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Interview with Cice Brown, 2005 - Track 2

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1930-1949 (interview content), interviewed May 10, 2005
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Oral History Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp3 recording (0:06:11 min)
Scope and Content
Track 2: This portion of the recording pertains to responsibilities, chores, and money. Cice recalls her chores, and how she spent her allowance. She describes her jobs in Mr. Pitman’s drygoods stores, on Kingsway and on Jubilee Ave., and in Anne Reid’s candy shop. Asked about church, Cice discuss…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1930-1949 (interview content), interviewed May 10, 2005
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Oral History Collection
Series
Growing Up in Burnaby
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV017.45.3
Storage Location
Digital collection
Physical Description
1 mp3 recording (0:06:11 min)
Material Details
Interviewer: Tom Gooden Interviewee: Cice Brown Date of interview: May 10, 2005 Total Number of Tracks: 7 Total length of all Tracks: 0:40:19
Media Type
Sound Recording
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Scope and Content
Track 2: This portion of the recording pertains to responsibilities, chores, and money. Cice recalls her chores, and how she spent her allowance. She describes her jobs in Mr. Pitman’s drygoods stores, on Kingsway and on Jubilee Ave., and in Anne Reid’s candy shop. Asked about church, Cice discusses her involvement with the Henderson-Jubilee United church, and C.G.I.T..
History/Biography
Recording of an interview with Cice Brown, interviewed by Tom Gooden on May 10 2005. This recording was completed for an exhibit, Growing Up in Burnaby, for the Burnaby Village Museum. Major themes discussed are growing up in Burnaby in the 1930s and 40s.
Notes
Title based on contents of item
Creator
Tom Gooden
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - General Stores
Buildings - Commercial - Grocery Stores
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Brown, Cice Chandler
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Jubilee Avenue
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Interview with Cice Brown, 2005 - Track 2

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

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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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Interview with Kay Jackson by Eric Damer October 16, 2012 - Track 1

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Kay (O'Cook) Jackson's memories of growing up in Burnaby. She mentions her parents' Radio Repair Shop on Kingsway and talks about different activities she would take part in with her friends. Kay also speaks fondly of Burnaby South High School and of her fi…
Date Range
1935-1956
Length
0:10:23
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Kay (O'Cook) Jackson's memories of growing up in Burnaby. She mentions her parents' Radio Repair Shop on Kingsway and talks about different activities she would take part in with her friends. Kay also speaks fondly of Burnaby South High School and of her first years in the work force.
Date Range
1935-1956
Photo Info
Burnaby South High School class, Kay O'Cook (later Jackson) is in the middle row, third from the right, [1952]. Item no. 549-038.
Length
0:10:23
Subject
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Interviewer
Damer, Eric
Interview Date
October 16, 2012
Scope and Content
Recording is an interview with Kay (O'Cook) Jackson conducted by Burnaby Village Museum employee Eric Damer, October 16, 2012. Major themes discussed are: growing up in Burnaby and volunteering at the Burnaby Hospital.
Biographical Notes
Fred O'Cook operated a radio repair shop on Kingsway near McKay Avenue in Burnaby. In 1935, his daughter, Kay O'Cook (later Jackson) was born. Kay attended Kingsway West Elementary School and then Burnaby South High School. After graduating, she worked at Sears for a few years; in Vancouver and then in Burnaby when the new Sears department store opened on Kingsway. Kay (O'Cook) Jackson met her husband, Michigan-born Don Jackson through mutual friends. After their marriage, Don Jackson emigrated to Canada, and he and Kay bought a new house in Cascade Heights near Burnaby Hospital where they raised their three daughters.
Total Tracks
3
Total Length
0:34:36
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Interviewee Name
Jackson, Kay O'Cook
Interview Location
Interviewee's residence
Interviewer Bio
Eric Damer is a lifelong British Columbian born in Victoria, raised in Kamloops, and currently residing in Burnaby. After studying philosophy at the University of Victoria, he became interested in the educational forces that had shaped his own life. He completed master’s and doctoral degrees in educational studies at the University of British Columbia with a particular interest in the history of adult and higher education in the province. In 2012, Eric worked for the City of Burnaby as a field researcher and writer, conducting interviews for the City Archives and Museum Oral History Program.
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Item No.
MSS171-014_ Track_1
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track one of recording of interview with Kay Jackson

