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Fergus Brownies Receive Merit Pins

This photograph shows Mrs Anita Towner presenting a merit pin to members of the second Fergus Brownie Pack. "Pg 5 4 x 5 100% Fergus Brownies 22/4-20/6" is written on the reverse of this photograph.

Busy As Beavers

The photograph shows Tommy Ferguson and Adam Probert, members of the Guelph Beavers, helping to clean the property at the Church of Our Lady. "Pg 2 3 x8 Busy As 22/4-20/6" is written on the reverse of the photograph.

Preparing Antiques for IODE Victorian Tea

This photograph shows members of the Victoria Guelph Chapter IODE preparing for their tea, baking and antiques sale. Pictured are Mrs. Taylor H. Evans, Mrs. Sloan, and Mrs. Ivan Fallis.

"22/4-20/6" is written on the reverse of this photograph.

Happy Handy Cap Club

This photograph shows members of the Happy Handy Cap Club. They are pictured celebrating their third anniversary at the Italian-Canadian Club.

"Pg 6 Reduce 94% Crop 4x5 Happy Handy 22/4-20/6" is written on the reverse of this photograph.

4-H Homemakers Receive Honors

This photograph shows the members of the 4-H homemaking clubs from the Fergus area receiving awards at James McQueen School. The awards were given during an annual achievement day at the school. As reported by the Mercury those pictured are “Front row from left; Marina Boot, Kathy Playle, Donna Marshall, Ruth Hattle, Collen Stumpf, Judy Bell and Debbie Chamberlain. Back row, Ingrid Riemersma, Darlene Smith, Alice Veldhuizen, Wendy Whittaker, Donna Wilkinson and Heather Giles.”

"Pg 5 4X4 100% 4-H Homemakers 22/4-22/6" is written on the reverse of this photograph.

Rotary Car Draw

This photograph shows the Chairman of Rotary Car Draw committee Larry Argue on the right. He can be seen presenting the keys to the new car to Vera and Ernest Packer of Guelph. "P13 4X5 Chairman 22/4-20/6" is written on the reverse of this photograph.

Girl Guides' Annual Sale

This photograph shows the Fergus girl guides and brownies selling their boxes of cookies. Pictured are Wendy MacDonald, Charlene Crick, Adrain Corning, and Karen McFaul. "Page 5 Girl Guides 3 x 51/2 20/4-20/6" are written on the reverse of this photograph.

Canada Work Program Now Underway

This photograph shows Guelphites working at the Guelph Reservoir through a Canada Works grant. The workers came from Second Chance with sponsorship support from the Rotary Club. "Pg 2 3 x 9 Canada Works 22/4-20/6" is written on the reverse of this photograph.

Guelph Has Own Club Hang-Gliding becoming popular

This photograph shows an unidentified individual in a hang glider. The article accompanying the photograph, describes the sport and mentions the Guelph hand gliding club. At the time the article was published Al Sweeny was president. "P17 4x7 What Comes down . . . 23-17-03 28/4-20/6/77" is written on the reserve of this photograph.

At Display of Popular Italian Arts

This photograph shows three women dressed in traditional Italian costumes. Picture from left are: Mar Beltrami, Mrs. Gokcen, Lynn Wilson and A. Gokeen. "Reduce to 82% at display 22/4-20/6" is written on the reverse of this photograph.

Knit This Beautiful Bedspread

This photograph shows a bedspread for a single or double bed. The Mercury included their address so readers could to include a self-addressed envelope if they desired the knitting instructions. "Page 9 Tuesday 3 x 41/2 Knit This 22/4-20/6" is written on the reverse of this photograph.

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.

Extra Care for Computer

This photograph shows newspaper equipment used by the Mercury. At the time this photograph was taken, some of the Mercury's equipment and staff were not located in the same building. "Pg13 3x71/2 100% Extra Care 22/4-20/6" is written on the reverse of this photograph.

Project Underway

This photograph shows construction workers replacing sewer lines "between Edinburgh Road and McCrae Street along Yorkshire to London Road and then jog up Westmount Road ending just short of St. Joseph's Hospital" as described by the Mercury article accompanying this photograph. The construction company contracted for the project was Clairson Construction Company Limited. "Pg16 5 x5 Crop at Top Project Under Way 22/4-20/6" is written on the reverse of this photograph.

Official Opening of Rockmosa Sports Centre

This photograph shows the official opening of the Rockmosa Sports Centre in Rockwood. Walter Swanston can be seen speaking. Others who spoke as reported by the Mercury “included Jack Johnson, MPP for Wellington-Dufferin-Peel, William Adsett, reeve of Eramosa Township, Douglas Campbell, district governor of Lions International, and Barbara Bonner, president of Rockwood and District Lionettes Club.” "Page 5 Tues Official Opening 5 x 6 22/4-20/6" is written on the reverse of this photograph.

Vandals Hit Pool in Park

This photograph shows city employee Geoff Gilmour examining the damage done at Lyon's pool on York Road. "Pg1 4x5 city employee 22/4-20/6" is written on the reverse of this photograph.

Willing Workers Prepare Float for RC Race

This photograph is of a float built to depict the history of Sacred Heart parish. The float was part of celebrations to make 150 years of Roman Catholicism in Guelph. Pictured are Tony Pellizzari, Joe Ceccate, Joe Pellizzari, Len Syroteuk, Rita Syroteuk and Barbara Kairns. Kneeling is Corado Uliana. Rev. C.O. Day can be seen on the far left. “P11 5x7 Willing Workers as is 22/4-20/6” is written on the reverse of this photograph.

To Sail in Mission Ship

This photograph shows Kent Israel (right) who was being honored during a reception at the time this photograph was taken.. He left to join a church mission on the British Columbian coast. On the left is pictured Rev. Ben Johnson of Paisley Memorial. “3 x7 1/8 Enlarge to 150% P6 To Sail” is written on the reverse of this photograph.

CWOSSA Meet records fall

This photograph shows students exchanging a baton during a relay. This track and field event involved various area schools. Although not explicit in the article or caption accompanying the photograph, CWOSSA likely stands for Central Western Ontario Secondary Schools Association. “4x4 24-17-03 Baton exchange Pg. 17 22/4-20/6/77” is written on the reverse of this photograph.

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