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Author glorifies Lake Superior country 
Newspapers  "Author glorifies Lake Superior country," Independence, 1 Jan 1996, p. 6  Biography - Dean, Pauline ; (Manitouwadge) portrait Full text available on microfilm.
Magazine Fetes J. P. Bertrand 
Newspapers  "Magazine Fetes J. P. Bertrand," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 24 Feb 1958  magazine 'Contact' ; two page spread ; Port Arthur and J.P. Bertrand ; essay highlighting Port Arthur's 100th anniversary Full text available in Newspaper Clipping File File subject: LF - Thunder Bay - Biography - B Full text available on microfilm
Northwest's Top Historian, Pioneer "J.P." Dies At 84 
Newspapers  "Northwest's Top Historian, Pioneer "J.P." Dies At 84," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 28 Apr 1964  J.P. Bertrand ; chronicler of history of northwest ; Highway Of Destiny ; born in St. Placide, Que. ; came to Northwestern Ontario in 1900 ; career in lumber industry ; married Mary Manion in 1911 ; Port Arthur Rotary ; Thunder Bay Historical Society ; photo Full text available in Newspaper...
Former Resident Writes Book To Help Groups To Raise Money 
Newspapers  "Former Resident Writes Book To Help Groups To Raise Money," Chronicle-Journal, 19 Oct 1981  Joyce Young ; formerly of Thunder Bay ; published book ; instruct non- profit organizations how to raise revenue ; titled Fundraising For Non-Profit Groups ; step-by-step manual ; how to write funding proposals ; draw budgets ; which corporations to approach ; left Port Arthur 1969 ; attended...
Handicap's Book Hits The Stands Thanks To Generosity Of Public 
Newspapers  "Handicap's Book Hits The Stands Thanks To Generosity Of Public," Chronicle-Journal, 5 Mar 1981  George Maycock ; personal philosophy making others happy ; confined to wheelchair since birth ; cerebral palsy ; witing life's story ; book called The Life of a Happy Handicap ; resident Dawson Court Home for Aged ; volunteer Betty Astle ; write down thoughts ; fund raising drive for publishing ;...
Arthur Black Adds New-Class To Resume 
Newspapers  "Arthur Black Adds New-Class To Resume," Times - News (Thunder Bay), 25 Nov 1987  had 27 jobs before landing present one ; CBC Radio Show Basic Black ; commentary for Fresh Air radio show ; first radio job as livestock reporter ; published book Back to Black ; photo Full text available in Newspaper Clipping File File subject: LF - Thunder Bay - Biography - B Full text available...
Black Bids His Adieu to CBQ 
Newspapers  "Black Bids His Adieu to CBQ," Times - News (Thunder Bay), 4 Jan 1985  Arthur Black ; popular CBQ broadcaster ; host of Radio Noon ; will be quitting due to budget cuts ; would trim the show down to one hour ; put producer out of a job ; will go to Toronto as freelance broadcaster ; continue as host of Basic Black ; photo Full text available in Newspaper Clipping...
George Campbell Resigns From 'Chat' 
Newspapers  "George Campbell Resigns From 'Chat'," Chamber Chat, Oct 1982  resigns from position of editor of Chamber Chat ; has covered newsbeat for past 6 years ; northwest's most prolific freelance writer ; contributor to Northern Ontario Business and Manitoba Business ; known for short biography of C.D. Howe ; publications Old Fort William-The Final Adventure,...
More Than One Christiansen 
Newspapers  "More Than One Christiansen," Lakehead Living, 1 Jun 1977  Ron Christiansen ; known as painter, author, father, husband ; born in Port Arthur ; currently working for Ministry of Culture and Recreation ; consultant for Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario ; attended Port Arthur Collegiate Institute ; graduated from Concordia Lutheran College Minnesota ;...