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Interview with Eddy Wood by Eric Damer September 24, 2012 - Track 1

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Eddy Wood's memories of the Regent Fish Market. Eddy describes how his family came to own Regent Fish Market and what it was like to grow up with a family-owned business in Vancouver Heights.
Date Range
1937-1975
Length
0:09:15
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Eddy Wood's memories of the Regent Fish Market. Eddy describes how his family came to own Regent Fish Market and what it was like to grow up with a family-owned business in Vancouver Heights.
Date Range
1937-1975
Length
0:09:15
Subject
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Interviewer
Damer, Eric
Interview Date
September 24, 2012
Scope and Content
Recording is an interview with Eddy Wood conducted by Burnaby Village Museum employee Eric Damer, September 24, 2012. Major themes discussed are: Regent Fish Market and the Vancouver Heights business district.
Biographical Notes
Eddy Wood was born in 1943 and grew up working in various shops in the Vancouver Heights area of Burnaby. Eddy's father, also Eddy Wood, bought the Regent Fish Market in 1947 or 1948. When the senior Eddy Wood died in 1960, his wife took over the fish market and ran it for the next fifteen years. Their son Eddy then stepped in and continued with the family business. Through this, the Wood family was able to run the Regent Fish Market for over fifty years. Eddy Wood recalls the busy nature of the business in the post-war period, the role of the streetcar in bringing customers to the area and the preferences of the local customers. Vancouver Heights merchants joined together to form the North Burnaby Merchants in 1954. During Eddy Wood's tenure, the North Burnaby Merchants created “Hats Off Day” and organized to fight the Provincial Department of Highways’ plan to remove street level parking along Hastings Street.
Total Tracks
3
Total Length
0:29:32
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Wood, Eddy
Interview Location
Burnaby Village Museum
Interviewer Bio
Eric Damer is a lifelong British Columbian born in Victoria, raised in Kamloops, and currently residing in Burnaby. After studying philosophy at the University of Victoria, he became interested in the educational forces that had shaped his own life. He completed master’s and doctoral degrees in educational studies at the University of British Columbia with a particular interest in the history of adult and higher education in the province. In 2012, Eric worked for the City of Burnaby as a field researcher and writer, conducting interviews for the City Archives and Museum Oral History Program.
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Item No.
MSS171-029_ Track_1
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track one of recording of interview with Eddy Wood

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Sperling Avenue and Douglas Road

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1938 and 1940] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.8 x 3.7 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.1 cm
Item No.
370-534
Scope and Content
Photograph of Sperling Avenue and Douglas Road. World Bros. Hardware can be seen on the north side of Douglas Road, with the General Store across the street.There are four people on horseback. The photograph was taken from Sperling Avenue.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1938 and 1940] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-534
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.8 x 3.7 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.1 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Sperling Avenue and Douglas Road. World Bros. Hardware can be seen on the north side of Douglas Road, with the General Store across the street.There are four people on horseback. The photograph was taken from Sperling Avenue.
Subjects
Animals - Horses
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
World Brothers Hardware
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Sperling Avenue
Burnaby - Douglas Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
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George Geodfrey Nichols and Ruth Nichols

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1939 or 1940] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.1 x 5.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-744
Scope and Content
Photograph of brother and sister George Nichols, Jr. and Ruth Nichols standing outside of Nichols Family Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway). The phone number was Carlton 920.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1939 or 1940] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-744
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.1 x 5.3 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of brother and sister George Nichols, Jr. and Ruth Nichols standing outside of Nichols Family Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway). The phone number was Carlton 920.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Nichols Family Meat Market
Nichols, George Geodfrey
Nichols, Ruth
Notes
Title based on caption of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Caption at bottom of photograph reads, "George Geodfrey and Ruth Nichols"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4548 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1940 and 1944] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.6 x 4.1 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-738
Scope and Content
Photograph of (left to right) George Nichols, Jack Nichols and Alma Nichols, in the yard at the back of Nichols Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway). Jack Nichols is wearing a uniform.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1940 and 1944] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-738
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.6 x 4.1 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of (left to right) George Nichols, Jack Nichols and Alma Nichols, in the yard at the back of Nichols Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway). Jack Nichols is wearing a uniform.
Subjects
Occupations - Butchers
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Clothing - Uniforms
Names
Nichols Meat Market
Nichols, Alma Alberta MacPhaden
Nichols, George Frederick
Nichols, Jack
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4548 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Nichols Family and Friends

