Photograph of Gospel Oasis Church, Colborne, Colborne Women's Institute Scrapbook
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- Cramahe Archives have four Women's Institute [WI] Scrapbooks in its collections. The WI scrapbooks contain diverse subject material about Colborne and Cramahe. All four WI scrapbooks have been scanned page by page. The scrapbooks can be accessed by going to the "Browse by Subject" option on the Cramahe Archives home page and scrolling to the bottom of the subject terms to locate "Women's Institute Scrapbooks" and then click on this link.
This print appears on page 72 in the Women's Institute scrapbook - the local identifier number for this particular scrapbook is 2sb. Original photographs included in this Women's Institute scrapbook have had individual records created for them, greatly increasing their accessibility for searching under general keyword terms.
To access the WI scrapbook by using its local identifier number go to - "Advanced Search" (on the Cramahe Archives home page), enter "2sb" in the keyword search box and then click the radial button on the bottom of the "Fields to Search: Local Identifier," scroll down and click "Go"
This WI scrapbook was created by Mrs. Gordon MacGregor and Mrs. T.M. Gresham.
- Excerpt from caption typed on the page 72 of the Women's Institute Scrapbook: "The church began in 1949 with a prayer group that met regularly in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mason, Victoria Street. ... Before leaving Colborne, Mr. Brown re-modelled the old barn on Elgin Street back of his home to rent for a small sum to the congregation of the church as a church building. ..."
Colborne Women's Institute, Founded March 1, 1932, Tweedsmuir History Started 1947 in Honour of the Women's Institute 50th Anniversary; Ellen, Mrs. Gordon MacGregor, Curator 1947; Amy, Mrs. T.M. Gresham
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- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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- Copyright, public domain: Cramahe Township Public Library owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image.
Cramahe Township Public Library
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PO Box 190
Colborne, ON K0K 1S0