Doug and Joyce Cox Research Collection

George Meeres Collection Meeres, George A. (1878-1972)

Description

Album consists of professional photographs captured by George Albert Meeres as an individual and George Albert Meeres as a representative of George Meeres Photographic and Art Studio (established 1939). Geographies documented centre on the Okanagan, Shuswap, and Thompson regions ranging from Osoyoos, BC (southern boundary of coverage) to Revelstoke, BC (north-eastern boundary of coverage) and Chase, BC (northwestern boundary of coverage). Includes Penticton, Oyama, Winfield, Okanagan Centre, Vernon, Lumby, Armstrong, Falkland, Enderby, Salmon Arm, Grindrod, Sicamous, Tappen – with predominant coverage of Vernon, BC. A suite of photographs within the subseries provides coverage of the Armstrong Fall Fair, later termed the Interior Provincial Exhibition (IPE) during the 1940s and early 1950s.

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Images provided for research and reference only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Okanagan Special Collections and Archives: http://library.ok.ubc.ca/use-the-library/collections/special-collections-archives/

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