Posts Tagged ‘photographs’

Photo Friday | Spring Fun and Games

Jump into spring with these fun, carefree photos of young girls at play in the backstreets of Montreal in the mid-1970s.

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Photo Friday | Inside Kingston Pen, 1979

Take a look inside Kingston’s infamous high security prison with these amazing photographs from A Warehouse for Bodies, a short 1979 doc about life inside Kingston Pen.

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Photo Friday | Colin Low’s Fogo Island In Colour

Travel to magical Fogo Island with these never-seen-before photos shot by legendary NFB filmmaker Colin Low in 1967.

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Photo Friday | Wilderness Survival in Fort Nelson, BC

Enjoy these few photos that show R.C.A.F. airmen being taught how to stay alive in the event of a wilderness crash in Fort Nelson, BC, in 1953.

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Photo Friday | Diggers of the Deep

Around the world, many miners celebrate December 4 as Miners Day and commemorate their patron saint, St. Barbara, requesting her continuing protection for their daily work

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Photo Friday | Eskimo Children on Baffin Island (1957)

Celebrate Universal Children’s Day with these stunning photos from Eskimo Children on Baffin Island, by Doug Wilkinson (How to Build an Igloo).

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Photo Friday | Inside the Blood Indians’ Sun Dance

Directed by the one and only Colin Low in 1960, Circle of the Sun is a rare invitation to a gathering of the Blood Indians of Alberta. The doc features a very young (and very dapper) Pete Standing Alone, then an outsider to his own culture – a man vastly more interested in rodeos than

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Photo Friday | High Tide in Newfoundland

Photo Friday! Discover a series of stunning black-and-white photographs documenting the fishing industry in Newfoundland in the mid-1950s.

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Photo Friday | First Day of School, Montreal, 1962

Take a stroll around a Montreal working-class neighbourhood on the first day of class with these photos from September Five at Saint-Henri (1962.)

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Photo Friday | Farm Electrification: And Then There Was Light

Most of us take most things for granted. Take for example clean running water, or electricity. Who ever thinks twice about being able to enjoy these luxuries?

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Photo Friday | Summertime from Coast to Coast

Peep the stunning pictures below and check out some of our summer films available on NFB.ca.

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Photo Friday | Gone (Herring) Fishing

Herring stocks on the B.C. coast are making a comeback after a catastrophic collapse in the 1980s, but the harvest remains controversial. B.C. First Nations, who have long been advocating for sustainable fishing practices, mobilized earlier this year to halt commercial herring roe fisheries in their traditional territory, citing their intention to “allow the healing that needs to

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