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[Miss Florence Fyfe-Smith unveils a copy of a painting of Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith and Captain Charles Ulm]

Item is a photograph showing shows Major J.S. Matthews, Mrs. Jean G. Gibbs and Principal Muir. Notes written on the back include: "Sir Charles Kingsford Smith School, Vancouver. 8901 Elliott St. On June 24th 1959, at 2 30 p.m., there was unveiled at this school, and, in the presence of Miss Florence Fyfe-Smith, Principal Muir, of the school, Major J.S. Matthews, City Archivist, and Mrs Jean G. Gibbs, Assistant Archivist, a photogravure of an oil painting of the celebrated aviators, Charles Kingsford Smith, and Captain Ulm, who together were the first to fly from America to Australia. The painting was painted for the Atlantic Union Oil Co., of Australia, by William Dargie. Major Matthews arranged with Mr McDermot, Canadian High Commissioner, Canberra, for colored copies. Mr McDermot sent about six. One is in the City Archives. There were about 600 pupils at the ceremony."

[Group portrait of speakers for the] Liberty Loan Mission to Idaho, Washington, Oregon, [taken Forest Hill, near Portland, Oregon in] spring (about April) 1918

Professionally taken group portrait of speakers for the liberty Loan Mission to Idaho, Washington, Oregon. Photograph was taken at Forest Hill roadhouse (built 1915) on the Columbia River Highway near Portland, Oregon in the spring (about April) of 1918. Black row: Major Matthews, French soldier, American soldier, Lieutenant Alex MacDonald of Canada, unknown, unknown, French soldier, unknown. Front row (seated): Unknown, unknown, General Green of the United States, and "Mrs. Major Matthews, the first "Catherine Valentia Maud Boscawen Matthews.

[Speakers for the 4th Liberty Loan Mission at Lookout Point in April 1918]

Professionally taken group photograph shows speakers for the 4th Liberty Loan Mission at Lookout Point near Forest Hall roadhouse on the Columbia River Highway (near Portland) in April 1918. Major Matthews notes on photo that "the mission addressed scores of audiences in churches, halls, schools, raising enthusiasm for the 4th Liberty Loan". From left to right: Major Matthews, General Green of the United States, French delegate, American delegate, and two unknown women.

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