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Prince Rupert Billiards Association Team

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  • 1928

Photograph includes members of the Canadian Fish & Cold Storage Billiard team, 1928 winners of the Prince Rupert City Billiard League. Team members include Angus MacDonald, W.H. Long (captain), John Bulger, Alec Burrey, William Baillie, Jimmie Hillman, and Jack May.

Baillie, William

[Group Photo With Martin Keeley]

Colour photograph consisting of a group of people, two men and three women, standing with Martin Keeley (far left). They appear to be at a lookout point, may be in Point Roberts. The photograph may be in relation to the Friends of Boundary Bay, the Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee or the Fraser for Life.

Point Roberts Parade

Consists of black and white and colour photographs of the 1989 July 4th parade in Point Roberts, Washington. The Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee truck float, driven by Martin Keeley, can be seen in most of the photographs. Other photographs show Claudette Upton, Linda George and Harold Gent, walking and holding the great blue heron interpretive programs prop, while Kim Hunter walked with some children and is holding a child. Additionally, Paul Boeth can be see riding his motorcycle behind the truck float. There is an article that details these events in The Heron News for Summer 1989.
The following have been scanned:
2010-29-48
2010-29-49

[Point Roberts Aerial Transparency]

The transparency show Lily Point, the Point Roberts marina, the border crossing and agricultural land. The transparency was shot on February 28, 1989. The transparency may have been shot or used by Martin Keeley with the Friends of Boundary Bay.

[Point Roberts Aerial Negative]

The negative shows Lily Point, the Point Roberts marina, the border crossing and agricultural land. The date for the negative is unknown. The photographs may have been shot or used by Martin Keeley with the Friends of Boundary Bay.

[Walking Bridge]

Black and white negative of an unknown walking bridge. Someone from the Friends of Boundary Bay, the Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee or the Fraser for Life may have taken the photograph. The location of the photograph is unknown but may be in Europe, it is most likely not from Delta.

Point Roberts Logging

Cassette tape is of a back and forth discussion by an environmentalist (possibly Martin Keeley) vs. a logging developer’s father who is speaking on behalf of his son who could not make it to the meeting. The environmentalist is pushing for better rights around development and logging, specifically in Point Roberts or Delta. He is also seeking rightful cause in logging the suggested area. The developer’s father is sidestepping questions and not responding well to any accusations about his son’s company. The person in question may be from the Toigo family but there is no certainty.
Volunteer notes have been included in with the cassette tape.
Cassette may have been used by Martin Keeley or other members of the Friends of Boundary Bay, the Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee, the Boundary Bay Conservation Committee or the Fraser for Life.

[Interpretive Programs Costumes]

Photograph consists of three Fraser for Life Interpretive Program costumes. The three costumes look like they represent birds on the wetlands and were used for children to becomes engaged in the program. The date range is an estimate and the creator of the photograph is unknown. This is a black and white 5x7 photograph.

[Dead Fish]

Photograph consists of a dead fish on the shore of a beach. The fish has its mouth and eye open. The photograph is black and white and is 5x7 format. The Fraser for Life may have used the photograph.

Iona Beach Regional Park Grand Opening

Photographs show the Grand Opening of the GVRD's Iona Beach Regional Park on August 19, 1990. The photographs show Premier Bill Vander Zalm interacting with the public and being filmed by media cameras, as well as talking more intimately with 3 other unknown people. In the foreground of photographs 2 through 17, three children can be seen dressed up in the Friends of Boundary Bay or Fraser for Life Interpretive Programs costumes. The children could be representing the organizations at the grand opening. All of the photographs in this file are very similar, showing only small changes in where Vander Zalm is looking or who he is talking to.
All photograph prints are 3.5x5 and negatives are 1x1.5.

