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Viking : radio phonograph combinations, 1946 to 1953 (file 2 of 2).

File consists of booklets containing installation and operating instructions and service information for Viking radio-phonograph combinations. Booklets include specifications, technical diagrams and descriptions, parts lists, and instructions, and may apply to one or more models. File also includes operating instructions for the Prom and Audette record players from Phonola.
Model numbers (in original order) include:

  • Viking 51-102
  • Viking 51-102 R
  • Viking 51-103
  • Viking 51-104
  • Viking 51-104 R
  • Viking 51-105
  • Viking 51-105 R
  • Viking 51-106
  • Viking 51-107
  • Viking 51-108
  • Viking 51-109
  • Viking 51-110
  • Viking 51-111
  • Viking 51-112
  • Viking 51-141
  • Viking 51-142
  • Viking 52-110 A
  • Viking 52-115
  • Viking 53-110 AR
  • Viking 53-120
  • Viking 53-122
  • Viking 53-123
  • Viking 53-124
  • Viking 53-125
  • Viking 53-126
  • Viking 53-127
  • Phonola Prom PRP1 & PRP1-Z
  • Phonola Audette PRP & PRP-Z

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Viking : radio phonograph combinations, 1946 to 1953 (file 1 of 2).

File consists of booklets containing installation and operating instructions and service information for Viking radio-phonograph combinations. Booklets include specifications, technical diagrams and descriptions, parts lists, and instructions, and may apply to one or more models.
Model numbers (in original order) include:

  • Viking 46-61
  • Viking 46-41
  • Viking 46-72
  • Viking 46-81
  • Viking 46-91
  • Viking 49-88 W, M, B
  • Viking 49-90
  • Viking 49-89
  • Viking 49-92
  • Viking 49-93
  • Viking 49-94
  • Viking 50-12
  • Viking 50-60
  • Viking 50-65
  • Viking 50-77
  • Viking 51-82 A
  • Viking 50-78
  • Viking 50-79
  • Viking 50-80
  • Viking 50-82 RRR
  • Viking 50-92 R
  • Viking 50-95
  • Viking 50-96
  • Viking 50-97
  • Viking 51-66
  • Viking 51-80 R
  • Viking 51-98
  • Viking 51-99
  • Viking 51-101

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Radio : service manuals.

File consists of 11 service manual and part lists for various models of superheterodyne receivers. Manuals include parts price lists. Some manuals are stamped "Grimes Radio Corporation Limited".
Model numbers include:

  • 3A61, 3A62
  • 40, 40-A (8 tube)
  • 452 (5 tube)
  • 455, 456 (5 tube)
  • 465 (6 tube)
  • 273-1, 273-2; 274-1, 274-2 (7 tube)
  • 2123, 2124 (12 tube)
  • 2B93, 2B94 (9 tube)
  • 273-1, 273-2; 274-1, 274-2 (7 tube)
  • 293-294 (9 tube)
  • 2B63, 2B64 (6 tube)

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Publicity : Internal Publications

Series consists of company newsletters and bulletins, produced and distributed for internal communications and publicity purposes.

The employee newsletter Sparks and Chips was begun by Carl A. Pollock to foster inter-employee relationships and management-employee relations. The first issue was published on December 18, 1942, with Pollock as the first editor. It ran until ca. 1977. In 1980, a new company newsletter, Electrohome Update, was introduced to provide employees news on company people, products, and policies. In 1990, this newsletter was merged with Electrohome World, which contained news of the corporation's marketing activities for the dealer/distributor network in North America and abroad; the new Electrohome World was published for employees and dealer/distributors. Sparks and Chips: the next generation was introduced in 1994 as an informal newsletter for reporting plant activities, news, and ideas.

Several other internal newsletters and bulletins were published over the history of Electrohome.

