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Stanfield's underwear billboard, 1942.
Stanfield's underwear billboard, 1942
NB-55-1096

Hook Signs fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Administrative records. -- 1919-1980, predominant 1929-1975
Series 2 Advertising records. -- 1948-1975, predominant 1971-1975
Series 3 Photographs. -- 1928-1966, predominant 1938-1947

Inventory

Series 1 Administrative records. -- 1919-1980, predominant 1929-1975. -- 2.25 m of textual records. -- The series consists of charter, minutes, annual reports, financial records, legal agreements, Ernest Willis Ltd. purchase, income tax returns, and payroll records.
  Charter, shareholders, etc. -- 1929-1960
M-8046-1 Memorandum of association. -- 1929
M-8046-2 Shareholder register. -- 1936-1951
M-8046-123 Share certificates. -- 1937-1960
M-8046-3 Company definition of commercial signs and outdoor advertising. -- n.d.
  Minutes. -- 1936-1979
M-8046-4 Minutes - Annual general meetings, Edmonton. -- 1936-1951
M-8046-5 Minutes - Directors' meetings, Edmonton. -- 1936-1951
M-8046-6 Minutes, Calgary. -- 1947-1951
M-8046-7 Minutes, Calgary. -- 1951-1959
M-8046-8 Minutes, Calgary. -- 1960-1969
M-8046-9 Minutes, Calgary. -- 1970-1979
M-8046-10 Minutes, Lethbridge. -- 1944-1951
M-8046-11 Minutes, Lethbridge. -- 1951-1959
M-8046-12 Minutes, Lethbridge. -- 1960-1970
M-8046-13 Minutes, Lethbridge. -- 1970-1979
  Annual reports. -- 1939-1956
M-8046-14 Annual reports, Edmonton. -- 1942-1950, 1952-1960
M-8046-15 Annual reports, Calgary. -- 1939
M-8046-16 Annual reports, Calgary. -- 1942-1950, 1952-1956, 1958, 1960
M-8046-17 Annual reports, Lethbridge. -- 1952-1957, 1959
  Financial records. -- 1932-1974
M-8046-18 Annual financial statements, Edmonton. -- 1939-1943, 1950, 1953
M-8046-19 Annual financial statements, Calgary. -- 1939-1943, 1978
M-8046-20 Annual financial statements, Lethbridge. -- 1947
M-8046-21 Annual financial statements - All branches. -- 1939-1943, 1952, 1957-1958, 1960
M-8046-(22-32) Monthly financial statements, Edmonton. -- 1935-1980
M-8046-33 Monthly financial statements, Red Deer. -- 1976-1977
M-8046-(34-44) Monthly financial statements, Calgary. -- 1955-1979
M-8046-(45-49) Monthly financial statements, Lethbridge. -- 1967-1978
M-8046-(50-88) General ledgers, Calgary. -- 1932-1971
M-8046-(89-104) General ledgers, Lethbridge. -- 1945-1974
M-8046-(105-106) Sales cashbooks, Calgary, 1937-1970
M-8046-107 Sales cashbooks, Lethbridge. -- 1944-1964
  Legal agreements. -- 1935-1963 (see also M-8046-603 below)
M-8046-108 Legal agreements. -- 1935-1948
M-8046-109 Legal agreements. -- 1950-1956
M-8046-110 Legal agreements. -- 1960-1963
  Ernest Willis Ltd. purchase. -- 1932-1946
M-8046-111 Ernest Willis purchase. -- 1932-1939
M-8046-112 Ernest Willis purchase - Sam Sheinin. -- 1946
  Income tax returns. -- 1953-1972
M-8046-113 Income tax returns, Edmonton. -- 1953-1960, 1963-1964
M-8046-114 Income tax returns, Calgary. -- 1954, 1956-1972
M-8046-115 Income tax returns, Lethbridge. -- 1953, 1955-1970
M-8046-116 Income tax - Correspondence and assessments. -- 1951-1972
  Payroll records. -- 1932-1962
M-8046-(117-120) Payroll records, Calgary. -- 1932-1939
M-8046-121 Payroll records, Calgary. -- 1951-1962
M-8046-122 Payroll records, Lethbridge. -- 1951-1953, 1957-1962
  Miscellaneous financial records. -- 1936-1960
M-8046-124 Miscellaneous financial. -- 1936-1960. -- Includes sales figures, share valuations, estimates, etc.
Series 2 Advertising records. -- 1948-1975, predominant 1971-1975. -- 2.75 m of textual records. -- The series consists of alphabetically-arranged client files containing correspondence and contracts; postings (billboard) location lists; and records of the Poster Advertising Association of Canada. Note: The client files do not contain any sketches or images of the actual advertising created for them.
