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Name Rife, Gordon
Born 02/11/1898
Birthplace Guelph, ON
Places of residence 26 Division St.
Titles & honors 1935-1944 Alderman
1945-1949 Mayor
Spouse Married Nov 28, 1920
Occupation 1923 employed at IMICO. Member of Quarter Century Club since 1948

Associated Records

Image of 2010.2.23 - Program

2010.2.23 - Program

Program of the International Malleable Iron Company's Quarter Century Club Christmas Dinner. The dinner was at the Co-Op Hall on Speedvale Avenue, on December 10, 1965. Inside the program on the left hand side is listed the menu for the evening. The right hand sides lists the evening program beginning with the Blessing and then a toast to "her gracious majesty the Queen". The toast was followed by a speech by the Chairman and the reception of the new members and presentation of the Quarter Century Awards. Followed by the old and new versions of O Canada and the entertainment . There were then an election of officers and games held to finish off the night. The back of the program lists all th

Image of 2010.2.21 - Program

2010.2.21 - Program

Program of the International Malleable Iron Company's Quarter Century Club Christmas Dinner. The dinner was at the Co-Op Hall on Speedvale Avenue, on December 6, 1963. Inside the program on the left hand side is listed the menu for the evening. The right hand sides lists the evening program beginning with the Blessing and then a toast to "her gracious majesty the Queen". The toast was followed by a speech by the Chairman and the reception of the new members and presentation of the Quarter Century Awards. Followed by the old and new versions of O Canada and the entertainment . There were then games held to finish off the night. The back of the program lists all the members and the years that t

Image of 2010.2.4 - Program

2010.2.4 - Program

Program of the International Malleable Iron Company's Quarter Century Club Inaugural Dinner. The dinner was at the Cutten Fields Golf Club on May 13th, 1952. Inside the program on the left hand side is listed the menu for the evening. The right hand sides lists the evening program beginning with the Blessing and then a toast to "her gracious majesty the Queen". The toast was followed by speeches by the Chairman, the reception of new member, and the presentation of the Quarter Century Award. This was followed by the old and new versions of O Canada and games. The back of the program lists all the members and the years that they became members.

2012.117.631 - Booklet

A booklet titled "A Century of Care and Concern: Guelph General Hospital. The booklet contains a brief history of Guelph and gives a detail history of the hospital from 1875 to 1974. The front cover of the booklet is red with the black and white photograph of the new hospital building and a black image of the original hospital building. The back cover has three black and white photographs displayed at top. The first photograph at the top has two men escorting a patient in a hospital bed leaving an ambulance. The second photograph has a nurse holding a baby. The third photograph shows two doctors and a nurse performing surgery. At the bottom of the back cover there is a black and red drawing o

Image of 2010.2.17 - Program

2010.2.17 - Program

Program of the International Malleable Iron Company's Quarter Century Club Christmas Dinner. The dinner was at the Cutten Club, on December 11, 1959. Inside the program on the left hand side is listed the menu for the evening. The right hand sides lists the evening program beginning with the Blessing and then a toast to "her gracious majesty the Queen". The toast was followed by a speech by the Chairman and the remarks by the members. Followed by the old and new versions of O Canada and the entertainment . Then there was an election of officers and finally there was games held to finish off the night. The back of the program lists all the members and the years that they became members.

Image of 2012.43.14 - Booklet

2012.43.14 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XIV 1947" The booklet is beige with an illustration of a hand holding a red torch. The Legion crest is in red at the top of the cover. At the bottom of the cover is a quote "They Served Till Death - Why Not We?". On the page cover there is an ad for John Sutherland and Sons Insurance. The booklet is 64 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: Image of John McCrae and In Flanders Fields poem Page 3: "The Cross and the Sword" by D. Crawford Smith Page 5: Greetings from the President Page 7: List of Legion 234 Executive Page 9: "Edward Johnson" by J.E. Cart

Image of 2010.2.38 - Program

2010.2.38 - Program

Program of the International Malleable Iron Company's Quarter Century Club Christmas Dinner. The dinner was at the Italian Canadian Club on November 15, 1985. Inside the program on the left hand side is listed the menu for the evening. The right hand side lists the evening program beginning with the Blessing and then a toast to "her gracious majesty the Queen". The toast was followed by a speech by the Chairman and the reception of the new members and presentation of the Quarter Century Awards. Followed by an election of officers and games held to finish off the night. The back of the program lists all the members and the years that they became members.

Image of 2010.2.30 - Program

2010.2.30 - Program

Program of the International Malleable Iron Company's Quarter Century Club Christmas Dinner. The dinner was at Steelworkers Hall on November 19, 1977. Inside the program on the left hand side is listed the menu for the evening. The right hand side lists the evening program beginning with the Blessing and then a toast to "her gracious majesty the Queen". The toast was followed by a speech by the Chairman and the reception of the new members and presentation of the Quarter Century Awards. Followed by an election of officers and games held to finish off the night. The back of the program lists all the members and the years that they became members.

Image of 2012.117.837 - Program

2012.117.837 - Program

Program for the Guelph General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 46 Graduation, dated Friday May 17, 1946. The program includes list of presentations, awards and medals, the Nightingale Pledge, music selection, and the names of the graduates (listed on the back). The graduation ceremony was located at the Chalmers Church on Quebec street.

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2012.117.837 - Program

Program for the Guelph General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 46 Graduation, dated Friday May 17, 1946. The program includes list of presentations, awards and medals, the Nightingale Pledge, music selection, and the names of the graduates (listed on the back). The graduation ceremony was located at the Chalmers Church on Quebec street.

