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Board Game

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Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
This object is a long board which folds in half. Down the centre is a long oval panel covered with flowers and a white banner with 3 MEN ON A HORSE printed in red. 4637x1 is on one end of the banner and 4637x2 on the other end. Around the outside of the centre panel are instructions for playing the…
Title
Three Men on a Horse
Original Owner
Jean Kilpatrick
Subject Access
recreation
Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Start Date
1936
Description
This object is a long board which folds in half. Down the centre is a long oval panel covered with flowers and a white banner with 3 MEN ON A HORSE printed in red. 4637x1 is on one end of the banner and 4637x2 on the other end. Around the outside of the centre panel are instructions for playing the game. The Start and Finish are in the centre of the board. "Start" beginning on one side of centre and "Finish" on the opposite side.
Narrative
The game should have 6 numbered cardboard horses, 1 dice, plus enough men to place 3 in front of each horse.Throughout the game men are either added or taken off depending on the instructions at each stop
History Of Use
1936 Milton Bradley Game #4367. This game is based on the Warner Bros.1936 comedy movie of the same name.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Width
26cm
Length
48.4cm closed 97.4cm open
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1997.51.11
Model Name or No.
1936 Milton Bradley game #4367
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Canasta Cards

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Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
Two decks of Canasta cards in a green and gold box. Items are lettered (a) to (aaaaa). Three cards are missing.(8 of diamonds, 9 of hearts and Jack & Queen of hearts). Top of box has ' Blackstone', CANASTA, and a picture of a bowl holding four Jokers in it.
Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Description
Two decks of Canasta cards in a green and gold box. Items are lettered (a) to (aaaaa). Three cards are missing.(8 of diamonds, 9 of hearts and Jack & Queen of hearts). Top of box has ' Blackstone', CANASTA, and a picture of a bowl holding four Jokers in it.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Width
9.6
Length
12.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.170.1 a-aaaaa
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Checkers and Checker Board

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Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A: 32 red and 32 black squared flat board. B-M: 12 red checkers (round wood, 1/4' pieces of wood). N-P: 3 black checkers (round wood, 1/4' pieces of wood).
Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Description
A: 32 red and 32 black squared flat board. B-M: 12 red checkers (round wood, 1/4' pieces of wood). N-P: 3 black checkers (round wood, 1/4' pieces of wood).
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
0.2
Width
28
Length
28
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
16
Accession No.
1987.6.1 a-p
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Cribbage Board

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Material
WOOD-CEDAR;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
a) A small (20.5cm x 5cm) wooden cribbage boardwith holes in each end covered by a movable metal plate. In the holes on one end are 4 pieces of matchsticks which would have been sued as pegs. It is made of a soft wood, such as cedar with darker inlays marking out of each set of 2 rows of 5 holes. b…
Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Description
a) A small (20.5cm x 5cm) wooden cribbage boardwith holes in each end covered by a movable metal plate. In the holes on one end are 4 pieces of matchsticks which would have been sued as pegs. It is made of a soft wood, such as cedar with darker inlays marking out of each set of 2 rows of 5 holes. b-f) Five matchsticks used as pegs.
Material
WOOD-CEDAR;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Width
5.3cm
Length
20.5cm
Depth
1.1cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
5
Accession No.
2004.36.1 a-f
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Deck of Cards and Case

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Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD; PLASTIC; METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A deck of 53 cards with a cardboard case. Each card has a picture from the White Pass and Yukon Route. On the back of each is a red, blue, gold, and white design that reads: "Scenic Railway of the World / The White Pass and Yukon Route / Gateway to the Yukon". The cardboard and plastic is black on …
Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Description
A deck of 53 cards with a cardboard case. Each card has a picture from the White Pass and Yukon Route. On the back of each is a red, blue, gold, and white design that reads: "Scenic Railway of the World / The White Pass and Yukon Route / Gateway to the Yukon". The cardboard and plastic is black on the outside, brown on the inside, and snaps shut. Four metal brackets keep the cards in place.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD; PLASTIC; METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
9
Width
2.2
Length
6.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.1.23 a-bbb
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Interviews with Al Fletcher

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Date Range
[August-September] 1996
July 10 1997
Collection
BVM Oral History collection
Description Level
File
GMD
sound recording
electronic record
Scope and Content
Two interviews with Allen 'Al' Fletcher. One was recorded around August/September 1996 by Carol Morgenthaler as part of a BVLD radio show ("Our Heritage"). The other was recorded on July 10th 1997 by Misty Jorgen of the Bulkley Valley Museum. Includes raw and edited .WAV files and MP3 access files.
Collection
BVM Oral History collection
Description Level
File
GMD
sound recording
electronic record
Creator
Carol Morgenthaler;
Misty Jorgen
Fonds No.
C5
Item No.
2021.21.38
Accession No.
2021.21
Physical Description
1.12 GB of digital records
Date Range
[August-September] 1996
July 10 1997
Scope and Content
Two interviews with Allen 'Al' Fletcher. One was recorded around August/September 1996 by Carol Morgenthaler as part of a BVLD radio show ("Our Heritage"). The other was recorded on July 10th 1997 by Misty Jorgen of the Bulkley Valley Museum. Includes raw and edited .WAV files and MP3 access files.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Audio Tracks

