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"Discourse - Purposes and Problems"

"Discourse - Purposes and Problems"

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"Discourse - Purposes and Problems" by Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren. Copy right printed in 1967 by Longmans Canada Limited.

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015.01.21

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History of Canada book

History of Canada book

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"History of Canada" by George M. Wrong, M.A, LL.D. Published in 1935.

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015.01.12

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Wall Plaque

Wall Plaque

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One wall plaque - given to Sharon's grandfather in 1971. It has a picture of Dogwood Flowers on the front of it and a written inscription on the back. "Award of Merit: Chairman E . Cooper, Canadian and British Columbia Centennial Celebrations 1967 and 1971".

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994.03.01

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Gas Lamp

Gas Lamp

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Glass lamp with one glass bowl and chimney. Main part of lamp is made from pressed copper and has and embossed leaf design. Gas insert is made from brass plate. Maker's mark is visible on the top of the gas insert, "The Angle Lamp Co NY, Patented in the US and Foreign Countries". Maker's mark is only visible on 014.01.01. Originally the lamps were gas, but have been converted to electricity. History: they belonged to Mary Knight, married to Bud Knight of Toronto, who was a friend of Raine's. Mary acquired these in Eastern BC - [maybe Nelson ?] when she first came to B.C. in the 1930's. She took the lamps with her to Toronto and requested that Raine bring the lamps back to BC if she passed away. Raine brought the lamps to the museum in remembrance of her friend and to honour her wish to bring them back to the west coast of Canada.

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014.01.01abcd

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Gas Lamp

Gas Lamp

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This item is the same as 014.01.01 but it is missing the glass bowl-- c) of 014.01.02. Main part of lamp is made from pressed copper and has and embossed leaf design. Gas insert is made from brass plate. Maker's mark is no longer visible, but is visible on 014.01.01. Originally the lamp was gas but it has been converted to electricity. History: they belonged to Mary Knight, married to Bud Knight of Toronto, who was a friend of Raine's. Mary acquired these in Eastern BC [maybe Nelson?] when she came back to BC in the 1930's. She took the lamps with her to Toronto and requested that Raine bring the lamps back to BC if she passed away. Raine brought the lamps to the museum in remembrance of her friend and to honour her with to bring them back to the west coast of Canada.

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014.01.02abc

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Canvas Pioneer back pack

Canvas Pioneer back pack

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Pioneer back pack made in the 1920's by the Pioneer brand. Sole manufacturer Jones Tent & Awning Ltd. Made out of canvas and rope. It is called "Trapper Nelson Indian Back board No.2".

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014.23.01

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Oil Can

Oil Can

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Oil can with pump that came from the Village of Pemberton.

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010.31.01

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post office alarm till

post office alarm till

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Description-Rectangular, brown and wooden. It has three trays inside which would have held money. Two of the trays are fixed while one can be removed from the till. There is a small alarm bell inside the till which is non functional. There is also a top to the till which is cracked and unfinished with an inscription which reads "Trade Mark Tucker Alarm Till Tucker & Dorsey MFG Co Indianapolis U.S.A. 503" History-In 1968 the first post office building was opened. Previously the Post Office had occupied a small space in the store adjoining the new .premises. Ben Cherry retired in 1968 as postmaster. We can assume he removed the till then probably discarded, from the office where he had served: The Burts found it in the garage of the house Cherry had owned.

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987.29.01

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Oil Can

Oil Can

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Oil can. It is a round canister and tapers to a narrow neck with lid. Attached to lid is spout and handle.

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012.01.02

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Pear Corers

Pear Corers

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Small tools with wooden handles and metal heads. Handles are round and metal heads. Handles are round of natural wood. Irregularly shaped heads, of thin metal bands, are formed to scoop cores from halved pears. Metal collars encircle narrowed section joining heads and handles. 984 .1.8 has a strip of black tape nearly surrounding the handle. On this tool the collar is loose. 984.1.9 is sound. Mrs. Collister is said to have used these in a cannery, probably in Richmond, where she earned fees to attend V.G.H. School of Nursing. In 1953 she came to Pemberton and probably brought the tools with her.

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984.01.08b

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Embroidery Floss

Embroidery Floss

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Mrs. Dunbar's grandmother owned the "Belding's four strand floss, made in Canada". It is in four colors: the gold skein is still in its paper container; rose, red, and brown are secured by what appears to be scotch tape.

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983.47.04

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Blacksmith Tongs

Blacksmith Tongs

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Inscription has "24" on it for its length of 24 inches. This item is 61.5 cm in length. It has a double head to grasp different size cylinder-type objects. It has long handles to the blacksmith can avoid the heat. This set of tongs is rusted.

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986.09.15

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Stanley Level

Stanley Level

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An inscription reads "Stanley SW , Made in Canada, No 2." The inscription is at the bottom of the level. The level is made of wood with iron reinforcements and iron "bubble" holders. It is a long rectangular block of wood. This item appears to be in good condition but is slightly worn.

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986.09.45

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Pit Lamp

Pit Lamp

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This item possibly a pit lamp is a cylinder expanded to a light bulb on top. It has a spout which has a release control on it with a handle. It has a connector which can fasten it to a hat or a belt. It is engraved "Patented-Oct. 10 1899, Dec 12, 1899, Nov. 27,1900 " and "Columbia Model C' Automatic" and "Shine Watt, MFG. Co, Chicago, U.S. A." This item is slightly worn.

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986.09.43

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Stand For Gas Iron

Stand For Gas Iron

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This is a cast iron stand, which is oval in shape with two ends bent to elevate it from the ground. A inscription says "Coleman, Made in Canada". It was used to hold a hot iron away from the ironing board. It is in good condition, slightly rusted.

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986.09.32

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