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Photographs 14c

Photographs "of historical interest" with subjects 1857-1938.

Port Arthur street scenes including streetcars.

Several photographs of a fishing trip, probably 1910s or 1920s, with camp scenes and nature scenes. A few people are identified by name: Bob Flaherty, Alderman Frank Duncan Roberts.

Ships: S.S. Algoma, “Glenlyon” December 18, 1919, “Waubung”, “Cumberland”, “Plough-Boy”

Postcard showing Prince Arthur’s Landing from sketch by William Armstrong

And various other images.


Photographs of Silver Islet Mine, and the Silver Islet community. Organized into two folders, the first of small photographs and the second of large photographs.

Various Finnish materials from Northwestern Ontario

Listing of Finnish materials available from Lakehead University Library (1975) and notes regarding miscellaneous historical information (1870's-1914) ; Fort William Assessment Rolls (1906-1912) ; Emigration Map for 1905 ; Immigration statistics (1900-1973) ; Miscellaneous information from the Henderson's Directory ; Information regarding Intola's commemorative sign ; Items donated by Mrs. Mary MacDonald including Land Deed (1903), Port Arthur Board of Education Election Results (1933, 1934), E. Seppala's advertising poster List of Finnish workers in Northwestern Ontario ; Correspondence regarding Finland's 50th Anniversary of Independence ; Copy of City of Port Arthur Building Permit (1914). 1870's -1975.

Lakehead Harbours

Correspondence with the Lakehead Harbours Commission, “Grain Elevator Construction and Shipping in the Lakehead Harbour Since 1883”, “Summary of the Cargo Movements at the Lakehead 1955-1961”, information on the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Lakehead Harbour.

Lakehead Harbour

Lakehead Harbour Commission 1963 and 1964 Annual Reports, Historical Facts Grain Elevator Construction and Shipping, Lakehead Harbour 1883-1964. Canadian Lakehead Harbour News Bulletins for July and November 1964, correspondence on the Lakehead Harbour, newspaper clippings, “The Canada Gazette Part II: Statutory Orders and Regulations 1961” (May 24, 1961), and further newspaper clippings and correspondence.

Photographs 14b

File of 3"x5" photographs:

Copies of sketches of Fort William in early settlement period
CPR construction near Jackfish (1884-1885)
First Through Train 1886
Several other trains and ships

Local Historical Photographs

Photographs with some negatives and notes. Images include early mining including Silver Mountain Mining Camp; Port Arthur Waterfront and grain elevators; and local notables.


Photographs of various subjects including mining and hunting at the Lakehead in the late 19th century, other local events and significant persons, and Bertrand's travels in the area in the 1940s and 1950s.

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