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  • Elgin County Pioneer Museum
    ImagePlace       The Elgin County Pioneer Museum, 32 Talbot Street, St Thomas was founded in 1957. www.elgincounty.ca/archives (Click on “Collections” in blue banner menu; click on blue”on-line database”; in search line, type in “elgin county pioneer museum- there are 239 results. i.e. things in archives) http://www.elginhistoricalsociety.ca/video-tags/st-thomas (Elgin County Pioneer Museum 30th Anniversary, ...
    ImagePlace     The Elgin County Pioneer Museum, 32 Talbot Street, St Thomas was founded in 1957. www.elgincounty.ca/archives (Click on “Collections” in blue banner menu; click on blue”on-line database”; in search line, type ...
  • Wilton Grove WI, Brown Scrapbook
    TextImage  Wilton Grove Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1969]-[1989]     Wilton Grove WI Scrapbook - Official opening of Pond Mills School, 1956 - Official opening of Arthur Stringer Public School, 1969 - Wilton Grove Senior Public School official opening, 1973 - Canada Day, in Honour of the Triennial Conference, ACWW, 1953 - 85th Anniversary Luncheon, 1982 - Elgin County WI ...
    TextImage  Wilton Grove Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1969]-[1989]   Wilton Grove WI Scrapbook - Official opening of Pond Mills School, 1956 - Official opening of Arthur Stringer Public School, 1969 - Wilton Grove Senior Public School official opening, 1973 ...
  • Ontario Historic Site Plaque at Erland Lee (Museum) Home
    ImageObjectPlace       In 1967, the Lee family home (not yet a museum) was designated by the Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board. Erland and Janet’s daughter and daughter-in-law, Marjorie Lee and Katherine Lee respectively, were present at the unveiling of the sign, which was placed in front of the home at the ...
    ImageObjectPlace     In 1967, the Lee family home (not yet a museum) was designated by the Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board. Erland and Janet’s daughter and daughter-in-law, Marjorie Lee and Katherine ...
  • Elgin Museum: A Vision for the Past 50 Years and Counting
    Text       This is an article that outlines the history of the Elgin County Museum from 1946 to 2006.
    Text     This is an article that outlines the history of the Elgin County Museum from 1946 to 2006.
  • Wilton Grove WI, Silver Scrapbook
    TextImage  Wilton Grove Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1969]-[1980]     Wilton Grove WI, Silver Scrapbook - 60th Anniversary of Wilton Grove WI (1969) - Newspaper scraps about WI events, meetings, accomplishments, elections (1960s/70s) - 75th anniversary pamphlet, "Greetings from A.C.W.W. Constituent Societies" - Clippings regarding 75th anniversary of WI, 1972 - Middlesex East WI District Annuals, 1970s - London Area ...
    TextImage  Wilton Grove Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1969]-[1980]   Wilton Grove WI, Silver Scrapbook - 60th Anniversary of Wilton Grove WI (1969) - Newspaper scraps about WI events, meetings, accomplishments, elections (1960s/70s) - 75th anniversary pamphlet, "Greetings from A.C.W.W. ...
  • Balsam Hill Horton W.I. Living Museum
    ImageObjectPlace       This red brick school house, S.S No 2 Admaston is maintained by Balsam Hill - Horton Women's Institute. Each spring students from Renfrew County can come to experience a day in a one-room school. W.I. members who are retired school teachers, teach memory work, writing with ink pens and roman ...
    ImageObjectPlace     This red brick school house, S.S No 2 Admaston is maintained by Balsam Hill - Horton Women's Institute. Each spring students from Renfrew County can come to experience a day ...
  • Mountview Women's Institute Hall
    ImageObject       Mountview Women’s Institute Hall Country Heritage Park – Milton, Ontario This small frame building built in 1838 on Ferris Lawrence’s property, was one of the first rural churches in Central Ontario. It was located on Concession 2 in Trafalgar Township on the corner of what is now Winston Churchill Boulevard ...
    ImageObject     Mountview Women’s Institute Hall Country Heritage Park – Milton, Ontario This small frame building built in 1838 on Ferris Lawrence’s property, was one of the first rural churches in Central ...
