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English-speaking Classes

File records the activities of the Kitchener-Waterloo Council of Friendship regarding their program for English-Speaking classes, dating between 1967 to 1970. Includes blank forms on employee's tax deductions, employment contract forms, as well as citizenship employment with the Ontario provincial government for applications as an ESL (English as a Second Language) teaching position. There are also order forms for language textbooks and news clippings about registration for English classes with the YWCA in Kitchener. Correspondence in the file pertain to exchanges between Minnie Maines and the Ontario government's citizenship branch regarding the establishment of English classes for new immigrants to Canada.

Scholarship Fund

File consists of records documenting activities related to the scholarship fund administered by the Kitchener-Waterloo Council of Friendship between 1958 to 1971 focused on providing financial aid to new, young Canadians for higher education purposes. Included are the names of scholarship winners; the name of contributors to the scholarship fund; as well as correspondence from the Council to contributors explaining how the funds were distributed among the winners. File also contains records regarding the rules and eligibility for the scholarship and some completed applications.

Kitchener-Waterloo Council of Friendship

Hailer, John Jacob to Jacob Wagner.

Correspondence from John Jacob Hailer to his son-in-law Jacob Wagner and daughter Margaret Hailer Wagner. The letter discusses the health of their family and local families, including an eye sickness that is going around. As well, John Jacob talks about the plight of their church and the bountiful summer crops. He ends the letter by sending greetings to new born Louis Henry Wagner and infant Catherine Wagner, and a post script indicates that Catherine Wirtz is supposed to come into a sum of money.

Wagner Hailer family

Hauch, J.R. to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from J.R. Hauch to Louis Henry Wagner. The postcard discusses Hauch having to go before a tribunal and would Louis Henry attend, and also bring a basket of grapes.

Wagner Hailer family

Moyer, S.N. to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from S.N. Moyer to Louis Henry Wagner. The postcard discusses a property that Louis Henry held the mortgage to on Golden Lake in Renfrew County. Moyer indicates that the Algonquins of Pikw

Wagner Hailer family

Moyer, S.N. to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from S.N. Moyer to Louis Henry Wagner. The postcard discusses plans for a children's day meeting of their church, as well as S.N. Moyer's health.

Wagner Hailer family

Nusbickel, Margaret to Margaret Hailer Wagner and Daniel Bean.

Correspondence from Margaret Nusbickel to Margaret Hailer Wagner and Daniel Bean. The letter discusses a failed attempt to send Margaret and Daniel a basket of peaches, her activities at Christmas and the American Civil War. She discusses Philip Wagner being a First Lieutenant in the state militia and that the war is affecting the price of goods.

Wagner Hailer family

Royal Military College to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from the Royal Military College to Louis Henry Wagner. The letter is in response to one sent by Louis Henry requesting a copy of the Militia General Orders from the Canada Gazette, which is included.

Wagner Hailer family

Staebler, Mary to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from Mary Staebler to Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses Mary's health and local goings on. It closes with Mary stating that she misses Louis Henry.

Wagner Hailer family

Staebler, Mary to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from Mary Staebler to Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses Mary's activities over the past week, and ends with Mary accepting an offer from Louis Henry, seemingly to move with him. The letter was written a few months before the couple married.

Wagner Hailer family

Stick to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from Stick to Louis Henry Wagner. The postcard implores Louis Henry to write to Stick and indicates that he misses him.

Wagner Hailer family

Wagner, Catherine to Margaret Hailer Wagner Bean.

Correspondence from Catherine Wagner to Margaret Hailer Wagner Bean. The letter indicates that Catherine has returned from Liverpool and is Lyons, New York. She asks her mother to let her stay for the wedding of Liz Nusbickel (daughter of Elizabeth Wagner Nusbickel) to Emil Luesher and for money for a new dress and hat for the winter.

Wagner Hailer family

Wagner, Heinrich to Breithaupt family.

Correspondence from Heinrich Wagner to the Breithaupt family. The letter seems to discuss the handling of an estate and the care of the children of his son Jacob Wagner (Louis Henry Wagner and Catherin Wagner) by Heinrich. He references them needing a guardian as well as payment for their upkeep. Heinrich ends the letter by noting that Mary's 4 children (Heinrich's grandchildren?) are ill with scarlet fever.

Wagner Hailer family

Wagner, Heinrich to Jacob Wagner.

