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Album of camping trips around BC, 1918-1937

File is a photograph album that belonged to Society members Mr. and Mrs. Johns (Samuel Curtis Johns and Elizabeth Johns) showing camp trips and excursions around British Columbia and the Lower Mainland of Vancouver, including Botanie Mountain, Savary Island, Cameron Lake, Garibaldi, Grouse, Hollyburn Ridge, Burnaby Lake, Brockton Point, Lulu Island and other sites. Photographs also show various plant species and bird eggs and nests.

Photograph album, 1907-1918

Item is a photograph album showing various scenes of family, friends, classmates, school events, Provincial Normal School boys' and girls' basketball teams, leisure activities, Labour Day parades; geographic areas include around Vancouver and the lower mainland including English Bay and Second Beach, as well as various locations from around the province such as Victoria, Buccaneer Bay, Armstrong, Vernon, Harrison and other sites. The album also includes photographs showing ships and soldiers in uniform from World War I, including Witley Camp, England and Signal Hill in Esquimalt, B.C., including portraits and group photographs.

Photograph album, [1911], 1922-1924

Item is a photograph album consisting of two parts, the first made up of 43 photographs taken by Robert Strain showing his trip around the world, including Egypt, India, and Singapore. The second part of the album is 38 photographs taken by Gilchrist showing scenes in Vancouver and other parts of British Columbia including various sites in Stanley Park, English Bay, Second and Third Beach, Alexandra Park, Cultus Lake, Howe Sound, Cheewasin [Tsawwassen] and other regions.

Union Steamships Ltd. - Photo Record - No. 2

Album contains photographs by professional photographers Ballentine and J. Weston of scenes along steamship routes. Locations include Alert Bay (B.C. Packers Store), Britannia Beach, Butedale, Telegraph Cove, and other unidentified coastal communities. Also shown are fishing and fish processing by Asian, European-Canadian, and Native workers. Other shots include cargo, scenic views, ship exteriors, and scenes of passengers aboard ship.

Union Steamships Ltd. - aerial views - B.C. coast ports of call

Album contains professionally taken oblique-perspective photographs of the following ports-of-call along the B.C. coast: Alert Bay, Bowen Island, Bella Bella, Blind Channel, Blubber Bay, Bold Point - Quadra Island, Boswell Inlet, Britannia Beach, Brunswick Cannery, Butedale, Cape Caution, Campbell River, Carlisle Cannery, Church House, Claxton Cannery, Digby Island, Fairview Point - Kaien Island, Gibsons Landing, Granite Bay - Quadra Island, Granthams Landing, Halfmoon Bay, Heriot Bay - Quadra Island, Hidden Inlet Cannery, Hopkins Landing, Jap Inlet (later Hunt's Inlet) - Portier Island, Irvines Landing, Long Bay, Lund, Margaret Bay, New Brighton, Oceanic, Pitt Island, Porteau, Port Alexander, Port Belmont, Port Chester, Port Edward, Port Essington, Port Graves - Gambier Island, Port Irving, Port Neville, Port Simpson, Port Walter, Powell River, Prince Rupert, Roberts Creek, Quathiaski Cove, Redonda Bay, Rivers Inlet, Savary Island, Sechelt, Selma Park, Squamish, Squirrel Cove, Stillwater, Sunnyside Cannery, Swanson Bay, Tamagast Harbour, Topaz Harbour, Vananda, Wadhams, Woodfibre; and Alaska: Ketchikan, Metlakalta, Petersburg, Wrangell. Includes views of canneries, mining towns, Native villages, sawmills, pulp and paper mills, etc.

[Album: Photographs, L.D.T.]

File consists of photographs assembled in an album by L.D. Taylor. Includes photographs relating to Taylor's personal life, including photographs of himself, Annie and Ted Taylor while living in Fairview and photographs of family and friends, as well as photographs of Taylor's fishing expeditions and his 1929 world tour. File also includes photographs relating to Taylor's public life, including a 1915 portrait of himself with two aldermen, visits of state, community events, the 1926 Vancouver Board of Trade tour of the Southern interior of British Columbia, a 1928 trip to Edmonton, and his participation in the Cleveland Water Commission

[Vancouver Board of Trade Excursion to Okanagan and Kootenays August 21 to September 5, 1926]

File consists of photographs of a British Columbia interior tour made by Mayor L.D. Taylor and thirty-eight other members of the Vancouver Board of Trade. Includes photographs of the East Kootenay Power Company on the Elk River, West Kootenay Power Company at Bonnington, Lower Bonnington Power Plant, Crow's Nest Coal Company, Dominion Experimental Station in Summerland, Eldorado Arms Hotel, Sicamous Hotel, Kootenay National Park, Invermere and Oliver.