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A2007.079.001 - Kincardine 1848 - 1984, with clippings enclosed

Inserted in this book are numerous newspaper clippings related to topics covered in the book. Also includes an original colour photograph of a fire at Malcolm Furniture. This book is based on documents, reports, interviews and written accounts concerning the history of Kincardine. A blend of these sources makes this book interesting and informative and covers all aspects of community life. (ISBN-0-969-899-1-0) Chapter headings, include "A light on:" Our beginnings The harbour The railway Council Religion Education Industry Military Main Street Recreation Guiding and scouting Service clubs Town bands People, places and events

Image of A2009.202.027 - 50 years ago newspaper clipping (1966) re: Gordon Connell, Charles Reed and Jack Thompson

A2009.202.027 - 50 years ago newspaper clipping (1966) re: Gordon Connell, Charles Reed and Jack Thompson

Courtesy of Marie Christie, a digital image of a small newspaper clipping, from an unidentified newspaper, marked "50 years ago" Feb. 9, 1916 and Feb. 10, 1966, with information about the enlistment of Gordon Connell, Charles Reed and Jack Thompson.

Image of A2009.202.038 - Feb. 9, 1916 newspaper clipping re: Paisley enlistments with 160th Battalion

A2009.202.038 - Feb. 9, 1916 newspaper clipping re: Paisley enlistments with 160th Battalion

A digital image of a small newspaper clipping dated Feb. 9, 1916, listing names of Paisley men, as well as Greenock and Bruce Township men, who enrolled with the 160th Bruce Battalion: Parker, Horace McKerracher, Duncan G. Patterson, James Sparrow, Wilmer John Jack, William McGregor, H. Gladstone Beaton, John Brown, Bernard Dobson, Frank Dobson, John Dobson, Robert McDonald, Murdoch McLaren, Stewart Alexander Rolston, John Stewart, George Woodcock, William Bain, Andrew Campbell, Edgar Grainger, William Maloney, Christopher McGillivray, James McGregor, Rob Roy McGregor, R. Bruce Wells, Francis Edward Symon, James

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A2010.099.1141 - Research cards

These research cards are part of series 2 (Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation related documents), file 10 (research cards). Index cards, of various sizes, that were originally placed in a plastic index card holder. The cards contain notes and references concerning a variety of resources, including local newspapers (Wiarton Echo, Walkerton Telescope, Bruce Herald), books and articles, about topics including Indian Council meetings, Franchise Act and Indians' vote, First Nations soldiers and military involvement, The Depression, relief and welfare, home front, 160th Battalion.

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A2010.099.1142 - Research notes and article

These notes and article are part of series 2 (Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation related documents), file 10 (research cards). This item consists of a manilla envelope, with handwritten notes on the reverse filled with handwritten research notes of various sizes. Also included in the envelope is a photocopy of the article "Aboriginal Self-Government and the Crown's Fiduciary Duty: Squaring the Circule or Completing the Circle?" by Alan Pratt, published in the National Journal of Constitutional Law, possibly in 1992.

Image of A2013.011.003 - 160th Battalion Christmas card from Sergt. Irwin Eason

A2013.011.003 - 160th Battalion Christmas card from Sergt. Irwin Eason

This160th Battalion Christmas card is made from off-white paper embossed with images of flower, ribbon and decorative border. Print is in gold and spine is tied with decorative green string with tassle. The front features the 160th Bruce Battalion crest and the words "Every kind thought from Over the Sea." The inside features the date "Christmas, 1917" a poem: "Though I'm only one of millions doing "bits" for Freedom's fame, You, I know will keep a corner in your heart to hold my name; And amid this world wide welter with its terrors, blood and shame All my thoughts this Christmas centre back to you and mem'ries frame; Memories that from out War's darkness, peace and happiness

Image of A2015.121.017 - Bruce 160th Battalion's colors being taken to the Little Old Bramshott Church, Canadian Echo, July 11, 1917

A2015.121.017 - Bruce 160th Battalion's colors being taken to the Little Old Bramshott Church, Canadian Echo, July 11, 1917

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping photograph bearing the caption: "Bruce 160th Battalion's colors being taken to the Little Old Bramshott Church."

