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Exterior shot of radio transmitter.

Exterior shot of radio transmitter CJWC, owned by Wheaton Electric in the 1920s. It was located at 33rd Street and Avenue A (now Idylwyld Avenue) school in background (Caswell?)

Date: [192-].

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CFQC radio transmitter house and towers.

CFQC radio transmitter house and towers at 1323 Osler St. Officially opened on Jul. 18, 1923. David Streb, president of Electric Shop and A.A. Murphy, secretary-treasurer, financed transmitter in hope that brisk business for selling receiving sets would follow.

Date: [ca. 1923].

Photographer: Hillyard and Hume.

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Portrait of Martha Bowes.

Portrait of Martha Bowes, announcer, on postcard advertising radio station CJWC.

Date: [between 1925 and 1928].

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The Electric Shop, Wholesale Supplies Ltd.

The Electric Shop, Wholesale Supplies Ltd., at 216 - 1st Avenue North ca. 1928. Staff lined up in front with truck outfitted with "Kelvinator Electric Refrigeration". Women on truck's running board flank sign reading "the first name and the greatest name in electric regrideration - Kelvinator". This building was subsequently home of CFQC Radio/TV.

Date: [ca. 1928].

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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CFQC transmitter near Aberdeen.

CFQC transmitter near Aberdeen.

Date: [ca. 1930].

Photographer: Wait, Frederick Elmer.

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CFQC transmitter site on exhibition grounds.

CFQC transmitter site on exhibition grounds. See PH 91 55 694.

Date: 1931.

Photographer: Seymour's Photo.

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George Geoffrey Bartlett.

George Geoffrey Bartlett, who was involved in early radio and experiments in television in the 1930s. He is seated on doorstep at the Electric Shop's CFQC transmitter site, located at the Northwest corner of Exhibition grounds.

Date: [193-].

Photographer: Seymour's Photo.

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CFQC recording room.

Room with grand piano and oriental carpets and mismatched furniture. A microphone hangs by the piano.

Date: [before 1938].

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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Western Association of Broadcasters photo.

Souvenir photo of the 3rd Annual Meeting of Western Association of Broadcasters, Feb 4 and 5, 1937 (location not identified)

Date: February 1937.

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Jack Wells and Cy Cairns.

Popular CFQC radio duo, Cy Cairns (playing piano) and Jack Wells in C.F.Q.C. studio.

Date: [ca. 1938].

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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Control room with broadcast console.

Interior of CFQC, showing control room and studio visible through glass partition. At left are two turntables and large speaker; microphone with panel of audio controls on counter near centre visible at right.

Date: 1938.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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Jack Wells and Cy Cairns.

Popular CFQC radio duo Jack Wells (standing) and pianist Cy Cairns at piano. Cairns was announcer and pianist at CFQC from 1933-1941. Jack Wells joined staff at CFQC in 1937, rejoining in 1940 after a year in Trail, BC.

Date: 1938.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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CFQC radio duo Jack Wells and pianist Cy Cairns.

Popular CFQC radio duo Jack Wells (standing) and pianist Cy Cairns. Cairns was announcer and pianist at CFQC from 1933 to 1941. Jack Wells joined staff of CFQC in 1937, rejoining in 1940 after a year in Trail, BC.

Date: 1938.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A. & Creative Professional Photographers.

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CFQC Radio and A.A. Murphy Wholesale Building.

CFQC Radio and A.A. Murphy Wholesale Building, 216 1st Avenue North: exterior view from front. Building had art deco touches, with see-through glass "brick pilasters" adorning facade.

Date: [ca. 1941].

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A. & Creative Professional Photographers.

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"Miss 1340" beauty queen rides Radio station CKOM float in parade.

"Miss 1340" beauty queen rides Radio station CKOM float in parade passing eastward down 20th Street West near Avenue C. Part of building later occupied by Mandarin Restaurant visible at left (West Star Fruit & Grocery? furniture store (Fix It?) in centre background where Bee Hive flooring was later housed.

Date: [ca. 1947]?.

Photographer: Warner, Nelson.

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Man broadcasting a hockey game.

Date: between 1947 and 1954.

Photographer: CFQC Staff.

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CFQC new transmitter building with News Service Vehicle in front.

Date: between 1947 and 1954.

Photographer: CFQC Staff.

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CFQC staff member checks a tape recorder, possibly set up outside the studio.

Date: between 1947 and 1954.

Photographer: CFQC Staff.

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CFQC Radio Studio B.

View of CFQC Radio Studio B showing a grand piano in the corner in front of a small window, with a partial view of the control panel on the other side. A side table and chair are to the right. One of the images is cropped and shows only the piano and bench.

Date: 1947.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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Recording studio.

CFQC radio recording studio.

Date: ca. 1948.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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