East Side Stories Bibliography

East Side Stories Bibliography – WEB VERSION

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Assembled by Savannah Walling

THE OLD EAST END – All Super Resources!!!!!
Barnholden, M. & Newman, N. Street Stories: 100 Years of Homelessness in Vancouver
Francis, Daniel, Red Light Neon: A History of Vancouver’s Sex Trade
Hayes, Derek, Historical Atlas of Vancouver and the Lower Fraser Valley
Knight, R. Along the No. 20 Line: Reminiscences of the Vancouver Waterfront
Marlatt, D. And Itter, C. Opening Doors: Vancouver’s East End
MacDonald, B., Vancouver, A Visual History
McKellar, Keith , Neon Eulogy: Vancouver Café and Street

Crawford, Killian, Go Do Some Great Thing: Black Pioneers of British Columbia
Compton, Wade, Bluesprint: Black British Columbia Literature and Orature
Miller, M., Such Melodious Racket: The Lost History of Jazz in Canada, 1914-1949

Choy, Wayson, Paper Shadows: A Chinatown Childhood
Morton, J., In the Sea of Sterile Mountains: The Chinese in British Columbia
Yee, P., Saltwater City: An Illustrated History of the Chinese in Vancouver

Carlson, K.T. Editor, A Stolo Coast Salish Historical Atlas
Harris, C., The Resettlement of British Columbia: Essays on Colonialism and Geographical Change
Knight, R. Indians at Work: Informal History of Native Labour in British Columbia, 1858-1930
Musqueam Comprehensive Land Claim Preliminary Report on Musqueam Land Use and Occupancy, presented to the Office of Native Claims by the Musqueam Band Council, June, 1984
Tslei-Waututh First Nation and Alexander Hertiage Consulting, Tsleil-Waututh First Nation Eco-Cultural Resource Guide for Burrard Inlet and Indian Arm, 2001
XAY TEMIXW Land Use Plan: For the Forests and Wilderness of the Squamish Nation Traditional Territory, First Draft, May, 2001, Land and Resources Committee, Squamish Nation

Keller, B., On the Shady Side: Vancouver 1886-1914
Penthick,D., Vancouver: The Pioneer Years 1774-1886

Adachi, K., The Enemy That Never Was: A History of the Japanese Canadians
Wakayama, T. 1877-1977: The Japanese Canadians: A Dream of Riches
Wakayama, T., Kikyo: Coming Home to Powell St.

Barnholden, Michael, Reading the Riot Act: A Brief History of Riots in Vancouver
Brodie, S., Bloody Sunday and Vancouver 1938 – Recollections of the Post Office Sitdown of Single Unemployed

Cameron, Sandy, Fighting for Community: Stories from the Carnegie Centre and the DTES
Canning-Drew, J. and Kimbley, L., editors, Hastings and Main: Stories from an Inner City Community
Cran, B. and Gillian J., Hope in Shadows: Stories and Photographs of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside
Douglas, Stan, Every Building on 100 West Hastings
Taylor, P., The Heart of the Community: The Best of the Carnegie Newsletter
Robertson and D. Culhane, In Plain Sight: Reflections on Life in Downtown Eastside Vancouver

Atkin, J. Strathcona: Vancouver’s First Neighbourhood
Herron, N., Robert M. and Ken W. Strathcona Memories 1891-1991: In Celebration fo 100 Years of Serving Students and Parents

HISTORICAL CHRONOLOGIES published in Vancouver Moving Theatre Program Guides
The Downtown Eastside (In the Heart of a City: The Downtown Eastside Community Play)
Drug Use in the Downtown Eastside and its Global Context (We’re All In this Together: The Shadows Project)
Housing in the Downtown Eastside (A Downtown Eastside Romeo and Juliet)

Atkin, John, Vancouver Walks (Gastown, Main and Hastings, Chinatown)
Atkin, John, editor, Old Vancouver Townsite Walking Tour
Footprints Community Art Project: Old Vancouver Townsite Walking Tour
Nearing, Rosemary, The Waterfront: Canada Place, Coal Harbour, Gastown
Vancouver and District Labour Council: Labour, Work and Working People: A Working Class and Labour History Walking Tour
Vancouver Heritage Foundation, Historic Map-Guide Japantown Vancouver
Vancouver Heritage Foundation, Carrall Street Greenway Historic Map Guide
Vancouver Heritage Foundation, Vancouver’s Chinatown Historic Society Buildings

Vancouver Heritage Foundation map-guides are available free of charge at the VHF office @ 402-510 W. Hastings (M-F, 9 am- 5 pm)