Item consists of transcript and tape summary of analog recording of interview with Bill Woycik and Howard Foot on the history of the Recreational Services Division of City of Prince George. Includes information on various events hosted including aquatic, circus and sports events c.1958-c.1986.
Item consists of transcript and tape summary of interview with Elmer Nelson who discusses Axel Wenner- Gren's business interest in the Rocky Mountain Trench area of Northern British Columbia in the 1950s.
Typed annotation on recto: "Old Hudson Bay Company storhouse [sic] at Fort St. James, B.C." Cow grazing in front of a large, white, two-story building with a ladder on its roof. Wood fence, smaller second building, and forest hillside can be seen in background.
Handwritten caption along bottom of photograph reads: "Japanese freighters 'Yeiufuku Maru' and 'Aden Maru' in Prince Rupert Harbor to load first cargo of grain from this port, Oct. 22, 1926. Photo W.W.W." The Prince Rupert Feed Co. Coal, Grain, Hay & Feed Company building visible from Trotier's Dock.
Photograph depicts the interior of a grocery shop displaying eggs, scale, sides of meat, bananas, other produce and 2 shop attendants. Sign above table reads: Morrow & Frizzell. Handwritten annotation in pencil on recto reads: “Port Essington B. C. 1907”.
Street view photograph taken at the intersection of Front Street and Carson Avenue. Several men are gathered at Cowan's Hardware store on the corner. Also visible in this photograph is the Cariboo Hotel (visible furthest to the left), and the British American Hotel which is partially visible behind the J.A. Fraser store. Printed annotation on recto reads: "On Front Street, Quesnel, B.C."
Printed annotation on recto reads: “Central Avenue Fort George B.C. Copyright Canada June 25th 1913”. Handwritten annotation in ink on recto reads: “Hotel Fort George; Pool room; Men’s furnishing; General store; Bank Vancouver; Telephone office; Temperance House; Trust-company; Grand stand & fair grounds; Hospital; Ware house and general store.” Cancelled 1 cent Canadian stamp on verso is dated: "Fort George BC Jul 14 13". Handwritten message in ink on verso is addressed to Mr. Chas H Wilson 94 Gould St Toronto: "Fort George. B.C> Box 65, July 13/ 13. Dear Father, This is a 'bird's eye view' of our main street - ha! ha! some class alright. We live right behind the bakery lunch room on the right hand side of the picture, on 1st avenue, some people eh? Will be moving to Cassiar Ave soon. How are all the folks. Mae is writing. Peace. M."
Street view photograph of a commercial section in downtown Prince George with several "Campbell's" delivery carts parked along the road. Visible establishments include "Campbell's All Cash Store" and "Club Cafe." Handwritten annotation in blue ballpoint pen on recto reads: "Howdy from Prince George! Going easy with all these kids- good to see Kathee. Snow here. Have fun at the sports show & don't over do it. Thinking of you guys, love Judy and Vic. P.S. Can't wait to go home to somewhere peaceful and quiet. 2-27-83." Postcard is addressed to: "Mr. & Mrs. Hauffer 8429-221 PL. Sn. Edmonds, WA. U.S. 98020." Verso is affixed with four Canadian 8-cent stamps.
Street view of some vehicles parked in front of commercial buildings in Prince/Fort George. Businesses include "J.P. Robertson 'The Men's Store'" and "James & Co. Clothing and Shoes." Printed annotation on recto reads: "Fort George- Corner Hammond and Central."
Hand coloured view of early Prince Rupert with row of tents facing large Hotel. Printed annotation in red ink on recto reads: “The Beginning of Prince Rupert B.C.: Grand Trunk Pacific Hotel in foreground”.
Street view of Sixth Street in Prince Rupert BC. A small group of men is shown loitering on the sidewalk. Annotation on recto reads: "Sixth St. Prince Rupert BC." Handwritten annotation on recto is heavily obscured by glued on paper and reads: "Prince Rupert [illegible] 12th 12 Dean Harry! [Illegible] lived here last night after [illegible] pleasent[sic] trip. What do you think of this city since you saw it last. Saw George before I left Vancouver, he looks still the same. Kindest regards to you & wife. Nib [??]." Postcard is addressed to: "Mr H Banker 2732 Arch Ave West Seattle Wash USA." Postcard is affixed with a one cent Canadian stamp. Postmark reads: "Prince Rupert BC PM 2 1 JUN 12."
Elevated photograph of Prince Rupert taken from a hill. Residential and business buildings are visible. Background shows water and wooded hills. Printed annotation on recto reads: "Prince Rupert BC 22."
Slightly elevated view of the Prince Rupert Inn on Avenue A. Printed annotation on recto reads: "Avenue A Prince Rupert BC Allen Photo." Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "August 9 1908 Hopping[sic] this will find you all well with kind regards. [illegible]. C Mouat." Postcard is addressed to: "Miss Jemima Colvin Rosedale Farm Cowichan Station B.C." Verso affixed with a one cent Canadian stamp. Postmark on verso reads: "Prince Rupert BC Au 9 08."
Slightly elevated street view of buildings and sidewalks being constructed in Prince Rupert, BC. Printed annotation on recto reads: "Photo by McRae Bros. Third Ave Prince Rupert, BC." Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Dear Florence you better [illegible] will try and answer it in a few day I am well I will try and send you some cards I will stay here till in Dec Write[??] me and send me some cards I am 15 mile in the mountains Write your Bro LS Bill." Postcard is addressed to: "Miss Florence Wilson P.O. Box 1178 Worcester Mass U.S.A." A 2 cent Canadian stamp is affixed on verso. Postmark reads: "Prince Rupert BC Jul 1 10."