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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 8.9 x 13.9 cm
Item No.
199-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the Blue Haven Motel, 7026 Kingsway. The description printed on the back of the postcard reads, "Blue Haven Motel / 7026 Kingsway, South Burnaby, B.C., Canada / Mrgs.: Mr. and Mrs. A. Pearson / 22 Units - 4 Stars - AAA - ACRA / T.V. Equipped / Telephone LA 1-9942." The bui…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
199-001
Accession Number
BHS987-10
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 8.9 x 13.9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the Blue Haven Motel, 7026 Kingsway. The description printed on the back of the postcard reads, "Blue Haven Motel / 7026 Kingsway, South Burnaby, B.C., Canada / Mrgs.: Mr. and Mrs. A. Pearson / 22 Units - 4 Stars - AAA - ACRA / T.V. Equipped / Telephone LA 1-9942." The building on the left side of the photograph has "Office" written on the door. Cars and motel units are seen at the right.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Names
Blue Haven Motel
Responsibility
Printed on back of postcard: "Traveltime product. Made in Vancouver, Canada, by Grant-Mann Lithographers, Ltd."
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7026 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 illustration : col. postcard ; 8.8 x 13.9 cm
Item No.
200-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Illustration on a postcard of the Caravan Motor Court, 3605 Kingsway (later renumbered 4875 Kingsway). The description printed on the back of the postcard reads: "Cable Address: Motel-Vancouver, Canada / The Utmost in Comfort / Tiled bathrooms. Twin beds. Electric kitchenettes. Closed garages. Rad…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
200-001
Accession Number
BHS987-10
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 illustration : col. postcard ; 8.8 x 13.9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Illustration on a postcard of the Caravan Motor Court, 3605 Kingsway (later renumbered 4875 Kingsway). The description printed on the back of the postcard reads: "Cable Address: Motel-Vancouver, Canada / The Utmost in Comfort / Tiled bathrooms. Twin beds. Electric kitchenettes. Closed garages. Radiant heat. Maid service. Laundrette. / Telephone: DEexter 1138." Written on the back of the postcard is: "Dear Jessie - Arrived here about four this afternoon and so far like what we have seen. Had a delicious fillet dinner at a fine restaurant and tomorrow are going to some of the beautiful places around Vancouver. Expect to go to Victoria Wednesday and stay at least a week - maybe two - depends on how we like it. How are your children? Are they home? Remember us to them. Love, Edith." The postcard is dated "7-24-49," postmarked Vancouver, July 26, 5 PM, 1949, and mailed with three one cent stamps to Mrs. Arthur Klein in Los Angeles, California.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Names
Caravan Motor Court
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4875 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1953]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 8.7 x 13.1 cm
Item No.
410-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard advertising the Hotel Burnaby at 1385 Kingsway (old street numbering). A caption on the reverse of the postcard reads: Hotel Burnaby / :Located between new Simpsons-Sears and new Woodwards shopping centres / You will remember Hotel Burnaby for the REST of your life."
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1953]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
410-001
Accession Number
BHS2000-11
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 8.7 x 13.1 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard advertising the Hotel Burnaby at 1385 Kingsway (old street numbering). A caption on the reverse of the postcard reads: Hotel Burnaby / :Located between new Simpsons-Sears and new Woodwards shopping centres / You will remember Hotel Burnaby for the REST of your life."
Subjects
Advertising Medium
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Names
Hotel Burnaby Limited
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 7600 Block Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1955]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 9 x 14 cm
Item No.
474-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of Burnaby Hotel located at 1385 Kingsway (old street numbering system). Printed at the bottom of the postcard is the following: Hotel Burnaby Ltd. / 1385 Kingsway at 14th Avenue / Burnaby 3, New Westminster, B.C., Telephone LA 1-8891. On the reverse is written: "Hotel Burna…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1955]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
474-001
Accession Number
BHS2005-6
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 9 x 14 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of Burnaby Hotel located at 1385 Kingsway (old street numbering system). Printed at the bottom of the postcard is the following: Hotel Burnaby Ltd. / 1385 Kingsway at 14th Avenue / Burnaby 3, New Westminster, B.C., Telephone LA 1-8891. On the reverse is written: "Hotel Burnaby: Located between new Simpson-Sears and new Woodwards shopping centres. You will remember Hotel Burnaby for the rest of your life."
Photographer
Grant-Mann Lithographers Limited
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Advertising Medium
Names
Hotel Burnaby Limited
Notes
Title based on caption of postcard
Made by Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd. "Colour Card" Division, Vancouver British Columbia
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 7600 Block Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Images
Less detail

Crowd at Edmonds and Kingsway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35939
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Item No.
204-799
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of a crowd gathered near a tram car at Edmonds and Kingsway during Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught's visit to Burnaby. A Union Jack is hanging from one of the windows of the triangular Edmonds Block, which is visible in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor G…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-799
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of a crowd gathered near a tram car at Edmonds and Kingsway during Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught's visit to Burnaby. A Union Jack is hanging from one of the windows of the triangular Edmonds Block, which is visible in the background. The Duke of Connaught was Governor General of Canada at this time.
Subjects
Persons - Crowds
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Events - Royal Visits
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Events - Visits of State
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Item No.
204-800
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the welcome arch erected at Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. A large crowd is milling around the decorated arch which reads, "Burnaby Welcomes You." Prince Arthur was Governor General of Canada at this time.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1912
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-800
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the welcome arch erected at Edmonds and Kingsway to welcome Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught during his visit to Burnaby. A large crowd is milling around the decorated arch which reads, "Burnaby Welcomes You." Prince Arthur was Governor General of Canada at this time.
Subjects
Persons - Crowds
Events - Royal Visits
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Events - Visits of State
Symbols - Flags
Structures - Arches
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Richmond Park Area
Images
Less detail

Haida Grill at the Astor Hotel

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37173
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1955 and 1959]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 8 x 13 cm
Item No.
