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image no.: 3850
contact sheet: A0123
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: (Bill) William Herbert Irvine, Pilot, Born In 1904, Served On Prairie Air Mail Service
subject(s): AviationMailPersonalities
date: 1928c
 
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image no.: 3630
contact sheet: A0117
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: 4 Men With Mail Bags From Cf-Afl Fokker Super Universal Aircraft Mail Delivery
subject(s): AircraftAviationMail
date: 1929c
 
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image no.: 6611
contact sheet: A0207
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Aerial View Of Waterways Which Is Terminal Of Northern Alberta Railway. Mail Is Taken From Train Then Carried By Stage To Fort Mc Murray Post Office Three Miles Distant
subject(s): LandformsMailRivers
date: 1929
 
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image no.: 4783
contact sheet: A0152
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Air Engineer Horace P. Russell Loading Up Cf-Ajf Aircraft With Mail At Sioux Lookout Bound For Red Lake
subject(s): AircraftAviationMail
date: 1933c
 
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image no.: 4784
contact sheet: A0152
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Air Mail On Dock At Kenora, On. Awaiting Transport To Red Lake Mining Area. (L- R): William Tall, Air Engineer; T. Boles & Stan Wagner, Pilot
subject(s): AviationFreightingMailMiningPersonalitiesTransportation
date:
 
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image no.: 6655
contact sheet: A0209
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Aklavik, Nt. Mail Being Transferred From Plane To Dog Team. Bishop Geddes, The Postmaster At Aklavik, Is Holding A Case Of Canada Dry Ginger Ale Transported From Edmonton On The First Official Flight (Postage $9.60).(L- R):Eskimo, Glynn Roberts, Bishop Geddes, R.W. Hale, W.R. May
subject(s): AircraftDogsFreightingMailSledsTransportation
date:
 
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image no.: 6652
contact sheet: A0209
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Arrival Of First Air Mail Flight At Fort Norman, Nt
subject(s): AircraftFortsMail
date: 1929c
 
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image no.: 6632
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Arrival Of First Official Air Mail At Fort Resolution, Nt
subject(s): AviationMail
date: 1929, December
 
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image no.: 6633
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Arrival Of First Official Air Mail At Fort Resolution, Nt
subject(s): AviationFortsMail
date: 1929, December
 
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image no.: 61379
contact sheet: A1957
collection: United Grain Growers Limited Collection
description: Attaching Mailing Labels To The Country Guide At Public Press, Winnipeg.
subject(s): AgricultureIndustryMagazinesMailPrinting
date:
 
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image no.: 4088
contact sheet: A0131
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Believed To Be Beginning Of Mail Service From Moncton, Nb
subject(s): AviationMail
date: 1929
 
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image no.: 23417
contact sheet: A0781
collection: Moosehorn Museum Collection
description: Billy Monkman Hauling Mail From The Narrows To Gypsumville, Mb, And All Points Between. He Brought Mail In A Horse-Drawn Sled Prior To The Railway Being Built. The Railway Was Built To Moosehorn In 1911 & Mail Was Then Transported By Train
subject(s): HorsesMailPersonalitiesSleds
date: 1910c
 
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image no.: 3490
contact sheet: A0112
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Cf Agv Dh 80a Puss Moth, With Mail Bags Piled On Ground At Upton Airport, Charlottetown, Pei, Being Readied For The Start Of A Mafdalen Mail Flight To Carry The Accumulated Mail. The Pilot Walter Fowler Is On The Right Wearing An Ever Warm Waterproof Flying Suit
subject(s): AircraftAirportsAviationCostumesMailPersonalities
date: 1933
 
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image no.: 3713
contact sheet: A0119
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Cf-Apy Laird Lc - B -200 Aircraft. New Hangar Being Constructed At Stevenson Field, Built To Replace The One Destroyed By Fire. A Temporary Nosehangar Is Servicing Mail Plane
subject(s): AircraftAviationConstructionHangarsMailWinnipeg Buildings
date: 1931
 
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image no.: 3559
contact sheet: A0114
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Cf-Awv Fairchild 71c Aircraft Loading Mail On Plane From Horse And Cart At Sioux Lookout, On
subject(s): AircraftAviationHorsesMailWagons
date: 1935
 
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image no.: 4749
contact sheet: A0151
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: De Haviland 89 Cf-Bbh Dragon Rapide, Vancouver To Victoria, Mail Plane City Of Victoria. Pilot Was Walter E. Gilbert
subject(s): AircraftAviationMail
date: 1939c
 
