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Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154092
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 156
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 156
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., assembling on Hiawatha Street in August, 1914 prior to marching to the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. This is one of a set of postcards created by the Scott Studio, St. Thomas, documenting the event. View is looking north on Hiawatha Street from Talbot Street, with the Curtis Street crossing in the background. The St. Thomas Journal building on the northwest corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets is partially visible. The Lew F. Thompson bicycle sales and repair shop at 10-12 Hiawatha Street is visible. The Walter Ross wallpaper shop and C.T. Bull plumber shop are visible on the east side of Hiawatha Street. The Home Bank of Canada branch on the northeast corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets is partially visible.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 29 (Hiawatha to Mondamin).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
St. Thomas Journal
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154093
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 157
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 157
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., assembling on Hiawatha Street in August, 1914 prior to marching to the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. This is one of a set of postcards created by the Scott Studio, St. Thomas, documenting the event. View is looking north on Hiawatha Street from Talbot Street, with the Curtis Street crossing in the background. The Lew F. Thompson bicycle sales and repair shop at 10-12 Hiawatha Street is visible. The Walter Ross wallpaper shop and C.T. Bull plumber shop are visible on the east side of Hiawatha Street. The Home Bank of Canada branch on the northeast corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets is partially visible.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 29 (Hiawatha to Mondamin).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154094
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 158
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 158
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing a brass band leading troops of the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., as they marched east on Talbot Street between Hiawatha and Mondamin Streets in August, 1914 enroute to the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. This is one of a set of postcards created by the Scott Studio, St. Thomas, documenting the event. View is looking northwest and includes the St. Thomas Journal building (with its original domed turret) in the background on the northwest corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 29 (Hiawatha to Mondamin).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
St. Thomas Journal
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154095
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 159
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 159
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., marching east on Talbot Street between Hiawatha and Mondamin Streets in August, 1914 enroute to the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. This is one of a set of postcards created by the Scott Studio, St. Thomas, documenting the event. View is looking northwest and includes the St. Thomas Journal building (with its original domed turret) in the background on the northwest corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 29 (Hiawatha to Mondamin).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
St. Thomas Journal
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154097
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 161
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 161
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., assembling on Hiawatha Street in August, 1914 prior to marching to the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. View is looking north on Hiawatha Street from Talbot Street. The St. Thomas Journal building on the northwest corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets is partially visible. The Home Bank of Canada branch on the northeast corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets is partially visible.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 29 (Hiawatha to Mondamin).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
St. Thomas Journal
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154098
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 162
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 162
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., assembling on Hiawatha Street in August, 1914 prior to marching to the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. View is looking north on Hiawatha Street from Talbot Street. The Home Bank of Canada branch on the northeast corner of Hiawatha and Talbot Streets is partially visible.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha).
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 29 (Hiawatha to Mondamin).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Pinafore Park, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153935
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 66
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 66
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white aerial photograph showing Pinafore Park and surrounding area in St. Thomas, January 17, 1948. View is looking south from Elm Street. View includes the Michigan Central Railway pumphouse and partial view of Pinafore Lake at lower left, Elmslie Field baseball stadium in Pinafore Park, a partial view of the Pere Marquette Railway shops and yards at lower right, Elmdale Cemetery at upper right, the London and Port Stanley Railway tracks, and Sunset Drive south of Wilson Avenue. Photograph by Ron Nelson, London, Ontario.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Pinafore Park
Pinafore Lake
Pere Marquette Railway
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Elmdale Memorial Cemetery
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
Parks
Baseball
Sports and Recreation
Railways
Cemeteries
Images

Pinafore Park, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153936
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 67
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 67
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1948
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white aerial photograph showing Pinafore Park and surrounding area in St. Thomas, January 17, 1948. View is looking west from Pinafore Lake. View includes the Michigan Central Railway pumphouse and partial view of Pinafore Lake at lower right, Elmslie Field baseball stadium in Pinafore Park, the Pinafore Park Pavilion, a partial view of the Pere Marquette Railway shops and yards at right, Elmdale Cemetery, Elmdale Public School, a partial view of the Pere Marquette Railway bridge at upper centre, a partial view of West Avenue Cemetery, the London and Port Stanley Railway tracks, and Sunset Drive. Photograph by Ron Nelson, London, Ontario.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Pinafore Park
Pinafore Lake
Pere Marquette Railway
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Elmdale Memorial Cemetery
London and Port Stanley Railway
West Avenue Cemetery (St. Thomas)
Elmdale Public School
Elmdale School
Subject Access
Parks
Baseball
Sports and Recreation
Railways
Cemeteries
Schools
Images