327-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Haida Grill at the Astor Hotel, which was known as being Burnaby's million dollar, ultra-modern hotel.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1955 and 1959]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
327-001
Accession Number
BHS996-13
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. postcard ; 8 x 13 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Haida Grill at the Astor Hotel, which was known as being Burnaby's million dollar, ultra-modern hotel.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Names
Astor Hotel
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Caption on recto of postcard reads: "ASTOR HOTEL . 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."
Caption on verso of postcard reads: "THE HAIDA GRILL/ The delightful setting and excellent cuisine makes the Haida Grill a must for dining pleasure. A Photograph [sic] showing the Haida Grill with its table side service."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4561 Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
Less detail

Central Park Auto Tourist Grounds, Vancouver Canada

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38512
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1923]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 9 x 14 cm
Item No.
449-007
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the Central Park auto tourist grounds. Two unidentified men can be seen standing in front of a car which is parked next to the campground building. In the background, a clothesline has been strung holding towels and blankets.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1923]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
449-007
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia postcard ; 9 x 14 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the Central Park auto tourist grounds. Two unidentified men can be seen standing in front of a car which is parked next to the campground building. In the background, a clothesline has been strung holding towels and blankets.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Geographic Features - Parks
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Recreational Activities - Camping
Notes
Title based on caption
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
Burnaby - Imperial Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1911]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 8.5 x 14 cm
Item No.
449-010
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the Royal Oak Hotel at Kingsway and Royal Oak (3501 Kingsway, old street numbering). Three men (who have been identified by a note on the back of the card as Andrew Johnson, T.C. Hicks and W. Hicks) can be seen standing at the front steps of the hotel while a Burnaby Police…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1911]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
449-010
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 8.5 x 14 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of the Royal Oak Hotel at Kingsway and Royal Oak (3501 Kingsway, old street numbering). Three men (who have been identified by a note on the back of the card as Andrew Johnson, T.C. Hicks and W. Hicks) can be seen standing at the front steps of the hotel while a Burnaby Police officer is seated on his horse in the driveway.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Animals - Horses
Public Services - Policing
Names
Johnson, Andrew
Hicks, T.C.
Hicks, W.
Royal Oak Hotel
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph.
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Royal Oak Avenue
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV997.44.9
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; row of single-storey white bungalows and drive, office at right front, small neon sign on white wagon wheel in window; large yellow vertical sign at left, black "DeVall's" at top, then "MOTEL" down sign; street address number on lower support; white sign …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV997.44.9
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; row of single-storey white bungalows and drive, office at right front, small neon sign on white wagon wheel in window; large yellow vertical sign at left, black "DeVall's" at top, then "MOTEL" down sign; street address number on lower support; white sign with dark letters arranged as "LARGE ROOMS" "TUB SHWS TV"; smaller CAA and AAA sign at right; taken from across street; on reverse in navy, "OPEN ALL YEAR / PHONE 433-0033" "DeVALL'S MOTEL" "4361 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA" "Steam heated..."; CAA and AAA logos at upper left; up centre, "A Traveltime PRODUCT, MADE IN VANCOUVER, CANADA, BY GRANT-MANN LITHOGRAPHERS LTD."; maple leaf logo at top with "MADE IN CANADA"; at bottom, "C-1294"; at upper right, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS", outline of rectangle for stamp; unused; very slight wear on corners, fraying at right side; the motel was previously known as DeVall's Auto Villas, this image taken from almost the same location as BV002.50.1, but many years later as there have been changes to the buildings, a new sign, and a new building next door
Maker
Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
DeVall's Motel C-1294
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV001.1.163
Description
Postcard: pale green card, horizontal; large green pennant at upper left with white "VICTORIA"; coloured image of photo postcard of building at lower right, black "EMPRESS HOTEL" at bottom, "102916" and logo; B.C. crest to left below pennant, in colour, "BRITISH COLUMBIA" on riband below; in lower …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV001.1.163
Description
Postcard: pale green card, horizontal; large green pennant at upper left with white "VICTORIA"; coloured image of photo postcard of building at lower right, black "EMPRESS HOTEL" at bottom, "102916" and logo; B.C. crest to left below pennant, in colour, "BRITISH COLUMBIA" on riband below; in lower left corner is green moose head, "L. O. O. M."; at upper right is "CONVENTION 1923"; white border set slightly in from edge of card; on reverse in grey is "POST CARD" with image of two globes, "V. & SONS" "FAMOUS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD"; line down centre; up left side, "The Valentine & Sons Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto" "Printed in Great Britain"; at upper left, "Correspondence"; at right of line, "Address here"; outline of rectangle at upper right, "4" "BRITISH MANUFACTURE"; unused; some spots, darkening at upper edge
Colour
green
Maker
The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd.