M-8046-(125-210) Client files. -- 1971. -- Arranged alphabetcially from H-Z (the A-G files are missing).
Note: The 1972 client files are missing.
M-8046-(211-359) Client files. -- 1973. -- Arranged alphabetically from A-Z.
M-8046-(360-686) Client files. -- 1974. -- Arranged alphabetically from A-Z.
  Postings. -- 1952-1975 (incomplete)
M-8046-686a Permanent bulletin locations. -- 1952-1953
Rotary plans. -- 1954
M-8046-(687-689) Postings. -- [ca. 1958]
M-8046-690 Postings. -- 1971
M-8046-(691-692) Postings. -- 1975
  Poster Advertising Association of Canada. -- 1948-1952
M-8046-693 Minutes. -- 1948-1951
M-8046-694 Minutes. -- 1951-1952
M-8046-695 Zoning maps, Edmonton and Calgary. -- n.d.
Series 11 Photographs. -- 1928-1966, predominant 1938-1947. -- 1372 photographs. -- The series consists of original negatives and photographic prints of billboards and wall signs created for clients, as proof of jobs completed and done satisfactorily. The outdoor advertising was primarily in Calgary (unless otherwise noted in the descriptions below). Includes some photos of outdoor advertising done by other companies.

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PB-798 Views of Hook Signs officers. -- [ca. 1940s]-1965. -- 8 photographs. -- Includes views of Keith C. Brown, Maurice L. Brown, Thomas D. Dawson, George E. Hill, Arthur D. Hook, Watson Hook, J. Rex Martin, Emory F. Morter, William Muir and James Windiate.
NA-4072 Hook Signs billboards in Calgary, Alberta. -- 1930-1947 and n.d. -- 87 photographs
  Photographs for clients A-C
NB-55-(1-2) Adams, Wood and Weiller billboards. -- [ca. 1940s]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-((3-7) Alberta Furniture Company billboards. -- 1940-1941. -- 4 photographs
NB-55-(8-21) Alberta Government promotional billboards. -- 1940-1942. -- 14 photographs. -- Includes Alberta Government Telephones, Department of Lands and Mines, and Alberta Government Insurance Office.
NB-55-22 Arctic Ice Company, Edmonton billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph. -- Neon billboard, Edmonton.
NB-55-22a Arrow Transfer billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(23-46) Ashdown's Hardware billboards. -- 1928-1940. -- 24 photograhps
NB-55-(47-47a) Auto-Lite Spark Plus billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(48-53) Aylmer Soup billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 6 photographs
NB-55-(54-60) B.A. Service Products billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 7 photographs
NB-55-60a Banff Trail Service Station billboard, Calgary. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(61-84) Bapco billboards. -- 1940-1942. -- 24 photographs
NB-55-(85-87) B.C. Salmon wall sign. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 3 photogtraphs
NB-55-88 Beatty Brothers billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(89-90) Beaver Lumber billboards. -- 1940-1941. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(91-114) Birks billboards. -- 1940-1942. -- 29 photographs
NB-55-(115-116) Blue Willow Baking Powder billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-117 The Boys' Shop billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-118 Brookfield butter billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-119 Bruce Robinson Electric billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(120-128) Bryce's Bread billboards. -- [ca. 1940s]. -- 9 photographs
NB-55-(129-142) Burns and Company billboards. -- [ca. 1935-1940]. -- 17 photographs
NB-55-(143-144) T.F. Cadzow Ltd. billboard. -- 1940. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(145-201) Calgary Brewing and Malting Company [Calgary Brewing Company] billboards. -- 1940-1944. -- 60 photographs
NB-55-202 Calgary Centennial Planetarium billboard. -- [ca. 1975]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(203-211) Calgary Exhibition and Stampede [Calgary Stampede] billboards. -- 1940-1941 and [ca. 1975]. -- 10 photographs
NB-55-(212-213) Calgary Herald Building billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-213a Calgary Packers billboard. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-213b Campbell Floral billboard. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(214-216) Tom Campbell's Men's Shop billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-217 Canadian Bank of Commerce billboard. -- [ca. 1935]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-218 Canadian Outfitting billboard. -- 1947. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-218a Canadian Red Cross billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-219 Cascade Salt billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(220-221) Catelli billboards. -- 1947. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-222 CFAC radio billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(223-268) CFCN radio billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 46 photographs
NB-55-268a Chevrolet dealer billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(269-270) Christie Brown Company billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-271 Cigarettes - Buckingham billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-272 Cigarettes - Players billboard. -- 1947. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(273-299) Cigarettes - Sweet Caporal billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 27 photographs
NB-55-(300-312) Cigarettes - Winchester billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 14 photographs
