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Fonds AM565 - Gastown Merchants' Association fonds

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Gastown Merchants' Association fonds

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AM565

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  • 1973-1975 (Creation)
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    Gastown Merchants' Association

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  • 0.03 m of textual records
  • ca. 15 posters

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The Gastown Merchants' Association was founded in 1973 for the promotion of the Gastown shopping area and was involved in the development of the Vancouver Farmers' Market and the annual bicycle race. Al Bowen served as Vice-President and then President of the Association.

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The fonds consists of minutes, newsletters, notices of meetings, posters and other promotional brochures for the Gastown Merchants' Association; correspondence, mostly between the city government, the United Fruit Growers and Al Bowen; and plans.

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Folder formerly located at 566-D-05 fld 01-02.

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  • Box: 566-D-04 fld 05-06
  • Box: 538-F-02 fld 19