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Interview with Ron Smitherman by Eric Damer November 15, 2012 - Track 1

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Ron Smitherman's memories of his early years in construction. Ron discusses what it was like to be in construction during the postwar era. He also discusses his father's work as a carpenter and the changes that occurred with the introduction of electric car…
Date Range
1945-1979
Length
0:08:43
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Ron Smitherman's memories of his early years in construction. Ron discusses what it was like to be in construction during the postwar era. He also discusses his father's work as a carpenter and the changes that occurred with the introduction of electric carpentry tools.
Date Range
1945-1979
Photo Info
Ron Smitherman, [199-]. Item no. 549-065.
Length
0:08:43
Subject
Construction Tools and Equipment
Interviewer
Damer, Eric
Interview Date
November 15, 2012
Scope and Content
Recording is an interview with Ron Smitherman conducted by Burnaby Village Museum employee Eric Damer, November 15, 2012. Major theme discussed: building construction and development in Burnaby.
Biographical Notes
Born in 1933 and raised in Vancouver, Ron Smitherman learned the construction trade from his father, upgrading his knowledge and skills as techniques and materials changed and improved. Ron built houses and commercial buildings in Burnaby and elsewhere during the nineteen-forties, fifties and sixties. In 1969 Ron and his family settled in Burnaby where he shifted his business to real estate.
Total Tracks
6
Total Length
0:46:51
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Interviewee Name
Smitherman, Ron
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.
MSS171-025_ Track_1
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track one of recording of interview with Ron Smitherman

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 25, 1997
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 15 cm
Item No.
535-0792
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified man operating a drill machine.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 25, 1997
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-0792
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 15 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified man operating a drill machine.
Photographer
Bartel, Mario
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black and blue ink on recto of photograph reads: "pg. 3 82% / 1783 Bby Mario A"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
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Judy Doll and Julie McDonald

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto80594
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 3, 1997
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 22.5 cm
Item No.
535-0862
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Institute of Technology instructor Judy Doll with student Julie McDonald, using jigsaw in workshop.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 3, 1997
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-0862
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 22.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of British Columbia Institute of Technology instructor Judy Doll with student Julie McDonald, using jigsaw in workshop.
Photographer
Bartel, Mario
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Tools and Equipment
Names
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Doll, Judy
McDonald, Julie
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black ink on recto of photograph reads: "1734 Bby Mario A / Twice Bby. p. 5 @ 53% / p. 1 @ 23"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 20, 1997
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 22.5 cm
Item No.
535-0886
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified man using a drill to post a map on a park board.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 20, 1997
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-0886
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 22.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified man using a drill to post a map on a park board.
Photographer
Bartel, Mario
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black and blue ink on recto of photograph reads: "Bby Mario 1875 / 66% Bby p. 1"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 22, 1998
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 23 cm
Item No.
535-1267
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction cranes at the site of the Crystal Mall project.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 22, 1998
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-1267
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 23 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of construction cranes at the site of the Crystal Mall project.
Photographer
Morstad, John
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black and blue ink on recto of photograph reads: "Morstad 1561 / 74% Bby ?"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[191-?] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.6 cm print
Item No.
315-365
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a man sawing wood while two young boys look on. This may be George A. Grant with two of his sons (Bill, George, Harry, or Alastair) at 2540 Marlborough Avenue.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[191-?] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-365
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.6 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a man sawing wood while two young boys look on. This may be George A. Grant with two of his sons (Bill, George, Harry, or Alastair) at 2540 Marlborough Avenue.
Subjects
Woodworking Tools and Equipment
Names
Grant, George A.
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6591 Marlborough Avenue
Burnaby - Marlborough Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
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Archie Brown-John cutting wood

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto76888
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[193-] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Item No.
549-005
Storage Location
See Location of AIP field
Scope and Content
Photograph of Archie Brown-John and an unidentified man working with a crosscut saw to cut firewood. Archie is on the left, wearing a fedora.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[193-] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
549-005
Accession Number
2012-30
Storage Location
See Location of AIP field
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Archie Brown-John and an unidentified man working with a crosscut saw to cut firewood. Archie is on the left, wearing a fedora.
Subjects
Woodworking Tools and Equipment
Names
Brown-John, Archie
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November, 1995
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 23 x 15 cm
Item No.
535-0045
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified construction site.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November, 1995
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-0045
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 23 x 15 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified construction site.
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black and blue ink on recto of photograph reads: "TC Pam 3088 / 48% pg. 1 COQ NL"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 3, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 23 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
535-0190
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Native hand maul that was dug up in a yard on Cliff Avenue, north of Burnaby Lake in the late 1920's. It was later donated to the Burnaby Village Museum.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 3, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-0190
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 23 x 15.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Native hand maul that was dug up in a yard on Cliff Avenue, north of Burnaby Lake in the late 1920's. It was later donated to the Burnaby Village Museum.
Photographer
Langdeau, Brian
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black ink on recto of photograph reads:"03/03 Bby/NW p. 9 61% / 566 Bby Brian"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
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Traditional sewing tool

