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Women in canoe

Image of two women in a canoe near the shoreline. The canoe is loaded with baskets and sacks.

Anthony Carter

Winter storm

An image showing ocean waves breaking on shore. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "During the Winter it rains most days and is often foggy, and there are always some terrible storms. Walter's Cove is protected, but the other side of Walter's Island is open to the full force of a South-East gale! This frame shows a wave smashing into the shore at outside beach. (See accompanying map of Kyuquot.)"

Wedding Celebration

An image, taken inside of a gymnasium hall, shows four dancers wearing traditional First Nation clothing and walking across the room, a group of people sits on the floor. According to the documentation included with the filmstrip, the description of the image states "Doing the Wild Man dance in the Big Hall at a potlatch celebrating a wedding."

Victoria B.C. Clams

Image is a posed portrait of a woman wearing what appears to be a Coast Salish woven cedar hat and carrying a basket of clams on her back. In the lower righthand corner of the image is a handwritten inscription which reads "Victoria B.C. Clams". Photographer information printed on verso with the inscription "Mrs. R. Maynard, Photographic Artist, And Dealer in all Kinds of PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS. Stereoscopic and Large Views of British Columbia and Vancouver Island for sale. Corner of Douglas and Johnson Sts, VICTORIA, B. C."

Ucluelet '48

Image of a small cluster of cabins on the shore in Ucluelet, British Columbia. There is a dock by the cabins and one or two small boats in the water.

Totem poles

Image of two totem poles and a wooden structure located at the foot of a hillside. These are possibly located at the Ehahsitaht Village site.

Anthony Carter

Totem pole, Yuquot (Friendly cove) (?)

Image of a totem pole in Friendly Cove, raised in honour of Captain Jack. The same pole if pictured on pages 104-105 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "The large beautifully carved totem here at Friendly Cove was raised in honor of Capt. Jack by the people of five local bands, each of the groups of carvings being done by the best carvers of each group."

Anthony Carter

Totem pole, Yuquot (Friendly cove) (?)

Image of a totem pole in Friendly Cove, raised in honour of Captain Jack. The same pole if pictured on pages 104-105 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "The large beautifully carved totem here at Friendly Cove was raised in honor of Capt. Jack by the people of five local bands, each of the groups of carvings being done by the best carvers of each group."

Anthony Carter

Totem pole, Ehattesaht, Esperanza Inlet

Image of a totem pole at the Ehahsitaht Village site. A similar image is printed on page 117 of Carter's book "From History's Locker," with the caption: "From the cliff above the village site of Ehahsitaht the figures of this solitary totem look out on Esperanza Inlet."

Anthony Carter

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."

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