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Moe Cohen

Oral history interview with Moe Cohen who was born in 1896 in Montreal.

Second Narrows Bridge failed pier repairs, facing northwest, no. 2

Photograph depicts construction progress on repairs to the Second Narrows Bridge (later renamed Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing).

Concrete pier behind barge with crane in middle of image; crane behind pier; wood framing on pier for preparation of pouring concrete; existing pier with pillars in far right of image; North Shore mountains in background.

Title box in lower right corner reads: "NORTHERN CONTR. CO. & J.W. STEWART LTD. VANCOUVER, B.C.", "SECOND NARROWS BRIDGE PIER REPAIRS", "No ", "DATE JUNE 10, 1959", "FACING N.W.".

Connection of channel span, Second Narrows Bridge, Vancouver

Photograph depicts the course of construction on the Second Narrows Bridge (now the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing).

Men standing on incomplete framework of bridge; crane in right of image holding metal girder being positioned for attachment to framework in centre of image; industrial scene in background visible through holes in framework; small vessel passing underneath bridge.

This photograph is associated with Dominion Bridge Co. Ltd., contract # S.3703E.

Crane above Incomplete Framework, Second Narrows Bridge, Course of Construction

Photograph depicts the course of construction on the Second Narrows Bridge (now the Iron Workers' Memorial Second Narrows Bridge).

Men standing on incomplete framework of bridge; crane in right of image holding metal girder above framework in centre of image.

This photograph is associated with Dominion Bridge Co. Ltd., contract # S.3703E.

Nearing connection of channel span, Second Narrows Bridge, Vancouver

Photograph depicts the course of construction on the Second Narrows Bridge (now the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing). Additional print is a proof without the title box.

Span of incomplete bridge with gap in middle; crane positioned to left of gap; concrete piers of bridge on left and right ends of image; railroad bridge behind incomplete bridge.

Title box in lower right corner reads: "SECOND NARROWS BRIDGE VANCOUVER B.C.", "CONTRACT No S. 3703 E DOMINION BRIDGE CO. LTD.", "No 43", "DATE JUNE 3, 1960."

Northside steel close to the same position it was at before the collapse, Second Narrows Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia

Photograph depicts the course of construction on the Second Narrows Bridge (now the Iron Workers' Memorial Second Narrows Bridge).

North span of incomplete bridge in middle of image; three cranes positioned at intervals along span of bridge; men in hard hats along bottom girders of framework; five visible concrete piers, one not yet attached to bridge span and two temporary support piers; wood wharf to left of bridge, running half length of bridge span; small vessel in water to right of bridge.

Title box in lower right corner reads: "SECOND NARROWS BRIDGE VANCOUVER B.C.", "CONTRACT No S. 3703 E DOMINION BRIDGE CO. LTD.", "No 39", "DATE MAR. 11, 1960".

Second Narrows Bridge, course of construction, Franki Foundations

Photograph depicts the course of construction on the Second Narrows Bridge (now the Iron Workers' Memorial Second Narrows Bridge). This photograph was taken the day of the collapse, though it is unclear if this scene took place before or after.

Four construction workers assembling crane frame; sign beside frame reads "ANOTHER FRANKI FOUNDATION", "FRANKI OF CANADA LTD. 736 GRANVILLE"; trees in background.

Ben and Rita Akselrod

Oral History interview with Ben and Rita Akselrod. Rita was born in Bacau, Romania. They met in a DP camp in Austria. After the war they went to Israel then came to Canada via Italy. They worked as a peddlers then with antiques. Then started a second-hand and antique store in New Westminster. They talk about how antisemitism didn't disappear after the war.

Irving Koenigsberg

Oral history interview with Irving Koenigsberg who was born in Vancouver, 1921. Irving majored in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia and worked in his father's business (Maurice Koenigsberg), Western Wholesale Jewelry. His grandparents came from Poland.

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