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Decade:  1920  Geographic Location:  London   Sort by:  Relevance
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Dundas Street looking west from Wellington Street, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1928  A black and white photograph of the streetscape on Dundas Street looking west from Wellington Street showing a busy car lined street. The road is slightly slushy and pedestrians are dressed in coats suitable to the weather. Several businesses are recognizable including the Bank of Montreal on the...
Tecumseh House Hotel, London, Ontario 
Image  1929  A grainy black and white print of the Tecumseh House Hotel. Automobiles are parked at the curb and people are walking in the street. This is a print of the photograph and caption that appeared in the London Advertiser newspaper Sept. 16, 1929. The Tecumseh House was erected in 1856 and...
London Street Railway Sweeper, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1927  A glossy black and white print of a railway sweeper in a snowstorm. A man can be seen working at the back of the sweeper. The word "Mack's" appears on a sign on the building behind. The sweeper is in front of Mack's Ladies' Ready-to-Wear store, 638 Dundas Street. This photograph is undated and...
R.G. Edgcombe Company Limited, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1927  ...This business, established by Richard Gerry Edgcombe in 1920, was strictly wholesale, handling a general line of carriage hardware, including bar iron and steel and automobile supplies. It was located at 88-90 York Street. It is last listed in the London City Directory in 1928. This photograph...
Fugitive Slave Chapel, London, Ontario 
Image  1926  Glossy black and white print of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, also known as the Fugitive Slave Chapel. This is a grainy print of the picture and caption that appeared in the London Advertiser May 8, 1926. Fugitive Slave Chapel of London. Above is the original African Methodist Episcopal...
London Street Railway streetcars being pulled to barns, London, Ontario 
Image  March 30-31, 1922  A black and white photograph showing two streetcars being pulled by a truck during a sleet storm. The words "Eleanor St." can be seen on the front of the first streetcar. Bicyclists and other vehicles are in the street and pedestrians walk along the sidewalk. Because of a power failure during a...
London Street Railway, West London Streetcar #120, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1920  ...Electric-powered streetcar service was inaugurated in London on September 12, 1895. This photograph is undated and a guess has been made that it may have been taken ca. 1920. It is not known where this photograph was taken so the location shown on the map is for the car barns that were situated...
Delivery Truck for Pearson & Henderson Cartage, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1921-1923  ...This London built Barton & Rumble truck was photographed by the Hines Studio in the early 1920s. The Pearson & Henderson Cartage business is listed in the early 1920s City Directories as Henderson & Pearson, located at 958 Dame Street. There is a handwritten inscription on the back...
Delivery Truck for Lucan Milling Co., London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1923  ...This London built Barton & Rumble truck was photographed by the Hines Studio in the early 1920s near the Barton & Rumble garage at 596 Hamilton Road. The sign advertising shoe polishes is on the side of the Standard Shoe Repair building at 598 Hamilton Road. The Egerton Street Baptist Church...
Delivery Truck, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1923  ...This London built Barton and Rumble truck was photographed by the Hines Studio in the early 1920s. An imprint "Hines Studio LONDON CANADA" appears in the bottom right corner. There is a handwritten inscription on the back of the photograph. The photograph for this delivery truck was taken...
Delivery Truck for Brooks Bros. Coal, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1920-1923  ...This London built Barton and Rumble truck was photographed by the Hines Studio in the early 1920s. The Brooks Bros. Coal business was located at 228 Adelaide Street. There is a handwritten inscription on the back of the photograph....
Delivery Truck Carrying McClary's Cooking Utensils in Cartons (Front View), London, Ontario 
Image  1923  This black and white non-glossy print gives a frontal view of a delivery truck for McClary's Manufacturing set up on boards supported by four metal milk churns. The letters B & R are on the front grill and the license plate "C12-334 ONT-1923" is visible on the squared front bumper. The McClary...
Delivery Truck Carrying McClary's Cooking Utensils in Cartons (Side View), London, Ontario 
Image  1923  In this non-glossy black and white print, a delivery truck owned by McClary's Manufacturing is balancing on boards set up on four metal milk churns. The square shaped open bed truck is equipped with spoked wheels, front mounted head lamps, fenders and a short running board on the driver's side....
