July 1st parade, Campbell River

B.A. Dealer service station

Campbell River Water Fesitival event at McIvor Lake

July 24, 1964

Zellerbach family and catch

Construction of the Community Hall, Campbell River

Volunteers working on constructing the Community Hall in downtown Campbell River. The hall took a number of years to build but was opened in 1954. At this time the project had been taken over by the Campbell River Kinsmen Club.

Ivy McDonald with her catch

Ivy McDonald with her catch of a 55 lb Tyee in 1958. Guide Les McDonald (not in photograph).

Rose McKay, Dr. Bathurst Hall, and May Baldwin

Mrs. McKay is being presented with a cheque by the Chamber of Commerce in recognition of her service to the community, Nov. 10, 1965. For many years Rose McKay was the curator of the Campbell River Museum.

Discussing the John Hart Power Development

Left to right: Mr. Boyd, owner of General Construction Co. Ltd.; Earl Finning, of Finning Tractor & Equipment Co. Ltd.; and Frank Ferries, the Branch Service Manager of Finning.

Johnny Ferry Jr. in front of the Bon Ton Store

Johnny Ferry Jr. with his young cousin James Livingstone Naknakin outside the Bon Ton store, c. 1951. The Bon Ton store was built in 1949 by George and Violet Nissan. The Nissan’s came to Campbell River in 1946 after hearing that construction workers were being hired for the Ladore Diversion...

John Peacey in his uniform

John Campbell Peacey was the son of Annie and John Peacey who were early settlers in the area that is now downtown Campbell River. John is considered the first non-native child to be born in Campbell River. John was a much decorated World War I hero. A few years after he returned from overseas he...

July 1st parade in Campbell River

Members of the Gilford Island Band, Kwikwasut'inuxw Haxwa'mis, and the ‘Nakwaxda’xw Band participating in Campbell River's July 1st Parade at Lane Field. Woman at centre in traditional dress is Katie Ferry dancing with John Ferry (Sr.) to her right. The man in uniform on the far...

Dick de Kay with guide Dr. Duke

Mrs. Irvin Janko with her catch, and a man

Aerial view of old and new wharves and fishermen's floats

Annual General Meeting of Tyee Club

Tammy McConkey in photograph.

Fisherman with Catch of Salmon at Willows Hotel Scales

Drilling crew involved in project to destroy Ripple Rock

Photograph taken by local author Francis Dickie for use in an article he wrote about one of the attempts to remove Ripple Rock. Dickie's caption read: "Men of drilling crew: brave men who rode a continually active "sea-earth-quake" in the heart of perhaps the most dangerous tide...

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.

Story hour at the local library, Campbell River

Teacher Mrs. Joan Burnard reads a story to the children. Her assistants are Anne Spencer (at right) and Bonnie McDonald (far left) from the Campbell River Land Rangers.

View of John Hart Generating Station

B.C. Hydro's John Hart generating station with the surge towers behind, 1951.

Constructing the new Government Wharf, Campbell River

Snowball Dance, 1956

Mrs. Butler, Tyee Man

Mrs. W.C. Butler, Tyee Man 1934, with her catch.

Tony Biron with his catch

Tony Biron caught a 47 lb spawning Tyee from the end of the Argonaut Wharf. Featured in the Aug. 12, 1964 issue of the newspaper.

A.N. Wolverton with fish