One image of Evelyn Disley standing behind a table with her mother, Mrs. P. Disley, and sister, Jean Disley, during her going-away party at the Oddfellow's Hall in Sudbury, Ontario, which was held to celebrate her departure to Ottawa, Ontario for training with the Royal Canadian Air Force (Women's Division) during the Second World War.
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One image of Evelyn Disley standing behind a table with her mother, Mrs. P. Disley, during her going-away party at the Oddfellow's Hall in Sudbury, Ontario, which was held to celebrate her departure to Ottawa, Ontario for training with the Royal Canadian Air Force (Women's Division) during the Second World War.
This fonds contains records pertaining to the 33rd Battalion Ladies’ Group. Records include meeting minutes, membership records, and photographs. Records are organized into the following series:
1) Meeting Minutes
2) Membership Records
One image of 'Miss Sudbury' winner June Elva Holnuty standing at the end of a diving board at Bell Park in Sudbury, Ontario and holding a bouquet of roses. Six people can be seen on Lake Ramsey behind her in a canoe and on a raft.
One image of 'Miss Sudbury' winner June Elva Holnuty standing on a dock at Bell Park in Sudbury, Ontario while holding her first place red crest and a bouquet of roses. A young boy is standing on the diving board behind her.
One image of Myrtle Pearson (left) and Julia Patrash, two of the first women to be hired by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company in Sudbury, Ontario, using rags to clean and shine a train engine at the CPR railway yard in Sudbury.
One image of, from left to right, Lucille Sauvé, Myrtle Pearson and Gertrude Dubois, three of the first women to be employed by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company (CPR) shops in Sudbury, Ontario, cleaning the wheels of a train at the CPR railway yard in Sudbury.
One image of Winnabelle Merrifield operating an Orford locomotive at an International Nickel Company (INCO) mine in Sudbury, Ontario after being awarded $5 by the company for suggesting that the locomotive cabs be lengthened to stop water dripping from overhead bins into the locomotive cars.
This series contains records related to the residence of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph located at 485 Windermere Road, London, Ont. The main topics are the design, and construction of the new building, its stained glass and metal artwork, public education efforts concerning the environmental features of the residence, the Sisters’ planning to move into the building, and the on-going administrative and community work of the Sisters.
A large collection of photographs shows the demolition of the old Medaille Retreat House and all phases of the construction of the new building. Information about the LEED environmental features of the residence are outlined in pamphlets, photographs, magazine and newspaper articles, event programs, and a CD-ROM Power-Point presentation. Brochures, flyers, and the scripts used by facility tour guides as part of the public education program provide detailed insight into the green features of the new building.
The series contains a copy of the Spring, 2013 issue of Stained Glass, Journal of the Stained Glass Association of America which has photographs and information about the stained glass mural commissioned for the Chapel entitled “Life Itself -That All May Be One” created by Ted Goodden. A sketchbook of drawings by Ron Milton used in the creation of the metalwork panels depicting fauna of the area which adorns the main foyer, and a magazine article profiling the artist are included in this series. A short description of the reconstruction of, and the features of the Casavant organ at 485 Windermere is contained in the series. Event programs and speaking notes prepared for the sod turning, land and building blessing ceremonies and the grand opening are included. Ancillary administrative matters related to the sale of the old Mount St. Joseph facility and its conversion to a retirement residence, and the granting of an exemption from taxation for municipal and school purposes are outlined in news clippings. The series contains is a 2010 study prepared for the Sisters by Deloitte, detailing demographic and financial projections, and recommendations to sustain financial support for the operation of the residence and the provision of needs-based care, assisted living, and hospice services to the Sisters. Minutes, email correspondence, and records of the Suites committee, deal with recommendations for facility uses, room allocation, the rental of surplus suites, and the need for additional staff to oversee administrative matters related to the suites. There are a few issues of a 2013 bulletin entitled London Neighbourhood Update. The bulletin provides information about administrative issues of concern to the Sisters, news from the Congregational Leadership Circle, special events, and accounts of the activities of individual Sisters. The bulletin refers to progress on the hospice project which resulted in the establishment of a hospice administered by a separate entity on the north and east wings of the third floor of the residence some time after the Sisters moved into the residence.
The records include a news release announcing educational bursaries for sole support mothers attending Brescia University College and Fanshawe College. News clippings report the end of the Sisters’ involvement in the governance of St. Joseph’s Health Care after 120 years, and the release of a commemorative book entitled Sister: The History of the Sisters of St. Joseph, of London published by St. Joseph’s Health Care. There is a collection of photographs of children engaged in planting trees at 485 Windermere as part of an Upper Thames Conservation initiative. A brochure advertising the cost of room and board at the residence for retreat days, week-long retreats, and companion retreats is included.
A press release sets out details of the Sisters of St. Joseph educational scholarship program, and news clippings report on the concerts performed by the Intergenerational Choir comprised of Sisters and local high-school students. Event brochures detail staff service award celebrations and an anniversary dinner celebrating the founding of the Sisters of St. Joseph. There is a collection of photographs of Sisters during taken during the 140th the anniversary dinner of the Sisters in 2008.Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada (London, Ont.)
One image of two female gas station attendants, Jill Gervais (left) and Irene Mahon, pumping gas for motorists at McLeod's Service Station (10-16 Larch Street, Sudbury, Ontario) prior to the newly initiated national 7 pm deadline for the sale of gasoline.
One image of two female gas station attendants, Jill Gervais (left) and Irene Mahon, at McLeod's Service Station (10-16 Larch Street, Sudbury, Ontario) looking at their wrist watches to count down the time before they lock the gas pumps to comply with the newly initiated national 7 pm deadline for the sale of gasoline.
The fonds consists of a Tweedsmuir History, minute and cash books, receipts and financial statements, reports and attendance register for the annual district meeting, pertaining to the activities of the Addington District Women’s Institute. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Minutes Series 2: Reports Series 3: Tweedsmuir history books Series 4: Publications Series 5: Attendance RegisterAddington District Women’s Institute
The fonds consists of minute and cash books , microfilmed copies of the Tweedsmuir history books and a programme pertaining to the activities of the Adolphustown Women’s Institute. Notes: Fonds is comprised of the following series: Series 1: Minutes Series 2: Tweedsmuir history Series 3: ProgrammesAdolphustown Women’s Institute