Title and statement of responsibility area
Sawmill fire and Jake Loeppky family
General material designation
- Moving images
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Title statements of responsibility
Film shot by Jake Loeppky.
- Source of title proper: Title transcribed from film case.
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- Stock date on film is 1959.
Physical description area
1 film reel (26 min., 54 sec.; 106.7 m) : acetate, original (Kodachrome Safety Film), col., silent, 8 mm
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Archival description area
Scope and content
Item is an amateur film documenting family life and a sawmill fire in Vancouver. The film consists of home movie footage filmed by Jake Loeppky, including footage of Queen Elizabeth Park, the Stanley Park Zoo, children playing at the family home in Burnaby, children swimming, and the family entertaining at home. The film also includes footage of a logging camp, a large dam, bears, and people waterskiing. Of particular note is several minutes of footage of the five-alarm fire that destroyed the B.C. Forest Products plant and lumber storage facility at 999 West 6th Avenue on July 3, 1960.
Condition report on file.
Immediate source of acquisition
Item was donated by A.V. Body in 2007.
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Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Available as a digital file
Restrictions on access
Original film is not available for viewing.
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Place access points
Name access points
- Loeppky, Jake (Photographer)
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