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91st Batallion Parade

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives184178
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B1 F13 13
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B1 F13 13
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Postcards series
Physical Description
1 postcard : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard showing the 91st Batallion marching down Talbot Street in St. Thomas, Ontario.
Name Access
91st Battalion
Talbot Street
St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Abandoned Canadian National Railway lands in Port Stanley, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives167483
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
September 1975
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3 69
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3 69
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
September 1975
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13.5 x 20 cm
Scope and Content
View of abandoned Canadian National Railway property in Port Stanley, Ontario. A newspaper clipping published on September 24, 1975 is attached to the reverse of the photograph, which reads: "CNR Lands Unsightly -- This is the scene on the CNR lands on the west side of the Port Stanley harbor where the rail yards have become overgrown with weeds. While the Village of Port Stanley has done much to improve the appearance of the resort town in recent years, there is concern over the lack of improvement in the appearance of the railroad property".
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Talbot Street
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Acacia Block on Talbot Street, St. Thomas, Ontario

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1970
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3 16
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3 16
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1970
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
View of a portion of the southside of the Talbot Street streetscape in St. Thomas, Ontario, photographed from John Street, featuring part of the Acacia block (616-626 Talbot Street), which was built for William Idsardi in 1881. The building pictured at the centre, located at 630 Talbot Street, was purchased by the City of St. Thomas in 1966, and was later demolished to create a walkway from Talbot Street to the parking lot at the rear of the building. View features Sanderson Hardware (624-626 Talbot Street), Art's Shoe Repair (630 Talbot Street), Wallis Plumbing and Heating (632 Talbot Street), and part of Tommy White's Sport Shop (636 Talbot Street).
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Talbot Street
Subject Access
Buildings
Streetscapes
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Agreements and correspondence relating to 606-610 Talbot Street - Noble Manufacturing / Nobility Chocolates Ltd. / The Sutherland Press Ltd.

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives162782
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
Item
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1912-1928
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
Item
File Number
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3
GMD
textual records
cartographic material
Date Range
1912-1928
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Michigan Central Railroad records series
Physical Description
1.0 cm of textual records
4 plans
History / Biographical
The property discussed in the agreements and correspondence was located at 606-610 Talbot Street in St. Thomas, Ontario. The building on this site was constructed in 1913 for the Noble Manufacturing Co. Ltd., biscuit makers. It was taken over in 1916 by Nobility Chocolates Ltd., and was vacant from 1923 to 1926. In 1927, the Ross Leaf Tobacco Co. Ltd. moved its business into the building for a short time, until it was taken over in late 1927 by the Sutherland Press Ltd., Frederick W. Sutherland, president. Loder Sutherland was the last business that occupied this building, according to the St. Thomas city directories. It is listed in the 1992/93 Directory, but then listed as vacant in the 1994/95 Directory. In 2017, the building was demolished.
Scope and Content
File contains correspondence and agreements between the Michigan Central Railroad and the various companies that occupied the property located at 606-610 Talbot Street, from 1912-1928. Includes: R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 1: Correspondence from A.L. Sarvey, Assistant Chief Engineer, addressed to W.O. Houston, Division Engineer, dated November 21, 1912. Correspondence discusses laying track for the Noble Manufacturing Company. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 2: Correspondence from the St. Thomas City Clerk's Office, addressed to F.W. Cowley, Division Superintendent, dated December 18, 1912. Letter states that the city consents to the Michigan Central Railroad constructing siding on Moore Street for the Noble Manufacturing Company. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 3: Order from H.L. Drayton, Chief Commissioner, Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada, stating that the Michigan Central Railroad is authorized to construct, maintain, and operating a branch of railway line and siding on the property of the Noble Manufacturing Company. Includes plan showing the proposed track dated October 7, 1912. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 4: Plan showing proposed track for the Noble Manufacturing Company, dated October 7, 1912. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 5: Plan showing extension of track for the Noble Manufacturing Company, dated June 3, 1913. Note: scanned PDF available below. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 6: Four pieces of correspondence dated from June 7, 1920 to December 18, 1920, relating to the construction of a concrete pit for Nobility Chocolates Ltd. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 7: Indenture dated August 18, 1920, between Nobility Chocolates Ltd. and the Michigan Central Railroad regarding the construction of a concrete pit for unloading coal.Note: scanned PDF available below. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 8: Plan showing the proposed coal pit for Nobility Chocolate Company, May 6, 1920. Note: scanned PDF available below. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 9: Plan showing the proposed coal pit for Nobility Chocolate Company, June 9, 1920. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 10: Two copies of an agreement dated March 6, 1928, between the Michigan Central Railroad and Frederick W. Sutherland, in which the Michigan Central Railroad permits Sutherland to use a side track when receiving deliveries. Includes a plan showing the subject trackage. Note: scanned PDF available below. R4 S6 Sh3 B4 F3 11: Plan, dated September 11, 1940, showing track serving the Sutherland Press Company to be taken up. Note: scanned PDF available below.
Name Access
Michigan Central Railroad
Michigan Central Railway
Noble Manufacturing Company
Nobility Chocolates Ltd.
Sutherland Press Ltd.
Talbot Street
Moore Street
Subject Access
Railways
Business and Industry
Documents
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Andersons Department Store, St. Thomas, exterior

