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Scrapbook 1.

A scrapbook containing news clippings relating primarily to the Salvation Army and poetry, engraved and photographic portraits of Salvation Army figures and events. The name Sophie E. Schantz is written on the first page of the scrapbook.

This scrapbook is actually a store ledger from 1864-1865. Every second page has been cut out to accommodate the volume of the pasted-in clippings.

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Scrapbook 2.

A scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, poetry and pictorial items. Included are poetry about Kansas, items about Britain's and Germany's Royal families, fashion items, and sentimental pictures and poems. The scrapbook-maker has employed gilt and silver labels from cloth and embroidery thread to provide fancy borders for some items. Some loose pages and clippings are present, as well as loose manuscript transcriptions, with music, of four hymns, "The Ransomed of the Lord," ?A Golden Harp in Glory," "I Will Sing for Jesus" and "Never be Afraid," signed by Etta Lydia Mary White (nee Schantz). The centre pages for recording births, marriages, and deaths, have been filled in with information on the children of Tobias and Mary Schantz, up to the birth of Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White) in 1900. The

The physical volume used to create this scrapbook appears to be a soft-cover publisher's dummy for an edition of the Bible.

Schantz Russell Family

Scrapbook 3.

A scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, both loose and pasted in, poetry and illustrations, a brochure for the Niagara and Lewiston Railroad, and a one-leaf printed advertisement for "Sapolio," this last in both English and German and printed on silver-backed paper. The name Franklin A. Schantz is written on the front cover of the scrapbook. The scrapbook was found in Florence Annie Catherine's trunk.

The scrapbook occupies the first twenty-five pages of a volume entitled, "Business Diary Containing General Information, With Daily Calendar for 1881, Compiled by Ogilvy & Co., Toronto, And Presented to Each of their Customers With Best Respects and Cordial Good Wishes." Ogilvy & Co. were importers of British and foreign dry goods, and wholesale dealers in Canadian cottons, woolens, etc.

Schantz Russell Family

Scrapbook 7.

A scrapbook containing large illustrations pasted in. Largely from illustrated papers, these items originally accompanied stories or poems (some illustrate fishing, hunting, etc.). This scrapbook occupies a volume entitled, ?Heywood Bros. & Co. Supplementary Catalogue [of Rattan and Reed Furniture] 1888.?

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Scrapbook 8.

A scrapbook containing large illustrations laid in but not yet pasted. Largely from illustrated papers, these items originally accompanied stories or poems. This scrapbook occupies a volume entitled, Heywood and Morrill Rattan Co.'s Catalogue of Rattan and Reed Furniture, 1889.

Schantz Russell Family

Scrapbook 5.

A scrapbook containing newspaper clippings of poetry for children. This scrapbook occupies four pages of a publisher's dummy entitled, ? Life and Achievements of Admiral Dewey? by Murat Halstead (Philadelphia: People's Publishing Co., 1899), and every second and third leaf in this volume has been cut out to accommodate the bulk of the clippings.

Schantz Russell Family

Scrapbook 4.

A scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, mostly engraved portraits of members of the British and Russian royal families. This scrapbook occupies the first twenty pages of a publisher's dummy entitled, ?House and Home: A Complete Housewife's Guide? by Marion Harland (Toronto, W. Briggs, [[19--?]?]), and every second leaf in this section has been cut out to accommodate the bulk of the clippings. The rest of the volume, originally published in the United States for an American audience, contains a sample of chapters and engravings on everything from home decorating, relationships, child-rearing, etiquette, menus and recipes. At the end of the volume Tobias Kolb Schantz has written the names of customers and the binding style ordered by each.

Schantz Russell Family

Scrapbook 6.

A scrapbook containing coloured cuttings, some printed for the purpose, with the majority being floral items cut from seed catalogues. The burgundy leather cover is heavily tooled in a thistle pattern, and includes a coloured pictorial card of a bluebird pasted on.

Schantz Russell Family