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Interview with Josephine Chow by Denise Fong February 7, 2020

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1900-2020] (interview content), interviewed Feb. 7, 2020
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Oral History Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp3 recording (00:43:19 min.)
Storage Location
Digital Only
Scope and Content
Recording consists of an interview with Josephine Chow (nee Hong) conducted by BVM researcher Denise Fong at the Burnaby Village Museum. Josephine describes her family history and recollects her childhood experiences in 1950s and 60s while growing with her family on their "Hop On" farm in Burnaby. …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1900-2020] (interview content), interviewed Feb. 7, 2020
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Oral History Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV020.6.1
Storage Location
Digital Only
Physical Description
1 mp3 recording (00:43:19 min.)
Material Details
Interviewer: Denise Fong Interviewee: Josephine Chow Location of Interview: Burnaby Village Museum Interview Date: February 7, 2020 Total Number of Tracks: 1 Total Length of all Tracks: 00:43:19
Media Type
Sound Recording
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Recording consists of an interview with Josephine Chow (nee Hong) conducted by BVM researcher Denise Fong at the Burnaby Village Museum. Josephine describes her family history and recollects her childhood experiences in 1950s and 60s while growing with her family on their "Hop On" farm in Burnaby. The farm is situated in the Big Bend area along Marine Drive and is still in operation today. 0:00-08:45 Josephine Chow provides some historical background on the history of “Hop On Farm” and her family in British Columbia. She tells of how her grandfather Gay Tim Hong and three partners pooled money together to purchase twelve acres on Marine Drive in 1951. Prior to this, most of them farmed on the Musqueam First Nation Reserve for 20-30 years. It all began when her great grandfather Hong Sui Wing, first came to Canada from China and slowly brought over her grandfather, father and other members of the family. Her grandfather, Gay Tim Hong went back and forth between Canada and China at least four times since he and her grandmother had four children including her father, who was born in 1931. Her father came to Canada at 10 years of age to live with his father. Josephine’s great grandfather came to Vancouver from Zhongshan county in Canton Province (also known as Guangdong). 8:46- 14:20 Josephine provides the names of her siblings from the eldest to the youngest; Pauline, Josephine (herself), Catherine, Noreen, Gary, Darlene and Marlene. She describes what life was like on the farm with her parents working from sunrise to sunset. The family farmed vegetable produce taking orders from local stores in the lower mainland. Often the children helped their parents with the orders starting at eight or nine years of age. Other workers on the farm travelled by bus from Vancouver’s Chinatown. She also tells of how her father was an animal lover and raised chickens, pigeons, geese, koy, goldfish and dogs. 14: 21 – 16:56 Josephine describes what Burnaby was like during the time that she grew up in the late 1950s. She explains that Burnaby was very quiet with nothing being open on Sundays. On the farm, she and her siblings would entertain themselves by playing games like soccer, baseball and kick ball or also by catching frogs, snails, caterpillars and ladybugs. There were neighbours living on Marine Drive and almost every house had someone who we went to the same elementary school. The neighbourhood children would often come to play with them on their farm. 16:56- 26:47 Josephine describes how when they were young there were farms all around them and how on Sunday drives with her father, they would go to feed horses or look at the cows. Josephine shares that her elder sister Pauline was the only one born in China and how when she first arrived that she lived on the Musqueam First Nations Reserve with their parents before they moved to Burnaby. Josephine recollects that most of her friends were farmer’s kids from the neighbourhood but while in school, she had more Caucasian friends. Josephine and her siblings attended Glenwood Elementary on Marine Drive and later Junior Secondary at McPherson Park (grades 8-10) and Burnaby South Senior Secondary (grades 11-12. ). She shares some of her experiences while attending school. She said that there were about a dozen Asians in school with her, mostly from farming families in the “Flats”. 26:48- 30:45 Josephine describes what life was like for her and her siblings after school. They often helped on the farm when they got home, usually taking care of orders for green onions. Her mother made dinner and did all of the cooking for family and workers on the farm as well as working in the fields. Her father did all of the grocery shopping in Vancouver’s Chinatown two or three times per week where he purchased meat and fish. She says that her grandfather, often travelled by bus every Saturday or Sunday to meet up with friends in Chinatown. Extracurricular activities for her and her siblings included volley ball and soccer as long as it didn’t interfere with their work schedule on the farm. 30:46- 37:03 Josephine describes what occurred while living at home, the food they ate, shopping and attending Chinese school. Her mother cooked only Chinese food, she didn’t know how to cook “Western food”. For school lunches, the kids made their own sandwiches. She tells of a Chinese language school arranged by Mrs. Joe [sic] who lived on Gilley Road and was Canadian born Chinese. Mrs. Joe [sic] also arranged an English class for farmer’s wives on Tuesday nights in which her mother attended. Josephine recollects learning Mandarin from Mrs. Joe [sic] a few days a week after her regular school. Chinese school took place at Riverway School on Meadow Avenue in Burnaby. Mrs. Joe also taught them a lot about Chinese culture including Kung Fu, Chinese Dance and Chinese brush painting. 37:04- 39:39 Josephine describes Medical Care for her and her family in the 1950s and 1960s. She tells of a female Chinese doctor in Vancouver, Dr. Madeline Chung. Dr. Chung was responsible for delivering a lot of Chinese babies including Josephine. The family also visited herbalists in Vancouver Chinatown. They would often buy herbs for colds etc. Josephine also tells of how her parents stayed in touch with family in China by writing letters. Her mother’s family, including her parents and siblings were still in China while most of her father’s family were here in Canada. 39:40- 43:19 – In closing, Josephine shares how life is much busier now and of how she misses the quietness of her days growing up. She briefly describes her life on the family farm now and how different it is from when her parents worked the farm. She explains how farming methods have changed and how they don’t have to work as hard as her parents did.
History/Biography
Interviewee biography: Josephine Chow (nee Hong) is the second eldest child of Chan Kow Hong and Sui Ha Hong. In 1925, Josephine's grandfather, Gay Tim Hong immigrated to Canada from Zhongshan county in Canton Province (also known as Guangdong). In 1952, her father, Chan Kow Hong joined his father, Gay Tim Hong and by 1953, he established "Hop On Farms" in the Big Bend area of Burnaby near Marine Drive. Josephine grew up on the farm with her parents and six siblings; Pauline, Catherine, Norine, Gary, Darlene and Marlene. In 1969, Josephine's elder sister Pauline and her husband Jack Chan took over the family farm and in 1972 their father and grandfather moved to Kamloops to open a restaurant. As an adult, Josephine worked in several different areas including owning and running her own Aesthetics business. Josephine eventually retired and returned to the farm to assist her siblings. The farm is still in operation. Interviewer biography: Denise Fong is a historical researcher at Burnaby Village Museum. She has degrees in Anthropology (BA) and Archaeology (MA), and is completing her doctoral degree at UBC in Interdisciplinary Studies. Her primary research interests are in Chinese Canadian history and critical heritage studies. She is the co-curator of BVM’s “Across the Pacific” exhibition, and the Museum of Vancouver’s “A Seat at the Table – Chinese Immigration and British Columbia”.
Notes
Title based on contents of interview
Creator
Burnaby Village Museum
Subjects
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Persons - Immigrants
Agriculture - Farms
Education
Buildings - Schools
First Nations reserves - British Columbia
Names
Fong, Denise
Chow, Josephine
Glenwood Elementary School
McPherson Park School
Musqueam
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Byrne Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Big Bend Area
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Interview with Josephine Chow by Denise Fong February 7, 2020

