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Gordon Patterson and John Edmondson

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1965, published April 3, 1965
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 9 cm
Item No.
480-1073
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of president of Burnaby's Shrine Club, Gordon Patterson wearing a suit and bow-tie and a fez, as he shakes hands with his vice-president John Edmondson, who is also wearing a suit and tie and a fez. Commonly known as Shriners of North America, this is a club for the Ancient Arabic Order …
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1965, published April 3, 1965
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1073
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of president of Burnaby's Shrine Club, Gordon Patterson wearing a suit and bow-tie and a fez, as he shakes hands with his vice-president John Edmondson, who is also wearing a suit and tie and a fez. Commonly known as Shriners of North America, this is a club for the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (A.A.O.N.M.S.).
Subjects
Organizations - Mens' Societies and Clubs
Names
Shriners of North America
Patterson, Gordon E
Edmondson, John
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
March 10, 1911
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 19 x 24.5 cm, mounted on card 30 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Grand Lodge officers of the Ancient Order of United Workmen of British Columbia. Standing in the back row (from left) are; F. Davey, C. Wrigglesworth, Past Grand Master Workman F.L. Budlong, Past Grand Master Workman W.H. Smith, Past Grand Master Workman and Grand Trustee Alex. Stewar…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 19 x 24.5 cm, mounted on card 30 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Grand Lodge officers of the Ancient Order of United Workmen of British Columbia. Standing in the back row (from left) are; F. Davey, C. Wrigglesworth, Past Grand Master Workman F.L. Budlong, Past Grand Master Workman W.H. Smith, Past Grand Master Workman and Grand Trustee Alex. Stewart and Grand Organizer L. Fenwick Dickson. Standing in the middle row (from left) are; Past Grand Master Workman G. Adams and Grand Treasurer W. Scrowcroft. Sitting in the front row are; Grand Overseer W.H. Wilson, Grand Foreman Dr. W.H.B. Anderson, Grand Master Workman T. Cashmore, Past Grand Master Workman S.M. Everleigh and Grand Secretary J.J. McIlmoyl.
Subjects
Organizations - Mens' Societies and Clubs
Names
Ancient Order of United Workmen of British Columbia
Davey, F.
Wrigglesworth, C.
Budlong, F.L.
Smith, W.H.
Stewart, Alex.
Dickson, L. Fenwick
Adams, G.
Scrowcroft, W.
Wilson, W.H.
Anderson, Dr. W.H.B.
Cashmore, T.
Everleigh, S.M.
McIlmoyl, J.J.
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Accession Code
HV972.122.68
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
March 10, 1911
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/8/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Typed caption attached to recto of card mount (at bottom) provides title and identifies individuals
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Grand Lodge officers and representatives

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
March 1911
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 19 x 24.5 cm, mounted on card 30 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Grand Lodge officers and representatives of the Ancient Order of United Workmen of British Columbia at a session in Ladner, British Columbia. Standing in the back row (from left) are; F. Davey, R.D. Featherstonhaugh, Past Grand Master Workman F.L. Budlong, E. Pope, J, Nightingale and…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 19 x 24.5 cm, mounted on card 30 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Grand Lodge officers and representatives of the Ancient Order of United Workmen of British Columbia at a session in Ladner, British Columbia. Standing in the back row (from left) are; F. Davey, R.D. Featherstonhaugh, Past Grand Master Workman F.L. Budlong, E. Pope, J, Nightingale and W. Minthorne. Standing in the third row are; C. Wrigglesworth, Past Grand Master Workman W.H. Smith, Past Grand Master Workman and Grand Trustee Alex. Stewart, Grand Treasurer W. Scrowcroft and Grand Organizer L. Fenwick Dickson. Standing in the second row (from left) are; Dr. A.A. King, A. Beckett, T. Todd, A. Harrison, W.F. Graham, Past Grand Master Workman G. Adams and Past Grand Master Workman Captain Warren. Sitting in the front row are; Grand Overseer W.H. Wilson, Grand Foreman Dr. W.H.B. Anderson, Grand Master Workman T. Cashmore, Past Grand Master Workman S.M. Everleigh, Grand Secretary J.J. McIlmoyl and S. Knarston.
Subjects
Organizations - Mens' Societies and Clubs
Names
Ancient Order of United Workmen of British Columbia
Davey, F.
Wrigglesworth, C.
Budlong, F.L.
Smith, W.H.
Stewart, Alex.
Dickson, L. Fenwick
Adams, G.
Scrowcroft, W.
Wilson, W.H.
Anderson, Dr. W.H.B.
Cashmore, T.
Everleigh, S.M.
McIlmoyl, J.J.
Featherstonhaugh, R.D.
Pope, E.
Nightingale, J.
Minthorne, W.
King, Dr. A.A.
Beckett, A.
Todd, T.
Harrison, A.
Graham, W.F.
Knarston, S.
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Accession Code
HV972.122.69
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
March 1911
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/8/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Typed caption attached to recto of card mount (at bottom) provides title and identifies individuals
Images
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A History of the first ten years of the South Burnaby Men's Club

