Fonds 2019-015 - William Freeman railway photographs

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CA ON00156 2019-015

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William Freeman railway photographs

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  • c.1911 (Creation)

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10 black and white photo-postcards

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(1886-1979)

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William Freeman was born on 9 October 1886. He worked for the Grand Trunk Railway and was the station master at Lyndhurst, Ontario from the 1920s until his retirement.

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Donated by Mary Jane Throop (granddaughter of William Freeman) in March 2019.

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Eighteen photo-postcards of Hastings County scenes, taken by William Freeman. They include images of Bannockburn (2), Eldorado (4), Moscow (1), and Trenton (3).

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Photocopies of ten of these items had previously been added to the collection under the reference numbers HC07181-HC07185. These have been scanned and are available at https://www.flickr.com/search/?user_id=134017397%40N03&sort=date-taken-desc&text=william%20freeman&view_all=1

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