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Dinner for Miss Creeden
[British Columbia, Canada]: BC Hydro , 1947. (DVD) 388.46 BCH
Burnaby Village Museum
Burnaby Village Museum
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388.46 BCH
British Columbia Electric Company
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[British Columbia, Canada]
BC Hydro
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1 videodisc (36 min.) : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects LoC
Bridge River Hydroelectric Development
British Columbia Electric Company
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
British Columbia Electric Railway Company -- History
Natural gas industry
Streetcars -- British Columbia -- Vancouver
Trolley Cars -- British Columbia -- Lower Mainland
Vancouver (B.C.) -- Streets
World War, 1914-1918 -- Mobilization
World War, 1939-1945--Mobilization
Geographic Access
Bridge River (B.C.)
Fraser Valley district (B.C.)
British Columbia - Buntzen Lake
Vancouver (B.C.)
Vancouver Island (B.C.)
Lower Mainland Region (B.C.)
Alouette Lake (B.C.)
Ruskin (B.C.)
Stave Falls (B.C.)
Goldstream (B.C.)
British Columbia - Victoria
Summary: Industrial film. A film about the growth of B.C. Electric from 1906 to 1946, built around the story of stenographer Flossie Creeden, the first female office employee of the company. Footage includes: Goldstream power plant; Vancouver natural gas facilities; BC Electric Railway lines in Fraser Valley; Stave Falls generator plant; Alouette Lake and Ruskin plants; 1939 royal visit; BCE employee's newsletter; A.E. Grauer family at home; office scenes; plans & construction at Bridge River project; BCE employee's service in World Wars I & II; BCE streetcar and trolley bus services
Credit notes: producer: Lew M. Parry; director: Lew M. Parry; photography: John Young; script: Cecil Maiden; sound: S.G. Wilson; narrator: A.E. Grauer; sponsored/presented by: British Columbia Electric Company; producing agency/company: Trans-Canada Films Ltd.
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Burnaby Village Museum
History of Burnaby
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being. Its trustees were J. Bouitbee, H. F. Keefer, R. Balfour, Jonathan Miller and Ben Springer. Its lights were first turned on on August 6, 1887. On February 22, 1888, the first newspaper to be printed by electricity in the Dominion of Canada was turned out. It was the “Vancouver News-Advertiser
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