Skip header and navigation

8 records – page 1 of 1.

Interview with Jack Davy and Thomas James Sanderson 22-Jul-75 - Track 2

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory87
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Jack Davy and Tommy Sanderson's memories of the apprentice system offered as an alternative to high school as well as the Depression's effect on the schools.
Date Range
1931-1940
Length
0:09:36
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Jack Davy and Tommy Sanderson's memories of the apprentice system offered as an alternative to high school as well as the Depression's effect on the schools.
Date Range
1931-1940
Length
0:09:36
Subject
Education
Interviewer
McLeod, Ross S.
Interview Date
22-Jul-75
Scope and Content
Recording is a taped interview with two school principals who were working during the depression; John "Jack" Davy and Thomas James "Tommy" Sanderson by Ross S. McLeod. Major themes discussed are: the Depression and scholastic studies. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes".
Biographical Notes
John “Jack” Davy was raised in New Westminster and his family and the Eagles' family were close friends, with the grandparents and parents getting together regularly to play cards. As a child, Jack delivered the Columbian newspaper. Jack Davy worked for Burnaby schools for over fifty years; twenty-five of those years as principal at Edmonds Street School. During the depression, he worked as a principal of Kitchener Street School. Thomas James “Tommy” Sanderson was born to Ellen Jane Garvin and Thomas F. Sanderson. The couple married on January 14, 1903 at Mount Pleasant and lived first at English Bay. Tommy had an older brother, Gordon John and a sister, Flora Jane (later Rawden). The three children were raised in the Sanderson family home at 3812 Inman Avenue, one block north of Central Park. From 1919 to 1920, their father, Thomas F. Sanderson served as Reeve of Burnaby. Tommy Sanderson attended Inman Avenue School, then Kingsway West before graduating from Burnaby South High School in 1926. In 1931, he began his teaching career back at Burnaby South High School. From 1938, Tommy was principal at Sperling Avenue School. During the course of his career, he also worked as vice-principal of Edmonds Street School, principal at Capitol Hill School, Kingsway West School, McPhearson Junior High and Burnaby North High School. Tommy married Dorothy Alberta Reid of Chilliwack July 12, 1932 and had two children Robert “Bobby” and Margaret. The family first lived at 1921 Gilley Avenue, New Westminster then 2073 Waverley Avenue, Burnaby while Bobby and Margaret attended Nelson Avenue School, then Burnaby South High School.
Total Tracks
5
Total Length
0:43:20
Other Tracks
View All Tracks
Interviewee Name
Davy, Jack
Sanderson, Thomas "Tommy" James
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-24_Track_2
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
Audio Tracks

Track two of interview with Jack Davy and Thomas James Sanderson

Less detail

Interview with Jack Davy and Thomas James Sanderson 22-Jul-75 - Track 3

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory88
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Jack Davy and Tommy Sanderson's memories of the effect that the appointment of a Commissioner had on teacher's employment.
Date Range
1931-1933
Length
0:08:43
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Jack Davy and Tommy Sanderson's memories of the effect that the appointment of a Commissioner had on teacher's employment.
Date Range
1931-1933
Length
0:08:43
Subject
Occupations - Teachers
Interviewer
McLeod, Ross S.
Interview Date
22-Jul-75
Scope and Content
Recording is a taped interview with two school principals who were working during the depression; John "Jack" Davy and Thomas James "Tommy" Sanderson by Ross S. McLeod. Major themes discussed are: the Depression and scholastic studies. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes".
Biographical Notes
John “Jack” Davy was raised in New Westminster and his family and the Eagles' family were close friends, with the grandparents and parents getting together regularly to play cards. As a child, Jack delivered the Columbian newspaper. Jack Davy worked for Burnaby schools for over fifty years; twenty-five of those years as principal at Edmonds Street School. During the depression, he worked as a principal of Kitchener Street School. Thomas James “Tommy” Sanderson was born to Ellen Jane Garvin and Thomas F. Sanderson. The couple married on January 14, 1903 at Mount Pleasant and lived first at English Bay. Tommy had an older brother, Gordon John and a sister, Flora Jane (later Rawden). The three children were raised in the Sanderson family home at 3812 Inman Avenue, one block north of Central Park. From 1919 to 1920, their father, Thomas F. Sanderson served as Reeve of Burnaby. Tommy Sanderson attended Inman Avenue School, then Kingsway West before graduating from Burnaby South High School in 1926. In 1931, he began his teaching career back at Burnaby South High School. From 1938, Tommy was principal at Sperling Avenue School. During the course of his career, he also worked as vice-principal of Edmonds Street School, principal at Capitol Hill School, Kingsway West School, McPhearson Junior High and Burnaby North High School. Tommy married Dorothy Alberta Reid of Chilliwack July 12, 1932 and had two children Robert “Bobby” and Margaret. The family first lived at 1921 Gilley Avenue, New Westminster then 2073 Waverley Avenue, Burnaby while Bobby and Margaret attended Nelson Avenue School, then Burnaby South High School.
Total Tracks
5
Total Length
0:43:20
Other Tracks
View All Tracks
Interviewee Name
Davy, Jack
Sanderson, Thomas "Tommy" James
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-24_Track_3
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
Audio Tracks