Image of A2015.121.024 - Pte. James Day, Canadian Echo, Oct. 9, 1918

A2015.121.024 - Pte. James Day, Canadian Echo, Oct. 9, 1918

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping with photograph, October 9, 1918, featuring Pte. James Day and partially legible caption: "Son of Mr. and Mrs. Day, Wiarton, enlisted in 1914 ... and was wounded ..."

Image of A2015.121.009 - Daily account of voyage to England

A2015.121.009 - Daily account of voyage to England

Digital images of a 1916 newspaper article submitted to the Canadian Echo (Wiarton newspaper) by J. Eldridge of Hepworth, consisting of "an account of the 160th Battalion's trip across the ocean as kept by Pte. Burton L. Sutter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sutter, Pike Bay."

Image of A2015.121.012 - "Some battalion," published letter home from Pte. J. Kendrick

A2015.121.012 - "Some battalion," published letter home from Pte. J. Kendrick

Digital image of a newspaper clipping consisting of an excerpt from a letter home written by Pte. J. Kendrick [John Donald Kendrick] concerning the 160th Battalion's subscription to the Victory War Loan, [believed to have been published by the Canadian Echo.]

Image of A2015.121.018 - Cheery letters from Canadian soldiers column, Canadian Echo, Jun 6, 1917

A2015.121.018 - Cheery letters from Canadian soldiers column, Canadian Echo, Jun 6, 1917

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping, June 6, 1917, featuring a letter from Private Thomas Johnston to the Editor of The Echo, published in a column entitled "Cheery letters from Canadian soldiers." Information provided in the letter relates to the 160th Battalion, quarantine, status of training, weather, church parade, depositing colours at Liphook Church, with mention of Bull Stephens, Bill Stowe, John Malloy and Bill McMullen.

Image of A2015.121.021 - Pte. G.W. Jermyn, Canadian Echo, October 9, 1918

A2015.121.021 - Pte. G.W. Jermyn, Canadian Echo, October 9, 1918

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping, October 9, 1918, featuring a headshot portrait of Private Garnet Wallace Jermyn, with caption advising "Son of Sheriff and Mrs. Jermyn, Wiarton, belonged to the Bruce 160th, Killed in Action."

Image of A2015.121.025 - Pte. Clarence Mitchell, Canadian Echo, October 9, 1918

A2015.121.025 - Pte. Clarence Mitchell, Canadian Echo, October 9, 1918

Digital image of a Canadian Echo newspaper clipping with photograph, October 9, 1918, featuring Pte. Clarence Mitchell and partially legible caption: "... Wiarton, belonged to Bruce 160th, Killed in Action."

Image of A2015.121.057 - 21 letters from Pte. Alexander James Greig

A2015.121.057 - 21 letters from Pte. Alexander James Greig

Digital images of twenty letters from Alexander James Greig, of Amabel Township, to his mother Ann (Bailey) Greig, and one letter from Alexander to his brother Gordon Greig, 1916-1918. Dates of letters and topics mentioned: 1916 Oct 29: From England - Experience travelling overseas; 1916 Dec 19: From Bramshott (to brother Gordon) - Asking for tobacco, musketeer course, planned Christmas dinner, foggy weather; 1917 Jan 07: In quarantine, received tobacco, "squabble in my hut"; camp condemned and will be moving soon, asking for candy, eating bullie beef for supper; 1917 Jan 18: In hospital for mumps, local life, asking about colt; 1917 Feb 04: Out of hospital, at church, musketry

Image of A2015.121.060 - After leaving the Abbey the King inspected the guard of honour

A2015.121.060 - After leaving the Abbey the King inspected the guard of honour

Digital image of a newspaper clipping photograph from Canadian Echo, Wiarton, August 1, 1917, with caption "After leaving the Abbey the King inspected the guard of honour". The photograph features soldiers from the 160th Battalion.

