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Photograph Album #6.

One photograph album. Includes a list describing each photograph created by rych mills.

Consists primarily of snapshots belonging to Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White), before and after her marriage to Clarke Russell. Includes one formal portrait of "The Nash sisters": Mary, Susie, Elizabeth, Debbie, Priscilla, ca. 1880's (p. 1).

Family members and friends included in posed and informal snapshots include Mary Moyer Schantz, Tobias Schantz, Austin Tobias Schantz, Ward Malott White, Franklin Abram Schantz, Orpheus Moyer Schantz, Dorothy Etta Russell, Clarke Russell, Sophie Emma Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Russell, Eva Kolb, Worth Flagler Schantz, Emily Schantz, Verna Fraser, Helen Lockie, Inez Martin, Mrs. E.H. Schiedel, her son Elmer Schiedel and daughter-in-law Nellie, Mrs. Elizabeth George.

Also includes snapshots of groups of individuals (identified on the packs of tipped-in snapshots) taken during the 1930 Schantz family reunion: Detwiler, Schiedel, Snyder, Bingeman family members, Phranie Bingeman, Mr. Yocum, and during the Hilborn Reunion, July 1-9, [192-?].

Also includes snapshots of White family members and homes: Ward Malott White on his visit to Dundas, Leamington and Kitchener from Chilliwack, B.C., Ada, Edna, Ruth, May and Elmer White, Malcon, Mr. and Mrs Lye, Maple lake and Orrville [Parry Sound area], White house in Orrville, horses in lake at Orrville, people swimming.

Locations and structures include Kitchener Cenotaph (p. 9), "Dr. Hilliard's garden" (p. 13), log schoolhouse, Waterloo Park (p. 17), Pioneer Tower, (p. 30), Schantz House, Conestogo (p. 34), Euler House (p. 34) [both of these are of old structures in disrepair], Bridge across river at Conestogo and Grand River at Conestogo (p. 43), Grand River in flood (p. 65-66).

Snapshots taken after Dorothy and Clarke's marriage include: White family gravestones in Leamington, Ont., Clarke Russell in uniform on his motorcycle, Lake Erie [swimming], Tecumseh Park, Chatham, Dorothy playing the ukelele and the Hawaiian guitar.

Victoria Park snapshots: statue of Queen Victoria, winter views, Dorothy paddling a canoe, the new Victoria Park Pavilion, glue factory ruins[?], Dorothy and two friends with snowshoes and in britches, visit of Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and daughters Lady Blanch and Dorothy Cavendish at Victoria Park, June 13, 1918 [snapshot of platform, no dignitaries?] (p. 64).

F.W. Woolworth Co. picnic: includes Mr. Emil Wagner, manager, and family, employee group portrait, Gertie Kruse, Marjorie Blin[?]kho.

P. 81: Inez Martin.

P. 91 Sophie and Mrs. Lye knitting (on beach).

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Map of Chicago and suburbs showing the parks, boulevards, streets, railroads, horse car lines etc. compliments of Cremin & Brenan, real estate.

One fold map of Chicago and suburbs, compliments of Cremin & Brenan real estate. The map has been marked with the location of Orpheus Moyer Schantz’s home in Morton Park and Cicero. Verso reads “Cremin & Brenan 142 Dearborn St., Cor. Madison Chicago. Real estate dealers in high class property, business and residence properties improved and unimproved in all parts of Chicago and suburbs.” Cover of map is signed by Orpheus Moyer Schantz, Worth Flagler Schantz and George D. Humbert.

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Photograph Album #3 : "Frank's Album, 1900-1918."

One photograph album. Includes a list describing each photograph created by rych mills. Some photographs identified. Identified photographs include:

Schantz home, 43 Schneider Ave., Berlin, Ont.

Group and individual posed portraits of Austin Tobias Schantz, Arthur Benjamin Schantz, Franklin Abram Schantz, Dorothy Etta Russell, Ruth Schantz, Sophie Emma Schantz, Mary Schantz, Worth Flagler Schantz, Tobias Schantz, Carrie, Mrs. Flagler, Orpheus Moyer Schantz, September 1910.

Dec. 1910 at Morton Park, Ill. : good photo of Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Arthur Benjamin Schantz, Ruth Schantz.

