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LEARY FAMILY FONDS
Fonds CR-54
Item 1984 68 1
Katherine O'Keefe as May Queen [graphic material]. -- [ca. 1938]
Physical Description 1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 8 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of Katherine O'Keefe as May Queen.
Accession No. 1984-068
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Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 1
Item 1984 68 2
Girls in fancy dresses in Memorial Park [graphic material]. -- [193-]
Physical Description 1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 12 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of a line of young girls in flounced dresses in Memorial Park, perhaps ready for May Pole dance on May Day.
Accession No. 1984-068
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Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 2
Item 1984 68 3
Margaret Moffat, Anne Leary and Ursula Baker [graphic material]. -- [ca. 1920]
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 18 x 29 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of three sisters of the Ott family: Margaret Moffat, Anne Leary and Ursula Baker
Accession No. 1984-068
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Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 3
Item 1984 68 4
Leary house in winter [graphic material]. -- ca. 191-?
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 17 x 28 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of the Leary house on Georgia Street in Ladner during winter
Accession No. 1984-068
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Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 4
Item 1984 68 5
Leary house [graphic material]. -- ca. 1915?
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 17 x 28 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of the Leary house on Georgia Street in Ladner. Photograph shows a woman and child standing in front of the house which was flying an American and British flag
Accession No. 1984-068
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Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 5
Item 1984 68 6
Deas Island cannery [graphic material]. -- ca. 192-?
Physical Description 1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 10.5 cm 1 photograph print : b&w ; 7 x 17 cm on photo paper 12.5 x 17.5 cm 1 photograph negative : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of the Deas Island Cannery
Accession No. 1984-068
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Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 6
Item 1984 68 7
Mabel Leary [graphic material]. -- [1916]
Physical Description 1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of Mabel Leary in a baby carriage
Accession No. 1984-068
Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 7
Item 1984 68 8
Mabel Leary [graphic material]. -- [1937]
Physical Description 1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 13.5 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of Mabel Leary sitting on a lawn
Accession No. 1984-068
Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 8
Item 1984 68 9
Mrs. Leary, Mabel Leary and Aunt Frances [graphic material]. -- [1921]
Physical Description 1 photograph : b&w ; 14.5 x 9.5 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of Mabel Leary as a child with her mother, Mrs. Leary and her Aunt Frances in a garden
Accession No. 1984-068
Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 9
Item 1984-68-10
Ice skating on Fraser River [graphic material]. -- [between 1926 and 1931]
Physical Description 1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 14.5 cm 2 photograph prints : b&w ; 12 x 20 cm 1 copy negative
Scope Content Consists of photograph of people skating and playing ice hockey on the frozen Fraser River near the B & K warehouse in Ladner harbour. A paddlewheel boat is frozen in at the government wharf in the background.
Accession No. 1984-068
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Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 10
Item 1984 68 11
Dr. Morley, David and Anne Leary and Mrs. Leary [graphic material]. -- [193-]
Physical Description 1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of Dr. Morley, David and Anne Leary and Mrs. Leary in front of an automobile on Georgia Street. The photographer is looking towards the east side of the Georgia Street, which shows the Letheran house on the left prior to its move to the west side of the street in the 1980s.
Accession No. 1984-068
Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 11
Item 1984 68 12
Hunter in estuary with goose decoys [graphic material]. -- n.d.
Physical Description 1 photograph : b&w ; 6.5 x 14 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of a hunter standing in an estuary with goose decoys
Accession No. 1984-068
Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 12
Item 1984 68 13
Goose decoys [graphic material]. -- n.d.
Physical Description 1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of goose decoys in an estuary
Accession No. 1984-068
Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 13
Item 1984 68 14
Boat "Frances" [graphic material]. -- [ca. 1920]
Physical Description 1 photograph : sepia ; 8 x 14.5 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of a boat, the "Frances" and three passengers at an unidentified location
Accession No. 1984-068
Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 14
Boat "Frances" [graphic material]. -- [ca. 1920]
Physical Description 1 photograph : sepia ; 8 x 14.5 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of a boat, the "Frances" and three passengers at an unidentified location
Accession No. 1984-068
Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 14
Item 1984 68 15
Duck hunters [graphic material]. -- n.d.
