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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

1997.28.1 - Newspaper

Guelph mercury Newspaper with headline "German's Quit". One section. The section is fourteen pages and contains mainly news about the war. There are also many ads for local businesses. Illustrations: Advertisements/Photographs, B/W "The Guelph Mercury" May 7, 1945 "German's Quit" No of Pages: 14

Image of 1994.12.11 - Program, Theatre

1994.12.11 - Program, Theatre

Programme for musical play, "Up in Central Park". White staple-bound paper program with a cover with blank print. The cover has stars along left side, and has seven questions and answers down the front. Inside is a series of advertisements, lists of staff and cast, a synopsis of scenes, the musical program and list of the sponsors. Illustrations: B/W Advertisements No. of pages: 8 Printed on Front Cover: "WHO? BETA SIGMA PHI SORORITY; WHAT? PRESENTS SIGMUND ROMBERG'S "UP IN CENTRAL PARK"; WHY? IN BENEFIT OF CHILDREN'S EQUIPMENT GUELPH HOSPITALS; STARRING RONALD JORDAN; WHEN? THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AUGUST 17, & 18, 1950, WHERE? CAPITAL THEATRE GUELPH, ONTARIO STAGED AND DIRECTED BY RAY HAMBY"

Image of 1996.14.1 - Poster

1996.14.1 - Poster

White cardboard poster with black print and a black and white sketch of a woman wearing a scarf. The poster is advertising a show by Ruth Draper at the Capitol Theatre May 1. The proceed of the event will be doanted to the Red Cross. Illustrations: Sketches, B/W "Capitol Theatre Guelph 1 night only. Thursday May 1. The entire proceeds of Miss Draper's present Canadian Tour will be donated to the Candian Red Cross Society Ruth Draper"

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 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

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 1998.51.14 - Videotape

1998.51.14 - Videotape

Black plastic video tape with clear plastic tape. Interview with Savina Scannell about coming to Guelph, Valeriote's groceteria, family, work, being Italian, growing up in the Ward, school, the Depression, married twice and being divorced, working during the War, unions and strikes, downtown Guelph, etc.

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.

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 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 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 2007.35.1 - Program

2007.35.1 - Program

Program, "Guelph Kiwanis Club presents the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Sir Ernest MacMillan, Conductor, Carlo Corelli, Guest Artist" at the Collegiate Auditorium on Wednesday, October 23rd, 8.30 p.m." Gold coloured paper cover with writing on cover and Kiwanis crest. The proceeds of concert in aid of Boys' Camp. The program has many advertisements from Guelph companies. Contents include the programme for the evening, plus description of the music, the boys camp and a listing of the Kiwanis members executive for 1945 and the committees. It also includes photographs of Sir Ernest MacMillan, Conductor, Robert Stewart, Founder of Robert Stewart Limited, and Robert A.M. Stewart, President of Rober

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 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 1984.91.1 - Poster

1984.91.1 - Poster

Capitol Theatre leaflet. Printed both sides. Black print on yellow. issued for anniversary week April 20-25th. Lists movies and vaudeville acts daily for entire week. Prices and times shown.

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.

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 1992.53.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

1992.53.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

City of Guelph 1929 Fire Insurance Map Book. The ledger is a large red cloth covered book with post binding. The spine has two loops for pulling the book off a shelf. The book of maps was originally compiled in 1922 by the Underwriter's Survey Bureau and then it was revised in 1929. The book is 40 pages with an index at the front. The book has burgundy tabs for each page number but some are missing. The fire insurance plans are divided into different areas and each building is identified in a different colour depending on its construction material. Many of the pages have over pasted areas where something was revised for in 1929.

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.