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    • 118 Drouillard Rd., Lot 16 R.P. 487

    • Legal Dept.; Drouillard, Theodore; Dwellings; Stores & shops; Signs (Notices); Advertisements; Coca-Cola Ltd.; Subways; Drouillard Road Subway; 118 Drouillard Rd.; Lot 16 R.P. 487; Drouillard Rd.; East Windsor (Ont.)
    • View of old, clapboard shop and dwellings at 118 Drouillard Rd. Coca Cola advertisements feature prominently on the building's exterior. Taken prior to demolition to make way for the Drouillard Road Subway underpass. Photograph part of Legal...
    • 1948 Pontiac

    • Drew, Cyril; Legal Dept.; City & town halls; Government facilities; Churches; All Saints Church; Automobiles; General Motors Corporation;
    • View of a parked 1948 Pontiac, with the Ontario license plate reading ' 84-V-66'. The old City Hall and the steeple of All Saints Church are visible behind automobile.
    • 1954 Windsor Centennial (City Hall)

    • Celebrations; Centennial celebrations; Windsor Centennial; Windsor City Hall; Government officials; Carriages & coaches; Coach drivers; Costumes; Clothing & dress; Greenfield Village; Spectators;
    • A view of the crowd gathered at the old Windsor City Hall building for the 1954 Windsor Centennial. Several period stage coaches, one marked 'Greenfield Village' and one with a coachman dressed in 18th century garb are visible amidst the crowd. ...
    • 99th leaving C.P. Railway Station

    • Bowlby, Edith Margaret; Bowlby Family; Military personnel; Military mobilizations; Soldiers; Canada. Army (99th Essex County Battalion); World War, 1914-1918; Canadian Pacific Railway; Railroad stations; Railroad passenger cars;
    • Soldiers of the 99th Essex County Battalion boarding train and preparing for departure, prior to being to shipped overseas. A large crowd of families and well-wishers offer and are given farewells from the platform. The 99th Battalion (Essex...
    • 99th marching down Ouellette Ave.

    • Bowlby, Edith Margaret; Bowlby Family; Military personnel; Military mobilizations; Soldiers; Canada. Army (99th Essex County Battalion); World War, 1914-1918; Parades & processions; Ouellette Ave.; Pedestrians;
    • Image of soldiers of the 99th Essex County Battalion marching down Ouellette Ave. An officer (far right), dressed in an overcoat, leads procession. Citizens and children look on. The 99th Battalion (Essex County) was one of many county-based...
    • 'Last Spike' commemorative event

    • Mayor's Office; Mayors; Millson, John; Municipal government; Government officials; Lessard, Wayne; Dadamo, George; Pedler, Bob; Williams, Robert; Deegan, Alan; Cassivi, David; Porter, Tom; Costumes; Clothing & dress; Historical reenactments; 41st...
    • Photo of Windsor-area politicians pulling up a rail spike to symbolize the ownership transfer of the C.N.R. waterfront lands to the City of Windsor at the 'Last Spike' commemorative event in 1990. The group includes, from right to left: Wayne...
    • A.D. Bowlby with car in front of his home

    • Bowlby, Edith Margaret; Bowlby, Andrew Douglas; Bowlby Family; Dwellings; Automobiles; 806 Victoria Ave.; Victoria Ave.; Elliot St. W.; Snow; Winter;
    • Photo of Andrew Douglas Bowlby standing by a car, in front of his home during winter. The view is looking eastwards at 806 Victoria Ave., with Elliot St. W. to the left.
    • Adie Knox Herman

    • Herman, Adie Knox; Herman, Wilbur F.; Portraits;
    • Side profile of Adie Knox Herman, wife of Wilbur F. Herman who was the owner of the Border Cities Star (the forerunner of the Windsor Star).
    • Aerial Photo of the Ambassador Bridge

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Aerial photographs; Boundaries; Ambassador Bridge; Customs inspections; Customhouses; Automobiles; Waterfronts; Detroit River; Detroit (Mich.); Universities & colleges; Assumption College;...
    • An aerial view of the bridge and the incoming traffic to customs at the Ambassador Bridge. Assumption Church and Cemetery, as well as the University of Windsor property appear in the scene.
    • Aerial View of Downtown Windsor

    • Robinson, J. Lewis; Pelissier St.; University Ave. W.; Capitol Theatre; Theatres;
    • Aerial view of downtown Windsor, looking west, following London [now University] Ave. W. with the Capitol Theatre building in the foreground. The Ambassador Bridge is easily seen in the top left.
    • Aerial View of Ouellette Ave.

