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Author Name:    ATKINSON, R. N

Title:   Historical Souvenir of Penticton, B.C.

Publisher:    Penticton Herald, Penticton, B.C., 1968, 

Seller ID:   103954

ATKINSON, R. N. Historical Souvenir of Penticton, B.C. (Penticton : Penticton Herald, 1968). Pp (12),3-220,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, white card covers, gilt crests to front cover, blur lettering to covers and spine. Hale and Barman British Columbia Local Histories: A Bibliography 38. Cover title : Penticton Pioneers in Story and Picture. Special Edition, Published to mark theoccasion of the Royal Canadian Legion 22nd Biennial Dominion Convention, M ay, 1968, Penticton, British Columbia. Contents : History Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 40, Penticton, British Columbia; The Early Indian; Indian Progress; The Brigade Trail; Tom Ellis; The Ellis Family Tree; Our first Reeve and Merchant; Shatford Brothers; The Southern Okanagan Land Company; First drug store; Early nursery stock and salesmen; The Horse; The Livery Barns; The Mail; Spiritual Progress; The Coming of the Railroad; Crews on the first trains in and out of Penticton; Queens of Okanogan Lake; Early School Days; Old Land Marks; The B.C. Hotel; The Incola Hotel; The Wood Products Building; Interior Salish Months; Pioneers, F. H. Latimer, D.LS.,B.C.L.S.; James August Schubert; J. H. Munson, K.C.; George F. Guernsey; M. C. Kendall; A. S. Hatfield; John Power; J. A. Nesbitt; Ads and News Items taken from thePenticton Press, 1906 with explanations; The origin of our Place Names; Ex tracts, Henderson's B.C. Gazietteer and Directory, 1899 - 1900, Penticton; Trout Creek (Post Office) Penticton; White Lake: Okanagan Falls residents, 1899 - 1900; Early athletics and some of the players; Hunting; Fishing withthe Indians; Indian hunting party; Fields of Honor; Short stories on agric ulture; Meditation; The visit of His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales; Penticton Board of Trade; Features and Sfatistics; The first hotel; Our rifle range; Capt. Robertson's Salute; Dick Carew; Penticton's first military funeral; Harris Bros, mine; Okanagan Mine (Lakeshore) Penticton; The Jack Rice claim; The Nez Perce hop pickers; Government Agencies; The Blacksmith Shop; Agricultural Exhibition, 1921; The K.V.R. Farm; The Street The Chinese Turned Around; Post Office incidents; Office space a problem to first council; First Burns' Night in Penticton; Our early doctors and medical services; Industrial expansion; High water and floods; Our neighbors; Penticton Cemeteries; List of Reeves and Mayors since incorporation. Brown stains to covers, else very good. 30.00


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