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Interview with Julie Lee by Denise Fong February 6, 2020

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1920-1992] (interview content), interviewed Feb. 6, 2020
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Oral History Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp3 recording (00:53:46 min.)
Storage Location
Digital Only
Scope and Content
Recording consists of an interview with Julie Lee conducted by Burnaby Village Museum researcher Denise Fong. Julie Lee shares information about her mother, Suey Ying Jung's (Laura's) experiences growing up as a Chinese Canadian on a farm in Burnaby during the 1920s and 1930s. She also shares some …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1920-1992] (interview content), interviewed Feb. 6, 2020
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Oral History Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV020.6.2
Storage Location
Digital Only
Physical Description
1 mp3 recording (00:53:46 min.)
Material Details
Interviewer: Denise Fong Interviewee: Julie Lee Location of Interview: Home of Julie and Cecil Lee Interview Date: February 6, 2020 Total Number of Tracks: 1 Total Length of all Tracks: 00:53:46
Media Type
Sound Recording
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Recording consists of an interview with Julie Lee conducted by Burnaby Village Museum researcher Denise Fong. Julie Lee shares information about her mother, Suey Ying Jung's (Laura's) experiences growing up as a Chinese Canadian on a farm in Burnaby during the 1920s and 1930s. She also shares some information about her father Chan Puy Yuen. 0:00- 01:47 Julie Lee provides background information on her families’ connection to Burnaby and conveys how her maternal grandparents farmed a five acre lot at Still Creek and Douglas Road. Her grandparents grew vegetable produce and operated a piggery at this location. Her mother, Suey Ying Jong (Laura) was the middle child between two older sisters, Maida and Annie and her two younger brothers Gordon and Harry. They were all born at home and educated at Edmonds Elementary School. 01:48- 11:47 Julie provides some background information about her mother, the friendships she made growing up, when she got married and places that she lived. She tells of her mother marrying in 1942 at age 30 years, moving to Fraser Mills and then onto Maillardville in 1958. There was easy access to the Interurban tram so her mother was able to have a social life with others in Vancouver’s Chinatown. She says that many of the only existing photographs of the family living on the farm at Still Creek and Douglas Road can be attributed to her mother’s friend Lil Mau [sic] who owned a camera. The farm was sold around 1949 when her grandparents moved to East Vancouver. While operating the farm, her grandparents only hired Chinese workers who spoke the same language and ate the same foods as them. Despite this, her grandparents made friends with the Collin’s family who assisted them in adjusting to the Canadian way of life. Julie tells that her mother’s sister Mada and brother in law lived with them at Fraser Mills. Her mother’s sister Maida had nine children so Julie’s mother helped her in raising them. 11:48 – 16:53 - Julie talks about racial prejudice towards the Chinese in Burnaby during the 1920s and 1930s. She says that for the most part, her mother’s family had a very insular life on the farm and mainly socialized only within the Chinese community. Julie tells of how she recently became aware of a memoir “The Way it Was”, written by Burnaby resident, Fannie Waplington. The memoir is held as part of the Burnaby Village Museum collection. In the memoir, Fannie Waplington tells of how she was forbidden from visiting Julie’s mother on their farm due to her ethnic background. Julie conveys that it seems like it was a missed friendship for both her mother and Fannie. 16:54 – 22:30 Julie describes what school life was like for her mother and what she may have done outside of school. Her mother attended Edmonds School in the 1920s up to Grade 7 or Grade 8. Julie explains that Asian girls were never offered the opportunity to pursue higher education while her mother’s brothers continued with their education attending Vancouver Technical School. Her mother continued to work on the farm until she was married cooking for workers and helping her mother. Outside of school, she may have helped with looking after nieces and nephews, played cards and mahjong. She says that her mother continued to play cards with her own children and was a skilled knitter into her 80s. 22:31 – 30: 53 Julie tells of what she knows about the Chinese workers on the farm and Fraser Mills and what they did on the weekends. She figures that many may have played card games to pass the time and at Fraser Mills gambling occurred. Fishing was a highlight for her father and she recalls him fishing sturgeon. Single workers may have gone into Vancouver on the weekends. Julie says that her parents had a hobby farm while living at Fraser Mills and that they grew enough garlic to sell in Chinatown. She thinks that before living at Fraser Mills, her mother must have went to Chinatown quite a bit, assisting with banking and enjoying a social life. Julie shares that her father, Chan Puy Yuen came to Canada from China at twelve years of age but working as a shingle packer, he never learned to speak English. She figures that her parents must have met at Fraser Mills while her mother was visiting her sister Maida. 30:54 – 37:33 Julie describes her mother as the cook, caregiver and the “one man show”. She says that her mother enjoyed cooking traditional Chinese recipes. Julie talks of her own cooking and gardening skills which she may have inherited from her parents including her large patch of garlic. 37:34- 40:23- Julie is asked as to whether her mother attended Chinese school and says that she had some Chinese schooling. She could read and write a little but didn’t attend a formal school as far as she knows. Julie shares some background information on her own husband Cecil, who grew up in East Vancouver. She shares that Cecil’s family went back to China from 1931 until 1939 when they returned to Queensborough. Cecil attended Chinese school in New Westminster. 40:24 – 42:19 Julie speaks briefly about what type of medical care her mother and her family had. She relates that all births took place at home and they accessed a Chinese herbalist in Chinatown. Hospitals were accessed in 1950s—1960s. The family did use Western doctors that were insured under the medical system. She recalls growing up and having to drink a particular herbal brew at least once a month to stay well. 42:20- 46:47 Julie describes how her parents stayed connected with their families in China. She says that her mother’s family didn’t stay in touch with relatives in China and that her uncles rejected anything to do with the past. On her father’s side they maintained a connection with cousins. She recalls that her father, (name of father) supported some of his relatives back home in China and stayed in touch with some. Her mother, Laura travelled to China in 1991 and 1992 and connected with some relations on Julie’s father’s side. 46:48- 53:46 In this segment, Julie speaks of her mother’s character being very self-assured, independent and goal oriented. She feels that her mother valued being surrounded by her family and friends and felt very comfortable growing up in Burnaby and with the relationships that she had. She feels that her mother adapted to her roles being the last of four children on the farm and that she was very self-sufficient and determined.
History/Biography
Interviewee biography: Julie Lee (nee Chan) is the daughter of Suey Ying Jung (Laura) and Chan Puy Yuen (Henry). Her mother's family owned and operated a vegetable and piggery farm on Douglas Road near Still Creek in the early 1900s. Their farm was located in front of the Douglas Road interurban tram station. Her mother had two older sisters named Maida and Annie and two younger brothers Harry and Gordy. Her mother was born in 1912 and left the farm for Fraser Mills when she was married in 1942. Julie grew up with her parents and siblings on the Fraser Mills site during the 1940s and 1950s. Interviewer biography: Denise Fong is a historical researcher at Burnaby Village Museum. She has degrees in Anthropology (BA) and Archaeology (MA), and is completing her doctoral degree at UBC in Interdisciplinary Studies. Her primary research interests are in Chinese Canadian history and critical heritage studies. She is the co-curator of BVM’s “Across the Pacific” exhibition, and the Museum of Vancouver’s “A Seat at the Table – Chinese Immigration and British Columbia”.
Notes
Title based on contents of interview
Creator
Burnaby Village Museum
Subjects
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Persons - Immigrants
Agriculture - Farms
Education
Buildings - Schools
Names
Fong, Denise
Lee, Julie
Jung, Ying
Yuen, Puy
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Douglas Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
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Interview with Julie Lee by Denise Fong February 6, 2020

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Registration certificate of Suey Ying Jung (Laura)

