Fonds WA_2011_041 - Clarke fonds

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Clarke fonds

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WA_2011_041

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  • 1912 - 1945 (Creation)

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6 photographs and 2 postcards: b&w

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Photographs donated to the museum by Betty Woollard Clarke.

001: Photograph of Grace Woollard and Grace Archibald on the Cheakamus trail, 1912.

002: Photograph of Grace Woollard on the steamship coming to preempt #279 parcel on the east side of Alta Lake. Inscription on verso reads: "Preemptor no 279"

003: Postcard with postmark/cancellation at Alta Lake BC 1 Aug 1917 and another at 6.45 29 Aug 1917 and a cancelled wow cents Canada Postage stamp. Postcard addressed to Mrs Charles Woollard. Reads: "Aug 1st, 17, remember how your horse balked at this spot once? Dolly arrived yesterday, hope you enjoy your holiday in the north and will be able to get...[unfortunately the last line has been cut off]." The recto of the postcard shows Cheakamus Canyon, the text on the postcard reads "536 Cheakamus Canyon, near Watson BC, Pacific Great Eastern Rly, Photo by C Bradbury". The sender of the postcard has marked a point on the canyon with an "x" and has written "where we rode, an excellent picture.".

004: Christmas Card with photograph of some lakeside cabins. Text on the front reads: "Alta Lake, "Mt Whistler" McDermott Cabins" and "Merry Christmas". On the verso is written "1928".

005: Photograph of a cabin completely submerged by snow. Inscription on the verso reads: "Snow! The cabin, 1944 / 45".

006: Photograph of Grace Woollard standing on a path cleared of snow. The snow on either side of her reaches above her head. Inscription on the verso reads "Snow as it used to be! Grace Woollard 1944/45"

007: Photograph of the school children and their teacher Betty Woollard (wearing a hat) standing outside the school building in the snow. The inscription on the reverse reads "Alta Lake School, 1937."

008: Photograph of a group of people waiting for the train at Alta Lake station. The inscription on the verso reads "1937, L to R, Bill Bailiff, Mr and Mrs Racey, Ed Droll, Betty Woollard, Larry, Flo and Bob Williamson, (children?)."

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