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Picnic at Central Fort George

Photograph depicts a large group of women, men, and children standing and sitting on grass. Stand of trees crosses midground, forest visible in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Picnic at Fort George (Central) 1920." Photograph believed to have been taken at current location of Spruceland Shopping Center.

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.

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.

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."

Coulee Dam

Photograph depicts large bridge and dam over a wide river, industrial structures throughout. Hills on opposite shore in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Coulee Dam, This is were[sic] I went this fall. Wished you had of been with me."

Flock of Turkeys Near House

Firewood pile in left foreground. Buggy, wood house, and porch in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Wishing Aunt Lillian + Uncle Alan a very Merry Xmas and Happy New Year. Please do not criticize the stitches too closely Aunt Lillian. These snaps are some of part of my flock of 102 this year. These were snapped about a week before Thanksgiving. All the birds you see are this year's hatch. Some of them dressed 17 1/2 + 18 lbs at Thanksgiving. With love from Jean."

Jean in Bear Skin Coat

Photograph depicts Jean in foreground, standing in front of wood house, miscellaneous items and furniture crossing midground. Picket fence on left, bushes in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Why didn't you drop off and see us when you were home? Dad came home an told me to guess whom he had seen in Edmonton and right away I said 'Uncle Alan.' Wishing you a very Merry Xmas and Happy New Year. Lots of love to both. Jean. See what lovely cuffs and collar the bear skin you sent for me some years ago made for me this winter. Nobody knows me with it on and everyone admires it." (See item 2009.5.3.100 for photograph depicting bear skin.)

Cousin to Taylor Family at Victoria, BC

Woman stands in walkway cleared of snow in front of tall brick home with a detailed porch, believed to be in Victoria, B.C. Woman wears long winter coat, fur hand-warmer, and large hat. It is believed this woman may be a cousin to Sarah Glassey's family, possibly through the Taylor line.

Bunker Family in Group Portrait

Group stands on path, field in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Granny, Miss Jennie Pomeroy a school mate of mine who is visiting Granny, myself, Mrs. Bunker, Archie, Governor (Jim), Mrs. B's children her oldest boy is not here we could not find him in time for picture."

Girl on Horse-Drawn Wagon

Young girl stands with dog in front of an adult on flatbed pulled by horse in foreground. Fence, building, trees, and hills in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "[Gineva?] - and Eleanor (my niece)."

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.

Unknown Women and Child

Photograph depicts an elderly woman standing beside two younger women who kneel beside small girl on front yard. Trees, car, road, and neighbouring yards visible in background. Young girl speculated to be also featured in item 2009.5.2.5.

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".

Sarah Glassey with Friend Named Doris

The pair stands on grassy shore, Sarah on right. Trees, water, bridge, and opposite shore visible in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Sarah + Doris." Both woman are believed to be members of group featured in items 2009.5.2.274 - 2009.5.2.291.

Hugh Taylor Jr. in Front of House

Photograph depicts a grown Hugh Taylor Jr standing, wearing a suit. A small tree and corner of a shingled building in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Many returns of the day. Best wishes for a very happy Birthday. Love from your brother Hugh."

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