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Freedom Road - 50th Anniversary

Freedom Road Exhibit - Bella Coola Valley Museum
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The People
After 50 years the names of the people in this photo have not been forgotten. In our 2007 Heritage Day contest Mrs. Beverly Saugstad was the winner, she was able to name 31 out of the 52 names correctly in this photo taken at the celebration opening the road in 1953.

They are:
Alf Bracewell, Alger Brynildsen, Lloyd Brynildsen, Olive Brynildsen, Adoph Christensen, Cyril Christensen, Jenny Christensen, Mike Christensen, Truda Christensen, Wilfred Christensen, Betty Jean Gurr, Doug Gurr, Elijah Gurr, Isabel Gurr, Melvin Gurr, Boyd Hammer, Eric Hammer, Gene Hammer, Happy Handlin, Tom Hansen, John Jorgensen, Cliff Kopas, May Kopas, Lena Levelton, Nils Levelton, Louise MacKay, Burt Matthews, Bill Mecham, Jean Mecham, Jim Mecham, Charlie Minaker, John Root, Leonard Root, Myrna Saugstad, Norman Saugstad, Randy Saugstad, Shirley Saugstad, Stener Saugstad, Ralph Sneyd, Christine Sollid, Elmer Sollid, Wally Stiles, Mike Stollar, Morton Svisdahl, Curtis Urseth, Louise Urseth, Andy Widsten, Jean Widsten, Bill Wright, Nellie Wright

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