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1940 and 1944] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.6 x 4.1 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-739
Scope and Content
Photograph of (left to right) George Nichols, Jack Nichols, Alma Nichols, Mickey McGuire, and Clara in the yard at the back of Nichols Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway).
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1940 and 1944] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-739
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.6 x 4.1 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of (left to right) George Nichols, Jack Nichols, Alma Nichols, Mickey McGuire, and Clara in the yard at the back of Nichols Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway).
Subjects
Occupations - Butchers
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
McGuire, Mickey
Nichols Meat Market
Nichols, Alma Alberta MacPhaden
Nichols, George Frederick
Nichols, Jack
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Caption at bottom of photograph reads, "Dad, Jack, Mom, Micky and Clara"
Clara has been alternatively identified as Clara McGuire
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4548 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Clara and Jack Nichols

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1940 and 1944] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.1 x 2.6 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.8 cm
Item No.
370-740
Scope and Content
Photograph of Clara and Jack Nichols in the yard at the back of Nichols Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway).
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1940 and 1944] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-740
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.1 x 2.6 cm print on contact sheet 20.6 x 26.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Clara and Jack Nichols in the yard at the back of Nichols Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway).
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Nichols, Jack
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Clara has been alternatively identified as Clara McGuire
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4548 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Easter window display

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
194-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a window decorated for Easter at the Nichols Family Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway). George and Alma Nichols owned and operated Nichol's Butcher Shop (Nichol's Meat Market). George, Alma and their son Jack lived at 4016 Kingsway behind the butcher shop.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a window decorated for Easter at the Nichols Family Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway). George and Alma Nichols owned and operated Nichol's Butcher Shop (Nichol's Meat Market). George, Alma and their son Jack lived at 4016 Kingsway behind the butcher shop.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Nichols Meat Market
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4548 Kingsway
Accession Code
BV003.15.7
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
194-]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/11/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Easter window display

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[194-]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a window decorated for Easter at the Nichols Family Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway). George and Alma Nichols owned and operated Nichol's Butcher Shop (Nichol's Meat Market). George, Alma and their son Jack lived at 4016 Kingsway behind the butcher shop.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 27 x 35 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a window decorated for Easter at the Nichols Family Meat Market at 4016 Kingsway (later renumbered 4548 Kingsway). George and Alma Nichols owned and operated Nichol's Butcher Shop (Nichol's Meat Market). George, Alma and their son Jack lived at 4016 Kingsway behind the butcher shop.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Nichols Meat Market
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4548 Kingsway
Accession Code
BV003.15.8
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Date
[194-]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/11/2010
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Edmonds Street and Kingsway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37823
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1944 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.8 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.3 x 26.4 cm
Item No.
370-411
Scope and Content
Photograph of the intersection of Edmonds Street and Kingsway. The triangular Edmonds Block can be seen at the right and Ruth Hollands is visible putting a letter in a mailbox.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1944 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-411
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.8 x 4.5 cm print on contact sheet 20.3 x 26.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the intersection of Edmonds Street and Kingsway. The triangular Edmonds Block can be seen at the right and Ruth Hollands is visible putting a letter in a mailbox.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Post Offices
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Hollands, Ruth
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
2 b&w copy prints accompanying
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Edmonds Street
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1948]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.5 x 9.5 cm
Item No.
248-002
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Woman's Bakery on Hastings Street.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1948]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Community photograph series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
248-002
Accession Number
BHS991-2
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.5 x 9.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Woman's Bakery on Hastings Street.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
The Woman's Bakery
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1948 and 1950] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 9.6 cm print
Item No.
315-411
Scope and Content
Photograph of the beginning of the construction of Simpson Sears.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1948 and 1950] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-411
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.8 x 9.6 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the beginning of the construction of Simpson Sears.
Subjects
Construction
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Sussex Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1948 and 1950] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.3 x 9.6 cm print
Item No.
315-412
Scope and Content
Photograph of the beginning of the construction of Simpson Sears.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1948 and 1950] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-412
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.3 x 9.6 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the beginning of the construction of Simpson Sears.
Subjects
Construction
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Sussex Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Charles and Bernie Brown in England