Track three of interview with Jack Davy and Thomas James Sanderson

Less detail

Interview with Jack Davy and Thomas James Sanderson 22-Jul-75 - Track 5

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory90
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Jack Davy and Tommy Sanderson's overall impressions of the Depression years.
Date Range
1931-1939
Length
0:06:01
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Jack Davy and Tommy Sanderson's overall impressions of the Depression years.
Date Range
1931-1939
Length
0:06:01
Subject
Occupations - Teachers
Interviewer
McLeod, Ross S.
Interview Date
22-Jul-75
Scope and Content
Recording is a taped interview with two school principals who were working during the depression; John "Jack" Davy and Thomas James "Tommy" Sanderson by Ross S. McLeod. Major themes discussed are: the Depression and scholastic studies. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes".
Biographical Notes
John “Jack” Davy was raised in New Westminster and his family and the Eagles' family were close friends, with the grandparents and parents getting together regularly to play cards. As a child, Jack delivered the Columbian newspaper. Jack Davy worked for Burnaby schools for over fifty years; twenty-five of those years as principal at Edmonds Street School. During the depression, he worked as a principal of Kitchener Street School. Thomas James “Tommy” Sanderson was born to Ellen Jane Garvin and Thomas F. Sanderson. The couple married on January 14, 1903 at Mount Pleasant and lived first at English Bay. Tommy had an older brother, Gordon John and a sister, Flora Jane (later Rawden). The three children were raised in the Sanderson family home at 3812 Inman Avenue, one block north of Central Park. From 1919 to 1920, their father, Thomas F. Sanderson served as Reeve of Burnaby. Tommy Sanderson attended Inman Avenue School, then Kingsway West before graduating from Burnaby South High School in 1926. In 1931, he began his teaching career back at Burnaby South High School. From 1938, Tommy was principal at Sperling Avenue School. During the course of his career, he also worked as vice-principal of Edmonds Street School, principal at Capitol Hill School, Kingsway West School, McPhearson Junior High and Burnaby North High School. Tommy married Dorothy Alberta Reid of Chilliwack July 12, 1932 and had two children Robert “Bobby” and Margaret. The family first lived at 1921 Gilley Avenue, New Westminster then 2073 Waverley Avenue, Burnaby while Bobby and Margaret attended Nelson Avenue School, then Burnaby South High School.
Total Tracks
5
Total Length
0:43:20
Other Tracks
View All Tracks
Interviewee Name
Davy, Jack
Sanderson, Thomas "Tommy" James
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-24_Track_5
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
Audio Tracks

Track five of interview with Jack Davy and Thomas James Sanderson

Less detail

Interview with Jack Davy and Thomas James Sanderson 22-Jul-75 - Track 4

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory89
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Jack Davy and Tommy Sanderson's attitudes towards the Commissioner as well as to the unemployed in Burnaby.
Date Range
1931-1939
Length
0:09:35
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Jack Davy and Tommy Sanderson's attitudes towards the Commissioner as well as to the unemployed in Burnaby.
Date Range
1931-1939
Length
0:09:35
Name
Burnaby South High School
Subject
Occupations - Teachers
Officials - Commissioners
Interviewer
McLeod, Ross S.
Interview Date
22-Jul-75
Scope and Content
Recording is a taped interview with two school principals who were working during the depression; John "Jack" Davy and Thomas James "Tommy" Sanderson by Ross S. McLeod. Major themes discussed are: the Depression and scholastic studies. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes".
Biographical Notes
John “Jack” Davy was raised in New Westminster and his family and the Eagles' family were close friends, with the grandparents and parents getting together regularly to play cards. As a child, Jack delivered the Columbian newspaper. Jack Davy worked for Burnaby schools for over fifty years; twenty-five of those years as principal at Edmonds Street School. During the depression, he worked as a principal of Kitchener Street School. Thomas James “Tommy” Sanderson was born to Ellen Jane Garvin and Thomas F. Sanderson. The couple married on January 14, 1903 at Mount Pleasant and lived first at English Bay. Tommy had an older brother, Gordon John and a sister, Flora Jane (later Rawden). The three children were raised in the Sanderson family home at 3812 Inman Avenue, one block north of Central Park. From 1919 to 1920, their father, Thomas F. Sanderson served as Reeve of Burnaby. Tommy Sanderson attended Inman Avenue School, then Kingsway West before graduating from Burnaby South High School in 1926. In 1931, he began his teaching career back at Burnaby South High School. From 1938, Tommy was principal at Sperling Avenue School. During the course of his career, he also worked as vice-principal of Edmonds Street School, principal at Capitol Hill School, Kingsway West School, McPhearson Junior High and Burnaby North High School. Tommy married Dorothy Alberta Reid of Chilliwack July 12, 1932 and had two children Robert “Bobby” and Margaret. The family first lived at 1921 Gilley Avenue, New Westminster then 2073 Waverley Avenue, Burnaby while Bobby and Margaret attended Nelson Avenue School, then Burnaby South High School.
Total Tracks
5
Total Length
0:43:20
Other Tracks
View All Tracks
Interviewee Name
Davy, Jack
Sanderson, Thomas "Tommy" James
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-24_Track_4
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
Audio Tracks

