Fonds PR-112 - Comber family fonds

Berry pickers at the Holloway Farm Muriel and Mary Comber picking cherries at the Holloway Farm Berry pickers at the Holloway Farm Ted Holloway's sister Mary Comber and unidentified man on horses [at the Holloway farm?] Unidentified person on horseback [at the Holloway farm?] Man playing with dog [at the Holloway farm?] [Muriel Comber on horseback at the Holloway farm?] Interior of pickers bunkhouse at the Holloway Farm Nurses' residence at Royal Jubilee Hospital
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Comber family fonds


  • 1938-1942 (Creation)

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25 photographs

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Sisters Muriel and Mary Comber worked as berry pickers during the summer at the Holloway Farm in what is now Central Saanich.


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Donated in 2010 by Joan Ruskowski, sister of Muriel Comber.

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Fonds consists of photographs of berry picking on the Holloway farm on East Saanich Road.

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No further accruals are expected.

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  • English

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Accession number: 2010-069

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