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Pollock, Carl A. North America
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Personal (file 1 of 3).

File consists of material collected by Carl A. Pollock relating to his activities as president of Electrohome as well as other involvements, or collected for personal interest. Subjects of material include Corporate taxation; Electrohome�s business philosophy, history, growth, and operations;
The Dominion Life Assurance Company; Pollock�s position as chancellor of the University of Waterloo; Arthur B. Pollock; the Radio-Electronics-Television Manufacturers' Association of Canada; Pollock�s 40th anniversary with Electrohome.

Includes press clippings (some photocopies), including articles about Pollock clipped from magazines; incoming and outgoing correspondence; ephemera; ms. notes; news releases; issues of internal publications; and a typed address by Pollock.

File also includes photographs of Pollock at various events, sometimes with other senior managers; the Deilcraft plant in Stellarton, NS; a photograph of Edward B. Moogk with Governor General Jules Leger; and other snapshots.

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Personal (file 3 of 3).

File consists of material collected by Carl A. Pollock relating to his activities as president of Electrohome as well as other involvements, or collected for personal interest. Subjects of material include corporate taxation; Electrohome�s business philosophy, history, growth, and operations; the Dominion Life Assurance Company; Pollock�s position as chancellor of the University of Waterloo; Arthur B. Pollock; the Radio-Electronics-Television Manufacturers' Association of Canada; and
*Pollock�s 40th anniversary with Electrohome.

Includes press clippings (some photocopies), including articles about Pollock clipped from magazines; incoming and outgoing correspondence; ephemera; ms. notes; news releases; issues of internal publications; and a typed address by Pollock. File also includes photographs of Pollock at various events, sometimes with other senior managers; the Deilcraft plant in Stellarton, NS; a photograph of Edward B. Moogk with Governor General Jules Leger; and other snapshots.

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Personal (file 2 of 3).

File consists of material collected by Carl A. Pollock relating to his activities as president of Electrohome as well as other involvements, or collected for personal interest. Subjects of material include: corporate taxation; Electrohome�s business philosophy, history, growth, and operations; the Dominion Life Assurance Company; Pollock�s position as chancellor of the University of Waterloo; Arthur B. Pollock; the Radio-Electronics-Television Manufacturers' Association of Canada; and
*Pollock�s 40th anniversary with Electrohome.

Includes press clippings (some photocopies), including articles about Pollock clipped from magazines; incoming and outgoing correspondence; ephemera; ms. notes; news releases; issues of internal publications; and a typed address by Pollock. File also includes photographs of Pollock at various events, sometimes with other senior managers; the Deilcraft plant in Stellarton, NS; a photograph of Edward B. Moogk with Governor General Jules Leger; and other snapshots.

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Press clippings : 1949-1959

File consists of press clippings relating to Electrohome and Carl A. Pollock from 1949-1959. File also includes clippings about a fire on King Street in Kitchener in 1959.

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Pollock, Carl A.

File consists of photographs and snapshots of Carl A. Pollock at various meetings, events, and presentations, and posing at his desk and on the plant floor. Includes photographs taken at the Winnipeg and Vancouver showrooms, a photograph with D. Lowater and two executives from Lima, Peru, several candid snapshots, and a photograph of a sculpted bust of Carl A. Pollock. File also includes memoranda with descriptions of two photographs.

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Facilities : Plant 3 : 809 Wellington Street, Kitchener.

File consists of one photograph of Carl A. Pollock and others at the 1956 ground-breaking ceremony for the Electrohome plant at 809 Wellington Street North in Kitchener (Plant 3), two photographs of the 1962 expansion during construction, and three photographs of the plant after the expansion. File also includes an artist's sketch of the plant and a memorandum.

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Plant 3 opening.

File consists of 39 photographs of the construction of Plant 3 (Wellington Street) and the official opening ceremony. Includes informal progress photographs, photographs of speeches during the opening ceremony (including some of Carl A. Pollock), and photographs of the reception.

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Speeches : university talks.

