PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE | VANCOUVER :: CHINATOWN ::: 125 YEARS > 1885 – 2010

Photos > Michael Francis McCarthy, designKULTUR

1887 | Looking east on Pender (formerly Dupont) from Carrall – Chinese stores – Bailey Bros., VPL 13238

1904 | Chinatown East Pender Street near Carrall – Philip Timms, VPL 6729

Chinese buildings and businesses damaged by race riots in the 500 block Carrall Street (west side).

1907 | Boarded-up buildings in Chinatown – Philip Timms, VPL 939

Chinese businesses damaged by race riots at north west corner of Carrall Street (at Pender). This building also housed the Oriental Club.

1907 | Boarded-up buildings in Chinatown – Philip Timms, VPL 940

1907 | Chinese business damaged by race riot – Philip Timms, VPL 941

1912 | Chinatown – East Pender Street looking West towards Carrall – Dominion Photo Co., VPL 30363

1917 | Sam Kee Building – Dominion Photo Co., VPL 20368

1926 | Chinese branch of the Royal Bank – Stuart Thomson, VPL 8944A

5 January 1928 | Yet Sang Company, Dominion Photo Co., VPL 1928

August 1945 | Parade in Chinatown celebrating V-J Day – Province Newspaper, VPL 44922

1949 | Canadian Red Cross tag day in Chinatown, children – Art Jones, VPL 80871

28 March 1950 | Gambling tour in Chinatown, Province Newspaper, VPL 41630

1951 | Aristocratic Restaurant on Main Street – ArtrayVPL 81674A

1958 | Douglas Jung, MP after election results – Province Newspaper, VPL 41608

Date unknown | Young Conservatives for Jung, VPL 41618b

31 January 1960 | Miss Chinatown: Donna Yee – Province Newspaper, VPL 41623

196- | March for peace, Chinatown – Province Newspaper, VPL 45171A

196- | Dragon parade in Chinatown, Province Newspaper, VPL 41606

22 May 1960 | Chinese dragon parade in Vancouver’s Chinatown – Don LeBlanc, VPL 79795B

1960 | Rally regarding city council’s proposal to remove houses on slum clearance – Province Newspaper, VPL 41632D

30 September 1960 | Nanimo Chinatown fire – Province Newspaper, VPL 41797A

1961 | Vancouver’s Chinatown – Stanley Triggs, VPL 85766

1961 | Bamboo Terrace Chinese restaurant – Province Newspaper, VPL 2000A

1961 | Ho Ho Chinese Restaurant – Province Newspaper, VPL 2001

1961 | W.K. Chop Suey, Foo Hung Co. Curios, VPL 2002

1961 | Little boy in Vancouver’s Chinatown – Stanley Triggs, VPL 85766C

1961 | Vancouver’s Chinatown – Stanley Triggs, VPL 85766H

1961 | Little boy with ice cream in Vancouver’s Chinatown – Stanley Triggs, VPL 85766Q

1961 | Little boy eating ice cream in Vancouver’s Chinatown – Stanley Triggs, VPL 85766T

20 January 1961 | Girls for YWCA Chinatown tours – Province Newspaper, VPL 41619

28 May 1961 | Chinatown parade – Province Newspaper, VPL 41624

28 May 1961 | Chinatown parade – Province Newspaper, VPL 41625

28 May 1961 | Chinatown parade – Province Newspaper, VPL 41626

1966 | Chinese dinner – Mike Sone et al. – Province Newspaper (Gordon F.
Sedawie), VPL 41611A

March 1966 | Spring festival – Chinatown [GungHaggisFatChoy!] – Gordon F.
Sedawie, VPL 45919

March 1972 | Chinese importer on Main Street – Curt Lang, VPL 85874

March 1972 | Chinese importer on Main Street – Curt Lang, VPL 85874A

March 1972 | Chinese importer on Main Street – Curt Lang, VPL 85874H

1972 | Imported Chinese items on Main Street – Curt Lang, VPL 85874B

March 1972 | Hastings Street near Gore Avenue – Curt Lang, VPL 85874L

March 1972 | Wild Rose Cake and Pastry Flour sign on Gore Avenue – Curt Lang, VPL 85874R

March 1972 | Shop on Pender Street in Chinatown – Curt Lang, VPL 85874Y

Vancouver Neon | Chinatown

Vancouver Heritage | Chinatown Structures

City of Vancouver | Carrall Street Greenway Report (2005)

Vancouver Chinatown | Night Market

Wikipedia | Chinatown, Vancouver

Vincent Miller | Mobile Chinatowns: the future of community in a global space of flows” | PDF

canada.com | “Chinese Vancouver: A decade of change” | PDF

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