1907: Victoria Park Pavilion, Victoria park.

1910: snapshots taken during visit of Orpheus Moyer Schantz family from Chicago to Berlin: unidentified view of farmhouse and river, probably Kolb farm at Breslau, group including Mr. & Mrs. Jake Kolb, snapshot of farm from across river; snapshots taken at the Steckle farm including a view of the Steckle farmhouse, views of "Henry Steckle's farm, Strasburg", snapshots of farm animals, picking elderberries, etc.

Orpheus Moyer Schantz home in Morton Park, Illinois and Orpheus Moyer Schantz family members. Includes one interior, several of yard.

Portrait of Jacob Kolb (1895-) in uniform.

Freeport: p. 45, includes farmhouse, view of bridge, Jacob Bauman Farm, Freeport 1911 with barns, stone house, Freeport church.

Small prints of horses, dogs, animal sheds on Prairie, possibly taken in Alberta? Also snapshots of mountainous territory with water, bridge over river with logs, horses being driven, large haystacks, homestead, Florence[?] and others eating outside, woman fishing, goats and pigs.

Groups portraits taken at the Schantz Family Reunion, 1913.

Rockwood, Ont., 1915: groups and scenic snapshots.

Unidentified farmhouse, family groups. These include Tobias Schantz.

Arthur Benjamin Schantz or Austin Tobias Schantz on horseback camp cooking.

Elora, Ont.: snapshots of groups, at mill, bridge, flowerpot island.

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Ephemera : calendars.

Four collage calendars from 1898, 1900, 1910 and 1912. 1898 features a drawing of bees, grasshoppers, and reeds by Orpheus Moyer Schantz, as well as a large ribbon and the inscription "Learning by study must be won, t'was never entail'd from sire to son." The verso is inscribed "Aunt Etta, Merry Christmas from Ruth." 1900 shows a photograph of Ruth Schantz and is inscribed "A Happy Year! 1900." The verso reads "Grandpa, from Ruth, Christmas 1899." 1910 shows a painting of a woman holding an umbrella and the verso is inscribed "Grandpa Schantz from Worth." 1912 shows a photograph of a young boy taking a photograph of a young girl and is captioned "The young photographer."

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Photograph Album #13

One photograph album labelled, "Schantz Family, Steckles, 1913-1918." Includes:

Portrait: Herbert Cecil Palmer Schantz and Arthur Benjamin Schantz, 1899.

Portraits: Schantz family, Jan. 1911, family portraits with Alta and Mr. Martin, Mrs Scheidel, Jessie Thompson, "Edmonton Schantz's."

Portrait: Lizzie Snyder Schantz family [children], identified.

Steckle Farm: "On the road to Steckles", 1910, Henry Steckle, with Orpheus Moyer Schantz and Worth Flagler Schantz in horse-drawn wagon, 1910, family group posed on steps.

Jacob Kolb farm: view of farm from across the Grand River.

Oliver Kolb house, Breslau, 1911: winter scene.

Jacob Kolb farm: group of women on river bank "ready for wading in Grand River", also includes snapshot of them wading, 1914. Includes identifications.

Schantz home, 43 Schneider Ave, Berlin, Ont., Jan. 1911.

Schantz reunion, June, 1913: group portraits.

Photographs taken on Florence's trip in western Canada with Austin Tobias Schantz, Jean Beddome, Blanche Singleton, 1911 [deteriorated and discoloured]. Includes scenes near Banff, camping near Canmore, Lake Minnewonka, "The Louis Ranch" near Cochrane, Alberta, also horses being driven across creek.

Photographs taken at Arthur Benjamin Schantz's homestead, "Elk Lodge."

Harry Bricker's homestead and family, Harmatton, Alberta.

U.B.C.S.S. : group portraits at picnic, 1913.

Snapshots taken at Rockwood, July, 1915, 1916 (includes Mabel Dunham).

Snapshots taken at Puslinch lake, 1890's.

Holtzman home, Hagenstown, Maryland.

Snapshots taken at the United Brethren Conference at Kitchener in May 10-17, 1917. Includes many identifications.

Snapshots taken at Port Elgin, 1916.

Snapshots taken at Elora, Aug. 2, 1915.

