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91st Battalion Departure, 1916

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95453 (Negative 4 of 6)
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Scott Studio fonds
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 140, Envelope 95453 (Negative 4 of 6)
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1916
Scope and Content
View of the crowd assembled at the Michigan Central Railway Station, June 25, 1916 to witness the departure of the 91st Battalion, C.E.F. enroute to Halifax, Nova Scotia and transport to England. The photographer has etched this caption on the negative: "Crowd assembled at depot to bid Farewell to 91st Btn". View is looking northeast and includes businesses on the north side of Talbot Street, including the Chant Sperrin Dry Goods store on the northeast corner of Talbot and Manitoba Streets (801 Talbot Street), George W. Durkee, auctioneer (773), Bertrand A. Sumner, confectioner (779) - "Fresh Candy" on store awning, and the International Hotel (819-825). Balaclava Street Public School and Grace Methodist Church (after 1925, Grace United Church) are also partially visible. Several men have risked electrocution to climb a hydro pole for a better view.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 34 (Horton to Manitoba)
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 35 (Manitoba to Alma)
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 36 (Alma to Balaclava)
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
91st Battalion
Michigan Central Railway
Michigan Central Railroad
Subject Access
First World War
91st Battalion
Soldiers
Military
Railways
Hotels
Departure of the 91st Battalion from St. Thomas, June 25, 1916
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