This album, comprised of 63 pages on which 245 photographs are mounted, contains photos mostly by Major D.L. McKeand, but also Reverend Franklin Clarke and R.D.M. (last name unknown). Finally there are half a dozen prints by J.C. Critchell-Bullock. The McKeand prints are from 1921 and document his travels in the Northwest Territories. Reverend F. Clarke was a missionary settled at Fort Simpson. His works are from 1931, and are of Fort Simpson, as well as Fort Norman. R.D.M's works are also from 1931 and are from Coppermine and the Inuit settled there. J.C. Critchell-Bullock surveyed the Thelon Game Sanctuary in 1924 with John Hornby for the Department of the Interior. Their surveying helped to lead to the establishment of the sanctuary in 1927. His works are from 1924 and are of the Thelon area.
The following places can be found in the album: Salt River Ford; Peace River; Vermilion Chutes; Fort Smith (including harbour, waterfront); Resolution (including harbour); Ramparts, Mackenzie River; Good Hope; Arctic Red River; Fort McPherson; Thelon Game Sanctuary; Thelon River; Bloody Falls, Coppermine; Hay River; Providence; Mackenzie River; Fort Simpson; Fort Wrigley; Fort Norman; Bear Island; Lobster Bay, Quebec; Mutton Bay, shoreline; Harrington, shoreline; Coppermine
The following events can be found in the album: sailing down Peace River on scows; making road at Vermilion Chutes; hauling scows out of water; oil gushing from discovery well, Norman; preparing caribou hide; S.S. Distributor leaving Fort Norman; Native children on way to school; Inuit fishing with hook spears; constructing administration buildings in Fort Smith; staining shingles; ox ploughing in field, Hay River; dogs ploughing in field, Hay River; ice breaking up on Mackenzie River; painting medical station, Coppermine.
The following objects can be found in the album: fish rack; travelling camps; E.D. and B.C. railway bridge; D.A. Thomas, steamer; mission house, Hay River; St. Peter's church, Hay River (interior too); H.B.Co. posts; Church of England mission, Fort Simpson; G-CADQ airplane; Roman Catholic mission, Fort Wrigley; Hudson's Bay Co. schooner; Inuit tents; R.C.M.P. barracks, Fort McPherson; government houses; home of Charles E. Kennedy; sealskin boots (worn by herders); schooners; boats; Native day school; Anglican mission garden, Fort Simpson; H.B.Co. fish drying house; log houses; scows; fields in Fort Smith; lime kiln; King's sawmill, under Fort Smith; Roman Catholic church, Hay River; mission school and chapel, Providence; disused church; Native tents; discovery well, Fort Norman; Roman Catholic church, Good Hope (interiors); grave of Insp. Fitzgerald, Fort McPherson; Church of England church and rectory; government storehouses; Native camp; Blue Fish Creek oil well; H.B.Co. Ford truck; Old St. David's mission house, now bishop's residence; reindeer corral.
The following animals can be found in the album: dogs; musk-oxen; reindeer; "Old Tanguay", best stag in herd.
The following people can be found in the album: Major D.L. McKeand; officers of Peace River oil exchange; O.S. Finnie; passengers from S.S. Mackenzie; J.A. McDougal; F.A. Kirkpatrick; Inuit; Rev. J.M. Crisall; W.J. Fequet, herder; Hugh Vatcher, herder; E. Kennedy, herder; Isaac Orgau, herder; David Kirkby, former H.B.Co. interpreter; St. David's congregation, Fort Simpson; Hoopo; boarders at mission school, Providence; Chief Albert Wright and wife; L.T. Burwash; Bishop Lucas; Canon Vale and wife; T.W. Harris, Indian agent; Charles Taylor; Natives; Chris and Patsy Klengenberg; John Hornby; Rev. Franklin Clarke and wife; Dr. Richardson; Lord Byng, Governor General; Mrs. Allan Hardistry and family (3 generations); Muffba and Dallerateach; Coppermine Inuit child in old style of dress; Jane Gifford, child.
Print 124-1931-F.Clarke is missing "Hudson Bay fur being transhipped at Fitzgerald, N.W.T." Says to "see negative".