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Selling real estate in Vancouver, BC Canada May taken on Georgia Street around Granville Street Photographer Harry Torkington Devine Private collection Vancouver Photos, Vancouver Island, Georgia Street, Granville Street, Real Estate Office, Old Street, History Projects, Street Photographers

Vintage Vancouver Trees

Yesterday was National Tree Day and this weekend communities around the province are tree day activities. I thought it would be only fitting to have a tree theme for this week's roundup of photos from the Vancouver Public Library. Bear in mind, most of Vancouver - including and especially downtown - was covered in forest in the early days. 1886 J.W. Horne's real estate office in a hollow log at Georgia & Granville. VPL Accession Number: 1099. Photographer: H.T. Devine. 1870 Gassy Jack's tree…

[Miss Marion E. Meilicke, reportedly the first woman taxi driver in Vancouver] - City of Vancouver Archives Vancouver City, Vancouver Island, Taxi Driver, Working People, Photo Story, Photos Of Women, Women In History, Historical Photos, British Columbia

Past Tense

images that may or may not be historical, related to vancouver, or my wordpress blog, past tense. You can also follow me on twitter. Most of these images were found online. If any belong to you, you...

 Photo by Leonard Frank, Alberni, B. The Malahat Drive on southern Vancouver Island (near Victoria, BC). Opened in Vancouver Island, Vintage Pictures, Historical Photos, Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, North West, West Coast, Old Photos, Lighthouse

Postcard: Malahat Drive, c.1911

"Malahat Drive, Vancouver Island" Canadian Post Card. Photo by Leonard Frank, Alberni, B. C. The Malahat Drive on southern Vancouver Island (near Victoria, BC). Opened in 1911.

The Victoria Customs House, home of Victoria’s first seismograph, circa The building still stands on the corner of Wharf and Broughton streets. Victoria City, West Coast Canada, Victoria Vancouver Island, Customs House, Victoria British Columbia, Emily Carr, Sense Of Place, Old Pictures, Vintage Photos

The Victoria Customs House, home of Victoria’s first seismograph, circa 1898. The building still stands on the corner of Wharf and Broughton streets.

John Kurtz Cigar Factory on Government Street in 1885 Victoria City, Victoria Vancouver Island, Victoria British Columbia, Emily Carr, Interesting History, Best Cities, History Facts, Vintage Postcards, Cigar

We have too many local government archives

Legislature in 1940 Saanich, Victoria, Oak Bay, Esquimalt and View Royal all have municipal archives but all of them are underfunded and understaffed. Sidney has their arches with the Sidney Museum and Archives, they may also serve as the archives for North Saanich Colwood I think has started an archives, but information about it is not really available online The four archives are open for a cumulative 60 to 65 hours a week. The one museum that houses a municipal archives is open for 25…

This is a black and white photograph of First Nations canoes and paddlers at Victoria Day races in Victoria's Inner Harbour Victoria Vancouver Island, Victoria City, Medieval, Victoria British Columbia, First Nations, Historical Photos, Pacific Northwest, West Coast, Paris Skyline

Cities - Journeys & Transformations: British Columbia Landscapes

The First Nations people of Victoria, British Columbia have a long relationship with the city, and a vital living community.

BC – VICTORIA, Johnson Street Bridge, Ship Passing Under c.1930s RPPC Victoria Vancouver Island, Victoria Bc Canada, Vintage Postcards, 1930s, Buildings, Bridge, The Past, Coast, Ship

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BC – VICTORIA, South Park School (1894), Barber Bros. c.1900s PPC Victoria Bc Canada, Emily Carr, Vancouver Island, History Facts, South Park, British Columbia, West Coast, Barber, Abandoned

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VICTORIA, BC - Photo postcard by Gowen Sutton with a view looking north on Douglas Street. Photo Postcards, Vintage Postcards, Victoria City, Victoria British Columbia, Emily Carr, Vancouver Island, Islands, Nostalgia, Street View

VICTORIA, BC - Photo postcard by Gowen Sutton c.1933-1937 with a view looking north on Douglas Street.

  Photo Postcards, Vintage Postcards, Canadian History, Vancouver Island, Historical Photos, West Coast, Emily Carr, Canada, Day

Real photo postcard of Cowichan Bay circa 1913. http://stores.ebay.ca/circa1930s-vintage-postcards?_rdc=1

 Joseph's School of Nursing, Victoria, BC

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BC – VICTORIA, 800 Block Linden Avenue c.1910s PPC Medieval, Victoria British Columbia, Emily Carr, Vancouver Island, Main Street, Ontario, Photographs, Canada, History

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