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Dare Foods Limited Waterloo Region English
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C.H. Doerr Christmas samples.

File consists of one real photograph postcard showing the C.H. Doerr Christmas samples. A description on an accompanying paper reads "Jo. Kerr in Elmira Oct. 16, 1907 xmas samples R.B. Doerr."

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C.H. Doerr and Company : exterior of plant.

Photograph of the exterior of the C.H. Doerr & Co. Confectionery Works building. A man in a suit and hat is standing in the front doorway and a driver is visible standing on a horse drawn cart piled with boxes at the side of the building.

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C.H. Doerr and Company : interior of plant.

Photograph of employees, some seen wearing white aprons, standing beside machinery inside the C.H. Doerr & Company building, likely the the biscuit manufacturing section of the plant.

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C.H. Doerr and Company : shipping room.

Print copy photograph of three employees in the C.H. Doerr and Company shipping room. Two are seen standing behind a long counter and another is standing beside piles of boxes.

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C.H. Doerr and Company : staff and exterior of plant.

Photograph of employees standing outside of C.H. Doerr & Co. Biscuit & Confectionery Works looking at camera. They are seen standing on the front steps of the building and next to horse-drawn delivery buggies parked along the side.

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Dare Co. Ltd. Employees.

File consists of two identical photographs of unidentified employees of Dare Co. Ltd. at Carl Dargell's 50th anniversary at the Blue Moon Hotel in Petersburg, October 3, 1958.

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Dare Co. Ltd. factory employees.

File consists of two identical photographs of factory employees of Dare Co. Ltd. from 1951. The photograph was taken on the grounds outside of the factory and the employees are mostly women and are dressed in white baking outfits. Employees are identified on a separate piece of paper.

Included in the photo:

Atkinson, [?]
Beirs, Amanda
Burkhardt, Emmerson
Clendenrusig, Bill
Crooks, [?]
Crooks, Phoebe
Dare, Carl
Dargell, Carl
Dawe, Marg
de Uries, [?]
Dodge, George
Erb, Erma
Erb, Wilma
Fehreubach, [?]
Fischer, [?]
Forler, Inez
Gellner, Susan
Grishow, Doug
Hopp, Oscar
Headley, Lila
Heintz, Mary
Homuth, Howard
Hopf, Bill
Huntz, Martha
Jantzi, John
Kaufman, Lorraine
Kinzie, Orpha
Kwiakoski, Bill
Lotzke, Lorne
Lwandowski, Rose
Meinzinger, Dolores
Menyes, Maria
Mezer, Kay
Montag, Mari
Norton, Edith
Reist, Orval
Rouse, Vi
Ruhl, Joan
Russell, Jack
Schmidt, Reggie
Schmitt, Cully
Schuster, [?]
Shantz, [?]
Shantz, Abe
Shantz, Eileen
Shoemaker, Marybelle
Sider, Johnny
Stelmach, Joan
Street, Dorothy
Stuckerat, Helen
Trompke, Emdie
Wagner, Russell
Weber, Jeanette
Weiler, Alma
White, Jenny
Windsor, Marion
Wittie, Harold
Wright, Ruby
[?], Ann
[?], Anna
[?], Barb
[?], Bill
[?], Connie
[?], Evelyn
[?], George
[?], George
[?], Gladys
[?], Gwen
[?], Joan
[?], Johnny
[?], Margaret
[?], Margaret
[?], Olga
[?], Olga
[?], Rose
[?], Sally
[?], Steve
[?], Tom
[?], Winnie

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Dare Co. Ltd., Kitchener.

File consists of one photograph of employees of the Kitchener office of Dare Foods. Some employees are identified on a separate piece of paper.

Included in the photo:

Bloomin, Joan
Brubacher, Dorothy
Dargell, Carl
Dunbar, Les
Farenbach, [?]
Gaeler, Vela
Haas, Harry
Hanamel, [?]
Heffesin, [?]
Hopp, Oscar
Katush, Bernice
Miller, Belle
Ringwald, [?]
Scanin, Stella
Schlitt, Marg
Schmitt, Cully
Schultz, Bernice
Schuster, [?]
Smiley, Dorothy
Smiley, Marjorie
West, Frank
[?], George
[?], Jenny
[?], Scuster

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Dare Foods employees.

File consists of one photograph of employees of the Dare Foods plant in Kitchener. The employees are lined up outside for a group shot. Some identifications on verso:

Happ, Oscar
McFadzen, Ralph
Dare, Carl
Jantzi, John O.

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Dare Foods factory.

File consists of four photographs of employees working on various stages of cookie production in the Dare factory.

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Dare family and friends.

File consists of four photographs showing members of the Dare family and their friends at both the Dare family home at 221 Pandora Cres. and the Walper Terrace hotel. Identifications present on versos include:

  • Russell, Jack
  • Dare, Carl
  • O'Hara, Kevin
  • McFadzen, Ralph
  • Lumby, Jim
  • McFadzen, Gath
  • Hopp, Oscar
  • Wild, Les
  • Russell, Em
  • Dare, Ruth
  • Lumby, Marie
  • O'Hara, Marion
  • Wild, Jean

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Dare sales wagon at H. K. Forler

Photograph of Ralph Doerr and William Kettleborne standing next to a horse-drawn C.H. Doerr & Co. sales wagon outside of the H. K. Forler storefront in Wellesley.

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Dare sales wagon.

File consists of two photographs of Ralph Doerr and William Kittleborne with a C.H. Doerr horse-drawn sales wagon Wellesley, Ontario. One photograph shows the two in front of H.K. Forler's grocery and the other shows them in the wagon, along a dirt road.

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Doerr candy factory fire.

File consists of ten photographs showing the aftermath of the fire at the Dare factory on Breithaupt street in March of 1943.

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Photos of the new (post-fire) Dare factory in Sunnyside, Kitchener, approx. 1944.

File consists of five photographs of employees at work in the Dare Company Limited biscuit plant in Sunnyside, Kitchener. Duplicates are present. Some photographs contain captions on verso: moving trays of cookies into/out of the reel oven; dough forming, near the entrance to the reel oven; filling tins of soda crackers; 1944 - production for Defense Dept.; behind the reel oven.

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