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto79220
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 15, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 23 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
535-0299
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified man using a traditional sewing tool.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
May 15, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-0299
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 23 x 15.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified man using a traditional sewing tool.
Photographer
Langdeau, Brian
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black ink on recto of photograph reads: "1299 Bby Brian / 23% NW p. 1"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 10, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 12.5 cm
Item No.
535-0344
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby resident Rick T. Hargreaves, president of Corporation of Land Surveyors of the province of British Columbia with a theodolite
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 10, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-0344
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 17.5 x 12.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby resident Rick T. Hargreaves, president of Corporation of Land Surveyors of the province of British Columbia with a theodolite
Photographer
Destrubé Photography
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Tools and Equipment
Names
Hargreaves, Rick
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "H96-10-R2-6"
Photographer's stamp on verso
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 8, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 21.5 cm
Item No.
535-0412
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Lou Quailey stone carving in his studio.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 8, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-0412
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 21.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Lou Quailey stone carving in his studio.
Photographer
Bartel, Mario
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Tools and Equipment
Names
Quailey, Lou
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black ink on recto of photograph reads: "2180 Bby Mario / 09/08 p. 14 80%"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.6 cm print
Item No.
315-252
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a man and two children working in a yard. This is likely Cecil Allen and his daughters Patricia (left) and Stephanie (right) at their home at 3976 McGill Street.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-252
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.6 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a man and two children working in a yard. This is likely Cecil Allen and his daughters Patricia (left) and Stephanie (right) at their home at 3976 McGill Street.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Tools and Equipment
Names
Allen, Cecil
Allen, Stephanie
Corbet, Patricia "Pat" Allen
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - McGill Street
Burnaby - 3976 McGill Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
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Grace Price by a steam donkey cable

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36967
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[193-] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.9 x 8.2 cm print
Item No.
315-425
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Grace Price standing by the cable of a steam donkey used for logging.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[193-] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-425
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.9 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 Grace Price standing by the cable of a steam donkey used for logging.
Subjects
Woodworking Tools and Equipment - Logging Machinery
Names
Price, Grace Mabel Potter
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail
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 ; 6.1 x 8.9 cm print
Item No.
315-459
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a donkey engine used for logging (also known as a steam donkey). William "Bill" Price operated one of these on Vancouver Island near Nanaimo.
  1 Image  
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.
315-459
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.1 x 8.9 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a donkey engine used for logging (also known as a steam donkey). William "Bill" Price operated one of these on Vancouver Island near Nanaimo.
Subjects
Woodworking Tools and Equipment - Logging Machinery
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1959] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Item No.
549-032
Storage Location
See Location of AIP field
Scope and Content
Photograph of a man using a team of horses to help him lay fertilizer on the yard at Tony Fabian's house on Hardwick Street.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1959] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
549-032
Accession Number
2012-30
Storage Location
See Location of AIP field
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a man using a team of horses to help him lay fertilizer on the yard at Tony Fabian's house on Hardwick Street.
Subjects
Transportation - Horses
Agricultural Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1963] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Item No.
549-035
Storage Location
See Location of AIP field
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tony Fabian using new gardening techniques to improve his garden at Hardwick Street.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1963] (date of original), digitally copied 2012
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
549-035
Accession Number
2012-30
Storage Location
See Location of AIP field
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg) : col. ; 300ppi
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tony Fabian using new gardening techniques to improve his garden at Hardwick Street.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Gardens
Agricultural Tools and Equipment
Names
Fabian, Tony
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hardwick Street
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
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Man replacing a telephone pole

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto78587
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 4, 1995
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 16 cm
Item No.
535-0010
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified man replacing a telephone pole.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 4, 1995
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-0010
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an unidentified man replacing a telephone pole.
Photographer
Langdeau, Brian
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Telephone Operators
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black ink on recto of photograph reads: "Bby p. 3 79% / 2762 Bby Brian"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
February 14, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 21 cm
Item No.
535-0168
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tom Collings, a lab engineer at Simon Fraser University (SFU) holding his 'V-chip' invention that allows images and language to be programmed out of television shows.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
February 14, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-0168
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 21 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Tom Collings, a lab engineer at Simon Fraser University (SFU) holding his 'V-chip' invention that allows images and language to be programmed out of television shows.
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Occupations - Engineers
Telecommunication Tools and Equipment - Televisions
Names
Collings, Tom
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "Tim Collings / SFU"
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1918 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.9 x 11.8 cm print
Item No.
315-361
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of George Grant holding a rake for garden chores at 2540 Marlborough Avenue. The woman in the background may be his mother, Alice Grant.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1918 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-361
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.9 x 11.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of George Grant holding a rake for garden chores at 2540 Marlborough Avenue. The woman in the background may be his mother, Alice Grant.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Gardens
Agricultural Tools and Equipment - Gardening Equipment
Names
Grant, Alice
Grant, George
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Marlborough Avenue
Burnaby - 6591 Marlborough Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
Images
Less detail

