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Russian Mine Tour
2000.1.1.1.13 · Bestanddeel · [between 1951 and 1992]
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photographic negatives depict men on tour in unknown locations in Russia. Images depict urban areas, mining areas, construction of buildings, railway, mineral samples, and equipment including dump truck and electric shovel. Also includes images of area speculated to be a mine pit. Men on tour are dressed in formal attire.

Handwritten annotation in pencil on envelope containing negatives: "Russian 'Asbest' Mine Slides" "7 copies of each - 23 negatives - 161 prints".

2000.1.1.3.18.010 · Stuk · October 1958
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts group of 12 men standing on steps at back of main office. Front row: Jack Berry, Mickey Dopson, Andre Beguin, Fred Murray. 2nd row: Dick Stevens, Rene Pasiaud. Third row: Craigie Hood, Alex Powell. Back row: Dr. Charles Cobb MD, Peter Davies, Chuck Caron (holding paper), Bill Johnston. Berry and Dopson are wearing hard hats. Windows and doors of office building in background. Stamped annotation on recto of photograph: "Munshaw Colour Service Ltd. OCT 24 1958".

2000.1.1.3.19.043 · Stuk · 1965
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

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.

2000.1.1.3.19.076 · Stuk · 1965
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts group of twenty-four men standing on front steps of main office building. Handwritten annotations on recto of similar photograph: "OFFICE STEPS APPROX 1965 / TOP L-R / JULIEN ST. GEORGES / GEORGE TROWSDALE / HANS VELTMEYER / BOB LOVETT / KARL SHULTZ / LOTHAR TISCHLER / - "; "2ND / FRANK CLEMENTS [i.e Kliment?] / BILL PLUMB / HEWETT / - "; "3RD - / - / RENE PASIAUD / DICK [Stevens]"; "4TH / DOC NAVIN / VIC SARAKOSKI / - "; "5TH / CHARLIE GANDER / GORDON EDWARDS / AL FLANIGAN [i.e. Flanagan?] / ANDRE BEGUIN / CHARLIE BRONSON / JACK THORNICROFT". Information in above annotation supplemented with insight from individuals who contributed to Northern BC Archives Facebook Photo ID Project, contact archivist for more information in research file pertaining to item 2000.1.1.3.19.75.

2000.1.1.3.19.110 · Stuk · [ca. 1980]
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts unidentified man walking up front steps to building with the following sign: "TOWN ADMINISTRATION / MOTOR VEHICLE BRANCH / HCBC AGENCY / DISTRICT REGISTRAR / CDN CITIZENSHIP COURT / FISH & GAME LICENCES". Vehicles parked in foreground and behind at unknown building in midground. Power line and mountains in background.

2000.1.1.3.19.041 · Stuk · 1965
Part of 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".

1970 Labour Strike
2000.1.1.3.22 · Bestanddeel · 1970
Part of 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.
Official Tours
2000.1.1.4.1 · Bestanddeel · ca. 1968; 1978
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

File contains photographs depicting four different tours that took place at the mine, plant, and towns owned by Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. Tours include Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau's visit to Clinton Creek in 1968 and Member of Parliament Iona Campagnolo's visit to Cassiar in 1978. Photographs also depict a party of ambassadors touring Cassiar in 1970, and the dedication of a building in the Cassiar plant in the late 1970s.

Board of Directors
2000.1.1.4.3 · Bestanddeel · ca. 1951 - ca. 1960
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

File contains photographs featuring members of the Board of Directors of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd., which was formed on the 17th of May, 1951. Cassiar's forerunner was a company named Conwest, formed in 1534, a consolidation of two companies owned by Fred Martin Connell and his brother W. Harold Connell. The first board of directors included the Connell brothers, George Armstrong, John E. Kennedy, Charles & Arthur Mortimer, and Charles Rainforth Elliot (chartered accountant and secretary-treasurer of Conwest & Cassiar). Directors depicted in this file include F.M Connell, Harold Connell, Charles Elliot, John E. Kennedy, George Armstrong, Ken A. Creery, John Drybrough, Tam Zimmermann, George Washington Smith (president of Bell Asbestos Mines), Nick Gritzuk, Jack Christian (general manager, president, and CEO). Other individuals depicted include Fred Murry, Andre Beguin, Plato Malozemoff from Newmont Mining (co-founder of Cassiar with F.M. Connell), Alfred Lloyd Penhale (founder and CEO of Asbestos Corporation of Canada Ltd.), C.B. Brown, Pierre Marcotte, Francis Parker Smith (brother of George Smith), Bill Oughtred, Bill Johnson, and a Mr. Janitsch. File also includes a portrait of an unidentified director of Cassiar from Turner and Newall in England, taken at the corporate club in Toronto. Group portraits were taken at the Cassiar Valley, the office building, "House 130," fishing outings, and at formal events in unidentified locations.

2000.1.1.4.3.03 · Stuk · [ca. 1951]
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts group of 15 men posed in formal room. George Washington Smith (President of Bell Mines) sits in centre on left, shaking hands with Alfred Penhale. Bottom, left to right: Mr. Janitsch, Andrew Johnson, G.W. Smith, Alfred Penhale, unknown, Bill Johnson. Top, left to right: unknown, unknown, C.B. Brown, Pierre Marcotte, F.P. Smith, unknown, unknown, Bill Oughtred, Jack Christian.