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1924]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Document collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; copy scan
Scope and Content
Certificate with photograph of child attached to right side; text reads: DOMINION OF CANADA/ DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND COLONIZATION/ CHINESE IMMIGRATION SERVICE/ This is to certify that Chung Suey Ying,/ whose photograph is attached hereto, has/ registered as required by Section 18 of the/ Ch…
Administrative History
Photographs from the collection of Julie Lee, daughter of Suey Ying Jung (Laura) and Chan Puy Yuen (Henry). The couple were married at Fraser Mills in October, 1942. The family owned a farm on Douglas Road near Still Creek in the early 1900s. Their farm was located in front of the Douglas Road inte…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Document collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; copy scan
Scope and Content
Certificate with photograph of child attached to right side; text reads: DOMINION OF CANADA/ DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AND COLONIZATION/ CHINESE IMMIGRATION SERVICE/ This is to certify that Chung Suey Ying,/ whose photograph is attached hereto, has/ registered as required by Section 18 of the/ Chinese Immigration Act, Chapter 38,/ 13-14 George V./ Dated at Vancouver BC/ this 16th day of May 1924/ This certificate does not establish legal status in Canada.
Administrative History
Photographs from the collection of Julie Lee, daughter of Suey Ying Jung (Laura) and Chan Puy Yuen (Henry). The couple were married at Fraser Mills in October, 1942. The family owned a farm on Douglas Road near Still Creek in the early 1900s. Their farm was located in front of the Douglas Road interurban tram station.
Creator
[unknown]
Subjects
Agriculture - Farms
Names
Jung, Ying
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
BV017.24.32
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1924]
Media Type
Textual Record
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Film of Julie Lee discussing her family farm in the Big Bend area

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
October 6 2017
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Physical Description
1 m4v video ; 13:59 min in length
Storage Location
Digital Only
Scope and Content
Julie Lee discusses what life was like growing up on her family farm in the Douglas-Gilpin area, at the corner of Still Creek and Douglas Road in Burnaby.
  1 Video  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
October 6 2017
Other Title Information
title based on content of film
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Video collection
Accession Code
BV018.6.1
Storage Location
Digital Only
Physical Description
1 m4v video ; 13:59 min in length
Formats
m4v
Media Type
Moving Images
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Julie Lee discusses what life was like growing up on her family farm in the Douglas-Gilpin area, at the corner of Still Creek and Douglas Road in Burnaby.
History/Biography
Film of Julie Lee discussing her family farm in the Big Bend area of Burnaby during a presentation as part of the "Chinese Canadian Stories" Lecture. This lecture was part of the Burnaby Neighbourhood History Series on October 4, 2017 at the Metrotown branch of the Burnaby Public Library. Julie Lee is the daughter of Suey Ying Jung (Laura) and Chan Puy Yuen (Henry). The couple were married at Fraser Mills in October, 1942. The family owned a farm on Douglas Road near Still Creek in the early 1900s. Their farm was located in front of the Douglas Road interurban tram station.
Subjects
Agriculture - Farms
Names
Lee, Julie
Jung, Ying
Yuen, Puy
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Video Tracks
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Burnaby’s Chinese Canadian Market Gardens

