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Portrait of the May Queen and her Attendants (1946)

The item consists of a B&W portrait of the May Queen and her Attendants from 1946. The young women pictured in the photograph include: Shirley Christmas (May Queen- top middle), Shirley Williams (Maid of Honour- top left), Jeanne Carrier (Maid of Honour- top right), Vivian Noel (Miss Canada- right middle), Merle Cooper (Record Bearer- right bottom), Patricia Cosser (Flower Girl- bottom middle), and Eileen Severdid (Flower Girl- bottom left).

Coquitlam Senior's Games

The file documents the executive members responsible for bringing the 1991 B.C. Senior's Games (now the 55+ BC Seniors Games) to Coquitlam. The records include a directory and three photographs of the opening ceremonies of the Senior's Games.

Cunnings, Don

Miscellaneous

The file contains various newsletters, calendars, correspondence, obituaries, and ephemera Cunnings collected about the District of Coquitlam Parks and Recreation Department's activities.

A significant portion of the file consists of photographs depicting canoeing, archery, track and field, figure skating, swimming; groups such as the Kinsmen club and the City of Coquitlam Retirees Association; City events such as the celebrations of the City of Coquitlam's city status, BC Summer Games, and Centennial Celebrations; as well as development, programs, and activities the Department undertook in all of their parks. These include photographs of Blue Mountain Park, Brookmere Park, Burke Mountain Park, Burquitlam Park, Como Lake Park, Dogwood Park, Eagle Ridge Park, Mackin Park, Mundy Park, Poirier Street Park, Rivervew Park, Rochester Park, Town Centre Park (stadium and track), and Victoria Park. Also included are photographs of municipal, sports, and cultural buildings, including the Centennial Activity Centre, Coquitlam Sports Centre, the parks office, Place Des Arts, the Public Works yard, Social Rec Centre, and the Tennis Centre.

Cunnings, Don

Miss Coquitlam Pageant collection

  • CA CCOQ C12
  • Collection
  • 1986-1988

The collection consists of colour photographs and negatives of the Miss Coquitlam Pageant and related events from 1986 to 1988. The photographs feature the donor, Deborah Smyth, who was Miss Congeniality in 1986. The collection also includes some news clippings and a VHS tape containing a recording of the 1986 Miss Coquitlam Pageant.

Photographs

The series consists of seven class portraits from 1960 to 1966 and two from the 1920s, as well as four additional photographs including a portrait of Joseph William Harris and his family ca. 1912 ; two photographs depicting two separate properties in Coquitlam; and a photograph of the Coquitlam float in the 1945 May Day Parade in New Westminster.

Photographs

The series consists of colour and black and white photographic prints, negatives and digital photographs on CD of events and celebrations held by or participated in by the Caisse Populaire/Village Credit Union.

Alain Boire collection

  • CA CCOQ C10
  • Collection
  • 2000 - 2016

The collection consists largely of research materials and notes created in the preparation of Boire's book "With Hearts and Minds" published in 2016. The remainder of the collection consists of materials collected by Boire from Caisse Populaire Maillardville Credit Union, as well as accumulated material pertaining to Boire’s involvement in several community initiatives, such as the Maillardville Residents' Association, Maillardville revitalization and planning, and Place Maillardville.

Materials include correspondence, photographs, administrative records, interviews, reports, handwritten notes, clippings, advertising and professional materials, newsletters, research materials, prints, postcards, ephemera, a map, embossing seals, a lid from a glass milk bottle, and other documents. The collection also includes a manuscript copy of “With Hearts and Minds”.

Boire, Alain Joseph

Community initiatives and organizational materials

The series relates to Boire's involvement with several community organizations and initiatives in Maillardville. Firstly, it encompasses the records of Boire's time with the Maillardville Residents' Association (MRA), on its Maillardville revitalization and planning Task Force, which was instrumental for advocating for development activities. The series also contains records about the development of Place Maillardville, the Coquitlam Heritage Society, as well as the Vancity Maillardville Advisory Committee. Lastly, the series contains fliers, ephemera, and articles about events in Maillardville, including the Festival du Bois, and the 2009 Maillardville centenary.

Record types include agendas and minutes, correspondence, ephemera, brochures, newspaper articles, bulletins, and revitalization and development reports.

Administrative and membership records

The series consists of records pertaining to the Burquitlam Lions Club's (BLC) administrative and membership activities. It contains material relating to the history and objectives of the BLC, including its constitution and policies, as well as the day-to-day operations of the club. Additionally, it contains membership records, a core aspect of BLC administration.

The series is divided into several subseries: membership records; agendas and minutes of meetings; constitution, policies and procedures; correspondence.

The series consists primarily of textual material. Record types represented in the series include the following: membership reports (MMRs, lists, and schedules), information about individual members, agendas, reports, and meeting minutes, motion books, constitutions, procedures, policies, agreements, ephemera, internal correspondence, and correspondence with other organizations.

Burquitlam Lions Club

Newsletters and bulletins

The series consists of newsletters and bulletins created by the Burquitlam Lions Club, as well as newsletters and publications issued by Lions Club International and District 19 Governors from 1998 to 2011.

Burquitlam Lions Club

Projects & Events

The series consists of records relating to major events and projects planned and executed by the CFUW- Coquitlam including; the Public Library project; the Eagle Ridge Hospital dedication; hosting the 2006 BC Council AGM; the celebration of the 30th and 50th anniversaries of the organization; and participation in McHappy day in 1992. The series includes a subseries related to the planning and execution of a fashion show held in 1992, entitled "A Tribute to the Creative Woman." Records related to the fashion show include handbooks, meeting minutes, and other assorted records from the numerous committees charged with all aspects of the fashion show, as well as a scrapbook that includes photographs, a poster, and a news clipping related to the event.

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