Water tower being dismantled

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36964
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1948 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.7 cm print
Item No.
315-422
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a water tower being dismantled on the east side of Royal Oak Avenue and Kingsway.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1948 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-422
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.7 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a water tower being dismantled on the east side of Royal Oak Avenue and Kingsway.
Subjects
Structures - Water Tanks and Towers
Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Royal Oak Avenue
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
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Water tower being dismantled

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36965
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1948 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.7 cm print
Item No.
315-423
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a water tower being dismantled by crane on the east side of Royal Oak Avenue and Kingsway.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1948 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-423
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.7 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a water tower being dismantled by crane on the east side of Royal Oak Avenue and Kingsway.
Subjects
Structures - Water Tanks and Towers
Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Royal Oak Avenue
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
Less detail

Water tower being dismantled

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36966
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1948 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.6 x 10.3 cm print
Item No.
315-424
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a series of six photographs of a water tower being dismantled on the east side of Royal Oak Avenue and Kingsway.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1948 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-424
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.6 x 10.3 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a series of six photographs of a water tower being dismantled on the east side of Royal Oak Avenue and Kingsway.
Subjects
Structures - Water Tanks and Towers
Tools and Equipment
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Royal Oak Avenue
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Windsor Area
Images
Less detail

Bill Price and his steam donkey

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36996
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1935 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.7 cm print
Item No.
315-454
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of William "Bill" Price and the steam donkey engine he operated for logging.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1935 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-454
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.7 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of William "Bill" Price and the steam donkey engine he operated for logging.
Subjects
Woodworking Tools and Equipment - Logging Machinery
Occupations - Lumberjacks
Names
Price, William Francis "Bill" (1905-1993)
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail

Residents involved in protesting tree removal

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto78595
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 8, 1995
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 24.5 cm
Item No.
535-0011
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of residents of Burnaby protesting the clearing of land around the Hong Kong Bank, in Discovery Park industrial site near British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 8, 1995
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-0011
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 24.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of residents of Burnaby protesting the clearing of land around the Hong Kong Bank, in Discovery Park industrial site near British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).
Photographer
Ponne, Simone
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Tools and Equipment
Animals - Dogs
Land Clearing
Protests and Demonstrations
Names
Chami, Parvin
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in black ink on recto of photograph reads: "2764A Bby Ponne / Bby p. 1 81%"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
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Bill Price at shoe stitching machine

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36957
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.7 cm print
Item No.
315-415
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of William "Bill" Price at a shoe stitching machine at his uncle, Bert Price's, shoe repair shop in Vancouver: Price Shoe Service. During the Second World War, Bill was "frozen" in this job (i.e., not permitted to leave it) as his repairing Army and Navy shoes and boots was considered es…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-415
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.7 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of William "Bill" Price at a shoe stitching machine at his uncle, Bert Price's, shoe repair shop in Vancouver: Price Shoe Service. During the Second World War, Bill was "frozen" in this job (i.e., not permitted to leave it) as his repairing Army and Navy shoes and boots was considered essential to the war effort.
Subjects
Clothing
Tools and Equipment
Occupations - War Workers
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Price Shoe Service
Price, William Francis "Bill" (1905-1993)
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Images
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Visit of Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36981
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1950 and 1953] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.7 x 10.8 cm print
Item No.
315-439
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent in a car during his visit to Burnaby while a crowd looks on. A man with a 4x5 press camera is in the foreground.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1950 and 1953] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-439
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.7 x 10.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent in a car during his visit to Burnaby while a crowd looks on. A man with a 4x5 press camera is in the foreground.
Subjects
Photographic Tools and Equipment - Cameras
Officials - Prime Ministers
Events - Visits of State
Names
St. Laurent, Louis
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 14, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 24 cm
Item No.
535-0137
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Investment minister and New Democratic Party (NDP) hopeful Glen Clark (later British Columbia Premier) in a bulldozer, breaking ground at the construction site of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane on Highway 1 in Burnaby.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 14, 1996
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby NewsLeader photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
535-0137
Accession Number
2012-11
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 24 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Investment minister and New Democratic Party (NDP) hopeful Glen Clark (later British Columbia Premier) in a bulldozer, breaking ground at the construction site of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane on Highway 1 in Burnaby.
Photographer
Bartel, Mario
Creator
Burnaby NewsLeader
Subjects
Construction - Road Construction
Construction Tools and Equipment
Officials - Elected Officials
Officials - Premiers
Names
Clark, Glen
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in blue ink on recto of photograph reads: "Bartel Bby 94A / 94% pg. 3 TriCity"
Trim marks and/or reproduction instructions on recto (scan is cropped)
Images
Less detail

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