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Album, Photo


Accession number: 2017.54.7
Date: 1900 – 1915
Materials: Paper; string
Measurements: 11.5 cm L x 18 cm W x 1 cm Thick
Subject: 2017.54.7 Estimated time frame: 1900-1918 Page 1: Left: Man, unknown; Baby, unknown (summer) Page 1: Right: Peter’s Island, Grand Passage, off Brier Island, Digby County; Lighthouse; House, dwelling (spring/summer) Page 2: Ship, sailing; vessel, commercial fishing; photo removed from right side Page 3: Left 1: Girl, unknown, Studio portrait Page 3: Left 2: Woman, unknown, Studio portrait Page 3: Center: Woman, unknown; Baby, unknown; Building, farm; Fence, Rail. (summer) Page 3: Right 1: Woman, unknown, studio portrait Page 3: Right 2: Girl, unknown, studio portrait Page 4: Left: Three people: woman, unknown; man, unknown; woman, unknown (summer) First woman may be Annie (Suthern) Whitenect b. 21 Nov 1891- 27 July 1983 (summer) Page 4: Right: Interior shot of sitting room, three people, unknown: woman, middle-aged; man, middle-aged; woman, older. Page 5: no photos - removed Page 6: Left: Photo removed; Center: Man in WWI uniform, may be Stephen (11 Apr 1896-29 Sept 1918) or Alden Suthern 17 Feb 1894-July 1979); woman, unknown; pet, dog (spring/summer) Page 6: Right: Man, unknown (summer) Page 7: Left: Three men, unknown, dressed in uniform standing on vessel deck. Appear to be of varying seniority (spring/summer) Page 7: Right: House, dwelling. May be Whitenect home which stood on Overcove Road between the current Warner House and home now owned by Ann Yelle and Joan MacLean(summer) Page 8: Left: pet, dog; child, unknown; Chair, Child’s (spring/summer) Page 8: Right: Photo removed Page 9: no photos (removed) Page 10: Left: Birdhouse; Baby, unknown; Fence, board (spring/summer) Page 10: Right: Woman, unknown; (summer) Page 11: Left: Man, unknown; pet, dog; pelts, fox; house, dwelling; gun, hunting; chair, sedan (spring/fall) Page 11: Right: Child, unknown; chair, kitchen. Appears to be same child as in photo, left Page 8 and right, page 17. Interior shot Page 12: Left: Man, unknown; Woman, unknown (spring/fall) Page 12: Center: Woman, unknown; baby, unknown (spring/fall) Page 12: Right: Woman, unknown. Appears to be same woman as Page 3, left 1. Studio portrait Page 13: House, dwelling. Appears to be the same house as Page 11, left and page 18, right(winter) Page 14: Left : Woman, unknown in two different poses. Studio portrait, stereoscopic type of photo Page 14: Right: House, dwelling; flag, United States of America (spring/summer) Page 15: Left: Man, unknown, feeding birds. One bird perches on his head (winter) Page 15: Right: photo removed Page 16: Left: photo removed Page 16: Right: Man, unknown (summer) Page 17: Left: Building, barn; Building, public; Boy, unknown; Man, unknown (spring/summer) Page 17: Right: Animal, dog; Child, unknown; Chair, Child’s (spring/summer) Page 18: Left: Two couples, 2 men, 2 women, unknown, standing on wharf next to ship; suitcase (spring/summer) Page 18: Right: House, dwelling; child, unknown; bird (on child’s head); walker, baby; (winter) Page 19: Left: House, dwelling; woman, unknown; pet, cat; pet, dog (spring/summer) Page 