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Anglican Picnic
Image taken in 1927 of a group of people posed outdoors, appearing to be wearing their best clothes. Pictured left to right, Back Row: Bob Dutton, Jack Agnew, Kenneth Soloman, Elmer Graham, unknown, Alex Allan, Albert Nixon, Clara Jebb, Lynn Coleman, Florence Graham, Herb Arnold. Second Row: Violet Lewis, Mrs. Dutton, Mrs. Stoddart, Laura Jebb, Edith Beatty, unknown, Lillian Allan, Wilma Stoddart, T.E. Monkman. Bottom Row: Unknown. Third Row: Norman Baker, Jim Dutton, Frank Baker, Bert Coleman, Bert Arnold, unknown, Madeline Baker.
Ann Fraser
A studio portrait taken of Ann Fraser in 1870. She is posed standing with her hand rested on a chair. Her hair is up, and she is wearing a floor length, long sleeved dress, with a belt. She was wife to James Allan, who owned SH Lot 12, concession 4., IHS1295
Ann Jane McCullough
A studio portrait of Ann Jane McCullough, taken around 1860. Her hair is tied up, and she appears to be wearing a bonnet and a high collared dress. She became Mrs. Andrew Wallace when she was married on January 4th, 1866., IHS1255s
Ann Jane McCullough
A studio portrait of Ann Jane McCullough, taken in 1860. Her hair is tied up, and she appears to be wearing a high collared dress with a locket style necklace. She later became Mrs. Andrew Wallace when she was married on January 4th, 1866., IHS1240
Ann Maria Sawyer
A portrait image of Ann Maria Sawyer (Married to Thomas Sawyer, née Ann Maria Hill), suspected to be taken around 1870. She is wearing a high collared blouse, with a decorative hat, and her hair up. Her husband (Thomas) was born in 1839, farmed at the northwest corner of Highway 89 and 11 at Fennell's Corner. Their sons were John and Bethel George., IHS2894
Ann Maria Sawyer
A portrait image of Ann Maria Sawyer (Married to Thomas Sawyer, née Ann Maria Hill), suspected to be taken around 1875. She is wearing a high collared dress, with a locket necklace, and her hair up. Her husband (Thomas) was born in 1839, farmed at the northwest corner of Highway 89 and 11 at Fennell's Corner. Their sons were John and Bethel George., IHS2898
Ann Park
Studio portrait of Ann Park, taken in 1832. She is dressed wearing a dress and bonnet - it is suspected that this image was taken during the winter due to what appears to be fur on her lap, and the heavy clothing. Ann came to Innisfil in 1932, and was wife to Robert Wallace. Together the couple had ten children, eight of whom were born in Innisfil, and four died young. She was the Great Grandmother to Don Beatty. The family live at SH Lot 22, concession 5., IHS114
Ann Teasdale
A Tin-Type studio portrait of Ann Teasdale, produced in 1860. She appears to be seated holding a book, and wearing a dress with a button-up jacket and bonnet. Ann Teasdale was born in 1831 and died in 1924. She was married to William Hubbert who was born in 1827 and died in 1896. The family lived at SH Lot 5, concession 11., IHS1681
Annabel Lucas
Studio portrait of Annabel Lucas, taken at the age of 23 in 1895. She was born in 1872 and died in 1974. In the image, Annabel is wearing a high neck dress with a brooch secured at her neck. She later become Mrs. Mervin Noble., IHS2446
Anne Holdcroft on Outdoor Rink
Image taken in 1961 of an outdoor ice skating rink. People can be seen skating in the background of the image, and Anne Holdcroft can be seen in the centre of the image. Anne is wearing a coat, pants, gloves, and head covering. This rink was located behind the Stroud School. In 1964 the second arena, Stroud Curling Club, was built., IHS4087
Anne Monkman - Reeve
Image taken of Mrs. Anne Monkman. The image appears to be taken when she was the Reeve of Cooktown, as she sits in the Reeve's chair and holding a wooden gravel, with documents in front of her. She sits at a table wearing a floral patterned blouse, watch, and jewelry. Mrs. Anne Monkman was the President of Cookstown Women's Institute in 1976.
Anne Monkman Cutting Cake
Image of Anne Monkman, President of the Cookstown Women's Institute, cutting a cake. The cake is in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Cookstown Women's Institute. The celebrations took place at Cookstown Central School in 1976. In the image, Anne Monkman wears a blouse and skirt, cutting the cake which is placed on a table that is decorated with flowers.
