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Image of 2013.68.14 - Program

2013.68.14 - Program

A small grey/ blue program booklet with black typed writing on it. The front page is titled "Piano Recital by Ernest Seitz (Pupil of Josef Lhevinne and Ernest Hutchison) Famous European Masters Assisted by the Choral Class of Loretto Academy". It was on Friday, November 19, 1920 at eight o'clock. The proceeds were to go to begin a Building Fund for Loretto Academy. The first page of the program consists of: 1.Hymns in Honor of St. Cecilia Patroness of Music 2.(a) Minuet (b) Le Coucou (c) Gavotte (d) Ballade (e) Scherzo The second page of the program consists of: 3. The Night Bells 4. "The World is Waiting for the Sunrise" 5. Sonata 6. "A Word of Praise" The third page is adverti

Image of 1969X.00.155 - Magazine

1969X.00.155 - Magazine

Magazine - "The Maple Leaf, The Canadian Club Magazine," Vol.1 No.X, January 1923, S.K. Smith, Editor. Published monthly by the Maple Leaf Publishing Co., Sussex, New Brunswick. Paperback cover; Front cover has picture of Edward Johnson in costume; white background with red and black printed lettering. Under picture of Johnson is printed: "The Canadian Who Wears Caruso's Costumes." Edward Johnson has handwritten a dedication near the bottom of his picture: "To my dear friends, Mr and Mrs Powell Hamilton, with all good wishes, from Edward Johnson." On back cover is an advertisement for Bell Piano. Magazine contains articles about Guelph and Galt, as well as advertisements of various Guelph

Image of 2002X.58.4 - Book, Manual

2002X.58.4 - Book, Manual

Instruction Manual; brown paper soft covered booklet with black printed lettering "Instruction Book No. 2 for the Canadian White Sewing Machine and Attachments". .Above the title is the company trademark - a crown with "The White is King" printed below it. The booklet contains instructions and illustrations for using the machine and the attachments. The illustrations are all in black and white. Illustrations: Illustrations, B/W "Instruction Book No. 2 for The Canadian White Sewing Machine and Attachments manufactured by the White Sewing Machine Co. of Canada Limited Guelph, Ontario". On page 22 is a picture of the The White Sewing Machine Co. in Guelph. No of Pages: 22

Image of 1977.123.11 - Letter

1977.123.11 - Letter

Advertising Circular; rectangular off-white paper with black printed letterhead at top. Under letterhead are three coloured illustrations of the "Eclipse" school furniture. Rest of letter is typed in black and red lettering. Letter is dated May 15th, 1924 and addressed to the company distributors. The letter advertises a special sale the White Sewing Machine Co. is having from May 15th to June 15th, 1924. At the bottom is an order for rail shipment and terms of payment to be filled in and returned to company. Letterhead: "THE WHITE SEWING MACHINE COMPANY OF CANADA LIMITED / "Eclipse" SCHOOL FURNITURE / FACTORY AND GENERAL OFFICE, GUELPH, ONT."

Image of 1987.62.17 - Booklet

1987.62.17 - Booklet

Booklet entitled "Guelph, Ontario - The Royal City, 1919." Promotional booklet that serves as a commercial and residential guide. Has 32 pages of printed text on glossy paper. Illustrations are: b/w photographs and drawings of Guelph buildings and factories; parks, downtown Guelph. As well, there is a map of Wellington County. Cover: paper, white with a blue grey border. Inside border is a picture of the Guelph Public Library and above and below picture is printed in black lettering: "GUELPH, ONTARIO / ISSUED FOR THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL / GUELPH - ONTARIO / BY HEATON'S AGENCY, TORONTO." in the upper left corner, hand-printed in blue ink is: "R.B.Ward." On back cover is a map of southern Ontari

Image of 1992.47.1.2 - Catalogue

1992.47.1.2 - Catalogue

.1 - Booklet/ Catalogue: "Ontario Provincial Winter Fair (OPWF) Review, 1883-1919, and Programme for Winter Fair, December 8, 9, 10, 11". Reviel celebrates its 27th year and commemorates its history. The review is 31 pages in length. It gives a history of the fair over its years, lists the accolades of the past and gives a brief synopsis on Guelph as a centre of manufacture - see page 27 which lists the companies and product made in Guelph. On back cover is printed in black and red lettering the programme for the fair held in December 1919. Surrounded by a green border. Front cover; white paper, stapled. Has title printed in red letters and photographs are printed in green. Illustrations:

Image of 1976.40.38 - Catalogue

1976.40.38 - Catalogue

Booklet/ Catalogue: "Ontario Provincial Winter Fair (OPWF) Review, 1883-1919, and Programme for Winter Fair, December 8, 9, 10, 11". Reviel celebrates its 27th year and commemorates its history. The review is 31 pages in length. It gives a history of the fair over its years, lists the accolades of the past and gives a brief synopsis on Guelph as a centre of manufacture - see page 27 which lists the companies and product made in Guelph. On back cover is printed in black and red lettering the programme for the fair held in December 1919. Surrounded by a green border. Front cover; white paper, stapled. Has title printed in red letters and photographs are printed in green. No. of pages 31

