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Description found in Archives

Unidentified Lumberjill using pike pole to handle spruce logs, Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C. 

Date(s)

Apr. 1943

Place

Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C.

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph
Negative Film B/W - cellulose nitrate
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
nil
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative PA-116159
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
WRM 3440
Other accession no.
1971-271 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: Richard Wright / National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque / Library and Archives Canada / PA-116159
Restrictions on use: nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Photographer: Wright, Richard.

Additional information

Described by the RECON project.

Series title
WRM

Signatures and inscriptions
"LUMBERING. With more than 1,000,000 square miles of timber land, Canada ranks third in the world as a producer of wood, and lumbering is a major industry. Lumberjills in the forests of the Queen Charlotte Island, off the coast of B.C., work alongside professional lumbermen as timekeepers, supervisors, and mill workers; others ride the booms, handling the timber like veterans. This lumberjill..."

Subject heading

INDUSTRIES - LUMBERING - B.C.

Government

Other system control no.

3193656