Title
Victoria L.O.O.M. Convention 1923
Publication Date
1923.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.3.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; hotel; white bar across bottom with black-shaded white "HOTEL BURNABY LTD.", black "1385 KINGSWAY AT 14th AVENUE" "BURNABY 3, NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C." "TELEPHONE LA 1-8891"; '1385' crossed out, '7610' written above in pen; shows two-storey building with woo…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.3.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; hotel; white bar across bottom with black-shaded white "HOTEL BURNABY LTD.", black "1385 KINGSWAY AT 14th AVENUE" "BURNABY 3, NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C." "TELEPHONE LA 1-8891"; '1385' crossed out, '7610' written above in pen; shows two-storey building with wood trim, white plaster; totem-pole shaped neon sign, vertical "HOTEL" on black ground, "VACANCY" and "PARKING" below; "DINER" on blue awning of nearest part of building, single-storey; black "DINING ROOM" on white sign on side of higher building, red "Coca-Cola" bottlecap sign either side; New Westminster Hog Fuel? building visible in background; on reverse in blue, "HOTEL BURNABY" "Located between new Simpson-Sears and new Woodwards shopping centres. You will remember HOTEL BURNABY for the REST of your life."; up centre, "MADE IN CANADA BY GRANT-MANN LITHOGRAPHERS LTD. "COLOR CARD" DIVISION, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA."; at bottom, "C-50"; at top, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS"; outline of rectangle at upper right, "STAMP"; c. late 1950s; unused; pencilled "1-" at top; lightly soiled; corners worn
Maker
Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Hotel Burnaby Ltd. C-50
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.2
Description
Postcard: black and white photo, glossy; horizontal; hotel; white bar across bottom with black "HOTEL BURNABY" "1385 KINGSWAY, N.W., B.C." "ON HIGHWAY NUMBER 99" "TELEPHONE N.W. 4375"; '4375' crossed out and 'LA 18891" written beside it in blue pen; hotel is two-storey building, white with brick a…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.2
Description
Postcard: black and white photo, glossy; horizontal; hotel; white bar across bottom with black "HOTEL BURNABY" "1385 KINGSWAY, N.W., B.C." "ON HIGHWAY NUMBER 99" "TELEPHONE N.W. 4375"; '4375' crossed out and 'LA 18891" written beside it in blue pen; hotel is two-storey building, white with brick and wood accents; parking? below; screen wall at nearest part is full height of building; totem-pole shaped neon sign has vertical "HOTEL", horizontal "Burnaby", and at bottom, "VACANCY", "OFFICE", arrow; on reverse in black "HOTEL BURNABY:" "LOCATED BETWEEN NEW SIMPSONS-SEARS AND NEW WOODWARDS... YOU WILL REMEMBER HOTEL BURNABY FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE."; "REST" is in bold type; line down centre; at bottom left, "PRINTED IN CANADA BY PLOWRIGHT PTG."; at upper right, "POST CARD" and outline of rectangle with "PLACE STAMP HERE"; c. late 1950s; unused; pencilled "4-" at top; lightly soiled
Colour
black and white
Maker
Plowright Printing
Country Made
Canada
Title
Hotel Burnaby
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.3
Description
Postcard: colour rendering, glossy; horizontal; lot with motel buildings and landscaping; aerial view; lot is white, background is beige; grey border at top has blue "CARAVAN MOTOR COURT" "VANCOUVER CANADA"; Diner's Club shield logo at left "Member CONGRESS...", AAA logo at right; "Kingsway at Nels…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.3
Description
Postcard: colour rendering, glossy; horizontal; lot with motel buildings and landscaping; aerial view; lot is white, background is beige; grey border at top has blue "CARAVAN MOTOR COURT" "VANCOUVER CANADA"; Diner's Club shield logo at left "Member CONGRESS...", AAA logo at right; "Kingsway at Nelson Avenue . South Burnaby, B.C. . Phone: "HEmlock 3-8288" "Center Miracle Mile Shopping Area"; on reverse in black, "CARAVAN MOTOR COURT" ""One of Canada's Best Motor Hotels..." "Printed in the U.S.A."; Diner's Club logo at left, maple leaf with "CMHA" at right; up centre, "PRINTED BY JAMES J. GILLICK & CO., BERKELEY, CALIF."; at top right, ""Spectra-Color" "POSTCARD"; at upper right corner, "STAMP HERE"; two grey spots, slight darkening at edges and wear on corners; unused
Maker
James J. Gillick & Co.
Country Made
United States of America
Province Made
California
Site/City Made
Berkeley
Title
Caravan Motor Court
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.4
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby interior; shows reception area, stairs, lobby with television, lighted events board; inset photo at lower left, bordered with white line at top and right, shows dining room interior, chef at stainless steel serving station; on reverse in black, "ASTOR…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.4
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby interior; shows reception area, stairs, lobby with television, lighted events board; inset photo at lower left, bordered with white line at top and right, shows dining room interior, chef at stainless steel serving station; on reverse in black, "ASTOR MOTOR HOTEL" "Ideally located... All 66 guest rooms have cable T.V.... 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby, B.C. Ph. 433-0551." "FC 219"; line down centre; outline of rectangle at upper right, "PUT STAMP HERE"; at bottom centre, "MADE IN CANADA BY EVERGREEN PRESS LIMITED" "FIDELITY COLOUR" and logo; some fingerprint smudges, wear on corners; unused
Maker
Evergreen Press Limited
Country Made
Canada
Title
Astor Motor Hotel FC 219
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.7
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; shows row of single-storey white bungalows, cars parked on drive, "OFFICE" at left foreground, shrubs, lawn, bedding plants; on reverse in green "BLUE HAVEN MOTEL" "2018 Kingsway, South Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "Mgrs.: Mr. and Mrs. A. Pearson" "22 Units..."…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.7
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; shows row of single-storey white bungalows, cars parked on drive, "OFFICE" at left foreground, shrubs, lawn, bedding plants; on reverse in green "BLUE HAVEN MOTEL" "2018 Kingsway, South Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "Mgrs.: Mr. and Mrs. A. Pearson" "22 Units..." "...Telephone LA 1-9942"; address has been overstamped with purple "7026 Kingsway"; up centre, "MADE IN CANADA BY GRANT-MANN LITHOGRAPHERS LTD. "COLOR CARD" DIVISION, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA."; at bottom, "C-48"; at upper right, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS", outline of rectangle, "STAMP"; lightly soiled, slightly darkened around edges; corners worn; c. 1950s; unused
Maker
Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Blue Haven Motel C-48
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.1
Description
Postcard: black and white photo; horizontal; silver border; shows row of single-storey bungalows, sign "UNITED AUTO COURTS", "VACANCIES"; wooden fence, sign "DRIVE IN"; smaller round sign "MAIN ENTRANCE"? at edge of road; black "Steam Heat" hand-printed over image on gravel? driveway; in bottom bor…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.1
Description
Postcard: black and white photo; horizontal; silver border; shows row of single-storey bungalows, sign "UNITED AUTO COURTS", "VACANCIES"; wooden fence, sign "DRIVE IN"; smaller round sign "MAIN ENTRANCE"? at edge of road; black "Steam Heat" hand-printed over image on gravel? driveway; in bottom border in black, "DEVALL'S AUTO VILLAS ON KINGSWAY, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA"; at bottom right, "E-1105"; on reverse in black, "Post Card"; at left, "CLEAR VIEW"; double line across card, at right, "PLACE STAMP HERE"; below lines at left "FOR CORRESPONDENCE"; up centre, "MFD. BY WAYNE PAPER BOX & PRTG. CORP,, FORT WAYNE, IND."; lightly soiled, creased, worn corners; c. 194-?; unused
Colour
black and white
Maker
Wayne Paper Box & Printing Corp.
