The collection contains 227 images collected by Joseph Chouinard. They document his life from the age of about two years through age eighty. The collection contains images of his performances with opera companies in Maine, Binghamton, Buffalo, and elsewhere. The collection also contains a set of twenty packaged images from Pikes Peak, Colorado and another set of forty-five images that document the fourteen months Joseph Chouinard spent as a United States sailor on Okinawa at the end of World War II. Mr. Donn Cuson generously provided information to identify many of the photographs in this set.