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Dredging on the Mission River (1905) 
Image  1905-,   View of a dredge in operation on the Mission River (a branch of the Kaministiquia River), Fort William, Ontario, ca 1905.
Shuniah Snowshoe Club (1890) 
Image  1890-04-07,   A group portrait of 14 men posing in voyageur-type costume of capots, toques, sashes and snowshoes.
Chippewa Park Camping (~1928) 
Image  circa 1928,   View of five young men at Chippewa Park, Fort William, Ontario, lounging near their tent. Chippewa Park was a popular local camping area.
Girls Wanted (~1928) 
Image  1928,   View of five young men at Chippewa Park, Fort William, Ontario, in the doorway of their tent. A cushion in the foreground indicates that they were looking for female companionship, "Girls Wanted."
Lisa Antio 
Image    Portrait of Lisa Antio.
John McKellar (~1893) 
Image  circa 1893  A portrait of John McKellar, first mayor of the town of Fort William. John McKellar was the first mayor of Fort William and served from 1892 to 1898. John Mckellar died in 1900. In his memory, his brothers Peter and Donald donated a block of land to the citizens of Fort William so that a hospital...
John McIntyre (~1855) 
Image  circa 1855  Portrait of John McIntyre, who was known as Governor McIntyre, chief factor of the Hudson's Bay post at Fort William from 1855 to 1878. Governor McIntyre was a world traveler, a man fluent in English, Gaelic, and Chippewa and spoke French and Russian as well. When he retired in 1878, he was...
Canadian Car & Minesweeper 
Image  28 Jul 1918  Workers, dignitaries, French sailors and officers pose in front of the "Navarin", Canadian Car & Foundry Co's first minesweeper. This was the first of twelve the plant was to build for the French Navy. Building the minesweepers at Canadian Car & Foundry Co. was an incredible feat. In February of...
Eaton's Foodateria 
Image  1939  Eaton's Foodateria in Fort William proudly displays its new store front, which features modernistic lettering and black and white tiling. Eaton's opened its food store in Fort William in 1929. The store continued operations at the Victoria Avenue location until October 21st,1948, where it...
Paterson Park 
Image    Colour postcard created by the Peterborough Post Card Co. of Paterson Park. The back of the postcard reads "Beautiful Paterson Park: located in the heart of Fort William. Featuring the daily noon hour playing of the 'Local Scottish Highlanders'. Fort William, Ontario, Canada".
Diamond Jubilee Parade (1952) 
Image  1952  Black and white photograph of the 1952 Fort William Diamond Jubilee Parade. On July 18, 1952, Mayor Hubert Badanai declared a civic holiday for the citizens of Fort William to celebrate the city's 60th Anniversary. The parade began at 2pm that day and ended at McKellar Park.
Diamond Jubilee Parade (1952) 
Image  1952  Black and white photograph of the 1952 Fort William Diamond Jubilee Parade. On July 18, 1952, Mayor Hubert Badanai declared a civic holiday for the citizens of Fort William to celebrate the city's 60th Anniversary. The parade began at 2pm that day and ended at McKellar Park.
Diamond Jubilee Parade (1952) 
Image  1952  Black and white photograph of the 1952 Fort William Diamond Jubilee Parade. On July 18, 1952, Mayor Hubert Badanai declared a civic holiday for the citizens of Fort William to celebrate the city's 60th Anniversary. The parade began at 2pm that day and ended at McKellar Park.
Historic Fort William publication 
Image    Historic Fort William. Canada's Diamond Jubilee 1867-1927. Prehistoric Indian paintings. Symbolical Indian drawings on rocks at Oliver Lake near Fort William. Copy taken from front page of publication.
Buggy whip to computer chip: One woman's remarkable century 
Newspapers  "Buggy whip to computer chip: One woman's remarkable century," The Globe and Mail (Toronto) ( CTVglobemedia), 1 Jan 2000, A12  Biography ; Woodside, Caroline ; Fort William History ; Port Arthur ; photo portrait Full text available on microfilm.
William James Abercrombie (~1940) 
ImageComments:  ~1940  Portrait of William James Abercrombie, 1st manager of the Fort William T. Eaton Company Limited. Mr Abercrombie assumed management of the fledgling Eaton's Foodateria on Victoria Avenue in 1929 and remained with the firm until his retirement in 1961. During his years in Thunder Bay, he was the...
Business Section Fort William 
Image    Colour postcard of the business section of Fort William, Ontario. Buildings featured within the postcard include the Royal Theatre, St. Louis Hotel and Embassy Grill.
Records of a Fort William General Store, McLaurin & Dow 
TextImagePublication  ~1891  This item is an 81 page PDF format scanned collection series of letters and ledger entries from an early Fort William General Store. The general store was first established in 1864 by Fort William pioneer John McLaurin until 1905. Later, McLaurin went on to partner with his son-in-law Thomas Dow...
Map of Fort William, Ontario (1913) 
Image  1913  City map of Fort William, Ontario in 1913. This map by prepared and sold by E.R. Bingham. To view this map, simply click on the Document (PDF) link located directly underneath the image.
Twin Towns of Port Arthur and Fort William 
ImagePublicationText    This is an electronic copy of the publication The Twin Towns Port Arthur and Fort William. This publication belonged to a series called Scenic Canada Photo Album Series and was published by W.G. MacFarlane in Toronto and J.L. Meikle in Port Arthur. This resources provided numerous photographs and...
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