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Name Ryan (G.B.) and Company Department Store

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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 1983.85.3 - Bag

1983.85.3 - Bag

Merchandise Bag; green paper bag with gold print. Both sides are the same. At the bottom printed in gold letters: "RYAN'S OF GUELPH". Between "Ryan's" and "of" is a gold outline of a tower with a flag flying at the top.

Image of 1978.65.35 - Booklet, Advertisement

1978.65.35 - Booklet, Advertisement

Advertising Booklet, "RYAN STORE NEWS, No. 53 / GUELPH, ONT. / April 3, 1928". Two sheets of newsprint folded in half to form eight page advertising pamphlet. Black print on what is now brown paper. Published by G.B. Ryan & Co. Limited Department Store. This edition is titled "EASTER FASHION NEWS." Drawings of women's clothing with descriptions and prices. On the back printed in lower right corner: "THE GUMMER PRESS, GUELPH". Above it is its trademark bearing the words "TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION LABEL, GUELPH".

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 2012.68.17 - Book, Year

2012.68.17 - Book, Year

96 page Central School Yearbook. Yellow cover with black and red details. Front cover says "Central Senior Public School Guelph Ontario; The Central Comet 1964." The second part mentioned above surrounded by a fine line border and the word comet is on an angle and the letters gradually increase in size with a red shadow effect. In the upper left corner is a divided red and black shield logo for the school with a torch in the center and a maple leaf at the bottom and "CSPS" at the top. the back cover is a black printed advertisement for John Sutherland and sons. Inside front cover has an advertisement for Guelph Hydro and Brown's Sports Store. The first and the last page are two halves of the

Image of 1971.47.2.7 - Newspaper

1971.47.2.7 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury 1954 Progress Edition, January 30, 1954. The paper is seven sections, the first two sections the regular news while the other sections are part of the Progress edition. The paper is incomplete with one section of the Progress Edition missing (Section D). .1 Section 1 of the paper with a blue cover with an image of Guelph with hands superimposed over the image. The title is "1954 Progress edition - The Future of Guelph is in Our Hands". This section covers the news of the day. Pages 1 - 12. .2 Section 2 is a continuation of the news of the day. Pages 13 - 28. .3 Section 3 - First section of the Progress edition with a collage of photos on the front cover. pages A1- A16

Image of 2004.32.116 - Newspaper

2004.32.116 - Newspaper

"Guelph Daily Herald" newspaper from April 6, 1891. One large sheet of newsprint folded in half and printed on all sides to form four pages of printing. The paper is brittle. "GUELPH DAILY HERALD./ VOL. XXXVIII - No. 79./ GUELPH, CANADA, MONDAY, APRIL 6, 1891./ WHOLE No. 5988"

Image of 1983.85.4 - Bag

1983.85.4 - Bag

Merchandise Bag; green paper bag with gold print lettering. Both sides are the same. Printed at the bottom in gold: "RYAN'S OF GUELPH". Between the two words "Ryan's" and "Of", printed in gold is an outline of a tower with a flag raised from the top of it.

Image of 1978.165.102 - Envelope

1978.165.102 - Envelope

Merchandise Bag or Envelope; Brown paper bag with black print on one side. The top is shaped like an envelope that can be folded over and glued shut. Print on one side: "Little Things with Big Values AT RYAN'S NOTION DEPT. / G. B. Ryan & Co. / GUELPH - OWEN SOUND / OUR CASHMERE HOSIERY / Special 35c. pr. or 3 prs. for $1.00 / THE RED THREAD STOCKING / Very fine Cashmere, soft and elastic, seamless foot / Exceptional Value, 35c. pr. or 3 prs. for $1.00".

1998.21.33 - Card, Dance

Red and silver dance card with an image of a band on the front. Year '43 OAC

1978.165.1246 - Invoice

Invoice from G.B. Ryan & Co., Berlin Branch to S.F. Dietrich of Atwood, December 8, 1900.

