Blind River Digital Collection
Search the collection
Fire Reports and Fuel Log, Ontario Department of Lands and Forests, Blind River, 1948

This is a hard-cover book dated 1948, believed to have been at the Peshu Lake Tower. Page 2-103 contains information about people entering the ...

Fire Reports and Fuel Log, Ontario Department of Lands and Forests, Blind River, 1948
The Norgoma - Manitoulin Island Ferry, Circa 1970

A postcard showing the MS Norgoma. The Norgoma was built in 1950 and was originally a steam ship used for packages and passenger transportation. It ...

The Norgoma - Manitoulin Island Ferry, Circa 1970
Blind River Mill in Colour, Circa 1940

What year was this photograph taken?

Blind River Mill in Colour, Circa 1940
Blind River Mill, Aerial, Circa 1930

The Blind River Mill was sold by J.J McFadden to Carpenter-Hixon out of Minnesota in 1926. Carpenter-Hixon invested $3.5 million dollars and turned ...

Blind River Mill, Aerial, Circa 1930
A Brief History of Seymour L. Sellers, Blind River, 1883-1978

Can you confirm that Mrs. Sellers' wrote this piece?

A Brief History of Seymour L. Sellers, Blind River, 1883-1978
Enjoyment Received Through Volunteer Work, Blind River, The Standard, 1997

This newspaper article describes the volunteer work of 80 year old Alice Desabrais and how she won the Heart of Blind River volunteer award. The ...

Enjoyment Received Through Volunteer Work, Blind River, The Standard, 1997
Blind River Teen To Represent Green Party, 2007

Is Mr. Evans still involved with the Green Party?

Blind River Teen To Represent Green Party, 2007
3 Area Musicians Nominated For Hall Induction, Blind River, 2001

This article concerns the induction of the first country musician from the Blind River area into the Northern Ontario Country Music Hall of Fame. ...

3 Area Musicians Nominated For Hall Induction, Blind River, 2001
Rupp Family Marks 50 years, Blind River, 1980

This article celebrates the Rupp family's 50 years as summer residents of Blind River's Lake Lauzon. Information about Rupp's arrival, purchase of ...

Rupp Family Marks 50 years, Blind River, 1980
Lorna Nash Remembers Old Milltown Days, Blind River, The Standard, 1986

This newspaper clipping shares some memories of Lorna Nash including life in a mill town and how her husband, Thomas founded CKNR radio on Lawton St. ...

Lorna Nash Remembers Old Milltown Days, Blind River, The Standard, 1986
Bethune Had Connection To Blind River, The Standard, 1994

This article tells about St. Andrew's United Church and the Bethune family's arrival in Blind River in 1903 when Rev. Malcolm Nicolson Bethune became ...

Bethune Had Connection To Blind River, The Standard, 1994
Dr. Jim Dolan's Work Is Unfinished, Blind River, The Sentinel, 1901

Did Dr. Dolan die in 1901, 1981 or another date (full date was cut off)?

Dr. Jim Dolan's Work Is Unfinished, Blind River, The Sentinel, 1901
Artists In Profile - Natural Surroundings Inspire Artist, Blind River, The Standard,1995

This newspaper article concerns artist Leslie Aube and her artistic development over the years while teaching full-time. The article also shares ...

Artists In Profile - Natural Surroundings Inspire Artist, Blind River, The Standard,1995
Former Teacher Receives Honorary Membership, Blind River, The Standard, 1995

This newspaper article concerns the awarding of an Honorary Membership by the Federation of Women Teacher's Association of Ontario to Blind River ...

Former Teacher Receives Honorary Membership, Blind River, The Standard, 1995
Town's Logging Memorial Completed, Blind River, 2001

This newspaper article concerns the completion of the Blind River logging memorial with the installation of six bronze logs. The article goes on to ...

Town's Logging Memorial Completed, Blind River, 2001
Cyr Wins Influential Women Award, North Bay, 2001

This article tells about the awarding of an Influential Women of Northern Ontario award to Blind River resident Lila Cyr. Mrs. Cyr's community ...

Cyr Wins Influential Women Award, North Bay, 2001
Conrad Bobiwash Artist Profile, Blind River, Circa 1996

This is a two-sided profile of artist and educator Conrad Bobiwash that includes information about his education, selected exhibitions, awards, and ...

Conrad Bobiwash Artist Profile, Blind River, Circa 1996
Documentary - A Celebration of Women's Lives, Blind River, 2001

Is Ms. Kerr still making films?

Documentary - A Celebration of Women's Lives, Blind River, 2001
VE Day 50th Anniversary, Blind River, The Standard, 1995

This article shares seventy-five year old Ken Barne's memories of serving in world war two, the long hours of battle, the horrors he witnessed and ...

VE Day 50th Anniversary, Blind River, The Standard, 1995
Amy Poucette Remembers, Blind River, The Standard,1986

This article is about some of the memories of Mrs. Amy Poucette's life in the Blind River area. She recalls King Edward's stop in Blind River and ...

