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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The Willow Walk

    • Bowlby, Edith Margaret; Walker, Clara R.; Trails & paths; Trees; Walkways; Willow Walk; Canals; Springs; Mineral Springs Canal; Petroleum industry; Sulphur industry; Gauthier, John P.; Sandwich Petroleum Oil Company; Postcards; Tourist camps &...
    • Postcard print of the Willow Walk and Mineral Springs Canal on the Gauthier family property in Sandwich. Nearby is the Lagoon Park & Hotel, which drew many visitors who came for the medicinal sulphur water from the Sandwich Mineral Springs. ...
    • Electric Locomotive at the Detroit River Tunnel

    • Detroit-Windsor Tunnel; Tunnels; Railroad cars; Railroad companies; Railroad tracks; Passengers; Men; Women; Clothing & dress; Building materials; Michigan Central Railroad; New York Central Railroad; Butler Bros. Construction Co.; Railroads;...
    • Black and white photograph of an electric locomotive making the first test run of the new railroad tunnel between Detroit and Windsor. A high cement wall runs along the left side of the photograph. The electric rail car is on railroad tracks in...
    • Old Mission House

    • Photographs; Bowlby, E. Margaret; Postal Cards; Sandwich (Ont.); Old Mission; Horses; Stables; Jesuits
    • Black and white photo. "Old Mission House. Built 1747. Now used as a stable.... " "So fade the works of men, Back to their earth again; Ancient and holy thing, Fade like a dream." - Quote written on the album page that this photo is in though...
    • Bruce and Victoria Macdonald with others by a cabin

    • Photographs; Photographies; Macdonald, Bruce J.S.; Dwellings; Macdonald, Victoria; Camps
    • Photograph of Bruce and Victoria Macdonald standing in front of a cabin. A young boy is standing on a ladder. Bruce Macdonald is second from the right. Victoria Macdonald is on the far right.
    • Unveiling of 500 Roses Commemorative Marker

    • Photographs; Photographies; Granby (QC); Parks; Rose Garden Park; Trepanier, Paul; Patrick, Michael; Weeks, Albert; Commemorative Markers; Flags; Drapeaux; Twin Cities; Municipal Officials and Employees - Mayors
    • Photograph of the unveiling of 500 Roses Commemorative Marker. Mayor Trepanier is second from the left, Michael Patrick is third from the left, and Albert Weeks is second from the right.
    • 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...
    • Wyandotte St. E. at Lincoln Rd.

    • Public Works Dept.; Apartment houses; Automobiles; Harding, G.T.; Wyandotte St. E.; Lincoln Rd.; Paterson's Drug Stores Ltd.; Pharmacists; Drugstores; Banks; Dominion Bank of Toronto; Theatres; Tivoli Theatre;
    • View of Wyandotte St. E. at Lincoln Rd., looking westwards. Patterson Drug Store is prominent on left side and an unnamed apartment building is dominent on the right side. The left edge of the photo displays what is probably the Bank of Toronto...
    • Norton Palmer Hotel

    • Clarke, Lewis F.; Architecture; Hotels; Taverns (Inns); Nichols, Sheppard and Masson Architects; Automobiles; Park St.; Pelissier St.; Norton Palmer Hotel; Norton, Charles W.; Palmer, Perry C.;
    • Exterior front angle view of the Norton Palmer Hotel, located on the northwest corner of Park & Pelissier Streets. The hotel is twelve storeys high and has a tall sign on it's roof. Cars line the sides of both Park and Pelissier Streets. The...
    • Canadian National Railway Riverfront Railroad Yard - Aerial View

    • Mayor's Office; Railroads; Canadian National Railway; Railroad tracks; Railroad shops & yards; Railroad ferries; Railroad switching; Railroad freight cars; Railroad locomotives; Spirit of Windsor; Piers & wharves; Waterfronts; Detroit River;...
    • Photo of the C.N.R. railyards and train ferry docks on the Detroit River waterfront. View is from the top storey of the C.I.B.C. building at 100 Ouellette Ave., at the corner of Riverside Dr., looking east down Riverside Dr. E. Part of Detroit is...
    • Morris Funeral Home & Morris Flowers

    • Lloyd, Sidney; Planning Dept.; Morris, Edward W.; Morris Family; Morgues & mortuaries; Funerary facilities; Undertaking; Florist shops; Architectural elements; Architectural decorations & ornaments; Nichols, Sheppard and Masson Architects; Sheppard...
    • Exterior front view of the Morris Funeral Home & Morris Flowers. The striking exterior, done in brick and ornamented in faux field stone, is fashioned much like the facade of a castle, with elements of a mausoleum. Stained glass is set into the...
    • Tractor-Powered Combine

    • Agriculture; Harvesting machinery; Plants; Agricultural machinery & implements; Farmers; Croplands; Farming; Farms; Tractors; Combines (Agricultural machinery);
    • Black and white photograph of an early tractor-powered combine. There is a farmer sitting in a tractor on the left side of the photo. The tractor is pulling a long combine and a man is standing on the end. Harvested crops are visible in the...
    • Canadian Bank of Commerce

    • Buildings; Architecture; Banks; Canadian Bank of Commerce; People; Pedestrians; Automobiles; Pickard Drugs; Street railroads; Street railroad tracks; Ouellette Ave.; Riverside Dr.; Commercial facilities; Drugstores; Mass transit;
    • Black and white photograph of the Canadian Bank of Commerce, located at the corner of Ouellette Avenue and Riverside Drive. The building is situated on the corner, with one panel facing outward into the corner, and is a very tall stone structure. ...
    • Norwich Block - Grayson Jewellers

    • Business districts; Commercial facilities; Office buildings; Historic buildings; Norwich Block; Laing Building; Kamin Building; Stores & shops; Souvenir shops; Canada Souvenir T-Shirts; Jewellery stores; Grayson Jewellers; Restaurants;...
    • View of the Norwich Block between Pitt St. W. and Riverside Dr. W. on Ouellette Ave. The long-standing Grayson Jewellers is visible in the centre of the photo. Directly to the left is the Canada Souvenir T-Shirt store in the bottom of the Kamin...
    • Helen Ball and Florence Goodrich

    • Photographs; Bowlby, E. Margaret; Ball, Helen; Goodrich, Florence; Women; Clothing and Dress
    • Black and white photo. Helen Ball and Florence Goodrich: " H. Ball is identified on photo, F. Goodrich is identified from information on PC/5483
    • Dormitory room

    • Photographs; Photographies; Macdonald, Bruce J.S.; University of Alberta; Universities and College; Edmonton (Alta.); Furniture; Dormitories
    • Photograph of a student dormitory at the University of Alberta. There is a dresser with a mirror, photographs, and a clock. Above the dresser is an "Alberta" pennant.

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