The series consists of general correspondence files created by the Dept. of Public Works between 1910 and 1970. The files are concerned primarily with Provincial Government buildings including the Parliament Buildings, Provincial Archives, Provincial Museum, as well as jails, courthouses, hospitals, office buildings, etc. throughout the province. The series also contains files relating to the control of Japanese nationals during World War II.
Footage. Colour footage of Hycroft Veterans Home -- building, grounds, men playing outdoor checkers, views of Vancouver skyline. B&W: opening of George Derby Health and Occupational Centre in Burnaby, plus scenes in wards and solariums at Victoria Veterans Hospital [now part of Royal Jubilee Hospital].