NB-55-(313-317) Cigarettes - Turret wall sign. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 5 photographs
NB-55-(318-320) Cigars - Pandora billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(321-325) Cigars - Simon's Perfecto billboards. -- 1941. -- 5 photographs
NB-55-(326-334a) City of Calgary billboards. -- 1940-1942. -- 11 photograph
NB-55-334b City of Edmonton float. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-336 CJCA radio billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-337 G.H. Clark and Company billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-338 W.H. Clark Lumber Company billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-339 Claude Neon Displays billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-340 Club Cafe & McCrohan's Coffee Shop billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-340a Club's signage. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(341-349) Coca Cola billboards. -- 1940-1941. -- 10 photographs
NB-55-350 Corner Drug Stores, Edmonton billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-350a Corona Hotel billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-351 Critelli's Furniture billboard, Toronto. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(352-365) Crossland and Beale billboards. -- 1938-1940. -- 14 photographs
NB-55-(366-380) Crystal Ice Cream billboards. -- 1936. -- 16 photographs
  Photographs for clients D-G
NB-55-381 Damp Wash New Method Laundry posters. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-382 Delta Electric Ltd. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(383-386) Detroit Auto Body billboards. -- 1940-1941. -- 4 photographs
NB-55-387 Dominion Life billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(388-389) Dominion Rubber Company billboard and wall sign. -- [ca. 1940] and 1947. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-390 Douglas Drugs. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-391 Dunlop tires billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(392-396) Dyson's Service billboards. -- 1940. -- 5 photograph
NB-55-(397-398a) Eaton's billboard and float. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-398b E.B. Eddy company billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-399 Edmonton Flower Shop. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-400 Edmonton Journal billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(401-403) Edmonton Stockyards billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-403a Edmonton Zoo billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(404-421) Edwards Coffee billboards. -- 1937-1941. -- 20 photographs
NB-55-(422-431) Elections billboards. -- 1940. -- 10 photographs
NB-55-(432-473) Electricity billboards. -- 1939-1947. -- 44 photographs
NB-55-474 Elephant Brand Fertilizer billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(475-476) Empress Foods billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photogaphs
NB-55-477 Empress & Carlton Hotel billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(478-480) Esso Gasoline buillboard. -- [ca. 1940] and 1947. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-481 Ethyl Gasoline Combination billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(482-483) Ferguson Tractors billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(484-506) Firestone billboards. -- 1935-1941. -- 23 photographs
NB-55-(507-509) J.J. Fitzpatrick Men's Wear billboards. -- 1940. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-510 Fleischmann's billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-511 Ford billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-512 Healy Ford billboard. -- 1963. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(513-529) 4 X Bread and Cakes billboards. -- 1935-1941. -- 17 photographs
NB-55-(530-531) Fry's Cocoa billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(532-541) FTD billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 10 photographs
NB-55-541a Gainer's Meats truck, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(542-543) Garbutt Business College. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-544 Gay Brothers billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-545 Gayety Roller Skating Rink wall sign. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-546 General Electric billboard. -- 1947. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(547-548) General Paint Store billboard, Vancouver. -- 1942. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(549-551) General Supplies billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-552 Gibson's billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-553 Gold Seal Salmon billboard, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(554-555) Goodwins Good Shoes billboard, Vancouver. -- 1941-1942. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-556 Goodyear Tires billboard. -- 1947. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(557-581) Gould-Leslie Ltd. billboards, St. Catharines, Ontario. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 25 photographs. -- Includes advertising for W.W. Walker and Sons, Harold Robinson Jewellry, Gainers Meats, K. McIntree and Son, Coles Jewellry, New Method Clearners, Floyd's Jewellers and Optometrists, W.R. Prie, Carl's Boot Shop, Clement's Show Store, Bissonette Joy and Company, Canada Dry, Vaughan Cut Rate Drugs & Soda Bar, Levitt's China & Gift Shop, Satin Irish Hardwood, Reilly & Reilly, MacFarlane & Perkins, and Rosbergs.
