Fonds C 5
1935 photographs : black and white nitrate and acetate negatives
Fonds consists of photographs taken by Gordon W. Powley, a professional photographer based in Toronto. These photographs illustrate the following subjects: industrial development, arts and sporting events, recreational activities and leisure activities, election campaigns, labour disputes, urban growth, resource exploitation in northern Ontario and the domestic war effort during World War II.
Also included are numerous formal portraits of prominent public figures of the period such as: Mr. and Mrs. Clement Atlee; Gene Autrey and Gail Davis; Ernesto Barbini; Jack Benny; Dennis Braithwaite; Olivia de Havilland; Paul Hellyer; Buster Keaton; Stanley Knowles; Allan Lamport; Joe Louis; the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland; Nathan Phillips; the Princess Royal; John Robarts and Gordon Sinclair; and Roy Rogers.
Fonds has been described in two series.
Gordon W. Powley was a professional photographer based in Toronto from the 1940s to the 1960s.
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Accession Number: 6863
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|Reference Code||Series Title|
|C 5-1||Gordon Powley photos by subject|
|C 5-2||Gordon Powley portraits and miscellaneous subjects|