Tag Archives: Scotland

Before Wonder Drugs: 1925 School Immunization Misery


Today’s post is from a new book I’m editing for Barbara Kersey called, “Was I Ever Lucky”. It’s a memoir of her life in Windsor thus far. After you read this story, you will certainly agree that Barbara was one … 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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