Fonds PR-2394 - Fred Lade fonds

David Ferguson, who started the town of Ferguson in 1892 David Ferguson with pack-train going to Triune Mine being operated while owned by them Main street, town of Ferguson, Lardeau Mining division, X marks Ferguson house One of Andy Daney's freight teams Thomson Landing, near Beaton; showing the first teacher, Mr. Thomson and his pupils. Freight wagons in a small town. Andy Daney's freight wagon on the bridge at Halfway Creek near Ferguson, BC.

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Fred Lade fonds

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  • [189-?]-1963 (Creation)
    Lade, Fred, 1891-1976

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564 photographs : b&w

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The fonds consists of the photographs created or collected by Fred Lade, documenting the Kootenay region in the early 20th century.

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The photographs are arranged by location/subject, although the arrangement is not always consistent. It is presumed that Fred Lade developed the arrangement of the photographs. Photographs (originals, copyprints, and negatives) are arranged primarily by location within alphabetical files (see file level descriptions). Many of the files correspond to locations (Beaton, Ferguson, etc.), however some otherwise correspond to individuals (Mrs. Angus, Mattie Gunterman, etc). It is possible that photographs associated with individuals were collected by Fred Lade from those individuals. Some photographs are arranged by size and there are files that contain oversized mounted prints, the subjects of which relate to other files in the fonds.

Multiple copies of photographs exist--some created by Fred Lade and some created by BC Archives--and these are filed across different files: a copyprint may be found in "E. Trout Lake" while the original is found in "A. Beaton." Staff have aimed to link original photographs with copies without removing photographs from either file.

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Accession number: 198207-037

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