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20 Ladies Switching

There are some striking aspects to this image. First , most if not all of the switchboard operators appear to have longish hair that has been tied up  — surely this is not a coincidence; must have been corporate style code. Second, … Continue reading

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The 29-cent Burger!

My, how this corner has changed! A bargain burger joint and a bank have today given way to a variety bargain shop (Winners) and an electronics vendor (Future Shop). The slightly ramshackle-looking building down Robson from the Royal Bank is the Orillia … Continue reading

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