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Confederation Park's new playground

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1927 (date of original), copied [1972]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.2 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a large gathering of adults and children at Confederation Park for the opening ceremony for the new playground. A man on a pedestal is speaking and a crowd of people are surrounding him. There are six women in front of the gazebo in the centre whose tags spell out CANADA. There are th…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.2 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a large gathering of adults and children at Confederation Park for the opening ceremony for the new playground. A man on a pedestal is speaking and a crowd of people are surrounding him. There are six women in front of the gazebo in the centre whose tags spell out CANADA. There are three dogs in the foreground playing, and a Union Jack is flying in the upper right corner of the photograph. It also indicates that there was an inscription on the original photograph that read, "Charlton and Rathburn. / Vancouver. B.C."
Subjects
Geographic Features - Parks
Persons - Crowds
Events - Openings
Animals - Dogs
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Confederation Park
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - 250 Willingdon Avenue
Accession Code
HV972.51.15
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
1927 (date of original), copied [1972]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
Charlton and Rathburn
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Capitol Hill neighborhood children

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35791
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1936 (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.
204-649
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Capitol Hill neighbourhood children after swimming in Burrard Inlet at Confederation Park. Front row, left to right: Eleanor Hoag, Harold Runnings, Charlie Hoag, and George Newsham. 2nd row, left to right: Millie Westerback, Lloyd Runnings, an unidentified child, and Alberta Runnings.…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1936 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-649
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 Capitol Hill neighbourhood children after swimming in Burrard Inlet at Confederation Park. Front row, left to right: Eleanor Hoag, Harold Runnings, Charlie Hoag, and George Newsham. 2nd row, left to right: Millie Westerback, Lloyd Runnings, an unidentified child, and Alberta Runnings. 3rd row, left to right: Margaret Neilson, Vera McLean and Edith Allanson. Back row, left to right: an unidentified child, Grace Eshelby and Winnifred Eshelby. They are standing on Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) railway tracks.
Subjects
Sports - Swimming
Names
Allanson, Edith
Eshelby, Grace
Eshelby, Winnifred
Hoag, Charlie
Hoag, Eleanor
McLean, Vera
Neilson, Margaret
Newsham, George
Runnings, Alberta
Runnings, Harold
Runnings, Lloyd
Westerback, Millie
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Burrard Inlet
Burnaby - Confederation Park
Burnaby - Warwick Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
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Ruby Johnson on her bicycle

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36074
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1939
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Item No.
218-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Ruby Johnson riding her bicycle at Confederation Park. A note on the back of the photograph reads: "North Burnaby High School Sports Day / Confederation Pk. with B.N.H.S. and Willingdon (unpaved) Ave. in background. Ruby Johnson on her bicycle. (1939)."
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1939
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
218-001
Accession Number
BHS989-7
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w negative ; 5.5 x 8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Ruby Johnson riding her bicycle at Confederation Park. A note on the back of the photograph reads: "North Burnaby High School Sports Day / Confederation Pk. with B.N.H.S. and Willingdon (unpaved) Ave. in background. Ruby Johnson on her bicycle. (1939)."
Subjects
Geographic Features - Parks
Transportation - Bicycles
Names
Johnson, Ruby
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 print: b&w ; 12.5 x 19.5 cm accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 250 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - Confederation Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
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Frances, Wendy and Sean at Confederation Park

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto51381
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1962
Collection/Fonds
Harold H. Johnston fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : b&w
Item No.
483-016
Storage Location
A/V Room
Scope and Content
Photograph of Frances Johnston and her two children, Sean and Wendy, at Confederation Park.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1962
Collection/Fonds
Harold H. Johnston fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
483-016
Accession Number
2008-08
Storage Location
A/V Room
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : b&w
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Frances Johnston and her two children, Sean and Wendy, at Confederation Park.
Photographer
Johnston, Harold H.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Parks
Names
Johnston, Dr. Sean
Johnston, Frances
Johnston, Dr. Wendy
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - 250 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - Confederation Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
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Tommy Douglas and family at Confederation Park

