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Series 6.7




Series 6.7 -- Individuals and Groups, Sechelt and District -- A-B , Page 2

Photographs consist of pioneer families, individuals, groups, Mayors and Councillors, members of town service industries of Sechelt listed in alphabetical order. Photographers include Edric Clayton, Charles Bradbury, Helen McCall.

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circa 1912-1913 -- Christmas party in Herbert Whitaker's hotel, standing man in the centre is Mr. Bennett who worked for Herbert Whitaker. Girl, centre left facing camera, is Edie Morgan (later Mrs. Stanley Delong) who lived in the hotel in 1910 and worked for H. Whitaker in his store and post office in 1917.

Photographer unknown


circa 1930 -- Conservative politicians on a visit to Sechelt stand in front of the largest totem pole on the Boulevard. Left to right: Sir George Perley, ?, Hon. Richard Bedford Bennett, Prime Minister of Canada 1930-1935 (succeeded by W. L. Mackenzie King), ?, ?, Major- General the Hon. Alexander Duncan McRae, born 1874, Federal M. P. for Vancouver 1926-1930, Senator 1931, and Conservative Party organizer for the 1930 general election.

Photograph by Edric Clayton See also oversize photograph 6.15.108


circa 1930 -- In front of the largest totem pole on the Boulevard, Sechelt, stand, left to right, Union Steamship Company Superintendent and Post Master R. S, Hackett, Conservative politicians Major-General A. D. McCrae Federal M.P.1926-1930, Senator 1931, and campaign manager in the 1930 election, Sir George Perley and the Hon. R.B. Bennett, Prime Minister 1930-1935.

Photograph probably by Edric Clayton


circa 1930 -- Conservative politicians in Sechelt; on the left is the Hon. Richard Bedford Bennett Prime Minister 1930-1935 with Sir George Perley who was acting Prime Minister on several occasions between 1930 and 1935.

Photographer unknown, photograph courtesy Mrs. Jean Whittaker


1965 -- Premier W.A.C. Bennett, Isabel Dawson, MLA and Minister without Portfolio, and Miss Powell River following commissioning ceremonies of new B.C. ferry at Saltery Bay Terminal.

Photograph courtesy the Sechelt Peninsula Times newspaper and the Alsgard family



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