Archive for the category "history"

Archive Photo of the Day: Bayshore Pool

June 23rd, 2015 @ 10:38am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Bayshore Pool, 1960s. Known today as the Westin Bayshore Vancouver Archives# CVA 1435-580

Then and Now English Bay

June 17th, 2015 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

English Bay beach, popular with locals and tourists, has been a favourite summertime recreation destination for the last century and a half. I had some fun looking around the City of Vancouver Archives to match up some vintage photos with modern day images to show how the area has changed: Then and Now English Bay […]

Vancouver Tourist Tips from 1925

June 16th, 2015 @ 11:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you only had one day, three days, or a week to spend in Vancouver what would you see and do? On the back of an American tourist map from 1925, one of those ephemeral artifacts I have handy in my family’s personal local archives, I found a suggested itinerary for a time when our […]

Archive Photo of the Day: Harrison Lake Camping

May 28th, 2015 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Harrison Lake Camping, 1889 by Bailey Bros. Photography Vancouver Archives #Out P23

Archive Photo of the Day: Kitsilano Pool

May 25th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Kitsilano Pool and Beach, between 1940 and 1948. Photograph: The Camera Products Co. Vancouver Archives #AM54-S4-: Be P19