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1958

1958 Centennial /Celebration

The back of a British Columbia 1858-1958 — A Century to Celebrate postcard notes:
“The Province of British Columbia, was founded in at Fort Langley by Sir James Douglas on November 19th, 1858. The people of B.C. are holding a year-long 100th birthday party in 1958 to celebrate their centenary. Pageants, festivals, gold rush jamborees and spectacular sporting attractions will take place in all parts of the Province. There’s entertainment for everyone at B.C.’s Centennial Celebration.”

This flash gallery presents a nostalgic view of paraphernalia, parades, posters, postcards, programs, and phenomenal performances in the style of 1958.

For titles, date and source of each item, move your cursor over the image. Multiple galleries can be viewed by selecting the gallery icon, lower left corner below.



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