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  • At the Forks of the Grand: Volume II
        The second volume of At the Forks of the Grand was published in 1982, not long after the reprinting of Volume I. Its chapters were originally printed as segments in The Paris Star. While the first volume is primarily an account of the foundation and political/economic development of Paris, the ...
      The second volume of At the Forks of the Grand was published ...
  • Robert "Bobby" West with Customer on Bicycle Boat, Nith River, c. 1915-17
        (On original matting) ROBERT WEST'S "VISITOR" 1915 Robert is pedalling his boat on the Penman No. 1 mill-pond. Against the shore in the background is the wharf and other installations of the Nith Navigation Co. To within 20 years ago, the west bank of the Nith along the Ayr road ...
      (On original matting) ROBERT WEST'S "VISITOR" 1915 Robert is pedalling his boat ...
  • View of Paris Coronation Day Parade, May 12, 1937
        Coronation Parade, 1937. Copied and enlarged by D.A.Smith
      Coronation Parade, 1937. Copied and enlarged by D.A.Smith
  • John Penman's Executive Automobile, 1910
        "SCOTLAND FOR EVER". MAY 16 '10 (On original matting) Believed to be a car owned by Penmans' Copied and enlarged by Wm. A. Brown
      "SCOTLAND FOR EVER". MAY 16 '10 (On original matting) Believed to be ...
  • Donald. A. Smith and Gladys Steuart-Jones, 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.
      (On original matting) Donald A. Smith, author of At the Forks of ...
  • Meeting of Paris Town Council, 1879
        This photograph depicts an 1879 meeting of the Paris town council, which at the time met at the Church street town hall. Among the figures depicted are mayor A.H. Baird and the police constable, to the right holding hat. This image was printed on the tenth page of photographs in ...
      This photograph depicts an 1879 meeting of the Paris town council, which ...
  • Sacred Heart School, Paris, ON, 1890
        (On original matting) Sacred Heart School. Paris 1890 (Back) Credit Paris Museum + Historical Society copy Thompson Printing
      (On original matting) Sacred Heart School. Paris 1890 (Back) Credit Paris Museum ...
  • South Ward Schools, Paris, Ontario
        (On original matting) 1406 New South Ward School. Old South Ward School. PROPERTY OF PARIS HISTORICAL SOCIETY South Ward Schools. The first was built in 1868, and was replaced by the second c. 1900. Copied from and [sic] old pamphlet by Thompson Printing.
      (On original matting) 1406 New South Ward School. Old South Ward School. ...
  • Boys Playing at British vs. Boers on Hamilton Place Lawn, Paris, c. 1900
        (On original matting) Boys playing at Hamilton Place about 1900
      (On original matting) Boys playing at Hamilton Place about 1900
  • Members of Paris Golf Course by Clubhouse, c. 1895-1904
        (On original matting) C. 1895 Golf Club - part of the town's elite.
      (On original matting) C. 1895 Golf Club - part of the town's ...
  • Willow Street Millrace, Paris, ON
        (On back of original matting) This view looking westward from Willow St. shows the mill race, the William St. bridge and Paris' original ice rink on William St. & Elm. In the distance very clearly seen is the Cox House on Banfield St. Paris Star Photo
      (On back of original matting) This view looking westward from Willow St. ...
  • The Paris Tennis Club, 1901
        (On original matting) PARIS TENNIS CLUB, JULY (struck through) 1901. August 1 File-Recreation Sports Back Row...Mrs. Boultbee, Mrs. Balingal Brown, Mrs. Aitkin, Mrs. Dear, Miss Elizabeth Curtis, Mrs. R. Thomson, Miss Kintrea, Bessie Thomson, Maggie Carnie, Dr.Mc.Pherson, Mrs. Whitby Jean Hall, Miss E.Armstrong, Miss Jane Capron, Margaret Hall, Gordon Smith, ...
      (On original matting) PARIS TENNIS CLUB, JULY (struck through) 1901. August 1 ...
  • Paris Crowd Awaiting Arrival of Duke and Duchess of Kent, October 13, 1901
        (On original matting) Awaiting the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Kent, soon to be King George V and Queen Mary, October 13, 1901. The crowd is at the Junction, west of Market Street. Copied and enlarged by Wm. A. Brown.
      (On original matting) Awaiting the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of ...
  • Postcard depicting Strike at Penmans No. 1 Mill, 1907
        A STRIKE AT PARIS, OCT. 14, 07
      A STRIKE AT PARIS, OCT. 14, 07
  • Paris Fall Fair, 1908
        PARIS SHOW FAIR 1908 (On original matting) Paris Fall Fair, 1908. It was held on Elm Street where the present arena (1981) now stands. Copied and enlarged by D.A. Smith
      PARIS SHOW FAIR 1908 (On original matting) Paris Fall Fair, 1908. It ...
  • Paris Telephone Exchange and Operators, 1913
        Paris, Ontario operating staff in 1909. At No. 1 Standard magneto switchboard, from left to right: Miss Bessie Birley, Mr. [sic] L.L. Belyea, Mrs. Agnes Emerson, Miss Millie Arnold, Miss Maud McCall, Mr. C.B. Barker (manager) and Miss Vera Elkington.
      Paris, Ontario operating staff in 1909. At No. 1 Standard magneto switchboard, ...
  • Dr. Daniel Dunton and Family in Car, 1911
        (On original matting) One of the first cars in Paris. It is an Everit Metzer Flanders [sic], built in Orillia. Dr. Daniel Dunton, who bought it in 1911, is seen here with his family. Copied and enlarged by D.A. Smith
      (On original matting) One of the first cars in Paris. It is ...
  • Flood at Penman's Mills, 1912
        APL. 7th PENMAN MILLS. PARIS FLOOD OF 1912 (On original matting) Copied and enlarged by D.A. Smith
      APL. 7th PENMAN MILLS. PARIS FLOOD OF 1912 (On original matting) Copied ...
  • Send-Off of World War I Volunteers at William & Willow, Paris, 1914
        (On original matting) Send-off at the corner of William and Willow Streets for seven First World War volunteers, August 23, 1914. The men were conveyed in Ford cars to Brantford. The railway tracks are those of the Grand Valley Railway.
      (On original matting) Send-off at the corner of William and Willow Streets ...
  • Paris's First Seven World War I Volunteers about to leave for Brantford, 1914
        Remember Paris Aug 1914 (On original matting) Some of the first Paris volunteers, First World War, Aguust, 1914. Copied and enlarged by Wm. Brown.
      Remember Paris Aug 1914 (On original matting) Some of the first Paris ...
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At the Forks of the Grand Vol. II


Photos from At the Forks of the Grand: Volume II by D. A. Smith