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Digney film 2 - Family in Burnaby, Construction of Simpsons-Sears building and wedding

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumvideo10598
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1934 and 1964] (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (26 min., 51 sec.) : digital, 16 fps, col., si.
Scope and Content
Film created by Andy Digney and his son Ernest "Dig" Digney. The film opens with scenes of different dogs playing outside; exterior of Andy and Alice Digney’s house on Kaymar Drive; interior of the Digney bowling alley with pins being reset; interior of Andy Digney’s greenhouse at his house on Kaym…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1934 and 1964] (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV019.18.3
Storage Location
Digital only
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (26 min., 51 sec.) : digital, 16 fps, col., si.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Film created by Andy Digney and his son Ernest "Dig" Digney. The film opens with scenes of different dogs playing outside; exterior of Andy and Alice Digney’s house on Kaymar Drive; interior of the Digney bowling alley with pins being reset; interior of Andy Digney’s greenhouse at his house on Kaymar Drive; construction of the Simpsons-Sears building in 1954 behind the Digney home at 3698 Bonsor Street; unidentified outdoor wedding attended by the Digney's and Swans; Campbell family gathering in Victoria; gathering of friends and family inside Alice and Andy Digney’s home on Kaymar Drive before they leave for their World tour in 1964.
Notes
Title based on contents of film segment
Digitized film is a copy from original 8 mm film
Nine Film segments from this compilation are described at item level and available for viewing on Heritage Burnaby: BV019.18.3.1; BV019.18.3.5; BV019.18.3.9 to BV019.3.13 and BV019.18.3.16
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Creator
Andy Digney
Subjects
Sports - Bowling
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Buildings - Recreational - Bowling Alleys
Names
Digney, Andy
Digney, Ernest Frank "Dig"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Bonsor Avenue
Burnaby - Kaymar Drive
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Forster family house and store

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto34973
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.5 cm print
Item No.
168-008
Scope and Content
Photograph of Wilson Forster's plumbing and electrical business and the Forster family home at 2849 McKay Avenue after a snowfall (later renumbered 6208 McKay Avenue).
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Forster family subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
168-008
Accession Number
BHS1986-17
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 12.5 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Wilson Forster's plumbing and electrical business and the Forster family home at 2849 McKay Avenue after a snowfall (later renumbered 6208 McKay Avenue).
Subjects
Buildings - Residential - Houses
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - McKay Avenue
Burnaby - 6038 McKay Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Forster House and Business

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36790
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[193-] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 12.6 cm print
Item No.
315-247
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Forster family home at 2849 McKay Avenue (old street number) with Wilson Forster's plumbing and electrical shop attached. Originally the business was located in the residence. A group of adults and children are on the front steps of the house.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[193-] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Burnaby Centennial Anthology subseries
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-247
Accession Number
BHS1994-04
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 12.6 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Forster family home at 2849 McKay Avenue (old street number) with Wilson Forster's plumbing and electrical shop attached. Originally the business was located in the residence. A group of adults and children are on the front steps of the house.
Subjects
Buildings - Residential - Houses
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - McKay Avenue
Burnaby - 6038 McKay Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail

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