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Kitchener Downtown Mall

Film approximately 7:20 minutes in length of Kitchener Mall a pedestrianized stretch of King Street East in downtown Kitchener during the summer months. Pedestrians and cyclists are seen moving along sidewalks and crossing streets, with the occasional trolleybus passing by. Parking spaces are painted in white hash marks with numerous tree-filled planters, flowerbeds, and benches positioned within and along them. Shots of flower beds, sculptures, a water fountain donated by the Big Brothers Association, and people seated on patios and benches appear through out. Buildings and storefronts visible include: Odeon, Eaton's, Kresge, Dutch Boy Food Market, Strand Bowl, Palladium Restaurant, Lyric theatre, Pennsylvania Kitchen, Goudies Department Store, the Walper Hotel, Queen's Restaurant, the Toronto Dominion Bank, Grafton's, Woolworth's, Sally's, Zeller's, Jack Fraser, Herman Lippert Mens Wear, Young's Jewellers, Samer's, and Frank's Mens Wear.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Arts lecture part 2.

File consists of one videocassette (VHS) of an arts lecture by Suits titled "Games & Utopia : Posthumous Reflections."

Suits, Bernard

Television advertisements : Dare Foods Limited.

Two DVDs each containing an identical compilation of various television advertisements (commercials) created between 1966 and 2002 for products made by Dare Foods Limited. Some of the advertisements are recorded in English and some are recorded in French. Copies of these commercials were originally donated to Special Collections & Archives on videocassettes in accession GA163. The videocassettes were digitized in 2006 by Dare Foods Limited and made available on the DVDs in this file.

Videocassettes from GA163 that were digitized and are now available on these DVDs include:

SCA188-GA163-27-314. Includes commercials titled, “Dream Sweet Dare,” “Tree House,” “Meadow,” and “Hansel & Gretel.”

SCA188-GA163-27-315. Includes commercials titled, “Tree House," "Meadow," "Hansel & Gretel," and "Ingredient." 

SCA188-GA163-27-316. Includes commercials titled, "Treehouse," "Meadows," "Hansel & Gretel," "Swing," "Fishing," "Farm," "Chocolate Chip," "Variety," "Alice in Wonderland," "Treasure Island," "School Bus," "Gym," and "Dans l'Air." Several commercials are in French including "Chocolate Chip," "Alice in Wonderland," "Treasure Island," and "Dans l'Air."

SCA188-GA163-27-322. Includes commercials titled, "Dare Devils," "Time Out,” “Ingredient,” “Dare Delicious,” “Opera,” “Jason,” “Tough Boss,” “Lost Boy,” “Dad’s Cookies,” and “Peak Freen.”

SCA188-GA163-27-329. Includes the commercial titled, “On Its Own."

SCA188-GA163-27-331. Includes the commercial titled, “Dare Cookies."

SCA188-GA163-27-333. Includes the commercial titled, “Dare Bears."

SCA188-GA163-27-335. Includes the commercial titled, “Dare Bears."

SCA188-GA163-27-338. Includes commercials titled, “Say When,” “Brussells,” “Party is Tomorrow,” “Elfin Loaves,” and “Man up at Night.”

SCA188-GA163-27-340. Includes the commercial titled, “Black Forest Belmont."

SCA188-GA163-27-344. Includes the commercials titled, “Frere Jacques” and “Dare Bears.”

SCA188-GA163-27-346. Includes the commercial titled, “Featuring Dare's Tin Tie Cookies."

SCA188-GA163-27-348. Includes the commercial titled, "Anything Goes."

SCA188-GA163-27-350. Includes the commercial titled, “Soft Spot.”

SCA188-GA163-27-351. Includes the commercial titled, “Whippet le Lait." 

SCA188-GA163-27-353. Includes the commercial titled, “Le mondial.”

Dare Foods Limited

Dare (Grissol) Ads, 2017.

Two copies of an advertisement for Grissol products. One copy is recorded in English and has a running time of 55 seconds. The other copy is recorded in French and has a running time of 40 seconds.

Dare Foods Limited

Dare 125th Anniversary Maple Special Edition, 2017.

