Series DA 2011.28 - Digital copies of photographs from Robert J. Burkitt

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CA ON00156 DA 2011.28


Digital copies of photographs from Robert J. Burkitt


  • 1950-1970 (Creation)

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10 digital photographs

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Donated to the Deseronto Archives in December 2011. Transferred to the Community Archives in 2016.

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Ten photographs taken in and around Deseronto by the Burkitt family. Bill Burkitt ran Burkitt's Groceteria at 344 Main Street, Deseronto in the 1950s and 1960s.

2011.28 (1) Snapshot of Robert Burkitt. c.1953
2011.28 (2) George Wannamaker, the butcher in the Burkitt Groceteria, Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario, during the 1950s.
2011.28 (3) Snapshot of Tom Burkitt, c.1960
2011.28 (4) Snapshot of Tom Burkitt and Arthur Dawson taken at Camp Quin-Mo-Lac near Tweed.
2011.28 (5) Snapshot of Phyllis Twiddy Creaser and Doris Twiddy Rendell
2011.28 (6) Snapshot of Robert Burkitt taken on Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario with Chapman's Restaurant on the left and Jackson's Hardware to the right.
2011.28 (7) Photograph of Robert Burkitt taken at Deseronto Public School, Deseronto, Ontario.
2011.28 (8) Tom and Robert Burkitt, with their mother, Marjorie, outside the family's grocery store, Burkitt's Groceteria, at 344 Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario, c.1960.
2011.28 (9) Five members of the Burkitt family: Tom and Robert at the rear, Bill and Marjorie Burkitt at the front, with Jim Warder, Marjorie's father. Taken outside the Deseronto Post Office, c.1975.
2011.28 (10) Snapshot of the front of Burkitt's Groceteria, 344 Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario, c.1955.

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