Lulu Island (B.C.)



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Auctioneers records for auction sales

  • GR-2615
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  • 1906

New Westminster Land District, duplicate auctioneers records for auction sales in 1906, of Crown land at Hastings townsite, District lot 540; North Vancouver, District Lot 2027 in Group 1; and in 1908, a further sale of lands in North Vancouver. Information may include date of sale, name and address of highest bidder and amount bid, deposit, and terms of sale. Also included is a copy of the brochure detailing the forthcoming sale and a summary of receipts for the 1906 sale.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Gillette Chipps interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-12-01 & 02 SUMMARY: Gillette Chipps, a hereditary chief of the Nitinat, discusses his early life and his experiences in fishing. He also recalls some traditional Nitinat stories, including some about the first encounter between the Nootka people and Captain Cook, as well as the Spanish explorers of that era. He recounts a creation myth and discusses his experiences in World War I.

Nicholas Stevens interview

CALL NUMBER: T0735:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-05 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Nick Stevens recalls his early years on Salt Spring Island; his early life as a fisherman in the Gulf of Georgia; anecdotes about his childhood; fishing on the Fraser River; types of boats; living in a scow house; anecdotes; the Greek community on Deas Island; the Austrian community; the Spanish community; other ethnic groups in the Lulu Island area; community life and provisions. TRACK; 2: Mr. Stevens continues discussing various groups along the Fraser River; the Japanese community at Steveston; Spaniards on Duck Island; Portuguese; Kanakas from Salt Spring Island; Indian cannery ;workers; Austrians in Ladner; Chinese on Deas Island; cannery work; cannery equipment; the "Iron Chink"; the "Iron Squaw"; Deas Island; his work as a pirate fish buyer; land taxes on Lulu Island; life; on Lulu Island; fishing seasons; Chinese/Indian relations; Japanese/white relations; unloading German tin plate in Steveston; growing up in Steveston.

CALL NUMBER: T0735:0002 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-05 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Stevens talks about survival in the forest; canoe trips with his mother, Emma King; characters from the Ladner area; Steveston; Ladner; travel to New Westminster; steamboats on the Fraser; in 1905; fishing procedures, circa 1900, on the Fraser and the Gulf of Georgia; sealing; sturgeon fishing; Canoe Pass; Port Guichon; the railway. [TRACK 2: blank.]

[Oak Street bridge] : [footage]

Unedited footage. Documents the need for, and construction of, the Oak Street Bridge between Vancouver and Richmond. Includes sequences showing traffic problems at and around the old Lulu Island bridges (Fraser Street Bridge and Marpole Bridge); traffic to Vancouver International Airport (plus "air traffic"); Richmond Lumber Yard and rush hour traffic; horse racing at Lansdowne Park; the Peace Arch; Fraser River bridges and tugboats; opening ceremonies for the new bridge (with Premier W.A.C. Bennett and Highways Minister Phil Gaglardi); views from a tugboat towing a log boom on the Fraser River; construction, painting and finishing on the Oak Street Bridge.

Olga Anderson interview

CALL NUMBER: T2350:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Impressions of Vancouver and region PERIOD COVERED: 1892-1900 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-07-27 SUMMARY: Born on a farm in Ladner in 1892; growing up and attending school on Lulu Island; Chinese residents; move to Eburne; discovery of Indian relics; moved to Granville Street and 60th; father's background; father's work building the BC Electric Railway; Granville Street and trips to downtown Vancouver.

CALL NUMBER: T2350:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Vancouver in the 1920s and 1930s PERIOD COVERED: 1895-1900 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-07-27 SUMMARY: Comments about Anderson Island and fishing on the Fraser River; English Bay; Old Black Joe [i.e., Joe Fortes?]; ships and shipping; summers at Bowen Island; anecdotes about life around Vancouver; marriage in the 1920s; work in hotels and the hotel strike in the 1930s; modelling; the Cordova Street shopping area.

CALL NUMBER: T2350:0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Impressions of early Vancouver PERIOD COVERED: 1895-1940 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-07-27 SUMMARY: More about Marpole excavation; West Vancouver; end of the Second World War; early strikes; visiting circus; safe streets; tea parties; calling children; wild life; family worries; Harrison Hot Springs; comments on First Narrows Bridge; Mayor McGeer; Grouse Mountain. [Note: BC Archives does not hold a copy of T2350:0003 and the contents of this recording are not available]

Sound recording is on track 1 of each recording only; track 2 is blank.

Paul Pfister interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Pfister talks about living on Lulu Island in 1899; he arrived from Switzerland and lived in Port Angeles for five years. He worked on Sea Island during the 1893 depression and later moved to Lulu Island; his wife's family, Udy, owned a brickyard in Vancouver. He discusses clearing land; wooden horse shoes; drainage ditches; drinking water; dykes; floods; the Terra Nova Cannery; local stores; Steveston; Steves Stage Coach; Terra Nova Stage; the railway; present day [1963] conditions; land ownership. [TRACK 2: blank.]

Robert Doherty interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Doherty recounts his family's trip to Vancouver from New Brunswick in 1887, and his memories of growing up in Mount Pleasant; schooling and playing lacrosse. He recalls the Gastown area; his livery business; horse teams; hauling and excavation for the city; his stable on 8th Avenue; and construction of early buildings from the 1910s -- the Vancouver block and the Birks building. He talks about farming with Charlie Oldfield on Lulu Island, 1913-1915; the trucking business; his home and dairy on Sea Island; his Ladner farm; roads and trails; the New Westminster fire [1898?]; bicycle registration; weather; political life; Jimmy and Gerry McGeer; False Creek; slaughter houses; recollections of his wife; and his property on Sea Island. [TRACK 2: blank.]

Timber is a crop : [British Columbia Forest Branch / Forest Service collection, reel 01]

Documentary. Logging scenes -- falling tree with springboards and crosscut saws, yarding and loading with tractor and steam donkey. Fire in stand of young trees. Operations at Charles MacFayden's seed extraction plant on Lulu Island. Scenes at Green Timbers forest nursery -- planting seed beds, root-pruning machine, etc.