The fonds consists of records from three distinct sources: the Leonard Frank Photos studio, the Frank family , and the Landauer family. The records of Leonard Frank Photos studio constitute those that remained after the closure of the business in 1983. They consist of photographs and textual records. The photographs cover many significant events and developments in British Columbia's history. Their major subject areas include logging, lumbering, mining, shipping, fishing and transportation; the construction of bridges and buildings in the Vancouver area; famous people; aboriginal peoples; and scenic views of mountainous, coastal, and urban areas. The photographs were taken by Leonard Frank and Otto Landauer. The textual records consist of photographic FindingAids, business correspondence, financial records, and historical and reference material. The records of the Frank family consist of the personal papers of Leonard and Bernard Frank. The records of the Landauer family consist of the personal papers of Otto Landauer and members of his family.
Construction worker in hard hat and rubber boots kneeling on asphalt surface with tool in hand; open tool box labeled "Ramset" with tool standing left of box in left foreground of image; empty asphalt lot in background.
Construction worker in hard hat and work boots kneeling on wood walkway with tool in hand, inserting something into cylinder; open tool box labeled "Ramset" with tool standing left of box in left foreground of image; building in background.
Photograph depicts construction progress on the Granville Bridge.
Photograph shows span of truss bridge protruding from abutment, attached to concrete pier at bottom; pin-jointed girder suspended by crane, labeled "DOMINION BRIDGE" on top of span; industrial area under bridge.
Written on lower right corner: "PROOF", "No 25".
See LF.01930 for 10" x 8" print of this photograph.