British Columbia History Magazine British Columbia History Summer Issue

British Columbia History Summer Issue

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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.

Every Month

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