[Brownies Group Interpretive Program]

Photographs show one of the committee's founding members, Linda George, giving an interpretive presentation to a group of Boundary Bay Brownies (Girl Guides) on the great blue heron. The group of girls is sitting in front of the woman while she is standing or kneeling. The woman is seen holding a sheet of paper with pictures of the great blue heron in some of the photographs. An enlarged floating great blue heron has been constructed behind the woman. The heron was used as a puppet or prop for the Committee. The photographs were taken in Point Roberts, Washington at the Baptist Church Camp, for the Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee. There is a short article regarding the event in The Heron News for Summer 1989, published by the Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee.
Of the photographs, the following have been scanned:
2010-029-31

[Point Roberts and Tsawwassen Aerial]

Colour aerial photograph, mounted on board, from June 15, 1989. The photograph shows the border between Tsawwassen, Canada and Point Roberts, Washington. A second scan contains the photograph along with a clear plastic that has been placed over the photo and annotations have been provided regarding areas that have already been subdivided, an area that was clear-cut in 1989 and the approximate location of the Heron Rookery in Point Roberts.
On the reverse of the photograph, the date and copyright information is stamped for the company Airphoto 85. Their contact information is also provided, Airphoto 85 - Aerial Photographers, P.O. Box 58441, 1380 S.W. Marine Drive, Vancouver B.C. Canada, V6S 6K2. This contact information may be out of date.

[Great Blue Heron]

The majority of the photographs show a great blue heron that has been placed inside of a fenced in area and one photograph shows a group of great blue herons wading into the ocean. The photographs was taken by or for the Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee. The man in the photographs is Floyd Wilson (Manager of the Gas Barn) and the heron is nicknamed "Gus." Wilson tried to nurse the heron back to health in the summer 1989. An article was printed in the All Point Bulletin and The Heron News for summer 1989.

[Great Blue Heron]

The majority of the photographs show a great blue heron that has been placed inside of a fenced in area and one photograph shows a group of great blue herons wading into the ocean. The photographs was taken by or for the Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee. The man in the photographs is Floyd Wilson (Manager of the Gas Barn) and the heron is nicknamed "Gus." Wilson tried to nurse the heron back to health in the summer 1989. An article was printed in the All Point Bulletin and The Heron News for summer 1989.
The following have been scanned:
2010-29-47

[Brownies Group Interpretive Program]

Photographs show one of the committee's founding members, Linda George, giving an interpretive presentation to a group of Boundary Bay Brownies (Girl Guides) on the great blue heron. The group of girls is sitting in front of the woman while she is standing or kneeling. The woman is seen holding a sheet of paper with pictures of the great blue heron in some of the photographs. An enlarged floating great blue heron has been constructed behind the woman. The heron was used as a puppet or prop for the Committee. The photographs were taken in Point Roberts, Washington at the Baptist Church Camp, for the Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee. There is a short article regarding the event in The Heron News for Summer 1989, published by the Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee.

Heron House

Item consists of similar colour photographs showing Linda George, another unknown woman and an unknown boy, removing a log from outside of a house and doing some gardening. The house is most located at 1469 Gulf Road, Point Roberts, Washington. The woman were involved with the Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee. There is a red wheelbarrow that is holding the gardening debris. The house was used by the Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee as an office, called Heron House, obtained by Dennis Campbell.

Point Roberts Children's Festival

Photographs show the 1st and 2nd Annual Point Roberts Children's Festival that was held on August 18th 1988 and on Saturday August 19th 1989. The festival was a benefit in aid of the threatened great blue heron colony in Point Roberts. In 1988, Valdy and Charlotte Diamond were the featured musical acts that was held at the Seabright Farm in Point Roberts. In 1989, Norman Foote and Mahri Sherlock were the featured musical acts at the Blackberry Farm at the foot of Paul's road in Point Roberts. There is an article about the 2nd annual event in The Heron News, summer 1989. The Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee hosted the events.

