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Carleton Elementary School – Photos from 1914 – 1959, contributed by Bobbi Senft. (Bobbi was school secretary at Carleton for many years.)

May 4, 2018

(Photo above) Carleton student, Beverley Dean, presents a bouquet of flowers to Queen Elizabeth during a one-day Royal Tour of Vancouver. King George VI stands ready at the car door. This was an unscheduled stop ordered by King George VI after he caught sight of Beverley on a viewing stand holding the bouquet. The stop happened on Kingsway Road [...]

Photos of King George Secondary School in 1970-71

October 30, 2017

These photos were taken by Chris Bovay, a former student at King George, and were made available for posting on  the VSB Archives and Heritage website by Ron Wasko (a KG alumnus) and John Streit.                                     [...]

Portrait of Georgia Sweney (1872)

June 1, 2015

Click photo for full-size view. “Hastings Mill School’s first teacher was the daughter of the master mechanic of the mill. She had come to British Columbia from New York when she was an infant and had been educated in the Girl’s Seminary, Victoria, returning to Hastings Mill to assume her teaching duties. That she was young and pretty and [...]