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumtextualrecord10427
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1962]
Collection/Fonds
Robert Stanley Vannerus fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 report
Scope and Content
Item consists of a typewritten, twenty five page report entitled "A History of the First Ten Years of the South Burnaby Men's Club".
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Robert Stanley Vannerus fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 report
Scope and Content
Item consists of a typewritten, twenty five page report entitled "A History of the First Ten Years of the South Burnaby Men's Club".
Subjects
Organizations - Mens' Societies and Clubs
Names
South Burnaby Men's Club
Accession Code
BV010.4.9
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1962]
Media Type
Textual Record
Related Material
See also BV010.4.10
Notes
Transcribed title
Front cover of original duotang reads: "A History / of the First Ten Years / of the / South Burnaby Men's Club" / "Dedicated to Youth"
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Interview with Don Brown by Rod Fowler February 26, 1990 - Track 9

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Don Brown’s involvement in and description of the history of the South Burnaby Men’s Club
Date Range
1952-1990
Length
00:02:32
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Don Brown’s involvement in and description of the history of the South Burnaby Men’s Club
Date Range
1952-1990
Photo Info
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Sergeant Don Brown, November 2, 1997. Item no. 535-0979
Length
00:02:32
Name
South Burnaby Men's Club
Subject
Organizations - Men's Societies and Clubs
Interviewer
Fowler, Rod
Interview Date
February 26, 1990
Scope and Content
Recording is of an interview with Don Brown, conducted by Rod Fowler. Don Brown was one of eleven participants interviewed as part of the SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee's oral history series titled, "Voices of Burnaby". The interview is mainly about Don Brown’s description of the changes in Burnaby’s built and natural landscapes and socioeconomic conditions, especially between 1947 and 1975, the strong impression made on him by those changes evident in the interview. He talks about his work and career as a police officer with the Burnaby Provincial Police and RCMP. The interview also details his involvement in Burnaby politics and volunteer community groups. To view “Narrow By” terms for each track expand this description and see “Notes”.
Biographical Notes
Donald Neil “Don” Brown was born in Birmingham, England May 4, 1919, and immigrated with his parents and siblings to Winnipeg in 1922. At the outbreak of WWII Don Brown left high school and enlisted in the 12th Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers, serving six years in the army. Before going overseas he married Helen Birch in 1939. In 1947 Don Brown joined the B.C. Provincial Police which was absorbed by the RCMP in 1950. He worked as a police officer in Burnaby from 1947 to 1954, and then was transferred to Ottawa (with a stop in Regina) for nine and a half years where he attended Carleton University to study forensics. In 1963 Don Brown was transferred back to Vancouver and bought and moved into a house on Watling Street in Burnaby where he still lived in 1990. Another transfer took him to Edmonton for five years, returning to Burnaby in 1975. Following retirement in 1980 with the rank of Supervisor and after 22 years in forensic laboratories, Don Brown started his own business as a private document examiner. Don Brown was active in Burnaby politics, serving as Alderman from 1979-1985. He was also involved in many community groups including the South Burnaby Men’s Club, which he helped found in 1952, as well as active in the Burnaby Historical Society, and served on the Burnaby School Board, Burnaby Centennial Committee, and the Community College for the Retired. Don and Helen Brown had six children: Donna, Don, Gina, Patricia, Christopher and Susan. Don Brown died May 16, 2009.
Total Tracks
14
Total Length
01:35:07
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Brown, Don
Interviewer Bio
Rod Fowler returned to university as a mature student in the 1980s after working about twenty years in the field of economics and computerization in business in England, Europe and Western Canada. He graduated with a BA from SFU in both History and Sociology in 1987, his MA degree in Geography in 1989, and his PhD in Cultural Geography at SFU. He taught courses in Geography, Sociology, History and Canadian Studies at several Lower Mainland colleges, before becoming a full time member of the Geography Department at Kwantlen University College.
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Centennial Oral History project series
Item No.
MSS187-016_Track_9
Transcript Available
Transcript available
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interviews were digitized in 2015 allowing them to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council.
Audio Tracks

