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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1927
Storage Location
Box 29, Envelope 17456a
Box 29, Envelope 17456b
Box 29, Envelope 17456c
Box 29, Envelope 17456d
Box 29, Envelope 17456e
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 29, Envelope 17456a
Box 29, Envelope 17456b
Box 29, Envelope 17456c
Box 29, Envelope 17456d
Box 29, Envelope 17456e
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1927
Physical Description
5 negatives : glass plate
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Five black and white photographs concerning a funeral. The storage envelope is marked with the name "Durst" and the funeral was likely for Mrs. Cecile Caroline Durst (nee Wernert), wife of Nelson P. Durst, a teacher at Arthur Voaden Vocational School, who lived at 74 Forest Avenue, St. Thomas. Mrs. Durst died June 16, 1927 at the age of 44; her funeral was held on June 20, 1927.
Black and white photograph of a coffin being loaded into a P.R. Williams & Son Funeral Service hearse outside 74 Forest Avenue, St. Thomas, ca. 1927. An unidentified priest or minister is visible. The man with his back to the camera wearing a coat with tails may be the funeral director Philip R. Williams. [17456a]
Black and white photograph looking east along Forest Avenue, St. Thomas from Fifth Avenue showing mourners's vehicles parked along the north side of Forest Avenue. [17456b]
Black and white photograph taken at West Avenue Cemetery, St. Thomas, with the funeral ceremony taking place under a tent. The mausoleum is visible in the background. Grave markers for the Pettit, Adams and Gray families are visible. [17456c]
Black and white photograph of an unidentified woman, probably Mrs. Cecile Caroline Durst, in a coffin. [not scanned]
Black and white photograph of a room set up for a funeral viewing, with the deceased, an unidentified woman, probably Mrs. Cecile Caroline Durst, in a coffin and flowers arranged around. [not scanned]
Name Access
Arthur Voaden Secondary School
Arthur Voaden Vocational School
P.R. Williams and Sons Funeral Home
West Avenue Cemetery (St. Thomas)
Subject Access
Teachers
Schools
Education
Cemeteries
Funerals
Images

Pere Marquette Railway crossing, Sunset Drive and Elm Street, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives22328
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1935
Storage Location
Box 517, Envelope 2134
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 517, Envelope 2134
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1935
Physical Description
Plastic negative
Physical Condition
Good
Scope and Content
Pere Marquette Railway crossing, Sunset Drive and Elm Street, St. Thomas, ca. late 1930s, with West Avenue Cemetery in the background.
Name Access
West Avenue Cemetery (St. Thomas)
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

West Avenue Cemetery, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives69530
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Storage Location
Box 519, Envelope 98105
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 519, Envelope 98105
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1930
Publication
Printed in the St. Thomas Times-Journal: April 25, 2003.
Physical Description
Glass-plate negative
Physical Condition
Faded
Scope and Content
The West Avenue Cemetery office and crematorium.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
West Avenue Cemetery (St. Thomas)
Subject Access
Cemeteries
Copy Print Number
234
Images

Wilson Avenue Bridge, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives153930
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 61
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 61
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 the Wilson Avenue Bridge and surrounding area in St. Thomas, January 17, 1948. View is looking south from Gladstone Avenue. View includes residences on Rosebery Place, the Ponsford family house overlooking the ravine on the west side of Elgin Street, the Wilson Avenue Armoury, and West Avenue Cemetery. The Pere Marquette Railway yards are partially visible at upper left. Photograph by Ron Nelson, London, Ontario.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Wilson Avenue Armoury
Wilson Avenue Bridge
Pere Marquette Railway
West Avenue Cemetery (St. Thomas)
Subject Access
Bridges
Railways
Cemeteries
Images