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Description
Half a propeller from the B-36 bomber. Green in colour with a yellow tip. It has a vary large dent in the centre. Bolted into a mount with wheels. The maker mark reads: "Electric Propellers" and "CONSTANT SPEED".
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
MECHANICAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Half a propeller from the B-36 bomber. Green in colour with a yellow tip. It has a vary large dent in the centre. Bolted into a mount with wheels. The maker mark reads: "Electric Propellers" and "CONSTANT SPEED".
History Of Use
Dropped off anonomously at night to the Terrace Airport for the Cadets. Donated to the BV Museum by Commanding Officer Florence Braam.
Height
289
Width
100
Length
62
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions include mount
Accession No.
2012.58.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
a: Small bottle. Has 4 ounces measuring ability marked into the side of the bottle. On the other side marks out 114 cubic centimetres. Has squarish build with rectangular corners. Missing lid. b: Pink advertizing slip on the inside. See inscriptions.
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Title
Curity Sure Grip
Manufacturer
The Kendall Co./ Can/ Ltd.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
a: Small bottle. Has 4 ounces measuring ability marked into the side of the bottle. On the other side marks out 114 cubic centimetres. Has squarish build with rectangular corners. Missing lid. b: Pink advertizing slip on the inside. See inscriptions.
Inscriptions
On part b: 4 Oz / Curity* / Sure Grip Bottle / *Trade Mark
On the bottom of the bottle the following has been inscribed: The Kendall Co./ Can/ Ltd.
Height
11.5
Width
5
Length
5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measured from the base on all accounts.
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2016.5.12 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-CANVAS; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
Rockhound backpack with a metal frame and a dark green canvas bag attached. The metal frame has remnants of green paint, most of which has chipped away. The backpack is composed of two main pockets, a larger and smaller one, as well as straps on the bottom with which to fasten additional objects. T…
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Other Names
Bag
Knapsack
Manufacturer Notes
Rockhound
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Rockhound backpack with a metal frame and a dark green canvas bag attached. The metal frame has remnants of green paint, most of which has chipped away. The backpack is composed of two main pockets, a larger and smaller one, as well as straps on the bottom with which to fasten additional objects. Two thin leather cords can be threaded through eyelets on the backpack flap to fasten the bag shut.
Material
FABRIC-CANVAS; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
2012.86.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Green canvas bag with an orange label [see inscriptions]. A single orange strap made of a synthetic fabric with a metal buckle.This item blonged to (?) Glass, a tree planting contractor that lived in in Telkwa. Glass gave the donor this shovel 5 - 10 years ago and the donor displayed it in his barb…
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Title
DuraPouch Treeplanting Bag
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Green canvas bag with an orange label [see inscriptions]. A single orange strap made of a synthetic fabric with a metal buckle.This item blonged to (?) Glass, a tree planting contractor that lived in in Telkwa. Glass gave the donor this shovel 5 - 10 years ago and the donor displayed it in his barbershop since then.Durapouch, according to trademarkia.com a Trademark registration company, was filed as a trademark by Interior Tent & Awning Ltd. in Kamloops, BC on Friday, May 31, 1974. On September 14, 1990 the trademark cancelled because it was not renewed.
Height
35
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Approximate distance from bottom of bag to lip of bag.
Accession No.
2017.126.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL-STEEL;
Description
Barrel is an open container with twelve vertical assorted sized wooden slats bound by two metal collars, one on bottom and one on top with two separated sections of wire binding around belly of barrel. Wire binding is secured by small metal pins. Visible holes and cracks throughout. Barrel is grey…
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Barrel is an open container with twelve vertical assorted sized wooden slats bound by two metal collars, one on bottom and one on top with two separated sections of wire binding around belly of barrel. Wire binding is secured by small metal pins. Visible holes and cracks throughout. Barrel is greyish in color and stained. Bottom of barrel has four fitted wooden slats forming round shape secured by one wooden slat running the opposite direction and nailed to out diameter of barrel.
History Of Use
Barrel used as container for miscellaneous purposes. Appears to be homemade.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL-STEEL;
Height
46.5
Diameter
Top: 25.5 Base: 25.5
Circumference
91.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.84.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Description
A wide gathering basket made from birch bark. The basket has a square bottom with tapered sides and a semi-oval top. The four corners have been folded and sewn together with narrow bark. The top has been trimmed with an overhanded style of stiching with a red stripe running through it. There is a …
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A wide gathering basket made from birch bark. The basket has a square bottom with tapered sides and a semi-oval top. The four corners have been folded and sewn together with narrow bark. The top has been trimmed with an overhanded style of stiching with a red stripe running through it. There is a pattern of dark leaves on the outisde of the basket. The basket has a crack along the bottom about 8cm long.
