Seven ladies posing in front of the Ottawa Ski Club clubhouse, Camp Fortune, 1922. Canada Ski Museum and Hall of Fame collection. Skimuseum.ca (Ottawa Ski Club organized 1910).

Seven ladies posing in front of the Ottawa Ski Club clubhouse, Camp Fortune, 1922. Canada Ski Museum and Hall of Fame collection. Skimuseum.ca (Ottawa Ski Club organized 1910).

Two friends end their trip to Hull, at the corner of St. Joseph and Raymond in Hull.

Two friends end their trip to Hull, at the corner of St. Joseph and Raymond in Hull.

The Spirit of Canada, launched from a field near the corner of Smyth and St. Laurent.). The balloon flew off in 1967 as a part of Centennial celebrations.

The Spirit of Canada, launched from a field near the corner of Smyth and St. The balloon flew off in 1967 as a part of Centennial celebrations.

A Nurse Ratchet looks on as a patient experiences a "Schnee Bath" in the Chateau Laurier Therapeutic Department, 1931.

A Nurse Ratchet looks on as a patient experiences a "Schnee Bath" in the Chateau Laurier Therapeutic Department,

Here is the highway from Ottawa to Montreal near Rigaud, Quebec, in the 1920s.

Here is the highway from Ottawa to Montreal near Rigaud, Quebec, in the And the road we travelled in

Nuns of the Sisters of Charity of St. Paul, on the lawn of 1153 Wellington Street in Hintonburg, the site of the St. George's Home for Boys. This "home" was a basically a distribution for boys removed from industrial cities -- and often their families -- in England. The boys would then become indentured labor, mostly on Canadian farms, until they reached the age of 18.

Nuns of the Sisters of Charity of St. Paul, on the lawn of 1153 Wellington Street in Hintonburg, the site of the St. George's Home for Boys. This "home" was a basically a distribution for boys removed from industrial cities -- and often their families -- in England. The boys would then become indentured labor, mostly on Canadian farms, until they reached the age of 18.

Ottawa band the Esquires, active between 1962-1967. Formed by Clint Hierlihy and Gary Comeau while still in high school, they were one of Canada's first pop groups, and also the first recipient's of the first-ever Juno award.

Ottawa band the Esquires, active between Formed by Clint Hierlihy and Gary Comeau while still in high school, they were one of Canada's first pop groups, and also the first recipient's of the first-ever Juno award.

Alexandria Hotel on St Patrick's day. 1949-50

Alexandria Hotel on St Patrick's day.

Canadian School of Musketry, Rockcliff, Ottawa 1915

Canadian School of Musketry, Rockcliff, Ottawa 1915

[H.P. Beall, "Lunch for Six of Us" Picnic on the Rideau Canal, , 1902, silver gelatin print, Bytown Museum

Beall, "Lunch for Six of Us" Picnic on the Rideau Canal, , silver gelatin print, Bytown Museum

Female prisoners in the Carleton County Jail on Nicholas Street in 1895.

Female prisoners in the Carleton County Jail on Nicholas Street in

Exhibit Room of the National Gallery, upstairs in the Fisheries Building at Queen and O'Connor, in 1900. Natural light and a wood stove!

Exhibit Room of the National Gallery, upstairs in the Fisheries Building at Queen and O'Connor, in Natural light and a wood stove!

Majors' Hill Park used to be much different. For example, it used to have a big lake in it. Here is the lake circa 1910

Majors' Hill Park used to be much different. For example, it used to have a big lake in it. Here is the lake circa 1910

The dining room of the Riverside Hotel, circa 1960, filled with characters that seem straight out of Mad Men.  The Riverside was located at 399 River Road in Vanier, across from the Rideau River, and just south of Montreal Road.

The dining room of the Riverside Hotel, circa filled with characters that seem straight out of Mad Men. The Riverside was located at 399 River Road in Vanier, across from the Rideau River, and just south of Montreal Road.

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