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives77120
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Storage Location
Box 77, Envelope 98002
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 77, Envelope 98002
GMD
graphic material
Physical Description
1 negative : plastic
Scope and Content
Exterior view of Anderson's Department store, as viewed from the corner of Hincks and Talbot Streets, located at 410-424 Talbot Street, St. Thomas. Down the Street to Yesterday, Zone 10 (Hincks to Southwick).
Name Access
Anderson Department Store
Anderson Company Limited
Talbot Street
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Website / Street View Notes
For contemporary view, see Google Street View, accessed November 10, 2014.
Websites
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Antiques Store on Talbot Street, St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161581
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1970s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3 18
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B1 F3 18
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1970s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col ; 9 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
View of Talbot Street in St. Thomas, Ontario, featuring the storefront of an antiques store.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Talbot Street
Subject Access
Buildings
Streetscapes
Images
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'Aylmer Scenes'

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives15570
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca.1915]
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B3 F8 #19
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Creator
Warwick Bros and Rutter, Limited, Toronto
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B3 F8 #19
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca.1915]
Physical Description
1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
2 black and white photographs of Aylmer scenes. Images are set on a white background and framed by ornate gold embossed borders. In the middle of the images, there is an Ontario provincial crest. Beneath the images, there are captions reading: "Aylmer from Stand Pipe" and "Talbot Street, Aylmer, Ontario."
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Talbot Street (Aylmer)
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Bank of Toronto Employees

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives205023
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Stollery Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
October 8, 1952
Accession Number
2018-57
Storage Location
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_1813
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_1814
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Stollery Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Item Number
52-2437 (2_1813)
52-2438 (2_1814)
Accession Number
2018-57
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_1813
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_1814
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
October 8, 1952
Publication
2_1814 was published with article in St. Thomas Times-Journal, on October 8, 1952, page six.
Physical Description
2 negatives: plastic
Scope and Content
Photographs of members of the Bank of Toronto: Hilton Dunk, Lois Smeltzer, Lou Harper, E.W, Cook and Robert Fry. Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal, October 8, 1952, page six: “Bank of Toronto Staff Moves to New Quarters.” 2_1814: “All set to move into new quarters on Thursday are these members of the local branch of the Bank of Toronto which has been doing business in St. Thomas at a temporary location until it could take possession and modernize the premises at 472-474 Talbot street, which it purchased from the Public Utilities Commission. The building, built in 1916, was used for about 10 years by the Huron and Erie Mortgage Corporation and since 1930 by the P.U.C. Its original design lends itself well to banking work. The Bank of Toronto staff here includes, left to right, Hilton Dunk, accountant; Lois Smeltzer, stenographer; Lou Harper, teller; E.W. Cook, manager, and Robert Fry, teller.”
Name Access
Talbot Street
Huron & Erie Mortgage Corporation
Subject Access
Banks
Buildings
Accountants
Related Material
Original photograph sleeve: M7 S1 Sh5 B2 2_141
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Bata Show Drum Contest Winners

