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Jubilee Dry Goods Store

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1965 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-625
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Gwen Pitman, store manager, in front of Jubilee Dry Goods. The store was founded by Ernest Pitman, her father, and closed in 1971. It was located at 6730 Jubilee Avenue, later the site of Bonsor Park.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1965 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-625
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Gwen Pitman, store manager, in front of Jubilee Dry Goods. The store was founded by Ernest Pitman, her father, and closed in 1971. It was located at 6730 Jubilee Avenue, later the site of Bonsor Park.
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
Jubilee Dry Goods
Pitman, Gwendolyn "Gwen"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Jubilee Avenue
Burnaby - 6730 Jubilee Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Marlborough Area
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1927]
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18.5 x 24 cm (sight) in frame 32 x 37 cm
Item No.
292-001
Storage Location
64-3-3
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Pitman's dry goods store, 3968 Kingsway Avenue (later renumbered 4600 Kingsway) at McKay Avenue. They also later operated a store on Jubilee Avenue. The McKay Avenue store ceased operations in the 1950s and the Jubilee Avenue store in 1971. (The scan has picked up glare off of the…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1927]
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
292-001
Accession Number
BHS992-29
Storage Location
64-3-3
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 18.5 x 24 cm (sight) in frame 32 x 37 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Pitman's dry goods store, 3968 Kingsway Avenue (later renumbered 4600 Kingsway) at McKay Avenue. They also later operated a store on Jubilee Avenue. The McKay Avenue store ceased operations in the 1950s and the Jubilee Avenue store in 1971. (The scan has picked up glare off of the glass on the photograph's frame).
Photographer
Lloyd's Studio
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
McKay Dry Goods Store
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photographer's signature written in pencil on recto of mat reads: "Lloyd Studio./ McKay."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4600 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV992.17.1
Description
display fixture; advertising display fixture; hollow, cast plaster model of a man's sock with a smiling face on the sole; sock is painted brown, black and white; base is painted black, with raised text in red and brown reading: "McGregor / HAPPY FOOT".
Object History
Object was a fixture used in the Jubilee Dry Goods store at 6763 Jubilee Avenue. Jubilee Dry Goods was owned by the Ernest and Jean Pitman family. McGregor Socks is a Canadian hosiery brand founded in 1928. The cushioned sole line of "Happy Foot" socks was introduced in the late 1930's.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV992.17.1
Description
display fixture; advertising display fixture; hollow, cast plaster model of a man's sock with a smiling face on the sole; sock is painted brown, black and white; base is painted black, with raised text in red and brown reading: "McGregor / HAPPY FOOT".
Object History
Object was a fixture used in the Jubilee Dry Goods store at 6763 Jubilee Avenue. Jubilee Dry Goods was owned by the Ernest and Jean Pitman family. McGregor Socks is a Canadian hosiery brand founded in 1928. The cushioned sole line of "Happy Foot" socks was introduced in the late 1930's.
Record Type
Artifact
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Ernest and Jean Pitman

