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.
South Fort George, BC
46 Archival description results for South Fort George, BC
Photograph depicts a small pass through an island or peninsula on the Fraser River. Photo is believed to have been taken near Stone Creek, south of South Fort George. Annotation on verso of photograph reads: "FORT GEORGE CANYON. CANOE PASS. J. HEAY. PHOTO."
Photograph depicts large crowd gathered in front of three story building.
Printed annotation on recto of photograph: "CARIBOO STAGE AT SOUTH FT. GEORGE B.C. OCT 19 -1911".
Photograph depicts pier under construction, workers, buildings smokestacks and river with chunks of ice. Handwritten annotation in pencil on recto reads: “S. FT. GEORGE G.T.P. BRIDGE”.
Photograph depicts three men standing in front of drugstore, and a woman in doorway of attached post office. Cleared area in foreground, bushes and trees in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Drug Store & Post Office South Fort George."
Photograph depicts rows of grave markers in foreground, fence and buildings in background.
Handwritten annotation on verso “Indian cemetery, Reserve #1 South Fort George".
Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph reads: "George St. Prince George BC Photo. S Wrathall". Prince George Hotel and Cafe stand on left side of street in foreground, and many other buildings and businesses can be seen. Vehicles line the street, cut banks visible in background. Photograph believed to have been taken while George Street was being prepared for a new lawyer of asphalt.
Photograph depicts Mr. Tom Herne seated in chair to right of cluttered office desk at Hudson Bay Company Post. Framed wall hangings, calendar, file cabinet, and telephone in background.
Photograph depicts two women with flowers and three men standing on grass and boardwalk in foreground, large building in background.
Handwritten annotation on verso: “Government Agency at S. Fort George 1922."
Street scene showing people, dog, team of horses & wagon. Signage reads: “Beds; Mecca Café; Hardware.” Printed annotation on recto reads: “Hamilton Avenue, South Fort George, B. C. No. 110.” Verso displays cancelled 1 cent Canadian Postage Stamp and handwritten message in ink is addressed to Mr. Eathan Villard Burt Mish, U.S.A.
Fourteen year old Violet stands behind her mother who is seated on chair in front of house at South Fort George. Nine year old Arthur Taylor can be seen sliding down the front steps in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Mother & Violet - 1921 -" (date believed to be incorrect).
Fourteen year old Violet stands behind her mother who is seated on chair in front of house at South Fort George. Nine year old Arthur Taylor can be seen sliding down the front steps in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Mother & I and Arthur".
Hermina Taylor is seated on chair in front of house at South Fort George. Dixon and Arthur stand behind her, and Tom beside. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Mother and my three brothers."
Hermina stands on shore close to water's edge at South Fort George. A power pole stands in water midground, in front of large white riverboat. Tree-covered hill on opposite shore in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Mother near the boats when the water was high."
Photograph depicts one woman and four men in formal attire, standing on steps of unknown building. A Model T is parked on mud road to right of group. Long white building and tree-covered hillside in background.
Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph reads: "St. Michael's Church at Easter. S. F. G." Rows of pews on either side of center aisle in foreground. Ceremonial ornaments in place at front of church in background.
File consists of documents regarding Joseph Tappage, also known as Sousa Thappage, Joseph Vernon Tapage, Joe Merrienne, or Joseph Thapage. Includes:
- Lynette Harris, "Joseph Tappage: A Case Study of a Metis Employee of the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort George, 1887-1910", 2009
- Robin Fairservice, "An Early South Fort George Pioneer", 2014
Photograph depicts one man and three woman standing in front of shop windows of three story building with the sign "GERMAN. BAKERY. F. TIEMEYER" A window nook and small balcony extend from second floor. Road in foreground. Handwritten annotations on recto of photograph: "Main Building 30 x 32. Lean to for Bake Shop. Food cellar. Five Food Rooms upstairs. Electric lights throughout entire house. Burned badly Jan 15 - 9 45 PM 1969. Was originally moved from South."
Three men stand under deck of three story hotel. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Empress Hotel South Fort George, B.C.", on recto: "according to Mrs [illegible] Williams this Hotel burned down New Years 1914 and the owner collected insurance & moved to Anchorage Alaska. (smell of kerosene)", "Boucher [sic]".
A collection of postcard photographs of Port Essington BC, Port Simpson BC, Atlin, Quesnel, McBride, Hagwilget Village, Giscome, Likely, Kitwanga, Smithers, Prince Rupert BC, Prince (Fort) George BC Images depict street scenes, water scenes, community events, businesses, buildings, and aerials of the towns. Collection also depicts a number of Northern BC paddle wheelers.
