- 2nd Edition of our Canadian Bestseller Now Available!
- Don’t Know Much About History?
- Snail Mail in Sandwich, Ontario
- A cool place named Oxley. Yeah, O-x-l-e-y.
- Summer in the City: Mid-20th Century
- Lost Children of Windsor
- The Canadian Club Girl: 1897
- Run Like a Girl
- Shovel It: Winter 1930s
- It’s the REAL McCoy!
- Al Roach
- black and white
- black history
- Canadian Club
- company town
- Detroit River
- Dirty Thirties
- Ford City
- Great Depression
- Hiram Walker
- History Babe
- Ouellette Avenue
- Roaring Twenties
- Walker Road
- Walkerville Publishing
Monthly Archives: September 2011
Does November 2nd, 1922 mean anything to you? Probably not unless you’re a Walkerville Collegiate alumnus. On that bright fall day celebrations were held to mark the school’s official opening. A luncheon, a dance, a swimming exhibition and a program … Continue reading
Isn’t this photo a beaut? I’ve been saving it for a while. Tony Beresford, a member of my Windsor Ontario Then facebook group, posted it several months ago but unfortunately, didn’t have much information to go with it. At least … Continue reading
Were you a lounge lizard? A Metropole Lounge Lizard? Do you even remember the Metropole? Well, in the 1950s and 60s, it was one of THE places to go in Windsor. Owned by Nick Drakich, (brother Mike owned The Top Hat … Continue reading
8:50 a.m., Sept. 11, 2001 Stepping out of the car, I do a slow half circle to take in the beauty all around me. It’s a perfect day. Warm, but not too warm. Not a single cloud in the sky. … Continue reading