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[193-] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-624
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Ernest Pitman and Mary Jane "Jean" Pitman. Ernest Pitman operated McKay Dry Goods and Jubilee Dry Goods. They had four children: Clifford, Dorothy, Marjorie, and Gwendolyn.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[193-] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-624
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Ernest Pitman and Mary Jane "Jean" Pitman. Ernest Pitman operated McKay Dry Goods and Jubilee Dry Goods. They had four children: Clifford, Dorothy, Marjorie, and Gwendolyn.
Subjects
Occupations - Entrepreneurs
Names
Pitman, Ernest
Pitman, Mary Jane "Jean" Gill
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913-1961
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
1 file of textual records and 13 photographs
Storage Location
BHS186
MSS075
BHS292
Scope and Content
Collection consists of photographs of the Pitman family and the Phillips-Hoyt Lumber Company horse team, truck, office and sled (on McKay Avenue) and the Patterson Avenue Station as well as textual records collected by Gwen Pitman.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913-1961
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Physical Description
1 file of textual records and 13 photographs
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Location
BHS186
MSS075
BHS292
Scope and Content
Collection consists of photographs of the Pitman family and the Phillips-Hoyt Lumber Company horse team, truck, office and sled (on McKay Avenue) and the Patterson Avenue Station as well as textual records collected by Gwen Pitman.
History/Biography
Ernest Pitman owned a men’s furnishings store in Weston super Mare, England. He and Mary Jane “Jean” Gill were married in Cardiff, Wales and their children; Clifford, Dorothy, Marjorie and Gwendolyn were all born in Weston super Mare, England. The family of six came to Canada in 1912, settling in Burnaby in 1914. Ernest Pitman had to clear the lot at 2766 Cassie of tree stumps before Mr. Mansell could build their wooden four room house. The family moved to Victoria in 1920, renting out the house on Cassie, and returning to it in 1922. The Pitman children attended Kingsway West School and Burnaby South High School. Ernest Pitman bought a dry goods store near the corner of McKay and Kingsway and renamed it McKay Dry Goods Store in 1926. The store enlarged when Lloyd’s Studio closed and included post-office, ladies and men’s wear, children and baby’s wear. The older children Dorothy and Gwen were the first employees; working at the store after school and on Saturdays. Clifford and Marge served through the years as well. McKay Dry Goods closed in the late 1950s but the structure still stands. Ernest Pitman opened his second shop; Jubilee Dry Goods and Men’s Furnishings in 1930 (the area was then known as Shacktown). In 1935 the premises expanded to embrace the old Wray shoe store and post office. Jubilee was first managed by his older daughter Dorothy but when she married Dave Howat his second daughter Gwen took over as manageress. In 1961 Gwen Pitman won the Show Window Contest (in the small retail outlets category) receiving a prize of $100.00 from the Burnaby Chamber of Commerce. She continued to run the store until she closed it for the last time in 1971 and retired. The other children lived their adult lives in Burnaby as well; Clifford Pitman and his wife raised two boys on Rumble Street and Marjorie Pitman Everett and her husband raised three children in the Grange-Willingdon area. Ernest Pitman was the brother-in-law of Willard H. Hoyt of Phillips-Hoyt Lumber Company on McKay Avenue.
Media Type
Textual Record
Photograph
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Chapter Nine: Kingsway West School Neighbourhood, McKay District p. 366

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
and Miss E. Phillips was the hairdresser, Miss Gwen Pitmam had Jubilee Dry Goods store. Wray’s had the shoe repair which later became Thompson’s Shoe Store with the sub post office and Walter Curley’s Shoe Repair in the back. I worked in the post office there starting when I was 16. I
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
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Mabel McClean Hawkshaw p. 361

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
on a 72 by 120 foot lot for $1,600 or $2,000 on terms with $500 down. The Imperial Street company also took orders for Coe Bros. Wood and Coal and offered fire insurance and loans. Pete Decker was in the process of opening Decker's Garage on Kingsway while Jubilee Dry Goods on Maple Avenue
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
) - Men's fancy socks, 50 cents a pair - Ladies' fancy slips, 89 cents each Our biggest seller was always our underwear. In Gwen Pitman in front of Jubilee Dry Goods in 1965, shortly before retirement as manageress. Jubilee was second dry goods store established by her father, Ernest Pitman. September
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
) - Men's fancy socks, 50 cents a pair - Ladies' fancy slips, 89 cents each Our biggest seller was always our underwear. In Gwen Pitman in front of Jubilee Dry Goods in 1965, shortly before retirement as manageress. Jubilee was second dry goods store established by her father, Ernest Pitman. September
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Name Access
Lubbock, Ainsly
Digital Book
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
Ernest Pitman bought this store in 1926 and renamed it McKay Dry Goods. He later opened second store on Jubilee. Pitman family home at 2766 Cassie near McKay Station. Four Pitman children worked in father's dry goods store part time while attending Kingsway West school. married and raised
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1937
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.9 x 6.8 cm
Item No.
186-011
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Ernest Pitman and W.H. Hoyt standing outside on a tree stump. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads, "Brothers in Law: Mr. Ernest Pitman, McKay (on Kingsway between McKay and Silver Ave) and Jubilee (Jubilee Ave near interurban tracks) Dry Goods [and] Mr. Willard H. Hoyt (…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1937
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
186-011
Accession Number
BHS986-35
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.9 x 6.8 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Ernest Pitman and W.H. Hoyt standing outside on a tree stump. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads, "Brothers in Law: Mr. Ernest Pitman, McKay (on Kingsway between McKay and Silver Ave) and Jubilee (Jubilee Ave near interurban tracks) Dry Goods [and] Mr. Willard H. Hoyt (Phillips-Hoyt Lumber Co.) / Taken 1937."
Names
Hoyt, W.H.
Pitman, Ernest
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Stamped on back of photograph: "074"
Geographic Access
Burnaby
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Evelyn Hardy Le Grove p. 297

