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Spectators sitting in the shade

Photograph depicts a row of spectators wearing nice clothing, sitting on the curb in the shade of mature chestnut trees. Many of the spectators appear to be Indigenous women and children. They may be gathered to watch a parade or special event. There are Union Jacks and Canadian Red Ensign flags hanging in the trees, suggesting the event may be a Dominion Day event. Although the location is unknown, the presence of the chestnut trees suggests that this may have been taken on Lillooet Main Street.

Dominion Day event on Lillooet Main Street

Photograph depicts an event on Lillooet Main Street with spectator crowds. The Union Jack and Canadian Red Ensign flags suggest this may be a Dominion Day event. The Lillooet community put on large, multi-day Dominion Day events between 1912 and 1916 with many planned activities. The particular activity depicted in this photograph appears to be a horse race event. Main Street businesses visible include the Lillooet Restaurant and the "C.A. Phair General Merchant" store.

Dominion Day event on Lillooet Main Street

Photograph depicts an event on Lillooet Main Street with spectator crowds. The Union Jack and Canadian Red Ensign flags suggest this may be a Dominion Day event. The Lillooet community put on large, multi-day Dominion Day events between 1912 and 1916 with many planned activities. The particular activity depicted in this photograph may be a horse race or rodeo-type event. Main Street businesses visible include the Lillooet Restaurant, the Lillooet Pool Hall, and the "OK" Baths.

Pacific Great Eastern Railway Region Photograph Collection

  • 2020.08
  • Collectie
  • [between 1905 and 1926]

This collection consists of photographs and "real photo" postcards that depict the construction and operation of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway line, communities nearby the railway line, and regional geography of areas adjacent to the PGE line.

Upper Fraser Communities Information

File consists of: List of communities on the Upper Fraser "Sawmill & Town Inventory" Photocopied excerpt from "Mile by mile details on driving to best sightseeing, camping, hiking, rockhounding, exploring fishing, hunting, picnicking." by Ken & Kathy Bernsohn "General Community Information" document regarding the Upper Fraser Photocopied excerpt from the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George's 1974 "Resource Community Structure - Phase I: Case Study of Upper Fraser Valley" Photocopied excerpts from various other published works

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