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Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
White cotton baby dress with short sleeves and embroidered eyelet design. Two buttons at back.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
White cotton baby dress with short sleeves and embroidered eyelet design. Two buttons at back.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Accession No.
1997.7.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Ladies white cotton summer dress with spagetti straps. Has cut-out embroidered design around the top, and again around the bottom. Embroidery has a light blue tinge to it. Crocheted trim that looks like lace around the bottom.
Title
Cotton dress
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Ladies white cotton summer dress with spagetti straps. Has cut-out embroidered design around the top, and again around the bottom. Embroidery has a light blue tinge to it. Crocheted trim that looks like lace around the bottom.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1997.10.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Ladies white cotton summer top or blouse. Straps over the shoulders, top is wide then gathers at waist with a draw string. Embroidered edges around the top, and embroidered butterfly designs at midriff. Three white linen covered buttons at centre.
Title
Summer top
Other Names
blouse
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Ladies white cotton summer top or blouse. Straps over the shoulders, top is wide then gathers at waist with a draw string. Embroidered edges around the top, and embroidered butterfly designs at midriff. Three white linen covered buttons at centre.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Accession No.
1997.13.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Men's off white vest. Has little specks of black stitching all over it to create the pattern. Four small pockets, two on each side, on front, two lower near the waist, and two breast. Five pearl coloured buttons up the front. White linen lining. Back is plain off-white, with ties at the waist.
Title
Men's vest
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Men's off white vest. Has little specks of black stitching all over it to create the pattern. Four small pockets, two on each side, on front, two lower near the waist, and two breast. Five pearl coloured buttons up the front. White linen lining. Back is plain off-white, with ties at the waist.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Accession No.
1997.24.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Cream coloured knit christening gown with sleeves. Blue ribbon across the front chest to tie it closed at the back.
Original Owner
Barbara Evitt Hastings donating the items to the Mission Museum in 2015. She was born in Smithers in 1944. See donation form from 2015 for detailed family geneaology.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1920
End Date
1978
Period or Date Notes
based on family history, death certificate for Dorothy Esther (Jones) Grant, marriage certificate for Winnifred Grant Evitt
Description
Cream coloured knit christening gown with sleeves. Blue ribbon across the front chest to tie it closed at the back.
History Of Use
According to the donor the gown was made by her paternal grandmother Barbara Evitt. Barbara and Arthur Evitt had a son named Leonard Evitt who married Winnifred Grant in Smithers in 1942, and the donor was born in 1944. The family left Smithers around 1945.
Accession No.
2015.8.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Ladies white cotton dress. Top quarter of dress (chest and cap sleeves) is crocheted with a butterfly and flower design, the remainder (skirt) is plain undecorated cotton.
Title
Cotton dress
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Ladies white cotton dress. Top quarter of dress (chest and cap sleeves) is crocheted with a butterfly and flower design, the remainder (skirt) is plain undecorated cotton.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Accession No.
1997.11.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Red blazer-style jacket with zipper front. Patch sewn on left side of chest reads "Smithers Pontiacs". Patch sewn on right side reads: "N.W.B.C.B.A. / Champs / 1961" with image of crossed baseball bats. On left shoulder patch that reads "C Field" (indicating it belonged to a centre field player). Y…
Title
Smithers Pontiacs Jacket
Original Owner
Bill Kilpatrick
Other Names
blazer
team sweater
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1961
End Date
1961
Period or Date Notes
based on date on chest patch
Description
Red blazer-style jacket with zipper front. Patch sewn on left side of chest reads "Smithers Pontiacs". Patch sewn on right side reads: "N.W.B.C.B.A. / Champs / 1961" with image of crossed baseball bats. On left shoulder patch that reads "C Field" (indicating it belonged to a centre field player). Yellow-gold striped down each arm from shoulder to wrist. Red buttons on cuffs. Black liner inside. Maker's tag sewn into neck of jacket. Name of manufacturer not readable, but "Vancouver Canada" is at bottom of tag.
History Of Use
The Smithers Pontiacs baseball team played in the Northwest BC league for four seasons from 1961 to 1964. According to the Interior News they played their first game in May 1961, wearing white uniforms with red piping, red caps, and red and white sox. They won the championship in 1961 (the first year the league existed) under the guidance of Coach Gordon Dilling and team captain Bill Kilpatrick. According to Sept 27 1961 edition of the Interior News, Bill Kilpatrick played centre field.
Accession No.
