Photo of a little boy sitting in a little 2-wheeled cart. He is looking off to the side and smiling with long hair and a hat on. Condition: Good. Image is a little worn at the edges; matting is a little worn and stained.
ca. 1950 Photo of the St. Marys Quarry taken around 1950. Some people are swimming and jumping off the diving board. Condition: Very good copy.
ca. 1950 Photo of the St. Marys Quarry, a popular summer swimming spot. This photo was taken around 1950 and shows the high dive (diving board - which someone had obviously just jumped off), people in the water and on the deck, as well as people up on the grass. Condition: Very good copy.
1885 Studio photo of Beatrice Harstone wearing an ankle-length skirt and a cape-like jacket. She is wearing a pair of skates and is posed as if she is mid-skating. Condition: Very good. Yellowed and aged, but looks pretty good. On back:
Forever your Loving Beatrice
March 18th, 1885
Photo of the St. Marys Cement Company Band dressed in their kilts and holding onto their instruments.
One man has been identified as Richard Rule (front row, at the far right end, kneeling). Condition: Okay. Curled, bent and scratched.
ca. 1950 Photo of the Quarry, specifically noticeable is the "high dive" diving board. The Quarry is a recreational swimming pool that was once a limestone quarry. It has been enjoyed for decades by St. Marys residents and tourists alike. Condition: Copy is very good.
Photo showing the Church Street bridge with the Wool-Carding Mill in the background and canoes passing under the bridge. Condition: Copy is good.
ca. 1950 Photo of the St. Marys Quarry taken around 1950. Some people are swimming and jumping off the diving board.
The Quarry is a recreational swimming pool that was once a limestone quarry. It has been enjoyed for decades by St. Marys residents and tourists alike. Condition: Very good copy.
late 1940s or early 1950s Photo of the St. Marys Quarry taken sometime in either the late 1940s or the early 1950s. Three girls can be seen in the middle of the picture on or near the diving board with a boy just about to jump into the water. Another boy can be seen in the right-hand corner.
The Quarry is a recreational...
Photo of a group of boys fishing at the falls in the Thames River in St. Marys.
The little boy (2nd from left in 1851ph_a) has been identified as William Lloyd. Condition: Both are in good condition with some bends and/or creases in the photo. 1851ph_b is also yellowed.
Photo showing two girls playing on the banks of the Thames River. The one girl has her back to the camera while the other girl can be seen sitting closer to the water.
The background shows a view of the South Ward including the steeple of the then Methodist church (now the United Church)....
Photo of John Brown (father of Clifton Brown) on a high wheeler bicycle that is called a Penny Farthing bicycle. This bicycle is now located in the St. Marys Museum's collection.
This photo also gives a good view of the buildings on the west side of Water Street South (such as the Opera House)....
Photo of a baseball game being played north of St. Marys at the McIntosh farm (on the centre line road).
Cars are parked on the grass near the barn and near the baseball field itself with people sitting around the field while a game is being played.
Click on "Detail" to get a better view....
ca. 1910 Photo showing Island Park located beside what was once the Royal Edward Hotel. A band shell can be seen as well as a group of people. Condition: Copy is good.
ca. 1870 Photo of C.S. Rumsey posed to look as if he is skating on a skating rink outdoors.
Charles Stockman Rumsey had been the manager of the Federal Bank in St. Marys (southwest corner of Wellington and Queen Streets - where Desjardin Credit Union is located now).
A stained-glass window at St. James...
Photo showing the Church Street bridge ("that Leon Clench designed") with the Wool-Carding Mill in the background and canoes passing under the bridge. Condition: Good - but slight haze. Album pages are warped.
ca. 1920s? Photo showing a group of people gathered at the Flats (now called Milt Dunnell Field). Cars and people can be seen but it is not clear why.
The Presbyterian Church spire can be seen in the background with the Catholic Church spire's top just showing through the trees.
Photo was taken from the...
1910 St. Marys IOF Band, 1910
- before the formation of the once popular Maxwell Band and the St. Marys Cement Co. Kiltie Band
Back Row: Arthur Riley, Bert Stricker, Clayton Allan, Dan Ross, unknown, Tom Crozier
Middle Row: William Barrett (Band Master), George Thompson, Charles Allen, Alfred Schmidt,...
1901 Photo showing the Church Street Bridge with the Carding Mill in the background and canoes passing under the bridge. This photo was originally taken by Dr. A.E. Fraleigh in 1901. He used prints as Christmas postcards, such as this example. Other prints are part of the collection. Condition: Copy...
Possibly the late 1970s, Photo of a group of people (adult males and male children) standing around a model train set. One child (in the foreground) is playing with a train with some of the other people watching him and laughing. Condition: Good. Bent and creased in corners.