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
after school hours and on Saturdays. Although McKay residents looked down their noses at the newcomers moving into Jubilee - it was often called Shacktown because of the tents built on stilts - Mr. Pitman recognized the potential of the rapidly growing area. He therefore opened a second dry goods
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
after school hours and on Saturdays. Although McKay residents looked down their noses at the newcomers moving into Jubilee - it was often called Shacktown because of the tents built on stilts - Mr. Pitman recognized the potential of the rapidly growing area. He therefore opened a second dry goods
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
Original Book
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Margaret Neville Patterson p. 72

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part I: 1888-1900
hardware store, Mr. Heyworth's drug store, Gwen Pitman's dry goods store, a shoe repair shop and the Jubilee service station. Of course things have changed a great deal over the years. The 'farm' with its herd of sheep owned by Dr. Wilson on the north side of Imperial Street, the nursing home run by
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part I: 1888-1900
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Hazel Gardner Willis p. 454

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part IV: 1921-1930
in Jubilee were few but increased rapidly in number over the years. We shopped at Kline Hardware, Norman's meat market and grocery. Pitman's dry goods store and Mr. Heyworth's Jubilee drug store. Cook's little store near Bumaby South high school prospered from the business provided by the
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Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part IV: 1921-1930
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Chapter Nine: Kingsway West School Neighbourhood, McKay District p. 241

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1994
Kingsway at McKay. The Matheson Family lived on McKay. Mr. Matheson had his Grocery Market on McKay and Kingsway which later became Wallace’s Marketeria. Mr. Pitman had a Dry Goods Store on Kingsway. Two daughters Gwen and Dorothy worked there and later a branch store was opened at Jubilee and
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby Centennial Anthology
Type
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Publication Date
1994
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Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
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Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part I: 1888-1900
on the ground floor, Mr. Naud also hand dug a 40-foot well which ran dry one particularly hot summer. Meanwhile, the children had begun to arrive. There would eventually be, from the eldest down, Julia, Bernie, Ernie, Paul and Alfred. The Naud farm proved bountiful, indeed. In a good year, some
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Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
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Publication Date
1987
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Part I: 1888-1900
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Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
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1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
three children - two boys and a girl and have two grandchildren. They now live on Telford Avenue in the McKay-Jubilee area of South Burnaby. Uln 1920, my parents and I sailed from Liverpool to Canada. That same year, we moved into a small house in the 4100 block Eton Street in the Vancouver Heights
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Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
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Publication Date
1987
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Part III: 1911-1920
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Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
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Publication Date
1987
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Part IV: 1921-1930
. ^ lOc ^unswick Sardines, tin ¦ Sc Malkin's Pork and Beans.. 2 tins ..... ... 19c Lux, Jubilee Packages. 1 Ige. and 1 small 23c Peanut Butter, in your own container, 2 lbs. . .. 21c Dates, fresh Sair, 2 lbs ISc Raisins, Aust. Seedless. 2 lbs 23c Prunes, Or^on, 60-70s, 2 lbs. 21# FRESH
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Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
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1987
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Part IV: 1921-1930
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