2019.1.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Red blazer-style jacket with zipper front. Patch sewn on left side of chest reads "Smithers Pontiacs". Patch sewn on right side reads: "N.W.B.C.B.A. / Champs / 1961" with image of crossed baseball bats. On left shoulder patch that reads "2nd Base". Yellow-gold striped down each arm from shoulder to…
Title
Smithers Pontiacs Jacket
Original Owner
Gary Herman
Other Names
blazer
team sweater
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1961
End Date
1961
Period or Date Notes
based on date on chest patch
Description
Red blazer-style jacket with zipper front. Patch sewn on left side of chest reads "Smithers Pontiacs". Patch sewn on right side reads: "N.W.B.C.B.A. / Champs / 1961" with image of crossed baseball bats. On left shoulder patch that reads "2nd Base". Yellow-gold striped down each arm from shoulder to wrist. Red buttons on cuffs.
History Of Use
The Smithers Pontiacs baseball team played in the Northwest BC league for four seasons from 1961 to 1964. According to the Interior News they played their first game in May 1961, wearing white uniforms with red piping, red caps, and red and white sox. They won the championship in 1961 (the first year the league existed) under the guidance of Coach Gordon Dilling and team captain Bill Kilpatrick. According to Sept 27 1961 edition of the Interior News, 2nd base was played by Gary Herman.
Accession No.
2019.1.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Red hockey jersey made of a mesh fabric. White band from neck to top of shoulders. "Smithers is / Hockeyville" printed in white letters across chest. "1" printed on back. Rubber logo on back with stylized "AK" logo. Men's XL size.
Title
Hockeyville Jersey
Manufacturer
Athletic Knit
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
Start Date
2006
End Date
2006
Description
Red hockey jersey made of a mesh fabric. White band from neck to top of shoulders. "Smithers is / Hockeyville" printed in white letters across chest. "1" printed on back. Rubber logo on back with stylized "AK" logo. Men's XL size.
History Of Use
Smithers bid to be selected as Kraft Hockeyville was during the inaugaral season of the competition, 2006. Smithers was a finalist.
Accession No.
2019.4.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
a: dark blue/black corduroy skirt with red buttons and snap closures at waist. "C.Spicer" written on label sewn inside at waist. b: red corduroy vest, no buttons or fasteners. Tag inside reads "C. Spicer". c-d: white silk blouses with collars and silk ties at the back of neck that would be tied aro…
Title
Harmonettes Uniform
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1959
End Date
1967
Period or Date Notes
Accession sheet indicates 1950s. Dates based on history of Harmonettes found online.
Description
a: dark blue/black corduroy skirt with red buttons and snap closures at waist. "C.Spicer" written on label sewn inside at waist. b: red corduroy vest, no buttons or fasteners. Tag inside reads "C. Spicer". c-d: white silk blouses with collars and silk ties at the back of neck that would be tied around the front to form a bow tie. White buttons up the front. Part c has a tag inside that reads "Lorraine Spicer". Part is c is slightly smaller than part d.
History Of Use
Uniform worn by members of the Harmonettes, a girls' singing group in Smithers in the 1960s. In 1967 the group performed at Expo '67 in Montreal.
Accession No.
2009.10.22 a-d
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
a: red blazer with three gold buttons up middle. British Columbia crest patch sewn onto left side of chest. Two pockets, one on each side at waist. Maker's tag reads "All Wool / Tan Jay". Second handwritten tag reads "Spicer". b: White silky blouse with buttons up the front, and ties around neck t…
Title
Harmonettes Uniform
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1959
End Date
1967
Period or Date Notes
Dates based on history of Harmonettes found online.
Description
a: red blazer with three gold buttons up middle. British Columbia crest patch sewn onto left side of chest. Two pockets, one on each side at waist. Maker's tag reads "All Wool / Tan Jay". Second handwritten tag reads "Spicer". b: White silky blouse with buttons up the front, and ties around neck to form a bow tie. c: blue skirt with blue lining. Maker's tag reads: "Por Tempos / Custom Contures". Button and zipper at back to close. Tag that reads "Spicer" sewn in above maker's tag.
History Of Use
Uniform worn by members of the Harmonettes, a girls' singing group in Smithers in the 1960s. In 1967 the group performed at Expo '67 in Montreal.
Accession No.
2009.10.23 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
White cotton baby dress. Short puffy sleeves, flares out from above waist. Bottom of dress has lace trim. Skirt portion has embroidered flower design. Chest section, just below neck line has embroidered design that looks like a hanging necklace with a flower.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
White cotton baby dress. Short puffy sleeves, flares out from above waist. Bottom of dress has lace trim. Skirt portion has embroidered flower design. Chest section, just below neck line has embroidered design that looks like a hanging necklace with a flower.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1997.19.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Black shirt with three quarter length sleeves, similar style to a blazer. Black square buttons up the front (13 buttons, 14 button holes). Inside there is a pale brown fabric lining. Left sleeve has a decorative bow of black fabric edged with brown stitches at end of sleeve. Back of jacket has "tai…
Title
Ladies shirt
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Black shirt with three quarter length sleeves, similar style to a blazer. Black square buttons up the front (13 buttons, 14 button holes). Inside there is a pale brown fabric lining. Left sleeve has a decorative bow of black fabric edged with brown stitches at end of sleeve. Back of jacket has "tail" cut in slits. No maker's tag.