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36604
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1950]
Collection/Fonds
Charles Brown Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.5 x 8.5 cm
Item No.
307-005
Scope and Content
Photograph of Charles (Charlie) and Lillian (Bernie) Brown walking down a city street in England. A Boots department store is visible in the background. Charles B. Brown was the Municipal Clerk for Burnaby from 1933 to 1959.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1950]
Collection/Fonds
Charles Brown Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
307-005
Accession Number
BHS992-49
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.5 x 8.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Charles (Charlie) and Lillian (Bernie) Brown walking down a city street in England. A Boots department store is visible in the background. Charles B. Brown was the Municipal Clerk for Burnaby from 1933 to 1959.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Brown, Charles B. "Charlie"
Brown, Lillian Bernice Bryan "Bernie"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
England
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-?] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.7 x 10.9 cm print
Item No.
315-253
Scope and Content
Photograph of young women standing on Gilmore Avenue. In the background is a store called Oxmore Market. The women may be Patricia Allen and Marjorie Allen.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[195-?] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-253
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.7 x 10.9 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of young women standing on Gilmore Avenue. In the background is a store called Oxmore Market. The women may be Patricia Allen and Marjorie Allen.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Oxmore Market
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Gilmore Avenue
Burnaby - 104 Gilmore Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
Images
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Interview with Janet White May 10, 2005 - Track 2

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumsoundrecording4468
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1950s] (interview content), interviewed May 10, 2005
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Oral History Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp3 recording (0:04:14 min)
Scope and Content
Track 2: This portion of the recording pertains to childhood responsibilities, chores, and early jobs, and the growth of Burnaby as experienced by a child. Janet describes her chores, and her first jobs at the PNE, Sears, and Super Value. She discusses how she used her allowance and employment inco…
  1 Audio  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1950s] (interview content), interviewed May 10, 2005
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Oral History Collection
Series
Growing Up in Burnaby
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV017.45.1
Storage Location
Digital collection
Physical Description
1 mp3 recording (0:04:14 min)
Material Details
Interviewer: Tom Gooden Interviewee: Janet White Date of interview: May 10, 2005 Total Number of Tracks: 8 Total length of all Tracks: 0:31:34
Media Type
Sound Recording
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Track 2: This portion of the recording pertains to childhood responsibilities, chores, and early jobs, and the growth of Burnaby as experienced by a child. Janet describes her chores, and her first jobs at the PNE, Sears, and Super Value. She discusses how she used her allowance and employment incomes.
History/Biography
Recording of an interview with Janet White recording by Tom Gooden on May 10 2005. This recording was completed for an exhibit, Growing Up in Burnaby, for the Burnaby Village Museum. Major themes discussed are growing up in Burnaby in the 1950s.
Creator
Tom Gooden
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Grocery Stores
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Gooden, Tom
White, Janet
Audio Tracks

Interview with Janet White May 10, 2005 - Track 2

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Interview with Janet White May 10, 2005 - Track 7

