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Armstrong Avenue School

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1913]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.2 x 15.8 cm mounted on cardboard 19.9 x 25.1 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of school children with their teacher, who is standing to the right of the picture. An annotation on the back and an earlier catalogue record from 1971 indicates that the donor identified the photograph as the first class at Armstrong Avenue School, 1913, with Miss L. Crake as the teache…
Administrative History
The first Armstrong Avenue School was built in 1911 and it consisted of two rooms. The present school was built in 1955 with 11 classrooms. Additions: 1962 - two classrooms, 1964 - four classrooms, 1967 - four classrooms.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.2 x 15.8 cm mounted on cardboard 19.9 x 25.1 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of school children with their teacher, who is standing to the right of the picture. An annotation on the back and an earlier catalogue record from 1971 indicates that the donor identified the photograph as the first class at Armstrong Avenue School, 1913, with Miss L. Crake as the teacher. However, the first two-room Armstrong Avenue School was built in 1911 with Miss Lilly Mackenzie as the teacher. The present Armstrong school was built in 1955 with eleven classrooms. Later additions to the school occurred in 1962 (two classrooms), 1964 (four classrooms), 1967 (four classrooms), and 1969 (four classrooms). Annotation in blue ballpoint pen on back of photographs reads, "1st class of Armstrong Ave School. 1913 / Miss L Crake teacher."
Administrative History
The first Armstrong Avenue School was built in 1911 and it consisted of two rooms. The present school was built in 1955 with 11 classrooms. Additions: 1962 - two classrooms, 1964 - four classrooms, 1967 - four classrooms.
Subjects
Sports - Lacrosse
Occupations - Teachers
Names
Armstrong Avenue School
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Armstrong Avenue
Burnaby - 8757 Armstrong Avenue
Accession Code
HV971.75.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1913]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
8/8/2006
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
May 1926
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 24 cm, mounted on card 29.5 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby May Queen Margaret Henderson sitting on a platform on a stage with the out-going May Queen, Ruth Bearn. Two Burnaby officials are standing on the stage. The Queen's suite is sitting on the stage (Flora McCallum is sitting third from the left and has long culry hair) with the y…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20 x 24 cm, mounted on card 29.5 x 35 cm
Material Details
A ribbon (used for hanging) is attached to verso of card mount
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby May Queen Margaret Henderson sitting on a platform on a stage with the out-going May Queen, Ruth Bearn. Two Burnaby officials are standing on the stage. The Queen's suite is sitting on the stage (Flora McCallum is sitting third from the left and has long culry hair) with the younger ones sitting on either side of the steps.
Subjects
Events - May Day
Names
Henderson, Margaret
Bearn, Ruth
McCallum, Flora
Accession Code
HV971.144.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
May 1926
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/11/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
May 1926
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 23.5 x 17.5 cm (sight), mounted in folder 33.5 x 55 cm folded to 33.5 x 24 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby May Queen Margaret Henderson wearing a pearl necklace and a 'crown of flowers' in her hair, in a photographic studio, surrounded by her suite. Surrounding the May Queen (from the left) are; her third Maid of Honour Doris Bearn, her second Maid of Honour Nellie Flemming and her…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 23.5 x 17.5 cm (sight), mounted in folder 33.5 x 55 cm folded to 33.5 x 24 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Burnaby May Queen Margaret Henderson wearing a pearl necklace and a 'crown of flowers' in her hair, in a photographic studio, surrounded by her suite. Surrounding the May Queen (from the left) are; her third Maid of Honour Doris Bearn, her second Maid of Honour Nellie Flemming and her first Maid of Honour Violet McKee.
Subjects
Events - May Day
Documentary Artifacts - Portraits
Names
Henderson, Margaret
Bearn, Doris
Fleming, Nellie
McKee, Violet
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
HV974.29.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Date
May 1926
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/11/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Continuation of title: "... Celebration 1926"
Note typed in gold on recto of window mat reads: "BURNABY MAY DAY CELEBRATION, 1926 / CROWNED MAY 22ND, AT CENTRAL PARK, BURNABY / MISS MARGARET HENDERSON, MAY QUEEN / MISS DORIS BEARN 3RD MAID OF HONOUR / MISS NELLIE FLEMING 2ND MAID OF HONOUR / MISS VIOLET McKEE 1ST MAID OF HONOUR / WITH COMPLIMENTS OF THE MAY DAY COMMITTEE TO [handwritten in white ink] Mr. James Dickson, Chairman Drawing Committee"
Window mat (at interior of folder) has decorative embossing
Window mat and folder backing (provided by photographic studio) are glued together
Window mat signed "J. [Vanderpasch]"
Images
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