Head, Clara and Maria Local History
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Workers Employed by the Building of the Swisha Dam 
ImageMysteries:  1946  Men sitting at a picnic table inside a meal tent at a work camp for the Rapides-des-Joachims dam. These men were in charge of the cutting of the "slash". These men were in charge of cutting all the timber in preparation for the rising water levels caused by the building of the Swisha dam at Les...
Children After Confirmation St. Lawrence Parish, Deux Rivières 
ImageMysteries:  1958  Six children pose, two holding certificates, with the Ottawa River in the background. Priscilla Boissonneault, Candice Resmer, Bonnie Resmer, Wayne Resmer, Andy Boissonneault, Ivan Boissonneault.
Couple Poses on The Bridge to Swisha 
ImageMysteries:    Jeannette (Boudreau) and James (Jim) Charbonneau Standing on the Swisha bridge. Prior to the construction of a hydro-electric dam in 1950, the village site of Rapides-des-Joachims (Swisha) was not an island. The rising water flooded an old river bed from the north through Lake McConnell. (Source:...
Ernie Boudreau
ImageMysteries:    A young Ernie Boudreau poses on a Pontiac which is parked on a stretch of highway 17 that overlooks the Ottawa River. The reflection of A fire tower can be seen on the hood of the car. The car belonged to Sam Clouthier.
Carnival Time Button, Stonecliffe ca.1993 
ObjectImageMysteries:  1993  Button design for the 1993 Stonecliffe winter carnival.
Fishing on the Ottawa River 
ImageComments:Mysteries:    A Bissett Creek family fishes from exposed bedrock on the Ottawa River. The woman in this picture has been identified as Vivian Pichette and the man has been identified as Stanley McIsaac. The boy is believed to be a Dufoe. These rapids, north of Bissett Creek on the Ottawa River, disappeared in...
Mike Simond 
ImageMysteries:    Profile of Mike Simond The story goes, that Mike Simond was drinking at the McKechnie's hotel one night and he died when he walked out the fire escape thinking it was the bathroom door. He worked for Joan Charbonneau's father.
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