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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 28, 1990
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 15 x 10 cm
Item No.
330-005
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Gwen Pitman sitting in a chair, smiling. She is inside the Burnaby South High School gym for the Kingsway West (originally named West Burnaby) School reunion.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 28, 1990
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
330-005
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 15 x 10 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Gwen Pitman sitting in a chair, smiling. She is inside the Burnaby South High School gym for the Kingsway West (originally named West Burnaby) School reunion.
Photographer
Pel, Vera
Subjects
Buildings - Schools
Names
Kingsway West School
Burnaby South High School
Pitman, Gwendolyn "Gwen"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4800 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1916
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.3 x 10.7 cm
Item No.
186-010
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Pitman children on a lawn swing, at McKay Avenue. Identified (on the back of the photograph) are left to right, in the back row: Marjorie, Gwen and Dorothy. The boy, in front, is Cliff. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads; "On the swing at Mr. and Mrs. Ed Phillips j…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1916
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
186-010
Accession Number
BHS986-35
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.3 x 10.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Pitman children on a lawn swing, at McKay Avenue. Identified (on the back of the photograph) are left to right, in the back row: Marjorie, Gwen and Dorothy. The boy, in front, is Cliff. An annotation on the back of the photograph reads; "On the swing at Mr. and Mrs. Ed Phillips just next to the Lumber Yard facing the track at McKay. / 1916."
Subjects
Recreational Devices - Swings
Names
Pitman, Gwendolyn "Gwen"
Pitman, Clifford
Pitman, Marjorie
Pitman, Dorothy
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - McKay Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Jubilee Dry Goods Store

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35767
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
Images
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Catherine Rees and Gwen Pitman

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto37181
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November 14, 1992
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 15 x 10 cm
Item No.
330-004
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Catherine Rees standing with her hand resting on Gwen Pitman's chair, as she sits, with both hands resting on her cane at the Metrotown Branch of the Burnaby Public Library.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
November 14, 1992
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
330-004
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 15 x 10 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Catherine Rees standing with her hand resting on Gwen Pitman's chair, as she sits, with both hands resting on her cane at the Metrotown Branch of the Burnaby Public Library.
Photographer
Pel, Vera
Subjects
Buildings - Civic - Libraries
Names
Burnaby Public Library
Rees, Catherine "Cathy"
Pitman, Gwendolyn "Gwen"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6100 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby - Willingdon Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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Girl Guides in Central Park

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36539
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1917]
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 14 cm + 1 p.
Item No.
292-002
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Girl Guides in Central Park seated and standing in rows. This was the first year of this group of Girl Guides. Gwen Pitman is in the front row, third from the right. In the second row, are; Grace Strong, McKenzie, and Ivy Brett sitting third, fourth, and fifth from the lef…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1917]
Collection/Fonds
Pitman Family collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
292-002
Accession Number
BHS992-29
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 14 cm + 1 p.
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Burnaby Girl Guides in Central Park seated and standing in rows. This was the first year of this group of Girl Guides. Gwen Pitman is in the front row, third from the right. In the second row, are; Grace Strong, McKenzie, and Ivy Brett sitting third, fourth, and fifth from the left. Amy Leigh was the leader of the troop.
Subjects
Organizations - Girls' Societies and Clubs
Clothing - Uniforms
Names
Girl Guides
Pitman, Gwendolyn "Gwen"
Strong, Grace
Brett, Ivy
Leigh, Amy
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Page accompanying identifies four members of the group, and lists: "...other names in this group: M.Thompson/ Pullinger/ Mrs. Greenwood (Miss?)/ Elsie Warden & Edmonds Group/ Elise Russell/ Rose Adams/ Ruth Dean/ Ethel Lewis, or Clark./ Munday/ Ruby Ayles/ Nessie Abbey/ Joy Mennie/ Margie Dingman/ Abbie Nelson/ A.D.Ladner/ Pauline Capelle"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Central Park
Burnaby - 3883 Imperial Street
Burnaby - Imperial Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
shift. I had so many good times in Burnaby, and I couldn't have asked for a nicer place to grow up in. Gwendolyn Pitman Like her younger brother Clifford and sisters, Dorothy and Marjorie, Gwen Pitman was born in Weston super Mare in Somerset, England, where their father, Ernest Pitman, owned a
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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
  1 Digital Chapter  
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
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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Evelyn Hardy Le Grove p. 297

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumlibrary6154-297
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
shift. I had so many good times in Burnaby, and I couldn't have asked for a nicer place to grow up in. Gwendolyn Pitman Like her younger brother Clifford and sisters, Dorothy and Marjorie, Gwen Pitman was born in Weston super Mare in Somerset, England, where their father, Ernest Pitman, owned a
  1 Digital Chapter  
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

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