Richmond Hill Public Library News Index
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Old Moodie homestead 
Image  1900s  The photograph of the old Moodie house on Lot 49. The Old Moodie Homestead at Richmond Hill
Cabinet photo of a little girl 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1878-1896  A photograph of a little girl from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill. The name of the girl is unknown. Gagen & Fraser Studio is listed as operating from 1878-1896 in Toronto, on 79 King St. West. Cabinet card photographs were first introduced in 1866. They were initially...
Richmond Hill Tweedsmuir History Scrapbook 
Text  "Richmond Hill Tweedsmuir History Scrapbook," Collections Tweedsmuir Community History (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 1957  Tweedsmuir History Scrapbook captures and preserves a history of local community. It contains information on a variety of topics including local Women's Institute Branch, early settlers in the area, agricultural practices, local schools and churches, and prominent personalities. Lady Tweedsmuir...
Vintage Posters 
Stock Sale Announcement 
ImageText  25 July 1864  This is an original poster with the announcement of farm stock sale in Richmond Hill on July 25th, 1864. IMPORTANT NOTICE! The Subscribers beg respectfully to state to the community at large, that, preparatory to a Dissolution of Partnership, they are prepared and will from this date dispose of...
Public Auction Sale 
ImageText    This is an original poster with the announcement of farm stock sale in public auction in Markham. PUBLIC AUCTION IMPLEMENTS, HAY, GRAIN, FURNITURE, ETC. 1 Black Mare, aged 1 Black Mare, aged 1 Bay Gelding, 5 years old Harness 1 Set Breeching...
Farm Stock and Implements Sale 
ImageText  12 March 1924  This is an original poster with the announcement of credit sale of farm stock and implements in public auction in Markham. HOUSEHOLD ETC LOT Will be sold by public auction at 1. STOP i The following property of 4' HORSES 1 Bay mare, 7 years 1 Bay mare, 6 years ...
Vaughan Estate Auction 
ImageText  Fall 1859  This is an original poster with the announcement of Vaughan Estate Auction at Mr. George Simpson's Hotel at Richmond Hill, ON, on Tuesday, October 11, 1859.
Spring Fair Announcement 
ImageTextMysteries:  24 May (1930s)(?)  This is an original poster with announcement of the 96th Spring Fair in Richmond Hill. RICHMOND HILL 96th ANNUAL SPRING i. v a:-' Prizes for All Classes LIGHT and HEAVY Thrilling Saddle & Hurdle Events Featuring Canada's Best Horses and Riders. ...
Exhibition of Agricultural Society 
ImageText  8 May 1876  Old poster with the announcement of the second spring exhibition of Agricultural Society held in Richmond Hill on 24th of May 1876. Richmond Hill and Yonge Street Agricultural Society The Second Exhibition in connection with the above Society will be held on Richmond Hill, on Queen's...
Aerial photo of Richmond Hill 
Image  1959  Aerial photograph of Richmond Hill, Yonge corridor. Stamp on reverse: Photographed by The Photography Survey Corporation Limited, 1450 O`Connor Drive, Toronto 16, Ontario, Canada. Job P1536-59, Roll 5357, Line 3, Neg. 154. Elgin Mills Road is about in the center of the photograph.
Aerial photo of Richmond Hill North of Mill Street 
ImageMysteries:  ca. 1950s  Aerial photograph of Richmond Hill North of Mill Str. Handwriting on the back: Aerial photo, Mill Street at bottom of photo. Date: prior to completion of Woods Lane: late 1950s(?).
Aerial photograph of Richmond Hill, Yonge Street corridor 
Image    Aerial photograph of the Yonge Street corridor in Richmond Hill, Ont. Stamp on reverse: Photographed by The Photography Survey Corporation Limited, 1450 O`Connor Drive, Toronto 16, Ontario, Canada. Job P1536-59, Roll 5358, Line 4, Neg. 24. Handwriting: Aerial photo c1959 Yonge St corridor -...
Aerial photograph of Richmond Hill with Yonge Street in upper part 
Image    This aerial photograph was produced by the Photographic Survey Corporation. It depicts the township of Richmond Hill with Yonge Street in upper part of the picture. Stamp: This Airview is Number ES12-83 Identification and Date Not to be Reproduced, Syndicated, Rented or Loaned without...
Aerial photograph of Richmond Hill with Yonge and Oxford Street intersection 
Image  late 1950s  Aerial photograph of Richmond Hill showing intersection of Yonge Street and Oxford Street in the center of the picture. Stamp on the back: This Airview is Number ES12-72 Identification end Date Not to be Reproduced, Syndicated, Rented or Loaned without permission CREDIT LINE must be carried...
Aerial photograph of Richmond Hill showing Yonge Street route 
Image    This aerial photograph of Richmond Hill shows Yonge Street major arterial route stretching diagonally across the picture. Stamp on reverse: This Airview is Number ES12-85 Identification and Date Not to be Reproduced, Syndicated, Rented or Loaned without permission. CREDIT LINE must be carried...
Local History Books and Brochures 
Explore Centennial Richmond Hill 
PublicationText    Do-it-yourself automobile tours to view the exterior of historic buildings and sites from the street or road.
Historic Richmond Hill: 1800-1975 
TextPublication    The story of the Town of Richmond Hill as it shown by its houses, churches, schools and stores from 1800 to 1975 with 52 pen and ink drawings and 4 maps.
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