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Miniature aluminum ingot prior to the tri-lock design presented to delegates on the Vancouver Board of Trade Goodwill Tour in 1960. The Vancouver Board of Trade also sent a 220-member industrial tour party in 1955 to visit the new towns of Kitimat…

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Kitimat, 1951-1954 felt crest, a souvenir of the Project.

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The Tent Gang, Kitimat felt crest, souvenir of the Project, refers to the gambling tent in Smeltersite.

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First Kitimat trip ticket #279 Union Steamships

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Queen Charlotte Airlines Limited ticket. QCA flew freight, mail, and workers into Kitimat between 1952 and 1955. The company was purchased by Pacific Western Airlines in 1955.

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Women's underwear with Joey cartoon. Cartoonist and newsman Al Beaton introduced Joey, who immortalized the trials and tribulations of the average Kitimat construction worker. The Hudson's Bay Trading Company published three of Al Beaton's cartoon…

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Handkerchief with a map of Kitimat is a souvenir of the Project.

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Vancouver-based designer Robin Bush created this laminate table with iron frame, worker furniture, for Kitimat. Bush was contracted by Alcan to furnish Nechako Lodge, Alcan's guesthouse and workers' accommodations. Laminate was one of the new…

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Furniture created for Kitimat by Vancouver-based designer Robin Bush. Bush was contracted by Alcan to furnish Nechako Lodge, Alcan's guesthouse and workers' accommodations. The walnut dining room chair from Nechako Lodge is a Robin Bush and Earle…

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Ship's binnacle from the Motor Vessel (MV) Nechako that began life in 1929 as the Cora Marie - luxury yacht of W.C. Shelly, B.C.'s Finance Minister. She was sold in California in the 1930s and later served with the U.S. Navy as a patrol boat during…

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