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Photographic Collection

The Lake of the Woods Museum has an extensive collection of photographs, numbering in the thousands. The majority of photographs are organized by subject. Following is a list:
Anishinabe
Anniversaries and Homecoming
Area Towns
Automobiles
Aviation
Banks
Boatbuilding
Boundary Dispute
Bridges
Carnivals
Cemeteries
Centennial Year – 1967
Churches
Court House
Devilʼs Gap Rock
Fairs
Farming
Fire Department – personnel, stations, fires
Fish Hatchery
Flour Mills
Golfing
Highways
Hockey
Homes and Cottages
Hospitals
Hotels
Hudsonʼs Bay Company
Hunting and Fishing
Keewatin
Lake of the Woods
Lake of the Woods Museum
Launches and small boats
Library
Lumber, sawmills, paper mill
Mining
Orchestras, bands, theatre
Parades
Parks and beaches
People
Pictographs
Police and jails
Post Office
Powerhouse and dams
Prisoner of war camps
Railway
Redditt
Regattas and rowing
Sailboats
Schools
Service clubs and organizations
Sports
Steamboats
Stereoscope pictures
Stores and businesses
Town Views
Transportation
War
Water works and public utilities
Winnipeg River, Minaki, Holst Point
YMCA

Special collections include:
Carl G. Linde photographs
C.J. Dusang collection
Machin Family collection
Miscellaneous albums

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The Museum has the largest collection of Carl G. Linde photographs in existence. They number well over 1 000 and include images of Ojibwa life, sport, industry, lake life, launches, social happenings, transportation, Lake of the Woods, and much, much more.