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#42 Oppenheim: not Oppenheimer. November 14th, 2016 ESSAY: Bonnie Campbell assumed she was English.

#42 Oppenheim: not Oppenheimer

As a young adult she was surprised to learn that her grandmother was the daughter of a Prussian-Jewish merchant Louis Oppenheim, of Yale, B.C., and his wife Nukwa (Hannah) of Spuzzum, daughter of the Nlaka’pamux Chief Oshamôt. Yale as an RV Getaway. The historic town of Yale, BC is a nice RV destination from Chilliwack, just an hour (75 km) up Highway #1.

Yale as an RV Getaway

Yale holds a uniquely important place in British Columbia history which is the main attraction, but today Yale is also a cute little town of just a couple hundred people in amazing surroundings. History Linked to Transportation. [Students and staff in front of All Hallows' School] Housekeeping task turns up treasures. Colourful Characters in Historic Yale. The Rise and Fall of All Hallows School - The Gold Rush Town of Yale. The Rise and Fall of All Hallows School in Yale, B.C. 1884 - 1920 by Lara Kozak ED-B 423 Instructor: Dr, Alastair Glegg March 24, 1996 In 1884, a school for First Nations girls was opened by Sisters of the Anglican Church in Yale, British Columbia.

The Rise and Fall of All Hallows School - The Gold Rush Town of Yale

This school was eventually called All Hallows School after the original school run by the Sisters in England. All Hallows developed into a boarding school by 1890, taking in both Indian and white girls. The school flourished for twenty-five years under the direction of all of the Sisters who came to work there. The Residential School System. Children's dining room, Indian Residential School, Edmonton, Alberta.

The Residential School System

Between 1925-1936. United Church Archives, Toronto, From Mission to Partnership Collection. Residential Schools Two primary objectives of the residential school system were to remove and isolate children from the influence of their homes, families, traditions and cultures, and to assimilate them into the dominant culture.

These objectives were based on the assumption Aboriginal cultures and spiritual beliefs were inferior and unequal. Dear Nan: Letters of Emily Carr, Nan Cheney, and Humphrey Toms - Emily Carr, Nan Cheney, Humphrey N. W. Toms. Klee Wyck SOS. The History of Metropolitan Vancouver - Hall of Fame. By Constance Brissenden With additional research by Larry Loyie The History of Metropolitan Vancouver Hall of Fame represents nearly 500 of the thousands of people who have contributed to the history of the lower mainland of BC.

The History of Metropolitan Vancouver - Hall of Fame

They come from all walks of life, all cultural backgrounds and all occupations. All of the Hall of Famers are now deceased, and we are proud to include a brief record of their accomplishments here. For the first time, Metropolitan Vancouver has a biographical directory that includes many individuals from communities overlooked in the past. If you have suggestions for inclusion (remember the person must be deceased), please contact us HERE.

Residential schools. October 03rd, 2016 English-born Susanna Moodie (1803-1895) of Eastern Canada is famous for having published Roughing it in the Bush in 1852, a work that inspired a collection of poetry by Margaret Atwood in 1970.

But Western Canada’s Althea Moody? Well, not so much. Missionary, linguist, teacher, and artist Althea Moody (1865-1930) spent twenty years (1891-1911) teaching and painting at All Hallows School in Yale. This school admitted both “Indian” and “White” girls, making it exceptional and unusual in the history of education in early B.C. Emily Carr visits Hope and Yale 1908 1909. Aerial View of Yale early 1900s. The Rise and Fall of All Hallows School - The Gold Rush Town of Yale.

Spuzzum: Fraser Canyon Histories

Klee Wyck Art Centre Dedication Sign Description Creator: McPhee, William Media Type: Image Item Type: Photographs Description: A sign on the Klee Wyck Art Centre, located at 200 Keith Road, that reads "Klee Wyck, this property was deeded to the corporation of the District of West Vancouver in 1960 by the late Dr.

Ethlyn Trapp portrait. Daisy Dodd, 1899. All Hallows in the West : [No. 15 (Midsummer, 1... - cover - Early Canadiana Online.

Take a look at the student register - I didn't realize there were students from the US and Alberta – vestigialideas

Ethlyn Trapp. Ethlyn Trapp, physican, researcher (b at New Westminster, BC 18 Jul 1891; d at West Vancouver 31 Jul 1972).

Ethlyn Trapp

Ethlyn Trapp was the fourth of eight children of Thomas John Trapp and Nell Dockrill. Untitled. UBC Archives - BC Historical Documents. Bchn 1989 spring. Postcard: Agassiz, BC, c.1910. Search Our Collection - Royal BC Museum. Colourful Characters in Historic Yale. All Hallows' School (Yale, B.C.) - MemoryBC.

All Hallows began in 1854 at Shipmeadow, England, as a penitentiary designed to look after what were known as "fallen women".

All Hallows' School (Yale, B.C.) - MemoryBC

An active religious community of Sisters was formed at All Hallows to run a hospital, a school for girls, as well as to look ... »after visitors coming there for a time of retreat from the affairs of the world. The Sisters moved to Ditchingam, Norfolk and built themselves a monastery in which to live and work. In 1881 Bishop Sillitoe sent out a call to England for assistance in his work with the native Indian population.

The response came from All Hallows community in Ditchingam. Three sisters arrived in Yale in 1884, using the parsonage adjoining St.