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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1970] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Item No.
549-026
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tony Fabian relaxing at a picnic table on his property.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1970] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
549-026
Accession Number
2012-30
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tony Fabian relaxing at a picnic table on his property.
Names
Fabian, Tony
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
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Sitting together on a felled tree

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto76907
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Item No.
549-027
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Scope and Content
Photograph of and unidentified man sitting on a large felled tree, with his arm around the legs of a young boy (also unidentified), standing next to him. A border collie is sitting next to them, facing away from the camera. These are the original owners of the lot at Harwick Street that was later b…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
549-027
Accession Number
2012-30
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of and unidentified man sitting on a large felled tree, with his arm around the legs of a young boy (also unidentified), standing next to him. A border collie is sitting next to them, facing away from the camera. These are the original owners of the lot at Harwick Street that was later bought by Tony Fabian.
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1932] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Item No.
549-028
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified woman sitting at a wooden bench, milking a Saanen goat. A young child (also unidentified) is beside her on the bench. These are the original owners of the lot at Hardwick Street that was later bought by Tony Fabian.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1932] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
549-028
Accession Number
2012-30
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified woman sitting at a wooden bench, milking a Saanen goat. A young child (also unidentified) is beside her on the bench. These are the original owners of the lot at Hardwick Street that was later bought by Tony Fabian.
Subjects
Animals - Goats
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1934] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Item No.
549-029
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified child standing next to a wheelbarrow, with a house in the background. These are the original owners of the lot at Hardwick Street that was later bought by Tony Fabian.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1934] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
549-029
Accession Number
2012-30
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified child standing next to a wheelbarrow, with a house in the background. These are the original owners of the lot at Hardwick Street that was later bought by Tony Fabian.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
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House on Harwick Street

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto76910
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Item No.
549-030
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tony Fabian's house on Harwick Street.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1958] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
549-030
Accession Number
2012-30
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tony Fabian's house on Harwick Street.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
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House on Hardwick Street

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto76911
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1959] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Item No.
549-031
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tony Fabian's house on Hardwick Street. An unidentified woman and a German shepherd dog are visible standing in the front yard.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1959] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
549-031
Accession Number
2012-30
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tony Fabian's house on Hardwick Street. An unidentified woman and a German shepherd dog are visible standing in the front yard.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1959] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Item No.
549-032
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Scope and Content
Photograph of a man using a team of horses to help him lay fertilizer on the yard at Tony Fabian's house on Hardwick Street.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1959] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
549-032
Accession Number
2012-30
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a man using a team of horses to help him lay fertilizer on the yard at Tony Fabian's house on Hardwick Street.
Subjects
Transportation - Horses
Agricultural Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1963] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Item No.
549-033
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tony and his daughter in their back garden at Hardwick Street.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1963] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
549-033
Accession Number
2012-30
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tony and his daughter in their back garden at Hardwick Street.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Gardens
Names
Fabian, Tony
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Item No.
549-034
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Fabian family's neighbour's Saanen goats washed for a dairy goat show at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
549-034
Accession Number
2012-30
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Fabian family's neighbour's Saanen goats washed for a dairy goat show at the Pacific National Exhibition.
Subjects
Animals - Goats
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1963] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Item No.
549-035
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tony Fabian using new gardening techniques to improve his garden at Hardwick Street.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1963] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
549-035
Accession Number
2012-30
Storage Location
Permanent drive
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tony Fabian using new gardening techniques to improve his garden at Hardwick Street.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Gardens
Agricultural Tools and Equipment
Names
Fabian, Tony
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail

Interview with Tony Fabian by Kathy Bossort October 29, 2015 - Track 2

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory597
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Tony Fabian’s memories of his moving to Hardwick Street in Burnaby in 1957; his views about early attitudes toward clearing the land in Burnaby and how people’s attitudes changed with regard to protecting the environment; and his description of the “golden ye…
Date Range
1956-1980
Length
0:15:48
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Tony Fabian’s memories of his moving to Hardwick Street in Burnaby in 1957; his views about early attitudes toward clearing the land in Burnaby and how people’s attitudes changed with regard to protecting the environment; and his description of the “golden years” for park creation and planning in the 1970s.
Date Range
1956-1980
Length
0:15:48
Name
Burnaby Parks and Recreation Commission
Shelley, Melvin
Barnet Park
Subject
Geographic Features - Parks
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Interviewer
Bossort, Kathy
Interview Date
October 29, 2015
Scope and Content
Recording is of an interview with Tony Fabian conducted by Kathy Bossort. Tony Fabian was one of 23 participants interviewed as part of the Community Heritage Commission’s Burnaby Mountain Oral History Project. The interview is mainly about Tony Fabian’s part in park creation and protection of natural areas in Burnaby, particularly as a member of the Park and Recreation Commission in the 1970s; his childhood and how that contributed to his land ethic; and the history of the uses made of and setting aside parkland on Burnaby Mountain.
Biographical Notes
Tony S. Fabian was born in 1934 in north Saskatchewan. At less than a year old Tony, along with his siblings, was removed from his family home and eventually placed with an immigrant farm family. As a child he worked on the farm and witnessed what he considered abusive treatment of the land and farm animals. When he was about 12 years old his adoptive family moved to the BC coast where he went on his own, working for a variety of farmers in Richmond and Delta. At 19 he contracted polio, quit farm work, and found work with the telephone company. In 1956 Tony married, and in 1957 he and his wife moved to a home on Hardwick Street in Burnaby where he still lives. Tony entered civic politics in the 1960s when he objected to development on Hardwick Park and became concerned about the destruction of Burnaby’s natural landscapes. He became a life long advocate for preserving natural areas and helped to create large parks in Burnaby on the foreshore of the Fraser River and on Burrard Inlet. He served as a member of the Parks and Recreation Commission 1970-1975, is a long time volunteer with the Burnaby Lake Park Association, and continues to stay current on local and regional environmental issues. In 2008 Tony was presented with the City of Burnaby Environment Award for Community Stewardship.
Total Tracks
7
Total Length
1:43:22
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Fabian, Tony S.
Interview Location
Tony Fabian's home in Burnaby
Interviewer Bio
Kathy Bossort is a retired archivist living in Ladner, BC. She worked at the Delta Museum and Archives after graduating from SLAIS (UBC) in 2001 with Masters degrees in library science and archival studies. Kathy grew up in Calgary, Alberta, and, prior to this career change, she lived in the West Kootenays, earning her living as a cook for BC tourist lodges and work camps. She continues to be interested in oral histories as a way to fill the gaps in the written record and bring richer meaning to history.
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Mountain Oral History Project series
Item No.
MSS196-007_Track_2
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track two of interview with Tony Fabian

