Old PhotographsWindsor

Grace Hospital - 1929

Today’s photo is dated, May 23, 1929 and the caption on the back reads: “Grace Hospital Windsor”. It was quite the grand mansion at the corner of Crawford and University. The house was donated to the Salvation Army for hospital use. The old wing of the…
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Royal Yeast Cakes

Today’s picture is a reader submission, from a reader named Jeannette, who came across this photo at her mother’s house. The sign on the fence reads “Royal Yeast Cakes”, but I’m not sure if it was a sign or merely advertising. Her mother who is…
Old PhotographsWindsor

Victoria Memorial Park

Happy long weekend everyone! July is fading fast, and the dog days of August will be here before you know it… Today’s photo is one I’ve had for at least a year. I’d been meaning to get out to the cemetery and grab a modern equivalent, but it just never happened… From the back of this photo dated March 23, 1932: White marble memorial erected in Victoria Memorial…
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Tunnel Opening Dedication - 1930

Happy Friday once again everyone. Today’s photo has a date on the back of Nov. 4, 1930, although it was taken on November 1, 1930. The caption reads: Crowd at the Windsor end of the new Detroit-Windsor tunnel when tunnel was dedicated. Tunnel entrance is at right in…
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Jesuit Missionaries Cross

Happy Friday everyone, tough to believe it’s the halfway point of July already… Today’s photo dates to September 19, 1927, and the caption on the back reads: Sandwich, Ontario Site where first settlers landed Interestingly the cross is still there, but…