The collection consists of photographic copy negatives donated to the archives, copied from donated and borrowed photographic prints and original negatives made by THEM DAYS staff and others.
The photographs have been arranged geographically using a system involving one letter followed by a six-digit code. The letter codes are arranged north to south (A is Killinek to Ramah; Z is Forteau to L'Anse-au-Clair). Photographs from outside of Labrador but related to it are classified as "Miscellaneous". Negatives include images of Inuit, Innu, Metis, settlers, agriculture, clothing, furniture, sports, drama, housing, animals, landscapes, fishing, hunting, trapping, crafts, dwellings, tools, churches, transportation, toys and games, aviation, schools, dignitaries, visitors, medicine, International Grenfell Association, Moravian missionaries, clergy, musicians, wildlife, military installations and personnel.