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    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Windsor Ave. at Pitt St. E.

    • Windsor Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee; City Clerk's Dept.; City & town halls; Municipal government; Windsor City Hall; Churches; All Saints Church; Windsor Ave.; Pitt St. E.;
    • View of Windsor Ave. at the intersection of Pitt St. E. Windsor City Hall and All Saints' Church can be seen in the distance.
    • Windsor Market Stalls

    • Windsor Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee; City Clerk's Dept.; Farmers' markets; Farmers; Farm produce; Market Square; Windsor Market; Vendors, Street; Stores & shops; Grocery stores; Zakour, Gord; Gord Zakour Produce; Center Produce...
    • View of the outdoor market stalls on Windsor Ave., on the sidewalk outside of the Windsor Market. The street is lined with vendors and produce, and other storefront vendors are visible on the left. Customers walk towards the market, and daily...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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. ...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Ford Office Building

    • Bowlby, Edith Margaret; Bowlby Family; Automobile industry; Industrial facilities; Office buildings; Ford Motor Company of Canada Ltd.; Water towers; Riverside Dr. E.; East Windsor (Ont.);
    • Exterior view, looking south, at the Ford Office Building on Riverside Dr.E. The Ford Motor Company was established in Canada in 1904 when a group of Windsor businessmen began negotiations with a struggling Detroit inventor named Henry Ford. ...
    • Huckster's Stalls - North side of Chatham St.

    • Traffic Engineering Dept.; Farmers' markets; Farmers; Farm produce; Market Square; Windsor Market; Vendors, Street; Stores & shops; Consumers; Pedestrians; Automobiles; Chatham St.; Windsor Ave.;
    • View of Chatham St., looking east towards Windsor Ave. The Windsor Market, lined with vendors and produce are visible on the right (north side). Customers walk towards the market, and daily traffic passes unidentified stores on the south side.
    • East Windsor Furniture Company

    • Legal Dept.; Reaume, Joseph Denis; Furniture stores; East Windsor Furniture Company; East Windsor Furniture Exchange; Billiard parlours; Morasiak, Peter; Peter Morasiak Billiard Hall; Subways; Drouillard Road Subway; Drouillard Rd.; Francis St.;...
    • Exterior front view of the East Windsor Furniture Company, which survived for one year. After 1930, it became Lenard & Kolaksa Furniture. Notice the unique delivery truck parked in front. Photograph part of Legal Dept. documentation for Joseph...
    • Windsor 'booster' float in Labour Day parade

    • Windsor-Essex County Development Commission; Windsor Chamber of Commerce; Industrial Promotion Committee; Parades & processions; Floats (Parades); Holidays; Labour Day; Spectators;
    • Photo of a Windsor 'booster' float in the Labour Day parade, 1957. The float boasts vital statistics of Windsor. Spectators are visible in the background. Notes on the back of the original indicate the float cost $500 to create.
    • East Windsor Auto Wreckers

    • Legal Dept.; Reaume, Joseph Denis; Demolition; East Windsor Auto Wreckers; Advertisements; Coca-Cola Ltd.; Restaurants; Dugo, Louis; Louis Dugo's Restaurant; Dwellings; Automobiles; Drouillard Rd.; 173 Drouillard Rd.; 177 Drouillard Rd.; Subways;...
    • View looking south, between 173 and 177 Drouillard Rd. The offices of East Windsor Auto Wreckers (173) are in the centre of the image. An advertisement for Coca Cola is seen on the side of 177 Drouillard Rd., on the side of Louis Dugo's...
    • Building Windsor - Y.M.C.A. / Y.W.C.A

    • Bowlby Family; Bowlby, Edith Margaret; Wild Studios Ltd.; Sheppard and Masson Architects; Architecture; Architectural elements; Building Windsor; Athletic clubs; Charitable organizations; Youth hostels; Young Men's Christian Association; Young...
    • Exterior side and front view of the Y.M.C.A./Y.W.C.A. Building Windsor, looking north on Pelissier St. The Norton Palmer Hotel is seen in the distance. Automobiles line the street, parked next to a multitude of private residences and unidentified...
    • Windsor Grove Cemetery - Tool House 1924

    • Spurgeon, A.W.; Planning Dept.; Nichols, Sheppard and Masson Architects; Sheppard and Masson Architects; Cemeteries; Windsor Grove Cemetery; Garages; Gravedigging;
    • View of the Tool House and an unidentified caretaker at the Windsor Grove Cemetery.
    • King George VI and Queen Elizabeth on the Observation Platform, leaving Windsor by train

    • Newspapers; Windsor Daily Star; Brophy, T.R.; Kings; King George VI; Queens; Queen Elizabeth; Visits of state; Military officers; Police; Royal Canadian Mounted Police; Military uniforms; Clothing & dress; Railroad private cars; Railroad employees;...
    • Photo of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), flanked by a military officer and an officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in full dress. Standing from the observation platform of their private rail car, they prepare...
    • Norwich Block, Pitt St. W. at Ferry St.

    • Windsor Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee; City Clerk's Dept.; Business districts; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Norwich Block; Murray Building; Laing Building; Stores & shops; Billboards; Signs (Notices); Underwood...
    • Photo of the downtown, portion of the Norwich Block. The view begins at the intersection of Pitt St. W. at Ferry St., with the Murray Building directly left. Various businesses on the north side of Pitt St. W. are visible, including Allard's...

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