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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2016
Collection/Fonds
Elders Digital Storytelling project
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (6 min., 6 sec.) : digital, 25 fps, col., sd., stereo
Storage Location
Digital Only
Scope and Content
This film is created was Lester Gierarch. Part of the Gierach heritage his father instilled in him was the work ethic of “early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” This film shares Lester’s happy memories of working on the Y.Y. Sim farm, in Cloverdale, B.C., when he was …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2016
Other Title Information
title supplied by film maker
Collection/Fonds
Elders Digital Storytelling project
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV016.37.9
Storage Location
Digital Only
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (6 min., 6 sec.) : digital, 25 fps, col., sd., stereo
Formats
mp4
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
This film is created was Lester Gierarch. Part of the Gierach heritage his father instilled in him was the work ethic of “early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” This film shares Lester’s happy memories of working on the Y.Y. Sim farm, in Cloverdale, B.C., when he was 15 years old. He worked hard alongside Chinese men and women who were new immigrants to Canada as he helped to harvest lettuce and celery for 80 cents an hour. Through this experience Lester grew comfortable working with people of another culture who also knew the importance of working hard.
History/Biography
Lester Gierach has lived in Burnaby for the past 22 years.
Notes
Transcribed title
The film was produced in 2016 as part of the Elders Digital Storytelling project. Digital storytelling is a form of narrative that creates short movies using relatively simple media technology. The project began in 2014 funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada (SSHRC) and AGE-WELL NCE grants. In partnership with the City of Burnaby, digital storytelling workshops were offered in Burnaby. The workshops helped older adults create short autobiographical films that tell a special story in their lives, complete with music, photos and narration. This film was produced at one of those workshops.
Creator
Lester E. Gierach
Subjects
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Occupations - Agricultural Labourers
Occupations - Farmers
Names
Gierach, Lester
Elders Digital Storytelling Project
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Surrey
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Jesse Love's Fruit Farm, Burnaby, BC

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34501
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1900]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 12.8 x 17.8 cm mounted on cardboard 14.7 x 19.8 cm
Item No.
022-004
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of members of the Love family kneeling in a strawberry field. Left to right: Jesse Love (father), Leonard, Phoebe, Martha, Minnie, Martha Love (mother), and Sarah. The small building at the extreme left of the picture was George Love's (oldest of the Love's children) first sash and doo…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1900]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
022-004
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 12.8 x 17.8 cm mounted on cardboard 14.7 x 19.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of members of the Love family kneeling in a strawberry field. Left to right: Jesse Love (father), Leonard, Phoebe, Martha, Minnie, Martha Love (mother), and Sarah. The small building at the extreme left of the picture was George Love's (oldest of the Love's children) first sash and door outlet. He later built Love's Sash and Door Factory on the south side of Edmonds Street just west of 6th Street. The original farm was located in East Burnaby, on Cumberland Road. In 1988, this house was moved to the site of the Burnaby Village Museum at Deer Lake Avenue.
Photographer
Cooksley, W.T.
Subjects
Agriculture - Farms
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Occupations - Farmers
Names
Love, Jesse
Love, Leonard
Love, Martha
Love, Martha Leonard
Love, Minnie
Love, Phoebe
Love, Sarah
Notes
Annotation bottom of the photograph reads, "Jesse Love's Fruit Farm, Burnaby, BC"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Cumberland Road
Burnaby - Cumberland Street
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
Images
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Frank and Bill Price eating raspberries

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36989
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[192-] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.8 x 8.2 cm print
Item No.
315-447
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of father and son, Frank and William "Bill" Price, eating raspberries while picking them at their family property on Royal Oak Avenue at Oakland Street, in the area north of Kingsway.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[192-] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-447
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.8 x 8.2 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of father and son, Frank and William "Bill" Price, eating raspberries while picking them at their family property on Royal Oak Avenue at Oakland Street, in the area north of Kingsway.
Subjects
Occupations - Farmers
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Geographic Features - Gardens
Names
Price, Frank
Price, William Francis "Bill" (1905-1993)
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Royal Oak Avenue
Burnaby - Oakland Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
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