Elizabeth Quocksister with half-siblings in New Vancouver

Construction of Community Hall

Constructing the Community Hall in downtown Campbell River. The hall took a number of years to build but was opened in 1954.

Construction of the John Hart Generating Station

Construction of Strathcona Dam, 1950s

Finished view of the Strathcona dam looking upstream.

The Big Rock

Donkey Baseball held at Lane Field, Campbell River

Ann Haig-Brown in front of her home

Labour Day Parade, Campbell River

Campbell River Cub Scouts and Brownies participating in the Labour Day Parade. Parade route may be going through Campbellton area.


The Campbell River Spit

Queen Mary Quocksister's house on the Campbell River Spit.

Official Opening of El King's Shell Station

Katie and Lavern Henderson

Katie (older) and Lavern (younger) Henderson, two of the daughters of Mr.and Mrs. Sam Henderson, pose full First Nations dress for the newspaper photographer. Apr. 29, 1964

Annual General Meeting of Tyee Club

Herbert Pidcock with unidentified woman and fish

Two unknown anglers with fish

Willows Hotel, Campbell River

View of downtown Campbell River showing the Willows Hotel on right. The building on the left is the Thulin Brothers' General Store.

Yvonne and Peter Dick

Laundry flapping overhead and a pile of newly split firewood behind them, Yvonne Dick (later Henderson) and her brother Peter pose in the yard of their home on the Tyee Spit.

Aerial view of the tyee spit, Campbell River

View of the Tyee Spit showing Elk River Timber Co. log booms tied up in the estuary. The Painter's spit camp can be seen at the end of the spit.

Lloyd Quocksister at a young age

Looking a bit worried, Lloyd Quocksister (Elizabeth’s eldest son) watches from the wagon. Behind him on the porch is a gas powered washing machine – a boon to busy housewives who didn’t have electricity in their homes. Salesmen travelled up and down the coast selling gas powered Beattie washing...

Klondike Night event, Campbell River

Klondike Day's event held in Campbell River. This event was annually held by the Rotary Club of Campbell River.

Mr. and Mrs. Ross Cunningham with their catch

Guide Mike Rippingale on left.

Aerial view of downtown Campbell River

View of downtown and surrounding residential buildings with the mountain range in the background. Visible is the Tyee Plaza (before the construction of Super Valu. The government wharf and Quadra Ferry dock are both visibile in this view.

Campbell River Garage

Downtown Campbell River, 1955

Street scene of downtown Campbell River with the Bee Hive Café and Laver's store on the left.

Campbell River Rotary Club Meeting at Painter's Lodge

Members of the Campbell River Kinsmen Club presenting a cheque to Rotarians. Note the painting of a Tyee, caught and registered with the Tyee Club, on the wall above the presenters.