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Campaign Materials, 1953

  • Social Credit pamphlets and application for membership
  • Article from the Canadian Unionist by L. Wicks, Minister of Labour, ‘The BC Department of Labour’ (Nov. 1953) [2 pages]
  • Miscellaneous election papers, including campaign dates and posters, itineraries, and returns as of June 9 and 12, 1953
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Wicks statement to the press, “Wicks Thanks Dewdney Electors”
  • Map of Dewdney electoral district [handwritten notes on back]
  • Correspondence re campaign expenses (July 1953)

Ministry of Labour (1955-1959)

  • Correspondence re natural gas for Chilliwack, flooding of the Alouette River, and natural gas rates (1956-1959)
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Public Utilities Commission Report re Natural Gas for the Fraser Valley, (Dec. 16, 1955)

Political Events 1955-1958

  • Department of Labour dinner menu with numerous autographs on verso (Nov. 2, 1955)
  • Correspondence and statements (May 1954 to Feb. 1957), including:
    · Reeve and Councillors, Corp. District of Pitt Meadows re a grant
    · Harry Allen, Secretary Maple Ridge Board of Trade re honourary position
    · C. S. Hope re. Living/health conditions at the corner of Churchill and River Road in Vancouver (May 27; July 21; Aug. 22, 1955)
    · The Honourable P. A. Gaglardi, re Mission bridge
    · Statement by L. Wicks re Mission Bridge (Aug. 20, 1955)
    · E. E. Chase, Secretary Mission Matsqui Emergency Crossing Committee, re Fraser River (Sept. 12, 1955)
    · W. Manson and N.R. Crump, Canadian Pacific Railways re repairs to CPR bridge at Mission City (Oct. 3-19, 1955 and March 21, 1956)
    · G. Mussallem, Mussallem Motors and R. Williston, Minister of Lands and Forests of BC, re timber sales (Feb.8 to Feb. 20, 1957)
  • Newspaper clippings, re Fraser River service and Mission Bridge restoration
  • Press release re engineering survey to be done for a high level bridge at Mission (Nov. 1, 1955)
  • "Congratulations of the Restoration of the Mission City Bridge," speech by Wicks
  • Memorandum of intention re construction of a railway from the southerly end of the Rocky Mountain Trench to the northern boundary of B.C. (Nov. 16, 1956)
  • Memorandum of agreement re survey of water resources (Oct. 7, 1957)
  • Documents re The Sommers Case, 1955,1958 - see also file 16

Election Campaign 1956; New Trade-Unions Act, 1959 (Bill 43)

  • Correspondence, including references to the new Trade Unions Act
  • list of general elections held in Dewdney Electoral District from 1894 to 1956
  • Newspaper clippings, news releases, and pamphlets, including campaign advertisements
  • transcripts of political announcements on CKNW radio (Sept. 1956)
  • Meeting summary at Dewdney Memorial Hall; Hon. P. A. Gaglardi speaker
    [summary incomplete]
  • Preliminary statement of votes - General election 1956
  • Grants in Aid of Local Government, April, 1956
  • Lists of election workers

Social Credit Dewdney Constituency 1956

  • Miscellaneous newspaper clippings and re-election advertisements
  • Correspondence (Feb. 1956 to Dec. 1956) including references to
    · re-decking Dewdney Trunk Road Bridge, (April 9, 1956)
    · 1956 local government grant, (April 17, 1956)
    · Cost of Living Bonus (Sept. 7 to Dec. 28, 1956)
  • Dewdney Social Credit Association Newsletter, Sept. 5, 1956
  • Re-election pamphlet for L. Wicks

Correspondence, etc. 1957

  • Miscellaneous correspondence, April - Aug. 1957
  • 1957 BC Social Credit League Constitution & By-Laws, [2 copies]
  • Newspaper clipping re inauguration of Ft. Langley Albion ferry service
  • Resolutions, Social Credit Dewdney Convention, Port Coquitlam (Oct. 9, 1956)
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