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Fonds AM177 - Vancouver Golden Jubilee Society fonds

His Worship G.G. McGeer, K.C., M.P., Mayor of Vancouver, turning first sod for new city hall The Girl Guide Rally, Hastings Park, 30th of May 1936 Cariboo stage coach passes Georgia Hotel Cariboo stage coach passes the cathedral Draeger life saving apparatus Old time cariboo pack train leaving stables, Beatty and Cambie Streets, 20th July, 1936 Old time cariboo bull team and freight wagon, Beatty and Cambie Streets, 20th July, 1936 Old time cariboo bull team and freight wagon Old time cariboo horse drawn freight wagons with jerk line Cariboo miners pushing one wheel wheelbarrow Cariboo royal mail stage coach, 20th July 1936 Cariboo royal mail stage coach, 20th July 1936 The builders of Vancouver Cariboo "stage coach" used by Earl of Dufferin when Governor-General, 1876 Cariboo "Dufferin" stage coach, 20th July 1936 Troupe of Hawaiian entertainers disembarking at Vancouver, and Mayor McGeer Hastings Sawmill School, 1973-1886 Re-enactment of arrival of horsemen, or vikings, in America, Brockton Point After landing and welcome, Indians escort Vikings to Brockton Point Oval Indians welcome Vikings, Brockton Point, July 25th 1936 J.K. Matheson, Manager, Exhibition; Ald. G.C. Miller; Sir Neville Wilkinson; C.E. Thompson, Vice-... Sir Neville Wilkinson, Ulster King of Arms, and Lady Betty Wilkinson arrive at C.P.R. Station Hawaiian troupe, male members, swimmers, dancers, musicians who entertained excellently, August 1936 Eucharistic Congress, Roman Catholic, near Lumberman's Arch Stanley Park, Sunday, June 14th ... Hawaiian troupe, male members, swimmers, dancers, musicians who entertained excellently, August 1936 Hawaiian troupe, male members, swimmers, dancers, musicians who entertained excellently, August 1936 Hawaiian troupe, male members, swimmers, dancers, musicians who entertained excellently, August 1936 Hawaiian troupe, male members, swimmers, dancers, musicians who entertained excellently, August 1936 Hawaiian troupe, male members, high diving Hawaiian troupe, male members, high diving Kitsilano swimming pool, swimming and high diving by Hawaiians, August 1936 Kitsilano swimming pool, swimming and high diving by Hawaiians, August 1936 English country folk dancing, university grounds, Aug. 1936 English sword dancing, "Haxby", university grounds The Eucharistic Congress Drum head service, Veterans Battalion, Brockton Point Oval Widows and wives section, drum head service, Brockton Point The drums, Brockton Point "Last Post", drum head service, Brockton Point Peace day Peace day Peace day Lord Mayor of London presents Vancouver Veterans Battalion with colours, August 20th 1936 Vancouver Veterans Battalion at Court House Vancouver Veterans Battalion approaching Victory Square Naval and military "March Past", Dominion Day 1936 Veterans Battalion at Divine Service, Christ Church Cathedral Vancouver Police Pipe Band on Hastings Street Vancouver Veterans Battalion approaching Cambie Street American Legion mascot parades, Hastings Street at Hamilton
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Vancouver Golden Jubilee Society fonds

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AM177

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  • 1934-1938 (Creation)
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    Vancouver Golden Jubilee Society

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  • 1.1 m of textual records
  • ca. 300 photographs
  • 10 posters

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The Vancouver Golden Jubilee Society was formed in 1935 to organize the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Vancouver. The Society was originally under the direction of Colonel Victor McLean until 1936, at which time Mayor G.G. McGeer took charge.

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The fonds consists of minutes; correspondence; newspaper clippings; an album of photographs; a bound volume of minutes for the City Council Meeting of August 20, 1936; a visitors' register; records of the Women's Division of the Jubilee Committee; programmes and menus; and other material.

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Presented in ca. 1938 by the Vancouver Golden Jubilee Society.

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Photographs in this fonds have been assigned item numbers with the prefix "CVA 612"

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