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Community Album - School Library
2000.1.1.3.19.157 · Pièce · [ca. 1980]
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts unidentified youth seated at library tables. Group of smaller children can be seen sitting between bookshelves in background. Two adults visible on far right; chalk boards and posters on wall in background.

2000.1.1.3.19.177 · Pièce · [ca. 1980]
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts large auditorium, seats filled with unidentified individuals (mostly children). Rounded stage in foreground, curtain on wall in background. This building was built in the late 1970s and belonged to the community's cultural society.

2000.1.1.3.19.211 · Pièce · [ca. 1980]
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts unidentified man operating forklift on right. Pallets of asbestos fibre sit on trailer in background. Two men with clipboard stand in left foreground (David Pewsey on left, Chris Tates on right, see also item 2000.1.1.3.19.212).

2000.1.1.3.19.217 · Pièce · [ca. 1980]
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts group of seven men in the Engineering/Survey building (former location of old mine dry). Photo believed to have been taken during the weekly meeting in which strategies were discussed for open pit operations (blasting, haulroad, ore and waste zones). Left to right: Danny Demitri, Roger Borsato, Tim Carew, Don Loverin (behind), Tim Williams (seated), Paul Clarke, Paul McRae.

2000.1.1.3.19.041 · Pièce · 1965
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

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".

Certain Teed
2000.1.1.1.31 · Pièce · 1970
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

This photograph is an aerial depiction of what is believed to be a Certain Teed factory in the United States. Certain Creed is a manufacturing company that supplies building materials. They have been in operation since 1904 to present. This photograph was found along with invoices, shipping orders and correspondence between Certain Teed and Cassiar.

Equipment United Keno Hill
2000.1.1.1.36 · Dossier · 1989
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

This file contains a collection of photographs of Elsa Mine and Venus Mine in the Yukon Territories that were operated by Equipment United Keno Hill, and were subsequently closed after Keno shut down operations in 1989.

It can be assumed that the Cassiar mine was looking at the equipment at Elsa and Venus mine for purchase as the collection depicts various machinery including: shotcrete machine, long hole drill, auger screw, compressed air powered generator, Cat engine, scooptram and slusher from Elsa Mine; and an empty trailer, first aid trailer, compressed air powered tugger, air receivers, cooling system, twist air compressors, and a bit sharpener from Venus Mine.

1970 Labour Strike
2000.1.1.3.22 · Dossier · 1970
Fait partie de Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

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.