Postcard of Ida Butti with son, Henry, 1921, Arrow Lake, BC - en anglais seulement

This is a sepia photograph of Ida Butti with son, Henry, on the Arrow Lake ferry in British Columbia, 1921.

Ida is wearing a long coat with a fur collar over a printed outfit. Her hair is tied back and she has on a necklace.  Henry is wearing a newspaper boy cap and a trenchcoat over a white collared shirt with a tie. They are standing on the ferry deck and behind them shows vast scenery of mountains and trees.

Henry was born in Italy and came to Canada in 1917. When World War II broke out, he was designated as an enemy alien and required to report monthly to the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police).