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1990 annual report : photographs.

File consists of transparencies, one photograph, one negative, and one slide used in the production of the 1990 annual report. Images are of employees of Electrohome and its subsidiary broadcast studios, and portraits of John A. Pollock with W.M. McGregor, W.M. Nobbs, and J.G. Gingerich (executive management committee). Transparencies are mounted in paper frames.

Electrohome

1991 annual report : photographs.

File consists of 40 photographs used in the production of the 1991 annual report. Photographs are of employees of Electrohome and subsidiaries at work in manufacturing facilities and broadcast studios, and portraits of John A. Pollock with Zoltan D. Simo (President and CEO). File also includes ms. notes.

Electrohome

1992 annual report : photographs.

File consists of photographs and contact sheets of images used in the production of the 1992 annual report. Photographs are of employees working at Electrohome, CKCO-TV, and CFRN-TV, portraits of John A. Pollock with and Zoltan D. Simo (President and CEO), and Electrohome projection systems products in use. File also contains one letter. Duplication among photographs may exist.

Electrohome

AABEX Service : 1982.

File consists of material relating to the publicity of AABEX Electronic Services. Includes news releases, memoranda, press clippings, an issue of the AABEX newsletter, two copies of a photograph of John A. Pollock with two unidentifed men holding an AABEX pamphlet, and other material.

Electrohome

Annual meeting : 1987.

File consists of 13 snapshots taken at the 1987 annual meeting. Some photographs include John A. Pollock.

Electrohome

Annual meeting : 1990.

File consists of 46 snapshots taken at the 1990 annual meeting. Some photographs include John A. Pollock.

Electrohome

Annual meeting : [198-].

File consists of seven snapshots taken at an annual meeting. Some photographs include John A. Pollock.

Electrohome

Board of directors : group portrait.

File consists of a group portrait of the Board of Directors (or possibly the executive committee). Includes John A. Pollock, Stewart Maclellan, 4 other men, and 1 woman (Barbara Steele?).

Electrohome

CAP Communications : group portrait.

File consists of a group portrait, probably of the management and directors of CAP Communications. File also includes a negative and a printing proof of the portrait, as well as a slip of paper identifiying the people in the photograph.

Includes cardboard mount, and identification of people in the photograph: Marvin Stroh, John Donahue, George Moskal, Paul Turchan, Elaine Economoff, Dan Fisher, Betty Thompson, Harold Zister, Fred Merritt, Don Willcox, Jack Alexander, Charles Packham, Gary McLaren, Joe McIntyre, Reg Sellner, John Hodges, Jack Liddle, W.D. McGreogr, Bob McKeown, John A. Pollock, Larry Ernewin, Dennis Connolly, Eric Sutherland, and John Arajs.

Electrohome

Dealer newsletter.

File consists of material relating to the production of E Dealer News, a newsletter for Electrohome dealers in the US. Includes 12 photographs of products, press clippings and senior staff (Ken Kerr, Bern Ellis, and John A. Pollock) for use in the publication; corresonpondence; memoranda; a press clipping; and two issues of the newsletter.

Electrohome

Electrohome presentation to the University of Alberta.

File consists of material relating to a presentation to the University of Alberta by John A. Pollock on behalf of Electrohome of an ECP 2000 data/graphics and video projection system. Includes a letter, an edited typed cutline, and seven photographs of Pollock with the university president and another man.

Electrohome

Employee Recreation Association.

File consists of photographs relating to the Electrohome Employee Recreation Association. Includes photographs of dances, Christmas parties, and employees receiving awards. Some photographs include John A. Pollock.

Electrohome

Employees : award winners.

File consists of eight snapshots of individuals receiving plaques at five separate occasions. One occasion is the Quality Award of the Year award (1987) for Display Systems, accepted by Don Harrold. Some photographs include John A. Pollock. File also includes an ms. note.

Electrohome

Interviews with Electrohome employees.

File consists of 17 audio cassettes containing interviews with former Electrohome employees and members of the Pollock family. Includes interviews with John A. Pollock, Barbara Steele (daughter of Carl A. Pollock), and Alex Welker (partner of Arthur B. Pollock), as well as interviews with former employees, some of whom began working at the company in the 1920s and 1930s. Most interviews were conducted in 1996 by Ray Stanton and Nicola McLaughlin as part of the research for the company history by Stanton, Visionary Thinking: The Story of Canada's Electrohome.

