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Baby walker

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Description
Baby walker consisting of a wooden lattice box with small wooden wheels, a seat, and an adjustable seat belt. Wooden bottom is open to allow feet to touch the ground.
Other Names
Kid walker
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
Baby walker consisting of a wooden lattice box with small wooden wheels, a seat, and an adjustable seat belt. Wooden bottom is open to allow feet to touch the ground.
Height
58
Width
41
Length
56
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2021.18.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Back pack

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Material
FABRIC-CANVAS;
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Description
A wartime soldier's back pack made of canvas. with wooden bars on each side and two curved ones across the back. Heavy cord laced across the back to hold it together. Webbed backstraps encased in heavy canvas at the bottom with heavy leather ones at the top.
Title
Soldier's back pack
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
A wartime soldier's back pack made of canvas. with wooden bars on each side and two curved ones across the back. Heavy cord laced across the back to hold it together. Webbed backstraps encased in heavy canvas at the bottom with heavy leather ones at the top.
Narrative
In very poor condition
Material
FABRIC-CANVAS;
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Accession No.
2009.60.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Backpack

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Material
ANIMAL-SKIN; ANIMAL-LEATHER; ANIMAL-ANIMAL HAIR;
Description
Loosely woven pack made from buckskin. The opening has a 4cm wide band from which the narrow strips of hide begin their weave pattern. A wide leather thong threads weaves from one side to the other (like a shoelace) to secure the opening. The shoulder strap is also made of buckskin. Inside are 3 sm…
Other Names
Backpack with bear hide
Pack
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
Loosely woven pack made from buckskin. The opening has a 4cm wide band from which the narrow strips of hide begin their weave pattern. A wide leather thong threads weaves from one side to the other (like a shoelace) to secure the opening. The shoulder strap is also made of buckskin. Inside are 3 small pieces of bear hide.
History Of Use
Chief Thomas George 1892-1974; Mary Wells George 1900 - 1981. Thomas was known as 'Gisdewe' and was a house chief of the Gidimt'en Clan of the Witsuwit'en. See Historical Research file: George, Chief Thomas. Woven with 'babiche' made from deer hide. The hide was wet when the pack was filled up to 100 lbs. As it dried, it shrank, making the pack tight. Enclosed in this pack are pieces of bear hide.
Material
ANIMAL-SKIN; ANIMAL-LEATHER; ANIMAL-ANIMAL HAIR;
Height
21
Width
25
Length
44
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1986.2.2 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Backpack

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Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
FABRIC-BURLAP;
FABRIC-CANVAS;
Description
Pack is a homemade and made from wood, burlap rice sack, canvas, leather & nails. The back board cnsists of 3 vertical slats nailed onto 2 horizontal pieces (top & bottom). The ends of these two pieces have smooth notches carved in them to cords will not slide off. Two small blocks of wood are nail…
Other Names
Knapsack
Back pack
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
Pack is a homemade and made from wood, burlap rice sack, canvas, leather & nails. The back board cnsists of 3 vertical slats nailed onto 2 horizontal pieces (top & bottom). The ends of these two pieces have smooth notches carved in them to cords will not slide off. Two small blocks of wood are nailed to the bottom back outside outside of the vertical slats. Two wide canvas straps are attached to the back with leather thongs.A long leather handle is nailed to the front top board. The rice sack has been used as the bag for the pack. "MONARCH" is stamped in red across the top; a black lion's head in the middle; "BRAND" very faint in red capitals below; CHOICE PEARL RICE in large capitals at the bottom, MONARCH is also stamped down the sides of the sack. 100 lbs. Grross when packed printed on the very bottom.
History Of Use
Apparently this item came from the MacMillan Farm in Evelyn.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
FABRIC-BURLAP;
FABRIC-CANVAS;
Accession No.
1979.106.39
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Bag

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Material
FABRIC-COTTON; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
Description
A small, handmade buckskin bag, lined wirh cotton inside.. The Initials "M", "A", and "C" are embroidered in red in three sections on the outside, Small flowers and leaves are intertwined through the letters. Each letter is separated by a chain stitch which meets at the bottom of the bag, finishing…
Title
buckskin bag
Other Names
pouch
purse
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
A small, handmade buckskin bag, lined wirh cotton inside.. The Initials "M", "A", and "C" are embroidered in red in three sections on the outside, Small flowers and leaves are intertwined through the letters. Each letter is separated by a chain stitch which meets at the bottom of the bag, finishing with a cord and tassel. Top of bag is trimmed with narrow red ribbon.
Narrative
Alternate name noted as 'pouch'
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
Width
10.8
Length
17
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.1.12
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Bead Purse

