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(McCord collection only)
The On-line Collection
This selection of approximately 350 images provides a sample of the collections related to the work of men, women and children between the years 1840 and 1945. It recalls various work environments linked to the primary, secondary and service sectors of the Canadian economy.
- Trades that emerged with the growth of cities;
- Images of work and workplaces linked to various industries, businesses, institutions, stores, homes, as well as work taking place on the streets;
- Machines, tools and work instruments; produced goods;
- Home interiors and housework.