Series DA 2016.01 - Digital reproductions of First World War photographs by Lewis Barker

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CA ON00156 DA 2016.01


Digital reproductions of First World War photographs by Lewis Barker


  • 1917-1918 (Creation)

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78 JPG images
1 PDF file

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(fl. 1917-1918)

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Lewis Barker was a rigger at Camp Rathbun near Deseronto, Ontario, during the First World War.

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Digital images scanned by Lewis Barker’s grandson, John Pearson. Dr Grant Head met Pearson and encouraged him to donate scans to a Canadian archive. Dr Head donated them to the Deseronto Archives in January 2016.

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Transferred to the Community Archives in September 2016.

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Scans of photographs taken by Lewis Barker, a rigger at Camp Rathbun, a First World War pilot training camp to the north of Deseronto, Ontario.

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