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Name McKee, Sam

Associated Records

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

1972.10.22.2 - Newspaper

Guelph Evening Mercury, April 23rd 1927. The paper's main story is of the founding of Guelph 100 years ago to the day. The title reads "This Is Guelph's red letter day". The paper is in two sections. .1 section 1 pages 1 - 18. .2 section 2 pages 19-28.

Image of 1988.10.1 - Photograph

1988.10.1 - Photograph

Unmounted sepia full-length portrait of a man named Sam McKee, taken about 1927. In the background is the "John Galt" plaque at Guelph City Hall. Mr. McKee is dressed in an overcoat and hat. He is pointing to the plaque of Galt behind him. Written at bottom of photograph: "Sam McKee, The oldest resident of Guelph. Born July 11, 1838. Dominion Panoramic Photo, 648 Bay St., Toronto."