Accession number: 2014.9.17
Object type: B&W
Measurements: 18 cm L x 12.7 cm W
Subject: Bridgewater, Schools, Bridgewater High School, Sports, Basketball, Girls, Agnes Simmson, Lorna Wentzell, Jean Gow, Edith Shaw, Helen Kaizer, Barbara MacDormand, Marguerite Rudolph, Mary Louise Rudolph, Genevieve Anderson, Vivian Foley, Miss N. Ashley, Jean Newell, Mr. L. Hancock
Narrative: Jean Gow Fielding was born 20 October 1921 in Bridgewater, N.S., the daughter of Walter Gow and Jean (Clarke) Gow. Jean attending Bridgewater schools and was a member of the girls basketball team. Jean Gow married Donald James Kelso on 2 April 1943 and had 3 children, Nancy, John and Elizabeth Kelso. Jean then married Ron Fielding on 28 May 1955 and had 1 child, Catherine Jane Fielding. Jean Gow Fielding worked at the Gow's Hardware store. Jean Gow Fielding lived at 42 Alexandra Avenue, Bridgewater. Jean Gow Fielding was the Bridgewater Girl Guide leader as well as District Commissioner. Jean Gow Fielding died 26 December 2007 and is buried in Brookside Cemetery, Bridgewater.
Description: Eleven girls, one female and one male teacher, all identified. Front row, left to right: Agnes Simmson, Lorna Wentzell, Jean Gow, Edith Shaw, Helen Kaizer. Middle row, left to right: Barbara MacDormand, Marguerite Rudolph, Mary Louise Rudolph, Genevieve Anderson. Back row, left to right: Vivian Foley, Miss N. Ashley, Jean Newell and Mr. L. Hancock. Members of the girls Bridgewater High School basketball team. They are seated on the steps in front of two large doors of the high school. Eleven of the girls are wearing white blouses, dark shorts, ankle socks and sneakers. The woman in the middle of the back row is wearing a dark dress and jacket. The man is wearing a suit and tie. The girl in the centre is holding a basketball with 37-38 BHS written on it.
History of Use: Taken to document girls high school basketball team.