  • 1961 Stone Cairn and Plaque at the Erland Lee (Museum) Home
    ImageObjectPlace       This plaque, mounted on a stone cairn, was placed at the roadside in front of the Erland Lee (Museum) Home in 1961, while it was still a private residence. It reads "In memory of Erland Lee and his wife, Janet, who pioneered the first Women's Institute - now world-wide - ...
    ImageObjectPlace     This plaque, mounted on a stone cairn, was placed at the roadside in front of the Erland Lee (Museum) Home in 1961, while it was still a private residence. It ...
  • Mar WI Scrapbook, Volume 5
    TextImage  Mar Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 2008     Mar WI Scrapbook, Volume 5, 2008 WI Activities, 2008 - Mar WI Hall maintenance concerns - Descriptions of Mar WI meetings, 2008 - Bruce County District Annual, 2008 - Mar WI Fish Dinner, 2008 - Bruce County Museum log house dedication ceremony - Wiarton Fair - Grey Bruce WI Area ...
    TextImage  Mar Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 2008   Mar WI Scrapbook, Volume 5, 2008 WI Activities, 2008 - Mar WI Hall maintenance concerns - Descriptions of Mar WI meetings, 2008 - Bruce County District Annual, 2008 - Mar ...
  • Erland Lee Museum Museum Events Scrapbook -  1975-90
    TextObject       Erland Lee Museum Events Scrapbook - 1975-1990 - Various newspaper/magazine clippings relating to: - volunteers - Albin Rogala's addiction to purchasing lottery tickets - Battlefield House - Women's Institutes Farm and Home Landscaping Courses - Women's Institutes promotion and publicity - Erland Lee Museum history, promotion, and publicity - Canada ...
    TextObject     Erland Lee Museum Events Scrapbook - 1975-1990 - Various newspaper/magazine clippings relating to: - volunteers - Albin Rogala's addiction to purchasing lottery tickets - Battlefield House - Women's Institutes Farm ...
  • Winona WI Memorabilia
    TextObject       - Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario 1981 Calendar, featuring photos of WI events and activities - E.D. Smith 90th Anniversary booklet, 20 pages, includes a history of the company from 1882-1972 - Letter from E. Llewellyn G. Smith introducing the booklet, dated May 1st, 1972 - Booklet, “History of Wentworth ...
    TextObject     - Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario 1981 Calendar, featuring photos of WI events and activities - E.D. Smith 90th Anniversary booklet, 20 pages, includes a history of the company from ...
  • FWIO Centennial Celebrations, 1997 - Volume 2
    TextObject       Women's Institute 100th Anniversary, 1897-1997, Tweedsmuir History of anniversary cards & letters received Compiled during the Centennial Year, 1997 at the Erland Lee (Museum) Home Stoney Creek, ON Compiled by Mary Kneebone, Curator, Erland Lee (Museum) Home - Various cards, photogaphs, programs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence from FWIC, ACWW, and ...
    TextObject     Women's Institute 100th Anniversary, 1897-1997, Tweedsmuir History of anniversary cards & letters received Compiled during the Centennial Year, 1997 at the Erland Lee (Museum) Home Stoney Creek, ON Compiled by ...
  • Unveiling of North Easthope Cairn with Lord and Lady Tweedsmuir, 1936
    Image       Lord and Lady (with flowers) Tweedsmuir pose in front of the pioneer cairn – unveiled May 28, 1936. Behind them – Mary Louise McLennan and to the right of Lady Tweedsmuir (behind youngster) is Katherine McCallum – both women researched and recorded kitchen table-type history of the North Easthope pioneers. ...
    Image     Lord and Lady (with flowers) Tweedsmuir pose in front of the pioneer cairn – unveiled May 28, 1936. Behind them – Mary Louise McLennan and to the right of Lady ...
