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Schneider family collection. Ontario
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Ahrens Pottery.

Clippings, correspondence, manuscript notes related to Ahrens Pottery in Paris, Ontario.

Schneider, J.M. family

Ahrens Shoe Co. staff.

One group portrait of Ahrens Shoe Co. staff taken outside at the factory on Queen St. S., Berlin, Ont. Includes 28 people, men and women, some holding shoes. There are also shoes displayed in front of the group. The three men in the centre of the front row are identified as Henry Ahrens, Mr. Bornhold, and Charles Ahrens. The boy on the end is identified as Fred Ahrens.

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Ahrens and Schneider families at Lake Huron.

Two copies of an informal group portrait taken at Grand Bend or Southampton, with cottage visible in background.
Back row, left to right: Lotte (Ahrens) Shupe, Emma (Hirshey) Ahrens, J.M. Schneider, Charles A. Ahrens, Norman C. Schneider.
front row, left to right: Stella Daniels, Emma Schneider, Ella Daniels, Floss Ahrens.

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Ahrens cousins.

One snapshot of, left to right from centre, Florence, Carl and Lottie Ahrens with two unidentified people at left sitting on a picnic table, Freeport Bridge [?] in background.

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Ahrens family home.

One photograph of the Ahrens family home at the corner of Benton St. and Courtland Ave. while under construction. Two unidentified people are standing next to the house with piles of wood and debris visible in the foreground.

Schneider, J.M. family

Ahrens family.

Studio portrait of the Ahrens sisters seen standing and seated in front of a decorative backdrop. Includes identifications:

Back row, left to right: Carrie, Laura, Emma.

Middle row, left to right: Helena, Louise, Minnie.

Front row: Mary.

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Ahrens, Aunt.

Head and torso studio portrait of an unidentified Ahrens family member seen looking off camera, seated next to a table, with left hand on top of closed book.

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Ahrens, Charles August and family.

Photograph of Charles August Ahrens and family in front of their first home on Courtland Ave. in what was then Berlin, Ontario.

Left to right: Charles August Ahrens, his wife Emma, children Lottie and Fred, and Martin Nagel.

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Ahrens, Florence : family.

Envelope of snapshots labelled "Miss Ahrens". The photographs include: Mabel and Bill Picard wedding (4 snapshots, Mabel and Bill Pickard, Norman Schneider, Florence Ahrens); Emma Ahrens and Walter Siegner wedding,1920 (2 snapshots); "Mac" Macdonald and Edith Ahrens wedding (1 snapshot); Ahrens cottage at Grand Bend called "Berlin" (1 snapshot); Church of the Good Shepherd interior (1 snapshot); grape farm near St. David's (2 snapshots); many unidentified friends (15 snapshots); Hebert J. Schneider (1 snapshot). The negatives are of an unidentified golfer and an unidentified family group.

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Birth, marriage, will and cemetery papers.

Birth, Marriage, Will and Cemetery papers related to Alfred Gofton and family. They include:
1. Birth certificate for wife Charlotte Braun;
2. Marriage certificate for Alf Gofton and Charlotte Braun dated June 6, 1923;
3. Will of Elizabetha Schneider dated Jan. 10, 1905 naming John Metz and Albert B. Schneider as executors;
4. Receipts for perpetual care at Mount Hope Cemetery from the 1930s

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Braun family plot.

Contains 2 snapshots of the Braun family plot in Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener Ontario. Alfred Schneider Gofton's wife was Charlotte Braun. Includes a photocopy of an obituary for Heinrich Braun in German, and translated into English.

Schneider, J.M. family

Freeport : homes.

Ten snapshots of Norman C. Schneider's homes at Freeport, Ont. Six are of the summer home ca. 1938-1940 and include one snapshot of Emmie Anthes beside a 1937 Humber. Four are of the home built later on the same site, ca. 1960.

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Gardner, Lorna.

1 snapshot of Lorna Gardner (daughter of John A. White Jr.) at a table with Marion Gofton and Edith MacPhail, and 1 snapshot of Lorna Gardner in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Kitchener.

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Gofton, Alfred.

Head and shoulders studio portrait of Alfred Gofton seen looking at the camera, dressed in a suit and tie.

Schneider, J.M. family

Grand Bend, Ont. : group at a dance.

One informal group portrait of a number of young people, posed indoors at a dance hall in Grand Bend, Ont. This was sent as a postcard from Norman Schneider to Emma Schneider, postmarked Aug. 10, 1914: "Dear Emma, Don't know whether you have seen this. Had a grand dance Sat. eve. and the floor was crowded. Lots of pretty girls up here so of course I am having a good time. Norm."

Schneider, J.M. family

Lapsley home on Courtland Avenue.

Contains two snapshots of Clara Lapsley's house, on Courtland Avenue [Kitchener], with Clara Lapsley [?] standing on the steps, and a 1937 Buick outside of the house. Note on verso: "Grandma Lapsley's last house. Sold to Henry and Annie Bergen."

Schneider, J.M. 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.

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Schneider family : group at Southampton.

Informal group portrait taken at Southampton. Some identifications provided.

  • Ahrens, Florence, 1891-1982
  • MacPhail, Edith Louise Schneider
  • Schneider, Ethel Lapsley, 1894-1988
  • MacPhail, Gord
  • Anthes, Emma
  • Daniels, Lilian
  • Schneider, Norman C.
  • Schneider, Herbert John Jr.

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Schneider, Ethel Lapsley.

Snapshots from a birthday party for Ethel Lapsley Schneider, held at Betty and Herb Schneider's apartment in Waterloo. Includes identifications of the following people: Ethel Lapsley Schneider, Betty Schneider, Nancy McBride, Edith Schneider MacPhail, Irm Hagen, Emma Schneider Signer, Edith Ahrens Macdonald, Grace Lasso, and Pearl Schneider.

Schneider, J.M. family

Schneider, Ethel Lapsley.

Snapshot of the burial of Ethel Lapsley Schneider at Woodland Cemetery in Kitchener. Identified are Betty Schneider, Nancy, Chelsea, Bryce, and Reverend Eric Allison.

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Schneider, J.M. : cottage at Southampton.

Photographs relating to the Schneider cottage at Southampton, Ont. One is of the cottage "Hurona" ca. 1930. Two are snapshots of paintings and one is a view of Southampton's main street.

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Schneider, Johann Christoph : farm.

Modern copy of a photograph showing Johann Christoph Schneider's farm in the Highland Rd-Lawrence Ave. area of Kitchener, ca. 1900. Includes a copy print, 13 x 18 cm.

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