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Strange Street well.

File consists of a mounted photograph of an artesian well at Strange Street in Kitchener. Three men, one of which is J.C. Breithaupt, are standing behind the well.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Victoria Park rear channel

Photograph of rear channel in Victoria Park. The area is surrounded by trees with lily pads in water and detritus on exposed sandbar. A bear cage and picnic shelter are partially visible at right.

Schantz Russell Family

Victoria Park west pathway

Photograph of west pathway and lake in Victoria Park including view of Swan Island and, in the distance, the Roos Island bridge. Victoria School tower is faintly visible in background skyline.

Schantz Russell Family

Victoria Park rear island and channel

Photograph of rear island and channel in Victoria Park, featuring a large leafy tree and a partial view of a wooden bridge. An automobile is visible in background, at left.

Schantz Russell Family

Victoria Park west pathway

Photograph of tree-lined west pathway, along lake's edge in Victoria Park. The crossed legs and feet of a seated man appear immediately at left, and a group walking toward Roos Island bridge are visible further down the path.

Schantz Russell Family

Waterworks area

Two identical photographs of a rolling landscape covered in snow. Tall bare trees and tree stumps appear through out.

Schantz Russell Family

Bridge construction site

Photograph of pile-driver with pile hanging from boom on incomplete span of rail bridge over a large body of water. Construction works are visible on a raft in the water, at the bottom of the pile, as well as on and next to the pile-driver. A sign on the machinery reads: "Industrial Brownhoist".

Schantz Russell Family

Bridge construction site

Photograph of pile-driver with pile hanging from boom on incomplete span of rail bridge over a large body of water. Construction works are visible on a raft in the water, at the bottom of the pile, as well as on and next to the pile-driver. A sign on the machinery reads "Industrial Brownhoist" and another on the rail car reads "Canadian Pacific Pile-Driver".

Schantz Russell Family

Schneider family : group at Freeport.

One informal group portrait of fifteen people, posed outdoors at Emmie Anthes' property at Freeport. Identifications on verso: standing, left to right: unidentified woman; unidentified woman; Walter V. Siegner, Irmengarde Hagen, Ethel Lapsley Schneider, Ohnerene Hagen, Brodie Koenig (son of Margaret Hachborn); Edith Ahrens MacDonald, Norman C. Schneider. Seated: Emmie Anthes, Emma Schneider Siegner, Ella Daniels Schneider, Mabel Ahrens Picard, unidentified girl, unidentified man.

Schneider, J.M. family

Proposed municipal building for Kitchener, Ontario suggested by Mr. W. Harttung.

File consists of architectural drawings of the proposed municipal building for the city of Kitchener. Plans were drawn by Hall & Duerr, architects and industrial engineers. Sheet one shows a presentation drawing, section thru council chambers, section thru assembly room, ground floor plan, first floor plan, second floor plan. Sheet two shows a first floor plan (in situ) a second floor plan and a third floor plan. Sheet three shows King st elevation, rear elevation, longitudinal section, basement floor plan and perspective view.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Victoria Park lake

Photograph of Victoria Park lake taken from Roland Street bridge, including view of Swan Island. Smoke tower from old glue factory partially visible in background skyline.

Schantz Russell Family

Swan Island

Photograph of Swan Island taken from the west bank of the lake, looking toward pavilion area. A swan is visible in water at right of island.

Schantz Russell Family

Skating Races at VP

Photograph of a skater, seen from behind, seated on a wooden barrel on a body of frozen water. In the background are other people skating and a large crowd of onlookers, positioned along the edge of the ice. Trees are visible behind the crowd and decorative bunting attached to a wooden pool in the centre of the shot is visible blowing in the wind.

Schantz Russell Family

Diary : 1920-1923.

School exercise book filled with diary entries from Oct. 30, 1920 to April 1, 1923 written by Dorothy Russell recording her life at the normal school in Toronto, Ont. and the beginning of her teaching career in Kitchener, Ont.

