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Strathcona (Vancouver, B.C.)
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Historic markets map of Strathcona

"Almost from the beginning, Strathcona has been home to both business and residences. Some, like the Venice Bakery or Freybe, which started in the back of local Strathcona houses, later became large, well-known Vancouver firms; others such as Benny's Italian Foods, are well known but are considereed local neighourhood secrets . . . . "

Strathcona 2010 : a clear vision for our community

"A vision for Strathcona - of itself and its future - was articulated in the Strathcona Community Plan, approved by the City of Vancouver in June, 1992. Sixteen years later, we want to remain true to the principles of our plan while revitalizing it to face the challenges of a changing and rapidly growing metropolitan Vancouver . . . . "

Paul Yee fonds

  • AM1523
  • Fonds
  • 1864-2007

The fonds consists of Paul Yee’s personal correspondence and records of academic achievement, writing and research files, subject files, photographs, and sound recordings, as well as publications and ephemera that he collected. These records relate to Yee's activities as a writer, historian, activist, and archivist in Vancouver and Toronto.

In addition, the fonds includes photographs, correspondence, and other records of some of Yee’s immediate family members, including his Aunt Lillian and Uncle Foon Wong, and their close friends. The fonds also contains textual records, publications, ephemera, and photographs relating to the activities of the Chinese Cultural Centre in Vancouver and the Pender Guy Radio Co-operative, as well records relating to the functions of fraternal associations such as the Wong Kong Har Tong and Hoy Yin Association in Vancouver, and the Duncan, B.C., Branch of the Chinese Nationalist League (Kuo Min Tang).

Yee, Paul

Lorimer, notes and correspondence before Yee's involvement

File consists of correspondence relating to the writing and publication on a book of stories about Chinese-Canadian children living in Vancouver. The file also includes drafts of those stories, and a manuscript of a satirical story titled "Oh! Canada".

[Aerial view of Mount Pleasant, South Strathcona and Kensington-Cedar Cottage]

Photograph shows aerial view of the east end of False Creek, Thornton Park, Great Northern Railway and Canadian National Railway yards, Mount Pleasant, Strathcona, Grandview-Woodland, Trout Lake, Kingsway, Vancouver Technical School grounds, Renfrew playing fields, John Hendry Park, British Columbia Electric Railway Right of Way, Clark Park, Grandview Highway South, Great Northern Railway.

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