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Central Garage 
ImageText  1950,   Photograph of Central Garage in Burford circa 1950-51.
Glen Morris Central School 
Image  1967  This photograph depicts the Glen Morris Central School. The original photo was provided by Frances Kingston during a Digital Preservation Day event in Glen Morris in May 2011.
German's Central School 
Image  1978  This photograph depicts the former German's Central school in St. George. The picture was taken in June 1978. The original photo was provided by the County of Brant Public Library.
Paris Central Elementary School 
Image    This photograph depicts the Paris Central Public School, which was built in 1909 and demolished in 1972. This image was printed on the sixteenth page of photographs in At the Forks of the Grand: Volume II by D. A. Smith. The two additional images of the school were taken in January 2010. Central...
Glen Morris Central School 
Image  [ca. 1985]  This is a photograph of the Glen Morris Central School built in 1961. The picture was taken in 1985. This photograph was provided by Ann Gaunt during a Digital Preservation Days event (May 10-13, 2011) held by the County of Brant Public Library.
Paris Central School 
Image  1922  This photograph depicts students of the Paris Central School in Paris, Ont. The original photo was provided by the Paris Museum and Historical Society. Property of the Paris Museum and Historical Society. Inventory No. 1999.0762.01
Onondaga Central School Staff and Students 
Image  1965,   This photo album includes photographs of teaching staff and students of the Onondaga Central School. The school was opened in September 1959 and closed in June 1984. The original document was provided by Joyce Smith during a Scan & Share Day event held at the Onondaga Hall on January 14, 2012.
First Graduating Class of Onondaga Central School 
Image  1967,   This photo album includes photographs of teaching staff and the first graduating class of the Onondaga Central School. The school was opened in September 1959 and closed in June 1984. The original document was provided by Joyce Smith during a Scan & Share Day event held at the Onondaga Hall on...
Paris Central School Class Photo, c. 1930 
ImageComments:Mysteries:  19[3?]  This photograph depicts the students of Paris Central School c. 1930 (?), along with several staff members. This photograph was donated by Gary Pottruff, whose grandfather William Garratt was the janitor at Paris Central School from c. 1925 to c. 1950. The original photograph was faded on one...
Agreement Between CN Railway Co. and the Municipality of the Town of Paris 
Text  13 November 1935  ...DUPLICATE ORIGINAL Agreement dated November 13, 1926. Canadain National Railway Company and the Municipality of the Town of Paris Removal of Overhead Carrying Highway 24A in the Eastern postion of the Town of Paris, Ontario Legal Dept. Central Region, Canadian National Railways ...
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Souvenir of My School Days 
ImageText  1960  ...This is the photograph of Grade 1 students from the Glen Morris Central School. The original was provided by Frances Kingston during a Digital Preservation Day event in Glen Morris in May 2011....
Glen Morris Central School, Grade 6-7 
Image  1967  This photograph depicts Grade 6-7 students from the Glen Morris Central School. The original photo was provided by Frances Kingston during a Digital Preservation Day event in Glen Morris in May 2011. Teacher - Mrs. Humphrey. Students: Back row: D. Kedrosky, K. Kollace, R. Diskor, G. Ronald, A....
Glen Morris Central Public School, Grade 5-6 
Image  1965-66  This photograph depicts Grade 5-6 students from the Glen Morris Central School. The original photo was provided by Frances Kingston during a Digital Preservation Day event in Glen Morris in May 2011. Teacher - Miss Gillespie; students teachers - Miss Fraser, Miss MacKenzie. Students: Helen K.,...
Robert Bertram Havens Discharge Certificate, 1945 
Text  7 Aug 1945,   ...This certificate was issued in 1945 to Robert Bertram Havens to confirm his discharge from the Canadian Army to return to civilian life following his demobilization at the conclusion of World War II. He had enlisted on September 18, 1939 and served in the United Kingdom, France, the Central...
Principal Symons and Teachers 
ImageComments:Mysteries:  1966-67  ...This photograph depicts Principal Symons and the teachers of the Glen Morris Central School in the 1960s. The original photo was provided by Frances Kingston during a Digital Preservation Day event in Glen Morris in May 2011....
