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Schantz, Tobias Kolb
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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 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