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Name Bain, Alex
Occupation 1924-1926 3 year term as Alderman
1927-1929 3 year term as Alderman
1930-1931 Alderman

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Image of 2007.34.2 - Scrapbook

2007.34.2 - Scrapbook

Black, thick cardboard covers around yellowed ledger sized pages. All of the pages have come away from the spine of the book. It is filled with newspaper clippings, starting on this inside cover. The scrapbook also includes; voting ballots and results, referendum ballots and results, sports items, death announcements, wedding annoucements, public notices, job postings, advertisements, election campaign adverts, historical articles, polling results (numbers added in pencil crayon),

Image of 1976.40.21 - Program

1976.40.21 - Program

Program, "Guelph Centennial Old Home Week Official Programme, August 1-6, 1927". Rectangular pale yellow paper cover, stapled, with black printed lettering. City Crest is on front cover. Inside pages are off-white with printed black text and b/w pictures of various public buildings and sites in Guelph. Contains a schedule of events for each day of Old Home Week, as well as small essays about the past and present history of Guelph. Included are two poems: "Guelph - Our Heritage" by Anne Sutherland; and "In Flanders Fields" by Lt. Col. John McCrae. As well there are numerous commercial advertisements placed by Guelph businesses. Front Cover: "Guelph Centennial Official Programme / City C

Image of 2009.50.4 - Newspaper

2009.50.4 - Newspaper

The Municipal Review Newspaper from January 4, 1930. This newspaper is an political advertisement informing citizens of the candidates running for mayor, and alderman. There is information provided about each of the candidates as well as their occupation and a photograph of many of them. A few lines about their political aspirations and why people should vote for them is also provided. We are also given information about the newspaper itself. The circulation of The Municipal Review is 5000 and distribution is free. They were located at 45 Wyndham St. and J.E. Cheevers was the publisher and editor. Running for Mayor is F.R. Ramsey who is a manufacturer and R.B. Robson who is a merchant. Runnin

Image of 1991.32.1 - Booklet

1991.32.1 - Booklet

Souvenir Booklet, Programme of events for Guelph's Centennial Celebrations, July 31st to August 6th, 1927. It also includes various pictures and articles on the city and its institutions, as well as advertisements. There is an article on the Guelph War Memorial (in Trafalgar Square) which was to be unveiled at this time. Book is stapled. Pages are light brown paper with black printed lettering and B/W illustrations. No. of pages - 36.

1988.25.2 - Yearbook

1930 GCVI Acta Nostra Yearbook. The cover is a green textured paper with the title in dark blue. In the centre is a small embossed picture of the school with the latin motto beneath. At the bottom is the date of the yearbook and that it is published by the students of GCVI. The book is filled with essays, artwork, photos etc. of the students of GCVI. There are also ads of local businesses inised. The yearbook is 148 pages in length.

1979X.00.636 - Booklet

75th Anniversary Souvenir Booklet for Dublin Street United Church. The booklet is soft cover with a blue textured cover with gold print. The booklet is staple bound. The title is "Souvenir of 75 Years of Dublin St. United Church of Canada Guelph 1874-1949". The booklet is twelve pages and include black and white images.

Image of 1978.139.13.8 - Newspaper

1978.139.13.8 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Centennial Edition, July 20, 1927. The paper is in 8 sections and the total number of pages is 132. .1 Section 1 - pages 1-16. On the front cover is a picture of Guelph circa 1832 and a picture of John Galt. The front story is about Guelph's founding. The front page is in very poor condition. The first section looks mainly at the early settlement of Guelph. .2 Section 2 - pages 17-32. On the cover is a story about men from Eramosa and their ordeal during the 1837 rebellion. The rest of the section looks at the Canada Company, the Priory, the Justice system in Guelph, Settlement in Guelph, and the Railway in Guelph. .3 Section 3 - pages 33-48. The cover story looks at t

Image of 2010.8.51 - Yearbook

2010.8.51 - Yearbook

Acta Nostra Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute Yearbook. The cover is blue in colour and textured. The name of the yearbook is in the centre of the front cover in gold text. At the top there is the school's coat of arms in a darker blue. At the bottom in darker blue as well there is the date and text that explains how the yearbook was published. On the back there is an advertisement for Neilson's chocolate in dark blue. Throughout the book there are pictures of the students and teachers, names, pictures of sports teams and various events, and advertisements.

1971.47.6.8 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Centennial Edition, July 20, 1927. The paper is in 8 sections and the total number of pages is 132. .1 Section 1 - pages 1-16. On the front cover is a picture of Guelph circa 1832 and a picture of John Galt. The front story is about Guelph's founding. The front page is in very poor condition. The first section looks mainly at the early settlement of Guelph. .2 Section 2 - pages 17-32. On the cover is a story about men from Eramosa and their ordeal during the 1837 rebellion. The rest of the section looks at the Canada Company, the Priory, the Justice system in Guelph, Settlement in Guelph, and the Railway in Guelph. .3 Section 3 - pages 33-48. The cover story looks at t

Image of 1977.79.1 - Photograph

1977.79.1 - Photograph

B&W. Matte. Light grey with dark borders. Group of 28 men, full face, dressed in business suits; 4 rows, 1st row seated cross-legged on floor. Printed on mount: "GUELPH BOYS' FAIR, 1927" "TOP ROW: TOM BOTT, ERNEST BERNER, RALPH BALLAGH, JACK GAMBLE, EGBERT CARSON, DAVID COWAN, HUGH CLARK, ALFRED HALES, REG. BLACKSTOCK. SEC. ROW - ROBERT ALLAN, CLAYTON TURNER, HAROLD WORTON, HEATH BROOKS, GRANT INGLE, CECIL BELL, ERNEST ALLEN, RAYMOND BALLONS. THIRD ROW: FRED BROADFOOT, HARRY KELLY, D.T. BOLTZER, MAYOR R.B. ROBSON, F.E. BRAUCHT, G.G. EMERY, DONALD SAVAGE. BOTTOM ROW - RIENZE HOLMAN, FRED KEEFE, RUSSELL KLEIN, ALEX BAIN" In lower right hand corner of matte is: "Kennedy, GUELPH, ONT."