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En route for the Park

Photograph shows a marching band on Hastings Street approaching Granville Street and a boy carrying a sign "Athletic Sports Brockton Point 2:30 p.m." and the Leland Hotel Annex

[Pedestrians on sidewalk of 500 block of Granville Street]

An accompanying label reads: "Commonwealth City Life, 50 years ago in Vancouver, Canada. No autos, no chewing gum bespattered asphalt roads, no radios or television. Memory recalls the sound of gentle footsteps along the 12 ft. wooden plank sidewalks. The long skirts and the "respectable" street cleaners of the period. Timms, Vancouver Natural History Society. 1904-1954."

Vancouver, B.C.

Panoramic view from approximately Pender Street and Granville Street looking north showing the Orpheum Theatre at 805 West Pender Street, the top of the Post Office building and clock tower, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and the Dominion Building, the World Building (Sun Tower) and Burrard Inlet in the background

Bowman's Storage Truck

Photograph also shows part of Bowman's Storage building and a sign for Black Watch Chewing Tobacco in the background.

Tacoma Baseball Team

Players identified as L to R: H. Pillett, Wilson, Menth, E. Pillett, Leek, Daubert, Stevens, Hoffman, Speas, Mgr., Wright; Daniels, Gable, Mesnor, McNutty-photo shows signs advertising /Van-Loo, Stuart Thomson-Photographer, Orpheum Cafe, Tom the Tailor, Hotel Canada

Kingsway at Victoria Drive, southeast, pre improvements

Item is a photograph of the intersection of Kingsway and Victoria Drive, looking southeast, before the Kingsway improvements. Identified establishments on the southeast corner include W. H. A. Van Alstine Drugs, George Collett Boot and Shoe Hospital (before its move to the 1900 block of Kingsway), Maple Leaf Barber Shop, and Bell's Grocery. Across Kingsway in the right of the photograph is Star Grocery. There is a billboard for Turret Cigarettes across the intersection on Victoria.

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