Publications in the series include:

  • Sparks and Chips (employee/company newsletter), 1943-1977, 1994-1997
  • Super-News (supervisor's newsletter), 1946-1962
  • Electrohome World/E World (dealer/distributor newsletter), 1963-1964, 1968-1974, 1983-1989
  • E Dealer News (US dealers), 1967-1968
  • AV E News (US commercial distributors), 1973
  • E Service Now (Electrohome Service newsletter), 1974
  • Cambridge Capers (Plant 10 newsletter), 1975-1977
  • Electrohome Update (company newsletter), 1980-1989
  • AABEXpress (AABEX newsletter), 1983
  • Electrohome International (international marketing bulletin for distributors), 1985-1987
  • Motor Mania (Plant 10 newsletter), 1985
  • CAPsule (CAP Communications newsletter), 1985
  • Electrohome Display Systems (Display Systems newsletter), 1986
  • Electrohome World/E World (company newsletter), 1990-1992

Series may not include a complete run of any one publication, and some issues may be missing.

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Executive biographies.

File consists of biographies of Electrohome senior personnel. Includes biographies of

  • John A. Pollock (Chairman and CEO),
  • William D. McGregor (President, CAP Communications),
  • David B. Lowater (Sector General Manager, Display Systems),
  • Richard P. Brubacher (Controller, Electronics Division),
  • Bruce E. Cowie (President, Sunwapta Broadcasting),
  • Donald Lloyd Willcox (General Manager, CAP Communications),
  • James G. Gingerich (Vice President, Finance and Administration),
  • Robert D. Bolden (Secretary and Assistant Treasurer),
  • W. Michael Nobbs (Group Vice President),
  • Ken R. Mitchell (Sector General Manager, Projection),
  • W. M. Don Harrold (Sector General Manager, Jazz Systems and Technology Ventures),
  • Joseph H. Buccino (Manager, Development Engineering),
  • Eric S. Bridges (Manager, Lightening Circuits), and
  • Edward G. Goveia (General Manager, Planar Circuits).

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Speeches : 1971.

File consists of typed speeches written and presented by Carl A. Pollock in 1971 relating to economic development in Canada. Some speeches contain annotations. Speeches included are:

  • "Why it is Important that Canadians Retain Ownership Control of Canadian Industry," 8 leaves, remarks presented at the panel "Canada for Canadians" at the Canadian Institutional Investor Conference in Montreal (2 copies)
  • "Address by Carl A. Pollock, President, Electrohome Limited, to the Brantford Junior Chamber of Commerce," 15 leaves

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Speeches : 1972.

File consists of typed speeches written and presented by Carl A. Pollock in 1972 relating to foreign investment and innovation in Canadian industry. Some speeches contain annotations. Speeches included are:

  • "Comments re The Report of the Interdepartmental Task Force on Foreign Investment," 4 leaves
  • "Innovation in Industry," 21 leaves, remarks presented at the Seminar on Innovation at the Waterloo Research Institute, University of Waterloo (2 copies); one copy includes an attachment containing remarks and a memo by L.A. Annett (Manger, Research and Development) relating to profit

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Speeches : 1968.

File consists of typed speeches written and presented by Carl A. Pollock in 1968 relating to economic development in Canada, Canada-US trade relations, and Electrohome. Some speeches contain annotations. Speeches included are:

  • "Where Do We Go From Here?," 21 leaves, presented to the Rotary Club of Don Mills, Ontario (2 copies)
  • "Statement by Carl A. Pollock, Chairman of the Board and President, Electrohome Limited, to the Annual Meeting of Sharholders," 17 leaves
  • "Panel Discussion 'North American Common Markets',"13 leaves, remarks presented at The Canadian Credit Men's Association Limited Executive Business Seminar in Ottawa (2 copies)

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Speeches : 1967 (file 2 of 2).

