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Industry and Trade
Source: James Hyslop, donor
Monk M. + Co. - wholesale and retail fish dealers, 531 Front Street.
Company was owned by B.C. Packers and operated by Bill Cowie and
Bob Craig. Monk's Fisheries as it was referred to was located
on the wharf across from Trapp's Hardware. To indicate the size
of this sturgeon which was 1200 lbs, boxes which were four feet
long were placed under the fish. Posed from left to right: 1.
Alf Monk 2, (little boy - his son) Lloyd Mond, 3. (behind little
boy) __ Travers (butcher), 4. Eddie Mackenzie [active in the RIA
(exhibition)], 5. ___ Christianson (collected fish), 6. ___Monk
(Alfred's brother), 7. Unknown, 8. Bob Fenton (alderman), 9. Unknown
(head of fisheries), 10. J. J. Johnston "Mr. May Day" - Mayor
of New Westminster in 1920 -1922, 11. Unknown, 12. Unknown, 13.
Bob Stevenson, 14. Bob Craig, 15. ___ Hassabi (fish collector),
16. Bill Simpson, 17. Unknown 18. Unknown.