These images are to be used with the Patriotic Fairs lesson plans. They can be printed or used in presentations.

The correspondence included here was directed to the City Clerk of Fort William, Alex McNaughton, and can be found in Series 4 in the archives.

If you require this information in an accessible format, contact our Municipal Accessibility Specialist.

Tags to be sold at patriotic fairs

Samples of tags to be sold at patriotic fairs. 

 

Patriotic tags

 

British Red Cross Work factsheet

Factsheet. Undated, 1916 or 1917.

 

Fact sheet about British Red Cross

British Sailors' Relief Fund, Canada booklet

Cover and pages from a booklet on the British Sailors' Relief Fund, Canada. No date.

 

British Sailors' Relief Fund, Canada, booklet

British Sailors' Relief Fund, Canada, booklet

British Sailors' Relief Fund, Canada, booklet

Our Day

Two-page letter regarding the 1917 "Our Day" appeal organized by the British Red Cross. September 28, 1917.

 

British Red Cross appeal letter

British Red Cross appeal letter

 

Appeal letter sent by Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario Sir John Strathearn Hendrie, October 6, 1915, about the "Our Day" appeal October 21, 1915.

 

Our Day appeal letter

 

Three-page letter regarding "Our Day" appeal, October 21, 1915, with suggestions for how to organize and run the event. Secretary Albert H. Abbot, October 7, 1915. 

 

Our Day letterOur Day letterOur Day letter

 

 

British Sailors' Relief Fund

Letter accompanying a certified cheque, directing the funds ($2,909.34, or approximately $55,500.00 in today's money) raised in the appeal, sent to Fort William City Clerk Alexander McNaughton by the Secretary-Treasurer of the Fort William British Red Cross. December 15, 1916.

 

British Sailors' Relief Fund letter

Navy League of Canada Branch

Letter regarding establishing a branch of the Navy League of Canada, sent by Honorary Secretary-Treasurer M.P. Fennell Jr. September 12, 1917.

 

Navy League of Canada letter

Nelson Day appeal

Two-page letter regarding the establishment of the Navy League of Canada and the upcoming "Nelson Day" appeal, sent by Honorary Secretary-Treasurer M.P. Fennell. September 15, 1917.

 

Navy League of Canada letter

Navy League of Canada letter

Sales letters promoting buttons, badges, and flags

E.C. Vance & Company. September 29, 1917. 

 

Sample patriotic buttons and badges


T.P. Tansey. October, 1917

 

Trafalgar Day letter

 

Sales letter promoting tags to be sold for Sailors' Week. T.P. Tansey, August, 1918.

 

Sailors' Week letter

British Sailors' Relief Fund

Newspaper clippings regarding the British Sailors' Relief Fund. The first is undated. The second is dated October 20, year unknown. 

 

Sailors' Relief Fund newspaper clipping                      Sailors' Relief Fund newspaper clipping

Navy League of Canada

Newspaper clippings about the Navy League of Canada, 1917.

 

Navy League of Canada newspaper clipping

 

Navy League of Canada newspaper clipping

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