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Willingdon - party on Vencedor

Item is an amateur film documenting Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber entertaining Governor General Lord Willingdon, Vancouver Mayor L. D. Taylor, possibly Lady Willingdon, and several other unidentified guests on their yacht Vencedor. The film also shows footage of sailboats on ocean.

Minnekhada Ranch

Item is an amateur film documenting Mrs. E. W. Hamber with 8 guests horseback riding over obstacle course in the forest of the Hamber Minnekhada ranch in Coquitlam. Some of the guests posing full front on camera alongside Mrs. Hamber are Garleigh and Marjorie Greenwood, and Mayor L. B. Taylor. The film also shows footage of various farm animals, such as foals in a corral, sheep and fowl.

Governor General Lord Byng, with local city officials, including the Mayor C.E. Tisdall at Hollow Tree in Stanley Park

Item is a photograph showing a group of city officials, Mayor Tisdall and Lord Byng at the Hollow Tree in Stanley Park. Pictured in photo: Alderman Tracey, Alderman P.C. Gibbons, General Odlum, Lord Byng, Lady Byng, Mayor Tisdall, Mrs. Tisdall, Lady Margaret [Boscowen?], Margaret Tisdall, Mrs. de Pencier, Alderman Woodside, Mrs. Woodside, Archbishop de Pencier, Mr. and Mrs. [Wootee?].

City officials on the steps of City Hall

Item is a photograph showing the ceremony for the HMCS Discovery reserve unit awarded the Freedom of the City honour with Mayor Art Phillips (front left), City Clerk Doug Little (centre), naval officer Commander Jack Thornton (front right) as well as Chief Constable John Fisk and Alderman Harry Rankin (back).

[Flying. Left to right: the Mayor L.D. Taylor, Major [Tudhope?] M.C., Captain Glover, before seaplane flight]

Photograph shows Mayor L.D. Taylor, Major [Tudhope] and Captain Glover of the B.C. Electric Railway Company, dressed in flight gear standing in front of a seaplane at the Jericho Beach Station. L.D. Taylor is wearing aviator goggles. An article in the March 6, 1939 The Daily Province states that this was his first flight.

[Captain Glover, Major [Tudhope?] M.C, and Mayor L.D. Taylor at Jericho Beach Station before seaplane flight]

Photograph shows (from left to right): Captain Glover of the B.C. Electric Railway Company, Major [Tudhope] and Mayor L.D. Taylor dressed in flight gear standing in front of a seaplane at the Jericho Beach Station. An article in the March 6, 1939 The Daily Province states that this was Taylor's first flight.

[Captain Glover, Major [Tudhope?] M.C, and Mayor L.D. Taylor in seaplane at Jericho Beach Station preparing for flight]

Photograph shows seated in plane (from left to right): Captain Glover of the B.C. Electric Company, Mayor L.D. Taylor, and Major [Tudhope]. The photograph also shows a man standing on the nose of the plane turning a crank. An article in the March 6, 1939 The Daily Province states that this was Taylor's first flight.

[Mayor's secretary George Fitch, Mayor L.D. Taylor, Major [Tudhope?], Captain Glover and unidentified man standing on the beach at the Jericho Beach Station after flight in seaplane]

Photograph shows (from left to right): George Fitch, unidentified man (with back to camera), Mayor L.D. Taylor, Major [Tudhope] and Captain Glover. An article in the March 6, 1939 The Daily Province states that this was Taylor's first flight.

[Flying jaunt: The Mayor, Captain Glover, Executive B.C. Electric Railway Company, Mayor's Secretary, (with back to camera) after flight in sea plane]

Photograph shows (from left to right): Mayor L.D. Taylor, Captain Glover, unidentified man, and George Fitch standing on the beach at the Jericho Beach Station after flight in seaplane. An article in the March 6, 1939. The Daily Province states that this was Taylor's first flight.

[Waterworks diving crew prepare Mayor L.D. Taylor for First Narrows dive]

Photograph shows L.D. Taylor sitting on a bench dressed in a diving suit. Members of the diving crew stand around Taylor, as one of the crew prepares to place a diving helmet on Taylor's head. Inscription on the back of photograph reads: "Day after first ride in airplane went down in diving suit, Jericho seaplane 1926, late Capt. Glover, B.C. E[lectric] R[ailway] Co[mpany] with him." Individual identified is Arthur Mole standing far right.

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