Point Roberts Children's Festival

Photographs show the 1st and 2nd Annual Point Roberts Children's Festival that was held on August 18th 1988 and on Saturday August 19th 1989. The festival was a benefit in aid of the threatened great blue heron colony in Point Roberts. In 1988, Valdy and Charlotte Diamond were the featured musical acts that was held at the Seabright Farm in Point Roberts. In 1989, Norman Foote and Mahri Sherlock were the featured musical acts at the Blackberry Farm at the foot of Paul's road in Point Roberts. There is an article about the 2nd annual event in The Heron News, summer 1989. The Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee hosted the events.

Point Roberts Children's Festival

Photographs show the 1st and 2nd Annual Point Roberts Children's Festival that was held on August 18th 1988 and on Saturday August 19th 1989. The festival was a benefit in aid of the threatened great blue heron colony in Point Roberts. In 1988, Valdy and Charlotte Diamond were the featured musical acts that was held at the Seabright Farm in Point Roberts. In 1989, Norman Foote and Mahri Sherlock were the featured musical acts at the Blackberry Farm at the foot of Paul's road in Point Roberts. There is an article about the 2nd annual event in The Heron News, summer 1989. The Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee hosted the events.
Photograph number 2010-29-92 has a full sized print along with its contact sheet print.

Point Roberts Children's Festival

Photographs show the 1st and 2nd Annual Point Roberts Children's Festival that was held on August 18th 1988 and on Saturday August 19th 1989. The festival was a benefit in aid of the threatened great blue heron colony in Point Roberts. In 1988, Valdy and Charlotte Diamond were the featured musical acts that was held at the Seabright Farm in Point Roberts. In 1989, Norman Foote and Mahri Sherlock were the featured musical acts at the Blackberry Farm at the foot of Paul's road in Point Roberts. There is an article about the 2nd annual event in The Heron News, summer 1989. The Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee hosted the events.

Point Roberts Children's Festival

Photographs show the 1st and 2nd Annual Point Roberts Children's Festival that was held on August 18th 1988 and on Saturday August 19th 1989. The festival was a benefit in aid of the threatened great blue heron colony in Point Roberts. In 1988, Valdy and Charlotte Diamond were the featured musical acts that was held at the Seabright Farm in Point Roberts. In 1989, Norman Foote and Mahri Sherlock were the featured musical acts at the Blackberry Farm at the foot of Paul's road in Point Roberts. There is an article about the 2nd annual event in The Heron News, summer 1989. The Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee hosted the events.

Point Roberts Children's Festival

Photographs show the 1st and 2nd Annual Point Roberts Children's Festival that was held on August 18th 1988 and on Saturday August 19th 1989. The festival was a benefit in aid of the threatened great blue heron colony in Point Roberts. In 1988, Valdy and Charlotte Diamond were the featured musical acts that was held at the Seabright Farm in Point Roberts. In 1989, Norman Foote and Mahri Sherlock were the featured musical acts at the Blackberry Farm at the foot of Paul's road in Point Roberts. There is an article about the 2nd annual event in The Heron News, summer 1989. The Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee hosted the events.

Point Roberts Children's Festival

Photographs show the 1st and 2nd Annual Point Roberts Children's Festival that was held on August 18th 1988 and on Saturday August 19th 1989. The festival was a benefit in aid of the threatened great blue heron colony in Point Roberts. In 1988, Valdy and Charlotte Diamond were the featured musical acts that was held at the Seabright Farm in Point Roberts. In 1989, Norman Foote and Mahri Sherlock were the featured musical acts at the Blackberry Farm at the foot of Paul's road in Point Roberts. There is an article about the 2nd annual event in The Heron News, summer 1989. The Point Roberts Heron Preservation Committee hosted the events.
Photograph number 2010-29-125 has a full sized print along with its contact sheet print.

April 5th, 1921

Item is a letter from Rose to Morris dated April 5, 1921. Rose discusses the excitement surrounding the couple's engagement announcement. The letter includes various notes from Rose's friends expressing best wishes.

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