Melon Sisters of Havre Boucher, c 1915

Melon sisters of Haver Boucher, c 1915. Courtesy of Pomquet Héritage.   Lorraine Fennell and her mother May (Doiron) Bouchard identify these three women as the Melon sisters from Havre Boucher, and related to  May’s grandmother Elizabeth Melon, who met Xavier Doiron in Boston.

Millinery and photography, c 1915

Millinery and photography, c 1915. Courtesy of Antigonish Heritage Museum. Restoration: Wayne Ezekiel. An advertisement under Local Items in The Casket , Thursday, April 8, 1897, p. 8: Miss Roberts, McCurdy & Co’s new milliner has just arrived and commenced work. The flattering testimonial she had from one of the largest millinery concerns in Boston […]