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Visit from the Detroit Board of Commerce (1913)
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
The gigantic 'City of Detroit III', tied up at the dock of the Canadian Northern Railway, Port Arthur. Visitors from the Detroit Board of Commerce, shown near the ship and in the foreground, were carrying yellow and black umbrellas. Members of the Detroit Board of Commerce were met by a reception committee at the dock and then proceeded to the Prince Arthur Hotel for a formal meeting with the mayors of Fort William and Port Arthur. Newspapers claimed that there were 600 multi-millionaires, manufacturers and business men of Detroit, as well as governors of States, orators and politicians on board the City of Detroit III on this visit.

TBPL: uncatalogued From the booklet Port Arthur and Fort William circ 1914.
Notes
reproduction photo in photograph collection
Date of Original
14 Jun 1913
Dimensions
Width: 6.5 in
Height: 4.5 in
Subject(s)
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.4001 Longitude: -89.31683
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Thunder Bay Public Library
Email:reference@tbpl.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

Brodie Resource Library

216 South Brodie Street

Thunder Bay, ON

P7E 1C2

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Visit from the Detroit Board of Commerce (1913)


The gigantic 'City of Detroit III', tied up at the dock of the Canadian Northern Railway, Port Arthur. Visitors from the Detroit Board of Commerce, shown near the ship and in the foreground, were carrying yellow and black umbrellas. Members of the Detroit Board of Commerce were met by a reception committee at the dock and then proceeded to the Prince Arthur Hotel for a formal meeting with the mayors of Fort William and Port Arthur. Newspapers claimed that there were 600 multi-millionaires, manufacturers and business men of Detroit, as well as governors of States, orators and politicians on board the City of Detroit III on this visit.

TBPL: uncatalogued From the booklet Port Arthur and Fort William circ 1914.