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Image of 2010.8.55 - Yearbook

2010.8.55 - Yearbook

Acta Nostra Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute Yearbook. The cover is cream colour and textured. The name of the yearbook of at the top of the front cover in green text. The school's coat of arms is in the centre of the cover and included the school's motto, initials, a crown, and foliage. In smaller green text near the bottom of the cover states the city, name of school, and date. There are thick red lines on the front cover.There are 166 pages. On the first page there is a picture of a staff member dressed in aboriginal clothing. Throughout the book there are pictures of the students and teachers, names, pictures of sports teams and various events, and advertisements.

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 1998.51.21 - Videotape

1998.51.21 - Videotape

Black plastic video tape with clear plastic tape. Interview with Marion "Mel" Finkbeiner who talks about growing up in Guelph, getting a gas tove, shopping from catalogues, local industries, schools, downtown Guelph, Court House, skating, sports, The Depression, Catholics vs. Protestants, Salvation Army, Loretto Academy, WWII, working for the County of Wellington, Exhibition Park, Unions, Guelph Community, etc.

Image of 1976.40.20 - Program

1976.40.20 - Program

Program for Guelph Centennial Old Home Week, August 1st to 6th,1927. Grey paper cover with printed black lettering and single line black border on both front and back covers. Booklet is bound with two staples. Within cover are 16 pages, off-white with black printed lettering. Published by the Centennial Committee. Contains schedule of events and attractions for each day, plus commercial advertisements. Front Cover: "Guelph Centennial Old Home Week / AUGUST 1st 6th / OFFICIAL PROGRAM / Historical Pageant / Sports / Attractions / Published by the Centennial Committee". Back Cover: "DALZIEL Chautaugua Carnival Show / MERRY-GO-ROUND / FERRIS WHEEL / AERIAL SWING / SHOWS / CONCESSIONS / WATER

Image of 1998.51.16 - Videotape

1998.51.16 - Videotape

Black plastic video tape with clear plastic tape. Interview with Dorothy Farquharson about her family, growing up in Guelph, work, The Depression, Downtown Guelph, WWII, etc.

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 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

1986.36.6 - Booklet

The OAC Review 1932. Light brown card stock covered booklet with dark brown print. On the cover is the OAC crest and up in the top right corner in pencil is "A.G. Misener". The booklet has several articles about the happenings and research taking place at the OAC. There are also ads from local businesses.

Image of 2014.33.16 - Book

2014.33.16 - Book

The Ontario Agricultural College Review Book for October 1951, VOL LXIV, Issue No. 1. (Note* the cover VOL number says XLIV and inside says LXIV. The cover appears to be a typo.) Cover of book is white. Front cover has a black and white picture of a building with the title in blue font above. The book is 48 pages. The content of the book includes advertisements and the following topics: Editorial Artificial Insemination MacDonald Institute Extension Canadian Horse and Canadian Cattle Southern Hospitality Fables from Halfway House Editors Study Conservation Methods Comment and Gloss Literary College Life Sports Do you Know the Latest Undergraduate List --- First Year

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 2015.6.2 - Booklet

2015.6.2 - Booklet

Program booklet for the Guelph Council Knights of Columbus Number 1507 Silver Jubilee 1910-1935. The booklet contains advertisements from local businesses, articles from various higher up members of the organization, some historical articles and a program of events for the banquet celebration including menu. Front Cover: Marigold coloured textured cardstock cover with "Knights of Columbus" written in calligraphy in the top left corner. The "K" and the "C" are a red colour while the rest of the text is black. In the bottom right corner is the Knights of Columbus Guelph Council logo that reads "Silver Jubilee 1910-1935, Guelph Council No. 1507". Hand written in ink in the top right corner "T

Image of 2012.43.15 - Booklet

2012.43.15 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XV 1948" 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: "Stand To" by Padre D. Crawford Smith Page 3: List of Legion 257 Executive Page 5: Greetings from the President Page 7: "Lieut.-Col. Hon. George Alexander Drew" One of Guelph's famous Sons" by J.E. Carter Page 9: Con

