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Gwen Abram
   Lansdowne Park
Mrs. Lorraine Ansell
   Sunshine Coast
Mr. Warren Allan

   Selma Park Store
Mr. and Mrs. Atlee
   Harry and Jessie Irvine
Mr. Brian Blackwell
Audrey Broughton
   Sechelt Meat Lockers
Caple family
   Redrooffs Resort
Richard (Dick) Clayton
   Clayton family, early Sechelt

Mr. Alan Crane
   Music and Recital Society
Mr. Cavin Crawford
   Crawford home
District of Sechelt
Friends of the Library
   Sechelt Library
Mr, Nick Gilbert
   Whitaker family, various
Mrs. May Gillis
   Redrooffs Resort
Mrs. Joan Graham
   Rockwood Lodge
Mrs. Patricia Hilton
   Redrooffs, Cooper's Green
Mrs. Joyce Hubbs
   Selma Park Store
Mr. Philip (Pete) Jackson
   Jackson Brothers' Logging
Ms. Caroline Keeley
   Jackson Brothers' Logging
Mr. and Mrs. Kohuch
   Gilmore brothers
Mrs. Joyce Kolibas
   Sechelt General Store
Eddie and Gladys Le Warne
   Trading Post, Davis Bay
Mr. Gary Little
   Early postcards
Mrs. Diana Lofstrom
   Sechelt Library Board
Mrs. Faye McCourt
   McCourt family, various
Mrs. Barbara Moffett
Ms. Donna Nelson
   Clowhom Falls
Mr. Kendall Parr Pearson
Mr. John Pirie
  Hopkin's Landing, Pender Harbour
St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary
   Events, volunteers
Mr. Philip Sawkins
   Sitka Spruce Lumber, Picnic
Sechelt Community Archivist
   Wakefield Inn
Sechelt Garden Club
   Events, members
Sechelt Public Library
   Library events, Peninsula Times newspaper
Senior Citizen's Ass'n (Sechelt)
   Events, members
Mrs. June Shepherd
   Ernie Penn, Sechelt Hotel
Mrs. Billie Steele
   Hacketts, Rockwood Lodge
Mr. Charles Stephens and
Mr. Robert D'Arcy

   Sandy Hook community
Sunshine Coast Credit Union
Mrs. Bea Swanson
   Swanson Redi-Mix, events
Ms. Val Swanson

Mrs. Sue Thompson

   Wilson Creek baseball
Mrs. Betty Twigg
   Mrs. Alice French
University Women
   Members, events
The Rev. Kenneth Walker
   George Walker
Mrs. Jean Whittaker
   Shorncliffe Intermediate Care
Mrs. Frances Yordan
   Hunt family, Sargeant Bay


Atlee Collection -- Harry and Jessie Irvine, Page 2

The photographs are of 1912 pioneer settlers Harry and Jessica Irvine, their home and boats at present day Tuwanek up the east side of Sechelt Inlet. They tented for a year in Porpoise Bay while they built their home "Heronsghyll" in which they lived a virtually self-sufficient life, putting in their own water supply and generator for electricity and growing large quantities of fruit and vegetables. Their home and garden became show pieces where summer visitors could rent spotless cabins and enjoy a peaceful holiday. Mrs. Irvine canvassed successfully for a road around the east part of Porpoise Bay; it was built in 1923/1924. Mr. Atlee's mother was a friend of the Irvine's. The Atlees have resided permanently in Gibson's since 1935.

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date unknown -- Mr. Irvine outside 'Heronsghyll,' Irvine home on Porpoise Bay.

Photo courtesy Mr. and Mrs. Atlee


date unknown -- 'Sea Deer,' Mr. Irvine's first boat.

Photo courtesy Mr. and Mrs. Atlee


date unknown -- Mr. Irvine's boat 'Silver Spray' on Sechelt Inlet

Photo courtesy Mr. and Mrs. Atlee


date unknown -- Mr. Irvine's boat 'Silver Spray' on Sechelt Inlet

Photo courtesy Mr. and Mrs. Atlee



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