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Reports and other papers relating to the McPherson-Dawson police patrol - winter 1910-1911 - and the death of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and all members of the patrol : [photocopy from a book]

Item consists of several pages photocopied from a book titled "Reports and Other Papers Relating to the McPherson-Dawson Police Patrol - Winter 1910-1911 - And the Death of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and All Members of the Patrol," published by the Royal North West Mounted Police in 1911 and republished in 1919. There is a blank action request form from the CBC stuck to the first page that says "Thank-You. Bruce."

Lost patrol: Arctic hero died seeking help : [newspaper article in the Novascotian]

Item is section B (The Novascotian) from the February 5, 1993 issue of the Chronicle-Herald and Mail-Star. The section features an article called "Lost patrol: Arctic hero died seeking help" by Barbara Hinds. The article is about Francis J. Fitzgerald and the Lost Patrol. The article features photographs of Fitzgerald and the Dempster rescue patrol.

Photograph of the graves of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and his party

Item is a photograph of the graves of Francis J. Fitzgerald and the three other men in his patrol. The graves are located in McPherson, Northwest Territories. The graves include four smaller gravestones for Francis J. Fitzgerald, S. Carter, C. F. Kinney, and R. O. H. Taylor, as well as a large stone cross with the names of all four men. They are surrounded by a white picket fence. The photograph is covered with a piece of translucent paper and there is a sticky note on the front.

Photograph of the Dempster patrol on return to Dawson City

Item is a photograph of the patrol led by Dempster after returning to Dawson City, Yukon. The photograph shows the patrol's sleds, with the sled dogs still harnessed and lying on the ground. Some dogs have collapsed from exhaustion. A large group of men are watching the sleds from a sidewalk. There is a piece of translucent paper attached over the photograph, with a sticky note on it. A typed cutline and two cutlines clipped from a newspaper are attached to the back of the photograph.

Photograph of the graves of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and his party

Item is a photograph of the graves of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and his party in McPherson, Northwest Territories. There are small headstones for Francis J. Fitzgerald, S. Carter, C. F. Kinney, and R. O. H. Taylor on either side of a large stone cross. There is a chain barrier around the graves.

Proofs of photographs related to Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald attached to paper

Item is a collection of proofs of photographs related to Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald attached to sheets of paper. The photographs show Fitzgerald's grave, will, diary, portrait, and funeral, as well as a bridge and plaque dedicated to him in the Halifax Public Gardens and the Dempster patrol. One of the proofs of Fitzgerald's portrait has a rectangle cut out of the middle of it.

Photograph of the funeral of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and his party

Item is a photograph taken at the burial of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald, S. Carter, C. F. Kinney, and R. O. H. Taylor at McPherson, Northwest Territories. The photograph shows a priest in white robes, a row of men with rifles, and several other people standing around the burial site behind a wooden fence. There is a piece of translucent paper and a sticky note attached to the photograph.

Photograph of a page from the diary of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald

Item is a photograph of a page from Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald's diary. The diary entry shown was written while Fitzgerald's patrol was traveling between McPherson, Northwest Territories and Dawson City, Yukon. The entry mentions that they had to eat one of their dogs. Some parts of the photograph are filled in the with off-white paint. A piece of translucent paper and a sticky note are attached to the photograph. A typed cutline describing the photograph is attached to the back.

Photograph of the will of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald

Item is a photograph of the will of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald, written with a charred stick not long before his death in the western Canadian Arctic. Parts of the photograph are filled in with off-white paint. A typed cutline and a cutline clipped from a newspaper are attached to the back of the photograph. A piece of translucent paper and a sticky note are attached to the front.

Recording of an interview with Captain Doug Creaser

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Captain Doug Creaser, the area superintendent in charge of the department of transportation's sea lift. Creaser is from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Creaser talks about shipping in the north.

Recording of an interview with Keith Robinson

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Keith Robinson, the facilities manager of the Frobisher Bay airport. Robinson is from Winnipeg. He talks about the history of the airport, airport operations, and employing Inuit people.

Recording of an interview with Pierre Williamson

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Pierre Williamson, the chief air traffic controller at the Frobisher Bay airport.
Williamson is from Vancouver, British Columbia. The interview is preceded by a recording of Williamson talking over a radio while working at the airport.

Recordings from Pangnirtung

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds telling a story about a man named Kilabuk Pik in Pangnirtung; Hinds talking to an unidentified man in Pangnirtung; Hinds talking about the journey to Pangnirtung on the Rupertsland; sounds from the Rupertsland; and Hinds talking to an unidentified man on the Rupertsland.

Recording on an interview with Max Budgell

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Max Budgell, the northern service officer for the Department of Northern Affairs in Port Burwell. Budgell talks about how he traveled to Port Burwell.

Recording of an interview with Keith Crow and other recordings

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds describing a group of children playing in a water hole; sounds of children playing; Barbara Hinds talking about her visit with Keith Crow in George River; Keith Crow playing the guitar; and Barbara Hinds' interview with Keith Crow about shipping fish.