Country Made
United States of America
Province Made
Indiana
Site/City Made
Fort Wayne
Title
DeVall's Auto Villas E-1105
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby; white border with black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 3985 KINGSWAY, VANCOUVER, B.C."; lobby has c. 1950s furnishings, people seated and standing; image is blurred; on reverse in black, "LOBBY" "Actual photograph of the comfortable lobby of the Astor…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby; white border with black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 3985 KINGSWAY, VANCOUVER, B.C."; lobby has c. 1950s furnishings, people seated and standing; image is blurred; on reverse in black, "LOBBY" "Actual photograph of the comfortable lobby of the Astor Hotel", aboriginal animal logo, "POST CARD"; line down centre; at left, "CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "ADDRESS"; outline of rectangle at upper right with "Stamp Here"; soiled; surface tears from adhesive? contact; "4.00"? erased at upper left; some wear on corners; unused
Title
Astor Hotel . 3985 Kingsway, Vancouver, B.C.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.3
Description
Postcard, black and white photo of entrance to "CENTRAL PARK AUTO CAMP", sign between two stone pillars; black line border; horizontal; printed on buff card, plain border all around, wider at sides; black print at top "FULLY MODERN"; below photo, "VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA"; at left, "RIGHT ON TH…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.3
Description
Postcard, black and white photo of entrance to "CENTRAL PARK AUTO CAMP", sign between two stone pillars; black line border; horizontal; printed on buff card, plain border all around, wider at sides; black print at top "FULLY MODERN"; below photo, "VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA"; at left, "RIGHT ON THE HIGHWAY" "15 MINUTES DRIVE TO THE CENTRE OP THE CITY"; at right, "THE FINEST NATURAL AUTO CAMP ON THE PACIFIC COAST"; pencilled at upper left, "Knight", at right,"Taft"; on reverse, black "POST CARD" at top centre, dotted outline of rectangle at upper right; darkened around edges; black marks; print transferred from something else at top, reversed "--ODER"; unused; card really does have "OP" instead of "OF"
Colour
black and white
Title
Central Park Auto Camp
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Name Access
Central Park Auto Camp
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; single-storey flat-roofed building "OFFICE" and pool surrounded by grass, chain-link fence; people in and around pool; drive in foreground, "5 MP IN -OURT", bungalow behind; on reverse in green, "RAMONA COURT" "Highway 99 and 1" "5441 Kingsway, South Bur…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; single-storey flat-roofed building "OFFICE" and pool surrounded by grass, chain-link fence; people in and around pool; drive in foreground, "5 MP IN -OURT", bungalow behind; on reverse in green, "RAMONA COURT" "Highway 99 and 1" "5441 Kingsway, South Burnaby," "Vancouver, B.C. Canada"; promotional copy, ends "...HEATED SWIMMING POOL" "Props. Mr. & Mrs. R.A. Gillis" "Phone He 3-9139"; at bottom left "Color Photo by John Smith" "Printed in U.S.A.", "K" logo; up centre is "Natural Color Productions Ltd., 1490 Frances St., Vancouver, B.C., Canada"; at bottom, "91533"; at upper right, "POST CARD" "Address"; blue stamp at upper right corner, Queen Elizabeth II and harbour, "POSTES" "POSTAGE" "5" "CANADA"; addressed in blue pen to"Coneour" "Gylaine et Jean" "C P 7. 000" "Teb 7" ? "Sherbrooke"; message "M-- Philippe Gagnon" "571- 5 Ave" ? "Grand Mere" "C P 173"; postmark "GRAND MERE QUEBEC" "9 PM" "23 III 1970"; stamp is cancelled with seven wavy black lines; pencilled "1.00" above cancel; small stain above stamp; some wear on corners
Maker
Natural Color Productions, Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Ramona Court 91533
Author
John Smith Philippe Gagnon
Publication Date
March 23 1970
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo, horizontal; white border; in black in bottom border, "ASTOR HOTEL . 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows hotel and large neon sign; on reverse in black, "THE ASTOR HOTEL" "Its complete facilities make the Astor..."; at top centre, "POST CARD", underlined; aboriginal anima…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo, horizontal; white border; in black in bottom border, "ASTOR HOTEL . 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows hotel and large neon sign; on reverse in black, "THE ASTOR HOTEL" "Its complete facilities make the Astor..."; at top centre, "POST CARD", underlined; aboriginal animal logo at left; vertical line divides card in half; at left, "CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "ADDRESS"; addressed in blue pen to "Sybil Johnson" "1415. S. Stoverman" "Alhambra" "California"; message written sideways, "Hi there Friends" "We are just running around here - But we are thinking of you The weather is just lovely and we are enjoying it. dont know when we will be back. Your Friends Gertrude and Gertrude Gross"; at top, "Aug - 23 - 65"; red Queen Elizabeth II stamp, "4" "CANADA" "POSTES POSTAGE"; postmark "VANCOUVER B.C." "AUG 24 9 PM 1965"; stamp cancelled with seven wavy black lines; pencilled "4-", "A+"; some smudging; cancellation lines on front; some bleeding of colour into border at lower left
Title
Astor Hotel
Author
Gertrude and Gertrude Gross
Publication Date
August 24 1965
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.3
