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Alice Hart album - page twelve

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1906 (date of original), copied 1976
Collection/Fonds
Florence Hart Godwin fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph album : 1 b&w negative ; 35 mm
Scope and Content
Composite photograph taken of page twelve of Alice Hart's photograph album. The page includes seven photographs taken during the summer of 1906 while the Hart family was spending their summer at "Avalon farm" on Deer Lake and includes the inscription "Me [sic] my Avalon Farm _ Summer of 1906.". Th…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Florence Hart Godwin fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph album : 1 b&w negative ; 35 mm
Scope and Content
Composite photograph taken of page twelve of Alice Hart's photograph album. The page includes seven photographs taken during the summer of 1906 while the Hart family was spending their summer at "Avalon farm" on Deer Lake and includes the inscription "Me [sic] my Avalon Farm _ Summer of 1906.". The photographs are arranged into three rows. Top row includes one oval photograph of Florence and Kingsley Hart wearing straw hats and seated in a boat. Middle row includes three photographs described from left to right as; Felicia Chapman and her mother Jane Chapman (seated) outside; Deer Lake and shoreline; two boys with their hands up ready to dive into Deer Lake. Bottom road includes three photographs described from left to right as; Jane Chapman seated on the stairs of the Avalon farm house with her grandchildren Kingsley and Florence Hart; Felicia Chapman in a swimming costume standing up in the lake; Felicia Chapman, Alice Hart and an unidentified woman swimming in Deer Lake with Florence and Kingsley Hart. Inscribed in the original album page, top:
Subjects
Recreational Activities - Swimming
Names
Hart, Kingsley
Godwin, Florence Hart
Hart Family
Hart, Alice
Chapman, Hester Felicia
Chapman, Jane
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Deer Lake
Accession Code
HV976.169.14
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
1906 (date of original), copied 1976
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Scan Resolution
2400
Scan Date
27-Oct-2020
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph album
1 b&w copy print accompanying
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Alice Hart album - page thirteen

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1906-1908] (date of original), copied 1976
Collection/Fonds
Florence Hart Godwin fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph album : 1 b&w negative ; 35 mm
Scope and Content
Composite photograph taken of page thirteen of Alice Hart's photograph album. The page includes eight photographs taken during the summer of 1906 while the Hart family was spending their summer at "Avalon farm" on Deer Lake. The eight photographs are arranged into three columns. Left column of two …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Florence Hart Godwin fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph album : 1 b&w negative ; 35 mm
Scope and Content
Composite photograph taken of page thirteen of Alice Hart's photograph album. The page includes eight photographs taken during the summer of 1906 while the Hart family was spending their summer at "Avalon farm" on Deer Lake. The eight photographs are arranged into three columns. Left column of two photographs are identified from top to bottom as; members of the Hart family swimming in Deer Lake with boats behind them; Frederick J. Hart with his children, Florence and Kingsley on the front porch of Avalon farm. Middle column of three photographs include a young child walking in a field of wildflowers (could be young Edwyna Hart) and Alice Hart, Felicia Chapman and Florence Hart swimming in the lake. Right column of photographs are identified from top to bottom as; a boat house on Deer Lake; Florence Hart swimming in the lake; Alice Hart, Felicia Chapman and Kingsley Hart swimming in the lake with the caption above "We swim at last".
Subjects
Recreational Activities - Swimming
Names
Hart, Kingsley
Godwin, Florence Hart
Hart Family
Hart, Alice
Chapman, Hester Felicia
Hart, Frederick John (1884-1945)
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Deer Lake
Accession Code
HV976.169.15
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
[1906-1908] (date of original), copied 1976
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Scan Resolution
2400
Scan Date
27-Oct-2020
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph album
1 b&w copy print accompanying
Images
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Interview with Elsie Ansdell by Eric Damer September 18, 2012 - Track 4

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Elsie (Brown-John) Ansdell's early memories of recreational activities and daily life as a young person in Burnaby (activities include swimming, skating and going to the movies). She mentions Frank Walsh's Garage and discusses photographs of Brown-John Truc…
Date Range
1927-1938
Length
0:08:14
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Elsie (Brown-John) Ansdell's early memories of recreational activities and daily life as a young person in Burnaby (activities include swimming, skating and going to the movies). She mentions Frank Walsh's Garage and discusses photographs of Brown-John Trucking, "the blasting stump" and Burns Acreage.
Date Range
1927-1938
Photo Info
Elsie Brown-John (bottom, far right) with her class at Kitchener Street School, [1936]. Item no. 549-001.
Length
0:08:14
Subject
Recreational Activities - Swimming
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Interviewer
Damer, Eric
Interview Date
September 18, 2012
Scope and Content
Recording is an interview with early Burnaby resident Elsie (Brown-John) Ansdell conducted by Burnaby Village Museum employee Eric Damer, September 18, 2012. Major themes discussed are: settling in Burnaby and the early years of the Brown-John family.
Biographical Notes
Elsie (Brown-John) Ansdell’s father, a trained carpenter and cabinet maker, Victor Brown-John came to Canada from Wales in 1910. He cleared three lots at Napier and Gilmore Streets and built a two-roomed house. In 1912, he was joined by his wife and two eldest sons, Victor and Archie. Twin boys, Frank and Roy, were born in 1914 in the Burnaby home and their fifth son, Clive, was born in 1915. From 1916 to 1919 Victor John-Brown left Burnaby to serve overseas. Elsie Brown-John (later Ansdell) was born in 1921. Her younger brother, Gwyn "Jerry" was born in 1923. In 1925 Victor Brown-John suffered a fatal accident while working as a longshoreman in Northern British Columbia. Elsie attended Kitchener Elementary and North Burnaby High School. She married during the Second World War and moved to South Burnaby to raise her family whilst continuing to work in various department stores both in Vancouver and Burnaby.
Total Tracks
4
Total Length
33:02
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Interviewee Name
Ansdell, Elsie Brown-John
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.
MSS171-001_ Track_4
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track four of recording of interview with Elsie Ansdell

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