The Ajax Club, Halifax, NS
Once one of
the most famous institutions in the City of Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Ajax Club
is largely forgotten today.
With a global war raging, the citizens of Halifax were concerned with the morals of ordinary seamen, and the evils of a pint of beer.
Read this curious chapter in the history of a by-gone time.
Visit the Ajax Club collection at the Nova Scotia Archives.
Jervis Bay survivors enjoy the hospitality of the Ajax Club, 1940.
HMS Jervis Bay survivors and Stureholm crew pose in front of the Ajax Club on Tobin Street , Halifax, Nova Scotia on November 15, 1940, for a Fox Movietone newsreel photographer. Captain Sven Olander of the Stureholm, center, shakes hands with Mrs. C.S. "Dolly" McEuen, founder of the club.