File consists of ms. and typed (some carbon copies) speeches written and presented by Carl A. Pollock in 1967 relating to management philosophy, Electrohome, and labour and economic development in Canada. Some speeches contain annotations. Speeches included are:

  • "Is Your Philosophy Showing?," 21 leaves, presented to the Rotary Club of Port Colborne, Ontario
  • "Statement by Carl A. Pollock, Chairman of the Board and President, Dominion Electrohome Industries, Limited, to the Annual Meeting of Shareholders," 17 leaves (2 copies)
  • "Address to Canadian council of Furniture Manufacturers, Furniture and Woodworking Tours," 15 leaves (2 copies)

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Speeches : 1967 (file 1 of 2).

File consists of typed, annotated speeches written and presented by Carl A. Pollock in 1967 relating to the role of business in municipal growth, labour in Canada, and the role of computer technology in Canadian economic development. Speeches included are:

  • "Partners in Municipal Growth," 25 leaves, presented to the Kitchener-Wateroo Optimist Club at the Annual Civic Night
  • "Canada's Labour Problem: How it is Going to Affect Us in the Export Market?," 21 leaves, presented to the Oakville Chapter of The Society of Industrial & Cost Accountants of Ontario
  • "We Will Decide," 20 leaves, presented to The Seaway Conference in Toronto, sponsored by The Data Processing Management Association

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Speeches : 1966 (file 2 of 2).

File consists of typed (some carbon copies) speeches written and presented by Carl A. Pollock in 1966 relating to management philosophy, economic development in Canada, and leisure. Some speeches contain annotations. Speeches included are:

  • "A Philosophy is Good Business," 17 leaves, presented to the Personnel Association of London and District in London, Ontario (2 copies)
  • "Time - Work and Leisure," 9 leaves, remarks presented at the Minister of Education's Conference in Toronto
  • "Official Opening Plant 6, Dominion Electrohome Industries Limited," 9 leaves, remarks presented at official opening of Plant 6

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Speeches : 1966 (file 1 of 2).

File consists of typed and ms. speeches written and presented by Carl A. Pollock in 1966 relating to management philosophy and Canada-US trade relations. Some speeches contain annotations. File also includes a seminar program. Speeches included are:

  • Untitled speech, 34 p., presented at the Department of Transport Senior Officer Management Seminar in Mont Gabriel, Quebec
  • "Is Your Philosophy Showing?," 25 leaves, presented to the Society for Advancement of Management in London, Ontario
  • "We're More Than Neighbours," 20 leaves, presented to the Rotary club of St. Petersburg, Florida

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Speeches : 1965 (file 3 of 3).

File consists of typed (some carbon copies) and ms. speeches written and presented by Carl A. Pollock in 1965 relating to management philosophy. Some speeches contain annotations. Speeches include

  • "Are You Profitably Managing You?," 25 leaves, presented at the Third Management Seminar sponsored by the Canadian Industrial Management Association (Sarnia & District Chapter), the Administrative Management Society (International Chapter), and the Sarnia & District Personnel Association (3 copies)
  • "Is Your Philosophy Showing?," 23 leaves, presented to the Administrative Management Society in London, Ontario (2 copies)

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Speeches : 1965 (file 2 of 3).

File consists of typed and ms. speeches written and presented by Carl A. Pollock in 1965 relating to Canada-US trade relations and management philosophy. Speeches included are:

  • "Paper on Trade For Canada," 29 leaves, presented to the meeting of the Canada-United States Committee of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. (2 copies)
  • Untitled speech, 17 p., presented at General Officers' Management Symposium in St. Hubert, Quebec
  • Untitled speech, 8 p., presented at the National Design Council Meeting in Toronto
  • Untitled notes and speech, 24 [i.e. 35] leaves, presented at Department of Transport Seminar in Mont Gabriel, Quebec

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Speeches : 1965 (file 1 of 3).

File consists of typed speeches written and presented by Carl A. Pollock in 1965 relating to Canada-US trade relations and economic development in Canada. Some speeches include annotations. Speeches included are:

  • "We Canadians Do Have a New Look," 23 leaves, presented to the Vancouver Rotary Club (2 copies)
  • "We're More Than Neighbours," 22 leaves, presented to the Seattle Rotary Club (4 copies)

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Speeches : 1960-1964.

