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The Dark Town Fire Brigade

Photograph shows the Hastings Sawmill Volunteer Firemen Perfomance Troupe on the old Hastings Road. The first fire engine on Burrard Inlet is partially shown at the end of the troupe.

["The Fan Drill" presented at Hart's Opera House in aid of Alexandra Hospital]

Group portrait showing (left to right) standing: Nellie Boultbee (Mrs. J.O. Benwell), Miss Martin (Mrs. J.M. Buxton), Sydney Boultbee (Mrs. A.E. Phillips), Rose Townley (Mrs. Grange Holt), Elizabeth Alexander (Mrs. J.G.L. Abbott) and Jennie Johns; seated: Mrs. Storey; kneeling: Mrs. John G. Woods, Elizabeth McDougall (Mrs. Beetham), Miss McWhinney and Anne Bodwell

[Members of The Salvation Army en route to the Yukon]

Group studio portrait showing left to right (back row): Ensign Frank Morris, Captain John Keeney, Ensign Thomas James McGill, Ensign Fred Ross; (middle row): Ensign Rebecca Ellery, Adjutant George Dowell, unknown and Lieutenant Aiken; (front row): Captain John Lecocq

Putting on a play. McCleery, Dora, Minnie, Lizzie.

Item filed under People and customs. This image was used in the 'History of Dunbar' book with the following caption: Three McCleery girls, Dora, Agnes Mary (Nannie) and Greta, are in costume, practicing a play in the parlour of the big house. The girls did many chores on the farm, but mostly in the house or the dairy. They used their spare time to write and perform plays as well as to take photographs that they processed themselves.

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