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Staff using Council Chamber

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Archie Miller collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm print
Item No.
296-007
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of "STAFF USING COUNCIL CHAMBER" at the second Burnaby Municipal Hall.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Archie Miller collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
296-007
Accession Number
BHS992-36
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of "STAFF USING COUNCIL CHAMBER" at the second Burnaby Municipal Hall.
Photographer
Dibble, Bob
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - City Halls
Occupations - Civic Workers
Names
Burnaby City Hall
Notes
Title taken from caption given to photograph in original pamphlet
Photographs copies of originals used in "UNITE BURNABY" pamphlet which asked citizens to "VOTE YES" to the construction of a new Municipal Hall in Burnaby
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7282 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
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Over-crowded general office

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Archie Miller collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm print
Item No.
296-008
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the "OVER-CROWDED GENERAL OFFICE" inside the second Burnaby Municipal Hall.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Archie Miller collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
296-008
Accession Number
BHS992-36
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the "OVER-CROWDED GENERAL OFFICE" inside the second Burnaby Municipal Hall.
Photographer
Dibble, Bob
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - City Halls
Occupations - Civic Workers
Names
Burnaby City Hall
Notes
Title taken from caption given to photograph in original pamphlet
Photographs copies of originals used in "UNITE BURNABY" pamphlet which asked citizens to "VOTE YES" to the construction of a new Municipal Hall in Burnaby
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7282 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Archie Miller collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 12.5 cm print
Item No.
296-009
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of "BUILDING FATIGUE" inside the second Burnaby Municipal Hall.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Archie Miller collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
296-009
Accession Number
BHS992-36
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 12.5 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of "BUILDING FATIGUE" inside the second Burnaby Municipal Hall.
Photographer
Dibble, Bob
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - City Halls
Occupations - Civic Workers
Names
Burnaby City Hall
Notes
Title taken from caption given to photograph in original pamphlet
Photographs copies of originals used in "UNITE BURNABY" pamphlet which asked citizens to "VOTE YES" to the construction of a new Municipal Hall in Burnaby
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7282 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
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Interior of the Burnaby Municipal Hall

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36568
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Archie Miller collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm print
Item No.
296-011
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of secretaries working inside the second Burnaby Municipal Hall.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Archie Miller collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
296-011
Accession Number
BHS992-36
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of secretaries working inside the second Burnaby Municipal Hall.
Photographer
Dibble, Bob
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - City Halls
Occupations - Civic Workers
Names
Burnaby City Hall
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7282 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
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Plan filing room. Fire hazard???

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36570
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Archie Miller collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 12.5 cm print
Item No.
296-013
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the "PLAN FILING ROOM [believed to be a] FIRE HAZZARD [sic]???" inside the second Burnaby Municipal Hall.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Archie Miller collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
296-013
Accession Number
BHS992-36
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 12.5 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the "PLAN FILING ROOM [believed to be a] FIRE HAZZARD [sic]???" inside the second Burnaby Municipal Hall.
Photographer
Dibble, Bob
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - City Halls
Occupations - Civic Workers
Names
Burnaby City Hall
Notes
Title taken from caption given to photograph in original pamphlet
Photographs copies of originals used in "UNITE BURNABY" pamphlet which asked citizens to "VOTE YES" to the construction of a new Municipal Hall in Burnaby
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7282 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
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Lois and co-worker at Burnaby Municipal Hall

