Archive / Dr Raley beside a totem pole

All content on this site is protected by copyright. The educational resources on this site may be used, reproduced and distributed by instructors for non-commercial, educational purposes without additional permission. Any other reproduction or use of content from this site requires the user to obtain copyright clearance.

  1. Dr Rally beside a totem pole, circa 1940
Item Details

Title: [Dr Raley beside a totem pole]

Date: [1940]

Format: Photograph [black and white print]

Location: VPL Special Collections

Fonds: VPL #4940 CD #140

Size: 20.20 × 25.70 cm

More Information: Raley was one of the founding members of the Coqualeetza social club, which had an Arts and Crafts committee with a mandate to “gather and display items made by Native people of BC and America.”  Collection of the Vancouver Public Library, Special Collections, VPL 4940.

Further Research: Aboriginal Art in the Sixties
  1. 09. Kwakiute Indian Carving Totem Pole, Ellen Neel carving demonstration
    Ellen Neel (Photograph)
  2. 10. Neel Family As Totem Pole
    Ellen Neel, David Neel, and David Neel (Photograph)
  3. 11. Indian Art, Vancouver Sun, July 6, 1948
    Ted Neel and Ellen Neel (Ephemera)
  4. 12. Danish Museum To Get Totem Pole From City, Vancouver Province, January 20, 1944
    Ellen Neel and Palette  (Ephemera)
  5. 13. Kwakiute (Thunderbird) pole
    Ellen Neel (Photograph)
  6. 14. Doug Cranmer carving at Totem Park
    Doug Cranmer (Photograph)
  7. 15. Hunter Lewis introducing Mungo Martin at the opening of Totem Park
    Mungo Martin (Photograph)