Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item CHL_004750 - Aerial view of Chinatown South

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Aerial view of Chinatown South

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CA CHL CHL_004750

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  • 1947 (Creation)
    Lewis, Marion

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1 photograph
1 cm photographic records.

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Lewis, Marion

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Photograph consists of an aerial view of Yale Road West where Chilliwack's Chinatown south was located until 1934 when it was destroyed by fire. On the east side of the highway is the Chinese Masonic Hall at 136 Yale Road West which was the only structure to survive the 1934 fire. Chilliwack River is visible in the photograph.

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No reproductions without written permission of the Chilliwack Museum and Archives.

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The photograph is part of a series of aerial views held at the Chilliwack Archives numbered P4748 to P4787, which were taken by Marion Lewis for a U.B.C. thesis.

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311.8 KiB


December 11, 2015 3:39 PM

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