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Lewis Auvache at Firehall No. 2

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1937] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.1 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
370-078
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Lewis Auvache seated in a fire truck at Firehall No. 2 located at 1942 Kingsway and Hall Avenue (later renumbered as the 7200 block of Kingsway). There is snow.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1937] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-078
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.0 x 4.1 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Lewis Auvache seated in a fire truck at Firehall No. 2 located at 1942 Kingsway and Hall Avenue (later renumbered as the 7200 block of Kingsway). There is snow.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Buildings - Civic - Fire Halls
Occupations - Fire Fighters
Names
Auvache, Lewis
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7200 Block Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
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Auvache, Lou - Burnaby Fire Chief

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto58812
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca.1965
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 Photograph : b&w ; 8 x 5 cm
Item No.
480-1273
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic portrait of Lou Auvache, Burnaby Fire Chief.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca.1965
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1273
Accession Number
2009-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 Photograph : b&w ; 8 x 5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photographic portrait of Lou Auvache, Burnaby Fire Chief.
Subjects
Occupations - Fire Fighters
Names
Auvache, Lewis
Burnaby Fire Department
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Auvache, Lou - Burnaby Fire Chief

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto58815
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1965
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 5.5 cm
Item No.
480-1276
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic portrait of Lou Auvache, Burnaby Fire Chief.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1965
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1276
Accession Number
2009-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 5.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photographic portrait of Lou Auvache, Burnaby Fire Chief.
Subjects
Occupations - Fire Fighters
Names
Auvache, Lewis
Burnaby Fire Department
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Fireman Lewis Auvache and Captain Ernie Ledger

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1937] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-189
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Fireman Lewis Auvache (left) and Ernie Ledger, Burnaby Fire Department Captain. This photograph was taken in front of No. 2 fire hall on Kingsway in South Burnaby. Lewis Auvache would later go on to marry Sylvia Murley and would become Fire Chief in Burnaby between 1964 and 1972.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1937] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-189
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Fireman Lewis Auvache (left) and Ernie Ledger, Burnaby Fire Department Captain. This photograph was taken in front of No. 2 fire hall on Kingsway in South Burnaby. Lewis Auvache would later go on to marry Sylvia Murley and would become Fire Chief in Burnaby between 1964 and 1972.
Subjects
Transportation - Fire Trucks
Occupations - Fire Fighters
Names
Burnaby Fire Department
Auvache, Lewis
Ledger, Ernie
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7282 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
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Auvache, Lou - Burnaby Fire Chief

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto58813
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1961
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 Photograph : b&w ; 14 x 14.5 cm
Item No.
480-1274
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby Fire Deputy Chief Lou Auvache and an unidentified man holding up an object.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1961
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1274
Accession Number
2009-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 Photograph : b&w ; 14 x 14.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby Fire Deputy Chief Lou Auvache and an unidentified man holding up an object.
Photographer
Timbrell, Don
Subjects
Occupations - Fire Fighters
Public Services - Fire Protection
Names
Auvache, Lewis
Burnaby Fire Department
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Auvache, Lou - Burnaby Fire Chief

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto58814
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1965
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.5 x 14 cm
Item No.
480-1275
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Lou Auvache, Burnaby Fire Chief, with a woman and a young man. They are holding up a cheque from the Royal Bank of Canada.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1965
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1275
Accession Number
2009-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 14.5 x 14 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Lou Auvache, Burnaby Fire Chief, with a woman and a young man. They are holding up a cheque from the Royal Bank of Canada.
Photographer
Timbrell, Don
Subjects
Occupations - Fire Fighters
Names
Auvache, Lewis
Burnaby Fire Department
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Hubert Mavis and Lewis Auvache

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37492
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 3.4 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
370-080
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of (left to right) Hubert Mavis and Lewis Auvache at Salisbury Garage, 1996 Kingsway and Salisbury Avenue (later renumbered 7112 Kingsway).
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-080
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 3.4 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of (left to right) Hubert Mavis and Lewis Auvache at Salisbury Garage, 1996 Kingsway and Salisbury Avenue (later renumbered 7112 Kingsway).
Names
Auvache, Lewis
Mavis, Hubert
Salisbury Garage
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph is shaped irregularly
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7112 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
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Fire Chief William Menzies and Deputy Chief Lewis Auvache

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 30, 1964, published July 31, 1964
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.5 x 9 cm
Item No.
480-1155
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby Fire Chief William N. Menzies shaking hands with Deputy Chief Lewis Auvache at the farewell banquet for retiring Fire Chief William Menzies held at Gai Paree supper club. He had been with the fire department for twenty-eight years when he retired, the last ten of those years s…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 30, 1964, published July 31, 1964
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1155
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15.5 x 9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby Fire Chief William N. Menzies shaking hands with Deputy Chief Lewis Auvache at the farewell banquet for retiring Fire Chief William Menzies held at Gai Paree supper club. He had been with the fire department for twenty-eight years when he retired, the last ten of those years serving as Fire Chief.
Subjects
Occupations - Fire Fighters
Names
Menzies, William "Bill"
Auvache, Lewis
Burnaby Fire Department
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6669 Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Kingsway-Beresford Area
Images
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Ray Martell, Lewis Auvache and Bill Banks

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1932] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.2 x 3.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
370-075
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of (left to right) Ray Martell, Lewis Auvache and Bill Banks in front of Burnaby Garage at 1869 Kingsway and Britton Street (later renumbered as the 7300 block of Kingsway). All three men were Burnaby firefighters.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1932] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-075
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.2 x 3.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of (left to right) Ray Martell, Lewis Auvache and Bill Banks in front of Burnaby Garage at 1869 Kingsway and Britton Street (later renumbered as the 7300 block of Kingsway). All three men were Burnaby firefighters.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Service Stations
Occupations - Fire Fighters
Names
Auvache, Lewis
Banks, William "Bill"
Burnaby Garage
Martell, Ray
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7300 Block Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
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Janet Macmillan and Lewis Auvache

