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  • Form of Prayer for Crimean War, 1855
    Text       This booklet provides the form of prayer and thanksgiving used by Anglican Churches during the Crimean War; its contents are specific to that conflict. It was printed on page 162 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger, and was provided by Linda Guest. It contains two services, intended ...
    Text     This booklet provides the form of prayer and thanksgiving used by Anglican Churches during the Crimean War; its contents are specific to that conflict. It was printed on page 162 ...
  • Herbert Biggar's Votes, c. 1857-58
    Text       This broadsheet from the 1857-1858 general election was distributed in an attempt to discredit Herbert Biggar, then MPP for West Brant, because of what it claims is inconsistent voting. It was printed on page 172 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger, and was provided by Linda Guest.
    Text     This broadsheet from the 1857-1858 general election was distributed in an attempt to discredit Herbert Biggar, then MPP for West Brant, because of what it claims is inconsistent voting. It ...
  • Lieutenant William Winer “Willie” Cooke, c. 1874-76
    Image       This photograph depicts Lieutenant William Winer “Willie” Cooke, a part of the Mount Pleasant Cooke family and a member of the United States Seventh Cavalry. He fought in the battle of Little Bighorn, where was killed. This image was digitized by the Denver Public Library and can also be accessed ...
    Image     This photograph depicts Lieutenant William Winer “Willie” Cooke, a part of the Mount Pleasant Cooke family and a member of the United States Seventh Cavalry. He fought in the battle ...
  • Custer Hunting Party with William Winer Cooke, 1875
    Image       This 1875 photograph depicts a hunting party with General Custer and his social group, including Lieutenant William Winer Cooke of Mount Pleasant. This image was digitized by the Denver Public Library and can also be accessed on their site using the link below the image. This image was printed on ...
    Image     This 1875 photograph depicts a hunting party with General Custer and his social group, including Lieutenant William Winer Cooke of Mount Pleasant. This image was digitized by the Denver Public ...
  • Township of Brantford Tax Receipt, 1887
    Text       This 1887 receipt notes that the collector had received M. A. Stowe's taxes for that year, totalling $2.23 - $1.20 for regular taxes, and $1.03 for school taxes. It was printed on page 231 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger, and was provided by Linda Guest.
    Text     This 1887 receipt notes that the collector had received M. A. Stowe's taxes for that year, totalling $2.23 - $1.20 for regular taxes, and $1.03 for school taxes. It was ...
  • Arthur Sturgis Hardy of Mount Pleasant, 4th Premier of Ontario, c. 1896-99
    Image       This photograph shows Arthur Sturgis Hardy, fourth Premier of Ontario, posed in his office c. 1896-99. Hardy was born in Mount Pleasant and was raised there before leaving to study law. He became a lawyer, and practiced for a number of years before entering politics. He was first elected to ...
    Image     This photograph shows Arthur Sturgis Hardy, fourth Premier of Ontario, posed in his office c. 1896-99. Hardy was born in Mount Pleasant and was raised there before leaving to study ...
  • Mrs. Jas. Biggar & Mrs. Geo. Houlding Driving to Women's Institute Meeting, c. 1900
    Image       This photograph shows Mrs. Jas. Biggar (driving) and Mrs. Geo. Houlding on their way to a Women's Institute meeting sometime in the early 1900s. Mrs. Houlding was the first president of the Institute; the Mount Pleasant Women's Institute was founded 1903. This photograph was printed on page 218 of The ...
    Image     This photograph shows Mrs. Jas. Biggar (driving) and Mrs. Geo. Houlding on their way to a Women's Institute meeting sometime in the early 1900s. Mrs. Houlding was the first president ...
  • Main Street Mount Pleasant North from Rainbow Hill, c. 1900
    Image       VILLAGE SCENE MOUNT PLEASANT
    Image     VILLAGE SCENE MOUNT PLEASANT
  • Playbill for "Borderland," performed at Mount Pleasant Centennial Old Boys' Reunion, 1908
    Text       This playbill provides the program for a 1908 production of "Borderland," a play by Charles Townsend, performed at the Mount Pleasant Old Boys' reunion. It was printed on page 205 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger, and was provided by Linda Guest. This was the second performance ...
    Text     This playbill provides the program for a 1908 production of "Borderland," a play by Charles Townsend, performed at the Mount Pleasant Old Boys' reunion. It was printed on page 205 ...
  • Devlin's Store, 1909
    Image       GEO. F. DEVLIN'S STORE MT. PLEASANT, ONT.
    Image     GEO. F. DEVLIN'S STORE MT. PLEASANT, ONT.
  • Haight Mill, 1911
    Image       This 1911 photograph shows the Haight Mill sometime before being demolished to build the Provincial Fish Hatchery on the site that remains on the site. The property was owned by a variety of land speculators. The date of the mill is uncertain, but may be either c. 1820 or, according ...
