File F47 - Old Vancouver Slides - 1 & 2

Portrait of George Vancouver Granville, B.C. 1885 - C.P.R. plan Carrall Street Malcolm Alexander MacLean First Vancouver city council meeting minutes The Vancouver fire of 1886 Vancouver after fire Mayor, Council and City officials assembled in front of tent Rebuilding [after fire] David Oppenheimer Fred Cope Vote for L.D. Taylor for Mayor sign G.G. McGeer Comic, next mayor? Police in front of tent Police officer in front of McTaggarts at Granville Street and Robson Streets Police officer on Granville Street at Robson Street Bathhouse at English Bay Race riot damage on west side of 500 block Carrall Street Police patrol vehicle at Cordova Street and Gore Avenue Group of men at a picnic Post Office sit-in [damage to storefront] Post Office sit-in [police removing man from building] Post Office sit-in [injured man] Post Office sit-in [during eviction of protestors from post office building] Fire engine in front of No. 6 Hall at 1500m Nelson Street C.N. pier fire Hart's Arch at Cordova Street First train in Vancouver The first C.P.R. depot and offices on Cordova Street near Richards Street Residences at the north foot of Granville Street Rear of C.P.R. Station C.P. yards before waterfront fill Begin[ning of first] Hotel Vancouver Hotel Vancouver Hotel Vancouver S.S. Beaver Wreck of S.S. Beaver The steamboat Yosemite Danube, Port Fairy and Robert Kerr at dock Unloading tea from the Parthia at dock Sail vessels at Hastings Mill Empress of China Real estate [advertisements and group of men assembled around] log Ben Chase and a woman beside the huge tree stump on Georgia Street Group of men outside the Post Office on Hastings Street Hotel Alexandra and Hotel Ahambra at Water Street and Carrall Street Chinese Funeral [of Lo Ming] at Hastings Street and Columbia Street Georgia Viaduct [under construction] Looking west from Hastings Mill
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Old Vancouver Slides - 1 & 2

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  • 1950-1968, [ca. 1986] (Creation)

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1 folder of textual records (includes 148 photographs)

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File consists of slides of images of Vancouver through the years, presumably collected and arranged (possibly by the Vancouver Public Library) for a Vancouver Centennial Commission presentation. The slides suggest that the presentation was given by Robert D'altroy. Slides were originally arranged in two carousels. Included with the slides is a notebook listing captions, subject matter and date of the image for each slide. A few of the slides date from the 1950s and 1960s; however, it appears that the majority of the slides were created at the time of the presentation, and many are likely copies of images held by the City of Vancouver Archives and/or the Vancouver Public Library. Slides 50, 56 and 78 from Carousel 1 are missing.

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  • Photographs in this file have been assigned item numbers 2011-010.1673 to 2011-010.1821 and 2011-010.2744
  • Slides were removed from the two carousels in April 2006 by Archivist Carol Haber and placed into archival slide sheets.

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  • Box: F17-A-08
  • Box: 546-C-05 fld 12