Fonds edm-1714 - Bruce L. Whaley fonds

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Bruce L. Whaley fonds

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Sundown Brand fonds

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CA EDM edm-1714

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  • 1938 (Creation)
    Whaley, Bruce L.

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1 cm of textual records. -- 8 photographs.

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Bruce Whaley came from Toronto to Edmonton in the late thirties. He worked for Edmonton City Dairy until he and George F. Downes Jr., son of Magistrate George F. Downes, became partners in Sundown Brand (Selected Farm Products). Barbara May Large moved to Edmonton in February 1939 where she met and later married Bruce. She stayed in an apartment in Edmonton while Bruce worked all week at Sundown. Bruce and Barbara Whaley had a daughter, Deborah Bodiam, who later relocated to Fergus, Ontario.

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The fonds consists of the Sundown Brand order book and photographs created in 1938.

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The fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by Deborah Bodiam in 1993.


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  • The material is in English.

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The copies of the photographs were donated by Ms. Bodiam in July 1993.

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Record No. MS-608<br><br>

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