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2018
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Community Heritage Commission 125 Video Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (3 min., 15 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., sd., stereo
Storage Location
Digital Only
Scope and Content
This short film was produced by the City of Burnaby Community Heritage Commission to commemorate Burnaby's 125th anniversary. It features the story of market gardens operated by Chinese Canadian families in the Big Bend area.
  1 Video  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2018
Other Title Information
title given by film makers
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Community Heritage Commission 125 Video Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Code
BV018.12.2
Storage Location
Digital Only
Physical Description
1 mp4 video (3 min., 15 sec.) : digital, 23 fps, col., sd., stereo
Formats
mp4
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
Restricted access
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
This short film was produced by the City of Burnaby Community Heritage Commission to commemorate Burnaby's 125th anniversary. It features the story of market gardens operated by Chinese Canadian families in the Big Bend area.
Notes
Transcribed title
Reproduction of content is restricted
Subjects
Agriculture - Farms
Names
Hop On Farms
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Big Bend Area
Video Tracks
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1934 and 1964] (date of originals), copied in 2016 and 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
7 mp4 videos (approx. 3hr., 18 min.) : digital, 23 fps
Storage Location
Digital only
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of various short films created by Andy Digney and his son Ernest "Dig" Digney. Films include; a compilation of Burnaby content shot by Andy Digney and narrated by Lisa Codd (Curator of Burnaby Village Museum) along with a collection of six films shot on 8 mm film. Film content inclu…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1934 and 1964] (date of originals), copied in 2016 and 2019
Collection/Fonds
Digney family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Code
BV019.18
Storage Location
Digital only
Physical Description
7 mp4 videos (approx. 3hr., 18 min.) : digital, 23 fps
Material Details
Films were digitized in 2019 from original 8 mm format
Formats
mp4
Media Type
Moving Images
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of various short films created by Andy Digney and his son Ernest "Dig" Digney. Films include; a compilation of Burnaby content shot by Andy Digney and narrated by Lisa Codd (Curator of Burnaby Village Museum) along with a collection of six films shot on 8 mm film. Film content includes footage of members of the Digney family and friends in Burnaby; the Digney homes on Bonsor Avenue and Kaymar Drive; construction of the Digney Bowling Alley and the Simpsons-Sears building; Lawn bowling at Central Park as well as various family events, gatherings, vacations and trips. Films are arranged and described at item level.
History/Biography
Andy Digney was born in London, England on July 27, 1886. His given names were Andrew Charles and in 1905, he immigrated with his elder brother to Raymore Saskatchewan and worked on a farm. In 1914, he met and married Alice Swan and in 1920 they had their one and only child, Ernest ('Dig'). The young family lived in Beatty Saskatchewan where they ran a small general store with a pool hall over the top. Andy sold the store and they moved to Carberry Manitoba where Andy worked selling lightening rods and hanging wallpaper. At this time he met and formed a partnership with someone who owned a hand cranked move projector and in the evenings, he and his wife, traveled to church halls in neighbouring towns showing movies. Eventually, he purchased his own movie projector and opened a small theatre in Carberry. He worked odd jobs during the daytime and projected movies in his small theatre at night. Eventually he made enough money to move to Brandon, Manitoba where he purchased a restaurant which he turned into a theatre with living quarters above. Andy called the theatre 'The Oak' since the mighty oak was strong and stood forever. After starting the first Oak Theatre in Brandon, Manitoba when talking pictures came along, Andy Digney, his wife Alice and son Ernest ('Dig') moved to Burnaby in 1936 and chose the site of their new theatre and home at the corner of Kingsway and Marlborough. The Oak Theatre - which opened on August 4, 1937 - was hailed as an artistic masterpiece for its ultra modern white stucco exterior, floodlights and pink-and-green neon marquee. The interior featured a mirrored ceiling, fireplace, and aquarium and had a colour scheme of orchid, royal blue, silver and black. Andy was a very involved member of the Burnaby community becoming the founding president of the Lion's club and the chairman of the committee raising money for war bonds during World War II. In 1944, Andy suffered a severe heart attack, forcing him to retire, so in 1945 he sold the theatre to Odeon Theatres of Canada who continued to operate at this location until 1968 when competition forced its closure and demolition. Andy and his family relocated to a house at 2698 Bonsor Avenue (after 1959-6521 Bonsor Ave.) on 3/4 acres where he spent much of his time cultivating a lovely garden. In about 1946, Andy was approached by the B.C. Midget Auto Racing Association, who were looking for a good location to race the smaller, racing cars, popular at the time. Andy was interested and purchased 10 acres of property located near the corner of Irmin Street and MacPherson Avenue and built a race track. The Digney Speedway opened on July 8, 1948 with stands that had capacity of holding 4500 people. In 1949, when the popularity of midget racing declined, Digney started racing roadsters. However, he struggled to find local drivers, and it was expensive to bring in drivers from elsewhere. In 1951 Digney found a winner: jalopy racing. Local men would buy 1930s cars and strip them down, remove the glass, and weld the doors shut. By early 1952 over forty cars were showing up for jalopy races. By the early 1950s the Speedway was well established, with coverage in the sports pages and on radio. Andy's son Ernest Digney (also known as Dig) worked at the race track but moved away with his wife in 1951 to work in Seattle. Dig and his wife Joyce, along with their two young sons, Paul and Bruce returned to Burnaby in 1953 moving into a 550 square foot apartment located above the Digney Speedway restrooms. In 1954 Simpson Sears built a large store on Kingsway and their parking lot came up to the back garden of the family home on Bonsor Avenue. Andy thought of building small stores on his property but in the end decided to build a bowling alley, clearing out his beautiful garden. The Digney Bowl opened on August 19,1955 and Andy Digney, his wife Alice, son 'Dig' and daughter in law Joyce all worked at both the Speedway and the Bowling Alley. In 1956 Andy decided to finally retire and sold the bowling alley and home to his son 'Dig' which he paid for over time. 'Dig' and his family moved into the house on Bonsor Avenue and ran the bowling alley until their son Bruce took over in 1980. Andy Digney died in England in 1964 while on his world tour. His wife Alice died on June 3, 1982 and their son, Ernest ('Dig') died November 27, 2009.
Notes
Title based on contents of fonds
Subjects
Sports - Bowling
Sports - Badminton
Sports - Swimming
Construction
Names
Digney, Alice
Digney, Andy
Digney, Bruce
Digney, Dorothy
Digney, Ernest Frank "Dig"
Digney, Paul
Digney, Joyce
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - 6521 Bonsor Avenue
Burnaby - Kaymar Drive
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Animals, Animals, Animals! p. 32

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Animals, Animals, Animals! p. 33

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Animals, Animals, Animals! p. 34

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Animals, Animals, Animals! p. 35

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Animals, Animals, Animals! p. 36

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Animals, Animals, Animals! p. 37

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Animals, Animals, Animals! p. 38

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Duties and Chores Around Home p. 39

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Duties and Chores Around Home p. 40

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Duties and Chores Around Home p. 41

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Duties and Chores Around Home p. 42

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Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Duties and Chores Around Home p. 43

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Duties and Chores Around Home p. 44

