Archive of posts tagged "archives"

Local History: King George Boulevard


Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 — 12:56pm PST
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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.

Vancouver West End Lane Namesakes


Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 — 1:58pm PST
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Vancouver West End Lane Namesakes: From Rosemary Brown Lane between Robson and Haro to Pantages Lane between Davie and Burnaby, here are some of the namesakes and the amazing roles they played in Vancouver’s history.

Vancouverites Being Awesome in the Snow, 50-100 Years Ago


Friday, February 23rd, 2018 — 5:02pm PST
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Vintage photos of Vancouverites being awesome in the snow, 50-100 years ago. Images courtesy of the City of Vancouver Archives. Proving that in Vancouver, some fun can be had even when we’ve been blanketed by blizzard conditions.

18 Photos of Vancouver in 1918


Thursday, January 4th, 2018 — 12:53pm PST
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Looking ahead to 2018, I thought it would be fun to look back 100 years to catch a glimpse of Vancouver in 1918, thanks to the City of Vancouver Archives.

Christmas Shoppers on Granville 1973: Archive Photo of the Day


Thursday, December 7th, 2017 — 2:46pm PST
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From the City of Vancouver Archives: Christmas Shoppers on Granville in 1973. © City of Vancouver. Photographer: William Edgar Knowles Middleton.

Secret Vancouver: Unlocking the Past at the Vancouver Archives


Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 — 3:39pm PST
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Secret Vancouver: Unlocking the Past is a series of short documentaries that gives us a look into lesser known histories in Vancouver, and talks to the people who know them best. Directed by Mia Jagal, this TELUS Original series lets us into the Vancouver Archives and the creation of our history as a city. Secret […]

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