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Harry Guppy School Part 2

From the Border Cities Star, October 31, 1931 With the school’s “father”, Mr. Harry E. Guppy, veteran former school trustee present, the new Guppy Public School, on Tecumseh Road, was formally opened in ceremonies Friday afternoon and evening. The school has been in use since the beginning of the fall term. Above is how the school looked at its opening. The photo above was…
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Streetviewed

Photo © John Foot Today’s photo come courtesy of my Dad who spied the Google Streetview car. He talked to the driver who said they’ve just finished Windsor. Photo © John Foot Chatham and Sarnia are next. The car is much fancier than it was last time! Have a…
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Harry Guppy School

From the Border Cities Star, July 9, 1929 Above is a drawing of the Harry E. Guppy School which the Board of Education hopes to start erecting this fall in order to accommodate the increasing public school attendance in Windsor. The building, plans for which were drawn by…
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Windsor Lawn Bowling Club - 1920

The club house is one of the finest in Western Ontario. A big membership drive is now being held and many new supporters are being secured. A year ago all of the stock of the Church Street Quoit Club was taken up and the two clubs were amalgamated. If you’re like me you’re probably wondering what a “Quoit” is. The answer is here. View Larger Map Here is a view of the park…
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664 Moy

This one of a kind house on Moy, just south was the scene of a fire last night, as reported on Windsorite.ca There are some amazing shots there, and the house looks spruced up since the photo above was taken in February, 2004. Hopefully the damage wasn’t too bad, and…
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Downtown Windsor - 1982

This photo and letter to the editor ran in Detroit Free Press in 1982. 30 years ago, that’s hard to believe! Above is the actual photo that was used with the letter to the editor. A detail shot of the east side of Ouellette. Just south of the CIBC building, I…
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500 Ways You Know You're From Windsor

Our friends at Walkerville Publishing have released their new book “500 Ways you know you’re from Windsor” Below are a couple of sample pages, more can been seen at the link listed above. A captivating new book about The Baby Boomer Years (post WWII) in…