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Eastburn Park tree planting

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38632
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm pasted on cardboard backing
Item No.
467-008
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of three children standing in front of tree, one holding a shovel, during a ceremonial tree planting at Eastburn Park. All in the photograph are unidentified except for Burnaby Council member Gerald Ast who is standing to the far right (wearing light coloured suit) and Burnaby's municip…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
467-008
Accession Number
BHS2004-5
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm pasted on cardboard backing
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of three children standing in front of tree, one holding a shovel, during a ceremonial tree planting at Eastburn Park. All in the photograph are unidentified except for Burnaby Council member Gerald Ast who is standing to the far right (wearing light coloured suit) and Burnaby's municipal manager, Melvin Shelley, who can be seen in the back row at the far left (wearing dark coloured suit).
Subjects
Ceremonies
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Plants - Trees
Names
Ast, Gerald D.
Shelley, Melvin
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Eastburn Park
Burnaby - 7944 13th Avenue
Burnaby - 13th Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Second Street Area
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Interview with Tony Fabian by Kathy Bossort October 29, 2015 - Track 2

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Tony Fabian’s memories of his moving to Hardwick Street in Burnaby in 1957; his views about early attitudes toward clearing the land in Burnaby and how people’s attitudes changed with regard to protecting the environment; and his description of the “golden ye…
Date Range
1956-1980
Length
0:15:48
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview is about Tony Fabian’s memories of his moving to Hardwick Street in Burnaby in 1957; his views about early attitudes toward clearing the land in Burnaby and how people’s attitudes changed with regard to protecting the environment; and his description of the “golden years” for park creation and planning in the 1970s.
Date Range
1956-1980
Length
0:15:48
Name
Burnaby Parks and Recreation Commission
Shelley, Melvin
Barnet Park
Subject
Geographic Features - Parks
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Interviewer
Bossort, Kathy
Interview Date
October 29, 2015
Scope and Content
Recording is of an interview with Tony Fabian conducted by Kathy Bossort. Tony Fabian was one of 23 participants interviewed as part of the Community Heritage Commission’s Burnaby Mountain Oral History Project. The interview is mainly about Tony Fabian’s part in park creation and protection of natural areas in Burnaby, particularly as a member of the Park and Recreation Commission in the 1970s; his childhood and how that contributed to his land ethic; and the history of the uses made of and setting aside parkland on Burnaby Mountain.
Biographical Notes
Tony S. Fabian was born in 1934 in north Saskatchewan. At less than a year old Tony, along with his siblings, was removed from his family home and eventually placed with an immigrant farm family. As a child he worked on the farm and witnessed what he considered abusive treatment of the land and farm animals. When he was about 12 years old his adoptive family moved to the BC coast where he went on his own, working for a variety of farmers in Richmond and Delta. At 19 he contracted polio, quit farm work, and found work with the telephone company. In 1956 Tony married, and in 1957 he and his wife moved to a home on Hardwick Street in Burnaby where he still lives. Tony entered civic politics in the 1960s when he objected to development on Hardwick Park and became concerned about the destruction of Burnaby’s natural landscapes. He became a life long advocate for preserving natural areas and helped to create large parks in Burnaby on the foreshore of the Fraser River and on Burrard Inlet. He served as a member of the Parks and Recreation Commission 1970-1975, is a long time volunteer with the Burnaby Lake Park Association, and continues to stay current on local and regional environmental issues. In 2008 Tony was presented with the City of Burnaby Environment Award for Community Stewardship.
Total Tracks
7
Total Length
1:43:22
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Interviewee Name
Fabian, Tony S.
Interview Location
Tony Fabian's home in Burnaby
Interviewer Bio
Kathy Bossort is a retired archivist living in Ladner, BC. She worked at the Delta Museum and Archives after graduating from SLAIS (UBC) in 2001 with Masters degrees in library science and archival studies. Kathy grew up in Calgary, Alberta, and, prior to this career change, she lived in the West Kootenays, earning her living as a cook for BC tourist lodges and work camps. She continues to be interested in oral histories as a way to fill the gaps in the written record and bring richer meaning to history.
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Mountain Oral History Project series
Item No.
MSS196-007_Track_2
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track two of interview with Tony Fabian

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Burnaby Municipal Council

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1971
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17 cm
Item No.
485-077
Storage Location
65-1
Scope and Content
Photograph is an official photograph of the Burnaby Municipal Council members, in the Council Chambers. From left to right (clockwise) around the table are: Hugh Ladner, Warren Clark, Jim Dailly, William Blair, Anthony Parr (Municipal Planner), Ted Ward (Deputy Municipal Clerk), Mayor Bob Prittie …
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1971
Collection/Fonds
John Shaw fonds
Series
Civil Service records
Description Level
Item
Item No.
485-077
Accession Number
2005-15
2006-01
2007-18
Storage Location
65-1
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph is an official photograph of the Burnaby Municipal Council members, in the Council Chambers. From left to right (clockwise) around the table are: Hugh Ladner, Warren Clark, Jim Dailly, William Blair, Anthony Parr (Municipal Planner), Ted Ward (Deputy Municipal Clerk), Mayor Bob Prittie (at the back), John Shaw (Municipal Clerk), Mel Shelley (Municipal Manager), George H.F. McLean, Dave Mercier, Alan Emmott, and Doug Drummond.
Photographer
LeBlanc, Don
Creator
John Shaw
Subjects
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Buildings - Civic - City Halls
Occupations - Civic Workers
Names
Ladner, Hugh G.
Clark, Warren R.
Dailly, James
Blair, William A.
Parr, Anthony L.
Ward, Ted
Shaw, John H. "Jack"
Prittie, Robert W. "Bob"
Shelley, Melvin
McLean, George H.F.
Mercier, David M "Dave"
Emmott, Alan H
Drummond, John D "Doug"
Burnaby City Hall
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on verso reads: "1971 Council Corporation of Burnaby" and identifies the members of council
Photographer's stamp on verso
Photographer identifies photograph as no. 7143
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Canada Way
Burnaby - 4949 Canada Way
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
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