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Image of 2004.17.8 - Program

2004.17.8 - Program

Program, "Victoria Ice Frolics of 1948 Presented by Victoria Skating Club of Guelph" on December 3rd and 4th, 1948 at Guelph Memorial Gardens Arena. Purple paper covered program with line drawing of a female figure skater in mid-jump. The souvenir program is for the 1948 Victoria Ice Frolics. The program contains photos of the participants in the event, advertisements of local businesses, and the agenda for event. Illustrations: Printed, Photographs B/W No. of pages: 32

Image of 2002.83.4 - Invoice

2002.83.4 - Invoice

Counter Bill/ invoice, brown paper with red print. The invoice is from Cole Bros. Dry goods and is for a pair of gloves and a scarf totalling 3.50. The invoice is printed in red ink but the actual items purchased are written in pencil. On the back is a list of amounts owing or spent that the purchaser has. The charges include the drug store, groceries, doll, slipper, etc. "Phone 140 Cole Bros. Dry Goods Guelph, Ont. 194_ Name, Address 11 4.00 Gloves 2.00, Scarf 1.50, 3.50 Royal Paper and Supply Co., Guelph"

Image of 2002.81.21 - Program

2002.81.21 - Program

Program for the Guelph College Figure Skating Club's Rhapsody on Ice, Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16, 1963. Gold cover paper program with black line drawing of a woman figure skater on front. The program is for the 1963 Rhapsody on Ice event put on by the Guelph College Figure Skating Club. The program cost 25 cents. The event was held March 15-16 and had five acts with a total of 34 demonstrations. The book has a few black and white photos and several advertisements. "Price 25c" "Rhapsody on Ice 1963 ..." Illustrations: Photographs, B/W No. of pages: 16

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 2003.31.1 - Book, Cook

2003.31.1 - Book, Cook

Cook Book made of full sheets of paper folded over once to create booklet. May have been a cover at one point in time. Title on front is "Selected Recipes" In center of front is black and white photo of "The Church of St. James the Apostle - Established 1890". At bottom of the cover it says "A collection of tested recipes selected and arranged for publication by the members of the Parish Guild of The Church of St. James the Apostle". Inside are recipes and advertisements. The back of the cover has an index. Illustrations: Printed No of Pages: 80 No of Parts: 1 Count:

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

2002.62.2.2 - Newspaper

The Guelph Daily Mercury Progress Edition, February 27, 1962. The paper has two sections. .1 Front section with headline "Ours For the Making: A Wonderful World ... This Is The Story of Guelph". This section is twelve pages and has a futuristic drawing of the city on the front. .2 The second section has a cover page with "The Face of St. George's Sq. Changes" with photos and drawing of some of the buildings in the square. This section is sixteen pages long. No of Pages: 28

Image of 1999.33.4 - Videotape

1999.33.4 - Videotape

Videotape in black plastic case. Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of this tape: Immigration from Rome-permission, sponsorship, marriage; Impressions of Guelph-meeting people, language; First job at Biltmore-hours, workday, wages, challenges, unions; Home life - cooking, moving, garden, mortgage; Church-weddings, importance of, godchildren; Arrival of husband's parents-take care of them. Series of three still photos of Mary's Family; Language; Dating-rules in Italy vs. in Canada, marriage; Canadian Culture vs. Italian; Medical Practices-home remedies, hospitals; Ethnicity-racism, namecalling, discrimination; Downtown-stores, owners, changes; Reflections on Life here.

Image of 1998.51.5 - Videotape

1998.51.5 - Videotape

Black plastic video tape with clear plastic tape. Interview with Rita Berno about growing up in Guelph, WWI, the depression, being Italian Canadian, the Ward and Downtown Guelph.

Image of 1998.51.23 - Videotape

1998.51.23 - Videotape

Black plastic video tape with clear plastic tape. Interview with Florence Frey about growing up in Guelph, Women's Institute, first jobs, joining the Air Force, marriage, church, downtown, Guelph Theatres, life on the farm, children, death of her husband, etc.

Image of 2007.35.3 - Program

2007.35.3 - Program

Program, Kiwanis Guelph Club presents the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Sir Ernest MacMillan, conductor, at the Collegiate Auditorium on Friday, November 17th 8:30 PM. The guest artist is Beauna Somerville, violinist. The proceeds in aid of Boys Camp. Cream coloured paper cover with printed black lettering and Kiwanis Club crest. The program has many advertisements from Guelph companies. The first page includes the programme for the evening, plus description of the music, the boys camp and a listing of the Kiwanis members, executive for 1944, and the committees. As well, it lists the members who are in military service. There are also B/W/ photographs of Sir Ernest MacMillan and the guest artis

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 1981.42.26 - Booklet

1981.42.26 - Booklet

"1943 (logo) The Torch Year Book - Vol X - Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch (Torch Logo) Guelph Ontario - "They Served Till Death - Why Not We?" Various WW2 pictures, articles, poems and many commercial advertisements.

Image of 1985.82.120 - Booklet

1985.82.120 - Booklet

"19(logo)41 The Torch - Year Book - Vol VIII - Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch (Torch Logo) Guelph Ontario - "They Served Till Death - Why Not We?" Various WW2 articles about both active and reserve soldiers, pictures, Legion Officers and commercial advertisements are present in year book.

Image of 1986.15.12 - Program

1986.15.12 - Program

Program for the Dedication Service of Guelph Odd Fellows Temple, June 9th, 1962. Rectangular white cardboard cover with printed black lettering and a b/w photograph of the temple on the front cover. Inside pages are glossy white paper with printed black text. Contents include: a discussion of the purpose of the dedication ceremony; those members on the dedication staff; a brief history of Off Fellowship in Guelph and its four lodges; a list of its business patrons; and those individuals serving on the dedication committee. Front Cover has a b/w photograph of the temple in the center. Printed above and below it: "DEDICATION SERVICE / GUELPH / ODD FELLOWS TEMPLE / -o- SATURDAY, JUNE 9th, 1962

1991.48.23 - Book, Year

Torch Yearbook Volume XX, 1953. This is the Col. John McCrae Memorial Branch publication with a yellow cover with a hand holding a flaming torch. The inside covers and the back cover have ads from local businesses. The first page has a photo of John McCrae. The book contains a few other images, some meorials and articles about the happenings of the Legion Branch and its members throughout the year. The book is also filled with ads from local businesses.

1972.20.16 - Book, Year

The Torch 1944 Yearbook Vol. XI. The book has a light brown cover with and illustration of a hand holding a torch. The book tells of the happenings of the Col John McCrae Branch of the Legion over the year 1944. The book is also filled with ads of local businesses.

1980.114.70 - Book, Year

The Torch 1960 Yearbook Vol. XXVII. The book has a light orange cover with an illustration of a hand holding a torch. The book tells of the happenings of the Col John McCrae Branch of the Legion over the year 1960. The book is also filled with ads of local businesses.