Schantz Russell Family

Fowl pen

Photograph of Chinese geese, chickens and other fowl in Victoria Park fowl pen that includes a small waterway and a barn-like shelter. The smoke tower from the old glue factory is faintly visible in background skyline.

Schantz Russell Family

Fowl pen and dovecote

Photograph of Chinese geese, ducks and chickens grazing in Victoria Park fowl pen. Enclosure includes barn-like shelter with dovecote on roof.

Schantz Russell Family

Victoria Park lake and bridge

Photograph of Victoria Park lake taken near Roos Island bridge. An adult and child are visible canoeing in the background, as are others seated with their backs to the camera, on the bridge near Water Street kiosk.

Schantz Russell Family

Schneider Avenue from Victoria Park gate

Photograph of Schneider Avenue taken from stone gates at Victoria Park entrance. Leafy trees, wooden electrical poles and pedestrian sidewalks line the length of the residential street.

Schantz Russell Family

Victoria Park lake

Photograph of Victoria Park lake taken from Roland Street bridge, including a view of a row of poplar trees along shoreline at right. Smoke tower from old glue factory visible in background skyline.

Schantz Russell Family

Dorothy and Frank on bridge in Victoria Park

Photograph of Frank Schantz and Dorothy Russell standing apart on rear concrete bridge in Victoria Park. The pair, dressed for cool weather, is seen at a distance, slightly from above. Bare and evergreen trees and a view of snow covered park are included in shot. The bridge has lights on top of each corner and a bear cage is partially visible in the background at left.

Schantz Russell Family

Flood at Bridgeport

Photograph of large chunks of ice and snow. Water and partially tree trunks are included in background.

Schantz Russell Family

Swan Island

Photograph of a cluster of tress on Swan Island, surrounded by snow. A residential building is partially visible at left in background.

Schantz Russell Family

Waterworks area

Photograph of snowy wetland surrounded by evergreen trees and bordered an eroded embankment.

Schantz Russell Family

Victoria Park west pathway

Photograph of the west pathway and lake in Victoria Park, seen in winter, along a row of bare poplar trees at right. An automobile is visible in the distance, passing along the shore line, at left.

Schantz Russell Family

Bridge construction site

Unidentified person walking along construction site enclosed by white, crisscrossed wire fence. In the background a pile-driver with boom at a 45 degree angle is visible along a railway.

Schantz Russell Family

Victoria Park rear island

Photograph of rear island in Victoria Park surrounded by trees and a partially drained channel with litter on the sandbar. A car is visible driving by in the background.

Schantz Russell Family

Parade From American Hotel.

Copy negative of an old photograph of three open top cars, carrying men and women in hats, driving past the Walper Hotel as crowds of people look on from the sidewalk. Caption accompanying negative reads: "3) Parade from American Hotel, 20s."

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Victoria Park trees

Photograph of trees, one with a stump seat, in Victoria Park. A wrought iron bench and lampposts are visible in the background.

Schantz Russell Family

Victoria Park rear island and bridge

Photograph of a scenic view of the rear island and bridge in Victoria Park surrounded by large trees. Two blurry figures are visible walking along a pathway at right.

Schantz Russell Family

Victoria Park west pathway

Photograph of west pathway and lake in Victoria Park, including view of Swan Island and, in the distance, the Roos Island bridge. A white swan is in the water, at centre, and a couple is partially visible, at left, walking along the path.

Schantz Russell Family

Victoria Park bridge

Photograph of Roos Island bridge taken from Water Street side of lake bank. Swan Island partially visible at right.

Schantz Russell Family

Bridge construction site

Photograph of a construction site enclosed by a white, crisscrossed wire fence. A pile-drive with boom vertical is visible along rail tracks on a ridge behind two homes enclosed by fence.

Schantz Russell Family

Outings : fishing.

Informal group portrait of 10 men with fish and fishing gear. A.R. Kaufman standing at far right.

Kaufman Footwear

Municipal building, Kitchener, Ontario.

File consists of architectural drawings of the proposed municipal building for the city of Kitchener. Plans are unsigned but are probably by W.H.E. Schmalz. Sheet one shows the ground floor plan, elevation of comfort station, comfort station floor plan, mezzanine floor plan. Sheet two shows the basement floor plan and the comfort station basement floor plan.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Competition for city hall, Kitchener, Ont.

