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Pollock, Carl A.
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Pollock, Carl A. : portraits.

File consists of four formal portraits of Carl A. Pollock, in three different poses. One photograph has been glued to stiff paper and one has been cut to an oval shape and has adhesive on the verso.

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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.

Electrohome

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.

Electrohome

50th anniversary : photographs.

File consists of 62 photographs taken during Electrohome's 50th anniversary celebrations. Includes photographs of the anniversary dinner, program, and dance; a parade; and other events. Includes photographs of Carl A. Pollock giving speeches, singing, and posing with a cake. File may contain duplicates of some photographs.

Electrohome

Sports events and teams.

File consists of 81 snapshots and photographs of Electrohome employees and sports teams at company sporting events and award ceremonies. Includes photographs of employees playing baseball, hockey, and basketball; golfing; skating; and bowling, as well as children playing games. Includes photographs of men's and women's company sports teams, employee headshots, and a snapshot of Carl A. Pollock on a stage with a snowshoe. Some of the photographs include descriptions on verso.

Electrohome

40th anniversary : photographs.

File consists of 31 photographs taken at Electrohome's 40th anniversary celebrations. Includes photographs of Arthur B. Pollock, his wife Racie (Boehmer), and Carl A. Pollock. File may contain duplicates of some photographs.

Electrohome

Slides : Carl A. Pollock

File consists of 35 slides of Carl A. Pollock and of collages of press clippings relating to his work as president of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association and significant events at Electrohome during his tenure as company president. Subjects include Pollock speaking at various events and posing at his desk, on the plant floor, and with his wife, Helen. File also includes a slide of Arthur B. Pollock. Most slides are labelled with a brief caption and are found as photographs elsewhere in the collection.

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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.

Electrohome

Scrapbook 3.

File consists of a scrapbook of press clippings, photographs, snapshots, and ephemera relating to Carl A. Pollock and his activities as Electrohome president and chairman of the board of directors, chancellor of the University of Waterloo, recipient of the Order of Canada, and his involvement in the community. Material in scrapbook covers the period from ca. 1964 to 1975. Some pages are loose, and it appears that some items have been removed.

Electrohome

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.

Electrohome

Long service award : before 1963.

File consists of 43 photographs (plus duplicates) of employees posing at work or with Carl A. Pollock or other senior personnel in recognition of long service. File also includes group photos, the front and back pages of the June 1962 (v. 21, no. 6) issue of Sparks and Chips, and a photocopied and annotated printout of Carl A. Pollock's biography.

Electrohome

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.

Electrohome

Information used for sales meeting video made by Aldel.

File consists of material relating to historical products manufactured by Electrohome and other aspects of Electrohome history, possibly compiled for use in a sales meeting video made by Aldel [last name unknown]. Includes slides of Electrohome products and employees, photographs of Carl A. Pollock and of a meeting, photocopies of photographs of historical products, a booklet about the Electrohome members' group insurance plan, and other material.

Electrohome

Material for 1957 annual report.

File consists of material used in the production of the annual report for 1957. Includes eight photographs, most of which are related to Electrohome's 50th anniversary celebrations; a press clipping; and two paste-ups. Some photographs contain inscriptions on verso. One photograph depicts Carl A. Pollock, Helen Pollock, W. E. Curry, Dr. Sidney Smith, Edna Staebler, and Dr. J.G. Hagey all seated on a couch.

Electrohome

Union.

File consists of two photographs (plus a duplicate) of Carl A. Pollock signing union contracts with other senior managers and union leaders.

Electrohome

Scholarship winners.

File consists of six photographs and portraits (plus duplicates) of winners of the Electrohome Electronics Education award. Includes some photographs of Carl A. Pollock with scholarship winners. Some photographs include identification on verso.

Electrohome

Profit-sharing retirement plan.

File consists of photographs relating to Electrohome's profit-sharing retirement plan. Includes photographs and snapshots of employees, some receiving cheques and awards, and photographs taken at an event to celebrate the passing of the $1,000,000 mark by the plan trust fund. Several photographs include Carl A. Pollock. Some photographs were taken for use in the employee newsletter Sparks and Chips and some include identification on verso.

Electrohome

Correspondence : N.

File consists of approximately 19 pieces of incoming and outgoing correspondence (some carbon copies) with individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "N." Correspondents include Mr. Ira G. Needles (University of Waterloo). File also includes ephemera, a photograph of Pollock and other men seated at a large round table in a meeting, and a carbon copy of Pollock's comments on a draft of the "Proposal - Industrial Design Assistance Program (IDAP)" submitted by the National Design Council (Ottawa) to the Treasury Board.

Electrohome

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.

Electrohome

Christmas party : 1960-1966.

File consists of 36 photographs of Electrohome employee Christmas parties. Includes photographs of children with Santa Claus and receiving gifts, an employee dinner and dance, and performers on stage for a talent show. Includes a photograph of Carl A. Pollock seated at an organ with an unidentified man.

Electrohome

Credit union.

File consists of 71 photographs relating to the Electrohome Employees Credit Union. Includes snapshots of an open house at the Credit Union, of a staff appreciation dinner, and of the Credit Union building; snapshots of Credit Union staff and the board of directors; and portraits of some staff members. Includes a snapshot of Carl A. Pollock at the open house. Some photographs include descriptions on verso, and some have tracing paper taped to them. Duplicate photographs may be present.

Electrohome

Photographs not used.

