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L.D. Taylor family fonds Vancouver (B.C.)
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Dominion Day, Vancouver, B.C. July 1st, 1925

Photograph shows spectators watching the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Fire Department floats on East Hastings Street approaching Columbia Avenue. The Painless Parker Dentist at 101 East Hastings, the Broadway Hotel at 103 E. Hastings and the Broadway Cafe at 105 E. Hastings are visible in the background.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[View of C.P.R. Piers B and C]

Inscripton on verso of print reads:"Second largest pier in the world. Opened and dedicated by Louis D. Taylor, Mayor of Vancouver, July 4, 1927, Diamond Jubilee of Confederation."

[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."

[Construction of the World Building at 500 Beatty Street]

Photograph shows the World Building, later known as the Sun Tower and the Bekins Building, under construction. A sign on the building advertises World Buildng Limited shares for sale at $50.00 per share. Photograph is inscribed on the verso with facts concerning the building's construction and architectural characteristics.

[L.D. Taylor's goddaughter Mildred]

Photograph is a full-length studio portrait of L.D. Taylor's goddaughter Mildred, age 2 years. Inscription on photograph reads: "To her godfather. From Mildred, age 2 years, 1927."

[Patricia Kent, eight months old]

Photograph is a full-length studio portrait of a young child. Inscription on folder reads: "To his worship Louis D. Taylor. From Little Patricia Kent. With Best Wishes, Nov. 19-27. Eight months."

Press room, The World, Vancouver, B.C.

Photograph shows several employees of the World Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd. standing in front of and sitting on machinery in the press room of the World Building at 500 Beatty Street.

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?"

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