2016.47.1 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Progress Edition, Tuesday March 1, 1966. The paper is six sections with the first section mainly covering the day's news and then the following five sections (sections A-E) looking at Guelph's progress and business. The front page of section 1 has a colour zodiac ring with a map of Ontario in the center with Guelph highlighted. In the upper right corner is an illustration of a satellite. The title reads "It's been a great year and in '66 Guelph Means Business." Index with names and search terms in the media section Section 1 (pages 1-26): The section is 26 pages and contains the current news both locally and abroad. The headline on page 3 (front page excluding cover) is

2002.62.3.2 - Newspaper

The Guelph Daily Mercury Progress Edition, 1962. The paper has two sections. .1 Front section with headline "Opportunity Unlimited Guelph". This section is sixteen pages and has the photos of the Mayor and City Council on the front. .2 The second section has a pink cover page with "Mayor Officially Starts Mercury's New Presses" and "Guelph Junction Railway Continues to Pour Money Into Municipal Treasury" No of Pages: 36

Image of 2007.35.4 - Program

2007.35.4 - Program

Program, Kiwanis Guelph Club presents the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Sir Ernest MacMillan, conductor at the Collegiate Auditorium on Wednesday November 5th, 1947 at 8:30 PM. The proceeds in aid of Boys Camp. Zara Nelsova, Guest Artist. Grey coloured paper cover with printed black lettering and blue, cream and gold coloured Kiwanis crest on the front cover. The program has many advertisements from Guelph companies. The second page includes the programme for the evening, plus description of the music, the boys camp. It also includes b/w photograph of Sir Ernest MacMillan. Inside last page includes a list of officers, directors, honorary members and the roster for April 1947. Illustrations: B/W

Image of 2012.117.835 - Program

2012.117.835 - Program

Program for the Guelph General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 48 Graduation, dated Friday June 18th,1948. The program includes list of presentations, awards and medals, the Nightingale Pledge, music selection, and the names of the graduates (listed on the back). The graduation ceremony was located at the Memorial Hall O.A.C. There multiple comments, which are handwritten in pencil.

Image of 2010.2.14 - Program

2010.2.14 - Program

Program of the International Malleable Iron Company's Quarter Century Club Inaugural Dinner. The dinner was at the Cutten Club, on May 16, 1958. Inside the program on the left hand side is listed the menu for the evening. The right hand sides lists the evening program beginning with the Blessing and then a toast to "her gracious majesty the Queen". The toast was followed by a speech by the Chairman. To follow was the reception of new members and the presentation of the Quarter Century Awards. Followed by the old and new versions of O Canada and the entertainment . Games were then held to finish off the night. The back of the program lists all the members and the years that they became members

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1987.47.1 - Guide, Street

"City of Guelph Street Guide, 1948-49." 100 page printed booklet that is stapled. Has green paper cover with black printed lettering and City of Guelph Logo. Attached to the inside of the back cover is a pull-out map / street guide of the City of Guelph. Lists all the streets in Guelph, as well as a number of advertisements placed by local businesses. Has a number of b/w photographs of Homewood Sanitarium. On pages 77 to 82 is printed "Historical Story of Guelph." Printed on cover: "City of Guelph - Street Guide, 1948-49 / Price 39 cents." On page 3 at the bottom is printer's trademark and copyright: Typographical Union Label, Guelph." It also notes: "By the purchasing of this Street Guide,

Image of 2010.2.33 - Program

2010.2.33 - Program

Program of the International Malleable Iron Company's Quarter Century Club Christmas Dinner. The dinner was at the Italian Canadian Club on November 14, 1980. Inside the program on the left hand side is listed the menu for the evening. The right hand side lists the evening program beginning with the Blessing and then a toast to "her gracious majesty the Queen". The toast was followed by a speech by the Chairman and the reception of the new members and presentation of the Quarter Century Awards. Followed by an election of officers and games held to finish off the night. The back of the program lists all the members and the years that they became members.

Image of 2010.2.11 - Program

2010.2.11 - Program

Program of the International Malleable Iron Company's Quarter Century Club Christmas Dinner. The dinner was at the Cutten Club, on December 7th, 1956. Inside the program on the left hand side is listed the menu for the evening. The right hand sides lists the evening program beginning with the Blessing and then a toast to "her gracious majesty the Queen". The toast was followed by a speech by the Chairman. To follow were remarks by the members, the old and new versions of O Canada, and the entertainment provided by a soloist, accompanist, and an accordionist. Then came the election of officers and games were held to finish off the night. The back of the program lists all the members and the ye

Image of 2007.35.2 - Program

2007.35.2 - Program

Kiwanis Guelph Club presents the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Sir Ernest MacMillan, conductor at the Collegiate Auditorium on Wednesday Oct 31at 8:30 PM. The proceeds in aid of Boys Camp. Green coloured paper cover with printed black lettering and gold coloured Kiwanis crests on front cover. The program has many advertisements from Guelph companies. The first page includes the progress for the evening, plus description of the music, the boys camp and a listing of the Kiwanis members, executive for 1945 and the committees, as well as those members in military service. It also includes photograph of Sir Ernest MacMillan, and mayor Gordon Rife. Illustrations: B/W Printed No. of pages: 44

Image of 2010.2.36 - Program

2010.2.36 - Program

Program of the International Malleable Iron Company's Quarter Century Club Christmas Dinner. The dinner was at the Italian Canadian Club on November 18, 1983. Inside the program on the left hand side is listed the menu for the evening. The right hand side lists the evening program beginning with the Blessing and then a toast to "her gracious majesty the Queen". The toast was followed by a speech by the Chairman and the reception of the new members and presentation of the Quarter Century Awards. Followed by an election of officers and games held to finish off the night. The back of the program lists all the members and the years that they became members.