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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 2008.46.1 - Calendar

2008.46.1 - Calendar

1969 advertising calendar from Burnell Printing with a drawing of McCrae House. The calendar is printed on an ivory coloured card stock and has a yellow ribbon at the top. At the bottom of the calendar, under the image, is each month printed in two rows (jan-june at top, july- dec. at bottom). The image is a printed version of a charcoal sketch by Harold Muller of "The Birthplace of Col. John McCrae" with the poem In Flanders Fields in the upper left of the image (in his handwriting). The artist signature is in the lower right of the image.

1972.46.2 - Postcard

Tinted. Memorial with a side view of the McCrae Birthplace.

Image of M1996X.23.1 - Collage

M1996X.23.1 - Collage

Gilded wood frame that holds a piece of dark wool, which is a part of John McCrae's coat. The piece of material has been cut in the centre and now frame his photo which was a reproduction from a magazine. Beside the cloth is some dried heather and above, some purple and gold fabric. In the upper right corner there is a pin of the McCrae clan. On the back is a letter from Alderwoman Elizabeth Mowat (Nind) who presented this to the legion.

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

Image of 2012.43.23 - Booklet

2012.43.23 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XXIII 1956" 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 back 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 Page 3: "Prepare to Move" by Padre Crawford Smith Page 5: Greetingd from the President Page 7: Wishes from Mayor and Council Page 9: In Flanders Fields poem Page 11: List of Legion Branc

Image of 2017.10.3 - Map

2017.10.3 - Map

Guelph Transportation Commission Map, 1971. Printed on tan coloured paper with red and blue text. When completely unfolded there is a large map of the City of Guelph with the bus routes highlighted in a thicker blue line. A legend for the map, the bus routes and a street index appear along the bottom. The reverse side of the map lists information including the schedule for nine bus routes, fares, points of interest and information about a charter service. The front cover reads "25 cents, Official Schedules and Route Map, Guelph Transportation Commission, Effective August 3, 1971".

Image of 2013.9.15 - Postcard

2013.9.15 - Postcard

Colour postcard of the McCrae House. The photograph was taken during the day from an angle at the front of the house. In the very front of the postcard the stone wall is visible with some small shrubs/trees. The postcard shows the house after the addition was put on it. On the back of the postcard in the upper left corner it says "National Historic Site. The Col. John McCrae Birthplace and Memorial Gardens- Water Street, Guelph, Ontario. The restored cottage contains many of the writings and belongings of Col. McCrae, (author of 'In Flanders Fields') and his family". In the bottom left corner it says that the photo was taken by Eric Green. In the centre it says "McCrae Birthplace Societ

2016.47.2 - Newspaper

The Guelph Mercury Progress Edition, February 24, 1979. The paper has eight sections. The front page reads "Guelph Today - Tomorrow, This is Guelph 1979...Standing Tall for Progress" in blue and black text. The paper includes articles about numerous Guelph businesses as well as articles about Guelph clubs, heritage, arts, life, sports and general interest. Section 1 (pages 1-14): The section is 14 pages and contains the current news both locally and internationally. Section 2 (pages 15-28): The section is 14 pages and includes special interest, sports and classified advertisement. Section 3 (pages 1a-12a): The section is 12 pages and has articles and advertisements for Guelph busi

Image of 2002.23.10 - Map

2002.23.10 - Map

Map; One side of map depicts Guelph and surrounding townships; Township of Guelph and Township of Puslinch. Along the bottom of this side is the street index. The opposite side of the page contains four smaller maps. The first is considerably larger than the others. It shows Guelph in relation to the surrounding areas, this includes the Wellington County, Peel, part of York, Halton, Hamilton, Wentworth, part of Brant, and Waterloo. The other three maps depicts the Township of Eramosa, Erin and Nichol.This side also contains a street index for Elora-Fergus and a legend.

