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Joe Connell 76.

Two audio cassettes containing a recording of the salute to Joseph Orr Connell on his retirement from the YMCA in May 1976. Presentations during the salute included opening remarks, a history of Joseph Connell’s time served in the YMCA, speeches by friends and YMCA members about Joseph Connell’s impact and legacy on the YMCA locally and nationally.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

Joseph Connell draft speeches.

Draft speech notes written by Joseph Orr Connell on envelopes, dated 1963 to 1966. The notes outline topics ranging from youth in modern society, changes and trends in society, women, and world peace. Also includes a speech, written in French, which expressed Joseph Connell’s gratitude to the Industrial Accident Prevention Association of Quebec, dated April 4, 1963. Also includes a photocopy of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra concert program from Wednesday, November 12, 1952. Joseph Connell, as YMCA Secretary, was listed as a speaker providing remarks of appreciation during the concert. The program contains an assortment of ads from local businesses and companies such as salons, insurance companies, and furniture stores.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association