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Contributor(s): County of Brant Public Library   Item type(s):  Postcards; Bookmarks; Bookmarks  
Northern Crown Bank, Scotland, Ontario, 1910 

Northern Crown Bank, Scotland, Ontario, 1910

image 1910  This 1910 photograph postcard shows the Northern Crown Bank in Scotland, Ontario. The unusual size and the stamp on the back indicate that this was both a postcard and a bookmark. This item was provided by Richard Shaver during the September 17th, 2010 Digitization Day held in Oakland, Ontario by...

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Postcard of Paris Tourist Camp, c. 1926 

Postcard of Paris Tourist Camp, c. 1926

image [ca. 1926]  This postcard depicts an early camping grounds in Paris, circa 1926. These types of tourist grounds became popular with the growth in ownership of the car; a period car is visible in the postcard along with the tents. A farm silo can be seen in the background. This image was printed on the...

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Paris Museum and Historical Society

Postcard depicting Penmans No. 1 Mill, c. early 20th century 

Postcard depicting Penmans No. 1 Mill, c. early 20th century

text [ca. 1900]  This early 20th century postcard depicts the Penmans Limited clothing company's No. 1 mill on West River Street. It was donated to the museum by Jack Rogers. According to the back, it was produced by the International Stationery Co. of Picton, and printed in Saxony.Penman's No. 1 Mill, Paris, Ont.
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Paris Museum and Historical Society

Postcard depicting Penman driving across the William St. Bridge, c. early 20th century 

Postcard depicting Penman driving across the William St. Bridge, c. early 20th century

text [ca. 1900]  This postcard depicts John Penman and his driver, William Reed, driving a horse cart east across the William St. Bridge, c. 1900 to the General Office. The Grand River St. N. buildings and a store are visible in the background. It was donated to the museum by Jack Rogers.Penman owned one of the...
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Paris Museum and Historical Society

Photograph depicting Woman Sitting outside Penmans Icehouse 

Photograph depicting Woman Sitting outside Penmans Icehouse

imagemystery   This photograph depicts a young woman sitting outside what is probably the Penmans Limited clothing company's icehouse. It was donated to the museum by Henry Foster.
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Paris Museum and Historical Society

Postcard depicting Strike at Penmans No. 1 Mill, 1907 

Postcard depicting Strike at Penmans No. 1 Mill, 1907

text 14 Oct 1907  This postcard shows the 1907 workers strike at the Penmans No. 1 mill. The photo was taken on October 14, 1907, by F. Hurndall of Paris. It was donated to the museum by Jack Kagas [?]. This image was printed on the twenty-seventh page of photographs in At the Forks of the Grand: Volume II by D....
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Paris Museum and Historical Society

Postcard depicting Robert H. Bryce 

Postcard depicting Robert H. Bryce

image [ca. 1904 - 1918?]  This postcard depicts Robert H. Bryce, the son of George Bryce of Mount Pleasant. He settled in Winnipeg. This postcard was provided by Linda Guest.The postcard was printed on Azo photo paper, which dates it to the early 20th century - this style of Azo card dates roughly 1904 - 1918, although the...

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Postcard depicting the Rev. George Bryce 

Postcard depicting the Rev. George Bryce

text   This postcard depicts the Reverend George H. Bryce, a noted citizen of Mount Pleasant in the late 19th and early 20th century. He mailed it to Dr. John Bryce in Erie City, Pennsylvania. This photo was printed on page 137 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger. This copy was provided by Linda...

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Main Street West, Mount Pleasant, c. 1912-14 

Main Street West, Mount Pleasant, c. 1912-14

text [ca. 1912-14]  This postcard, c. 1912-14, shows Mount Pleasant's Main Street. The view looks north from the Presbyterian Church, with the manse visible to the left. The town's first cement sidewalk can be seen - the previous wooden one was replaced using money raised by the Old Boys' Reunion of 1908. To the...

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Mount Pleasant Post Office, c. 1906-08 

Mount Pleasant Post Office, c. 1906-08

text 1908  This postcard, mailed 1908, depicts one of several Mount Pleasant post offices - the building changed with the postmasters, several times in this period. The postcard was provided by Linda Guest. The message on the back was written by "Frances" to her aunt Mrs. Hiram Howey and was addressed to...

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Mount Pleasant Junior School / Grammar School, c. 1903-04 

Mount Pleasant Junior School / Grammar School, c. 1903-04

image   This undated postcard shows the Mount Pleasant Junior School / Grammar School which was built 1901 on the location of the older Academy building, demolished in 1900. This postcard was provided by Linda Guest. The number 2 has been scratched into the surface of the card.This postcard is printed on...

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Train Coming In to Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railroad Station in Mount Pleasant, c. 1904? 

Train Coming In to Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railroad Station in Mount Pleasant, c. 1904?

image [ca. 1903-1908?]  This postcard shows a train from the Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo Railroad approaching the Mount Pleasant station. It was provided by Linda Guest.Some estimates date the photo to 1908; the paper it was printed on is Eastman Kodak Velox paper, missing the usual distinctive "Velox" watermark or logo,...

