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Seen enroute England to Vancouver April 1928

Item consists of a home movie documenting a journey from England to Vancouver. The route of travel was from Southampton, across the Atlantic to New York City, through northern Ontario and the town of White River, along Lake Superior, across the prairies, and finally through Fraser Canyon, BC. Each section is introduced and explained by title cards. The film includes shots of the RMS Homeric and the RMS Aquitania in Southampton port, the Statue of Liberty, the New York City skyline, landscape footage of Ontario, the prairies, Fraser Canyon, and the Cisco Bridges.

Adam, Joseph Cowan

Cross Canada road trip and Expo '67

Item is an amateur film containing footage of the George W. Goold family vacation in the summer of 1967. Includes footage of the family at the following attractions: Yoho National Park; International Bridge in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; the “Big Nickel” in Sudbury, Ontario; industrial plants in Ontario; Parliament Hill in Ottawa and the changing of the ceremonial guard, National War Memorial and Samuel de Champlain statue; Ottawa River; Chateau Laurier; Chateau Frontenac and Citadelle Aerien; St. Lawrence River valley; and Expo ’67 in Montreal, including views of the fair grounds and many of the buildings; Niagara Falls; Badlands National Park and Mount Rushmore, South Dakota; Old Faithful and hot springs in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming; and an unidentified lakeside resort, possibly in the interior of British Columbia. Film also contains some footage at the end showing George Goold putting up the Christmas lights at 1138 Balfour Avenue and the children riding their bikes.

Map of Manitoba, Kewaydin, British Columbia and North West Territory shewing the country traversed by the Canadian Pacific Railway

Item is a map showing the extent of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company (C.P.R.) in Canada in 1883. Map shows boundaries, roads, trails, telegraph lines, towns, rivers, lakes and mountainous terrain in British Columbia, the North West Territory (Alberta, Athabasca, Saskatchewan, Assiniboia), Manitoba and Kewaydin, as well as some of Ontario and Western Quebec. Map is folded inside a book titled "North West Territory, Canada."

First Parliament of Ontario

Photograph shows images of individual members of parliament that were cut from various sources and collaged onto a hand-drawn background and then re-photographed to represent a group portrait

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