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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 -- 1940s-1966, Page 1

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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1940s -- Cherry Whitaker, wife of Kenneth Whitaker, with daughter Jane and Robert Hackett seated on the Sechelt beach. Kenneth was the son of Sechelt pioneer Herbert Whitaker.

Photographer unknown


early 1940s -- Members of Sechelt's two pioneer families seated on Sechelt beach are: (l-r) Jean Whittaker (nee Cook), Isobel Gilbert (nee Whitaker), Robert Hackett and Cherry Whitaker (nee Sinclair).

Photographer unknown


1943 -- Kenneth Whitaker with his two sons, baby Geoffrey and Michael taken in front of their home.

Photographer unknown


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