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#ThrowbackThursday: @TheProvince newsroom reacts after being told we were switching from a broadsheet to tabloid format on April 28, 1983. #tbt #archives #partylikeajournalist #vancouver

#ThrowbackThursday: @TheProvince newsroom reacts after being told we were switching from a broadsheet to tabloid format on April 28, 1983. #tbt #archives #partylikeajournalist #vancouver

Young Daily Province carriers pose with their delivery bikes and satchels in 1931.

Young Daily Province carriers pose with their delivery bikes and satchels in 1931.

Cruising in #WhiteRock, blasting some tunes in 1989. (Chris Helgren/PNG) #tbt #throwbackthursday #archives

Cruising in #WhiteRock, blasting some tunes in 1989. (Chris Helgren/PNG) #tbt #throwbackthursday #archives

Daily Province newspaper carriers at the Commodore Lanes for a bowling party in 1941 to celebrate boosting our daily circulation to over 100,000 copies — beating the Vancouver Sun’s circulation.

Daily Province newspaper carriers at the Commodore Lanes for a bowling party in 1941 to celebrate boosting our daily circulation to over 100,000 copies — beating the Vancouver Sun’s circulation.

Throwback Thursday: shots from #Vancouver’s Sea Festival parade in 1970. (Ken Oakes/PNG) #tbt #vanhistory #archives

Throwback Thursday: shots from #Vancouver’s Sea Festival parade in 1970. (Ken Oakes/PNG) #tbt #vanhistory #archives

Go go dancers and disco dancing were all part of the scene at Vancouver’s Oil Can Harry’s nightclub.

We dug through our archives for these groovy photos.

From the 1930s to late ’70s, the Cave was one of Vancouver’s premiere supper clubs featuring entertainers such as Lena Horne, Cher, Mitzi Gaynor, The Supremes and Ray Charles.

Happy 85th birthday, Orpheum Theatre!

We dug through our archives to discover photos and ads from the Vancouver landmark.

Elvis lives — on in Vancouver, that is.

We dug through our archives to find our original review and coverage of his third — and last — time concert outside of the U.S. at Vancouver’s Empire Stadium.

Our review was mixed, to say the least.

_”Elvis may have given western Canada its biggest showbusiness crowd in history but he also produced a flop.”_

That 22-minute concert gave B.C.’s very own Red Robinson fame.

Some things never changeA Vancouver Daily Province story about teachers in Vancouver uniting against school authorities under the subheadings “Salary question an issue” and “Overcrowding of rooms” made the front page on…Oct. 3, 1910.

Some things never change

A Vancouver Daily Province story about teachers in Vancouver uniting against school authorities under the subheadings “Salary question an issue” and “Overcrowding of rooms” made the front page on…

Oct. 3, 1910.

That other B.C. bud
Reason No. 3,259 why we love digging through the archives: Finding great print advertisements, like this one, which once upon a time ran in The Province.

That other B.C. bud

Reason No. 3,259 why we love digging through the archives: Finding great print advertisements, like this one, which once upon a time ran in The Province.

Who are these people?

These photographers were found in a box inside Vancouver’s WilMar Estate, a 1925 historic mansion (in original condition) which has been on the market since last November.

If you can identify the people in these photos with greater certainty, or know more about the Kitchen family, please send an email to tabtips@theprovince.com or call our city desk at 604-605-2030.

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