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Dog Standing on Road

White spotted dog stands on what appears to be a wood bridge, shed and greenery in background. Photograph sent from Violet (nee Taylor) Baxter to her aunt, Sarah Glassey. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "To Auntie With love From Violet 4/4/26".

Ah Yee at Giscome

Photograph depicts four men standing in front of two log cabins. It is believed that these men are also featured at Meikle's Cabin in item 2009.5.3.17. Forest in background, miscellaneous items on ground in yard. Handwritten photo caption on verso and recto of this photo reads: "at Ah Yee at Giscome." It is believed that Ah Yee was the first Chinese store keeper at Giscome Portage in 1910.

Ah Yee's Store at South Fort George, BC

Photograph depicts a woman, man, and dog standing in front of the Chinese general store in a log building with the sign "AH YEE FUR DEALER GENERAL MERCHANT". Power poles, buildings, and trees visible in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "First Store S Ft George A. G. Hamilton" "Boucher [sic]". It is believed that this store was originally owned by A. G. Hamilton.

A.K. Bourchier near Brewster's Stage Coach

Photograph depicts men in uniform standing on and around a stage coach with the sign "BREWSTER TRANSFER COMPANY." One man sits inside the coach pulled by four horses. Large building with extended porch and balcony in background. Mountains barely visible in distance. It is believed that one of the men in this photograph may be Mr. A. K. Bourchier.

Atlin, BC in 1899

Photograph depicts the Atlin townsite, forest in foreground, hills in background. Town stands on edge of lake located in left midground. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Atlin City B.C., Sept. 3rd 1899. Copyrighted by S.A. Smythe Atlin, B.C."

Banquet menu for Elks convention

Banquet was held for Visiting Officers and Delegates to the B.P.O.E. Provincial Convention in Prince George, B.C. May 25-27, 1938. The banquet was held in the Elks’ Hall on Thursday May 26, 1938. Menu features food courses, toast list and dance programme.

Baxter Family Seated on Ground with Dog

Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Edna & Alan Baxter - [guided?] with A. Hanson. Bob & Violet Baxter - Bob delivered mail to & from Quesnel in the 1940s." Young Edna sits on Alan's knee. Bob sits behind Violet as she pets the Cocker Spaniel. Large tree trunk stands behind Bob and Violet. A cabin and gate-like structure are semi-visible in background against forest. It is believed that this photograph was taken at Cluculz Lake, BC. Note on negative envelope: "Edna, Alan, Bob & self. Darkie at the Lake."

Baxter Family Standing on Road

Left to right: Margaret (nee Baxter) and husband Gus Lund, Bea Baxter and beau, Violet and Bob Baxter. The group stands on road wearing formal attire. Rear of car can be seen in foreground on right; power poles, log building, and unidentified structure stand in front of forest in background.

Billy Barnett Sitting in Canoe

Photograph depicts Mr. Barnett seated in floating canoe tied to tree on shore. Forest on opposite shore in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of this photograph reads: "Billy Barnett". It is speculated that this photograph may have been taken on the Fraser River near Giscome Portage, B.C.

Billy Seymour Breaking Trail for Dog Team

Photograph depicts a man in snowshoes leading a line of dogs pulling supplies on a toboggan. The second figure, walking behind dogs, is believed to be a man named Fred Burden. Forest trees in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph reads: "Billy Seymour at toboggan". Billy Seymour was a South Fort George man of First Nations descent, employed by the Hudson's Bay Company, and well-known for his ability and endurance in land travel by foot.

Boats and Building at Unknown Location

Photograph depicts boats on river and shore. Riverbank in foreground, buildings and forest on opposite shore in background. Mountains can be seen in distance. Illegible handwritten annotation on verso of photograph. Poor image quality, left portion of image is not visible.

Bob Baxter and Sister Bea

Bob Baxter stands in snow beside younger sister Bea. Bob wears white shirt and dark pants, and Bea is dressed in formal outfit and necklace. Two buildings are semi-visible behind trees in background. See item 2009.5.4.31 for image of Violet Baxter and Bea in same location.

Bob Baxter Driving Team of Horses at Mud River

Photograph depicts two dark horses pulling a loaded sleigh on a snowy road, trees on either side. Bob stands behind them on sleigh. Handwritten caption below this photo reads: "Dec. 1926 Bob with Munroe's team Mud River." Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Robbie & Munro's team B.C. Dec. 1926."

Bob Baxter on Caterpillar Tractor in Prince George, BC

Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "PRINCE GEORGE B.C. FARMERS TAKING DELIVERY OF CATERPILLAR TRACTORS." Bob sits on first tractor in line of three. Fifteen men stand in a line against street buildings. "THE SALVATION ARMY" building stands in background on right. This photograph was taken at the corner of 4th and George St.

Bob Baxter with Eagle and Two Young Sons

Photograph depicts Bob standing to right of house, holding an eagle by the wings. A very young Alan stands beside him, and younger brother Fred in front. Short wood fence crosses midground, trees in background. Typed annotation on recto of photograph: "Quesnel B.C. 1936 Northern B.C. Eagle shot at Dragon Lake, B.C. 7 ft. 6 in spread. Mounted by Jack Lestin, Prince George,"

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