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Helen Dawe Collection -- Index

Series 6
   Aerial Photographs (6.1)
    Bog, Marsh Sechelt (6.2)
    General, Panoramic views (6.3)
    General, Panoramic views (6.4)
    Identified buildings (6.5)
    First Nations of Sechelt (6.6)
    Individual people/groups (6.7)
    May Days, picnics, etc. (6.8)
    Resource Industries (6.9)
    Schools (6.10)
    Ships (6.11)
    Transportation (6.12)
    Whitaker family (6.13)
    Cook, Dawe, Steele, Whittaker familes (6.14)

Series 2
General A-Z -- The Crucils

Series 10
Union Steamship and All Red Line Companies

Series 11
Captain Sam and Ada Dawe

Series 13
The Sechelt Inn

Series 20
Souvenir brochures, postcards

Series 24
   Merry Island lighthouse

Series 6.8 -- May Days, picnics, parks, Page 7

May Day photographs include two from 1918, rest are from 1949-1980, majority from 1950s and 1960s. Park and picnic photographs are of clearing the land in 1914, tennis courts in the 1920s and the Union Steamship Company picnic ground in the 1930s.

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1951? -- Kenneth Whitaker adjusts the microphone for the May Day Queen as Mary Parker, the second May Day Queen watches.

Photograph by Ballentine of Gibson's Landing


1950 -- Mary Parker, the second May Day Queen stands with her attendants

Photograph by Ballentine of Gibson's Landing


1962 -- May Day in Hackett Park; Jack Fleming, Principal of Sechelt School, stands at the back of the platform. Back row seated left-right; Dianne Ono, Chris Johnston, chairman of the Village Commission, Mary Lamb, Winnie Toynbee, a naval officer, Bill Billingsley, Jack Redman. The 1962 Queen, Sandy Clarke and retiring 1961 Queen Jo-Anne Robilliard are seated in the middle of the front row. Fred Cruice, editor of the Coast news, is in the left foreground.

Photograph unknown



1959 -- North Vancouver Lonsdale sea cadets perform during a May Day at Hackett Park, Sechelt.

Photographer unknown


1959 -- A float in Sechelt's May Day parade

Photographer unknown



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