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Business districts; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Postal service buildings; Dominion Public Building; Department stores; Metropolitan Stores of Canada Ltd.; Stores & shops; Detroit...
    • Aerial view of the second block of Ouellette Ave. Note reverse positions of buildings - photo image is backwards. The Dominion Public Building and the Metropolitan are visible, as are numerous unidentified downtown businesses. The Detroit River...
    • Aerial View of Windsor

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Aerial photographs; Business districts; Hotels; Norton Palmer Hotel; Prince Edward Hotel; Theatres; Windsor Opera House; Banks; Canadian Bank of Commerce; Churches; St. Andrew's Presbyterian...
    • Aerial photo of downtown Windsor facing Detroit. The street at centre of the photo is Pelissier St., starting at YMCA/YWCA building. From left to right the following are visible: British American Brewery (at river), Royal Windsor Apartments, St....
    • All Saints Church

    • Windsor Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee; City Clerk's Dept.; Churches; All Saints Church; Rectories; Parish houses; Gardens; Architecture; Architectural elements; Steeples; Anglican churches; Vines
    • View of All Saints' Church and Rectory, along with its well-groomed gardens & grounds. Notice the ivy-covered brick.
    • Ambassador Cab Co. & A.B. Taxi

    • Legal Dept.; Reaume, Joseph Denis; Advertisements; Tobacco industry; Winchester Cigarettes; Signs (Notices); Taxicabs; A.B. Taxi; Ambassador Cab Co.; Grocery stores; Dominion Stores Ltd.; Real estate business; Yakich, Vujo M.; Vujo M. Yakich Real...
    • Exterior front view of 179 and 183 Drouillard Rd., looking north. A.B. Taxi is on the left (183) and Ambassador Cab Co. is on the right (179). Photograph part of Legal Dept. documentation for Joseph Denis Reaume vs. City of Windsor regarding...
    • American Troops passing through Windsor on car ferry

    • Bowlby, Edith Margaret; Bowlby Family; Waterfronts; Detroit River; Detroit (Mich.); Ferries; Transportation; Navigation; Military personnel; Military mobilizations; Soldiers; Americans in foreign countries; World War, 1914-1918;
    • Photo of a passing car ferry on the Detroit River carrying American troops that had passed through Windsor, either arriving home or prior to being to shipped out to war.
    • Baum & Brody Furniture

    • Nichols, Sheppard and Masson Architects; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Interior decoration; Interior decoration firms; Furniture industry; Furniture stores; Baum & Brody Furniture Ltd.;
    • View of elegant interior decoration and architecture of Baum & Brody Furniture Ltd. offices
    • Bell Grocery, 172 Drouillard Rd.

    • Legal Dept.; Stores & shops; Grocery stores; Butcher shops; Polsky, Alex; Bell Grocery; Bell Provision Co.; Advertisements; Billboards; Tobacco industry; Winchester Cigarettes; Brewing industry; East Windsor Malt Store; Mission churches; Bethel...
    • Exterior front view of Alex Polsky's Bell Grocery, at 172 Drouillard Rd. The view looks north up Drouillard Rd., and Bell Grocery is one block south of Edna St. Notice the painted billboard advertisement for Winchester Cigarettes. Directly to...
    • Bird's Eye View of Windsor

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Aerial photographs; Armouries; Windsor Armouries; Theatres; Windsor Opera House; Clothing stores; A.D. Bowlby's Clothing; Bowlby, Andrew Douglas; Business districts; Detroit River; Detroit...
    • Aerial photograph of downtown Windsor looking northwest directly above Park St. and Goyeau St. The Windsor Armouries lie at the bottom left and the Windsor Opera House can be seen (largest building by river on right side with a semi-circular...

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