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girls of Dawson City

Toronto. We often heard of the gold rush and the men “who moil for gold” as Robert Service says in his poem “The Cremation of Sam McGee“, but we seldom heard of the girls of questionable virtue attracted to the … Continue reading

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Joseph Tyrrell, gold miners and dinosaurs

Toronto. My friend Goldie was wandering around the Fisher Rare Book Library on the U of T campus when he discovered photos of the Dawson Creek area around 1898-1901 (during the gold rush). The photos were taken by Joseph Burr … Continue reading

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Photographic Canadiana 41-2

Toronto. Our latest issue of the journal has been packaged and will hit the post office this coming Tuesday, September 8, 2015. There are two major articles in this issue: The story of Orillia wet-plate photographer, Charles Ellis, by author … Continue reading

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