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42nd Annual Kispiox Rodeo Supplement

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Date Range
May 31, 1989
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Scope and Content
History of rodeo in Kispiox, message from president Laura Wilson, local livestock, local governments contribute to rodeo, event rules/techniques/evaluation, young competitors, Gil Bowe, competitor and staff features, sponsors, Soffel family barrel racing,
rodeo towns in the area were Telkwa, Endako, Moricetown and some of the native Indian com- 2 munities, including Kispiox Vil­ lage. Local ranchers would supply rank bulls and cows and would quite often ride a horse to the rodeo, buck him there and ride him home. Some of the oldtime cowboys are still
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Fonds No.
BF5
Accession No.
2020.6.49
Physical Description
1 cm textual records
Date Range
May 31, 1989
History / Biographical
Printed in the Interior News and Houston Today.
Scope and Content
History of rodeo in Kispiox, message from president Laura Wilson, local livestock, local governments contribute to rodeo, event rules/techniques/evaluation, young competitors, Gil Bowe, competitor and staff features, sponsors, Soffel family barrel racing,
Subject Access
Interior News
Type of Record
Archival Description

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42nd Annual Kispiox Rodeo Supplement

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56th Annual Fall Fair Results Supplement

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Date Range
September 3, 1986
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
; 2, Norman Elsworth, Kitwanga; 3, Ray Hicks, Telkwa. Doubles: 1, Donn & Bev Lub­ bers, Smithers; 2, Ray & Gilbert Hicks, Telkwa; 3, Olaf Paulson, Burns Lake, & Murray Abbott, Smithers. Fiddlers’ contest Open (18-64 Years) 1, Mike St. Germain, Prince George; 2, Harold Morin, Moricetown; 3, Cyril
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Fonds No.
AF1
Accession No.
2020.6.107
Physical Description
1 cm textual records
Date Range
September 3, 1986
Subject Access
Interior News
Type of Record
Archival Description

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56th Annual Fall Fair Results Supplement

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"61 Things to Do in the Bulkley Valley" Supplement

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Date Range
June 24, 1998
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
next to the village. To reach the 'Ksan Historical Village, turn off hwy 16 at New Hazelton on to the Hazelton High Level Rd and drive 7 kms. 4 7 . H o l y J um pin’ C o h o Come and watch the salmon climb the river at Moricetown. Watch the natives gaffing fish, the old way and buy a fish for yourself
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Fonds No.
BF5
Accession No.
2020.34.9
Physical Description
1 cm textual records
Date Range
June 24, 1998
History / Biographical
Printed in the Interior News, Houston Today, and Lakes District News.
Subject Access
Interior News
Type of Record
Archival Description

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68th Bulkley Valley Exhibition Supplement

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Date Range
August 1998
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Scope and Content
Message from chairman Walter Hromatka, board of directors, future development of ski corporation, frostbite, Ladies' Day, Award of Merit ski trip, ski injury prevention, first-time skiers wanted, 20 years of ski patrol, map and rates, cross-country trails, town and mountain events, alpine racers, p…
well know in the valley and surrounding areas. Walter and Mag­ dalene Von Seydlitz and their daughters, Nina and Antje, have their farm at Moricetown. Walter was bom in South West Africa where his grandfather farmed, how­ ever he grew up in Germany where his father was a Judge. Walter came to Can­ ada
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Creator
Smithers Ski Corporation
Fonds No.
AF1
Accession No.
2020.34.14
Physical Description
1 cm textual records
Date Range
August 1998
History / Biographical
Printed in the Interior News, Houston Today, Lakes District News, Omineca Express, and Terrace Standard.
Scope and Content
Message from chairman Walter Hromatka, board of directors, future development of ski corporation, frostbite, Ladies' Day, Award of Merit ski trip, ski injury prevention, first-time skiers wanted, 20 years of ski patrol, map and rates, cross-country trails, town and mountain events, alpine racers, preparation exercise, ski lessons, Bulkley Valley Days chairlift.
Subject Access
Interior News
Bulkley Valley Exhibition
Type of Record
Archival Description

