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Apple orchard at Gilbert farm

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Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of the apple orchard at Gilbert farm. The tree in the middle lasted for many years, while most of the others did not. The Gilberts also grew pin cherry trees in their orchard. In the background can be seen Reiseter Ridge, the deer and moose meadows, and land where Eli Fletcher's pyrite mine w…
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7369
Accession No.
2020.21.06
Physical Description
1 coloured photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
History / Biographical
The Gilbert farm, located northeast of Smithers, was run by the Gilbert family starting in 1919.
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of the apple orchard at Gilbert farm. The tree in the middle lasted for many years, while most of the others did not. The Gilberts also grew pin cherry trees in their orchard. In the background can be seen Reiseter Ridge, the deer and moose meadows, and land where Eli Fletcher's pyrite mine was located.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview.
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Betty and Pearl Flint on their birthday

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Date Range
April 15th [1980s-1990s]
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph of Betty and Pearl Flint receiving presents on a couch.
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7422
Accession No.
2020.21.59
Physical Description
1 colour photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
April 15th [1980s-1990s]
History / Biographical
Twins Betty and Pearl Flint grew up in Smithers in the 1940s and 50s. Their sister Florence married Ron Gilbert.
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Betty and Pearl Flint receiving presents on a couch.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview.
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Bill and Anna Morris 25th anniversary

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Date Range
November 22, 1982
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of Bill and Anna Morris on their 25th wedding anniversary.
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7429
Accession No.
2020.21.66
Physical Description
1 colour photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
November 22, 1982
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of Bill and Anna Morris on their 25th wedding anniversary.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview.
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Bill and Anna Morris 25th anniversary

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Date Range
November 22, 1982
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of Bill and Anna Morris on their 25th wedding anniversary. Anna is cutting a cake.
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7430
Accession No.
2020.21.67
Physical Description
1 colour photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
November 22, 1982
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of Bill and Anna Morris on their 25th wedding anniversary. Anna is cutting a cake.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview.
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British Columbia Log Scale Instructions for the Interior

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Date Range
January 1959
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Revised instruction booklet for log-scaling in interior British Columbia. Contains diagrams, sample sheets, regulations, explanation of registered timber marks, history and theory of scaling in B.C.
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
BC Forest Service
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
SS1
File No.
7
Accession No.
2021.22
Physical Description
<1 cm textual materials
Reference Code
PF37 S1 SS1
Date Range
January 1959
History / Biographical
A log scaler calculates the amount and quality of saleable lumber that can be obtained from a cut tree.
Custodial History
Material was donated to the Bulkley Valley Museum by Ron's daughter, Janice Gilbert, on June 10th 2022, as an accrual to her earlier donations in 2021.
Scope and Content
Revised instruction booklet for log-scaling in interior British Columbia. Contains diagrams, sample sheets, regulations, explanation of registered timber marks, history and theory of scaling in B.C.
Notes
Kept to provide context for Ron Gilbert's work as a log scaler.
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Burns Night banquet and dance program

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Date Range
January 1964
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a one-page program for a Robert Burns Night banquet and dance held on Saturday, January 25th 1964 in Smithers. Includes a menu and lists of songs/dances/readings performed. The event was sponsored by the Bulkley Valley Players Club.
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
S1
File No.
2
Accession No.
2021.22.2
Physical Description
<1 cm textual record
Date Range
January 1964
History / Biographical
Item was collected and kept by the Gilbert family. A Robert Burns night is a supper and celebration held on or near the birthday of Scottish poet Robert Burns.
Custodial History
Item was donated by Janice Gilbert, on September 9th 2021.
Scope and Content
Item is a one-page program for a Robert Burns Night banquet and dance held on Saturday, January 25th 1964 in Smithers. Includes a menu and lists of songs/dances/readings performed. The event was sponsored by the Bulkley Valley Players Club.
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Carol Schroeder

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Date Range
[1945]
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of a young Carol Schroeder with a dog at the Gilbert farm. The windmill in the background was used for charging batteries.
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7392
Accession No.
2020.21.30
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[1945]
History / Biographical
Carol Schroeder is the daughter of John and Louise (nee Gilbert) Schroeder.
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of a young Carol Schroeder with a dog at the Gilbert farm. The windmill in the background was used for charging batteries.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview.
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Deer at edge of woods

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Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo taken from a field or clearing, showing a deer at the edge of a forest. There is seemingly a haystack or refuse pile at the left-hand side of the picture. Possibly taken on the Gilbert farm.
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7380
Accession No.
2020.21.17
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo taken from a field or clearing, showing a deer at the edge of a forest. There is seemingly a haystack or refuse pile at the left-hand side of the picture. Possibly taken on the Gilbert farm.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview.
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Deer near old building

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Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of a deer seen through a rundown building. Possibly taken on the Gilbert farm.
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7381
Accession No.
2020.21.18
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of a deer seen through a rundown building. Possibly taken on the Gilbert farm.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview.
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Dick Gilbert on a bike

