Fonds C 3
948 photographs : negatives, positives and prints
Fonds consist of 923 negatives, positives and prints, by Toronto photographer, Gilbert A. Milne, documenting the city's post-war urban expansion as well as its arts, academic and broadcasting communities.
Subjects include the University of Toronto, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as well as Toronto's subway construction, housing, street scenes, industry, and shipping.
Also photographed are public figures of the period including: Dr. Best, Morley Callaghan, J.M.S. Careless, Jack Kent Cooke, Robertson Davies, George Drew, Gracie Fields, Leslie Frost, Foster Hewitt, Peggy Lee, Guy Lombardo, William Lyon Mackenzie King, Vincent Massey, Lester B. Pearson, Michael Redgrave, Barbara Ann Scott, Gordon Sinclair, Lister Sinclair, E.P. Taylor, and Roy Thomson.
Also included in the fonds are 25 black and white prints from Milne Studios. The photos show the interior, exterior and owner of Holwood, the palatial Toronto home of Sir Joseph Flavelle, local successful businessman.
Gilbert Alexander Milne (1914-1991) was a Toronto based professional photographer who operated his own studio and ran a national photographic service for the Canadian press.
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Gilbert Milne photographs can also be found at the City of Toronto Archives and the Library and Archives Canada.
Accession #: 9508 and 50674
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|Reference Code||Series Title|
|C 3-1||Negatives of Toronto's arts, academic and broadcasting communities and personalities, and the city's post-war urban expansion|
|C 3-2||Gilbert A. Milne prints of William Lyon Mackenzie King on Parliament Hill|
|C 3-3||Milne Studio prints of Holwood, home of Sir Joseph Flavelle, Toronto.|