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; row of single-storey white bungalows with red trim, cars, people sitting in folding chairs, driveway, stone wall and coloured flower planters mounted on wall with metal supports; on reverse in blue "Open all Year" "De VALL'S AUTO VILLAS & MOTEL" "4361, Ki…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.3
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; row of single-storey white bungalows with red trim, cars, people sitting in folding chairs, driveway, stone wall and coloured flower planters mounted on wall with metal supports; on reverse in blue "Open all Year" "De VALL'S AUTO VILLAS & MOTEL" "4361, Kingsway, S.B.1" "VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA" "Phone HE-3-0033" and promotional copy; at bottom left, "Photo Stamp Distributors, 809 21st. St. New Westminster, B.C."; up centre is "Published by Alex Wilson Publications Ltd., Dryden, Ontario"; at bottom, "Spectrome COLOR" "WILSON DRYDEN ONT." "MADE IN CANADA", lion logo, 'Spectrome' has 'R' in circle beside it; at upper right, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS ONLY", outline of rectangle with "This Card is a 100% Canadian Product"; at bottom right, "3421R"; pencilled at top centre, "2-"; slight peeling of upper left corner; unused
Maker
Alex Wilson Publications Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
Ontario
Site/City Made
Dryden
Title
De Vall's Auto Villas & Motel 3421R
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.4
Description
Postcard: colour illustration; horizontal; white two-storey building "Caravan" "MOTOR COURT", lawn with garden chairs, row of single storey bungalows either side, red and white; in sky in black, "Caravan MOTOR COURT" "3605 Kingsway, So. Burnaby, Vancouver, Canada"; on reverse in navy, "Cable Addres…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.4
Description
Postcard: colour illustration; horizontal; white two-storey building "Caravan" "MOTOR COURT", lawn with garden chairs, row of single storey bungalows either side, red and white; in sky in black, "Caravan MOTOR COURT" "3605 Kingsway, So. Burnaby, Vancouver, Canada"; on reverse in navy, "Cable Address: MOTEL-VANCOUVER, Canada" "THE UTMOST IN COMFORT - 58 Rooms..." "Telephone: DExter 1138"; AAA logo; down centre, "Natural Color Post Card Made in U.S.A. by E.C. Kropp Co., Milw., Wis.--BDF"; at top right, "6563N"; in upper right corner, framed rectangle with "E C K Co." in corners, "PLACE 4c STAMP HERE" inside; "POST CARD" below; slight wear on corners; unused
Maker
E.C. Kropp Co.
Country Made
United States of America
Province Made
Wisconsin
Site/City Made
Milwaukee
Title
Caravan Motor Court 6563N
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.5
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; shows single-storey buildings, lawns with coloured chairs, patio furniture, person in lounger, drive, white sign "Welcome STRANGER", and large sign on metal poles "INTER CITY ****" "MOTEL", Vacancy sign below; yellow phone booth at right background, CAA, …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.5
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; shows single-storey buildings, lawns with coloured chairs, patio furniture, person in lounger, drive, white sign "Welcome STRANGER", and large sign on metal poles "INTER CITY ****" "MOTEL", Vacancy sign below; yellow phone booth at right background, CAA, AAA sign; on reverse in navy, "INTER-CITY MOTEL" "433-9611" "JOHN BRINKER - MANAGER" "6205 Kingsway - South Burnaby" "Vancouver, B.C." "On Route 1 - Highway 99" ""For the Rest of your Life"; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; at bottom left "Photo by Robert J. Nicoll" "C-1993A"; on navy bar up centre, "PUB. BY NATURAL COLOR PRODUCTIONS, LTD., BURNABY 2, B.C."; at bottom, "MADE IN CANADA" "GRANT-MANN", logo; at top right, illustration of mounted R.C.M.P. officer, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS", outline of rectangle "USE CANADIAN POSTAGE"; large round black stamp at centre, "AUBERGE DU FAUBOURG INC." "CANADA" "MOTEL" "CHALETS" "RESTAURANT" "ST-JEAN PORT JOLI" "P.Q."; pencilled "1.50" at top; slight darkening around edges; wear on corners
Maker
Natural Color Productions, Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Burnaby
Title
Inter-City Motel C-1993A
Author
Robert J. Nicoll
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.7
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; group of single-storey bungalows with white siding, cars on driveways, people seated on lawn chairs in front of office on small lawn; two signs; white sign on pole with yellow "Blue Haven", red "MOTEL"; shorter white sign on posts, red "WELCOME TOURISTS t…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.61.7
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; group of single-storey bungalows with white siding, cars on driveways, people seated on lawn chairs in front of office on small lawn; two signs; white sign on pole with yellow "Blue Haven", red "MOTEL"; shorter white sign on posts, red "WELCOME TOURISTS to the Blue Haven MOTEL", other print too small to read; seen from across Kingsway; on reverse in navy, "BLUE HAVEN MOTEL" "7026 Kingsway," "South Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "Managers: Mr. and Mrs. A. Pearson." "22 Units..." "...Phone 521-9942."; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; at bottom left, "Photo by John Smith" "C-1343"; on navy bar up centre, "PUB. BY NATURAL COLOR PRODUCTIONS, LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C."; at bottom, "MADE IN CANADA" "GRANT-MANN", logo of man "LITHOGRAPHY" "PHOTOGRAPHY" "DESIGN"; at upper right, illustration of mounted R.C.M.P. officer, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS", outline of rectangle, "USE CANADIAN POSTAGE"; unused; some spots; slight wear on corners; c. 1960s