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumsoundrecording4473
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1940-1959] (interview content), interviewed May 10, 2005
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Oral History Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp3 recording (0:03:25 min)
Scope and Content
Track 7: This portion of the recording pertains to changes in Burnaby since Janet’s childhood, and her continuing connection to the community and its values. She also describes her family’s shopping routines from the 1940s and 1950s, which centred on the Super Value at Canada Way and Smith St., and…
  1 Audio  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1940-1959] (interview content), interviewed May 10, 2005
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Oral History Collection
Series
Growing Up in Burnaby
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV017.45.1
Storage Location
Digital collection
Physical Description
1 mp3 recording (0:03:25 min)
Material Details
Interviewer: Tom Gooden Interviewee: Janet White Date of interview: May 10, 2005 Total Number of Tracks: 8 Total length of all Tracks: 0:31:34
Media Type
Sound Recording
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Track 7: This portion of the recording pertains to changes in Burnaby since Janet’s childhood, and her continuing connection to the community and its values. She also describes her family’s shopping routines from the 1940s and 1950s, which centred on the Super Value at Canada Way and Smith St., and the Hudson’s Bay store downtown. When Woodward’s and Sears opened, the family also shopped there occasionally.
History/Biography
Recording of an interview with Janet White recording by Tom Gooden on May 10 2005. This recording was completed for an exhibit, Growing Up in Burnaby, for the Burnaby Village Museum. Major themes discussed are growing up in Burnaby in the 1950s.
Creator
Tom Gooden
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Buildings - Commercial - Grocery Stores
Names
Gooden, Tom
White, Janet
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Canada Way
Burnaby - Smith Avenue
Audio Tracks

Interview with Janet White May 10, 2005 - Track 7

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Interview with Eddy Wood by Eric Damer September 24, 2012 - Track 2

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory424
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Eddy Wood's memories of the Regent Fish Market. Eddy describes the customers that came in to the family store and the Heights shopping district in general. He describes a number of the merchants in more detail as well.
Date Range
1951-1989
Length
0:10:28
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Eddy Wood's memories of the Regent Fish Market. Eddy describes the customers that came in to the family store and the Heights shopping district in general. He describes a number of the merchants in more detail as well.
Date Range
1951-1989
Length
0:10:28
Subject
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Occupations - Entrepreneurs
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Interviewer
Damer, Eric
Interview Date
September 24, 2012
Scope and Content
Recording is an interview with Eddy Wood conducted by Burnaby Village Museum employee Eric Damer, September 24, 2012. Major themes discussed are: Regent Fish Market and the Vancouver Heights business district.
Biographical Notes
Eddy Wood was born in 1943 and grew up working in various shops in the Vancouver Heights area of Burnaby. Eddy's father, also Eddy Wood, bought the Regent Fish Market in 1947 or 1948. When the senior Eddy Wood died in 1960, his wife took over the fish market and ran it for the next fifteen years. Their son Eddy then stepped in and continued with the family business. Through this, the Wood family was able to run the Regent Fish Market for over fifty years. Eddy Wood recalls the busy nature of the business in the post-war period, the role of the streetcar in bringing customers to the area and the preferences of the local customers. Vancouver Heights merchants joined together to form the North Burnaby Merchants in 1954. During Eddy Wood's tenure, the North Burnaby Merchants created “Hats Off Day” and organized to fight the Provincial Department of Highways’ plan to remove street level parking along Hastings Street.
Total Tracks
3
Total Length
0:29:32
Other Tracks
View All Tracks
Interviewee Name
Wood, Eddy
Interview Location
Burnaby Village Museum
Interviewer Bio
Eric Damer is a lifelong British Columbian born in Victoria, raised in Kamloops, and currently residing in Burnaby. After studying philosophy at the University of Victoria, he became interested in the educational forces that had shaped his own life. He completed master’s and doctoral degrees in educational studies at the University of British Columbia with a particular interest in the history of adult and higher education in the province. In 2012, Eric worked for the City of Burnaby as a field researcher and writer, conducting interviews for the City Archives and Museum Oral History Program.
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Item No.
MSS171-029_ Track_2
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track two of recording of interview with Eddy Wood

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Interview with Eddy Wood by Eric Damer September 24, 2012 - Track 3

