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Delta Shingle Mill collection

  • CA DMA CR-133
  • Collection
  • 1910-1916

The collection consists of 22 photographs that show in a variety of detail the operation and structures of a shingle mill and logging railroad in North Delta in the early part of the 1900's. The collection includes photographs of the owner, Wesley Thompson, his family, and mill workers. The donor also provided photocopies of clippings and genealogical information about the Thompson family, which are located in the Archives Reference files under Wesley Thompson.

Delta Shingle Mill

R.A. Brooks collection

  • Collection
  • [ca. 1940-1950]

Collection consists of 81 b&w photographic prints of the Brooks heads and one of the Vancouver airport.

Terry Farrington collection

  • CA DMA CR-57
  • Collection
  • 1953-1959

This fonds consists of a collection of eight police ledgers or 'occurance books' dated between 1953 to 1959. They are detailed records of the police officers activities while on patrol duty and outline petty and serious criminal activities in Delta. The ledgers also record missing persons, requests for surveillance, general broadcasts to all officers, and weather. Records are arranged in one series and contain file level descriptions.

Holly Elementary School collection

  • CA DMA CR-29
  • Collection
  • 1978-1979

The collection consists of 39 copy negatives with 93 matching slides of Delta pioneers, schools and historical locations in Delta, and five cassette tapes of interviews with Delta pioneers conducted by grade five students of Holly Elementary School in Delta. The collection is the result of a centennial year project called "Those Were the Days" carried out by the students under the direction of their teacher Mr. G. Johnson. Photographs include copies of historical images as well as contemporary portraits and scenes. A project list of the images is available. People interviewed for the project were: Murray Davie, Tony and May Lagemaat, Jean Atkinson, Bertha Reynolds, John and Warrena Nottingham, Edith Bell, Mrs. Ellis Telfer, Mrs. Albert Weaver, Ed Vidulich and Dominic Bussanich.