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An image of the vessel "SS Kyle", found within this collection


Record No: tlc00000071
Title: Edgar Baird photograph collection
Dates: Copied Nov.1997 (originally created [193-?])
Location: PF-311 MHA
Provenance: Baird, Edgar, b. 1910
Extent: 6 photographs: b&w
Source of Supplied Title: Title based on the creator of the collection.
Restrictions: No restrictions
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: Edgar Baird (b. 1910) was a resident of Traytown, Newfoundland and former owner of a logging company.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of 6 photographs copied from photographs collected by Edgar Baird relating to Glenwood, Gambo and Bay D'Espoir, Newfoundland.
    Collection includes 2 images of the SS Kyle unloading in the ice at Bay D'Espoir, with loggers using teams (mostly oxen), dated Mar. 1939; a photograph of men taking supplies by horse and sled to a logging camp, 1930s; and a photograph of Gleneagles (site of a flying boat base), Glenwood.
    The collection also includes a photograph of Mi'kmaq woman, Maggie John, Glenwood, posing with baskets in front of her log cabin, and a portrait of Jesse Abbott, logger and riverman of Gambo. Abbott died when releasing a log jam and was swept over the falls, circa 1966.
Acquisition Source: Unknown
Custodial History: Unknown
Finding Aids: Photographs are listed on MHA's photographic database
Subject: Abbott, Jessie.
Subject: John, Maggie.
Subject: Kyle (ship).
Subject: Gleneagles (Glenwood, Nfld.).
Subject: Horses.
Subject: Oxen.
Subject: Sleighs and sledges.
Subject: Mi'kmaq.
Subject: Photographs.


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