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    • Women at Anne of Green Gables Display

    • Photographs; Photographies; Main Library; Libraries; Display Techniques; Archives Materials; Archives; Anne of Green Gables; Women; Femmes
    • Photograph of a woman at Anne of Green Gables display.
    • 1945 Ford Strike

    • Photographs; Photographies; Archives of Labour and Urban Affairs; Wayne State University Archives; Ford Strike; Strikes and Lockouts; Riverside Dr. E.; Automobiles
    • Street packed with cars/Rues occupies de voitures
    • 1945 Ford Strike

    • Photographs; Photographies; Archives of Labour and Urban Affairs; Wayne State University Archives; Ford Strike; Strikes and Lockouts
    • Men marching/Hommes qui marchent
    • The Union Great Western Ferry

    • Andrew Merrilees Collection; National Archives of Canada; Great Western Railway; Ferries; Steamboats; Union; Detroit River;
    • Photo of the G.W.R. Ferry "Union" on the Detroit River. Passengers and crew pose from the decks of the ferry.
    • Sandwich Street near Goyeau

    • Andrew Merrilees Collection; Rogers, Benjamin; National Archives of Canada; Railroad tracks; Railroad facilities; Business districts; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Cafes; Automobiles; Sandwich St. E.; Riverside Dr. E.; Goyeau St.;...
    • View of Sandwich St. E. (now Riverside Dr. E.), looking east between Goyeau St. and Windsor Ave. Various unidentified buildings and businesses line the south side of the street, including several cafes. The left or north side of the street, shows...
    • Sandwich Street East, looking east, in front of Grand Trunk Railway sheds

    • Andrew Merrilees Collection; Rogers, Benjamin; National Archives of Canada; Railroad tracks; Railroad facilities; Grand Trunk Railway; Dwellings; Automobiles; Trucks; Sandwich St. E.; Riverside Dr. E.;
    • View of Sandwich St. E. (now Riverside Dr. E.), looking east. Various unidentified buildings and dwellings line the south side of the street. The left or north side of the street, shows railroad tracks running the length of the street and the...
    • Sandwich St., East of Canadian National Railway

    • Andrew Merrilees Collection; National Archives of Canada; Canadian National Railway; Bridges; Railroad bridges; Peabody Bridge; Railroad tracks; Electric railroads; Sandwich St. E.; Riverside Dr. E.; Distilling industries; Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd.;...
    • View of Sandwich St. E., looking west, in Walkerville. Directly to the left are the distilling facilities and offices of Hiram Walker & Sons. On the left, the Walkerville Town Hall and the Flat Iron Building are visible. This scene is just east...
    • Sandwich St. E., looking east, in front of the Grand Trunk Railway freight sheds

    • Andrew Merrilees Collection; National Archives of Canada; Railroads; Grand Trunk Railway; Railroad tracks; Railroad shops & yards; Railroad facilities; Waterfronts; Trucks; Automobiles; Bicycles & tricycles; Pedestrians; Dwellings; Stores & shops;...
    • View of Sandwich St. E. (now Riverside Dr. E.), looking east. The G.T.R. freight buildings on the Detroit River waterfront are seen at left. Various dwellings and an unidentified store line the south side (right) of the street. Pedestrians, a...
    • Great Western Railway Yards looking West

    • Railroad shops & yards; Railroad rails; Railroad cars; Railroads; Men; Construction; Railroad companies; Great Western Railway; Railroad facilities; Waterfronts; Detroit River; Sandwich St. E.; Riverside Dr. E.;
    • Black and white photograph of the Great Western Railway Yards, Windsor, looking West parallel with Sandwich St. E. (now Riverside Dr. E.). . There is a railway building in the top right corner of the photo and some construction work in progress...
    • The Ferry  Union

    • Ferries; Boats; Great Western Railway; Michigan Central Railroad; Union; Detroit River; Rivers; Steamboats; Transportation; Railroads; Shipping;
    • Black and white photograph of the Great Western Railway ferry "Union". There are several people standing on the main and second decks of the ferry, to the right of the photograph. There are two smoke stacks on top of the ferry and "UNION" is...
    • Windsor High School