Physical Description 1 photograph : sepia ; 8 x 14 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of Harry Mitchell, D.E. Burr and David Leary after duck hunting
Accession No. 1984-068
Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 15
Item 1984 68 16
David and Anne Leary [graphic material]. -- [ca. 1910's]
Physical Description 1 photograph : b&w ; 28 x 17 cm
Scope Content Consists of photograph of David and Anne Leary
Accession No. 1984-068
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Item No. Range DPN 1984 68 16
Item 1996-21-1/21; 1996-17-1/13; 1996-20-1/3; 1984-68-1/16
Leary family fonds [graphic material; textual record]: Accession 1984-068 previously titled Mabel MacNamara collection. -- 1897 - [196-?]
Creator Leary family
Physical Description 10 cm of textual records 54 photograph prints : b&w
History Biographical William Henry Leary (1833-1918), his wife Sarah Ann Godkin (1831-1915) and their four children, William J. (1864-1941), Alfred R. (1865-1945), David E. (1874-1938), and Alice, moved from Ontario to Manitoba (to join William's brothers) then to Ladner B.C. in the 1890s. William and his sons worked in and managed canneries in Ladner and up the Northern coast. William J. also farmed, later moving to Merritt B.C. A.R.Leary lived his whole life in Ladner. He married Margaret Watson (1873-1945) and had four sons and four daughters. One of his daughters, Violet, married James Scott, the parents of Gordon Scott, one of the donors of the material in this fonds. David married Annie Otts (1873-1961), a widow with one daughter Frances, and they had one daughter Mabel, who married James MacNamara.
Acquisition Source Donated by Gordon Scott and Mabel MacNamara
Scope Content Textual records consist of legal records belonging to A.R.Leary including land deeds, mortgage papers, and fire insurance policies. The fonds also includes British Columbia history and geography textbooks, newspaper clippings, a June 3, 1948 issue of the Ladner Optimist, school certificates, a short history of Vancouver, May Day raffle tickets, rules and regulations of the Grand Black Chapter of Ireland, programs, receipts, notebooks, correspondence, etc. It also contains genealogical notes on the Leary family compiled by Mabel MacNamara and Laura Miller. The fonds includes photographs of men during the gold rush, Knickerbocker's Barber Shop, schools and students, Ladner Ferry, World War I tanks, logging, canneries, ferries, etc.as well as photographs of various members of the Leary family.
Notes Title based on the contents of the fonds
Finding Aid Preliminary folder inventory and item level descriptions of the photographs available. To view reference copies of photographs, see Photograph Reference binders under photo number.
Accession No. 1996-017; 1996-020; 1996-021; 1984-068 ; 1984-102
Series PHOTOGRAPHS
Item 1996-17-1
Biff, Tom, Captain Cowley, Buster and Alec [graphic material]. -- 1926.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of five men standing on the deck of a steamer, identified in corresponding newspaper clipping as "Biff," Tom, Captain Cowley, "Buster," and Alec. One of them is Bill Leary, who worked on a ship in the Yukon during the summer.
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-017
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Item 1996-17-2
Mr. Knickerbocker with dead deer [graphic material]. -- ca. 1923.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of the owner of Knickerbocker's Barber Shop standing with gun and the dead deers he's hunted down
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-017
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Item 1996-17-3
Group of children [graphic material]. -- [191-]
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 16 x 10 cm 1 scanned image
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of a girl and four boys standing beside a sign saying "Auto trucks not allowed to carry over 2 tons on this road." Behind them are milk cans and bicycles
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-017
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Item 1996-17-4
Students of Inverholme School [graphic material]. -- ca. 1912.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of students in front of Inverholme School
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-017
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Item 1996-17-5
Students of Inverholme School [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 8.5 x 14 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of students in front of Inverholme School
Notes Title based on contents
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Item 1996-17-6
Students of Inverholme School [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 8.5 x 14 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of students in front of Inverholme School
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-017
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Item 1996-17-7
Woman in a house [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of woman in a house. The building could be the back of Inverholme School.
Notes Title based on contents
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Item 1996-17-8
Inverholme School [graphic material]. -- [191-]
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Photograph is probably of Inverholme School. Same photo as 1987-23-40.
