office. Catholic church and other buildings are visible behind trees in right midground. Road and field in foreground, valley and mountains in background. Community Centre located behind photographer, out of frame, curling rink on photographer's right.

1965 - Hilde Voss behind Snackbar Counter

Photograph depicts Hilde Voss in left foreground, kitchen supplies on either side. Unknown man sits across counter on right. Other individuals seated in background in front of door and windows. Handwritten annotations on recto of photograph: "WAITRESS - HIELDA[sic?] VOSS".

1965 - Hilde Voss behind Snackbar Counter

Photograph depicts Hilde Voss (see item 2000.1.1.3.19.68) wearing white shirt, with unknown woman in snackbar. Counter and other individuals on left, cooking supplies in foreground. Interior window in background connected snackbar to poolroom. Eventually this snackbar was moved to poolroom, and liquor store located in original snackbar.

1965 - Jack Nitti & Others in Company Store

Photograph depicts man, women, and young child in store, some pushing carts. Man believed to be Jack Nitti stands behind counter in right midground (see item 2000.1.1.3.19.40). Store appears to be stocked with groceries and general supplies. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "RIGHT JACK NITTI".

1965 - Marg McKenzie & others in Company Store

Photograph depicts woman in right foreground with shopping cart, selecting an item from shelf. Unidentified men, women and child can be seen in background. Store appears to be stocked with groceries and general supplies. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "RIGHT MARG MCKENZIE".

1965 - Mine Bus parked at old Mine Dry Change House

Photograph depicts unknown men entering back of bus, second bus on left. Old Mine Dry Change House in right background; power lines, vehicles, and trees in left background. These buses transported workers from the plant to the mine. Small pickup trucks called "crummies" with cabin mounted in box were used when traveling on the steeper road to the South Peak.

1965 - Mrs. Navin & others in Library

Photograph depicts Mrs. Navin (wife of Dr. Navin - see item 2000.1.1.3.19.47) standing across unknown woman seated at librarian's table covered with books. Bookshelves in background, unknown couple sitting at table in left midground. Handwritten annotations on recto of photograph: "RIGHT / MRS NAVIN".

1965 - Skakun Family Seated on Couch

Photograph depicts woman holding infant, sitting next to man on couch. Ornamented coffee table in foreground; lamp, ornamented side tables, curtains, and painting in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "LEN SKAKUN / CAROL / BABY".

1965 - Skakun Family Seated on Couch

Photograph depicts woman holding infant, sitting next to man on couch. Ornamented coffee table in foreground; lamp, ornamented side tables, curtains, and painting in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of similar photograph: "LEN SKAKUN / CAROL / BABY".

1965 - Tommy Lobbes & others in Company Store

Photograph depicts women, men, and children standing in store, some pushing grocery carts. Two women stand near till, one wearing long white professional jacket. Young man named Lobbes stands behind counter on far right, wearing white shirt. Store appears to be stocked with groceries and general supplies. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "RIGHT TOMMY LOBBES".

1965 - Unknown Woman & Men in Company Store

Photograph depicts two men purchasing items in foreground, facing away from photographer. Unknown woman stands at till behind counter in midground, wearing long white professional jacket. Stocked shelves on wall in background. Store appears to be stocked with groceries and general supplies.

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.

1971 - Director's Lodge

Photograph depicts two unidentified men on front deck of building behind trees. Road and car in foreground, mountains visible in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Directors Lodge Cassiar June 15 71". Building also known as "House 130".

1971 - Director's Lodge, Close View

Photograph depicts two lawn chairs in front of building with front deck. Trees visible in foreground and background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Directors Lodge Cassiar June 15 71". Building also known as "House 130".

1971 - Summer Bunkhouses

Photograph depicts long bunkhouse buildings located between the Cassiar plant and townsite. They were originally used seasonally by university students, or by new employees on waiting lists for the more accommodating panabode "Winter Bunkhouses" (see item 2000.1.1.3.19.113). These buildings are speculated to be bunkhouses number 86, 87, and 88. Trees cross midground; new mill building, tailings pile, and mountains visible in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Cassiar June 15 71".

1971 - Unknown Residence

Photograph depicts brown and white building similar to the "Director's Lodge" at Cassiar, B.C. (see items 2000.1.1.3.19.88 and 2000.1.1.3.19.89). Station wagon parked in driveway behind short fence in foreground. Trees in foreground, forest and mountains visible in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Cassiar June 15 71".

3rd 4th Aves and Fullton Street

Photograph shows two men and a cart full of lumber at a street intersection. Various residential buildings are visible in the background and atop a large clear cut hill. Annotation on recto reads: "3rd, 4th Aves and Fullton St. Prince Rupert. BC. Allen Photo 8/Aug/09."

A man in uniform and a woman pose for a photo in front of totem poles

A man in uniform and a woman pose for a photo on a road situated between a fenced area featuring totem poles and the water’s edge featuring a float plane, wharf and the Camosun vessel. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: “Alert Bay BC”; “Alert Bay B.C.” Union Steamships Ltd.”; photographer’s stamp on verso: “W.E. Nicholson, 268 E. 10th, Vancouver 10, B.C.”

Accrual to Prince George Oral History Group Collection

This collection consists of 92 oral histories (audiocassettes and/or transcripts) conducted by volunteer members of the Prince George Oral History Group. Interviewees include the following Prince George residents: Bill Vinson, Jim and Louise Van Somer, Jack Carbutt, Cannon Tom Allen, Wilbur Pond, Ruth (Granny) Cunningham, Bert Irvine, Joyce Antonation, Joyce Short and Lorraine Knight, Bob and Neal Erhorn, Hill Larson, Ella Price, Noreen Rustad, Bea Dezell, John and Gertrude Abrahams, Berenice Fisch, Audrey L'Heureux, Ben Meisner, Frank Hewlett, Terry Camozzi, Armand Denicola, Bert Irvine, Tom Norton, Allan and Olga Stevens, Wilf Aizlewood and the Perry Family.

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