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Fonds AM904 - Everett Crowley fonds

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Everett Crowley fonds

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AM904

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  • 1870-1984 (Creation)
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    Crowley, Everett

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  • 0.31 m of textual records
  • 18 photographs

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(ca. 1908-1984)

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Everett Crowley was born around 1908 to Jeremiah and Annie Maud Crowley, who came to Vancouver from Newfoundland. Jeremiah established Avalon Dairy and Everett eventually became president. He was active in several organizations: the Masons, the Junior Board of Trade, the Killarney Community Centre, the Vancouver South Lions Club, and the B.C. Dairy Council. Crowley was a long-time member of the Liberal Party of B.C., and ran unsuccessfully for alderman several times (1948, 1949, 1951, 1953 and 1968). In 1961, he was elected to the Parks Board, and served as a Park Commissioner for five years. He also was a member of the Vancouver City Planning Commission, ca. 1969-1976, and was chairman ca. 1972-1974.

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The fonds consists of papers, publications and photographs relating to various topics: the Vancouver Junior Board of Trade, the Rowell-Sirois Report, provincial-municipal relations, Vancouver City Planning Commission, discrimination and Vivian Engine Works Ltd.

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Donated by Mrs. Jean Crowley in 1985 and 1987.

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Photographs in this fonds have been assigned item numbers with the prefix "CVA 473"

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