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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1928 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-182
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the 1928 May Queen, Sylvia Murley standing in the center. On the right is Lottie Butchart, the other young woman is unidentified.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1928 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-182
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the 1928 May Queen, Sylvia Murley standing in the center. On the right is Lottie Butchart, the other young woman is unidentified.
Subjects
Events - May Day
Names
Auvache, Sylvia Murley
Butchart, Lottie
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
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Burnaby's May Queen 1928-9

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1928
Collection/Fonds
North Burnaby Board of Trade fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 17 cm with 8 x 15 cm label attatched.
Item No.
476-011
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's May Queen and her suite, from 1928-9. The three girls are identified in the attached label as; Lottie Butchart (of Armstrong Avenue School, maid of honour), Sylvia Murley (of Kingsway West school, May Queen), and Doris Wilmott (of Douglas Road school, maid of honour).
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1928
Collection/Fonds
North Burnaby Board of Trade fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
476-011
Accession Number
BHS2005-8
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 17 cm with 8 x 15 cm label attatched.
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby's May Queen and her suite, from 1928-9. The three girls are identified in the attached label as; Lottie Butchart (of Armstrong Avenue School, maid of honour), Sylvia Murley (of Kingsway West school, May Queen), and Doris Wilmott (of Douglas Road school, maid of honour).
Photographer
Lloyd's Studio
Subjects
Events - May Day
Names
Butchart, Lottie
Murley, Sylvia
Auvache, Sylvia Murley
Wilmott, Doris
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1937 and 1938]
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 film clip (9 min., 26 sec.) : digital, b&w, col., si.
Item No.
562-003-5
Storage Location
56-5-1-3
Scope and Content
Item is a silent digitized film segment identified as Reel 5. The film segment opens with black and white footage of a Burnaby May Day Parade. Children are seen in costumes pushing carriages and bicycles along with pets as they come to gather at Central Park for judging. This event is followed with…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1937 and 1938]
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
562-003-5
Accession Number
2014-04
Storage Location
56-5-1-3
Physical Description
1 film clip (9 min., 26 sec.) : digital, b&w, col., si.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Item is a silent digitized film segment identified as Reel 5. The film segment opens with black and white footage of a Burnaby May Day Parade. Children are seen in costumes pushing carriages and bicycles along with pets as they come to gather at Central Park for judging. This event is followed with colour footage of a gymkhana event with people riding horses at the Lubbock farm in Burnaby and closes with Victory Bond fundraising outside the Oak Theatre, a parade on Kingsway and contrails from an airplane. Many of the men can be seen marching in the parade with their A.R.P. (Air Raid Precautions) uniforms and arm bands.
Notes
Title based on contents of film
Creator
Andy Digney
Subjects
Events - Parades
Events - May Day
Animals - Horses
Names
Digney, Andy
Digney, Ernest Frank "Dig"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 5000 Block Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Sussex-Nelson Area
Video Tracks
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1939
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 film clip (1 min., 52 sec.) : digital, col., si.
Item No.
562-002-2
Scope and Content
Item is a digitized copy of a silent colour film segment with footage of the Royal Visit from King George VI and Queen consort, Elizabeth. Boy Scouts and members of the community can be seen preparing for a roadside view of the motorcade and Mr. Digney can be seen pacing in his gardens at the Oak T…
  1 Video  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1939
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
562-002-2
Accession Number
2012-15
Physical Description
1 film clip (1 min., 52 sec.) : digital, col., si.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Item is a digitized copy of a silent colour film segment with footage of the Royal Visit from King George VI and Queen consort, Elizabeth. Boy Scouts and members of the community can be seen preparing for a roadside view of the motorcade and Mr. Digney can be seen pacing in his gardens at the Oak Theatre. As the royal couple (King George VI and Queen Elizabeth) drive by the crowd on Kingsway, they can be seen in a automobile identified as a McLaughlin model 45 Extra Special series, with Queen Elizabeth holding a white umbrella. RCMP officers are seen on a motorcycle with a side car, while dignitaries and officials in automobiles accompany the royal couple as the crowd waves red flags and looks on as the cars drive off.
Notes
Title based on contents of film
Film clip originates from digitized version of original 16 mm film footage (item 562-001). This segment was part of digitized portion titled 'Royal Visit'
Creator
Andy Digney
Subjects
Events - May Day
Events - Royal Visits
Buildings - Commercial - Theatres
Recreational Activities - Theatre
Names
Oak Theatre
Digney, Andy
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-2002
George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5000 Block Kingsway
Burnaby - Central Park
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Sussex-Nelson Area
Video Tracks
Less detail

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