Maker
Natural Color Productions, Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Blue Haven Motel C-1343
Author
John Smith
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.1.1
Description
Postcard, colour photo, glossy; horizontal; single-storey brown and white bungalows on slope, drive, two-storey green building at end of row; foreground is lawn with white sign on post at left, green "Motel"; upper part of sign is black with white "WAGON WHEEL", four yellow stars; white wagon wheel…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.1.1
Description
Postcard, colour photo, glossy; horizontal; single-storey brown and white bungalows on slope, drive, two-storey green building at end of row; foreground is lawn with white sign on post at left, green "Motel"; upper part of sign is black with white "WAGON WHEEL", four yellow stars; white wagon wheel with red hub leans against sign; on reverse in navy, illustration of wagon wheel, "WAGON WHEEL MOTEL"****" "9800 Lougheed Highway No.7, Burnaby 3, B.C." "Phone WE 9-7277", "Modern H.K. units..."; at right "POST CARD", outline of rectangle with "4c CANADIAN POSTAGE", "ADDRESS" below; up centre is "A Traveltime PRODUCT, MADE IN VANCOUVER, CANADA, BY GRANT-MANN LITHOGRAPHERS LTD."; maple leaf logo "PRINTED IN CANADA" riband at top, "C-1310" at bottom; slight wear on corners; unused
Maker
Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Wagon Wheel Motel C-1310
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.7.8
Description
Postcard, black and white photo; horizontal; shows "ROYAL OAK MOTEL" office; on reverse in black, "ROYAL OAK MOTEL" "3345 KINGSWAY" "SOUTH BURNABY, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA" "12 MODERN UNITS AND TRAILER PARK" "PHONE: DEXTER 0671"; double line down centre; lightly soiled; corners worn, c…
Object History
Object purchased by BVM in 2004.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.7.8
Description
Postcard, black and white photo; horizontal; shows "ROYAL OAK MOTEL" office; on reverse in black, "ROYAL OAK MOTEL" "3345 KINGSWAY" "SOUTH BURNABY, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA" "12 MODERN UNITS AND TRAILER PARK" "PHONE: DEXTER 0671"; double line down centre; lightly soiled; corners worn, creased; unused
Object History
Object purchased by BVM in 2004.
Colour
black and white
Title
Royal Oak Motel
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.31.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, horizontal; white border; in black in bottom border, "ASTOR HOTEL . 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows hotel and large neon sign; on reverse in black, "THE ASTOR HOTEL" "Its complete facilities make the Astor..."; at top centre, "POST CARD", underlined; aboriginal anima…
Object History
Purchased from E-Bay, item #222812557.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.31.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, horizontal; white border; in black in bottom border, "ASTOR HOTEL . 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows hotel and large neon sign; on reverse in black, "THE ASTOR HOTEL" "Its complete facilities make the Astor..."; at top centre, "POST CARD", underlined; aboriginal animal logo at left; vertical line divides card in half; at left, "CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "ADDRESS"; outline of rectangle at upper right, "Stamp Here"; black smudge across centre back, small blue smudge; lightly soiled; slight bleeding of colour into border at upper left; unused
Object History
Purchased from E-Bay, item #222812557.
Marks/Labels
Astor Hotel / 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C.
Title
Astor Hotel
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.36.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; two-storey tan stucco building "OFFICE", with balcony, round steps, people on steps, car, drive, row of single-storey white bungalows behind at left, with crenellated fronts; blue sign with yellow lettering "MOTEL AUTO COURT", white "MOUNTAIN VIEW" above,…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.36.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; two-storey tan stucco building "OFFICE", with balcony, round steps, people on steps, car, drive, row of single-storey white bungalows behind at left, with crenellated fronts; blue sign with yellow lettering "MOTEL AUTO COURT", white "MOUNTAIN VIEW" above, top of sign shaped like peaks, "STEAM HEAT"? below; on reverse in green "MOUNTAIN VIEW AUTO COURT & TRAILER PARK" "3510 Kingsway Ave. -- Vancouver, B.C., Canada" "Phone HE 1-3911" "42 Modern Cottages.." "...Your Host - - - A.J. Pound"; up centre, MADE IN CANADA BY GRANT-MANN LITHOGRAPHERS LTD. "COLOR CARD" DIVISION, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA."; at bottom "C-49"; at upper right, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS"; red Queen Elizabeth II stamp "4" "CANADA" "POSTES POSTAGE" and powerline support pole symbol?; addressed in blue pen to "Mrs. C.A. Course" "c/o Aux. Hospital" "Lamont, Alberta"; postmarked "VANCOUVER B.C." "APR 26" "6 PM" "1966"; stamp is cancelled with black "IF YOU DRINK DON'T DRIVE" "SI VOUS -- NE CONDUI---"; message "Dearest Gran, Trailer left Mon. but we're not gone yet maybe tomorrow. At motel with Jon's folks but they return home tomorrow. Will let you know later how things go where we are. Love from All. Ingrid"; lightly soiled, wear on corners
Marks/Labels
