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- JAS jas-2577
- 1882-1979, predominant 1916-1950
The fonds consists of documents and photographs relevant to Abe Reimer and his family. Included is a series regarding Abe Reimer's guide and outfitting business and homestead in Tete Jaune, British Columbia (1930-1944). Contained in this series is correspondence with friends, family, various clients, taxidermy companies and supply companies. Also included are lumbering permits, hand drawn maps, war saving stamps, invoices and receipts for purchases, letterhead and stationary, newspaper and magazine articles, licenses, registrations and income tax forms. One file also contains information regarding Abe's Crown Land grants in the Tete Jaune area. Also in this fonds is correspondence received by Mary Thorsen from friends and family (1927-1933) and documents pertaining to Charles Milner family (1904-1950). The fonds also contains many photographs. Included is Zip Long's photo album (1916-1927), Abe Reimer's photo album [1910-1930] and several series' of photographs. Topics covered are agriculture, guiding and outfitting, backcountry travel; camp scenes, hunting, Milner Dairy, transportation, rodeos, quarries and logging. Many of the photographs also depict family and friends including: Abe Reimer and family members; Zip Long and her brothers Bert and Fabe; Mary (Thorsen) Reimer and brother Art Thorsen; Charlie Milner; the Randall family; Ray Scott; Bruce Otto; Ma and Pa Scott, Art Adams and others.