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War Brides Speaking at W.I. Meeting

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Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
2010
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B2 F1 36b
  1 image     1 website  
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B2 F1 36b
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
2010
Series
Clachan Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
Physical Description
1 photograph : col.
Scope and Content
Colour photograph of Edna Simpson and Ruby Fletcher at a Clachan W.I. meeting held March 22, 2010, included in the Clachan Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Volume Four, page 36. The two women were war brides and spoke of their experiences during and after the Second World War.
Name Access
Clachan Women's Institute
Clachan (Ont.)
Subject Access
Tweedsmuir Histories
Second World War
URL Notes
Link directs to the source information for this image, from the Tweedsmuir book.
Images
Websites / Street View

Second World War Soldier - Orville Long's Grave

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives139296
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
2012
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B3 21
  4 images     1 website  
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Clachan Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2015-20
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R13 S2 Sh2 B3 21
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
2012
Series
Clachan Women's Institute fonds - Tweedsmuir History series
Physical Description
4 photographs : col.
Scope and Content
Four colour photographs concerning the grave of Orville Albert Long (service number A116352), a Second World War soldier, included in the Clachan Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Volume Six, page 21. Trooper Long was born in 1921 to Garnet H. and Annie Mae (Purcell) Long in Wardsville. He was a member of 14th Canadian Hussars, R.C.A.C., and was killed in action on August 27, 1944. He is buried at Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery in Calvados, France:
Trooper Long's gravestone, with a picture of him [21a];
A view of Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery [21b];
A memorial ceremony [21c];
A scenery shot, possibly taken in France [21d].
For more information, see Library and Archives Canada's Service Files of the Second World War - War Dead, 1939-1947: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/second-world-war/second-world-war-dead-1939-1947/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=41904&
For more information, see Library and Archives Canada's Canadian Virtual War Memorial: http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/2333804
Name Access
Clachan Women's Institute
Clachan (Ont.)
Subject Access
Tweedsmuir Histories
Second World War
War Memorials
URL Notes
Link directs to the source information for this image, from the Tweedsmuir book.
Images
Websites / Street View

Final Descent: The Loss of the Flagship Erie

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives134957
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2014
Storage Location
REF 24
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Creator
Author: Robert D. Schweyer
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Reference Room
Storage Location
REF 24
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2014
Publication
Jarvis, Ont.: The Schweyer Family, 2014
Physical Description
1 volume
124 p.
Name Access
Lawrence Station (Ont.)
Southwold (Ont. : Township)
Subject Access
Air Disasters

'Elgin Military History'

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives615
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Hugh Sims fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918-ca. 1944
Accession Number
99-11
Storage Location
R6 S5 Sh2 B3 F10
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Hugh Sims fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
99-11
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R6 S5 Sh2 B3 F10
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1918-ca. 1944
Scope and Content
newspaper clippings
booklet inside envelope- "RCAF Technical Training School"- photos of daily life for the airmen at the school.
programme: "Airmen's Christmas and New Year's Dinners: 1943-1944".
booklet: "Nominal Roll, 91st Overseas Battalion. The Great War, 1914-1918".
programme: "Graduation Ceremony and Presentation of Wings to Air Bombers and Air Navigators of No.4 Air Observer School, RCAF. By Wing Commander W.R. Kingsland- April 21, 1944". (R6_S5_Sh2_B3_F10a.pdf)
Subject Access
Military
First World War
Second World War
Documents