    Image     This 1911 photograph shows the Haight Mill sometime before being demolished to build the Provincial Fish Hatchery on the site that remains on the site. The property was owned by ...
  • Haight Mill and Flume, Mount Pleasant
    Image       This photograph shows an unidentified woman sitting atop the flume of the Haight Mill in Mount Pleasant. It was printed on page 83 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger, and was provided by Linda Guest. The old Andrew Nellis farm was on the hill up from the ...
    Image     This photograph shows an unidentified woman sitting atop the flume of the Haight Mill in Mount Pleasant. It was printed on page 83 of The Work of Our Hands by ...
  • Main Street Mount Pleasant, West Side Looking South, 1912
    Image       This 1912 photograph shows the West side of Mount Pleasant's Main Street. The buildings This photograph was printed on page 222 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger and was provided by Linda Guest.
    Image     This 1912 photograph shows the West side of Mount Pleasant's Main Street. The buildings This photograph was printed on page 222 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger ...
  • Main Street West, Mount Pleasant, c. 1912-14
    ImageText       This postcard, c. 1912-14, shows Mount Pleasant's Main Street. The view looks north from the Presbyterian Church, with the manse visible to the left. The town's first cement sidewalk can be seen - the previous wooden one was replaced using money raised by the Old Boys' Reunion of 1908. To ...
    ImageText     This postcard, c. 1912-14, shows Mount Pleasant's Main Street. The view looks north from the Presbyterian Church, with the manse visible to the left. The town's first cement sidewalk can ...
  • Modern Photograph of Hiram Phelps House, Mount Pleasant, 2004
    Image       This 2004 photograph shows the Hiram Phelps House, 513 Mount Pleasant Road, in its modern form. It was built in the same period as Idylbrook and the distinctive Tennant octagonal house, and shares with them its Greek Revival style pedimented hood moulds over lower windows. This photograph was printed on ...
    Image     This 2004 photograph shows the Hiram Phelps House, 513 Mount Pleasant Road, in its modern form. It was built in the same period as Idylbrook and the distinctive Tennant octagonal ...
  • The Work of Our Hands: A History of Mount Pleasant, 1799~1899
    TextImagecomment       The Work of Our Hands chronicles the history of the town of Mount Pleasant from its earliest settlements through the end of the 19th century. In order to have meaning, local history must relate all aspects of a particular community’s development to a larger context. Mount Pleasant stands out as ...
    TextImagecomment     The Work of Our Hands chronicles the history of the town of Mount Pleasant from its earliest settlements through the end of the 19th century. In order to have meaning, ...
  • Modern Photograph of Idylbrook, Mount pleasant, c. 2000
    Image       This modern photograph shows Idylbrook in Mount Pleasant as it was c. 2000. Possibly built by Andrew Eadie who obtained the property in 1837, it was set into the side of the hill on Mount Pleasant Creek. This photograph was printed on page 139 of The Work of Our Hands ...
    Image     This modern photograph shows Idylbrook in Mount Pleasant as it was c. 2000. Possibly built by Andrew Eadie who obtained the property in 1837, it was set into the side ...
  • Phelps/McAlister House, Mount Pleasant
    Image       This modern photograph shows the Phelps/McAlister house at 641 Mount Pleasant Road. It was built c. 1870 by Epaphras L. Phelps using the frame of what was probably the Abraham Cooke store, established on a 5 1/2 acre plot he was granted in 1836. The McAlister family acquired the house ...
    Image     This modern photograph shows the Phelps/McAlister house at 641 Mount Pleasant Road. It was built c. 1870 by Epaphras L. Phelps using the frame of what was probably the Abraham ...
  • Modern Photo of Emily Townsend House, Mount Pleasant
    Image       This modern photograph shows the Emily Townsend House, 637 Mount Pleasant Road, in its modern state. The house was built by Alvah Townsend for his daughter Emily, who lived there until the property was sold to Alfred Grantham in 1894. This photograph was printed on page 149 of The Work ...
    Image     This modern photograph shows the Emily Townsend House, 637 Mount Pleasant Road, in its modern state. The house was built by Alvah Townsend for his daughter Emily, who lived there ...
  • Photograph of Brucefield, Mount Pleasant, c. 2003
    Image       This recent photograph, from 2003, depicts Brucefield in its current state. Several older photographs of Brucefield are also available in this collection, and can be accessed by clicking the links below the image. This photograph was printed on page 141 of The Work of Our Hands by Sharon Jaeger and ...
    Image     This recent photograph, from 2003, depicts Brucefield in its current state. Several older photographs of Brucefield are also available in this collection, and can be accessed by clicking the links ...
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The Work of Our Hands


This group contains the images which were printed in The Work of Our Hands, by Sharon Jaeger. Most of them have been scanned from the original photos or documents for authenticity.