Sports, Recreation and Leisure

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  • Physical activity, occupations or amusements for the purpose of wellness, socializing, relaxation, entertainment or competition
  • Sports, outdoor recreation, hobbies, games, travel, etc.
  • Individuals, organizations, clubs
  • Professional and amateur competitors/teams
  • Education and training related to sports, recreation and leisure
  • Businesses related to sports, recreation and leisure

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  • MemoryBC Subject Groups

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Sports, Recreation and Leisure

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1021 Archival description results for Sports, Recreation and Leisure

1021 results directly related Exclude narrower terms

1961 - Bar & Snackbar

Photograph depicts long wood building believed to be the bar and snackbar at Cassiar B.C. Two men can be seen standing on one of three porches to building. Pole, car, and trees in foreground; unknown buildings and mountain base in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Community Centre

Photograph depicts long wood building speculated to be the Community Centre at Cassiar, B.C. Sports net stands in right foreground. Flag pole, barrel, and stand of trees can be seen in front of building. Mountains in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1961 - Movie Projectors

Photograph depicts man seated on stool between two carbon arc Horton movie projectors. These were 16 mm French projectors, and were located at the Cassiar Recreational Center. They were used before the new movie theater was built in the late 1970s. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "1961".

1965 - Ball Game by Bar & Snackbar

Photograph depicts men's ball game in foreground, spectators and cars visible behind backstop net. Bar and snackbar building in right midground, trees and mountain base in background. See item 2000.1.1.3.19.52 for information regarding bar and snackbar building.

1965 - Bar & Snackbar

Photograph depicts building containing Cassiar's bar and snackbar, visible across ball field. This building originally housed school classrooms, movie theater, barber shop, and rec centre with three pool tables. Private liquor store originally located in far right of building. Liquor store was known to be the only legal bootleg liquor business in the province at the time, before it was transferred to Cassiar's government liquor store and replaced with a Sear's office. Catholic church and other buildings are visible behind trees in right midground. Road and field in foreground, valley and mountains in background. Community Centre located behind photographer, out of frame, curling rink on photographer's right.

1965 - Hilde Voss behind Snackbar Counter

Photograph depicts Hilde Voss in left foreground, kitchen supplies on either side. Unknown man sits across counter on right. Other individuals seated in background in front of door and windows. Handwritten annotations on recto of photograph: "WAITRESS - HIELDA[sic?] VOSS".

1965 - Hilde Voss behind Snackbar Counter

Photograph depicts Hilde Voss (see item 2000.1.1.3.19.68) wearing white shirt, with unknown woman in snackbar. Counter and other individuals on left, cooking supplies in foreground. Interior window in background connected snackbar to poolroom. Eventually this snackbar was moved to poolroom, and liquor store located in original snackbar.

1965 - Mrs. Navin & others in Library

Photograph depicts Mrs. Navin (wife of Dr. Navin - see item 2000.1.1.3.19.47) standing across unknown woman seated at librarian's table covered with books. Bookshelves in background, unknown couple sitting at table in left midground. Handwritten annotations on recto of photograph: "RIGHT / MRS NAVIN".

1971 - Director's Lodge

Photograph depicts two unidentified men on front deck of building behind trees. Road and car in foreground, mountains visible in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Directors Lodge Cassiar June 15 71". Building also known as "House 130".

1971 - Director's Lodge, Close View

Photograph depicts two lawn chairs in front of building with front deck. Trees visible in foreground and background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Directors Lodge Cassiar June 15 71". Building also known as "House 130".

A Camper

Image depicts a camper and a man and woman at an uncertain location, possibly somewhere near Meldrum Creek, B.C. The woman in the image is Sue Sedgwick.

A Lake

Image depicts a lake in South Tweedsmuir Provincial Park. There is an unknown individual present in a canoe with the camera-man.

A Lake

Image depicts a lake in South Tweedsmuir Provincial Park. There is an unknown individual present in a canoe with the camera-man.

A Lake

Image depicts a lake in South Tweedsmuir Provincial Park. There is a canoe present on the shore.

A Lake

Image depicts a lake in South Tweedsmuir Provincial Park.

A Lake

Image depicts a lake in South Tweedsmuir Provincial Park. An unknown individual is walking along the shore.

A Man and River

Image depicts a man on the hiking trail near Mt. Robson, with a river in the background; it is possibly the Robson River.