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives206228
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Stollery Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
July 6, 1953
Accession Number
2018-57
Storage Location
M7 S2 Sh1 B1 1_1219
M7 S2 Sh1 B1 1_1220
M7 S2 Sh1 B1 1_1221
M7 S2 Sh1 B1 1_1222
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Stollery Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Item Number
53-2082 (1_1219)
53-2083 (1_1220)
53-2084 (1_1221)
53-2085 (1_1222)
Accession Number
2018-57
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M7 S2 Sh1 B1 1_1219
M7 S2 Sh1 B1 1_1220
M7 S2 Sh1 B1 1_1221
M7 S2 Sh1 B1 1_1222
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
July 6, 1953
Publication
1_1211 was published with article in St. Thomas Times-Journal, on July 8, 1953, page thirteen.
Physical Description
4 negatives: plastic
Scope and Content
Photographs of two of the winners of the Bata Shoe company’s Children’s Drum Contest; Kenny Vaughan and Danny Lawrence, and G. L. Johnstone and John Thompson drawing their names. Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal, July 9, 1953, page seventeen: “Bata Children’s Contest Winners Announced.” 1_1222 and 1_1220: “Pictured above are two of the winners of the Bata Shoe company’s Children’s Drum Contest which was concluded on Saturday. The children are left, Kenny Vaughan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Vaughan, 585 Talbot street, and Danny Lawrence, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lawrence, 322 Wellington street. Valarie Michie, daughter of Mrs. Georgina Michie, 99 Redan street, and the other winner, was not present when the picture was taken. “At the left are G. L. Johnstone, manager of the Bank of Montreal, shown making the draw and John Thompson, manager of the Bata Show Store, 583 Talbot street, holding the box. The contest drew a tremendous amount of interest and the winners were each awarded a decorative set of drums, complete with Cymbals.”
1_1220 and 1_1222 were scanned.
1_1219 and 1_1221 were not scanned because they are duplicates.
Name Access
Thompson, John D.
Talbot Street
Subject Access
Children
Department Stores
Related Material
Original photograph sleeve: M7 S1 Sh5 B5 5_74
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'Bird's Eye View from Grand Central Hotel, looking East'

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives14495
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B2 F1 #13
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert Moore Postcard Collection
Creator
The International Stationery Co., Picton, Canada
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2005-26
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C6 Sh6 B2 F1 #13
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1915
Publication
Published on the Archives' flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/4323314762/in/set-72157623204783469/.
Physical Description
1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of Talbot Street, St. Thomas as viewed from above. The image is surrounded by a small white border, with the caption: "Bird's eye view from Grand Central Hotel, looking East" beneath. Has a St. Thomas postmark dated March 18, 1915. Addressed to Mr. Herbert Armstrong of Springford, Ontario. Landmarks in view include Centre Street Baptist Church, Holy Angels Church, St. Thomas Post Office, Mickleborough Building, Southwick Street Fire Hall tower, City Hall.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 27 (East to Mary)
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 28 (Mary to Hiawatha)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Talbot Street
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Birdseye View of Talbot Street, St. Thomas, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives184146
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
October 8, 1906
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B1 F12 38
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh1 B1 F12 38
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
October 8, 1906
Series
Don Cosens Collection- Postcards series
Physical Description
1 postcard : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard showing a birdseye view of Talbot Street in St. Thomas, Ontario. Postcard is addressed to Mrs. E. Palmer, 141 Winder Street, Detroit Michigan.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Talbot Street
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Blossom Shop

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives205578
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Stollery Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 2, 1953
Accession Number
2018-57
Storage Location
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_2925
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_2926
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_2927
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_2928
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Stollery Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Item Number
53-509 (2_2925)
53-510 (2_2926)
53-511 (2_2927)
53-512 (2_2928)
Accession Number
2018-57
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_2925
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_2926
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_2927
M7 S1 Sh1 B2 2_2928
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
March 2, 1953
Publication
2_2928 was published with article in St. Thomas Times-Journal, on March 4, 1953, page thirteen.
Physical Description
4 negatives: plastic
Scope and Content
Photographs of the interior of the Blossom Children’s Shop. Caption from St. Thomas Times-Journal, March 4, 1953, page thirteen: “We’ve “Blossomed Out” to Talbot Street! Opposite The Huron & Erie Bldg.: Tomorrow, Thursday, March 5-9 a.m. A New Paradise Of Children’s Fashions Is Blossoming Out in All the Gay Colors of Spring as the Blossom Children’s Shop Expands With a New Branch From 46 Fourth Ave. to 373 Talbot St. – Opp. The Huron & Erie Bldg.” Note: this is an advertisement. 2_2928: “Pictured above is the view of the smart, new Talbot St. unit of the Blossom Children’s Shop which opens tomorrow. The store is equipped for the easy viewing and selection of children’s merchandise.”
Name Access
Talbot Street
Subject Access
Stores
Children
Advertisements
Related Material
Original photograph sleeve: M7 S1 Sh5 B4 4_1
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Burger Chef, 1969