19: Right: House, dwelling; girl, unknown; man, unknown; woman, unknown (spring/summer) Page 20: Left 1: photo removed Page 20: Centre: girl, unknown; studio portrait Page 20: Right: building, church? Page 21: Left: Photo removed Page 21: Right: Pet, cat Page 22: Left: Boat, motor; man, unknown; flag, Union Jack Page 22: Right: Man, unknown Page 23: Left: House, dwelling; Couple: man and woman possibly Ella (Cann) and Edward Suthern or Edgar and Agnes Whitenect Page 24: Photo removed Page 25: Left: photo removed Page 25: Right: House, Dwelling; Fence, board; Man, unknown Page 26: Woman, unknown; wagon, farm; animal, chickens; gun, hunting; (spring/summer) Caption: Dead chicken in ring Page 26: Right: Woman, unknown; studio portrait Page 27: Left: Man, unknown; Baby, unknown (spring/summer) Page 27: Center: Building, dwelling?; Man, unknown (spring/summer) Page 27: Right: Man, unknown (spring/summer) Page 28: Left: Photo removed Page 28: Right: Couple: man and woman; Dwelling, camp; basket, picnic (summer) Page 29: Left: Ship: Steamship Ferry, Passenger and Car; Cleveland & Buffalo, C&B Line, Seeandbee; Sailed May to October in 1935. http://www.timetableimages.com/maritime/images/cb.htm Page 29: Center 1: Couple, woman and man, unknown; studio portrait Page 29: Center 2: Two girls, unknown; studio portrait Page 29: Right: Four people (1 girl, 1 man, 1 women), all unknown, standing under vine covered arch with flags on top and white letters on front side spelling out: “Welcome to Canada’s Greatest Chieftain”. Buildings, commercial in background. “ This elaborate fare had been offered to Premier Sir Wilfred Laurier and his entourage about two weeks later on August 29, 1911. That was the day he had visited Digby en route to Halifax to campaign for re-election. An inscription at the head of the wharf had welcomed him as “Canada’s Greatest Chieftain”.” A Culloden Chronicle: A Western Nova Scotia Farming and Fishing Village” by Irma Walker, 2014 Page 30: Child, unknown; Automobile; building, commercial; building, residential. The car may be an 1911 Alpene Tourin (Touring?) Automobile http://www.earlyamericanautomobiles.com/1911.htm (summer)
Description: Time span: 1900 - 1915
Contains B/W photos of Suthern and Whitenect Family members and friends. 


Black paper photo album tied with light brown / gold string.
15 pages, double sided. 51 photos glued in. 

Page 1: Left: Man, unknown; Baby, unknown  (summer)
Page 1: Right: Peter’s Island, Grand Passage, off Brier Island, Digby County; Lighthouse; House, dwelling  (spring/summer)
Page 2: Ship, sailing; vessel, commercial fishing; photo removed from right side
Page 3: Left 1: Girl, unknown, Studio portrait
Page 3: Left 2: Woman, unknown, Studio portrait
Page 3: Center: Woman, unknown; Baby, unknown; Building, farm; Fence, Rail. (summer)
Page 3: Right 1: Woman, unknown, studio portrait
Page 3: Right 2: Girl, unknown, studio portrait
Page 4: Left: Three people: woman, unknown; man, unknown; woman, unknown (summer) First woman may be Annie (Suthern) Whitenect b. 21 Nov 1891- 27 July 1983 (summer)
Page 4: Right: Interior shot of sitting room, three people, unknown: woman, middle-aged; man, middle-aged; woman, older.