Track four of interview with Jack Davy and Thomas James Sanderson

Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1915]
Collection/Fonds
Field family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) ; 600 ppi
Item No.
521-021
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Sanderson family home (believed to be located at 3812/5457 Inman Avenue, one block north of Central Park). Thomas and Ellen Jane are standing next to each other in front of the house with their eldest son Gordon John, their daughter Flora Jane (later Rawden) and their youngest, Th…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1915]
Collection/Fonds
Field family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
521-021
Accession Number
2010-14
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) ; 600 ppi
Material Details
Item is a scan of a b&w photograph
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Sanderson family home (believed to be located at 3812/5457 Inman Avenue, one block north of Central Park). Thomas and Ellen Jane are standing next to each other in front of the house with their eldest son Gordon John, their daughter Flora Jane (later Rawden) and their youngest, Thomas James (Tommy) Sanderson. A larger house which still stands on this property replaced this house in 1921.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Names
Sanderson, Thomas F.
Sanderson, Ellen Jane Garvin
Sanderson, Gordon John
Rawden, Flora Jane Sanderson
Sanderson, Thomas "Tommy" James
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Inman Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail

Interview with Jack Davy and Thomas James Sanderson 22-Jul-75 - Track 1

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory86
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Jack Davy and Tommy Sanderson's descriptions of the neighbourhoods surrounding the schools that they worked at during the Depression. They also discuss the structure of elementary through high school as it was during this time.
Date Range
1931-1940
Length
0:09:31
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Jack Davy and Tommy Sanderson's descriptions of the neighbourhoods surrounding the schools that they worked at during the Depression. They also discuss the structure of elementary through high school as it was during this time.
Date Range
1931-1940
Length
0:09:31
Name
Kitchener Street School
Sperling Avenue School
Burnaby South High School
Subject
Geographic Features - Neighbourhoods
Interviewer
McLeod, Ross S.
Interview Date
22-Jul-75
Scope and Content
Recording is a taped interview with two school principals who were working during the depression; John "Jack" Davy and Thomas James "Tommy" Sanderson by Ross S. McLeod. Major themes discussed are: the Depression and scholastic studies. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes".
Biographical Notes
John “Jack” Davy was raised in New Westminster and his family and the Eagles' family were close friends, with the grandparents and parents getting together regularly to play cards. As a child, Jack delivered the Columbian newspaper. Jack Davy worked for Burnaby schools for over fifty years; twenty-five of those years as principal at Edmonds Street School. During the depression, he worked as a principal of Kitchener Street School. Thomas James “Tommy” Sanderson was born to Ellen Jane Garvin and Thomas F. Sanderson. The couple married on January 14, 1903 at Mount Pleasant and lived first at English Bay. Tommy had an older brother, Gordon John and a sister, Flora Jane (later Rawden). The three children were raised in the Sanderson family home at 3812 Inman Avenue, one block north of Central Park. From 1919 to 1920, their father, Thomas F. Sanderson served as Reeve of Burnaby. Tommy Sanderson attended Inman Avenue School, then Kingsway West before graduating from Burnaby South High School in 1926. In 1931, he began his teaching career back at Burnaby South High School. From 1938, Tommy was principal at Sperling Avenue School. During the course of his career, he also worked as vice-principal of Edmonds Street School, principal at Capitol Hill School, Kingsway West School, McPhearson Junior High and Burnaby North High School. Tommy married Dorothy Alberta Reid of Chilliwack July 12, 1932 and had two children Robert “Bobby” and Margaret. The family first lived at 1921 Gilley Avenue, New Westminster then 2073 Waverley Avenue, Burnaby while Bobby and Margaret attended Nelson Avenue School, then Burnaby South High School.
Total Tracks
5
Total Length
0:43:20
Other Tracks
View All Tracks
Interviewee Name
Davy, Jack
Sanderson, Thomas "Tommy" James
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-24_Track_1
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
Audio Tracks

