VIDEO & PHOTOS: What Cooksville in Mississauga looked like in the 1950s

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Published May 30, 2021 at 7:56 pm

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How well do you know the history of one of Mississauga’s oldest neighbourhoods?

While Cooksville has had a storied history ever since its foundation all the way back in 1808, much has changed even in the past few decades for the community built around the 5 and 10 (now Dundas and Hurontario).

If you’re wondering what Cooksville looked like in the 40s and 50s, PAMA has put together a compilation of old photos courtesy of photographer Russ Cooper.

“Cooper was a photographer for the Toronto Telegram, covering the communities west of the city in the 1950s,” PAMA says.

How much of old Cooksville do you recognize?

Photos and video courtesy of PAMA

RELATED: How Dundas & Hurontario Looked Back in the Day

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