Snapshots taken during visit of Levi Moyer in 1918 Waterloo Park, Cressman's Woods, King St., Kitchener, family members.

Snapshots taken at Victoria Park: deer, Earl Reis, 1914.

Group portrait: Snyders, Schantz, Georges, 1913.

Snapshots taken at Jordan, Ontario, 1904: "Cousin Sam Fry's home." Includes snapshot of the house, group in sleigh: Sam Fry, Mrs. Fry, her mother Annie, Aunt Molly, Great Aunt Annie Fry.

Photographs of May Gribble White's home and family, 1916, Orrville, Ont. Includes view of house and family on the porch, interior views of a decorated Christmas, shots of the children, and "Mrs. Gribble's tombstone."

Includes two postcards: "Presenting of colours, 118th Kitchener Battalion, Sept. 11, 1916" and "London: camp, Carling Heights, 1916."

Two snapshots taken at Cochrane, Ont. : "After fire, Cochrane, Ont., 1916" and "French family, Cochrane."

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Schantz, Orpheus Moyer : home.

Hand coloured photograph of Orpheus Moyer Schantz's home at 4215 West 24th St., Cicero, Illinois. Carrie Flagler Schantz and Ruth Schantz are shown on the porch while Worth Schantz plays on the lawn.

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Schantz, Worth.

One full body studio portrait of Worth Schantz, age twelve weeks. Worth is shown wearing a long gown. Identification from verso.

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Schantz, Ruth and Worth.

Studio portrait of a seated Ruth Schantz, age ten years and six months, holding Worth Schantz, age seven months, who is propped on the arm's chair.

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Schantz, Worth.

Full length studio portrait of Worth Schantz, ages seven months, shown sitting on a chair and wearing a long white gown.

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Schantz, Ruth and Worth.

One full body studio portrait of Ruth (age 12) and Worth (age 2) Schantz. Ruth is shown sitting with Worth standing by her side. Identification from verso.

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Schantz, Ruth and Worth.

One photograph of Ruth and Worth Schantz. Ruth is sitting and Worth is standing next to her with his head in her lap. Identification from recto.

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Morton Park.

Photograph of the exterior of Orpheus Moyer Schantz's family home in Morton Park, Chicago. Carrie Schantz is visible seated on front steps and standing to her right, on the lawn, are Ruth Schantz and Worth Flagler Schantz. Also included in the shot are a newly planted tree and a wood plank sidewalk.

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Schantz cousins.

Head and shoulders studio portrait of (left to right) siblings Worth and Ruth Schantz with cousin Dorothy White. Ruth is wearing eyeglasses and both she and Dorothy are wearing hair ornaments.

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Correspondence to Dorothy Etta White from Worth Flagler Schantz.

1 valentine card, and1 letter.

Date and Place from: November 2, 1906 Morton Park [Illinois] To White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 From Schantz, Worth Flagler, 1902-1964 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: [19--] [Cicero Illinois?] To White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 From Schantz, Worth Flagler, 1902-1964 Attachments: Contains an unstamped envelope. This is a valentine card.

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Photograph Album #5 : snapshots 1912 : Dorothy E. White from Aunt [Florence?].

One photograph album. Includes a list describing each photograph created by rych mills. Some of the photographs are duplicates of items in previous albums. Many photographs are unidentified. Identified photographs include:

Snapshots of Elora, Rockwood (May 24 and Aug., 1916), Victoria Park, the Schantz reunion in 1913, Arthur Benjamin Schantz's homestead in Alberta, Schantz home, Schneider Ave, Kitchener, Ont., Schantz family portraits and snapshots which include Arthur Benjamin Schantz, Austin Tobias Schantz and Herbert Cecil Palmer Schantz, Orpheus Moyer Schantz home and family in Morton Park, Illinois, Levi Moyer.

Port Elgin snapshots include people swimming, walking on the beach, and snapshots taken on the reserve of the courthouse, jail, church and school Masset, B.C. : totem pole, 1911 (p. 2).

Schantz, Austin Tobias: hogs, 1912 (p. 2).

Steckle farm: Dorothy Etta Russell and Worth Flagler Schantz with dog, 1910, (p. 8). Also "At Henry Steckle's farm", 1916: group shot of Edna Steckle, Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Sophie Emma Schantz, Aunt Carrie (Cornelia Caroline Schantz). Includes a shot which shows the whole front of the house, with chairs and hammock on porch (p. 74).

