BC History Digitization Program

Archival Records of Ceramic History in BC
Welcome to the home of ARCH – BC, the Archival Records of Ceramic History in British Columbia. Arch-BC is a site dedicated to the newsletters of the Potters Guild of British Columbia (PGBC) the oldest provincial ceramic guild in Canada. The newsletters date from 1965 and continue to be uploaded....
Barkerville Historic Town
Billy Barker’s legendary gold strike on Williams Creek triggered a multi-billion dollar industrial revolution that literally built a province. Today, the extraordinary historic town of Barkerville stands as a living testament to BC’s golden beginnings. With its unique streetscape of more than 125...
LIVE Biennial of Performance Art: The Early Years
The LIVE Biennial of Performance Art was founded and produced by grunt gallery for its first four iterations 1999 - 2005. Initially conceived of and organized by Brice Canyon and Glenn Alteen, LIVE sought to highlight the well established but often underground tradition of performance art in...
Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive
The Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive is a collection of newspapers from the Terrace BC area covering the period of 1911 to 2006.
North Pacific Cannery Collection
North Pacific Cannery’s history is unique and is comparable to few if any of the other canneries on the west coast of North America. North Pacific Canning Company was formed on November 28, 1888 and had almost 90 years continuous salmon production and fish processing until ending in the late 1970s...
Karen Jamieson Dance Society
dance (performing arts genre)
Karen Jamieson Dance under the artistic direction of Karen Jamieson was formed in 1983. Karen has created over 100 original dance works with original scores by over 20 respected Canadian composers, performed in Canada, Europe, Japan and the United States. Her work, Sisyphus was named one of the 10...
Whiterock Museum Newspapers
The White Rock Museum & Archives online collection of White Rock newspapers reflects the many eras in the history of a community known for its distinct sense of identity. First published in 1939, the 4-page weekly Semiahmoo Sun grew quickly to more than twenty pages by the mid-1960s. With the...
Hazelton Oral Histories Project
Hearing Hazelton History oral histories were collected over a period of 30 years, and collectively describe life the in the Hazeltons over a period of several decades. The project digitized audio tapes of personal interviews, narratives and life stories of various elders from the geographic area in...
Skeena Journal
The Skeena Journal was a local television program produced by CFTK TV out of Terrace British Columbia. The reoccurring series was made up of interviews and local stories that explored the North West. The themes for each episode were inspired by viewer’s suggestions and provide a glimpse into the...