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A2016.007.005 - Military newspaper clippings

Folder containing 20 newspaper clippings concerning military matters related to Bruce County. Particular subjects include: - First man slain in Northwest Rebellion of 1855 was a Bruce County volunteer (John Morton); - 160th Battalion; - 1916 presentation of colours; - 99th Field Battery, Wingham; - 19th Field Regiment Reunion (1975); - Saugeen Honors Soldiers (1916); - Lieut.. Jessie Ross, CAMC, boat torpedoed while crossing Atlantic (1917); - Culross soldiers enlisted and district casualties (1918); - Red Cross Society shipping packages (1941) - 60 Years ago column (re: Pte Alex Blue) - Robert Cayley on the job on Kuwait/Iraq border - Audrey Detheridge (memoryproject.c

Image of A2016.016.001 - Roote family military album photocopies

A2016.016.001 - Roote family military album photocopies

Colour photocopies of a reproduction photograph album containing military-themes photographs collected by the Roote family of Saugeen First Nation. Images include various unidentified individuals, as well as battalions and identified soldiers as follows: 32nd Regiment Band; 1st Battalion, 2nd C.O.R., Hamilton, 3rd Company, 1st Victoria Rifles of Canada, October 1940; 114th Battalion Band and Officers, 160th Battalion, Saugeen and Cape Croker soldiers leaving Walkerton, 1941; Niagara Camp, 1918; Soldiers marching Hwy 21 towards French Bay Rd, 1940; Abraham Elliott, George Corbier, 114th Battalion, T.E. Andrews, 1st Battalion, 2nd C.O.R., bandmaster Joshua Arthur, John Kahb

Image of A958.027.002 - Bruce in Khaki, Vol. 1, No. 1

A958.027.002 - Bruce in Khaki, Vol. 1, No. 1

Bruce in Khaki newspaper, Vol. 1, No. 1, October 12, 1917, was a production of the Officers, N.C.O.s and men of the 160th Battalion, edited by Pte. Thomas Johnston. Additional staff included: Business Manager, Corpl. T. Black and Chief Censor, Capt. Farquar Shaw. "Julia Corrigan" inscribed in pencil on front page. Includes short stories, poems, news, inside-jokes, and information about the soldiers forming part of 160th Bruce Battalion. Headings include: "Introductory Note" "Our Colonel" "What I Think" "Editorial" "The Victoria Cross" poem "Bruce County News" "Heard in the Que" "Suggestions" "Lost and Found" "Hut Scrapings" "Camp News" "Heard in the Tailor Shop" "The Serge

Image of A958.027.003 - Bruce in Khaki, Vol. 1, No. 2

A958.027.003 - Bruce in Khaki, Vol. 1, No. 2

Bruce in Khaki newspaper, Vol. 1, No. 2, October 19, 1917, was a production of the Officers, N.C.O.'s and men of the 160th Battalion, edited by Pte. Thomas Johnston. Additional staff included: Business Manager, Corpl. T. Black and Chief Censor, Capt. Farquar Shaw. "Julia Corrigan" inscribed in pencil on front page. Includes short stories, poems, news, inside-jokes, and information about the soldiers forming part of 160th Bruce Battalion. Headings include: "Musical Notes" "Editorial" "Bruce County News" "Heard in the Tailor Shop" "Who's Ahead" poem "Heard in the Que." "Suggestions" "Advertisements" "The Signals at Home" "The Side Show" "Hut Scrapings and Sweepings" "Camp New

Image of A958.027.004 - Bruce in Khaki, Vol. 1, No. 3

A958.027.004 - Bruce in Khaki, Vol. 1, No. 3

Bruce in Khaki newspaper, Vol. 1, No. 3, October 26, 1917, was a production of the Officers, N.C.O.s and men of the 160th Battalion, edited by Pte. Thomas Johnston. Additional staff included: Business Manager, Corpl. T. Black and Chief Censor, Capt. Farquar Shaw. Includes short stories, poems, news, inside-jokes, and information about the soldiers forming part of 160th Bruce Battalion. Headings include: "No. 2 Platoon. "A" Company" with photo "Editorial" "Godalming Y.M.C.A." (lectures / discussions for soldiers) "The Religion of the Soldier" "Bruce County News" "The Sergeants' Mess" "A Soliloquy" "Musical Notes" "Heard in The Tailor Shop" "Hut Scrapings and Sweepings" "Camp

