Series S162 - Environmental Health Division Photograph and newsclipping albums

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Environmental Health Division Photograph and newsclipping albums

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on content of series.
  • Variations in title: Formerly titled as 'Photographs and newsclippings'

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  • 0.08 m of textual records
  • 162 photographs

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The Environmental Health Division is responsible for pest and noise control, food management, housing and lodging house inspection, and water and air pollution monitoring.

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Series consists of two albums. The first album contains 113 photographs of interior and exterior views of condemned buildings, smallpox patients, and views of areas in Vancouver with sewerage drainage problems; and newspaper articles related to sanitation and public health issues. The second album contains 49 photographs of interior and exterior views of condemned buildings, and views of water impounded due to blockages in sewers drainage system. Originally arranged in two albums. For conservation reasons, the albums have been dismantled, and newspaper clippings removed. A photocopy of each album records the original arrangement.

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Photographs in this public records series have been assigned item numbers with the prefix "CVA 641"

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Access to 103-D-3 file 1 and CVA 641 is restricted. Please consult the archivist.

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File list available. For detailed description of photographs, see catalogue worksheets for CVA 641.

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