Oliver and District Museum

Osoyoos & District Museum and Archives
Customs Houses Online Exhibit

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Kenneth Favrholdt, Curator: Concept, research and editing
Kara Burton, Administrative Assistant: Research
Andrew Gordon, YCW Student Intern: Research and writing
Cairn Crockford, Traditions Consulting Services Inc.: Research in Victoria
Laurena Weninger, Write this Down Freelancing: Design and site development

Thanks to:

Young Canada Works; Province of British Columbia Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch; and contributions from Home Hardware (Osoyoos); and Osoyoos Museum Society


Okanagan Historical Society (Reports)
Mrs. K. Lacey, "Customs Business At Osoyoos Prior to 1900," 22:30-38
C.B. Bash, "Customs Officer – He Hosted General Sherman," 37:38-41

British Columbia Historical Quarterly
Hester E. White, "John Carmichael Haynes: Pioneer of the Okanagan and Kootenay," July 1940, 183-201

Osoyoos Times
"Celebration Sunday to Mark 100 Years Customs Service at Osoyoos." Vol, 15- No. 46 Nov. 23, 1961
Ken Favrholdt, "The invasion of the cattle drovers," May 18, 2011
Ken Favrholdt, "Port of Osoyoos looks back at 150 years," Dec. 14, 2011
"Customs celebrates sesquicentennial," Dec. 14/11

Osoyoos & District Museum and Archives
Lydia Danis, "The Osoyoos International Border Crossing," Osoyoos Museum Education Programs
Ken Favrholdt, "The border at Osoyoos, British Columbia," 2011 (unpublished)
Osoyoos Museum Society Collection, photos and miscellaneous documents

Stories of Early British Columbia
W. Wymond Walkem, "Robert Stevenson – Pioneer of '59,", News Advertiser, 1914

BC Archives
Government Records