Fonds - Paula Overhill fonds

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Paula Overhill fonds

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  • 1959-1968 (Creation)
    Overhill, Paula

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32 photographic slides

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Paula Overhill was born in Switzerland and emigrated to Canada as a young woman in 1923. She trained as a hairdresser/beautician in Vancouver. She opened a beauty parlor in Revelstoke in 1933, and in 1938 relocated the business to a building built for her at the corner of First Street and Campbell Avenue. She was a member of the Revelstoke Art Group from the 1960s onwards. She died in 1998.

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Fonds consists of 32 1-inch colour slides depicting local businesses, events and scenery.

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BCAUL control number: RMA-812

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