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  • Devlin Family Siblings, c. 1870s
    Devlin Family Siblings, c. 1870s
    image  [ca. 1870]     This photograph, taken c. 1870, depicts a group of Devlin family siblings from Mount Pleasant. It was printed on page 210 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger, and was provided by Linda Guest.The people in this photo are:Top row from left, G.F. Devlin; Jim Devlin; John Devlin ...
    image  [ca. 1870]   This photograph, taken c. 1870, depicts a group of Devlin family siblings from Mount Pleasant. It was printed on page 210 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger, ...
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  • Mount Pleasant Foot Ball Club
    Mount Pleasant Foot Ball Club
    image  [ca. 1900]     This undated photograph, probably taken in the early 1900s, shows the players of the Mount Pleasant Foot Ball Club. It was printed on page 224 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger, and was provided by Linda Guest.The men in the photo are, left to right:Back row: A. ...
    image  [ca. 1900]   This undated photograph, probably taken in the early 1900s, shows the players of the Mount Pleasant Foot Ball Club. It was printed on page 224 of The Work of Our ...
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  • Postcard depicting the Rev. George Bryce
    Postcard depicting the Rev. George Bryce
    imagetext       The original correspondence reads:Mrs. B+I having finished our tour in England, [Italy?]Scotland expect to sail from Glasgow to Montreal on Sept. 5thBest wishesGeorge BryceBirthday April 22ndIt was addressed toDr. John Bryce V.S.Erie CityPennsylvaniaUnited StatesLater notes on the postcard add:- son of George Bryce of Mt. PleasantThe Reverend of WinnipegThe text ...
    imagetext     The original correspondence reads:Mrs. B+I having finished our tour in England, [Italy?]Scotland expect to sail from Glasgow to Montreal on Sept. 5thBest wishesGeorge BryceBirthday April 22ndIt was addressed toDr. John ...
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  • Brucefield House, Mount Pleasant, with Tennis Player
    Brucefield House, Mount Pleasant, with Tennis Player
    image  [ca. 1900]     This undated photograph, c. 1900, shows a young man playing tennis on the lawn of Brucefield, Mount Pleasant's most palatial home. It was printed on page 140 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger and was provided by Linda Guest.Brucefield was built in the 1840s for Abraham Cooke, ...
    image  [ca. 1900]   This undated photograph, c. 1900, shows a young man playing tennis on the lawn of Brucefield, Mount Pleasant's most palatial home. It was printed on page 140 of The Work ...
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  • Devlin's Store, 1909
    Devlin's Store, 1909
    image  1909     GEO. F. DEVLIN'S STOREMT. PLEASANT, ONT.
    image  1909   GEO. F. DEVLIN'S STOREMT. PLEASANT, ONT.
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  • Andrew Eadie Home, c. 1850s
    Andrew Eadie Home, c. 1850s
    imagetext  [ca. 1850]     (from an old daguerreotype)Andrew Eadie's home - Andrew the one in the cap,(probably 2nd wife)Silk hat believed to be Herbert Biggar
    imagetext  [ca. 1850]   (from an old daguerreotype)Andrew Eadie's home - Andrew the one in the cap,(probably 2nd wife)Silk hat believed to be Herbert Biggar
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  • Ellis/Carlyle House, c. 1900?
    Ellis/Carlyle House, c. 1900?
    image  [ca. 1900s?]     This undated photograph (possibly early 1900s) shows the house of Mrs. J. R. Ellis, daughter of John Carlyle who was half-brother of Thomas Carlyle. It was printed on page 182 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger, and was provided by Linda Guest.
    image  [ca. 1900s?]   This undated photograph (possibly early 1900s) shows the house of Mrs. J. R. Ellis, daughter of John Carlyle who was half-brother of Thomas Carlyle. It was printed on page 182 ...
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  • Duncan Marquis House, 726 Mount Pleasant Road
    Duncan Marquis House, 726 Mount Pleasant Road
    image       This undated photograph shows the Duncan Marquis house, owned by Dr. Duncan Marquis where he set up his practice in the 1870s. The side wing was most likely his dispensary. It later belonged to O. McAlister.This photograph was printed on page 217 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon ...
    image     This undated photograph shows the Duncan Marquis house, owned by Dr. Duncan Marquis where he set up his practice in the 1870s. The side wing was most likely his dispensary. ...
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  • Main Street West, Mount Pleasant, c. 1912-14
    Main Street West, Mount Pleasant, c. 1912-14
    imagetext  [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 ...
    imagetext  [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 ...
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  • Main Street Mount Pleasant North from Rainbow Hill, c. 1900
    Main Street Mount Pleasant North from Rainbow Hill, c. 1900
    image       VILLAGE SCENEMOUNT PLEASANT
    image     VILLAGE SCENEMOUNT PLEASANT
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  • Main Street Mount Pleasant, West Side Looking South, 1912
    Main Street Mount Pleasant, West Side Looking South, 1912
    image  1912     This 1912 photograph shows the West side of Mount Pleasant's Main Street. The buildingsThis photograph was printed on page 222 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger and was provided by Linda Guest.
    image  1912   This 1912 photograph shows the West side of Mount Pleasant's Main Street. The buildingsThis photograph was printed on page 222 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger and ...
