1910 TPL Little Current Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co. Ltd

Little Current Valentine & Sons’ Publishing Co. Ltd., 1910. Toronto Public Library.

18620321 GL Manitoulin Controversy Louis Soloman

Globe, March 21, 1862 (mentions Louis Soloman Jr.)

18700716 Can Illus News Shebaunowing

Canadian Illustrated News, July 16, 1870 Shebaunowing (Killarney)



Final Voyage S S Manitoulin

Final voyage of the S. S. Manitoulin

Final Voyage S S Manitoulin 1953 This is a reprint of an original newspaper article about a bit of history and the final voyage of the S.S. Manitoulin, November 1949. A photo of this boat is located above the text. After 60 years of service the S. S. Manitoulin was retired, making her last voyage from Sault Ste. Marie to Owen Sound in November, 1949. Under the former name of S.S Majeka, it operated on Lake Ontario between Toronto, Hamilton and Niagara Falls in its early days, and spent its last 20 years sailing between Owen Sound and Michipicoten. Thessalon Union Public Library.

Wequemalong, Manitoulin Island

Wequemalong, Manitoulin Island, Lake Huron. n.d. Credit: Robert Bell / Library and Archives Canada Restrictions on use: Nil Copyright: Expired Mikan no. 3233743

Postcard ottawa and ojibwe

Manitoulin Missionaries Lords Prayer

H. N. B. “Manitoulan”. London, 1895.

Manitoulin Missionaries1

H. N. B. “Manitoulan”. London, 1895.

Mikan No 2895233

Little Current de l’île Manitoulin, 1900. William Armstrong. Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, no d’acc 1937-500-1 Droit d’auteur: Expiré. Mikan No 2895233

Mikan No 3192668

Manitoulin boys of 119th Battalion, 1916. Photographer: Runnalls, Ed. J. Credit: Canada. Patent and Copyright Office / Library and Archives Canada / PA-030249 Restrictions on use: Nil Copyright: Expired Mikan No 3192668

Mikan No 3233755

Gibraltar Rock near Manitouaning, Manitoulin Island. n.d.  Credit: Robert Bell / Library and Archives Canada Restrictions on use: Nil Copyright: Expired Mikan No 3233755

Mikan No 4312287

Enter a captionMr. and Mrs. William Glennie and daughter Joanne with cigar store Indians at Mansion House Hotel, Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, 1949. Photographer: Chris Lund. Office National du Film du Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada Droits d’auteur : Gouvernement du Canada. Mikan No 4312287

Mikan No. 3233756

View near the foot of South Bay, Manitoulin Island. n.d. Robert Bell / Library and Archives Canada. Mikan No. 3233756

Mikan no. 3685489

Manitoulin Island Reserve no. 26. Sketch showing the islands the Indians want to recover east of Manitoulin Island, 1888. Library and Archives Canada.  Mikan no. 3685489

Mikan no. 4673850

Indian Day School, Manitoulin Island Indian Reserve, Ontario, circa summer ca. June to September 1938. Photograph taken at Manitoulin Island Indian Reserve, Ontario. Also known as Wikwemikong Reserve. Canada. Dept. Indian and Northern Affairs / Library and Archives Canada / e011078111_s1 ; Copyright : Expired ; Restrictions on Use : Nil. Mikan no. 4673850

MS Norgoma Summer 1970

MS Norgoma Summer 1970 A postcard showing the MS Norgoma. The Norgoma was built in 1950 and was originally a steam ship used for packages and passenger transportation. It also had a limited capacity to be used as a car transport. The first leg of its lifetime was a once a week run between Owen Sound and Sault Ste. Marie. In 1963 it was retrofitted with diesel engines and in 1964 was transferred to being used between Tobermory and South Bay Mouth on Manitoulin Island. Its service continued until 1974 when it was replaced by the newer and larger MS Chi-Cheemaun. Sellers Collection Timber Village Museum Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.

Numbering the Indians

Womens Institute

Womens Institute Area Convention, Mindemoya, Manitoulin Island, 1960 This colour photo shows seven members of the Iron Bridge Women’s Institute, during an Area Conference held in Mindemoya on Manitoulin Island. The women are standing to the left of a commemorative plaque for Ten Mile Point. Left to Right: Ilene Smith, Edith Cameron, Joe Baker, Mrs. Armstrong (Dayton Womens Institute). Mrs. Jean Whitfield (Livingston WI). Tweedsmuir History Iron Bridge Womens Institute. Huron Shores Museum.


Girls Hockey Time Gore Bay

Girls’ hockey team at Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, 1921. Left to right: Jean Buchanan, Annie Buchanan, Mae Bryan, Irene Porter, Bernice Kemp, Elva McIntosh, Jean Purvis, Jean McGregor Library and Archives Canada/PA-074583 accessed at