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1929 (date of originals); digitally copied 2013
Collection/Fonds
Brainerd family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w copy print ; 11 x 7.5 cm
Item No.
551-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Brainerd family sitting on the front stoop of their house on Harwood Street (since renamed Hardwick Street) in Burnaby. Sitting on the steps are Lawrence and Violet Brainerd with their son Roy Brainerd between them. On either railing at the front of the steps are Roy's step-siblin…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1929 (date of originals); digitally copied 2013
Collection/Fonds
Brainerd family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
551-001
Accession Number
2013-06
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w copy print ; 11 x 7.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Brainerd family sitting on the front stoop of their house on Harwood Street (since renamed Hardwick Street) in Burnaby. Sitting on the steps are Lawrence and Violet Brainerd with their son Roy Brainerd between them. On either railing at the front of the steps are Roy's step-siblings; Ernest "Ernie" Moss and Vera Moss.
Names
Brainerd, Lawrence Roy
Brainerd, Violet Baker
Brainerd, Roy
Moss, Ernest Albert "Ernie"
Moss, Vera Alice
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black ink on border of photograph reads: 3026 Harwood St. Burnaby / Lawrence + Violet Brainerd / with Roy 1929 / Ernest "Ernie" Moss Vera Moss"
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "1929 / Brainerd family home / 3026 Harwood St / Burnaby"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Harwood Street
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
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Interview with Tony Fabian by Kathy Bossort October 29, 2015 - Track 3

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory598
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Tony Fabian’s story about his first involvement in civic politics when he questioned the cutting in half of Hardwick Park and his learning about the legal status of park dedications. He talks about the value of understanding the geographic history and natural …
Date Range
1960-1990
Length
0:12:29
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Tony Fabian’s story about his first involvement in civic politics when he questioned the cutting in half of Hardwick Park and his learning about the legal status of park dedications. He talks about the value of understanding the geographic history and natural processes of Burnaby landscapes.
Date Range
1960-1990
Length
0:12:29
Name
Hardwick Park
Subject
Geographic Features - Parks
Planning
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Burnaby - Burnaby Mountain
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Interviewer
Bossort, Kathy
Interview Date
October 29, 2015
Scope and Content
Recording is of an interview with Tony Fabian conducted by Kathy Bossort. Tony Fabian was one of 23 participants interviewed as part of the Community Heritage Commission’s Burnaby Mountain Oral History Project. The interview is mainly about Tony Fabian’s part in park creation and protection of natural areas in Burnaby, particularly as a member of the Park and Recreation Commission in the 1970s; his childhood and how that contributed to his land ethic; and the history of the uses made of and setting aside parkland on Burnaby Mountain.
Biographical Notes
Tony S. Fabian was born in 1934 in north Saskatchewan. At less than a year old Tony, along with his siblings, was removed from his family home and eventually placed with an immigrant farm family. As a child he worked on the farm and witnessed what he considered abusive treatment of the land and farm animals. When he was about 12 years old his adoptive family moved to the BC coast where he went on his own, working for a variety of farmers in Richmond and Delta. At 19 he contracted polio, quit farm work, and found work with the telephone company. In 1956 Tony married, and in 1957 he and his wife moved to a home on Hardwick Street in Burnaby where he still lives. Tony entered civic politics in the 1960s when he objected to development on Hardwick Park and became concerned about the destruction of Burnaby’s natural landscapes. He became a life long advocate for preserving natural areas and helped to create large parks in Burnaby on the foreshore of the Fraser River and on Burrard Inlet. He served as a member of the Parks and Recreation Commission 1970-1975, is a long time volunteer with the Burnaby Lake Park Association, and continues to stay current on local and regional environmental issues. In 2008 Tony was presented with the City of Burnaby Environment Award for Community Stewardship.
Total Tracks
7
Total Length
1:43:22
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Fabian, Tony S.
Interview Location
Tony Fabian's home in Burnaby
Interviewer Bio
Kathy Bossort is a retired archivist living in Ladner, BC. She worked at the Delta Museum and Archives after graduating from SLAIS (UBC) in 2001 with Masters degrees in library science and archival studies. Kathy grew up in Calgary, Alberta, and, prior to this career change, she lived in the West Kootenays, earning her living as a cook for BC tourist lodges and work camps. She continues to be interested in oral histories as a way to fill the gaps in the written record and bring richer meaning to history.
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Mountain Oral History Project series
Item No.
MSS196-007_Track_3
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track three of interview with Tony Fabian

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