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Description
Black dress with zipper up the back. Short cropped sleeves. Front of dress has a pattern of layered "v's" of fabric. Tag inside reads "Dave Gilman / Montreal". Second layer of black shiny fabric in the skirt.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1960
End Date
1971
Period or Date Notes
Based on lack of care label, required in United States after 1971. However, as it is a Canadian manufacturer / retailer, this date may be incorrect as rules are different in Canada. Start date based on estimated period based on style of dress and others in this accession.
Description
Black dress with zipper up the back. Short cropped sleeves. Front of dress has a pattern of layered "v's" of fabric. Tag inside reads "Dave Gilman / Montreal". Second layer of black shiny fabric in the skirt.
Accession No.
2018.25.12
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Dark green wool dress with metal zipper in back. Tag inside reads "Ulrique / Made in France / 25 Place Vendome Paris 1er". Two pockets in front, thin black belt around waist.
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Manufacturer
Ulrique
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1960
End Date
1979
Period or Date Notes
Based on style
Description
Dark green wool dress with metal zipper in back. Tag inside reads "Ulrique / Made in France / 25 Place Vendome Paris 1er". Two pockets in front, thin black belt around waist.
Accession No.
2018.25.14
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
V-necked brown dress with repeating pattern of hexagons of white and red thread. Each hexagon has a pattern of similar to an arrow with two lines on each side. Green ribbon in a large loop has been sewn inside one shoulder. Metal zipper in the back. Tag inside reads "Murray Bowen / by / Town & Coun…
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Manufacturer
Town & Country Wear Co. Ltd.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1960
End Date
1979
Period or Date Notes
Based on style
Description
V-necked brown dress with repeating pattern of hexagons of white and red thread. Each hexagon has a pattern of similar to an arrow with two lines on each side. Green ribbon in a large loop has been sewn inside one shoulder. Metal zipper in the back. Tag inside reads "Murray Bowen / by / Town & Country Wear Co. Ltd." Skirt has a golden synthetic fabric liner
Accession No.
2018.25.15
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Dark green mohair sweater with seven pinkish-coral buttons along the front. Appears handmade (no manufacturer's tag), probably from 1960s-1970s based on style.
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Other Names
Cardigan
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1960
End Date
1979
Period or Date Notes
1950s sweaters tend to look shorter, or have a waist that cinches in tighter, whereas this sweater is slightly longer and is one straight line
Description
Dark green mohair sweater with seven pinkish-coral buttons along the front. Appears handmade (no manufacturer's tag), probably from 1960s-1970s based on style.
Accession No.
2018.25.11
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Leather bag with fringe decoration around top section and bottom. Drawstring tie to close. One one in white and red is the Centennial Logo that marked Canada's 100th anniversary of Confederation in 1967. One the other side is a flower of dark blue beads edged in light blue.
Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Hankin Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Leather bag with fringe decoration around top section and bottom. Drawstring tie to close. One one in white and red is the Centennial Logo that marked Canada's 100th anniversary of Confederation in 1967. One the other side is a flower of dark blue beads edged in light blue.
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Accession No.
2012.71.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Left handed leather glove. Pattern of three flowers stitched in coloured thread across wrist area. Single red flower edged with blue on back of hand area. Red fabric band around wrist. Fringe of leather for decoration at wrist.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Left handed leather glove. Pattern of three flowers stitched in coloured thread across wrist area. Single red flower edged with blue on back of hand area. Red fabric band around wrist. Fringe of leather for decoration at wrist.
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Width
17
Length
36.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Width measured at widest part across wrist
Accession No.
2012.71.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Left handed leather glove with blue, red and green beaded floral design. Red band across wrist area formed by groupings of 2 beads side by side and spaced in a row. Top wrist area leather cut in jagged design.
Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Hankin Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Left handed leather glove with blue, red and green beaded floral design. Red band across wrist area formed by groupings of 2 beads side by side and spaced in a row. Top wrist area leather cut in jagged design.
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Width
14
Length
25
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length is approximate, fingers cannot be fully extended. Width measurement taken at widest point across upper wrist.
Accession No.