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Haight Mill, 1911 

Haight Mill, 1911

image 1911  This 1911 photograph shows the Haight Mill sometime before being demolished to build the Provincial Fish Hatchery on the site that remains on the site. The property was owned by a variety of land speculators. The date of the mill is uncertain, but may be either c. 1820 or, according to M. Smythe,...

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Scotland Congregational Church, Scotland, Ontario 

Scotland Congregational Church, Scotland, Ontario

image [1903 - 1914]  This postcard depicts the Scotland Congregational Church in Scotland, Ontario, as it was known then. The church became a United church at church union in 1925. The church still stands today as the Scotland United Church at 10 Church St. W. This photograph was provided by Charles and Margaret...
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Scotland Baptist Church, Scotland, Ontario 

Scotland Baptist Church, Scotland, Ontario

image [1903 - 1914]  This postcard depicts the Scotland Baptist Church in Scotland, Ontario, which is a part of Oakland Township. The church was established 1848; the brick sanctuary was built 1894. The church still stands today at 74 Simcoe St. N. This photograph was provided by Charles and Margaret Hunter during a...
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Farm Scene Postcard, Scotland, Ontario 

Farm Scene Postcard, Scotland, Ontario

image [1903 - 1914]  This postcard depicts a farm in Scotland, Ontario, a part of Oakland Township. The identity of the farm depicted is unknown. This photograph was provided by Charles and Margaret Hunter during a Digitization Day event held by the County of Brant Public Library. Do you have any historical items and...

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Postcard showing Brant St. near Simcoe St., Scotland, Ontario 

Postcard showing Brant St. near Simcoe St., Scotland, Ontario

image [1903 - 1914]  This postcard depicts the street near Hawthorne Place, the home of Samuel Gordon Hunter. Hawthorne Place is located by the corners of Brant St. and Simcoe St. in Scotland, Ontario, and still stands today. The Hunter family is an early, prominent Scotland family. Samuel Gordon Hunter first came to...
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Postcard showing Old Scotland Public School, Scotland, Ontario 

Postcard showing Old Scotland Public School, Scotland, Ontario

image [1903 - 1914]  This postcard depicts the old Scotland public school, on Church St. The school depicted was opened November 1, 1867, and used until 1924 when it was replaced with the Scotland Continuation School. The original Public School was moved further back on the property to a new foundation and continued...

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Postcard showing Talbot Street Bandshell, Scotland, Ontario 

Postcard showing Talbot Street Bandshell, Scotland, Ontario

image [1903 - 1914]  This postcard depicts the gore in Scotland, Ontario, a part of Oakland Township. It focuses on the bandshell in the centre at the forks of Simcoe St. and Talbot St. This photograph was provided by Charles and Margaret Hunter during a Digitization Day event held by the County of Brant Public...
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Senior Class, Mount Pleasant Public School, c. early 1900s 

Senior Class, Mount Pleasant Public School, c. early 1900s

image   This undated photograph depicts the senior class of the Mount Pleasant Public School. It was provided by Linda Guest. This image is Zoomify enabled! Click on it to zoom in and pan around so that you can see faces in detail. The people in this photograph are, left to right: Back row - May...

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New Durham Congregational Church Postcard, 1906 

New Durham Congregational Church Postcard, 1906

image 1906  This 1906 postcard shows the New Durham Congregational Church. This photo was provided by the Norwich and District Historical Society during the September 17th, 2010 Digitization Day held in Oakland, Ontario by the County of Brant Public Library. Do you have any historical items and are...

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Kelvin Football Team, early 20th century 

Kelvin Football Team, early 20th century

image   This early 20th century photograph postcard shows the Kelvin football team. This item was provided by Richard Shaver during the September 17th, 2010 Digitization Day held in Oakland, Ontario by the County of Brant Public Library. Do you have any historical items and are interested in helping...

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Baptist Church, Scotland, Ontario, 1908 

Baptist Church, Scotland, Ontario, 1908

image 1908  This 1908 postcard shows the Baptist Church in Scotland, Ontario. The postmark shows it was mailed from Scotland in 1908, and received in Craighurst. This item was provided by Richard Shaver during the September 17th, 2010 Digitization Day held in Oakland, Ontario by the County of Brant Public...

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Children Playing in Snowdrift, Scotland, Ontario, 1947 

Children Playing in Snowdrift, Scotland, Ontario, 1947

image Mar 1947  This 1947 postcard shows children playing in a giant snowdrift in Scotland, Ontario. This item was provided by Richard Shaver during the September 17th, 2010 Digitization Day held in Oakland, Ontario by the County of Brant Public Library. Do you have any historical items and are interested in...

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New Durham Street Scene, 1919 

New Durham Street Scene, 1919

image 1919  This 1919 postcard shows a street in the village of New Durham, County of Brant. This photo was provided by the Norwich and District Historical Society during the September 18th, 2010 Digitization Day held in Scotland, Ontario by the County of Brant Public Library. Do you have any historical...

