New book of photography reveals the history of Winnipeg

September 27, 2012 at 8:26 am  •  Posted in New Books, News & Events, On the Web by

(source: CBC) Esyllt W. Jones is a history professor at University of Manitoba and the author of the award-winning book, Influenza 1918: Death, Disease and Struggle in Winnipeg.

Her new book is about the work of photographer L.B. Foote (1873-1957), called Imagining Winnipeg: History Through the Photographs of L.B. Foote. She selected 150 images to capture the way Foote saw Winnipeg, and the history he captured as the city’s pre-eminent commercial photographer. Read more.