2000.1.1.4.3.05 · Stuk · 1961
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts group of eleven men standing in line in the Cassiar valley. Left to right: Jack Christian, Charles Rainforth Elliot, John Drybrough, John E. Kennedy, Fred Martin Connell, W. Harold Connell, Ken A. Creery, George Washington Smith, Tam Zimmermann, [Fred Murray]?, Nick Gritzuk. Power lines and mountains in background. Most men featured in photo are believed to be members of Cassiar's Board of Directors. Photograph was originally framed with note "Summer 1961" written on cardboard backing.

2000.1.1.4.3.12 · Stuk · [ca. 1960]
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts group of eight men standing on lawn in front of building known as "House 130" or "Director's Lodge". Left to right: Nick Gritzuk, Charles Rainforth Elliot, Jack Christian, W. Harold Connell, Plato Malezemoff (from Newmont Mining), Tam Zimmermann, Ken A. Creery, Fred Martin Connell. Elliot appears to be comparing height with Gritzuk. Trees and mountains in background. Most men featured in photo are believed to be members of Cassiar's Board of Directors.

2000.1.1.4.4.1 · Stuk · 1963
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photograph depicts three young women wearing "PRINCESS SILVER STAR" banners, standing to left of "CASSIAR ASBESTOS CORPORATION LTD" display table. Table features photos, rock samples possibly containing asbestos, and objects presumably made from asbestos fibre. Large snowflake symbol visible on wall in background. Photo speculated to have been taken at an event in Vernon, B.C. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1963".

2000.13.1.35 · Stuk · 1966.
Part of Ray Williston fonds

Item is a photograph of, from left: John G. Prentice of Canadian Forest Products; Peter Bentley of CanFor; Mr. Williston; unknown; Premier W.A.C. Bennett; an unknown representative of Reed Paper and L.L.G. “Poldi” Bentley of Can For.

2000.13.1.55 · Stuk · 1964.
Part of Ray Williston fonds

Item is a photograph of the signing of the protocol agreements with reference to the Columbia River Treaty at the White House on January 22, 1964. Seated from the left seated are: Paul Martin, Sr., Lester B. Pearson and Lyndon Johnson. Mr. Williston is on the extreme right at the edge of the picture.

2000.13.1.57 · Stuk · 1964.
Part of Ray Williston fonds

Item is a photograph of the exchange of notes during the signing of the protocol and power sale agreements with reference to the Columbia River Treaty on January 22, 1964. Seated from the left are: Paul Martin, Sr., Lester B. Pearson, Lyndon Johnson and Dean Rusk. Mr. Williston is behind and to the right of President Johnson.

2009.7.1.288 · Stuk · July 1911
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Photograph of several commercial and residential buildings, including the church and "The Big Furniture Store." Annotation on recto reads: "Prince Rupert. BC Allen Photo July '11." Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Early day- Prince Rupert."

Central Business District
2012.13.1.3.057 · Stuk · July 1979
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Image depicts the Central Business District of Prince George looking north from Connaught Hill. Map coordinates 53°54'41.4"N 122°44'58.5"W

2012.13.1.3.110 · Stuk · 12 Oct. 1989
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Image depicts George St in downtown Prince George with City Hall in the background. Also visible are the Prince George Hotel, Ming's Inn Chinese Restaurant, Fraser Stationers Ltd., Weiner King food cart, and a movie theatre. Map coordinates 53°54'55.0"N 122°44'36.1"W

Pine Centre Mall
2012.13.1.3.111 · Stuk · 12 Oct. 1989
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Image depicts Pine Centre Mall in Prince George, B. C. Map coordinates 53°53'53.2"N 122°46'36.4"W

Audio Recordings
2002.12.1 · Reeks · c.1970 - c.1989
Part of Bob Harkins fonds

Series consists of 30 sound recordings of 46 radio interviews conducted primarily by radio broadcaster Bob Harkins for CJCI Radio, Prince George.

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2002.12.9.1 · Stuk · c.1970 - c.1989
Part of Bob Harkins fonds

Item consists of interview with George Gibbons who discusses his working career with Prince George City Hall and as Alderman and Prince George's history c.1950s-c.1960s.

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2002.12.11.2 · Stuk · c.1986
Part of Bob Harkins fonds

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.

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2002.12.19 · Stuk · c.1979-c.1980
Part of Bob Harkins fonds

Item consists of transcript and tape summary of recording and speeches during the Freeman Banquet honouring Harold Moffat, Mayor of Prince George on his retirement as mayor.

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2002.12.20.2 · Stuk · c.1970-c.1989
Part of Bob Harkins fonds

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.

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Harkins History
2006.9.2 · Bestanddeel · 1998 - 2000
Part of Bob Harkins fonds

Consists of 1 DVD entitled "Harkins' History" consisting of clips from Bob Harkins TV interviews with various personalities in Prince George covering a range of topics related to local and regional history. DVD includes two sets of clips of segments broadcasted from October 1999 to June 2000.

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