2012.71.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Right handed leather glove with floral / plant design sewn on in pink and green pastle covered threads. Small rhinestone beads have been used to outline the design. Black "x's and o's" design across the top of the wrist area. Fringed leather stripes decorate near the wrist. Inside lined with black …
Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Hankin Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Right handed leather glove with floral / plant design sewn on in pink and green pastle covered threads. Small rhinestone beads have been used to outline the design. Black "x's and o's" design across the top of the wrist area. Fringed leather stripes decorate near the wrist. Inside lined with black fabric.
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Width
18
Length
34
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Width measured at wrist, widest part
Accession No.
2012.71.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Right foot leather moccasin. Red and green stitch work across the top with red, green and blue flower. Blue and pink stitching across the heel
Title
Moccasin
Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Hankin Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Right foot leather moccasin. Red and green stitch work across the top with red, green and blue flower. Blue and pink stitching across the heel
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Length
24
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2012.71.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Left handed leather glove. Decorated with flowers stitched in various coloured thread. Leather fringe near wrist opening.
Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Hankin Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Left handed leather glove. Decorated with flowers stitched in various coloured thread. Leather fringe near wrist opening.
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Width
16
Length
32.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Width measured across wrist at widest part
Accession No.
2012.71.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Moccasin style shoe made of leather with another different type of red leather on top, and string to lace. Fur/fleece lined interior.
Title
Moccasin
Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Moccasin style shoe made of leather with another different type of red leather on top, and string to lace. Fur/fleece lined interior.
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Accession No.
2012.71.7
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
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
Off-white pink tinged pill box hat with lace hanging down the front (would go in front of wearer's face). The lace strands narrow down each side and meet at a point with a square of velvet and a small rhinestone. There is a velvet ribbon around the hat that meets at the front in a bow and meets in …
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Title
Pillbox hat
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, HEADWEAR
Start Date
1930
End Date
1970
Description
Off-white pink tinged pill box hat with lace hanging down the front (would go in front of wearer's face). The lace strands narrow down each side and meet at a point with a square of velvet and a small rhinestone. There is a velvet ribbon around the hat that meets at the front in a bow and meets in a simple cross at the back.
Accession No.
2018.25.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-CANVAS; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
A heavy black canvas turnout gear jacket used by volunteer firemen and used only for fire fighting The collar is brown cordroy.It has four heavy metal clips down the front for doing it up. The name JERRY is printed across the front of the left hand side.The large red dot painted on the back was so …
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Title
Fireman's jacket
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Place Used
Town of Smithers and Smithers Airport
Start Date
1951
End Date
1989
Description
A heavy black canvas turnout gear jacket used by volunteer firemen and used only for fire fighting The collar is brown cordroy.It has four heavy metal clips down the front for doing it up. The name JERRY is printed across the front of the left hand side.The large red dot painted on the back was so they could easily be spotted in a fire. There is a rubber lining inbetween the inner lining and outer fabric of the jacket.
Narrative
This jacket was purchased in 1951 - cost in 1989 $350
History Of Use
Used by Smithers Volunteer Fire Department
Material
FABRIC-CANVAS; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Inscriptions
JERRY on left front and large red dot painted on back
Length
100cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.44.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Pair of leather gloves with decorative flowers stiched in multi coloured threads. Band of blue ribbon across the wrist, red ribbon added to the sides of the wrist. Black fabric across the top. Leather tassles along the side.
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Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Hankin Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Pair of leather gloves with decorative flowers stiched in multi coloured threads. Band of blue ribbon across the wrist, red ribbon added to the sides of the wrist. Black fabric across the top. Leather tassles along the side.
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Width
17
Length
35
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Width measured at widest point across the wrist
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2012.71.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Date Range
1965-1974; 1990-1991
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Files include 12 phone books/telephone directories for the Bulkley Valley area.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
B.C. Tel
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 195
File 196
File 197
Accession No.
2017.33
Physical Description
30.5 cm of textual records
Date Range
1965-1974; 1990-1991
Scope and Content
Files include 12 phone books/telephone directories for the Bulkley Valley area.
Subject Access
B.C. Tel
B.C. Telephone Company
Geographic Access
Burns Lake, B.C.
Hazelton, B.C.
Houston, B.C.
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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