Track one of interview with Jack Davy and Thomas James Sanderson

Less detail

Burnaby South High School Staff

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto86684
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1936 or 1937]
Collection/Fonds
Richard Hardy family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm
Item No.
570-022
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of staff from Burnaby South High School 1937-38 standing on stairs outside of the school. Staff are identified from left to right; back row: Robert McKeown, Mr. C. Scott, Mr. Fred Pratt; third row: Mr. Ireland, Mr. (George) Grant, Mr. (Norm) McDonald, Mr. (Herb) Fleming; second row: Mr. …
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1936 or 1937]
Collection/Fonds
Richard Hardy family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
570-022
Accession Number
2014-16
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of staff from Burnaby South High School 1937-38 standing on stairs outside of the school. Staff are identified from left to right; back row: Robert McKeown, Mr. C. Scott, Mr. Fred Pratt; third row: Mr. Ireland, Mr. (George) Grant, Mr. (Norm) McDonald, Mr. (Herb) Fleming; second row: Mr. (Thomas) Sanderson, Miss (Betty) Hammond, Miss (Helen) Putnam, Miss (Hester) Draper, Mr. (Jack) Harkness; front row: Miss (Janey) Findlay, Miss Kidd, Miss (Mabel) Young, Miss (Catherine) Rees, Miss (Laura) Swenisky.
Subjects
Occupations - Teachers
Names
Burnaby South High School
McKeown, Robert
Scott, C.
Fleming, Herb
Pratt, Fred
Grant, George
Draper, Hester
Sanderson, Thomas "Tommy" James
Harkness, Jack
Findlay, Janey
Rees, Catherine "Cathy"
Swencisky, Laura
Young, Mabel
Hardy, Mabel
Putnam, Helen
Hammond, Betty
Notes
Title based on notes located on back of photograph
Note on verso of photograph reads: "Staff, Burnaby South High School, 1936-37" and identifies the staff in the photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6650 Southoaks Crescent
Burnaby - Southoaks Crescent
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Kingsway-Beresford Area
Images
Less detail

Burnaby South High School Staff

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto86670
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1936 or 1937]
Collection/Fonds
Richard Hardy family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 12 x 17 cm
Item No.
570-021
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of staff from Burnaby South High School 1937-38 standing on stairs outside of the school. Staff are identified from left to right; back row: Bob, McKeown, C. Scott, Bill McKeown, Herb Fleming, Tom Chalmers, Fred Pratt, Norm McDonald; middle row: Alvin Mooney, George Grant, Hester Draper,…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1936 or 1937]
Collection/Fonds
Richard Hardy family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
570-021
Accession Number
2014-16
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 12 x 17 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of staff from Burnaby South High School 1937-38 standing on stairs outside of the school. Staff are identified from left to right; back row: Bob, McKeown, C. Scott, Bill McKeown, Herb Fleming, Tom Chalmers, Fred Pratt, Norm McDonald; middle row: Alvin Mooney, George Grant, Hester Draper, Emma Parks, Tom Sanderson, Jack Harkness; front row: Janey Findlay, Catherine Rees, Laura Swencisky, Mabel nee Young (Hardy), Olive Day, Helen Putnam and Betty Hammond.
Subjects
Occupations - Teachers
Names
Burnaby South High School
McKeown, Robert
Scott, C.
McKeown, B.A.
Fleming, Herb
Chalmers, Thomas "Tom"
Pratt, Fred
McDonald, Norm
Mooney, Alvin
Grant, George
Draper, Hester
Parks, Emma
Sanderson, Thomas "Tommy" James
Harkness, Jack
Findlay, Janey
Rees, Catherine "Cathy"
Swencisky, Laura
Young, Mabel
Hardy, Mabel
Day, OIive
Putnam, Helen
Hammond, Betty
Notes
Title based on notes located on back of photograph
Note on verso of photograph reads: "Staff, Burnaby South HIgh School - Term 1937-38" and identifies the staff in the photograph.
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6650 Southoaks Crescent
Burnaby - Southoaks Crescent
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Kingsway-Beresford Area
Images
Less detail

8 records – page 1 of 1.

Back to top
Back to Top