Category archives for History

German Comedy in Catterick, England, 1919

The following short article has as its purpose to attempt to hold in safe-keeping, for the remainder of history, two events which happened in the winter of 1919 in a prisoner-of-war camp in Catterick, England. The papers from which this is taken are, at the time of the reading of this article, either lost or […]

A Berlin – Buenos Aires Espionage Connection

About a month ago, (from the date of this article), we came across a philatelic item which aroused quite a bit of curiosity.  It was an envelope addressed to a company in Buenos Aires, close to Argentina’s equivalent of the White House, the Casa Rosada, which is a term I prefer not to translate.   […]

When a Haitian Legation was in Hamburg – and Questions

Around the year 1930, and most certainly, in my opinion, in some year prior to the arrival of Hitler, there was a building on a street in the city of Hamburg which housed the vice-consulate of Haiti.  This is a most interesting fact to note, as in times when Africa was divided between the Colonial […]

Colchester, Harrow, and Oxley, Ontario

Colchester, Harrow, and Oxley Contents: Introduction Importance Etymology Location Weather Flora Fauna Town and Township Politics (1960’s Emphasis) The Town of Harrow Early History Population and Size Street-naming Conventions Religion Major Buildings Industry Commerce Education Diversity at the High School Diversity in Organizations Ethnicity Government Security Health Recreational Opportunities Employment Opportunities Colchester Oxley The Colchester North […]