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Inauguration of the water system at Burnaby

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 16, 1912
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Item No.
204-798
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of Reeve Weart addressing a crowd gathered around the bandstand in Central Park for the inauguration of Burnaby Water Works. The Reeve is standing as he looks towards the crowd. Other men are seated in a semi-circle inside the bandstand. This was known as "Splash Day."
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 16, 1912
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-798
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard ; 8.9 x 14.0 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of Reeve Weart addressing a crowd gathered around the bandstand in Central Park for the inauguration of Burnaby Water Works. The Reeve is standing as he looks towards the crowd. Other men are seated in a semi-circle inside the bandstand. This was known as "Splash Day."
Subjects
Buildings - Recreational - Bandstands
Persons - Crowds
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Public Services - Utilities
Public Services - Public Works
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Names
Weart, R.W.
Notes
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Annotation of back of postcard reads, "July 16 - 1912 / Inauguration of the water system at Burnaby"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park
Burnaby - Imperial Street
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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