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Taylor-Baxter Family Photograph Collection Sports, Recreation and Leisure
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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 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."

Hazelton Hockey Game

Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Longs Vs. Shorts. Hockey - Hazelton B.C. Yours truly in Goal." Ten players can be seen skating on ice enclosed in rink boards made of wood planks. Goalie stands on far left. Trees and hills in background.

Mr. Murray on Horse

Photograph depicts a man and woman standing to left of Mr. Murray and horse. Cardboard box lies in left foreground, and a team of horses pulling wagon can be seen in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Mr. Murray on the horse."

Sarh Glassey & Fishing Partner

Photograph depicts man standing with women believed to be Sarah Glassey. The pair holds a line of fish between them. Boat and trees in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "[Mert?] and myself after an hours trolling."

Tom Taylor's Basketball Team

Seven men in basketball uniforms stand next to coach Morrison, who wears a suit. Twenty year old Tom Taylor stands last in line, next to coach. Each man holds the waist of the next, and the first man holds a basketball. A building and trees can be seen in background. Handwritten annotation on verso: "1935", on recto: "Danny Palumbo, Bill Smith, Owen Duprie, Hilton, Bill Aikin, Jack McKinzie, Tom Taylor, Dr. Morrison."

Hazelton Hockey Game

Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "HOCKEY - HAZELTON. VS G.T.P.R [Grand Truck Pacific Railway] FEB. 20/11" Twelve players can be seen skating on ice, surrounded by large crowd of people standing on either side of the game. Referees dressed in suits stand around players, and a dog can also be seen in crowd. Snow pile in foreground; river banks, forest, and mountains in background.

Dogsled Team

Photograph depicts a team of dogs pulling a sled and an unidentified person across a very flat area under heavy clouds. Mountains in background. Handwritten annotations on verso of photograph: "Unbroken Trails", "Taylor". Photograph speculated to have been taken near Atlin, B.C.

Bob Baxter with Eagle and Two Young Sons

Photograph depicts Bob standing to right of house, holding an eagle by the wings. A very young Alan stands beside him, and younger brother Fred in front. Short wood fence crosses midground, trees in background. Typed annotation on recto of photograph: "Quesnel B.C. 1936 Northern B.C. Eagle shot at Dragon Lake, B.C. 7 ft. 6 in spread. Mounted by Jack Lestin, Prince George,"

Men at Formal Event

A group of approximately forty men are seated and standing around a formally dressed table. British and American flags are mounted on wall in background beneath drapery hung from ceiling. This is speculated to be a sports event.

Hermina Taylor & Friends Stand Behind Cake

Hermina stands beside four women in front of wood house. Cake stands on short stool in foreground. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "This is for dear Freddy, with love and thanks for all the letters and reports & cards you have sent to me. Lovingly Grannie. Grannie, Betty Angus, Donna, cake, Mrs. Gillies, Aunt Marge [wife of Tom Taylor]."

Bourchier Cabin on Fraser River, BC

Photograph depicts interior of one of Mr. & Mrs. Bourchier's "camp cabins" on the Upper Fraser River. A cushioned chair stands next to decorated shelf on log wall, wall hangings in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph duplicate: "Mr. Bourchier's bedroom."

Man and Woman Sitting in Boat

An unidentified woman holding a fishing rod sits next to man speculated to be Bob Baxter in what appears to be a small boat on water. Opposite shore visible in background. She wears a dress and pearls, and he sits in a suit, tie and hat.

Sarah Glassey on Horse

Photograph depicts Sarah Glassey wearing overalls and hat, seated on horse. Cardboard box lies in left foreground, and a team of horses pulling wagon can be seen in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Myself."

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