Item is a photocopy of "A Hero for Centennial" by Barbara Hinds, published in the August 1967 issue of the Atlantic Advocate. The article is about Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald. The article includes several photographs.
File contains negatives, proofs, and prints of photographs related to Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald, including photographs taken around the time of his death in 1911 and more current photographs of the bridge and plaque dedicated to him in the Halifax Public Gardens. There are also some negatives showing a protest held by children in an unidentified location. The file also contains typed cutlines to accompany the photographs; typed drafts of articles about Inspector Fitzgerald; newspaper and magazine articles about Fitzgerald; a photocopy of a book called "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"; request slips from the Public Archives of Nova Scotia; volume 27, number 1 of the RCMP Quarterly; and a letter from Hinds to Anne.
File contains a booklet of information about the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Yukon Centennial; correspondence with P. J. Greenlaw and D. Snowden; handwritten notes about Labrador; typed notes from a visit to Stadacona in 1966; a typed draft of an article about fitness and a canoe trip; a photograph MacKenzie Porter at the luxury hunters' camp at Cape Dorset, taken by Rosemary Gilliat; a photograph of a boy learning to write at Frobisher School in 1960, taken by Rosemary Gilliat; and maps of the Yukon.
Item is volume 27, number 1 of the RCMP Quarterly, published by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in July 1961. There is a picture of a young girl laughing and holding a North West Mounted Police sign on the cover. The magazine is accompanied by a note from H. J. (or possibly N. J.) to Barbara Hinds.
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.
Item is a newspaper clipping of part of an article about Francis J. Fitzgerald, the Lost Patrol, and Fitzgerald's mother. Part of the article is missing. The date, author, article title, and newspaper name are unidentified, although it was probably published in a Halifax Newspaper.
File contains background information on the Ottawa Police Lesbian and Gay Liaison Committee action plan pilot project, and changes to policing standards that resulted in part from suggestions made by the Committee to the Ottawa Police Services Board.
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.
Item is a photograph taken during a crime simulation organized by the Halifax police department. The photograph shows two unidentified people in police uniforms looking at the crime scene while several people watch from the mezzanine above.
Item is a photograph of Inspector W. J. D. Dempster, who led the search party to find Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald's lost patrol. Dempster is wearing a uniform. His head and shoulders have been outlined with liquid paper or white paint.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds interviewing Alan Innes-Taylor. Innes-Taylor talks about how he came to Dawson City, his past employment as a police officer, gold mining, the Gold Rush Festival, and other topics.
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.
File contains a reel-to-reel recording of Barbara Hinds' interview with Abraham Ogpik about Inuit people being taught the "white man's ways" and the effect on their lives and culture; and Barbara Hinds interviewing Corporal Allen Crawford of the Frobisher Bay detachment of the RCMP about crime.
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."