Accession number: 2017.16.21
Object type: B&W
Measurements: 10.5 cm L x 8.5 cm W
Marks/Label: Handwritten on reverse: 1922 Mr. Cook Bridgewater
Subject: Bridgewater, People, Harry Cook, Gordon E. Joudrey, Animals, Dog
Narrative: Harry Cook was born 12 March 1929 in Bridgewaer, the son of Ralph Scharader and Olive Cook. Owned Cook's Oil Company Ltd. after his father started as agent for a petroleum company. Harry Cook incorporated the business in 1966 and took over after his father died. Harry eventually sold business to Imperial Oil. Harry Cook married Constance Williams (1927-1977). Then married Thelma (Doyle) Sperdakes. Family lived on Victoria Road, Queen Street, later moving to Dublin Avenue, Bridgewater. Harry Cook served on Bridgewater Town Council as a councillor 1974 to 1976 and was elected Mayor and served from 1976 to 1988.
Description: Small black and white photograph of an older man, standing in a grassy area with large trees in background. Small black and white collie dog seated at his side. Man is wearing a hat, eye glasses, white shirt, vest, suit jacket and pants. Identified as Henry Cook (1868-1923).
History of Use: Taken to document man with dog.