File consists of architectural drawings for the proposed Kitchener city hall, by W.H.E. Schmalz. The plans are dated Oct. 10, 1921. A small moon drawing is present where an architect's signature would usually be found. Sheet one shows two elevations and a cross section, sheet two shows four floor plans (ground floor, first floor and two small rooms), sheet three shows a basement floor plan and a block plan.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Kitchener land acquisitions : 1921.

File consists of ten plans by S. Sharpe (city engineer) showing property in downtown Kitchener acquired by the City of Kitchener in 1921. File also includes a plan by Chas Knechtel (architect) showing the subdivision of the Consolidated Rubber Co. Ltd. in Kitchener, locating semi-detached houses.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Competition for city hall, Kitchener, Ont.

File consists of architectural drawings for the proposed Kitchener city hall, probably by W.H.E. Schmalz. The plans are dated Aug.4, 1921. Sheet one shows two elevations and one cross section. Sheet two shows six floor plans. The plans are unsigned, but thought to be by W.H.E. Schmalz based on similarity to other signed plans. A small beehive drawing is present where an architect's signature would usually be found.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Notebook : movies, plays and concerts.

A promotional notebook published in 1912 by the Alaska Feather & Down Co., Montreal, used by Dorothy Russell to record movies, plays and concerts she attended in Kitchener, Ont., Toronto, Sarnia, Chatham and Chicago, 1921-1928. Included are the names of actors and actresses, the theatre and the date.

Schantz Russell Family

Competition for municipal building, city of Kitchener.

File consists of architectural drawings of the proposed municipal building for the city of Kitchener. Plans are unsigned and are dated Aug. 3, 1921. Sheet one shows a presentation drawing and side elevation as well as a data sheet; sheet two shows longitudal section, transverse section, section thru fire hall, elevation waiting room, King st elevation, rear elevation and market elevation; sheet three shows first floor plan, second floor plan and basement plan as well as three smaller room plans.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Santa Claus at Kitchener, Xmas.

Copy negative of a mounted Denton photograph of Santa Claus visiting Kitchener in a horse drawn sleigh in 1921. Caption accompanying negative reads: "2) Santa at Kitchener 1921 (on Frederick?)."

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Strange Street pump house and reservoir.

File consists of photographs of the Strange Street pump house and reservoir. Includes photographs taken during construction, photographs of the equipment inside the plant, and photographs of the water commissioners outside the pump house. Some photographs include a description and/or Kitchener Water Commission stamp on verso. Duplicate photographs may be present.

Pequegnat, Marcel

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.

Dare Foods Limited

Victoria Public School class.

File consists of one photograph of a group of students sitting on the steps of Victoria Public School, Kitchener. One student is holding a sign that reads, in part "Victoria School...1923..."

Hobson Family

Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co. Limited Dominion Tire Factory & Rubber Machinery Shops Kitchener, Ont.

File consists of one fire insurance plan from the Plan Department of Associated Mutual Insurance Company, Boston, showing Dominion Tire and Rubber Machinery Shops. Map was surveyed and drawn by F.A. Lougee on October 9, 1923 and traced by W.G. Harlow. The map shows 3D renderings of the buildings on the property along with descriptions of each building.

Dominion Rubber Company

Bridgeport School construction crew.

  • SCA225-GA213
  • Fonds
  • [1924?]

Consists of one group photograph of a construction crew, purportedly for Bridgeport School. They are posed with a sign: "John V. Gray Construction Co. Ltd, General Contractors, head office Toronto ...."

Denton, Ernest

Dominion Tire office staff.

File consists of one photograph of Dominion Tire office staff at work. Includes identifications based on placement in photo.

