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Picketer upset over excessive increases

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 1975
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ;16.5 x 14 cm
Item No.
480-338
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Institute of Technology student watching George Scott picketing in protest to the jump in food and supply prices at the school cafeteria and bookstore. Instead of the 10% increase in prices that the school's board of governors had set (which had the support of student…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 1975
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-338
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ;16.5 x 14 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Institute of Technology student watching George Scott picketing in protest to the jump in food and supply prices at the school cafeteria and bookstore. Instead of the 10% increase in prices that the school's board of governors had set (which had the support of student council) prices jumped by as much as 80%, which meant that the "main meal" price climbed from $1.10 to $1.85. Students and staff protested the "excessive increase" with picket lines and demonstrations.
Photographer
King, Basil
Subjects
Protests and Demonstrations
Names
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Scott, George
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping attached to verso of photograph reads: "To eat or not to eat. A dispute which erupted Thursday at BCIT in Burnaby over increased food costs obviously didn't bother one lunchtime dinner [sic]. Picketer George Scott looks on."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
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Chapter VI: Childhood Days at Deer Lake p. 41

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Bygones of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1977
Columbia Street to the family home on Queen’s Avenue. At one point it looked as if the fire might spread as far as the house. Not wishing to have his chickens cooked alive and knowing that there was likely to be a shortage of food for those who were burned out of their homes, Mr. Hart hastily wrung
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Chapter VI: Childhood Days at Deer Lake p. 42

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumlibrary5999-42
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Bygones of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1977
thick woods that crowded up to Douglas Road. The Oriental cemetery at 10th Avenue especially filled her with childish dread. The sight of the Chinese men with their long black queues and the sight of the little cooked piglets set out on the graves as food offerings, sent her ducking under a rug
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