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Kitsilano (Vancouver, B.C.) With digital objects
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City of Vancouver : Canadian Pacific town site

Item is a map showing lot numbers and street names in Vancouver's West End from Boundary Avenue (now Glen Drive) in the east to Chilco Street in the west and Kitsilano (from First Avenue in the north to Fifth Avenue in the south and from Heather Street in the east to Vine Street in the west). The three inset maps are a map of "Canadian Pacific mail steamship lines" around the world, an "Index plan of Vancouver, B.C." and an "Index plan city limits".

View from 6th Avenue and Maple Street

Item is a photograph showing the view from 6th Avenue and Maple Street. Annotation on verso: "Taken from 6th Avenue and Maple Street, C.P.R. tracks in front, Kitsilano Beach is about 8 blocks from this point. False Creek east of the right side of picture. English Bay district across from Kitsilano."

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

Seens [scenes] of Van[couver], Capilano, Stanley Park

Item is a film showing various scenes around Vancouver. The first half of this film documents a Gray Line Tours bus trip through Vancouver and second half contains scenes showing landmarks of Vancouver and surrounding areas. Film contains footage showing: Empress of Japan Figurehead in Stanley Park, U.B.C., Chinatown, Hotel Georgia, Lion's Gate Bridge, Court House, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Capilano Golf and Country Club, Prospect Point, Stanley Park, views of downtown and North Shore Mountains from Little Mountain, City Hall, sailboats in Burrard Inlet, and Swimmers at Kits Beach.

Vancouver Jubilee

Item is a promotional film showing the Diamond Jubilee celebration events, a brief history of Vancouver and concludes with footage of Vancouver after 1945. The film shows historical photographs of Vancouver and focuses on various aspects of development in Vancouver including industry, media, communications, transportation, power plants, city planning, city governance, tourism and architecture.

The film was commissioned by the Vancouver Jubilee Publicity Committee and later sponsored by the British Columbia Electric Company Ltd.

Individuals involved in the creation of the film include: John Young (Director of Photography), L.E. Weekes (Cameraman), Maureen Balfe (Editor), Gordon Inglis and Margaret Jestley (Narrators), C. Fredenburgh (Lighting), L.M. Parry (Producer), William D. Dix (Director)

This film is a re-print made by the Vancouver Museum in the late 1970's for a program called "Vancouver's Heritage in Film".

Trans-Canada Films

Kitsilano Beach pool, diving tower and pier

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 northeast. A diving tower and pier into the pool can be seen, and beyond the pool, across English Bay, Kitsilano Beach and the bathhouse is visible, with Hotel Vancouver and the Vancouver Block clock tower visible in the far background.

Kitsilano Beach pool, from west end

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, diving platform, and a pier into the pool can be seen, and beyond the pool Kitsilano Beach and the bathhouse is visible.

Kitsilano Beach pool, showboat stage

Item is a photograph of the showboat stage at the outdoor swimming pool at Kitsilano Beach. The photograph is taken from a position above the pool to the south, looking north down into the pool area. The diving platform and people using the pool are also visible, and beyond the pool English Bay and Stanley Park can be seen.

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