Series contains over 120 sketchbooks of ca. 6365 drawings; approx. 935 loose drawings some of which are matted; 14 oil paintings and approx. 82 reproductions, many of which are mounted in groups on boards. The main themes/subjects/social issues which are consistently represented in all of the above (mainly in the form of portraits and figure studies) include: World War II (works executed in England while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force); Canadian Seamen's Union and Stelco strikes in Toronto, Montreal, Welland and Hamilton, as well as other Canadian labour issues or concerns; Cape Dorset and Labrador Inuit peoples and community leaders/elders; Mexican, Nicaraguan, Guatemalan subject matter including refugee camps, marketplaces, etc.; the Women's Movement; studies of nudes; Arts For Peace; Toronto street and community life (Queen's Park, Regent Park, Kensington Market, various parades & festivals, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, etc.); Toronto nightclubs/taverns and entertainment (i.e. The Paramount Tavern, The Hotel Winchester, The Trojan Horse Coffee House), and works commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War and the Mackenzie Papineau Battalion.