Prince George (B.C.)



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LaBelle family album, 1932-1957

File is a photograph album showing images of Eugene LaBelle working on telephone lines and other images related to the B.C. Telephone Company including three of Sproat Lake sent to the Canadian Department of National Defense for Air Pacific Communication Programme in 1943, soldiers in uniform and scenes of military training [Canadian Army Base in Kingston, Ont.?], members of the LaBelle family and friends, interior and exterior views of the family home at 2677 West 43rd in Vancouver, trips to other parts of British Columbia, Niagara Falls and the United States including postcards and other ephemera. Names and places are further identified for most images in the album. Some images are duplicates to images found in the other LaBelle family albums of this accession.

LaBelle family

Personal - [Br--?] 1925 - Vancouver 1926 - Prince George - Prince Rupert

Item is an amateur film beginning with footage of a man playing with dogs; wild horses running; Margaret Magoffin driving a car; Sam Magoffin, Margaret and various people and dogs standing on the front stairs of a house; and Sam and three men exiting the S.S. Magoffin & Co. Railway Contractors Tie Department building (possibly in Prince George).

The film also includes footage of Prince Rupert, B.C., including the Prince Rupert Hotel and Sam and Margaret Magoffin on Sixth Avenue with several of the downtown buildings in the background. Also included is footage taken along the waterfront and from aboard the S.S. Prince Rupert, as well as views of the city taken from a high vantage point. Buildings shown in this footage include the fire hall and elevator.

Also contained in the film is footage of a parade in Vancouver taken from a bird’s eye viewpoint. The parade includes footage of mounties on horses, sailors, a pipe band, clowns, animals, and many floats, including floats for Point Grey, the City of Vancouver, the Loyal Order of Moose, Burns Shamrock Brand Products, Vancouver Ice Cream, and a stampede. The film also includes several minutes of footage of a rodeo at Hastings Park, including bronco and bull riding and chuckwagon racing activities. The film also shows Sam and Margaret with other people in front of the Court House and having a picnic on Grouse Mountain. Also included is footage of a military parade by Victory Square, a military review, and a medals ceremony; Mayor L.D. Taylor is shown in attendance at this event.

Taxidermist John Lestin in his shop

Inscription on verso of print "#2316 - 'Study Period' - Taxidermist John Lestin of Prince George takes time out for reading with a great horned owl and magpie, - a couple of the many hundreds of wild game specimens 'bagged' in the Prince George area and mounted by him. / Photo Don Coltman."