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Duties and Chores Around Home p. 45

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Duties and Chores Around Home p. 46

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Duties and Chores Around Home p. 47

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Duties and Chores Around Home p. 48

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Duties and Chores Around Home p. 49

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
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Duties and Chores Around Home p. 50

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  

Duties and Chores Around Home p. 51

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Life with the Moores of Hart House
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2002
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV988.33.1
Description
The core of the Jessie Love farm house is a 1893 two story, pioneer tent style building. The home was added to over the years and became a large Craftsmen style farm house.
Object History
Built on Cumberland Road in Burnaby in 1893. Music Room/Parlour/Living Room and bedrooms above added c.1898. Kitchen added c.1908. The home of Jesse and Martha Love and their eleven children. One of Burnaby's oldest structures. The home was moved to Burnaby Village Museum in the late 1980s and h…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV988.33.1
Description
The core of the Jessie Love farm house is a 1893 two story, pioneer tent style building. The home was added to over the years and became a large Craftsmen style farm house.
Object History
Built on Cumberland Road in Burnaby in 1893. Music Room/Parlour/Living Room and bedrooms above added c.1898. Kitchen added c.1908. The home of Jesse and Martha Love and their eleven children. One of Burnaby's oldest structures. The home was moved to Burnaby Village Museum in the late 1980s and has been partially restored to its 1920s appearance.
Colour
brown
Maker
Love, Jesse
Salt, George
Love, George
Culture
Canadian
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Agriculture - Farms
Name Access
A&H Plastering and Stucco
Burnaby Village Museum
Love, Jesse
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Cumberland Road
Burnaby - Cumberland Street
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cariboo-Armstrong Area
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV984.11.2
Description
The New Vista Society - Program -- [1955]. Program for the official opening of The New Vista Society Senior Citizen Housing Project No. 7. The front cover has a photograph of the new buildings being opened. The event took place on Wednesday, September 14, 1955. The reverse side of the program outli…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV984.11.2
Description
The New Vista Society - Program -- [1955]. Program for the official opening of The New Vista Society Senior Citizen Housing Project No. 7. The front cover has a photograph of the new buildings being opened. The event took place on Wednesday, September 14, 1955. The reverse side of the program outlines the different parties involved in the organization of the new buildings including the Burnaby Municipality, Burnaby Lions Club and others.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Leaflets
Organizations
Organizations - Societies and Clubs
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.1
Description
Museum & Art Notes - Booklet -- [1951]. The Art Historical and Scientific Association publication of Museum & Art Notes. This is Volume 1, Number 4 of the Second Series, March 1951. The front cover features a picture of the front entrance of the Association's building. This issue has articles on: O…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.1
Description
Museum & Art Notes - Booklet -- [1951]. The Art Historical and Scientific Association publication of Museum & Art Notes. This is Volume 1, Number 4 of the Second Series, March 1951. The front cover features a picture of the front entrance of the Association's building. This issue has articles on: Our Business Premises Autobiography of a Great Anthropologist The Pleistocene Age of British Columbia The Tuatara The Flora of Fairmont Hot Springs The Passenger Pigeon Reverend Jonathan Green The Burnaby Lodestone
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Organizations
Organizations - Art Societies
Organizations - Historical Societies
Organizations - Science Societies
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.2
Description
The Totem Poles in Stanley Park - Booklet -- [194-?]. Created by The Art, Historical and Scientific Association in Vancouver BC. The booklet was created by John C. Goodfellow. The cover is brown with and illustration of a totem pole on the left side.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.2
Description
The Totem Poles in Stanley Park - Booklet -- [194-?]. Created by The Art, Historical and Scientific Association in Vancouver BC. The booklet was created by John C. Goodfellow. The cover is brown with and illustration of a totem pole on the left side.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Organizations
Organizations - Art Societies
Organizations - Historical Societies
Organizations - Science Societies
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.3
Description
Museum & Art Notes - Booklet -- [1949]. The Art Historical and Scientific Association publication of Museum & Art Notes. This is Volume 1, Number 1 of the Second Series, September 1949. The front cover features a picture of the Dimorphodon Macronyx model made by Madam Erna C. von Engel-Baiersdorf. …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.3
Description
