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The End

An image of a group of children standing on a boat, looking and smiling at the camera, two of them holding a sign "The End". According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "The end. We all hope you have enjoyed our filmstrip!"

The Falls off the Skeena River

Item is an image of a landscape with mountains in the background and falls in the foreground. According to annotations, the river is the Skeena River

The Hamilton Baby

Item is an image of a baby in a baby stroller at the entrance of a house. According to annotations, photograph was taken at Norway House, Manitoba

The Manager's House, Norway House

Item is an image of a building with a group of twelve people and two dogs in front of it. According to annotations, the building is the Manager's House at Norway House, Manitoba

The Pacific Passage

Image depicts the exhibition The Pacific Passage installed at the Vancouver International Airport. The focal point of the photograph is Hetux, a large Thunderbird sculpture created by artist Connie Watts (Nuu-chah-nulth, Gitxsan and Kwakwaka'wakw).

The Princess Marguerite

Image of the steamship the Princess Marguerite sailing in the Georgia Strait. The Princess Marguerite was built for the B.C Coast Service by the Fairfield Company of Glasgow, Scotland. It commonly sailed the Seattle-Victoria-Vancouver triangle.

William Carr

The Princess Marguerite

Image of the steamship the Princess Marguerite sailing in the Georgia Strait. The Princess Marguerite was built for the B.C Coast Service by the Fairfield Company of Glasgow, Scotland. It commonly sailed the Seattle-Victoria-Vancouver triangle.

William Carr

The Princess Marguerite

Image of the steamship the Princess Marguerite sailing in the Georgia Strait from a distance. The Princess Marguerite was built for the B.C Coast Service by the Fairfield Company of Glasgow, Scotland. It commonly sailed the Seattle-Victoria-Vancouver triangle.

William Carr

The freight boat, "Patsco"

An image showing a boat docked nearby a small shed with fuel tanks and barrels standing around. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "Kyuquot's freight boat "Patsco" is shown moored to the fuel wharf. Every Thursday Patsco motors up the inlet thirty miles to the nearest road to meet the freight truck. Food for the store and heavy items come in on Patsco. Can you see the fuel drums and propane tanks on the wharf?"

The harbour seal, "Charlie"

A close-up image of a harbor seal on a wharf. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states " Meet Charlie, a harbor seal, who lives in our cove. Charlie is eleven years old now, but she was a baby when this slide was taken. She was brought into the cove by seal hunters who had killed her mother. A local family adopted and raised Charlie, feeding her with a baby bottle until she was able to catch her own food. She lives year round in the cove, suns herself on our wharfs, and plays with the local children. Sometimes she sneaks into a fish camp and helps herself to a choice salmon. Everyone in Kyuquot loves Charlie."

The indian mission church and house, Nanaimo

Image depicts an exterior view a church inside a fenced yard, outside of which is a group of people. A handwritten inscription below the image reads "407 The Indian mission church and house, Nanaimo Where Sallosalton lived with Mr Crosby".

The school boat, "Betsy"

An image of children sitting on a docked boat, other children standing and walking on the dock. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "Everyone going home on the school boat/fish boat "Betsy." The boat brings the children to school at nine o'clock and takes them home at three o'clock."

The sea plane, "Beaver"

An image showing people standing on a dock next a to a sea plane with a boat nearby. Another plane in taking off in the background. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "Waiting for the afternoon scheduled flight of a "Beaver" float plane. Float planes come in twice a day (weather permitting) and bring passengers, freight, and mail."

Theresa Gabriel

Portrait of Theresa Gabriel, Stl'al'lmx of Pemberton Valley. A similar image is printed on page 39 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: "Theresa Gabriel 86 years old. An old timer in the valley, she has watched history unfold around her."

Anthony Carter

Theresa Gabriel

Portrait of Theresa Gabriel, Stl'al'lmx of Pemberton Valley. A similar image is printed on page 39 of Carter's book Abundant Rivers, with the caption: "Theresa Gabriel 86 years old. An old timer in the valley, she has watched history unfold around her."

Anthony Carter

Thomas and Mildred Laurie collection

  • 81
  • Collection
  • 1940 - 2003 [predominantly 1940 - 1972]

The collection includes material relating to Alert Bay that was created or collected by Thomas and Mildred Laurie, as well as photographs and textual records created or received by James Barclay Williams, who bequeathed the records to Mildred Laurie. The collection includes a photo album, photographs, postcards, correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and a calendar. Photographs document Alert Bay and the surrounding area, including the B.C. Packers store, Christ Church, the native cemetery, St. Michael’s Residential School and Preventorium, Canada Packers, Hardy Bay, totem poles, a long house, and the Nimpkish Hotel. Photographs also document local events, including potlatches, weddings, an outdoor salmon barbeque, BC centenary celebrations in 1958, native ceremonies, and a visit by the Governor General.

The material is arranged in the following files:

01 - James Barclay Williams – Correspondence and press clippings, 1968-1972
02 - James Barclay Williams – Photographs, [1908?]-1967
03 - Mildred Laurie - Photo album photographs, [194-]-1974
04 - Mildred Laurie – Photographs and postcards, [194-]-[199-]
05 - Slides and negatives, 1952-1972
06 - Pamphlets, ephemera, and press clippings, 1947-2003
07 - James Barclay Williams – Photo album, 1940-1941

Laurie family

Three runners

  • 30-30-01-30-01-03-a039049
  • Item
  • [1862-1937, predominant 1930-1937]
  • Part of John Mennie fonds

3 runners in centre of image, goalpost visible in the background

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