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154058
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 153
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 153
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing the scene of the departure of the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., August, 1914 from the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. The Elgin Handles Limited factory is visible in the background. This is one of a set of postcards created by the Scott Studio, St. Thomas, documenting the event.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
Elgin Handles Limited
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154059
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 154
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 154
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing the scene of the departure of the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., August, 1914 from the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. This is one of a set of postcards created by the Scott Studio, St. Thomas, documenting the event.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Departure of St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 1914

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives154060
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 155
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Creator
Scott Studio
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B1 155
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard photograph showing the scene of the departure of the St. Thomas Contingent, First Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., August, 1914 from the London and Port Stanley Railway station on Kains Street bound for London and eventual transfer to Camp Val Cartier, Quebec. This is one of a set of postcards created by the Scott Studio, St. Thomas, documenting the event.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
Subject Access
Railways
First World War
Military
Soldiers
Images

Departure of First Contingent from London & Port Stanley Railway Station, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives114667
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh2 B4 F14
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ian D. Cameron Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
G-27
Accession Number
2011-10
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R11 S5 Sh2 B4 F14
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Ian D. Cameron Collection - Photographs Series
Scope and Content
Departure of the First Contingent from the London & Port Stanley Railway Station, St. Thomas, August 22, 1914. View is looking south from just north of Kains Street. Reproduced from a St. Thomas Times-Journal article. This is a copy reproduced from the June 29, 1927 "Confederation Issue" of the St. Thomas Times-Journal, p. 22. The caption reads: "When the First Contingent Marched Away - Scene at the old London & Port Stanley depot in Kains street, St. Thomas, as the first hundred men, raised in Elgin county just after the outbreak of the Great War, left the city for London, where they joined other units of the First Battalion and went overseas in the greatest armada that ever left Canada's shores." The Elgin Handles plant is visible to the east (left) of the station. File includes:
glass-plate negative
glass lantern slide
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
London and Port Stanley Railway
1st Battalion
Elgin Handles Limited
Subject Access
First World War
Soldiers
Military
Railways
Images

Talbot Hotel during the Peace Day Parade, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives118597
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1919
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B6 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
P 460
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B6 F2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1919
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm (2 copies)
Scan Resolution
300 d.p.i.
Scope and Content
The origin of this photograph is not known. It is a photograph taken of a photograph. Written on the back of the photograph: "Talbot Hotel, Peace Parade". The original photograph of which this is a copy was likely taken during "Peace Day" celebrations in St. Thomas on July 19, 1919, welcoming home the 91st Battalion. The Hotel Talbot on the northeast corner of Talbot and St. Catharine Streets is visible, as is the London & Port Stanley Railway crossing east of St. Catharine Street. Decorative statues representing First World War soldiers are also on display.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 31 (St. Catharine to John).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Hotel Talbot
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
91st Battalion
First World War
Hotels
Railways
Images

Talbot Hotel during the Peace Day Parade, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives118599
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1919
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B6 F2
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item Number
P 461
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh5 B6 F2
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1919
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm (2 copies)
Scan Resolution
300 d.p.i.
Scope and Content
The origin of this photograph is not known. It is a photograph taken of a photograph. Written on the back of the photograph: "Talbot Hotel, Peace Parade". The original photograph of which this is a copy was likely taken during "Peace Day" celebrations in St. Thomas on July 19, 1919, welcoming home the 91st Battalion. The Hotel Talbot on the northeast corner of Talbot and St. Catharine Streets is visible, as is the London & Port Stanley Railway crossing east of St. Catharine Street. Decorative statues representing First World War soldiers are also on display.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 31 (St. Catharine to John).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Hotel Talbot
London and Port Stanley Railway
Subject Access
91st Battalion
First World War
Hotels
Railways
Images

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