Moving pictures

By Emily Beliveau, Digital Projects Assistant Working with a photographic collection from a studio photographer means we have access to many instances of two or more shots taken in short succession. In essence, there are hundreds of two-frame movies available to us if...

Happy New Year (Beer)!

My favorite group of photos from the Henderson air training collection are the ones taken during the 1944 New Year’s Day meal at No. 12 Elementary Flying Training School, Sky Harbour, Goderich. Compared to all the individual head shots and formal class photos,...

Men With Pipes

For this project, we have scanned 868 images. About 9%, or 77 photographs, are portraits of individual airmen. Of those, only two of the men chose to pose with a pipe. While I don’t condone smoking, I do think posing with a pipe is an excellent choice when...