"Mitchell F. Hepburn and the Liberal Party in the Provice of Ontario, 1937-1943, by Richard M. Alway. A thesis submitted in conformity with the regulations for the degree of Masters of Arts at the University of Toronto, 1965".
Caption: "Elgin Liberaks and candidate Dr. Gary Johnson officially opened their campaign office in West Lorne on Tuesday morning. Attending the opening was Henry Webster, Stanley Paketuras, Alice Meek (behind), Tony Vanoirschot, Loraine Tunks, Dr. Gary Johnson, Audrey Johnston, Henry Scheken, MaryBelle Watterworth, Ken Watterworth, Frank Kasza, Roger Jobson, Henry Vergeer and Wilf Johnston".
Municipal and provincial members of the Progressive Conservative Party, likely meeting in Elgin County, November 6, 1958. Front row: Philip Schleihauf, Hon. Fred Cass, Minister of Highways; Kent County Warden Dr. J.R. McPherson. Standing: John Snobeden, J.R. Bandeen.
Recipients of Canada 88 certificates for service to the municipality beyond the call of duty, February 9, 1988. Published in the West Lorne Sun on February 11, 1988. Caption states: "Canada 88 certificates for service to the municipality beyond the call of duty, were presented to former reeves and clerk of Aldborough at Thursday's February council meeting. Seated are: former reeves George Barber, Duncan Gilchrist and Nelson Johnston. Back row: Keith Kelly and Lorne Carroll, former Clerk C.I. Black and former reeve John Hux".
Trudy Swain at the flea market in Grand Bend, September 1987. Published in the West Lorne Sun, September 17, 1987. Caption states: "Grand Bend's Pinery Flea Market involves Swain family members: Trudy Swain manages the jewellery concession in the main building".
Black and white negative photograph, featuring Liberal leader John Wintermeyer in Rodney. Captioned: "Liberal Leader John Wintermeyer was entertained at the home of Arnold Lee Thursday morning when he paid a visit to the village. Pictured left to right, are: Arnold Lee, John Spence, John Wintermeyer, Harvey Miller, Verne Frank, and T. A. Fairles." Published by the Mercury-Sun on July 11, 1963. (W11 B5 165)
Three black-and-white negative photographs taken during an assembly at West Elgin Secondary School, during which students and teachers could ask questions of Liberal and Conservative candidates in the upcoming provincial election.
W11 B9 175b was published in the Rodney Mercury on March 5th, 1981, with the caption "Conservative and Liberal candidates in the provincial campaign, Wes Thompson of Blenheim and incumbent Jim McGuigan of Cedar Springs, answered 100 senior WESS students and teachers' questions Tuesday morning in the cafeteria. Here candidate Thompson, seated, listens to Mr. McGuigan give his explanation to a student's question."
Nine black-and-white negative photographs featuring Pierre Trudeau's visit, on May 30, 1968.
W9 B5 165h was published in the West Lorne Sun on May 30, 1968, with the caption: "Prime Minister Trudeau and Harold Stafford were the key figures in Saturday's Liberal rally in St. Thomas, when the PM visited the city for half hour and addressed a large crowd in front of Mr. Stafford's headquarters on Talbot St. Prime Minister Trudeau holds a bouquet of mauve and white lilacs in his right hand while Mr. Stafford listens."
Seven black-and-white negative photographs featuring John Wise Night, on September 29, 1977.
R13 S3 Sh6 B2 226b was published in the West Lorne Sun on September 29, 1977, with the caption: "MP John Wise amused his wife, Ann, and the audience Friday night at the International Club, when he declared he did not have to buy her nearly as big a gift this year, because the party - John Wise Night - was being held on her birthday. Elgin PC Pres. Ron and Mrs. Lake, and MPP Ron McNeil showed their amusement also. About 300 attended and enjoyed a delicious meal served by International Club wives. A short program followed in which John Wise, Ron McNeil and Charles I. Black spoke briefly, and everyone enjoyed the dance which followed."
Two black-and-white negative photographs featuring Joe Clark, the Conservative Leader, who made a speech on free enterprise, on September 28, 1978.
