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Major Matthews collection Vancouver (B.C.) Piers
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C.P.R. Co.'s wharf

Photograph shows wharf, piles of timber, railway cars, the ship "Williamette" at dock, and buildings and forest in the distance. J.S. Matthews' notes with print or negative in Archives.

Coal Harbour Vancouver, B.C.

Oblique view looking northeast showing the Denman Arena, the Georgia Street entrance to Stanley Park, the Vancouver Rowing Club, Brockton Point and Deadmans Island

Mosquito fleet. Vancouver, B.C. July 15, 13

Photograph shows ten small steam tugs at the Gore Avenue wharf, including the "Stormer", "Etta White", "Kitsap", "Reliance", "Cleeve", and "Dolphin". Photograph also shows three sailing ships loading lumber at Hastings Sawmill. J.S. Matthews' notes with print or negative in Archives.

One negative with four maritime images

Photograph negative is a copy of four prints showing scenes around Vancouver: [Interior of salmon cannery; Ship passing through First Narrows; Sailing ships in front of Hastings Sawmill; and C.P.R. Station from dock]. J.S. Matthews' notes with print or negative in Archives.

The "Jungle" of the unemployed, summer of 1931

  • Photograph shows men making makeshift shelters in the "jungle" on the site of the old Hastings Sawmill and the C.P.R. right-of-way east of Dunlevy Avenue. The Ballentyne Pier and Elevator No.2 are in the distance.
  • J.S. Matthews' notes on negative: These photos taken by Col. R.D. Williams, Harbor Commissioner. It was Col. Williams who started the "jungle" one afternoon in pouring rain.

The 'Jungle' of the unemployed, summer 1931

  • Photograph shows men near makeshift shelters and part of Ballentyne Pier and Elevator No. 2 in the distance.
  • J.S. Matthews' notes on negative: Beside the C.P.R. railway tracks, just east of Dunlevy Avenue, and north of the tracks.
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