Every year, the Okanagan Historical Society publishes a 226-page annual report, a collection of stories and histories of Okanagan personalities, institutions and events. With the purchase of this report, you become a member of the Okanagan Historical Society.

The first Report of the Okanagan Historical Society was published in 1926. The 78th Report is now available.

Included in this year's publication are several articles about First Nations people in the Okanagan/Shuswap. Also of interest is the student essay article by Trista Baldwin entitled "Unfurling the Past: Conversations with my Great-grandmother." There is a report on the Bighorn Sheep Translocation to Okanagan Mountain Provincial Park, a look at Okanagan College fifty years later, an in-depth description of Kelowna's Chinatown, and a discussion about early surveys and land settlement in the Shuswap River valley. An entire section is devoted to eight heritage buildings in the region. Railway buffs will enjoy articles on CNR passenger service and CPR water tanks. And farming enthusiasts will be interested in Women in Packinghouses and a history of Sure Crop Feeds.
Copies of the most recent Okanagan History Annual Report can be obtained for $25.00 CAN plus $5.00 shipping and handling costs from The Treasurer OHS, Box 313, Vernon, BC V1T 6M3, Back issues of some of the past volumes can also be purchased for $10.00 plus a $5.00 shipping and handling charge from the treasurer at above address. You may also ask the treasurer to put your name on a subscription list to receive the book each year. It is mailed out every November; the cost is $25 plus a $5 postage and handling fee. .

Copies are also available in museums and bookstores throughout the Okanagan Valley and from branch members. With the purchase of this volume, and the return of the membership registration card enclosed, your name will be placed on the list of members that will be found in next year's publication.

A new and revised Index to the Okanagan Historical Society Reports,
covering the years 1924-2012, Reports No. 1-76, is now available.

The Index is 8 x 11, 550 pages, 3-holed punched, shrink-wrapped.
It costs $20 plus postage and handling.

To order your copy, please contact:

Bob Cowan, Treasurer
Okanagan Historical Society
P.O. Box 313
Vernon, B.C. V1T 6M3

The Jean Patricia Webber Trust sponsored the printing of the index, in memory of former editor Jean Webber.

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