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The Daily Genealogist: Terrace Public Library, British Columbia, Canada

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Valerie Beaudrault
Assistant Editor

Terrace Public Library, British Columbia, Canada

The city of Terrace is located on the Skeena River in western British Columbia. The Terrace area has been home to the Kitselas people, a tribe of the Tsimshian Nation, for thousands of years. The Terrace Public Library has made a number of local history resources available on its website: Click the Local History tab and then the Online Resources tab to access them.

Felber Photo Gallery
Joe Felber immigrated from Switzerland to British Columbia in the 1920s and ultimately settled in Terrace. He worked for a number of mining companies over the years. The online collection of his photos contains 294 images.

Eleanor Muehle Newspaper Archive
Issues of the Herald, a local newspaper published under various titles over the years, have been digitized. The database covers 1900 through 2013. You may search the archive by keyword, and searches may be limited by years of publication. The fields in the search results are newspaper title, publication date, volume and issue numbers, and a snippet of the article. Click the snippet to view an image of the newspaper page.

Terrace: Images and Reflections of the Skeena River Valley area
The "Stories" section is a collection of more than forty stories of people, places, and events related to the Terrace area written by a number of individuals. In many cases the stories have been illustrated with photographs.

The "Pictures" section  includes family albums, army pictures, historical photographs of Terrace and Usk, and more. The photographs are generally captioned.

Posted by Jean Powers at 11/15/2013 09:42:46 AM | 

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