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Richard L. Frost postcard collection
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Richard L. Frost postcard collection

  • CA ON00380 1991.028
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1900] - 1983

Collection consists of 287 post cards from communities throughout Peel, collected by Richard L. Frost. While assembled from a variety of sources by Frost as a private citizen, he was then the Chief Administrative Officer for the Region of Peel.

Specifically pictured in the selection are Alton, Belfountain, Bolton, Brampton, Caledon Township, Caledon East, Cataract. Cheltenham, Churchville, Clarkson, Cooksville, Dixie, Eldorado Park, Erindale, Forks of the Credit, Huttonville, Inglewood, Lorne Park, Malton, Meadowvale, Mississauga, Port Credit, and Streetsville. Limited postcards from outside Peel are included, showing Norval, Owen Sound, and Port Hope.

Public School, Brampton, Ont.

Item consists of a postcard showing the school, inset. Front reads: "Dear Mary, Are you ever going to come back to Brampton? Really, I think it is time. You would hardly know the old town now, it has grown to [sic] much this summer, new houses are going up all over. I have been going to write to you this long time."

[Unidentified band]

Item consists of a real photo technique postcard of an unidentified band. On the verso, "Brampton, Ont Band" is written, but the source of that identification is unknown. May have been printed by a company called "CyKo".

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