    • Schools; Buildings; Children; Goyeau St.; Windsor High School; Education; Educational facilities;
    • Black and white photograph of the Windsor High School, located at the southeast corner of Goyeau and Park Streets. The two-storey rectangular building is made of brick and has two chimneys atop the peaked roof. There are two children standing in...
    • 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....
    • Ferry Boat  Gem

    • Boats; Ferries; Detroit River; Chilvers, Tom; Campbell, William; Sandwich (Ont.); Springwells (Mich.); Inness, James R.; Piers & wharves; Detroit & Windsor Ferry Co.; Signs (Notices); Huron St.; Brock St.; Gem; Passengers; Shipping; Steamboats;...
    • Black and white photograph of the ferry "Gem" docked in the Detroit River. The Ferry has an upper and lower deck and "GEM" is painted onto the side. There are some blurred figures on the dock and some boats are very faded but partially visible on...
    • Great Western Railway Yard on the River

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Railroads; Railroad facilities; Railroad shops & yards; Railroad switching; Railroad tracks; Railroad freight cars; Railroad passenger cars; Waterfronts; Rivers; Detroit River; Great Western...
    • View of railroad facilities in the Great Western Railway railyards along the Detroit River waterfront. The structures possibly include train barns, service sheds and maintenance buildings. There are several stationary rail cars on the tracks. The...
    • Windsor Market

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson.; Markets; Farmers' markets; Commercial facilities; Windsor Market; Farm produce; Farmers; Food vendors; Vendors, street; Pedestrians; Consumers; Customer relations; Automobiles; People; Baskets;...
    • Black and white photograph of the Windsor City Market on McDougall Street in Windsor. There is a building on the right side of the photograph that has an open main floor, supporting the upper level with pillars. Vendors are lined up both inside...
    • The Windsor Star

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Lloyd, Sidney; Newspaper industry; Newspapers; Office buildings; Windsor Star; Electric signs; Welding; Machine shops; Dwellings; Automobiles;
    • Exterior front angle view of the Windsor Star building on the corner of Ferry St. (left side) and Pitt St. W. (on the right). The photo prominently displays the huge, original electric 'The Star' sign that was on the roof of the building. Various...
    • New York Central Railroad Locomotives

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Newspapers; Windsor Daily Star; Railroads; Railroad stations; Railroad locomotives; Electric railroads; Railroad employees; New York Central Railroad; Waterfronts;
    • Photo of two electric locomotives hooked together, stationary on tracks. Engineer and crew pose out on front. The engines are marked New York Central no. 168 and no. 161. Stamped in red on the back is "Return to Library Windsor Daily Star".
    • Four Men Preparing a Fishing Net

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Fishing; Fishermen; Fishing & hunting gear; Fishing nets; Fishing industry; Men; Clothing & dress;
    • Four unidentified men prepare nets for fishing within a small fishing shack. The men sit on crates and an iron wood stove sits in the corner of the room. Fishing in the 1940s was one of Essex County's minor industries. Long before the season...
    • Firemen with Hand Drawn Fire Engine No. 1

    • Fire fighters; Fire engines & equipment; Fire helmets; Fire stations; Phillips, W.; Hutton, Albert; Sutton, Robert; Brien, W.; Richards, Mark; Curtis, William; Scadding, Charles; Purser, Reuben; Port, Roly; Hutton, John; Simpson, N.; Buildings;...
    • Black and white photograph of ten firefighters and one child with a Hand Drawn Fire Engine. The firefighters have been identified as: (front row l-r) W. Phillips, Albert Hutton, Robert Sutton (Assistant Chief), W. Brien (back row l-r) Mark...
    • Windsor Gas Company Limited

    • Spurgeon, A.W.; Planning Dept.; Nichols, Sheppard and Masson Architects; Sheppard and Masson Architects; Business districts; Public utility companies; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Windsor Gas Company Ltd.; Signs (Notices); Electric...
    • Exterior front view of the Windsor Gas Co. Ltd. building located at 129 Chatham St. W. The building is tall, two-storey brick structure with a very ornate front doorway and two large window displays. Notice the large electric sign above the front...

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