Delivery truck of Edward Adams & Co. Wholesale Grocers, London, Ontario 
Image  ca.1920-1923  ... to National Grocers Co. ca. 1926. This delivery truck was probably made in London by Barton and Rumble and photographed by the Hines Studio in the early 1920s. There is a handwritten inscription on the back of the photograph. ...
Portrait of W. A. Wilson, London, Ontario 
Image  1920  ... on page 1. He resided at 234 Hyman Street, the location shown on the map. This undated photograph may have been taken in 1920. There is no indication of who the photographer was. There is a handwritten inscription on the back....
Portrait of B. F. Brighton, London, Ontario 
Image  1920  ...Benjamin Franklin Brighton, proprietor of Brighton's O K Bakery, served as alderman from 1920-1922. He was born March 6, 1865 and died November 12, 1927. His bakery and residence were both on Emery Street, the bakery at 475 and his home at 479. The map shows where these were located...
Portrait of F. E. Harley, London, Ontario 
Image  1920  ...Frank Edwin Harley (1876-1963)worked for London Lumber Co. Ltd. and served as alderman from 1918-1922. He lived for many years at 43 Gerrard Street, the location shown on the map. This undated photograph may have been taken in 1920. There is no indication of who the photographer was. There is a...
Portrait of J. Bridge, London, Ontario 
Image  1920  ...John G. Bridge, an alderman in 1920 and 1921, was manager of Neal Baking Co. Ltd. At this time his residence was at 506 Oxford Street, the location shown on the map. This undated photograph may have been taken in 1920 when he was alderman. There is no indication of who the photographer was...
Portrait of G. B. Drake, London, Ontario 
Image  1920  ...Gordon Bart Drake, a grocer, was a London alderman for many years. His grocery business was located at 413 Hamilton Road, the location shown on the map. Gordon B. Drake was born in London July 13, 1880 and died January 10, 1951. This undated photograph may have been taken in 1920 when he...
Portrait of J. C. Wilson, London, Ontario 
Image  1920  ...Dr. J. Cameron Wilson, a well known physician, was mayor of London in 1922. He served as alderman 1920-21 and again 1947-50. He was born March 16, 1890 and died September 4, 1958. For several years his residence and medical practice was at 365 Dundas Street, the location shown on the map...
Portrait of W. J. Boss, London, Ontario 
Image  1921  A black and white portrait of W. J. Boss. William J. Boss (1874-1939), a paving contractor, served as alderman in 1921. At this time he was living at 853 Maitland Street, the location shown on the map. This undated photograph may have been taken in 1921 when he was alderman. There is no...
Portrait of F. R. Watkinson, London, Ontario 
Image  1921  A black and white portrait of F. R. Watkinson. Frederick R. Watkinson, proprietor of the London Wood Box Company, served as alderman in 1921. He was born on August 30, 1875 and died May 4, 1941. In 1921, F. R. Watkinson was living at 910 Princess Ave., the location shown on the map. This...
Portrait of H.J. Childs, London, Ontario 
Image  1922  A black and white portrait of H. J. Childs. Herbert James Childs (1870-1933) was an East London Druggist who served as alderman in 1922. At the time of his death in 1933, he was government issuer of motor licenses. This undated photograph may have been taken in 1922 when he served as alderman. ...
Portrait of David Williams, Archbishop of Huron, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1926-1931  A black and white portrait of The Most Reverend David Williams, Archbishop of Huron. David Williams(Mar.14,1859 - Oct.7,1931) became Bishop of Huron in 1905 and first Archbishop of Huron and the third Metropolitan of Ontario in 1926. The location shown on the map is for the Huron Church House at...
Central Collegiate under construction, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1921-1922  ...London Central Collegiate opened in 1922 and replaced the London Collegiate Institute which had been built on this location in 1877 and burned down in 1920. The 1922 building forms the nucleus of the the present school, London Central Secondary School which has evolved through several renovations...
Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1915 - 1938  A black and white reprint made from a damaged original(?) photograph of The Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited on Waterloo Street at the Canadian Pacific Railway tracks. Cars with white wall tires are on display in two of the windows on the ground floor. This reprint was made from a damaged...
Medical School on South Street, under construction, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1920-1921  A glossy black and white print showing the medical school under construction on South Street. Construction of this new medical school was well underway by the fall of 1919 but not completed until 1921. It officially opened November 17, 1921 at the north east corner of South and Waterloo Streets,...