Documents

68th Bulkley Valley Exhibition Supplement

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Abandoned Early Day Road House between Hazelton and Moricetown

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Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Item No.
P5231
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Abandoned Early Day Road Houses between Hazelton and Moricetown

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions4833
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Item No.
P5230
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Aerial view of Widzin Kwah Canyon

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Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photo content.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P6450
Accession No.
1989.46
Physical Description
1 photograph; sepia; 7x11cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Geographic Access
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Notes
Photo has "Hazelton River, B.C." written on the front.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Images

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Alex Thomas, Fred George, Bill Holland, and Barry Nikal

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Date Range
November 8, 2002
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of Witsuwit'en war veterans (l-r) Alex Thomas, Fred George, Bill Holland, and Barry Nikal at a Remembrance Day service held at Moricetown Elementary School.
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
BF5
Series No.
S4
Item No.
P7934
Accession No.
2020.36
Physical Description
1 photograph; colour
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
November 8, 2002
Custodial History
Item was found in Room 6 in October 2020, inside a box of photographs which had been submitted to the Interior News prior to 2003 and later transferred to the museum on an unknown date (likely in 2007).
Scope and Content
Photo of Witsuwit'en war veterans (l-r) Alex Thomas, Fred George, Bill Holland, and Barry Nikal at a Remembrance Day service held at Moricetown Elementary School.
Geographic Access
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Notes
Appears in the Interior News, November 20th 2002.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Architectural drawings

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions6551
Date Range
1967
Collection
Joseph Allen L'Orsa map and photograph collection
Description Level
File
GMD
architectural drawing
Scope and Content
File contains a schematic for a proposed sawmill complex in Witset, B.C., and a proposal package of 3 drawings for a apartment development in Smithers, B.C.
Collection
Joseph Allen L'Orsa map and photograph collection
Description Level
File
GMD
architectural drawing
Fonds No.
C7
Series No.
S1
File No.
File 24
Accession No.
2018.24
Physical Description
4 architectural drawings
Date Range
1967
Scope and Content
File contains a schematic for a proposed sawmill complex in Witset, B.C., and a proposal package of 3 drawings for a apartment development in Smithers, B.C.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Moricetown, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Arthur Michel

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Date Range
ca 1920
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents and information from Proud Past: A history of the Wet'suwet'en of Moricetown BC.
Creator
H.F. Macleod
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0788
Accession No.
1982.3
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 13.5 x 8 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Negative Number
F61
Date Range
ca 1920
Subject Access
Witsuwit'en
Notes
Photograph is a print created by the Bulkey Valley Museum. Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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"At Moricetown Falls"

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Date Range
ca 1938
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on caption written on back of photograph.
Creator
[Val Tomlinson]
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P3523
Accession No.
1996.146.1
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 11 x 8.4 cm
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1938
Geographic Access
Witset, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Moricetown Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Notes
Val Tomlinson is W.V. Tomlinson, drugstore owner.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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At the edge of Moricetown Bridge

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Date Range
[1920s-1940s]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph taken at the end of Moricetown (Witset) Bridge, with a car, two people, and a dog all visible.
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P8974
Accession No.
2021.3
Physical Description
1 negative; b&w
Scan Resolution
400 dpi
Date Range
[1920s-1940s]
Custodial History
Found in archival vault with P8965-P8973 in June 2021. Associated with the McDonell family.
Scope and Content
Photograph taken at the end of Moricetown (Witset) Bridge, with a car, two people, and a dog all visible.
Geographic Access
Moricetown, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Witset, B.C.
Related Material
A photographic version is in one of the McDonell family albums, Box 29 File 7.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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"Back to Our Roots" Bulkley Valley Exhibition Supplement

