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Follow Me - CBC [Sweeney Cooperage Ltd. barrel manufacturing]

Item is a film containing a television spot produced by CBC. Contains footage of Mr. Sweeney showing a child around the Sweeney Cooperage Ltd mill at 810 Taylor Street and manufacturing facility at 49 Smithe Street. Mr. Sweeney narrates the barrel making process from log to barrel, covering each step of the process in detail. Contributors to the film include: Kelly Duncan (photography), Ken Campbell (sound), Gerry O'Connor (lighting), Werner Franz (editor) and Doug Gillingham (producer).

Drop In- CBC [Sweeney Cooperage Ltd. barrel manufacturing]

Item is a film containing a television spot produced by CBC in 1972. Hosted by Pat Rose and Susan Anderson. Bob Oudenaarden takes them on a tour through the Sweeney Cooperage, and demonstrates the barrel making process from log to barrel, with a focus on the construction of the oak barrel and their various uses. Contributors include: "The Entier Ensemble" (music), David Kendall (writer), Victor Miles (designer), Charlotte Trende (costumes), Beverley Takeuchi (makeup), Jim Ellis (lighting), Ralph Parker (audio), Ken Lowe (technical producer), Ray Hazzon (executive producer), and Bill White (producer).

From Log To Barrel - Sweeney Mill - NG

Item is a film that appears to contain outtakes from "From Log to Barrel" (2013-015.5). Most shots are underexposed and unused for the final edit. The film contains well exposed candid shots of the factory workers on break.

1958 : A year to remember

Item is a film containing highlights of British Columbia's centennial year in Vancouver. Includes shots of an antique car parade, a tall ship at dock, naval vessels, street decorations in Vancouver, Chinese Freemasons parade (with drill team, dragon dance, etc.), a powwow, horse racing at Exhibition Park, PNE parade, and the last of the region's interurban streetcars. Film also includes footage showing the aftermath of the Second Narrows Bridge collapse.

Grey Cup parades

Item is film containing footage of the Grey Cup parades in 1955 and 1958 on Hastings Street. Film shows parade floats, automobiles, Shriners, Miss Grey Cup winners, CFL floats, marching bands, RCMP and cheerleaders.

Stanley Park and [North] Shore - Horseshoe Bay and Malahat Hwy. - Mr. and Mrs. Tom Fowlers to Victoria - returned to Vancouver

Item is a film showing the view from inside an automobile travelling the road along the Stanley Park causeway and going across the Lions Gate Bridge towards the North Shore. Film contains scenes from within the car, the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal, aboard the ferry, scenes along the Malahat highway, Duncan, Ladysmith, Malahat Lookout, Victoria Auto Court Motel. The film concludes with a return trip to Vancouver, driving across the Granville Street Bridge, through downtown and across a viaduct.

Immigration Building - flower display - Harbour Tower scenery - night view of Vancouver

Item is a film narrated by Harry Lin Chin in both Chinese and English. Film contains footage showing the demolition of the Immigration Building, magnolia trees, Vancouver Museum and parking lot, Vanier Park, Burrard Street Bridge, views of North Shore and West End from Vanier Park, views of North Shore, Burrard Inlet, Chinatown, and downtown Vancouver from the revolving Harbour Tower restaurant, and scenes aboard the sea bus.

Silver Lodge Colour - Dogs/Cats/Kids [B&W]

Item is a film containing both black and white and colour footage. Colour portion of film shows rural area, a body of water with tugboat and barge, horse back riding at the Silver Lodge Riding Academy and candid shots of people on horses. Black and white portion shows a residential area (possibly Vancouver), kids and young men playing catch in the backyard, woman feeding treats to cats and a dog doing tricks, Hastings street showing various hotels and retail buildings, the BC Electric building, the Carnegie Library, playground with people on teeter-totters and swings (probably in Stanley Park), grizzly bears at the zoo (probably Stanley Park, the entrance to the Stanley Park Causeway and Vancouver City Hall.

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.

Vancouver downtown property map

Item consists of a planning map depicting every building between Main Street and Stanley Park north of False Creek, showing the address, name (if a commercial building), number of floors, and type of use (commercial, apartments, vacant, etc. ). The map may be based on a City of Vancouver Planning Department map, partially re-purposed and published by Colliers Macaulay Nicholls.

Devonshire Block 41

Item consists of a map similar to a planning map of the central downtown business district, showing the principal buildings and either their heights or total elevations. This may have been created as part of the development application for the Bank of British Columbia Building (now HBSC Bank Building) at 855 West Georgia Street, which was built at the site of the demolished Devonshire Hotel in 1987.

Granville Street looking south from Dunsmuir

Item is a photograph showing the building exteriors of storefronts including Don't Argue Tobacco, Dr. E. D. Washington, Dentist, E.C. Kilby, F.W. Woolworth Co., and Toyo Oriental Goods and automobiles parked along the street and the Vancouver Block building at 736 Granville with the clock on top of the building.

Hastings and Granville

Item is a photograph showing building exteriors of shops including Cunningham's Drugs, Leonard's Café, Credit Foncier and other businesses as well as a policeman directing traffic and pedestrians walking the streets.

Hotel Le Baron [Barron]

Item is a photograph showing the exterior of the hotel building with sign, partially obscured, on rooftop. Storefronts are visible, including the hotel café, Cunningham's, and Glenaird Rooms. A typed description also states, "Note Kelly Douglas delivery van. They developed the Nabob brand of coffee. Their warehouse was in Gastown but is now out on Kingsway near Metrotown."

Looking south on Granville from Dunsmuir

Item is a photograph showing the building exteriors of storefronts including Don't Argue Tobacco, Binnings Ltd., Fletcher Bros., Burberry, Lyric Rooms and Toyo Oriental Goods as well as street signs, street lights, pedestrians, automobiles, and streetcar traffic.

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