World War, 1939-1945



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World War, 1939-1945

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World War, 1939-1945

  • UF European War, 1939-1945
  • UF Second World War, 1939-1945
  • UF World War 2, 1939-1945
  • UF World War Two, 1939-1945
  • UF WW II (World War, 1939-1945)
  • UF WWII (World War, 1939-1945)
  • UF World War II, 1939-1945

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World War, 1939-1945

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Records pertaining to employee involvement in WWII

File contains records related to employee involvement in the Second World War. Includes newspaper clippings related to individual staff member involvement; typescript lists of employees enlisted or killed in action; and an issue of Kodak magazine from October 1943 containing an annotated list of Canadian Kodak staff members who volunteered to fight.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Reproduced photographs

File contains reproductions of photographs used by corporate communications and also likely by the Kodak Canada Heritage Collection and Museum. Subject matter includes: Plant and facilities at Colborne and King streets; Kodak Heights; factory work; employees; wartime; product images; dental and medical photography; George Eastman; corporate events; and others. Some reproductions annotated.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Records pertaining to television, magazine, and web-based advertisements

File contains records related to the production of television, magazine, and web-based advertisements. Documents include: drafts of advertising copy and dialogue; graphic mock-ups and storyboards; market testing documents; notes and correspondence; and cost invoices. Most records were created by Canadian firm Baker Lovick Advertising between 1975 and 1977, but file also contains advertising copy from J. Walter Thompson of New York and promotional material from Toronto-based firm Rostrum International Inc. soliciting business from Kodak for its digital communications services.

Kodak Canada Inc.

WWII product display captions and labels

File consists of draft and finalized labels for a display consisting of a naval gunsighting telescope and Mark III and IX compasses and their component parts. Includes photocopied images of the display. Mark III and IX compasses and naval gunsighting telescopes were produced by Canadian Kodak Co. during WWII.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Sales records

File consists of records of Canadian Kodak's sales figures from 1900 to 1955. Most records delineate domestic, export and total sales. However, some contains sales figures for individual product lines. File includes sales recorded during World War II.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Records pertaining to miscellaneous written publications

File contains records created during the process of publishing various books, magazine articles, and other forms of press, including articles for Kodakery Canada, InFocus, and Kodak Canada News. Items include memos, correspondence, annotated drafts, images, and other ephemera. Subjects of publications include: Kodak pioneers; Kodak Canada's Vancouver processing lab; Kodak's role in metropolitan Toronto; airshow photography; Kodak's relationship with Quebec; Kodak products, employees, and awards; antique cameras; Kodak's role in both World Wars; and nature photography.

Kodak Canada Inc.

Grace Bolton personal scrapbook page 43

Front of page has a thank you card for Grace Bolton from the Alumnae Executive, articles about the January 1942 annual Alumnae meeting where executive were appointed, Elsie K. Jones spoke about air-raid precaution and defense, and other orders of business.
Back of page has a program from the June 12, 1942 Nursing school graduation, and also articles about Wellesley nurses joining services and other alumnae news.

Bolton, Grace

Grace Bolton personal scrapbook page 41

Front of page has programme and name tag for the annual meeting of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario in Toronto. Also on the page are clippings about Wellesley alumnae serving overseas.
Back of the page has more more articles about her, along with a story about Alumnus Rae Adams being injured while serving in Sicily, and a story about Constance Tavener, serving overseas as well.

Bolton, Grace

Grace Bolton personal scrapbook page 40

Front of page has articles about the Wellesley Alumnae annual meeting, including information on their contributions to the war effort and that 11 Wellesley grads were serving overseas.
Back of the page has clippings and photographs of Alumnae Association members as well as information about the association donations to the war effort.

Bolton, Grace

Grace Bolton personal scrapbook page 47

Front of the page has a 30th Graduation programme for Wellesley - June 16th, 1944 and various news clippings about alumnae dinners, Hospital expansion, and a photo of a former Wellesley employee overseas with R.C.A.M.C.
Back of the page has news clippings about Wellesley's new board of directors, an architectural rendering of the new hospital, and a tea held by the Wellesley Alumnae in honour of Nursing Sister Constance Tavener.