Historian, Author J. P. Bertrand Dies 
Newspapers  "Historian, Author J. P. Bertrand Dies," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 28 Apr 1964  Joseph Placide "JP" Bertrand ; born St. Placide, Que. ; came to Fort William in 1900 ; Pigeon River Lumber Company ; married Mary Manion 1911 ; moved to Winnipeg for 17 years ; returned to Port Arthur ; Native Sons of Canada ; book Highway of Destiny ; Timber Wolves; Port Arthur Rotary Club ;...
Bertrand Lauded For Contributions 
Newspapers  "Bertrand Lauded For Contributions," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 28 Apr 1964  tributes paid to J.P. Bertrand ; pioneer ; leading historian ; Mayor Saul Laskin ; Highway Of Destiny book ; came to Lakehead in 1900 ; career in lumber business ; historical research his avocation ; Alexander Phillips ; G. E. Eakins ; John McFarlane ; Prince Arthur hotel Full text available in...
Historian To Lecture On Nor'west Heritage 
Newspapers  "Historian To Lecture On Nor'west Heritage," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 18 Oct 1970  Marjorie Wilkins Campbell ; historian and biographer ; in city for lecture ; consultant to National Heritage Ltd. ; economic expediency hinged on Fort William ; named after William McGillivray ; inland supply depot ; restoration of the Fort exciting ; photo Full text available in Newspaper...
McGillivray Biographer Recalls Research Work 
Newspapers  "McGillivray Biographer Recalls Research Work," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 10 Oct 1971  evening of William McGillivray, man who founded Fort William ; biographer Marjorie Wilkins Campbell ; major interest has always been North West Company ; provinical government's reconstruction of Old Fort William ; Campbell responsible for arousing public interest ; research in Scotland ;...
Canadian Game Cooking Expert, Former Area Resident, Dies 
Newspapers  "Canadian Game Cooking Expert, Former Area Resident, Dies," Chronicle-Journal, 4 Sep 1975  James (Jamie) Duffield Pearson ; expert on Canadian game cooking ; married to Port Arthur woman ; author of Canadian Wild Game Cookbook ; conservationist and cook ; born in Kentucky ; ran away from school at age 15 to join Canadian forces ; vetern of first world war ; became chemist ; during...
Well-Known City Woman Pens Historical Booklet 
Newspapers  "Well-Known City Woman Pens Historical Booklet," Chronicle-Journal  Mrs. Gertrude S. Dyke ; had written three historical booklets ; Historic Stories, Historic Silver Islet and Historic Lakehead ; daughter of Thomas A. Woodside ; born and raised in Port Arthur ; street names ; Dawson Trail ; copper mining on Isle Royale ; glowing look into the past ; photo Full...
Mrs. Burnford's Book Awarded Library Medal 
Newspapers  "Mrs. Burnford's Book Awarded Library Medal," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 13 Nov 1962  doctor's wife in Port Arthur ; won 1962 medal for best children's book ; Canadian Library Association ; Sheila Burnford ; Scots-born wife of David Burnford ; The Incredible Journey ; ardent hunter ; pilot's licence ; photo Full text available in Newspaper Clipping File File subject: LF - Thunder...
Incredible Journey's Author Dies At Age 67 
Newspapers  "Incredible Journey's Author Dies At Age 67," Chronicle-Journal, 21 Apr 1984  Sheila Burnford-Loughborough ; born in England ; came to Canada in 1948 ; lived in Thunder Bay with former husband Dr. David W. Burnford ; returned to England in early 70's ; best-known for The Incredible Journey ; adapted into film ; won Canadian Library Association Medal in 1962 ; ardent hunter...
Lung Cancer Kills Writer 
Newspapers  "Lung Cancer Kills Writer," Chronicle-Journal, 23 Apr 1984  Sheila Burnford Louisburgh ; author of Incredible Journey ; died of lung cancer ; born Scotland ; emigrated to Canada in 1948 ; photo Full text available in Newspaper Clipping File File subject: LF - Thunder Bay - Authors - A - Z Full text available on microfilm
Pierre Pilote signs autobiography 
NewspapersText  "Pierre Pilote signs autobiography," Orillia Today, 26 Sep 2013, p. 27 
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