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Subject:  Niagara Falls (Ont.)--History 
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An Excursion into Canada With Charles Dickens 
TextsImages  Bannerman, James, An Excursion into Canada With Charles Dickens, "An Excursion into Canada With Charles Dickens," Maclean's Magazine, 5 Dec 1953, p. 28,29,41,42,44,45,46  An article about a visit of Charles Dickens in North America, published in Maclean's Magazine, December 15, 1953. In 1842 the novelist visited Niagara Falls and Queenston, among other places in Canada. p.8; ill.; size: 26.5cm x 35cm
A Farewell to an Old Friend (1898-1938) 
ImagesTexts  1938,   Booklet with black and white photographs of the Falls View Bridge in Niagara Falls, before and after its collapse. On a separate insert: "Tuesday, April 12th, while we were busy addressing these booklets, the Falls View Bridge, which had been lying on the ice since the bridge fell, began to...
Falls View Bridges - History and Collapse. 
Niagara Ice Bridges - Past and Present. 
ImagesTexts  1938,   Full title: Falls View and Niagara Ice Bridges by James G. Morden(Secretary, Lundy's Lane Historical Society) Collapse of Falls View Bridge and Ice Jam of 1938 by W. Bruce Leslie Book (p. 24) containing black and white photographs by: Frank H. Leslie, "Bud" Burnett (of "Niagara Falls Evening...
Great Ice Jam Threatens to Destroy Maids of the Mist 
ImagesTexts    Newspaper photograph of two boats encased in ice on the Canadian side at the Maid of the Mist dock. Undated but probably 1938 when massive ice jam below the Falls wrecked the Honeymoon Bridge and threatened to destroy the two Maid of the Mist steamers. Unknown publication. Clipping measures 15 x...
Mr. David M. Walker 
Texts  "Mr. David M. Walker," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada19141005)  Article about Mr. David M. Walker, who was one of the first teachers on the original staff of the Niagara Falls Collegiate Institute, published in a local paper in series "Eighty Years or More". The school opened its doors, November 1st, 1893, with three teachers, Miss Fitzgerald, Mr. Walker and...
Collapse and Demolition of Falls View Bridge 
TextsImagesNewspapers  1938  Newspaper clippings with black and white photographs of the Falls View Bridge in Niagara Falls after its collapse in 1938. Scrapbook sheets measuring: 24 x 25, 15 x 30 and 25 x 30cm.
Ice jam havoc spreads to down-river sector
 
TextsImages    Newspaper clipping with two black and white photographs showing damaged properties along Niagara River and docks of the Canada Steamship Lines during massive ice jam in 1938. Unknown publication. Undated. Scrapbook sheet measures 15 x 19.5 cm. On January 27, 1938 an ice jam caused a collapse of...
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Queenston Collection


Queenston Collection includes an extensive historical material from the area collected by Jean Huggins.