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory425
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Eddy Wood's memories of the Regent Fish Market. Eddy describes the neon signs that used to be along Hastings Street and fellow entrepreneurs that were instrumental in keeping Hastings Street and the Heights going strong. This includes Hats Off Days and the …
Date Range
1951-2001
Length
0:09:48
  1 Audio  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Eddy Wood's memories of the Regent Fish Market. Eddy describes the neon signs that used to be along Hastings Street and fellow entrepreneurs that were instrumental in keeping Hastings Street and the Heights going strong. This includes Hats Off Days and the parking lots at the corners (developed with the City of Burnaby).
Date Range
1951-2001
Length
0:09:48
Subject
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Interviewer
Damer, Eric
Interview Date
September 24, 2012
Scope and Content
Recording is an interview with Eddy Wood conducted by Burnaby Village Museum employee Eric Damer, September 24, 2012. Major themes discussed are: Regent Fish Market and the Vancouver Heights business district.
Biographical Notes
Eddy Wood was born in 1943 and grew up working in various shops in the Vancouver Heights area of Burnaby. Eddy's father, also Eddy Wood, bought the Regent Fish Market in 1947 or 1948. When the senior Eddy Wood died in 1960, his wife took over the fish market and ran it for the next fifteen years. Their son Eddy then stepped in and continued with the family business. Through this, the Wood family was able to run the Regent Fish Market for over fifty years. Eddy Wood recalls the busy nature of the business in the post-war period, the role of the streetcar in bringing customers to the area and the preferences of the local customers. Vancouver Heights merchants joined together to form the North Burnaby Merchants in 1954. During Eddy Wood's tenure, the North Burnaby Merchants created “Hats Off Day” and organized to fight the Provincial Department of Highways’ plan to remove street level parking along Hastings Street.
Total Tracks
3
Total Length
0:29:32
Other Tracks
View All Tracks
Interviewee Name
Wood, Eddy
Interview Location
Burnaby Village Museum
Interviewer Bio
Eric Damer is a lifelong British Columbian born in Victoria, raised in Kamloops, and currently residing in Burnaby. After studying philosophy at the University of Victoria, he became interested in the educational forces that had shaped his own life. He completed master’s and doctoral degrees in educational studies at the University of British Columbia with a particular interest in the history of adult and higher education in the province. In 2012, Eric worked for the City of Burnaby as a field researcher and writer, conducting interviews for the City Archives and Museum Oral History Program.
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burna-Boom Oral History Project series
Item No.
MSS171-029_ Track_3
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track three of recording of interview with Eddy Wood

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Orchid Beauty Salon and Rose Bowl bowling alley

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1890
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1952
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.5 x 24.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Hastings Street taken from a roof of a building. The Rose Bowl bowling alley and the Orchid Beauty Salon are both visible. Cars are parked along the curb side and residential houses are visible in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.5 x 24.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of Hastings Street taken from a roof of a building. The Rose Bowl bowling alley and the Orchid Beauty Salon are both visible. Cars are parked along the curb side and residential houses are visible in the background.
Subjects
Buildings - Recreational - Bowling Alleys
Buildings - Commercial - Beauty Shops
Names
Rose Bowl
Orchard Beauty Salon
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver - East Hastings Street
Accession Code
BV005.20.17
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
1952
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/13/2010
Scale
100
Photographer
Capitol studios
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note in pencil on verso of photograph reads: "1952"
Stamp on verso of photograph reads: "CAPITOL STUDIOS/ & PHOTO SERVICES/ 4164 HASTINGS ST./ VANCOUVER, B. C."
Images
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Johnny Ellis and Silver Sash and Door

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37766
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1954] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.2 x 2.4 cm print on contact sheet 20.3 x 26.2 cm
Item No.
370-354
Scope and Content
Photograph of the 6100 block of Silver Avenue, at back; the Silver Sash and Door facade and yard. Johnny Ellis is standing beside a pile of lumber.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1954] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-354
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 4.2 x 2.4 cm print on contact sheet 20.3 x 26.2 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the 6100 block of Silver Avenue, at back; the Silver Sash and Door facade and yard. Johnny Ellis is standing beside a pile of lumber.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Ellis, Johnny
Silver Sash and Door
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Copy negative has a pink cast
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Silver Avenue
Burnaby - 6100 Block Silver Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Ribbon cutting ceremony for Simpson-Sears

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto55637
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1954]
Collection/Fonds
Charles MacSorley fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Item No.
486-031
Scope and Content
Photograph of Charles MacSorley cutting the ribbon at the opening of Simpson-Sears. A large crowd is gathered behind him.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1954]
Collection/Fonds
Charles MacSorley fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
486-031
Accession Number
2005-14
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Charles MacSorley cutting the ribbon at the opening of Simpson-Sears. A large crowd is gathered behind him.
Subjects
Events - Openings
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Persons - Crowds
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Simpsons-Sears Ltd.
MacSorley, Charles W.
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Sussex Avenue
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Digney film 2 - Construction of Simpsons-Sears building

