Fonds MS 59 - Berit Rasmussen fonds

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Berit Rasmussen fonds

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  • [ca. 1970-1979] (Creation)
    Rasmussen, Berit, 1917-

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13 photographs

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Berit Rasmussen was born in Norway in 1917 and came to Canada in 1947. She attended UBC, then ran a chicken farm for two years on Vancouver Island. She became a child care supervisor and worked in Indian Residential Schools in Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and finally came to Lytton, B.C. in 1970, to work in St. George's Residential School as a Matron. Berit formed a 'Brownie' group at St. George's in the early 1970s. Berit retired in 1977.

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Fonds consists of several photographs. Includes images of personal friends, Beatrice Hanna and Rev. A.W. Harding, and several Girl Guiding/Brownie events.

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BCAUL control number: LMA-3528

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