Photo courtesy City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 260-995. Photographer James Crookall.

Beautiful Photos of Vancouver In The Past

Pacific Great Eastern Railway Office Dunbar Construction Dunbar Tramway Union Steamship The Docks Courthouse Lion Brockton Granville Street   Georgia Viaduct   Pier C   Panoramic View of Downtown Main Street at Kingsway Disclaimer: The Art of Polemics does not claim ownership of these images.All photographs shown in this article are the property of The City of Vancouver Archives, whom have given permission to use … Continue reading Beautiful Photos of Vancouver In The Past

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10 Things A History Student Will Never Say

10. I Love Writing the Bibliography Section of My Essays. You have to face it. No one likes writing those long and winded lists of authors, book titles, articles and sources. Sure, it is absolutely an integral part of the process of writing history, perhaps more so than we would like to admit, but the truth is that it is very laborious, and time consuming. … Continue reading 10 Things A History Student Will Never Say

Charles Baudelaire
Date: 1855

5 Things Baudelaire Definitely Said

5. “The world only goes round by misunderstanding.” 4. “Those men get along best with women who can get along best without them.” 3. “God is the only being who, in order to reign, doesn’t even need to exist.” 2. “A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.” 1. “Progress, this … Continue reading 5 Things Baudelaire Definitely Said

Canadian Artillery 1916

Famous Quotes About The First World War

10. Winston Churchill “The War was decided in the first twenty days of fighting, and all that happened afterwards consisted in battles which, however for midable and devastating, were but desperate and vain appeals against the decision of Fate.” 9. Otto Von Bismarck “One day the great European War will come out of some damned foolish thing in the Balkans (1888).” 8. Ferdinand Foch “My … Continue reading Famous Quotes About The First World War