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image no.: 10618
contact sheet: A0331
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Eaton Building, Adjoining Store In Winnipeg. It Was Erected In 1916 And Utilized As Printing Plant, City Delivery Service And Part Of Mail Order
subject(s): MailPrintingStoresWinnipeg Buildings
date: 1916
 
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image no.: 3992
contact sheet: A0128
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: First Summer Mail, Labine Point
subject(s): AviationMail
date: 1932, June 16
 
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image no.: 6619
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Fort Chipewyan Post Office With First Official Air Mail (L- R): Wop May, Pilot; T. Woodman, Postmaster; C. Beeker, Pilot With Sled Dog Team
subject(s): AviationBuildingsDogsFortsMailPersonalitiesPost OfficesSleds
date: 1930c
 
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image no.: 6641
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Fort Providence, Nt. (Aerial View) 550 Miles From Fort Mc Murray. Approaching With First Air Mail.,
subject(s): FortsMail
date: 1929
 
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image no.: 6636
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Fort Resolution, Nt. Four Planes Engaged In Transporting First Official Air Mail Flight At Fort Resolution. Ready For Long Trip To Aklavik Nearly 1100 Miles Away. These Planes Transported 5 Tons Of Mail On First Flight
subject(s): AviationBuildingsFortsFreightingMailTransportation
date:
 
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image no.: 6624
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Fort Smith, Nt, Is 265 Miles From Fort Mc Murray On Air Mail Route. This Post "Dominion Government Office" Is Administrative Headquarters Of North West Teritories. Postmaster & Staff Seen Receiving First Air Mail Bag. Note The Different Clothing The Men Are Wearing
subject(s): BuildingsCostumesFortsMailPost Offices
date: 1929
 
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image no.: 6625
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Fort Smith, Nt. Mail Arriving By Dog Team At Dominion Government Office From The Planes
subject(s): BuildingsFortsMail
date: 1929
 
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image no.: 6628
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Fort Smith, Nt. Transferring Mail From Plane To Dog Team At Fort Smith To Be Carried To P.O. (52 Miles) First Regular Flight 1929
subject(s): AviationDogsMailSleds
date: 1929
 
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image no.: 10572
contact sheet: A0329
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: G-Cagd Fokker Universal, Owned By Western Canada Airways Transporting Mail
subject(s): AircraftAviationFreightingMailTransportation
date: 1928
 
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image no.: 3594
contact sheet: A0115
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: G-Casf Aircraft In Winter Operations At Gold Pines, On. Note Royal Mail Crest.
subject(s): AircraftAviationMail
date: 1929
 
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image no.: 3608
contact sheet: A0116
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: G-Cask Fokker Super Universal Aircraft. First Air Mail Flight To Leave Winnipeg For Regina. Pilot Is W.J. Buchanan
subject(s): AircraftAviationMailPersonalities
date: 1928, December 11
 
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image no.: 3621
contact sheet: A0116
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: G-Casn Fokker Super Universal Aircraft. First Air Mail Flight From Fort Mcmurray, Ab, To Fort Simpson, Nt. “Punch” Dickins And Lew Parmenter Opening Up The Mackenzie Route.
subject(s): AircraftAviationMail
date: 1929, January 23rd
 
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image no.: 3530
contact sheet: A0113
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: G-Cats Fairchild 51 Aircraft. Mail Service Operation Between Charlottetown, Pei And Magdalen Islands During Winter Months. Note Horse And Sleigh.
subject(s): AircraftAviationHorsesMailSleds
date: 1935
 
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image no.: 3633
contact sheet: A0117
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Group Of People In Front Of Cf-Afl Fokker Super Universal Aircraft After Delivery Of Mail
subject(s): AircraftAviationChildrenDogsMailWomen
date: 1929c
 
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image no.: 6701
contact sheet: A0210
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Head Shot Of An Inuit (Eskimo) Who Resides Near Terminal Of Mackenzie River Air Mail Service At Aklavik, Nt
subject(s): EskimosInuitMail
date:
 
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image no.: 6702
contact sheet: A0210
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Head Shot Of An Inuit (Eskimo) Who Resides Near Terminal Of Mackenzie River Air Mail Service At Aklavik, Nt
subject(s): EskimosInuitMail
date:
 
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image no.: 3891
contact sheet: A0124
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Henry Arthur “Art” Schade Holding Mail Sack With Canadian Air Lines (Cal) Plane At Ventures Camp, Island Lake, Mb. In Centre Is W. Woods
subject(s): AviationMailPersonalities
date:
 