File consists of ms. and typed speeches written and presented by Carl A. Pollock in 1960 and 1964 relating to the Dominion Life Assurance Company, the post-war Canadian economy, and the electronics industry. Speeches included are:

  • Untitled remarks, 2 leaves, presented at the Dominion Life Assurance Company annual meeting in 1960
  • Untitled remarks, 4 leaves, presented at the Dominion Life Assurance Company annual meeting in 1964
  • Untitled statement of the Board of Directors of the Dominion Life Assurance Company expressing appreciation to Alfred S. Upton upon retiring as president
  • Untitled speech and notes, 45 leaves, presented at an EIA [Electronics Industry Association?] luncheon

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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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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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Miscellaneous : 1964-1965.

File consists of 31 photographs and snapshots of employees; meetings, conferences and exhibitions; employee recreational events; plant canteens; and other subjects. File also includes 2 printing proofs of line drawings for use in the employee newsletter Sparks and Chips. Some photographs include identification on verso.

Photos include: Electrohome display at the 1965 Pacific National Exhibition, two men standing with a boxed organ in front of a Hudson's Bay Company truck, 1965 Waterloo county Dairy Princess, Waterloo College Associate Faculties' (now UW) new Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Building, "Santiago [?] presented to Al Ecuyer, Edmonton Eskimo" and more.

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Visual : Moving Images

Series consists of moving images relating to various aspects of Electrohome. Many of the items were created for the purposes of public relations, sales and marketing, and advertising and promotion, as well as to document some of the company's facilities, operations, and history. Subjects include:

  • company presentations and reports;
  • meetings;
  • product presentations and demonstrations;
  • promotional material;
  • footage relating to services provided by Electrohome for NASA at the John F. Kennedy Space Centre for the launch of space shuttles in the early 1980s;
  • CKCO-TV news footage relating to Electrohome, the Pollocks, and other senior management;
  • company events including the 75th anniversary celebrations and employee Christmas parties; etc.

Notable titles include: "The Changing World of Electrohome," "Circa 75," "Mark of a Man : C.A. Pollock," "Then and now : Electrohome Electronics Group," "John Pollock interview : Sunday AM," "Howard Main interview with Gary MacLaren," C.A. Pollock : talk to employees" (1958), and "Pollock funeral" (Carl A. Pollock). Includes videocassettes, video reels, film reels, and DVDs. Some videocassettes and the DVDs appear to be transferred from the film and video reels.

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E-Link v 1.0 b.

File consists of two 3.5" computer disks probably containing a version of the E-link projection remote control emulation software.

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Long range plan: master.

File consists of a 3.5"computer disk from the files of Jeffrey Brum, Projection Systems Marketing and Communications Manager.

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Stereo graphics, pricing files.

File consists of a 3.5"computer disk from the files of Jeffrey Brum, Projection Systems Marketing and Communications Manager.

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Facilities : Plant 1 : Duke Street, Kitchener.

File consists of six photographs (plus duplicates) of the Electrohome plant at 283 Duke Street (formerly 39 Edward Street) in Kitchener (Plant 1). One of the photographs is mounted on board. Includes aerial photographs.

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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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Press kit : master copy : press conference, May 1969.

File consists of a portfolio of material relating to publicity for Electrohome home entertainment products. Includes ten photographs, some with typed cutlines; eight copy negatives; and carbon copies of news releases. Duplicate photographs are present.

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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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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.

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Trendholm Modern occasional tables.

File consists of material relating to the Modern collection of occasional tables from Trendholm. Includes two photographs (plus duplicates), two copy negatives, one transparency, and single-sheet advertisements.

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Deed of land.

A reproduction of A deed of land from Pollock-Welker Limited to Dominion Electrohome Industries Limited.

