Miriam Currie’s Photo Album of Mississauga Beach, Niagara-on-the-Lake, 1920-1938.
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AbstractAn album of photographs taken at Mississauga Beach, Niagara-on-the-Lake. The album belonged to Miriam Currie. The photos are dated from 1920 to 1938. The album contains 125 photographs, mostly featuring members of the Currie family at the cottage, including Miriam, her parents, [sister] Eleanor, her grandfather, and Aunt Lill. There is also a Christmas card featuring a picture of the Currie family, and a brochure for “Swiss Chalet”, a small resort on Mississauga Beach, Niagara-on-the-Lake. W. F. Currie is listed as the proprietor. A photograph of a residence in Niagara Falls is included. It appears to be the Currie family home at 1184 Third Ave. Some photographs feature people other than the Curries, many of whom were likely resort staff or guests. Names include the Hind children; Doris Weatherbe; Agnes Richmond; Ruth Dixon; Marion Smith; Dennis Miller, Betty Kay; Patty, Freddy and Foster Parmelee; Robert & Elsie Cook; Lillian Howell (dietitian); Anne Culp (dietitian); Caroline and Kathryn Williams; Caroline and Betty Vrandenburg; Barbara Williams; Shirley Phemister; Helen Goodrow Aldershot (dietitian); Martha Fulton; Helen Hulet; Bobby Del Vaccio; Bonnie Moyer; Paul McIntyre; Jean Bayard; Mrs. Lamkin; Mrs. Cogswell; the Knowltons; Olive Elwood; Betty Clark; George Fuller; Jane Edwards; and Gordon Martin.
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