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Juicer

Juicer

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This item belonged to Mrs. Ben Sally (Sara) Cherry who was previously married to Mr. Purden. Lemon/Orange Juicer, hand held. Operated by placing fruit in the cup inset and closing the tool, pressing the juice out and reserving the pulp in the cup. Wear marks on the edges of the tool. Condition is good.

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Accession #:

011.13.02

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Telephone

Telephone

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This item belonged to Mrs. Ben Sally (Sara) Cherry who was previously married to Mr. Purden. Phone box with headset that would have been used on the Purden Farm. Model "N1293RA" by Western Electric U.S.A. Mouth piece is mounted to the phone box and the headset has an earphone. Headset is attached to phone box with cloth covered wire.

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Accession #:

011.13.01

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Cookie Cutter

Cookie Cutter

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Small, light-weight, probably aluminum, cookie cutter with rounded wooden handled which is bulbous at the top. It is dented on one edge of the cutter. It was used in Eleanor Collister's kitchen at Mt. Currie.

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Accession #:

984.01.07

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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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Accession #:

984.01.08b

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Pot

Pot

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The pot is gallon sized, off white enamel, trimmed red, with wire handle and a wooden grip. The bottom has cracks all around and is rusted. It was used on a farm now belonging to Howard Ayers The first owner was Harvey Nelson in the late 19th century. Following him and his family, in the 20th century, were James Barton and members of a Cleveland family who came from the Cariboo. The latter farmed the land after World War II. Who owned the pot? No trace shows of the effects of a fire which destroyed the farm house.

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Accession #:

983.46.01

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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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Accession #:

983.47.04

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Churn

Churn

Description:

This is a large oval shaped churn. It is made of rectangular metal. It has a wooden handle which turns a wooden "paddle wheel" device on the inside. It has two parts, the lid and the body. This item is in good condition.

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Accession #:

986.09.47

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Hand Crank Corn Sheller

Hand Crank Corn Sheller

Description:

This is a hand crank corn sheller mounted on a board. It has a wheel which is turned by a handle on the reverse side. On the top is the bottom of a funnel to place the corn in. This leads down a tube where it meets the revolving wheel and is husked. Condition: rusted.

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Accession #:

986.09.18

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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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Accession #:

986.09.32

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Boot Jack

Boot Jack

Description:

This shoe jack was used for removing tight fitting boots. It is an unpainted wooden stand with non-slip rubbery material. Leather guard in the "U" part of the jack and a leather thong for hanging. Condition is good.

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Accession #:

991.01.01

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Fragment of Cup

Fragment of Cup

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The cup was whole when found, but has been broken since. It was made of fairly heavy white china with no decoration. Condition: February 14, 1984 - Fougberg mended the cup. In 1947, T. Fougberg found the cup in the earth of an old root house on land he has since sold to Harold Pipe, land adjoining the present A. Staehli farm. About 1915, a relative of George Groat, (? ) Studebaker lived on the land and his child may have been the owner of the cup.

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Accession #:

984.05.01

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Fragment of Cup

Fragment of Cup

Description:

The heavy white fragment has no decoration. The interior is crazed and stained. In September 1972, the Fougbergs found it in the river bank near the site of the one-time Hotsprings House near Skookumchuck.

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Accession #:

984.05.05

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Oil Lamp

Oil Lamp

Description:

This is an oil lamp; shaped in a sphere and mounted on a conical stand. Cream coloured with a few rust spots, and made of metal. There is a passage where the wick would come out and an adjustment knob; however it is bent.

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Accession #:

986.33.02

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Camp Stove

Camp Stove

Description:

This is a kerosene or oil burning camping stove. It is made of steel (galvanized).

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Accession #:

013.21.29ab

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Can Opener

Can Opener

Description:

This item is a can opener. There appears to be some letters etched onto one side but they are not legible.

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Accession #:

013.21.100

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