Books

Books

Smelter Wars looks at union drive in Trail

A recently-published book takes a deep look at union organizing efforts at the Trail smelter during and...

Royal BC Museum publications go digital

If efforts to make their books more widely available and accessible, the Royal BC Museum has converted a number of their publications...
Michael Layland is interviewed by Mark Forsythe

Interview with Michael Layland

BC Historical Federation Vice-President Mark Forsythe caught up with the 2019 Lieutenant-Governor's Medal for Historical Writing prize winning author Michael Layland to...
Fraser Valley local history Valley Voices podcasts

Valley Voices podcast reviews BC historical books of 2018

Valley Voices is a production of the Langley Heritage Society on CIVL Radio, 101.7 FM heard Wednesdays at...

Okanagan Historical Society’s 84th Report now available

The latest Okanagan Historical Society report is now available. On the cover (pictured above) is an 1882...

Author Q&A: “Our Backs Warmed by the Sun: Memories of a Doukhobor Life”

Our blog series “Author Q&A” pulls back the curtain on the historical writing process, introducing local authors and hearing how their stories...

Interview with Claudia Cornwall — BC In Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer

Earlier this month BCHF's Mark Forsythe and Doug Brigham connected with Claudia Cornwall, author of "British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a...

Memoir recalls childhood in New Denver residential school

A woman who spent four and a half years as a child at the New Denver residential...
Lieutenant Governor's Medal for Historical Writing

Finalists announced for Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Competition

The British Columbia Historical Federation is pleased to announce this year’s finalists for the annual Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Competition. The 2021...

Vancouver Island authors win Lyman book prize

Vancouver Island authors John M. MacFarlane and Lynn J. Salmon have won a John Lyman Book Award for best book published in...