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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-?] (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 12.7 cm print
Item No.
315-484
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a woman in a park with a car in the background. She may be pushing someone in a swing.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-?] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-484
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.7 x 12.7 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a woman in a park with a car in the background. She may be pushing someone in a swing.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Parks
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
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Alfred Bingham's writings - Track 1

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory251
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording includes Alfred Bingham's essay entitled Stump Rangers, a listing of early settlers that includes addresses and short descriptions, essays on Confederation Park, land clearing and on Burnaby's first Council meeting.
Date Range
1865-1919
Length
0:10:18
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording includes Alfred Bingham's essay entitled Stump Rangers, a listing of early settlers that includes addresses and short descriptions, essays on Confederation Park, land clearing and on Burnaby's first Council meeting.
Date Range
1865-1919
Photo Info
Alfred Bingham standing next to a 1931 Model T Ford, 1932. Item no. HV976.46.4
Length
0:10:18
Subject
Geographic Features - Parks
Officials - Aldermen and Councillors
Land Clearing
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Scope and Content
Recording is of Alfred Bingham's writings, as read by Alfred Bingham. Major themes discussed are: Pioneers, early days in Burnaby and the Co-op Movement. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes".
Biographical Notes
Alfred "Alf" Bingham was born in England in 1892 and moved to Canada in 1912. His first job in Canada was laying track for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway (GTPR) from Edmonton to McBride in 1912. His second was in Vancouver at the Rat Portage Mill on False Creek, working on the Resaw machine. He quit after one week due to poor working conditions. After taking part in the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike as a delegate of the Retail and Mailorder Union (A.F.L.) on the Winnipeg Trades and Labour Council, Alfred moved to Burnaby where he and fellow Burnaby residents Aungus McLean and Percy Little worked ten hour days to build a Shingle Mill on the edge of Burnaby Lake for Simpson & Giberson. George Green, carpenter and millwright (author of “The History of Burnaby”) also helped in the construction of the mill. Alfred built his own home from lumber cut from the mill in the Lochdale area on Sherlock Street between Curtis Street and Kitchener Street On April 10, 1920 Alfred married Mary Jane “Ada” Reynolds. Alfred and Ada often took in foster children during their marriage. Due to her nursing experience, Ada was often called upon to deliver babies in the Burnaby area. Alfred and Ada Bingham were instrumental members of the Army of the Common Good, collecting vegetables and grains from growers in the area and even producing over 125 tons of vegetables from its own gardens to feed children and youth suffering from the lack of resources during the Depression years. The army was in operation for ten years and during that time the members organised the Credit Union movement of British Columbia and drew up the Credit Union act thorough the Vancouver Co-operative Council. They also started Co-Op stores and the Co-Op Wholesale Society. Alfred was also Secretary of the Burnaby Housing committee and in 1946 he became the Secretary of the North Burnaby Labour Progressive Party (LPP). Mary Jane “Ada” (Reynolds) Bingham died on August 9, 1969. Her husband Alfred died on April 29, 1979.
Total Tracks
12
Total Length
1:38:06
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Interviewee Name
Bingham, Alfred "Alf"
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-20-2_Track_1
Transcript Available
MSS142-001 contains transcripts for each of the short stories
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
Audio Tracks

Track one of recording of Alfred Bingham's writings

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1946]
Collection/Fonds
Charles MacSorley fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Item No.
486-039
Storage Location
65-1
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, looking east over Stanley Park and the Burrard Inlet. A printed description accompanying the photograph reads: "A view of the Lower Mainland taken along Burrard Inlet. The block of land in the lower centre of the photograph is Stanley Par…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1946]
Collection/Fonds
Charles MacSorley fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
486-039
Accession Number
2005-14
Storage Location
65-1
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, looking east over Stanley Park and the Burrard Inlet. A printed description accompanying the photograph reads: "A view of the Lower Mainland taken along Burrard Inlet. The block of land in the lower centre of the photograph is Stanley Park with the business section of the City of Vancouver connected thereto. To the left of the Inlet is the City and District of North Vancouver and just above Vancouver is the District of Burnaby. The mountains at the extreme top of the photograph are the Coastal Range and are over a hundred miles away. The mountains to the left can be reached by a fifteen-minute drive from the city. Presented with the compliments of the Corporation of the District of Burnaby."
Subjects
Aerial Photographs
Geographic Features - Inlets
Geographic Features - Parks
Notes
Title based on caption
Caption on recto reads: "Lower Mainland"
Printed description adhered to verso of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
British Columbia - North Vancouver
British Columbia - Vancouver
British Columbia - Burrard Inlet
British Columbia - Vancouver - Stanley Park
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Swimming Pool Robert Burnaby Park

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto93641
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November 19, 1977
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Item No.
556-598
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the swimming pool and adjacent pool building in Robert Burnaby Park. The photograph is taken facing north, from a nearby high point.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November 19, 1977
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Item No.
556-598
Accession Number
2017-57
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the swimming pool and adjacent pool building in Robert Burnaby Park. The photograph is taken facing north, from a nearby high point.
Photographer
Surridge, Jack
Subjects
Geographic Features - Parks
Buildings - Recreational - Outdoor Swimming Pools
Buildings - Recreational - Swimming Pools
Notes
Title taken from project information form
Accompanied by a project information form and 1 photograph (b&w negative ; 9.5 x 12.5 cm)
BPL no. 48
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Robert Burnaby Park
Burnaby - 8175 Wedgewood Street
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Lakeview-Mayfield Area
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