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[Abramson Family Album]

A family album that comes from the estate of one Mr. Abramson, a former Consul General of the United States to Canada. The photos are from throughout British Columbia and California, in Kelowna in particular. Most of the images are captioned, but many are too faded to be fully legible. There is some significant damage to the album and some of the photographs. One negative is also tucked into the album.

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Vancover Lacrosse Team-1915

Portrait of the 1915 Vancouver Lacrosse team: Davis, McQaig, Painter, Fitzgerald, Griffith, Pickering, McLaren, Crookall, Miller, Ian, Donahue, Murray, West, Con Jones, Brynjolfson, Allen, Johnson, Gibbons, Dill Jones, H. Jones, Peacock, Donihee, Roberts, N. Jones

Rognon, Orville J.

Vancover Lacrosse Team-1915

Portrait of the 1915 Vancouver Lacrosse team: Davis, McQaig, Painter, Fitzgerald, Griffith, Pickering, McLaren, Crookall, Miller, Ian, Donahue, Murray, West, Con Jones, Brynjolfson, Allen, Johnson, Gibbons, Dill Jones, H. Jones, Peacock, Donihee, Roberts, N. Jones

Rognon, Orville J.

[Logger]

Image of a logger with tool over his shoulder. Postcard is from a set of 4 postcards with logging imagery.

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Kolster Musicians, C.K.W.X., Vancouver, B.C.

Portrait of a nine-person band, with instruments including banjo, trombone, trumpet, cello, accordion, violin, saxophone, clarinet, and piano. Reverse caption: "The Kolster Musicians With "Paulson" at the Mike On the Air Over CKWX. Sponsored by The Canadian Fairbanks-Morse Company, Ltd., of Vancouver and Victoria, B.C., Kolster Distributors for British Columbia and The Canadian Brandes, Ltd., Toronto, Ont., Manufacturers of Kolster in Canada. The date is estimated to the only year that Kenneth Gordon McKenzie worked under his own name after 1927, when CKWX was established.

McKenzie, Kenneth Gordon

Burnest Heard, Vancouver to Halifax. Toronto.

Portrait of Burnest Heard in front of the Wm. Rumsey Jr. Company in Toronto. Heard is pushing a barrel in front of him (around which are mounted two rubber tires), and around his neck wears a sign reading "Please help me across Canada." A second sign on the barrel reads "Burnest Heard is the world greatest lover on a walk accross (sic) Canada". He left Vancouver on June 1, 1938, passed through Quebec City on May 6, 1939, and reached Halifax on June 9 or 15, 1939. He then reversed his journey back to Vancouver (though traveling more slowly).

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H.R.H. Duke of Connaught's Visit to Vancouver, Sept 1912

H.R.H. The Duke of Connaught (with hat in front of face?) in a carriage at the head of a line of mounted policemen or cavalry, parading through an arch which reads "Vivat Connaught Vivat" and bears the Canadian Northern logo. Crowds line the streets and two boys run towards the camera on the left.

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