Collection - Edgar Baird photograph collection

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Edgar Baird photograph collection

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  • Graphic material

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  • Copied Nov.1997 (originally created [193-?]) (Creation)
    Creator
    Baird, Edgar

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6 photographs: b&w

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(1910-[19-])

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Edgar Baird (b. 1910 ) was a resident of Traytown, Newfoundland, and former owner of a logging company.

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Collection consists of 6 photographs copied from photographs collected by Edgar Baird relating to Glenwood, Gambo and Bay D'Espoir, Newfoundland.

Collection includes 2 images of the SS Kyle unloading in the ice at Bay D'Espoir, with loggers using teams (mostly oxen), dated Mar. 1939; a photograph of men taking supplies by horse and sled to a logging camp (193-); and a photograph of Gleneagles ( site of a flying boat base), Glenwood.

The collection also includes a photograph of Mi'kmaq woman, Maggie John, Glenwood, posing with baskets in front of her log cabin, and a portrait of Jesse Abbott, logger and riverman of Gambo. Abbott died when releasing a log jam and was swept over the falls.

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  • English

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No restrictions on access.

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Users should be aware that copyright rules and regulations may apply to some parts of this collection.

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Draft

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Partial

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Created - May 16, 2013

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  • English

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