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Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew rounding the log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Corresponds to info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING pp. 30-32.
Notes:
• 3 carvers: Robert (Chip) Tait (with chain saw and sharpening adze)
• Isaac Tait (with jacket) leveling log with Robert and getting ready to put center line on, also doing power lift) and
• Wayne Young (and end of log with damaged notch cut out)
• Robert (Chip) laying on log where doorway will go and then snapping chalk line
• 2nd contact sheet and last two lines of negs shows Chip starting to cut doorway (a020619 - a020629)

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew rounding the log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Corresponds to info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING pp. 30-32.
Notes:
• 3 carvers: Robert (Chip) Tait (with chain saw and sharpening adze)
• Isaac Tait (with jacket) leveling log with Robert and getting ready to put center line on, also doing power lift) and
• Wayne Young (and end of log with damaged notch cut out)
• Robert (Chip) laying on log where doorway will go and then snapping chalk line
• 2nd contact sheet and last two lines of negs shows Chip starting to cut doorway (a020619 - a020629)

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew cutting doorway in the log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Corresponds to info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING p. 33.
Notes:
• 3 carvers: Robert (Chip) Tait (with ax and then chain saw) beginning to cut doorway into pole
• Isaac Tait and Wayne Young watching Robert and then adzing

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew cutting doorway in the log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Corresponds to info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING p. 33.
Notes:
• 3 carvers: Robert (Chip) Tait (with ax and then chain saw) beginning to cut doorway into pole
• Isaac Tait and Wayne Young watching Robert and then adzing

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew cutting doorway in the log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Corresponds to info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING p. 33.
Notes:
• 3 carvers: Robert (Chip) Tait (with ax and then chain saw) beginning to cut doorway into pole
• Isaac Tait and Wayne Young watching Robert and then adzing

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew cutting doorway in the log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Corresponds to info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING p. 33.
Notes:
• 3 carvers: Robert (Chip) Tait (with ax and then chain saw) beginning to cut doorway into pole
• Isaac Tait and Wayne Young watching Robert and then adzing

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew cutting doorway in the log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Corresponds to info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING p. 33.
Notes:
• 3 carvers: Robert (Chip) Tait (with ax and then chain saw) beginning to cut doorway into pole
• Isaac Tait and Wayne Young watching Robert and then adzing

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew cutting doorway in the log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Corresponds to info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING p. 33.
Notes:
• 3 carvers: Robert (Chip) Tait (with ax and then chain saw) beginning to cut doorway into pole
• Isaac Tait and Wayne Young watching Robert and then adzing

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew cutting doorway in the log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Corresponds to info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING p. 33.
Notes:
• 3 carvers: Robert (Chip) Tait (with ax and then chain saw) beginning to cut doorway into pole
• Isaac Tait and Wayne Young watching Robert and then adzing

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew cutting doorway in the log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Corresponds to info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING p. 33.
Notes:
• 3 carvers: Robert (Chip) Tait (with ax and then chain saw) beginning to cut doorway into pole
• Isaac Tait and Wayne Young watching Robert and then adzing

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew cutting doorway in the log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Corresponds to info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING p. 33.
Notes:
• 3 carvers: Robert (Chip) Tait (with ax and then chain saw) beginning to cut doorway into pole
• Isaac Tait and Wayne Young watching Robert and then adzing

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew cutting doorway in the log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Corresponds to info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING p. 33.
Notes:
• 3 carvers: Robert (Chip) Tait (with ax and then chain saw) beginning to cut doorway into pole
• Isaac Tait and Wayne Young watching Robert and then adzing

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew checking on how round log is at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Photo shows Norman looking at Isaac’s design. Info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING pp. 34-37.)

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew checking on how round log is at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Photo shows Norman drawing on log. Info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING pp. 34-37.)

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Photo shows the first time Harry (Hammy) Martin has joined the crew. Info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING pp. 34-37.)

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Photo shows Robert (Chip) Tait adzing the log. Info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING pp. 34-37.)

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Photo shows Robert (Chip) Tait adzing on top of the log. Info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING pp. 34-37.)

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Photo shows Robert (Chip) Tait adzing on top of the log. Info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING pp. 34-37.)

Crew working on log at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre)

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of crew at the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre). Photo shows Robert (Chip) Tait adzing on top of the log. Info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING pp. 34-37.)

Crew moving log from the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for building the new Native Education Centre) to UBC's carving shed

Item is a b&w negative of a photograph of the crew loading log onto flatbed truck to move it from the Turnbull & Gail construction yard in Richmond (contractors for the Native Ed. Centre) to old UBC carving shed. Harry Martin is driving the fork lift. Info in text from WHERE THE PEOPLE GATHER or paperback TOTEM POLE CARVING pp. 38-41.

Geographic Location: Turnbull & Gail construction yard, Richmond.

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