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File - - [The Lord Beaverbrook Ministry of Information Album]

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[The Lord Beaverbrook Ministry of Information Album]

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  • 1918 (Creation)

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1 album (140 photographs) : silver gelatin prints ; 16 x 25 cm (or smaller)

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File contains photographs of Lord Beaverbrook's (William Maxwell Aitken) travels in France, Belgium, Scotland, England duringWorld War I including meetings with French journalists, President Poincare, Lord Derby, Canadian Commissioner in Paris, war damage in Ypres, Sir Douglas Haig, General McRae, Canadian Forestry Detachment Camp and sawmill, Canadian Light Railway, Lord Lovat, General Stewart and General McRae, Canadian Cavalry, Canadian Red Cross and Nursing Sisters, Vimy Ridge, Lewis Gun, front lines (Canadian and German), Edinburgh Castle, Glasgow, aerodrome near London, biplanes, members of the news corps (E.H. Macklin, F. Smith, W.J. Southam), tankdrome and tanks

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This album was stored in a cabinet outside the City Archivist's Office during Major J.S. Matthews' time


Items in this file have been assigned numbers in the range: A-32-1 to A-32-140

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  • Box: 173-C-12 Album A-32