CHARLES DOBIE : LOCAL HISTORY
KEARNS & VIRGINIATOWN, ONTARIO

Virginiatown Ontario : Downtown Buildings, about 1939

Penny (Reddick) Nann says about these postcards: " I believe my dad was sending the post cards to my mom before they were married in September 1939, to orient her, before her arrival. "

Virginiatown Ontario : Downtown Buildings, about 1939

Imperial Bank of Canada.
Stamped on the back of the photo is: "Foto Shop, Larder Lake, Ont."

Virginiatown Ontario : Downtown Buildings, about 1939

Visible store signs, from left to right are: Ritters Family Outfitters, T and W Stores, Tillys Beauty Shop, Coney Island Restaurant, Hotel McGarry, Imperial Bank of Canada, and a Cafe in the far distance.
Hand-written on the back is: " This shows how close it is to the mine. The water tanks about 100 yds from bunkhouse. "
Stamped on the back of the photo is: "Foto Shop, Larder Lake, Ont."
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Virginiatown Ontario : Downtown Buildings, about 1939

Hand-written on the back is: " The building on the left is the hardware and post office. The right is a lunch counter and grocery. Both have apts. overhead. "
Stamped on the back of the photo is: "Foto Shop, Larder Lake, Ont."

Virginiatown Ontario : Downtown Buildings, about 1939

Visible signs are: Hotel McGarry and Rexall Drugs.
Hand-written on the back is: " Hotel, drugstore, doctor's office. "
Stamped on the back of the photo is: "Foto Shop, Larder Lake, Ont."

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