The Ripple Rock Explosion, Seymour Narrows

View of Moose Falls, Campbell River

Queen Margaret's field hockey team

Elizabeth’s half sister Reubina Ferry attended Queen Margaret’s Private School in Duncan. Prior to 1950 children from the Campbell River Indian Reserve were not permitted to attend the local public school. A Day School on the Tyee Spit provided Grades 1 to 8, but parents who wanted a high school...

Campbell River aerial view looking towards shoreline

Aerial view showing the new Campbell River Elementary, Junior-Senior, High School and surrounding area. This school was located at the north corner of Dogwood St. and 7th Ave. The Photograph was likely taken shortly after the school was opened (in 1950).

New bridge over the Campbell River

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.

RCMP office, Campbell River detachment

This office was located on the Island Highway across from the government wharf. This building was build and opened in 1924 and was Campbell River's first police station.

View of the wood stave penstocks leading from John Hart Dam

D. Cameron and G. Stuart with catches

D. Cameron with catch of 58 lb Tyee and G. Stuart with catch of 63 lb Tyee.

St. Peter's Church Ladies Auxiliary

The Ladies Auxiliary meet at the Pidcock family home (later the Haig-Brown House). The woman standing in the photograph is Les McDonald's mother, Annie.

St. Peter's Anglican Church 25th Anniversary

Rev. Canon Alan Greene, first incumbent; Mrs. Greene, and Canon T.D. Proctor.

Mrs. Ballou, Tyee Man, with her catch

Mrs. Paul E. Ballou, Tyee Man 1960, with her catch - a 61 lb Tyee caught on August 7, 1960.

Opening of the new government wharf, Campbell River

Opening ceremonies for the new wharf in Campbell River, January 16, 1950. Opening event was conducted by the Campbell River Chamber of Commerce and attended by J.L. Gibson, Independent member for the Comox-Alberni riding.

July 1st Parade, Campbell River, 1966

Members of the Wei Wai Kum Reserve participating in a July 1st parade at Campbell River. From left to right: Mark Henderson, Rocky Quocksister, John Henderson, Elvis Smith, Richie Quocksister, Arnie Smith and Sam Henderson in the back holding the drum.

Annual General Meeting of Tyee Club

Boat regatta, July 1st celebrations, Campbell River

Mr. Kagna with his catch of two fish

Members of the Campbell River Swim Club on bleachers at Centennial Park pool

Swim club coach Dot Andrews, holding trophy surrounded by members of the Swim Club, August, 1968.

Johnny Ferry, Ernie Henderson, and Tommy Henderson

Anti-potlatch laws had been removed from the Indian Act only several years earlier and ceremonial regalia, banned and confiscated by the government in 1922, had not yet been returned to their Kwakwaka’wakw and Lekwiltok owners. The young men in the photograph are believed to be Johnny Ferry Jr.,...

Pow-wow Days' at the Bee Hive Café

A tourist promotion at the Bee Hive Café in which all the store clerks dressed up. The store manager, Skip McDonald (one-time Mayor of Campbell River), is at the bottom centre holding the talking stick.

July 1st Parade, Campbell River

Native Daughters of BC float in the July 1st Parade, Campbell River. 1958.

Mr. and Mrs. James Forbes

Mr. and Mrs. Forbes relax in the main room of the Forbes Landing Lodge.

View of Campbell River looking north

Margaret Thulin (nee McNeil), likely with the Crawford children. Photograph taken on the north side of the third Willows Hotel. On the left behind the hotel is the water tower.

Richmond Court, which was once the home of the Thulin Family

Labour Day Parade, Campbell River

Children's decorated bicycles participating in the Labour Day parade.