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'Coon Can' on the Piazza.
'Coon Can' on the Piazza.
Title Statement'Coon Can' on the Piazza.
SubjectMilley, Samuel F., 1867-1939; Monroe, Walter Stanley, 1871-1952; Cormier, John; Playing Cards
Scope and ContentWalter Stanley Monroe and Samuel F. Milley playing cards. John Cormier passes by in the background.
Date of Creation1922
Physical Description1 photograph : sepia toned ; 13.5 x 8 cm
Associated MaterialMonroe Export Company, Limited, fonds.
Biography/Admin. HistorySamuel F. Milley (1867-1939) was born in St. John's in 1867. Milley was a prominent dry goods merchant in St. John's from 1890's and was a member of the Legisaltive Council for more than 30 years. Milley died in Montreal on February 12, 1939.Walter Stanley Monroe (1871-1952) was born in Dublin, Ireland, son of John and Elizabeth (Moule) Monroe. Married Helen Smith. In 1923 Monroe entered politics and ran unsuccessfully against William Coaker in Bonavista. William Warren appointed Monroe Minister in his second administration formed in 1924. Monroe was appointed to the Legisaltive Council in 1933. John Cormier sold the house and land at Forks Pool on the Grand River, Codroy, July 11, 1914 to the FOMOWA Fishing Club.
NotesTitle taken from caption included in album.
Collection TitleFOMOWA Fishing Records fonds
RestrictionsCopyright expired.
Source DonorPaul Crosbie
Resource TypePhotograph
TypeStill Image
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