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Souvenir folder of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Item is a folder containing a set of paper panels printed with images of various sites in the Vancouver area. Prints are titled as follows: Kitsilano bathing beach.;
Point Atkinson Lighthouse.;
View from C.P.R. Hotel roof garden;
Court house;
Victory Square, showing cenotaph, Dominion and Province buildings.;
Granville Street, showing post office & Rogers Building.;
Georgia Hotel and Devonshire Apartments.;
Hastings Street, showing Standard Bank Bldg., and Spencer Department Store.;
Indian totem poles, Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C.;
The big tree, Stanley Park, circumference 65 feet;
Suspension bridge, Capilano Canyon, Vancouver, B.C., height 200 ft., length 450 ft.;
C.P.R. Pier D, R.M.S. Aorangi, and Princess Marguerite.;
Bathing at English Bay.; C.P.R. pier, Empress of Canada, the Lions and Grouse Mountain.;
Prospect Point, Stanley Park, entrance to the Narrows.; The Lions, altitude 6500 feet.

On the front cover of this folder are printed two images, titled as follows: C.P.R. Hotel Vancouver and Birks Building; Siwash Rock. The inside cover of this folder is printed with text relating to Vancouver.

Greetings from picturesque Vancouver, B.C.

Item is a folder containing a set of paper panels printed with images of various sites in the Vancouver area. The images are titled as follows: Cadillac Eight in Big Tree, Stanley Park, circumference 65 ft.; English Bay, noted for magnificent sunsets.; The water front, from Stanley Park.; Lumberman's Arch, Stanley Park.; English Bay, showing Englesea Lodge and Sylvia Court.; Suspension bridge, Capilano Canyon, length 450 feet, height 200 feet, Vancouver, B.C.; Capilano Canyon and flume.; Brockton Point, Stanley Park, the Lions and C.P.R. Empress steamer.; Siwash Rock, Stanley Park.; C.P.R. Hotel Vancouver; C.P.R. depot; View looking across Burrard Inlet showing business section; C.P.R. R.M.S. Empress of Russia; Corner Granville and Hastings Streets.; Granville Street.; Court house; Residential view on Shaughnessy Heights; Hastings Street and Standard Bank Building.

On the front cover of this folder are printed two images titled as follows: C.P.R. Hotel, Vancouver.; The harbour and mountains. On the back cover is an image entitled: Bathing at English Bay, Vancouver, B.C. The inside of the cover of this folder is printed with text relating to Vancouver.

Vancouver - Pacific gateway of Canada

Item is a folder containing a set of paper panels printed with images of various sites in the Vancouver area. The images are titled as follows: The City Hall; Vancouver Hotel, Medical-Dental Bldg., Georgia Hotel; Hudson's Bay, Birks Building & Vancouver Block; The city and North Shore mountains; C.P.R. Pier[,] North Shore, ski lift, C.P.R. steamer sailing for Victoria and Seattle, Wash.; The Sunken Garden, Queen Elizabeth Park; Indian totem poles, Stanley Park; Stanley Park entrance to the Lions Gate Bridge; Indian totem pole, Prospect Point, Stanley Park; The entrance, Stanley Park; Lions Gate Bridge and Victoria-Seattle steamer; The city from Little Mountain; Capilano Suspension Bridge - length, 450 ft.[,] height, 200 ft.; The Lions, alt. 6500 ft; Point Atkinson Light House; Howe Sound. Looking across to Bowen Island; Victoria-Seattle steamer sailing under Lions Gate Bridge; English Bay and Sylvia Hotel.

On the front cover of this folder is printed an image entitled: Nightlights from Stanley Park. On the back cover is an image entitled: View from Stanley Park Driveway. The inside of the cover of this folder is printed with text relating to Vancouver.

Photographs : Pacific National Exhibition 1959

Item is an album containing photographs relating to the Republic of China (Taiwan)'s participation in the 1959 Pacific National Exhibition (PNE), the theme of which was "Salute to the Pacific." Includes photographs of the Republic of China (Taiwan) pavilion, the visit of Prime Minister John Diefenbaker to the pavilion and the PNE Outdoor Theatre, and various Chinese musical and dance performances on the theatre stage. Also included in the album are photographs of a traditional Chinese dress fashion show, an aerial motorcycle act, the acceptance of a painting by Mayor A.T. Alsbury and Alderman F. Fredrickson, women and a girl in traditional dress posing with a dragon statue, and what appears to be a group of Chinese officials standing in front of the pavilion.

Photograph album : Parade of Oriental Fashions, 18th Convention of the Canadian Food Processors Association and Year of the Serpent banquet

Item is an album containing photographs of the Parade of Oriental Fashions event at the 18th convention of the Canadian Food Processors Association as well as a program for the convention. The parade took place on January 22, 1965 in the Mai Tai Room of the Bayshore Inn. Photographs show female models wearing Asian dress, a fashion show and attendees.

The album also includes photographs of the Year of the Serpent Chinese New Year Festival Banquet held at the W.K. Gardens on February 26, 1965. The banquet was held in conjunction with the Spring Carnival Committee, and was sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce, the Vancouver Visitors Bureau and the Chinese community. Included are photographs of various Vancouver pageant queens, Miss San Francisco Chinatown, Miss Chinatown USA first princess, and the crowning of a young woman with a serpent headdress and crown.

Notes at the back of the album list orders received for copies and provide some identification of those individuals appearing in the photographs.

C. Itoh & Co. reception : Bayshore Inn, December 21, 1966

File consists of photographs from an album showing the C. Itoh & Co. reception at the Bayshore Inn on December 21, 1966. Photographs include group shots of guests sitting at tables and dancing, as well as images showing other activities at the event.

Staff Christmas party : Trader Vic's

File consists of photographs of a staff Christmas party at the Bayshore's Trader Vic's restaurant. Includes group shots taken at various tables, and photographs of guests with Santa Claus. There appears to be some duplication between the negatives and the photographs.

Royal visit, July 1959 slides

File consists of photographs (slides) of the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to Vancouver in 1959. Includes photographs of the opening of the Deas Island Tunnel and the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on July 15, 1959.

Middle Arm Bridge and 800 block Thurlow slides

File consists of four photographs of the Middle Arm Bridge taken on May 31, 1957 and five photographs of road construction on the 800 block of Thurlow Street, showing CustomColor Laboratories Ltd. at 819 Thurlow Street, circa 1957.

Quan, Joe

Fashion parades, February 1960 and undated slides

File consists of twelve photographs of a February 1960 fashion parade in Chinatown attended by Mayor A.T. Alsbury and Miss Vancouver Chinatown 1960 Donna Yee, as well as two photographs of a parade in Chinatown, likely taken in 1960.

University Hill School album

File is a photograph album showing staff, classes, student portraits, interior and exterior views of school buildings and property, school activities including various clubs, sports teams, cadets, graduation banquets, an inter-high relay event held at Hastings Park, as well as carvings by W. G. Donaldson. Names of staff identified in album include R. D. Afleck, Principal, J. B. DeLong, and A. S. Matheson. Names of students are listed in the album for some photographs.

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