Subject: Pictures

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About George Wilkins Bennett

The G. W. Bennett Manuscript is part of the collection of the Huronia Museum in Midland. It contains a mix of dance music (British Isles and American) , and hymns arranged for instruments. It appears to have been started when Bennett was still in England ...

Accordion & Bongos

This fell out of a book at the charity bookstore in Waterford Ontario. You can make up your own narrative. If the tape recorder on the table was turned on there's clearly another record of this event somewhere.

Accordion Player on Crop Sprayer - Norfolk County

A woman playing an ornate accordion while perched atop a horse-drawn Massey Harris crop sprayer on a tobacco farm. Probably near Delhi, Norfolk County. Originally collected by Mike Lipowski for the Delhi Museum. (Hmmm - more information on the crop spraye...

Amateur Theatre - Port Maitland, 1817

A production of Oliver Goldsmith's 1773 comedy "She Stoops To Conquer", by sailors of the Royal Navy at the Grand River Naval Depot at what is now Port Maitland, on Lake Erie at the mouth of the Grand River. This ad is from the Niagara Spectator in Februa...

Banjo In A Lumber Camp - photograph

BANJO, PEAVEYS AND RIFLES - "Pose with the prop of your choice". This picture shows the crew of a Bruce County lumber camp gathered in front of the camboose. I'd guess about 1910-20. The guy in the middle is the proud owner not only of the best hat in the...

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