NB-55-582 Gorries billboard, Toronto. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(583-584) Greer and Croken, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-585 Greyhound fence sign. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-586 Greyvan billboard, Detroit. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(587-591) Gutta Pecha Tire roof signs and billboards. -- 1940-1947. -- 5 photogtraphs
NB-55-(592-593) G.W.G. billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photogaphs
NB-55-595 Great-West Life Assurance Company. -- 1942. -- 1 photograph
  Photographs for clients H-M
NB-55-596 Heinz billboard. -- 1940. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-597 Henderson Secretarial School. -- 1944. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-598 Heritage Park. -- 1966. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-598a Hillhurst Service. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-599 Home Oil. -- 1942. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-600 Horseshoe Dude Ranch sign, Pirmez Creek. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-601 Hotels - Palliser Hotel billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-601a Hotels - Royal Hotel wall sign. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(602-607) Hotels - Wales Hotel billboards. -- 1940-1941. -- 6 photographs
NB-55-(608-609) Hotels - York Hotel and St. Regis Hotel. -- 1940. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(610-627a) Hudson's Bay Company store expansion and billboards. -- 1929-1940. -- 19 photographs
NB-55-628 Imperial Station. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(629-630) Imperial billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-631 Imperial Motors. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(632-639) Independent Biscuit Company billboards. -- 1940-1941. -- 8 photographs
NB-55-640 Inglewood Bird Sanctuary billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-641 James of Calgary billboard (moving company). -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(642-660) Jenkins Groceterial billboards. -- 1940-1942. -- 20 photographs
NB-55-661 Junket and Rennet Powder billboard, Toronto. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-661a Kiwanis billboard (damaged). -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-662 Lallemand's Yeast billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(663-664) Laura Secord billboard, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-665 Leckie Shoes billboard. -- 1942. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-665a&b Leeson and Lineham building. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(666-668) The Little Chapel of the Flowers, Berkeley, California. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-(669-671) Lowney's building. -- 1940. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-671a Lux Soap billboard. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-672 MacCoshams Storage billboards, Edmotnon. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(673-674) Macdonald Consolidated wall signs. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-674a MacGregor's Grocery wall sign. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(675-794) Magic Baking Powder "Magic Walls". -- 1938-1941. -- 122 photographs. -- Consists of advertisements painted onto the sides of general stores, cafes, and other buidings in small towns throughout Alberta, including Beiseker, Olds, Innisfail, Didsbury, Cochrane, Barons, Fort Macleod, Vulcan, Nanton, Crossfield, Acme, Blairmore, Cardston, Bassano, Taber, Medicine Hat, Coleman, Carstairs, Bowden, Stavely, Warner, Magrath, Drumheller, Irvine, Hanna, Airdrie, Three Hills, Two Hills, Duchess, Westlock, Tilley, Ponoka, Vegreville Cluny, Camrose, St. Paul, Vemilion, Barrhead, Bonnyville, Viking, Millet, Lacombe, Wetaskiwin, Red Deer, Wainwright, Brooks, Trochu, Leduc, Stettler, Okotoks and others.
NB-55-795 P. Manning Lumber company billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(796-810) Manning Egleston Lumber company billboards. -- 1940-1941. -- 15 photographs
NB-55-811 Marshall's Jewellry billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-812 Martin-Senour Paint billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-813 Marvel Beauty Parlor sign. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-814 McDermid Drugs billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-815 McDermid Studios billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(816-869) McGavin's [bread] billboards. -- 1935-1941. -- 54 photographs
NB-55-870 Merrick Drug Stores billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-((871-878) Middleton and Tait billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 8 photographs
NB-55-(879-885) Milk - Co-op Milk billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 7 photographs
NB-55-886 Milk - Dairy Pool billboard, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(887-892) Milk - Union Milk billboards. -- [ca. 1940]-1953. -- 6 photographs
NB-55-(893-898) Milk - Calgary Milk Foundation billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 6 photographs
NB-55-(899-913) Milk billboards. -- 1940. -- 14 photographs
NB-55-(914-915) Moffat Automatic Gas Ranges billboards. -- 1950-1951. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(916-917) Monarch Paint wall sign, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(918-920) Monarch Pastry Flour. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-(921-924) Munro's Hardware billboard, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 4 photographs
  Photographs for clients N-S
NB-55-925 Nabob Coffee billboard, [Montreal or Toronto]. -- 1942. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(926-996) Natural Gas Company billboards. -- 1940-1947. -- 72 photographs
NB-55-997 Neilson Furniture wallboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(998-1000) 99 Gasoline billboard. -- 1940. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-(1001-1003) Nothern Electric billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-1004 Northern Hardward billboard, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1004a Northwestern Utlities float, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1005 The Nuthouse store front, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1006-1010) Ogilvie Oats bilboard. -- 1940-1941. -- 5 photographs
