Fonds 2012-14 - First World War photographs

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CA ON00156 2012-14


First World War photographs


  • 1914-1919 (Creation)

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41 photographs

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Previously owned by members of the Campbell family and given by Cleo (Campbell) Walters to Diane Sule in around 1995.

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Donated by Diane Sule in April 2012.

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Photographs of military personnel, taken during the First World War. Some are signed 'R.G.S.', including a photograph of the Halifax Explosion. The collection also includes a set of Ottawa street scenes.

Individuals identified in the photographs include: Jim Parm, Petty Officer Pace, Ted Lazier, Ted Wallbridge, Keith Petepiece, Reg Stevens [probably Reginald Garnet Stevens, 1896-1971, the R.G.S. who took the photographs], P. Domville, Colonel W. J. McEllinny.

Ottawa street scenes depict: Parliament Hill, Lovers Walk, Government House, Chateau Laurier, the Eastern Departmental Block, Interprovincial Bridge, City Hall Square, the Rideau Canal locks.

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The items in this collection have been scanned and are available at

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See also presentation by Diane Sule in 'Stories from the Archives'.

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