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Date Range
August 16, 2006
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Scope and Content
Main Street parade, president's message from Anita Tomayer, officers and directors, 4-H club, rodeo, map of grounds, schedule of events, Kispiox Valley Drill Team, scarecrow contest, Shooting Star Amusements/Midway, history of the fair, food eating contest, Kids Zone, dog show, Doris Stahel memoria…
Lotto (Keno) • Cigarettes Convenience store & full grocery line Tax exempt with status card • Great friendly staff Welcome to the 2006 BV Exhibition! 847-2131 201 Beaver Road, Moricetown, BC Dr. Barry Lester Dr. Trevor Kreke 3767 - 3rd Avenue, Smithers 847-3611 Milking demonstration FALL BU LBS Glacier
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Fonds No.
BF5
Accession No.
2017.136
Physical Description
1 cm textual records
Date Range
August 16, 2006
History / Biographical
Printed in the Interior News and Houston Today.
Scope and Content
Main Street parade, president's message from Anita Tomayer, officers and directors, 4-H club, rodeo, map of grounds, schedule of events, Kispiox Valley Drill Team, scarecrow contest, Shooting Star Amusements/Midway, history of the fair, food eating contest, Kids Zone, dog show, Doris Stahel memorial garden, logger sports, fly casting contest, new bleachers, milking demonstrations, heavy horse pull.
Subject Access
Interior News
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Bag

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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
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Barrel-shaped fish trap at Widzin Kwah Canyon

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Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on image content and information from donor.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0869
Accession No.
1982.8
Physical Description
1 photograph: sepia; 8.1 x 5.3 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Negative Number
F70
Geographic Access
Moricetown Canyon
Witset, B.C.
Moricetown, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Images

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Boy gutting fish at Widzin Kwah Canyon

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Date Range
July 17, 1991
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of a young boy gutting a fish at Widzin Kwah Canyon. Taken at the opening of the 1991 salmon season in Witset.
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
BF5
Series No.
S4
Item No.
P8162
Accession No.
2020.36
Physical Description
1 photograph; colour
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
July 17, 1991
Custodial History
Photo was taken by Interior News staff for publication in the paper. It was retained by the Interior News until being transferred to the Bulkley Valley Museum, likely in 2007, as part of a large donation of photographs, negatives, and textual records. Item was stored in Room 6 until being found in collections and accessioned in Fall 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of a young boy gutting a fish at Widzin Kwah Canyon. Taken at the opening of the 1991 salmon season in Witset.
Arrangement
Item was found in an envelope with other photographs from the same date. All photographs in this series have been removed from original order and arranged in the order in which they were scanned.
Geographic Access
Witset, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Related Material
P8156-P8162
Notes
Negative available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Bulkley River at Moricetown, B.C.

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Date Range
August 14, 1933
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P3789
Accession No.
Part of P3714-P3799, accession number unknown
Physical Description
Photo: 13.6 x 21.2
Date Range
August 14, 1933
Custodial History
Photographs were donated by Warren Harrer (Jr?), likely in the late 1990s.
Notes
Nearly identical to P3790
Type of Record
Archival Description

Images

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Bulkley River, Moricetown

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Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on postcard caption.
Creator
Jack Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P6123
Accession No.
2018.27
Physical Description
1 postcard: b&w; 9 x 14 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
1200 dpi
Geographic Access
Bulkley River
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Images

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Bulkley Valley Destinations Supplement

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Date Range
2000
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Moricetown Canyon.................................................................................15 Fossil Beds................................................................................................ 16 Fishing Our Waters
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Fonds No.
BF5
Accession No.
2020.34.10
Physical Description
1 cm textual records
Date Range
2000
Subject Access
Interior News
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Bulkley Valley Destinations Supplement

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Bulkley Valley Progress Supplement

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions9771
Date Range
March 1990
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Scope and Content
An overview of the Bulkley Valley's progress from the turn of the century to 1990.
off and moved on to another area.” While small exploratory deposits turn up quite regularly, Dieter says the more major finds that germinate into mine may only turn up once or twice in a lifetime for a prospector. His major silver find came in the 1960s near Moricetown; the now defunct Virginia Silver
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Fonds No.
BF5
Accession No.
2020.6.74
Physical Description
1 cm textual records
Date Range
March 1990
Scope and Content
An overview of the Bulkley Valley's progress from the turn of the century to 1990.
Subject Access
Interior News
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Bulkley Valley Progress Supplement

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