Three advertisements for special edition maple cookies made by Dare Foods Limited in celebration of the company's 125th anniversary in 2017. The advertisements are recorded in English and French. One advertisement has a running time of 53 seconds. The other two advertisements both have a running time of 1 min., 59 sec.

Dare Foods Limited

Grand River Conservation Authority : footage : Pond construction, Elora ; Rockwood, Pinehurst, Byng ; Tree planting / Summit Film Productions [for the Grand River Conservation Authority.]

Notes on film contents are contained in canister. The film is a composite of original colour footage selected [in 1977] but not used by Summit Film Productions in the creation of a film titled : GRCA Prologue, May 12, 1978.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Special Recognition Awards, December 5, 1984.

Consists of videocassette recording of the Grand River Conservation Authority Special Recognition Awards, 1984. The contents are unable to be verified due to the format of the video; however, other video recordings of GRCA Special Recognition Awards provide background on the awards recipients and highlight their environmental activities.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Special Recognition Awards, 1985.

Consists of videocassette recording of the Grand River Conservation Authority Special Recognition Awards, 1984. The contents are unable to be verified due to the format of the video; however, other video recordings of GRCA Special Recognition Awards provide background on the awards recipients and highlight their environmental activities.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Special recognition awards, 1992.

Consists of videocassette recordings of slide-show presentations of the annual Grand River Conservation Authority Special Recognition Awards. The slide-shows provide background on the recipients and highlight the environmental activities which led to their selection

Grand River Conservation Authority

Special recognition awards, 1995.

Consists of videocassette recordings of slide-show presentations of the annual Grand River Conservation Authority Special Recognition Awards. The slide-shows provide background on the recipients and highlight the environmental activities which led to their selection

Grand River Conservation Authority

Special recognition awards, and honor roll award : Mary Welsh, 1997.

Consists of videocassette recording of slide-show presentation of the annual Grand River Conservation Authority Special Recognition Awards. The slide-show provides background on recipients and highlights the activities that led to their selection.

Also includes a slide-show presentation of the activities of Mary Welsh, Brantford, Ont., GRCA Honor Roll recipient, 1997. Ms. Welsh was instrumental in the creation of the Brant Waterways Foundation in 1988 and served as its Secretary in 1997. The Brant Waterways Foundation works to preserve, protect and restore waterways and their associated lands in Brant County, Ont.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Special recognition awards, 1999.

Consists of videocassette recording of slide-show presentation of the annual Grand River Conservation Authority Special Recognition Awards. The slide-show provides background on award recipients and highlights the environmental activities which led to their selection.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Special recognition awards, 2000

Consists of videocassette recording of slide-show presentation of the annual Grand River Conservation Authority Special Recognition Awards. The slide-show provides background on awards recipients and highlights the environmental activities which led to their selection.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Special recognition awards, 2002.

Consists of videocassette recordings of slide-show presentations of the annual Grand River Conservation Authority Special Recognition Awards. The slide-show provides background on awards recipients and highlights the environmental activities which led to their selection.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Chicopee, 1935-36 and early 1940s.

Consists of a videocassette transfer
of a film of skiers at the Chicopee Ski Club, Kitchener, Ont. as it appeared in 1935-36 and in the early 1940s. The maker of the film is identified as Norman Schneider on the original listing provided by the GRCA.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Elora footage, 1950s.

Consists of a videocassette transfer of an 8 mm promotional film of Elora, Ontario by the Elora Chamber of Commerce. Includes scenes of local industries, railways and the Grand River.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Hugh Templin movies, no.2.

Consists of a videocassette transfer of 8 mm film footage including scenes of the CPR rail yards possibly in Elora or Fergus, Ont.; snow removal activities after a major snowstorm in an unidentified location, possibly Fergus, Ont.; and a building demolition. The footage was taken by Hugh Templin, GRCA Commissioner and editor of the Fergus News Record, Fergus, Ont.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Shand Dam construction / Hugh Templin.