Amy Poucette Remembers, Blind River, The Standard,1986
Blind River Citizens Honor Local Doctor Hamill, 1965

This is a newspaper article about the community tribute event held to honor Dr. Hamill who served the Blind River area for over 40 years. The article ...

Blind River Citizens Honor Local Doctor Hamill, 1965
Dr. Frank Hamill History, Blind River, 1896-1993

This is three page document provides a summary of Dr. Hamill, his life and eventual work as a family Doctor in Blind River and the positive ...

Dr. Frank Hamill History, Blind River, 1896-1993
The History of Algoma Mills, Spragge, and the Township of Elliot Lake, 1974-75

This 33 page study includes information about the villages of Algoma Mills, Spragge, and the township of Elliot Lake, obtained through personal ...

The History of Algoma Mills, Spragge, and the Township of Elliot Lake, 1974-75
Canada's Luxury Ghost Town, Elliot Lake, 1961

This photocopy of the original four page Harper's magazine article tells the story of the uranium boom and bust in the Blind River and Elliot Lake ...

Canada's Luxury Ghost Town, Elliot Lake, 1961
Blind River Means Business,Circa 1985

What year was this booklet published?

Blind River Means Business,Circa 1985
Bill Rice's History of Battle Point Association, Blind River, Circa 1974

Bill Rice recalls in this two page interview how Professor Barnes chose Lake Duborne for the Wesleyan group and the purchase of 80 acres for $300 in ...

Bill Rice's History of Battle Point Association, Blind River, Circa 1974
Local Artist Wins Another Award, Blind River, The Standard, 1995

This newspaper article informs the reader about local artist Al Wright's winning two awards for his watercolor paintings, one from the North of 17 ...

Local Artist Wins Another Award, Blind River, The Standard, 1995
Dr. From Korea Practiced In Blind River, Ontario, 1999

This is a photocopy of a "Life Story" article about Dr. Tai-Yun Whang that was published after his death at the age of 84. The article details Dr. ...

Dr. From Korea Practiced In Blind River, Ontario, 1999
Brazil, Hungary Destinations For Two Exchange Students, Blind River, The Standard, 1995

This article concerns Chantal Venturi and Sarah Mobach, students from Blind River who were chosen to participate in the International Rotary Exchange ...

Brazil, Hungary Destinations For Two Exchange Students, Blind River, The Standard, 1995
Blind River Equestrian Hopes For Olympics, 1997

Did Courtney achieve his goal? Is he still competing in equestrian events?

Blind River Equestrian Hopes For Olympics, 1997
Part Music, Part Magic, Blind River, 1995

This article concerns lifelong Blind River resident Lucien Pilon, a musician with a love of making violins. The article tells a bit about Pilon's ...

Part Music, Part Magic, Blind River, 1995
Guild Gazette, Blind River, 1994

This is a photocopy of a page found in the Canadian Workshop Magazine detailing the construction of a wooden unit built by Jim Eagles of Blind ...

Guild Gazette, Blind River, 1994
A Persistent Man, A Town's New Life, Blind River, Life Magazine, Vol. 39, No.5, 1955

This large format photocopie article shares information about the changes on the sleepy town of Blind River, Ontario after the discovery by Franc ...

A Persistent Man, A Town's New Life, Blind River, Life Magazine, Vol. 39, No.5, 1955
Joubin of Blind River, Life Magazine,Vol. 39, No.5, 1955

This is a photocopy of a story from Life Magazine that concerns Frank Joubin's fanatic persistence in finding uranium. The article provides ...

Joubin of Blind River, Life Magazine,Vol. 39, No.5, 1955
Celebrating 101 Years, Serpent River, The Standard,1995

This article is about Serpent River's Patrick Stonepoint, his 101st birthday celebration, a bit of his life history and the qualities of moderation, ...

Celebrating 101 Years, Serpent River, The Standard,1995
Unusual Haunt, Blind River, 1996

This article describes the decorating efforts of Gloria and Vic Labbe at Thanksgiving and Christmas at their Blind River home inside and out. The ...

Unusual Haunt, Blind River, 1996
95! And counting, Evelyn Bell Birthday Invitation, Blind River, 2009

This is a color invitation to a Come and Go Tea celebrating Evelyn Bell's 95th birthday. The invitation has a black and white photo of a young adult ...

95! And counting, Evelyn Bell Birthday Invitation, Blind River, 2009
Guarding Angels, Blind River and Elliot Lake, The Standard, 1995

This is a newspaper story about area crossing guards and how they make the region safe for children to walk to and from school. The article also ...

Guarding Angels, Blind River and Elliot Lake, The Standard, 1995
Muriel's Dream, Blind River, The Standard, 1995

This article concerns the ongoing support for an adopted child overseas by students of Ecole St. Joseph. Details about how the program started in ...

Muriel's Dream, Blind River, The Standard, 1995
Blind River Poem in Provincial Competition, The Standard 1997

This article shares the award winning poem written by former adult education student Rod White called "And the Times, They Are A' Changing".

Blind River Poem in Provincial Competition, The Standard 1997
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit