Grey Cup Champions – 1953 Tiger-Cats

Posted in Uncategorized on November 28, 2014 by henleyshamilton1

A series of photographs taken by Hamilton Spectator photographers during 1953, the first season of the Hamilton Tiger Cats (following the merger of the Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Wildcats.

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Photos courtesy PreVIEW, Local History and Archives, Hamilton Public Library

Promoting the Team

Posted in Uncategorized on November 27, 2014 by henleyshamilton1

Two commercially-produced photographs taken to promote the Hamilton Tiger Football (previous to the merger of the Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Wildcats).

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Very little information available on these – dated towards the late 1940s (my guess)

 

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Photos courtesy PreVIEW, Local History and Archives, Hamilton Public Library.

Tiger Cats at Practice – Civic Stadium

Posted in Uncategorized on November 25, 2014 by henleyshamilton1

Two photographs of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats – practice at Civic Stadium.

Both images undated specifically, but are from 1957.

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Offense .

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Vince Scott.

Photos courtesy PreVIEW, Local History and Archives, Hamilton Public Library

 

 

Pigskin Pete – 1957

Posted in Uncategorized on November 24, 2014 by henleyshamilton1

Classic photo of beloved Hamilton Tiger Cat fan, and cheerleader.

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Photo courtesy PreVIEW, Local History and Archives, Hamilton Public Library

Hamilton Pure Milk Dairies

Posted in Uncategorized on November 22, 2014 by henleyshamilton1

Two images from a 1936 photo by Superior Engravers Company.

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Delivery wagons with pneumatic tires – Hamilton Pure Milk Dairies

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Photos courtesy PreVIEW, Local History and Archives, Hamilton Public Library

Decorating the Gore – 1959

Posted in Uncategorized on November 19, 2014 by henleyshamilton1

In anticipation of Christmas, decoartions are put in place in Gore Park.

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Photo taken November 18, 1959 at west end of Gore Park, car heading south on James Street South. Robinson’s Department store, centre

Photo courtesy PreVIEW, Local History and Archives, Hamilton Public Library

Bay and Cannon – Fire, 1947

Posted in Uncategorized on November 17, 2014 by henleyshamilton1

Two photographs from the Hamilton Spectator and the article which accompanied them in the afternoon edition, May 9 1947.

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“”Two-Alarm Downtown Fire This Morning–Breaking out about 10 o’clock this morning, fire of undetermined origin completely destroyed the premises of the Hamilton Auto Supply Company, at the northwest corner of Bay and Cannon Streets, with estimated loss of $35,000. Five families living in apartments over the business premises were driven out by smoke and flames, losing much of their furniture and belongings. Dense smoke hampered the efforts of firemen to get the blaze under control and all equipment was still at the scene at noon.”

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Photos courtesy PreVIEW, Local History and Archives, Hamilton Public Library.

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