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Black-and-white photograph of Galipeau Street now known as Larivière Street. In the background there is the Rouyn City Hall on the left and the Horne mine on the right.
The development of the Rouyn South village took place in the 1930s, in the middle of the Great Depression. Given that its residents were impoverished, the community was unable to cover the costs of building a school and hiring a teacher. They were finally funded by the Oblates of Marie-Immaculate.
Black-and-white photograph of rocks, a cross, a church and a rectory. In the background, you can see Rouyn city on the left and the Horne mine facilities on the right.
Front cover a black and green coloured book with the author’s name Rémi Jodouin, the publishing house Éditions Québécoise and the title En-d’ssour and featuring a miner’s face wearing a helmet.
Black-and-white photograph of people gathered on two opposite sidewalks in front of the Horne smelter.
Black-and-white photograph of a road with people on opposite sides and five police officers in the middle, two of whom are wearing uniforms. You can see the smelter in the background.
Black-and-white photograph of several rudimentary buildings made of wooden planks or timbers. One of them is a steam bath, identified as such on a sign.
Black-and-white photograph of several rudimentary buildings made of planks or timbers. On one of the boomtown-styled fronts, you can read Hôtel Bellevue on a sign.
Black-and-white photograph of a four-story building with several signs, including one on the roof that reads, Hotel Albert. On the left, you can see a two-story building.
Poor quality black-and-white photograph of several rudimentary buildings. On the foreground you can see a log cabin.
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