BC History Digitization Program

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Archival Records of Ceramic History in BC
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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
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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...
BC Society for the Museum of Original Costume
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SMOC – originally named the BC Museum of Original Costume Society – was founded as a not-for-profit society in 1992 to create a collection of historical fashion to narrate a humanist social history, illustrative of Canadian diversity and changing manners and mores. SMOC’s goals as a cultural and...
City of Port Coquitlam
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Since the incorporation of Port Coquitlam on March 7, 1913, the natural beauty and charm of the City has attracted many residents and businesses. Port Coquitlam has experienced significant growth and has strived to remain relevant to the changing times. At the same time, the City has retained its...
Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive
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The Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive is a collection of newspapers from the Terrace BC area covering the period of 1911 to 2006.
Hazelton Oral Histories Project
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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...
Karen Jamieson Dance Society
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dance (performing arts genre)
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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...
La Société historique francophone de la Colombie-Britannique
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La Société historique francophone de la Colombie-Britannique est une société sans but lucratif incorporée en mars 2009 et dont la mission est : la promotion de l’histoire et de la culture des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique; le soutien d’études historiques par l’encouragement de la...
LIVE Biennial of Performance Art: The Early Years
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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...
North Pacific Cannery Collection
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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...
Sidney Museum
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Sidney Museum was established in 1971 with a mandate to acquire, preserve and make available the heritage, culture and interests of the Saanich Peninsula. It has proudly served the Saanich Peninsula community ever since. The Archives act as the repository for the Peninsula News Review (Black Press...
Skeena Journal
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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...

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