Page 5: no photos - removed
Page 6: Left:  Photo removed; Center: Man in WWI uniform, may be Stephen (11 Apr 1896-29 Sept 1918) or Alden Suthern 17 Feb 1894-July 1979); woman, unknown; pet, dog (spring/summer)
Page 6: Right: Man, unknown (summer)
Page 7: Left: Three men, unknown, dressed in uniform standing on vessel deck. Appear to be of varying seniority (spring/summer)
Page 7: Right: House, dwelling. May be Whitenect home which stood on Overcove Road between the current Warner House and home now owned by Ann Yelle and Joan MacLean(summer)
Page 8: Left: pet, dog; child, unknown; Chair, Child’s  (spring/summer)
Page 8: Right: Photo removed
Page 9: no photos (removed)
Page 10: Left: Birdhouse; Baby, unknown; Fence, board (spring/summer)
Page 10: Right: Woman, unknown;  (summer)
Page 11: Left: Man, unknown; pet, dog; pelts, fox; house, dwelling; gun, hunting; chair, sedan (spring/fall)
Page 11: Right: Child, unknown; chair, kitchen. Appears to be same child as in photo, left Page 8 and right, page 17. Interior shot
Page 12: Left:  Man, unknown; Woman, unknown (spring/fall)
Page 12: Center: Woman, unknown; baby, unknown (spring/fall)
Page 12: Right: Woman, unknown. Appears to be same woman as Page 3, left 1. Studio portrait
Page 13: House, dwelling. Appears to be the same house as Page 11, left and page 18, right(winter)
Page 14: Left : Woman, unknown in two different poses. Studio portrait, stereoscopic type of photo
Page 14: Right: House, dwelling; flag, United States of America  (spring/summer)
Page 15: Left: Man, unknown, feeding birds. One bird perches on his head (winter)
Page 15: Right: photo removed
Page 16: Left: photo removed
Page 16: Right: Man, unknown (summer)
Page 17: Left: Building, barn; Building, public; Boy, unknown; Man, unknown (spring/summer)
Page 17: Right: Animal, dog; Child, unknown; Chair, Child’s (spring/summer)
Page 18: Left: Two couples, 2 men, 2 women, unknown, standing on wharf next to ship; suitcase (spring/summer)
Page 18: Right: House, dwelling; child, unknown; bird (on child’s head); walker, baby; (winter)
Page 19: Left: House, dwelling; woman, unknown; pet, cat; pet, dog (spring/summer)
Page 19: Right: House, dwelling; girl, unknown; man, unknown; woman, unknown  (spring/summer)
Page 20: Left 1: photo removed
Page 20: Centre: girl, unknown; studio portrait
Page 20: Right: building, church?
Page 21: Left: Photo removed
Page 21: Right: Pet, cat
Page 22: Left: Boat, motor; man, unknown; flag, Union Jack
Page 22: Right: Man, unknown
Page 23: Left: House, dwelling; Couple: man and woman possibly Ella (Cann) and Edward Suthern or Edgar and Agnes Whitenect
Page 24: Photo removed
Page 25: Left: photo removed
Page 25: Right: House, Dwelling; Fence, board; Man, unknown
Page 26: Woman, unknown; wagon, farm; animal, chickens; gun, hunting; (spring/summer) Caption: Dead chicken in ring
Page 26: Right: Woman, unknown; studio portrait
Page 27: Left: Man, unknown; Baby, unknown (spring/summer)
Page 27: Center: Building, dwelling?; Man, unknown (spring/summer)
Page 27: Right: Man, unknown (spring/summer)
Page 28: Left: Photo removed
Page 28: Right: Couple: man and woman; Dwelling, camp; basket, picnic (summer)
Page 29: Left: Ship: Steamship Ferry, Passenger and Car; Cleveland & Buffalo, C&B Line, Seeandbee; Sailed May to October in 1935. http://www.timetableimages.com/maritime/images/cb.htm
Page 29: Center 1: Couple, woman and man, unknown; studio portrait
Page 29: Center 2: Two girls, unknown; studio portrait
Page 29: Right: Four people (1 girl, 1 man, 1 women), all unknown, standing under vine covered arch with flags on top and white letters on front side spelling out: “Welcome to Canada’s Greatest Chieftain”. Buildings, commercial in background. “ This elaborate fare had been offered to Premier Sir Wilfred Laurier and his entourage about two weeks later on August 29, 1911. That was the day he had visited Digby en route to Halifax to campaign for re-election. An inscription at the head of the wharf had welcomed him as “Canada’s Greatest Chieftain”.”  A Culloden Chronicle: A Western Nova Scotia Farming and Fishing Village” by Irma Walker, 2014
Page 30: Child, unknown; Automobile; building, commercial; building, residential. The car may be an 1911 Alpene Tourin (Touring?) Automobile  http://www.earlyamericanautomobiles.com/1911.htm (summer)