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Film of Ken Yip discussing his family farm in the Big Bend area

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
October 6 2017
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Physical Description
1 m4v video ; 14:57 min in length
Storage Location
Digital Only
Scope and Content
Ken Yip discusses what life was like growing up on his family farm in the Big Bend area, on Bryne Road in Burnaby.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
October 6 2017
Other Title Information
title based on content of film
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Accession Code
BV018.6.2
Storage Location
Digital Only
Physical Description
1 m4v video ; 14:57 min in length
Formats
m4v
Media Type
Moving Images
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Ken Yip discusses what life was like growing up on his family farm in the Big Bend area, on Bryne Road in Burnaby.
History/Biography
Film of Ken Yip discussing his family farm in the Big Bend area of Burnaby during a presentation as part of the "Chinese Canadian Stories" Lecture. This lecture was part of the Burnaby Neighbourhood History Series on October 4, 2017 at the Metrotown branch of the Burnaby Public Library.
Planning Study Area
Big Bend Area
Video Tracks
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Film of Julie Lee discussing her family farm in the Big Bend area

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
October 6 2017
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Physical Description
1 m4v video ; 13:59 min in length
Storage Location
Digital Only
Scope and Content
Julie Lee discusses what life was like growing up on her family farm in the Douglas-Gilpin area, at the corner of Still Creek and Douglas Road in Burnaby.
  1 Video  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
October 6 2017
Other Title Information
title based on content of film
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Accession Code
BV018.6.1
Storage Location
Digital Only
Physical Description
1 m4v video ; 13:59 min in length
Formats
m4v
Media Type
Moving Images
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Julie Lee discusses what life was like growing up on her family farm in the Douglas-Gilpin area, at the corner of Still Creek and Douglas Road in Burnaby.
History/Biography
Film of Julie Lee discussing her family farm in the Big Bend area of Burnaby during a presentation as part of the "Chinese Canadian Stories" Lecture. This lecture was part of the Burnaby Neighbourhood History Series on October 4, 2017 at the Metrotown branch of the Burnaby Public Library. Julie Lee is the daughter of Suey Ying Jung (Laura) and Chan Puy Yuen (Henry). The couple were married at Fraser Mills in October, 1942. The family owned a farm on Douglas Road near Still Creek in the early 1900s. Their farm was located in front of the Douglas Road interurban tram station.
Subjects
Agriculture - Farms
Names
Lee, Julie
Jung, Ying
Yuen, Puy
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Video Tracks
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1992
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 videocassette (8 min., 5 sec.) : VHS, 29 fps, col., sd., stereo
Scope and Content
Michael J. Fox narrates an appeal for community financial support for a new Burnaby Arts Centre, a legacy project for Burnaby’s Centennial year. He describes the Centre’s origin, shows the current Centre with its programs and activities, and mentions the organizations which use it. A model of the p…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1992
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV005.8.3
Physical Description
1 videocassette (8 min., 5 sec.) : VHS, 29 fps, col., sd., stereo
Material Details
"Give Art a Home" "Burnaby Arts Centre" "Capital Campaign" "7 Minutes"; with case
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Michael J. Fox narrates an appeal for community financial support for a new Burnaby Arts Centre, a legacy project for Burnaby’s Centennial year. He describes the Centre’s origin, shows the current Centre with its programs and activities, and mentions the organizations which use it. A model of the proposed extension and its planned activities are shown in 3D animation, with facts and figures. Members of the local business community show their corporate support and the public is invited to contribute by way of a campaign called “Put your name on Burnaby’s Birthday Present!”.
Notes
Transcribed title
Contact Burnaby Village Museum to view film content. Reproductions are restricted by copyright holder.
Names
Burnaby Arts Centre Capital Campaign
The Burnaby Arts Centre
The Burnaby Arts Centre Capital Campaign Committee
Responsibility
Copyright 1992 Burnaby Arts Centre Capital Campaign Committee
Geographic Access
Burnaby
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B.C. Transit Centennial: Chilliwack and Fraser Valley Way Points

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1950 and 1990]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 videocassette (2 hr., 3 min., 4 sec.) : VHS, 29 fps, col., sd., stereo
Scope and Content
Historical film footage of Lower Mainland trams on their various routes as well as an excursion train. Film footage is part of the B.C. Transit Centennial and includes a voice over commentary by Frank Horn and Vic Sharman. Frank worked as a motorman on the BC Electric Railway. The trams are shown t…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1950 and 1990]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV012.37.12
Physical Description
1 videocassette (2 hr., 3 min., 4 sec.) : VHS, 29 fps, col., sd., stereo
Material Details
VHS video tape in slip case "1950 / BCE Rail Archives / Burn. Lake / Central Park / Oak-Marploe / Skagit / Tourist Ride Chilliwack" hand written on label.
