July 27, 1938 – sometime after 2pm
She is unexpectedly downtown in the early afternoon. She sees all the people leaning ot the windows and hears the commotion. She heads down with the crowd.
The Pier in on fire!
A. had a boat trip planned today. She is worried for her.
[Sidenote: Original image (split and altered by myself ) by Audrey Gordon, listed only as an amateur photographer from Vancouver. CVA 376-47. COV Archives.
I have imagined Audrey Gordon as Mrs. X’s friend and mentor]