Campbell River Recreation Association Circus Gym

The coat check crew at the Community Hall for CRRA Circus Gym event.

Anglers with their catch on beachfront, Campbell River

Joe Iaci (on left) with his nephew, Frank Iaci (middle) and Ross Filippone (right) and a catch of salmon on the beach in front of the Willows Hotel. Joe Iaci was the co-owner of the Willows Hotel.

Campbell River Senior High Graduation ceremony 1955

School administrators discuss their students

A discussion concerning the pressures on a child in school took place, attended by (left to right): Bob Parton, Dr. S.E. Jensen, John Young, Edith Gullard, and Dr. G. Multari.

Bill Glendale and Anne Munday

Anne Munday was the eldest daughter of Eleanor Cliffe.

Campbell River School

Students with their teacher, Miss Ethel Barwise (standing on right) on the front steps of Campbell River's first school.

Harold Soy - Tyee Man 1939

Harold B. Soy of Salem, Oregon, U.S.A. – Tyee Man 1939. Weight 62½ lbs.

Children's roller skating performance, Campbell River

Group of children at a roller skating performance. This group was likely part of the Campbell River Roller Skating Club. Photo ran in the May 14, 1964 issue of the C.R. Courier newspaper.

Campbell River Waterfront

Looking south from where Tyee Texaco was later built; annex and third Willows Hotel on right; Thulin barn in centre; on left in distance is Ritchie's garage.

Roderick Haig-Brown and John Glass

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.

Museum Day event at the Foreshore Pavilion

Members of the Henderson family dancing with their masks at the pavilion on the Foreshore Park, Campbell River, Sept. 3, 1982.

Sam Henderson carving

Allan's General Store

A view inside Allan's General store sometime during the mid-1950s. The store was located on the Island Highway in Campbellton.

D. Lorenz with catch

D. Lorenz with catch - a 40 1/2 lb Tyee.

View Looking South Towards the Willows Hotel

Campbell River July 1st Parade, 1949

Float in the July 1st, 1949 parade decorated to "Support the Memorial Hall".

View of the lobby at Forbes Landing Lodge, Campbell River

Thulin Family sitting on the front steps of their home

Members of the Thulin family on the front steps of their home, Thulin Court (later known as Richmond Court). This building originally housed the first store in Campbell River and was later converted to living quarters for the Thulin Family. It was located slightly north of the first Willows Hotel.

B.C. Airlines plane at Willows Hotel dock

B.C. Airlines seaplane tied up at the dock in front of the third Willows Hotel. L & H Block on the right.

View of commercial fishing boats tied up Campbell River wharf

The first commercial landing at Campbell River Airport

Pacific Western Airlines (PWA) lands a DC-3 on Campbell River's new runway, flown by Captain Jack Crosby on August 22, 1959. This was the first commercial landing at the Campbell River Airport, and it also served as a test run for PWA, which began flying twice daily commercial flights from...

July 1st parade, 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. Johnny Ferry Jr., wearing a mask made by John Wesley, and Sam Henderson with a drum.

The Naknakin family

Everything about this photo says 1950’s – the matching outfits worn by the two young girls, the embroidered name hats and (most telling of all) the young woman dressed in pants. Of the more than 400 photographs in this collection (most with women in them), only 4 show women wearing pants. The...

Summer program held in Campbell River "Painting in the Park"

A summer program at Centennial Park - 'Painting in the Park' - with instructor Marilyn Hilsden (standing). July 1968.