File consists of 37 photographs and snapshots of US dealers' stores, product displays, groups of employees posing with trophies, a meeting and tour of Electrohome, production lines, and other subjects. Some photographs include Carl A. Pollock and some include typed cutlines. File also includes ms. notes and memos.

Electrohome

Dominion Life Assurance Company : board of directors meeting.

File consists of four photographs taken at a Domintion Life Assurance Company board of directors meeting. Includes a photograph of the directors, including Carl A. Pollock, seated around a table for a meal; and three photographs of [the chairman] presenting gifts to Alfred S. Upton upon retiring as president and to two other unidentified men.

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

Board of directors : photographs.

File consists of material relating to the Electrohome board of directors from 1960 to 1986. Includes contact sheets and photographs of the board of directors and an [annual meeting?] in [1981?], photographs of the board of directors in the 1960s, portraits of board members and senior managers, memoranda and correspondence, draft and final versions of a news release, and a press clipping.

Portraits are of: directors W.A. Moeser, G.S. Dembroski, S.A. Wilgar, W.A. Bean; and senior managers Carl A. Pollock, B. Ellis, G. Duern, M. Monteith, H.W. Main, and D.H. Johnston. Includes multiple copies of some photographs.

Electrohome

Annual meetings.

File consists of photographs taken at Electrohome annual meetings. Includes photographs of Carl A. Pollock. Duplicate photographs may be present.

Electrohome

Deilcraft : awards, conferences, and products.

File consists of 33 photographs of Deilcraft showrooms and displays, Deilcraft furniture, Deilcraft conferences and the Canadian Furniture Mart, and design awards received at furniture shows. Deilcraft lines identified in the photographs include Accent, Burgundy, Montego, Cortina, and Madrid. File also includes two news releases about Deilcraft furniture and line drawings of furniture pieces taped to paper.

Includes photo of CAP with Luigi Tiengo and award received, and photo of CAP and another man with an award.

Duplicates of photographs may be present.

Electrohome

Press conference : Dr. Charles F. Wilson and Carl A. Pollock.

File consists of a portfolio of material relating to a press conference for Dr. Charles F. Wilson (Consul General for Canada at Chicago) and Carl A. Pollock. Includes typed biographical sketches of Wilson and Pollock, a typed Electrohome fact sheet, portraits of Wilson and Pollock, and a photograph of Pollock's wife Helen.

Electrohome

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.

Electrohome

Electrohome World : 1963-1964.

File consists of 50 photographs probably collected for use in the company publication Electrohome World during 1963 and/or 1964. Includes photographs of Electrohome dealers and sales staff in Canada and the U.S.; merchandise displays at dealer stores; dealers at conferences, dinners, and on a plant tour; Carl A. Pollock and H.W. Main together with dealers and other people. File also includes two memoranda, blank news release printing forms, and a negative containing the text "How dealer ingenuity sells Electrohome line."

Electrohome

U.S. dealers and conferences.

File consists of 13 photographs (plus duplicates) taken at Electrohome dealer stores, conferences, and trade shows in the U.S. Subjects of photographs include: Carl. A. Pollock with other senior managers, dealers, and politicians, and various showrooms and store windows. Some photographs have ms. cutlines and some contain descriptions on verso. File also includes a memorandum.

Electrohome

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.

Electrohome

Retirements : Bertha Becker.

File consists of photographs of Bertha Becker upon her retirement. Includes photographs of Becker at a company dinner, playing an organ, and shaking hands with Carl A. Pollock.

Electrohome

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.

Electrohome

Press kit : stereo supplement : 1965-1966.

File consists of a portfolio of material relating to Electrohome's 1965-1966 line of home entertainment products. Includes draft and final versions of news releases, products photographs, and a photograph of Carl A. Pollock with H.W. Main and a speaker chassis.

Electrohome

Pollock, Carl A. : television and radio station events.

File consists of five photographs and snapshots of Carl A. Pollock at events relating to Central Ontario Television, including the company's 12th anniversary and the opening of new radio and television stations. One photograph has been glued to stiff paper and one is taped to tracing paper with instructions for retouching. File also includes ms. notes.

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Quarter Century Club.

File consists of photographs and one copy negative relating to events and members of the Quarter Century Club. Includes group photographs, photographs of employees at work, and photographs taken at club social events and dinners. File also includes photograph of Carl A. Pollock on his 40th anniversary with Electrohome and a typed note from the club to Pollock on the company's 70th anniversary. There are duplicate photographs present. Some photographs include identification on verso.

Electrohome

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".

Electrohome

Sales conferences.

File consists of photographs taken at various sales conferences, including a 1969 appliance sales conference and the Showtime '66 conference. Includes photographs of Carl A. Pollock speaking and greeting conference participants.

Electrohome

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.

Electrohome

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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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

Western offices.

File consists of material relating to Electrohome's western offices. Includes memoranda, photographs of a showroom and of Carl A. Pollock with an unidentified man [probably a manager of a western office], and a press clipping.

Electrohome

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.

Electrohome

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.

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

Museum products : National Library of Canada exhibit : 85 years of Canadian recorded sound.

File consists of seven photographs taken at the opening night for the exhibit organized by Edward Moogk at the National Library of Canada entitled "85 years of Canadian recorded sound". The exhibit included some Electrohome, Pollock-Welker, and Phonola products. Includes photographs of the exhibit, of Carl A. Pollock with Fred Thompson [?], and Pollock with Governor General Jules Leger.

Electrohome

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.

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.

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