Collection consists of photographs of Carleton Place, Ontario and members of the Carleton Place community, including John Gillies; Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph Mckay; and James C. Poole; Abner Nichol's camp and a hotel bus; the Carleton Place Canoe Club and sporting events; curling bonspiel champions, 1896-1897; girls camp club; Orange Lodge Parade; school groups; Ancient Order of United Workmen; trade processions; firefighters; a C.P.R. passenger train crossing the Mississippi River; a Zion church choir excursion and picnic, 1885, Mississippi Lake and other activities at Mississippi Lake, ca. 1892-1895.
Also included are views of Normal School, Woodstock, Ont., ca. 1887; Prescott, Ontario; Brockville, Ontario; Winnipeg, Manitoba; St. Andrews Lock and Dam; Bates & Innis Dam; as well as members of the Brown family, including Captain Arthur Roy Brown, D.S.C.
Photos by William H. Hooper; J.H. Clarke; Bailey Brothers; A. Brock & Co.; Stead Photo; Ellisson & Co.; J.L. Jones; C. Lawes; C.M. Martin; A.W. Ferguson; A.C. McIntyre; A.P. Sweet; J.L. Livernois; Henry, L.M. Picard; James Inglis; E. Spencer; Thomas Connon Doane; Desmarais & Cie; Sheldon & Davis; J.F. Bradley; R.G. Moles; E. Morrisson; G.B. Murray; M.L. Kilborne; Miss A. Lockwood; J. Dynes; Fraser's Photographic Gallery; Au Soleil d'or (Que.); William Webb; T. Castonguay; Dynes & Hawksett; Hélène Fortin; William & George McComb; S.M. Switzer; J.M. Burgess, Almonte, Ont.; G.E. Willis; and C.C. Pelton, Carleton Place, Ont.