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Height
10
Diameter
27.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2013.30.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Description
A rust coloured birch bark basket with coloured strips around the rim. Strips are yellow, green, and orange. Very stiff and the sides are folded and sewn with willow root. The rim is reinforced with a wooden support.
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Other Names
Birchbark basket
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A rust coloured birch bark basket with coloured strips around the rim. Strips are yellow, green, and orange. Very stiff and the sides are folded and sewn with willow root. The rim is reinforced with a wooden support.
History Of Use
Unknown donor. We can only assume it is used to gather berries or for storage, as it is not strong enough for cooking. The coloured strips around the top achieved their colour by dying the strips in berry, vegetable or root juices. Sometimes burying the
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Height
19.5
Width
25
Depth
19
Diameter
Base: 62
Circumference
84
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
base diameter is actually base circumference
Accession No.
1991.137.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
The basket WAS RETURNED to Leonard George, of Telkwa August 1, 1986 by a person with the initials 'RM'. The basket was blue and white quills on birch bark basket.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
The basket WAS RETURNED to Leonard George, of Telkwa August 1, 1986 by a person with the initials 'RM'. The basket was blue and white quills on birch bark basket.
History Of Use
The basket was made in Northern Ontario by Ojibwa Indians.
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1978.0098.0021
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Description
A small square cedar bark basket.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A small square cedar bark basket.
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Height
5
Width
9
Length
11.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1997.51.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Description
A wide gathering basket made from birch bark. The basket has a square bottom with tapered sides and a semi-oval top. The four corners have been folded and sewn together with narrow bark. The top has been trimmed with an overhanded style of stiching.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A wide gathering basket made from birch bark. The basket has a square bottom with tapered sides and a semi-oval top. The four corners have been folded and sewn together with narrow bark. The top has been trimmed with an overhanded style of stiching.
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Height
7.5
Width
24
Length
22.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2013.30.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Round basket made of wooden panels held together with metal staples. There is a colourful label on the side that's peeling off; only remnants remain. The basket has two wire handles.
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Title
Wooden Fruit Basket
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Round basket made of wooden panels held together with metal staples. There is a colourful label on the side that's peeling off; only remnants remain. The basket has two wire handles.
Accession No.
2018.46.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE); WOOD-WILLOW;
Description
An oval basket with lid. The middle of the basket is larger in circumference than the top or base. It is a coil basket with a uniform design in Cherry bark, and spruce root. The lid has matching design and materials. The lid dimensions are: 15cm across, 46.5cm circumf., 2cm thick.
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Other Names
Basket with lid
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
An oval basket with lid. The middle of the basket is larger in circumference than the top or base. It is a coil basket with a uniform design in Cherry bark, and spruce root. The lid has matching design and materials. The lid dimensions are: 15cm across, 46.5cm circumf., 2cm thick.
History Of Use
Katie O'Neill was referred to some as an historian. She was Wiggs O'Neills younger sister. For more info see Historical Research file: O'Neill,Katie. Basket may have been made for tourist consumption. Possibly Coast Salish.
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE); WOOD-WILLOW;
Height
18.5
Depth
16
Diameter
Top: 15 Base: 12.5
Circumference
68.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
see 'Object Description' for lid measurements
Accession No.
1971.1.4 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE); WOOD-WILLOW;
Description
Light colour woven round basket with a geometric design; fashioned in light, medium & dark bark strips. Sturdy base is smaller in circumference and thicker than the rim. It has a wrapped twine design edging along the rim with one handle (other is missing). Tightly woven.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Light colour woven round basket with a geometric design; fashioned in light, medium & dark bark strips. Sturdy base is smaller in circumference and thicker than the rim. It has a wrapped twine design edging along the rim with one handle (other is missing). Tightly woven.
History Of Use
No known personal history on the donor at this time. Past cataloguing stated this basket was made by Coast Salish. The design is made with Cherry bark and Spruce root. The Salish technique is such that if the basket was soaked, it would become water tight and could be used in a method of cooking which utilized hot stones placed in the container.
