Buy your copy of the Summer 2016 issue of British Columbia History featuring:
In the shadow of the lash: The case of William Squire
By Janet Mary Nicol
In the midst of a six-month long strike and the aftermath of a violet clash between longshoremen, sympathizers and the police, longshoreman William Squire was arrested.
A Shingle Weaver’s Life
By Lynne Christensen
The cedar shake and shingle industry has a long history in the Fraser Valley and Bob Friesen has spent several decades working in the mills.
The quest for a photograph of Rev. John H. Keen
By Spencer G. Sealy
Searching for a photograph of Reverend John H. Keen, an ardent naturalist.
The South Kootenay Board of Trade Brouhaha
By R.J. (Ron) Welwood
Kaslo pirates embark for Nelson to hijack the South Kootenay Board of Trade.
Alice Stevens: Innovations in Women’s Work
By Mary Leah de Zwart and Linda Peterat
Home economist Alice Stevens paved the way for women’s achievements in her short 52 years of life.
Archives & Archivists: Singed but not Forgotten
By Alysa Routtenberg; edited by Sylvia Stopforth
The Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia undertook a project to sort, catalogue, and digitize a collection of burnt negatives, prints, and client files.
Cabinets of Curiosities: Carelmapu Cabinet
By Stephanie Ann Warner
An antique cabinet connects the author to her Tofino grandparents and the shipwreck of the Carelmapu.
Editor’s Note: Labour and Economics
By Andrea Lister
From the Book Review Editor’s Desk: Flash drives and Curious Places
By K. Jane Watt