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Letter, Hally C. Brent to Frances R. Brent

The item is a letter from Hally C. (née Brown) Brent to her mother-in-law, Frances R. (née Kenner) Brent where she writes about a child's birthday party, her son's recent sickness and convalescence, friends, and food.

Letter, Hally C. Brent to Frances R. Brent

The item is a letter from Harried (aka Hally) Carrington (née Brown) Brent to her mother-in-law, Frances R. (née Kenner) Brent, written on 31 August 1914 from North Hatley. In the letter, Hally recounts a child's birthday party and comments on the war.

Group at Mrs. Brent's dock, North Hatley

The item is a photograph of a group on the dock of Hally C. Brent in North Hatley in August 1941. Pictured are (left to right): Dorothy MacLennan, Hally Carrington Brent, Hally Brent Dame, Joseph L. Brent, and Hugh MacLennan.

Ladies of the Tomifobia W.I.

The item is a photograph of members of the Tomifobia Women's Institute, pictured holding refreshments in glass bottles, probably taken in the 1950s. Pictured are (seated, l-r) Jessie (née McIntyre) Soutiere, Lyn Bolduc, Olive (née Ticehurst) Emslie, (standing, l-r) Mildred (née Brown) Rever, Eva (née Hastings) Hibbard, and Eula Mosher.

Fonds Elmwood Cemetery Inc. fonds

  • CA ETRC P247
  • Fonds
  • 1890-2018

The fonds contains information on the operation and management of Elmwood Cemetery Inc. in Sherbrooke from 1890 to 2018. It consists primarily of correspondence, minutes, financial statements, ledgers, and plans. The fonds is comprised of the following series: History and constituent documents (1890-1923, 1978-2018), Administration (1890-2005), Cemetery management (1890-2005), Legislation ([1895], 1960-1966, 2004).

Hauling log with sledge

The item is a photograph of a team hauling a log on a sledge (sled) in winter, likely including members of the Baker family at the Edwin G. Baker farm on Haslett Road at Danville, taken in 1914 or 1915. Also visible is the load binder - the bent stick. The log would be chained to the sled, the load binder attached to the chain, bent over and hooked, thereby applying tension to the chain to hold the log in place.

WWI postcard, inscription

Item is a reproduction of a postcard depicting what is likely a militia unit at Richmond around 1916. The unit was probably made up of people who were too young or otherwise unfit to serve in the regular forces. The inscription on the verso lists the following names: featuring Rollie Elliot, Chet Kearry, Riggins, Arthur Pope, Elmer Cleveland, Stuart Morrill, ? Blake, Elmer Stockwell, Stuart Only, Eddie Smith, Dan Tounes, Harry Pugh, Stuart Messenger, Henry Smith, Ivan Adams, Leslie Porter, Stuart Hamilton, Arthur Messenger, Russ McKee, Duncan McCallum, Brooks Hamilton, Henry Carson, Bertie Barlow, Herbie Robinson, Ralph MacBain, Serg. ?. The postcard was copied in 2019.

WWI postcard

Item is a reproduction of a postcard depicting what is likely a militia unit at Richmond in about 1916. The unit was probably made up of people who were too young or otherwise unfit to serve in the regular forces. The inscription on the verso lists the following names: featuring Rollie Elliot, Chet Kearry, Riggins, Arthur Pope, Elmer Cleveland, Stuart Morrill, ? Blake, Elmer Stockwell, Stuart Only, Eddie Smith, Dan Tounes, Harry Pugh, Stuart Messenger, Henry Smith, Ivan Adams, Leslie Porter, Stuart Hamilton, Arthur Messenger, Russ McKee, Duncan McCallum, Brooks Hamilton, Henry Carson, Bertie Barlow, Herbie Robinson, Ralph MacBain, Serg. ?. The postcard was copied in 2019.

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