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A New Westminster album : glimpses of the city as it was

Author: Gavin Hainsworth; Katherine Freund-Hainsworth
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Dundurn Press, ©2005.
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From prospectors to politicians, promoters to profiteers, New Westminster's known them all. It is Western Canada's oldest city, aptly named by Queen Victoria as the first capital of the new colony of British Columbia. On the mighty Fraser River, it has survived gold rushes, loss of capital status, fire, flood, the Depression, and two world wars. This collection of illuminating black and white photographs, artwork,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hainsworth, Gavin.
New Westminster album.
Toronto : Dundurn Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2006373698
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gavin Hainsworth; Katherine Freund-Hainsworth
ISBN: 1550025481 9781550025484 9781770701908 1770701907 1282810669 9781282810662
OCLC Number: 70717687
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover13; --
Table of Contents --
By Way of Introduction to Our Town With a View --
Chapter 1: A Fair Exchange --
Chapter 2: Our River of Life --
Chapter 3: Home and Hearth --
Chapter 4: Circle of Life --
Chapter 5: Arts and Culture --
Chapter 6: Ours Is a City of Champions --
Chapter 7: The Fruits of Our Own Labour --
Chapter 8: Buildings of Community --
Chapter 9: In Case of Emergency Call8230; --
Chapter 10: The Great Fire --
Chapter 11: 8220;The Robbery of the Century8221; --
Chapter 12: Ever on the Move --
Chapter 13: A Storekeepers Intimate Knowledge --
Chapter 14: A Cause for Celebration --
Chapter 15: The Great Fair --
Chapter 16: Guests of Renown --
Chapter 17: The Change of Roles in Wartime --
Chapter 18: Changing Streetscapes --
Chapter 19: Built Glories Lost --
Chapter 20: This Single Moment --
Afterword: Our History Is a Shared Legacy --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Gavin Hainsworth & Katherine Freund-Hainsworth.
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From prospectors to politicians, promoters to profiteers, New Westminster's known them all. It is Western Canada's oldest city, aptly named by Queen Victoria as the first capital of the new colony of British Columbia. On the mighty Fraser River, it has survived gold rushes, loss of capital status, fire, flood, the Depression, and two world wars. This collection of illuminating black and white photographs, artwork, and text shows how its tenacious citizens have thrived. It follows the city's festivals, traditions, organizations, people, and neighbourhoods. The city has both witnessed and been th.

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