Club meeting – Sept 9, 2018 – speaker Lisa Anne Smith

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Coloured beach scene at English Bay, Vancouver. Vintage postcard. SFU Postcard collection.

 English Bay, Vancouver. Message dated 1912. European Import Co., Chromo-series No. 45. Simon Fraser University, Philip Francis Postcard Collection, MSC130-11736-01.

Lisa Anne Smith, author of 3 books on early Vancouver, will be our speaker at the next Vancouver Postcard Club meeting, 9th September, Sunday, 2018. Doors open at 11:30 am for trading, with the presentation beginning shortly after noon, and the meeting wrapping up by 2 pm. This will be our first meeting after the summer break.

Lisa Anne Smith’s books are

Our Friend Joe: The Joe Fortes Story – co-authored with Barbara Rogers
Vancouver Is Ashes
Travels with St. Roch: A Book for Kids

And her newest book is Emily Patterson: The Heroic Life of a Milltown Nurse.

Lisa is an education docent at the Museum of Vancouver and a curator for the Old Hastings Mill Store Museum, Vancouver’s oldest building.  She will be bringing books for sale.

Anyone interested in postcards and our local history is welcome to attend.

Location: Hastings Community Centre, 3096 E. Hastings St., Board Room, Vancouver, BC.

Please note room change – we will be in the Arts & Crafts Room.


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