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"Wait for me Daddy"

Photograph shows the British Columbia Regiment, D.C.O.R. marching down Eighth Street prior to embarkation overseas and Douglas Bernard, Jack Douglas Bernard and Bernice Bernard

122 East Hastings Street - east wall

Photograph shows the Unit Block of East Hastings Street including signs: for the Dodson Hotel, The Hub, B.C. Collateral Loans and the Hotel Balmoral and Brown Bros. Florists, the Hotel St. James, the Harry Duker Ltd. billboard on the Howard Hotel advertising Coalspur and a sign for the White Lunch

4 Weeks after Fire

Photograph shows a view looking east from Richards Street toward the intersection of Water Street and Cordova Street, plank roads, buildings including the Greyhound Hotel under construction and Princess Louise Tree

A birds-eye view of the eastern business section of Vancouver, B.C.

Photograph is a sectional panorama photograph consisting of 3 photographs joined together to form a panoarma. The left section shows a sailing ship at Hastings Sawmill, Malkins Wholesale Grocers, the Hotel Europe, Woodwards and other buildings. The center section shows Hastings Street at Abbott Street, Woodwards, the Holden Building, streetcars and pedestrians. The right section shows Pender Street, C.P.R. freight sheds and train and commercial buildings.

Air Station Development

Photograph shows an oblique view of R.C.A.F. Jericho Air Station at Locarno Beach, Jericho golf course and Imperial (Discovery) Street

Cordova St[reet looking west from Carrall Street] : July 1886 - five weeks after the fire.

Photograph shows businesses being rebuilt after the great fire. Some businesses in the photograph are: Burrard Hotel, Tom Dunn Hardware, Grant & Arkell, Dietz (sp?) Winch, Daily News (on Hastings Street), Sekl's Furniture Store, Dougall House, Tom McDonald (on Pender Street), Mathison the Printer (on Hastings Street), Cosmopolitan Hotel, Mizony's Restaurant, F.W. Hart Furniture, Tilley's (sp?) Book Store and the Telephone Exchange.

Cordova Street [looking west from Carrall Street] : July 1886 - five weeks after the fire.

Photograph shows businesses being rebuilt after the great fire. The names of the businesses are written in pen across the centre of the photograph with a line indicating the building or business. Businesses identified are: Burrard Hotel, Tom Dunn Hardware, Grant & Arkell, Dietz (sp?) Winch, Daily News (on Hastings Street), Sekl's Furniture Store, Dougall House, Tom McDonald (on Pender Street), Mathison the Printer (on Hastings Street), Cosmopolitan Hotel, Mizony's Restaurant, F.W. Hart Furniture, Tilley's (sp?) Book Store and the Telephone Exchange.

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