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Kitsilano (Vancouver, B.C.) With digital objects
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Kitsilano Beach pool, east end with crowds

Item is a photograph of families using the outdoor swimming pool at Kitsilano Beach. The photograph is taken from near the southwest end of the pool, looking east. The showboat stage and a pier into the pool can be seen, and beyond the pool Kitsilano Beach and the bathhouse is visible, with Hotel Vancouver, the Vancouver Block clock tower, and the Burrard Street Bridge visible in the far background.

[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."

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.

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

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