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Fonds AM626 - Karl Koenig fonds

Two men on steps of a Lutheran Hospice Two couples on deck of ship Man on bridge at Lost Lagoon View of North Vancouver and the ship Hollyburn View of Vancouver and floating Shell gas station Man climbing onto freight car Two men standing beside freight car Man climbing onto freight train car People on shore crowded beside float plane Man sleeping on top of freight train Man sitting on top of freight train Karl Koenig and man with shovels Man walking along snowy road, possibly Karl Koenig Koenig, Walter Holt and another man on boat deck Boats under Granville Street Bridge Boats under Granville Street Bridge Karl Koenig on Granville Street at Robson Street Karl Koenig at Grouse Mountain Karl Koenig and boats under Granville Street Bridge Boats under Granville Street Bridge Boats under Granville Street Bridge The ketch, Tristan, at Gull Point, Gibsons Koenig with Hector [at stream] Koenig with Hector [at stream] Toll booth at Lions Gate Bridge Karl Koenig in converted lifeboat Karl Koenig and Bob Lloyd at foot of Cardero Street Karl Koenig walking at night on a Vancouver street People on a pier Capilano Suspension Bridge Outdoor Theatre stage at the P.N.E. Hell's Belles banner at the P.N.E. Foot of Gilford, steel ketch, built Hamburg [Boats at] Snug Cove Two men standing in fIooded street in front of Imperial Dealer sign Man standing in flooded street Car driving through flooded street with "Loyal citizens do not hoard" sign in background Two men standing in front of Mac's Motors on flooded street Two men in flooded street in front of Penticton furniture store and Hanlon's china shop Two women looking at flooded street from underneath awning of Sunderwood's Studio House on a flooded street Man in flooded street in front of Union Oil Dealer Two men in flooded street in front of Mac's Motors Boat repair and boat pieces on shore Omar Khayyam and Lady Alexandra in Snug Cove Karl Koenig posing on sea plane Vessels "Atomic II" and "Covenant" Converted Navy whaler Boat parts at Dollarton Erickson Cutter, Geo. Bone's Yard at Mosquito Creek
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Karl Koenig fonds

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AM626

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  • [ca. 192-]-1979 (Creation)
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    Koenig, Karl

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  • 0.06 m of textual records
  • 109 photographs

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Karl Koenig, born about 1910 in Germany, was a Vancouver boatbuilder who wrote poetry during his travels around B.C. during the depression in the 1930s.

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The fonds consists of poetry, written in German, dealing with personal matters, nature and relief camps, and photographs of Koenig's career as a boat builder and views of Snug Cove, Bowen Island, Brooksmere, Kamloops, Penticton, and Lytton.

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Photographs in this fonds have been assigned catalogue numbers with the prefix CVA 288.

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  • Box: 569-D-09 fld 02