First post:

  • Fry, Cordellia (1)
  • Becker, Erma (Cress) (2)

Between posts:

  • Cress, Clarence (3)
  • Parks, Ernie (4)
  • Petch, Ralph (5)
  • Miller, Florence ([Ewen?]) (6)
  • Heldman, Irene (7)
  • Hainsworth, George (8)

Last post:

  • Schlichter, Eva (Sievenpiper) (9)
  • Voelker, Ed (10)
  • Smith, Wellington (11)
  • Bauman, Leona (12)
  • Poales, Henry (back) (13)

Dominion Rubber Company

Duck Enclosure VP

Photograph of a small body of water inside of an enclosure next to tree-lined railway. A duck, two chickens and a coop are included in shot.

Schantz Russell Family

Dominion Rubber club Beavers softball team

File consists of one photograph of a composite photo of the members of the Dominion Rubber club Beavers softball team who were the twin city intermediate softball champions for 1926.

Included in the photo, along with views of Carling's Tropy and the Daily Record Trophy, are: J. Zehr; W. Steinke; K. Gies; J. Morrow; W. Nelson; O Hannenberg; H. Whitney; H. Sosnoki; A.O. Ruppel; A. Schlachter; W. Booth; P. Olinski; W. Lobsinger; M. Brigman; H. Lauber; A. Dahmer; C.H. Stumph.

Dominion Rubber Systems

St. George Street water tower.

File consists of two photographs (plus duplicates) of the water tower on St. George Street in Kitchener, one taken during construction, and one upon completion.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Chicopee Tennis Club.

Group photographs of the Chicopee Tennis Club, probably at annual club events. John Alexander Martin is present in most of the photographs. Three of the photographs are incorporated in two Christmas cards. One photograph was taken at a 1928 Rotary Club picnic at Chicopee.

Martin, John Gartshore

Dominion Rubber Company Ltd. Dominion Tire Factory Rubber Machinery Shop Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

File consists of one fire insurance plan of Dominion Rubber Company Ltd. Dominion Tire Factory and Rubber Machinery Shop. Plan was originally surveyed by Johnson and Higgins, N.Y. June 18, 1926 and was revised September 25, 1930. Plan also includes architectural details about the buildings.

Dominion Rubber Company

Wells.

File consists of photographs of artesian wells. Includes three photographs of Roberts well at the Shoemaker Avenue pumping station; two photographs of well 30A, or the Hartley well, also at Shoemaker Avenue; one photograph of #20 well (location not identified); and one photograph of two boys at the Kelly well (location not identified). The boys are identified on a modern handwritten note as Robert and James Pequegnat.

Pequegnat, Marcel

The Breithaupt Leather Co., April 1930.

Panorama group portrait of Breithaupt Leather Company employees standing in a row, on muddy terrain, outside of the tannery building and office entrance. Most are in caps and several are wearing rubber boots and ankle-length aprons. A building with a bell tower is visible in the background.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Kitchener Water Commission : miscellaneous.

File consists of miscellaneous photographs relating to the Kitchener Water Commission. Includes two photographs of the water commissioners and their wives at a dinner (1960), a photograph of flooding in Bridgeport after Hurricane Hazel (1954), two photographs of Kitchener City Hall taken from the rear (1933), a photograph of [water main construction?] on Queen Street outside of J. E. Wiegand & Co (1937), and a retouched photograph of the Shoemaker Avenue pump house (1935).

Pequegnat, Marcel

Hockey, 1930's : Kaufman Rubber Co. Industrial 'Y' Hockey Champions, 1934-1935.

Three copies of a group portraits of the Kaufman hockey team, seen in uniform.

Back row, left to right: A. Shaefer, M. Kowalski, H. Schaefer, M. Wannamaker, C. Schlote, W. Plomski, E. Wannamaker, J. Frank, C. Steppler, J. Loth.

Middle row, left to right: E. Good, A. Bernhardt, H. Current.

Front row, left to right: I. Weber.

Kaufman Footwear

Bridgeport well.

File consists of photographs of the test wells at Bridgeport (now northeast part of Kitchener).

Pequegnat, Marcel

Layne test well.

File consists of three photographs of the drilling of the Layne test well near the Shoemaker Avenue pump house in Kitchener.

Pequegnat, Marcel

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