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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV018.20.4
Description
postcard; color lithographed scene of Second Avenue in Seattle, Washington. A sign says "The Gateway to Alaska, Seattle, Washington". There are trams and people in Edwardian clothes on the street, there's a horse and buggy and cars on the road. The back of the postcard addressed to Miss M. George…
Object History
Wilhelmina (Mina) George was the second female pharmacist in BC and ran the West Burnaby Pharmacy. Elsie Impett (later MacDonald) was born in 1902 in England. Her family setted at Fenwick Avenue, Burnaby. She worked as a clerk and married James MacDonald in 1923 in New Westminster.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV018.20.4
Description
postcard; color lithographed scene of Second Avenue in Seattle, Washington. A sign says "The Gateway to Alaska, Seattle, Washington". There are trams and people in Edwardian clothes on the street, there's a horse and buggy and cars on the road. The back of the postcard addressed to Miss M. George. Postcard published by Trattner Post Card Co., Seattle, Washington. Cancelled in Seattle, Washington, Terminal Station on July 25, 1917 at 10am. "Rainier National Park opens June 15". Postcard addressed to "Miss M. George / c/o National Drug / Vancouver / B.C." Handwritten in ink: "July 23 / Dear Miss George: Am sure in some lively place, not like N.V. Will see you again before long. / Budd"
Object History
Wilhelmina (Mina) George was the second female pharmacist in BC and ran the West Burnaby Pharmacy.
Elsie Impett (later MacDonald) was born in 1902 in England. Her family setted at Fenwick Avenue, Burnaby. She worked as a clerk and married James MacDonald in 1923 in New Westminster.
Category
06.Tools & Equipment for Communication
Classification
Written Communication T&E - - Writing Media
Measurements
L: 19.5 cm W: 18.5 cm
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Written Communication Tools and Equipment
Name Access
George, Wilhelmina "Willie"
West Burnaby Pharmacy
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV018.20.2
Description
postcard; 1053 King Street Entrance of the Union Depot in Seattle, Washington sent from N. Walsh to Miss Mina George. On the back, the 1 cent Ben Franklin stamp is cancelled in Seattle on Dec 5, 1907 at 10:30am and in the front of the postcard, the cancelled stamp says Central Park, BC Dec 6, 1907…
Object History
Wilhelmina (Mina) George was the second female pharmacist in BC and ran the West Burnaby Pharmacy. Elsie Impett (later MacDonald) was born in 1902 in England. Her family setted at Fenwick Avenue, Burnaby. She worked as a clerk and married James MacDonald in 1923 in New Westminster.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV018.20.2
Description
postcard; 1053 King Street Entrance of the Union Depot in Seattle, Washington sent from N. Walsh to Miss Mina George. On the back, the 1 cent Ben Franklin stamp is cancelled in Seattle on Dec 5, 1907 at 10:30am and in the front of the postcard, the cancelled stamp says Central Park, BC Dec 6, 1907. Postcard addressed to "Miss Mina George / Central Park / B.C." Written by N. Walsh: "Seattle / This depot is a little nicer than the one we have in Vancouver / Yours sincerely, N. Walsh"
Object History
Wilhelmina (Mina) George was the second female pharmacist in BC and ran the West Burnaby Pharmacy.
Elsie Impett (later MacDonald) was born in 1902 in England. Her family setted at Fenwick Avenue, Burnaby. She worked as a clerk and married James MacDonald in 1923 in New Westminster.
Category
06.Tools & Equipment for Communication
Classification
Written Communication T&E - - Writing Media
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Written Communication Tools and Equipment
Name Access
George, Wilhelmina "Willie"
West Burnaby Pharmacy
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1940 (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.
204-135
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the George family brother and sisters. Left to right, Grace George McGhee, Walter George, and Wilhelmina George. Wilhelmina also called Miss Willie. Miss Willie was known as a pioneer pharmacist at West Burnaby Pharmacy at Kingsway and Sussex Avenue.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1940 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-135
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
AV 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 George family brother and sisters. Left to right, Grace George McGhee, Walter George, and Wilhelmina George. Wilhelmina also called Miss Willie. Miss Willie was known as a pioneer pharmacist at West Burnaby Pharmacy at Kingsway and Sussex Avenue.
Subjects
Occupations - Pharmacists
Names
George, Walter
George, Wilhelmina "Willie"
McGhee, Grace George
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4687 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
Less detail
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