Mountain View Auto Court & Trailer Park / 3510 Kingsway Ave. / Vancouver, B.C., Canada / Mrs. C.A. Course
Maker
Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Mountain View Auto Court & Trailer Park C-49
Publication Date
April 26 1966
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.36.2
Description
Postcard: buff card with black ink drawing; horizontal; shows two-storey building with sign beside it on pole, "CHATEAU MOTEL" "STEAM HEAT", sign below "Chateau TOURIST HOMES 2210"; row of single-storey buildings to left with Spanish-style rooflines; illustration by Christian Anderson; at bottom, "…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.36.2
Description
Postcard: buff card with black ink drawing; horizontal; shows two-storey building with sign beside it on pole, "CHATEAU MOTEL" "STEAM HEAT", sign below "Chateau TOURIST HOMES 2210"; row of single-storey buildings to left with Spanish-style rooflines; illustration by Christian Anderson; at bottom, "CHATEAU MOTEL" "2210 Kingsway, Vancouver, B.C."; on reverse in black, "POST CARD"; at left, "THIS SIDE FOR CORRESPONDENCE ONLY"; line down centre; bold black outline of rectangle at upper right; lightly soiled, creased, spots; unused
Marks/Labels
Chateau Motel / 2210 Kingsway, Vancouver, B.C. / Christian Anderson
Colour
black and white
Title
Chateau Motel
Author
Christian Anderson
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.50.6
Description
Postcard: large horizontal card, white, with five colour photos of the "Astor Hotel"; upper left is exterior with sign; centre is "The Drive-In Lobby", with people; lower right is "The Haida Grill" restaurant, with people; upper right, angled, is "A Deluxe Bed Sitting Room"; lower left, angled, is …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.50.6
Description
Postcard: large horizontal card, white, with five colour photos of the "Astor Hotel"; upper left is exterior with sign; centre is "The Drive-In Lobby", with people; lower right is "The Haida Grill" restaurant, with people; upper right, angled, is "A Deluxe Bed Sitting Room"; lower left, angled, is "A Double Bedroom"; black print except for hotel name, which is in red; black aboriginal animal logo? at upper right and lower left corners; on reverse in black, "The Hotel Astor is... 4561 Kingsway (at McKay)..." "MEMBER DINERS' CLUB" "4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B. C."; logo; line divides card in half; at left, "CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "ADDRESS" and four horizontal lines; "POST CARD" at top, at bottom, "LITHO IN CANADA" "BULMAN BROS. B.C. VAN.; outline of rectangle at upper right, "Stamp Here"; some smudging, spots, crease; unused
Marks/Labels
Astor Hotel / Member Diners' Club / 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C.
Colour
white
Maker
Bulman Bros. B.C. Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Astor Hotel
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.110.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; shows row of single-storey white bungalows, cars parked on drive, "OFFICE" at left foreground, shrubs, lawn, bedding plants; on reverse in blue "BLUE HAVEN MOTEL" "7026 Kingsway, South Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "Mgrs.: Mr. and Mrs. A. Pearson" "22 Units..." …
Object History
Purchased from E-Bay
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.110.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; shows row of single-storey white bungalows, cars parked on drive, "OFFICE" at left foreground, shrubs, lawn, bedding plants; on reverse in blue "BLUE HAVEN MOTEL" "7026 Kingsway, South Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "Mgrs.: Mr. and Mrs. A. Pearson" "22 Units..." "...Telephone LA 1-9942"; up centre, "A Traveltime PRODUCT, MADE IN VANCOUVER, CANADA, BY GRANT-MANN LITHOGRAPHERS LTD."; at bottom, "C-48"; at upper right, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS", outline of rectangle, "STAMP"; some bumps on right side; corners worn; c. 1950s; unused [NOTE location is Postcard Binder1]
Object History
Purchased from E-Bay
Marks/Labels
Traveltime PRODUCT / MADE IN VANCOUVER, CANADA / BY GRANT-MANN LITHOGRAPHERS LTD / BLUE HAVEN MOTEL / 7026 Kingsway, South Burnaby, B.C., Canada
Maker
Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Blue Haven Motel C-48
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.38.1
Description
Postcard: tinted photo; horizontal; white border, deeper at the bottom with black print "ALBIN'S AUTO COURT, 3307 KINGSWAY, SOUTH BURNABY, VANCOUVER, B.C."; shows motel from across Kingsway, single-storey white buildings in a u-shape, built-in garages, some cars visible; grassy square, large standi…
Object History
E-Bay purchase, item #6160068130.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.38.1
Description
Postcard: tinted photo; horizontal; white border, deeper at the bottom with black print "ALBIN'S AUTO COURT, 3307 KINGSWAY, SOUTH BURNABY, VANCOUVER, B.C."; shows motel from across Kingsway, single-storey white buildings in a u-shape, built-in garages, some cars visible; grassy square, large standing neon sign with motel's name, stars on top; mountains behind show printing is slightly off; on reverse in grey, "SCENE O CHROM", 'S', 'M', and middle 'O' are larger; down centre, "MADE IN CANADA BY THE GOWEN, SUTTON CO. LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C."; at left, "MESSAGE", at right "ADDRESS"; some roughness at left edge; unused [NOTE that location is Postcard Binder 1]
Object History
E-Bay purchase, item #6160068130.
Marks/Labels
Albin's Auto Court, 3307 Kingsway, South Burnaby, Vancouver, B.C.