Recording of an interview with Mrs. Dodds

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mrs. Sam Dodds in Fort Chimo, Quebec. Mrs. Dodds talks about teaching Inuit women to cook with new foods and make handicrafts.

Recording of an interview with Mr. Belville

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds's interview with Mr. Belleville, a regional engineer for the national department of health and welfare. Belleville talks about waste disposal in Frobisher Bay.

Recording of an interview with Mr. Sacré

Item is a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Phil Sacré of the Carter Construction Company. Mr. Sacré talks about construction of a new runway at an airport. The interview is preceded by rumbling sounds from the airport construction. The interview is followed by a recording of a man talking over a radio and requesting permission to blast.

Recording of Barbara Hinds talking to children

Item is a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds talking to three Inuit children. Hinds asks the children questions about their names, games that they like to play, and school. The recording also includes children singing "Row, Row, Row Your Boat" and "Frère Jacques" in English, French, and Inuktitut.

Recording of an interview with Bob Green

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Bob Green, from the rehabilitation centre in Frobisher Bay. Green talks about education and training programs at the rehabilitation centre.

Recording of an interview with Jacques Dumas

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Jacques Dumas about the challenges of being a pilot in the north. The recording is proceeded by sounds from an airplane.

Recording of an interview with Gordon Braley

File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Gordon Braley from the St. Felicien Air Service in Fort Chimo. Braley tells stories about flying in the north.

Recording on an interview with Mr. Page

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mr. Page in Frobisher Bay. Page talks about a laundromat in Frobisher Bay. The beginning of the recording introduces George Crow from George River, but Hinds refers to the interviewee as Mr. Page later in the recording.

Recording from on board the Rupertsland

Item is a recording made by Barbara Hinds while on board the Rupertsland, near Savage Island. The recording includes Hinds describing the voyage, Hinds talking to an unidentified man, and sounds of the wind.

Recording of an interview with Madge Allured

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Madge Allured, the post master in Frobisher Bay. Allured talks about how she became the post master, how mail is delivered in the north, unusual things that are sent in the mail by Inuit people, and other topics.

Recording of an interview with Bryan Pearson

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Bryan Pearson, a general contractor in Frobisher Bay, Northwest Territories. Pearson talks about how he came to the north, employing Inuit people, his past jobs, and other topics.

Recording of an interview with George Clark

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with George Clark, somewhere in the eastern Canadian Arctic. Clark talks about seal hunting and the danger of shrinking seal populations. The recording is preceded by a short recording of Barbara Hinds describing a seal hunt that she attended.

Recording of an interview with Mr. Blanchard

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mr. Blanchard, a seal fisher somewhere in the eastern Canadian Arctic. Blanchard talks about what it's like to be a seal hunter and how they kill the seals.

Recording of an interview with Abraham Ogpik

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Abraham Ogpik in Frobisher Bay. Ogpik talks about Inuit people being taught to adapt to white people's lifestyle and the effects on Inuit culture.

Recording of an interview with Corporal Allen Crawford

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Corporal Allen Crawford from the Frobisher Bay detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Crawform talks about crime in Frobisher Bay and issues with Inuit people and alcohol consumption.

Recording of an interview with Mr. Morris on board the Rupertsland

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds interviewing Mr. Morris while he is hauling up an anchor before leaving Lower Savage Island for Pangnirtung, Nunavut. Hinds asks Morris about sailing conditions. The interview is followed by Barbara Hinds talking about the journey to Pangnirtung on the Rupertsland and the firing of a cannon at Pangnirtung.

Recording of an interview with Ross Peyton

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Ross Peyton, the Hudson's Bay Company manager in Pangnirtung. Peyton talks about the economy and whaling industry at Pangnirtung.

Recording of an interview with Bryan Pearson

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Bryan Pearson, a general contractor in Frobisher Bay. Pearson tells a story about a disaster while baking bread. He also talks about the challenges of building houses in Frobisher Bay.

Recording of an interview with Mr. Graves

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mr. Graves, the principal of the school in Frobisher Bay. Graves talks about woodworking and other vocational training at the rehabilitation centre in Apex Hill. The recording includes sounds of students working in the wood shop.

Recording of an interview with Mrs. Sam Dodds

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mrs. Sam Dodds. Mrs. Dodds talks about when she first got married and moved up north to Port Harrison. She also talks about the challenges of living up north, including food, receiving visitors, and schooling.

Recording of an interview with Max Budgell

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Max Budgell. Budgell talks about the aging population of Port Burwell, the challenges of living there, the fishery, and other topics.

Recording of an interview with Pierre Williamson

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Pierre Williamson, the chief air traffic controller at the Frobisher Bay airport. Williamson talks about the runway at the airport, emergencies, power failures, and his work week. The interview is followed by the sound of a helicopter from an icebreaker called the John A. MacDonald, which is in Frobisher Bay.

Recording of an interview with Mr. Challace

Item is a recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Mr. Challace about what signals from a weather balloon indicate. Signals from the weather balloon can be heard in the background.
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