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Title: Dolly Dixon collection
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Part Of: Prince Rupert City & Regional Archives collection
Scope & Content: The collection consists of photographs and two negatives from an album dated Aug. 30, 1911. They depict scenes of people at work and at play in Prince Rupert including the Alex Yule Blacksmith shop, picnics on beaches, logging, a log boom and steam donkey, Fred Scadden Outdoor Adventures Interior Decorating vehicle, a photograph of a woman inside the vehicle and the Fred Scadden Painter shop at 324 6th Street. (Fred Scadden passed away Nov. 25, 1956 in Prince Rupert at 75 years of age. His wife Alice Josephine (nee Tibbets and Crosset passed away March 12, 1932 at the age of 50 years. She came to Prince Rupert from Wisconsin in 1910). The French Hair Dressing Salon and F.W. Chandler Stoves at 318 6th St. in 1925 are included, as well as the launching of the Canadian Scottish at the Prince Rupert Drydock in 1921, wreck of the C.P.R. Co. S.S. Princess May on Sentinel Isl., Alaska, Aug. 5, 1910 and a public celebration on the south side of the Federal Building on Third Ave. West. Other scenes include three people and a dog aboard "Athalie", a boat at a cannery, men at work on a fishing boat, Half Moon Bay, totem poles in Hazelton and two people in a canoe near a coastal village.
Subject Access: ["Logging", "Blacksmiths", "Steamships", "Pleasure Boats", "Canneries", "Totem Poles", "Streets", "Hotsprings", "Ships"]
Date: [ca. 1910-1925]
Physical Description: 56 photographs 2 negatives

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