Maker
The Gown Sutton Co. Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Albin's Auto Court, 3307 Kingsway, South Burnaby, Vancouver, B.C.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.7
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; shows view across Hastings Street to wide drive with car, white single-storey bungalows either side, red lawn furniture, man with suitcase; red neon sign at street, angle is too sharp to read; white standing sign at right with "RAINBOW AUTO LODGE" and sma…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.7
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; shows view across Hastings Street to wide drive with car, white single-storey bungalows either side, red lawn furniture, man with suitcase; red neon sign at street, angle is too sharp to read; white standing sign at right with "RAINBOW AUTO LODGE" and smaller print; on reverse in navy, "RAINBOW AUTO LODGE" "5958 E. Hastings St., Vancouver, B.C. Canada" "24 Kitchenette units..." "Telephone CYpress 8-1828 or CYpress 8-9036"; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; at bottom left, "Rolly Ford Photo" "C-1039"; on navy bar up centre, "PUB. BY NATURAL COLOR PRODUCTIONS, LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C."; at bottom, "MADE IN CANADA" "GRANT-MANN", logo of man, "LITHOGRAPHY" "PHOTOGRAPHY" "DESIGN"; at upper right, illustration of mounted R.C.M.P. officer, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS", outline of rectangle, "STAMP"; unused; faint stain on reverse; on front, stain and spots; slight wear on corners; c. 1960s
Marks/Labels
Rainbow Auto Lodge / 5958 E. Hastings St., Vancouver, B.C. Canada
Maker
Natural Color Productions, Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Rainbow Auto Lodge C-1039
Author
Rolly Ford
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.8
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby; white border with black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; lobby has c. 1950s furnishings, people seated and standing; image is slightly blurred; on reverse in black, "LOBBY" "Photograph of the comfortable lobby of the Ast…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.8
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby; white border with black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; lobby has c. 1950s furnishings, people seated and standing; image is slightly blurred; on reverse in black, "LOBBY" "Photograph of the comfortable lobby of the Astor Hotel", aboriginal animal logo, "POST CARD"; line down centre; at left, "CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "ADDRESS"; outline of rectangle at upper right with "Stamp Here"; pencilled "$7" at upper left; lightly soiled; unused
Marks/Labels
Astor Hotel. 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C. / Lobby / Photograph of the comfortable lobby
Title
Astor Hotel . 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.9
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; restaurant interior; white border, black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows people seated at table in dining room, waiter in background has meat carved by man in white with chef's hat at stainless steel serving station; on revers…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.9
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; restaurant interior; white border, black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 4561 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, B.C."; shows people seated at table in dining room, waiter in background has meat carved by man in white with chef's hat at stainless steel serving station; on reverse in black, "THE HAIDA GRILL" "The delightful setting and excellent cuisine..."; aboriginal animal logo; "POST CARD"; line up centre, "CORRESPONDENCE" at left, "ADDRESS" at right; outline of rectangle at upper right, "Stamp Here"; pencilled "$7" at left; lightly soiled; c. 1950s; unused
Marks/Labels
Astor Hotel. 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C. / The Haida Grill / The delightful setting and excellent cuisine..
Title
Astor Hotel 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby 1, B.C.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.10
Description
Postcard: colour photo; vertical; "Astor Hotel" neon sign against blue sky; red grid with coloured aboriginal animal logo, yellow-on-blue "Astor" horizontally across top, white-on-red "HOTEL" vertically down right side; brick base with angled left side has two yellow stripes which follow slant then…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV005.41.10
Description
Postcard: colour photo; vertical; "Astor Hotel" neon sign against blue sky; red grid with coloured aboriginal animal logo, yellow-on-blue "Astor" horizontally across top, white-on-red "HOTEL" vertically down right side; brick base with angled left side has two yellow stripes which follow slant then change to horizontal, becoming supports for sign; blue-bordered white message sign at lower part, white "BARBER SHOP" "BEAUTY SALON"; black message lettering "RESERVE NOW FOR FALL AND WINTER BANQUETS AND RECEPTIONS"; black arrow suspended from bottom, points left, white "PARKING"; sidewalk, buildings behind, electrical wire support pole, other signs; on reverse in light blue "ASTOR HOTEL - 3985 Kingsway Ave., Burnaby, B.C." "Deluxe guest rooms with T.V. -- Haida Dining Room -- Coffee Lounge -- Banquet Facilities -- Member Diners Club." "Phone: HE. 3-0551"; up centre, "MADE IN CANADA BY GRANT-MANN LITHOGRAPHERS LTD. COLOR CARD DIVISION, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA."; at bottom, "C-135"; at top, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS"; outline of rectangle at upper right, "STAMP"; pencilled "$7" at upper left; lightly soiled, corners worn; unused
Marks/Labels
Astor / Hotel / Reserve Now for Fall and.. / Astor Hotel. 3985 Kingsway Ave., / Burnaby, B.C. / Deluxe guest rooms
Maker
Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Astor Hotel C-135
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV006.3.34
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; row of single-storey white bungalows and drive, office at right front, small neon sign on white wagon wheel in window; large yellow vertical sign at left, black "DeVall's" at top, then "MOTEL" down sign; street address number on lower support; white sign …
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV006.3.34
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; row of single-storey white bungalows and drive, office at right front, small neon sign on white wagon wheel in window; large yellow vertical sign at left, black "DeVall's" at top, then "MOTEL" down sign; street address number on lower support; white sign with dark letters arranged as "LARGE ROOMS" "TUB SHWS TV"; smaller CAA and AAA sign at right; taken from across street; on reverse in navy, "OPEN ALL YEAR / PHONE 433-0033" "DeVALL'S MOTEL" "4361 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA" "Steam heated..."; CAA and AAA logos at upper left; up centre, "A Traveltime PRODUCT, MADE IN VANCOUVER, CANADA, BY GRANT-MANN LITHOGRAPHERS LTD."; maple leaf logo at top with "MADE IN CANADA"; at bottom, "C-1294"; at upper right, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS", outline of rectangle for stamp; addressed in blue pen to "Pvt. KENNETH E. MOON" "US50464"; message "Dear Ken" "How are you these days? Everythings fine at home. Dale is staying there for now until he finds a place. I left home about a month ago & am going to get married soon. To Leonard Dubois. I'll send you my address as soon as I get a permanent place to stay. Loise Lois"; spots, creased; pencilled "5"; slight wear on corners, surface damage at upper left of image, white mark like a seagull by sign; the motel was previously known as DeVall's Auto Villas, this image taken from almost the same location as BV002.50.1, but many years later as there have been changes to the buildings, a new sign, and a new building next door
Maker
Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
DeVall's Motel C-1294
Author
Lois
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail

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