North and Central America

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1000001 Map of North and Central America

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North and Central America

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North and Central America

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WWI family album

Brown cloth cover with gold embossed letters- "Photographs." Black pages with photographs mounted with glue. Notation on photo borders with black ink. Sewn binding. Photographs are mostly family snapshots of people, sometimes with automobiles or in uniform from the Northcote family. Also included are images of golfing, bridges, fishing, horse riding, camping, farms, cattle, sheep, chicken coops, horse drawn sleigh, the beach, trees, houses, dogs, trains, children, biking, deer and wagons. Three newspaper articles are pasted in. One about the Northcote family (mother, six sons and two daughters) all serving in the war, one about Pte. Wm. Clements dying in battle, and one of Corporal Northcote being the first Royal Engineer to be awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.

WWII family album

Black cover embossed letters ("Photographs") and image of deer. Bound with black string. Balck pages. Photographs mounted with glue or photo corners.Notations on photograph borders in black ink. Some loose photographs. One or two loose pages.

Dates include: August 1938, Fall 1939, 1941, September 1942, July 1943, summer 1944, 1945, 1956, winter 1947, 1948.

Locations include: Magog, Lac Superior, Quebec; Riverdale Park, Toronto, Ontario; Prince Edward Island; New York; Florida; England;
Themes include: Royal Montreal Regiment in Farnham, family portraits, weddings.

Watercolor outfit

Watercolour outfit for hand-colouring photographic prints. The tan cardboard box has a tan label printed with black ink: "VELOX TRANPARENT WATERCOLOR STAMP OUTFIT." Included in the box is a plastic palette and an instruction booklet with colour stamps separated by vellum sheets labeled: "LIGHT YELLOW, FOLIAGE GREEN, DEEP YELLOW, DEEP GREEN, FLESH TINT, LIGHT BLUE, BRILLIANT RED, DARK BLUE, SCARLET, VIOLET, WARM BROWN, STONE GRAY." There is an empty tray for brushes.

Canadian Kodak Co., Limited

Ways Lane Residence

File contains photographs depicting the interior and exterior of the Ways Lane Residence. The photos highlight the materiality of the home, which includes wood framed windows and slats on the exterior, and custom millwork in the interior. The home is in a modern minimalist style and is mainly unfurnished save for a few photographs, plants, and some seating in the living room. Photos are taken at day and at night to capture the full range of lighting effects.

Burley, Robert

Wedding portrait of Elmer and Eleanor

Item consists of a photograph of a wedding party, with bride and groom in centre flanked by maid of honour and best man. They stand in front of a studio backdrop depicting an outdoor scene. The picture has been hand-coloured. Found inside a white bi-fold card which opened vertically. At the bottom of the inside mount,at the right in grey letterpress "HENRY MAR/ CHINESE PHOTOGRAPHER/ RED DEER, ALTA." Handwritten in ink at the bottom left, "Lovingly,/ Elmer & Eleanor/ June 25,/ 49."

Henry Mar, Chinese photographer

Welding booth

35mm slide in cardboard sleeve. Depicts a piece of machinery by a large window in a factory building. Recto captions, printed in blue- top left: "date," right side: "made in Canada," left side: "Patented," bottom edge: "Project from this side arrow shows position." REcto inscriptions, top edge: "Welding boom (I.M.A.) used by westeel Regina, Feb '57." Verso captions, printed in blue- top centre: "Mitchell Photo Supply Ltd. Dominion Sq., Montreal," bottom centre: "Processed by Etco."

Weno Hawk-Eye No. 7

Item is a Weno Hawk-Eye No. 7 box camera by the Blair Camera Division of the Eastman Kodak Company. The wood box is covered with seal grain morocco leather with brass and nickel trimmings. It has a fixed focus achromatic meniscus lens with rotary shutter and set of three stops, two tripod sockets and brilliant finders. The camera uses No. 3A Folding Pocket Kodak film to take 3.25 x 5.50 inch exposures.

West End YMCA

Renovations to the pool and gymnasium in the West End YMCA located at 931 College Street in Toronto. Brick, 3 storey exterior with rooftop play area.

West Park hospital foundation

Item is a glass plaque with an image of a rainbow and a tree in a park that reads: "WEST PARK HOSPITAL / FOUNDATION / In the Spirit of Triumph / In Recognition of the / Official Unveiling and Dedication of / Milestone Way on Kodak Boulevard / May 30, 1999". Previously in frame.

Kodak Canada Inc.

West Park vocational school

Photographs of the interior of a technical school showing students in classrooms and the gymnasium, as well as hallways with wood-panneled walls. Two exterior views of the brick building, one showing a raised concrete walkway at the second storey.

West Patricia Land Use Plan

West Patricia Land Use Plan by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. West Patricia encompasses Red Lake, Sioux Lookout and the northern part of Geraldton.

