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Harrop, Agnes

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In the early 1920's Bert Harrop and his wife Agnes began to search for property along Alta Lake, eventually purchasing a point of land south of Rainbow Lodge. Bert, who was a cabinet maker by trade, built a tea room with a large porch that projected out over the water. Harrop's Tea Room became a community gathering point as well as a tourist attraction for many years. His wife, Agnes, told fortunes by reading tea leaves and Bert added a cottage available for rent as well as a workshop in which he built furniture.

Newall, David

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  • fl. 1920s

Owner of a lodge in Canim Lake

Trouwborst, Francine

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  • b. [1980 or 1981]

Daughter of Sophia, who lived in Emerald Estates.

Le Blanc, Don

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Don Le Blanc was a commercial photographer who was associated with Croton Studio.

In the publication "Guide to Canadian Photographic Archives" (published 1984), the 1961 and 1969 directories list Croton Studios as Croton Studios (D F Le Blanc), indicating that Le Blanc operated/owned the studio at that time. In the 1969 directory, Le Blanc is listed as the proprietor and this carries through the directories until the 1973 directory when Robert Dibble is listed as the owner.

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