"Railway Pictures Inc." "Chilliwack and Fraser Valley Way Points"- Directed and Produced by Ken Hodgson
Colourist: Al
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Historical film footage of Lower Mainland trams on their various routes as well as an excursion train. Film footage is part of the B.C. Transit Centennial and includes a voice over commentary by Frank Horn and Vic Sharman. Frank worked as a motorman on the BC Electric Railway. The trams are shown travelling through Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey, North Delta, Langley, Abbotsford, and Chilliwack. The excursion train was filmed in Washington State, U.S.A. The narrators give commentary, describing the routes, landmarks of the past and present, the various kinds of trams and buses seen, drivers’ protocols, and historical information. Summary: 0:00 – 16:18: Title card reads "Gastown Post & Transfer" "BC Transit / Transit Centennial" "Burnaby Lake". Footage of a Burnaby Lake Line tram from the Carrall Street depot in Vancouver to the Sapperton terminus, New Westminster. 16:18 – 30:20: Title card reads "Gastown Post & Transfer" "BC Transit / Transit Centennial" "Central Park". Footage of a Central Park Line tram from the New Westminster depot to the Carrall Street depot. 30:20 - 40:53: Title card reads "Gastown Post & Transfer" "BC Transit / Transit Centennial" "Oak St. Line". Footage of an Oak St. Line tram from Victory Square to the Marpole terminus. 40:53 – 49:41:Title card reads "Gastown Post & Transfer" "BC Transit / Transit Centennial" "Fairview Belt Line 1". Although the title card reads “Fairview Belt Line 1”, this is an observation car from the intersection of Cambie and Hastings Streets to the Dunbar terminus and back to Victory Square by way of Granville Street. 49:41 – 57:34: Title card reads "Gastown Post & Transfer" "Skagit River Railway". Footage of Skagit River Railway, Washington, U.S.A., from Newhalem to the Diablo Dam powerhouse and lift, then to the boat which crossed the lake to Ross Dam 57:34 – 1:12:54: the title card reads “Observation Car Trip” but this is a Fairview Belt Line tram on the outer line run, from Broadway and Main on a complete loop through downtown. 1:12:54 – 1:15:49: Title reads: "Railway Pictures Inc." "Chilliwack and Fraser Valley Way Points" with voice over by Frank Horn and Vic Sharman, directed and produced by Ken Hodgson. Opens with Vic Sharman, his wife and family at Liverpool Old Station (Scott Road) preparing for the last trip on the Chilliwack Line October, 1950. The last Fraser Valley Line tram from Vancouver meets the last tram from Chilliwack in Langley for the last-day-of-service ceremony, October 1, 1950 1:15:49 – 1:56:10: Footage of a Fraser Valley line tram from the Carrall Street depot, leaving in sections which meet at the New Westminster depot and continue on together to Chilliwack Depot, then return to New Westminster. 1:56:10 – 2:03:04: Footage of decommissioning of the system: removal of the tram power lines, scrapping and burning of tram cars at the Kitsilano yard.
History/Biography
Film footage shot in 1950 and voice-over recorded in 1990. The end-of-service ceremony film is dated October 1, 1950.
Notes
Title based on contents of film
Other organizations participated in the filming of the footage: B.C. Transit and Gastown Post & Transfer.
Film is narrated by Frank Horn and Vic Sharman
Contact Burnaby Village Museum to view film content. Reproductions are restricted.