File consists of material relating to speeches and remarks made by Carl A. Pollock at the University of Waterloo (UW) for building and exhibit openings, convocation ceremonies, dinners and luncheons, senate meetings, contests, and other events.

Includes typed copies of Pollock's remarks (some annotated, some carbon copies), ms. notes, event programs (some annotated), approximately 21 pieces of incoming and outgoing correspondence, a UW press release, and two photographs of Pollock with students at an exhibit. File also includes press clippings about Pollock and about the University of Waterloo.

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Calgary branch : official opening of new location.

File consists of seven photographs (plus duplicates) taken at the official opening of the new location of the Electrohome branch in Calgary, AB. Includes photographs of Carl A. Pollock cutting the ribbon and posing with Western sales staff. File also includes a press clipping.

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Plant 6 : industrial park.

File consists of material relating to the announcement and construction of Plant 6 in Kitchener's industrial park. Includes a news release, three photographs of the ground-breaking ceremony, and four photographs of the plant at various stages of construction. Pictured with Carl A. Pollock at the ground-breaking ceremony are Art Balabazuk, R.D. Armstrong, and Kitchener Mayor Keith Hymmen.

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Correspondence : F.

File consists of approximately 23 pieces of incoming and outgoing correspondence (some carbon copies) with individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "F." File also contains some press clippings as well as photographs of Pollock posing in the Electrohome showroom and at the University of Waterloo for use in an advertisement in the Financial Post.

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Winnipeg.

File consists of material relating to the official opening of Electrohome's Winnipeg branch. Includes copies of memoranda and a photograph of Carl A. Pollock speaking at the opening. File also includes an annotated photostat copy of a speech, probably written and presented by Carl A. Pollock, entitled "Trade associations in Canada".

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Electrohome conference.

File consists of 69 photographs, some or all of which were taken at a conference held at the University of Waterloo in 1966. Includes snapshots of female models in posing with televisions, stereos, and furniture on a stage; conference participants touring an Electrohome plant, in a lecture hall, and taking turns dancing with a woman in a lobby area; and men and women, including Carl A. Pollock, having cocktails. One snapshot shows banners on either side of a stage reading "Younger by design" and "Happy 60th anniversary".

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Branch offices.

File consists of photographs and snapshots taken at Electrohome branch offices and showrooms, including those in Vancouver, Calgary, and Winnipeg; and portraits of branch office managers. Includes a photograph of Carl A. Pollock at a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Some photographs include identification on verso, some include typed cutlines, and one is mounted on board. Duplicate photographs are present.

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Community activities.

File consists of 13 photographs relating to events and activities in the Kitchener-Waterloo community in which Electrohome or CKCO-TV (Central Ontario Television Limited) played a role. Includes photographs of CKCO-TV camera operators and commentators at Queen Elizabeth's visit to Canada in June, 1973, and of W.D. McGregor being presented to Her Majesty; photographs of Prime Minister Trudeau visiting the CKCO-TV studio and meeting Carl A. Pollock; and photographs of Miss Oktoberfest, John A. Pollock presenting a cheque, and other subjects. File also includes a letter, a memorandum, and a typed news story outline about the Royal Visit.

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Subsidiaries.

File consists of photographs relating to subsidiaries of Electrohome, including Flexsteel, Fry & Blackhall, and Central Ontario Television Limited. Includes photographs from CKCO-TV: on sets, on location, Carl A. Pollock opening Channel 2 (Georgian Bay), and 1972 federal election coverage. Includes photographs of Flexsteel furniture and the showroom, a photograph of the Fry & Blackhall building, and a photograph of Carl A. Pollock meeting with other men.

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Photographs : Carl A. Pollock at CKCO-TV channel launches.

File consists of twelve photographs taken at the launches of CKCO-TV Channel 2 (Georgian Bay), Channel 42 (Chatham-Sarnia), and Channel 11 (Huntsville). Photographs depict Carl A. Pollock speaking and shaking hands with people. File contains duplicate photographs.

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