Joyce Carlson fonds. - - 1970, 1982. - - 2cm of textual records.

Joyce Carlson ( nee Milne ) ( 1948 - ) was born at the Powell River General Hospital and raised in Powell River. She married Don Carlson in 1964 and they had two children. After finishing her schooling she became a stringer for the Powell River News in 1970. She also worked for that paper as a lifestyles editor, sports editor, a junior and then senior reporter, than an editor and was named as the assistant publisher in 1984. She became a publisher in 1986. In 1989, after moving to Salt Spring Island she became the publisher of the Gulf Islands Driftwood and in Oct 1995 she returned to Powell River to start the Powell River Peak. Carlson has been an active volunteer within Powell River and in 2007 she lead the community for the Disability games. She is an active member of Toastmasters.

The fonds consists of a manuscripts.

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Manuscripts. –1970, 1982. - - 1cm of textual records.

The series consists of a two manuscripts . One was about growing up in Cranberry, titled “ Long Ago Laughter. “ Includes Whyte’s Beach, swimming Cranberry Lake, the raft, sleighing down Drake Hill and other childhood games that Carlson gave at a Toastmasters. The second was a presentation done in 1970 for a social studies class and is “ History of Commercial Development in Cranberry” and includes the following businesses: Ahola, Tom Alsgard's Furniture,Barbershop,Bernier Shoe Repair shop,Bosa and Mitchell,Callison Everygreens City Transfer,Cranberry Hardware,Cranberry Home Service,Cranberry Laundromat,Cranberry Sheet Metal,Dick's Dry Goods,Dini's Pool Hall and Bowling Alley,Foursquare Gospel Church,Goddard Block,Haddad's,Krin Music,Liebenschel Ernie,Louise's Beauty Parlour,Malnick McEwen's Lock Shop,McFall, George,Meilleur, Joe and Frank,Mitchell Bros,,Pit Stop,Powell River Glass,Quality Printers,Service Cleaners,Shingle Mill at Mowat Bay,The Owl's Roost,Wilshire's.

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