Collection jas-2557 - Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society Metis photograph collection

A group of Grande Cache Indians at the Palisades Centre, Jasper National Park, Alberta. A group of Grande Cache Indians at the Palisades Centre, Jasper National Park, Alberta. A group of Grande Cache Indians at the Palisades Centre, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Mrs. Adam Joachim, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Mrs. Joachim, Freda Joachim and others, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Mrs. Adam Joachim and a child, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Mrs. Adam Joachim, Freda Joachim and others, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Albert Norris, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Joe McDonald, Jasper National Park, Alberta. Joe McDonald with George Camp, Jasper National Park, Alberta.
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Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society Metis photograph collection

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CA JAS jas-2557

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  • 1910-1972 (Creation)
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    Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society, collector

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30 photographs : b&w prints

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In the early 1960s the Jasper Yellowhead Historical Society began collecting photographs on various subjects pertaining to Jasper's history. These photographs relating to the Metis people who once lived in Jasper National Park were gathered from various sources to form this collection.

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This collection consists of photographs of the people that lived in Jasper area when the park was formed. They relocated to Grande Cache. This collection consists mostly of photographs taken during their visit to Jasper (1972) including views at the Palisades Centre (formerly the Lewis Swift homestead), the Ewan Moberly Homestead, Suzanne Cardinals Grave and the Jasper Airfield. Members of this group included; Mrs. Adam Joachim (nee Caroline McDonald), Freida Joachim, Albert Norris, Joe McDonald and others. The collection also consists of photographs of: Adam Joachim on a Hunting Trip (1935); a log cabin, location unknown; Mr. and Mrs. John Moberly and sons, Dave and Frank in an automobile [1912]; John & Mary Gregg and Mr. & Mrs. John Moberly [1910]; Ewan Moberly Family in Grande Cache [1912]; and Frank Seabolt, Jack Gregg and Dolfuss Norris [1927].

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Several Metis families were living in the Jasper National Park area when the park was formed. In 1910 they were relocated outside of the park. Many of the people moved to the area around Grande Cache.<br><br>Record No. ID127<br><br>

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