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Record No: tlc00000088
Title: Sarah Jane (Sadie) Saunders photograph collection
Dates: 1919-1920
Location: MHA PF 313
Provenance: Saunders, Sadie
Extent: 2 PH-2
Source of Supplied Title: Title based on the creator of the collection.
Restrictions: No restrictions
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: Sadie Saunders (1898-1986) was born in Lower Island Cove, Conception Bay. She was the daughter of Elizabeth Garland and Charles Cummings. At an early age Saunders moved with her family to St. John's where she received her education. In 1916 Sadie Saunders became private secretary to Sir William Coaker. She remained there until 1926 when she moved to Carbonear. In 1936 Saunders became the Carbonear correspondent for the Daily News.
     Sadie (Cummings) married Fred Saunders of Carbonear and they had two sons Philip and George. She died in 1986.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of photographs related to the Fishermen's Protective Union (FPU). Included are a portrait of J. H. Scammell, (1894-1940) politician and President of the FPU, photographed by S. H. Parsons & Sons, St. John's and a group photograph by Holloway of the members of the FPU, identified, who were elected as members of the Newfoundland House of Assembly in 1919.
Terms Governing Use: Users should be aware that copyright rules and regulations apply.
Acquisition Source: Philip Saunders
Custodial History: Photographs were in the possession of Sadie Saunders. She gave them to her son, Philip.
Subject: Scammell. J. H.
Subject: Coaker, W. F. (William Ford), Sir, 1871-1938.
Subject: Fishermen's Protective Union of Newfoundland.
Subject: Photographs.


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