Archive Photos of the Day: Hats

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In honour of Vancouver Fashion Week, which is coming up September 16th to September 21st, I have scoured the Vancouver Public Library and City of Vancouver Archives for photos of fashions of yore. Today’s “Archive Photos of the Day” theme is Hats:

1900s: Granville Street. Archives# CVA 1376-724. Phorographer: Philip T. Timms & Actress signed “Jordan”. Archives# CVA 19-68.

1917: Women in hats and men in hats. Lyall’s Shipyard launch party for ship ‘Marie Barnard’. VPL# 20378 & 20379. Dominion Photo Co.

1920s: Street fashion on Granville at Robson and on Georgia. VPL# 19115 & 19160. Photographer: Philip Timms.

1925: Mayor LD Taylor in his 10 gallon hat. Archives# CVA 1477-635 & a young women wearing a ship captain’s hat at City Hall. Archives# CVA 1477-746.

1929: Everyone in hats for the New Westminster Fair Opening! VPL# 22970 & 22969. Dominion Photo Co.

1930s: Mayor George C. Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Scott wearing party hats. Archives# Port P795.

1944: Spencer’s catalogue. Archives# CVA 586-1869 & Woodward’s catalogue. Archives# CVA 586-2980 & Spencer’s catalogue. Archives# CVA 586-1877.

1949: Eleanor Roosevelt visits Vancouver (in a stylish hat). VPL# 69222A & 69222. Province Newspaper

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