Correspondence from Heinrich Wagner to his son Jacob Wagner. The letter discusses Heinrich's health, and he entreats Jacob to disregard his own health concerns and continue to minister. As well, Heinrich makes mention of Jacob's brother Phillip Wagner and indicates that he expects a letter from him, in German, truthfully updating Heinrich on his life.

Wagner Hailer family

Wagner, Jacob to Hailer family.

Correspondence from Jacob Wagner to his brother and sister in-law. The letter discusses the purchase and repairs of a store, Jacob's health, and his intention to take on an orphaned boy. Jacob asks for advice on the terms that his in-laws took in Jacob Schidrunpf. As Jacob died less than six months after this letter it is unclear if he ever took the boy on.

Wagner Hailer family

Wagner, Louis Henry to J.F. Esher.

Correspondence from Louis Henry Wagner to Bishop J.F. Esher. The letter discusses the possibility of the Evangelical Church in Canada merging with the Methodist Church, and seeking Esher's thoughts on the subject.

Wagner Hailer family

Wagner, Louis Henry to Mary Staebler.

Correspondence from Louis Henry Wagner to his future wife Mary Staebler. The letter discusses the pressures Louis Henry feels with his roles in the church and his joy at being on a holiday. It closes with Louis Henry discussing how much he misses Mary.

Wagner Hailer family

Wagner, Philip to Jacob Wagner.

Correspondence from Philip Wagner to brother Jacob Wagner. The letter discusses Philip building a house and the work that is going on on his land, as well as the dry weather and the price of crops and meat. Also included is a carte de visite full body portrait of Philip dressed in military uniform. A note on the verso indicates that he is a captain. Philip would later fight in the American Civil War.

Wagner Hailer family

Wagner, Philip to Jacob Wagner.

Correspondence from Philip Wagner to brother Jacob Wagner. The letter indicates that Philip is well, mentions a large snowstorm, and makes apologies to Jacob and others for not writing more.

Wagner Hailer family

Anthes family to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from John Schmidt Anthes, Lydia Catherine Anthes and Lydia Louisa Anthes Breithaupt and others to cousin Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses their summer at the Breithaupt cottage in Penetang (Penetanguishene) and in Sans Souic, Moon River, the well-being of family and friends and Albert Liborious' upcoming trip to Germany.

Anthes, John Schmitt

Bean, Margaret Hailer Wager to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from Margaret Hailer Wagner Bean to son Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses her ill health, the health of Louis Henry's son and half-siblings and the accidental death of Mr. Mayer. A note is appended to the end from Louis Henry's half sister Alma Bean.

Wagner Hailer family

Breithaupt, Catherine Hailer to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from Catherine Hailer Breithaupt to her nephew Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses spending time at the Breithaupt family cottage in Penetang (Penetanguishene), Ontario including Louis J. Breithaupt buying a houseboat, local preachers and Catherine's wedding anniversary.

Wagner Hailer family

Breithaupt, Catherine Hailer to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from Catherine Hailer Breithaupt to her nephew Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses spending time at the Breithaupt family cottage in Penetang (Penetanguishene), Ontario including Louis J. Breithaupt buying a houseboat and Catherine's birthday.

Wagner Hailer family

Breithaupt, Catherine Hailer to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from Catherine Hailer Breithaupt to her nephew Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses travelling for church conferences and the resolutions passed, visiting Louis Henry's sister Catherine and the upcoming American Thanksgiving.

Wagner Hailer family

Breithaupt, Catherine Hailer to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from Catherine Hailer Breithaupt to her nephew Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses Louis Henry's 20th wedding anniversary (which he could not attend as he was in Regina), the health of friends and family and travel plans of Catherine and Louis Henry's mother.

Wagner Hailer family

Breithaupt, Catherine Hailer to Louis Henry Wagner.

Correspondence from Catherine Hailer Breithaupt to her nephew Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses the local weather, family news and events in Berlin (Kitchener) including the health of Louis Henry's mother and a woman preaching in the Evangelical congregation.

Wagner Hailer family

Correspondence.

File consists of three pieces of correspondence. One from E.P. to Janie, one from Rev. Edwin Clement to E.P. and one from E.P. to James B. O'Brian.

Clement Bowlby Family

Correspondence.

File consists of correspondence to and from William Pope Clement and Muriel Kerr Clement.
Correspondents include:

  • William Pope Clement;
  • Muriel Kerr Clement;
  • Margaret (Peggy) Clement Forbes;
  • C.A. Pollock;
  • Janet Stewart;
  • [?] Stewart;
  • Isabel Bate.

Clement Bowlby Family

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