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1929] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.5 x 2.7 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
370-106
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Janet Macmillan (kneeling) and Lew Auvache behind Burnaby South High School, in the yard of the school.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1929] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-106
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.5 x 2.7 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Janet Macmillan (kneeling) and Lew Auvache behind Burnaby South High School, in the yard of the school.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Athletic fields
Names
Auvache, Lewis
Burnaby South High School
Macmillan, Janet
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Southoaks Crescent
Burnaby - 6650 Southoaks Crescent
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Kingsway-Beresford Area
Images
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Interview with Allan Nixon by Rod Fowler February 21, 1990 - Track 2

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Al Nixon describing the location of the North Burnaby Fire Department fire hall and the location of the six fire halls subsequently built for the combined north and south department. He also talks about Fred Blake, Lewis Auvache and Henry Chapman, early member…
Date Range
1936-1990
Length
00:04:08
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Al Nixon describing the location of the North Burnaby Fire Department fire hall and the location of the six fire halls subsequently built for the combined north and south department. He also talks about Fred Blake, Lewis Auvache and Henry Chapman, early members of the department who were also interested in the department's history.
Date Range
1936-1990
Length
00:04:08
Name
Blake, Fred
Auvache, Lewis
Chapman, Henry H.
Subject
Public Services - Fire Protection
Buildings - Civic
Interviewer
Fowler, Rod
Interview Date
February 21, 1990
Scope and Content
Recording is of an interview with Al Nixon, conducted by Rod Fowler. Al Nixon was one of eleven participants interviewed as part of the SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee's oral history series titled, "Voices of Burnaby". The interview is mainly about the history and operations of the Burnaby Fire Department from its beginning in 1911 to 1990, and Al Nixon’s stories about the various ways photographs, records and artifacts about the department were collected and saved. The interview takes place while looking at photographs, but the information is clear nonetheless (His photographs have been deposited in the Burnaby Archives). Al Nixon also talks about his father's career as a firefighter, and about his Douglas grandparents and their home “The Gables” [Seven Gables] and neighbourhood in Burquitlam. To view “Narrow By” terms for each track expand this description and see “Notes”.
Biographical Notes
Al Nixon was born in New Westminster Feb. 8, 1936, the son of Provincial Fire Marshal Basil Nixon (1904-1975) and Agnes Douglas (1909-?). His mother’s family immigrated to Canada from Scotland in 1922 and lived in a large ca. 1900 home in Burquitlam at 9957 Sullivan Road called “Seven Gables” (recently demolished). His grandfather Thomas Douglas, a Coquitlam Councillor and Socialist, was murdered in 1934 in his North Road service station. Al Nixon began his career as a firefighter with the Burnaby Fire Department in 1957, eventually becoming Deputy Fire Chief Operations in 1987 and Fire Chief in 1991, before retiring in 1993. In the mid 1980's Al Nixon became interested in the department’s history after finding a photograph scrapbook at one of the firehalls. It was in very bad condition but he recognized its value and began a project to collect and save photographs, artifacts and stories about the Burnaby Fire Department, a 6 month project that turned into years. The photographs and information gathered by Al Nixon became part of Douglas Penn’s book “Follow that Fire: the history of the Burnaby Fire Department”.
Total Tracks
8
Total Length
0:43:35
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Nixon, Al
Interviewer Bio
Rod Fowler returned to university as a mature student in the 1980s after working about twenty years in the field of economics and computerization in business in England, Europe and Western Canada. He graduated with a BA from SFU in both History and Sociology in 1987, his MA degree in Geography in 1989, and his PhD in Cultural Geography at SFU. He taught courses in Geography, Sociology, History and Canadian Studies at several Lower Mainland colleges, before becoming a full time member of the Geography Department at Kwantlen University College.
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Centennial Oral History project series
Item No.
MSS187-014_Track_2
Transcript Available
Transcript available
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interviews were digitized in 2015 allowing them to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council.
Audio Tracks

Track two of interview with Al Nixon

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Edmonds Street School class

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35335
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1926 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-192
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Grade 6 class at Edmonds School. Lewis Auvache, age twelve, is in 4th row, 4th from left (he would later become Burnaby Fire Chief). Also pictured: Harold Smith (Air Force Group Captain and attache); Robert McKeown (Canadian Press journalist) and Harold Swift (long-time municipal em…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1926 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-192
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Grade 6 class at Edmonds School. Lewis Auvache, age twelve, is in 4th row, 4th from left (he would later become Burnaby Fire Chief). Also pictured: Harold Smith (Air Force Group Captain and attache); Robert McKeown (Canadian Press journalist) and Harold Swift (long-time municipal employee).
Names
Auvache, Lewis
Edmonds Street School
McKeown, Robert
Smith, Harold
Swift, Harold
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Canada Way
Burnaby - 1355 Canada Way
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Images
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Chapter 13: Department Members p. 161

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Follow That Fire
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1997
Doug Lister Tom Murphv Fred Noble Fred Sacho Jack Steenbergen Fred Tompkins Fd Tugwood Past Members Anderson, Harry Auvache, Lewis Baker, Len Banks, William Barnett, Edward Bellomy, William Binstead, F. Donald Bishop, Robert Blake, Fred Boucher, Charlie Boyd, Earl Bridge, A. W.Terry
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Follow That Fire
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1997
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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