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Material
FABRIC-COTTON; PAPER-CARDBOARD; GLASS;
Description
A very small glass beaded purse. It looks more like a tiny chest with a purse strap. The strap and feet, are made strictly from clear beads. The sides and lid have material stretched over what is believed to be cardboard. The 4 corners are rounded. Three sides are covered in red material while …
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
A very small glass beaded purse. It looks more like a tiny chest with a purse strap. The strap and feet, are made strictly from clear beads. The sides and lid have material stretched over what is believed to be cardboard. The 4 corners are rounded. Three sides are covered in red material while there is white on the front and blue on the lid. Every edge has a beaded design outlining it and each side & lid, have a small design in the middle of it. Colour of beads used are red, green, blue, and clear glass.
History Of Use
No known history on donor. Previous card system stated that this was made by the "Manitoba Indians" in 1908.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; PAPER-CARDBOARD; GLASS;
Height
7
Width
6
Length
8
Depth
5.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.90.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Belt Knife

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Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Metal , alloy brass and leather
Description
2012.56.10a:Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills- stamped on Leather pouch. 2012.56.10b Knife handle faux wood finish. Stamped on blade "Olympia Stainless" Made in China
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
2012.56.10a:Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills- stamped on Leather pouch. 2012.56.10b Knife handle faux wood finish. Stamped on blade "Olympia Stainless" Made in China
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
Metal , alloy brass and leather
Accession No.
2012.56.10 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Book Bag

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Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
Dark leather school book bag. Average in size compared to a notebook or binder, similiar to a cross-chest purse. The bag is flat and rectangular with a flap that goes over the top and buckles down with two buckles.The bottom half of the buckles are attached to a smaller front pouch. The bag has one…
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
Dark leather school book bag. Average in size compared to a notebook or binder, similiar to a cross-chest purse. The bag is flat and rectangular with a flap that goes over the top and buckles down with two buckles.The bottom half of the buckles are attached to a smaller front pouch. The bag has one long leather stap, adjusted with a buckle made of leather.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
27
Length
35
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1981.57.21
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Briar pipe

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Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; WOOD-MAPLE;
Description
Briar pipe with a dark brown mouth piece and lighter brown body. The body is polished smooth and stamped with the words: "AMPHORA / X-tra 728-648" on one side and "GENUINE BRIAR / AMPHORA - Holland" on the other side. A small "A" encircled in white is stamped on the mouthpiece.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
Briar pipe with a dark brown mouth piece and lighter brown body. The body is polished smooth and stamped with the words: "AMPHORA / X-tra 728-648" on one side and "GENUINE BRIAR / AMPHORA - Holland" on the other side. A small "A" encircled in white is stamped on the mouthpiece.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; WOOD-MAPLE;
Length
14
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.146.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Cane

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Description
Dark brown wooden cane with a star design carved at the top. At the bottom, a metal end-piece is attached, with "WesternField No.12 Made in the U.S.A" engraved on it.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Place Of Manufacture
United States
Description
Dark brown wooden cane with a star design carved at the top. At the bottom, a metal end-piece is attached, with "WesternField No.12 Made in the U.S.A" engraved on it.
Accession No.
1986.33.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Canteen

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Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
FABRIC-CANVAS;
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Description
A large canteen made of grey metal with canvas coverings on either side. There is an adjustable fabric strap attached to the canteen by metal loops. On the top of the canteen there is a spout with a metal screw on lid.
Subject Access
war
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
A large canteen made of grey metal with canvas coverings on either side. There is an adjustable fabric strap attached to the canteen by metal loops. On the top of the canteen there is a spout with a metal screw on lid.
History Of Use
Circa WW2
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
FABRIC-CANVAS;
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Inscriptions
On one side of the canteen, printed on the canvas, there is the inscription "N.3266"
Diameter
24
Circumference
74
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2009.60.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Canteen

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Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
PLASTIC;
FABRIC-FELT;
Description
a) A small, grey, metal canteen with a black screw on lid. The lid is attached to the canteen by a small metal chain. b) The green covering for the canteen. The covering is secured with two metal snaps that leave a small opening for the lid of the canteen. On the back there is a fabric loop with a …
Subject Access
war
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
a) A small, grey, metal canteen with a black screw on lid. The lid is attached to the canteen by a small metal chain. b) The green covering for the canteen. The covering is secured with two metal snaps that leave a small opening for the lid of the canteen. On the back there is a fabric loop with a piece of bent metal through it. The inside of the canteen is lined with multi-coloured felt.
Narrative
Used by the donor's wife's grandfather in World War Two.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
PLASTIC;
FABRIC-FELT;
Inscriptions
On the bottom of the green covering are the letters "JAIWAN" printed in black ink.
Height
19.5
Width
6.5
Length
13
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2008.12.3 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Canteen holder

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Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Description
A tan coloured canteen holder meant to be worn over the shoulder. It has one shoulder strap and several straps near the bottom designed to hold the canteen in place. The holder is made of cloth with metal buckles to adjust the length of the strap, as well as a metal button to secure the canteen. Th…
Other Names
Canteen strap
Flask holder
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
A tan coloured canteen holder meant to be worn over the shoulder. It has one shoulder strap and several straps near the bottom designed to hold the canteen in place. The holder is made of cloth with metal buckles to adjust the length of the strap, as well as a metal button to secure the canteen. The strap near the bottom of the holder is stamped with faded black ink; the stamped words are not legible.
Material
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
2018.56.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Canvas Bag