Image of 2012.43.28 - Booklet

2012.43.28 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XXVIII 1961" 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 44 pages and is filled with Legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: Branch 257 Executive Page 3: "Saved For What?" by Padre Crawford Smith Page 5: President's message Page 7: "The Poppy" Page 9: Continued from page 7 Page 11: "A Challenge to the Legion" Page 13: Conti

1978.165.3003.2 - Invoice

Two separate invoices (1978.165.3003.1 and .2), both dated September 18, 1912; both from G.B. Ryan & Co. The first (.1) has been made out to Mrs. J. McAteer of the American Hotel; the second invoice (.2) probably has a misspelling, as it is written out to a "Mr. J. MacaTeer" of the same hotel. Invoices 3003.1 and 3003.2 come out to $32.64 and $11.56 respectively and list several items, including flannel and table linen, purchased over the course of several days. Printed on the back of each invoice, we find a message to the customer: "No Corrections made or Goods Exchanged without this Bill. All Claims should be made within Two Days. OUR GUARANT

Image of 2012.43.31 - Booklet

2012.43.31 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XXXI 1964" 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 40 pages and is filled with Legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: Branch 257 Executive Page 2: Wishes from Mayor and Council Page 3: Image of Guelph War Memorial Page 5: President's Message Page 7: "To Maintain Peace" Page 9: Image of John McCrae Page 11: In Flanders

Image of 1980.114.81 - Booklet

1980.114.81 - Booklet

"Guelph Ontario - The Royal City 1907" "A City of Great Enterprises - Wholesale and Manufacturing Agricultural Resources Unsurpassed" Booklet of trade information on the City of Guelph from 1907 Covers missing 31-0 cm W X 23-0 cm H pages missing 16 pages total left

Image of 2012.43.29 - Booklet

2012.43.29 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XXIX 1962" 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 44 pages and is filled with Legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: Branch 257 Executive Page 3: "Givers" by Padre Crawford Smith Page 5: President's message Page 7: Wishes from Mayor and Council Page 9: "It Shouldn't Happen To A Dog" Page 11: Continued from page 9 Page

Image of 2008.24.2 - Booklet

2008.24.2 - Booklet

Small booklet with a picture of a Musk Ox head on the front and text above and below that reads: "Musk-Ox Brand, Boulter Waugh & Co. L'T'D. Montreal., 1907-8". Entire book is very mouldy. On the back is another picture of a Musk-ox head with text below that reads: "Musk Ox Brand, The Mortimer Press, Ottawa-Montreal". First inside page of book is about the quality of the Musk-Ox Brand clothing. Throughout the book are pictures and selections of clothing items make from Musk Ox. On inside of cover reads: "Compliments of G.B. Ryan & Co. Guelph, Ont."

Image of 2013.55.2 - Yearbook

2013.55.2 - Yearbook

Yearbook "The Central Comet - 1965" for Centre Senior Public School, Guelph, Ontario. The cover of the yearbook is black with grey type and a grey partial drawing of a school building. The yearbook consists of 83 pages. Image of the Canadian flag and a poem about it, page 2 The Central Comet staff for the yearbook, page 3 List and picture of the staff members for Central School in 1965, pages 4-5 Image and remembrance of Mrs. E. Scott, page 6 Message from the principal, Mr. C. Allen, page 7 Message from the vice- principal and the director, page 8 messages from the superintendent, inspector and from G.C.V.I., page 9 Messages from King George S.P.S., Waverly Drive S.P.S., John F. Ross,

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 2012.68.18 - Book, Year

2012.68.18 - Book, Year

94 page Central School Yearbook. Red cover with black, gold and red details. Front cover says "Central Comet 1966 Central Senior Public School Guelph - Ontario." The date is enclosed in a striped box of black red and gold near the bottom. In the center is a divided red and black shield logo for the school with a torch in the center and a maple leaf at the bottom and "CSPS" at the top. The shield and the torch are gold. The back cover is a black printed advertisement for John Sutherland and sons. Inside front cover has an advertisement for Guelph Hydro and Brown's Sports Store, where the back is for Guelph City Council. The first page is dedicated to a message from the board of education. The