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumvideo10644
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1954] (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (1 min., 30 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., si.
Scope and Content
Film segment documenting the construction of the Simpsons-Sears building located at 3660 Kingsway in Burnaby (address changed to 4750 Kingsway after 1958). The film footage is shot by Andy Digney from his backyard at 2698 Bonsor Avenue (address changed to 6521 Bonsor Avenue after 1958).
  1 Video  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1954] (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 file (1 min., 30 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., si.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Film segment documenting the construction of the Simpsons-Sears building located at 3660 Kingsway in Burnaby (address changed to 4750 Kingsway after 1958). The film footage is shot by Andy Digney from his backyard at 2698 Bonsor Avenue (address changed to 6521 Bonsor Avenue after 1958).
Notes
Title based on contents of film segment
Film segment originates from digitized version of original 8 mm film (See BV019.18.3)
Creator
Andy Digney
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Malls
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Simpsons Sears
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6521 Bonsor Avenue
Burnaby - 4750 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Video Tracks
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1955] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.7 x 4.7 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.4 cm
Item No.
370-577
Scope and Content
Photograph of William A. "Dinty" Moore outside a storefront at Kingsway and McKay Avenue. The store window advertises radios and televisions.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1955] (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-577
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 2.7 x 4.7 cm print on contact sheet 20.5 x 26.4 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of William A. "Dinty" Moore outside a storefront at Kingsway and McKay Avenue. The store window advertises radios and televisions.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Moore, William A. "Dinty"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - McKay Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Images
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Digney Film 3 - Construction of Digney Bowling Alley

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumvideo10648
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1955 (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (8 min., 40 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., si.
Scope and Content
Film segment documenting the construction of the Digney Bowling Alley in Burnaby. The bowling alley was built on the west side of the Digney family home located at 2698 Bonsor Avenue (address became 6521 Bonsor Avenue after 1958). The film documents Ozzie Cavello using his bulldozer to clear the la…
  1 Video  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1955 (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV019.18.4
Storage Location
Digital only
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (8 min., 40 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., si.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Film segment documenting the construction of the Digney Bowling Alley in Burnaby. The bowling alley was built on the west side of the Digney family home located at 2698 Bonsor Avenue (address became 6521 Bonsor Avenue after 1958). The film documents Ozzie Cavello using his bulldozer to clear the land followed by construction workers laying cinder block walls, a large crane helping to lay steel girders and lumber for the roof. The opening footage is taken from the parking lot of the Simpsons-Sears store on Kingsway. The Film segment closes with large flower arrangements gathered around the entrance of the Digney Bowling Alley in honour of the grand opening with Andy Digney and his brother in law Sydney Swan at the entrance.
Notes
Title based on contents of film segment
Film segment originates from digitized version of original 8 mm film (See BV019.18.4)
Creator
Andy Digney
Subjects
Buildings - Recreational - Bowling Alleys
Sports - Bowling
Names
Digney, Andy
Swan, Sydney
Digney Bowling Alley
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6521 Bonsor Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Video Tracks
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Digney Film 3 - Tournament at Digney Bowling Alley

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumvideo10649
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1955] (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (3 min., 12 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., si.
Scope and Content
Film segment documenting a bowling tournament at the Digney Bowling Alley at 2698 Bonsor Avenue (address became 6521 Bonsor Avenue after 1958). Two male and female pairs appear to be competing against each other and a camera man and camera from Channel 8 - Chan TV are filming the event. One of the …
  1 Video  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1955] (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV019.18.4
Storage Location
Digital only
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (3 min., 12 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., si.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Film segment documenting a bowling tournament at the Digney Bowling Alley at 2698 Bonsor Avenue (address became 6521 Bonsor Avenue after 1958). Two male and female pairs appear to be competing against each other and a camera man and camera from Channel 8 - Chan TV are filming the event. One of the couples are wearing shirts with "Digney Bowl" printed on the back. Ernest "Dig" Digney assists in handing out awards at the end. Joyce Digney is identified working in the kitchen. The camera pans outside where there are two "Channel 8 - Chan TV" buses parked in the parking lot of the Digney Bowl.
Notes
Title based on contents of film segment
Film segment originates from digitized version of original 8 mm film (See BV019.18.4)
Film segment may have been taken on the same day as BV019.18.4.3
Creator
Andy Digney
Subjects
Buildings - Recreational - Bowling Alleys
Sports - Bowling
Names
Digney, Andy
Digney, Ernest Frank "Dig"
Digney Bowling Alley
Digney, Joyce
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6521 Bonsor Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Video Tracks
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Digney Film 3 - Inside Digney Bowling Alley

