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Murray builds a smokehouse.
Murray builds a smokehouse.
Title StatementMurray builds a smokehouse.
SubjectMurray, A.H., 1877-1965; Milley, Samuel F., 1867-1939; Smoked Fish; Fomowa; Club-houses
Scope and ContentSamuel F. Milley and A.H. Murray standing beside the smokehouse. The Fomowa Clubhouse in the background.
Date of Creation1936
Physical Description1 photograph : sepia toned ; 8 x 13.5 cm
ConditionGood
LocationPF-329.325
Associated MaterialA.H. Murray and Company Limited fonds.
Biography/Admin. HistoryAndrew Hamilton Murray (1877-1965) was born in St. John's, son of Jean (Ritchie) and James Murray. In 1908 Murray began the A.H. Murray & Company. In 1910 Murray entered the salt fish sector, eventually acquiring all the waterfront property between Beck's Cove and Bishop's Cove and building an extensive fishery business. In the early 1900's Murray and his brother began supplying engines. During the years of World War II the company established a salt fish plant in St. Anthony to process the Labrador catch. Murray died in 1965. Samuel 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.
NotesTitle taken from caption included in album.
Accession2006.001
Collection TitleFOMOWA Fishing Records fonds
RestrictionsCopyright expired.
Source DonorPaul Crosbie
Resource TypePhotograph
TypeStill Image
FormatImage/jpeg
LanguageEng
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