Paul Peel's Sculpture "Woman with Kitten", London, Ontario 
Image  1927,   Glossy print of the sculpture "Woman with Kitten" by Paul Peel. This is a copy of the picture accompanying the article "Richmond Street House Paul Peel's Birthplace", one of a series of articles on "The Landmarks of London" written for the London Advertiser by E.J. Carty. It appeared in the London...
Carling Brewing & Malting Company Limited Advertisement Illustration, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1925,   ...The London Public Library photograph index card gives the source of this photograph as an advertisement from a 1920's book. Therefore a guess has been made that the date of this illustration is ca. 1925. The map shows the location of the Carling Brewing & Malting Company Limited....
London Free Press, 430 Richmond Street, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1927,   Glossy print of the London Free Press building at 430 Richmond Street. The words "The Free Press" can be seen on the building. The sign on the bottom right of the building reads "THE FREE PRESS EST'D.1849". A woman stands in front of the building viewing the signs posted in the window. A...
Studio portrait of Helen A. McMillan, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1921-1925,   Formal non glossy portrait of Helen A. McMillan. Helen Alexandra McMillan was born in Petrolia, Ontario April 11, 1892 and moved with her family to London in 1898. She graduated from University College, University of Toronto in 1916. She was a reporter and editor for the London Advertiser and...
Portrait of Helen A. McMillan seated at a desk, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1920,   ...Millan's papers in the London Room Archives, London Public Library.) Helen died October 26, 1984 in Toronto and her ashes are buried in the family plot in Woodland Cemetery, London. A guess has been made that this undated photograph may have been taken ca. 1920 in her office at the London Advertiser...
Mr. Quantz' Choir at Grand Theatre, London, Ontario 
Image  1920,   .... As well, during his career, he held positions as organist and choirmaster at several different churches. The map shows the location of the Grand Theatre. The date given for this photograph on the index card in the London Room archives is 1920. ...
Frederick H. Spier, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. 
Image  ca. 1925-1930,   Glossy head and shoulders portrait of Frederick H. Spier. Frederick H. Spier was a well known Detroit architect, with the firm Spier & Rohns. He designed over one hundred churches in Michigan, as well as other large buildings, including several at the University of Michigan (Detroit Free Press,...
London City Soccer League Officials, London, Ontario 
Image  1920,   ...The inscription on the back dates this photograph as 1920 and names the officials and their positions. Soccer season opened on April 24, 1920 and the London Free Press on that day notes that a general meeting of the league was being held on April 30th in the machine gun quarters at the Armouries...
Pupils of S. S. No. 21 (St. Lawrence School), London Township 
Image  ca. 1925-1927,   Group photograph of senior students posed outside S. S. No. 21 (St. Lawrence School). A sign in the foreground states ST. LAWRANCE S.S. No 21 LONDON SENIOR. This white brick school with two classrooms and a basement was built in 1909 on N 1/2 Lot 11, Con. 2, London Township. It served an area...
London Jackies, London, Ontario 
ImageMysteries:  1923,   Group portrait of a number of young women dressed in sailor outfits. Someone has identified a few of these members with initials printed on the picture. This print has been glued onto three layers of different coloured construction paper which is tattered around the edge. Hand printed beneath the...
Doris Short with doll, London, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1921-1923,   .... As an adult, with his wife and daughter, he was again living in London for a few years in the 1920s. They are listed in the London City Directories from 1922 to 1926. A guess has been made that this undated photograph was taken ca. 1921-1923 while in London. They later moved to the United States...
Delivery truck of Freeman & Whiting Movers, London, Ontario 
ImageComments:  ca. 1923,   A black and white photograph of a delivery truck of Freeman & Whiting Movers. This truck was a London built Barton and Rumble truck. It was photographed by the Hines Studio. Source: "East of Adelaide: Photographs of commercial, industrial and working-class urban Ontario 1905-1930" by Alan...
Portrait of Lieutenant-Colonel William Moir Gartshore, London, Ontario 
ImageComments:  ca. 1921-1931,   A professional black and white head and shoulders portrait of Lieutenant Colonel William Moir Gartshore who became president of the McClary Manufacturing Company of London, Ontario after the death of his father-in-law, John McClary in 1921. Born in Dundas, Ontario in 1853, William Gartshore would...

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