Photograph shows the west side of 10th Street between Rosser and Princess Avenues in the winter. Visible businesses include: Bottomley's, Simpsons-Sears, Lionel Electric, Allied Hardware Stores, Box Brothers Hardware, Doig's. Painted on the north face of the Strathcona Block are two advertisements, one for Sutherland and Robertson [Grocery] and the other for Boyd Electric Co. Ltd.
Photograph was taken at a recital given by graduates of Brandon College's Music Department at First Church United, Brandon, on the occasion of the retirement of Dr. W.L. Wright after forty years as Director of the Department of Music at Brandon College.
L to R: Peggy Sharpe; Dr. W.L. Wright; Esther Moore; Kathleen (Moffatt) Fairburn; Matilda Dallas; Edith (Gerrand) McKee; Adeline (Bailey) Evans; Mary (Henderson) Smart; Shirley (Riesberry) Dilley.
The Royal Bank moved to this location on 26 October 1929. An existing building was renovated to accomodate the bank. On 28 May 1976 fire destroyed the buildings from the lane west to the Royal Bank.
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Photograph shows the south side of Rosser Avenue between 7th and 8th Streets, west of the Eaton's building. Visible shops include: Vogue [Ladies Wear], Smith's Drugs, Sobie's Tailored Undergarnments, Household Finance Loans, and The Royal Bank of Canada.