Museum & Art Notes - Booklet -- [1949]. The Art Historical and Scientific Association publication of Museum & Art Notes. This is Volume 1, Number 1 of the Second Series, September 1949. The front cover features a picture of the Dimorphodon Macronyx model made by Madam Erna C. von Engel-Baiersdorf. This issue has articles on: The Method of Reconstructiong Human and Animal Remains in Sculpture and in Paintings Early History of the Burnaby Family Indian Native Art Sundews The Aleuts of Attu The Trumpeter Swan Achatina Fulica, The Great African Snail Some Field Work of the Curator Palomar's Giant Eye, the Hale Telescope The Directors, Life and Honorary Members of the Art, Historical and Scientific Association.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Organizations
Organizations - Art Societies
Organizations - Historical Societies
Organizations - Science Societies
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.5
Description
Museum & Art Notes - Booklet -- [1951]. The Art Historical and Scientific Association publication of Museum & Art Notes. This is Volume 2, Number 1 of the Second Series, November 1951. The front cover features a picture of the "Melanope" ship and the "Empress of Russia" ship in Vancouver 1930. This…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.5
Description
Museum & Art Notes - Booklet -- [1951]. The Art Historical and Scientific Association publication of Museum & Art Notes. This is Volume 2, Number 1 of the Second Series, November 1951. The front cover features a picture of the "Melanope" ship and the "Empress of Russia" ship in Vancouver 1930. This issue has articles on: "Melanope," The Ship of Tragedy Time, and the Indian Panechates, Son of Hatres The Pleistocene, or Ice Age of South West British Columbia Birds in the Cariboo The Fine Arts The Museum is a School of Visual Education The Cinder Cone Buried Forest Pioneer Wesleyan Missionaries in British Columbia
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Organizations
Organizations - Art Societies
Organizations - Historical Societies
Organizations - Science Societies
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.6
Description
Museum & Art Notes - Booklet -- [1950]. The Art Historical and Scientific Association publication of Museum & Art Notes. This is Volume 1, Number 2 of the Second Series, March 1950. The front cover features a picture of Clematis Douglasii Hook. This issue has articles on: Some Rare Plants of Britis…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.6
Description
Museum & Art Notes - Booklet -- [1950]. The Art Historical and Scientific Association publication of Museum & Art Notes. This is Volume 1, Number 2 of the Second Series, March 1950. The front cover features a picture of Clematis Douglasii Hook. This issue has articles on: Some Rare Plants of British Columbia Early Electric Light on This Coast The Early Story of North Vancouver Production by the Billion The Irish Deer Camels in the Cariboo Acorn and Beechnut The Single Tusk of the Narwhal
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Organizations
Organizations - Art Societies
Organizations - Historical Societies
Organizations - Science Societies
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.8
Description
Museum & Art Notes - Booklet -- [1931]. The Art Historical and Scientific Association publication of Museum & Art Notes. This is Volume 6, Number 4, December 1931. The front cover features a picture of Skidegat Lake Beaver bowl from the Queen Charlotte Islands, the work of Chief Edensaw of the Haid…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.8
Description
Museum & Art Notes - Booklet -- [1931]. The Art Historical and Scientific Association publication of Museum & Art Notes. This is Volume 6, Number 4, December 1931. The front cover features a picture of Skidegat Lake Beaver bowl from the Queen Charlotte Islands, the work of Chief Edensaw of the Haida Indians. This issue has articles on: President's Address Secretary and Curator's Annual Report Flora of British Columbia A Kwantlum Battle How Mountaineers Can Use Their Photographs for Mapping The Queerest Newspaper in the World Ecology of Sproat Lake, B.C. Membership, January 31st, 1932
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Organizations
Organizations - Art Societies
Organizations - Historical Societies
Organizations - Science Societies
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.9
Description
Museum & Art Notes - Booklet -- [1952]. The Art Historical and Scientific Association publication of Museum & Art Notes. This is Volume 2, Number 2 of the Second Series, April 1952. The front cover features a picture of a Relic of the Ice Age, Mountain Region, Lynn Creek, B.C. This issue has articl…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.9
Description
Museum & Art Notes - Booklet -- [1952]. The Art Historical and Scientific Association publication of Museum & Art Notes. This is Volume 2, Number 2 of the Second Series, April 1952. The front cover features a picture of a Relic of the Ice Age, Mountain Region, Lynn Creek, B.C. This issue has articles on: The Pleistocene, or Ice Age of South-West British Columbia, Part III, Vashon Glaciation In The Service of Man Placochelys Placodonta, Jaekel Costal Wanderings A Derelict Fort in Northern British Columbia Ethno-Botany of the Indians in the Interior of British Columbia The Burrard Inlet Cattle Trail from Lillooet What Has Caused the Return of the Glaciers in British Columbia
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Organizations
Organizations - Art Societies
Organizations - Historical Societies
Organizations - Science Societies
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.10
Description
