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Through the Lens of Andy Digney

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1934 and 1964] (date of original film), edited and narrated in 2016
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (12 min., 17 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., sd., stereo
Scope and Content
Burnaby resident Andy Digney captured footage of Burnaby and beyond from 1934 to 1964. This short, narrated film features a compilation of the Digney footage created and narrated by the Burnaby Village Museum. Highlights include the construction of the Oak Theatre, a Depression-era May Day workers’…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1934 and 1964] (date of original film), edited and narrated in 2016
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV019.18.1
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (12 min., 17 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., sd., stereo
Material Details
278 MB
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Burnaby resident Andy Digney captured footage of Burnaby and beyond from 1934 to 1964. This short, narrated film features a compilation of the Digney footage created and narrated by the Burnaby Village Museum. Highlights include the construction of the Oak Theatre, a Depression-era May Day workers’ parade, and visits to locations throughout the Lower Mainland, including Grouse Mountain, Burnaby’s Central Park, and the Capilano Suspension Bridge.
Notes
Title based on contents
City of Burnaby Archives holds the original Digney film masters (562.003) that this narrated segment was disseminated from
Creator
Andy Digney
Names
Digney, Andy
Digney Bowling Alley
Digney Speedway
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6521 Bonsor Avenue
Burnaby - Kingsway
Video Tracks
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Roof Collapse at Metrotown Save-on-Foods

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1166
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
April 1988
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. 19.5 x 24.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of the aftermath of the Save-on-Foods roof collapse at Metrotown on April 23, 1988. The rooftop parking lot has caved into the store along with the cars parked in that section. Workmen and police officers in uniforms are at the parking lot.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. 19.5 x 24.5 cm
Scope and Content
Aerial photograph of the aftermath of the Save-on-Foods roof collapse at Metrotown on April 23, 1988. The rooftop parking lot has caved into the store along with the cars parked in that section. Workmen and police officers in uniforms are at the parking lot.
Subjects
Accidents
Geographic Features - Automobile Parking Lots
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4800 Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Accession Code
BV992.51.1
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
April 1988
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
01-Jun-09
Scale
100
Photographer
Hodge, Craig
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Burnaby Historical Society at the presentation of the resource book, "Metrotown"

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[14 Aug. 1986]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 17.4 x 12.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Historical Society group at the presentation of the resource book, "Metrotown" on Aug. 14, 1986. Caption on original matte read: "John Adams, Susan Irvine, Evelyn Salisbury, Hazel L'Estrange, Helen Street, Mae Murray, Mary Forsyth, Marjorie Coe. (1) Dr. Colin Campbell, Dir…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 17.4 x 12.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Historical Society group at the presentation of the resource book, "Metrotown" on Aug. 14, 1986. Caption on original matte read: "John Adams, Susan Irvine, Evelyn Salisbury, Hazel L'Estrange, Helen Street, Mae Murray, Mary Forsyth, Marjorie Coe. (1) Dr. Colin Campbell, Director of Heritage Conservation branch, and Robert Powys. Presentation of the resource book "Metrotown"."
Subjects
Ceremonies
Names
Burnaby Historical Society
Metrotown
Adams, John
Salisbury, Evelyn
L'Estrange, Hazel
Street, Helen
Irvine, Susan
Murray, Mae
Forsyth, Mary
Coe, Marjorie
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4800 Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Accession Code
BV017.32.8
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
[14 Aug. 1986]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
06-Mar-2018
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

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