The cassettes included are:
1. Interview with Alex Welker (1) (ca. 1 hr., 1 min.).
2. Interview with Alex Welker (2) (ca. 25 min.).
3. Interview with five retired employees by Gary McLaren. (Employees interviewed and start dates: Agnes Ellert - 1931, Gord Fowler - 1937, Harvey Durst - 1937, Clyde Hymler - 1931, John Koegler - 1921) (ca. 1 hr., 33 min.).
4. Interview with John A. Pollock, William McGregor, by Ray Stanton regarding company history book (ca. 39 min.).
5. Interview with Albert Lukan by Nicola McLaughlin (ca. 37 min.). (Lukan started in 1955)
6. Interview with Les Rowsell by Nicola McLaughlin (ca. 45 min.). (Rowsell started in 1945)
7. Interview with Dave Lowater, Herb Lapier by Nicola McLaughlin; interview with Doug Wismer by Ray Stanton (ca. 44 min.).
8. Interview with Robert Lovell by Nicola McLaughlin (ca. 1 hr., 29 min.).
9. Interview with Don Harrold, Jim Washburn by Nicola McLaughlin (ca. 34 min.).
10. Interview with Donald Sykes by [Ray Stanton ?] (ca. 31 min.).
11. Interview with Al Zettle, Anne Livingstone by Nicola McLaughlin (ca. 25 min.). (Livingstone started in 1954)
12. Interview with Mr. & Mrs. Runge by Nicola McLaughlin (ca. 1 hr., 10 min.). (Started in 1945)
13. Interview with Quarter Century Club members (ca. 45 min.).
14. Interviews with Quarter Century Club members at annual dinner (ca. 25 min.).
15. Interview with Barbara Steele by Ray Stanton (1) (ca. 1 hr., 34 min.).
16. Interview with Barbara Steele by Ray Stanton (2), and miscellaneous (ca. 53 min.).
17. Interview with John A. Pollock by Ray Stanton (ca. 1 hr., 7 min.).

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Main, Howard W.

File consists of material relating to Howard W. Main and his history and positions within Electrohome. Includes portraits and photographs of Main, including some with Carl A. Pollock, John A. Pollock, and others; typed notes on his biography; copies of an obituary and funeral announcement; and other material. Duplicates of photographs are present.

Electrohome

McGregor, William D.

File consists of material relating to William D. McGregor's career at CAP Communications Limited and his election to Broadcast Hall of Fame. Includes portraits and snapshots of McGregor, portraits of McGregor and John A. Pollock, memoranda and correspondence, ms. notes, edited draft and final versions of news releases, press clippings, biographies, and an issue of Electrohome Update. Includes multiple copies of some photographs.

Electrohome

Ontario delegation to Japan : group portrait.

File consists of a group portrait of an Ontario delegation to Japan meeting with executives of the Toyota Motor Corporation. John A. Pollock and Ontario Premier David Peterson are included in the portrait. File also includes a letter to Pollock from Peterson.

Electrohome

Pollock, Carl A. : group photographs.

File consists of four group photographs containing Carl A. Pollock. Two photographs were taken at an unidentified event, one was taken with employees completing 40 years of service in 1969, and one is possibly the Board of Directors or the executive committee, including John A. Pollock, in 1977.

Electrohome

Pollock, John A.

File consists of photographs of John A. Pollock posing at his desk, on the plant floor, with politicians and other senior personnel, and at various events. People identified in the photographs include Bette Stephenson (Ontario Minister of Education), Hon. John B. Aird, Herb Epp (MPP), John Tibbits (president, Conestoga College), and Donald S. Sykes and Howard W. Main of Electrohome.

Electrohome

Pollock, John A. : agreement signing.

File consists of six photographs (plus duplicates) of John A. Pollock and other Electrohome senior managers signing an agreement and shaking hands with executives from another company.

Electrohome

Pollock, John A. : contract signings.

File consists of nine photographs of John A. Pollock and other senior executives from Electrohome and from other companies signing contracts or other documents. Inlcudes photographs from four separate occasions, including the signing of a contract with Xerox.

Electrohome

Pollock, John A. : portraits.

File consists of formal portraits of John A. Pollock. Includes transparencies and photographs of Pollock in seven different poses and on several different dates. Most transparencies have been mounted in paper frames.

Electrohome

Press clippings : 1970-1974.

File consists of press clippings relating to Electrohome and John A. Pollock for the period 1970-1974. File also includes four snapshots of the Electrohome plant in Malaysia, typed notes about the plant's specifications, and a contact sheet containing portraits of John A. Pollock.

Electrohome

Press clippings : 1980-1982.