Track nine of interview with Don Brown

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Interview with Don Brown by Rod Fowler February 26, 1990 - Track 10

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Don Brown’s activities with the Parks and Recreation Commission, the relationship between community groups and the Commission, and the development of Central Park. He lists membership in other community groups such as the Historical Society. He also continues …
Date Range
1952-1990
Length
00:07:45
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Don Brown’s activities with the Parks and Recreation Commission, the relationship between community groups and the Commission, and the development of Central Park. He lists membership in other community groups such as the Historical Society. He also continues to describe the activities of the South Burnaby Men’s Club and its change of name to South Burnaby Metrotown Club to include women
Date Range
1952-1990
Photo Info
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Sergeant Don Brown, November 2, 1997. Item no. 535-0979
Length
00:07:45
Name
South Burnaby Men's Club
Burnaby Historical Society
Subject
Recreational Activities
Organizations - Men's Societies and Clubs
Interviewer
Fowler, Rod
Interview Date
February 26, 1990
Scope and Content
Recording is of an interview with Don Brown, conducted by Rod Fowler. Don Brown was one of eleven participants interviewed as part of the SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee's oral history series titled, "Voices of Burnaby". The interview is mainly about Don Brown’s description of the changes in Burnaby’s built and natural landscapes and socioeconomic conditions, especially between 1947 and 1975, the strong impression made on him by those changes evident in the interview. He talks about his work and career as a police officer with the Burnaby Provincial Police and RCMP. The interview also details his involvement in Burnaby politics and volunteer community groups. To view “Narrow By” terms for each track expand this description and see “Notes”.
Biographical Notes
Donald Neil “Don” Brown was born in Birmingham, England May 4, 1919, and immigrated with his parents and siblings to Winnipeg in 1922. At the outbreak of WWII Don Brown left high school and enlisted in the 12th Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers, serving six years in the army. Before going overseas he married Helen Birch in 1939. In 1947 Don Brown joined the B.C. Provincial Police which was absorbed by the RCMP in 1950. He worked as a police officer in Burnaby from 1947 to 1954, and then was transferred to Ottawa (with a stop in Regina) for nine and a half years where he attended Carleton University to study forensics. In 1963 Don Brown was transferred back to Vancouver and bought and moved into a house on Watling Street in Burnaby where he still lived in 1990. Another transfer took him to Edmonton for five years, returning to Burnaby in 1975. Following retirement in 1980 with the rank of Supervisor and after 22 years in forensic laboratories, Don Brown started his own business as a private document examiner. Don Brown was active in Burnaby politics, serving as Alderman from 1979-1985. He was also involved in many community groups including the South Burnaby Men’s Club, which he helped found in 1952, as well as active in the Burnaby Historical Society, and served on the Burnaby School Board, Burnaby Centennial Committee, and the Community College for the Retired. Don and Helen Brown had six children: Donna, Don, Gina, Patricia, Christopher and Susan. Don Brown died May 16, 2009.
Total Tracks
14
Total Length
01:35:07
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Brown, Don
Interviewer Bio
Rod Fowler returned to university as a mature student in the 1980s after working about twenty years in the field of economics and computerization in business in England, Europe and Western Canada. He graduated with a BA from SFU in both History and Sociology in 1987, his MA degree in Geography in 1989, and his PhD in Cultural Geography at SFU. He taught courses in Geography, Sociology, History and Canadian Studies at several Lower Mainland colleges, before becoming a full time member of the Geography Department at Kwantlen University College.
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Centennial Oral History project series
Item No.
MSS187-016_Track_10
Transcript Available
Transcript available
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interviews were digitized in 2015 allowing them to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council.
Audio Tracks

