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Interview with Harry Pride by Eric Damer December 4, 2012 - Track 3

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to A.H. "Harry" Pride's volunteer work for the City of Burnaby. Harry describes his volunteer years with the Parks and Recreation Commission.
Date Range
1966-1972
Length
0:09:54
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to A.H. "Harry" Pride's volunteer work for the City of Burnaby. Harry describes his volunteer years with the Parks and Recreation Commission.
Date Range
1966-1972
Length
0:09:54
Subject
Geographic Features - Ravines
Geographic Features - Parks
Interviewer
Damer, Eric
Interview Date
December 4, 2012
Scope and Content
Recording is an interview with A. H. "Harry" Pride conducted by Burnaby Village Museum employee Eric Damer, December 4, 2012. Major themes discussed are: volunteering on a Commission of Council and raising children in Burnaby.
Biographical Notes
A.H. "Harry" Pride was born in Chilliwack in 1925 and grew up in Richmond, where he attended school. After graduation, he enlisted in the Air Force and was selected for pilot training, but re-mustered as a Flight Engineer, attaining the rank of Pilot Officer. Harry returned to Vancouver in 1945 and completed university education at the University of British Columbia (UBC) to become a teacher and administrator, finding work at Alpha Junior Secondary School in Burnaby. He commuted to Burnaby for a couple of years before moving with his wife and young family to a new home in the Cascade Heights area. As well as a career in teaching and educational administration, Harry was particularly active in sports and recreation through the schools and contributed considerably to Burnaby parks and recreation facilities, beginning his service on the Parks Commission in 1969. In 1993, Harry Pride was awarded the Kushiro Cup for Outstanding Citizen of the Year.
Total Tracks
7
Total Length
1:07:17
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Interviewee Name
Pride, A.H. "Harry"
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.
MSS171-022_ Track_3
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
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Track three of recording of interview with Harry Pride

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Highrises at Central Park

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto93690
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 4, 1978
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.
556-647
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of high-rise apartment buildings next to Central Park. One of the apartments has a sign that reads "Central Park Place." A sign for Central Park is in the foreground on the edge of a grassy lawn and gravel road, where cars are parked. The photograph is taken facing east.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 4, 1978
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Item No.
556-647
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 high-rise apartment buildings next to Central Park. One of the apartments has a sign that reads "Central Park Place." A sign for Central Park is in the foreground on the edge of a grassy lawn and gravel road, where cars are parked. The photograph is taken facing east.
Photographer
Chapman, Fred
Subjects
Geographic Features - Parks
Buildings - Residences - Apartments
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. 95
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Patterson Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cascade-Schou Area
Images
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Lacrosse Box at Stride Ave Apartments

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto93688
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 15, 1978
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.
556-645
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the lacrosse box outside a row of low-rise apartments. Children are leaning on or sitting on the boards of the box. The photograph is taken from a lawn or park, facing east.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 15, 1978
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Item No.
556-645
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 lacrosse box outside a row of low-rise apartments. Children are leaning on or sitting on the boards of the box. The photograph is taken from a lawn or park, facing east.
Photographer
van Mannen, Mark
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Apartments
Sports - Lacrosse
Geographic Features - Parks
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. 93
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Stride Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 4, 1978
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.
556-649
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of high-rises apartment buildings and the neighbourhood along Kingsway by Central Park. The photograph is taken from a high point, facing east down Kingsway. The Central Park Veterinary Hospital, Central Park Place, a railway crossing, a gas station, and the Central Park Gate are visible…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 4, 1978
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Item No.
556-649
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 high-rises apartment buildings and the neighbourhood along Kingsway by Central Park. The photograph is taken from a high point, facing east down Kingsway. The Central Park Veterinary Hospital, Central Park Place, a railway crossing, a gas station, and the Central Park Gate are visible in the photograph.
Photographer
Chapman, Fred
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Residences - Apartments
Buildings - Commercial - Service Stations
Geographic Features - Parks
Monuments
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. 97
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Central Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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