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (Ontario)

Western University, Weldon Library

Files contain photographs depicting interior and exterior views of the D.B. Weldon Library at Western University. Exterior views highlight entrances with modular glass windows looking into the concrete structure. Interior shots focus on reception desks, staircases, and open study spaces.

Burley, Robert

Western section, Gardiner Expressway, concept drawings

Illustrations showing an idealized reconstruction of the section of the Gardiner Expressway between Bathurst Street and Sunnyside Pavilion (near the base of Parkside Drive), extending to the waterfront. Drawings include the addition of a new waterfront park, viewing platforms hung under the raised expressway, Front Street is extended to the west, and an amusement pier at Sunnyside. The designs were commissioned as part of an OAA Charrette, and the images were published in the July 1987 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

Westinghouse M2 flash bulbs

Box of 1 dozen Westinghouse M2 small wire-filled flash bulbs, colour balanced. Package has been opened but all bulbs are present.

Canadian Westinghouse Company

Westmount Square

Exterior view of office buildings within Westmount Square, Montréal. The four buildings, two of which are residential, were designed by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The complex opened on December 13, 1967. (www.wikipedia)

Jowett, H.R.

Westmount, Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom

Photographs of the interior and exterior of the temple, with details of decoration in sanctuary. The building was completed in 1959 after a fire destroyed the previous building built in 1911. The new building, Temple Emanu-El, and its sanctuary were dedicated on Friday, April 22, 1960. In 1980 Temple Beth Sholom, a sister congregation, was united with Temple Emanu-El to form the present Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom congregation.

Wright, Bruce

Whistler, Chateau Whistler Resort

Folder contains three photographic prints of the Chateau Whistler Resort. CAPTION verso:
An artist's impression of what the Chateau Whistler Resort will look like when it opens in late 1989 at Whistler, BC. Canadian Pacific Hotels Corporation is investing $50 million in construction of the 400 room luxury resort facility. It features a year round resort hotel. Chateau Whistler Resort's facilities inclde four outdoor and two covered tennis courts, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and other recreational facilities, including plans for an 18 hole golf course.

Canadian Architect

Wilfred Laurier University

File contains a certificate from Wilfred Laurier University's President and Vice-Chancellor Max Blouw to commemorate Chancellor Bloomberg's installation. Also included is a business card.

Windsor Casino

File contains photographs depicting interior views of Windsor Casino. Shots focus on signage throughout spaces including game floors, the food hall, and corridors.

Burley, Robert

Windsor, City Hall

Photograph of the front entrance of the 1906 city hall, with the edges of two cars visible on either side of the image dating the picture much earlier than the reprint - probably 1930s.

Windsor, Motherhouse Chapel

Folder contains 2 b&w photographic prints of the Motherhouse Chapel in Windsor, Ontario, includes an interior view of altar in round chapel and an exterior view of the chapel.

Jahn, Eric

Winner Pocket

Item is a basic snapshot camera with narrow, horizontal design, similar to that of the Kodak Mickey-Matic or the Gimini. It has an orange coloured release button on top and a brown and tan plastic (the darker brown mottled to look like leatherette) body. Made for use with 110 cartridge film.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Winnipeg, Green Blankstein Russell office

Picture shows a tree being transported to the front yard of the offices at 222 Osborne Street in North Winnipeg. A second picture shows the interior of the office space, with desk, tyepwriter, telephone and plant in foreground.

Phillips-Gutkin and Associates Ltd.

Winnipeg, Kildonan park pavilion

Folder contains 2 b&w photographs of the Kildonan park pavilion in Winnipeg Manitoba. Photographs show a pond and two-story enclosed building with a wraparound porch on the second level.

Canadian Architect

Winnipeg, Railway car restaurant

Interior view of a restaurant with a streetcar renovated for use in seating customers. The side of the streetcar is labeled "Winnipeg Electric Street Railway", and a sign on top gives the route as "Portage Ave."

Women gathered around fair tent

Item is a photograph mounted on beige card with dark brown borders and the text embossed sideways at the left, "Forsythe/ DUNDAS, ONT." Photograph shows a large group of women gathered around and in a wooden fair stall with fabric tented ceiling. On the front of the stall, a small banner with the words "United/ Calm and Resolute", the words of the King of England in 1914 upon hearing of Germany's invasion of Brussels. There are British flags decorating the stall in the park.

Forsythe, William W.

Women's College Hospital, Cardio

File contains photographs depicting interior views of the Cardiology Clinic at Women's College Hospital. Shots include a bathroom, as well as an open area with a desk and various pieces of workout equipment. The space is pastel pink, blue, and white with curvilinear ceiling features.

Burley, Robert

Wood Gundy

File contains photographs depicting interior views of a Wood Gundy office space. Photos focus on a sitting area and a corridor leading to a golden elevator.

Burley, Robert

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