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Image No: NA-2760-1

Title: James K. Cornwall, pioneer, Peace River area, Alberta.

Date: [ca. late 1890s]

Photographer/Illustrator: Moffett, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Remarks: "Peace River Jim" Cornwall, born October 30, 1869, died November 20, 1955.

Subject(s): Peace River area, Alberta - Pioneers / Peace River area, Alberta - Personalities

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Image No: NA-2760-2

Title: James K. Cornwall at Grand Rapids, Athabasca river, Alberta.

Date: 1897

Photographer/Illustrator: McCutchon, Edmonton, Alberta

Remarks: Jim Cornwall came to Alberta in 1896 and joined the Klondike gold rush in 1899. In early 1900's he opened a string of trading posts in Peace River area in partnership with W. F. Bredin. When company was sold to Revillon Freres, Cornwall formed the Northern Transportation Company.

Subject(s): Peace River area, Alberta - Pioneers / Peace River area, Alberta - Personalities / Grand Rapids, Athabasca River, Alberta - Views

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Image No: NA-2760-7

Title: Treaty 8 payment, northern Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1899]

Remarks: Possibly to Chipewyan and Metis. Note wild flowers in painted vase, foreground. Note flag on left. Copied from PB-430-2.

Subject(s): Treaty 8 / Flags

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Image No: NA-2760-3

Title: James K. Cornwall, in Peace River area, Alberta.

Date: [ca. early 1900s]

Remarks: Dressed in winter clothing, holding a dog whip.

Subject(s): Peace River area, Alberta - Pioneers / Peace River area, Alberta - Personalities / Cold weather clothing / Winter / Snow

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Image No: NA-2760-8

Title: "Peace River Jim" Cornwall.

Date: [ca. 1900]

Remarks: Photographed while carrying mail to northern Alberta. Wearing fur trimmed jacket, beaded moccasins and gloves. Whip in right hand donated to Glenbow, 1975. Copy of PA-1722-1.

Subject(s): Peace River area, Alberta - Personalities / Peace River area, Alberta - Pioneers / Cold weather clothing / Winter / Snow / Postal service

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Image No: NA-3411-1

Title: Poster in Cree syllabics for political campaign of J. K. Cornwall, Peace River, Alberta.

Date: 1905

Remarks: From M 271. Article by Robert Dunn entitled "The Settler's Fight for the Fur Lands", 1914.

Subject(s): Posters / Cree - Languages / Alberta - Politics and government

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Image No: NA-2760-4

Title: "Peace River Jim" Cornwall, pioneer of Peace River area, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1910-1917]

Subject(s): Peace River area, Alberta - Pioneers / Peace River area, Alberta - Personalities

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Image No: NA-2760-6

Title: Buffalo at Wainwright park, Wainwright, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1927]

Remarks: Moved from Wainwright to Fort Fitzgerald on J. K. Cornwall's riverboat, S.S. "Northland Echo." Buffalo in fenced area. People sitting on fence.

Subject(s): Wainwright, Alberta - Parks / Wainwright, Alberta - Amusements / Buffalo / Fences

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Image No: NA-2760-5

Title: "Peace River Jim" Cornwall's dog team, Athabasca Landing, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1929]

Remarks: Plane is Fokker Super Universal, in service from 1929 to 1937 - owned by Western Canada Airways, 1929, Consolidated Mining and Smelting, 1929 to 1934, E.L. Wasson, G. T. Simmons of Carcross, Yukon from 1934 to 1935 and Northern Airways of Carcross from 1935 to 1937.

Subject(s): Airports / Athabasca Landing, Alberta - Transportation / Athabasca Landing, Alberta - Airports / Dogs in transportation / Sleighs and sledges / Airplanes

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