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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 1971.40.45 - Postcard

1971.40.45 - Postcard

Colour postcard. Looking north on Wyndham Street from Macdonnell street

1977.148.1.2 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury, April 16, 1977. The paper is two sections and is 28 pages. The paper contains news of the day, international and local. .1 On the front cover are the top stories of the day including "Energy Warning" and "Municipal Elections in November". 12 pages .2 Section 2 front page is the City Page with a variety of Guelph stories. 16 pages

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 2012.43.9 - Booklet

2012.43.9 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. IX 1942" 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 40 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: Image of Winston Churchill Page 3: List of Legion Officers Page 5: Greetings From the President Page 7: "Auxiliary War Services" by Fred Baldwin Page 9: Continued from page 7 Page 11: "Our Glorious Dead, Our Valiant Living" Page 13: Wishes from the City of Guelph Page 15

Image of 1998.51.19 - Videotape

1998.51.19 - Videotape

Black plastic video tape with clear plastic tape. Interview with Leone Angus who talks about growing up in Saskatchewan, moving to Guelph, Downtown Guelph, shops in Guelph, etc.

Image of 2014.33.8 - Book

2014.33.8 - Book

The OAC Review, December 1947, VOL. LX Issue No. 3 Cover of the book is a light shade of blue, with dark blue lines creating a border design. The cover says, in the top left corner in dark blue writing, "The O.A.C. Review - Published by and in the interests of the Student Body, Ontario Agricultural College...Guelph - Official Organ of the O.A.C. Alumni" In the bottom right corner, in dark blue, is "December 1947" and the O.A.C. crest. The book is 63 pages. The content of the book includes advertisements and the following topics: Editorial Leading Articles: Modern Methods in Ancient Times O.A.C. Judges Compete at Chicago International O.A.C. Reopens The Amazing Ant Modern Trend

Image of 2012.43.8 - Booklet

2012.43.8 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. VIII 1941" 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 36 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: "Tribute to the Torch" Page 3: "The Price They Paid" Page 5: Continued from page 3 Page 7: Image "23 Canteens To Britain" Page 9: "The Little Boats of Britain" Page 11: The Last Parade: Writings from McCrae's Scrapbook" Page 13: Continued from page 11 and Greetings from the

Image of 2014.33.9 - Book

2014.33.9 - Book

The OAC Review, March 1948, VOL. LX Issue No. 6 Cover of the book is a light shade of blue, with dark blue lines creating a border design. The cover says, in the top left corner in dark blue writing, "The O.A.C. Review - Published by and in the interests of the Student Body, Ontario Agricultural College...Guelph - Official Organ of the O.A.C. Alumni" In the bottom right corner, in dark blue, is "March, 1948" and the O.A.C. crest. The book is 63 pages. The content of the book includes advertisements and the following topics: Editorial Articles: The College Greenhouse What Price New Blood? "And A Day Shall Come" Guelph Colleges! Waterloo County Conservation Program '39 Option Q

Image of 2015.12.5 - Program

2015.12.5 - Program

Program for the 1955 Guelph College Figure Skating Club Show "Rhapsody on Ice". The program consists of numerous advertisements from various Guelph businesses and surrounding areas and black and white images of various skaters from the club. Front Cover: Light blue, pink and silver background meant to look iridescent like ice. "Rhapsody on Ice" across the top. In the center is a line drawing of a female figure skater in mid jump with her back arched, head back and arms out. Text and image are in black. Front Inside Cover: Advertisement for the spring and summer Stratford Skating School. Page 1: "Rhapsody on Ice presented by The Guelph College Figure Skating Club at the Guelph Memoria

Image of 2015.63.4 - Program

2015.63.4 - Program

Tri-fold event program for the "Barbershop Belle Chapter." Cover has a globe logo and event information as well as the presentation name "Far Away Places." Four inside leaves list the show committee, chorus members, advertisements, event program and words of appreciation. Back cover hosts more advertisements. From scrapbook 2015.63.1

1977.148.3.8 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury, March 5 1977. 1977 Progress Edition. The paper is 8 sections with a total of 114 pages. .1 Front section containing news of the day. Main headline "Devastating Quake Batters Bucharest" The section is 8 pages long. .2 Second section of paper continues with the days news. The cover has pictures of local politicians. 18 pages long .3 First section of the Progress edition. Front and back cover are green and the front cover has a full page ad for Imperial Tobacco with birthday wishes for Guelph. Section contains profiles of local industries. Pages 1A-16A .4 Front page has a full page ad for Euclid. Section contains profiles of local industries.Pages 1B-16B .5 Front p

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 2002.33.1 - Postcard

2002.33.1 - Postcard

Colour post card of Wyndham street looking North from St. George's Square. In the foreground is a pie-shaped flower bed in the centre of the street with people waiting beside it for the busses to arrive. In the background is Wyndham Street showing the bank of Nova Scotia, Bogardus-Gaul Pharmacy, the Peacock Restaurant and the Royal Bank and many more buildings. The back of the postcard is unused with the caption "Wyndham Street and St. George's square, Guelph, Ontario. One of Canada's wider main streets. the post card was issued by the McCrae Birthplace Society. . "Wyndham Street and St. George's Square, Guelph, Ontario. One of Canada's wider Main Streets." "Photo by Eric Green"

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.