Vancouver City Museum Golden Jubilee - Booklet --[1944]. Booklet made for the City Museum of Vancouver BC by The Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver BC in celebration of their Golden Jubilee 1894 to 1944. The front cover has an illustration of Captain George Vancouver.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.10
Description
Vancouver City Museum Golden Jubilee - Booklet --[1944]. Booklet made for the City Museum of Vancouver BC by The Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver BC in celebration of their Golden Jubilee 1894 to 1944. The front cover has an illustration of Captain George Vancouver.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Organizations
Organizations - Art Societies
Organizations - Historical Societies
Organizations - Science Societies
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.12
Description
Fort Langley 1827-1927 - Booklet -- [194-?]. Booklet produced by the Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver BC. The front cover features the Cairn and Commemorative Tablet in Fort Langley, BC.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.12
Description
Fort Langley 1827-1927 - Booklet -- [194-?]. Booklet produced by the Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver BC. The front cover features the Cairn and Commemorative Tablet in Fort Langley, BC.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Organizations
Organizations - Art Societies
Organizations - Historical Societies
Organizations - Science Societies
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.13
Description
The Great Fraser Midden - Booklet -- [1938]. Booklet created by The Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver BC. The front cover features "The Watcher", a sketch of a Native man beside a tree by Amy E.C. Campbell-Johnston. The booklet commemorates the presentation of a cairn at Marpo…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.13
Description
The Great Fraser Midden - Booklet -- [1938]. Booklet created by The Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver BC. The front cover features "The Watcher", a sketch of a Native man beside a tree by Amy E.C. Campbell-Johnston. The booklet commemorates the presentation of a cairn at Marpole Gardens, Vancouver, May 7 1938.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Organizations
Organizations - Art Societies
Organizations - Historical Societies
Organizations - Science Societies
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.14
Description
The Great Fraser Midden - Booklet -- [1953]. Booklet created by the Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver BC. The front cover features a photograph by P.T. Timms of the Great Fraser Midden.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV979.42.14
Description
The Great Fraser Midden - Booklet -- [1953]. Booklet created by the Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver BC. The front cover features a photograph by P.T. Timms of the Great Fraser Midden.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Organizations
Organizations - Art Societies
Organizations - Historical Societies
Organizations - Science Societies
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.17.9
Description
The Vancouver City Young Men's Christian Association - Receipt -- [1915]. Receipt issued to Thomas McNair from the Vancouver City YMCA for $8.00 for a one week men's camp. The receipt was issued July 22nd, 1915.
Object History
Receipt belonging to Thomas Seaborn McNair, who was born on May 15 1888 to Francis McNair and Elizabeth Taylor. He worked as an accountant and estate agent. He married Mary Vida McMillan in 1917. Thomas ran Edwards, McNair and Russell in Vancouver (presumably an accounting firm). Thomas McNair died…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.17.9
Description
The Vancouver City Young Men's Christian Association - Receipt -- [1915]. Receipt issued to Thomas McNair from the Vancouver City YMCA for $8.00 for a one week men's camp. The receipt was issued July 22nd, 1915.
Object History
Receipt belonging to Thomas Seaborn McNair, who was born on May 15 1888 to Francis McNair and Elizabeth Taylor. He worked as an accountant and estate agent. He married Mary Vida McMillan in 1917. Thomas ran Edwards, McNair and Russell in Vancouver (presumably an accounting firm). Thomas McNair died in 1982.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Receipts
Organizations
Organizations - Men's Societies and Clubs
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV977.37.26
Description
Medal; gold; in centre of medal is raised image of book with burning lamp; writing in horseshoe shape around book; eye in top centre; decorative motif around bottom edge with smaller decorative indents at top; has loop at top, probably for chain; engraving on bottom rear
Object History
From the family home of Thomas Seaborn McNair and Mary Vida (nee McMillan) McNair who lived on West 33rd Avenue in Vancouver. Thomas McNair ran Edwards, McNair and Russell, an established estate agent business.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV977.37.26
Description
Medal; gold; in centre of medal is raised image of book with burning lamp; writing in horseshoe shape around book; eye in top centre; decorative motif around bottom edge with smaller decorative indents at top; has loop at top, probably for chain; engraving on bottom rear
Object History
From the family home of Thomas Seaborn McNair and Mary Vida (nee McMillan) McNair who lived on West 33rd Avenue in Vancouver. Thomas McNair ran Edwards, McNair and Russell, an established estate agent business.
Marks/Labels
"VAN. SUNDAY SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSN", embossed on front in horsehoe shape "OB ALLAN", engraved on reverse at bottom
Subjects
Organizations
Organizations - Societies and Clubs
Personal Symbols
Personal Symbols - Medals
Sports
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail

