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1960 Alert Bay - Trip to Victoria Sept. '60

Item is a film showing Alert Bay, a trip to Victoria and Weir's Beach on Vancouver Island, Elk Falls, Sproat Lake, Grey Cup Parade, Easter 1961 in Portland, Canadian Memorial United Church Sunday School Picnic at Peace Arch Park, summer at South Beach, fishing, Wayne McCuaig's tenth birthday party, family holiday to Kelowna and the boys that lived on W. 22nd Ave.

A family sing song

Item is a photograph showing a man, Beatrice Timmins, a woman (possibly Margaret Timmins), Jane Banfield and John Banfield at the piano at 5575 Angus Avenue.

Banfield family portrait

Item is a family portrait with members of the Banfield family. Pictured (L-R): Harriet Banfield, possibly Margaret Timmins , Jane Banfield, Beatrice Timmins, possibly Robert Timmins, Alix Louise Gordon.

Banfield family portrait

Item is a photograph of the Banfield family outside of 5575 Angus Avenue [Angus Drive after 1950 (By-law 3195)]. Pictured back row (L-R): W.O. Banfield, Beatrice Timmins, Harriet Banfield, unknown. Front row: Possibly Robert Timmins, Jane Banfield, unknown, Alix Louise Gordon.

Baseball '64

Item is a film showing various home movie scenes with the McCuaig family members and dog (Jocko) at home and at the cabin with friends, new Valiant convertible, Vincent Kendan McCuaig flying a plane, over the cabin and later over Seattle, Ucluelet and Tofino, moving to new home at 5078 Marguerite Street, Patricia McCuaig's debut at the Military Ball in 1966, water skiing and fishing.

Chambers Family - Group [portrait in Clark Park]

Individuals identified in the photograph are:
Front row (L-R): Muriel Mary Chambers, George Rhodes Chambers, Bessie Henrietta Chambers and Pearl Elva Chambers
Back row (L-R): Claude Rhodes Chambers, Rupert Rhodes Chambers and Bernard Rhodes Chambers

Chambers Family - Group [portrait in Clark park]

Individuals identified in the photograph are:
Front row (L-R): George Rhodes Chambers, Rupert Rhodes Chambers and Bessie Henrietta Chambers
Back row (L-R): Pearl Elva Chambers, Claude Rhodes Chambers, Bernard Rhodes Chambers and Muriel Mary Chambers

Cross Canada road trip and Expo '67

Item is an amateur film containing footage of the George W. Goold family vacation in the summer of 1967. Includes footage of the family at the following attractions: Yoho National Park; International Bridge in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; the “Big Nickel” in Sudbury, Ontario; industrial plants in Ontario; Parliament Hill in Ottawa and the changing of the ceremonial guard, National War Memorial and Samuel de Champlain statue; Ottawa River; Chateau Laurier; Chateau Frontenac and Citadelle Aerien; St. Lawrence River valley; and Expo ’67 in Montreal, including views of the fair grounds and many of the buildings; Niagara Falls; Badlands National Park and Mount Rushmore, South Dakota; Old Faithful and hot springs in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming; and an unidentified lakeside resort, possibly in the interior of British Columbia. Film also contains some footage at the end showing George Goold putting up the Christmas lights at 1138 Balfour Avenue and the children riding their bikes.

Family movies from 1928 - early roll - Ruby, Chris, Kay - wedding, Valleen etc.

Item is a film consisting of several amateur films that have been spliced together. Footage documents the life of the George and Ruby (nee Wood) Thompson family from approximately 1928-1961. The film includes footage of significant family events such as the couple’s courtship, engagement and 1930 wedding, bringing home their baby daughter Valleen, and Christmas celebrations and holiday meals. Film also includes footage of numerous family scenes and subjects such as playing at the beach, picnicking, swimming, the family’s houses and pets, daughters Valleen and Hellene, and George and Ruby tending to and riding horses.

Film also includes footage of Vancouver attractions, including the Thompsons skiing and playing in the snow at Grouse Mountain circa 1928, and visiting the Stanley Park ornamental gardens and zoo in the 1930s.

The order of the stock date years of the films is as follows: 1929, 1926, 1928, 1939, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1945, 1959, 1955, 1946, 1961, 1948 and 1947.

Kitsilano Beach pool, diving tower

Item is a photograph of families using the outdoor swimming pool at Kitsilano Beach. The photograph is taken from the pathway above the pool to the south, looking north down into the pool area. The showboat stage and diving platform are visible, and beyond the pool English Bay and Stanley Park can be seen.

Kitsilano Beach pool, diving tower and pier

Item is a photograph of families using the outdoor swimming pool at Kitsilano Beach. The photograph is taken from near the southwest end of the pool, looking northeast. A diving tower and pier into the pool can be seen, and beyond the pool, across English Bay, Kitsilano Beach and the bathhouse is visible, with Hotel Vancouver and the Vancouver Block clock tower visible in the far background.

Kitsilano Beach pool, east end with crowds

Item is a photograph of families using the outdoor swimming pool at Kitsilano Beach. The photograph is taken from near the southwest end of the pool, looking east. The showboat stage and a pier into the pool can be seen, and beyond the pool Kitsilano Beach and the bathhouse is visible, with Hotel Vancouver, the Vancouver Block clock tower, and the Burrard Street Bridge visible in the far background.

Kitsilano Beach pool, from west end

Item is a photograph of families using the outdoor swimming pool at Kitsilano Beach. The photograph is taken from near the southwest end of the pool, looking east. The showboat stage, diving platform, and a pier into the pool can be seen, and beyond the pool Kitsilano Beach and the bathhouse is visible.

Kitsilano Beach pool, showboat stage

Item is a photograph of the showboat stage at the outdoor swimming pool at Kitsilano Beach. The photograph is taken from a position above the pool to the south, looking north down into the pool area. The diving platform and people using the pool are also visible, and beyond the pool English Bay and Stanley Park can be seen.

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