St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Accidents, 1976 file
1 photograph : b&w ; 14 x 20.5 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published September 27, 1976 with caption: "Hit By Train - A train-car collision about one half mile east of Springfield resulted in this car owned by Alfred Earl Jacobs, 76, Stratford, being completely demolished. Mr. Jacobs was not in the vehicle at the time of the incident about 10:15 a.m. Sunday just off Elgin County Road 52.."
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Accidents, 1981 file
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 23 cm
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published June 22, 1981 with caption: "We Love You Ronnie - Ron Smith was the hero of Springfield last week although he was simply embarrassed by all the fuss. He discovered the decorations covering his house when he arrived home from work after midnight Friday. A small tree in the yard was even blazing brightly with Christmas lights. 'I just didn't know what to think,' he said. Mr. Smith helped to avoid a disaster last week [June 18, 1981] by turning off a leaking valve on an ammonia tanker."
Alma College students, staff and visitors posed in front of the main college building. Photograph is labelled "Alma Ladies College, St. Thomas, Ont., June 14, 1915". Includes photographer's attribution statement: "Photo by L.C. O'Keeffe, Springfield, Ont., No. 6". Photograph was taken on the occasion of "Alma Daughters Day", the annual reunion of members of the college alumnae organization Alma Daughters Society, and as part of week-long college graduation exercises. Reports describing the reunion were published in the St. Thomas Daily Times and St. Thomas Evening Journal. In Glen C. Phillips, "The Ontario Photographers List Volume II (1901-1925)", Lionel C. O'Keeffe is listed as operating a studio in Guelph, Ontario, 1913-1925.