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Smoke cloud from the Halifax Explosion, probably taken off McNabs Island

Date: 6 December 1917

Reference: Halifax Relief Commission  Nova Scotia Archives 1976-166 no. 106



"Looking north toward Pier 8 from Hillis foundry after great explosion, Halifax, Dec. 6, 1917"

Date: 1917

Photographer: W.G. MacLaughlan

Reference: W.G. MacLaughlan  Nova Scotia Archives 1988-34 no. 14


"General view of Halifax, N.S., after explosion, Dec. 6th 1917 showing damage to buildings not burned looking west"

Date: 1917

Photographer: W.G. MacLaughlan

Reference: Halifax Relief Commission  Nova Scotia Archives 1976-166 no. 110


"The disaster in brief"

Date: 10 December 1917

Photographer/ publisher: Morning Chronicle (Halifax, NS)

Reference: Maritime Museum of the Atlantic  Nova Scotia Archives MMA MP 207.1.184/9a


Pass for Devastated Area, number 15264, issued to A. J. Johnston.

Date: 1917 or 1918

Reference: Halifax Explosion Collection  Nova Scotia Archives MG 27 vol. 2 no. 5


Soldiers standing guard in the midst of the devastation on Kaye Street east of Gottingen Street, Halifax

Date: 1917 or 1918

Photographer: W.G. MacLaughlan

Reference: Halifax Relief Commission  Nova Scotia Archives 1976-166 no. 36


"Wrecked homes-- Campbell's [sic] Rd."

Date: 1917 or 1918

Reference: Nova Scotia Archives


Women walking from Africville towards Halifax, on Campbell Road near Hanover Street

Date: 1917 or 1918

Photographer: James & Son

Reference: Nova Scotia Archives


Campbell Road (later Barrington Street) looking north from Rector Street after the explosion

Date: 10 January 1918

Photographer: Gauvin & Gentzel

Reference: Nova Scotia Archives



Tufts Cove School, at northeast corner of Albro Lake Road and Windmill Road, Tufts Cove (Dartmouth)

Date: 1917 or 1918

Reference: Nova Scotia Museum  Nova Scotia Archives NSM 7376


"Roome Street School"

Date: 1917 or 1918

Reference: Halifax City Regional Library  Nova Scotia Archives 1983-212 



Collapsed buildings of Nova Scotia Car Works on Clifton Street near St. Albans Street, Halifax, with Bloomfield School in background at right

Date: 11 February 1918

Photographer: Gauvin & Gentzel

Reference: Charles Vaughan  Nova Scotia Archives


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