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Women walking on Eglinton Avenue West near Bathurst Street, Toronto, 1912. #Edwardian #fashion #vintage #Canada

Women walking on Eglinton Avenue West near Bathurst Street 1912

Toronto, Queen Street, east from James Street Photographer: Alfred Pearson August 1929

Italian labourers laying cobblestones on King Street in 1903. MHSO Collection, ITA-200372 “From the 1890s and into the early-20th century, there was employment available in northern Ontario (and elsewhere in the province) in the form of railway construction and maintenance, in mining, agriculture and similar sectors.” #BTWG #seniors #Ontario #Toronto Photo credit: Heritage Toronto: Our Memories Are Here

Italian labourers laying cobblestones on King Street in

HISTORY: Italians arrived in Toronto in large numbers during the early 20th century, settling in an area then known as The Ward, centred on University Avenue and College Street. By the late 1920s, most Italians had moved west of Bathurst Street and the College-Clinton area had emerged as the city's major Little Italy.

Brunswick Meat Market, 495 Bloor Street West Photographer: William James ca.

Canadian Identity, Canadian History, Southern Italy, Quebec City, Niagara Falls, Ottawa, Vancouver, Montreal, Interesting Stuff

Scotland's forgotten clearances The picture is taken c 1910 and is of a hay wagon on McCowan Road. The McCowans arrived in Toronto in 1833 with nothing but their clothes. Within 15 years they owned a farm of several hundred acres The Highland clearances are a well documented and painful episode in Scotland's past. Andrew Cassell argues on BBC Radio that clearances in the Lowlands changed the lives of many more Scots and were just as important in the shaping of rural Scotland. 16May03

Highland clearances are a well documented episode in Scotland's past but the Lowlands were also changed beyond recognition.

That evening, just months after Hitler’s rise to power in Germany, 10,000 fans flocked to Willowvale Park (popularly called Christie Pits) to watch the semifinal match between Harbord Playground, a mostly Jewish team, and St. Peter’s, a church-sponsored squad. Tensions had been mounting for weeks and minor skirmishes between Jewish fans and the so-called “Pits Gang” took place throughout the game. As the game ended, a St. Peter’s supporter unfurled a large swastika flag as others chanted…

Swastika Triggers Race Riot at Christie Pits

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Italian immigrant children arrive at Union station, 1951

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