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Dog Standing on Road

White spotted dog stands on what appears to be a wood bridge, shed and greenery in background. Photograph sent from Violet (nee Taylor) Baxter to her aunt, Sarah Glassey. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "To Auntie With love From Violet 4/4/26".

Baxter Family Seated on Ground with Dog

Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Edna & Alan Baxter - [guided?] with A. Hanson. Bob & Violet Baxter - Bob delivered mail to & from Quesnel in the 1940s." Young Edna sits on Alan's knee. Bob sits behind Violet as she pets the Cocker Spaniel. Large tree trunk stands behind Bob and Violet. A cabin and gate-like structure are semi-visible in background against forest. It is believed that this photograph was taken at Cluculz Lake, BC. Note on negative envelope: "Edna, Alan, Bob & self. Darkie at the Lake."

Baxter Family Standing on Road

Left to right: Margaret (nee Baxter) and husband Gus Lund, Bea Baxter and beau, Violet and Bob Baxter. The group stands on road wearing formal attire. Rear of car can be seen in foreground on right; power poles, log building, and unidentified structure stand in front of forest in background.

Four Oldest Taylor Children Riding in Buggy

Photograph depicts an unidentified man driving a buggy with Lucy Taylor on his knee, and Violet and Dixon sitting beside him. Ellen stands behind Dixon on the seat. Field crosses midground, forest in background. Horse is not visible in image. It is believed that this photograph was taken near Kispiox, B.C.

Four Oldest Taylor Children Sitting on Steps

Each child is dressed in white and seated on different level of steps. In descending order: Ellen, Violet, Lucy, and Dixon. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Violet Lucy and Dixon". It is believed that the children are sitting in front of their home in Kispiox, B.C. See also items 2009.5.1.45 and 2009.5.1.47.

Hermina Taylor and daughter Violet

Fourteen year old Violet stands behind her mother who is seated on chair in front of house at South Fort George. Nine year old Arthur Taylor can be seen sliding down the front steps in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Mother & Violet - 1921 -" (date believed to be incorrect).

Hermina Taylor and daughter Violet

Fourteen year old Violet stands behind her mother who is seated on chair in front of house at South Fort George. Nine year old Arthur Taylor can be seen sliding down the front steps in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Mother & I and Arthur".

Hugh & Hermina Taylor with Infant Daughters on Horseback

Hugh Taylor Sr. stands between two horses, holding reigns. Hermina sits on left horse, Ellen and Violet sit in packboard on right horse. Five men sit on deck of large building with detailed porch in background on left. A fence, log shed, and wood pile can be seen in background on right. A dog stands beside Hugh. It is believed this photograph was taken at Hazelton, B.C.

Hugh & Hermina Taylor with Infant Daughters on Horseback

Hugh Taylor Sr. stands between two horses, holding reigns. Hermina sits on left horse, Ellen and Violet sit in packboard on right horse. Five men sit on deck of large building with detailed porch in background on left. A fence, log shed, and wood pile can be seen in background on right. A dog stands beside Hugh. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Hazelton, B.C. 1910."

Large Picnic Gathering

Photograph depicts large social gathering of men, women and children seated in wooded area, fallen trees behind them. Smoke from a campfire rises behind group. It is speculated that Violet Baxter may be seated in foreground on right, with her back turned to the photographer.

Large Picnic Gathering

Photograph depicts large social gathering of men, women and children seated in wooded area, fallen trees behind them. Smoke from a campfire can be seen behind group. It is speculated that Violet Baxter may be seated in foreground, with her back turned to the photographer.

Portrait of Violet Taylor's Basksetball Team

Violet stands second from left among group of six girls wearing uniforms, posed in front of backdrop. Two sit on floor, and four stand behind their coach, who is seated in a chair and wearing a suit. A basketball sits between his feet, painted with "COMETS 1921-1922". Violet's shirt has a letter "C" on its front. This photograph was taken in Prince Rupert where Violet attended high school while living with her relatives Sarah and Herbert Glassey.

Railway Ticket to Vancouver in Violet Taylor's Name

Typed on verso of ticket: "CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS WESTERN REGION" "EMPLOYES TRIP PASS - FIRST CLASS" "SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS ON BACK" "PASS (1) Miss V. B. Taylor, ACCOUNT Stenographer -- C.N.R. TO Vancouver, B.C. FROM Prince Rupert, B.C. via Jasper, Alta." "DATE ISSUED} June 14th/27. EXPIRES END OF} July. 1927" "ADDRESS Prince Rupert. REQD BY V.B.T." "HONORED ON TRAIN NO. [6]". Verso has been signed by the conductor (illegible) and dated "Jun 18".

Typed on recto of ticket: "PASS ONE WAY ONLY TW IN ACCORDANCE WITH ACCOMPANYING PASS, BUT IN OPPOSITE DIRECTION" "VOID IF DETACHED" "143518". Stamped annotation on recto: "[ISSUED BY] W. H. TOBEY". Handwritten annotation on recto: "OFF SNOWSHOED NO 5 JULY 13 [WM?]". Ticket has been punched with four different shapes.

Sarah Glassey Playing with Dogs

Young woman believed to be Sarah Glassey stands in farm yard with two small dogs. One is hanging from the air as its teeth grip the dish Sarah holds. Fence and buildings in background. It is also possible that this woman may Violet (nee Taylor) Baxter, niece to Sarah Glassey.