First BVLD radio interview with Al Fletcher, after whom the Fletcher-Gardiner trail in the Babine Mountains was partially named. The trail was initially cleared by Fletcher's father Eli and later extended by Lefty Gardiner. Fletcher discusses how he guided pack trains and big game hunters (including an American who shot a record-breaking mountain goat) along this route for years. He expresses his displeasure that horses are now banned from the trail.

keywords

Babine Mountains; BC Parks; big game hunting; Eli Fletcher; Grassy Mountain; guide-outfitting; horseback riding; Lefty Gardiner; mountain goat hunting; pack trains; prospecting; Sunny Point; timber; Two Bridge Lake; world record goat

subjects

Fletcher-Gardiner trail

The song

keywords

subjects

country music; Edison Fletcher; music; song

Second BVLD radio interview with Al Fletcher. He recounts leading pack trains along the trail through harsh weather conditions, including one instance where he spent 65 days carrying diamond drill equipment for a mining operation.

keywords

Art Cope; Canyon Creek; Cronin Mine; diamond drilling; Highland Basin; Little Joe Lakes; mining claims; pack horses; park warden; prospecting; Silver King Basin; Victoria Basin; weather conditions

subjects

Fletcher-Gardiner trail; pack trains

Third and final BVLD interview with Al Fletcher. He recounts how he started out in the packing business, first working for Ben Nelson as a teenager before starting his own operation. Also discusses the difficulty of loading packs, the ideal pack horse, and how the horses are trained.

keywords

Ben Nelson; Driftwood Creek; horse training; pack horses

subjects

horses; pack trains; packing

Interview begins with a brief discussion of Al's father, Eli Fletcher, and his arrival in the Bulkley Valley in the early 1900s. The topic then switches to Al's job horse logging for the many small sawmills in the area, and a comparison between old and new forestry methods in terms of environmental impact.

keywords

1947 Pontiac Coupe; Eli Fletcher; environmental impact; layoffs; logging practices; logging regulations; lumber prices; Repap; shutdowns; Simon Gunanoot

subjects

forestry; horse logging; sawmills

Al Fletcher describes his work on pack trains in the 1930s and 40s, primarily in the Babine Mountains. He was one of the last people in the Bulkley Valley to work in the packing business. Also some discussion of the earlier history of packing and pack trails in the area.

keywords

Babine Mountains; Ben Nelson; Cataline; Duthie Mine; George Beirnes; government survey; Hazelton; horses; McDonnell Lake; Messners; morse code; pack horses; pack trails; prospectors; Silver King Basin; summer; telegraph cabins; Telegraph Trail; Wrinch Memorial Hospital

subjects

Babine Mountains; pack trains; packing

Fletcher discusses the Fletcher-Gardiner trail in the Babine Mountains, which was cut by his father, Eli, and later named after himself and Lefty Gardiner. He was appointed honorary park ranger after protesting the exclusion of horses from this trail.

keywords

Babine Mountains; Billy Gardiner; Eli Fletcher; honorary park ranger; Lefty Gardiner; Sunny Point; Two Bridge Lake

subjects

Fletcher-Gardiner trail; horseback riding; horses

The story of how Fletcher guided the man who shot the largest mountain goat on record for 50 years. A statue of the goat was later erected in Smithers.

keywords

1949; Ernest Hasse; miniature statues

subjects

big game hunting; goat statue; guide-outfitter; guide-outfitting; hunting; mountain goat; world record

After guiding for several years, Fletcher was approached to serve as a predator control officer for the Fish and Wildlife Branch. He served in this role for 16 years, helping control the numbers of wolves and bears in order to protect livestock and increase prey populations. Fletcher mentions several close calls during his experiences and recounts the hospitality and friendliness of people he met through the job.

keywords

Alberta wolves; bounties; bounty system; game warden; Kispiox Valley; snowstorms; weather conditions; wolf bounties

subjects

bear hunting; conservation; Fish and Wildlife; predator control officer; wolf hunting

In a continuation of the previous section, Fletcher expands upon his thoughts regarding animal conservation and predator control, as well as the opposition he has faced due to his job. Note: interview ends abruptly without a proper conclusion.

keywords

caribou count; feeding wildlife; moose count; Telkwa Mountains; Terrace; wildlife relocation

subjects

bears; caribou; conservation; population control; predator control; wildlife; wolves

