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John Maclaren Coull: Teacher, Musicmaker, Scotsman

John Maclaren Coull: Teacher, Musicmaker, Scotsman

'John was the head of the program and the orchestra played music from the forties featuring Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, Harry James and others from the era,' author recalls
Hacker Boats, Houseboats and The Midland Boat Works <b>(4 photos)</b>

Hacker Boats, Houseboats and The Midland Boat Works (4 photos)

'At that early date, we learn, there were few cottages and these houseboats were moved from place to place,' author notes
Easter weekend marks homage to local churches <b>(7 photos)</b>

Easter weekend marks homage to local churches (7 photos)

Sun Returns to Midland. Churches at Easter
Whaleback steamers: An original ship design once plied local waters

Whaleback steamers: An original ship design once plied local waters

The John Ericcson was one of the only true whaleback steamers as it carried its bridge structure forward. All the rest had aft cabins
News From The Front. Dateline: 2015 <b>(4 photos)</b>

News From The Front. Dateline: 2015 (4 photos)

Midland missed golden opportunity to cultivate relationship with enterprising entrepreneur, writer says
James Schmitz: Artist, Illustrator, Dadaist, Midland Boy <b>(4 photos)</b>

James Schmitz: Artist, Illustrator, Dadaist, Midland Boy (4 photos)

'Anyone who knows James Schmitz will attest to his mordant wit and biting, satirical style,' author notes
The Midland Golf and Country Club. A Brief History

The Midland Golf and Country Club. A Brief History

The formal opening of the Club took place on Saturday, May 31st, 1919
William Ney’s Postcard from Jasper Gibbons. Haileybury, Jan.13, 1908.

William Ney’s Postcard from Jasper Gibbons. Haileybury, Jan.13, 1908.

Postcard recounts note to friend living in Midland
Doc 'Hawk,' Mathematics and Revolution: MSS in the 1970’s.

Doc 'Hawk,' Mathematics and Revolution: MSS in the 1970’s.

After emigrating to Canada, Doc 'Hawk' picked the sand leaves from tobacco in Delhi and peas in Strathroy before a position in Northern Ontario where he was overqualified and not that welcomed
Le Roi est mort: Long live the Kings <b>(4 photos)</b>

Le Roi est mort: Long live the Kings (4 photos)

In spite of all the hardships he encountered, Evrett King had an indomitable spirit to overcome his afflictions, author recalls