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Young patients from Woodlands School transferred by helicopter to Eric Martin Institute in Victoria

Item is a photograph of nurses tending to patients during helicopter transfer. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Young patients from Woodlands School were transferred Tuesday by Canadian Forces helicopter to the new Eric Martin Institute, Victoria. The 'copter made two trips with patients whose parents live on Vancouver Island or who are wards of the welfare department."

Couple sitting on Stanley Park Seawall

Item is a photograph of a couple sitting on Stanley Park Seawall, Lions Gate Bridge and mountains in background. Caption from Vancouver Express: "When it's spring in February, a seat on the seawall in Stanley Park is a pleasant way to pass the time."

Strollers and cyclists during sunset on Stanley Park Seawall

Strollers and cyclists during sunset on Stanley Park Seawall walk facing westward. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Sun worshipping parade of dog-walkers, cyclists and afternoon strollers wends its way along meandering path of Stanley Park's seawall. Walkway provides peaceful retreat and breathtaking view of English Bay."

Whale sling lifted into Stanley Park Aquarium pool

Item is a photograph of a whale being sling-lifted into Stanley Park Aquarium pool. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Whale of a moving job was undertaken Friday when staff of Stanley Park Aquarium transported two killer whales to new quarters in the B.C. Tel exhibit pool. Here a young male whale, who has been named '04' for time being, gets sling lift to new home. Aquarium's pride, Skana, was also moved from to pool."

Toronto Dominion Bank, Georgia and Granville

Item is a photograph showing construction of Pacific Centre at the S.W. corner of Georgia and Granville, with original Birks' building in background. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Steel Skeleton of Pacific Centre rises skyward at the corner of Granville and Georgia. Network of steel girders will eventually enclose department store in city's new downtown complex."

Portrait of Earl Harrison and Denise Laughland

Item is a photograph showing Earl Harrison and Denise Laughland. Annotation on back: "Earl Harrison as an American 'Tommy Albright' and Denise Laughland as 'Fiona McLaren' in the Lerner & Lowe musical 'Brigadoon' presented by the Greater Vancouver Operatic Society in N. Van. Centennial Theatre, Mar. 5, 6, 7 and 12, 13, 14. Note - Earl Harrison is a North Shore resident."

Jimmy McLarnin and Craig Svalestuen

Item is a photograph of Jimmy McLarnin, and Craig Svalestuen at a memorial dinner for Lefty O'Doul in San Francisco. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Honoring the late Lefty O'Doul, Vancouver's former welterweight boxing champion Jimmy McLarnin and Craig Svalestuen, captain of Little League team, O'Doul's Angels, got together at memorial dinner in San Francisco for one-time Mounties manager who died last December."

Rusted Anchor of Maritime Museum

Item is a photograph showing Rusty anchor of Maritime Museum in foreground and view of apartment lined shore of False Creek's north bank. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Ancient rusted anchor of Maritime Museum accents sunny view of West End's concrete forest. Towering structures dominate vista all along shoreline of English Bay and Kitsilano Beach."

I.F. Hollenberg and Jean Pirie transporting travelling museum display

Item is a photograph of Mrs. I.F. Hollenberg (left) and Mrs. Jean Pirie with travelling museum display for schools. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Travelling museum display, packed and ready visit schools in city is hauled off by Mrs. I.F. Hollenberg (left) and Mrs. Jean Pirie. Exhibit of Indian tools and artifacts is designed to instruct children in culture of Canada's native people."

Marion Leonard pointing to possible site of 175 car parking lot on beach below Pioneer Park, foot of Alma St

Item is a photograph showing Marion Leonard with dog on beach. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Protesting plans to convert public beach to private parking lot for Royal Vancouver Yacht Club members are Mrs. Marion Leonard of 3697 Cameron, and her dog, Lady. Club's proposal calls for 175-vehicle lot to be constructed on beach below Pioneer Park, at north foot of Alma."

Port of Vancouver's first loading crane

Item is a photograph showing first loading crane in Port of Vancouver. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Massive metallic monster - Port of Vancouver's new loading crane for containerized shipping nears completion at centennial pier. Crane, which is first of its type in Vancouver harbour will facilitate easy handling of large, standardized cargo carriers."