Image of A958.027.006 - Bruce in Khaki, Vol. 1, No. 5

A958.027.006 - Bruce in Khaki, Vol. 1, No. 5

Bruce in Khaki newspaper, Vol. 1, No. 5, November 9, 1917, was a production of the Officers, N.C.O.'s and men of the 160th Battalion, edited by Pte. Thomas Johnston. Additional staff included: Business Manager, Corpl. T. Black and Chief Censor, Capt. Farquar Shaw. Includes short stories, poems, news, inside-jokes, and information about the soldiers forming part of 160th Bruce Battalion. Headings include: "Editorial" "An Invitation" (Godalming Y.M.C.A.) "No. 5 Platoon, "B" Company, Chesley Platoon" with photo "Hut Scrapings and Sweepings" "Worthless Jock McGregor by Pte. A.W. Drummond" "Bruce Ten Years Hence" "The Soldier's Prayer" ""Bruce in Khaki" Staff Honoured" "Bugle Band

Image of A958.027.007 - Bruce in Khaki, Vol. 1, No. 6

A958.027.007 - Bruce in Khaki, Vol. 1, No. 6

Bruce in Khaki newspaper, Vol. 1, No. 6, November 16, 1917, was a production of the Officers, N.C.O.s and men of the 160th Battalion, edited by Pte. Thomas Johnston. Additional staff included: Business Manager, Corpl. T. Black and Chief Censor, Capt. Farquar Shaw. Includes short stories, poems, news, inside-jokes, and information about the soldiers forming part of 160th Bruce Battalion. Headings include: "Sold Again!" poem "Editorial" "The Brass Band" with photograph "A Good Word for 'Bruce in Khaki'" "Musical Notes" "Camp News" "Bruce County News" "Scraps from the Officer's Mess" "Hut Scrapings and Sweepings" "Stop Press News: Tank Coming to Witley" "No. 13 Platoon, "D" Com

Image of A958.027.008 - Bruce in Khaki, Vol. 1, No. 7

A958.027.008 - Bruce in Khaki, Vol. 1, No. 7

Bruce in Khaki newspaper, vol. 1, no. 7, January 15, 1918, with New Year 1918 colour cover. This is a production of the Officers, N.C.O.'s and men of the 160th Battalion, edited by Pte. Thomas Johnston. Additional staff included: Business Manager, Corpl. N. Black and Chief Censor, Apt. F. Shaw. Includes short stories, poems, news, and information about the soldiers forming part of 160th Bruce Battalion. Headings include: "The Orderly Room Gang" poem; "Camp News", including information about how the soldiers spent Christmas 1917 and achievements concerning Victory Loans; "Hut Scrapings and Sweepings" "Music Notes" including information about the band and musical entertainment. "Ch

Image of A958.047.002 - Citizens' Victory Service order of service

A958.047.002 - Citizens' Victory Service order of service

Programme / order of service for "Citizens' Victory Service" held at Geneva Church, Chesley, Bruce County, Ontario to celebrate the end of the Great War 1914-1918. Includes Roll of Honour.

Image of A962.050.001 - Pictorial souvenir of Walkerton, 1850-1921

A962.050.001 - Pictorial souvenir of Walkerton, 1850-1921

Pictorial Souvenir of Walkerton, 1850-1921, containing a two-page historical sketch and numerous pages of photographs reflecting significant people, businesses, industry, organizations and churches of Walkerton. Photographs include: - Executive of Walkerton Old Boys' and Girls' Association 1921 - Walkerton Chapter I.O.D.E. - House of Refuge - Town Council and Officials 1921 - Views of Walkerton, including aerial - County Council 1905 - Memorial Fountain - High School - House of Refuge - Hartley House - McVicars Hotel - Old Walkerton Fife and Drum Band - John Bruce Block - Residences, including C.S. Stephan, H.A. Stephan, Judge - Klein, H. Damm, J.G. Cooper, H.P. O'Connor