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Collection Société d’histoire de Coaticook Quebec
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People

File contains images of members of the community in the Coaticook region from about the 1920s to 1950. It consists of an album of family photographs (largely unidentified), a photo postcard of Lucille Fournier, two portraits of an unidentified bride and groom, and the reproduction of a photograph of the Christmas party employees of Bell Telephone from 1950.

Education

File contains images of schools and students in Coaticook from the 1910s to 1959. It consists of photographs of the École Gendreau elementary school, the playground at École St-Michel elementary school, and students (largely identified) of École Gendreau, École St-Michel, École Marie-Rivier St-Marc, and the students and teacher (Myrtle Glidden) in front of a one-room schoolhouse in Martinville.

Commerce and industries

File presents information on the economic history of the Coaticook region from 1875 to 2014. It consists of an account book for James Williamson for R.C. Baldwin’s store (1875), a poster for J.H. Knapp’s ambulance and funeral service ([192-?]), an article “Scientific fish culture in Quebec since 1945” by Louis-Roch Séguin (1957), an article “Étude d’un important projet pour la promotion touristique de la Station Piscicole du Lac Lyster” (1957), a brochure “Eastern Townships Fish Hatchery/Station piscicole des Cantons de l’Est” (1958), a brochure for Camping Piskiart at Lake Lyster (1960s), a promotional poster for Michael Élias & Co. (ca. 1964), an article “Trout rearing with the minimum of fresh make-up water possible/Élévage de truites avec le minimum d’eau fraîche de compensation possible” by Louis-Roch Séguin, Benoit Dion and Raymond Charbonneau (1978), and a cabinetry catalogue from Cabico (2014).

Industry and commerce

File contains images of businesses and industries in Coaticook from 1934 to about the 1950s. It consists of photographs of the the employees of Penman’s, the employees of Belding-Corticelli, and a photograph of the interior of an unidentified factory.

Military

File contains images of soldiers from the Coaticook area from about 1918. It consists of a reproduced photograph of two soldiers, one identified as Osias Dupuis (enlisted with the 2nd Depot Battalion, 2nd Quebec Regiment).

Bell Telephone Christmas party, Coaticook

Item is a photograph reproduction of the employee Christmas party of Bell Telephone in Coaticook in 1949 or 1950. Pictured in the photograph are Lucille Meunier (5th from right), Marie Blanche (2nd from right), Madeleine Brulotte (1st on left), Lorraine Brulotte, Jeanne Bédard (black dress, in front), Leatrice Dresser (kneeling at left), and unknown Fortin (light-coloured dress).

Religion

File contains images of churches and religious activities in Coaticook from about 1900 to 1925. It consists of photographs of an unidentified church interior, the interior of St-Jean-Évangéliste, and two of the Coaticook zouaves.

Parade, Coaticook

Item is a photograph of a parade with the fire brigade, including equipment, on St-Jean-Baptiste Street in Coaticook around the 1890s with the Casino Theatre (later the Rivoli Theatre) and Dionne store.

Events

File contains images of parades in Coaticook from about 1885 to 1925. It consists of photographs of parades in the streets of the town of Coaticook, including some showing the fire department. Streets pictured are Chartier, St-Jean-Baptiste, Gérin-Lajoie, and Cutting.

Views of Coaticook

File contains views of the town of Coaticook from about the 1940s. It consists of photographs views of buildings and streets in Coaticook, including the Cameron store, properties belonging to Davila Poulin, Pierre Rodrigue, Émile Faucher, and Antonio Tremblay, and Gendreau, St-Jacques, and St-Marc Streets. Photographs include some views of farming scenes.

Students of École St-Michel elementary school, Coaticook

Item consists of photographs of students from the École St-Michel elementary school, Coaticook from 15 April 1987. Pictured in the photographs are: Lise Cloutier, Lorraine Lebel, Mariette Leblanc, Ginette Lajeunesse, Jacqueline Jubinville, Francince Gauthier, Pauline Bouchard, Diane Bédard, Lise Lamoureux, Jacqueline Lamoureux, Diane Tremblay, Françoise Lavertue, Lucie Guimond, Nicole Boutin, and Lise Tremblay.

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