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  • RehderCo. General Store, Market Street, c. 1905
    RehderCo. General Store, Market Street, c. 1905
    image  [ca. 1905]     Signs in the photograph:CASH STORES.Geo. Kerr. TailorREHDERCO."SALADA" CEYLON TEAVegetablesGroceryPOST OFFICEFire, LifeAccident INSURANCE.
    image  [ca. 1905]   Signs in the photograph:CASH STORES.Geo. Kerr. TailorREHDERCO."SALADA" CEYLON TEAVegetablesGroceryPOST OFFICEFire, LifeAccident INSURANCE.
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Paris Public Library, c. 1910
    Paris Public Library, c. 1910
    image  [c. 1910]     (Reverse)Paris Public LibraryBuilt in 1903Picture taken before 1910.Notice treatment of pillars in renovation. One pillar (fake) resting on old desk removed.
    image  [c. 1910]   (Reverse)Paris Public LibraryBuilt in 1903Picture taken before 1910.Notice treatment of pillars in renovation. One pillar (fake) resting on old desk removed.
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Parisians Awaiting Royal Train carrying King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, June 7, 1939
    Parisians Awaiting Royal Train carrying King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, June 7, 1939
    image  7 June 1939     (On original matting)Waiting for the royal train to arrive. June 7, '39.By D.A. Smith
    image  7 June 1939   (On original matting)Waiting for the royal train to arrive. June 7, '39.By D.A. Smith
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Royal Locomotive Arriving in Paris, June 7, 1939
    Royal Locomotive Arriving in Paris, June 7, 1939
    image  7 June 1939     (On original matting)THE ROYAL LOCOMOTIVE GLIDING INTO PARIS, JUNE, 1939Negative and enlargement by D.A. Smith
    image  7 June 1939   (On original matting)THE ROYAL LOCOMOTIVE GLIDING INTO PARIS, JUNE, 1939Negative and enlargement by D.A. Smith
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Royal Observation Car's Unexpected Stop, June 7, 1939
    Royal Observation Car's Unexpected Stop, June 7, 1939
    image  7 June 1939     (On original matting)ROYAL VISIT, JUNE, 1939When the royal train proved to be shorter than expected, the spectators broke ranks and rushed forward towards the observation platform. Only Gladys-Steuart [sic] Jones and her Girl Guides stood firmly at attention.
    image  7 June 1939   (On original matting)ROYAL VISIT, JUNE, 1939When the royal train proved to be shorter than expected, the spectators broke ranks and rushed forward towards the observation platform. Only Gladys-Steuart [sic] Jones ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Greeting Parisians, June 7, 1939
    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Greeting Parisians, June 7, 1939
    image  7 June 1939     (On original matting)GREETING GEORGE VI AND QUEEN ELIZABETH, JUNE, 1939Negative and enlargement by D.A. Smith
    image  7 June 1939   (On original matting)GREETING GEORGE VI AND QUEEN ELIZABETH, JUNE, 1939Negative and enlargement by D.A. Smith
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • John P. Pickell, Owner and Editor of The Paris Star, 1944-1978
    John P. Pickell, Owner and Editor of The Paris Star, 1944-1978
    image  19[??]     (On original matting)JACK PICKELL, OWNEREDITOROF THE PARIS STAR 1944-1970PHOTO BY D. A. SMITH(Reverse)JACK PICKELL OWNEREDITOR OF THE PARIS STAR1944-1970JACK SPENT A LIFETIMEIN NWESPAPER WORKPHOTO by D.A. SMITH
    image  19[??]   (On original matting)JACK PICKELL, OWNEREDITOROF THE PARIS STAR 1944-1970PHOTO BY D. A. SMITH(Reverse)JACK PICKELL OWNEREDITOR OF THE PARIS STAR1944-1970JACK SPENT A LIFETIMEIN NWESPAPER WORKPHOTO by D.A. SMITH
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Donald. A. Smith and Gladys Steuart-Jones, 1956
    Donald. A. Smith and Gladys Steuart-Jones, 1956
    image  1956     (On original matting)Donald A. Smith, author of At the Forks of the Grand, and Gladys Stewart-Jones, [sic] grandaughter of Hiram Capron, examining the first copy of the book in 1956.
    image  1956   (On original matting)Donald A. Smith, author of At the Forks of the Grand, and Gladys Stewart-Jones, [sic] grandaughter of Hiram Capron, examining the first copy of the book in 1956.
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Fred Blackhurst's Store at Corner of MechanicGrand River, c. 1914
    Fred Blackhurst's Store at Corner of MechanicGrand River, c. 1914
    image  [ca. 1914]     READY TO WEAR CLOTHING, HATSCAPSFURNISHINGS,BLACKHURSTGILLMEN'S AND BOYS'SHOES,RUBBERS, ETC.(On original matting)Corner of Mechanic and Grand River Streets c. 1914This project has received financial assistance from the Department of the Secretary of State of Canada to mark the Bicentennial of Ontario.Copy byDON VANSTONEEnlarged byPDHS CAMERA CLUB
    image  [ca. 1914]   READY TO WEAR CLOTHING, HATSCAPSFURNISHINGS,BLACKHURSTGILLMEN'S AND BOYS'SHOES,RUBBERS, ETC.(On original matting)Corner of Mechanic and Grand River Streets c. 1914This project has received financial assistance from the Department of the Secretary of ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • View of Norman Hamilton's Mill at Foot of Broadway Street, c. 1878
    View of Norman Hamilton's Mill at Foot of Broadway Street, c. 1878
    image  [ca. 1878]     This photograph shows a view of the section of Paris at the foot of Broadway Street and surrounding areas. The mill belonging to Norman Hamilton is visible to the far right.This image was printed on page 63 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. Smith.
