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Subject:  Niagara-on-the-Lake (Ont.)--History 
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A senior citizen's recollections 
TextsImages  Field, John, A senior citizen's recollections, "A senior citizen's recollections," Niagara Advance (Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada), 26 Jun 1975  Article about domestic life before World War I in Niagara region. It was based on interview with Mrs. Florence May who came to Canada from England. Newspaper photograph with caption: "Cooling off the hard way, Chris Toye, jumps from a tree at Navy Hall into the Lake. Temperatures in the 30's...
Niagara Township Centennial History
 
TextsImages  1967,   A local history of Niagara Township, Ontario, published to celebrate Canada's Centennial year. Book with cardstock covers: p.111, ill.; size:15.5cm x 23.3cm Black and white photographs by different photographers (below in "Acknowledgments")
Ancient Toll House moved to new location on fruit farm
 
TextsImages  "Ancient Toll House moved to new location on fruit farm ," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada)  Article about old tollhouse in Queenston, built in 1851 for the first Queenston-Lewiston Suspension bridge. The bridge linked Niagara with upper New York State for 14 years and then, on April 12, 1864, the structure was swept down the Niagara River, where it hung useless for 34 years. When the...
Portrait of James Longhurst 
Images    Portrait of James Longhurst (1846-1903), the first son of Elizabeth Catherine Teeter. Elegantly dressed young man, probably in his twenties, is sitting in the chair. This is an early tintype, very dark and heavy (actually it is ferrotype). This size (2-3/8 x 3-1/2 inches) was probably the most...
Visitor's Guide. Where to go, what to see & what to do in the first capital of Upper Canada. 
TextsImages  1980,   Booklet with soft covers: 32 p.,ill.; size: 14cm x 21.8cm Foreword by W. N. Dick Wilbert N. Dick was the Lord Mayor of Niagara-on-the-Lake from 1977 to 1985 CREDITS: Artist George Balbar, well-known Niagara artist who sketched cover and other illustrations. Artist Bonna Rouse Stonehouse...
A Short History of the Township of Niagara : Touching Upon Transportation, Education and Municipal Affairs from 1793-1893 
Texts  1943,   Book with cardboard covers: 79 p.; size: 15.6cm x 23cm. On the last page(79): handwritten note by Jean Huggins with some clerks' names.
Remembers famous heroine, often saw Laura Secord 
Texts    Article about early settlers' life based on an interview with Miss Laura Secord Clarke, a granddaughter of the famous Laura Secord. Full Title: Granddaughter Recalls Stirring Pioneer Days of Celebrate Ancestress--"One of Those Women Who Make Life Worth Living"--Indians Afraid of Smallpox....
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Queenston Collection


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