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-017
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Item 1996-17-9
Students of Ladner Elementary School [graphic material]. -- ca. 1938.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of grades five and six students in front of Ladner Elementary School, including the following: Amy Jordan Morrison, Maxine Bown, Florence Arthur, Edna Brodie, Thelma Hennessey, Harry Murphy, Bob Granger, Mike Smith, Raymond Bradford, Marjorie McFadden, Wilbur Mitchell, Norma Radislovich, and Eva Atkey the teacher
Notes Title based on contents Photograph is broken in half and is very fragile
Accession No. 1996-017
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Item 1996-17-10
Sitting man [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of man sitting in front of a logging dock scene
Notes Title based on contents
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Item 1996-17-11
Ferry and barge [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of ferry and barge transporting unidentified sacks
Notes Title based on contents
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Item 1996-17-12
Ladner ferry [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 8 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of Ladner ferry coming from Woodward's Landing
Notes Title based on contents
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Item 1996-17-13
Ladner ferry [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 8 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of Ladner ferry coming from Woodward's Landing
Notes Title based on contents
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Item 1996-20-1
Tanks [graphic material]. -- ca. 1916.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of World War I tanks
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-020
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Item 1996-20-2
Man in front of a tank [graphic material]. -- ca. 1916.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of an unidentified man in front of a tank around World War I
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-020
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Item 1996-20-3
Children in front of a school [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 14 x 22 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of unidentified children in front of a school
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-020
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Item 1996-21-001
Inverholme School [graphic material]. -- 1912-1913.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 10 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of students in front of Inverholme School around 1912 or 1913
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-002
Men [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 10 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of men standing and sitting on what may be a construction site
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-3
[Photo collage of Moonlight on the Fraser River] [graphic material]= Title based on contents of item. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; mounted on glass; 10 x12 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of moonlit scene on the Fraser River from Ladner and it is mounted on a glass plate with a floral design adhered to the back.
Notes Photograph is mounted on coloured background with glass on top, similar to a tintype. Very fragile
Accession No. 1996-021
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1996-021-003
Item 1996-21-004
Sadie the tugboat [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 10 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of tugboat called Sadie, near the dock
Notes Photograph is very faded and fragile
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-005
Margaret Bay Cannery [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 2 photograph prints : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of postcard of Margaret Bay Cannery
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-006
ferry [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 8 x 13 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of ferry at a dock
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-007
Delta municipal hall [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 8 x 13 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of crowd in front of Delta municipal hall, which is now the Museum and Archives
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-008
May Day girls [graphic material]. -- 1916.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 8 x 13 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of postcard of May Day crowd in front of King George V High School, including May Day Queen Mary Clark and Maid of Honour Mabel Trim
Notes Title based on contents Photograph identification is based on photograph 1991-044-5, a different image of the same scene
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-009
logging scene [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 11 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of men at logging scene, transporting logs down a ramp from the forest to the water
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-010
Group of women [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of a group of women, probably on a picnic
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-011
Family in horse-pulled carriage [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 9 x 11 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of a family in a carriage pulled by two horses, in a field
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-012
Men on a dock [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of a group of men sitting on sandbags by a dock
Notes Title based on contents
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Item 1996-21-013
May Day parade [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of postcard of a May Day parade float with the May Queen on it, pulled by two horses
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-014
Family in carriage [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of postcard of a family in a carriage pulled by a horse
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-015
Unidentified cannery site [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of postcard of an unidentified cannery site, with fishing nets on the dock and trees in the background
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-016
People standing by train tracks [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of unidentified people standing by train tracks
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-017
Ferries at dock [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 8 x 14 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of four ferries at dock: Keno, Whitehorse, Canadian and one unidentifiable
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-018
Bachelors' pad [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of men inside their living quarters, with laundry hanging from the ceilings, a pot belly stove and cots on the side. They were likely cannery workers.
Notes Title based on contents Photograph is faded and fragile
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-019
The ferry Keno [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of the ferry called Keno
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-020
People on a small boat [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 4 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of three people on a small boat near the dock
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-021
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People on a small boat [graphic material]. -- ca. 1910's.
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 4 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of three people on a small boat near the dock
Notes Title based on contents
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item 1996-21-21
Cannery interior on Deas Island [graphic material]. -- [ca. 1910]
Physical Description 1 photograph print : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm
Custodial History Donated by Gordon Scott
Scope Content Consists of photograph of fish inside the cannery on Deas Island
Notes Title based on contents Photograph is faded, ripped and fragile
Accession No. 1996-021
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Item No. Range DPN 1996-21-21