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Alfred E. Booth fonds Vancouver (B.C.)
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[Cariboo region, Vancouver, Fraser Valley]

Footage. A film showing tourism and commerce in three areas: the Cariboo region around 100 Mile House, Vancouver, and the upper Fraser Valley. Cariboo region subjects include fishing, motoring, horseback riding, boating, hiking, pioneer buildings,...

[Pier D fire] : [Booth footage]

Footage. Detailed depiction of the fire that engulfed the Canadian Pacific Railway's Pier D on Vancouver Harbour on 27 July 1938. Includes shots of fire-fighting, crowds of onlookers, and adjacent buildings.

[Vancouver area, 1930s] : [footage]

Footage. Miscellaneous shots. The liner "Empress of Japan" and a West Vancouver Ferry pass through First Narrows; Burrard Street Bridge opening and crowds; a seaplane at Coal Harbour; a pet bear; high pan of Vancouver from the north shor...

[Vancouver area, ca. 1955] : [footage and out-takes]

Footage. Miscellaneous subjects, including shots of downtown Vancouver streets, the Marine Building, the CPR station, a parade, and a Bristol Bitannia (a four-engined turbo-prop) airliner at Vancouver Airport. Also includes an unrelated sequence t...