Item 2016-037-002 - Parkdale Grocery

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Parkdale Grocery


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Photograph, B and W Print, 25 x 17 cm.

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Jennifer Nell Barr is the author of Saanich Heritage Structures: An Inventory, published by The Corporation of the District of Saanich, 1991. She is the co-author of Saanich Heritage Structures, published by The Corporation of the District of Saanich, 2008.


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Donated in 2016.

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Photographer: Undetermined.
Location: 3400 Douglas Street at Boleskine.

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This building was previously the Wm. J. Chave & Son grocery store - see photographs 2012-044-004, 2012-044-005, and 2012-044-006.

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Accompanying notation: "3400 Douglas St. Victoria B.C. / The Old Parkdale / Grocery Store / changed to "Low Cost" / By E.D. Bullock / 1952? / The Thames Truck / Used by E Bullock / Bullock founded the / Low Cost stores in Victoria / J.R. Bullock / Wife"


Donated with a Parkdale Grocery receipt book, 1950s.

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