Bronze coloured commemorative coin to celebrate the unveiling of the Jumbo statue. Coin is sealed in round plastic case and has image of a train and Jumbo on the front. Back of coin has city crest and 'St. Thomas Ontario' on it.
a) distance shot Jumbo covered b) one man on stage
c) dignitaries on stage d) front shot of covered Jumbo
e) wide shot of stage f) Jumbo covered (back shot)
g) Jumbo covered h) half of Jumbo unveiled balloons
i) Jumbo fully unveiled j) full shot of Jumbo
k) headshot of Jumbo l) headshot of Jumbo
Booklet titled "Jumbo (1885-1985) Souvenir Program". Subtitle reads "To commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the death on September 15, 1885, in St. Thomas, Ontario of Barnum's world famous elephant, JUMBO. JUMBO DAYS, gigantic homecoming weekend: JUNE 27, 28, 29, 30 and JULY 1, 1985." Program contains history on the Jumbo incident a schedule of activities, and advertisements; also contains a "welcome from the Chairman of the St. Thomas Jumbo Centennial Committee" on the first page. Front cover depicts an old picture of Jumbo at the circus. 60 pages
Note on back of file card reads, ' This is a picture of Jumbo the largest elephant in captivity, who was killed in St. Thomas by a railroad engine on Sept. 15th, 1885. This photograph was taken by the late T. H. Scott, one of the early photographers in St. Thomas, his son W. Murray Scott being the donor.