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Helen Dawe Collection

Series 6.13
   Whitaker Family, 1880s-1911

    Whitaker Family, 1912-25
    Whitaker Family, 1940s-1966
    Documents, 1875-1915

Series 6.13 -- Whitaker Family and Documents -- 1880s-1911, Page 3

A pictorial record of Alfred and Henrietta Whitaker and their nine children, Edith, Herbert, Ernest, Evelyn, Reginald, Cecil, Muriel and Ronald (Alfred junior died in infancy). A portrait taken in England in the mid 1880s and photos in Vancouver and Sechelt of family, friends and employees up to 1971 record this remarkable Sechelt family's life. Original Whitaker business documents have also been photographed, also original survey information by John Scales; all are oversize photographs.

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circa 1909 -- This photograph was probably taken in the garden of Alfred and Henrietta's house in Vancouver. Standing l-r are Alfred, unidentified, Herbert and Horace Haslett husband of Evelyn Whitaker, seated are unidentified, Henrietta, Evelyn and probably her son Donald.

Photographer unknown


circa 1908-1910 -- The Whitaker family on Trail Bay beach, Sechelt, back l-r: Horace Haslett, Henrietta Whitaker, Herbert Whitaker, Alfred Whitaker, unidentified male; front, l-r, Evelyn nee Whitaker (wife of Horace Haslett), Muriel Whitaker, Ronald Whitaker, unidentified female.

Photographer unknown See also oversize photograph 6.15.202


1916 -- Ronald Whitaker with cigarette in hand, front row, third from right, sits with a group of friends on Trail Bay beach, Sechelt.

Photographer unknown


circa 1910 -- Ronald Whitaker photographed in North Vancouver with two of his sister Evelyn's sons.

Photographer unknown


circa 1910 -- Muriel Whitaker photographed in North Vancouver with two of her sister Evelyn's sons

Photographer unknown



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