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W.H. Derby receiving first old-age pension cheque (for $20) paid in the Dominion of Canada. 

Date(s)

Sept. 1927

Lieu

Alberni, B.C.

Lieu de création

Sans lieu, inconnu ou indéterminé

1 photograph ; 10 x 8 in
Positif - Papier - Argent - gélatine

Portée et contenu

L.-R. William Henry Derby, A.W. Neill, M.P., Comox-Alberni; R.J. Burde, M.L.A., Alberni; A.G. Freeze, Government Agent, Alberni.

Documents iconographiques (photo)
90: Ouvert
Nil
Documents iconographiques (photo)
Négatif de copie C-021247
90: Ouvert
Documents iconographiques (photo)
90: Ouvert
No de pièce attribué par BAC
47
90: Ouvert
Autre no d'acquisition
1978-101 NPC

Modalités d'utilisation

Credit: Library and Archives Canada/C-21247
Restrictions on use: Nil
Copyright: Expired

Nom(s) additionnel(s)

Information additionnelle

Photo is mounted on board; under photo is an image of the cheque presented to Mr. Derby. Under that is the following printed note: "The group shows the first

old-age pension paid in the Dominion of Canada, being presented to W.H. Derby, old-time pioneer of the province, in the office of the government agent for the

Alberni District. Mr. Neill, who took a prominent part in securing the passage of the legislation, and Mr. Burde, who sponsored the first legislation passed

in the Legislature of British Columbia, are also interested participators in the historic little event."

The cheque was made out by the Old Age Pensions Department of the Workmen's compensation Board. The cheque is dated 20 September 1927.

Signatures et inscriptions
(On face of image) Compliments of Peter Heenan [then-minister of Labour in the Dominion Government]

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No de contrôle d'autres systèmes

3570416