Consists of legal records and documents related to the holdings and activities of J. B. Henderson-Roe and his father, C.H. Henderson-Roe, including a hand-drawn map of Prince George, Fort George, and South Fort George, as well as a surveyor's plan for a subdivision.
File contains postcards portraying life in Prince George, B.C. Images depict street scenes (George Street, Central Avenue, and Hamilton Avenue), government buildings, Hotels, a theatre, a baseball game, and construction of a pier.
Collection contains photographs depicting community life in Prince George, B.C. Images depict holiday events, sports teams, government buildings, businesses (hotels, banks, retail, newspaper office), riverboats, railroad construction, fishing, a cemetery, street scenes, aerials, and landscapes. Also includes photos taken outside of the Prince George vicinity including Prairie Creek, Thomas Creek and Barkerville, B.C.
Photograph depicts the major buildings and streets of the town. Sloped cutbank visible across the Nechako River in background. It is believed that this photograph was taken from Connaught Hill. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph reads: "PRINCE GEORGE, B.C."
Photograph depicts crowd and horses gathered in front of street building with the sign "The Northern Lumber Co Ltd."
Handwritten annotation on verso “Second St., South Fort George, 1912".
Postcard photograph depicts lofty view of sternwheeler in river. Scattered buildings and tents in background, river and shore in foreground. Printed annotation on recto reads: “South Fort George Oct 30th 1910”
File consists of 1 audiocassette of interviews possibly by Bridget Moran with Arnold Davis and Claude Foot.Moran, Bridget
Hermina Taylor stands with group gathered on front steps of veranda. An elderly couple and young girl sit on the steps beside Lucy and Violet Taylor (Violet holding a baby). Hermina and young girl stand behind them on right, and a man and young woman stand behind on left. A wood pile can be seen behind the house.
This Collection consists of photographs documenting early development of the Central Interior including such subjects as: homesteading, railway construction, packing & freighting, modes and routes of transportation, schools, mercantile development, leisurely activities, sports, natural resource development and exploitation, political movements, town-site development and policing. This collection also provides a look at history of the Taylor-Baxter Family - a long time pioneering family of this region, including: A.K. & Lillian Bourchier; Hugh & Hermina "Minnie" (nee Wessel) Taylor and family; Herbert & Sarah (nee Wessel) Glassey; and Bob & Violet (nee Taylor) Baxter and family.
This photograph album consists of images pertaining to early settlements, bridges, riverboats, railways, cross-land travel companies, and family and social life including portraits and such events as cross country skiing, picnics, family gatherings, basketball team photos, masquerade dances, dramatic plays, hockey games and team dinners. Identified individuals include: the Tillicums, Bill Bennett, Jean Caux, Frank Johnstron, the Taylor Family (Hermina, Hugh, Ellen, Violet, Lucy, Dixon, Arthur, Virginia, Tom and Hugh Jr.), H.G.T. Perry, Betty Angus, Mrs. Kirkpatrick and Mrs. Davis. Identified geographic locations include: South Fort George, Prince George, Hagwilget Bridge, Walcott, Prince Rupert, Finlay River Rapids, Lulu Island, Ashcroft, Skeena River, Nechako River, Bulkley River, Kispiox and Hazelton.
This file also contains a one way Canadian National Railways ticket in the name of Miss V.B. (Violet Bourchier) Taylor to travel from Prince Rupert to Vancouver in July 1927.Taylor, Hugh
Photographs within this file pertain to modes of transportation and transportation routes (including construction, surveying and traveling).
Photograph depicts two men standing in front of very small wood building with tarp-covered roof. Chair and paper documents can be seen in front of building, trees and rough cleared land in background.
Handwritten annotation on verso: “The first newspaper office, South Fort George 1910."
Lofty view of South Fort George, river and treed hills in the background. Printed annotation on verso reads: “South Fort George - 1913.” Handwritten message on recto is addressed to “Ethel M. Heurris Norton Maps Bristol County" reads: "11-1-13 an excellent view of south Fort George taken recently. Power Station at cross near water. This does not give all the south residence view. Population approx 1500”.
Seven year old Virginia stands beside older sister Violet who is seated on chair in front of house at South Fort George. Two small children can be seen standing in porch. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Violet & Virginia - 1921 -" (date believed to be incorrect).
The two girls stand in front of a house at South Fort George, B.C. Young boy believed to be Arthur Taylor can be seen in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "After the Ball was over, Violet and Virginia lay [...] August 22, [192...] South fort George B.C." (Annotation is cut off).
Seven year old Virginia stands beside older sister Violet who is seated on chair in front of house at South Fort George. Two small children can be seen standing in porch. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Virginia and I."