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Material
FABRIC-CANVAS;
Description
Beige canvas shoulder bag with gold snaps and fastens. The bag was unaccessioned in the back room with two cameras with cases and a compass found inside the bag. All four items have been assigned 2018 numbers and stored seperately with similar items.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
Beige canvas shoulder bag with gold snaps and fastens. The bag was unaccessioned in the back room with two cameras with cases and a compass found inside the bag. All four items have been assigned 2018 numbers and stored seperately with similar items.
Material
FABRIC-CANVAS;
Accession No.
2018.39.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Cap Pin

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Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
WWI Cap Badge Type 2. Brown Metal, Maple Leaf Shape with Crown design over "CANADA". Back Closure is a pull pin
Title
First World War cap pin
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Place Used
Military Cap First World War
Description
WWI Cap Badge Type 2. Brown Metal, Maple Leaf Shape with Crown design over "CANADA". Back Closure is a pull pin
History Of Use
Made by Roden Bros. of Toronto.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Accession No.
2012.1.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Cardholder

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Description
Black leather cardholder with a pebbled texture and single button closure. On front : R.W. Calderwood / Real Estate-Insurance / Phone 3, Box 122 / Smithers, BC. Inside there are pouches for cards, one on each side. One has a plastic sleeve.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Start Date
1921
Period or Date Notes
Date based on telephone number ("3"), indicating early years of telephone service in Smithers
Description
Black leather cardholder with a pebbled texture and single button closure. On front : R.W. Calderwood / Real Estate-Insurance / Phone 3, Box 122 / Smithers, BC. Inside there are pouches for cards, one on each side. One has a plastic sleeve.
Accession No.
2012.10.1a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Chamberlain's Tablets

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Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
A: Small glass bottle filled with pink tablets. On one side there is a lable that reads: "Chamberlain's Tablets One for a Laxative Two for a Mild Physic Three for an Active Cathartic" and then it repeats in French. B: Orange cardboard box with black writing and a red star on box. Front of box rea…
Manufacturer
Standard Laboratories, Ltd.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
A: Small glass bottle filled with pink tablets. On one side there is a lable that reads: "Chamberlain's Tablets One for a Laxative Two for a Mild Physic Three for an Active Cathartic" and then it repeats in French. B: Orange cardboard box with black writing and a red star on box. Front of box reads 'Chamberlain's Tablets A Pleasant Physic Standard Laboratories, Ltd. Distributors Toronto, Ontario, Canada Price 35 cts'. There is a red star in the left corner of the front of the box with a black 'C' on the star and trademark written at the top of the star. The back of the box has this same writing in french. The sides of the box have the following in black writing: 'NO 12699 PROPRIETARY OR PATENT MEDICINE ACT', 'TRY THEM FOR BAD BREATH AND INDIGESTION', 'JUST WHAT YOU NEED WHEN BILIOUS AND WHEN YOU FEEL DULL AND WEARY AFTER EATING' and French writing on another side. C: Directions for use.
Narrative
Box of Chamberlain's Tablets made by Standard Laboratories, Ltd., Distributors, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Contents presumably used for bad breath and indigestion.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Width
4
Length
6.4
Depth
2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
1990.142.7 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Cigar Box

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Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAPER;
Description
Flat rectangular wooden cigar box, with white trim. Stamp on back has, ' 50 cigars, Terminus Cigar Factory, Kamloops B.C., Factory No. 12 ', and some instructions. Top of box has 'The Terminus', stamped on it.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
Flat rectangular wooden cigar box, with white trim. Stamp on back has, ' 50 cigars, Terminus Cigar Factory, Kamloops B.C., Factory No. 12 ', and some instructions. Top of box has 'The Terminus', stamped on it.
History Of Use
This cigar box was a series of 1897. The label on it states that it was to be destroyed after contents were removed.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAPER;
Width
13
Length
19.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1993.11.17
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Cigarette Case

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Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Description
A brass colored, rectangular metal cigarette case with a painted scene on the top and a scale-type pattern on the bottom. The scene painted on the top is of two multi-colored birds perched in the branches of a small bar on the front that, when pressed, cause the case to pop open. The inside of the …
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
A brass colored, rectangular metal cigarette case with a painted scene on the top and a scale-type pattern on the bottom. The scene painted on the top is of two multi-colored birds perched in the branches of a small bar on the front that, when pressed, cause the case to pop open. The inside of the case has a metal flap set on a spring used to hold down the cigarettes. Inscribed on the metal flap is 'Made In England/ Rosebery'.
Public Description
Used by Lillian McEwen in 1930's and 1940's.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Width
7.7
Length
13.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1986.8.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Cigarette Case

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Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A cylindrical gold-plated cigarette case. The front of the case opens on a hinge and can be closed with a clasp mechanism. On the front of this flap is a raised gold leaf decorated with pearls.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Description
A cylindrical gold-plated cigarette case. The front of the case opens on a hinge and can be closed with a clasp mechanism. On the front of this flap is a raised gold leaf decorated with pearls.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
3
Width
4.5
Length
7.6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1978.123.6
Type of Record
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