  • Prince Edward District W.I. 100th Anniversary: Rednersville WI
    ImageObject       Plaque reads: "Prince Edward District Women's Institute 100th Anniversary 1908-2008 Rednersville Branch"
    ImageObject     Plaque reads: "Prince Edward District Women's Institute 100th Anniversary 1908-2008 Rednersville Branch"
  • Brooksdale WI Tweedsmuir Community History Scrapbook, 1998-2000
    TextImage  Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1998]-[2000]     Brooksdale WI Tweedsmuir Community History Scrapbook, 1998-2000 Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings relating to the following topics: 1998 - Kristy MacCabe and Brian Innes, local figure skaters - Oxford UCW - local obituaries, wedding anniversaries, graduations, birthdays - Local events: banquets, festivals - Clippings about Brooksdale WI - Renovations at the ...
    TextImage  Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1998]-[2000]   Brooksdale WI Tweedsmuir Community History Scrapbook, 1998-2000 Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings relating to the following topics: 1998 - Kristy MacCabe and Brian Innes, local figure skaters - Oxford UCW - ...
  • Mountain View WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 3
    TextImage  Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [2014]-[2016]     Mountain View WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 3 - Photos of Prince Edward County Women War Workers - Photo of John Morley Barlow and Mabel Gertrude Walt - Photo of Charles Lucas McFaul and Inez Adel Young - Biography of Mrs. Clifford Barber - Photo of Pearl Hamilton's Wedding...WI serving ...
    TextImage  Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [2014]-[2016]   Mountain View WI Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 3 - Photos of Prince Edward County Women War Workers - Photo of John Morley Barlow and Mabel Gertrude Walt - Photo of ...
  • Amherst Island Tweedsmuir History, Volume 3 F1 1994-2003
    TextObject  Amherst Island Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 2003     Amherst Island Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 3, part 1 of 3 Amherst Island near Kingston Ontario is a community of over four hundred comprised mostly of farmers and retirees from “away”, often Toronto or Ottawa. The Island is a component of Loyalist Township for municipal organization purposes, and is located ...
    TextObject  Amherst Island Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), 2003   Amherst Island Tweedsmuir Community History, Volume 3, part 1 of 3 Amherst Island near Kingston Ontario is a community of over four hundred comprised mostly of farmers and retirees from ...
  • Warsaw WI Tweedsmuir Community History Volume 2
    TextImage  Warsaw Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1939]-[1973]     Description – Table of Contents - Picture of Lord and Lady Tweedsmuir - ‘Foreword’ written by Lady Tweedsmuir - Picture of Mrs. Adelaide Hoodless, Founder of the Women’s Institute - Tweedsmuir History Curators and Committees - List of Contents - Bibliography - The History of the Warsaw Institute from 1903-1960 ...
    TextImage  Warsaw Women's Institute, Tweedsmuir Community History Collections (Stoney Creek, ON: Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario), [1939]-[1973]   Description – Table of Contents - Picture of Lord and Lady Tweedsmuir - ‘Foreword’ written by Lady Tweedsmuir - Picture of Mrs. Adelaide Hoodless, Founder of the Women’s Institute - ...
  • FWIO Centennial Celebrations, Volume 3
    TextObject       This volume is a scrapbook to commemorate the Centenary of the Women's Institutes Movement and was sent to FWIO by the Glamorgan Federation of Women's Institutes (Wales, United Kingdom). The book consists of a scrapbook of photographs and descriptions portraying the Centenary celebrations held by the branches within the Glamorgan ...
    TextObject     This volume is a scrapbook to commemorate the Centenary of the Women's Institutes Movement and was sent to FWIO by the Glamorgan Federation of Women's Institutes (Wales, United Kingdom). The ...
  • Stoney Creek Women's Institute Scrapbook 1940-59
    Text       Stoney Creek WI Scrapbook, 1940-59 - "Five-year Farm Recreation Plan" article with caption "What a united community can do" - Newspaper clippings related to various local WI branches: - St. George - Troy - Community Beach - Caledonia - Rockton - Binbrook - Woodburn - Ira Brock - Patricia - ...
    Text     Stoney Creek WI Scrapbook, 1940-59 - "Five-year Farm Recreation Plan" article with caption "What a united community can do" - Newspaper clippings related to various local WI branches: - St. ...
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