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto51397
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1964
Collection/Fonds
Harold H. Johnston fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : b&w
Item No.
483-032
Storage Location
A/V Room
Scope and Content
Photograph of a New Democratic Party event held at Confederation Park. From left to right are Tommy Douglas; Francois Coulombe; Frances Johnston; Denise Coulombe. Francois and Denise are parents of Frances Johnston. Tommy Douglas served as the MP for Burnaby-Coquitlam from 1962 to 1968.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1964
Collection/Fonds
Harold H. Johnston fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
483-032
Accession Number
2008-08
Storage Location
A/V Room
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : b&w
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
Open access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a New Democratic Party event held at Confederation Park. From left to right are Tommy Douglas; Francois Coulombe; Frances Johnston; Denise Coulombe. Francois and Denise are parents of Frances Johnston. Tommy Douglas served as the MP for Burnaby-Coquitlam from 1962 to 1968.
Photographer
Johnston, Harold H.
Subjects
Events
Officials - Premiers
Names
New Democratic Party
Johnston, Frances
Douglas, Tommy
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 250 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - Confederation Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1945 and 1949] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.8 x 2.6 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
370-134
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of George B. Carpenter, principal of Burnaby North High School, at Confederation Park for a school track meet or other function. In the background is the track and a fence with two young women sitting on it.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1945 and 1949] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-134
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.8 x 2.6 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 George B. Carpenter, principal of Burnaby North High School, at Confederation Park for a school track meet or other function. In the background is the track and a fence with two young women sitting on it.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Parks
Occupations - Teachers
Names
Burnaby North High School
Carpenter, George B.
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Confederation Park
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - 250 Willingdon Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 1950 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.9 x 4.9 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
370-145
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Greer family Labour Day picnic at Confederation Park. Left to right: Jack Greer, Olive Greer, Margaret Greer, Hugh Greer (baby), Rosalind Greer, Grace Greer, [unidentified man], Ted Greer (baby), Elva Greer, Rita Doan, and Carl Doan.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 1950 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-145
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.9 x 4.9 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 a Greer family Labour Day picnic at Confederation Park. Left to right: Jack Greer, Olive Greer, Margaret Greer, Hugh Greer (baby), Rosalind Greer, Grace Greer, [unidentified man], Ted Greer (baby), Elva Greer, Rita Doan, and Carl Doan.
Subjects
Recreational Activities - Picnics
Names
Doan, Carl
Doan, Rita
Greer, Elva
Greer, Grace
Greer, Hugh
Greer, Jack
Greer, Margaret
Greer, Olive
Greer, Rosalind
Greer, Ted
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Confederation Park
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - 250 Willingdon Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail

North Burnaby pick-up soccer team

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37595
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1939] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.1 x 4.7 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
370-183
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a North Burnaby pick-up soccer team at Confederation Park.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1939] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-183
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.1 x 4.7 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 a North Burnaby pick-up soccer team at Confederation Park.
Subjects
Sports - Soccer
Sports - Team Sports
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Confederation Park
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - 250 Willingdon Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1935] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.6 x 2.9 cm print on contact sheet 20.2 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
370-198
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Doug Cary astride a bicycle in Confederation Park.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1935] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-198
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.6 x 2.9 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 Doug Cary astride a bicycle in Confederation Park.
Subjects
Transportation - Bicycles
Names
Cary, Doug
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Confederation Park
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - 250 Willingdon Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail

Dominion Day parade float

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37819
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1950 and 1954] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.8 x 2.6 cm print on contact sheet 20.3 x 26.4 cm
Item No.
370-407
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a children's parade float shaped like a boat for Dominion Day celebrations at Confederation Park. A dog is lying on the grass in the foreground.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1950 and 1954] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-407
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.8 x 2.6 cm print on contact sheet 20.3 x 26.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a children's parade float shaped like a boat for Dominion Day celebrations at Confederation Park. A dog is lying on the grass in the foreground.
Subjects
Animals - Dogs
Transportation - Parade Floats
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Confederation Park
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - 250 Willingdon Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail

Boys playing on a large gun

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 12, 1988 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.6 x 3.0 cm print on contact sheet 20.3 x 26.6 cm
Item No.
370-793
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of three boys, Morgan Ross, Matthew Owen and Jason Owen, playing on a gun in Confederation Park. This gun had movable parts, allowing park goers to operate it to some extent.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 12, 1988 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-793
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.6 x 3.0 cm print on contact sheet 20.3 x 26.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of three boys, Morgan Ross, Matthew Owen and Jason Owen, playing on a gun in Confederation Park. This gun had movable parts, allowing park goers to operate it to some extent.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Parks
Armament - Munitions
Names
Owen, Jason
Owen, Matthew
Ross, Morgan
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Copied from col. photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Confederation Park
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - 250 Willingdon Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail

Opening of Confederation park playground

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38658
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1927
Collection/Fonds
North Burnaby Board of Trade fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18.7 x 23 cm
Item No.
476-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a crowd gathered in front of a wooden Gazebo at Confederation park. An unidentified man is seen standing on the step of the structure, addressing the group. A few houses on Capitol Hill are visible in the background. A note on the back of the photograph indicates that it was taken dur…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1927
Collection/Fonds
North Burnaby Board of Trade fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
476-001
Accession Number
BHS2005-8
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18.7 x 23 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a crowd gathered in front of a wooden Gazebo at Confederation park. An unidentified man is seen standing on the step of the structure, addressing the group. A few houses on Capitol Hill are visible in the background. A note on the back of the photograph indicates that it was taken during the opening of the Confederation Park playground in 1927.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Parks
Persons - Crowds
Buildings - Recreational - Gazebos
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying the photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Confederation Park
Burnaby - 250 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail

Confederation Park playground

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38667
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1927
Collection/Fonds
North Burnaby Board of Trade fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 23.5 cm
Item No.
476-010
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the opening of the Confederation Park playground. A group of children and adults can be seen gathered around and using the swings and slides and other playground equipment. A number of homes on Capitol Hill can be seen in the backgound. Confederation Park opened on June 25, 1927.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1927
Collection/Fonds
North Burnaby Board of Trade fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
476-010
Accession Number
BHS2005-8
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 23.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the opening of the Confederation Park playground. A group of children and adults can be seen gathered around and using the swings and slides and other playground equipment. A number of homes on Capitol Hill can be seen in the backgound. Confederation Park opened on June 25, 1927.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Parks
Geographic Features - Playgrounds
Persons - Crowds
Events - Openings
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Confederation Park
Burnaby - 250 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Images
Less detail

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