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Builder, Arthur G., 1902-. Victoria.

"Born 1902 - like Johnny Walker, still going strong": Mr. Builder emigrated from England to Canada in 1923, worked at various jobs in the Kootenays, Vancouver and Port Coquitlam and the Okanagan, and in Nova Scotia. He served in the Ca...

Builder, Arthur G.

Hudson's Bay Company Vancouver

Guest book of visitors to an exhibition "The World of Emily Carr" from the Newcombe Collection of the Provincial Archives of British Columbia that was held in the Vancouver Hudson's Bay Company store during August 1962

Hudson's Bay Company. Vancouver

Hunter, Gerald Ross, 1902-. Victoria.

Are we at the crossroads? [Reminiscences] Mr. Hunter was born in England, emigrated to Wynyard, Saskatchewan, moved to British Columbia in 1937 where he and his wife operated a motel on Kingsway in Vancouver, and then lived in the Fraser Valley an...

Hunter, Gerald Ross, 1902-. Victoria


Memoirs, including reminiscences of childhood in Vancouver, businesses, transportation, his careers in car sales, acting, radio drama and real estate.

Gillmore, Jack, 1902-1991

Old Hastings Mill Store moved

Newsreel item? Documents the moving of the Hastings Mill Store from its original location in Burrard Inlet to the corner of Alma Street and Point Grey Road in Point Grey. The move was organized by the Native Daughters of British Columbia, Post 1,...

Pacific harvest

Industrial film. A survey of the Pacific coast fishing industry. Follows a commercial fishing vessel on a typical trip along the BC coast, and shows the various fishing methods used. Also includes footage of cannery operations, fish ladders at H...

Report of the committee on homeless men

The file consists of a letter to J.E. Vaz of the Jewish Federation in Montreal, written by J. Howard T. Falk, Executive Director of the Vancouver Council of Social Agencies, dated August 1, 1932. The letter includes an 8 page report of the committ...

Ringers required : [long version]

Documentary. Recreates the revival of change-ringing of the bells at Vancouver's Holy Rosary Cathedral, after a five-year hiatus. Shows the training of bell-ringers and the ringing-in of the New Year. The bells of Westminster Abbey in Missi...

Collins, Anthony

Rogers, Mary Isabella. Vancouver.

Mrs. B.T. Roger's reminiscences of her journey to Victoria from England in 1885, and visits to Vancouver from Victoria including one made to see the arrival of the first transcontinental train.Presented by Mrs. Jane Gudewill (grand-daughter),...

Rogers, Mary Isabella. Vancouver

Vancouver diamond jubilee

Promotional film. The celebrations marking Vancouver's 60th anniversary provide a framework for a short history and description of the city. Jubilee events include parades, a pageant at Timber Bowl in Stanley Park, Indian dancing and the indu...

[CHAN-TV 8 Vancouver]

Promotional film. For Vantel's application to the Board of Broadcast Governors for a television broadcasting license, company president Art Jones introduces samples of proposed programming. These include "Van-O-Rama," a TV journal ...