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Chilton family fonds
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Chilton family fonds
Community Records
Physical Description:
496 photograph prints : b&w ; various sizes
The Chilton family photograph album contains photographs depicting family members, friends, community and family events, and military personnel and ships. Photographs show scenes of Steveston, North Vancouver, Peachland, Vancouver and various holiday locations. Steveston photographs include buildings, street scenes, boats, wharves, canneries, and individuals and community gatherings. Among the Steveston buildings depicted are the Post Office, Japanese Church, the Japanese Hospital and Japanese School.
History / Biographical:
Albert Chilton began work at the Northern Crown Bank in Steveston in 1914. He and his wife Gertrude and family lived upstairs in the bank building. The family later lived in North Vancouver and West Vancouver. The photograph album was acquired from Dorothy Morse, the granddaughter of Gertrude and Albert Chilton. Her mother was Eleanor Black (ca. 1910-1998) and her aunt was Olive Chilton who never married.
Custodial History:
The photograph album was acquired from Dorothy Morse. It may have been originally compiled and captioned by Bessie Butcher, the sister of Gertrude Chilton.
Chilton, Gertrude
Chilton, Albert
Northern Crown Bank
Steveston (B.C.)
Black, Eleanor
Chilton, Olive
Chilton Family
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