Old "Jacob Bowman" farm, Freeport, Ont., 1911 (p. 9).

Gofton, Mrs. and Ella Gofton (p. 17).

Christian and Josiah Schantz (p. 19).

Kolb family: turkey, Oliver and Grace (p. 19).

Snyder, William : "drawing room at William Snyder's, Waterloo" [ornate interior] and Elsie Snyder in Park, Waterloo, Ont. (p. 27).

Grand River: women and children wading "behind Kolb farm", Aug. 1914 (p. 31).

Bowers cottage, Port Elgin (p. 53).

Victoria Park Pavilion fire, 1916 (p. 56-57).

Bridgeport Casino, 1916: Junior Endeavour picnic (p. 58-59).

Victoria school class picture, 1916: teacher, Mr. S. H. Suter (p. 69).

Camp at Carling Heights, London, 1916 [military] (p. 69).

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Schantz, Mary and children.

Informal outdoor group portrait of Mary Schantz with some of her children and grandchildren. The photograph was mounted and made into a 1915 calendar.

Left to right: Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Orpheus Moyer Schantz, Mary Schantz (nee Moyer) (seated), Worth Flagler Schantz, Franklin Abram Schantz, Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White), Sophie Emma Schantz.

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Photograph Album #7 : Dorothy White from V.S. and P.S., April 26, 1917.

One photograph album. Includes a list describing each photograph created by rych mills.

Snapshots of family, friends and scenic views taken at Rockwood and Port Elgin, in 1916, 1918, British Columbia, Niagara Falls, Paradise lake, Cressman's Woods, "at Pomeroy's, Bridgeport." Individuals identified include Ruth Schantz and Walter Spelman, Margery Spelman, "Edmonton Cousins", 1917, Edna and Stella [?], Elsie N., Cleveland Ohio, Worth Flagler Schantz, Viola Snyder and Dorothy Schantz [with hair down], Levi Moyer, Eva and Lloyd Pomeroy, Mr. and Mrs. Pomeroy at the O.A.C., Guelph, 1918, Julia Arnew, Gladys Snider, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Schiedel, Lillian Snider, Annie Kuntz, Barbara Livingston.

Some photographs feature activities such as boiling soap and knitting, playing croquet.

United Brethren Conference at Kitchener in May 1917 (p. 2-5). Snapshots of this occasion are present in previous albums but are unidentified, except for the Alma St. Church sign.

Victoria park and David St./Schneider Ave: winter scenes including people on skis and snowshoes.

Schoolmates, teachers and school activities: Field day at K.C. I., 1917 : Miss Boyd, Miss Jones, Miss De Guerre, Miss Barber [all outdoors at field day], Eileen Clark, Alma Rieder, high jump.

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Schantz family.

Photograph of the Schantz family taken in front of the Schantz home at 43 Schneider Avenue in Kitchener, Ontario. Left to right: Walter Spelman (holding Dorothy Spelman), Ruth Schantz (with Walter Bishop Spelman and Margery Ruth Spelman), Orpheus Moyer Schantz, Carrie Flagler Schantz, Sophie Schantz, Florence Schantz, Mary Moyer Schantz, Dorothy White, Worth Schantz.

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Schantz family.

One group portrait of Worth Schantz, Emily (Worth's girlfriend at the time) an unidentified woman and Orpheus Moyer Schantz.

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Holiday greeting cards.

Twenty holiday greeting cards from Orpheus Moyer Schantz and sometimes also his son Worth Flagler Schantz. Each card features a photograph taken by Orpheus and some have ms. notes or a signature from Orpheus.

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Schantz Family : correspondence received.

Two letters, one a Christmas postcard, the other is a letter from Worth Flagler Schantz regarding the death of Orpheus Moyer Schantz. Included in the letter are newspaper clippings on Orpheus Moyer Schantz and a funeral card.

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Schantz family.

A snapshot of members of the Schantz and Hamilton families and a dog standing outside and smiling at camera. From left to right: Charles C. Hamilton, Ruth Schantz, Ruth Hamilton, Elizabeth Joan Schantz (back), Sally Schantz, and Worth Flagler Schantz.

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