Vancouver (B.C.)

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48th Battalion depature; Vancouver

Photograph depicts soldiers from the 48th Battalion on trains at the CPR station in Vancouver. Banners hanging from the train windows identify certain platoons of the battalion, including No. 5 and No. 6 platoons.

48th Battalion depature; Vancouver

Photograph depicts soldiers from the 48th Battalion on trains at the CPR station in Vancouver. Banners hanging from the train windows identify certain platoons of the battalion, including No. 9 and No. 10 platoons. On the ground, several civilians look on.

[49th parallel -- filming in Vancouver]

Amateur film. Shows scenes for the motion picture 49TH PARALLEL (Ortus Films, 1941) being shot in Vancouver. Vancouver scenery. Motion picture shooting: set, director, camera, orchestra. Close-up of camera with lens, clapper board. Starlet.

62nd Battalion

Photograph depicts a group of soldiers from the 62nd Battalion CEF, posing at an unidentified building, probably in Vancouver.

62nd Battalion platoon

Photograph depicts a group of soldiers from the 62nd Battalion CEF, posing at an unidentified building, probably in Vancouver.

62nd Battalion platoon

Photograph depicts a group of soldiers from the 62nd Battalion CEF, posing at an unidentified building, probably in Vancouver.

62nd Battalion platoon

Photograph depicts a group of soldiers from the 62nd Battalion CEF, posing at an unidentified building, probably in Vancouver.

A flying visit to Garibaldi : a story of modern mountaineering

Amateur film. Members of the BC Mountaineering Club fly from Jericho Beach, Vancouver, in a Sikorsky S-38 amphibian (Canadian Airways, registration CF-ASO), and land on Garibaldi Lake. Most of the footage depicts the members climbing Mount Garibaldi and resting at the summit.. Returning to the lake, they board the amphibian and fly back to Jericho Beach.

A royal visit

Amateur film. Home movie film record of the 1939 royal visit by King George VI, showing preparations on the streets of Vancouver and the vicinity of the Hotel Vancouver, a parade, and the royal motorcade.

A ship is born

Industrial film. The design, construction and operation of the wooden-hulled fish packer "Canfisco", whose launching coincided with the fiftieth anniversary of the Canadian Fishing Company. Includes scenes at the shipyard, in Vancouver harbour, and along the route to the northern end of Vancouver Island, where the company has a floating outpost called "Mills' Bay". Fishing boats transfer their catch to the "Canfisco", which heads back to Vancouver to unload at the company's Gore Road dock and cannery.

Abortion discussion

PERIOD COVERED: ;1920s;-;1940s RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1981-04-25 SUMMARY: Three women discuss abortion in Calgary and Vancouver, ca. 1920s - 1940s.;

Abraham Myer Freedman interview

CALL NUMBER: T2683:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): The Orthodox Jewish community within Strathcona neighbourhood PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1930 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-05-19 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Myer Freedman discusses his Polish background: father's emigration in 1910; father as a peddler and storekeeper. Discusses: other ethnic groups in Strathcona; the first synagogue and Hebrew school; schooling in the neighbourhood; family life; Chinese neighbours; school memories; sounds of the neighbourhood; harsh winters; other comments on neighbourhood buildings, beaches, swimming; blacksmith shop at Keefer and Main. TRACK 2: Blacksmith shop (cont'd). Morris Goldberg's store. Public library, city hall, theatres. Hiking on North Shore, trips to Bowen Island, picnics. Hard work for women. Meat packing houses. Business ethics. Father's store: dealing with logging camps, Chinese. Neighbourliness. Crime: liquor and prostitution. Drug usage. Health conditions. CALL NUMBER: T2683:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): The Orthodox Jewish community within Strathcona neighbourhood PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1940 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-05-19 & 31 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Discusses: health conditions and home remedies; Kosher stores on Georgia; preparation of chicken and other foods; Sabbath restrictions; Orthodox Jewish community in Strathcona; synagogue; why Jewish people left the neighbourhood; belief in cultural identity. TRACK 2: Growing up as an orthodox Jew in Strathcona neighbourhood: description of orthodox Jewish life; strength and pride in their culture. (End of interview)

A.C. Hirschfeld fonds

  • PR-2204
  • Fonds
  • 1889-[ca. 1910]

The fonds consists of 81 glass negatives and 1 negative taken or copied by A.C. Hirschfeld between 1894 and 1910. The photographs include images of the Golden Gate Midwinter fair in San Francisco in 1894; photographs of Alaska, Atlin and Dawson City as well as interior and exterior shots taken ca. 1910 of the Hirschfeld home in Vancouver. The fonds also includes 10 copy negatives and 10 prints showing the Klondike Gold rush. Some show gold rush people on their way through a unknown pass to the gold fields, some Dawson City and the mines circa 1898. Other pictures show "The Scales," and the horse train.

Hirschfeld, A.C., 1866-1926

Across Canada

The item is a video copy of a travelogue film from around 1946. It shows a scenic tour across Canada featuring tourist attractions, provincial capitals, and CP hotel facilities. BC scenes: across the Great Divide to Lake O'Hara; Field; Takakkaw Falls; Emerald Lake; Kicking Horse River; Vancouver (skyline, streets, Lion's Gate Bridge, English Bay, harbour, CP Princess ship departing), and Victoria (aerial view, ship arriving, harbour view).

[Across Canada by the CPR]

Travelogue. Depicts highlights of Canada encountered on a trans-Canada journey from east to west on the CPR. B.C. footage includes: the Spiral Tunnels at Field (with train passing through); Field; open-topped railway observation car with sightseeing passengers; Glacier; Mt. Sir Donald; Albert Canyon; train en route in Fraser Canyon; fruit pickers; Vancouver (street scenes, Hotel Vancouver, Stanley Park, English Bay bathers); CPR steamers en route to Victoria.

Across Canada in fifteen minutes

Travelogue. Travel film of sights from a train trip across Canada, including footage of Nova Scotia, St. John, St Andrew's, Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Hamilton, Georgian Bay, a Great Lakes steamboat, Fort William, Kenora, Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, Bassano Dam, Calgary, Edmonton, Banff, and Lake Louise. B.C. footage includes: the Spiral Tunnels at Field (with train passing through); Field; open-topped railway observation car with sightseeing passengers; Glacier; Mt. Sir Donald; Albert Canyon; train en route in Fraser Canyon; Vancouver (street scenes, Hotel Vancouver, Stanley Park, English Bay bathers); CPR steamers en route to and at Victoria; Legislative Buildings; Empress Hotel.

Activism posters and flyers

Series consists of 20 posters of various sizes, some in colour but most are printed or copied with black ink only. Many of the posters announce events presented or sponsored by the Progressive Workers' Movement (P.W.M.). Numerous are protesting the Vietnam War.

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