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Date Range
[1927]
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of a young Dick Gilbert on a bike, probably at the Gilbert farm.
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7375
Accession No.
2020.21.12
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[1927]
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of a young Dick Gilbert on a bike, probably at the Gilbert farm.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview. Date estimated by assistant curator based on birth year of subject.
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Dick Gilbert with Edison and Al Fletcher

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Date Range
[1930s-1940s]
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of Dick Gilbert (center) and Edison and Al Fletcher (left and right respectively) on the Gilbert farm, possibly having returned from a hunting/fishing trip to Burns Lake. Behind them is a building under construction.
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7404
Accession No.
2020.21.41
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[1930s-1940s]
History / Biographical
The Gilberts and Fletchers lived on neighbouring farms outside of Smithers. Dick Gilbert was friends with brothers Edison and Al Fletcher.
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of Dick Gilbert (center) and Edison and Al Fletcher (left and right respectively) on the Gilbert farm, possibly having returned from a hunting/fishing trip to Burns Lake. Behind them is a building under construction.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview.
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Documents

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Date Range
1942-1968
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Series is comprised of documents created for and collected by the Gilbert family. Includes school exercise books used by Ron Gilbert between 1945 and 1947, certificates for Ron Gilbert from Driftwood School (1942) and University of BC (1953), an agricultural newsletter for Skeena-Bulkley Valley (19…
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
S1
Accession No.
2021.22
Physical Description
~8 cm textual records
Date Range
1942-1968
History / Biographical
The Gilbert family came from Stettler, Alberta to the Bulkley Valley in 1919 and ran a farm in the Driftwood hills for the next several decades.
Custodial History
Items from 2021.22 accession were donated by Janice Gilbert on September 9th and 15th 2021 and June 10th 2022.
Scope and Content
Series is comprised of documents created for and collected by the Gilbert family. Includes school exercise books used by Ron Gilbert between 1945 and 1947, certificates for Ron Gilbert from Driftwood School (1942) and University of BC (1953), an agricultural newsletter for Skeena-Bulkley Valley (1955), the 1953 report of the Dominion Experimental Farm, and a program for the 1964 Burns Night banquet and dance held in Smithers. A separate subseries has been created for documents relating to the Gilbert brothers’ forestry careers.
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Driftwood School class of 1922

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Date Range
1922
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of the class of Driftwood School in 1922. Identified (l-r):; Back Row: Gladys McDonald (teacher), Lillian Halbern, Mrs. Howell (holding daughter), Nancy Preece, Mrs. Newell (holding baby), [?], Mrs. Downey, Mrs. Bates, Margaret Downey, Mrs. Ponder, Mrs [Tinney?], Mrs. Preece; Front Row: Glady…
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7366
Accession No.
2020.21.03
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1922
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of the class of Driftwood School in 1922. Identified (l-r):; Back Row: Gladys McDonald (teacher), Lillian Halbern, Mrs. Howell (holding daughter), Nancy Preece, Mrs. Newell (holding baby), [?], Mrs. Downey, Mrs. Bates, Margaret Downey, Mrs. Ponder, Mrs [Tinney?], Mrs. Preece; Front Row: Gladys Gilbert, [Claudia Newell? (unlikely; child looks male)], Louise Gilbert, Joan Howell, Evelyn Newell, Kathleen Downey, Esme Ponder, Jack Downey, Lars Ponder, Willie Newell, Frank [Tinney?], Irene [Tinney?].
Related Material
Image is nearly identical to P6220.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview and from database record of P6220.
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Driftwood School class photo

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Date Range
1953
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Group photo of Driftwood School students. Identified are (l-r): Back row: [?], [Rosemarie Quinn?], Betty Bruce; Middle row: Eddie Walton, [?], Vic Peterson, [Lyle Flint?], George Holland; Front row: David Holland, Pearl Flint, Carol Schroeder, Betty Flint, Rosemarie Walton, Ward Fletcher.
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7410
Accession No.
2020.21.47
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1953
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Group photo of Driftwood School students. Identified are (l-r): Back row: [?], [Rosemarie Quinn?], Betty Bruce; Middle row: Eddie Walton, [?], Vic Peterson, [Lyle Flint?], George Holland; Front row: David Holland, Pearl Flint, Carol Schroeder, Betty Flint, Rosemarie Walton, Ward Fletcher.
Subject Access
Driftwood School
Geographic Access
Driftwood, B.C.
Related Material
Image is nearly identical to P6216.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview and from database record of P6216. This record identifies the first person in the back row as Wally Walton, but this cannot be accurate as this person is a girl. Ron Gilbert named Wally Walton and [Royal Learney?] as being in the photo, but did not identify who was who.
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Driftwood School class photo

