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Fonds AM43 - Victoria Drive Community Hall Association fonds

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Victoria Drive Community Hall Association fonds

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AM43

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  • 1922-1926 (Creation)
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    Victoria Drive Community Hall Association

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  • 423 pages
  • 2 photographs

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The Victoria Drive Community Hall Association, formed in 1922, was known first as a Community Association. When the Hall was built the name was changed to Victoria Drive Community Hall Association. A committee of six had decided that a building was necessary for a growing community. The South Vancouver Municipal Council gave the site for the Hall at 44th and Victoria at a nominal rent of $1.00, for 20 years. The first Community Hall in Vancouver, it was built by Greater Vancouver merchants who donated much of the labour and material. The Association was managed by a board elected every year, and no one was paid except the janitor. After the 1929 amalgamation, the property was deeded to the Association.

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The fonds consists of minutes, 1922-1926; general correspondence, 1922-1926; and newsclippings.

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Presented on March 23, 1944 by Mr. Charles F. Stephens of Vancouver.

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