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Progress Issue 76: Hammond Organ Studios

This photograph shows the showroom inside Hammond Organ Studios. They were also referred to as The House of Melody and were located in the Speedvale Shopping Plaza. They also offered private lessons and sold sheet music as well as the instruments.

Progress Issue 76: Titan Aluminum

This photograph was used in an advertisement for Titan Aluminum, they offered siding installation and siding cleaning services. They had been operating for 13 years when this photograph was taken.

Calling In

This photograph shows someone answering a phone at the Halton Contact Centre.

This photograph is labelled September 16, 1975 but was not published in September of that year.

Kockums Executives in a Cab

This photograph shows two Kockums executive members; Per Anderson (head of North American operations), and Derek Spencer (mechanical engineer for Guelph) in a cab that would go into one of their forestry machines. The Guelph plant had opened recently and would be assembling the machines.

Spools of String

This photograph shows two women in what appears to be a factory that produces string. Written on the photo is: 'Nancy Williams'

This photograph is labelled November 1, 1975 but was not published in November of that year.

Tree House Store Contest

The Tree House Store held a writing contest for children who wrote letters to Santa and dropped it off at the store's mailbox. Each of the four winners won a $10 gift certificate. This photo shows store employee Bonnie Simonato with one of the winners, David Kristensen.

City Market

This photograph shows two patrons buying fresh vegetables that were available at the City Market.

City Market

This photograph shows the sign that advertised the City Market.

City Market

This photograph shows Massimo Surace with one of his fish that were available for sale at the City Market.

New firm operates within a field of imports

This photograph shows Gerald Bailey at Amphora Pottery carving out a plate at the Guelph based plant. The Mercury article accompanying this photograph indicates that Amphora Pottery was located on Regal Road when this photograph was taken.

Buffalo/Cattalos experiment

This picture shows a rare breed of bulls that are an admixture of Aberdeen Angus, Hereford, and buffalo, and were brought to the OVC to have tests performed.

To Reflect Changing Life Styles

The Ontario Agricultural Museum's Farmstead Park will be more than just another pioneer village. The museum was established by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and food as a unique centre for displays, demonstrations, and exhibits that will show the evolution of agriculture. In this picture, Greg Elliott and Bob Howes prepare an exhibit.

Overproduction A Big Problem

This photograph shows Peter Hannam checking a corn dryer located at his farm. The photograph accompanied a story about the risks of farmers overproducing product, thereby driving down the price of what they are trying to sell.


This photograph shows the sun shining through an early morning cloud with grazing cattle seen in the distance in Guelph.

To Market (3)

This photograph shows corn to be sold at the Guelph Farmers Market.

Rewarding Pastime

This photograph shows Al Griese at the city allotments at Yarway Canada which are filled with vegetables.

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