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Victoria Park, Berlin, Ontario.

One panoramic postcard showing portions of Victoria Park, Berlin (Kitchener), Ontario including the lake and Roos Island. Unidentified male and female walkers and canoeists are visible in the photograph. The background also depicts residences, churches and industrial buildings in an area of Berlin (Kitchener), Ontario surrounding the park.

Schantz Russell Family

Gribble family.

Studio portrait of [Mary Harriet Gribble] with her grandchildren Elsie Snider and Ralph Snider, the children of Faith Gribble and William Snider. She is shown looking down at newborn Elsie, held on her lap, while Ralph, about three years of age, stands next to them, looking over shoulder off camera.

Schantz Russell Family

Unidentified: group portrait in Waterloo Park?: Waterloo, Aug. 11, 1907.

Group portrait of people gathered for an outdoors event. In the foreground are men and women sitting on makeshift benches, in the background are several individuals on a podium with a large lectern, surmounted by an arbour of branches. The whole group is in a wooded area. The photograph is annotated on the back: "Waterloo, Ont., Aug. 11/07" with a monogram, possibly CKR[itzer?]. It is possible the photograph commemorates an event connected to the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of the Village of Waterloo in 1857.

Company of Neighbours

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."

Dare Foods Limited

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.

Dare Foods Limited

Clement, Edwin Perry.

File consists of three photographs and six negatives showing the residence of Edwin Perry Clement at 51 Benton St., Kitchener. The photographs show the house before and after a sunroom was added, as well as the belvedere. As well, the file consists of four miscellaneous negatives showing a sailboat, a woman in a fur coat and a child in a box.

Clement Bowlby Family

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.

Dare Foods Limited

Fire Hall, Berlin, Ont., Canada.

Copy negative of a postcard of the Berlin Fire Hall with two horse drawn wagons out front. File also includes caption notes for other photos in series titled BERLIN FIREHALL.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

R. Forbes & Co. Ltd. film

  • SCA316-GA352
  • Fonds
  • [191-]

File consists of one film reel showing the exterior and operations of the R. Forbes Co. woollen mill in Hespeler (Cambridge), Ontario. The mill would later become the Dominion Woollen and Worsted Mill.

R. Forbes & Co. Ltd.

Fennell, Patricia Grace.

File consists of one upper body studio portrait of Patricia Grace Fennell as a child. Inscription reads "Patricia Fennel aged 2 years & 9 months."

Bowlby Boyd Family

Canadian Consolidated Rubber buildings.

File consists of a leather bound photograph album of buildings owned by the Canadian Consolidated Rubber Company. The photographs are mounted in linen and include images of: Dominion Tire, Berlin [Kitchener]; The Kimmel Felt Co. Limited, Berlin [Kitchener]; Berlin Felt Boot Co. Limited, Berlin [Kitchener]; The Elmira Felt Co. Limited, Elmira; The Canadian Rubber Company of Montreal Limited, Montreal; The Granby Rubber Company Limited, Granby; The Maple Leaf Rubber Company Limited, Port Dalhousie; The Merchant's Rubber Company Limited, Berlin [Kitchener];
*Dominion Rubber Company Limited. St. Jerome.

Dominion Rubber Company

Walking party.

File consists of three snapshots showing a walking party at Chicoppee. Members of the party include: Frederick Bowman Kelly, Florence Grace Clement, Dorothy Pierson [?], Freida Kathleen Boyd Heefer, Blanche Mildred Clement Kelly, Clayton Snyder, Vera Bonnell [?], Norah Smythe, Sophie Dewitt, Pete N[?], Edwin Oliver Clement, Eddie Hewitt.

Clement Bowlby Family

Tobacco shop: interior.

Photo shows interior of Strum Brother's Tobacco and Barber, with five men, a spittoon, a stuffed raccoon, and a moose head. John Simpson is on the far right in his firefighter uniform. As well, a print of Seagram's King's Plate winners is visible in the top right corner. John Simpson is listed as a member of the Waterloo Fire Department in the 1913 Vernon Directory, but does not appear in the 1927 directory.
Strum Brothers Tobacco and Barber shop located on King Street just south of the railway tracks in 1913 Vernon Directory.

Company of Neighbours

Berlin Rescue and Hose Co.: Horse-drawn in front of Frederick St. Firehall.

Copy negative of a torn and taped photograph of members of the Rescue and Hose Co. on, and in front of, a horse drawn wagon. Corresponding caption from caption list in file 9 reads: "2) Berlin Rescue & Hose Co horse drawn in front of Fred St. firehall." Annotations on one of the reference prints in file read: "Scharlach, Charles [Loelu?], [Uhrig?], Timms, Dan Boettger, John Rhodes, Frank Seebert."

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Facilities : Plant 2 : Victoria Street, Kitchener.

