The last of the island sauerkraut has been packed off for this year so it seemed a fitting time to post some photos from the family of one of Tancook’s past kraut makers, Percy Langille. We thank Percy’s grandson, Robyn Langille, for sharing these photos with us.
Percy Langille and his Tancook cabbage.
Percy tends to his cabbage. Note how the island shoreline has changed.
Percy shows his cabbage.
Percy in the field.
Home of Percy and Evelyn Langille.
Wilfred Langille (Percy’s brother).
Charles and Marilyn Belong, Evelyn and Percy Langille.
Percy and Earl Baker.
Percy Langille with son, Jerry.
Hilda and Harvey Cross
Three generations of women: Avis Baker, Hilda Cross, Sadie Rodenhiser.
Albert & Naomi Mason (parents of Ferdinand Mason).
Darleen McInnis with son, Robyn Langille.
Ervin Langille with son, Percy.
Harvey Cross with grandchildren Allen Wilson and Avis Baker.
Hibbert & Cecelia Langille (Percy’s grandparents).
Hilda Cross. Hilda stands where Dana Stevens now lives. Note the field of cabbage across the road.
Percy and Evelyn Langille in their courting days.
Langille sisters – Blanche, Muriel, Irene, Marjorie and Essie.
Cousins: Back row: Allen Wilson, Avis Baker; Middle row: Betty Beacham, Gordon Wilson, Rendell Wilson; Front row: Shirley Baker and Neva Baker.
Lola Langille with daughters Marjorie and Essie.