2017.61.1 - Program

Guelph Choral Society Program, April 18, 1922. The program is 28 pages printed on cream coloured paper with black text and a grey paper cover with black text. Along with the program for the evening there is also a list of committee members and members of the chorus, song titles and lyrics and numerous advertisements for Guelph businesses. The songs are numbered 1-12 through the program. Front Cover: "Guelph Choral Society, James R. Pears, Conductor, Second Season, Eight o'Clock, Tuesday Evening, April Eighteenth, m.c.m.xxii. {1922}, Guelph Armory" Front Inside Cover: Advertisement Page 1: Black and white photograph of James R. Pears as well as a list of officers, committee members an

Image of 2014.84.259 - Magazine

2014.84.259 - Magazine

Christmas magazine for employees of the White Sewing Machine Company. The magazine has a white cover with a thin holly border. There is a picture of Santa Claus' sleigh flying across a red moon in the centre. At the top of the page is a letter head that reads "The White Gatherer vol. 5 -- no. 3. December 1920" with a crest in the centre. Underneath the Santa illustration reads "The Season's Greetings to you With hearty wishes, for A Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year. White Sewing Machine Company" in green ink. The pages include news from all branches of the company, across Canada and the United States. It has poems, jokes, stories and anecdotes. There is a large section of news from t

2017.35.16 - Box, Needlework

White Sewing Machine Needles box. It is a rectangular wooden box that sits raised at the back with black text and numerous loose needles on the inside. The lid open upward and has black text stamped on top "Sew Machine Needles, The White Sewing Machine Co. of Canada Ltd., Guelph, Ontario". A list of "interchangeable needles" printed on coral coloured paper with black text is pasted to the inside of the lid. The bottom of the box is divided with wooden dividers into 30 square compartments and one long one along the bottom. The wooden dividers are labelled with black text 0-7 horizontally and A-F vertically. There are numerous loose needles inside of various compartments inside of the box.

Image of 2013.72.31 - Bottle

2013.72.31 - Bottle

Clear glass rectangular bottle shaped from a 2 part mould. The bottle has an attached lip with a ridge on the lower neck and the shoulders are square. The face of the bottle is embossed with "White Sewing Machine Guelph Ont." On the bottom of the bottle is "615" .

Image of 1987.31.1 - Box

1987.31.1 - Box

Leather covered paper box, 1/2 lid is also covered in black leather, pocket at front with gold lettering, shape is vertical slope to hold note paper.

Image of 1984.70.1 - Bottle

1984.70.1 - Bottle

White Sewing Machine Co. bottle for holding sewing machine oil. The bottle is rectangular shaped from a 2 part mould. The bottle has an attached lip with a ridge on the lower neck and the shoulders are square. The face of the bottle is embossed with "White Sewing Machine Guelph Ont." On the bottom of the bottle is "615" .

Image of 2013.36.1 - Machine, Sewing

2013.36.1 - Machine, Sewing

White treadle sewing machine. The sewing machine has a wood case with a fold out top that also raises the sewing machine inside. There are three drawers on either side and one of the drawers has built in spool holders. The sewing machine has black painted metal legs and a large treadle pedal athe bottom. Across the back of the legs is a metal brace with a diamond pattern in centre. Across the bottom front of the case "White" is written in raised wood letters in a branch design. The sewing machine is black with gold, green and red decal decorations. In the centre of the base plate there is a decal with "WS" in the centre. Across the arm of the machine is "White Rotary" in gold lettering. By

Image of 2006.37.1 - Tag, Merchandise

2006.37.1 - Tag, Merchandise

Metal Tag from the White Sewing Machine Company. The tag is slightly curved and has a hole at each side for attaching the label to the sewing machine. The tag has an embossed W with a banner running a cross it with "White Sewing Machine" in the lower corners is "Trade Mark"

Image of 1974X.28.2 - Photograph

1974X.28.2 - Photograph

Dining room of a top floor of Yeates and Thomas. People seated around tables covered with the debris of a meal. Large banner at the end of room. "Get-together supper - The White Sewing Machine Co. of Canada Ltd. Wednesday, October 15, 1919"

Image of 1982.29.1.1 - Photograph

1982.29.1.1 - Photograph

Photograph, B&W, mounted on a brown matte-board. Employees of the White Sewing Machine Company of Canada Ltd, 1921 gathered in front of a building (88 Yarmouth St. Guelph, Ontario). In front of employees is a sign which reads: "THE WHITE IS KING / THE WHITE SEWING MACHINE CO. OF CANADA LIMITED." Printed by hand in green ink on reverse of mounted photograph: "ROBERTSON / 165 QUEENSTON RD., PRESTON, 1921."