Archives Photos of the Day: Picnics

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Browsing the Vancouver Archives digital collection I once again selected a single keyword and searched the image results. Today’s compilation features “picnics” as a tribute to the remarkably warm late September weather we’re experiencing.

Year: 1890s
In this photo: Strawberry picnic in Stanley Park
Vancouver Archives Item #: SGN 965

Year: 1900s
In this photo: Family picnic at Central Park in Burnaby
Vancouver Archives Item #: CVA 677-398

Year: 1912
Photographe: James L Quiney
In this photo: Empire Service Club Clam Social at Greer’s Beach (now Kits Beach)
Vancouver Archives Item #: CVA 7-166

Year: 1914
Photographer: Stuart Thomson
In this photo: Kiwanis picnic at Kits Beach
Vancouver Archives Item #: CVA 99-1302

Year: 1925
In this photo: Vancouver Dickens Fellowship 4th Annual Picnic
Vancouver Archives Item #: CVA 371-1263

Year: 1942
Photographer: Jack Lindsay
In this photo: Mrs. E Matthews & Mrs. E Bailey knitting for war effort at Housewives’ League Picnic
Vancouver Archives Item #: CVA 1184-416

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