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City Council 1933

Group portrait. Men identified (left to right): Standing: A.C. Cowan, W. Deptford, W. Loat, J.J. McRae, A.G. Harvey, J. H. Shinnick, L.D. McDonald, W.W. Smith. Sitting: H.J. DeGraves, R.N. Fraser, Louis D. Taylor, Myor, J.W. Twiss, G.C. Miller.
Inscription by L.D. Taylor on verso of photograph reads: "Will there be 1931 unity of w[estern] Canada to demand Ottawa act on public works for unemployment?"

Portland Rose Festival, 1931

Photograph shows L.D. Taylor (centre) with an unidentified man and woman in a car covered in flowers. The word "Vancouver" is spelled in flowers at the front of the car.

[Mayor L.D. Taylor, former Mayor Gale, Mayor Blatchford of Edmonton, Alberta, and Mayor Hardie of Lethbridge, Alberta in L.D. Taylor's office]

Inscription on verso of photograph reads: "Occasion - Executive Committee preparing for conference at Calgary, Nov. 16th. The Province of B.C., Alta. and Sask. have organized for the purpose of working as a unit for the development of Western Canada. Equal rights to all."

[Opening ceremony for C.P.R. Piers B and C]

Photograph shows the passing of a scroll tied with ribbon between Mayor L.D. Taylor and C.A. Cotterell, General Superintendent for the B.C. District of the C.P.R. E.W. Beatty, C.P.R. President and Chairman watches.

[Opening ceremony for C.P.R. Piers B and C]

Photograph shows Mayor L.D. Taylor and C.P.R. President and Chairman E.W. Beatty holding a scroll tied with ribbon. C.A. Cotterell, General Superintendent for the B.C. District of the C.P.R., stands to the left.

Burnaby May Day celebrations

Photograph shows Vancouver Mayor L.D. Taylor standing with the 1927 Burnaby May Queen and her entourage. Children and other officials stand in the background. Taylor was a judge at this event.

[Waterworks diving crew prepare Mayor L.D. Taylor for First Narrows dive]

Photograph shows L.D. Taylor sitting on a bench dressed in a diving suit. Members of the diving crew stand around Taylor, as one of the crew prepares to place a diving helmet on Taylor's head. Inscription on the back of photograph reads: "Day after first ride in airplane went down in diving suit, Jericho seaplane 1926, late Capt. Glover, B.C. E[lectric] R[ailway] Co[mpany] with him." Individual identified is Arthur Mole standing far right.

[Flying jaunt: The Mayor, Captain Glover, Executive B.C. Electric Railway Company, Mayor's Secretary, (with back to camera) after flight in sea plane]

Photograph shows (from left to right): Mayor L.D. Taylor, Captain Glover, unidentified man, and George Fitch standing on the beach at the Jericho Beach Station after flight in seaplane. An article in the March 6, 1939. The Daily Province states that this was Taylor's first flight.

[Mayor's secretary George Fitch, Mayor L.D. Taylor, Major [Tudhope?], Captain Glover and unidentified man standing on the beach at the Jericho Beach Station after flight in seaplane]

Photograph shows (from left to right): George Fitch, unidentified man (with back to camera), Mayor L.D. Taylor, Major [Tudhope] and Captain Glover. An article in the March 6, 1939 The Daily Province states that this was Taylor's first flight.

[Captain Glover, Major [Tudhope?] M.C, and Mayor L.D. Taylor in seaplane at Jericho Beach Station preparing for flight]

Photograph shows seated in plane (from left to right): Captain Glover of the B.C. Electric Company, Mayor L.D. Taylor, and Major [Tudhope]. The photograph also shows a man standing on the nose of the plane turning a crank. An article in the March 6, 1939 The Daily Province states that this was Taylor's first flight.

[Captain Glover, Major [Tudhope?] M.C, and Mayor L.D. Taylor at Jericho Beach Station before seaplane flight]

Photograph shows (from left to right): Captain Glover of the B.C. Electric Railway Company, Major [Tudhope] and Mayor L.D. Taylor dressed in flight gear standing in front of a seaplane at the Jericho Beach Station. An article in the March 6, 1939 The Daily Province states that this was Taylor's first flight.

[Flying. Left to right: the Mayor L.D. Taylor, Major [Tudhope?] M.C., Captain Glover, before seaplane flight]

Photograph shows Mayor L.D. Taylor, Major [Tudhope] and Captain Glover of the B.C. Electric Railway Company, dressed in flight gear standing in front of a seaplane at the Jericho Beach Station. L.D. Taylor is wearing aviator goggles. An article in the March 6, 1939 The Daily Province states that this was his first flight.

City Hall and 1st Council, 1886

Photograph shows men in front of a tent with the sign City Hall. Men in the picture include Ceo. Gibson, Ald. Griffiths, Ald. Balfour, Ald. Dunn, J.J. Blake City Solicitor, Ald. Humphries, G.F. Baldwin City Treasurer, Dr. McGuigan, Ald. Coldwell, Ald. Hamilton, Ald. Northcott, Mayor McLean, Ald. Hamilton, Ald. Cordiner, T.F. McGuigan City Clerk.

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