Series consists of portraits of Canadian musicians, performing artists, labour leaders and politicians, as well as activities of Canadian cultural and labour organizations and of the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) political party, 1954-1965. The following cultural organizations are documented: Ballet Russe, Ballet Volkoff, Canadian Opera Company, Canadian Society of Painters, League of Canadian Composers, Painters Eleven, Potters Guild of Canada, Promenade Symphony, Toronto Festival Ballet, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Trio. The following actors, artists, musicians, writers and broadcasters are documented: Lucio Agostini, Murray Adaskin, Lloyd Bradshaw, Howard Cable, Douglas Chamberlain, Paraskeva Clark, Bill Cole, Joseph Drenters, Angela Fusco, Edith Fowke, Harry Freedman, Don Gillies, Peter Haworth, Rex Hagon, A.Y. Jackson, Terry Johnson, Edward Johnson, D.M. LeBourdais, John and Linda Keogh, Bill McNeil, Blain Mathé, Earl Moss, Boyd Neel, Jack Nichol, Seiji Ozawa, Jan Rubes, Ivan Romanoff, Boris Volkoff, Tudy Wiggins, Elizabeth Wyn Wood, John Weinzweig, Hugh Webster. The following labour organizations are documented: Brewery Workers, Canadian Congress of Labour, Canadian Labour Congress, Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Employees, International Association of Machinists, International Woodworkers Union, Jewish Labour Committee, Labour Committee for Human Rights, National Union of Public Service Employees, Ontario Federation of Labour, Ontario Watchmakers Association, Steelworkers, Sheet Metal Workers, Toronto Musicians Association, United Textile Workers. The following labour leaders and politicians are documented: Doris Archer, Ken Bryden, Gord Brennan, Stan Bullock, M.J. Coldwell, John Elchuk, Val Flowers, Leslie Frost, Stanley Knowles, Morden Lazarus, John Lee, Donald NacDonald, Bill Mahoney, Harry Waisglass, Lynn Williams, Fred Young.