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Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville: The First One Hundred Years. 
Text  c1988  Title page: The Story of Our Sanctuary, Knox Presbyterian Church of Oakville, 1888-1988. See link to images on right hand side for subsequent pages of this booklet.
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Mount Vernon 
Image    History of Mount Vernon as written by Hazel Chisholm Built about 1901 by John A. Chisholm for a summer home, Mount Vernon stood facing the lake between Navy and Thomas Streets. The barn, cow shed (everyone kept their own cow at that time), gardener's cottage (now 143 Front Street and originally...
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The Cordingley House 
Image  ca 2008  The Cordingley House located on 9th Line at Derry Road still stands as a reminder of McCurdy's Corner. The house was likely built during the mid to late 19th century. In 1974, McCurdy's Corners became part of Mississauga. Heritage Mississauga provides information at the link provided here.
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
"Ab has vivid memories of Oakville's past" written by Wilma Blokhuis, Oakville Beaver, September 17, 1975 
Text    This is the transcript of a newspaper article from the Oakville Beaver, September 17, 1975, written by Wilma Blokhuis. Full text of this newspaper is not online at time of writing this record so no link can be provided; only the transcription. There is no image with this record. In the...
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
The Bronte housing boom 
Text  Dana Flavelle, The Bronte housing boom, "The Bronte housing boom," Oakville Journal Record, 22 Aug 1979  "This is the last in a series of three articles on the former village of Bronte, now a district within southeast Oakville
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Bronte has a proud past that's worth preserving 
TextImage  Wynne Morgan, Bronte has a proud past that's worth preserving, "Bronte has a proud past that's worth preserving," Daily Journal Record, 28 Jun 1971  This "submission concerning Bronte was written by Oakville resident Wynne Morgan...[It] is a brief on historical buildings in the Bronte area and was presented to town planners."
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Modest Historian presents evening of old Bronte history 
TextImage  "Modest Historian presents evening of old Bronte history," Daily Journal Record, 17 Nov 1971  A look at the historical collection of historian Lorne Joyce. This collection focuses on items associated with the early days of Bronte. It includes photos, records and other items donated to him by old residents of Bronte.
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Fascinating origin revolves around name of Bronte 
Text  "Fascinating origin revolves around name of Bronte," Daily Journal Record, 19 Jun 1974  An article discussing the origin of the name 'Bronte' and a celebration of Bronte at the Mayor's picnic.
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Bronte: New Life in Old Town 
Text  "Bronte: New Life in Old Town," Daily Journal Record, 1 Sep 1967  A history of important events in the earliest days of Bronte.
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Oakville: A Small Town 1900-1930 Index 
Text  1981,   The Index taken from Oakville: A Small Town written by Frances Ahern. For a full copy of the text, visit the Oakville Public Library
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Oakville and the Sixteen Index 
Text    The index from Hazel C. Matthews' book Oakville and the Sixteen. A full copy of the text can be found at the Oakville Public Library
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Old Oakville 
Text  P.W. Thompson, Old Oakville, "Old Oakville," Daily Journal Record, 10 Apr 1969  A fishing history of the Sixteen Mile Creek dating back to the 18th century.
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Oakville Harbor: An 1874 bargain 
TextImage  Linda Jacobs, Oakville Harbor: An 1874 bargain, "Oakville Harbor: An 1874 bargain," Daily Journal Record, 9 Nov 1974  The history of the ownership of Oakville Harbor.
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Erchless 
TextImage  Laura Malis, Erchless, "Erchless," Oakville Journal Record, 21 Oct 1977  Images of Oakville's Erchless Estates.
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Oakville's forgotten history 
Text  20090730,   An article recalling Oakville's often forgotten Black History. This article was written as Emancipation Day was approaching in 2009.
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The Chisholms 
TextImage  4 Feb 19854 
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Brock Chisholm 
Text  "Brock Chisholm," Daily Journal Record, 6 Feb 1971 
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Oakville sketches 
TextImage  George McElroy, Oakville sketches, "Oakville sketches," Daily Journal Record, 18 Mar 1972 
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A pleasant lesson in Oakville's history 
TextImage  Agnes McKenna, A pleasant lesson in Oakville's history, "A pleasant lesson in Oakville's history," Daily Journal Record, 22 Jul 1974 
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Artist plans new series of historical drawings 
TextImage  "Artist plans new series of historical drawings," Oakville Journal Record, 26 Aug 1974 
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