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Chinese josh [joss] house

The item is a black and white cabinet card (with edges trimmed) showing a Chinese temple or Chinese community Tachiu event which may have been hosted by the Hongnen Chee Kung Tong (CKT). It may have been taken in Victoria. On the back of the car...

Catherine Maclure interview

CALL NUMBER: T0715:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Miss Catherine Maclure, daughter of Samuel Maclure, talks about her early life in Victoria; the Maclure family; grandfather Maclure; family farm in Matsqui; grandmother ...

Correspondence and other material

Series includes correspondence and notes on a variety of subjects: a receipt for a bank transfer to Chiang Kai Shek (leader of the Republic of China), 1942; notes in Chinese; letters in English from lawyers re business dealing; list of dental expe...

Kathleen Agnew interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-05-16 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Miss Agnew recalls her family coming from Montreal in 1913 and their introduction to Mr. and Mrs. R.P. Butchart. She discusses incidents involving the Butcharts at their home and gardens...

Winnifred Fahey interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-05-18 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Winifred Fahey talks about her impressions of Victoria at the turn of the century; her father, Charles Lugrin; James Bay; buildings; the mudflats; bride ships; Bill Nye; Chinese peddlers; ...

[Heritage buildings ; Lai at Immigration Building]

Television stock shots. The reel begins with brief sequences on the Sooke Region Museum and on Helmcken House. The balance of the reel (shot 06-Dec-1977) deals with the old Immigration Building at the corner of Dallas Road and Ontario Street in V...

[Lai on Immigration Building]

News item. Dr. David Lai explains how Chinese people immigrated to Canada -- especially Victoria -- during the later part of the 19th century and first part of the 20th century. In particular, he discusses the old Immigration Building (on Dallas ...

[Chinese Benevolent Club]

News item. A Chinese-Canadian spokesman discusses the Benevolent Association, which is actually an off-shoot of a higher Masonic order. The club has existed in mainland China for a long time. The Victoria Branch was established in 1915. The shr...

[Chinatown]

News item. This film opens with shots of the neon signs in Victoria's Chinatown. These are followed by archival photograghs which show the history of Chinatown -- the people, the stores, the buildings and the streets. Continues with shots o...

[Chinatown buildings]

News item. Part 7 of a 7-part consecutive series on Victoria's Chinatown. Footage shows some Chinatown buildings. These include the Yen-Wo Society, the Chinese hospital, the Chinese school, the Gee Tuck Tong Benevolent Association (1903), a...

[Bawlf presentation]

News item. Part 6 of a 7-part consecutive series on Victoria's Chinatown. MLA and cabinet minister Sam Bawlf presents Dr. David Lai with the original deed for the Victoria Chinese Free Mason's building. Its wording indicates the members...

[Fan Tan Alley]

News item. Part 5 of a 7-part consecutive series on Victoria's Chinatown. Footage of Fan Tan Alley, Chinatown backyards and old Chinese hospital. No sound.

[Chinese parade]

News item. Part 4 of a 7-part consecutive series on Victoria's Chinatown. Footage shows more dragon dancing (in close-up) and other Fisgard Street festivities, with flags to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Some good high-elevation shots.

[Victoria's Chinatown -- Chinese culture]

News item. Part 3 of a 7-part consecutive series on Victoria's Chinatown. Representatives from Chinatown explain some aspects of Chinese culture, both here and in China. A meeting of these men would probably be equivalent to our Chamber of ...

[Chinese New Year parade, dragon dance, etc.]

News item. Part 2 of a 7-part consecutive series on Victoria's Chinatown. Interior of Chinese temple with part of a service in Chinese. Good shots (some from elevation) of Chinese New Year's parade with dragon dance, other interpretive...

[Chinese funeral parade, Victoria, 1918]

Newsreel item?. "Excellent shots of huge delegation of Chinese Canadians preceding hearse which is horse drawn, followed by various dignitaries of Victoria as the Chinese community parades to burial ground. Various shots as the cortege moves...

Commission on Victoria Police Commissioners

  • GR-0784
  • Series
  • 1910

Commissioner Peter S. Lampman was appointed March 24, 1910 to inquire into the actions of the Victoria Police commissioners in response to allegations of corruption. The investigation centered on the actions of the Police Commissioners in regard ...

British Columbia. Commission on Victoria Police Commissioners (1910)

Account books

The series consists of 42 account ledgers from the Wing Chong Company. The ledgers consist of account books, cash flow statements, staff expense accounts, and customer transactions.

Wing Chong Company

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