Posts Filed Under: 1920s
For nearly 40 years as editor-in-chief of the
Telegram, John R. Robinson aggressively covered local issues, building a loyal readership among Toronto's conservative Protestant working class.
As we approach this year's Blue Jays home opener (next Friday), another look at the grand—and rainy—opening day for one of Toronto's greatest baseball teams.
The Ku Klux Klan raided an Oakville home in 1930 to prevent an interracial marriage.
On its 90th anniversary, a look at one of Toronto's major war monuments.
The Toronto Maple Leafs win the International League pennant and play in the 1926 Little World Series.
Two political titans duke it out In back-to-back federal elections during the mid-1920s.
The Conservatives experienced a nasty split in Toronto Northeast.
The British Prime Minister preached peace during his visit to Toronto in 1929.
As we approach this year's Blue Jays home opener, a look at the grand—and rainy—opening day for one of Toronto's greatest baseball teams.
A restaurant that welcomed the literati, community organizations, and smokers.
The second part of a look at the back half of the
Globe and Mail's name.
In which a future mayor gets whacked on the nose by his future opponent.
A populist who never met a hand he wouldn't shake.
A look back at the history of the Royal York Hotel, which is now up for sale.
One of downtown's few remaining Art Deco office towers will leave a rich artistic legacy, but only on its facade.
How excess gas led to Toronto becoming a world leader in low-temperature physics research.
A thrifty downtown diner encouraged efficiency among its clientele.
How Ted Rogers, Sr. revolutionized radio sets and saved carpets from acid stains.