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Dominion Experimental Farm at Smithers, B.C.

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Date Range
1950s
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 the image caption.
Creator
A.W. Lenser
Name Access
Lenser, A. W.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0819
Accession No.
1982.4
Physical Description
1 postcard: b&w; 13.8 x 8.3
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
1950s
History / Biographical
Established as an experimental substation in 1938 and an experimental farm in 1955. Located on the old Sproule Farm between Smithers and Telkwa. The directors were W.H. Hicks and K. McBean, and the farm provided information on the major agricultural problems of the area.
Subject Access
Dominion Experimental Farm
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Historical information from BV Museum reference file; INDUSTRIES/AGRICULTURE - dominion experimental farm.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Description
Right foot leather moccasin. Red and green stitch work across the top with red, green and blue flower. Blue and pink stitching across the heel
Title
Moccasin
Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Hankin Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Right foot leather moccasin. Red and green stitch work across the top with red, green and blue flower. Blue and pink stitching across the heel
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
Length
24
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2012.71.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Moccasin style shoe made of leather with another different type of red leather on top, and string to lace. Fur/fleece lined interior.
Title
Moccasin
Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, FOOTWEAR
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Moccasin style shoe made of leather with another different type of red leather on top, and string to lace. Fur/fleece lined interior.
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.
2012.71.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact