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1) Howe Sound Cruise 2) [Grand Coulee Dam Construction] - SF/Golden Gate 3) Van Streets Pre-Royal Visit

Item is a film containing footage of the Howe Sound cruise ship leaving the Burrard Inlet harbour in downtown Vancouver, the Marine Building, Hotel Vancouver, a cruise ship passing by Lighthouse Park and docking in Howe Sound, Britannia Beach, the Britannia Mine, the Grand Coulee Dam construction and land excavation. Film also shows a sequence at a zoo with tigers and bears, a car driving across the Golden Gate Bridge, Vancouver street scenes with flags and banners in preparation for the royal visit, City Hall and views looking north from the Burrard Bridge at downtown Vancouver.

Birks Building, lower floors of the W. Georgia Street side

Item part is a photograph of the lower floors of the Birks Building (700 Granville Street) on the W. Georgia Street side, taken from outside the Hudson's Bay Company building (674 Granville Street). The Birks clock and the intersection of Granville Street and W. Georgia Street is visible in the upper right corner.

Cars driving through Maple Tree Square outside the Hotel Europe

Item part is a photograph of automobiles driving through Maple Tree Square. The view is of the Hotel Europe (43 Powell Street, at Alexander) and looking at the Powell Street entrance to the square. Other identified establishments in the photo are Fulano imports (4 Powell Street), the Savoy Cabaret (6 Powell Street), and The Boiler Room.

Corner of Powell Street and Carrall Street

Item part is a photograph of a street scene at Maple Tree Square, Gastown, looking east down Powell Street The Europe Hotel (43 Powell Street) is visible in the left background with the signage for The Boiler Room in the centre.

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from the sidewalk near the east corner of the building. Includes some of the front facade and the awning leading to the entrance on the side of the building. The signage for Trident Imports Ltd. (57 Water Street) is visible in the background and the Town Pump restaurant and cabaret (66 Water Street) is visible on the left.

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from across the street. Includes street view of automobiles and the front facade.

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from the sidewalk outside the building. Signage for the Gastown Wax Museum (21 Water Street) and the Kego Club (21 Water Street) are visible further down the sidewalk. Across Water Street the storefront of Oceanic Coast Plus imports (26 Water Street) is visible. The Hotel Europe (43 Powell Street, at Alexander) is visible in the background across Maple Tree Square.

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from the sidewalk near the east corner of the building. Includes the awning leading to the entrance on the side of the building, some of the external decorations, and the side parking lot with automobiles.

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from across the street. Includes street view of automobiles and the front facade.

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from the sidewalk near the east corner of the building. Includes some of the front facade and the awning leading to the entrance on the side of the building. The signage for Trident Imports Ltd. (57 Water Street) is visible in the background.

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from across the street. Includes street view of automobiles and the front facade.

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from the sidewalk outside the building. Signage for the Gastown Wax Museum (21 Water Street) and the Kego Club (21 Water Street) are visible further down the sidewalk. The Hotel Europe (43 Powell Street, at Alexander) is visible in the background across Maple Tree Square.

Customer queue outside the Old Spaghetti Factory

Item part is a photograph of a queue outside of the Old Spaghetti Factory location in Gastown (53 Water Street), taken from the sidewalk near the east corner of the building. Includes the front sidewalk, the awning leading to the entrance on the side of the building, and part of the parking lot. The signage for Trident Imports Ltd. (57 Water Street) is visible in the background.

Downtown Street Scenes: Granville, Robson, Burrard, and W. Georgia Streets

Item is a set of negatives of street photography scenes in downtown Vancouver. The scenes were captured roughly along a route beginning at Granville Street and W. Georgia Street, proceeding southwest on Granville Street, northwest onto Robson Street, northeast onto Burrard Street, and finally southeast onto W. Georgia Street to the intersection of W. Georgia Street and Seymour Street. The photograph subjects are everyday street scenes, predominantly storefronts of local businesses, department stores, pedestrians on the sidewalk, and buses. This set contains the raw photographs from the roll the photographer shot in their original order. The associated contact sheet has selection marks for frames 7, 21, and 31.

Downtown Street Scenes: Seymour, W. Georgia, and Granville Streets

Item is a set of negatives of street photography scenes in downtown Vancouver. The scenes were captured in the areas around the Birks Building (700 Granville Street) and the Hudson's Bay Company building (674 Granville St) and immediate surroundings on Seymour Street, W. Georgia Street, and Granville Street. The photograph subjects are rainy day street scenes, predominantly pedestrians on the sidewalk with area businesses in the background. This set contains the raw photographs from the roll the photographer shot in their original order. The associated contact sheet has selection marks for frames 3, 4, and 11.

Downtown Street Scenes: W. Georgia, Robson and Granville Streets

Item is a set of negatives of street photography scenes in downtown Vancouver. The scenes captured are from W. Georgia Street between Seymour Street and Howe Street, Robson Street between Bute Street and Granville Street, and a small part of Granville Street near Robson Street. The photograph subjects are street scenes, predominantly pedestrians on the sidewalk with area businesses in the background. This set contains the raw photographs from the roll the photographer shot in their original order. The associated contact sheet has selection marks for frame 34.

European News & Import House and parked cars across Robson Street

Item part is a photograph of the sidewalk, awnings, entrance, and front window displays of the European News & Import House store (1044 Robson Street) with cars parked in front, taken from across Robson Street. "Scandinavian News Centre" is written on the awning.

European News and Import House

Item part is a photograph of storefronts on Robson Street focusing on the European News & Import House store (1044 Robson Street) and including a Fresh Egg and Butter Store to the left, and Standard Produce Co. (1052 Robson Street) to the right. "Scandinavian News Centre" is written on the awning.

Gastown Street Scenes: Alexander, Water, and Cambie, Streets

Item is a set of negatives of street photography scenes in Gastown. The identified street views begin near Maple Tree Square, at Alexander Street and Water Street, and continue west down Water Street to Cambie Street and then south to the Cambie Street and Cordova Street intersection. The photograph subjects are everyday street scenes, predominantly storefronts of local businesses and pedestrians on the sidewalk. This set contains the raw photographs from the roll the photographer shot in their original order. The associated contact sheet has selection marks for frames 2, 9, 14, and 28.

Gastown parking area, with Woodard's sign

Item part is a photograph of pedestrians on the sidewalk walking past double arches marking the entrance and exit to a Gastown parking area, a sign indicates "Woodward's parking". John Damer & Son Ltd. signage is visible in the background.

Intersection of Burrard Street and Robson Street

Item part is a photograph of the shops across the intersection of Burrard Street and Robson Street, looking northwest up Robson Street Some of the establishments visible are the Toronto Dominion Bank (1000 Robson), Murchie's Tea and Coffee Ltd. (1008 Robson Street), The Card Shop (1001 Robson Street), White Spot (1025 Robson Street), and several other unidentified establishments in the area. The Sheraton Landmark hotel is visible in the background.

Macdonald's Prescriptions, Helen's Beauty Salon, Air Canada

Item part is a photograph of a group people waiting on the sidewalk outside a set of shops on the ground floor of the Medical-Dental Building (925 W. Georgia Street), taken from across the street. The establishments identified are Macdonald’s Prescriptions Ltd. (929 W. Georgia), Helen’s Beauty Salon Ltd. (925 W. Georgia) and an Air Canada location (905 W. Georgia).

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