Series 4 - Photographs and slides

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CA ON00156 2020-048/4


Photographs and slides


  • 1903-1970s (Creation)

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53 photographs
9 colour 35mm slides

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William (Bill) Edward Riley was a photographer who worked in Belleville, Ontario, during the mid-twentieth century. Obituary:

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(fl. 1970s)

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Reg Roots was a photographer based at 22 Edgecombe Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

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Various photographs:
1) "Miss Latta, Miss Rollins, May Ward, Miss Blinkhorn, Lillie Stoeker, Lucy Forster, Miss Dafoe, Miss Pritchard, Miss Sealy, Daisy Bescomb, Miss Munroe, Ann Duboe, Miss Wadsworth, Spring of 1903"
2) Torn photograph of 13 young women, c.1910
3) Group photograph of men and women, c.1943
4-8) Photographs of classes in progress by William E. Riley, c.1945
9-13) Women at a celebratory event, c.1950
14) Cliff. A. Brown (contractor), Annette Brown (principal) and Elmer Sandercock (MPP) at unveiling of cornerstone of new Ontario Business College building, 1964
15-16) Snapshots of outside of OBC building, c.1965
17-22) Colour slides of Annette Brown and others, 1971
23-25) Colour slides of people outside the OBC building, February 1973
26-37) Black and white portraits of 6 people, c.1975
38-55) Colour photos of floats, Halloween group, unidentified individuals, c.1970s
56-62) Black and white photographs taken of delegates at a Private Career Education Council conference in the 1970s (including Annette Brown), taken by Reg Roots of 22 Edgecombe Avenue, Toronto

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