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    • 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).
    • Detroit-Windsor Tunnel

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Detroit and Canada Tunnel Corp.; Detroit-Windsor Tunnel; Tunnels; Underwater tunnels; Hotels; Prince Edward Hotel; Birks Jewellers; Jewellery stores; Wilkinson, George H.; Wilkinson's Shoes;...
    • Overhead view showing traffic entering Windsor from Detroit-Windsor Tunnel. The Prince Edward Hotel dominates the background directly in front. Other area businesses are visible as well, including Birk's Jewellers and Wilkinson's Shoes. The photo...
    • Ritz Hotel

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Hotels; Taverns (Inns); Restaurants; Ritz Hotel; Ritz Tavern; Automobiles; Riverside Dr. W.; Ouellette Ave.; Sandwich St.; Tailors; Steve the Tailor;
    • Exterior front view of the elaborate, Gothic three-storey brick Ritz Hotel. The Ritz was located just west of Ouellette Ave. on Sandwich St. (now Riverside Dr. W.)
    • 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...
    • Downtown Windsor Commercial Core

    • Robinson, J. Lewis; Commercial streets; Ouellette Ave.; Detroit River; Business districts; Postal Service; Buildings; Dominion Building; Windsor Opera House; Automobiles;
    • Aerial view of part of the downtown core of Windsor, following Ouellette Ave. Also includes the Detroit River and part of the Detroit skyline. Prominent buildings include the Dominion Public Building (large white building in left-centre, now the...
    • 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...
    • East from the Ambassador Bridge

    • Robinson, J. Lewis; Sandwich St.; Riverside Dr. W.; Ambassador Park; Assumption Park; Parks;
    • View looking east from the Ambassador Bridge over a residential section of west side Windsor, showing Sandwich St. (now Riverside Drive West)
    • 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...
    • Hofer Brewing Company

    • Spurgeon, A.W.; Planning Dept.; Nichols, Sheppard and Masson Architects; Sheppard and Masson Architects; Industrial facilities; Brewing industry; Hofer Brewing Co.; LaSalle (Ont.);
    • Exterior view looking north of the Hofer Brewing Co. in LaSalle. Purchased and closed by a larger brewery to eliminate local competition during the 1930's, this unique building was used in recent years as the LaSalle Country Market.
    • 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....
    • Ouellette Ave. at University Ave.

    • Windsor Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee; City Clerk's Dept.; Business districts; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Theatres; Palace Theatre; Jewellery stores; Peoples Credit Jewellers; Financial facilities; Seaboard Loans;...
    • View of Ouellette Ave., looking south, at the intersection of University Ave. The Palace Theatre, Peoples Credit Jewellers, Seaboard Loans and the Canada Building are all visible.
    • Ouellette Avenue

    • City Clerk's Dept.; Ouellette Ave.; Automobiles; Moving picture theatres; Vanity Theatre; Department stores; F.W. Woolworth Co. Ltd.; Simpsons-Sears; Signs (Notices); Bus stops; Pedestrians;
    • Street scene, likely in the mid-1960's of Ouellette Ave., just south of Wyandotte St. The F.W. Woolworth's department store and the Vanity Theatre and a bus stop sign are visible on the right.
    • Windsor C.P.R. Station Extension

    • Stroud Photographic Supply Co.; Canadian Pacific Railway; Phelps, Ed; Railroad stations; Railroad construction & maintenance; Railroad construction workers; Railroad employees;
    • Group of unidentified construction workers and C.P.R. employees at construction site of C.P.R. Station extension on Sandwich E. (now Riverside Dr. E.) at Caron Ave.; view of other businesses along background is obscured.
    • George Masson Residence - Living Room 1924

    • Spurgeon, A.W.; Planning Dept.; Architecture; Interior decoration; Masson, George Yule; Nichols, Sheppard and Masson Architects; Sheppard and Masson Architects; Fireplaces; Furniture; Dwellings;
    • Interior view of the living room of the George Masson residence.
    • Two steamers on the Detroit River

    • Morrison Literary Papers; Morrison, Neil Farquharson; Ferries; Steamboats; Waterfronts; Detroit (Mich.); Detroit River; Shipping; Transportation; Navigation;
    • View of a steamer ferry crossing from Detroit to Windsor. A smaller steamer is shown docked at Windsor. A view of the Detroit waterfront is seen in the background.
    • Dominion Public Building

    • Spurgeon, A.W.; Planning Dept.; Nichols, Sheppard and Masson Architects; Dominion Public Building; Paul Martin Building; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Building construction; Construction workers; Postal service buildings; Carter, Halls,...
    • View of the construction of the foundation for the Dominion Public Building (now the Edifice Paul Martin Building). The north horizontal border of the site reveals downtown businesses running along Chatham St. W., which include the Windsor...
    • Dominion Public Building

    • Spurgeon, A.W.; Planning Dept.; Nichols, Sheppard and Masson Architects; Dominion Public Building; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Building construction; Excavation; Construction workers; Postal service buildings; Carter, Halls, Aldinger...
    • View of initial excavation and construction site for the Dominion Public Building (now the Edifice Paul Martin Building). The north horizontal border of the site reveals downtown businesses running along Chatham St. W., which include the Windsor...
    • 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...
    • Dominion Public Building

    • Spurgeon, A.W.; Planning Dept.; Nichols, Sheppard and Masson Architects; Dominion Public Building; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Building construction; Construction workers; Postal service buildings; Carter, Halls, Aldinger Co. Ltd....
    • View of the construction of the foundation for the Dominion Public Building (now the Edifice Paul Martin Building). The north horizontal border of the site reveals downtown businesses running along Chatham St. W., which include the Windsor...

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