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  • Palermo United Church, Junior Choir
    Palermo United Church, Junior Choir
    imagetext       PALERMO VOCALISTS-The junior choir of the Palermo United church, with the pastor and Mrs. Facey, and its leaders, Mrs. E. Darlington and Mrs. G. S. Wood. The junior choir was organized last January by Mrs. E. Darlington and Mrs. G. S. Wood, and since then has rendered invaluable assistance in ...
    imagetext     PALERMO VOCALISTS-The junior choir of the Palermo United church, with the pastor and Mrs. Facey, and its leaders, Mrs. E. Darlington and Mrs. G. S. Wood. The junior choir was ...
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  • Women's Auxilliary Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Volunteer Firefighters #2 Station, Eighth Line (1939-1964).
    Women's Auxilliary Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Volunteer Firefighters #2 Station, Eighth Line (1939-1964).
    imagetext       Photo caption: "Oakville's volunteer brigade were hosted by the women's auxiliary at its 25th anniversary. Mrs. Dora Wright (left) holds one end of the cake as fireman Bill Cook, District Chief George Wright, and District Deputy Chief Eldon Perkins prepare to cut it with an axe. Mrs. Jessie Perkins supports ...
    imagetext     Photo caption: "Oakville's volunteer brigade were hosted by the women's auxiliary at its 25th anniversary. Mrs. Dora Wright (left) holds one end of the cake as fireman Bill Cook, District ...
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  • Caption for "Newspaper Article- Albert Hughes"
    Caption for "Newspaper Article- Albert Hughes"
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  • S.S. #7 Honor Roll For Aiding War Victim's Fund
    S.S. #7 Honor Roll For Aiding War Victim's Fund
    imagetext  March 20, 1942     Miss Gladys McCleary was a long-time teacher at McCurdy's Corners School, Ninth Line and Derry Roads which was S.S.#8. She became a school inspector and later a trustee. Halton County has honoured her work by naming a school after her. Please see the link provided here. S.S. #7 was the ...
    imagetext  March 20, 1942   Miss Gladys McCleary was a long-time teacher at McCurdy's Corners School, Ninth Line and Derry Roads which was S.S.#8. She became a school inspector and later a trustee. Halton County ...
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  • Hettie Biggar, Newspaper Articles at Age 90 and Age 98
    Hettie Biggar, Newspaper Articles at Age 90 and Age 98
    imagetext  1958     See "Description".
    imagetext  1958   See "Description".
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  • Newspaper Clippings of Wedding of Ethel Conover and Wilbert Biggar
    Newspaper Clippings of Wedding of Ethel Conover and Wilbert Biggar
    imagetext       The shorter article was taken from the more detailed, longer text of the second newspaper clipping; it is not transcribed here. This is the more complete text: Biggar - Conover ; the home of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Conover, Dundas Street, Trafalgar, was the scene of a pretty wedding on ...
    imagetext     The shorter article was taken from the more detailed, longer text of the second newspaper clipping; it is not transcribed here. This is the more complete text: Biggar - Conover ...
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  • The Sale of Holyrood House 1996
    The Sale of Holyrood House 1996
    imagetext       Photograph caption: An aerial shot of the historic Holyrood property as it looks today. Town okays development of historic "Holyrood" advertising feature by Stephanie Henderson. One of Oakville's great estates will soon become one of its most sought-after residential enclaves. Named after the ancient palace of the Scottish kings, "Holyrood" ...
    imagetext     Photograph caption: An aerial shot of the historic Holyrood property as it looks today. Town okays development of historic "Holyrood" advertising feature by Stephanie Henderson. One of Oakville's great estates ...
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  • 1958 Blaze Leaves 11 Palermo People Homeless Just Before Christmas
    1958 Blaze Leaves 11 Palermo People Homeless Just Before Christmas
    imagetext       PALERMO - Eleven persons were left homeless here yesterday when fire razed a two-storey frame duplex causing loss estimated at more than $15,000. Two new Canadian families escaped uninjured but with only the clothes they were wearing when flames belived to have originated in a defective chimney destroyed the building. ...
    imagetext     PALERMO - Eleven persons were left homeless here yesterday when fire razed a two-storey frame duplex causing loss estimated at more than $15,000. Two new Canadian families escaped uninjured but ...
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  • Oakville Recreation Commission, Henderson Base Line Park Day Camp Staff
    Oakville Recreation Commission, Henderson Base Line Park Day Camp Staff
    imagetext       Newspaper Caption: Top Flight and Staff - Much of the credit for the efficient running of the Oakville Recreation Commission's summer day camp at the Henderson Base Line Park goes to camp director Kay Perkins, seen here, left, outlining a day's program to counselors Carol Redshaw, Barbara Hall, Pat Hester, ...
    imagetext     Newspaper Caption: Top Flight and Staff - Much of the credit for the efficient running of the Oakville Recreation Commission's summer day camp at the Henderson Base Line Park goes ...
