Vancouver a glimpse of the pastPresentation Transcript
Vancouver… a glimpse of the past
“In 1792, Captain George Vancouver charted andnamed the land where Lighthouse Park sits. Hecalled the promontory Point Atkinson and it soon becamea useful resource in the growing colonial activity.
For Olive Carroll of Vancouver, B.C., 1849 growing up in a seaport city had always kindled a desire to travel the world, to see what lay beyond the horizon.
Vancouver Water application record book, Vol. 1 (1888-1901)
Vancouver Water application record books, Vol. 1 (1888-1901)
Typical entries in the Vancouver Water application record books, Vol. 1 (1888-1901)
Group of men and women assembled for a picnic onthe lawn in front of the Vancouver WaterworksCompany house in Stanley Park, c.1890.
Michael Wilkinson Brighouse, Sam Brighouse, William Beech, A. McCallum (serving drinks) and others, circa 1890.
High wheel bicycle race at Brockton Point, Stanley Park,circa. 1890’s.
Kwakiool indians of Vancouver_island at the Columbian exhibition,1893
The Columbia Brewery at Cedar Cove, at the north side of Powell Street at WallStreet and Victoria Drive., ca. 1892. Photographer William Stark..
Mark Twain recuperating in the old Hotel Vancouver Aug. 17, 1895
Al Larwill and lacrosse players at his shack on the Cambie Street Grounds, 1896. Photo: Bailey Bros, City of Vancouver
Clark & StuartBooks & Stationery, 1898.
New Westminster, Saturday 10 September 1898
Riding south on Granville Street approaching Dunsmuir Street, circa. 1900.
The sons of Major J.S. Mathews, Chief Archivist for the City of Vancouver, near the mouth of Mackie Creek in 1902. City of Vancouver
Audience attending Henry W. Savage’s production “King Dodo” with RichardGolden, Vancouver Opera House,759 Granville St., Oct. 30, 1903..
Carnegie Library, Main & Hastings, c. 1903.
Vancouver CityPolice in front of oldCity Hall and PoliceStation, 1903
Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club, Finals international, Aug. 1907.
The Canadian city of Vancouvers contribution to Seattlesdowntown celebration of the 1909 A.Y.P.E. The view looks east on Mariontoward the arch just short of Third Avenue. The unnamed photographers backis to Seattles commemorative arch, which straddled Second Avenue
Front garden, 1910.
Illuminated sign advertising Cascade Beer, locatedon top of the Regent Hotel on East Hastings Street, ~1910-19...
Dan MacLure in his car for hire touring acouple around Stanley Park in 1911.
Sailboats on English Bay, c. 1911.
Britannia Beach in 1919,. City of Vancouver
Britannia Beach in 1919,including the Concentratorbuilding (left), City of Vancouver
Five members ofEmpress Jazz Orchestra, Empress Theatre, Nov. 1, 1919..
Empress of Japan,between 1919 & 1922
Cedar Cottage Brewery building as a private residence, ca. 1920. Photographer William Stark. water from the creek.
Vancouver Brewery interior, ~1926. Photographer Stuart Thomson.
Vancouver Brewery interior, ~1926. Photographer Stuart Thomson.
Speaking of dangerous Vancouver bridges,the old was particularly notorious. Georgia Viaduct, 1929
Unidentified player orcoach, 1930Athletic ParkVancouver, British Columbia.
The old Vancouver Club building 915 West Hastings Street, 1930
poster of Vancouver’s Old Streams 1930s
Vancouver Police Pipe Band, 1930, Stanley Park .
Moving Day, ca. 1930
Demolition of old Vancouver Club building [915 West Hastings Street] 5 Feb. 1930
ofNorthern view from top old Hotel Vancouver, between 1930 and 1948
City of Vancouver Archives: View from Vancouver Block 1916 CVA PAN(extract) York Hotel 1931 CVA 99-3994, West End and Hotel Vancouver1929 CVA Van Sc N63 (extract), 1931.