File consists of eight photographs of the Electrohome plant at 480 Victoria Street North in Kitchener (Plant 2). Includes aerial photographs, and a photograph of the construction of an addition to the plant.

Electrohome

Dominion Tire.

File consists of photographs of the exterior of the Dominion Tire building on Strange Street in Kitchener, and the surrounding area. Surrounding area photographs seem to be taken from the top of the factory.

Dominion Rubber Company

Picnic at Waterloo Park.

This photograph shows a group of Waterloo merchants/businessmen picnicking at Lexington Flats. Wooden table and benches can be seen and dishes and bottles on the table.
Left to right; (?), Albert Hergott, (?), (?), (?), (?), David Kuntz, (?), (?), (?), John Koehler, Edward F. Seagram, Daniel "Biddle" Bohlender.

Company of Neighbours

Kolb children.

Studio portrait of Grace Evelyn Kolb, aged 8 years, 8 days, seated, holding Raymond Oliver Kolb, aged 1 year on lap. Evelyn is seen with has large ribbons in her hair and Raymond is holding a sprig of greenery.

Schantz Russell Family

Busy Berlin map poster.

File consists of one reprint of the Busy Berlin map of 1912. The map was reprinted in 1989 at 69% of the original size by the Kitchener Public Library.

Kaufman Family

Dominion Tire blueprints.

File consists of one blueprint for the Dominion Tire factory on Strange Street in Kitchener. Blueprint shows the front and side elevations. Design by Albert Kahn, architects.

Dominion Rubber Company

Dominion Tire powerhouse blueprints.

File consists of one blueprint for the powerhouse for the Dominion Tire factory on Strange Street in Kitchener. Blueprint shows the front elevation and floor plan. Design by Albert Kahn, architects.

Dominion Rubber Company

Shoemaker Avenue pumping station and reservoir construction.

File consists of three mounted copies of a photograph of the construction of an in-ground concrete reservoir at the Shoemaker Avenue pump house. Photograph shows 12 men (probably including the water commissioners) in the distance standing beind the excavated construction site.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Merner, Elizabeth and family : group portrait.

File consists of a photograph of Elizabeth Merner (nee Young) with her family, including children and grandchildren, taken at her home on Main Street in New Hamburg, Ontario.. Included in the photograph are Peter Rieder and Emeline Rieder (nee Merner), as well as some of their children. The people in the photograph are numbered and pasted to the bottom of the mount is a piece of paper identifiying the people by number.

Rieder and Anthes family

Dominion Tire machinery.

File consists of photographs of machinery in the Dominion Tire factory on Strange Street in Kitchener. Some photographs include captions describing the machinery and its purpose.

Dominion Rubber Company

Dominion Tire.

File consists of photographs of exterior and in situ shots of the Dominion Tire factory on Strange Street in Kitchener.

Dominion Rubber Company

Edward Street water tower.

File consists of a mounted photograph of the water tower on Edward Street (now Duke Street) in Berlin (now Kitchener).

Pequegnat, Marcel

Dominion Tire machinery.

File consists of photographs of machinery in the Dominion Tire factory on Strange Street in Kitchener. The photographs are glued to photo album pages and some feature detailed captions describing the machinery and its purpose.

Dominion Rubber Company

Dominion tire management staff.

File consists of one photograph of the management staff of the Dominion Tire factory. Photograph was taken October 1913 at Essex Studio in Preston, Ontario.

Includes:

  • Anthes, John Isaac Franklin
  • Kabel, E.C.
  • Welkin, H.E.
  • Gerbig, Julius
  • Copland, R.Y.
  • Voelker, Ed
  • Wood, Dr
  • Gruenawald, William A.

Dominion Rubber Company

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.

Dare Foods Limited

Westmount prospectus.

File consists of material relating to the Westmount development in Waterloo. Includes a prospectus (Realty Pointers: Westmount, "The Development Beautiful") prepared by Beck & Eisenbach (Berlin, ON) containing a plan of Westmount; and a photograph of a topographical landscape painting showing Berlin, Waterloo, and Westmount, prepared by Gibson Catlett, Real Estate Landscape Paintings (Calgary, AB). The plan in the prospectus contains ms. annotations.

Rieder and Anthes family

Dominion Tire factory and workers

File consists of one photograph of employees of Dominion Tire going home from work with a few houses and the Dominion Tire factory visible in the background. File includes a typed caption, likely used as part of a display, that reads: "Going home from work (field in foreground is now parking lot)."

Dominion Rubber Systems

Dominion Tire factory

File consists of one photograph of the front elevation Dominion Tire factory. The factory appears to have been recently built as in the foreground piles of dirt and construction materials can be seen.

Dominion Rubber Systems

RMS history photos.

