Fonds 3526-3543 - Sweeney Cooperage fonds

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Sweeney Cooperage fonds

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    CA VPL 3526-3543

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    • [ca. 1910-1960] (Creation)
      Sweeney Cooperage

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    18 photographs

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    Sweeney Cooperage was established in Victoria in 1889. Over the next ninety years, the cooperage grew from a small business to a Vancouver-based international organization with branches in Montreal and Seattle. Development of Vancouver's False Creek industrial area, the site of the cooperage, forced the closure of the business in 1981.

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    The fonds consists of photographs of the operations of Sweeney Cooperage in Vancouver.

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        BCAUL control number: VPL-1551

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