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plate

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An off-white serving plate. It has a blue rim with gold outlining it. On the bottom it reads "STEELITE INTERNATIONAL ENGLAND". This item belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C. who got them from English relatives living in Ontario.

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017.05.03

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plate

plate

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A ceramic plate. The edges have feathers around it. The feathers are yellow, grey and brown. It reads "DURALINE SUPER VITAIFIED GRINDLEY HOTELWARE CO. ENGLAND 1-68". This item belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C. who got them from English relatives living in Ontario.

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017.05.05

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plate

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A bonbon plate with a gold handle. The plate has a flower with a triangle in the back. Its edge is gold and the bottom is blue. The plate was broken then glued back together. It doesn't have a maker's mark. This item belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C. who got them from English relatives living in Ontario.

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017.05.07

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plates

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A set of four yellow ceramic plates. They all have gold edges that have faded. The plate has two sets of flowers, one on either side. They have been pained with crackle coating, on the bottom it reads "Devon Rose 22 Karat GOLD British Empire Ware ". These belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C.

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017.05.09abcd

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teacup saucer

teacup saucer

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A ceramic teacup saucer. It has green around the edge and floral patterns throughout the plate. Around the edges are engraves of oranges, grapes and leafs. On the bottom it reads " "GWYNNETH" 47 CH Crown Duncal Horentine England". This belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C. who got them from English relatives living in Ontario.

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017.05.10

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plate

plate

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A plate with pink and green flowers. It has a yellow rim and swirly designs. The platen has crazing. This item belonged to Frances Decker of Pemberton B.C. who got them from English relatives living in Ontario.

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017.05.11

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China Plate

China Plate

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A china plate with red and yellow patterned border trim and a gilded edge. There are yellow and pink flowers near the border, along with a gilded pattern. In the center there is a bouquet of pink and yellow flowers. The makers mark on the underside reads "Clarice Cliff NEWPORT POTTERY C2 ENGLAND" The items belong to Allen McEwan's grandmother and grandfather, Bertha (nee Collins) and Morgan Miller. Jean McEwan, Allen's mother, put the donation box together.

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018.02.07

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Dresden Plate Quilt

Dresden Plate Quilt

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a. An unfinished plate/prairie flower quilt topper made in the 1930s. The quilt was made by Mary Ellen (Cairns) Smith of Sanctuary Saskatchewan. Mary Ellen Smith was Brenda (Ayers) McLeod's grandmother. Brenda got this quilt from her mother Marion (Smith) Ayers, who told her about how every detail on the flowers represented a dress made by Mary Ellen Smith; Special occasions, baby showers, weddings and the harvest picnic. The quilt topper itself is made up of a hand sewn top and a purple backing. The quilt also has twelve prairie flowers on the white background and a purple sheet for the backing. The two are separate. The quilt has a purple patch missing from the front and is held together with a safety pin. It has a couple stains on the boarder along with orange stains on the white part. The edges are very worn and are fraying. b. A large piece of purple fabric that goes along with the quilt. The ends are faded and frayed.

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016.08.01ab

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Leg Hold Traps

Leg Hold Traps

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This is a batch of traps. There are ten size 2's and 1 size " 3". One is a "stop loss". When a muskrat, mink or water animal would chew its leg off, the "stop loss" trap had a secondary bar which would still hold the animal. The traps are rusted but most are still useable . a) Three size 2 traps with teeth. b) Six size 2 traps without teeth, c) one size 2 with stop loss feature, d) One size 3. History: when Bob Menzel took over John Arn's trap line he acquired these and other traps. Arn's line ran up Railroad Pass (now referred to as "the Hurley') and into the Bridge River. Menzel used these traps but no longer uses the leg hold style. [Update 2013 from Bob Menzel]: The Menzel trap line included Both Arn's and Henry Erickson's trap line. The trap lines included Hurley and Upper Valley - John Arn worked Headquarter Creek and Cristi Creek (now Hilliby). Over the Hurley was worked by Andy Anderson and Henry Erickson. The treadle plates have a "V" which stands for "Victor" brand which was a common type of Trap. Item C may be a Newhouse brand which Bob says was a better trap.

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988.12.02abcd

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Planet Jr., Seeder

Planet Jr., Seeder

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This item is a seeder. It has a wheel attached to it as well as a blade for drilling a plate for the seeds. A small lever can be turned to select the seed type or to close the planting device. It has a container to hold the seeds that will be planted. Condition: it is rusted and the paint is fading. Inscription: "Plant Jr., U.S.A., No. 4".

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985.04.06

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Brooch

Brooch

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From a batch of items donated by Sue Nelson. Items belonged to her aunt Rosie Wallace who was the daughter of Maggie Saul. Flower Brooch. Flower with five petals with wires going off. There are twelve rhinestones, and it is gold plated. Condition is good.

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Accession #:

011.01.06

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Dresden Plate Baby Quilt

Dresden Plate Baby Quilt

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A white and yellow Dresden plate baby quilt made around the 1930s. Nancy Paulley gave this quilt to Rita Solkin after she found it in her mother's attic in Estevan, Saskatchewan. Nancy thought a friend of her mother's stored it away years ago. Rita Solkin got it when they down sized. The blanket has twelve Dresden plates on it with many different types of fabric. It's a good example of traditional quilting. This quilt is possibly made by people from the Metis.

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016.09.01

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Cyclone Seed Sower

Cyclone Seed Sower

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On the top is attached a stained canvas bag with a red square outline printed on it, inside the out line are the words ""CYCLONE" SEED SOWER PATENDED MADE AT URBANA INDIANA U.S.A" The bottom is a faded red wooden frame and rusted gears, plate and handle. Found in a shed in Mt.Currie behind the house that Klay was renting.

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018.01.05

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Framed Photo

Framed Photo

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This is a framed b/w photograph of the Salada Foods Award trophy. The image is of a trophy cup mounted on a marbled tiered base. A silver plate rests above the recognition plaques and surrounding the plate, at the base of the trophy, are six silver potatoes. This is from a collection of agricultural awards, ribbons and trophies received from Rosemary Walden that belonged to her uncle Edmond Oswald Ronayne, her father's first cousin.

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Accession #:

018.06.04

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Challenge Cup Award

Challenge Cup Award

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This is a silver plated trophy cup. It reads "Challenge Cup - presented to the women of Pemberton Valley by General A.D. McRae M.P." There is an embossed scroll detail below the lip of the cup and it is mounted on a turned wooden base. This is from a collection of agricultural awards, ribbons and trophies received from Rosemary Walden that belonged to her uncle Edmond Oswald Ronayne, her father's first cousin.

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018.06.06

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