Images of people, communities and events of bygone years are few and far between, making them all the more precious today as we strive to instill a sense of history in our youth and the generations to come. Many of our loyal readers have recognized this need and have submitted old photographs to Downhome magazine from their personal collections. Scroll through to see these images for yourself and take a walk down memory lane.
Class of '64 list
Class list to accompany the picture of Bell Island District Vocational School Gas and Diesel Mechanics Class of '64. Bill Whelan (#6) lives in Mississauga, Ontario now. Former classmates may reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Perhaps your readers can identify this photo for me. I found it, along with several others, in an album I recently bought at a flea market. It may be a scene from Burin, as a few of the pics are identified as such.
Burton Janes Bay Roberts, NL
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All About Trout
Photograph shows Buller James (L) and my father, Ches Hoskins (R), with a fine catch of sea trout at the dam, Big SW Pond, Badger's Quay/Valleyfield in early Sept. 1929. The largest trout weighed 2 lbs 13 1/2 oz.
Fred Hoskins Gander, NL
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Little Bay Islands
Little Bay Islands in Notre Dame Bay, taken July 1949.
The reader is interested in finding out information and others' memories of this school. Reid Elementary, a Salvation Army School, was located on Mundy Pond Road, St. John's, NL. Here is a photo of a 1957 Kindergarten class.
Back Row L-R: ?, ... click to read moreThe reader is interested in finding out information and others' memories of this school. Reid Elementary, a Salvation Army School, was located on Mundy Pond Road, St. John's, NL. Here is a photo of a 1957 Kindergarten class.
Back Row L-R: ?, ? Squires, Wayne Squires, George Mercer, William Brown, Andrew Murray, Charlie White, Francis Windsor, Robert Coveyduck.