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Guelph Mercury Biltmore Staff.jpg
A photo of the workers of Biltmore Hats in 1935, previous to the company's move to Morris Street and York Road.

On the right hand side of this photo, down Morris Street, closer to York Road is the former Biltmore Hats location.

2009.32.888 Biltmore Location on Suffolk.JPG
Biltmore Hats' central location previous to the 1953 purchase of Lancashire Felt. The building is on the northwest corner of Suffolk and Yorkshire Streets.

2001.10.39 Lou Fontinato Biltmore Mad Hatters.JPG
Guelph local and future New York Rangers NHL player Lou Fontinato.

2005.4.2 Biltmore Hats Strike Committee 1938.jpg
The Biltmore Hats Strike Committee in a residential area, 1938.

2001.10.2 Guelph Biltmores 1957 OHA Champions.JPG
The 1957 OHA champions: one of the many success stories to originate from Biltmore sponsored hockey teams.

1979.19.15 Beaver Felt Hat.JPG
The use of felt in the production of this hat harkens back to a high point in the success of Biltmore Hats in the Ward. Biltmore, in 1953, accumulated enough capital to buy out their supplier Lancashire Felt on the corner of York and Morris and…
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