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Deed of land.

A reproduction of A deed of land from Pollock Manufacturing Ltd. to General Phonograph Corporation of Canada.

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Projection Systems application photographs.

File consists of photographs, transparencies, and slides depicting Electrohome Projection Systems products and their applications in various corporations and organizations. Applications pictured include: CSX Transportation Control Center (Jacksonville, FL), Canadian Embassy (Tokyo, Japan), Rochester Gas and Electric (Rochester, NY), Thames River Water System (London, UK), National Bowling Stadium (Reno, NV), the Barcelona Stock Exchange (Spain), and others.

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Sales and technical information : fans.

File consists of material relating to technical specifications and sales information for fans and their motors, and pricing for merchandise (including furniture and home entertainment products) manufactured for other stores. Includes product literature for fans; typed lists of prices, discounts, distributors, and agencies; memoranda and correspondence; four photographs of fans; and two blueprints of graphs relating to motor operations. Material is divided into the following tabs: Electrohome motor, Eaton's, Simpson's, Hudson's Bay, and Macleod's Limited (latter three tabs are empty).

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U.S. market.

File consists of material relating to Electrohome dealers in the U.S., and in particular to Kyle's for Better Living (Pueblo, CO). Includes news releases, press clippings of advertisements for Kyle's, and nine photographs (plus duplicates) of meetings, the remodeling at Kyle's, and the Castanet high-fidelity stereo.

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Electronics : stereo hi-fi.

File consists of photographs, slides, and copy negatives of Electrohome stereo consoles and phonographs and store displays of these products. Some photographs include typed cutlines, some have been mounted on board, and some have been retouched. There are duplicate photographs present.

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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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CEGIR [Centre d'études, de gestion, d'informatique et de recherches] article for Office of Design.

File consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence with CEGIR [Centre d'études, de gestion, d'informatique et de recherches] and with the Office of Design (Department of Industry, Trade and Commerce, Ottawa) regarding a case study on Electrohome's Circa '75 unit. Includes several draft copies of the study (some annotated).

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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. [Michael] Nobbs, and J.G. Gingerich (executive management committee). Transparencies are mounted in paper frames.

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Association of Professional Industrial Designers of Ontario : industrial design competition, June, 1968.

File consists of material relating to the Association of Professional Industrial Designers of Ontario's (APIDO) 1968 industrial design competition, in which Electrohome's Gordon Duern (Design Manager) won in the category of home decor with his design for the Circa 705 stereo. Includes news releases, a photocopied press clipping, and photographs (some in duplicate) and descriptions of the submissions and the judges.

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The National Design Council chairman's award for design management : Electrohome presentation : 1972 (file 2 of 2).

File consists of material compiled for a presentation to the National Design Council for the chairman's award for design management. Includes company brochures, advertisements, catalogues, issues of company publications, news releases, press clippings, the 1971 annual report, photographs, and other material. Material is divided by the following tabs: Corporate literature, Public relations, Advertising, Working environment, and Exhibits & miscellaneous.

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The National Design Council chairman's award for design management : Electrohome presentation : 1972 (file 1 of 2).

File consists of material compiled for a presentation to the National Design Council for the chairman's award for design management. Includes company brochures, advertisements, catalogues, issues of company publications, news releases, press clippings, the 1971 annual report, photographs, and other material. Material is divided by the following tabs: Corporate literature, Public relations, Advertising, Working environment, and Exhibits & miscellaneous.

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Sutherland, Tom.

File consists of two photographs of Tom Sutherland, one posing with [Ken?] Mitchell and the ECP Graphics projection system.

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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.

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Visual material : file 29.

File consists of two copies of a photograph of a woman holding an Electrohome brochure and standing near a ceiling-mounted turntable.

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Miscellaneous news releases and photographs.

File consists of miscellaneous news releases and product photographs, probably used for the production of press kits. Photographs have typed cutlines taped to them giving details about the products. File also includes ms. notes and product literature. Duplication among photographs may exist.

