588 records – page 1 of 30.

1881 and Onward

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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File
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2018-05
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Box 48, File 51
R5 S5 Sh1 B3
for many 'ear , found him elf continually baffled by "Wallie's ' mnno uvres. The most en­ sational of these was in relation to the d ath of Jumbo, the huge elephant who arne to hi death on the Loop Line tracks a littl ea t of the St. Thomas station. Thomp on !-,ad iv n the ev n :lll the space and all the
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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File
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2018-05
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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Box 48, File 51
R5 S5 Sh1 B3
Scope and Content
1881 and Onward Reminiscences of St. Thomas and Elgin County Half a Century Ago
by James S. Brierley 1931
The reminiscences of Brierley were first published in The St. Thomas Times- Journal, Brierley was also owner of The St. Thomas Journal (until 1905)
-includes picture of author
47 page booklet
4 original copies, 1 photocopied version
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Andersons Limited, St. Thomas, Ont'. postcard: image of Jumbo laying on embankment

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Elgin County Museum
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Elgin County Museum
Collection
Jumbo
Description
Post card, 'Compliments of Andersons Limited, St. Thomas, Ont'. Has image of Jumbo laying on embankment surrounded by a group of people. 'Jumbo-Killed in St. Thomas, September 15, 1885' is under photo.
Sub-category
Documentary Artifact
Subject of Image
Jumbo the Elephant
Accession Number
2001.9.2
Storage Range
Jumbo archival box- R1 S1 Sh5
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Animal Metropolis

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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
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Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2017
Storage Location
REF 13
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Reference Room Collection
Creator
Edited by: Joanna Dean, Darcy Ingram and Christabelle Sethna
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Item
Storage Room
Archives Reference Room
Storage Location
REF 13
GMD
textual records
Date Range
2017
Publication
Calgary : University of Calgary Press, 2017.
Physical Description
1 volume
Scope and Content
"Animal Metropolis: Histories of Human-Animal Relations in Urban Canada". Includes a chapter relating to Jumbo: "The Memory of an Elephant: Savagery, Civilization and Spectacle" by Christabelle Sethna.
Subject Access
Jumbo
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Ann Verrell with the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, Ontario

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives167489
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
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Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1990s]
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 24a
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 24b
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 24c
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Ken Verrell Collection
Description Level
Item
File Number
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1
Accession Number
2016-30
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 24a
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 24b
R4 S5 Sh2 B2 F1 24c
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
[ca. 1990s]
Series
Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
Physical Description
3 photographs : col ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Three photographs of Anna (Ann) Verrell posing beside the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, Ontario, while the statue was painted with pink primer.
Name Access
Verrell, Ken (1926-2016)
Jumbo the Elephant
Subject Access
Railways
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Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 1
R8 S3 Sh6
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 1
R8 S3 Sh6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
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Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 2
R8 S3 Sh6
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 2
R8 S3 Sh6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
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Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives181927
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 3
R8 S3 Sh6
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 3
R8 S3 Sh6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
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Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives181928
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 4
R8 S3 Sh6
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 4
R8 S3 Sh6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
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Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas

https://heritagecollections.elgin.ca/link/archives181929
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 5
R8 S3 Sh6
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
Item
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
Box 260, File 12 5
R8 S3 Sh6
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1985
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 12.5 cm
Custodial History
Transferred from the Elgin County Museum: October 29, 2019.
Scope and Content
Arrival of the Jumbo statue in St. Thomas, 1985.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
Jumbo the Elephant
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Aylmer Express, 1896

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1896
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
attention. being called to it or,witnent the police ap- mare thi it worth a special A Nes AN ELEPHANT IN A RAGE. 4 Killed Its Keeper and Threw Him ‘Through a Board Fer fore Bo House. W. H. Harris’ big elephant Gipsy be- came unmanageable at its winter Quar- ters eek te Chicago the other afternoon, and
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
Item Number
A-EX-002 & A-EX-003
Storage Room
Archives Microform Room
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1896
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1896, digitized from A-EX-002 & A-EX-003. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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Aylmer Express, 1897

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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GMD
records in electronic form
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1897
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
Quite a number from bere attended the picnic at Pt. Stanley. Mr. McKenney, of Glencolin, was the Lie of R. H. Lindsay on Saturday ie. Visaw with his Jumbo dog was returniag home from Copenhagen ‘Tuesday oveving, the latter had the misfurtune to eat some poisonous. sub- stantée which resulted in the loss
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
Item Number
A-EX-003
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Archives Microform Room
Storage Location
Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1897
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1897, digitized from A-EX-003. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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Aylmer Express, 1901

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1901
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
ages have beon ascribed to the elephant and whale, but it is now thought that they may be eapabis of attaining the age of 400 years. It is recorded that when Alexander the Great invaded the dominions of Por- us, one of the Rajahs of Upper India, he took a huge elephant from the con- quered Prince, named
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Newspaper Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
A-EX-004 & A-EX-005
Storage Room
Archives Microform Room
Storage Location
Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1901
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1901, digitized from A-EX-004 & A-EX-005. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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Aylmer Express, 1903

