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BC Auto Company storefront

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1907]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.8 x 16.7 cm mounted on cardboard 17.6 x 22.7 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the storefront of the BC Auto Company. Seen displayed in the window are cans of various fluids. Lettered on the window is, "Automobiles. / 924", above which is a sign that reads, "Automobile Supplies." A man in overalls and a hat is standing by the store window while three men dres…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10.8 x 16.7 cm mounted on cardboard 17.6 x 22.7 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the storefront of the BC Auto Company. Seen displayed in the window are cans of various fluids. Lettered on the window is, "Automobiles. / 924", above which is a sign that reads, "Automobile Supplies." A man in overalls and a hat is standing by the store window while three men dressed in suits with ties are standing in front of the garage. By their side is a sign that reads, "Automobiles / Touring Cars / Runabouts / Delivery Cars / Trucks / Heavy and Light / Sole Agents for Buick and Russel Cars./ Autos. For Sale or Hire."
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Automobile Dealerships
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Names
British Columbia Auto Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV973.22.3
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1907]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Cars lined up in front of BC Auto Company store

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1907]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.9 x 24.2 cm mounted on cardboard 21.4 x 34.2 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of twelve cars lined up on the street in front of the BC Auto Company store depicted in photography HV973.22.3. There are mostly men in suits looking at the cars, but there is at least one woman and few children who are among the men. The auto store is flanked on both sides by various c…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.9 x 24.2 cm mounted on cardboard 21.4 x 34.2 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of twelve cars lined up on the street in front of the BC Auto Company store depicted in photography HV973.22.3. There are mostly men in suits looking at the cars, but there is at least one woman and few children who are among the men. The auto store is flanked on both sides by various commercial stores. The annotation on the back of the card (onto which the photograph is mounted) partially identifies the people and cars in the photo. 1st car (from the right): 4-cylinder Buick, "C.A. Ross at wheel." 4th car : 2-cylinder Buick, "Chief Carlisle at wheel." 5th car: 2-cylinder Buick, Mr. & Mrs. Guinett. 7th car: 4-cylinder Buick, Mr. Brown and W.W.B. McInnis. 9th car: 4-cylinder Wayne, G. Mitchell and G. Corineau Jr. standing in front. Last car: "Russel Sight seeing car sold to Mr. Sterton for trips around Stanley Park." Also annotated on the back of the card: "1907 / 4 Cyl Buick CA Ross at wheel / 5- 2 Cyl Buicks / 2- 4 Cyl Buicks / 1- Wayne 4 Cyl / 2- Pierce Racine 7 Pass 4 Cyl / 1- Beeston Humber 4 Cyl / 1- Russell Sight Seeing Car." The acquisition record identifies the street as the 900 block, Granville Street. Printed in white on the front lower left of the card: Wadds Bros, Vancouver BC."
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Automobile Dealerships
Transportation - Automobiles
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
British Columbia Auto Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV973.22.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1907]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
Wadds Brothers Studio
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.3 x 25.2 cm
Item No.
105-001
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Hotel Burnaby at 1385 Kingsway (later renumbered 7610 Kingsway). An electric "Hotel Burnaby / Vacancy / Parking" sign can be seen on the right. A diner can be seen on the left side of the building with signs reading, "Dining Room," "Diner," "Soda Fountain," "Breakfasts, Lunches, Din…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
105-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.3 x 25.2 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Hotel Burnaby at 1385 Kingsway (later renumbered 7610 Kingsway). An electric "Hotel Burnaby / Vacancy / Parking" sign can be seen on the right. A diner can be seen on the left side of the building with signs reading, "Dining Room," "Diner," "Soda Fountain," "Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners," "Coffee Bar," and "Licensed Premises." Coca-Cola advertisements are also visible. There are entrances to the building with signs above them readings, "Lobby," "Men," and "Ladies and Escorts."
Photographer
Croton Studio Limited
Subjects
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Names
Hotel Burnaby
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Stamp on back of photograph reads, "Croton Studio / New Westminster BC"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7610 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Item No.
201-001
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the exterior and parking lot of Sambo's Pancake House, Kingsway. Printed on the top of the front of the postcard is "Sambo's Pancake House," and a sign on the building read's "Sambo's." Written on the back of the postcard: "Please surrender this card for 10% discount on you…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
201-001
Accession Number
BHS987-10
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the exterior and parking lot of Sambo's Pancake House, Kingsway. Printed on the top of the front of the postcard is "Sambo's Pancake House," and a sign on the building read's "Sambo's." Written on the back of the postcard: "Please surrender this card for 10% discount on your next visit to Sambo's, 5550 Kingsway, Burnaby. Offer good until Feb. 28th, 1969. Your host Sambo's."
Subjects
Geographic Features - Automobile Parking Lots
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Names
Sambo's Pancake House
Responsibility
Printed on back of postcard: "Pub. by Living Colour Advertising Agencies, 809 21st St., New West'r, BC - 526-6612" and "Made in Canada / Dexter Color, Canada Ltd., Cornwall, Ontario"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 5550 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
Less detail

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