Shuswap history in pictures: On the farm

Photograph taken between 1909 and 1914

This image was shot between 1909 and 1914 and thought to be of a farm either in the Mt. Ida District or the Salmon Valley. Can you help identify the people or location? Email with the details.

Photographer Rex Lingford signed this negative RL. He arrived in the Shuswap in the spring of 1909, set up shop above McGuire Hall, and painted a sign on the roof that could be seen from the water. He took advantage of a great marketing opportunity and caught the eyes of passengers travelling by paddlewheel.

Image courtesy the Archives Room at R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum.

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