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Catalog Number 1985.82.119
Object Name Booklet
Title Booklet, "Why We Chose Guelph - The Story of Guelph - Ontario's Royal City"
Date 1945
Year Range from 1945.0
Year Range to 1945.0
Description Booklet, "Why we chose Guelph - The Story of Guelph - Ontario's Royal City." 32 page booklet, stapled with cardboard cover. Front Cover is green, orange, black and white. Has picture of a family looking at a window that shows various images of Guelph. Printed in black and green letters at the top: "Why we chose GUELPH". At the bottom of the cover is printed: "The Story of Guelph, Ontario's Royal City," above which is a green and white crown. Printed on the back cover is the Coat of Arms of Guelph in orange, black and beige. Printed in black: "COAT OF ARMS OF GUELPH / ONTARIO'S ROYAL CITY / Issued by the CITY OF GUELPH, 1945."
Inside front cover is a map showing approximate mileage from Guelph, as well as the principal railways and main highways.
Inside of back cover is a b/w aerial view of the central section of Guelph. With the aid of b/w photographs, the book is a narrated description of Guelph, past and present. It covers Guelph industries, churches, education, recreation, statistical information that promoted Guelph as a city.
People Anderson, William H.P.
Coffee, Frank
Costain, Thomas B.
Cutten, Arthur C.
Cutten, Arthur W.
Dobbie, John A. (Dr.)
Drew, George
Dunlop, William
Galt, John
Guthrie, Hugh
Hill, E. Murray
Hill, James
Johnson, Edward
Kingsmill, Admiral Sir Charles Edmund
Lemon, Laura
MacLean, Colonel John Bayne
McCrae, John
McLean, John
Nightingale, Florence
Prior, Charles
Purcell, Jack
Raymond, Charles
Robertson, John Ross
Smithurst, Rev. John
Search Terms 16th Field Battery
Aberfoyle Manufacturing Company
Ardmay Crescent
Barber Avenue
Biltmore Hats Limited
Board of Trade
Callander Foundry and Manufacturing Company Limited
Canada Ingot Iron Company
Church of Our Lady
City Hall
Colonial Dresses Ltd.
Cutten Club
Dominion Rubber Company Limited
Dufferin Street
Exhibition Park
Exhibition Park - Athletic Park
Federal Wire and Cable Company Limited
First Baptist Church
Gilson Manufacturing Company Limited
Guelph Carpet and Worsted Spinning Mills
Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute (GCVI)
Guelph Country Club
Guelph Elastic Hosiery Company
Guelph General Hospital
Guelph Golf and Recreation Club
Guelph Mercury
Guelph Spring and Axle Company
Guelph Stove Company
Hammond Manufacturing
Homewood Health Centre
International Malleable Iron Company
Johnson (Edward) Home
Lancashire Felt Company of Canada Limited
Leland Electric Company Limited
Market Square
Matthews-Wells Company Ltd.
McCrae - Birthplace
McCrae - Poems
No. 4 Wireless Training School
Norfolk Street United Church
Old Mill Swimming Pool
Ontario Agricultural College (OAC)
Ontario Agricultural College - Administration Building
Ontario Agricultural College - Chemistry Building
Ontario Agricultural College - Dining Hall
Ontario Agricultural College - Experimental Farm
Ontario Agricultural College - Field Husbandry Building
Ontario Agricultural College - MacDonald Hall
Ontario Agricultural College - Macdonald Institute
Ontario Agricultural College - Physics and Engineering Building
Ontario Agricultural College - Rose Test Gardens
Ontario Agricultural College - War Memorial Hall
Ontario Veterinary College
Red Cross
Riverside Park
Royal Canadian Armed Forces
Royal Knitting Company
St. Andrew's Church
St. George's Church
St. George's Square
St. Joseph's Hospital
Standard Brands Limited
Steele's Wire Springs Limited
Sterling Rubber Company
Taylor-Forbes Company Limited
Tolton Manufacturing Company Limited
Trafalgar War Memorial
Victory School
Wood (W.C.) Company
World War I
World War II
Zephyr Loom and Textiles Company Ltd.
Dimensions 23 x 15 cm. - L x W