Snapshots Of Our Past

With the help of the University of British Columbia Library’s Digital Initiatives we will be providing a glimpse into our past by occasionally publishing pages from the old Abbotsford Post.

*The Abbotsford Post was published in Abbotsford, in the Fraser Valley from 1910 to 1924. The Post was published and edited by John Alexander Bates, and it was the first paper targeted specifically at the Abbotsford area. The paper has since been bought and sold a number of times.

A more recent version of the Abbotsford Post, owned by Corvus Publishing was published in 2005 and 2006 before being purchased by Canwest and shut down several weeks later.

The snapshots of our past we feature in this section are from the years 1910-1924.

*Pages from the old Abbotsford Post are from the Historical Newspapers site at UBC library and the
reproductions are made possible by UBC Library.

Editor’s Note: To read the page simply click on it and an image will emerge which you can increase to full size with a click of your mouse and scroll up and down in order to read it. Clicking on the date below will take you directly the the archived reproduction in the Digital Initiatives collection.

For the full collection of Snapshots of Our Past look under the ‘Lifestyles’ section or simply click here.

June 24, 2010 Headlines:

Government Work Very Satisfactory
The new Clayburn road will be a grand thing for Abbotsford.

Abbotsford Police Court
William Robertson who has for sometime been working on the Clayburn road, was charged with assault by a fellow workman.

Public Entertainment
The public entertainment given by the I.O.G.T. Lodge No 78 on last Tuesday evening was a grand success, although the wet weather interfered with the attendance.

For the full 4-page edition click here.

To read the page at full size click on the image.
Abbotsford Post June 24 1910

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