File consists of photographs of the products, facilities, and people of RMS from 1918 until the late 1960's or early 1970's. Includes photographs of the products manufactured at RMS; photographs of the RMS facilities, including interior and exterior shots, as well as some photographs taken at other Uniroyal facilities (e.g. St. Jerome, Elmira); and photographs (including group portraits) of employees in various departments, such as office staff, engineering & drafting, tool makers, and the operating council, and employees at work.

Some photographs were taken for use in company publications and sales and marketing material. File also includes some contact prints and one page of ms. notes. Some photographs include ms. annotations on verso. Some duplicate photographs are present.

Rubber Machinery Shops

Dominion Tire factory

File consists of one photograph showing the front elevation of the Dominion Tire factory. The factory appears to have just been finished being built and in the foreground mounds of dirt and building materials can be seen.

Dominion Rubber Systems

Clement, William Pope.

File consists of four photographs showing the home of William Pope Clement and wife Muriel Alberta Kerr Clement at 71 Heins Ave., Kitchener, Ont. The home was built for them by Mr. Frank.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clement, Janie Elizabeth Bowlby.

File consists of two identical informal portraits of Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement at the wedding of her son William Pope Clement to Muriel Alberta Kerr, June 23, 1915 at Courtland Ave. E. Kitchener, Ont.

Clement Bowlby Family

White, Dorothy with Anna Moyer and unidentified woman.

One snapshot photograph of an unidentified woman with Dorothy White and Anna Moyer at Victoria Park, Kitchener. The women are shown standing in front of the water and the photograph is in a large paper frame with a pipe cleaner for hanging. The frame reads "With best wishes: Days of the year" in an Eastern style font. Location identified from verso.

Schantz Russell Family

Dominion Tire Company factory : album.

File consists of an album containing photographs of the construction of the Dominion Tire Company manufacturing plant in Berlin. Includes photographs of the construction process, the surrounding land, the interior and exterior during construction, equipment in the tire manufacturing prices, etc., as well as photographs of unidentified men in offices and a photograph of Talmon Henry Rieder.

Rieder and Anthes family

118th Parade at King and Queen from old film, turning onto King.

Copy negative of clip from film of the 118th Battalion marching band traveling down a city street while playing instruments. Hanging signs for Staebler Insurance, Lockhart's Garage and Dominion Cafe are visible in the background. Caption accompanying negative reads: "6) 118th parade at King and Queen from old film turning onto King."

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Clement, David Ward.

File consists of three photographs showing David Ward Clement and friends Carl Spahr Berlet and Alf Stewart in their First World War uniforms the year he went overseas.

Clement Bowlby Family

Dominion Tire staff.

File consists of one photograph of Dominion Tire staff, seen wearing hats and coats, standing on the front steps of the factory.

Dominion Rubber Company

Employees.

File consists of a 1939 group photograph of Greb Shoe Company employees, a photograph of an employees sports team (baseball?), and two snapshots of employees in a cafeteria and playing horseshoes outside a Greb plant. File also includes a modern reproduction of a group photograph of Greb Shoe Company employees, [ca. 1917?] standing outside of the Queen Street South location; reproduction is printed on cardstock and taped to a mat.

Greb Industries Limited

Kitchener Natatorium.

File consists of three photographs of the Kitchener Natatorium and its locker rooms. Talmon Henry Rieder played a role in the construction of the natatorium, located on King Street.

Rieder and Anthes family

Augustine, Edna Louise and Albert William Augustine : wedding.

A portrait of Edna Louise Augustine (nee Kaufman and Albert William Augustine along with their wedding party on their wedding day on August 22, 1918. They were married at Zion Evangelical Church in Kitchener, Ontario.

Left to right: Louis O. Breithaupt (1st cousin), Walter T. Barrie (friend), Edward J. Breithaupt (1st cousin), Albert William Augustine, Edna Louise Kaufman, Laurine C. Augustine (sister of Albert William Augustine), bridesmaid unknown, Helen Kaufman (flower girl, daughter of Jean and Alvin R. Kaufman).

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Augustine, Edna Louise and Albert William Augustine : wedding.

A portrait of Edna Louise Augustine (nee Kaufman and Albert William Augustine along with their wedding party on their wedding day on August 22, 1918. They were married at Zion Evangelical Church in Kitchener, Ontario.

Left to right: Louis O. Breithaupt (1st cousin), Walter T. Barrie (friend), Edward J. Breithaupt (1st cousin), Albert William Augustine, Edna Louise Kaufman, Laurine C. Augustine (sister of Albert William Augustine), bridesmaid unknown, Helen Kaufman (flower girl, daughter of Jean and Alvin R. Kaufman).

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Schantz family.

One 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.

Schantz Russell Family

Production : mounted photographs.

File consists of mounted photographs of the interior of the Greb Shoes factory, showing employees at work on footwear production lines. File also includes a photograph of Erwin Greb in the Greb Shoes office, adjoining the factory on Queen Street in Kitchener.

Greb Industries Limited

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

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