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Vancouver (B.C.) Chinese in Canada
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Dragon Parade 1958

Item is an amateur film of the 1958 Chinatown Dragon Parade. The film includes views of spectators lined up along the parade route, buildings and signs for businesses along Pender Street, and cars and groups participating in the parade. Footage includes many shots of men in a large dragon costume, the Vancouver Fire Department Band, and the Chinese Freemasons and Chinese Community School floats.

Miss Chinatown 1960

Item is an amateur film of the 1960 Miss Chinatown competition. Film includes footage of the evening gown, Chinese dress, public speaking and talent competitions, the selection of pageant finalists, and the crowning of the winner.

V.J. Day Chinese Dragon Parade

Photograph shows a portrait of Chiang Kai-shek (Jiang Jieshi), leader of of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975.
Label on verso of print reads "Chinese Victory Day Celebration / The Dragon Parade / Vancouver, B.C. / August 17, 1945"

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