The Summer 2020 issue of British Columbia History will begin appearing in mailboxes within the next week.
The cover features a colourized photo of Piper Andy McGeorge with the mascot Wallace of the 1st Battalion, Canadian Scottish Regiment, England, 10 June 1943. (Credit: Lieut. Alex M. Stirton / Canada. Dept. of National Defence / Library and Archives Canada / PA-130779 (modified from the original – colourized by Canadian Colour)
Articles include: “Private Wallace — Always ‘Ready for the Fray’” by Britta Gundersen-Bryden; “Chloroform on Quebec Street” by Chris Kilgour; “Black Pioneers Who Made Salt Spring Island Their Home” by Emma Bishop, Ceridwen Ross Collins, and Christina Marshall; “Bulmans Cannery: A Leading Industry in the Okanagan” by Patricia and Robert Malcolmson; and “As I Remember: Overflowing the Banks” by David B. Reid
Readers may also enjoy “Time Travels: Telling Our Stories” by Mark Forsythe profiling the Princeton Museum; “Archives & Archivists: Nikkei Mubi: Japanese Canadian Home Movies” by Lindsey Jacobson and Jeffery Chong and edited by Sylvia Stopforth; “Stories of Objects: ‘Iron Jock’ Mr. PG: Oh, the Places He’s Been!” by Caroline Ross; and “Past Forward: Digital BC History” with Aimee Greenaway. Take part in the “BC Bookshelf: Challenge Your BC Bookshelf” reading challenge.
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