Series CR-0109 - Parks and Recreation Department photographs, news clippings, and pamphlets

Dallas Road cliffs at the foot of Marlborough Street, showing erosion Herb Warren, Parks Administrator with sweet pea plants Herb Warren, Parks Administrator by a tree Horace Lindsay, Nursery Foreman Royal Athletic Park, grandstand Roundabout or traffic circle at the intersection of Douglas Street, Government Street, Hillside A... Roundabout or traffic circle at the intersection of Douglas Street, Government Street, Hillside A... Storm, Dallas Road. 23 December Storm, Dallas Road. 23 December Tree planting ceremony with King Prajadhipok of Siam (Thailand) in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hil... Mayor Herbert Anscomb planting tree in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hill Park Scene at Ross Bay following storm Ross Bay Cemetery Sitka spruce Ross Bay Cemetery, Japanese graves Scene at Ross Bay following storm Scene at Ross Bay following storm, boat house Ross Bay Cemetery Sitka spruce Sitka Spruce in Ross Bay Cemetery Rose garden Royal Athletic Park Beacon Hill Park rose garden Herb Warren, Parks Administrator in a gunnera Royal Athletic Park looking north Royal Athletic Park Royal Athletic Park Royal Athletic Park Royal Athletic Park Hanging baskets on Yates Street Hanging baskets being prepared at Parks Yard Hanging baskets on display Tree planting in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hill Park Tree planting in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hill Park Tree planting ceremony for Mayor Herbert Anscomb in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hill Park Mayor Herbert Anscomb planting tree in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hill Park Mayor Herbert Anscomb planting tree in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hill Park King Prajadhipok of Siam (Thailand) planting tree in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hill Park Tree planting ceremony with King Prajadhipok of Siam (Thailand) in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hil... Tree planting ceremony with Sir Arthur Currie in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hill Park Mayor Herbert Anscomb and Sir Arthur Currie at tree planting ceremony in Mayor's Grove, Beac... Tree planting ceremony with Sir Arthur Currie in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hill Park Sir Arthur Currie planting tree in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hill Park Sir Arthur Currie planting tree in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hill Park Tree planting ceremony for Mayor Herbert Anscomb in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hill Park Lieutenant-Governor E.W. Hamber planting tree in Mayor's Grove, Beacon Hill Park Mrs. E.W. Hamber planting a rose bush in Beacon Hill Park

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Parks and Recreation Department photographs, news clippings, and pamphlets

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  • Photographs
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CoV-CR-0109

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  • 1931-1969 (Creation)
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    Victoria (B.C.). Parks and Recreation Department

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0.01 m of textual records and 459 photographs

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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

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