French Canadians, Furs, and Indigenous Women in the Making of the Pacific Northwest

Book Launch and Presentation by Jean Barman Tuesday, 2 December 2014, beginning at 6:30 pm.   Sponsored by the Société historique francophone…

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Wait for me, Daddy – WW II – New Westminster, BC, 1940

The City of New Westminster, British Columbia, unveiled a new monument early this October, a sculpture by Veronica and Edwin Dam De…

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Black History in Canada – Links

Genealogical and family history and historical links for Black History in Canada Black History Month, Canada: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/multiculturalism/black/ Blacks, genealogy and historical resources,…

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First Lutheran Church, Vancouver – Burials 1922 –

The First Lutheran Church, Vancouver, BC was established in 1890. Church records were microfilmed for the BC Archives in 1980. (The City…

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Enumerators’ Problems – 1930 Vancouver BC Canada – Dogs, Unwilling and Know-It-All People

Genealogists and family historians sometimes voice their frustrations with the work of enumerators on the historical census and voters’ lists. Why didn’t…

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Christmas Celebrations, British Columbia, Canada, 1881

Images of Christmas celebrations in 1881, British Columbia, from The Graphic‘s Christmas Number 1881, page 14 – apparently mostly a joyful time…

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Getting ready for Christmas in British Columbia, Canada, 1881

Images of the preparations for Christmas in 1881, British Columbia, from The Graphic‘s Christmas Number 1881, page 14. The Graphic, an illustrated…

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Yukon – Links

Dawson City Museum and Historical Society: http://users.yknet.yk.ca/dcpages/Museum.html Dawson City Museum Databases, including the Pan for Gold Database and Yukon Cemeteries & Obituaries::…

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BC Brick Walls – New Westminster Court House – 1899

New Westminster BC, Canada, Court House, 1901. BCGS BC Brick Wall #1. Photograph courtesy New Westminster Public Library, Historical Photographs Collection, Accession…

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New Brunswickers Celebrating Dominion Day in Vancouver, 1912

1912 had been a year for many new beginnings, and one major disaster, but the first week of July was also a…

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