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Parks and Recreation Department photographs, news clippings, and pamphlets

Series consists mainly of photographs of various Victoria parks. There are also photographs of other parks in Canada and the United States.

Photographs are divided into files based on photographer, type of photograph, or subject matter. The dates listed are only those noted on some photographs and do not cover all the material in each file. The subject matter is varied covering: aerial photos, Beacon Hill Park, boulevard trees, children and playgrounds, parks, Parks Department projects and personnel, Ross Bay Cemetery, scenic views, storm damage scenes, waterfowl, zoo animals.

In addition, there are a few newclippings, postcards, and pamphlets relating to the Parks Department

Victoria (B.C.). Parks and Recreation Department

Victoria Emergency Program records

Series consists of administrative records as well as reference and promotional material pertaining to civil defence and emergency protective services in Victoria.

Documents from 1943 to 1962 consist mainly of reference and promotional material such as pamphlets, periodicals, reports and books about civil defence planning, first aid, communications, fallout shelters, emergency feeding, nuclear warfare and related topics, as well as some 40 posters pertaining to civil defence awareness. The administrative records range mainly from 1964 to 1979. Also included are Civil Defence headquarters blueprints, general signage, first-aid station log, and exercise alert signage.

In 1974 the name of the agency changed from the Victoria Civil Defence Control Board to the Victoria Emergency Program.

Victoria (B.C.). Victoria Emergency Program