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Aerial View of Chinese Market Gardens on Marine Drive

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto4296
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1950 and 1959] (date of original), 2017 (date of duplication)
Collection/Fonds
Herbert Yee Law family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpg) : b&w
Scope and Content
Photograph is an aerial view looking south over the Chinese Market Gardens along Marine Drive in the Big Bend area of Burnaby.
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Herbert Yee Law family fonds
Date
[between 1950 and 1959] (date of original), 2017 (date of duplication)
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpg) : b&w
Accession Code
BV017.40.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph is an aerial view looking south over the Chinese Market Gardens along Marine Drive in the Big Bend area of Burnaby.
Subjects
Agriculture - Crops
Agriculture - Farms
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Aerial Photographs
Names
Chinese Market Gardens
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Big Bend Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
11/19/2017
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph.
Images
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Herbert Yee Law family fonds

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museummultipleformat18929
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1938-1959] (date of originals), 2017-2019 (date of duplication)
Collection/Fonds
Herbert Yee Law family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
4 photographs (tiffs + jpgs)
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a collection of photographs of Herbert Yee Law, United Fruit Growers, his farm on Marine Drive and a scanned copy of a survey plan of District Lots 163, 162, 157, 158 and 165.
Administrative History
Herbert (Yee) Law was born in New Westminster British Columbia in 1916. Between 1938 and 1945, Yee Law worked for the United Fraser Growers Limited in Vancouver. The company was a wholesaler that purchased produce from Chinese farmers. In 1948 Yee Law purchased land from another Chinese family alon…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Herbert Yee Law family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
4 photographs (tiffs + jpgs)
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of a collection of photographs of Herbert Yee Law, United Fruit Growers, his farm on Marine Drive and a scanned copy of a survey plan of District Lots 163, 162, 157, 158 and 165.
Administrative History
Herbert (Yee) Law was born in New Westminster British Columbia in 1916. Between 1938 and 1945, Yee Law worked for the United Fraser Growers Limited in Vancouver. The company was a wholesaler that purchased produce from Chinese farmers. In 1948 Yee Law purchased land from another Chinese family along Marine Drive in the Big Bend Area of Burnaby. From this location, Yee Law operated a Chinese market garden. Yee Law and his wife Jean had five daughters who attended schools in the area including Riverway West School, McPherson Park School and Burnaby South High School. In 1954, Yee Law continued to live in the area but left his farm to work for a plastic bag company on Annacis Island. Herbert (Yee) Law died in 2003.
Accession Code
BV017.40
BV019.11
Date
[1938-1959] (date of originals), 2017-2019 (date of duplication)
Media Type
Photograph
Cartographic Material
Notes
Title based on contents of fonds
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Planning Map of Chinese Market Gardens on Marine Drive

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumcartographicmaterial4297
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1950 and 1959] (date of original), 2017 (date of duplication)
Collection/Fonds
Herbert Yee Law family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : col. ; 300 dpi
Scope and Content
Scanned copy of a survey plan of district lots 163, 162, 157, 158, and 165, near the Chinese Market Gardens along Marine Drive.
Administrative History
Survey plan of district lots 163, 162, 157, 158, and 165, which is primarily the area farmed by Chinese and Chinese-Canadian market gardeners around Marine Drive between Royal Oak and Mandeville (present-day Nelson). Two Chinese/Chinese Canadian land owners can be seen on the map: N.G. Wah Sing (or…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Herbert Yee Law family fonds
Date
[between 1950 and 1959] (date of original), 2017 (date of duplication)
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff) : col. ; 300 dpi
Accession Code
BV017.40.2
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Scanned copy of a survey plan of district lots 163, 162, 157, 158, and 165, near the Chinese Market Gardens along Marine Drive.
Administrative History
Survey plan of district lots 163, 162, 157, 158, and 165, which is primarily the area farmed by Chinese and Chinese-Canadian market gardeners around Marine Drive between Royal Oak and Mandeville (present-day Nelson). Two Chinese/Chinese Canadian land owners can be seen on the map: N.G. Wah Sing (or Ng Wah Sing) and Yee Law (or Herbert Law).
Subjects
Agriculture - Crops
Agriculture - Farms
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Names
Law, Yee "Herbert"
Chinese Market Gardens
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Media Type
Cartographic Material
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Big Bend Area
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
11/19/2017
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of copy scan of map
Herbert Yee Law was donor's father and this map may have originally been his copy of the city planning/engineering documents.
Images
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Workers and their trucks outside of United Fraser Growers

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto10550
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1938 and 1945] (date of original), 2019 (date of duplication)
Collection/Fonds
Herbert Yee Law family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff)
Scope and Content
Photograph of workers standing near their trucks out front of the United Fraser Growers Ltd store, at its Keefer Street location.
Administrative History
The United Fraser Growers Co-operative operated from 1934 until 1957. The head office was at 256 East Georgia in the 1930s and 341 Keefer Street in the 1940s and 1950s. The company was a wholesaler that purchased produce from Chinese farmers.
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Herbert Yee Law family fonds
Date
[between 1938 and 1945] (date of original), 2019 (date of duplication)
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff)
Accession Code
BV019.11.2
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of workers standing near their trucks out front of the United Fraser Growers Ltd store, at its Keefer Street location.
Administrative History
The United Fraser Growers Co-operative operated from 1934 until 1957. The head office was at 256 East Georgia in the 1930s and 341 Keefer Street in the 1940s and 1950s. The company was a wholesaler that purchased produce from Chinese farmers.
Names
United Fraser Growers Limited
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
08-Feb-2019
Scale
96
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Workers outside of United Fraser Growers

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto10549
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1938 and 1945] (date of original), 2019 (date of duplication)
Collection/Fonds
Herbert Yee Law family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff)
Scope and Content
Photograph of workers standing out front of the United Fraser Growers Ltd store, at its Keefer Street location. Herbert Law (Yee Law) is standing fourth from left. Law later purchased farmland in Burnaby.
Administrative History
The United Fraser Growers Co-operative operated from 1934 until 1957. The head office was at 256 East Georgia in the 1930s and 341 Keefer Street in the 1940s and 1950s. The company was a wholesaler that purchased produce from Chinese farmers.
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Herbert Yee Law family fonds
Date
[between 1938 and 1945] (date of original), 2019 (date of duplication)
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (tiff)
Accession Code
BV019.11.1
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of workers standing out front of the United Fraser Growers Ltd store, at its Keefer Street location. Herbert Law (Yee Law) is standing fourth from left. Law later purchased farmland in Burnaby.
Administrative History
The United Fraser Growers Co-operative operated from 1934 until 1957. The head office was at 256 East Georgia in the 1930s and 341 Keefer Street in the 1940s and 1950s. The company was a wholesaler that purchased produce from Chinese farmers.
Subjects
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Names
Law, Yee "Herbert"
United Fraser Growers Limited
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
08-Feb-2019
Scale
96
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail