CA ON00156 DA 2012.10
Hobbs family Royal Flying Corps photograph collection
- 1917 - 1918 (Creation)
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1 album of 62 photographs : b&w
Originally donated to the Oshawa Community Museum and Archives by Joyce Hobbs in 2001. It had previously belonged to her husband, Robert Edward (Ted) Hobbs (1925-2001). Transferred to Deseronto Archives in August 2012.
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Transferred to the Community Archives in September 2016.
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Album of photographs compiled by a member of the Hobbs family. Teddie Hobbs appears in one of the photographs and there is also a photograph of the grave of J. E. Hobbs. The majority of photographs are of the First World War Royal Flying Corps training camps in North America: Camps Borden and Mohawk in Ontario and Camp Taliaferro in Texas.
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Open for research
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The photographs have been digitized and are available on Flickr at http://www.flickr.com/photos/deserontoarchives/sets/72157631521364506/.
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Created October 10, 2012.