Historic Postcards & Photographs Gallery

This collection features Toledo's commercial, industrial, and social past from the 1880s to recent decades.  Many of these images also appear in the historical essays.  The gallery above changes each time you arrive at this page. Use the links below to view the slide shows by subject area.  Click or touch a postcard for individual viewing.  These  postcards were donated to the University of Toledo's Ward M. Canaday Center by Mr. Donald Duhaime who donate these over several years.

Slide shows


Art Museum and Public Library




City Life





Military History

Monuments and Parks

Railroad, Stations, and Terminals

Rivers, Canals, and Bridges


Social Institutions

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