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Old is the New New: Our latest book “Windsor Then” is born.


I am very happy to announce the birth of Walkerville Publishing’s latest baby: “Windsor Then – A Pictorial Essay of Windsor Ontario’s Glorious Past.” 138 black and white photos chronicle Windsor’s progress from its days as a sleepy backwater in … Continue reading

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Top Hats and 45% Unemployment: Windsor 1933


This picture was taken in 1933, in the depths of the “Great Depression” which lasted from 1929 to 1939. The hardest-hit cities in Canada were in the heavy industry centers of western Ontario. In Windsor unemployment had skyrocketed to almost 45%! So … Continue reading

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