Campbell River School

Students with their teacher, Miss Ethel Barwise (standing on right) on the front steps of Campbell River's first school.

The Ripple Rock Explosion

The Discovery Inn

View of the Discovery Inn, located on Shoppers Row and the Island Highway.

View of Campbell River looking north

Margaret Thulin (nee McNeil), likely with the Crawford children. Photograph taken on the north side of the third Willows Hotel. On the left behind the hotel is the water tower.

Thulin family in their new car, Campbell River

Thulin family in car outside their home Thulin Court (later known as Richmond Court). From left: Mary, Lillie, Elin, Anna, Carl, Charles. This was the family's first car, a Ford.

Aerial view of downtown Campbell River

Aerial view looking south along the Island Hwy. from 10th avenue. Photograph was taken before 1958 as the Federal Building on Alder Street is not built or under construction.

Interior of room at Lourdes Hospital, Campbell River

Maude Henderson, Amy Quatell, and Dorothy Drake

Left to right: Maude (Quatell) Henderson, Amy Quatell and Dorothy Drake (nee Dick) walking along the pre-Tyee Plaza waterfront of Campbell River. Maude married Kenneth (Butch) Henderson, eldest son of James Henderson. Amy, born in 1926, was descended from the family of Chief Capilano. She came...

First Nations fishing guide and guest

Original inscription on back of photograph: "Starting out salmon fishing, August 1904, Campbell River, Vancouver Island." Local First Nations guide and early angler in a canoe in preparation for a day's fishing.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Breeze

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Breeze of Ogden, Utah, U.S.A. with two fish weighing 31 lb and 34 lb, caught in August 1969. Guide Mike Rippingale (not in photograph).

Mrs. Forbes on the front steps of the Lodge

Tyee Club officers

Guests with Catch of Salmon at Painter's Lodge

Tyee Auto Camp, Painter's Fishing Resort

View of Tyee Auto Camp, Painter's Fishing Resort (postcard). The Tyee Auto Camp was opened in 1929 by the Vanstone family and was later sold to the Painters in 1939. It was run by Madge Painter.

Building the Kinsmen Community Hall

View of the Kinsmen Community Hall under construction. Located on 11th Ave., this hall was later known simply as the Community Hall. Construction of the Hall took several years and was completed in 1954.

Herbert Pidcock with fishing lure

Well known Campbell River fishing guide, Herbert Pidcock, with a lure.

First garage in Campbell River

Campbell River's first garage was located on the Island Highway, south of the Big Store, and was operated by Oscar and Agnes Thulin, and Agnes's brother Einar Andersen.

Official opening of Robron School

Left to right: Dot Andrews, Chairman of Board for School District 72; Mike Lange, prior Chairman of Board for SD 72; Brian Smith, the Minister of Education; Tom Barnett, Mayor of Campbell River; and Reverend Dick Hunt, St. Peter's Anglican Church.

Miss Campbell River

Miss Campbell River, July, 1968.

July 1st parade, Campbell River

The Elk Falls Paper Co. float in the July 1st parade. The company celebrates its one-year anniversary being in operation.

Bill Henderson dancing at Foreshore Pavilion

Bill Henderson is second from left dancing with members of his family at the Foreshore Pavilion. This may have been part of the annual Salmon Festival celebrations.

Mr. Tyee

Campbell River's mascot Mr. Tyee greeting some young visitors to the Tyee Plaza.

Laver's Store, 1955

A view of Laver's store, downtown Campbell River, and the Bee Hive Café in the background.

Fisherman with Catch of Salmon at Willows Hotel Scales

Miss Campbell River in Centennial Parade