Fonds PR-2144 - Lester G. Morrell fonds

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Lester G. Morrell fonds

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  • [ca. 1938-1940] (Creation)
    Morrell, Lester G.

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2 film reels

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Lester G. Morrell was mine manager of the Yankee Girl Mine at Ymir, B.C., from 1937 to 1942.

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The fonds consists of two films by Lester Morrell showing the Arrow Lakes and Lardeau; gold mining in the Cariboo; a coastal steamship trip to Alert Bay; Morrell family vacation scenes on Savary Island; the Yankee Girl Gold Mine and concentrator; and May Day celebrations in Ymir, B.C.

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Archives code(s): F1998:01.

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Accession number(s): F1998:01


Moving image originals may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.

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