Several people at Moricetown Rapids. Three people may seen at water's edge with their backs to the camers. Two others, a woman and a man, are facing the camera and are identified as Aunt Nellie Downey and Ralph Smith. He was a butcher at Watson's Store.
This is one of 6 photographs given to the museum from the donor of people and views of Smithers. The donor was a daughter of Fred and Mary Catherine Watson and longtime resident of Smithers. Her husband, Carl, was a former mayor of Smithers.
These pictures (P3714-3717) were taken at Moricetown, on August 14 1933. The primary occupation there is fishing. This photo is an indigenous person (likely Witsuwit'en) killing a salmon that he has larpooned.
Original caption: These pictures (P3714-3717) were taken at an old Indian town called Moricetown, on August 14. The only occupation of these Indians is fishing. 3717 shows an Indian woman cleaning salmon.