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  • Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, c. 1915?
    Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church, c. 1915?
    image  [ca. 1915]     PRESBYTERIANCHURCHMT PLEASANTONT
    image  [ca. 1915]   PRESBYTERIANCHURCHMT PLEASANTONT
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  • Sturgis House, c. 1960
    Sturgis House, c. 1960
    image  [ca. 1960]     This photograph, c. 1960, shows a Sturgis house that was built c. 1820. It is said to be the earliest brick house in Mount Pleasant, and was later owned by J. E. Smyth. It was demolished in the 1980s.This photograph was printed on page 65 of The Work of Our ...
    image  [ca. 1960]   This photograph, c. 1960, shows a Sturgis house that was built c. 1820. It is said to be the earliest brick house in Mount Pleasant, and was later owned by ...
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  • Mrs. Jas. BiggarMrs. Geo. Houlding Driving to Women's Institute Meeting, c. 1900
    Mrs. Jas. BiggarMrs. Geo. Houlding Driving to Women's Institute Meeting, c. 1900
    image  [ca. early 1900s]     The photographic paper is a glossy print that strongly resembles Kodak Velox paper, but is missing the usual distinctive "VELOX" watermark on the back. It could possibly be an early, pre-1920s print.
    image  [ca. early 1900s]   The photographic paper is a glossy print that strongly resembles Kodak Velox paper, but is missing the usual distinctive "VELOX" watermark on the back. It could possibly be an early, ...
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  • John Randall Ellis, c. 1892
    John Randall Ellis, c. 1892
    image  [ca. 1892]     According to The Work of Our Hands , this image was printed in the Christmas 1892 edition of the Brantford Expositor, and so probably dates to sometime close to that period.
    image  [ca. 1892]   According to The Work of Our Hands , this image was printed in the Christmas 1892 edition of the Brantford Expositor, and so probably dates to sometime close to that ...
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  • Tennant House (Octagon), Mount Pleasant
    Tennant House (Octagon), Mount Pleasant
    image       This undated photograph shows the unusual octagonal house built c. 1840-48 by shoemaker Richard Tennant. The odd-looking design was promoted by American phrenologist Orson Fowler, who suggested that octagonal houses (similar in shape to "natural" spheres) could let in more light, were easier to heat in winter and cool in ...
    image     This undated photograph shows the unusual octagonal house built c. 1840-48 by shoemaker Richard Tennant. The odd-looking design was promoted by American phrenologist Orson Fowler, who suggested that octagonal houses ...
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  • Threshing in Mount Pleasant, c. 1905
    Threshing in Mount Pleasant, c. 1905
    image  [ca. 1905]     This 1905 photograph shows a community threshing which includes the Goold and Cutcliffe families. At the time it was taken, powerful agricultural machinery was unaffordable for individual farmers and it was common to share equipment among an entire community; these types of events had a feeling not unlike pioneer "bees." ...
    image  [ca. 1905]   This 1905 photograph shows a community threshing which includes the Goold and Cutcliffe families. At the time it was taken, powerful agricultural machinery was unaffordable for individual farmers and it ...
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  • Epaphras Lord Phelps (Onasquesakon), Brant's Secretary
    Epaphras Lord Phelps (Onasquesakon), Brant's Secretary
    image       This copy of a painting portrays Epaphras Lord Phelps, also known as Onasquesakon. Originally a school teacher from the United States, he taught a school in Long Point, Blenheim and in Brant's Mohawk village; later, from 1800 to 1812, he was Joseph Brant's white secretary. He was trusted enough by ...
    image     This copy of a painting portrays Epaphras Lord Phelps, also known as Onasquesakon. Originally a school teacher from the United States, he taught a school in Long Point, Blenheim and ...
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  • Jim and Charles Guest, Guest Bros. Butchers, 734 Mt. Pleasant Road, c. 19th century
    Jim and Charles Guest, Guest Bros. Butchers, 734 Mt. Pleasant Road, c. 19th century
    image  1[8??]     This photograph, which appears to be from the 19th century, shows Jack and Charles Guest, the brothers who operated the Guest Bros. Butchers business. They operated from the small house depicted, which was the original Guest residence at 734 Mount Pleasant Rd. This photograph was printed on page 186 of ...
    image  1[8??]   This photograph, which appears to be from the 19th century, shows Jack and Charles Guest, the brothers who operated the Guest Bros. Butchers business. They operated from the small house ...
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  • Hiram Phelps (1804-1877), son of Epaphras Lord Phelps, Mount Pleasant
    Hiram Phelps (1804-1877), son of Epaphras Lord Phelps, Mount Pleasant
    image       This copy of a portrait painting depicts Hiram Phelps, the son of Epaphras Lord Phelps. Hiram was a successful farmer, and took a great interest in local affairs. He was Reeve of Brantford Township in 1854. His family lived in a large home on the Phelps tract, now 513 Mount ...
    image     This copy of a portrait painting depicts Hiram Phelps, the son of Epaphras Lord Phelps. Hiram was a successful farmer, and took a great interest in local affairs. He was ...
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