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Sewing Machine and Cabinet

Sewing Machine and Cabinet

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A 1964 singer sewing machine in cabinet. "I was born in Squamish B.C. , but raised in Pemberton B.C. I was one the first grades (grade five, I believe) in the signal hill elementary school , when it first opened. My mother Anne decker, married to Jim Decker was an excellent Seamstress and I remember as a teenager her making me skirts for school ( Knee length, of course) which I promptly rolled up at the waist line once I was out of her sight!"

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015.07.01ab

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Baseball Glove

Baseball Glove

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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.

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016.01.01

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Emily Carr Framed Print

Emily Carr Framed Print

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Emily Carr Pemberton meadows framed print. Emily took the PGE train up here in May 1933 for a month long expedition to take on a new artistic challenge, Mountain scenery. After visiting with a niece in Squamish Valley, Emily took the train North to Lillooet and on the return trip stopped to explore and sketch at Seton Lake and Pemberton. It was a major turning point for her. This Painting of Pemberton Meadows is now on display in the Vancouver Art Gallery.

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014.22.01

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Framed color photo of a delivery

Framed color photo of a delivery

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Framed color photo of a delivery of logs to port - Squamish? Location unknown. Label reads "Puget Sound Industries". See accession # 014.26.01 for history.

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014.26.14

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Taxidermied Cougar

Taxidermied Cougar

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This is a taxidermic/stuffed cougar. It's fur has been bleached from the sun after being set by a window by previous owners. There is a kink near the end of it's tail and it is laying down with it's front paws extended out and it's hind legs to the side. The taxidermied animals were picked up from the Pemberton Secondary School and we later found out that the specimens were from the Coast Outdoor Mountain School which closed in 1995. These animals were originally from the Pemberton area and were taken to Squamish after the Outdoor School closed. Kirby Young, who used to teach in Pemberton, recognized them and organized their return.

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016.02.01

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Taxidermied Otter

Taxidermied Otter

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This is a taxidermic otter that has been mounted on a piece of wood with leaves decorating it. It is perched on the wood with one paw raised and it's tail curved around it. . The taxidermied animals were picked up from the Pemberton Secondary School and we later found out that the specimens were from the Coast Outdoor Mountain School which closed in 1995. These animals were originally from the Pemberton area and were taken to Squamish after the Outdoor School closed. Kirby Young, who used to teach in Pemberton, recognized them and organized their return.

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016.02.02

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