St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - City of St. Thomas Civic Honors and Awards file
5 photographs : b&w ; 16.5 x 19 cm or smaller
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Five black and white photographs used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published March 29, 1980 with captions:
"Figure Skaters - Outstanding athletic achievement in competitive figure skating for 1979 was recognized last night with awards going to, at bottom from left, Lisa Guenther, Leslie Roe and Dale Lang, and at top from left, Wayne Deweyert, Marianne VanBommel, Paul Matuska and Kim Brown". (8a)
"Organization Heads - Civic awards were presented to, from left, Ken Ferguson, president of the Rotary Club of St. Thomas, John Gundry, vice-president of The Kinsman Club of St. Thomas, and John Wates, commanding officer of No. 7 Cadet Corps. The three men accepted awards on behalf of their organizations". (8b)
"St. Anne's Peewees - The. St. Anne's Municipal Pee Wee hockey team was recognized last night for outstanding athletic achievement. In top row, from left, are trainer Ron Depatie, Bill Kunkel, Blair Kelsey, Jay Campbell, Sean Griffin, and manager Gary Kunkel. In middle row, from left, are Scott Schweyer, Rob Cloes, Chad Sherret, Craig King, Dean Allum, Carl Gyurindak and Joe Dilosa; bottom row, from left, are Shawn Jones, Larry Westaway, Ron Simpson, Dave Casey, Gary Schneider and Bill Depatie. Missing are stic kboy Tom Roberts and coach John Roberts". (8c)
"Curlers Honored - The St. Thomas Curling Club Consuls Committee was honored for its work in hosting the 1979 Ontario Men's Curling Championship. From left, Ken Verrell, president of the curling club, and Jim Waite, chairman of the 1979 Consuls Committee, are congratulated by Mayor Don Hitch". (8d)
"Ladies Tankard - These two curling rinks were recognized for outstanding athletic achievement in curling as winners of the Ontario Ladies Tankard 1979. In the bottom row, from left, are Jinx Weise, Donna Florcyk, Veronica Thomas, and Anna Mae Pearce. In top row, from left, are Anne Day, Sandy Ferguson, Sue Waite, and Beth Luft". (8e)
Photo is cockled; there is a tear at the top centre (approximately 5.5 cm).
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A curling team pictured with the Hiram Walker Trophy after scoring a perfect game at the Granite Club in Toronto on February 24, 1971. Members are identified, from left to right as follows: Nick Edmonds, Bob Lyle (Second), Cliff Inch (Skip), Ray Williams (Lead), Ken Verrell (Third).
Published in the Bygone Days section of the St. Thomas Times-Journal: February 19, 2010.
Published on the Archives' flickr site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/elgincountyarchives/4370506804/in/set-72157632486340393/.
St. Thomas Times-Journal fonds - Elgin County Junior Farmers file
1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 22.5 cm
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Black and white photograph used in St. Thomas Times-Journal article published February 16, 1980 with caption: "Opening Junior Farmer Winter Games- The All-Ontario Junior Farmers Winter Games got underway this morning at the St. Thomas Curling Club and John Wise, agriculture minister and Elgin MP, threw the first rock. Flanking Mr. Wise, from left to right, are Elgin County Junior Farmers' Association President Jimmy Carder, Ont. President Jim Taylor, St. Thomas Mayor Don Hitch, Curling Club President Ken Verrell, Elgin MPP Ron McNeil and Elgin Warden Lester Longhurst. About 250 young farmers are attending the games, which, besides curling, will feature basketball, volleyball and bowling. Activities will conclude with a dance tonight at St. Anne's Parish Hall."
Members of the Elgin Photographic Heritage Society in May 2001, shown posing in the Council Chamber at the Elgin County Administration Building, 450 Sunset Drive, St. Thomas:
From left, back row: Stan Wates, George Herr, Jack Parker, Bruce Doan, Lloyd Smith, Lawrence Sanders, Cliff Chaplow, Frank Clarke
Middle row: Ann Verrell, Peggy Putnam, Ruth Brooks, Marion Thompson, Jean Drummelsmith, Shirley Ewanick, Les Pressey, Catherine Bogart, Doreen Herr, Jean Bircham, Marion Johnston, Audrey Thomson, Dianne Palmer
Front row: Frances Hindmarsh, Norma Smith, Marg Daugharty, Ken Verrell, Cathy Bishop, Mabel O'Connor, Mary Ann Neely
Volunteers responsible for preliminary processing of the Scott Studio fonds and helping to prepare the book "The Scott-Sefton Collection: Elgin's History Through a Photographer's Lens, Volume I" (2001) for publication.
A group photograph taken at an event or celebration at the Masonic Temple in St. Thomas, Ontario. The following individuals are identified on the reverse: Jean Gregg, Jim Craig, Roy (Louie) Mansul, Kenny (Ken) Verrell, Marie Craig, [unknown first name] Mansul, Russel Beer, [Michael] McGregar, Butch Sutherland and Marilyn Soper.
Group photograph of the executive members of the St. Thomas Curling Club, 1977-1978. The members are identified as follows:
Front row, from left to right: Bill Ferguson, Ann Roos, Bob Bill (President), Bob Bristow and Garvey Dowler.
Back row, front left to right: Earl Pearce, John Cautanche, Ken Verrell, Harry Weismer, Nettie Thwaite and Jerry Elliott.
Group photograph of the executive members of the St. Thomas Curling Club, 1979-1980. Members are identified as follows:
Front row, from left to right: Bill Ferguson, Garvey Dowler, Ken Verrell (President), Nette Thwaites and Harry Waismer (Vice President).
Back row, from left to right: Tom Shaw, Earl Pearce, Bill McFarlane, Dawson Winchester and Vince Sheridan.
A copy print from the St. Thomas Times-Journal, Ken Verrell (left), president of the St. Thomas Curling Club, and Jim Waite (centre), chairman of the 1979 Consuls Committee, are congratulated by the City of St. Thomas Mayor Don Hitch (right). The club was honoured after hosting the 1979 Ontario Men's Curling Championship.
Ken Verrell and a group of his friends posing for a picture in what appears to be a billiard/games room. The men are all holding cues used for playing pool. Pictured, from left to right, are the following individuals: Jack McDonald, Ken Verrell, Arn Ross, Vern Furber, George Shaw and Don Millroy.
Ken Verrell Collection - Personal records and memberships series
0.1 cm of textual records
1 photograph : sep ; 9 x 15 cm
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File contains correspondence addressed to Ken Verrell from Sheila Heasman, whose relative was John James Porter. Porter was killed in a train accident on the London and Port Stanley Railway and Heasman wrote Verrell to share more information about her relative. Included with the letter is a photographic print of Porter and copies of newspaper articles covering the crash.
Written on the reverse of the photgraph is the following text handwritten in ink: "On reverse of original - Frank Cooper, Photographer, Richmond St., London, Ont / John James Porter, b. 26th April 1845. Killed in 'horrendous' train crash on the London & Port Stanley Railway on 12th July 1883."
A group photograph of individuals posing near a roadway with a large estate or building in the background. Anna (Ann) Verrell is pictured at the left and Ken Verrell is pictured at the right. The individuals posing with Anna and Ken Verrell are unidentified, but are possibly family members.
Four studio portraits showing Ken Verrell wearing the regalia of a St. Thomas Masonic lodge, ca. 1965. Ken Verrell was a 32nd Degree Mason, Past Master and life member of the Masonic Order - Talbot Lodge 546, and Past Grand Steward of the Masonic Order for the district.