Image of 2007.34.1 - Scrapbook

2007.34.1 - Scrapbook

Large, thick cardboard blue and maroon scrapbook. The front and back covers are blue with maroons triangular tips and spine. There are metal grommets and details all over the outside. There are two large spikes coming out of the spine that attach all the pages together (spine is open). At the bottom of the spine in silver printing "Made in Canada/Biltrite/Patented 1955" On the inside cover there are three metal hinges. Sticker at the bottom "Luckett's/Sterling/ Line/Made in Canada/No. 171032" A postcard has been glued to the cover. It is a festive image with a bowl of fruit and wrapped packages. The Title page reads: "City Clerk's Office, Guelph, Ontario" "Scrap Book: Year 1970 to" there are

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 2012.43.24 - Booklet

2012.43.24 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XXIV 1957" 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 back cover there is an ad for John Sutherland and Sons Insurance. The booklet is 60 pages and is filled with Legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: Image of John McCrae Page 3: "The Future" by Padre Crawford Smith Page 5: Greetings from the President Page 7: Wishes from Mayor and Council Page 9: Home of the McCrae Legion Branch Page 11: List of Legion Br

Image of M1972.1.1 - Drawing

M1972.1.1 - Drawing

.1 This is a black, white and grey pencil drawing/sketch of McCrae House .2 This is a metallic frame The sketch is supported in the frame by a sheet of glass. "The Col. John McCrae Birthplace c.1865. Water St. Guelph, Ontario"

Image of 1997.16.16 - Pamphlet

1997.16.16 - Pamphlet

Tourism pamphlet for Guelph 1985. Has small paragraphs inside on tourism accommodations, sites, shops and restaurants in Guelph and the surrounding areas. Includes a map in centre. Rectangular glossy paper pamphlet with 16 pages of text, coloured illustrations and a map. Stapled. Illustrations: Drawings, Colour/Maps Front Cover: "A Visitor's Guide to Guelph 1985" No of Pages: 18

Image of 2017.10.2 - Map

2017.10.2 - Map

Master Map of Guelph, circa 1980. There is a front and back cover that contains the map when folded. The cover is printed on textured pale yellow paper with red and black text and the map is printed on white paper with red and blue text. The front cover reads "Price 75 cents, The New Master Map, City of Guelph, Incorporated 1913, Sold by Guelph Campus Co-Operative, Box 1150, Guelph, Ontario, Stores at 21 College Ave. W., 24 Wyndham St. N." The back cover is an advertisement for the Guelph Campus Co-Operative. Inside there is a large map of the City of Guelph. A legend for the map and a street index appears along the bottom of the map.

Image of M1997.12.1 - Pamphlet

M1997.12.1 - Pamphlet

Folded. Front has red poppies with written example of poem. Inside a photo of McCrae and sketch of McCrae House. Written info about the house of the house, brief history of McCrae House and about designation of house as national Historic House on June 22, 1966. Opening of McCrae House Aug 26, 1968 by Gov. General and Mrs. Michener. Letter from Roland Michener on back. "Gov General of Canada & Mrs. Michener"

Image of 2012.43.13 - Booklet

2012.43.13 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XIII 1946" 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?". The booklet is 64 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: "The Challenge of Peace" by Rev. E. Brillinger Page 3: Greetings from the President Page 5: List of Legion 257 Executive Page 7: "Charles Oswald Knowles" by J.E. Carter Page 9: Continued from page 7 and image of McCrae Memorial Garden Page 11: Wishes from Legion Branch 234, Guelph

Image of 2013.9.14 - Postcard

2013.9.14 - Postcard

Colour postcard of the McCrae Memorial. The photograph was taken during the day from an angle. In the very front of the postcard there are a bunch of pink flowers (not poppies). In the background you can see a hedge going along the left side and a large tree in the background. On the stone right in front of the memorial it says "Lest We Forget". The picture was taken in the early 1970's. On the back of the postcard in the upper left corner it says "McCrae Memorial, Guelph, Ontario. The immortal words 'In Flanders Fields the Poppies Blow' were penned by one of Guelph's illustrious sons, Col. John McCrae. The memorial stands in the McCrae Gardens adjacent to his birthplace". In the centre

Image of 2007.34.3 - Map

2007.34.3 - Map

Cream coloured paper with writing on the outside folded side. Unfolded it shows a map of the city of Guelph in black outlined drawing. Traced over some roads are red or blue lines. Writing on outside says; "Maps of the City of Guelph (underlined)/Showing Boundaries of/ Wards (underlined) and (??) Polling Sub Divisions (underlined)/ H.J.B. Leadlay (?)/City Clerk/ St. Patricks Ward (underlined) P.S. Div. 1.2.3 & 4/St. George's Ward (underlined) " 5.6.7 & 8/ St. John's Ward (underlined) " 9.10. & 11/St. David's Ward (underlined) " 12.13 & 14/ St. Andrews Ward (underlined) 15.16.17 & 18/ St. James' Ward (underlined) " 19.20.21 & 22" Inside the map's Title reads "The City of /Guelph/ Wellington C