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A "Joy Ride" in Florida

Item is a postcard labelled "A "Joy Ride" in Florida," sent from Aunt [Margaret?] in Leesburg, Florida to Bobbie Neilan [sic] at 35 1/2 Mile. The front of the card has an image of 9 African-American children riding a large alligator along a palm tree-lined stream.

On the back of the card is a handwritten message from the sender to her nephew Robert Jardine-Neiland. In the top left-hand corner is a printed poem. There is a green one-cent American postage stamp in the top right corner. The card is postmarked February 27 9 PM 1935 in Leesburg.

E. C. Kropp Co.

Burns' Statue Square, Ayr

Postcard labelled "Burns' Statue Square, Ayr," sent from Aunty Mary (Mary Rutherford?) in Ayr, Scotland to Bobby Jardine at 35 1/2 Mile. The front of the card has a tinted photograph of a square with buildings, horse-drawn carriages and a statue of Robert Burns.

On the back of the card is a handwritten message from Aunt Mary to Robert Jardine. There is a red one-cent British stamp in the top right corner. The card is postmarked 4.30 PM October 6 1923 in Ayr.

Enough is Enough : making a difference for mental health

Accession number: WA_2015_023_02

A book chronicling Ginny and Kerry Patrick's cross-Canada cycle for The Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation day-by-day.

Handwritten dedication inside front cover reads: "Dedicated to the Whistler Museum, where our 8,000 km journey began and where it ended in August 2013. May this campaign be an inspiration to others that random and individual acts can in fact influence society's actions for a better world." Signed Kerry Dennehy and Ginny Dennehy. Accompanied by hand-drawn image of a road between "BC and "NFL." with trees on the side and the caption "What a wonderful way to see our Canada!"

Family Videos #1

VHS tape entitled "Special Memories 1 of 2" containing Franz Wilhelmsen's home videos, featuring boating, water skiing, family vacations, falconing, the Soda Creek Ferry, Franz fishing in a river, a car gondola, the Fraser River, Alta Lake train station, Alta Lake ferry, landscaping, building a pool, commercial fishing, children playing games and races, swimming, Fort Kamloops, orca whales, and a grounded paddle wheeler called “Klondike”.

Gordon McKeever Fonds

  • GMCK
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2002

Fond consists of material donated by Gordon McKeever and includes promotional stickers for Whistler Mountain and Whistler Blackcomb, a promotional book for Whistler's restaurants, four travel planners created by the Whistler Resort Association to promote both Winter and Summer seasons between 1997 and 2000, a paper spiral bound guide for Whistler Resort Association (WRA) members from November 15th, 1996, a 1999 VHS promotional resort video guide for the Resort Municipality of Whistler, a variety of materials supporting the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, four paper business directory booklets printed for the Whistler Chamber of Commerce dating from 1994, 1996, and 1999, and sixteen posters depicting a variety of subject matter including Whistler festivals, ski racing events, concert series, car shows, heli-skiing, Molson and Shell Cups, and Whistler Resort tourism.

Greetings from Laverne, Okla.

Postcard labelled "Greetings from LAVERNE, OKLA." sent from Joy Smith to Jenny W. Neiland at 40 Mile. The front of the card has a tinted photograph of trees and flowers next to a lake, with hills or mountains in the distance. On the back of the card is a handwritten message from Joy Smith to Jenny Neiland. There is a green one-cent U.S. stamp in the top right corner. The card is postmarked June 14 in Laverne and June 19, 1941 in Alta Lake.

Hippopotamus in Breckenridge Park

Postcard labelled "Hippopotamus in Breckenridge Park, San Antonio, Texas," sent from [Aunt?] to Mr. Bob Neilan [sic]. The front of the card has a tinted photograph of a hippo in a zoo exhibit, with crowds of people watching from across a pool. On the back of the card is a handwritten message from the sender in San Antonio to Robert Jardine-Neiland at 34 1/2 Mile. There is a printed blurb about Breckenridge Park in the top left. A green one-cent American stamp is in the top right corner. The card was postmarked at 9:30 PM, March 9 1934, in San Antonio, Texas.

Horseshoe Bay

Item is a postcard labelled "Horseshoe Bay, BC" sent from [Ins.?] to Mrs. Wallace O. (Jenny) Betts. On the front of the card is a black and white photograph of a marina in Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver. On the back of the card is a handwritten message from the sender to Jenny Betts at Alta Lake. There is a brown two-cent Canadian stamp in the top right corner. The card is postmarked July 22, 1938 in Whytecliff, B.C.

Letter from Jenny Jardine to Echo-Marie Fawks (nee Betts) and her husband, Don - April 7, 1995

Letter from Jenny Jardine to Echo-Marie Fawks (nee Betts) and her husband, Don, written on April 7, 1995. In the letter, Jenny recounts her and her family's life living in the Whistler Valley between the 1900s and the 1940s - at Rainbow Lodge, Mons, Alpha Lake, and finally at 34 1/2 Mile [Function Junction area]. Stories she recounts include their relationship with the Philips and Harry Horstman, hikes on Sproatt Mountain and to Cheakamus Lake, mail delivery, schooling, scavenging berries along the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, and Howard Gebhart and her brothers' serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. She finishes the letter talking about her recent trip to Northern BC, the Yukon, and Alaska. The letter was enclosed in an envelope with notes written by Louise Smith regarding the letter's custodial history. The letter was given to Louise by Echo-Marie (Louise's cousin), who lived with her husband, Don, in Whistler from c. 1990 to c. 2012.

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