Downtown Campbell River, 1955

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

Lawyers of Campbell River

Left to right: Roderick Haig-Brown, author and Magistrate; Jack Caldwell, lawyer; Ray Sharpe, lawyer; Christie Smith, lawyer; Joe Cvetkovick, lawyer; Tony Sarich, lawyer; and Magistrate Lewis (seated).

John Ferry Sr.

Born in Shoal Bay in 1885, John Ferry came from the Kweeha branch of the Lekwiltok whose traditional territories are around Phillips and Frederick Arm on the mainland. John Ferry represented the Kweeha to the McKenna Bride Commission in 1914. This commission was charged with addressing the Indian...

Boy Scouts

Display of Prizes

A display of prizes, possibly out front of the Thulin's store.

Herbert Pidcock and Dr. Wiborn with salmon


View of the filled area on Campbell River's waterfront

This filled area on Campbell River's waterfront later became the Foreshore Park (now Robert V. Ostler Park). The Rotary Club, as a practical joke, put their sign on this reclaimed land. Use of the land at the time was undecided. It was proposed that it be either black topped to use as a...

Campbell River school track and field race

Sports day event at the Campbell River Elementary, Junior Senior High School

Constructing the Community Hall

May Day celebrations at St. Michael's

May Day celebrations at St. Michael’s Indian Residential school in Alert Bay. Elizabeth (Glendale) Quocksister captured this image of the school’s May Day celebrations while a student at St. Michael’s, sometime between 1936 and 1939. A keen observer, she later introduced Maypole dancing to...

Royal Canadian Air Force Ground Observer Corps

Ladies from the RCAF Ground Observer Corps pose for a photograph while petitioning for new recruits.

Farewell to the Sisters of St. Ann, Lourdes Hospital

Farewell party for the Nunns from the order of the Sisters of St. Ann who operated the Lourdes Hospital in Campbell River from 1929-1957. Back row second from left (with black hat) is Ann Haig-Brown.

Brownies and Girl Guides with Lady Baden Powell

Herbert and Dolly (Ella) Pidcock's house

Students from High School assist fisheries in tagging programme

Interior of a Café in Campbell River

'Our Place' - Centre for the Mentally Handicapped

Construction of the John Hart Dam

The Third Willows Hotel

Interior of the bar at the Quinsam Hotel, Campbellton

Patrons enjoying a drink at the Quinsam Hotel. Likely taken when the hotel was renovated.

Gathering at Tsawatainuk village of Gwa’yi in Kingcome Inlet

Campbell River Volunteer Fire Department

"(Front row) left to right: Jim Haigh, Clyde Malbon, Herb Hiquebran, Fire Chief Oscar Thulin, Len Rossiter, and Tubby Thulin. (Second row) left to right: Johnny Goldring, Don Bowen, Mac Durham, Stan Douglas, Allan Shultz, and Harry Thulin. (Top row) left to right: Skip McDonald, Stan Sutton...

Harold Greystone with his catch, and another man

July 1st Parade, Campbell River

Central Island Contractors' float in the July 1st Parade, 1958.