Annie (Goodfellow) Lucas
Image suspected to be taken around 1900, of Mrs. Annie Lucas (Née Goodfellow) and Charlie Lucas. Annie was born in 1876 and died in 1968. In the image, Annie is wearing a floor length, long sleeved, high collared dress. Her hair is in an up-do, and she appears to be sat on a stool outside a house. Young Charlie stands next to her in a plaid outfit. The two appear to be playing together and Annie holds one of Charlie's hands. The image includes a decorated border around it., IHS107
Annie Jack and Mother
Image taken of two women standing on their porch outside their house, taken in 1916. Annie Jack stands on the right in the image, wearing a dress, boots, and waist apron. Her mother, Mrs. Tommy Jack, stand on the left wearing the same. The family lived at the North Half Lot 22, Concession 5, Innisfil., IHS880
Annie Sawyer
A studio portrait of Annie Sawyer (Née Simpkins) taken at 18 years old, in 1904. Annie is wearing a white high-neck blouse. The front of the blouse appears to be decorated with embroidery. She wears an ascot around her neck which has a small snowflake at the bottom. Her hair is tied up with ribbons. Annie Sawyer was first cousin to Edna Allan., IHS790
Annie Sturgeon
Studio portrait of Annie Sturgeon taken in 1875. Annie was the youngest child of the Sturgeon family, born May 19th 1863. The studio has been set up with a chair, side table, and small box resting under Annie's feet. On the table there is an unknown decoration. Annie is sitting and holding a book in her lap. She is wearing a dress with stockings and boots. Her hair is kept back from her face using a ribbon tied in a bow as a hairband. Annie Sturgeon was the great aunt of Mr. Douglas Hughes., IHS1443
Annie Wallace
Studio portrait of Annie Wallace taken in 1888. Annie is standing with on hand holding a chair, and the other hand holding what appears to be a letter or handkerchief. She is wearing a long dress with a fur shawl around her shoulders. Her hair is tied up, paired with a hat. The hat consists of a decorative bird - at that time birds were fashioned of feathers with wings raised raised and placed on top of hats., IHS1241
Antique Display Committee - 1967
Image taken in 1967 of two women seated on a wooden bench and dressed in period costumes. The two women are part of the Antique Display Committee. Pictured left to right: Mrs. J. Edney, Mrs. J. McKay. It is suspected the occasion for the photo are part of Canada's Centennial Celebration due to the year.
Apple Packing at Thompson Family Farm
Image of the Thompson family making Cider on their family farm, taken around 1900. John Thompson is using a heading vise to install the head on a barrel of apples with his three sons Wilson, Harry and Fred, plus unknown face in the doorway. This process is often mistaken as making cider with a press, due to the similarity of the upper workings of the mechanisms employed in both the pressing and packing operations. Their farm was located at Lot 17 on 8th Line in Innisfil - now known as Innisfil Beach Road., IHS 4390
Approaching Marriage of Ethel Campbell
This photo was taken by John Thompson at his residence, in 1901. The occasion was the approaching marriage of Ethel Campbell, and Lila Neilly's last year teaching at Nantyr, September 1901. Presented to Mary Jack from Mrs. Annie Robinson on 22 February 1940. Pictured from left to right - Front Row: Libbie Thompson (married J. Murry), Ella Cross (married Wilfred Stewart), Maggie Jack (married Charles Miller), Mary Jack (unmarried). Back Row: Libbie Jack (married Roy McCabe), Carrie Cross (married Harold Hastings), Lila Neilly (Bradford), Ethel Campbell (married Joe Coulter, died in 1904), Jennie Campbell (married Ivan Grose). The women are picture outside and dressed in fine clothing., IHS102
Architects' Depiction of the New Firehall at Stroud
Created in 2002, this digital image conveys an architects depiction of the New Fire Hall in Stroud. The image has been created from the outside of the station, facing the front door and garage. The building seen is Innisfil Fire and Rescue Service Station Number Three., IHS40444044A
Architectural Style
House with Verandah across the front, IHS2892
Architecture-Strathallan Home
Image taken in 1920 of the home of I. F. Hellmuth. Hellmuth was a Toronto Lawyer. The property was known as "Strathallan" and was located on Lot 20, Concession 13. There was a Greenhouse located behind the house that has since been demolished. The image was taken during winter, as the roof of the house is coated in a layer of snow., IHS1844
Area Two School Board - North Innisfil
Image taken in 1953 of the members who composed the Area Two School Board of North Innisfil. There eight men and one woman in business attire. Pictured from left to right: Stanley King, Lloyd Booth, Peter M. Scott (Inspector), Frank Cowan, Roy Goodfellow (Chairman), Leonard Martin (Maintenance), and H.J. (Bert) Lougheed (Secretary-Treasurer). The woman and man seated in front are unnamed., IHS751
Arlie Reid
Portrait image of Arlie Lilliam Johnston Reid, taken in 1930. Arlie was born April 2nd, 1896. She is sat with on arm rested on the chair back. She appears to be wearing a dress that has decorative beading on the sleeves and collar. She has short, curled hair and is wearing eye-glasses.
Army Tank at Parliament's Garage
Photo of a Sherman tank in front of Parliament's Service Station, taken in 1940 during the Second World War. The army occasionally did training exercises in trucks and tanks over many miles of township roads in Essa, Innisfil, etc. This tank crew are getting warm and drinking coffee at the station., IHS3048
Army Troops in Cookstown - First World War
Photograph of troops in uniform amongst several white tents, taken in 1914. Between 1914 and 1918 the Cookstown Agricultural Fairgrounds were used as a training ground for soldiers before travelling to fight overseas in the First World War., IHS1766
Arnold's Store and Residence
Image of the front view of two buildings, taken in 1961. The store front of brick house with white trim was identified as L.A. Arnold's store with a light-coloured clapboard house to the left, identified as Mr. and Mrs. Reaburn's home on Cookstown's main street.
Art Hanson, Marjorie Hanson, Bill Riley
Image taken in 1961 on Victoria Street West in Cookstown. Three people are seen standing together in the image. Pictured form left to right: Art Hanson, Marjorie Hanson, Bill Riley. Mr. Hanson is dressed in a suit, Mrs. Hanson is dressed in a formal coat and hat, and Mr. Riley is wearing a button-up shirt with casual jacket. This photo was collected by Cookstown Tweedsmuir History.
Art Pugh Delivering Gas
Image of Art Pugh taken in 1933. He is standing in from of a 'Premier Gasoline' truck, said to be delivering gas from Barrie. He is wearing overalls on top of what appears to be a shirt and tie., IHS1831

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