Tag Archives: WWI

Walkerville Landmark Bombed!


Once upon a time, war reared its ugly head right in the heart of Walkerville, Canadian Club whiskey founder, Hiram Walker’s peaceful and thriving company town. In 1915, a business was targeted by a group of dangerous fanatics. Hiram had been … Continue reading

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Flap on… Flap off… The Flapper: Roaring 1920s Windsor


Ain’t I the bees’ knees?  Before the start of World War I, the Gibson Girl was all the rage. This elegant, willowy image of feminine beauty was inspired by the drawings of illustrator Charles Dana Gibson. She wore her long hair loosely … Continue reading

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Mystery Baby – ca. 1900


Once upon a time, somebody loved this baby. Looking at his cute little button up boots and hair cut, I’m guessing boy and I’m thinking probably a bit pampered. I don’t know who he is or who his parents were … Continue reading

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