Ville de Montréal
Ville de Montréal
Group of Archivists of the Region of Montréal
Chapter 9 IntroductionHochelaga 1500-1642Ville-Marie 1642-1665Heart of an Empire 1699-1763Small French Town 1665-1760Conquered City 1760-1800British Commercial Takeover 1800-1850Industrial City 1850-1896Canada's Metropolis 1896-1914North-American City 1914-1929Depression and War 1930-1945Modern City 1945-1960Québec's Metropolis 1960-1992ConclusionQuizEducational Resources

The First World War

A painful adjustment

The return of growth

A better life

Vera Guilaroff.
Vera Guilaroff (1902-76), ragtime piano player and composer.
She was sometimes called "The Princess of the Radio". She began her career as an accompanist for silent films at Montréal's Regent Theatre on Avenue du Parc at Laurier. She performed for the first remote broadcast in 1923 for Montréal's XWA (later CFCF) Radio.
Circa 1925.
Source : Concordia University Archives, P004-02-146.