File consists of press clippings relating to Electrohome and John A. Pollock for the period 1980-1982. Includes some photocopied clippings. File also includes correspondence and memoranda (from John A. Pollock and Robert Lovell) and one snapshot of John A. Pollock in Tokyo, Japan, with colleagues from Kanematsu-Gosho and JVC.

Electrohome

Press clippings : 1983-1992.

File consists of press clippings relating to Electrohome and John A. Pollock for the period 1983-1989 and one clipping from 1992. Includes some photocopied clippings. File also includes memoranda, issues of Electrohome Update and Electrohome World, three snapshots of John A. Pollock with visitors from Mitsubishi (Japan), and other documents.

Electrohome

Product shot.

File consists of a photograph of John A. Pollock, Doug Wismer, and a third, unidentified man posing with a video display monitor.

Electrohome

Retirement, February 7, 1975.

File consists of material relating to the retirement dinner on February 7, 1975, given in honour of Harry D. Greb, Arthur C. Greb, Ross E. Hahn, and John D. Campbell. Includes correspondence and memoranda about the event, a guest list, the evening's agenda, a press release, press clippings, ephemera, ms. notes, and a photograph of Charles E. Greb seated at a table with John A. Pollock and others. Includes personal correspondence to Charles expressing best wishes to the retiring executives.

Greb Industries Limited

Scrapbook 1.

File consists of a scrapbook of press clippings, photographs, snapshots, telegrams, and ephemera relating to Carl A. Pollock and his activities as Electrohome president and chairman of the board of directors and his involvement in the community. Scrapbook also contains material relating to Pollock's wife Helen (including a 1926 snapshot of the two of them), their 1929 wedding, and Pollock's studies at Oxford University. Material in scrapbook covers mainly the period from 1925 to 1963. Scrapbook also contains some loose material.

Electrohome

Simo, Zoltan D. : president : January 27, 1992.

File consists of material relating to Zoltan D. Simo and the announcement of his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer on January 27, 1992. Includes draft and final versions of news releases, correspondence (some faxed), press clippings, biographical information, ms. notes, two portraits of Simo, one photograph of Simo with John A. Pollock, one photograph of Pollock with Brian Mulroney, and other material.

Electrohome

Sparks and Chips : 8 x 10s and contact prints.

File consists of photographs taken for use in the employee newsletter Sparks and Chips. Includes photographs and snapshots of employees, a Christmas party, a Deilcraft furniture showroom, a furniture show, and furniture design sketches; and contact sheets of Carl A. Pollock and John A. Pollock with other men on a plant tour, and women and men in a classroom setting.

Electrohome

Sunwapta meeting.

File consists of 57 snapshots taken at an event in Alberta, probably relating to the purchase of Sunwapta Broadcasting and/or an annual meeting. Some photographs include identification on verso. Includes photographs of Edmonton mayor Jan Reimer, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture Don Mazankowski, Alberta Culture and Multicultural Minister Doug Main, and John A. Pollock, William McGregor, and Bruce Cowie of Electrohome. Some photographs were envelopes labelled "totem", "staff", and "C.O." Duplicate photographs may be present.

Electrohome

Update photos.

File consists of photographs, negatives, and a slide used in the company newsletter Electrohome Update. Includes photographs, snapshots, and portraits of Electrohome staff and employees; and photographs and snapshots taken at exhibits and meetings and of people receiving awards. Includes a photograph of the Reading, UK, office and a meeting in Singapore. Some photographs include John A. Pollock. Some photographs include identification on verso.

Electrohome

Visual material : file 25.

File consists of nine photographs (plus copies) of stereo consoles. Some photographs have typed cutlines attached to them. Includes photographs of John A. Pollock and Howard W. Main posing with stereo consoles.

Electrohome

Visual material : file 38.

File consists of formal group and individual portaits. Includes portraits of Arthur B. Pollock, Carl A. Pollock, and John A. Pollock; group portraits of the CAP Communications board of directors (?), and an Electrohome employee group photograph accompanied by a list identifying names of employees in the photograph. Duplicate photographs are present.

Electrohome

Visual material : file 40.

File consists of six transparencies of the CKCO-TV studio and truck, employees at work (on circuit boards or electronics), and of John A. Pollock. Transparencies have been mounted in cardboard frames, and some frames are empty.

Electrohome

Visual material : file 43.

File consists of three photographs, two slides, and two negatives of CKCO-TV and CFRN staff, buildings and equipment. Includes a negative of Betty Thompson on the set of the CKCO-TV show Be My Guest, and a photograph of John A. Pollock with Dr. George R.A. Rice.

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