Old Newspaper StoriesPostcards

Durdan's Confectionary - c. 1915

Image above found at SWODA A postcard view of the shop of F. Charles Durdan (incorrectly spelled Durdin on the card) found at 31 Sandwich Street. It was located on the south side of Sandwich, in the middle of the block between Ouellette & Goyeau. From the Evening Record August 11, 1914: CHAS. DURDAN IN PITCHED BATTLE WITH ROBBERS Sandwich Street Merchant Badly Cut and Bruised…
Read more

Paramount Cafeteria - c 1929

A postcard view c. 1929 Once in a while, I come across a new postcard that I have never seen before. I have another view of the cafeteria, but this one was new to me. The cafeteria opened with the Paramount Building in late 1927. It was owned by Gus and Harry Lukos…

King George School - 1916

Postcard of King George School – 1916 This postcard, postmarked 1916, shows the then new King George School on Ottawa St & Kildare. The school was built in 1914, and designed by local architects Stahl, Kinsey & Chapman. Stahl, Kinsey & Chapman also designed the Walker Power Building at Riverside & Devonshire, which is currently undergoing a full renovation, as well as…
Read more