Vancouver Airport , July 22, 1931
Sample bottles of Vancouver Breweries Limitedproducts, including a cream stout, ~1932.
Abbottsford Hotel BeerParlour, 921 West Pender Street April11,1933. Photographer Stuart Thomson.
Vancouver General Hospital remembers 100 years: Private warddinner tray, 1933
A False Creek squatters shack,1934, with notes by cityarchvist Major Matthews.
Longshoremen and their supporters en route to Ballantyne Pier, 18 June 1935.
Old Time Cricketers, 1938
William Hanna forced the fourthrestart of 100 Deathless Dayswhen he crashed into a bus anddied. Police tape evidentlyhadnt been invented yet.Vancouver Sun, 19 July 1939.
1940s – Nabob’s Harmony House concert series.
Canadian British ColumbiaRgt march in New Westminster,Vancouver BC, Oct 1940.
1944 – Jack Benny on stage playing the violin.
Not mentioned inBarnholdens book,the Zoot Suit Riot of1944.
Kinsman Carnival beer parlour, June 30, 1944..
This 1945 aerial photo looking northeast shows three wartime housing projects in North Portland, primarily for Portlandand Vancouver shipyard workers. At center is Columbia Villa, beyond that is University Homes, and across the ColumbiaSlough at upper left is Vanport City. The Interstate Bridge to Vancouver can be seen beyond Vanport. All three housingprojects are long gone and the land redeveloped.
Beatty & Georgia Streets, Saturday 31 December 1949
Members of First Vancouver AvenueBaptist Church march through NorthPortland on Palm Sunday, 1951
This image is part of a 1951 photo of Vancouver north of the oldGeorgia Viaduct. It’s worth looking at the large size and checkingout what’s changed and what remains. Here are some things that stuck out for me. 1951
Senate Committee on the Traffic in Narcotic Drugs. Vancouver Province, 19 April 1955.
The Grey Cup parade tradition informally started in 1948 when the Stampeders tooksome chuck wagons to Toronto. The parade float below, also printed in thelatest issue of Saskatchewan History magazine, is from Vancouver in 1955
Vancouver, c. 1958
Warden John Moloney in front of Matsqui Institution, still under construction. Vancouver Sun, 8 October 1963.
that summerbeing 1963, date of the famous Vancouver Poetry Festival, organized by Warren Tallman
VANCOUVER, B.C.s CHINATOWN -THE ORIGINAL SAM KEE BUILDING INHOME OF BILL & BOBS RECORD SHOP and THE BEGINNINGS OFGROOVIN BLUE and WAG Radio ! October of 1967
Oakalla Prison break-in/Be-Out.Vancouver Sun, 13 July 1970.
Demolition of the "old" Georgia Viaduct. 7.7.71.
Demolition of the "old" Georgia Viaduct. 7.7.71..
Demolition of the "old" Georgia Viaduct. 29.7.71.
Demolition of the "old" Georgia Viaduct. 29.7.71..
Demolition of the"old" Georgia Viaduct. 4.8.71
Cedar Cottage Brewery, Southeast corner Kingswayand Knight Streets. Note thewoodpile beside the building. The water tower in the firtree was filled by hand-pumping water from the creek...
The front of Hycroft Mansionon 1489 MacRae Avenue..
Princess of Vancouver Built by Alexander Stephen & Sons Glasgow
Dan MacLures name still appears on aVancouver cab company a century afterhe began as a driver for hire.
Bruce Clarkewas the first black officer to join the Vancouver Police Department. His co-workers referred to him as “Dark Clarke” todistinguish him from the other Bruce Clarke on theforce.
The Vancouver arch looking west on Marion through its intersection with Third Avenue.
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This image is of a ship being loaded with Grain in Vancouver..
This year the service was held in Vancouver in a beautiful old church..
JJ Family Spa is an authentic jjimjilbang in greater Vancouver.