George Leslie Havens Discharge Certificate, 1945 
Text  2 Jun 1945,   ...This certificate was issued in 1945 to George Leslie Havens to confirm his discharge from the Canadian Army at the conclusion of World War II. He served in Canada, the United Kingdom, France, and the Central Mediterranean Area and was a member of the Royal Canadian Artillery. The included...
Onondaga Central School 
Text  1835,   Historical Information By Jeff Ireland, student of Onondaga Central School, 1984. In the 1830's, Settlers began to arrive in the eastern parts of the Twp. near Seneca Line and began to take up the indian lands under what was called squatters rights. The Indians were furious and these...
Acknowledgements for the Chronicles of Oakland Township 
TextImage  21 Nov 2013,   ... Ricard, History Department, Brantford Public Library. Adrian Schuman, Audio Visual Department, Head-Office South Central Regional Library System. Barry Walker, Building Inspector. ...
Letter from Mr. Muirhead to Dr. Addison Relating to Grand Valley Railway Co. 
Text  13 November 1916  .... However, the case is now set down for trial-so Mr. Harley of the Central Office informed me last week but the difficulty now is that in the lion-Jury Court there is always such a long list of cases ahead that it may be sometime yet before this case is reached. It looks from McMaster1s letter as if he...
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A Day in the Life of South Ward School 
Text  1921  ... marks our book, puts the money in a small cloth bag and when the bag is brought across from the "primmer" room, one of the bigger boys is sent down town to deposit it with Mr. Moss at Central and come right back. Keanwhile the rest get on with our Arithmetic. A 'water bottle1 falls...
Hardie Family Headstone (Range 5-6) 
ImageText  1857,   ...The Hardie family headstone is located at the Fairfield Cemetery . The central headstone bears no individual names and is surrounded by eight markers for various family members. Ernest C. Hardie was born in 1892 and passed away in 1941. He was the spouse of Hazel L. Hardie, who was born in 1890...
Grand River Heritage Mines Society Newsletter, May/June/July, 1994 
Text  The Walking Question Mark: Newsletter of the Grand River Heritage Mines Society, Jul 1994  ...'sseU, Curator ofth~ E:!:-1h Sci~n:;:.::; Dept., University ofWatcrloo, who had a ilisplay at Gt:o-Rama, and we were invited to set up a display at the MAMMOTH GEMSHOW sponsored by the Central Canadian Federation of Mineralogical Societies and Waterloo '94, the Annual Meeting of the Geological Association...
Paris, Ontario, Grade 2 Class 1942 
ImageComments:  1941,   ...This photograph depicts the 1942 Grade 2 class of Central Public School in Paris, Ontario. The teacher is Louise O'Dell. Its year and grade were identified by Ken Phipps who appears in this photo. The image was incorrectly identified in its original source by D. A. Smith. Students in this photo...
The Central Spectator 
Text  1944-45  This is a school newspaper "The Central Spectator". The original document was provided by the Paris Museum and Historical Society. Property of the Paris Museum and Historical Society.
Leaflet of the Presbyterian Church in Canada 
Text  March 1922  ..............:..................... 81,000 Shanghai................................ 25,261 South China...................:...... 44,900 Korea...................................... 144,350 Central India.......................... 105,561 Gwalior................................... 10,000 Chinese in Canada...
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D. A. Smith's Article on Education 
Text  1985  ... to the progress of the pupils. Until after 1900, the board of education exercised a much closer supervision over class¬room activities than it does today. This was partly because the educational system of Ontario was not so highly centralized as now, and partly because many of the teachers knew little more than...
The Village of Glen Morris 
PublicationText  2009  ...The Village of Glen Morris Communities In Bloom 2009 GU-:N MORRIS Our Village Glen Morris is the kind of village its residents are proud to call home. Located within the County of Brant along the banks of the Grand River, Glen Morris is positioned centrally between the Town of Paris, Village of St...
