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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1925]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11.6 cm on page 17.5 x 26.4 cm
Item No.
020-075
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph looking down the C.P.R. tracks towards the town of Yale. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway during the later 1920s.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1925]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-075
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 11.6 cm on page 17.5 x 26.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph looking down the C.P.R. tracks towards the town of Yale. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway during the later 1920s.
Photographer
Peers, Arthur
Subjects
Transportation - Rail
Geographic Features - Mountains - British Columbia
Names
Canadian Pacific Railway
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Yale
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1925]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 7 x 11.6 cm on page 17.5 x 26.4 cm
Item No.
020-076
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of railway tracks along a river at a location identified as Yale, B.C. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway during the later 1920s.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1925]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-076
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 7 x 11.6 cm on page 17.5 x 26.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of railway tracks along a river at a location identified as Yale, B.C. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway during the later 1920s.
Photographer
Peers, Arthur
Subjects
Transportation - Rail
Geographic Features - Rivers
Geographic Features - Mountains - British Columbia
Names
Canadian Pacific Railway
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Yale
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Rock cut round the first tunnel

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34405
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 12 cm on page 17.5 x 26.5 cm
Item No.
020-112
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a road bed being cut along a rock face. A caption written under the photograph reads "rock cut round the first tunnel - the far side." The picture was taken near Yale, BC. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and …
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-112
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 12 cm on page 17.5 x 26.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a road bed being cut along a rock face. A caption written under the photograph reads "rock cut round the first tunnel - the far side." The picture was taken near Yale, BC. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway during the later 1920s.
Photographer
Peers, Arthur
Subjects
Construction - Road Construction
Geographic Features - Rock Formations
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Yale
Images
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Rock cut round the first tunnel

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34406
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 12.2 cm on page 17.5 x 26.5 cm
Item No.
020-113
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a road bed being cut along a rock face. A caption written under the photograph reads "rock cut round the first tunnel - the near side." The picture was taken near Yale, BC. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-113
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 12.2 cm on page 17.5 x 26.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a road bed being cut along a rock face. A caption written under the photograph reads "rock cut round the first tunnel - the near side." The picture was taken near Yale, BC. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway during the later 1920s.
Photographer
Peers, Arthur
Subjects
Construction - Road Construction
Geographic Features - Rock Formations
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Yale
Images
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Rock bluff over complete roadway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34491
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1926
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 12 cm on page 17.5 x 26.4 cm
Item No.
020-198
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified man standing on a rock roadway identified as the Canadian Pacific Railway roadway near Yale, BC. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway du…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1926
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-198
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 12 cm on page 17.5 x 26.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified man standing on a rock roadway identified as the Canadian Pacific Railway roadway near Yale, BC. This photograph appears to have been taken by Arthur Peers, who travelled through the Fraser River Valley and worked on the construction of the Trans-Provincial Highway during the later 1920s.
Photographer
Peers, Arthur
Subjects
Construction - Road Construction
Geographic Features - Rocks
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Yale
Images
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East Burnaby Owls Lacrosse team

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto666
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1936]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 23.5 cm (sight), in mat 29 x 33 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the East Burnaby Owls Lacrosse team and officials. The players are in the front three rows, in uniform and holding their lacrosse sticks. Most of the men standing in the back row are wearing suits. Standing in the back row are; J. Fox, J. G. Mill, Richard Bolton, D.P. Gray, team manag…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 23.5 cm (sight), in mat 29 x 33 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the East Burnaby Owls Lacrosse team and officials. The players are in the front three rows, in uniform and holding their lacrosse sticks. Most of the men standing in the back row are wearing suits. Standing in the back row are; J. Fox, J. G. Mill, Richard Bolton, D.P. Gray, team manager George Leaf, Commissioner Hugh M. Fraser, Clifton G. Brown, Charles B. Brown, Dr. Sager, F. Copland and G.H. Moore. Second row: S. Shannon, Toebart, B. Cosh, Wynn, N. Beaton, A. Murray, J. Tuka, Shaflik, Jack Leaf (George Leaf's son), [unidentified] and H. McMillan. Third row: Bob McMillan, Whittles, C. Thomson, R. Turner, A. Williams, C. Middleton, J. Douglas, M. Bowes, G. Tuka, A. Wood and F. Douglas. Front Row: Bill Clark, J. Cowie, J. Odin, J. McLachlan, Doug McCallum, N. Pederson, H. Pederson and R. Douglas. This photograph was believed to be taken at the opening of the Twelfth Avenue and Wright Street Lacrosse box in 1936.
Subjects
Sports - Lacrosse
Sports - Team Sports
Clothing - Uniforms
Names
East Burnaby Owls
Fox, J.
Mill, J.G.
Bolton, Richard
Gray, D.P.
Leaf, George
Fraser, Hugh M
Brown, Clifton G. (d.1960)
Brown, Charles B. "Charlie"
Sager, Dr.
Copland, F.
Moore, G.H.
Shannon, S.
Cosh, B.
Beaton, N.
Murray, A.
Tuka, J.
Leaf, Jack
McMillan, H.
McMillan, Bob
Thomson, C.
Turner, R.
Williams, A.
Middleton, C.
Douglas, J.
Bowes, M.
Tuka, G.
Wood, A.
Douglas, F.
Clark, Bill
Cowie, J.
Odin, J.
McLachlan, J.
McCallum, Doug
Pederson, N.
Pederson, H.
Douglas, R.
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 12th Avenue
Burnaby - Wright Street
Accession Code
HV976.36.28
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1936]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/7/2010
Scale
100
Photographer
Stride Studios
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Type written note glued to verso of card mount reads: "Top row: J. Fox, J. G. Mill, R. Bolton, D.P. Gray, Geo. Leaf, Cmr. Fraser, C.G. Brown, C.B. Brown, Dr. Sager, F. Copland, G.H. Moore. Second row: S. Shannon, Toebart, B. Cosh, Wynn, N. Beaton, A. Murray, J. Tuka, Shaflik, J. Leaf, [unidentified] , H. McMillan. Third row: Bob McMillan, Whittles, C. Thomson, R. Turner, A. Williams, C. Middleton, J. Douglas, M. Bowes, G. Tuka, A Wood, F. Douglas Front Row: Bill Clark, J. Cowie, J. Odin, J. McLachlan, D. McCallum, N. Pederson, H. Pederson, R. Douglas"
Window mat and backing are glued together
Photographer's stamp on recto of mat reads: "The Stride Studios / New Westminster BC"
This photograph was believed to be taken at the opening of the Twelfth Avenue and Wright Street Lacrosse box in 1936.
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Pioneer Days interviews September 22, 1971 - Track 2