NB-55-(1253-1254) Olympic Intercontinental Packers. -- 1971. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(1011-1917) Ontario Laundry billboard. -- 1940. -- 8 photographs
NB-55-(1018-1020) Osborne's store front. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-(1021-1023) Paint and Arts Supply. -- [ca, 1940]. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-(1024-1025) Palace bakery billboard. -- 1940. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-1026 Palace Theatre billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1027-1031) Pepsi-Cola billboards. -- 1040. -- 6 photographs
NB-55-1032 Perfex Bleach billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1033 Philco billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1034 Premier Cycle Works billboard. -- 1940. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1035 Presto Fertilizer billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1036-1039) Purity 99 (gasoline) billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 4 photographs
NB-55-(1040-1049) Purlty [flour and oats] billboards. -- 1940-1942. -- 10 photographs
NB-55-1050 Ratcliffe and Stewart Garage. -- [ca. 1935]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1051 Red and White Food Store. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1053-1055) Red Cross billboards. -- 1940. -- 4 photographs
NB-55-1056 Red Rose billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1057 Reo billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1058-1060) Revelstoke Sawmill Company billboard. -- 1940-1941. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-1061 Robert Hill Associates billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1062 Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1063-1066) Safeway store. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 4 photographs
NB-55-(1067-1068) Salada Tea billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1069 Satin Finish Flooring billboard, Toronto. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1069a Savage Cord Tires billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1070 Security Storage billboard. -- [ca. 1970]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1071-1072) Servel Gas Refrigerator billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-1073 Sheppard Auto Sales sign. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1074-1083) Sherwin-William Paints billboard. -- 1940-1947. -- 10 photographs
NB-55-(1084-1089) Sicks Breweries billboards. -- 1947. -- 6 photographs
NB-55-(1090-1092) Bill Smith's [men's clothing] billboards, Vancouver. -- 1942. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-(1093-1094) Standard Brands wall signs. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-1095 Standens Springs billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1096 Stanfield's Underwear billboard. -- 1942. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1097 Sterlinig Shoes billboard, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1098 Strathcona Hotel and Commercial Hotel billboard, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1099-1101a) Sunland Biscuit Company billboards, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 4 photographs
NB-55-1102 Sunrype billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1103 Swift's Premium Meats billboard and float. -- 1940-1942. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-1104 Syke's-Imperial wall sign. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
  Photographs for clients T-Z
NB-55-1105 Tavannes Watches billboard, Vancouver. -- 1942. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1106-1108) Tea billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 3 photographs
NB-55-(1109-1110) Terrill's Flowers billboards. -- 1940-1942. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(1111-1122) Texaco billboards. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 12 photographs
NB-55-1123 Talfon and Sons Lumber. -- n.d. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1124 Temple-Duff billboard. -- 1940. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1125 Templeton's billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1126-1135) Traffic notice billboards. -- 1940-1941. -- 10 photographs
NB-55-(1136-1137) Tuiton Motor Oil billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-1138 Union Steamships billboard, Vancouver. -- 1941. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1139-1143) Union Tractor and Equipment Company billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 5 photographs
NB-55-1144 Union Trust Company billboard, Detroit. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1145 J. Vair Anderson [jewellers] billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-1146 C. Wallace and Company billboard, St. Catharines. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1147-1148) Watkins Winram billboards. -- 1942. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-1149 Western Canada Christian Fundamentals Association billboard. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1150-1151) Western Canada News billboard, Edmonton. -- [ca. 1940]. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(1152-1155) Weston's [bread] billboard. -- 1940-1947. -- 4 photographs
NB-55-(1156-1157) White Rose Gasoline billboard. -- 1940-1941. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(1158-1159) Wilkinson and McClean billboard. -- 1940. -- 2 photographs
NB-55-(1160-1181) Wilkinson Electric billboards. -- 1937-1942. -- 22 photographs
NB-55-1255 Workmen's Compensation Board. -- 1971. -- 1 photograph
NB-55-(1182-1183) Wrigley's Chewing gum billboard. -- [ca. 1948]. -- 2 photographs
  Miscellaneous photographs
NB-55-(1184-1201) Parade floats. -- 1941. -- 18 photographs
NB-55-(1202-1226, 1273-1276) Various billboards. -- 1940-1942. -- 31 photographs
NB-55-(1227-1252) Hook Signs employees, picnics, sports, social events, company officers, truck, etc. -- 1919, 1933-1941. -- 26 photographs
NB-55-(1256-1272) Market place advertising. -- 1972. -- 17 photographs
NB-55-1277 Hook Signs truck. -- 1 photograph
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