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Photocopied Local Histories and Family Fonds

The attached PDF is a brief biography of John James (Jim) Carney written by John James Carney Jr. (JJ) and prepared for CBC Vancouver’s WW I Commemorative Book From the West Coast to the Western Front. Published with permission of John James Carney Jr.... [Continue Reading]

John Wesley Arnold was one of Lake Country’s early pioneers. He was born in Belleville, Ontario in 1871 and married Lucinda ‘Cindy’ Yott in New York, where they had met while working at a hospital. The young family moved west,... [Continue Reading]

The Kakonosedai exhibition is the third of the Lake Country Heritage and Cultural Society’s special exhibitions. Kakonosedai: A Century of Community celebrates the Japanaese pioneers of Lake Country and their descendants, with a look at what they would have brought... [Continue Reading]

Author: Harold Butterworth.   18 pages.    Location: MS 52.    The Autobiography of Harold David Butterworth is part of Life Histories. Historical Manuscripts of the District of Lake Country. Funding and assistance for this project were provided by the... [Continue Reading]

D. Kobayashi family [2007.015.007] D. Kobayashi July 1958 [1999.000.022] Four small children on the running board [2007.015.000] Group of Japanese men at Rainbow Ranche [2007.010.001] Group of Japanese newcomers A [2007.010.007] Group of Japanese pioneers at Rainbow Ranche [2007.010.008] Ito... [Continue Reading]

4 pages.    Location:  MS 16, Binder #1, Tab #17.    The Koyama Family History is part of Life Histories. Historical Manuscripts of the District of Lake Country. Funding and assistance for this project were provided by the Irving K.... [Continue Reading]

Author:  Vera Towgood.    23 pages.    Location:  Ms 3, Binder #1, Tab #12.    The History of Waitama. The Towgood House is part of Life Histories. Historical Manuscripts of the District of Lake Country. Funding and assistance for this... [Continue Reading]

Author: Theresa Goldie Falkner; “Taped and typed by David Evett Kilgour.”    48 pages.    Location:  MS 39, Binder #1, Tab #9.    The Goldie Saga. 1793-1886 is part of Life Histories. Historical Manuscripts of the District of Lake Country.... [Continue Reading]