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F-299-5-0-0-0-3 · Item · [ca. 1962]
Part of Arthur Erickson fonds

Item is a home movie depicting Erickson family members and friends interacting outside at Don and Eleanor Erickson's Gleneagles home, built by architect Bob Lewis. Several children (Christopher and Geoffrey Erickson, Sally and Don Auer (Erickson cousins), and Tom, Allison, Stephen and Elizabeth Milroy) are running together and playing with a tricycle in the driveway of the house, while Don and Eleanor, John and Barbara Ann Milroy and Erickson cousin Evelyn Auer and her husband Stewart are filmed on the home's patio. One of the adult family members holds a cat. Arthur Erickson appears at the end of this film walking out of the home with his parents Oscar and Myrtle.

F-299-5-0-0-0-2 · Item · [1961 or 1962]
Part of Arthur Erickson fonds

Item is a film containing footage of the Erickson family in the garden of their 4890 Osler Avenue, Vancouver residence. The film also includes footage of Oscar, Myrtle and Arthur Erickson visiting with the Lee family and other friends at the Lee's Qualicum Beach house. It shows a gathering on a back yard patio, with young children and dogs playing together, and includes the following individuals: Kay Cook, Myrtle and Oscar Erickson, Arthur Erickson, Blackie Lee, Ruth Lee, and Evelyn and Don Auer, among others. Arthur Erickson is shown playing with children and walking with his parents. The film ends with some footage of the Lions Gate Bridge.

F-299-5-0-0-0-1 · Item · [194-]
Part of Arthur Erickson fonds

Item is a film containing home movie footage of two separate events. The first depicts Erickson family members at the family property that once stood at 4890 Osler Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. It includes footage of Arthur Erickson's parents Oscar and Myrtle playing ping pong; Arthur and his brother Don playing with their dog; as well as footage of Arthur's grandmothers Bengte Erickson (nee Anderson) and Sarah Chatterson (nee McKnight), and Oscar's sister Anna Auer in the garden and sitting on a bench.

The second film is of a garden party in Shaughnessy. The attendees include Oscar Erickson (with canes) and Myrtle Erickson.