BCHF News Summer issue of British Columbia History on its way

Summer issue of British Columbia History on its way

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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