Hamilton was incorporated as a city on June 9, 1846. Hamilton celebrated its Centennial July 1 to July 6, 1946. There were various celebrations and activities throughout the city.

Hamilton was incorporated as a city on June Hamilton celebrated its Centennial July 1 to July There were various celebrations and activities throughout the city.

The first travelling branch was a bus-like vehicle staffed by a librarian and equipped with a selection of books to give those not able to visit the main library, or one of the branches, a chance to become a member of the library. Its purpose was also an effort to meet the unattained standard of "service within one mile of the home." Here staff from the Hamilton Public Library, including Chief Librarian Freda Waldon (in black coat) prepare for the official launch on December 4, 1956.

The first travelling branch was a bus-like vehicle staffed by a librarian and equipped with a selection of books to give those not able to visit the main library, or one of the branches, a chance to become a member of the library. Its purpose was also an effort to meet the unattained standard of "service within one mile of the home." Here staff from the Hamilton Public Library, including Chief Librarian Freda Waldon (in black coat) prepare for the official launch on December 4, 1956.

East Avenue South, 1911. Photo by Jessie Bell Dixon

All those beautiful trees! East Avenue South, Photo by Jessie Bell Dixon

Treble Hall, built in 1879 and designed by James Balfour is one of the best examples of Renaissance Revival architecture in Hamilton.

SOLD: Hamilton’s historic Treble Hall building downtown

Business Centre and Gore Park The Post Card & Greeting Card Co. Ltd., Toronto Postmarked August 20, 1928

Business Centre and Gore Park The Post Card & Greeting Card Co.

Gore Park and King St. The Post Card & Greeting Card Co. Ltd., Toronto

Vintage Postcards of King Street in Hamilton, Ontario (Part

King Street East from the top of the Bank of Hamilton The International Stationery Co., Picton, Canada

King Street East from the top of the Bank of Hamilton The International Stationery Co.

Pinterest
Search