Vancouver Postcard Club wins BCHF Award.

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SHIBATA-Station, Cumberland

Cumberland, BC, Station, postcard. Photographer: Kakujiro Shibata. See below for more information.

At the BC Historical Federations’s 2016 Awards Banquet, the Vancouver Postcard Club’s Postview newsletter won the Federations’s News and Media Award for 2016 (previously the Newsletter Award). See all the BCHF Award Winners for 2016. And read the winning Postview newsletter (Oct.-Nov. 2016) here. (.pdf)

Our next Postview newsletter will be out mid-August. If you have information or articles for our newsletter, please forward these to

Our next meeting will be September 10th when Anne Dodington from the Vancouver Public Library’s Special Collections Dept. will show us many of the Library’s most popular historical images.

Club meetings are at the Hastings Community Centre, 3096 E. Hastings St., Board Room, Vancouver, BC. Doors open at 11:30 am for trading, with presentations beginning shortly after noon, and the meeting wrapping up by 2 pm.

All interested in postcards and our local and national history are welcome to attend.

The postcard photo above was featured in Margaret Waddington’s biography of BC photographer, Kakujiro Shibata, published in the Oct.-Nov. 2016 Postview.

Thank you to Philip Francis for providing scans of Shibata’s Cumberland postcards. Philip included the originals in the postcards given to Simon Fraser University – now on-line. This postcard image is credited as: Station, Cumberland, B.C. Valentine & Sons Co. 601, 674. Postally used July 7, 1913. Credit: Simon Fraser University, Philip Francis Postcard Collection / MSC130-17151-01 [& -02].

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