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'An East Coast Port': Halifax in Wartime, 1939-1945

Sailor resting or napping on the Canada Permanent Mortgage Coporation building

On the west side of Barrington Street between Sackville and Prince. Building situated near corner of Sackville Street. The Halifax Chronicle, 9 May 1945, p.5, reported ". . . all kinds of people lugging one or two cases under their arms and bulging their coats and jackets with bottles of spirits. Most people stopped at a conveient spot - parks, doorsteps and street corners - and started their mammoth orgy.

Date: May 1945

Reference: David Hall Nova Scotia Archives 1981-412 9

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