Historical municipal sources on the Halifax Explosion

Black and white portrait of Deputy Mayor Henry Colwell, January 1917

Deputy Mayor Henry Colwell, Jan. 1917. HMA CR 13.16.3 (Gauvin & Gentzel Photographers)

Black and white photo of rows of canvas tents in the snow, with caption “Amid the Blinding Blizzard of Friday many found shelter in rows of canvas tents”

“Amid the Blinding Blizzard of Friday many found shelter in rows of canvas tents”. HMA 971.622.H17

Black and white photo of letterhead of The Halifax Relief Commission 139 Young Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Letterhead of the Halifax Relief Commission

Black and white photo of City Hall Layout

Headline: "The Great “Burglary Mystery” at the City Hall. (January 10, 1918). Evening Mail, p.1

Sepia photo of Public Gardens letterhead under City of Halifax crest.

Public Gardens Letterhead

A Tribute to the Halifax Fire Department on the 85th Anniversary of the Halifax Explosion

Front cover of McCarron’s docu-comic. HMA 102-111-5-4.1

Black and white photo of cover of funeral program

Program from funeral service for unidentified victims, December 17, 1917. HMA CR30B.32

Black and white photo of logo

Halifax Explosion Memorial Bells Committee letterhead

Black and white photo of Lou Collins digging with a shovel beneath an excavator, with City officials looking on.

Lou Collins inspects for archaeological remains of Fort Needham. HMA CR 30A.120.1