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Name Birch, James

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Image of 2004.69.1 - Certificate, Achievement

2004.69.1 - Certificate, Achievement

Certificate of staff members of Taylor Forbes Ltd. that volunteered for active service with Canada's Fighting Forces in World War II. The poster is on cream coloured card stock with a red and cream coloured border. At the top, in full colour, is the Canadian crest with the coats of arms representing the provinces at the time surrounding the crest. The crest has the lion on one side, the unicorn on the other, the Canadian coat of arms in the center, a lion with a crown on top and "A MARI USQUE AD MARE" Below the crest is "For King and Country members of Taylor-Forbes Limited who have volunteered for active service with Canada's Fighting Forces". Below that is a decorative design

Image of 2014.66.1 - Program

2014.66.1 - Program

The Presto Choral Club Program First Season Front cover - Plain beige coloured paper. "The Presto Choral Club of Guelph, W. E. Williams, I. S. M. Eng. Conductor, First Season, Monday April Eighth 1907" on cover in black ink. Title Page - "The Presto Choral Club of Guelph, Royal Opera House". The "Artists" listed are Mary Hissem-deMoss (Soprano) and Edward P. Johnson (Tenor). Orchestra Director is William Thain. As well the orchestra is listed Page 2 - List of members of the Committee, Officers, President, Honorary President, Secretary - Treasurer, Librarian, Assistant Librarian and Accompanist. "Under the patronage of the Presto Piano Club" three columns of women are listed. Page