Daniel and Rizpah Cummings were photographed in a studio in an automobile around 1912. It’s not known whether the vehicle was theirs. (Langley Centennial Museum)

Langley historic photos used for fun weekly contest

The weekly Throwback Thursday contest for May 25, 2017

Each week, Langley Advance readers are invited to submit a suggested caption – factual or funny –for the historic Langley picture published in the paper May 25, 2017 (a group of people with musical instruments). Go to langleyadvance.com, search ‘Throwback Thursday,’ and submit through story link below. One lucky reader wins a gift certificate from the Me & Ed’s Pizza.

Last week’s photo (published May 18) was from the Langley Centennial Museum. Rizpah and Daniel Cummings had a formal portrait taken in 1912.

Last week’s entries:

* Winner Jessica Mattice: They are thinking… “These things are just a fad. They’ll never catch on. It will be back to horse and cart soon enough. Just like computers.”

* Shirley Sawatsky: It is a beautiful car. Three easy payments, today, tomorrow and happyily ever after.

Click HERE to submit your suggestion for the May 25, 2017 photo.

Contest rules:

Preference is given to Langley residents. Entrants must be 19 or older. The winner will be selectedbya random draw of all entries. The contest is not open to employees of the Langley Advance orBlackPress.

Winner will be notified by email and must pick up the prize as offered at the Langley Advance office, 6375 202nd Street.

The Langley Advance reserves the right to reject entries deemed unsuitable, libelous orotherwise objectionable. Please keep entries suitable for a family newspaper.


Suggest a factual or funny caption for this historic Langley photo and be entered to win a restaurant gift certificate. Be sure and enter through the link in the website story.

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