P5230

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Black%20and%20white%20photograph%20of%20the%20barracks%20of%20the%2099th%20Battalion%20%28Essex%20County%29%20showing%20the%20Men%27s%20quarters%2C%20kitchen%2C%20and%20dining%20room

Details

ID Number

P5230

Item Name

Image

Title

99th Battalion Barracks / Caserne militaire du 99e bataillon

Title (Fre)

Caserne militaire du 99e bataillon

Date

ca 1915

Description

Black and white photograph of the barracks of the 99th Battalion (Essex County) showing the Men's quarters, kitchen, and dining room; there is one large building visible that seems to have three connected parts; to the left of the photograph is a wing jutting out toward the camera; it has two sets of double doors facing the camera and a small sign saying "No. 1" above a shuttered window in the centre; it has a peaked roof and has two chimneys; the back of this building is attached to a flat-topped two storey building running perpendicular to the first; there is one set of double doors and five windows (two beside the door and three above); the right side of this building is attached to a one storey building with a peaked roof and one chimney; in the foreground of the photograph is a short shed-like building; these buildings later became the Windsor Jockey Club and were located at the southeast corner of Ouellette and Tecumseh; the 99th Battalion (Essex Scottish) was one of many county-based units formed in 1915 and 1916.

Place made

Canada - Ontario - Windsor

Collection Name

Museum Windsor

Subjects

99th Essex County Battalion

Barracks / Casernes militaires

Buildings / Immeubles

Canadian Army

Clubs

Kitchens / Cuisines

Windsor Jockey Club / Club de jockey de Windsor

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