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Memories of Bank Street Businesses?

Bank and Glen COA CA022683Do you remember these businesses?

Wong Brothers Fruit Store, 757 Bank Street, 1927-1997

The Avalon Theatre (later the Glebe Theatre), 742 Bank Street, 1928-1956

The Handy Shoe Repair Shop, 1152 Bank Street 1940-1959

If so, your participation is requested for a study on Bank Street workplaces.

This involves an interview of approximately one hour at a location of your choosing.

This project is being supervised by Professor David Dean, Department of History, Carleton University in association with the Carleton Centre for Public History, the Workers History Museum, and Know History Inc.

The ethics protocol for this project has been reviewed and cleared by the Carleton University Research Ethics Board (CUREB) at 613-520-2517 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please contact the graduate research assistant, Emily Keyes, for more details on this study at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..