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Wartime found Government employees working in poorly-lit, crowded offices such as the Records and Files Department of the Experimental Farm. Services des documents de la Ferme expérimentale à Ottawa. 


Mar. 1945


Ottawa, Ont.

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 photograph ; image 9 1/2 x 7 3/8 in.: on card 7 5/16 x 9 3/8 in
Negative Film B/W - safety film
Graphic (photo)
90: Open
Graphic (photo)
Copy negative PA-144872
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Other accession no.
1971-271 NPC

Terms of use

Credit: Chris Lund/Library and Archives Canada/PA-144872
Restrictions on use: nil
Copyright: Expired

Additional name(s)

Additional information

It is difficult to find the workers in this space behind the mountains of files that dominate the office space. Even today, the management of government

records has its challenges, and despite the widespread use of the computer and electronic record keeping, paper is still produced in prodigious quantities

Series title
Office - Technical Space / Espace technique/de bureau

Exhibitions note
On the Job / Au boulot; Eleanor Brown; National Archives of Canada; 2000.05 - 2001.01

Subject heading

1. Furniture & furnishings - Office - 1945.
2. Gov't. - Federal.
3. Public buildings Canada.


Other system control no.