Correspondence Relating to Bondholders of B. Bell & Son Company 
Text  1933  ...* Respectfully yours, MATT & AMIS, per, (G. D. CONAN) ASD BARRISTERS, SOLICITORS, NOTARIES G.D.CONANT, B A..LL.B. A.F. ANNIS, B.A.LL.B. SOLICITORS FOR THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE THE CENTRAL CANADA LOAN AND SAVINGS COMPANY THE TOWNSHIP OF EAST WHITBY PHONES 4AND 5 SIMCOE ST., SOUTH OSHAWA, ONTARIO...
History of the New England School 
Text  1845,   ... Onondaga School before the new Onondaga Central School was built for 1959. From an Interview with William E. Wood by Elaine Jermy (Spring 1984) New England School had an outhouse which was at the far end of the school yard. So that there would be water, two children ran to the next door neighbour...
History of Onondaga Township 
Text  1835,   ... was chosen as the site for the council fire, the home of their parliament as it were, it was central territory. This Council fire was kept burning night and day for over 300 years with annual peace meetings and discussions of mutual interest and when the Greet Council was held at the time of the American...
Hiram Capron's Businesses 
Exhibits    ... for the rest of his life. He came across Paris during one of his journeys selling iron-ware, and left the furnace to take up residence here. Letter from Capron to his parents Gypsum mining The gypsum mines are one of the most central and important elements to the history of Paris. Gypsum is the main...
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Schools of Burford Township, 1947-1969 
TextImage  1969,   .... Mr. D.C. Fisher was Principal from 1930 to 1966. When he retired Mr. C-N. Burtch took over the Principal's duties at Coronation School and Mrs. Mae E. Blankenship at Maple Avenue. In 195^ North field School burned and a new one was built in 1955. In 1961 Harley Central School was built...
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The North Wind Shall Blow by Mel Robertson, from The Burford Times 
Text  Februsry 5, 1992,   ..., but in fact it was endured with a combination of stoicism and indifference. Most houses in Burford lacked central heat and were warmed (not heated) by two or three stoves whose operation was determined by someone's ability to "poke up" the fires. As a result, many houses had places where...
Summer Uncles by Mel Robertson, from The Burford Advance 
Text  September 13, 1978,   ... that they referred to the railway station as the "depot" gave Burford a cosmopolitan air and when they descended from the six o'clock train amid that delightful aroma of soft coal, hot grease and steam, the little station became "Grand Central" and the train the "Empire State Express...
Arbor Day - 1923 by Mel Robertson, from The Burford Times 
Text  June 14, 1989,   ... wall enclosed a "cloak room" where children hung their coats and where they were taken to be strapped or to have their heads examined for "nits". The central hall was a rainy-day play place and a twice-a-day parade square. Here classes were assembled at 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to sing...
School Days - School Days by Mel Robertson, from The Burford Times 
Text  October 23, 1991,   .... It had three classrooms around a central hall. At the west end was bell-tower and a little room from which the bell was tolled. On the north and south sides were entrances for boys and girls. Classrooms had 20 foot ceilings and two of the four walls in each room were filled with big windows set too high...
Interview with John Anderson 
Text  1979,   ... insurance or something. School Interviewer: You must have gone to school in Paris? Mr. Anderson: Yes, all my schooling was done in Paris. I started out in Central School and then I went to the old Queen's Ward School, which in the winter time was so cold you'd have to put a coat on to keep warm...
Interview with Foster Scott 
Text  1979,   ... kept them together and because he got the documents from the local Central School in Paris, first he listed Paris students in 9A and 9B and when the other documents came in from the Oxford County schools, he listed them in 9C. That caused alot of resentment. That was considered to be discrimination...
Interview with Clara Farr 
Text  1977,   ... to work on the railroad. Later, we moved to the Junction and lived. My mother worked in the Penmans Company. Later when the war started my father started at Adams Factory on War Works. I went to school here at the downtown school, Central School, the old Central School that they just tore down...
History of the Glen Morris Library: One Hundred Years 
Text  1988  .... Dave Robson, seconded by Tom Ingall, "that Isabel Carswell and Donald Sandilands be our representatives on the Township Library Board." Both of these motions passed unanimously. Nothing in the subsequent minutes would indicate any change occurred. In 1966 the South Central Regional Library...
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