Sea Scout uniform cap tally

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.17.9
Description
Sea Scout cap tally; ribbon; navy blue, yellow writing
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.17.9
Description
Sea Scout cap tally; ribbon; navy blue, yellow writing
Marks/Labels
"SEA SCOUTS", yellow, printing
Subjects
Organizations
Organizations - Boys' Societies and Clubs
Personal Symbols
Personal Symbols - Ribbons
Name Access
Boy Scouts of Canada
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.17.79
Description
Armband; navy blue, green, red, yellow; six badges, clockwise from top: cross, leaf, Scout logo, squiggly lines, hand, centre: crown
Object History
Sea Scouts
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.17.79
Description
Armband; navy blue, green, red, yellow; six badges, clockwise from top: cross, leaf, Scout logo, squiggly lines, hand, centre: crown
Object History
Sea Scouts
Marks/Labels
"BE PREPARED", stitched, white in banner on badge on bottom
Subjects
Organizations
Organizations - Boys' Societies and Clubs
Personal Symbols
Personal Symbols - Armbands
Name Access
Boy Scouts of Canada
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.17.80
Description
Armband; navy blue, green, red, yellow; eight badges, clockwise from top: cross, sign, three pronged motif, flower, man, sun, two oars, bent arrow.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.17.80
Description
Armband; navy blue, green, red, yellow; eight badges, clockwise from top: cross, sign, three pronged motif, flower, man, sun, two oars, bent arrow.
Subjects
Organizations
Organizations - Boys' Societies and Clubs
Personal Symbols
Personal Symbols - Armbands
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail

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