Item 2 - Woolworth Building Sudbury, Ontario [Photo copyright Rideau Air-Photos Ltd Seeley Bay Ont Can]

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Woolworth Building Sudbury, Ontario [Photo copyright Rideau Air-Photos Ltd Seeley Bay Ont Can]

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ON00120 007-2

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  • 1961 (Creation)

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1 photograph : col, mounted on slide

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Item is a picture of an office and retail building with "Woolworth's," "Crown Life," and "Confederation Life" signs visible. People, the crossing street and cars can also be seen in the image.

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According to the Leeds & 1000 Islands Municipal Heritage Committee, Rideau Air Photos Ltd, based in Seeley Bay, Ontario, operated from about 1957 to about 1961 under partners D.G. Willis and Jack Wyatt.

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F. W. Woolworth Company first opened on Durham Street in Sudbury, Ontario, April 1, 1916. It moved to the corner of Elm Street and Durham Street in 1959 (where the old Post Office building used to be located). Woolworth's closed this store in 1994.

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To learn more about Woolworth's store in Sudbury, Ontario, see "Woolworth Closes its Doors: Memories Fill Shoppers' Final Visit," The Sudbury Star, February 26, 1994, p1.

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