R13 S3 Sh6 B2 356a was published in the Rodney Mercury on September 28, 1978, with the caption: "Bill and Bette Hodge of Port Stanley, were introduced to Conservative Leader Joe Clark last Tuesday night at St. Anne's Parish Hall in St. Thomas, by MP John Wise. Mr. Clark spoke there on free enterprise, the guest of the city's Chamber of Commerce. Bill was born in Rodney and Bette is the C of C's secretary."
R13 S3 Sh6 B2 356b was published in the West Lorne Sun on September 28, 1978, with the caption: Conservative Leader Joe Clark was introduced to Lois and Dr. Bob Farley by MP John Wise last Tues. night at St. Anne's Parish in St. Thomas, where Mr. Clark spoke to a gathering on free enterprise. His visit was sponsored by the city's Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Farley is the former Lois Fulton, who taught at West Elgin District High School in the early 50's."
Seven black-and-white negative photographs featuring the Elgin Federation of Agriculture's banquet and dance, with guest speaker Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan, on February 5, 1981.
R13 S3 Sh6 B3 268a was published in the Rodney Mercury on February 5, 1981, with the caption: "Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan was presented with this box of fruit and cheese Saturday night at the International Club, where he was guest speaker at the Elgin Federation of Agriculture's banquet and dance. At left is OFA Pres. Tom Ford, Denis Zettler of Wallacetown, who made the presentation to Mr. Whelan and Don Watterworth."
R13 S3 Sh6 B3 268f was published in the Rodney Mercury on February 5, 1981, with the caption: "Local Liberals Don Watterworth, John Szabo and Henry Vergeer welcomed Argriculture Minister Eugene Whelan and MPP Jim McGuigan to the International Club., Saturday evening, when Elgin Federation of Agriculture held its annual banquet and dance, and where Mr. Whelan was guest speaker."
R13 S3 Sh6 B3 268g was published in the Rodney Mercury on February 5, 1981, with the caption: "Harold Stafford renewed acquaintance with his former Liberal back-bencher friend of a former Trudeau governement Eugene Whelan, at Saturday night's banquet and dance in the International Club which was sponsored by the Elgin Federation of Agriculture, where Mr. Whelan was guest speaker."
Ten black-and-white negative photographs featuring Wes Thompson, the new P.C. candidate, on February 19, 1981.
R13 S3 Sh6 B3 269a was published in the Rodney Mercury on February 19, 1981, with the caption: "The Wes Thompson family was jubilant Friday night when their husband and father won the PC nomination for the Kent-Elgin riding so he can contest the March 19th provincial election. Left to right they are: Mr. and Mrs. Thompson, Jennifer, Frank and Wesley."
Two black-and-white negative photographs featuring the opening of McGuigan's campaign office, on February 19, 1981.
R13 S3 Sh6 B3 273a was published in the Rodney Mercury on February 19, 1981, with the caption: "Jim McGuigan opened his campaign office in West Lorne Monday morning in the vacant store in Charlie Pfeifer's building on Main St. W. Pictured with him are: Chris Dwyer of Rodney, Howard Kriter of West Lorne, Bob Campbell of Maple Groce, Mrs. Eileen Coleman of Rodney, Mr. McGuigan, John Szabo of Rodney, office manager Henry Webster of Rodney and Henry Vergeer of Middle St., and Gerry Memmering of West Lorne. Mrs. Audrey Johnston is assistant office manager on a part-time basis. She was absent when the picture was taken."
Two black-and-white negative photographs featuring McGuigan at the Liberal rally, on March 12, 1981.
R13 S3 Sh6 B3 301a was published in the Rodney Mercury on March 12, 1981, with the caption: "Liberals attending Friday night's rally for Jim McGuigan at the International Club were: John Szabo, Howard Kriter, Louis Ingratta, former Liberal leader Bob Nixon, Mr. McGuigan, Ken Watterworth, Earl Lemon and Paul Gangle. About 100 attended. Following speeches by Mr. Nixon, Mr. McGuigan and others, dancing to the music of Joe Krebs' orchestra and a lunch were enjoyed." XXX