    image  [ca. 1878]   This photograph shows a view of the section of Paris at the foot of Broadway Street and surrounding areas. The mill belonging to Norman Hamilton is visible to the far ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • View of Grand River with Willow Street Raceway and Grand River Dam, c. 1860
    View of Grand River with Willow Street Raceway and Grand River Dam, c. 1860
    image  [ca. 1860]     This photograph shows a view of the Grand River in Paris, c. 1860, looking south from the railway bridge. The section to the left is the Willow Street raceway that powered numerous businesses, most prominently Penmans Nos. 2 and 3 Mills. The dam is visible in the foreground.This image was ...
    image  [ca. 1860]   This photograph shows a view of the Grand River in Paris, c. 1860, looking south from the railway bridge. The section to the left is the Willow Street raceway that ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • View of Paris and Grand River Street Bridge
    View of Paris and Grand River Street Bridge
    image  18[??]     This 19th century photograph shows the Grand River Street bridge leading into Paris. The Finlayson tannery is visible in the foreground.
    image  18[??]   This 19th century photograph shows the Grand River Street bridge leading into Paris. The Finlayson tannery is visible in the foreground.
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Aerial View of Paris, c. 1946
    Aerial View of Paris, c. 1946
    image  [ca. 1946]     This aerial photograph gives a view of Paris as it was c. 1946, focusing on the portions west of the forks of the Grand and Nith Rivers.This image was printed on page 12 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. Smith. The printed version includes ...
    image  [ca. 1946]   This aerial photograph gives a view of Paris as it was c. 1946, focusing on the portions west of the forks of the Grand and Nith Rivers.This image was printed ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Paris in 1857. Prepared for the Information of Visitors. To the Provincial Agricultural Exhibition, Held at Brantford, in the County of Brant, C. W.
    Paris in 1857. Prepared for the Information of Visitors. To the Provincial Agricultural Exhibition, Held at Brantford, in the County of Brant, C. W.
    textimage  1857, pp.1-16     This booklet was written in 1857 in order to impress visitors of the nearby Brantford Provincial Agricultural Exhibition with the positive qualities of Paris. It acts as a tourist guide to Paris and its sights as it existed then, as well as an advertisement of Paris's suitability to business, and ...
    textimage  1857, pp.1-16   This booklet was written in 1857 in order to impress visitors of the nearby Brantford Provincial Agricultural Exhibition with the positive qualities of Paris. It acts as a tourist guide ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Aerial View of Paris c. 1946
    Aerial View of Paris c. 1946
    image  [ca. 1946]     This aerial photograph gives a view of Paris as it was c. 1946, focusing on the portions north of the forks of the Grand and Nith Rivers.This image was printed on page 38 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. Smith, and was also printed ...
    image  [ca. 1946]   This aerial photograph gives a view of Paris as it was c. 1946, focusing on the portions north of the forks of the Grand and Nith Rivers.This image was printed ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Old Town Hall, Paris
    Old Town Hall, Paris
    image  18[??]     This 19th century photograph shows the Paris old town hall at 13 Burwell Street. It was first built in 1854, and was used as the town hall for many years until later being converted into an opera house.This image was printed on p. 52 of At the Forks of the ...
    image  18[??]   This 19th century photograph shows the Paris old town hall at 13 Burwell Street. It was first built in 1854, and was used as the town hall for many years ...
    County of Brant Public Library
    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Paris Village Hall from Base of River, c. 1860
    Paris Village Hall from Base of River, c. 1860
    image  [ca. 1860]     This photograph depicts the Paris village hall and surrounding areas as seen from the river bank below. The labeled structures are:1. First Methodist Church2. Village Hall3. Town HallThis image was printed on page 56 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. A. Smith.
    image  [ca. 1860]   This photograph depicts the Paris village hall and surrounding areas as seen from the river bank below. The labeled structures are:1. First Methodist Church2. Village Hall3. Town HallThis image was ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Paris Fire Brigade Steamer, 1878
    Paris Fire Brigade Steamer, 1878
    image  1878     This photograph shows the Paris fire brigade's steam-powered fire engine in 1878. This was the first mechanical water-pumping engine used in Paris, and was the subject of some great interest when it was first purchased in 1877.This image was printed on page 123 of At the Forks of the Grand: ...
    image  1878   This photograph shows the Paris fire brigade's steam-powered fire engine in 1878. This was the first mechanical water-pumping engine used in Paris, and was the subject of some great interest ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • 1908 Paris Championship Fire Brigade, with Robert "Bobby" West
    1908 Paris Championship Fire Brigade, with Robert "Bobby" West
    image  1908     This photograph shows the 1908 Paris Fire Brigade, which had won first place in that year's fire fighters' competition. In the foreground is Robert "Bobby" West in one of his many eccentric costumes.This image was printed on page 129 of At the Forks of the Grand: Volume I by D. ...
    image  1908   This photograph shows the 1908 Paris Fire Brigade, which had won first place in that year's fire fighters' competition. In the foreground is Robert "Bobby" West in one of his ...
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    Paris Museum and Historical Society
  • Man with Ox-Team and Cart in Paris, 1913
    Man with Ox-Team and Cart in Paris, 1913
    image  6 May, 1913     "OLD FRIENDS"PARIS MAY 6, 1913
    image  6 May, 1913   "OLD FRIENDS"PARIS MAY 6, 1913
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