Bolton, Grace

Alumnae World War II scrapbook page 2

Second page in scrapbook. Front has typed note "Box sent to Miss M. McMullen for Easter in March 1946". Underneath this is a newsclipping listing the contents of Overseas parcel no. 129 and the cost for shipping parcel.
Back of page has typewritten "Contents of boxes sent to overseas nurses Xmas 1945". Underneath this are two typed lists of box contents for Parcel No. 83 for servicemen, and parcel no. 90 for civilian in the British Isles.

Alumnae World War II scrapbook page 8

On the front of page 8 is a typewritten list of recipients of Christmas 1944 boxes and cards sent by the Alumnae Association. Included are Lieutenant Nursing Sisters J. McCready, E. Rudd, E. M. Brown, M. Hillman, M. R. Adams, L. Hamblin, K. Fisher, M. Montizambert, M. Littlejohn, H. Pangman, D. McKnight, H. Haugh, E. Moore, G. M. Stewart, C. J. Cuthbert, M. Montgomery, and L. Jamieson. Box also sent to Major Alex G. Shaw. Cards were sent to Captain E. C. Noble, Miss H. Cunningham, Miss M. McMullen, and Major C. A. Tavener.

Back of page is typewritten inventory of the contents of overseas boxes as well as the inventory of parcel 62 for servicemen.

Alumnae World War II scrapbook page 11

Front of page 11 has a typewritten list of items placed in the boxes sent to Nursing Sisters in Africa. Box recipients were C. Tavener, H. Pangman, C.J. Cuthbert, L. Jamieson. At the bottom of the page is the mailing costs for all of the boxes sent out for Christmas, 1943.

Back of page has content listing for civilian boxes sent which were sent to Helen Cunningham (class of 1923), and Mildred McMullen (class of 1926). Bottom of page has list of recipients of letters and airgraphs (same as those sent boxes).

Alumnae World War II scrapbook pages 55-56

Two page typewritten letter from Jean Wood, secretary-treasurer of the Toronto Branch of the British Minesweepers Auxiliary. The letter thanks Grace Bolton and the Alumnae for the knitting they have done since Aug. 4, 1943, listing all the items contributed. It also thanks them for sending money to cover the wool provided by the auxiliary for the projects.

Alumnae World War II scrapbook page 65

Letter from Mrs. A. J. MacKenzie, wool convenor, of the Toronto Chapter of the British Mine Sweepers Auxiliary - Overseas Parcels League thanking the Wellesley Alumnae for their contribution of 4 pairs of navy socks, 5 pairs of navy mitts, 1 pair of gloves, 4 seaman's caps, 2 ribbed helmets (balaclavas), and 8 turtle neck tuck-ins.

Alumnae World War II scrapbook page 87

Letter from Mrs. W. G. Shedden, secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary - Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve. She thanks the Wellesley Alumnae of their knitted contribution of 12 pairs of navy socks, 4 pairs of grey socks, 7 scarves, 2 turtleneck sweaters, 5 pairs of mitts, 2 pairs of two-way mitts, 2 pairs of seasocks, 6 helmets, and 2 tuck-ins.

Records related to photograph production and publication

File contains records created in the production and publication of promotional photographs. Documents include: image captions for photographs of individuals, products, and war-related munitions work; picture files for photographs for the 1962 annual report; correspondence with external individuals requesting usage rights; correspondence regarding the Kodak commemorative stamp photographs, product images, and Kodak Ltd.'s coronation photographs; and photography release forms. Most records in file were unfortunately divorced from their accompanying photographs at some point during their life cycle.

Kodak Canada Inc.


File contains Canadian (British) and American World War I and II medals. Some were awarded to Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing class of 1915 alumnus Willmina Ferguson and the others were donated by her family to the Archives.

Alumnae World War II scrapbook page 17

Letter from Nursing Sister Rae Adams. Letter is blue and folds up into its own envelope - an armed forces air letter. Her letter is dated 3 days after D-Day and the landing on the beach at Normandy by Allied Forces. Rae Adams had been injured during an air raid on Catania, Sicily, on September 2, 1943 when anti-aircraft shell fell on No. 5 Canadian General Hospital, injuring her and 11 other nurses. She was sent back to England for recovery.

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