Ontario Government Record Series RG 1-650

Department of Lands and Forests publicity book aerial photography

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Department of Lands and Forests publicity book aerial photography
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

231 photographs : black and white prints

2 photographs : black and white negatives

1 centimeter of textual records

Scope and Content

Series consists of black and white aerial photography created by the Department of Lands and Forests likely for publicity purposes. Photography consists of low oblique and high oblique aerial photography as well as some vertical aerial photography.

Series contains photographs taken in various locations, primarily in Northern Ontario, including: Albert Lake, Chapleau, Dalton Mill, Dome Mnes, Eagle Lake, Elk Lake, Emerald Lake, Fort Hope, Gargantua Harbour, Gold Pines, Goose Island, Hawk Junction, Helen Mine, Hubert Lake, Kapuskasing, Lake Nipigon, Longlac, McIntyre, Michipicoten, Missinaibi Lake, Nicholson, Ogoki, Ottawa, Peterborough, Pine Ridge, Sault Ste. Marie, Schumacher, Smokey Falls, South Porcupine, St. Williams, Thessalon, Timagami Lake, Timmins, Tweed, the Twin cities of Port Arthur and Fort William, and Wawa.

Photographs in this series depict forests and rivers, mines, mills, elevators, harbours and shipping, log booms, floating muskeg, roundhouses and other rail infrastructure, hydroelectric stations, town and city centres, sites along the Algoma Central Railway and other railway lines, and hangars operated by the Provincial Air Service.

Series includes a creator-generated listing of the photos in the series.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

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Ontario. Dept. of Lands and Forests

Ontario. Dept. of Lands and Forests. Surveys Branch
Restrictions on Access
There are no restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright is held by the Crown. There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use other than for research and private study any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Records were acquired by the Archives of Ontario from the Ministry of Natural Resources in 2009 as part of the records scheduling process.
Associated Material

Copy negatives for the "Publicity Book" photography (books 1 to 6) can be found in series RG 1-635 Department of Lands and Forests miscellaneous project aerial photography.


No further accruals are expected.

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Agency or agencies that created these records

These records were created by the following Ontario government agency or agencies. Click on the agency reference code for information about this agency and other records it created.

1928-1938 :

Department of Lands and Forests (AA52) Surveys Branch (CA507)

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