R6_S5_Sh2_B3_F10a.pdf

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War Correspondence

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives9644
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1899-1946
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Anderson family fonds
Description Level
Series
Accession Number
2004-05
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C5 Sh5 B1
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1899-1946
Series
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Series consists of correspondence of Robert Marshall Anderson and Donald Hume Anderson with various soldiers from the St. Thomas area who served during the Boer War/South African War (1899-1902), the First World War (1914-1918), and the Second World War (1939-1945).
Much of the Boer War/South African War-era correspondence is between Robert Marshall Anderson and his brothers Archie and Duncan, both of whom served in the conflict, Duncan as a physician in the medical corps, Archie in the infantry. In addition, Robert Marshall Anderson corresponded with some of his employees serving as soldiers in South Africa.
The First World War correspondence features letters to and from an employee of the Anderson Department Store, Warren Andrews, who served with distinction and returned to St. Thomas at war's end with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Correspondents include Robert Marshall Anderson and Anderson Department Store employees E.G. Cooper, Ruby Copeman and Donald McCallum.
Much of the Second World War correspondence consists of letters written to Donald Hume Anderson by Anderson Department Store employees injured while serving as soldiers during the Second World War expressing thanks for care packages sent to them during periods of convalescence. Correspondents include Corporal Carlyle R. Taylor, [Petty Officer?] W. Jack Taylor, Sergeant Thomas W. Hanna, Sergeant E.J. (Ted) Higginbottom, Corporal A.W. Shaw, Private F.E. Lapp, and Doug Keith. Includes stationery and envelopes bearing various military insignia. Series also includes correspondence dated 1945-1946 between Donald Hume Anderson, in his capacity as an officer of the St. Thomas-Elgin Rehabilitation Committee, and various individuals and agencies including the Canadian Department of Veterans Affairs.
Series includes the following files:
Correspondence of Private P.H. Stacey, 1900. C5 Sh5 B1 F1
Correspondence of Duncan Anderson, 1900-1901. C5 Sh5 B1 F2
Correspondence of Archie Anderson, 1899-1900. C5 Sh5 B1 F3
Correspondence of Archie Anderson, 1899-1900. C5 Sh5 B1 F4
Correspondence - Anderson Department Store staff to W.A. Andrews, 1916. C5 Sh5 B1 F5
Correspondence - E.G. Cooper to W.A. Andrews, 1917. C5 Sh5 B1 F6
Correspondence - Donald McCallum to W.A. Andrews, 1917. C5 Sh5 B1 F7
Correspondence - Ruby Copeman to W.A. Andrews, 1916-1917. C5 Sh5 B1 F8
Correspondence - Robert Marshall Anderson to W.A. Andrews, 1916-1917. C5 Sh5 B1 F9
Correspondence - St. Thomas-Elgin Rehabilitation Committee, 1945-1946. C5 Sh5 B1 F10
Correspondence - Various Correspondents to Donald Hume Anderson, 1943. C5 Sh5 B1 F11
Name Access
Anderson, Archie
Andrews, Col. W.A.
Anderson, Dr. Duncan
Anderson, Robert Marshall
Anderson, Donald Hume
St. Thomas-Elgin Rehabilitation Committee
Anderson Department Store
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
Second World War
Conservation
Letters have been placed in melinex sleeves
Related Material
Anderson Department Store fonds
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2014
Storage Location
Box 216, File 24
R11 S4 Sh5 B2
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
Box 216, File 24
R11 S4 Sh5 B2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2014
Scope and Content
Emails and a copy of a photograph of Bob Rice, who was an airman who trained at the #14 Service Flying Training School Aylmer. He was killed during an aircraft training exercise near Norwich, Ontario on July 28, 1943.
Name Access
Baldwin-Sands, Lori
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Second World War

Scrapbook - Bert L. Caskey

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives192348
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1927-1991
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh5 B2 F5
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Don Cosens Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2018-58
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S1 Sh5 B2 F5
GMD
graphic material
textual records
Date Range
1927-1991
Series
Don Cosens Collection - Scrapbook series
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
File contains scrapbook material which includes documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, and original correspondence relating to Bert L. Caskey, who served as the clerk office Manager and Treasurer for the Public Utilities Commission in St. Thomas, Ontario, for over 40 years. File also includes a list of Public Utilities Commission employees (1952), a Hydro Electric Department employee pin, as well as a Second World War Applicant for Enlistment pin, as Caskey applied for enlistment but was rejected due to a medical condition. Photographs were likely taken at Caskey's retirement party in 1973. Material was removed from original binding for preservation purposes. Original order was maintained.
Name Access
Public Utilities Commission
Subject Access
Second World War
Images

Documents relating to Dr. Joseph Mowat Janes

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives196928
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Technical Training School, St. Thomas, fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1941-2010
Accession Number
2015-02
Storage Location
M5 S3 Sh1 B2 F20
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Technical Training School, St. Thomas, fonds
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2015-02
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M5 S3 Sh1 B2 F20
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1941-2010
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains photocopies of records relating to Dr. Joseph Mowat Janes, who was a Squadron Leader in the Royal Canadian Air Force medical corps, and was stationed at the RCAF Technical Training School in St. Thomas from 1944-1945. File includes the following items: -Certificate of Service, Royal Canadian Air Force -Obituary of Joseph Mowat Janes, 1909-1983 -Brief biography of Joseph M. Janes, copied from an unknown publication -Transcript of a speech that was read at Joseph Janes' gravesite on June 19, 2010. -Wedding photograph of Dr. Joseph Janes and Helen V. Johnson, married December 3, 1945. -Passport issued to Dr. Joseph Janes in 1941.
Name Access
Technical Training School, St. Thomas
Subject Access
Military
Second World War
Access Restriction
Records are restricted due to provisions of privacy legislation, and are not in public domain. Please contact the archives for more information.

