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Thomas Monkman And Margery Agnew
Photo of a man and woman, Thomas Edward Monkman and Margery Agnew, in a canoe on Lake Simcoe. Thomas was Donald Monkman's grandfather. He is wearing a shirt, tie, and cap, and Margery is wearing a white blouse. A large building is just visible in the distant background on the shore., IHS1768
Threshing at Robinson Farm
Photo from 1959 of the Jeffery and Robinson children watching while the combine harvester shoots straw into the stack. This photo was taken on Ken and Iva (Jeffery) Robinson's farm on the Third Line of Innisfil.
Tree Honoured
Newspaper clipping of an image with the caption: "Innisfil township's first historical plaque was unveiled Sunday afternoon at the farm of Harold Webb on the 13th concession. The plaque commemorates Innisfil's part in 1853, of supplying the tree that would be the mast for the largest ship in the world -- the 693-foot Great Eastern. This 120 foot log was hauled to the water by ten teams of horses. The plaque was unveiled by Hilton and Judy Webb, fourth and fifth generation members of the Webb family." The image features two mean on the left side of the rock holding the plaque, and a child on the right assisting with the reveal; they are labeled in pen (L-R) Reeve George Burton, Hilton [Webb], Judy [Webb].
United Church S.S. Picnic At Killarney Beach
Group photo taken of the men, women, and children of the Cookstown United Church Sunday School Picnic at Killarney Beach, Lake Simcoe. Some of those pictured are: Mrs. Alex Arnold, Mrs. Ed Baker, Mable Apperly, Mrs. Miner, Mrs. Broley, Mable Chantler, Marion Webb, Gazy Kidd, W.J. Finley, Bertha Cowan, and the children of the Sunday School. Date unknown.
Warnica Family in Painswick
Photograph believed to be taken about 1932-33 at Painswick, at the home of Bob Warnica on Big Bay Point Rd. Pictured from left to right are: Jean Loudon (Mrs. William Robert Warnica, b. 28 August 1884, d. 13 May 1964), William Robert "'Bob" Warnica (b. 22 December 1865, d. 22 September 1939), Maude "Gertrude" Warnica (Mrs. Harvey Herbert Quantz, sister of Bob Warnica, b. 1 December 1867, d. 22 October 1944), and the child is Shirley Gertrude Davey, granddaughter of Maude "Gertrude" Warnica and Harvey Herbert Quantz, and daughter of Edward Davey and Minerva "Minnie" Gertrude Quantz (born May Gertrude Quantz). This item was donated by Bill Warnica on 9 February 2017 courtesy of Shirley Kelly (née Davey).
Warnica Public School Class Photo 1965-66 - Senior Room
Senior class photo taken outside of the main entrance to Warnica Public School for the 1965-66 school year. Pictured from left to right, front row: Robert Quick, Bert Carlson, Larry Durkee, Jim Patterson, Rick Tobin, Jim Oakes, Wayne Sanford, Bill Terry, Evert Heskes, and Ken Price. Middle row: Kathy Patterson, Joan Graham, Susan Harbridge, Joanne Emms, Theresa Carpentier, Linda Terry, Lynn Brown, Susan Taylor, Madeline Reynolds, Don Webb, and Hank Blom. Back row: Mr. Reg Peacock (teacher), Debbie Rush, Debbie Monger, Carolyn Hofman, Lorraine Skinner, Judy King, Stan Barber, Greg Owens, Mike Dorian, Craig Godfrey, Chris Hammond, and Jan Jensen.
Warnica Public School Class Photo 1966-67 - Grade 8
Grade 8 room 1 class photo taken inside of Warnica Public School in Painswick for the 1966-67 school year. Pictured from left to right, front row: Chris Luchkiw, Larry Durkee, Rodney Howard, Ken Price, Wayne Sanford, and Robert Quick. Second row: Evert Heskes, Karen Webb, Joanne Emms, Linda Terry, Bernadette Dorian, Kathy Patterson, Susan Harbridge, and Brenda McArthur. Third row: Mrs. Elda Shannon (teacher), Donnie Lennox, Jim Oakes, Richard Tobin, Bert Carlson, Judy Jones, Madeline Reynolds, Susan Miller, and Heather Reid. Back row: Bob Sheard, Eddie Small, Chris Hammond, Jan Jensen, Colleen Jacklin, Carolyn Hofman, Debbie Monger, and Judy King. Absent: Judy Kosowan.
Wedding Photo of Harvey Jeffery and Bernice Brigham
Wedding photo for Harvey Jeffery and Bernice Brigham in 1945. Pictured from left to right are Ed Dunn (in R.A.F. uniform), Harvey Jeffery, Bernice Brigham, and Edith Brigham. When the photo was taken, Ed had only recently been released from a German P.O.W. camp after his plane had been shot down. Two years later, he married Edith Brigham.
Wilbur Reid And Eliza Lochrie
Portrait of Wilbur Reid and his first wife, Eliza Lochrie. They were married in October of 1935 at the Concord Avenue United Church in Toronto.
William James Sturgeon
Undated photo of William James Sturgeon, born 1825 and died 1898, wearing military regalia including a sash, an elaborately-handled sword, and holding a bicorn hat in his lap. The studio information at the bottom of the photo reads "W. Bogarty - Peninsular Park, Big Bay Point"
Wisker Ave.
Postcard of Wisker Avenue labelled "Residential Street, at Bell Ewart Beach, Cook's Bay, Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Canada." The image depicts a view of the road with a number of buildings on the left side, mostly covered by trees, with power/telephone lines running parallel to the street. Fred Quantz worked on the construction of ten summer cottages on this street in 1931., IHS648
Workers Harvesting Ice On Lake Simcoe
Ice harvesting off of the 8th Line of Innisfil. Workers are loading ice blocks onto a horse drawn wagon to be taken to the ice storage house on shore. The last season of ice removal was likely February and March of 1952., IHS4199(c)
\\Islay
Photo of the Lake Simcoe steamer named "Islay" taken while docked. Several crewmen or passengers are visible standing on the deck and posed for the photo. The tall man is Captain Frederick Mackay. It operated as part of the Lake Simcoe Navigation Company, and was the last steamer on the lake. The original image has been flipped so that the boat's name appears backwards., IHS428

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