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE); WOOD-WILLOW;
Height
18
Width
25.5
Depth
15
Diameter
Base: 64
Circumference
80
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.90.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-WILLOW; WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Description
Light colour woven basket; rectangular shape with flaring sides; has a checked design woven with cherry bark and spruce root. Tightly woven.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Light colour woven basket; rectangular shape with flaring sides; has a checked design woven with cherry bark and spruce root. Tightly woven.
History Of Use
No known personal history on the donor at this time. From past cataloguing, it was stated only that this basket was made by Interior First Nations people, quite possibly the Salish. The design is made with Cherry bark and Spruce root. The Salish technique is such that if the basket was soaked, it would become water tight and could then be used in cooking, by placing hot stones inside. There are Coast & Interior Salish.
Material
WOOD-WILLOW; WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Height
14
Width
14.5
Length
20.5
Depth
13.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.90.1 b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE); WOOD-WILLOW;
Description
Rectangular shape basket with a wave design on all sides in cherry bark. The sides flare slightly.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Rectangular shape basket with a wave design on all sides in cherry bark. The sides flare slightly.
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE); WOOD-WILLOW;
Height
12.5
Width
14.5
Length
26
Depth
12
Diameter
Base: 9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.126.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH); WOOD-WILLOW;
Description
An oval shaped birch bark basket. Willow stitching around the rim, down one side and around the bottom.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
An oval shaped birch bark basket. Willow stitching around the rim, down one side and around the bottom.
History Of Use
Birch bark baskets were used for berry picking and storage.
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH); WOOD-WILLOW;
Height
16.5
Width
20.5
Length
16.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.127.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL-UNKNOWN; WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Description
Large birch bark basket. The bottom is square with flaring sides and round top. There is a triangle design scratched into the bark. There is light coloured strips used to sew the sides together.
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Other Names
Birch bark basket
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Large birch bark basket. The bottom is square with flaring sides and round top. There is a triangle design scratched into the bark. There is light coloured strips used to sew the sides together.
Material
ANIMAL-UNKNOWN; WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Height
33
Depth
32
Diameter
Top: 39 Base: 22
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1992.10.10
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Description
A wide gathering basket made from birch bark. The basket has a square bottom with tapered sides and a semi-oval top. The four corners have been folded and sewn together with narrow bark. The top has been trimmed with an overhanded style of stiching with alternating colours of narrow bark. There is …
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A wide gathering basket made from birch bark. The basket has a square bottom with tapered sides and a semi-oval top. The four corners have been folded and sewn together with narrow bark. The top has been trimmed with an overhanded style of stiching with alternating colours of narrow bark. There is a pattern of light-coloured leaves on the outisde of the basket.
Material
WOOD-BARK (BIRCH);
Height
10
Diameter
28
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2013.30.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Description
Trinket basketry shaped like a tea cup complete with handle and intertwined design along the top rim. 4 geometric designs on the side made with cherry bark and spruce root.
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Other Names
Tea Cup basket
Teacup trinket
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Trinket basketry shaped like a tea cup complete with handle and intertwined design along the top rim. 4 geometric designs on the side made with cherry bark and spruce root.
History Of Use
Katie O'Neill was referred to by some as an historian. She was born in Barkerville, raised on the Queen Charolettes, became a nurse, worked in several places, helped raise many children, and became somewhat of an historian. She had many articles given to her which she in turn donated to our museum. For more info, see Historical Research Files: O'Neill, Katie
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Height
7
Width
8.7
Depth
6.6
Circumference
27
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.1.14
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE); WOOD-WILLOW;
Description
A rectangular willow basket with flared sides. Willow frame creates a small base stand. The sides, 2/3rds up, are alternately woven with a uniform design (grass?). The top 3rd is open with willow framing. Along the top rim is the same material design, lashed to the rim of the basket.
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Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
A rectangular willow basket with flared sides. Willow frame creates a small base stand. The sides, 2/3rds up, are alternately woven with a uniform design (grass?). The top 3rd is open with willow framing. Along the top rim is the same material design, lashed to the rim of the basket.
History Of Use
George DeWitt 1929-1987. Mr. DeWitt was very active in the community. He was the Building Supervisor for the Federal Building and served as a president and vice president for the BV Museum. For more info, see Historical Research file: DeWitt,George. This basket appears to have been used to serve food as it is not strong nor does it have a tight enough weave to be used for cooking.
Material
WOOD-BARK (CHERRY); WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE); WOOD-WILLOW;
Height
12.5
Width
22
Length
32.5
Depth
9.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1980.106.44
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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