History Of Use
Presumed to be a ladies shirt based on size and proportions, but could be a child's shirt.
Accession No.
2001.11.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
PLASTIC;
Description
A white cotton polo shirt with a buttoned top.and stamped with round Smithers 75th Homecoming 1921-1996 logo on the front left hand side. Has a small plastic 3 buttoned closure.
Manufacturer
Go North
Other Names
t-shirt
Manufacturer Notes
Maker info label "Classic Collection by Go North. 100% cotton Size M/M
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Place Of Manufacture
Taiwan
Description
A white cotton polo shirt with a buttoned top.and stamped with round Smithers 75th Homecoming 1921-1996 logo on the front left hand side. Has a small plastic 3 buttoned closure.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
PLASTIC;
Accession No.
2018.19.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Black v-necked dress with capped sleeves. Dress has a thin fabric belt held in two belt loops, one at each side. Black fringe (tassels) surround the dress on its waist. Metal zipper at right side. White shoulder pads sewn inside. No manufacturer's tag.
Title
Black fringe dress
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1960
End Date
1979
Period or Date Notes
Based on style, popularity of fringe design outside of the 1920s, and similar date ranges for other dresses in this donation.
Description
Black v-necked dress with capped sleeves. Dress has a thin fabric belt held in two belt loops, one at each side. Black fringe (tassels) surround the dress on its waist. Metal zipper at right side. White shoulder pads sewn inside. No manufacturer's tag.
Accession No.
2018.25.17
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Dark blue blazer style jacket. "VIA" stitched in white on left side breast pocket. Silver and blue front button stamped with "VIA". Second button missing (two button holes). Two pockets at waist. Dark plum coloured lining. Tag on right side inside jacket for Le Grand Uniforms, Montreal. Tag at neck…
Title
VIA Rail Jacket
Manufacturer
Le Grand Uniforms
Other Names
blazer
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Montreal, Quebec
Start Date
1977
Period or Date Notes
VIA Rail established by Canadian Government in 1977.
Description
Dark blue blazer style jacket. "VIA" stitched in white on left side breast pocket. Silver and blue front button stamped with "VIA". Second button missing (two button holes). Two pockets at waist. Dark plum coloured lining. Tag on right side inside jacket for Le Grand Uniforms, Montreal. Tag at neck on inside reads "Le Grand". Pink paper tag (possibly dry cleaner's tag) stapled to inside left breast pocket.
History Of Use
VIA Rail established 1977
Accession No.
2019.3.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Men's one piece swimsuit, dark navy blue with red trim. Resembles shirt and shorts but sewn together like a body suit.
Title
Men's swimsuit
Other Names
bathing suit
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Men's one piece swimsuit, dark navy blue with red trim. Resembles shirt and shorts but sewn together like a body suit.
History Of Use
This style of bathing suit was popular around the mid 1920s.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1984.4.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
White cotton christening dress. Has long sleeves with lace ruffle on ends. A narrow neck line with crocheted lace trim. Flairs out from just above the waist down to a lace boardered ruffle around the bottom, it is bordered with crocheted lace. There is three button closure in back.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
White cotton christening dress. Has long sleeves with lace ruffle on ends. A narrow neck line with crocheted lace trim. Flairs out from just above the waist down to a lace boardered ruffle around the bottom, it is bordered with crocheted lace. There is three button closure in back.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Accession No.
1993.11.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-NYLON; FABRIC-SATIN;
Description
Child's orange nylon dress. Has satin ruffled ribbon around collar, ends of short sleeves and two rows around the bottom of dress. There is also ruffled ribbon on the front that swirls into circles with little blue bows in the center of them. The dress is lined on the inside with off white satin.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Child's orange nylon dress. Has satin ruffled ribbon around collar, ends of short sleeves and two rows around the bottom of dress. There is also ruffled ribbon on the front that swirls into circles with little blue bows in the center of them. The dress is lined on the inside with off white satin.
Material
FABRIC-NYLON; FABRIC-SATIN;
Accession No.
1997.3.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-WOOL;
Description
Ladies one-piece black wool swimsuit. Tank top style with sewn in shorts. Maker's tag reads "Greenock Swimwear".
Title
Ladies swimsuit
Other Names
bathing suit
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Ladies one-piece black wool swimsuit. Tank top style with sewn in shorts. Maker's tag reads "Greenock Swimwear".
Material
FABRIC-WOOL;
Accession No.
1997.23.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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