Think Like a Historian: Introduction to the Halifax Explosion

American Red Cross taking injured to the hospital after the terrible explosion at Halifax, N.S. 1917 (courtesy Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division/American National Red Cross photograph collection/LC-A6195-5723). “The Loved One”, sketch by Arthur Lismer in The Drama of a City: The Story of Stricken Halifax by Stanley K. Smith, 1918 (courtesy Baldwin Collection/ Toronto Reference Library).