Sarah Glassey and Dog

Young woman believed to be Sarah Glassey stands in farm yard holding unidentified object. A small dog stands at her feet. Fence, supplies, and unidentified building stand in background. It is also possible that this woman may Violet (nee Taylor) Baxter, niece to Sarah Glassey.

Taylor Family at House in South Fort George

Hermina Taylor stands with group gathered on front steps of veranda. An elderly couple and young girl sit on the steps beside Lucy and Violet Taylor (Violet holding a baby). Hermina and young girl stand behind them on right, and a man and young woman stand behind on left. A wood pile can be seen behind the house.

Taylor Family at Sign Near Ft. Fraser, BC

Group of men, women, and children stand in field below large sign that reads: "GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC TRACK CONNECTED APRIL 7th 1914 PRINCE RUPERT MILEAGE 373-96 - WINNIPEG MILEAGE 1,374". Two men in formal attire stand on either side of group, women and children in between. A spotted dog stands on right. It is believed that members of the Taylor family are present in group (Hermina holding infant Tom, surrounded by Violet, Lucy, Arthur, Virginia, and Dixon). Man and woman in back left speculated to be Lillian and A.K. Bourchier. Handwritten annotation on envelope of negative reads: "Ft. Fraser 1916".

Taylor Family in Town

Front, left to right: Hermina Taylor, Kay (nee Irwin, wife of Arthur Taylor), Violet and Bob Baxter. Back, left to right: [Ellen?], Percy Garland (husband to Ellen Taylor), [Tom Taylor?]. Hermina holds a baby, speculated to be Ian or Jillian (children of Arthur Taylor). Houses stand in background behind road.

Taylor Gathering at the Baxter Home in Prince George

Back, left to right: Ellen (nee Taylor) and husband Percy Garland, Joan Graves (daughter of Lucy Taylor), Dick Baxter (son of Violet), Violet (nee Taylor) Baxter. Front, left to right: [unknown], Margret Baxter (wife of Alan Baxter), Judy Taylor (daughter of Arthur Taylor), Edna Roth (daughter of Violet).

Photograph taken on Ross Crescent, Prince George, at the home of Violet Baxter. Car and trees in background.

The Taylor Album

This photograph album consists of images pertaining to early settlements, bridges, riverboats, railways, cross-land travel companies, and family and social life including portraits and such events as cross country skiing, picnics, family gatherings, basketball team photos, masquerade dances, dramatic plays, hockey games and team dinners. Identified individuals include: the Tillicums, Bill Bennett, Jean Caux, Frank Johnstron, the Taylor Family (Hermina, Hugh, Ellen, Violet, Lucy, Dixon, Arthur, Virginia, Tom and Hugh Jr.), H.G.T. Perry, Betty Angus, Mrs. Kirkpatrick and Mrs. Davis. Identified geographic locations include: South Fort George, Prince George, Hagwilget Bridge, Walcott, Prince Rupert, Finlay River Rapids, Lulu Island, Ashcroft, Skeena River, Nechako River, Bulkley River, Kispiox and Hazelton.

This file also contains a one way Canadian National Railways ticket in the name of Miss V.B. (Violet Bourchier) Taylor to travel from Prince Rupert to Vancouver in July 1927.

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Three Oldest Taylor Children Sitting on Steps

Each child is dressed in white and seated on deck in front of wood building. In descending order: Ellen, Violet, and Lucy. A barn, fence and forest can be seen in background. It is believed that the children are sitting in front of their home in Kispiox, B.C. See also items 2009.5.1.45 & 2009.2.1.46.

Violet Baxter with Brother Dixon Taylor

Violet sits wearing a fur coat next to younger brother Dixon who wears a suit and hat. They are seated in unidentified area on a wood structure between tall piles of planed lumber. A tall shelter can be seen behind them, and forest trees in background. Dixon Taylor worked at the sawmill in Penny, BC.

Violet Taylor in Group Portrait

Photograph depicts group of fourteen men and women dressed in formal attire, posed on carpet in front of backdrop. Violet sits second from left. This photograph was taken in Prince Rupert where Violet attended high school while living with her relatives Sarah and Herbert Glassey.

Violet and Lucy Taylor Performing "Sleeping Beauty" with Drama Group

Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Here they are in Sleeping beauty asleep. Virginia is not all in. She is behind Violet who is King. Father of the beauty. That is the queen in front and the nurse at the head of the bed and the Beauty on the bed." The girls are in costume on material laid out in snow in front of unidentified building. Unknown wood object in left foreground.

Violet and Lucy Taylor with Drama Group

Lucy stands next to Violet on far right in group with six other unidentified young girls. Each girl wears a white dress and holds a holly branch. They stand on material laid out in snow in front of unidentified building. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Violet. Lucy. This is their Holly and Mistletoe Drill".

Violet with Friends at Prince Rupert

Twenty-three year old Violet stands wearing a polka dot dress in a group of unidentified men, women and children. Body of water and tree-covered hill on opposite shore in background. Handwritten caption below this photo reads: "Pr. Rupert, 1928 End of Road Construction".

Young Violet & Virginia Taylor

Seven year old Virginia stands beside older sister Violet who is seated on chair in front of house at South Fort George. Two small children can be seen standing in porch. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Violet & Virginia - 1921 -" (date believed to be incorrect).

Young Virginia & Violet Taylor in Front Yard

The two girls stand in front of a house at South Fort George, B.C. Young boy believed to be Arthur Taylor can be seen in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "After the Ball was over, Violet and Virginia lay [...] August 22, [192...] South fort George B.C." (Annotation is cut off).