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Kitsilano (District Lot 540), 1907

File is an album containing photographs of Kitsilano and the Quiney family who moved there from Winnipeg in 1907. The inside title page of the album reads "illustrating the disappearance of the forest west of Trafalgar street, the western boundary of the Canadian Pacific Railway land grant (D.L. 526), and the development of an area, called District Lot 540, into a residential suburb of Vancouver known as Kitsilano." Album also contains some photographic copies of textual records pertaining to the Quiney family history and two photographic copies of paintings. Other photographs in the album include various scenes in and around Vancouver including General Baden Powell at Hastings Park, the Komagata Maru, the Richmond rifle range, an air field and military ship convoy during WWI.

Vancouver Map and Blueprint Co.

File consists of a sheet of blank letterhead stationary and 2 copies (one annotated, one not) of a published map titled Perspective of Greater Vancouver from Grouse Mountain, ca. 1925.

Mayor McGeer

Includes photograph of Mayor Gerry McGeer reading the riot act at Victory Square, April 23, 1935, to disperse demonstrators involved in the sit down strike of 1935.

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