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Image No: NA-3549-1

Title: Etienne Noel Michaud, president of Free French in Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1913-1919]

Remarks: In leather chaps, holding axe, and with tools in cummberbund. Mr. Michaud was a merchant seaman who, after 1905, settled on a ranch in Big Valley area on the Red Deer River, Alberta. He served as a wireless operator with the French Navy during First World War and was an instructor of secret codes. After returning to Canada in 1919 Mr. Michaud operated La Parisienne Drug company in Edmonton. In 1930 he sold the business and worked for the government.

Subject(s): Alberta - Personalities / World War 1914-1918 - Veterans / French Navy - Personalities / Edmonton, Alberta - Commerce / Edmonton, Alberta - Personalities

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Image No: NA-3549-2

Title: Etienne Noel Michaud, Edmonton, Alberta.

Date: [ca. late 1920s]

Remarks: Head and shoulders portrait. President of the Free French in Alberta during the Second World War.
Mr. Michaud was a merchant seaman who, after 1905, settled on a ranch in Big Valley area on the Red Deer River, Alberta. He served as a wireless operator with the French Navy during the First World War and was an instructor of secret codes. After returning to Canada in 1919 Mr. Michaud operated La Parisienne Drug company in Edmonton. In 1930 he sold the business and worked for the government.

Subject(s): Alberta - Personalities / World War 1914-1918 - Veterans / French Navy - Personalities / Edmonton, Alberta - Commerce / Edmonton, Alberta - Personalities

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Image No: PA-1891-1

Title: General de Gaulle, leader of Free French, and Madame de Gaulle, near London, England.

Date: [ca. 1942-1945]

Photographer/Illustrator: Planet News Ltd., London, England

Remarks: General and Madame de Gaulle in their rented English house, while France was occupied by Germany during the Second World War.
Part of the archival papers of Etienne Michaud, leader of the Free French movement in Edmonton, Alberta.

Subject(s): World war, 1939-1945

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Image No: PA-1891-3

Title: Admiral Muselier in the Free French house, during a reception in his honour, [England?].

Date: [ca. 1942-1945]

Remarks: Part of the archival papers of Etienne Michaud, leader of the Free French movement in Edmonton, Alberta. Note Vive la France sign in background.

Subject(s): World war, 1939-1945

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Image No: PA-1891-5

Title: Queen Elizabeth meets General de Gaulle during a visit to a convalescence home, England.

Date: [ca. 1942-1945]

Photographer/Illustrator: Planet News Ltd., London, England

Remarks: Charles de Gaulle was the leader of the Free French movement when France was occupied by Germany during the Second World War.
Part of the archival papers of Etienne Michaud, leader of the Free French movement in Edmonton, Alberta.

Subject(s): World war, 1939-1945

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Image No: PA-1891-7

Title: Free French officials in Syria.

Date: 1942

Photographer/Illustrator: British Government

Remarks: General de Larminat, Deputy Free French Commander in Chief (on left) in Syria, during Libya offensive in the Second World War.
Part of the archival papers of Etienne Michaud, leader of the Free French movement in Edmonton, Alberta.

Subject(s): World war, 1939-1945

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