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    • Victory Loan Parade - Girls' Patriotic League of War Camp Community, Ouellette Ave.

    • Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Parades & processions; Fund raising; Economic aspects of war; War rallies; Victory Loan Parade; Banners; Business districts; Commercial facilities; Stores & shops; Ouellette Ave.; Spectators; Trucks; Women; Girls;...
    • View of a Victory Loan Parade on Ouellette Ave., looking east. View of one truck of an entire column loaded with members of the Girls' Patriotic League of War Community driving in the procession. A banner on the side of the truck identifies its...
    • Francois Baby House

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Baby, Francois; Historic buildings; Francois Baby House; Galleries & museums; Windsor's Community Museum; Hiram Walker Historical Museum; 254 Pitt St. W.; Automobiles;
    • Exterior rear view of the Francois Baby House, which now acts as the front entrance for Windsor's Community Museum. This entrance faces Pitt St. W., and the image angle faces north.
    • Victory Loan Parade

    • Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Parades & processions; Fund raising; Economic aspects of war; War rallies; Victory Loan Parade; Banners; Business districts; Commercial facilities; Stores & shops; Ouellette Ave.; Spectators; Nurses; Charitable...
    • View Nurses & Womens' Auxillaries in a Victory Loan Parade on Ouellette Ave., looking north. Two columns of women from an unidentified group of women's auxillaries [possibly Red Cross volunteers] march in pseudo-military uniform. They are flanked...
    • 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...
    • First Electric Streetcar

    • Street railroads; Electric railroads; Sandwich St. E.; People; Passengers; Windsor Electric Street Railway Co.; Grosscup, J.A.; Grosscup & Co. Merchant Tailors; British American Hotel; 50 Sandwich St. E.; Street railroad employees; Rites &...
    • Black and white photograph of the opening of the first electric streetcar for the Windsor Electric Railway (WERy) taken in 1886 in front of the British American Hotel. There are two cars to the streetcar, both of which are filled with men, women...
    • Harrow Farmer's Cooperative Association Ltd.

    • Harrow Farmer's Cooperative Association Ltd.; Harrow (Ont.); Cooperatives; Agricultural facilities; Farmers' groups; Agricultural industries; Agriculture; Horses; Carts & wagons; Plants; Farm produce; Agricultural machinery & implements;
    • Black and white photograph of the Harrow Farmer's Cooperative Association Ltd. In the foreground there is a dark horse harnessed to a wagon filled with crops. To the left of the horse there is a large pile of what appears to be agricultural...
    • Hiram Walker & Sons Main Office - Entrance Hall

    • Barker, Sam; City Clerk's Dept.; Distilling industries; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Entrance halls; Walker, Hiram A.; Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd.; Allied Vintners Ltd.; Allied Domecq PLC; Interior decoration; Architectural decorations &...
    • View of the entrance hall to the main office of Hiram Walker & Sons, looking from the shipping room. The interior is lavishly decorated with carved, wood-trimmed half-walls, forming offices and ornate decorative devices such as columns and carved...
    • Hiram Walker & Sons Main Office - Private Office

    • Barker, Sam; City Clerk's Dept.; Distilling industries; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Walker, Hiram A.; Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd.; Allied Vintners Ltd.; Allied Domecq PLC; Interior decoration; Desks; Furniture; Isaacs, C.W.; Walkerville...
    • View of a private office in Hiram Walker & Sons main office building. The interior is lavishly decorated with carved, wood-trimmed half-walls, forming offices and ornate decorative devices such as columns and carved pediments. A receiving desk and...
    • Hiram Walker & Sons - Laboratory

    • Barker, Sam; City Clerk's Dept.; Distilling industries; Commercial facilities; Walker, Hiram A.; Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd.; Allied Vintners Ltd.; Allied Domecq PLC; Laboratories; Scientific equipment; Walkerville (Ont.);
    • View of Hiram Walker & Sons testing laboratory. The room is full of scientific equipment at various stations. Founded by Hiram Walker in 1858, the success of the family distillery would create and mold the company town of Walkerville, under the...

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