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1940]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 6.5 cm
Item No.
485-054
Storage Location
65-1
Scope and Content
Photograph of two young women standing at the bottom of the steps at the Burnaby Municipal Hall. The women are are holding hands. A note on the back of the photograph identifies Lois Shaw (nee Gilbert) on the left with a co-worker, both of whom were employed by the municipality of Burnaby.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1940]
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Shaw Family material
Description Level
Item
Item No.
485-054
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Storage Location
65-1
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 6.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of two young women standing at the bottom of the steps at the Burnaby Municipal Hall. The women are are holding hands. A note on the back of the photograph identifies Lois Shaw (nee Gilbert) on the left with a co-worker, both of whom were employed by the municipality of Burnaby.
Creator
John Shaw
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - City Halls
Occupations - Civic Workers
Names
Shaw, Lois E. Gilbert
Burnaby City Hall
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7282 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 27, 1970
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Item No.
485-068
Storage Location
65-1
Scope and Content
Photograph of John Shaw, Municipal Clerk, sitting in his office, looking out the window.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 27, 1970
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Civil Service records
Description Level
Item
Item No.
485-068
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Storage Location
65-1
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of John Shaw, Municipal Clerk, sitting in his office, looking out the window.
Creator
John Shaw
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - City Halls
Occupations - Civic Workers
Names
Shaw, John H. "Jack"
Burnaby City Hall
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Canada Way
Burnaby - 4949 Canada Way
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
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Over-crowded police quarters

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36567
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Archie Miller collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm print
Item No.
296-010
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the "OVER-CROWDED POLICE QUARTERS" inside the second Burnaby Municipal Hall.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Archie Miller collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
296-010
Accession Number
BHS992-36
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the "OVER-CROWDED POLICE QUARTERS" inside the second Burnaby Municipal Hall.
Photographer
Dibble, Bob
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - City Halls
Occupations - Civic Workers
Names
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Burnaby City Hall
Notes
Title taken from caption given to photograph in original pamphlet
Photographs copies of originals used in "UNITE BURNABY" pamphlet which asked citizens to "VOTE YES" to the construction of a new Municipal Hall in Burnaby
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7282 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
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Burnaby Council Members, 1960

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1960
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.1 x 25.3 cm
Item No.
103-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby Municipal Council and staff seated in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Hall, 4949 Canada Way. Councillors, anti-clockwise starting at upper left: Camille Mather, Malcolm J. Harper, John D. Drummond, Charles W. MacSorley, Donald H. Jamieson, Russell E. Hicks, James H. Edwa…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1960
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
103-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.1 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 Burnaby Municipal Council and staff seated in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Hall, 4949 Canada Way. Councillors, anti-clockwise starting at upper left: Camille Mather, Malcolm J. Harper, John D. Drummond, Charles W. MacSorley, Donald H. Jamieson, Russell E. Hicks, James H. Edwards, and Robert W. Prittie. Staff, seated at table at back, left to right: J.H. Shaw (Clerk), H.W. Balfour (Manager), and S.B. McCafferty (Treasurer). Reeve Alan H. Emmott is seated on the dias.
Photographer
LeBlanc, Don
Subjects
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Buildings - Civic - City Halls
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Occupations - Civic Workers
Occupations - City Clerks
Names
Balfour, H W
Drummond, John D "Doug"
Edwards, James H
Emmott, Alan H
Harper, Malcolm J
Hicks, Russell E
Jamieson, Donald H
MacSorley, Charles W.
Mather, Camille
McCafferty, S B "Bart"
Prittie, Robert W. "Bob"
Shaw, John H. "Jack"
Burnaby City Hall
Notes
Annotation at bottom of photograph reads, "Burnaby Council Members - 1960"
Stamp and annotation on back of photograph reads, "Croton Studio / Don Leblanc / Middlegate Shopping Centre, 406-7155 Kingsway, South Burnaby B.C. / Lakeview 2-2848 / File Number: 1114, Negative Number: 2"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Canada Way
Burnaby - 4949 Canada Way
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
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Burnaby Municipal Council