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Oakland Public School with Kate Halliday Hunter 

Oakland Public School with Kate Halliday Hunter

imagecomment 1912  This postcard depicts a class at the Oakland Public School in 1910. The teacher is Kate Halliday Hunter, who briefly taught there; however, she was married on December 28th, 1910, and at that time married women were not permitted to teach. The postcard was sent to her, and dated 1912. The Hunter...

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Grand Trunk Railway Wreck, Burford, c. 1905-1909 

Grand Trunk Railway Wreck, Burford, c. 1905-1909

imagecomment   This postcard, c. 1905-1909, depicts a major wreck of a Grand Trunk Railway car in Burford. This is card 4 of a set that includes other views of the same accident. The postcard was printed by E.A. Burns of Burford. This postcard was provided by Jim Havens from his personal collection.The design...

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Envelope of Baird and Foley family photos 

Envelope of Baird and Foley family photos

textcommentmystery 19[??]  This envelope contains a set of early 20th century family photos pertaining to the Baird and Foley families of Paris, Ontario. They include a variety of family photos and photos of family members with friends, as well as several photos showing the Baird family home in Paris (which may be the Baird...

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Beverly Street in St. George 

Beverly Street in St. George

text 6 January 1909  This postcard depicts Beverly Street in St. George, Ont. The picture was taken by F. Hurndall of Paris, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.The postmark: London, Ontario, Jan 6, 12 PM, 1909.On the reverse side, there is a message addressed to Miss Jessie...

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Easter Greetings Postcard 

Easter Greetings Postcard

text [1912]  This is the image of an Easter Greetings postcard printed in the USA. On the reverse side, there is a one cent Canada Postage stamp. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.Lest we forget Nell Mr John Lawrason [?]

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Glad Easter Greetings Postcard 

Glad Easter Greetings Postcard

text 17 March 1913  This is the image of an Easter postcard printed in Germany. Publisher: "L. & E., Serie 2226." The card is addressed to Mr. K.E.W. Lawrason. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.Front side: "Dawn golden morning, scatter the night Glad Easter greetings Come with...

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Happy Many Returns Postcard 

Happy Many Returns Postcard

text 14 June 1910  This is the image of a postcard addressed to Miss E. Lawrason of St. George, Ont. "Happy Many Returns" is a greeting which was usually reserved for birthdays. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.The postmark: St. George, Brant, Ont. June 14, 1910.Front side:...

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Postcard Sent From Russell, Ontario 

Postcard Sent From Russell, Ontario

text 7 November 1911  This is the image of a postcard addressed to R. E. W. Lawrason, Esq. It was sent from Russell, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.Front side: "All men are not liars: But a man will club the hide of his erring son and tell him solemnly - It hurts me more...

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New Year Wishes Postcard 

New Year Wishes Postcard

text 2 January 1911  This is the image of a postcard addressed to Miss Campbell in Orangeville, Ont. The postmark shows St. Thomas & Windsor, Jan. 2, 1911. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.Reverse side, the beginning: "Dear Miss Campbell, Thank you so much for a pretty card...".

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A Joyous Christmas Postcard 

A Joyous Christmas Postcard

text [ca. 1927]  This is the image of a postcard addressed to Miss E. Lawrason in St. George, Ont. The card was printed in the USA. The postage stamp shows the image of Sir John A. MacDonald and the dates 1867-1927, suggesting the card was sent in 1927. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries...

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Christmas Postcard 

Christmas Postcard

text [1908]  This is the image of a Christmas postcard addressed to R.E.K. Lawrason in Granton, Ont. Its postmark suggests it was sent in 1908. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.Reverse side, the beginning: "Wishing you a Merry Xms and Happy New Year...".

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Christmas Postcard 1913 

Christmas Postcard 1913

text [1913]  This is the image of a Christmas postcard addressed to Mr. Edd Lawrason in St. George, Ont. Its postmark suggests it was sent in 1913. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.Reverse side, the beginning: "A very Merry Christmas and all...".

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Christmas Postcard 

Christmas Postcard

text [unknown]  This is the image of a Christmas card addressed to Miss B. Lawrason. The card was printed by the Gibson Art Company, which began operating in the USA in 1866. The card may be attributed to the period from 1918 to 1930 when Gibson greetings cards became very popular both in Europe and North...

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Postcard From California 

Postcard From California

text 13 May 1908  This is the image of a postcard addressed to Mrs. R. G. Lawrason in St. George, Ont. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.The postmark shows: St. George, Brant, May 18, 1908.Front side: "Winter in California and Back East. I'll eat oranges for you and you throw...

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Birthday Postcard 

Birthday Postcard

text 14 June 1910  This is the image of a birthday postcard. The postmark shows it was received in St. George, Ont., on 14 June 1910. The original postcard is held by the South Dumfries Historical Society.

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