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives164456
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1969
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh5 B2 F2
Toronto's High Park and holds a number of food catering contracts in the Tor- onto area. � } {add=New businesses giving icu^y^ Talbot Street facelift ^ In the near future, Talbot Street will have undergone a minor facelift with the addi- tion of several new businesses. The Burgher Chef Restaur- ant, operated
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds
Creator
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2008-01
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh5 B2 F2
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1969
Publication
2b published to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram November 4, 2019.
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 13.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 19.3 x 24.1 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 18.5 x 13.2 cm
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.9 x 18.6 cm
6 p. textual records
Scope and Content
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published April 11, 1969, with caption:
"Burger Chef - One of a half dozen 'Burger Chef' restaurants to be built in Southern Ontario this spring will be built in St. Thomas at Horton and Talbot Streets. The restaurant will be built on the site of the former Redted Hotel, adjacent to the John Scott Hotel. The chain of Burger Chef restaurants is being established by Canterbury Foods Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of General Foods Ltd., Toronto. Two houses north of Talbot Street on Horton Street have also been purchased by the Toronto company for the restaurant." (2a)
One black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published November 7, 1969, with caption:
"New drive-to restaurant - Burger Chef Systems (Canada) Limited is planning to build restaurants like this one at 739 Talbot Street from coast to coast. An unusual feature of this restaurant is the inside seating for up to 80 people as well as the generous parking area at the rear off Horton Street. Burger Chef is planning an official 'monster opening' Saturday." (2b)
"Looks good! - Julie Symanski of Toronto tempts Mayor E.O. Fanjoy and Mrs. Fanjoy with some sizzling hot turnovers from the deep fryer at the new Burger Chef restaurant, 139 Talbot Street. Burger Chef manager Leo Wilton looks on approvingly." (2c)
"Large crowd waits for orders - This large group was only a portion of the 80-plus people who were quickly served at the new Burger Chef restaurant during a press reception recently. The new drive-to, family style restaurant marks its official opening Saturday." (2d)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, April 11, 1969, "New Restaurant Announced On Site of Burned Hotel". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F2a)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, August 9, 1969, "New businesses giving Talbot Street a facelift". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F2b)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, November 7, 1969, "Monster opening of St. Thomas Burger Chef tomorrow" and best wishes from fellow businesses. (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F2c)
Article, St. Thomas Times-Journal, November 7, 1969, "Entertainment, prizes, fun for the entire family". (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F2d)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, November 7, 1969, featuring an advertisement for Burger Chef's grand opening and best wishes from fellow businesses. (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F2e)
Clipping, St. Thomas Times-Journal, November 7, 1969, featuring best wishes from fellow businesses. (R4_S6_Sh5_B2_F2f)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Business and Industry; St. Thomas
Talbot Street
John Scott Hotel
Subject Access
Newspapers
Business and Industry
Restaurants
Hotels
Documents
Images
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Bygone Days Feature - Cossey's Dry Goods, St. Thomas, ca. 1940s

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161477
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4 9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4 9
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photocopy : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photocopy of a Bygone Days feature, published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal in circa 1980s. Image of Cossey's Dry Goods and the corner of Talbot and St. Catherine Streets in St. Thomas, Ontario, pictured in circa 1940s. Below the image is the following caption: "The corner of Talbot and St. Catherine Streets in the 1940's was the home of Cossey's Dry Goods, a store with signs sure to welcome visitors to the city. Photo contributed by Harold Phillips of St. Thomas."
Name Access
Talbot Street
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Cossey's Dry Goods
Subject Access
Retail
Images
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Bygone Days Feature - Parade on Talbot Street, St. Thomas, ca. 1930s

