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The Curious Case of Eddie Marsden

News broke in the afternoon edition of the Border Cities Star, late on Friday, May 23, 1930 that a wealthy local man about town, well known for his entertaining, and parties, Eddie Marsden had been arrested, and that he actually wasn’t Eddie Marsden at all. The man who had become fairly well known around town had been arrested earlier that morning at his large home on Riverside Drive he…
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Where 40,000 Volumes Await Readers - 1925

This picture above shows the old Carnegie Library at Park & Victoria in September, 1925. A library is a sort of “poor man’s college” where books and volumes of every kind under the sun are loaned to borrowers. This photo shows a portion of the Windsor Public Library, which houses over 40,000 volumes, and possesses a patronage that is growing steadily, year by year. The…
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St Andrew's Church - Park & Victoria

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, was built in 1895 to replace an earlier structure that burned down. It was designed by the architectural firm of Spier & Rohns of Detroit, it is built in the Richardson Romanesque Style. Spier & Rohns designed many churches in Detroit, as well as several in London. Spier & Rohns were active in the 1890’s through the mid part of the first…
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