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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…
  1 Image  
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
1923
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 12.4 cm on page 17.5 x 24 cm
Item No.
020-013
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a threshing machine working in a field. An unidentified man can be seen sitting on top of a pile of hay on a wagon. Written under the photograph is: "Threshing at Frost's Sept. '23." The picture was taken in the Tynehead area of Surrey.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1923
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Peers Photograph Album
Description Level
Item
Item No.
020-013
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 12.4 cm on page 17.5 x 24 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a threshing machine working in a field. An unidentified man can be seen sitting on top of a pile of hay on a wagon. Written under the photograph is: "Threshing at Frost's Sept. '23." The picture was taken in the Tynehead area of Surrey.
Subjects
Agriculture - Crops
Agricultural Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Surrey
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1905]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.7 x 17.0 cm mounted on 20.0 x 25.2 cm cardboard
Item No.
036-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Exhibit at the Dominion Exhibition held in New Westminster. Fruits, vegetables, grains, and preserves are displayed inside a building. "Burnaby" is spelled out on an arch above the display.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1905]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
036-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.7 x 17.0 cm mounted on 20.0 x 25.2 cm cardboard
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Exhibit at the Dominion Exhibition held in New Westminster. Fruits, vegetables, grains, and preserves are displayed inside a building. "Burnaby" is spelled out on an arch above the display.
Photographer
Cornish, New Westminster, BC
Subjects
Agriculture - Crops
Exhibitions - Agricultural
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
Less detail

William Whiting's agricultural display

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34524
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1905]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.4 x 17.0 cm mounted on 19.8 x 24.8 cm cardboard
Item No.
037-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of William Whiting's agricultural display at New Westminster. Vegetables, fruit, grains and preserves are displayed inside a building. "W. Whiting" is spelled out at the base of the display. A sign reads "Third Prize."
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1905]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
037-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.4 x 17.0 cm mounted on 19.8 x 24.8 cm cardboard
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of William Whiting's agricultural display at New Westminster. Vegetables, fruit, grains and preserves are displayed inside a building. "W. Whiting" is spelled out at the base of the display. A sign reads "Third Prize."
Photographer
Cornish, New Westminster, BC
Subjects
Agriculture - Crops
Exhibitions - Agricultural
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Annotation on back of photograph reads, "This exhibit was grown w. my garden at Burnaby Lake"
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
038-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's Agricultural Exhibit at New Westminster. Vegetables, fruit, plants, flowers, and trees are on display inside a building. There is electric lighting. A sign on the right is shaped like an arch and reads, "Welcome to Burnaby." A mural showing Burnaby Lake is behind the dis…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
038-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's Agricultural Exhibit at New Westminster. Vegetables, fruit, plants, flowers, and trees are on display inside a building. There is electric lighting. A sign on the right is shaped like an arch and reads, "Welcome to Burnaby." A mural showing Burnaby Lake is behind the display.
Subjects
Agriculture - Crops
Exhibitions - Agricultural
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Plants - Flowers
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1920]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
039-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's Agricultural Exhibit at New Westminster. Vegetables, fruit, preserves, flowers, and plants are on display inside a building. There is electric lighting. A sign above the display reads, "Burnaby." A sign above a container on the lower left reads, "Ginseng / Grown in Lozel…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1920]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
039-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's Agricultural Exhibit at New Westminster. Vegetables, fruit, preserves, flowers, and plants are on display inside a building. There is electric lighting. A sign above the display reads, "Burnaby." A sign above a container on the lower left reads, "Ginseng / Grown in Lozells District by Mr. Romer."
Subjects
Agriculture - Crops
Exhibitions - Agricultural
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Plants - Flowers
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1921
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.4 cm
Item No.
040-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's Agricultural Exhibit at New Westminster. Tables with fruit, vegetables and flowers are displayed. Greenery and photographs (mainly of people) are on the walls, including a portrait of former Reeve Nicolai C. Schou (second portrait from right). A sign in the corner reads, …
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1921
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
040-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's Agricultural Exhibit at New Westminster. Tables with fruit, vegetables and flowers are displayed. Greenery and photographs (mainly of people) are on the walls, including a portrait of former Reeve Nicolai C. Schou (second portrait from right). A sign in the corner reads, "Burnaby's Exhibit," and a mural hangs on the walls above the exhibit. A woman and man are standing behind a table at the back left.
Subjects
Agriculture - Crops
Exhibitions - Agricultural
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Plants - Flowers
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
Less detail

Burnaby Agricultural Exhibition

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34529
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1920]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Item No.
040-002
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's Agricultural Exhibit at New Westminster. Fruits, vegetables and flowers are displayed on tables. Greenery and photographs (mainly of people) are on the walls, including a portrait of former Reeve Nicolai C. Schou (second portrait from right). A sign in the corner reads, "…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1920]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
040-002
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's Agricultural Exhibit at New Westminster. Fruits, vegetables and flowers are displayed on tables. Greenery and photographs (mainly of people) are on the walls, including a portrait of former Reeve Nicolai C. Schou (second portrait from right). A sign in the corner reads, "Burnaby's Exhibit," and a mural hangs on the walls above the exhibit. Two men are standing behind a table in the centre.
Subjects
Agriculture - Crops
Exhibitions - Agricultural
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Plants - Flowers
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1909]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.2 cm
Item No.
041-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's Agricultural Exhibit at New Westminster showing a display of vegetables, fruit, flowers, plants, and trees inside of a building.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1909]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
041-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.2 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's Agricultural Exhibit at New Westminster showing a display of vegetables, fruit, flowers, plants, and trees inside of a building.
Subjects
Agriculture - Crops
Exhibitions - Agricultural
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Plants - Flowers
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
Less detail

Carnarvon Street Building

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto66213
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 19.5 x 24 cm
Item No.
477-939
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Carnarvon Street building in New Westminster, built by Claude Hill and E. B. Wetenhall (architect). Three cars can be seen on the street, one with two unidentified men seated inside. A note on the back of the photograph indicates that the building in the background is the New We…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1912]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-939
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 19.5 x 24 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Carnarvon Street building in New Westminster, built by Claude Hill and E. B. Wetenhall (architect). Three cars can be seen on the street, one with two unidentified men seated inside. A note on the back of the photograph indicates that the building in the background is the New Westminster Opera House and a sign on the building in the foreground reads "Ford Cars - Fraser Valley Motor Co. Limited."
Subjects
Transportation - Automobiles
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Automobile Dealerships
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on verso reads: "Carnarvon St. Bldg. / built by L.C. Hill & EB Wetenhall (architect) / old New Westminster Opera House / r. background - / app. 1912 -"
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Images
Less detail

Johnstone Motor Co. Ltd.

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto66397
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1940 and 1946]
Collection/Fonds
Grieve family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm
Item No.
523-011
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the staff of Johnstone Motor Co. Ltd., standing outside the dealership. Only Archie Proctor, Herbert and Bill Johnstone and Bill Grieve have been identified.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1940 and 1946]
Collection/Fonds
Grieve family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
523-011
Accession Number
2011-04
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 11.5 x 16.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the staff of Johnstone Motor Co. Ltd., standing outside the dealership. Only Archie Proctor, Herbert and Bill Johnstone and Bill Grieve have been identified.
Photographer
Bridgeman's Studio
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Automobile Dealerships
Names
Grieve, William Ewart "Bill"
Proctor, Archie
Johnstone, Bill
Johnstone, Herbert
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's stamp on verso reads: "From: Bridgeman's Studio 413 Granville St. Vancouver, B.C."
Note on photograph's border reads: "Archie Proctor / 1940's / Herbert + Bill Johnstone / Dad"
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
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