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W.A.C. Bennett fonds Sub-sub-series
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British Columbia Legislative Assembly

Sub-subseries consists of photographs arising from activities of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly, such as meetings, the opening of legislative sessions, and other activities. Subseries includes photographs of Members of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly, seated in the Assembly, engaged in committee work and other activities, as well as individual portraits of various political figures. Subseries also contains photographs from a trade meeting and a Premiers' conference. Photographs of MLA activities include a photo of the Canadian Confederation Centennial Committee of British Columbia, as well as photos of MLA's at various events. Trade meeting photographs include Bennett and individuals such as representatives from the Council of the Forest Industries of British Columbia and from the Timber Trade Federation of the United Kingdom. Premiers' conference photographs include Bennett and other provincial delegates at an unidentified location.

British Columbia government projects

Sub-subseries consists of photographs arising from various construction projects and other undertakings of the British Columbia government. Materials relate to the Okanagan Lake Bridge, the Trail Bridge, the Port Mann Bridge, the Deas Island Tunnel, the Castlegar pulp mill, the British Columbia Vocational School, the Peace River project, various B.C. Power Commission projects, brush cutting activities in various areas of B.C., and other projects.

Ceremonial activities

Sub-subseries consists of photographs arising from Bennett's ceremonial activities as Premier, such as official openings and dedications, official visits and tours, and government social gatherings. Photos of official visits and tours relate to Bennett's trips to Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, and locations in Canada. Photos of opening ceremonies relate to the opening of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, the Arrow Dam, the COMINCO research centre, the Fraser Wharves, the Interprovincial Steel and Pipe Co. Ltd. plant, the Malahat Highway, the Nine Mile Canyon Bridge, and other projects. Photos of government social gatherings relate to the Pacific Coast Curling Association dinner, B.C. Sports Hall of Fame presentations, and other events.

Protests against government policies

Sub-subseries consists of photographs arising from protests held against various government policies. Sub-subseries includes photographs and contact sheets. Materials relate to a protest held by carpenters and ironworkers, and a protest by farmers against Bill 42. Photographs of the carpenters' and ironworkers' protest include a photograph of the Surrey NDP Service Centre, and photographs of protesters at a bus depot. Photographs of the farmers' protest show farmers protesting outside the Legislature in Victoria, and Bennett addressing some protesters in the crowd.