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  • George Cullingham Retires
    George Cullingham Retires
    image  ca 1952     FINALLY RETIRES- Starting to work at the age of 13, George Cullingham, one of Palermo's oldest residents, as worked at many jobs in his day. Now at 80 he lives retired although two years ago he built a barn for George King, laying 1,500 blocks, mixing the mortar and carrying ...
    image  ca 1952   FINALLY RETIRES- Starting to work at the age of 13, George Cullingham, one of Palermo's oldest residents, as worked at many jobs in his day. Now at 80 he lives ...
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  • Palermo School House
    Palermo School House
    image  ca 1950s     PALERMA SCHOOL- This is the Palermo school house. It replaced the former structure which was said to have been struck by lightning. There was a time in the old two-room school when there would be no seat for some of the pupils who would then have to sit on the ...
    image  ca 1950s   PALERMA SCHOOL- This is the Palermo school house. It replaced the former structure which was said to have been struck by lightning. There was a time in the old two-room ...
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  • Palermo Telephone System
    Palermo Telephone System
    imagetext  ca 1950s     THE CRANK'S STILL USED- When you want to use the telephone in Palermo, there is no twirling of the dial. Rather, there is a dinky little crank at the bottom to turn in order to get the operator. Most telephones are on rural lines with more than one ring. Pictured ...
    imagetext  ca 1950s   THE CRANK'S STILL USED- When you want to use the telephone in Palermo, there is no twirling of the dial. Rather, there is a dinky little crank at the bottom ...
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  • Palermo General Store
    Palermo General Store
    image       GENERAL STORE- Situated in the centre of the Palermo business section, this general store, operated by R.B. McGill, is also the site of the village post office.
    image     GENERAL STORE- Situated in the centre of the Palermo business section, this general store, operated by R.B. McGill, is also the site of the village post office.
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  • Home of Dr. Anson Buck
    Home of Dr. Anson Buck
    image       BELOVED DOCTOR'S HOME- From this house, the late Dr. Anson Buck of Palermo used to go out to make his calls in the country, having as fine horses and rigs as any one in the place. Speed was his second name when it came to answering calls. His was a ...
    image     BELOVED DOCTOR'S HOME- From this house, the late Dr. Anson Buck of Palermo used to go out to make his calls in the country, having as fine horses and rigs ...
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  • Plumber, Tinsmith at Hardware Store
    Plumber, Tinsmith at Hardware Store
    textimagecomment       A short history of the Oakville hardware store started by James N. McGregor
    textimagecomment     A short history of the Oakville hardware store started by James N. McGregor
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  • J.L. Breckon Missing
    J.L. Breckon Missing
    textimage       A small clipping from the Hamilton Spectator describing J.L. Breckon as a missing persons.
    textimage     A small clipping from the Hamilton Spectator describing J.L. Breckon as a missing persons.
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  • This is the way Oakville looked more than 45 years ago
    This is the way Oakville looked more than 45 years ago
    textimage       A train, on its way to the Canadian National Exhibition and the Chicago World's Fair, stopped in front of Oakville Motors, owned by A.J. Gurry for a promotional picture.
    textimage     A train, on its way to the Canadian National Exhibition and the Chicago World's Fair, stopped in front of Oakville Motors, owned by A.J. Gurry for a promotional picture.
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  • Centralia Aerobats to perform at Air Show
    Centralia Aerobats to perform at Air Show
    imagetext  Sept. 20 1952     Four pilots from the RCAF base at Centralia will perform formation aerobatics today at the national air show starting at 2 pm over the CNE waterfront. They will take their Harvard trainers through a series of gyrations carefully rehearsed weeks in advance of the show. Studying their plans are flying ...
    imagetext  Sept. 20 1952   Four pilots from the RCAF base at Centralia will perform formation aerobatics today at the national air show starting at 2 pm over the CNE waterfront. They will take their ...
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  • Diamond Anniversary at Sheridan United Church, 1929
    Diamond Anniversary at Sheridan United Church, 1929
    textimage  "Diamond Anniversary at Sheridan United Church, 1929," Toronto Daily Star (1892-1971), 4 Nov 1929     A newspaper article about the 60th or diamond anniversary of Sheridan United Church in 1929.
    textimage  "Diamond Anniversary at Sheridan United Church, 1929," Toronto Daily Star (1892-1971), 4 Nov 1929   A newspaper article about the 60th or diamond anniversary of Sheridan United Church in 1929.
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  • Have All Sheridan Property Needed For Roads Says Elson, March 29, 1956
    Have All Sheridan Property Needed For Roads Says Elson, March 29, 1956
    textimage  "Have All Sheridan Property Needed For Roads Says Elson, March 29, 1956," Oakville Trafalgar Journal, 29 Mar 1956, Section 1, p. 1, column 1     Newspaper article about the expansion of the Queen Elizabeth Highway which required the demolition of the little village of Sheridan, Ontario.
    textimage  "Have All Sheridan Property Needed For Roads Says Elson, March 29, 1956," Oakville Trafalgar Journal, 29 Mar 1956, Section 1, p. 1, column 1   Newspaper article about the expansion of the Queen Elizabeth Highway which required the demolition of the little village of Sheridan, Ontario.
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