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Canadian Girls In Training

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.7 x 11.3 cm print
Item No.
315-427
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Canadian Girls In Training (CGIT) group. Identified: (front row, second from left) Grace Potter. Across the front row is a pennant with the CGIT logo and reading, "F.T.F."
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-427
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.7 x 11.3 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Canadian Girls In Training (CGIT) group. Identified: (front row, second from left) Grace Potter. Across the front row is a pennant with the CGIT logo and reading, "F.T.F."
Subjects
Organizations - Girls' Societies and Clubs
Clothing - Uniforms
Names
Canadian Girls in Training
Price, Grace Mabel Potter
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
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Interview with Betty Blair by Eric Damer October 17, 2012 - Track 4

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Betty (Warburton) (Atkinson) Blair's memories of events held at the Church, including her own wedding. She discusses her involvement with the church group Canadian Girls in Training. She also discusses her volunteer years at the Burnaby Hospital and her lif…
Date Range
1940-1959
Length
0:07:48
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Betty (Warburton) (Atkinson) Blair's memories of events held at the Church, including her own wedding. She discusses her involvement with the church group Canadian Girls in Training. She also discusses her volunteer years at the Burnaby Hospital and her life when her children were small.
Date Range
1940-1959
Photo Info
Graduating class at Burnaby South High School; Betty Warburton is third from the right in the front row, [1942 or 1943]. Item no. BV004.82.5.
Length
0:07:48
Name
Canadian Girls in Training
Subject
Persons - Volunteers
Interviewer
Damer, Eric
Interview Date
October 17, 2012
Scope and Content
Recording is an interview with Betty (Warburton) (Atkinson) Blair conducted by Burnaby Village Museum employee Eric Damer, October 17, 2012. Major theme discussed: life in Burnaby during the war years.
Biographical Notes
Betty Warburton (later Atkinson) (later Blair) was born in 1926 and grew up at three different locations on Frederick Avenue in Burnaby. She went to school in Burnaby; first at Kingsway West for two years, then Nelson Avenue and then Burnaby South High School where she completed senior matriculation. After graduation, Betty worked for a few years in Vancouver before marrying her first husband Don Atkinson and raising their children in Burnaby. Betty (Warburton) (Atkinson) Blair has participated in a range of activities from hiking and Girl Guides to volunteer arthritis care. By the nineteen-sixties she had began to learn pottery and take lessons at Mather House in Burnaby.
Total Tracks
6
Total Length
0:59:03
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Interviewee Name
Blair, Betty Warburton Atkinson
Interview Location
Burnaby Village Museum
Interviewer Bio
Eric Damer is a lifelong British Columbian born in Victoria, raised in Kamloops, and currently residing in Burnaby. After studying philosophy at the University of Victoria, he became interested in the educational forces that had shaped his own life. He completed master’s and doctoral degrees in educational studies at the University of British Columbia with a particular interest in the history of adult and higher education in the province. In 2012, Eric worked for the City of Burnaby as a field researcher and writer, conducting interviews for the City Archives and Museum Oral History Program.
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Item No.
MSS171-003_ Track_4
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track four of recording of interview with Betty Blair

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Chapter Nine: Kingsway West School Neighbourhood, McKay District p. 340

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
'W "5® fe 1^0 C.G.I.T. (CANADIAN GIRLS IN TRAINING) GRACE POTTER BOTTOM ROW 2nd FROM LEFT C. 1925 JUBILEE SR. BASKETBALL 1924 - 1925 TOP ROW L TO R: ED MANNING, BILL DANDY, VIC OSTEROUT, TED ________ BOTTOM ROW L TO R: WES WRIGHTSON, FRED ROBBINS, BILL PRICE, ART SCOTT, REVEREND
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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Interview with Janet White May 10, 2005 - Track 3

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
May 10 2005
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Oral History Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
mp3 recording
Scope and Content
Track 3: This portion of the recording pertains to household living arrangements, toys and games, and organized youth activities. Janet describes attending a new United Church, involvement in Canadian Girls in Training, Job’s Daughters, and Girl Guides.
  1 Audio  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
May 10 2005
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Oral History Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV017.45.1
Physical Description
mp3 recording
Material Details
Interviewer: Tom Gooden Interviewee: Janet White Full Recording Time: 31:34 Number of Tracks: 8
Media Type
Sound Recording
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Scope and Content
Track 3: This portion of the recording pertains to household living arrangements, toys and games, and organized youth activities. Janet describes attending a new United Church, involvement in Canadian Girls in Training, Job’s Daughters, and Girl Guides.
History/Biography
Recording of an interview with Janet White recording by Tom Gooden on May 10 2005. This recording was completed for an exhibit, Growing Up in Burnaby, for the Burnaby Village Museum. Major themes discussed are growing up in Burnaby in the 1950s.
Creator
Tom Gooden
Audio Tracks

Interview with Janet White May 10, 2005 - Track 3

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Evelyn Hardy Le Grove p. 297

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumlibrary6154-297
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
school; my older girls were in a group called the Explorers. From there, they graduated to a higher level called Canadian Girls in Training, a program started by the United church. CGIT still exists today. We would meet at a little two-room building on Clinton Street. Later, while the new church
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
school; my older girls were in a group called the Explorers. From there, they graduated to a higher level called Canadian Girls in Training, a program started by the United church. CGIT still exists today. We would meet at a little two-room building on Clinton Street. Later, while the new church
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part II: 1901-1910
and even by the Burnaby school board, which used it as the first high school class room in Vancouver Heights in 1921. The church made great strides under Rev. Frizzell and his wife, who founded a drama club which produced many fine plays and concerts. The Young People's Club, Canadian Girls in
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part II: 1901-1910
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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