Portrait of Alfred Messenger

Item is a photograph showing Alfred Messenger. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Alfred Messenger, 36, has been named assistant deputy Supreme Court Registrar. Messenger, who joined the court house staff 16 years ago, succeeds H.A. Stephens, who left registry recently to join a Vancouver law firm."

Air Canada flight attendant, Judi Robertson, holding live lobster

Item is a photograph showing Judi Robertson, an Air Canada Flight attendant holding a lobster. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Snappy passenger with enormous claws is nippy enough to scare Air Canada stewardess Judi Robertson, 24. Lobster is part of a regular shipment flown to west coast every week from Atlantic breeding grounds."

Fishing boats in harbour being prepared for fishing season

Item is a photograph of fishing boats in harbour being prepared for fishing season. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Readying for sea, maintenance crews paint and repair seiners and packers berthed at foot of Victoria Drive as fishing season approaches. All ready halibut boats are heading for their fishing grounds in the Bering Sea. All the fishing crews are hoping for a better year than 1969."

Lines of parked cars along West First in Kitsilano

Item is a photograph showing lines of cars parked along a street in Kitsilano. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Long lines of cars stretch on West First in the early evening hours as Kitsilano area rivals the West End for difficulty in finding on-street parking. Mushroom growth of apartments has turned streets into parking lots and residents and visitors alike find it impossible to park near their destinations. Many of the streets are so heavily bordered with autos that only one way traffic is possible and drivers must back up and manoeuvre to pass."

Hastings Mill store at Pioneer Park in early spring

Item is a photograph showing the Hastings Mill store at Pioneer Park. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Spring Leaves and blossoms are bursting forth on tress in Vancouver's parks. Here branches frame old Hastings Mill Store at Pioneer Park."

Police officer halting car during Project 200 waterfront development

Item is a photograph showing a police man controlling traffic over Granville Street viaduct. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Calling a halt to traffic over CP Rail's Granville Street viaduct is company police sergeant John Slack. Petite driver Teryle Magnuson didn't know traffic on bridge is being halted at 8 p.m. tonight to make way for crews working on Project 200 waterfront development."

Donald James Anderson showing window through which robbers entered Bank of Montreal in Lougheed Mall

Item is a photograph showing Donald James Anderson pointing to window through which robbers entered and escaped with $12000. Annotation on back: "Donald James Anderson, 19, of Surrey who works in the Coles book store in Lougheed Mall witnessed three masked hold up men rob the mall branch of the Bank of Montreal. They smashed one of the banks plate glass windows to gain entrance shortly before bank opened at 10 am."

Members of SPEC march Court House to Stanley Park

Item is a photograph showing demonstrators for SPEC (Society of Promoting Environmental Conservation) marching from Court House to Stanley Park. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Anti-pollutionists parade from the court house to Stanley Park where the gospel of SPEC was spread at 'Festival for Survival'."

North Vancouver Maplewood school grade two school children in Stanley Park

Item is a photograph showing North Vancouver Maplewood school grade two children in Stanley Park. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Er, spring, you old thing: Tripping the light fantastic in the rites of spring are Grade Two students from North Vancouver's Maplewood School as they frolic beneath an arch of flowering Japanese cherry trees in Stanley Park. They are anticipating Easter holidays, which start tomorrow."

Toni Sinclair eating Welsh rarebit at Vancouver International Airport

Item is a photograph of Toni Sinclair eating Welsh rarebit upon her arrival at Vancouver International Airport. Caption from Vancouver Express: "One rabbit for Easter: Burnaby actress Toni Sinclair, who caused a mild furor in Britain last fall by saying -- on BBC -- that the only good Welsh Rarebit was to be had in Vancouver's Georgia Hotel, gets her just dessert at Vancouver International Airport on her arrival back home. Serving is Berndt Meikle of the Cavalier Grill."

Patricia Beckett and Nancy Wherley with tandem bicycle in Stanley Park

Item is a photograph of Patricia Beckett and Nancy Wherley with tandem bicycle in Stanley Park, with the Lions Gate Bridge in background. Caption from Vancouver Express: "Happiness is a sunny afternoon and a tandem bike to peddle around Stanley Park for pretty cyclists Patricia Beckett and Nancy Wherley, both 13, of West Vancouver. Park is a haven for pleasure riders and racing enthusiasts alike."

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