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image no.: 11005
contact sheet: A0342
collection: Gimli Historical Museum Collection
description: Horse & Sleigh Going To Post Office For Mail In Winter
subject(s): HorsesMailSleds
date:
 
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image no.: 3745
contact sheet: A0120
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Inside The Hangar, Cf-Amc Stearman Hem 2 Aircraft, Wasp Powered,Used On Moncton To Montreal Air Mail Service 1931-1932. Pilot, W.W. Fowler
subject(s): AircraftAviationMailPersonalities
date: 1931c
 
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image no.: 6609
contact sheet: A0207
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Interior Showing Weighing Of Mail At Fort Mcmurray Post Office. Special Light Weight Sacks Were Used. Postmaster Roche On Left.
subject(s): BuildingsEquipmentMailPersonalitiesPost Offices
date: 1929
 
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image no.: 12541
contact sheet: A0388
collection: Major L.J. Charles Collection
description: Inuit (Eskimo) Crossing Churchill Harbour With Hudson Bay Railway Survey Party In Northern Manitoba. "Winter Packet" (Mail) Arrived, Relayed By Eskimo From Northern Posts To Continue South By Indians (Aboriginals). Eskimo (Inuit) In Open Territory Use A Fan Style Hitch To Long Sleds With Mud Runners Which Are Resurfaced Daily, Or More, With A Thin Layer Of Ice, By Applying Water With A Piece Of Fur
subject(s): DogsEskimosHarboursInuitMailRailwaysSledsSurveying
date: 1928, March
 
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image no.: 6704
contact sheet: A0210
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Inuit (Eskimo) Who Resides Near Terminal Of Mackenzie River Air Mail Service At Aklavik, Nt. Note His Protective Eye Equipment
subject(s): EquipmentEskimosInuitMail
date:
 
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image no.: 6645
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Loading Mail From Plane To Dog Team At Fort Simpson, Nt
subject(s): AircraftDogsMailSleds
date:
 
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image no.: 6662
contact sheet: A0209
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Loading The Aircraft (Ari) Pilot Walter Gilbert With First Flight Mail For Camsell River Post Office (Temperature 40 Degrees Below Zero)
subject(s): AircraftAviationMailPersonalities
date: 1933, December 3
 
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image no.: 6635
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Long Island, South Of Fort Resolution. Photo Shows First Air Mail Flight Taken From Another Fleet
subject(s): AircraftAviationFortsMail
date:
 
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image no.: 6687
contact sheet: A0210
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Mackenzie Air Mail Service Returned To Edmonton After Its First Official Flight. Group In Centre Of Photo Next To Plane (L- R): F.B. Watt, Press; G.H. Rocke, Postmaster Fort Mcmurray; Tim Sims, Mechanic; C. Becker, Mgr.; R.W. Hale, Post Office Inspector; F.X.J. Leger, District Supt.; "Wop" May, Pilot; Mr. Soloway
subject(s): AviationCostumesMailPersonalities
date: 1930, January
 
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image no.: 4076
contact sheet: A0131
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Mail Being Loaded On Cf-Aat(Fairchild 71) At St. Hubert Airport, Montreal Bound For Rimouski, Qc. Pilot V.J. Hutton, Engineer Hardman
subject(s): AirportsAviationMailPersonalities
date: 1931, August 9
 
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image no.: 22317
contact sheet: A0738
collection: Eaton's Store Collection
description: Mail Opening Section Of T. Eaton Co Store
subject(s): MailStoresWinnipeg BuildingsWomen
date:
 
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image no.: 22320
contact sheet: A0738
collection: Eaton's Store Collection
description: Mail Orders Leaving T. Eaton Co Store.
subject(s): HorsesMailStoresWinnipeg Buildings
date:
 
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image no.: 6729
contact sheet: A0211
collection: Jeff Thomson Collection
description: Mail Train From Selkirk To Lake Winnipeg.
subject(s): DogsMailSleds
date:
 
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image no.: 3600
contact sheet: A0116
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Man (Pilot) Unloading Mail And Fur Bales From A Fokker Super Universal At Fort Mcmurray, Ab., On Arrival From Mckeough River Way Points. The Bales Of Fur, Shipped By Air From Northern Posts, Are Valued From $600 To $1,000 Each, As Indicated By Markings On Them
subject(s): AircraftAviationFur TradeMail
date: 1933c
 
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image no.: 4090
contact sheet: A0131
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Moncton, Nb, To Charlottetown, Pei, Mail Taken By Truck Then Transferred To Sleigh For Half Mile To Airport. Note Passenger In Sleigh
subject(s): AirportsAutomobilesMailSleds
date: 1934, March 14
 
