A boy and girl playing with a chained bear in their front yard in Kitsilano, a horse-drawn taxi rolling down Cordova Street, the Hotel Vancouver on the corner of Granville and Georgia. These are all images that I have featured during my weekly history photo series and have mostly been sourced from the City of Vancouver Archives or the Vancouver Public Library’s collection.
Last year a reader, Christine, wrote to tell me about the CBC Archives: “The gallery features selections from the CBC Vancouver Still Photograph collection. A collection of historic photographs documenting early TV production, radio production and the city of Vancouver. The images date from 1954 to the late 1970s.”
I couldn’t resist taking a look and sharing a few shots:
You can view the rest of the CBC Archives online, documenting early TV production and Vancouver.