I have dug around a bit more to find a few more Public Domain gems within the city archives’ vast collections, which you are free to use! Here are some of my favourites and just for fun, I’ve positioned them with some current Google Street View images for a Then and Now effect
Photos and noteworthy dates and events looking back at Vancouver in 1919. Thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives and Chuck Davis’ History of Metropolitan Vancouver.
The Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s fall fundraiser, City Drinks at Seaforth Armoury, takes place on November 22nd at one of the city’s most iconic buildings.
On this day (October 16) in 1940, the Peace Arch Highway was renamed the King George VI Highway. Today, it’s King George Boulevard. Browse some archive photos of the thoroughfare.
Unveiled in 2015, Shore to Shore, by Coast Salish master carver Ts’uts’umutl Luke Marston, depicts Portuguese Joe Silvey, along with his first and second Coast Salish wives, Khaltinaht and Kwatleemaat.
A story about how the Whalley Athletic Association built their own Field of Dreams in a Surrey community in 1950. Whalley Ballpark, home of Whalley Little League baseball in Surrey, BC.