Track ten of interview with Don Brown

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1936 and 1939]
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 film clip (8 min., 37 sec.) : digital, col., si.
Item No.
562-002-3
Scope and Content
Item is a digitized copy of a silent colour film segment with footage of the annual Sports Day events held at Burnaby Central Park. The film opens with an unidentified dedication ceremony and tree planting in an unknown location and switches to students marching into Central Park. Hundreds of child…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1936 and 1939]
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
562-002-3
Accession Number
2012-15
Physical Description
1 film clip (8 min., 37 sec.) : digital, col., si.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Item is a digitized copy of a silent colour film segment with footage of the annual Sports Day events held at Burnaby Central Park. The film opens with an unidentified dedication ceremony and tree planting in an unknown location and switches to students marching into Central Park. Hundreds of children and Youth are showcased in sporting field events and competitions such as track and field sports, acrobatics, gymnastics, dancing, leap frog, skipping, rugby.
Notes
Title based on contents of film
Film clip originates from digitized version of original 16 mm film footage (item 562-001). This segment was part of digitized portion titled 'May Day Events'
Creator
Andy Digney
Subjects
Events - Parades
Occupations
Occupations - Labourers
Organizations - Mens' Societies and Clubs
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Central Park
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Sussex-Nelson Area
Video Tracks
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1936 and 1939]
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 film clip (4 min, 23 sec.) : digital, col., si.
Item No.
562-002-4
Scope and Content
Item is a digitized copy of a silent colour film segment with footage of a May Day labour parade for International Worker's Day. Men, women and children are seen marching with banners held high interspersed with a marching band with bagpipes. Some of the banners are identified as; The Communist Pa…
  1 Video  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1936 and 1939]
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
562-002-4
Accession Number
2012-15
Physical Description
1 film clip (4 min, 23 sec.) : digital, col., si.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Item is a digitized copy of a silent colour film segment with footage of a May Day labour parade for International Worker's Day. Men, women and children are seen marching with banners held high interspersed with a marching band with bagpipes. Some of the banners are identified as; The Communist Party of Canada, the Scandinavian Worker's Club, Lumber and Sawmill Workers Union, Ex-Servicemen's League, Canadian League Against War and Fascism, Fishermen's Legislative Program, Sailor's Union, B.C. Maritime Workers, Amalgamated Building Workers Union, Bakery and Confectionary Workers International Union of America and The Women's Labour League. Some of the banners in the parade read as follows; 'Support the White Lunch Strike', 'Abolish Deferred Pay', 'Builders of British Columbia- Bill Bennett', 'Communist Party of Canada', 'Free Grange and Molland'.
Notes
Title based on contents of film
Film clip originates from digitized version of original 16 mm film footage (item 562-001). This segment was part of digitized portion titled 'Labour Parade'
Creator
Andy Digney
Subjects
Events - Parades
Occupations
Occupations - Labourers
Organizations - Mens' Societies and Clubs
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Kingsway
Video Tracks
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.17.9
Description
The Vancouver City Young Men's Christian Association - Receipt -- [1915]. Receipt issued to Thomas McNair from the Vancouver City YMCA for $8.00 for a one week men's camp. The receipt was issued July 22nd, 1915.
Object History
Receipt belonging to Thomas Seaborn McNair, who was born on May 15 1888 to Francis McNair and Elizabeth Taylor. He worked as an accountant and estate agent. He married Mary Vida McMillan in 1917. Thomas ran Edwards, McNair and Russell in Vancouver (presumably an accounting firm). Thomas McNair died…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.17.9
Description
The Vancouver City Young Men's Christian Association - Receipt -- [1915]. Receipt issued to Thomas McNair from the Vancouver City YMCA for $8.00 for a one week men's camp. The receipt was issued July 22nd, 1915.
Object History
Receipt belonging to Thomas Seaborn McNair, who was born on May 15 1888 to Francis McNair and Elizabeth Taylor. He worked as an accountant and estate agent. He married Mary Vida McMillan in 1917. Thomas ran Edwards, McNair and Russell in Vancouver (presumably an accounting firm). Thomas McNair died in 1982.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Receipts
Organizations
Organizations - Men's Societies and Clubs
Record Type
Artifact
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