Image of 2014.84.546 - Yearbook

2014.84.546 - Yearbook

First yearbook publication ever from the Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute, year 1926. The book has a beige cover with "Acta Nostra GCVI. Hic Patet Ingeniis Campus" printed in green ink across the entire page. The Latin saying is inside a scroll. Underneath the scroll it reads "1926. Published by the Students of The Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute. Guelph Ontario". The inside front cover has a directory of all the ads inside the book. The year book features a Principal's Message, the Evolution of G.C.V.I., Athletics, Jokes, Excursions, Poetry, Contest Winners and a section for each class (form). The entire book has 100 pages.

2002.62.1.4 - Newspaper

The Guelph Daily Mercury Victory Edition, May 9, 1945. The paper has four sections. .1 Front section with headline "Yanks Capture Goering". This section is ten pages. .2 Middle section with ten pages (pages not numbered). The first page of this section does not have one big headline but the top three articles are "Canada-Trained Fliers Gave Allies Superiority"; "Refugees Bring Own Industries"; "Canadians on Home Front Share Honour of Victory" .3 Section three is ten pages and has several articles on the first page including "35,000 Nazi Prisoners Learn of Nation's Fate" .4 Last Section, ten pages in length, with the articles "King, Queen Shared Hardships of People" and "Many Notables F

Image of 2010.8.58 - Yearbook

2010.8.58 - Yearbook

Acta Nostra Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute Yearbook. The cover is green with a gold, white, and red compass of the front. There is also text on the front cover which states the date, name of school, and the name of the yearbook. The back of the book is plain green. There are 176 pages. On the first page there are the coat of arms of the provinces. Throughout the book there are pictures of the students and teachers, names, pictures of sports teams and various events, and advertisements.

Image of 2002.112.1 - Postcard

2002.112.1 - Postcard

Colourized postcard of Upper Wyndham Street, c. 1960. The postcard shows a portion of the Wellington Hotel on the left as well as the peacock restaurant. To the right is a movie theatre with a marquee for the movie "Inherit The Wind" which was released in 1960. On the street are several cars and a City Bus. In the centre of the street is a stone structure with flowers around it and a street light in the centre. There is a yellow banner around the structure "No U Turns". The back of the postcard is a divided back style postcard. "Upper Wyndham Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada GU.7" "Copyrighted. Published by Valentine-Black Co. Ltd., Toronto, Canada" "Correspondence Bond Street Series Pos

Image of 1998.51.1 - Videotape

1998.51.1 - Videotape

Black plastic video tape with clear plastic tape. The tape is an interview with Peter Marucci talking about growing up in Guelph, working, being Italian in Guelph, etc.

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 2014.48.45 - Booklet

2014.48.45 - Booklet

A booklet outlining the story behind George White, a successful producer of revues, and photographs relating to his show Scandals. The front cover is an illustration, with blue and white tones, of a scantily clad woman sitting in a starry sky with a crescent moon. The booklet is titled, in white font, "Art Impression of George White's Scandals". In the bottom left corner is 25c, in a light pink font. The back cover is white, with a blue-printed photograph in the center. The photograph is of three woman wearing no clothes and slightly covered in blankets. Behind them is a tapestry. Hand-written in pencil is "Capitol Theatre May 14, 1927". Inside the front cover is a black and white photo

Image of 1999.33.6.2 - Videotape

1999.33.6.2 - Videotape

Videotape in black plastic case. Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of these tapes: Parents-Greece to Hamilton, dad looking for wife in Greece; Candyshops-Candyland, Goody's Sweets, making Candy, candycanes, bring candy to movies, Easter; Ethnicity-language barriers, life for Greek families in Guelph,; Entertainment- downtown, visit friends, dances, football; Education-piano lessons, tap dancing, students didn't have cars, uniforms; War-didn't know much about it during highschool, girls couldnt wear pants, Hitler, V-Day, rationing; Religion-Greek Orthadox, attended Chalmers United, arguments Catholic Vs. Protestant; Downtown-changes, disappointments, beer parlours acceptable for men but