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British Columbia Pictorial Times - May 1965

The Pictorial Times is a special issue or insert of the Vancouver Times. The Vancouver Times was a short-lived (1964-1965) daily newspaper in Vancouver, founded by William “Val” Warren. The original copy is not complete (pages XX to XX are missing), so the digital object contains only the pages related to the Squamish area--the Paradise Valley story.

Cleveland Avenue House [Back]

Sepia-toned photo of a house with three people on the porch. The house is believed to have been on Cleveland Ave, built around 1905 and demolished in 1960s. A handwritten description is on the back.

Letter and Report from the Squamish Flood Committee to the Minister of Public Works

"This letter and report were written after a major flood in Squamish in 1940. The flood occurred in mid-October when five inches of rain accumulated in 24 hours. Downtown Squamish was severely affected and farmers had huge food and livestock losses.

The letter and report are advocacy pieces written by the Flood Committee asking for support from the Minister of Public Works. The chairman of the flood committee was J. Fossmark Jacobsen and the secretary was T.L. Rimmer. "

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