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Electronics components.

File consists of photographs of Electrohome stereo components and consoles and photographs of closed-circuit television systems applications. Some photographs include typed cutlines or identification on verso. File also includes two paste-ups and ms. notes.

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Electronics : television (file 1 of 2).

File consists of photographs and two copy negatives of Electrohome television sets, consoles, and chassis, as well as receiver/monitors, including a photograph of Carl A. Pollock and Howard W. Main posing with a colour television chassis. Some photographs include typed cutlines, some include product identification on verso, and one has been mounted. Duplicate photographs are present.

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Appliances : humidifiers.

File consists of photographs of Electrohome humidifiers. Some photographs include product identification on verso and some include typed cutlines. Duplicate photographs are present.

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Appliances : air purifiers.

File consists of eight photographs of Electrohome air purifiers, one of which includes a typed cutline. 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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Production photos (old) (file 2 of 2).

File consists of photographs, negatives, and contact prints depicting production in various departments and on production lines, including woodworking, press shop, paint shop, motors, and appliances. Some photographs have short typed cutlines, and some are labelled on verso: "EPD Sept. '59" or "CED May '60". Includes one photograph of Carl A. Pollock and an unidentified man posing with a television set.

File also includes a photograph of the Electrohome display at the Pacific National Exhibition [1951?], and a photograph of three long service employees posing with a phonograph. Duplication among photographs, negatives, and contact prints may exist.

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Production photos (old) (file 1 of 2).

File consists of photographs, negatives, and contact prints depicting production in various departments and on production lines, including woodworking, press shop, paint shop, motors, and appliances. Some photographs have short typed cutlines, and some are labelled on verso: "EPD Sept. '59" or "CED May '60". Includes one photograph of Carl A. Pollock and an unidentified man posing with a television set.

File also includes a photograph of the Electrohome display at the Pacific National Exhibition [1951?], and a photograph of three long service employees posing with a phonograph. Duplication among photographs, negatives, and contact prints may exist.

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Production : 1938-1952.

File consists of 33 photographs of employees (both men and women) at work on production lines and operating machinery. Many photographs depict production during World War II. File also includes 2 photographs of senior personnel in a meeting room, including one with Arthur B. Pollock. Some photographs include identification on verso.

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Displays, exhibits and promotions.

File consists of photographs of Electrohome displays, exhibitions, and promotions in various cities in Canada and the U.S., including photographs of buyer shows, dealer shows, and various showrooms. Some photographs include typed or ms. cutlines or identification on verso. Duplicate photographs may be present. File also includes contact sheets.

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1972 annual report.

File consists of material relating to the production of Electrohome's 1972 annual report. Includes correspondence; a memorandum; Deilcraft and Flexsteel product literature; draft reports to shareholders from John A. Pollock and Carl A. Pollock; paper samples; negatives, a slide, and a photograph relating to CKCO-TV; a transparency of the Electrohome logo; and other material.

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Research : reverse osmosis advertising.

File consists of material relating to the production of advertising material for the Reverse Osmosis Division of Electrohome. Includes photographs, copy negatives, contact sheets, and a slide of reverse osmosis systems and applications; single-sheet advertisements for ultrafiltration systems soluble oil waste treatment and for maple sap concentration by reverse osmosis; and blank letterhead. Some of the photographs depict reverse osmosis systems at Bud Automotive (Kitchener, ON), TRW Canada Ltd. (St. Catharines, ON), Schwitzer (Stratford, ON), and an unidentified plant in Windsor, ON.

Some photographs have been mounted on board and retouched. Duplicate photographs are present.

Electrohome

Electrohome antiques : photographs.

Four snapshots of Electrohome antiques provided by W.J. Fowley, A buyer in the appliance division. The images are of A 1944 radio phonograph and A Highgate S model combined television, radio, phonograph.

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