Parking demonstration on University Avenue, Toronto, during the 1916 Victory Bond Drive.



“So it seems that Gerry has had quite a lot of trouble himself and he can not even get married on account of his wife.”

— Lorelei Lee writing in her diary, in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1925) by Anita Loos

Remember the Maine

Maine Needles

Vintage sewing needles picturing the USS Maine, which was sunk in Havana harbor in February of 1898, leading to the Spanish-American War, and Admiral George Dewey, the hero of Manila Bay, who sank or captured the entire Spanish Pacific fleet in six hours on the first day of May, with the loss of only one American life.