Creator
Railway Pictures
Subjects
Transportation - Electric Railroads
Transportation - Rail
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Co Limited
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1912 Parker Carousel Restoration 1991 to 1994

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1991 and 1994]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (1 hr., 9 min., 44 sec.) : digital, 29 fps, col., sd., stereo
Storage Location
Digital collection
Scope and Content
Item consists of unedited film footage titled “1912 Parker Carousel / Restoration / 1991 to 1994". Film footage documents various stages of restoration of the carousel including, the carousel horses, the "Dog House" and Wurlitzer. There is some narration by the camera person but sound quality is po…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1991 and 1994]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV020.12.1
Storage Location
Digital collection
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (1 hr., 9 min., 44 sec.) : digital, 29 fps, col., sd., stereo
Material Details
Segments are marked by date
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Item consists of unedited film footage titled “1912 Parker Carousel / Restoration / 1991 to 1994". Film footage documents various stages of restoration of the carousel including, the carousel horses, the "Dog House" and Wurlitzer. There is some narration by the camera person but sound quality is poor and segments contain ambient noise. The footage is divided into segments marked by dates, visible in the bottom right corner. Dates range between April 1991 and March 1993. Some of this unedited footage could have been used for the Burnaby Village Museum film "Labour of Love - The Saving of Number 119" (see BV020.4.28). 00:00 - 03:23: Apr. 20, 1991 : Volunteers and staff working on the restoration of carousel horses in the Texaco warehouse. They are busy scraping away old paint. Various horses are suspended on frames while some are laid on their sides on work benches. 03:24 - 06:15: Nov. 2 1991 : Volunteers and staff working on scraping and sanding away old layers of paint on carousel horses in the Texaco warehouse. Some horses are getting repairs. A little narrative coming from camera operator but mostly ambient sound. Pieces of the "Dog House" are also visible. 06:16 - 08:20 : Dec. 28 1991 : Horses are in various stages of restoration and repair inside the Texaco warehouse. 08:21 - 09:40 : Dec. 28, 1991 : Volunteers are gathered in a lunch room taking a break. Views of carousel horses in another room of the warehouse which have been applied with a sealer. The Worlitzer is also visible during a stage of restoration. Camera pans outside the Texaco warehouse located at the base of Burnaby Mountain on Burrard Inlet. 09:42 - 11:03 : Mar. 31 1992 : Some horses have been sealed with a clear coating and others have been applied with a white undercoat primer. 11:04 - 17:36 : Apr. 11 1992 : Horses with primer undercoat, views of the Wurlitzer under restoration as well as panels of the "Dog House" 17:37 - 18:18 : May 30, 1992 : Wurlitzer and painted horses 18:19 - 21:53 : Jul. 25 1992 : Volunteers are working on painting carousel horses, various parts of carousel including the floor decks are also visible. 21:54 - 25:39 : Sept. 19 1992 : Volunteers are working on painting carousel horses and pieces of the "Dog House", mirrors are being inserted, decking is varnished. 25:40 - 30:39 : Oct. 10 1992 : Views of carousel horses with coats of primer, freshly painted horses, segments of the varnished deck, volunteers painting segments of the "Dog House" and finished horses. 30:41 - 41:30 : Nov. 14 1992 : Loading finished horses from warehouse into van to transport to museum. Photography shoot in warehouse of completed horses, mounting horses on poles at museum. Don Wrigley assisting. A view of the Carousel building at Burnaby Village Museum under construction. 41:32 - 47:27 : Nov. 20 1992 : Painted horses - details; parts of the carousel gears, poles etc 47:28 - 50:00 : Footage recorded from an exerpt from Red Robinson's Classic theatre where he narrates about the History and Saving of the Carousel. 50:02 - 1:03 : Mar. 15 1993 : Completed carousel inside the carousel building at Burnaby Village Museum, volunteers and staff are putting together the finishing touches for the opening day. Volunteers are gathering inside and seating themselves on horses around the carousel for the Volunteers Grand Opening. The carousel begins to move with some volunteers riding various horses while the Wurlitzer plays in the background. 1:04:10 - 1:09:44 : March 27 1993 - Carousel is officially opened. Includes interviews by curator Colin Stevens with Friends of Carousel president, Don Wrigley and Dave Zieffert, Restorator of the Wurlitzer and Gordie Ironside who helped work with the restoration. Gordie demonstrates how each carousel horse was built using a prototype that was built for educational purposes.
Notes
Transcribed title taken from film footage
Creator
Alex Matches
Subjects
Carousels
Names
Friends of the Carousel
Video Tracks
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