1941 American Airlines Crash in Lawrence Station

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives188335
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Harley Lashbrook Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 2015
Accession Number
2016-09
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh3 B4 F1
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Harley Lashbrook Collection
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2016-09
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R13 S3 Sh3 B4 F1
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 2015
Series
Harley Lashbrook Collection - Research files series
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Photocopied newspaper clippings of newspaper articles relating to the 1941 American Airlines Crash in Lawrence Station.
Name Access
Lawrence Station (Ont.)
Subject Access
Air Disasters

Letters from the First and Second World War

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives181829
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
George Gray Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1915-1969
Accession Number
2017-16
Storage Location
M1 S2 Sh4 B3 F6
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
George Gray Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2017-16
Storage Room
Archives 4th Floor Storage Room
Storage Location
M1 S2 Sh4 B3 F6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1915-1969
Series
George Gray Collection - St. Thomas Collegiate Institute Series
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains letters that were written by former S.T.C.I. students during the First and Second World Wars. The letters have been anonymized. A forward appears at the top of the pile expaining what thletters are and their overall purpose. These letters were used for teaching purposes by Gray and George Thorman. A copy of a new article explaining this is also included in the file.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Collegiate Institute
Thorman, George
Subject Access
First World War
Second World War
Correspondence
Teachers

Ford Motor Company of Canada posters

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives167401
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
ca. 1910-1945
Storage Location
M21 6
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
File
File Number
M21 6
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
M21 6
GMD
cartographic material
Date Range
ca. 1910-1945
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Elgin County History series
Physical Description
10 posters [photocopies]
Scope and Content
Posters produced by the Ford Motor Company of Canada, some advertising the Model-T, as well as posters advertising the new V-8 motor in the 1930s. Also includes two Second World War-era posters.
Name Access
Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited, St. Thomas Assembly Plant
Subject Access
Second World War
Automobiles

St. Thomas Cook Books

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives168461
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1893-1965
Accession Number
2010-42
Storage Location
C1 Sh6 B4 F13
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2010-42
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C1 Sh6 B4 F13
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1893-1965
Series
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection - Publications Series
Physical Description
5 volumes
Scope and Content
File contains cook books published by various organizations in St. Thomas, Ontario, including the following items:
C1 Sh6 B4 F13 1: A Cook Book: Tested Recipes, created by The Young Ladies' Guild, Trinity Church, St. Thomas, 1893.
C1 Sh6 B4 F13 2: Alma St. Church Group No. 3 Cook Book, 1953.
C1 Sh6 B4 F13 3: Eastern Star Cook Book, created by the Flower City Chapter, No. 91, Order of Eastern Star, St. Thomas, 1924.
C1 Sh6 B4 F13 4: Our Favorite Recipes, created by Grace United Church Fidelis Class, 1965.
C1 Sh6 B4 F13 5: Victory Cook Book, compiled by the Home and School Council, St. Thomas, ca. 1945.
Subject Access
Cookbooks
Second World War

Philatelic Collection - Military Post Office Postmarks

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives170609
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1914-1945
Accession Number
2011-16 to 2011-25
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B7 F5
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection
Description Level
File
Accession Number
2011-16 to 2011-25
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh6 B7 F5
GMD
textual records
Date Range
ca. 1914-1945
Series
Robert and Patricia Moore Local History Collection - Philatelic collection series
Physical Description
38 envelopes
10 postcards
0.1 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
File contains postcards, envelopes and stamps collected by Robert Moore, showing postmarks from Military Post Offices. The binder was labelled "MPO Book #4" by Moore. Mostly contains postmarks from military camps and stations during the First and Second World Wars. Also includes a souvenir booklet with postcards showing images of of the Petawawa Military Camp.
Subject Access
Post Offices
First World War
Second World War

"West Elgin At War: Letters, Stories and Pictures of Local Men and Women in our Armed Forces in the Second World War"

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives43139
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2010
Storage Location
REF 20
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Creator
Compiled by Harley Lashbrook
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Reference Room
Storage Location
REF 20
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2010
Name Access
Aldborough (Ont. : Township)
West Elgin (Ont. : Municipality)
Subject Access
Second World War

War Memorial programmes

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives4930
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2000-2015
Storage Location
Box 43, File 20
R5 S6 Sh6 B2
Repository
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 43, File 20
R5 S6 Sh6 B2
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2000-2015
Scope and Content
5 programmes.
"Township of Southwold: Southwold Veterans War Memorial" programmes for 2000-2003:
-November 12, 2000 (2 copies)
-November 3, 2001 (2 copies)
-November 2, 2002.
-November 1, 2003.
-November 6, 2004.
-a letter from Mary Clutterbuck to the Elgin County Archives, requesting that they publish some war-related Bygone Days photographs to the St. Thomas Times-Journal, 2014.
"Military Heroes: Past & Present: Honouring Veterans from all Conflicts and Our Enlisted Men & Women of Today: November 7 & 8, 2015: Dutton Dunwich Community Centre"
Subject Access
Military
First World War
Second World War

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