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1903
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
old, District Passenger Agent, Toronto. + Sporting goods at Canghell’s. ‘The elephant Jingo, said to have been several inches taller than Jumbo, died on board ship on March 12th while on the way to this country. The elephant had not travelled sincé infancy, and from the time of sailing fromTaferbodt it
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
Item Number
A-EX-005 & A-EX-006
Storage Room
Archives Microform Room
Storage Location
Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1903
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1903, digitized from A-EX-005 & A-EX-006. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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Aylmer Express, 1909

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1909
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
|the fort were snatched away by the | ,, Sees i | - Leertainis Siivin ever sore tons CURL far ‘wil pores anti itjuries. jrougth bandin guards, Jolly-Jumbo,*-Thatal Keeper and . A cut, wound, or sore should ‘be treated at ona ts ae A SISTER WAS WATCHE Trainer of Fighters. arte of Jedwitter | | derful caive
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
Item Number
A-EX-008 & A-EX-009
Storage Room
Archives Microform Room
Storage Location
Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1909
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1909, digitized from A-EX-008 & A-EX-009. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
Documents
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Aylmer Express, 1910

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1910
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
sucpess-* Mr. Asa Marr is visiting friends in Grand Rapids, ‘r. and Mrs. J, Holmes are spending a week in Bay City. 25 years ago last Thursday, Jumbo, the big elephant, was killed at St. Tho- mas. We sell only D. L. & W. Scranton coal. Allsises, the very best. J. E. Boots. Mrs. Geo, Wilson is taking a deserved
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
Item Number
A-EX-009
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Archives Microform Room
Storage Location
Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1910
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1910, digitized from A-EX-009. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
Documents
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Aylmer Express, 1911

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1911
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
by acow elephant. They say that on that occasion he killed the cow. On this occasion he carried @ good gun to a point of safety. It is now three weeks since] was hurt. Iam still on -my hack, but doing finely. I hope that in anoth- er three weeks I shall be on the trail of my friend, the elephant. + HER
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
Item Number
A-EX-009
Storage Room
Archives Microform Room
Storage Location
Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1911
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1911, digitized from A-EX-009. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
Documents
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Aylmer Express, 1913

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1913
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
relative. Were this not the case man would stand below the elephant and whale, as the brains of those credtures far ex- ceed man’s-in positive-size, while as regards relative size they stand so far below him that, while the brain of the elephant amounts to about the five- hundredth and that of the whale
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
Item Number
A-EX-010
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Archives Microform Room
Storage Location
Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1913
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1913, digitized from A-EX-010. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
Documents
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Aylmer Express, 1916

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1916
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
a cen,tury ite gained our comment last week | free advertising from the fact that rkable action of some| the biggest circus elephant im the], of Henry Ford's genius, world, Jumbo, was killed by a yard} a his great philanthropic engine in that city. Since that time} Bu t it will be in the role as con-
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
Item Number
A-EX-011 & A-EX-012
Storage Room
Archives Microform Room
Storage Location
Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1916
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1916, digitized from A-EX-011 & A-EX-012. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
Documents
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Aylmer Express, 1917

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1917
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
better remembered by the older residents as the man who skinned “Jumbo,” the famous ele- phant belonging to Barnum’s circus, which was killed'on the railway track at St.-Thomas.° It was a big job tak- ing the hide from the big elephant, and one Mr. Smith will always re- member. See our new toilet sets
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
Item Number
A-EX-012
Storage Room
Archives Microform Room
Storage Location
Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1917
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1917, digitized from A-EX-012. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
Documents
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Aylmer Express, 1921

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Newspaper Collection
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File
GMD
records in electronic form
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1921
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Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
Sweater Costs 3.69 iB 406 ribbed underwear $149. $250 Brown Suede Gloves 98c Sine sade Oe Ses and Over $1.00 heavy mule cordovan lined. $1250 Men's Jumbo Sweater ; coats .... ee eee SOS BO: eae Gg ee ‘the Ist for 5 minutes at 10 a.m. and ag. [| will place-a quantity ‘of Men's o “White unlaundered Pi-class
Parallel Title
East Elgin Tribune
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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Newspaper Collection
Description Level
File
Item Number
A-EX-013
Storage Room
Archives Microform Room
Storage Location
Microfilm Cabinet Drawer #21
GMD
records in electronic form
Date Range
1921
Physical Description
1 pdf file
Scope and Content
Aylmer Express Newspaper issues, 1921, digitized from A-EX-013. Contains a mix of articles and advertisements with images to illustrate ads.
Name Access
Aylmer (Ont.)
Subject Access
Digitized Newspapers
Newspapers
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