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumvideo10650
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1955] (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (48 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., si.
Scope and Content
Film segment documenting the inside of the Digney Bowling Alley. Views of kitchen and counter staff working and serving customers who are gathered at the bar. The camera pans back outside and shows buses parked outside from "Channel / Chan TV. 8". Sign on roof of building reads: "BOWL" and "DIGNE…
  1 Video  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1955] (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV019.18.4
Storage Location
Digital only
Physical Description
1 mp4 video file (48 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., si.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Film segment documenting the inside of the Digney Bowling Alley. Views of kitchen and counter staff working and serving customers who are gathered at the bar. The camera pans back outside and shows buses parked outside from "Channel / Chan TV. 8". Sign on roof of building reads: "BOWL" and "DIGNEY" sign hangs vertically out front.
Notes
Title based on contents of film segment
Film segment originates from digitized version of original 8 mm film (See BV019.18.4)
Film segment may have been taken on the same day as BV019.18.4.2
Creator
Andy Digney
Subjects
Buildings - Recreational - Bowling Alleys
Sports - Bowling
Names
Digney Bowling Alley
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6521 Bonsor Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Video Tracks
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Digney Film 3 - Construction and opening of Digney bowling Alley, visit to Stanley Park and summer vacations

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumvideo10678
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1955 and 197_] (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (20 min., 30 sec.) : digital, 16 fps, col., si.
Scope and Content
Item consists of a film compliation created by Andy Digney and his son Ernest "Dig" Digney. Film compilation documents the construction, opening and a tournament of the Digney Bowling Alley located at 6521 Bonsor Avenue in Burnaby along with family outings at Stanley Park and vacations at Birch Bay…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1955 and 197_] (date of original), copied 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV019.18.4
Storage Location
Digital only
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (20 min., 30 sec.) : digital, 16 fps, col., si.
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Item consists of a film compliation created by Andy Digney and his son Ernest "Dig" Digney. Film compilation documents the construction, opening and a tournament of the Digney Bowling Alley located at 6521 Bonsor Avenue in Burnaby along with family outings at Stanley Park and vacations at Birch Bay and Okanagan Lake.
Notes
Title based on contents of film compilation
Three Film segments from this compilation are described at item level and available for viewing on Heritage Burnaby: BV019.18.4.1; BV019.18.4.2; BV019.4.3
Contact Burnaby Village Museum to view entire content
Creator
Andy Digney
Subjects
Buildings - Recreational - Bowling Alleys
Sports - Bowling
Names
Digney, Andy
Swan, Sydney
Digney Bowling Alley
Digney, Drew
Digney, Joyce
Digney, Bruce
Digney, Paul
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6521 Bonsor Avenue
British Columbia - Okanagan
United States of America - Washington State
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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Driving a horse-drawn buggy

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37236
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 14, 1956
Collection/Fonds
Lubbock Family collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 13.5 cm
Item No.
342-010
Scope and Content
Photograph of the eldest of the Lubbock children, John Lubbock, driving a horse-drawn buggy with his friend in Grandview.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 14, 1956
Collection/Fonds
Lubbock Family collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
342-010
Accession Number
BHS994-2
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 13.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the eldest of the Lubbock children, John Lubbock, driving a horse-drawn buggy with his friend in Grandview.
Subjects
Transportation - Carriages
Transportation - Horses
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Lubbock, John
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Grandview-Douglas
Images
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