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording includes Ada Evelyn (Lewis) Groves memories of her family life during the early days of Burnaby. She mentions the East Burnaby Fruit Farm (her family's farm) and the George Leaf General Store. She also talks about her brothers and her father, the first typesetter for t…
Date Range
1899-1905
Length
0:06:43
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording includes Ada Evelyn (Lewis) Groves memories of her family life during the early days of Burnaby. She mentions the East Burnaby Fruit Farm (her family's farm) and the George Leaf General Store. She also talks about her brothers and her father, the first typesetter for the Columbian newspaper. Ada is being interviewed in front of an audience at Heritage Village (now Burnaby Village Museum).
Date Range
1899-1905
Length
0:06:43
Name
George Leaf General Store
Columbian newspaper
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 12th Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Interview Date
September 22, 1971
Scope and Content
Recording is of interviews with Lillian May (Davies) Jones, Ada Evelyn (Lewis) Groves, Lillian Frederica (Lewis) Porter, and Elsie Wilson during the Pioneer Days celebration at Heritage Village (now Burnaby Village Museum) on September 22, 1971. Major themes discussed are: personal memories and occupations of interviewees family members.
Biographical Notes
Lillian May Davies was born June 28, 1891 to George and Rachel (Mills) Davies. She was one of four children. George Davies married Rachel Mills September 12, 1888 in Winnipeg and headed west to make their home. George’s brother Richard Davies had already bought property at the corner of 16th Street and 3rd Avenue (now 12th Avenue) when Rachel and George moved in and built a house next door. George Davies went to work for Gilley Bros. Logging Co. in Burnaby. Lillian May Davies married John Henry Jones on July 29, 1909 at the Methodist Church in Burnaby which had opened only a few weeks before (the Joneses were the first couple to be married there). Their reception was held in the Davies’ family garden. On June 3, 1910, Lillian and John’s first child, Arnold Jones was born. In 1919 they adopted their second child, John Sheldon Jones whose birth parents had died of influenza. John and Lillian built a home on the lot next to Lillian’s parents and lived there for forty-eight years. After her husband’s death in 1956, Lillian moved one lot over and remained living there for over twenty years. Lillian May (Davies) Jones died in Surrey on June 24, 1981 at the age of eighty-nine for over twenty years. Lillian May (Davies) Jones died in Surrey on June 24, 1981 at the age of eighty-nine. Ada Evelyn Lewis was born on September 11, 1899. She was one of nine Lewis children. Ada's father came to Victoria BC from San Francisco. He met his wife in Victoria and moved to New Westminster where he was a typesetter on the first edition of the Columbian newspaper. He continued to work for the Columbian until his retirement. Her family owned the East Burnaby Fruit Farm at 17th Avenue between 2nd and 4th Street where they harvested apples, plums and pears. Ada attended East Burnaby School in 1905 and remembers being a pupil of Miss Draper. Ada E. Lewis married and became Mrs. Ada Evelyn Groves. Lillian Frederica “Lillie” Lewis was born in 1896 to William Henry and Emma (Smith) Lewis at the family farm at 4th Street and 18th Avenue. The family grew to nine, eldest to youngest; Albert, Lizzie, Minnie, Walter, Ernest, Lillie and Evelyn. Lillie’s mother, Emma (Smith) had the distinction of being the first girl of European descent to be born at Fort Victoria. Lillie’s father, William Henry Lewis helped to print the very first edition of the Vancouver Province in 1898. Lillie attended Douglas Road School and remembers being a pupil of Ellen Lister. Lillian Frederica “Lillie” Lewis married Bertie Blaine Porter at Lulu Island on November 7, 1918. They lived in Vancouver for a short time before returning to Burnaby to raise their four children. For most of his working life Bert operated a steam roller for the municipality. Lillian Frederica (Lewis) Porter died May 18, 1988 at the age of ninety-two. Elsie Wilson was born August 16, 1898 to Annie and her second husband William Wilson. Annie’s first husband Samuel W Walmsley died December 20, 1895 at the age of thirty-five, leaving Annie a widow at twenty-seven with two young children Annie age four and Samuel age six. Annie Walmsley married her second husband William Wilson on April 17, 1897. Elsie attended West Burnaby public school (later Kingsway West elementary) and remembers picking raspberries at various Burnaby farms for seven seasons.
Total Tracks
4
Total Length
0:24:19
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Interviewee Name
Jones, Lillian May Davies
Wilson, Elsie
Porter, Lillie Lewis
Groves, Ada Evelyn Lewis
Interview Location
Burnaby Village Museum, Burnaby
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
MSS137-020_Track_2
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Track two of recording of Pioneer Days interviews

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