Another archival image found by Dianna Sampson of several people in Stanley Park on January 9, 1944. Each of the women have hats, and the child is bundled in a snowsuit. It appears that the women with children have trundled their baby carriages in on the hard ground.
This was during war time and before the Battle of Normandy that waged on from June to August of 1944.
In July of this year the St. Roch would leave Vancouver to go through the Northwest Passage in the Arctic returning in October. For the first time this year a day care was set up for the children of soldiers, and the City of Odessa, Russia would become Vancouver’s sister city.
And in September? A new product was introduced in Vancouver, the contact lens.