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image no.: 6629
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Mr. T. J. Reilly, Inspector Of Postal Service At Fort Fitzgerald Standing Outside On The Snow
subject(s): CostumesMailPersonalitiesPost Offices
date: 1929, January
 
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image no.: 4769
contact sheet: A0151
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Pilot Climbing Into The Stearman 4em Cf-Amb For Royal Mail Canadian Airways Ltd
subject(s): AircraftAviationMail
date:
 
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image no.: 6621
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Pilot Gilbert Taking Off With Mail For The North
subject(s): AircraftAviationMailPersonalities
date: 1929
 
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image no.: 3854
contact sheet: A0123
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Pilot, H. S. Jones On Right. Superintendent W. Fowler On Left. Moncton - Charlottetown Air Mail Service.
subject(s): AviationMailPersonalitiesUniforms
date: 1936
 
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image no.: 6618
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Planes Land On River. Mail Is Transferred To Dog Team & Carried To Post Office 2 Miles Away
subject(s): AircraftAviationMail
date: 1930c
 
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image no.: 20037
contact sheet: A0651
collection: Joyce Meyer Collection
description: Postcard From Canadian Prisoner Of War (Pow), F.S. Meyer, In Germany Sent To Winnipeg, Mb
subject(s): MailMilitaryWorld War I
date: 1918, April 3
 
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image no.: 20038
contact sheet: A0651
collection: Joyce Meyer Collection
description: Postcard From Canadian Prisoner Of War (Pow), F.S. Meyer, In Germany Sent To Winnipeg, Mb
subject(s): MailMilitaryWorld War I
date: 1918, April 3
 
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image no.: 6606
contact sheet: A0207
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Postmaster G. H. Roche (Left) And Pilot Wop May At Fort Mc Murray
subject(s): AviationMailPersonalities
date: 1929
 
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image no.: 6689
contact sheet: A0210
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: R. W. Hale, District Superintendent Of Postal Services, Edmonton, Ab. Hale Made First Trip With Air Mail To Aklavik In 1929.
subject(s): AviationCostumesMailPersonalities
date: 1932, July
 
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image no.: 6644
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Royal Canadian Mounted Police And Dog Team Ready To Transport Mail At Fort Simpson, Nt
subject(s): DogsFreightingMailRCMPSledsTransportation
date:
 
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image no.: 6630
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Special Flight Made By "Punch" Dickins Of Canadian Airways From Edmonton, Ab, To Simpson, Nt, With Mail, With Bent Propellor. (L- R): Pilot "Punch" Dickens; E.J. Feilly; Lou Parmenter, Engineer; And "Rags" Wilson, Trapper Seen At Fort Resolution. Owing To Rough Ice At Landing, Plane Undercarriage Buckled And Propellor Was Bent
subject(s): AviationMailPersonalities
date: 1929, January
 
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image no.: 4932
contact sheet: A0157
collection: Scott Bateman Collection
description: Stanley Simpson With Equipment Used To Carry Mail & Drill Cores Between The Pas & Flin Flon During Spring Break-Up. Photo Includes Dog Train, Dog Sled And Canoe.
subject(s): CanoesDogsHorsesMailPersonalitiesSledsWagons
date: 1919-1920
 
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image no.: 4768
contact sheet: A0151
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Stearman 4em Cf-Amb With Punch Dickens In Cockpit Of Plane For Royal Mail Canadian Airways Ltd
subject(s): AircraftAviationMailPersonalities
date:
 
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image no.: 22266
contact sheet: A0737
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Store And House On Henry Avenue. Note The Telephone Pole And Wires And The Graffiti On The Green Mail Carriers Box
subject(s): AutomobilesMailSignsStoresWinnipeg BuildingsWinnipeg Streets
date: 1982
 
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image no.: 6703
contact sheet: A0210
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Two Inuit (Eskimo) Who Resides Near Terminal Of Mackenzie River Air Mail Service At Aklavik, Nt. Note Their Clothing And Footwear
subject(s): CostumesEskimosInuitMail
date:
 
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image no.: 6643
contact sheet: A0208
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Unloading Mail From The Planes At Fort Simpson, Nt
subject(s): AircraftFortsMail
date:
 
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image no.: 6610
contact sheet: A0207
collection: James A. Richardson Collection
description: Winter Mail Transported From Waterways To Mcmurray By Dog Team Along River. Mr. Hale. P.O. Seen Riding To Mcmurray.
subject(s): DogsFreightingMailPersonalitiesSledsTransportation
date: 1929