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[People at] English Bay

Item is a photograph showing people sitting at English Bay beach. A boy is in the forefront of the photograph and is out of focus.

Miss Lillian Jackson : 1912, English Bay

Item is a postcard showing Lillian Jackson at English Bay in 1912. There is a photocopied note accompanying the image: "Miss Lillian Jackson 1912, English Bay. Later Mrs. Alex Hogg. Mother of Irene Lawrence. This picture taken on the beach at English Bay, Vancouver in 1912. Notice the old bath houses, the long pier (on the left) leading to the popular dance floor. The building under construction in the background is the Sylvia Hotel. The management of the Sylvia Hotel was so intrigued with this post card picture that they borrowed it and had it blown up, quite large, and the finished pictures are hanging in several areas of the hotel."

In and Around Vancouver, B.C.

File contains a photograph album showing various scenes of Vancouver and the surrounding area. Places include: Stanley Park, English Bay, Hastings Park, North Vancouver (Capilano Canyon, Seymour Creek Canyon, Lynn Creek Canyon), mouth of the Fraser River, Howe Sound, Burrard Inlet. There are also photographs of various ships around Vancouver. All photographs have caption hand written below.

Spencer family and 29th Vancouver Battalion regimental band and performers album

Item is an album showing images of family portraits and various family outings as well as images related to 29th Vancouver Battalion performers, such as Edmund A. Burke and other men in uniform as well as scenes of theatre performance with men in costume, the military theatre troupe the "See Toos" of the 2nd Canadian Division. Included in the album is a news clipping of the marriage of Pte. [Private] Joseph Sydney Spencer, member of the 29th Vancouver Battalion, and theatre and concert bills of performances in France including the Bonner Stadt Theatre. An inscription on the album cover states, "[?] With love to [Flo?] from Syd, Aug 26 1919". Some names and places are identified by inscription in the album.

Vancouver Harbour, British Columbia

Item is a nautical chart of Burrard Inlet, including the southern portions of the North Arm of Burrard Inlet. The map shows depth soundings, harbour anchorages, headlines, beacons, buoys, bells, piers and wharves. The map also shows lot numbers, municipal boundaries and major street names of the southern portion of North Vancouver and the northern portions of Point Grey, Kitsilano, Mt. Pleasant, Fairview, Hastings Townsite, Burnaby and Port Moody from the Coquitlam municipal boundary in the east to the western boundary of the Vancouver harbour (between Point Atkinson and Point Grey) in the west. The item also includes a key map showing the location of the Vancouver Harbour in relation to northwestern Washington and Vancouver Island and an inset map showing lots surrounding the north arm of Burrard Inlet to the Inlailawatash Indian Reserve.

English Bay bath house

Item is an architectural design drawing for the English Bay Beach bathhouse. The drawing includes front, north and south elevations; exterior elevations of entrances and windows; and sections.

Board of Park Commissioners

Westminster Bridge - Oliver, Patullo Bridge - Lions Gate

Item is a film containing footage of a rural farm area, children playing, Boy Scouts, baseball in a field, a truck laying asphalt onto the road, Pattullo Bridge construction and completion, the New Westminster waterfront, Vancouver skyline from Stanley Park, Second Beach swimming pool, view of partially finished Lions Gate Bridge from Stanley Park, English Bay, the Sylvia Hotel and City Hall.

Fork lift truck clearing the beach at English Bay in preparation for summer

Item is a photograph showing a fork lift truck clearing the beach at English Bay in preparation for summer. Caption from Vancouver Express: Spring cleaning is a must, even for the city's beaches. Winds and high tides of winter shift logs and other debris onto the sands. Here a fork lift truck makes sure English Bay will be clear for summer swimmers."

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