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A mock trial in the Methodist (United) Church. Identified: Bill Henry (second from left - back row), Ed Henry (third from left - back row), Bill Doodson (fifth from left - back row), Reverand Franks, Joe Greer (first on left - front row), Bob Griffith, Ernie Hann, W. S. Henry, Ernie Hill, Ed Kennedy

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Date Range
1918
Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Killam
Item No.
P2023
Accession No.
990.72.3
Date Range
1918
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway construction, Endako, B.C.

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Date Range
1912 or 1913
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Item No.
P2490
Accession No.
983.15.1
Physical Description
Photo - negative: 3 x 3.8
Date Range
1912 or 1913
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
ca 1935
Collection
P2644-P2715
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
P2644-P2715
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Unknown
Item No.
P2679
Accession No.
981.36.1
Physical Description
Photo: 13 x 9
Negative Number
None
Date Range
ca 1935
History / Biographical
Thelma and Elva Thorne grew up in Smithers, B.C., where their father, William Henry Thorne, had a candy shop and worked for the railway.
Notes
Came from a black photo album. Inside the first page was P2644 and this note "To: Joan Muriel and Allan McGill. With Best Wishes. From the United Church Sunday School. Smithers, B.C. June 30th 1935."
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Date Range
[before 1920]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Item is a panorama of Smithers, B.C., created with 5 seperate glass plate negative prints.
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P2912
Accession No.
1987.8
Physical Description
5 photographs: b&w; 10 x 5.75 cm (50 x 5.75 cm together)
Negative Number
F258
Date Range
[before 1920]
Scope and Content
Item is a panorama of Smithers, B.C., created with 5 seperate glass plate negative prints.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Two men taking a work break. On the left is Luke Fowler (possibly from Babine). He was a labourer/carpenter's helper. During the airport construction he lived with friends/relatives at the largely Witsuwit'en community near the Smithers fairgrounds. On the right is Dewillet "Willy" Dawson Sedgwick. He was a carpenter with Tomlinson Construction Co. Ltd. He was from Gravelbourg, Sask.

