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Artifact #043

Handkerchief (2001.27.2) with map illustration is a souvenir of the Project. Donated by Heather Johannson.

Artifact #044

Grey wool undershirt (982.26) and safety goggles (992.10.1) were required dress for a smelter potline worker, 1954 on. Wool underwear was worn as a deterrent to hot metal burns. Donated by Ernest Goebel. Safety goggles donated by Della Bourque.

Artifact #046

“Kitimat, B.C., Aluminum Centre of the World” china plate (988.4) created as a momento by Erwin Jewellers, Kitimat, opened in City Centre in 1956.

Photo #047

Delta King cup and saucer (70.44.5a-b) created as a momento by Erwin Jewellers, Kitimat, opened in City Centre in 1956. The Delta King sternwheeler was brought in to Kitimat 1952 to 1959 to accommodate Project construction workers – a quick fix for a housing shortage.

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