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Fred Birnbaum fonds

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Fred Birnbaum fonds

Title Notes 


Title based on provenance of the fonds.

Level of Description 



Dates of Creation 


Copied 1987 (originally created 1942-1944)

Physical Description 


1 videocassette : master, col. and b&w, si.

Scope and Content 


The fonds consists of a videocassette copy of films taken by and of Fred Birnbaum during his work on the Alaska Highway and Canol Road. There are shots of army life at the military bases in Watson Lake, MP 308 (NWT), and Whitehorse; construction crews; furlough trips to Alaska and New York City; and scenery along the highway.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch 


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Birnbaum, Fred

Immediate Source of Acquisition 


Loaned for copying by Fred Birnbaum in 1987.

Restrictions on Access 


There are no donor-imposed restrictions on this material. General copyright or institutional or legal restrictions may apply.

Availability of Other Formats 


Viewing copy of videocassette is available.

The videocassette was copied to master and viewing copy DVDs for preservation and viewing.

Finding Aid 


There are detailed shot listings for each of the films.

Location of Original 


Originals were retained by Fred Birnbaum.

Associated Material 


The Audio/Visual Unit of Whitehorse Public Library has two circulating copies of the videocassette.




Specific Location 


V-116 (87/91) : Video
DVD 21 (1) : DVD

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