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By Marion Van de Wetering

This album follows the historical past of Kingston from the founding of fortress Frontenac and the accompanying French cost of Cataraqui in 1673 to its present-day incarnation as a favored vacationer and go back and forth vacation spot. as well as its advantageous army culture, Kingston has additionally been the centre of trade, delivery, undefined, schooling, and executive within the sector. Many neighborhood voters have prospered tremendously from those diversified endeavours. Others were much less lucky. From the growth instances of Dilene Dexter Calvin's large transport and James Richardson's grain firm to the corruption and cruelty of Kingston Penetentiary lower than Warden Henry Smith Sr., the ups and downs of Kingston's voters have reflected the city's personal. As Kingston's value grew, so too did the impact its population had over the past days of the unified colony and the 1st of the fledgling Dominion. Sir John Graves Simcoe made Kingston his domestic for a time, as did Lord Sydenham and Sir John A. Macdonald. a couple of hundred black-and-white pictures accompany the textual content, granting an intimate examine all features of lifestyles in Kingston over the past century. From the prisoners' quarters at citadel Henry in the course of international struggle I and the hearth in urban corridor, to the bustle of marketplace sq. on the flip of the century and the lonely stretch of street which used to be department road, those pictures demonstrate either the momentous events within the city's heritage and the mundane. Hand-picked from the collections of the nationwide data of Canada, the information of Ontario, and Queen's collage data, those appealing pictures catch the satisfaction and the soreness of a urban continually in transition.

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Even though forty-two of her passengers had succumbed to the disease during the crossing from Dublin, all the survivors were cleared for passage to points upriver. Since none of those carrying the disease were detained, cases of cholera marked their progress, first striking Quebec City on June 6, then Montreal three days later. A week after the first cases had been detected in Quebec City, the first outbreak in Upper Canada was reported in Prescott. By the end of June, the citizens of Kingston had been infected with the disease as well.

M. Johns ton. 57 ^l JCingston^llbum Soldiers grooming horses, Barriefield camp, 1915. National Archives of Canada #PA-6I464. John Boyd collection. 58 Glimpses of the Way We Were M any people dissatisfied by British rule in Canada went to the United States in the early nineteenth century. Some Canadians who went, like the leader of the Reformers, William Lyon Mackenzie, spoke out against the supposed tyranny in their native land and tried to stir up anti-British sentiment in the States. These attempts were quite successful, partly because of the lingering bad feelings left over from the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.

C. 1916. National Archives of Canada #PA-56127. M. Johns ton. 38 Glimpses of the Way We Were The first Kingston and Pembroke locomotive at the carworks on Montreal Street. Queens University Archives #PG-K I82-IOA. 39 ^ JCingston^Ilbuni Kingston and Pembroke railway station. Queens University Archives #PG-K 97-1. Kiaffslan IfcMry £)«««*•* * f»«inbr«kc «»«;»«> Stati«« Th«- n»ift« ftOM« Sh» ^*ttt»« esaiJMxs wish tlsv C, }». }4, as hiwrtet Late 40 Glimpses of the Wau We Were The Outer Station, Montreal Street.

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