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21 Archival description results for Military

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Arlene Ashcroft collection

  • Collection
  • 1937- 1945

The collection consists of a photo album that contains photographs of military personnel. Also included are postcards sent to Arlene Russell, newspaper clippings, and military artifacts such as badges, pins, and Second World War artifacts.

Ashcroft, Arlene

Clifford McInnis fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1934-1968

The fonds consists of documents, maps, and photographs related to the time Clifford McInnis spent in Prince Rupert and Port Edward employed by the United States Army during the Second World War.

McInnis, Clifford

Collins family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1985

The fonds consists of personal and professional records from the Collins family. It includes family photographs and negatives taken in Prince Rupert, England, Alaska, and Panama. There are also photographs of soliders taken during the Second World War in Japan, a photograph of the cargo ship Earlscourt Park which was built in 1944 at the Prince Rupert Drydock, and Thomas W. senior on a fishing trip with Bing Crosby. There are 105 architectural drawings including blueprints, plans, and maps pertaining to the drydock in Prince Rupert and the City of Prince Rupert's engineering department. Personal documents for Thomas W. Sr. include correspondence (1956), postcards addressed to Thomas and Agnes (1910, 1920, 1939, 1952), a wedding invitation, statement of service with CNR at the drydock (1921- 1939), Canadian Gangway Pass (1963), Canadian Pacific Railway Steamship Line card (1919), unemployment insurance commission card (1943), Active Service Book - Canadian Pay (1918), Indenture to Apprentice (1901), Canadian Expeditionary Force Discharge Certificate (1919), a Sick Furlough form and a fortnightly time book for payments made to dock employees with lists of names and payments pencilled in. Documents for Jack include certificates for perfect attendance at Sunday School (1930) and the Introductory Examination for the Toronto Conservatory of Music (1934), correspondence including three hand-written letters; two written to his father in 1963 and one regarding the Queen Charlotte Canners Ltd. (1950), and a postcard (1939). Also includes an Unemployment Insurance Commission form (1963) Kincolith Preceptory No. 59 Freemason's constitution and Bylaws, a notice of motion, Masonic ephemera, an autograph book (1934), and a Wartime Merchant Shipping Limited Shipyard Terms booklet. Documents for Thomas W. Jr. include a postcard, 3 Booth Memorial High School Student Association cards (1938, 1940-42), a War Dept. report at the Sub-Port in Prince Rupert (1944), and a handwritten diary of his time served on the U.S.S. destroyers McKean and Henry W. Tucker from 1945 to 1946. The diary ends on October 31, 1946 where he notes that he has been away for two years.

Collins (family)

Doris McNeil collection

  • Collection
  • 1912-1960

The fonds consists of photographs belonging to Doris McNeil. The photographs depict damage and repair work along the Skeena River during the flood in 1936, naval officers and ships in Prince Rupert, a D-2053 float plane in the water near Edward Lipsett (Prince Rupert) Ltd., a Salvation Army meeting, Salvation Army taggers and Everitt Johanson and Betty Wide collecting money outside Wallace's Dept. Store for the Salvation Army. There is also a photograph of Snappy Service Messenger cars and drivers outside the courthouse, Earl Grey's Own Rifles in 1912, and various parade scenes.

McNeil, Doris

Ernest A. Woods collection

  • Collection
  • 1906-1924

The fonds consists of photographs of early Prince Rupert showing the building of the town site from the first pile driven to build the wharf in 1906, the first grade of the railway in 1908, the first GTP passenger train, and scenes of early Prince Rupert and the surrounding area up until to the 1920s. There are photographs of people in Prince Rupert, including family and colleagues, nurses during WWI, the drydock, planes, parades, boats, steamships, reservoirs, the Skeena River, Ocean Falls, the cold storage plant, football games, picnics, fire trucks, one photograph of native children in Metlakatla, and a logging camp at Alice Arm. It also includes a certificate of appointment from when Ernest was made a Notary Public on September 21, 1909 and a postcard received by Ernest in Prince Rupert in July 1907, mailed from England June 3, 1907.

Woods, Ernest A.

Eugene E. Deiss collection

  • Collection
  • 1943- 1945

The fonds consists of photographs and textual records during the Second World War in Prince Rupert. It includes 73 photographs (1943-1945) of scenes in Port Edward, Prince Rupert, and the surrounding areas, Hagwilget Canyon, , Khatada Lake, and Chicamon Glacier. US Army scenes include an aerial view of Acropolis Hill, Eugene with a bear cub, post theatre, barracks, the day room, a Christmas Party (1944), the administration office, chapels at Port Edward and Prince Rupert, field house, reveille, mail call, U.S. Army Post Softball Team (1943-45), army PX, Military Personnel Office (1945), basketball games, dances, V-J Day parade and speeches at city hall, USO Shows, Ingrid Bergman at USO show. There is also a photograph of Eugene salmon fishing near Port Edward and typed lyrics to a song "Don't Ship Me Out" dedicated to the men of APO 997.

Deiss, Eugene E.

Frederick Redvers Peagam collection

  • Collection
  • 1932

The collection consists of two photographs of the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve in front of the RCNVR building at the CN Dock in the 1930s.

Peagam, Frederick Redvers

Ilsa Kraupner Fudger Fleming collection

  • Collection
  • [194-]

Series includes photographs depicting the Fudger family and friends during the 1940s in Prince Rupert, and navy personnel at Comox. Depicted are Bill and Mickey Fudger, Hedwig Kraupner, Cliff Perry, Ilsa Kraupner, Gilda Campagnolo, Dr. Donald Oakley, Margaret Oakley, and May Queen Lillian Jones with attendants May Skinner, Philomena Murry and Nancy Bremner.

Fleming, Ilsa Kraupner Fudger

J. Kenneth Dopson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1944, 1983

The fonds consists of photographs of the Prince Rupert Drydock. Seven of the photographs were taken during the war and the others were taken later in 1983 when it was demolished.

Dopson, J. Kenneth

John S. Wilson family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1921-1957

The fonds consists of records from when E. John Wilson was Lieutenant for the Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps "Captain Cook" in Prince Rupert. It also includes photographs, correspondence, and ephemera from John S. Wilson. Included from the sea cadet corps is a record book of "firing guns competition" from 1943-1945, the 1945 night order book, strength reports, correspondence, parade and training schedules, division lists, nominal roll lists, a course outline for Rifle Coaching, the October 1946 issue of Wescoast Wardroom News, and the April 1946 issue of The Navy League of Canada Sea Cadet Log . The photographs are of family and friends, staff and students at Borden Street and Booth Schools, May Queen candidates, Carlisle and Claxton canneries, sea cadets, and the Wilson Home at 416 Dunsmuir Street.

John S. Wilson family fonds

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