A River

Image depicts a river in South Tweedsmuir Provincial Park. There is an unknown individual present in a canoe with the camera-man.

Al Elsey Moving Images Collection

  • 2006.25
  • Collection
  • 1961 - 2000, predominant 1961-1967

Fonds consists of original, silent 16mm reels that portray the natural, social and land use history of the Bella Coola and Chilcotin regions named the "Natural and Guiding History of the Bella Coola and Chilcotin Regions".

Possible locations that Al Elsey filmed include: Bella Coola, Bella Bella, Anahim Lake, Alert Bay, Nimpo Lake, Bulkey Valley, the Rainbow Mountains, Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, Dean River, Bella Coola River, Tchaha Lake, the Chilcotin region, the Ulkatcho Mountains, Lassard Lake, Fenton Lake, Atnarko River, Wells Gray Park, and Holt Homestead.

Alain Lefebvre collection

  • 1992.16
  • Collection
  • 12 February 1991

Collection contains a signed Spruce Kings hat, a signed game puck and a letter to Al Lefebvre of UNBC.

Amateur Sports

Subseries consists of correspondence and accompanying informational material related to the amateur sport functions of the Fitness and Amateur Sport branch of the Department of National Health and Welfare. Records include copies of legislation and policy relating to sport, reports, questionnaires, newspaper and magazine clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, brochures, posters, reference material, and speeches from Minister Campagnolo and others. Includes correspondence regarding government policies on amateur sport; the metrication of sports; Canadian hosting policies for tournaments; Canada Cup 1976; the Commonwealth Games, particularly the 1978 Commonwealth Games held in Edmonton; the Pan American Games; international ice hockey competitions, particularly at the World Cup Championships; the Arctic Winter Games; the Canada Winter Games, particularly the 1979 Brandon, Manitoba games; the Canada Summer Games; requests for financial assistance and grant applications from various sporting bodies; Hockey Canada; the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal and the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow; the Special Olympics and financial assistance for physically disabled atheletes; the effects of apartheid and racism on the Olympics; sports halls of fame; and sports award programs. Also includes alphabetical name registry files for amateur sport associations and organizations that contain correspondence and informational material related to specific groups. Contains records for Loto Canada, the national lottery that funded in part the Fitness and Amateur Sport branch, which include inquiries, complaints, and statements of opinion about lotteries from interested Canadians.

Anahim Lake Stampede

Footage of the Anahim Stampede. The film includes recordings of the people at the stampede, bronco and bull riding, the area surrounding the arena, wild cow milking, children games such as sack races, horse racing around the arena, the concession stand and wild cow riding.

Anahim Lake Stampede, Caribou Hunt Fenton Lake, Burton Josephine Robson and their Deer

Al Elsey compiled his original footage from 1964 to produce this commercial film that deals with the Anahim Lake Stampede, Caribou Hunting around Fenton Lake in Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, and Burton and Josephine Robson with their domestic deer. The video provides a compilation of film footage shot by Elsey and is narrated by him describing the activities documented in the footage

Anahim Lake Stampede, Loading Pack Horses, Caribou Moose Hunt, and Children Playing

Film begins with recording of geese flying in sky as introduction. Then there is footage of community life in the general store, believed to be "Christensen's General Store," including a man lighting a pipe, children buying snacks and families buying groceries. Afterwards there is filming of the Anahim Stampede, depicting wild cow riding, bronco riding and the spectators.

The second portion of the film begins with the title slide "Caribou Return" and in consists of clips of ducks on a lake, scenery of trees and the lake, men packing up horses as they prepare for a journey into the high country. They travel as a pack train up into the mountains and eventually set up camp. There is footage of the men cooking, and also various shots of wildlife including a white grouse, herd of caribou, moose wandering through the snow, and a porcupine. The hunting party eventually kills a bull moose and there is footage of them examining the kill and loading the pack train with meat.

The third portion of the film begins with two young girls playing in a boat and then playing in a garden, and then a young boy pulling his sister in a wagon. There is a family barbeque and more footage of children playing and going fishing in a lack. The film ends with a recording of a grouse or pheasant in a bush.

Locations believed to be filmed in on this reel include Gitcha Mountains, Ulkatcho Mountains, Holt Homestead, Lassard Lake, Rainbow Mountains or Tweedsmuir Provincial Park.

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