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Gingras family fonds
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55 photographs : b&w negatives.
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Armand J. (a.k.a "Pete") Gingras (1892-1976), son of Napoléon and Virginie Gingras of Sherbrooke, married Leota Moss (1896-1961), daughter of Michael and Bertha Moss of Coaticook, on 25 September 1916. Armand spent his professional life working as a salesman at H.C. Wilson & Sons music store in Sherbrooke for 60 years. Armand and Leota moved to Lennoxville and bought a house on the corner of Academy and Meade Streets. Together, they had at least 2 children: Leonard (1917-2006) and Gerald (1920-1999). Both Leonard and Gerald fought in World War II with the Royal Canadian Air Force. Leonard married Wilma Campbell (1921-2011) on 17 June 1942.
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The fonds contains primary source information on the Gingras family in Lennoxville and Sherbrooke from approximately the 1910s to the 1950s. It consists of photographs and includes photos of the following people: J. Armand Gingras, Leota Moss Gingras, Leonard Gingras, Gerald Gingras, Wilma Campbell Gingras, Lloyd Lane, Pauline Meredith Lane, Stuart Allen and Marion Prince Allan. It also includes photographs of Wilson & Son's music store in Sherbrooke and of 'Scout Rock' on Belvidere (presently College) Street in Lennoxville.
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No further accruals are expected.
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The fonds was donated by J. Derek Booth in 2005.
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28 janvier, 2016