Consists of a videocassette of 8 mm film footage of various phases of the construction of the Shand Dam and Lake Belwood, near Belwood, Ont. The footage was taken by Hugh Templin, a commissioner of the Grand River Conservation Commission and editor of the Fergus News Record.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Shand Dam construction ; Royal visit, 1939.

Consists of a videocassette transfer of 8 mm. film footage of the construction of the Shand Dam, near Belwood, Ont and of the disembarking of HRH George VI and Queen Elizabeth, from the royal train at Guelph, Ont. in 1939. The film was made by Ron Muller.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Dare Bear at Wintario / [produced by] Milad Bess.

Contains one videocassette recording of the television production of the Ontario Lottery Corporation's Wintario draw held at the Gravenhurst High School during the Muskoka Winter Fair in [ca. 1989]. The Dare Bear mascot helped the Mayor of Gravenhurst push the button to start the Wintario draw.

Dare Foods Limited

Kitchener 1 (file 1 of 9).

Contains one videocassette recording of employees at the Dare Foods Limited head office and plant in Kitchener wishing Carl Dare a happy 75th birthday. Each of the 10 regions submitted a recorded birthday wish for Carl Dare and this is number 1 of 10. These recordings were included in a longer video birthday wish, "Mr. C.M. Dare's 75th birthday."

Dare Foods Limited

Cabane a sucre Dare.

Contains one videocassette recording of a Dare Foods Limited employee at his display of Dare Foods Limited products as part of maple syrup festivals held outside of several different grocery stores in Quebec between March and April 2001.

Dare Foods Limited

Dare historical reel.

Contains one film reel entitled Dare Historical Reel. The film reel consists of Dare Foods Limited television commercials between 1966 and 1976. Film includes "Treehouse," "Meadows," "Hansel & Gretel," "Swing," "Fishing," "Farm," "Chocolate Chip," "Variety," "Alice in Wonderland," "Treasure Island," "School Bus," "Gym," and "Dans l'Air." Several commercials are in French including "Chocolate Chip," "Alice in Wonderland," "Treasure Island," and "Dans l'Air." The majority of commercials are 60 seconds each in length.

Dare Foods Limited

Dare Cookies.

Contains one film reel that includes Dare Foods Limited television advertisements "Treasure Island," and "Alice in Wonderland." Each advertisement is 60 seconds in length.

Dare Foods Limited

Dare Foods Limited : cookies competitive reel / [produced by] D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles Canada Inc.

Contains one videocassette of competitor's advertisements produced between 1984 and 1988. The videocassette includes the following commercials: Dad’s – “3’ 8”, Oreo – “Open an Oreo,” Chips Ohoy [sic] – “Counting,” Keebler – “Mailman,” Mr. Christie – “Chewey,” Duncan Hines Chocolate, Chips Ohoy [sic], Beatrice Colonial, “Master Baker,” Duncan Hines – “Raining Chips, ” Country Fibre “Boy/Glasses, ” Country Fibre “Man/Glasses, ” Fudgee-O’s “Measuring Cookies, ” Peak Freans Bourbon Cream – “Cuckoo, ” Peak Freans Shortcake – “Fishbowl, ” Peak Freans Digestive – “Graduation, ” Peak Freans Fruit Cremes – “Figurines, ” Peak Freans Cookies – “Bon Voyage, ” Peak Freans Orange Chocolate – “Knights Cat, ” and Oreo Chocolate – Fudge Intro.

The advertisements are 15, 30, or 60 seconds each in length. A list of the advertisements, length, order, and production date is included.

Dare Foods Limited

Whippet, August 2002.

Contains one CD-ROM. The CD-ROM has three files that include a Microsoft Power Point presentation and two television commercials. The file, Dare ppt 2002-08-20, is a Power Point presentation, "Présentation de l’activité marketing et des possibilities de marchandisage, Whippet,” and is 2,621 KB. The file, DARWH~GI.MPG, is a television commercial for Whippet cookies, is 1,796 KB (mpeg) and is dated 2002-08-14. The file, Whippet TQS.MPG, is also a television commercial for Whippet cookies is 9,365 KB (mpeg) and is dated 2002-08-20.

Dare Foods Limited

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