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Date Range
1954-1955
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Group photo of Driftwood School students and their teacher, James Clarke (or Charles Clarke?). Back row, l-r: George Holland, Ward Fletcher, David Hickmore ?, David Holland, Thomas Hickmore ?, Eddy Walton. Front row, l-r: Gerda Walton, Rosemary Walton, Pearl Flint, Carol Schroeder, Iona Marko, Bett…
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7411
Accession No.
2020.21.49
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1954-1955
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Group photo of Driftwood School students and their teacher, James Clarke (or Charles Clarke?). Back row, l-r: George Holland, Ward Fletcher, David Hickmore ?, David Holland, Thomas Hickmore ?, Eddy Walton. Front row, l-r: Gerda Walton, Rosemary Walton, Pearl Flint, Carol Schroeder, Iona Marko, Betty Flint.
Subject Access
Driftwood School
Geographic Access
Driftwood, B.C.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview and e-mail from Tony L'Orsa in November 2020. Others named as being in the photo but not identified are Wally Walton and possibly the Hickmore children.
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Edison and Al Fletcher with two women

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Date Range
[1940s?]
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of brothers Edison Fletcher (left) and Al Fletcher (right) with two women, possibly their dates. Taken in the Fletcher field, looking north towards the Gilbert place, with a hayshed visible in Frank Gilbert's field.
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7389
Accession No.
2020.21.26
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[1940s?]
History / Biographical
The Fletcher family were neighbours of the Gilberts.
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of brothers Edison Fletcher (left) and Al Fletcher (right) with two women, possibly their dates. Taken in the Fletcher field, looking north towards the Gilbert place, with a hayshed visible in Frank Gilbert's field.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview. Date estimated by assistant curator based on clothing style.
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Farm News Letter for Skeena & Bulkley Valley

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Date Range
April 1955
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a 5-page newsletter reporting on agricultural conditions in the Skeena and Bulkley Valley region, written by K.R. Jameson, the District Agriculturalist for Smithers. Includes a general outlook for Canada, as well as sections on livestock, dairy, eggs & poultry, and fruits & vegetables. Shor…
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
K.R. Jameson
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
S1
File No.
3
Accession No.
2021.22.3
Physical Description
<1 cm textual record
Date Range
April 1955
History / Biographical
Item was collected and kept by the Gilbert family.
Custodial History
Item was donated by Janice Gilbert, on September 9th 2021.
Scope and Content
Item is a 5-page newsletter reporting on agricultural conditions in the Skeena and Bulkley Valley region, written by K.R. Jameson, the District Agriculturalist for Smithers. Includes a general outlook for Canada, as well as sections on livestock, dairy, eggs & poultry, and fruits & vegetables. Short articles include: Fertilizing the Hay Crop, Recommended Small Fruit Varities, Legume Inoculation, It Costs Money to Feed Wireworms, Control Methods for Garden Pests, and a note for members of Smithers Farmers' Institute. Front cover is green with an image of two horses ploughing a field; back cover is addressed to R. Gilbert and has a 2-cent Queen Elizabeth II stamp.
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Father's Day - Gilberts and Schroeders

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Date Range
[June 19, 1994]
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Men of the Gilbert and Schroeder families at a Father's Day picnic. From l-r: Ron Gilbert, Bev Brinkhurst (husband of Pearl Flint), John Schroeder (seated), Mike Meir (husband of Loretta Holland), Dick Gilbert.
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7432
Accession No.
2020.21.69
Physical Description
1 colour photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[June 19, 1994]
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Men of the Gilbert and Schroeder families at a Father's Day picnic. From l-r: Ron Gilbert, Bev Brinkhurst (husband of Pearl Flint), John Schroeder (seated), Mike Meir (husband of Loretta Holland), Dick Gilbert.
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview. Date written on photo.
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Fetching water at Driftwood Creek

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Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of two young women and a child (all unidentified) filling jugs of water on the back of Frank Gilbert's truck at Driftwood Creek. Unknown date, probably 1930s-1950s?
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7372
Accession No.
2020.21.09
Physical Description
1 black and white photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
History / Biographical
Ron Gilbert recalls that despite the Gilbert farm having a spring, extra water had to be brought from the creek in the summer so that the livestock would not drink it dry. The water was carried in empty milk cans.
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photo of two young women and a child (all unidentified) filling jugs of water on the back of Frank Gilbert's truck at Driftwood Creek. Unknown date, probably 1930s-1950s?
Geographic Access
Driftwood Creek
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview. Date range estimated by assistant curator.
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Florence Gilbert and Ruby Tantrum

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Date Range
[1980s-1990s?]
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph of Ruby Tantrum (left) and Florence Gilbert (right) standing outdoors. The two women were cousins-in-law (Florence Gilbert being married to Ruby's cousin Ron).
Collection
Gilbert family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Fonds No.
PF37
Series No.
P
Item No.
P7428
Accession No.
2020.21.65
Physical Description
1 colour photograph
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[1980s-1990s?]
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum at some point before 2005, when it was scanned. In November 2018, two oral history interviews were held with Ron Gilbert, Janice Gilbert, Tony L'Orsa and assistant curator Erik Holdijk, in which information about the photographs was provided. Photos were formally accessioned and given database entries in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Ruby Tantrum (left) and Florence Gilbert (right) standing outdoors. The two women were cousins-in-law (Florence Gilbert being married to Ruby's cousin Ron).
Notes
Information on photo provided from oral history interview.
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