Canadian Postcard Collection

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Front description: RCMP member on horse holding Canadian flag. The flag is an added illustration. Back description: Printed: "Greetings from Williamson's Drug Store Swan River, Manitoba, Canada"
Front description: One of a series. A large image of Mary is divided between ten cards with the words "Je suis l'immaculee conception" around her and "Notre Dame de Lourdes" underneath. On each card is a smaller scene related to Mary or to Lourdes. Back description:
Front description: Oval portraits of Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Thibaudeau Rinfret. Two flags behind. Back description:
Front description: Singer salesman with car standing on road. Car has 2 tarps on back with "SINGER" on them - 1 tarp is upside down with base of sewing machine poking out of the top. Man in suit standing behind the car - probably a travelling salesman. Back description:
Front description: Our Leader Rt. Hon. Sir Wilfrid Laurier Our Candidate J. G. Turriff. Back description:
Front description: Group of five women and two boys gathered around a fire. Other people in the background. All the women are wearing aprons and most in hats. There is an 'x' over one of the women in the group. Back description: C. S. Storie Spy, 43 Thought this would interest you. I tried learning camp cooking at Red Cross works. England just heard Elizabeth has got a berth & returning on the "Cellio". Hope to see her before she leaves - fond love Amy
Front description: Unidentified group of 9 in yard of white house - 4 nurses, 2 doctors & 3 patients - Woman in dark coat with heavy scarf around neck, man in hospital bed on wheels and child on a lap. Bulldog looking at group. Exact location unknown, postmark for Colwyn Bay. Back description: Miss Hetty Moody Dear Hetty, Thanks for your letter, we are having dreadful weather here. What a pity you had not time to call here that day. Best love. Beatie.
Front description: RCMP officer on horse beside lake, mountain in background. Back description:
Front: a brick building with a dome shaped roof, about 1 story tall. 3 smoking chimneys can be seen on the perimeter. 1 workman can be seen, stated as being named Aaron Back: Mr. Charles Dietze Dear brother Received your letter. I am sending you the photo of our brick yard. This is when they burned the last kiln. I can`t see that they charge so much freight to send those cedar posts down. The freight would almost come as high as the cost up here. Your sister. That is Aaron standing beside the kiln. [Cancelled - 1913/11/24, Hangover]
Front: Back: Mrs J. Ryan Dear Grandma: You will see by this card that I am back in N.S. again I am working at my trade $15.00
Front description: Workers building grain elevator next to railway tracks. Kerrobert was a major Canadian Pacific Railway junction and terminal. Back description: W. H. Hiddie Hello Old Sport Rec'd your card. Glad to hear you are getting Well, as I can safely say I am still on the elevator but I think we will be through this week. It is no trouble to get work. I am going to stay right with Carpentering now I am getting along fine 40 cents an hour. They are paying 55 cents here now. I have a job as soon as I leave here to help build 3 houses and two (rest under the stamp). Across left end: This is our elevator about 3 weeks ago.
Front description: RCMP officer on horse carrying standard Back description: Jourz sur; jourz C.P. 7000 Telé 7 Mme. Noella St. Pierre 73-5e-avenue Windsor, Que. Tel 845-2496 14 marsL drummonville 15 " Victoriavilla 16 " Trois-Rivieres 18 " Granby 19 " Victoriaville
"All the World" at Woolwich  H.H. Princess Marie Louise Schleswig Holstein Viewing the Exhibition
"All the World" at Woolwich H.H. Princess Marie Louise Schleswig Holstein Viewing the Exhibition
Front: "X" indicates Princess Marie Louise among the group walking beside a large tent. Back:
"Daily Mail" Waterplane Tour, 1912.  Organized by the Grahame White Aviation Co. Ltd.
"Daily Mail" Waterplane Tour, 1912. Organized by the Grahame White Aviation Co. Ltd.
Front: A waterplane is parked on a beach while a very large crowd waits for its takeoff. For more information on the Waterplane Tour, see: https://www.greatwarforum.org/topic/179000-daily-mail-water-plane-tour-of-1912/ Back:
"Dare Devil Peggy" England's Greatest Diver F. C. Gadsby The Flying Diver
"Dare Devil Peggy" England's Greatest Diver F. C. Gadsby The Flying Diver
Front: Diving board and pool pictured with a diver mid dive. Back: Byker show ground behind Apollo. Seen an Byker show [swund doors?] fire dive. R50 [?]
"Dare Devil Peggy" England's Greatest Diver F. C. Gadsby The Flying Diver
"Dare Devil Peggy" England's Greatest Diver F. C. Gadsby The Flying Diver
Front: Diving board and pool pictured with a diver mid dive. Back:
"Farthest North, First to Hazelton"
"Farthest North, First to Hazelton"
Front: Text: Crowds cheering Mr. Sands of Seattle in "Farthest North, First to Hazelton" Pathfinder Flanders Auto on arrival in Hazelton, B.C. 1281 miles covered en route. Desc: Group of people gathered around car with bravo sign above them. Back: To: Mrs. Daisy Black Do you recognize Grant & Mrs. Boyd & Howard standing near each other. Something to remind you of Hazelton. E. Thurbur
"G" Company, Royal North West Mounted Police
"G" Company, Royal North West Mounted Police
Front: "G"Company, R.N.W.M.P., Edmonton, Alta. Mounted Police in line, with a large building in the background. Back:
"Government Peat Bog" Anrep Machine in Operation 1. A. Anrep, Gov. Expert 2. F.B. Smith, V. Pres. of Canada Fertilizer Co. Farnham Can. 3. W.R. Love, Treasurer " " " ".
"Government Peat Bog" Anrep Machine in Operation 1. A. Anrep, Gov. Expert 2. F.B. Smith, V. Pres. of Canada Fertilizer Co. Farnham Can. 3. W.R. Love, Treasurer " " " ".
Front: At least eight labourers work on the peat harvesting machine (government-made, mind you) while three men (labelled "1" through "3", corresponding with the list in the caption) stand and watch on the other side of the rail track. Aleph Anrep, #1 in the photo, wrote a book entitled Investigation of the Peat Bogs, and Peat Industry of Canada during the Season 1909-10 (Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1910) Source: ftp://ftp.geogratis.gc.ca/pub/nrcan_rncan/publications/ess_sst/307/307364/cmb_071.pdf Back: Saw a peat bag like this above tracadie can.
"In action" Sherwood Forest Diving Towers Boskung Lake
"In action" Sherwood Forest Diving Towers Boskung Lake
Front: One person mid dive, while another waits their turn. Others look on. Back: Mr. L. Jenkins Make no mistake. That person doing the stunt is not me. Well I got your letter yesterday & am rather wondering whose tree you raided and what you did with the cherries? I hope you're keeping warm enough. we haven't needed any fires. The mosquitoes are still quite bad but we can take it. Love Dot

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