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Front counter in the Government Liquor Store

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Date Range
ca. 1930s
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P6275
Accession No.
2018.53
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 18 x 12.5 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
ca. 1930s
History / Biographical
First Liquor Store opened in Smithers in 1921. New premises were occupied in 1927 and housed the liquor store for 30 years. J.W. Turner was a vendor from 1927 to 1953 and during his 26 years his wit and way with words made him a renowned Bulkley River character whose stories are still related today.
Subject Access
Government Liquor Store
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Government Liqour Store, Main Street, Smithers, B.C.

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions4773
Date Range
[197-]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P5170
Physical Description
1 photograph: col., 11 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
1200 dpi
300 dpi
Date Range
[197-]
Subject Access
Government Liquor Store
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Happy Turner in front of the Government Liquor Store

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions1701
Date Range
after 1926
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0940
Accession No.
1984.11
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 12.5x9cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
after 1926
Subject Access
Government Liquor Store
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
The building to the left of the Government Liquor Store is the Post Office.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Happy Turner standing in doorway of the Government Liquor Store

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions1699
Date Range
n.d.
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0938
Accession No.
1984.11
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 9x12.5cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
n.d.
History / Biographical
Happy Turner worked at the Government Liquor Store for 18 years and retired in 1948.
Subject Access
Government Liquor Store
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Shelves in the Government Liquor Store

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Date Range
ca. 1930s
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P6274
Accession No.
2018.53
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 18 x 12.5 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
ca. 1930s
History / Biographical
First Liquor store opened in Smithers in 1921. New premises were occupied in 1927 and housed the liquor store for 30 years. J.W. Turner was a vendor from 1927 to 1953 and during his 26 years his wit and way with words made him a renowned Bulkley River character whose stories are still related today.
Subject Access
Government Liquor Store
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images