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Playing Cards

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Material
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
Description
2012.66.1 a: A red cardboard slip case with a paper picture of a lady wearing a brown hat with green & blue ribbons in the center. Around the picture is black and patterened with gold swirts. Grand Trunk Pacific is printed in gold within small black squares in each corner. The picture is finished o…
Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Start Date
1914
End Date
1923
Period or Date Notes
Incorporated in 1903, it was built between 1906 - 1914 to provide the Grand Trunk Railway with western connections. The Grand Trunk went into receivership and in 1919 the federal government decided to acquire both the Grand Trunk at a price to be established by arbritation. In 1923 the operations of the Grand Trunk, Grank Trunk Pacific and the National Transcontinental merged with those of recently nationslized Canadian Northern Railway to form the ner Canadian national railways system. Source: The Canadian Encyclopedia
Description
2012.66.1 a: A red cardboard slip case with a paper picture of a lady wearing a brown hat with green & blue ribbons in the center. Around the picture is black and patterened with gold swirts. Grand Trunk Pacific is printed in gold within small black squares in each corner. The picture is finished off with a narrow black band. 2012.66.1 b: An open ended box which holds the deck of cards and slips into the above case. 2012.66.1 c: The full deck of cards with the same picture on the front of the cards as on the slip case. On the back of each card is an oval photo of various areas the GTR would have gone through en route across Canada
History Of Use
Grand Trunk Pacific railway
Material
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
Height
2.1 cm
Width
6.7 cm
Length
9.3 cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
2012.66.1 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Ring Toss Toy

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN; PAPER
Description
A metal diamond shaped ring toss game on a with a picture of a clown inside a blue and white ring. There are numbers1-12, with hooks above each one. Two hooks are missing - #9 and #12. The outside of the diamond is painted yellow with a narrow trim of brown, red and white stripes around the edges. …
Manufacturer
Eagle Toys
Other Names
Ring toss game
Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
Description
A metal diamond shaped ring toss game on a with a picture of a clown inside a blue and white ring. There are numbers1-12, with hooks above each one. Two hooks are missing - #9 and #12. The outside of the diamond is painted yellow with a narrow trim of brown, red and white stripes around the edges. An small emblem in the shape of an eagle is at the top with EAGLE TOYS written across it. At the bottom of the circle and around the outside is MADE IN CANADA EAGLE TOYS LTD. There is a small round hole at the top of the game used to hang the game up. The back is covered with a piece of corregated cardboard.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN; PAPER
Dimension Notes
Game is painted on a 31.4cm square with the game painted on the diagonal
Accession No.
1999.2.22
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Spelling Game

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Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
PAPER-CARDBOARD; METAL-STEEL;
Description
A spelling and counting game for children. In an oval shape with numbers around the outside rim and letters in red colour with black letters on wooden tiles in the center and around side has numbers and symblos on tiles marked "Richmond Educational Spelling Board, Letters/Numbers" manufatured by ri…
Manufacturer
Richmond School Furniture Co. Muncie, Indiana, U.S.A.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
GAME
TOY
Place Of Manufacture
U.S.A
Description
A spelling and counting game for children. In an oval shape with numbers around the outside rim and letters in red colour with black letters on wooden tiles in the center and around side has numbers and symblos on tiles marked "Richmond Educational Spelling Board, Letters/Numbers" manufatured by richmond School Furniture Co. Munice Indiana, USA. No. 50 Junior Spelling and Number Board copyrighted 1940 Oval measures 33 cm x 24 cm
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
PAPER-CARDBOARD; METAL-STEEL;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2004.35.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Whizzer-Quizzer Game

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Description
Whizzer Quizzer game. A) Plain white bottom of the box. B) Lid of the box. Is bright red. Has white and blue writing on the front, and a picture of a man, along with the 'electric switch'. Has a cut-out where you can see the question. C) Inset. It is a piece of cream cardboard, with a blue outli…
Manufacturer
Rex Accessories Co.
Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Place Of Manufacture
United States: Rancine, Wisconsin
Description
Whizzer Quizzer game. A) Plain white bottom of the box. B) Lid of the box. Is bright red. Has white and blue writing on the front, and a picture of a man, along with the 'electric switch'. Has a cut-out where you can see the question. C) Inset. It is a piece of cream cardboard, with a blue outline that helps shape a circle on the middle. It has the words "Electric", "Whizzer-Quizzer", "Over 250", "Questions & Answers", one in each corner. D) Geography Quiz wheel. E) True or False quiz wheel. F) History quiz wheel G) General Questions No. 1 H) General Questions No.2 I) Animals-Plants J) Aviation-Sports K) Riddles
Number Of Parts
11
Accession No.
1997.51.10 a-k
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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