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161480
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4 12
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4 12
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photocopy : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photocopy of a Bygone Days feature, published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal in circa 1980s. Image of a parade on Talbot Street, St. Thomas, Ontario, in circa 1930s. Below the image is the following caption: " 'We Guarantee to Save the Lot' reads the sign on the Old Fire Engine seen here in a St. Thomas parade in the early 1930s. The parade can be seen making its way down Talbot Street as it passes the old Grand Central Hotel. Photo contributed by Harold Phillips of St. Thomas."
Name Access
Talbot Street
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Parades
Images
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Bygone Days Feature - Parade on Talbot Street, St. Thomas, ca. 1950s

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161479
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4 11
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4 11
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photocopy : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photocopy of a Bygone Days feature, published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal in circa 1980s. Image of a crowd gathering for a parade on Talbot Street, St. Thomas, Ontario, in circa 1950s. Below the image is the following caption: "The line-up of people here are waiting for a parade on Talbot Street. Behind them can be seen a variety of stores that flourished in St. Thomas in the early 1950s; the Imperial Bank of Canada, Phillips Dry Goods, Stradvick/McGillvary Floor and Wall Coverings and Becketts Bakery. Photo contributed by Harold Phillips of St. Thomas."
Name Access
Talbot Street
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Parades
Images
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Bygone Days Feature - Resurfacing Talbot Street, St. Thomas, ca. 1950s

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161476
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4 8
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4 8
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photocopy : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photocopy of a Bygone Days feature, published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal in circa 1980s. Image of the W. Potticary General Trucking Company resurfacing Talbot Street in St. Thomas, Ontario, pictured in circa 1950s. Below the image is the following caption: "In this photo the W. Potticary General Trucking Company is helping the city to resurface Talbot St. for the umpteenth time sometime in the 1950's. Photo contributed by Harold Phillips of St. Thomas."
Name Access
Talbot Street
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Restaurants
Images
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Bygone Days Feature - St. Thomas Labor Day Parade, 1952

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161478
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4 10
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4 10
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photocopy : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photocopy of a Bygone Days feature, published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal in circa 1980s. Image of the Labor Day parade in St. Thomas, Ontario, pictured in 1952. Below the image is the following caption: "This photograph was taken during the Labor Day parade in St. Thomas in 1952. The photograph was contributed by Margaret Bird of St. Thomas. We appreciate contributions of photographs to our Bygone Days feature. The original are returned to owners after they are printed."
Name Access
Talbot Street
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Parades
Images
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Bygone Days Feature - White Palace Restaurant, St. Thomas, 1928

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161491
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980s
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4 7
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B8 F4 7
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1980s
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photocopy : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photocopy of a Bygone Days feature, published in the St. Thomas Times-Journal in circa 1980s. Image of the interior of the White Palace Restaurant, in St. Thomas, Ontario, as it appeared in 1928. Below the image is the following caption: "WHITE PALACE RESTAURANT...Gladys Palmer waitress stands by a table in the White Palace Restaurant (now Lucky Garden's Restaurant) on Talbot Street, St. Thomas in 1928. Musa Moe Shakir was co-owner of the restaurant. Photo submitted by Bill Key, Reno, Nevada."
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Talbot Street
Subject Access
Restaurants
Images
Less detail

Canada Southern (CASO) Railway station in St. Thomas, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives161285
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1945
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 4
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh3 B6 F10
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh3 B7 F10 4
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1945
Publication
Posted on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter: July 8, 2020.
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm
Scope and Content
View of St. Thomas, looking westward, ca. 1955, featuring the Canada Southern Railway station on the left. The Michigan Central Railroad park and Talbot Street is pictured north of the station. Picture probably taken from the top of the old skeleton building, was original built for a brewery. Housed Monarch Knit and Merlin Motors.Photograph is from the Ken Verrell Collection.
Name Access
Canada Southern Railway
Canada Southern Railway Station
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Talbot Street
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
Aerial Photographs
Images
Less detail

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