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City of Vancouver redevelopment : project 1, area D-1 : identification plan : property included in acquisition program (status of property acquisition and demolition)

Item is a map showing ownership of property included in the acquisition program. Further annotations show the status of property acquisition and demolition. Base map is bounded by Arbutus Street, Hemlock Street, York Avenue, and Broadway, and shows streets, legal addresses, lot sizes, schools, parks and railway lines.

Gee How Oak Tin Bene. Assn Convention (18th) in Chicago Ill., Sept 15th 1970 - Chinook Club Picnic in Cates Park N. Van June 1970

Item is a film showing the Gee How Oak Tin Benevolent Association convention at the Chicago chapter, firecrackers and lion dancers in front of the Chicago Chinese Benevolent Association, indoor museum scenes (possibly in Chicago), exterior and parking lot of the Vancouver Museum and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, an outdoor barbecue with games at a park with the sign "Chin-ook Fish and Game Club".

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.

Message for Peace: The Lighting of the Peace Flame Monument

Item is a videotape that contains a newscast reporting on the ceremonial lighting of the Peace Flame Monument in Seaforth Park. Hosted by Michael Blacklock and Helen Griffiths, the newscast begins with stock images of war and Hiroshima. Newscast contains previously recorded interviews with: Kinuko Laskey (Hiroshima survivor and founder of the Canadian Society of Atomic Bomb Survivors), Larry Beasley (Manager of Legacies project), Joy Leach (Chairman of board at Vancity Savings), Sam Carter (Project Sculptor) and Judith Reid (Design Team Coordinator). After the interviews the feed switches to live footage of the ceremonial lighting of the Peace Flame Monument and speeches. David Leary is Master of Ceremonies. Speakers include: Mayor Gordon Campbell, Chris Richardson (Vancouver Park Board), H.P. Bell-Irving, Thelma Ruck Keene (Activist for Canadian Peace Movement), Walter Krawciw (Petro Canada), and Joy Leach. Gordon Campbell presents certificates to sponsors of the monument. Kinuko Laskey and Gordon Campbell light the flame (no audio). When they return to the stage a children's choir sings "Let there be peace on earth." Gordon Campbell then reads a message from the mayor of Hiroshima, Takeshi Araki. Kinuko Laskey concludes by speaking about her experience at the time of Hiroshima and the work she has been a part of since.

Plan of Kitsilano Indian Reserve, No. 6 (contours)

Item is a topographical map used as a base for showing surveying information such as lot numbers, boundaries, contours, bearings, pipelines, bridge and rail rights-of-way and other landmarks on the Kitsilano Indian Reserve. The map was likely used in planning the development of Vanier Park and/or the Vancouver Museum in the mid-late 1960s. Annotations show "most likely entrance" at McNicoll Avenue.

Vancouver (B.C.). Engineer's Office

Seens [scenes] of Van[couver], Capilano, Stanley Park

Item is a film showing various scenes around Vancouver. The first half of this film documents a Gray Line Tours bus trip through Vancouver and second half contains scenes showing landmarks of Vancouver and surrounding areas. Film contains footage showing: Empress of Japan Figurehead in Stanley Park, U.B.C., Chinatown, Hotel Georgia, Lion's Gate Bridge, Court House, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Capilano Golf and Country Club, Prospect Point, Stanley Park, views of downtown and North Shore Mountains from Little Mountain, City Hall, sailboats in Burrard Inlet, and Swimmers at Kits Beach.

Vancouver, B.C. Plan showing location of water pipes, hydrants, etc. [Kitsilano]

Item is a map showing the location of water pipes and hydrants for the area from Spruce Street to False Creek to Vine Street to Tenth Avenue (D.L. 526). Pipes and hydrants are shown in various coloured inks to indicate Installation date. Includes annotations as to whether pipes are wood or steel. Annotations have been added to a base map that is part of a larger map.

Vancouver (B.C.). Water Works Department

[Kitsilano Show Boat] Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Item is a postcard showing an image of the Kitsilano Showboat. Caption on back of postcard: "The Kitsilano Showboat has to date completed over 30 years of beach entertainment, sponsored by the Kitsilano Chamber of Commerce. Over a quarter million people attend this amateur show and over 2,500 entertainers volunteer their services each season. From early June to late August, this great little show goes on nearly every evening from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. midst beautiful surroundings. You are cordially invited to attend the Kitsilano Showboat at Kitsilano Beach. Drive south on Burrard Street across the bridge turn right, 4 blocks to free parking. Mon., Wed., Fri. at 8:00 p.m. different show each night."

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