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1971
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17 cm
Item No.
485-077
Storage Location
65-1
Scope and Content
Photograph is an official photograph of the Burnaby Municipal Council members, in the Council Chambers. From left to right (clockwise) around the table are: Hugh Ladner, Warren Clark, Jim Dailly, William Blair, Anthony Parr (Municipal Planner), Ted Ward (Deputy Municipal Clerk), Mayor Bob Prittie …
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1971
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Civil Service records
Description Level
Item
Item No.
485-077
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Storage Location
65-1
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph is an official photograph of the Burnaby Municipal Council members, in the Council Chambers. From left to right (clockwise) around the table are: Hugh Ladner, Warren Clark, Jim Dailly, William Blair, Anthony Parr (Municipal Planner), Ted Ward (Deputy Municipal Clerk), Mayor Bob Prittie (at the back), John Shaw (Municipal Clerk), Mel Shelley (Municipal Manager), George H.F. McLean, Dave Mercier, Alan Emmott, and Doug Drummond.
Photographer
LeBlanc, Don
Creator
John Shaw
Subjects
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Buildings - Civic - City Halls
Occupations - Civic Workers
Names
Ladner, Hugh G.
Clark, Warren R.
Dailly, James
Blair, William A.
Parr, Anthony L.
Ward, Ted
Shaw, John H. "Jack"
Prittie, Robert W. "Bob"
Shelley, Melvin
McLean, George H.F.
Mercier, David M "Dave"
Emmott, Alan H
Drummond, John D "Doug"
Burnaby City Hall
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on verso reads: "1971 Council Corporation of Burnaby" and identifies the members of council
Photographer's stamp on verso
Photographer identifies photograph as no. 7143
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Canada Way
Burnaby - 4949 Canada Way
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
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Interview with Reidun Seim by Kathy Bossort January 13, 2016 - Track 1

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Reidun Seim talking about her father’s immigration to the USA in 1904 at age 16, his return to Norway and marrying Martine, her parents emigration from Norway to Vancouver in 1930, her father’s purchase of an acre of land on Curtis Street and building a two ro…
Date Range
1904-1940
Length
0:11:22
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Reidun Seim talking about her father’s immigration to the USA in 1904 at age 16, his return to Norway and marrying Martine, her parents emigration from Norway to Vancouver in 1930, her father’s purchase of an acre of land on Curtis Street and building a two room house for the family, Reidun’s birth in 1931, and the family’s move to Curtis Street in 1932. She talks about her childhood memories of playing on a big stump and cedar log in the yard.
Date Range
1904-1940
Length
0:11:22
Name
Seim, Sjur
Seim, Martine
Subject
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Land Clearing
Persons - Children
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 7300 Block Curtis Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Lochdale (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lochdale Area
Interviewer
Bossort, Kathy
Interview Date
January 13, 2016
Scope and Content
Recording is of an interview with Reidun Seim conducted by Kathy Bossort. Reidun Seim was one of 23 participants interviewed as part of the Community Heritage Commission’s Burnaby Mountain Oral History Project. The interview is mainly about Reidun Seim’s memories about her parent’s farm on Curtis Street, events in her childhood, and the people who lived in or visited her neighborhood. She takes us on a tour of her neighborhood in the 1940s, telling us stories about families who lived on Curtis Street on and east of 7300 block, including people who lived on Burnaby Mountain in the old Hastings Grove subdivision above the end of municipal water service at Philips Avenue. She describes changes to Curtis Street, particularly after it provided access to Simon Fraser University in 1965. She also talks about her teaching career, and about how she values the green space and conservation area on Burnaby Mountain.
Biographical Notes
Reidun Seim was born in 1931 in Vancouver B.C. to Sjur and Martine Seim. Sjur and Martine Seim emigrated to Canada from Norway in 1930, and after settling in Vancouver, moved to an acre of land and a new home at the base of Burnaby Mountain in 1932. Sjur attended UBC to learn about poultry farming and began his own chicken and egg business in 1935. The farm animals and large garden also contributed to the family’s livelihood and self-sufficiency. The Curtis Street neighborhood was a lively place and extended well up Curtis Street on the west slope of Burnaby Mountain, where Reidun would babysit for families. Reidun attended Sperling Avenue Elementary School (Gr. 1-8), Burnaby North High School, and Vancouver Normal School for teacher training in 1950-1951. She began teaching primary grades in Port Coquitlam at James Park School. Most of her career was spent in North Delta, teaching at Kennedy and Annieville schools from 1954-1958, appointed Primary Consultant (1958-1960) and Primary Supervisor (1960-1985), before retiring in 1986. Reidun lived at home with her parents on Curtis Street, commuting to Delta, and continues to live in the original farmhouse.
Total Tracks
14
Total Length
2:35:58
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Seim, Reidun
Interview Location
Burnaby City Hall in the Law Library
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.
MSS196-017_Track_1
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track one of interview with Reidun Seim

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