Morphy, Carol (nee Starks)

Morphy, Carol (nee Starks)
Baseball Glove

Baseball Glove

Description:

This is a green and black leather baseball mitt with the maker's mark "Cooper" and "Handcrafted in Japan". It was originally bought in Squamish in the early 1970's for about $20.00. and used extensively to play softball for the C.R.B. sponsored girls team and the Pemberton Hotel sponsored "Cabarettes" team.

Date of Object:

ca. 1970

Accession #:

016.01.01

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Camvassed Binder

Camvassed Binder

Description:

This is an old school binder that is covered in canvas fabric. There is graffiti and people's signatures written on the cover, back and inside. It was used by Jimmy Decker at the Vancouver Technical School, Rosemary Decker (Starks) and Carol Morphy (nee Starks) at Pemberton Secondary School.

Date of Object:

ca. 1950-1970

Accession #:

016.01.05

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Metal Cigarette Case

Metal Cigarette Case

Description:

This is a silver cigarette case. It has "Dad" engraved on the top right corner and is fairly tarnished all over. It belonged to J.O. Decker.

Date of Object:

Accession #:

016.01.04

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Pottery Vase & Spoon Trivet

Pottery Vase & Spoon Trivet

Description:

a)This is a small pottery vase with decorative grape leaves and vines designed on it b) this is a pottery spoon trivet in the style of first nations art, frog motif. Both these items have been made with red clay and are fired but not glazed. They were made by Rosemary Myrtle Starks (nee Decker) in the early 1970's.

Date of Object:

ca. 1970

Accession #:

016.01.02ab

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Moorcraft Ginger Jar

Moorcraft Ginger Jar

Description:

This is a small blue ginger jar. It is painted blue and has pink and purple flowers on it as well as a lid on top. The maker's mark says "Moorcraft" and it is worth about $250 dollars. It contained potpourri made by Frances Decker in the 1960's out of dried flowers from her garden.

Date of Object:

ca. 1960

Accession #:

016.01.03

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Philco Radio

Philco Radio

Description:

Radio belonged to Arvin Stark, who was married to Rosemary Decker. It was used at the family cabin in Blackwater. It was donated by Carol Morphy (nee Stark) who remembers falling asleep at the cabin listening to it. Radio is made of wood. There is a lot of wiring in the back of the radio. There are two plastic nobs on the front. It is in good condition except for some peeling wood in places. Maker's mark "Philco" visible on front middle of the radio. ID number number is still visible, located on a medal piece inside the back of the radio: 36-1447-3. After further research, it is model number 40-95T. The model used four tubes and only received the AM band. The original selling price was $24.95.

Date of Object:

1940

Accession #:

014.05.01

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