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VERTICAL INDEX FILES

REGIONAL INFORMATION
ESSEX COUNTY, ONTARIO,  AND CANADA

 

AGRICULTURE- ESSEX COUNTY
1.    Crops 
2.    General
3.    Hall of Fame Awards
4.    Machinery
5.    Booklets
       Machinery

BUILDINGS
Windsor 
1.    General

2.    Moy Hall
3.    Willistead

BUSINESSES
1.    Ambulance
2.    Gas and Oil
3.    1899 Essex Business Directory

CEMETERIES
   Essex County

CHURCHES
   File 1
1.    Anglican
2.    Baptist
3.    Miscellaneous 
4.    Protestant


File 2
5.    Roman Catholic
6.    United & Methodist


COMMUNICATIONS
Telegraph /Telephone

CONSERVATION
Essex Region Conservation Authority

CRIME
Jails & Courts – Essex County

CULTURE & THE ARTS
Culture – Essex County

DISASTERS
   Essex County
1.    Disasters- General
2.    Disasters- Metropolitan Store Explosion
3.    Disasters- Storms

DRAINS
Drains - Colchester North & South

ETHNIC GROUPS
   Blacks  
1.    Canada
2.    Thesis of Doreen Bonsu 
3.    Western District
4.    Western Ontario – Booklets

   First Nations - Essex County
   First Nations - 2 files
                               
   French Canadians
1.    Les filles du Roi
   
GREAT LAKES
Great Lakes

HISTORY
Canada
1.    General
2.    John A. Macdonald papers - (handwritten)


Ontario
1.    Essex County
2.    History # 1
3.    History # 2        

      
HYDRO ELECTRIC - ENERGY
   Hydro Electric - Energy

IMMIGRANTS
Immigrants/Home Children

LIBRARIES
Essex County

MAPS
1.    Canada & Ontario
2.    Essex County
             
MUSEUMS
   Essex County
1.    Comber & District Historical Society
2.    Ft. Malden
3.    Gas & Steam Engine
4.    Heritage Village & Transportation Museum - 2 files
5.    John Freeman Walls
6.    Maidstone & Area Historical Society - Puce
7.    North American Black History Museum
8.    Park House, Amherstburg

    Windsor
1.    Baby House     
2.    Hiram Walker Historical Museum
                               
PIONEERS
Pioneers

POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
Canada and Ontario 
   Booklet: “The Liberal-Conservative Hand-Book on Organization and Qualification of Electors”
   Booklet: “Guide to Canada’s Proposed Constitutional Changes”, Charlottetown, 1992
   Correspondence with Sir Wilfrid Laurier
   Information on the Establishment of “Local and Municipal Government, 1788-1849”
   Booklet: “Hints to Scrutineers and Qualification of Electors, Provincial Elections”
   Diagram Floor of The House of Commons 1903


Essex County – 2 files
   Kingsville and District Official Plan Draft of 1976
   Kingsville History and News Articles Concerning Lakeside Park
   Federal and Municipal Election Results and Politician
   Booklet: The Essex County Civic and Education Centre
   Booklet: “County of Essex: A Description of its Municipal Administration etc”
   History & Proclamation found online

PROHIBITION
Prohibition

RECREATION
       Trail Riders - Saddle Club (1965-1973 booklets)
       Devonshire Race Track

ROADS
   The Sauk Trail
   Talbot Trail
   Walker Road
   Southern Ontario and Quebec 1950s Road map

SCHOOLS
1.    Essex County  - (4 files)
2.    North Colchester
                 
TOURISM AND TRAVEL           
Tourism and Travel  

TOWNS 
Detroit River Area
   Cadillac
   Early Map of Detroit 1752
   Grosse Ile Tenant Farms
   Macomb Ledger
   N F Morrison
   River Raisin
   Roman Catholic Churches
   “Those Were the Days” American Echo Articles

 

Essex County 
1.    History – 2 files
2.    Comber
3.     Cottam
4.    Essex - and Amalgamated Essex
5.    Leamington – 2 files
6.    Maidstone
7.    McGregor
8.    Olinda
9.    Pelee Island – 2 files
10.    Point Pelee
11.    Ruthven
12.    Stoney Point
13.    Tecumseh
14.    Wheatley
15.    Woodslee

    Kent County
1.    Kent County – 2 files
2.    Tilbury
   
   Windsor 
1.    Sandwich
2.    Walkerville
3.    Windsor – 2 files
       
TOWNSHIPS
1.    Gosfield North & South  
                                              
2.    Maidstone


3.    Malden
       - Buildings
       - Churches
       - Commerce
       - History
       - Holiday Beach
       - Maps
       - People
       - Schools
4.    Mersea
5.    Ontario Townships & Districts
6.    Rochester
7.    Sandwich South & West   
8.    Tilbury North & West

TRANSPORTATION
1.    Ambassador Bridge
2.     Essex County - General
       - General
       - Roads
       - Steam Boats & Ferries
       - Vehicles
3.    Railroads – Canada  
        - The Railway Act, 1903
        - Sir Wilfrid Laurier’s Transcontinental Railway House of Commons Speech, 1903
        - Canadian Pacific Railway Timetables and Map 1896
        - Grand Trunk Railway System Time Tables, 1901
    4.  Railroads- Essex County
       - Street Rails
       - Pere Marquette
       - Hiram Walker Rail History
       - Coming of the Great Western Railway
       - Railroads – Harrow & Amherstburg

UNITED EMPIRE LOYALISTS
   United Empire Loyalists

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
1.    Detroit, MI
            Booklet: Detroit: The Story of Some Street Names
2.    Detroit River Area
            Belle Isle
            Fighting Island
            Detroit Tunnel   
            Military History
            Booklet: The Water Highway: The Detroit River  
3.    Grosse Ile
4.    Michigan
5.    Ohio
6.    Pennsylvania

VETERANS  
       Veterans – 2 files

WARS
1.     Canada & The American Revolution: 1775-83
       American Revolutionary War 1775-83
       Butler’s Rangers
       Hessians
2.    Canada  & The War of 1812-15
       Ontario’s Bicentennial  (1784-1984)
       Index of Essex and Kent Militia Records (1812-1815)
       List of Essex Veterans of 1812 -1815
3.    Canada & The War of 1812 Booklets
4.    Canada & The Patriot Rebellions: 1837-38
       Letters from John Fox (Sen of Pelee Island) and John Malott concerning loyalty to the crown during the           Battle of Pelee Island
       Battle of Windsor
       James Dougall (Mayor of Windsor during Battle of Windsor)
       The Schooner Ann attacks Amherstburg (1838)
       Canada’s Volunteers 1837-38: Roll Call of Winter 1890-91
5.    Canada & The American Civil War 1861-5 /Paylist of the 21st Regiment
6.    Canada and The Fenian Raids 1866
7.    Canada & World Wars I and II
       Booklet: Valour Remembered: Canadians in Korea
       The First World War 1914-1918
       Booklet: A Wartime Story re/ Robert Monk, born and raised in Harrow
       WWII Info 1939-1945
       List of WWII War Veterans
       Japanese Canadians

WASTE MANAGEMENT
               Essex County Waste Management

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