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$200,000 Structure to rise at Bathurst and Wellington Sts. 
TextsImages  "$200,000 Structure to rise at Bathurst and Wellington Sts.," Toronto Daily Star (1892-1971), September 18, 1939  Newspaper clipping with article about modern building designed by N. A. Armstrong [Norman Alexander Armstrong] and being erected by the International Harvester Co. of Canada for the Toronto Motor Truck branch. With a photo of architect's drawing. One piece measuring 20 x 16 cm. From Armstrong...
Norman Alexander Armstrong of N.A. Armstrong Company Ltd. 
ImagesNewspapersTexts    Newspaper advertisement of N.A. Armstrong Company Ltd. with a photograph of its founder, Toronto architect, Norman Alexander Armstrong. "MR. N. A. ARMSTRONG OF THE N. A. ARMSTRONG CO. Ltd, Architects--Engineers 7 KING ST. EAST Architects for the Commerce & Transportation Building" Newspaper...
Commerce and Transportation Building, Bay and Front Streets, Now Nearing Completion 
TextsNewspapers  "Commerce and Transportation Building, Bay and Front Streets, Now Nearing Completion," The Mail and Empire (1895-1936), June 28, 1928  Article about construction a new Commerce and Transportation Building at Bay Street at Front Street West, Toronto. It was designed by N. A. Armstrong Co., Ltd., and constructed by the Carswell Construction Co. [Unfortunately demolished 1986] Description under the architect's drawing: "Coach and...
The Bloor Building, Toronto 
TextsImagesNewspapers    Article about the Bloor Building designed by N. A. Armstrong Co., Ltd., and located at Bloor Street West at Bay Street; with 3 black and white photographs of: Detail of Entrance; Second Floor Shops showing Corridor Display Window; Entrance hall. Also two architectural drawings by N.A. Armstrong...
Commerce and Transportation Building, Bay and Front Streets, Toronto 
TextsImagesNewspapers    Newspaper clipping with article about the Commerce and Transportation Building at Bay Street at Front Street West, Toronto which was designed by N. A. Armstrong Co., Ltd., with more details on its financing and construction phases. The architectural drawing in centre is surrounded by six small...
Many great structures planned or under way in Toronto 
TextsImagesNewspapers    Newspaper clipping with pictures of newly constructed or planned buildings in Toronto. One of the projects mentioned was the Commerce and Transportation Building at Bay Street at Front Street West, Toronto which was designed by N. A. Armstrong Co., Ltd. Newspaper clipping with various architects'...
Scrapbook dedicated to Norman A. Armstrong 
TextsImagesNewspapers  May 20, 1926  This scrapbook is a collection of various articles about Toronto architect Norman Alexander Armstrong and his architectural projects in Toronto, most of them with black and white photographs or architect's drawings. 9 scrapbook pages with newspaper clippings mounted on paper. Unknown publications....
Activities of Women's Institute in Queenston during the First World War. 
TextsImages  "Activities of Women's Institute in Queenston during the First World War.," Niagara Falls Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada)  Scrapbook sheet with newspaper articles relating to Queenston, published by Niagara Falls Review. Undated. A Niagara-area battalion, the 176th was mobilized beginning in January 1916, with recruitment taking place over the next number of months. Col. Donald Sharpe was appointed the commanding...
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...
Tributes to William Armstrong from Grape Growers' Association and the Niagara Historical Society 
Texts    Newspaper articles with reports on meetings of the Niagara Grape Growers Association and the Niagara Historical Society in 1921. Both organizations paid tributes to William Armstrong who passed recently. Scrapbook sheets with newspaper clippings mounted on black paper; Unknown publication. ...
J. H. C. Durham 
ImagesNewspapers    Newspaper clippings with black and white photograph of John H. C. Durham, General Manager and Director of Merchants Fire Insurance Company. Unknown publications. Unknown date. From Armstrong family collection. John H. C. Durham, son of Eliza Durham and John Durham of Queenston (who was a...
Mrs. Eliza Durham 
TextsNewspapers    Obituary of Mrs. Eliza Durham, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Collier of St. Catharines and wife of John Durham of Queenston. Newspaper clipping. Unknown publications. Unknown date. From Armstrong family collection.
Capt. Richard Collier Coatsworth Hurt 
TextsImages    Newspaper announcement of Capt. Richard Collier Coatsworth, son of Dr. and Mrs. Coatsworth, 296 Parliament street, Toronto, being hurt during ther war. Also, information about his brother Pte. Alan Coatsworth being enlisted to with Artillery. With two black and white photographs of Pte. Alan...
Capt. R. C. Coatsworth Decorated for Bravery 
TextsNewspapers    Newspaper announcement of Capt. Richard Collier Coatsworth, son of Dr. and Mrs. Coatsworth, 296 Parliament street, Toronto, being hurt. With two photographs two young men in uniforms: Pte. Alan Coatsworth and probably Capt. Richard Collier Coatsworth Newspaper clipping. Unknown publication....
Queenston successfully preserves history. 
TextsImages  "Queenston successfully preserves history.," Niagara Falls Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 28 Sep 1974  Full title: "Queenston successfully preserves history. Residents plan special day of events". Article with a newspaper photograph of McKenzie House ruins. Photo description: "Mackenzie House ruins. This view shows the Mackenzie House as it appeared in 1935 before restoration. The Colonial...
Woodruff Home in St. Davids 
Texts    Article about moving a historic house built by Woodruff family in St. Davids to Caledon Hills by a new owner Douglas Doerr from Toronto. Newspaper clipping. Unknown publication. From Armstrong family collection.
Laura Secord School in Queenston - Class photo of 1937 Junior Class 
ImagesHas Comment?    Black and white photograph of a group of school children, arranged in four rows, with a teacher Miss Wagg sitting on the right side. Picture taken at the front entrance of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston. FROM COMMENTS: "My mom, Ileana Bilon and her sister, Doreen Bilon are in the third...
Laura Secord School in Queenston - Class photo of 1941 Senior Class 
ImagesHas Comment?Has Mystery?    Black and white photograph of a group of school children, arranged in four rows, with a principal Miss Hazel Corman standing on the left side. Picture taken at the front entrance of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston in 1941. The names are handwritten on a separate paper (see...
Miss Corman and Mrs. Clifford (nee Lowrey) on Mountain Road 
ImagesHas Comment?  1920s  Sepia tone photograph of two young women walking on a dirt road. Not dated, probably in the late 1920s. Miss Corman was a principal of Laura Secord Memorial School from 1918 to 1954. Photo undated- probably taken in early 1920s, in St. David's/Queenston area. Luella Wallace Lowrey was born in...
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Queenston Collection


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