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Date Range
CIRCA 1935:1945
Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Schibli, Louis
Item No.
P2925
Accession No.
991.241.6
Physical Description
B/W PRINT W MATTE: 12 x 17
Negative Number
F261
Date Range
CIRCA 1935:1945
Notes
None
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST;
Description
Rust colored metal sadiron that is basically rectangular. The front of the iron is pointed while the back is straight. On top of the iron base is a rectangular metal handle that is arched near the ends. A spiral design is in the middle of the handle.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MAINTENANCE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Rust colored metal sadiron that is basically rectangular. The front of the iron is pointed while the back is straight. On top of the iron base is a rectangular metal handle that is arched near the ends. A spiral design is in the middle of the handle.
Narrative
'A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO PRESSING IRONS AND TRIVETS' by Esther S. Berney, p. 18.
History Of Use
Sadiron used for ironing clothes. This type of iron most likely was used for commercial purposes as in a 'CHINESE LAUDRY SHOP'. Irons similar to this one were made by blacksmiths in the early 1800's. Sadirons originated in the early 1800's. The word sad meant heavy thereby heavy iron.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-IRON-CAST;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
1971.28.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Metal spice tin rectangular in shape. Can is white and green in colour and has a picture of a genie on the front. There is red lettering on the can 'PURE THYME' and a recipe for 'PIZZA PIE CANADIAN'. In white and yellow printing is 'NABOB FOODS VANCOUVER, CANADA'. Stamped in the metal on the bo…
Manufacturer
Nabob Foods
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Vancouver, British Columbia
Description
Metal spice tin rectangular in shape. Can is white and green in colour and has a picture of a genie on the front. There is red lettering on the can 'PURE THYME' and a recipe for 'PIZZA PIE CANADIAN'. In white and yellow printing is 'NABOB FOODS VANCOUVER, CANADA'. Stamped in the metal on the bottom of the can is '15F4'. There is a sliding flap on the top of the can with 6 tiny holes in it. Stamped on the tin in blue is 'N15'.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Height
6.3
Width
3
Length
5.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.24.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Description
Round tin, painted red, 8 ounces. 'BLUE BIBBON, BAKING POWDER'. Recipes written in small black font on back side of tin.
Manufacturer
Blue Ribbon Limited
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Round tin, painted red, 8 ounces. 'BLUE BIBBON, BAKING POWDER'. Recipes written in small black font on back side of tin.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Height
10
Diameter
Top: 6.4
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.142.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
a) A flat, cream-colored, rectangular tin. The sides of the box show a scene of men riding horses in the country. Both ends are similar to each other, as are front and back. The bottom of the box has a remnant of label with pictures of cookies and 'PEEK FREAN LONDON' printed on one cookie and "PE…
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Manufacturer
Peek Frean & Co
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
England
Start Date
1866
End Date
1989
Period or Date Notes
Peek Frean & Co started by James Peek & George Frean. Peek Frean & Co. was the first mass producer of biscuits and employed over 3,000 people in its time from when it opened in 1866 to when it closed in the late 80s (1989)
Description
a) A flat, cream-colored, rectangular tin. The sides of the box show a scene of men riding horses in the country. Both ends are similar to each other, as are front and back. The bottom of the box has a remnant of label with pictures of cookies and 'PEEK FREAN LONDON' printed on one cookie and "PEEK FRE.. JERS... CREA.. LONDON" printed on another cookie. b) The push-on lid for the tin with a picture of a jockey in a red and blue jacket with gold trim, white pants, and a black hat. 'GORDON RICHARDS (Champion British Jockey)' is printed on the front edge of the lid.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
4.6
Width
16
Length
20
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1991.82.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
A) A round, deep yellow can with dark blue accent. There is a dark blue banner near the bottom with 'CHATEAU GAY' in white lettering. Above this is a depiction of a castle. Beneath the banner is 'A COOL, MELLOW PIPE TABACCO'. This design appears on both sides. One side also has 'MADE IN CANAD…
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Manufacturer Notes
CANADA FACTORY NO.1 PORT 23D
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A) A round, deep yellow can with dark blue accent. There is a dark blue banner near the bottom with 'CHATEAU GAY' in white lettering. Above this is a depiction of a castle. Beneath the banner is 'A COOL, MELLOW PIPE TABACCO'. This design appears on both sides. One side also has 'MADE IN CANADA FACTORY No. 1 PORT 23D' (beneath the banner). There is a fragment of a tax stamp on the side which reads '6 oz'. B) A dark blue screw-on lid with serrated edge and an embossed, silver-colored heraldic design at the center. The design features a crown at the top center and a banner with 'VENI VIDI VICI' at the bottom. There is a fragment of a tax stamp on the lid that reads '....ADA....CCO...AG' and '6 ON.'.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
10.5
Diameter
11
Circumference
35
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1991.134.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Description
A) The lid for the tin. The inside of the lid is a shiny yellow colour. The outside of the lid has a design of green leaves in a red background with a blue, brown, and yellow border. B) A rectangular, multi-coloured coffee tin. On the two longer sides is a design with a bag with the word "Coffee" …
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A) The lid for the tin. The inside of the lid is a shiny yellow colour. The outside of the lid has a design of green leaves in a red background with a blue, brown, and yellow border. B) A rectangular, multi-coloured coffee tin. On the two longer sides is a design with a bag with the word "Coffee" on it and a bean grinder on a small table. Above this picture are the words "New Dawn". On both sides of this picture is a design with red leaves and three beans underneath it. A blue and yellow border surrounds all this. On one of the narrower sides is "Columbian Grown New Dawn Coffee Fine Ground". This is also surrounded by the same blue and yellow border.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Inscriptions
On the bottom of the tin is "CHEINCO HOUSEWARE J.CHEIN CO.." and some other indescernable writing.
Height
11
Width
11.5
Length
14.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2004.18.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
Title
Smitty's Coffee Token
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
EXCHANGE MEDIUM
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
Accession No.
2012.56.15
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
Title
Smitty's Coffee Token
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
EXCHANGE MEDIUM
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
Accession No.
2012.56.16
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
Title
Smitty's Coffee Token
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
EXCHANGE MEDIUM
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
Accession No.
2012.56.17
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
Title
Smitty's Coffee Token
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
EXCHANGE MEDIUM
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
Accession No.
2012.56.18
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Two round, red flat discs. Each read "One Quart Milk" on one side and "Bulkley Valley Milk Producers Assoc." on the other.
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
EXCHANGE MEDIUM
Description
Two round, red flat discs. Each read "One Quart Milk" on one side and "Bulkley Valley Milk Producers Assoc." on the other.
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1997.44.2 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
PLASTIC;
Description
A cream, plastic knife-shaped letter opener with a metric scale (in inches) and other measurements on one side. The other side has "Bovill Motors Chrystler - Plymouth Service Smithers B.C. Phone 90) and the ESSO logo. Measurements are printed in black. NOT LEGAL FOR TRADE is embossed into the plast…
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Title
Bovill Motors
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A cream, plastic knife-shaped letter opener with a metric scale (in inches) and other measurements on one side. The other side has "Bovill Motors Chrystler - Plymouth Service Smithers B.C. Phone 90) and the ESSO logo. Measurements are printed in black. NOT LEGAL FOR TRADE is embossed into the plastic on the top right hand side corner of the back.
Material
PLASTIC;
Length
22cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1980.16.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PLASTIC;
Description
A cream, plastic knife-shaped letter opener with a metric scale (in inches) and other measurements on one side. The other side has "Bovill Motors Chrystler - Plymouth Service Smithers B.C. Phone 90) and the ESSO logo. Measurements are printed in blue. NOT LEGAL FOR TRADE is embossed into the plasti…
  1 Image  
Title
Bovill Motors
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A cream, plastic knife-shaped letter opener with a metric scale (in inches) and other measurements on one side. The other side has "Bovill Motors Chrystler - Plymouth Service Smithers B.C. Phone 90) and the ESSO logo. Measurements are printed in blue. NOT LEGAL FOR TRADE is embossed into the plastic on the top right hand side corner of the back.
Material
PLASTIC;
Length
22cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2016.10.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PLASTIC;
Description
An orange clear plastic ice scraper for clearing ice off of car windows. Printed on the front of the scraper area is BOVILL MOTORS CHRYLER PLYMOUTH APPROVED SERVICE Smithers, B.C. In an oval at the base of the handle is Esso Imperial Service.
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Title
Bovill Motors
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
An orange clear plastic ice scraper for clearing ice off of car windows. Printed on the front of the scraper area is BOVILL MOTORS CHRYLER PLYMOUTH APPROVED SERVICE Smithers, B.C. In an oval at the base of the handle is Esso Imperial Service.
Material
PLASTIC;
Accession No.
2016.10.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER;
PLASTIC;
Description
A small plastic key tab and chain with BOVILL MOTORS Chrysler-Plymouth Fargo Truck Smithers, B.C. printed on one side and the picture of a grey car on the other side. The chain is metal and is threaded through a small hole at the top if the tab.
  1 Image  
Title
Bovill Motors
Other Names
Key chain
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
A small plastic key tab and chain with BOVILL MOTORS Chrysler-Plymouth Fargo Truck Smithers, B.C. printed on one side and the picture of a grey car on the other side. The chain is metal and is threaded through a small hole at the top if the tab.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER;
PLASTIC;
Accession No.
2016.10.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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