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118th Battalion clippings.

Clipping of an article (ill.) from the October 4, 1966 edition of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record titled "Memento of Kaiser bust given to Pioneer Village" and an undated clipping with caption: "The dunked bust of German emperor was salvaged from mud of Victoria Park lake."

Schneider, Norman Christoph

118th Battalion trooping the colours.

One postcard identified by Norman C. Schneider as the 118th Battalion in Victoria Park, Kitchener, Ont., 1916. Also in this image is a photographer with camera and tripod, preparing to take a picture. This postcard was sent to Floss Ahrens in Kansas City by E. Maude Garner and is stamped and postmarked Kitchener, Oct. 16, 1916.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

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

43 Schneider Avenue, Kitchener, Ont.

A hand drawn floor plan for the Schantz family home located at 43 Schneider Avenue, Kitchener, Ont. This is likely the original floor plan for the house. It is possible that not all of the rooms shown on this floor plan were physically constructed when the house was built.

Schantz Russell Family

50th Anniversary speech.

Consists of Norman C. Schneider's remarks (manuscript, original) to the family on May 20, 1975 at the Charcoal Steak House on the occasion of his 50th wedding anniversary. It includes reminiscences about his family's history: the J.M Schneider home on Courtland Ave., births known as "Lantern night" with family members moving between four homes in a row bringing lanterns and hot water. Also includes a brief background on Ethel Schneider's family and how she came to live next door to Norman's family.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

809 Wellington Street property.

File consists of material relating to the property at 809 Wellington Street in Kitchener, ON; a zone change application and the potential purchase of parts of the property by Northport Landing (Waterloo, ON); and the purchase of parts of the property by First Gulf Development Corporation (Mississauga, ON).

Includes correspondence and memoranda, ms. notes, maps and folded site plans (and some photocopies of same), photocopies of extracts of zoning by-laws, copies of forms, a draft purchase agreement, and other material. Plans depict part 2 of lot 32 and 34, reg. plan 763, reference plan 58R-3130, in the City of Kitchener.

Electrohome

Aerial photograph.

One aerial photograph taken by Norman C. Schneider of the country homes of F.H. Schneider and Henry Krug at Freeport, Ontario.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Ahrens cousins.

Snapshot of Frederick H. Schneider with Ahrens cousins. The group is seen outdoors, seated in a row on top of a picnic table with what may be the Freeport Bridge visible in the background. Left to right: Agnes Law, Fred Schneider, Floss Ahrens, Carl Ahrens, Mabel Ahrens.

Schneider family

Ahrens family.

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

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

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

Front row: Mary.

Schneider family

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 family

Ahrens family home.

Photograph of the exterior of the Ahrens family home at the corner of Benton and Courtland Streets in what is now Kitchener, Ontario. There are several trees in the yard and family members are visible on the lawn and on the porch. Two adults and four children are included in frame. Two of the children are standing with bicycles, one is standing on the porch and another is standing with a buggy with a doll inside.

Schneider 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.

Schneider family

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.

Schneider family

Ahrens, Charles August and Emma.

Postcard photograph of Emma and Charles August Ahrens standing outdoors on September 21, 1917, their 35th wedding anniversary. Both are seen looking off camera in opposite directions and are dressed in wedding attire. Emma is holding a bouquet of flowers.

Schneider family

Ahrens, Charles August and Emma.

Photograph of Emma and Charles August Ahrens, both wearing hats and standing outdoors, in front of a leafy backdrop. Emma is looking at camera with a slight smile on her face and arms at back. Charles is standing to her left, looking off camera with right hand on a [walking stick?].

Schneider family

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.

Schneider family

Ahrens, Florence.

Head and torso studio portrait of Florence Ahrens seen standing next to a floral chair and looking at the camera.

Schneider family

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.

Schneider family

Album 1.

File consists of an album compiled by Ella Anthes Cook, and including some additions probably by Martha Rieder. Includes snapshots of family members and friends and snapshots taken on Ella's trip to Europe, around Ontario, at Felsheim, and on her honeymoon. Includes a family photograph taken at Talmon Henry Rieder's 40th birthday, a snapshot taken when Earl Grey visited Berlin, a snapshot taken at the unveiling of Queen Victoria's monument at Victoria Park, and a photograph by Denton of the interior of Zion Evangelical Church.

Rieder and Anthes family

Album #1.

p. 1-4. Niagara Falls, Buena Vista. Snapshots featuring Norman C. Schneider and Hyalie MacDondald, interspersed with shots of Niaga Falls and the cable car. Other shots of the two men, J. M Schneider and others are taken at Buena Vista, J.M. Schneider's home. Several feature Norman and Hyalie with pipes. Carl Ahrens(?) is also in several shots.
p. 5. Pope Hartford automobile.
p. 6. Schneider family snapshots ca. 1934: Howie sick in bed with nurse, Edith knitting, Keffer family visit, winter play.
p. 8-9. Schneider & Ahrens families at the beach, ca. 1927.
p. 10-11. Norman with a group of boys posed in front of car; Norman, Edith and friends, posed in front of a car; garden arch in winter.
p. 12 Family group on an outing, Norman and Edith with Siegners?), Shupes(?). All dressed in coats and hats, some fur collars, split rail fence.
p. 13-17. family snapshots at 76 Schneider Ave: house and garden exterior, Victoria park in winter, Herb, Howie and Brita, ca. 1934, family group with Emma Siegner.
p. 18. Schneider's(?) girl's baseball team. Women wearing "sailor" pants with two rows of buttons.
p. 19. J.M. Schneider in his office.
p. 19. Family snapshots at 176 Schneider Ave: "Europa Ping Pong, fireplace, Norman and Howie.
p. 20. "The twins, Leonard and Lorraine Pickard."
p. 21. Edith and Little Pal (lacking 1 of 2).
p. 22-23. Winter fun at Freeport, ca. 1934: family with skis, boys on toboggan, posed in front of car.
p. 23. Norman Schneider on the Duchess of Bedford, 1931.
p. 24-25. Family snapshots, 1934: children at Schneider Ave. and at Freeport.
p. 24. Schneiders Christmas boxes? Group of men in front of a store with boxes labelled "Merry Xmas".
p. 26. Herbert and Howie with false noses; Norman in deck chair with blanket and book on the Duchess of Bedford, 1931 (lacking 1 of 3).
p. 27. Norman in front of Cologne Cathedral, Nov., 1934; J.M. Schneider in his office, Dec. 22, 1934.
p. 28-29. Christmas 1934: Christmas tree, presents, Herb, Howie and Brita; Victoria Park 1934: hockey; Mary Jane Keffer, 1933; children on skis (at Freeport?), with unidentified man; J.M. Schneider and Helena with children, J.M. and sister Mary Alles (ther are negatives for these, 2 snaps of 14 lacking).p. 30-33. Keffer family visit (9 of 10 lacking). Includes one shot inside the Keffer home in Germany.
p. 34. Schneider plant, Dec. 1934: plant machinery, shipping Wiltshire sides.
p. 25. Skiing: Chicopee?
p. 36. Freeport cottage: swimming pool (lacking 1 of 2).
p. 37. All photos missing (3), one labelled Lexington Airport picture.
p. 38. Ethel at Freeport Cottage: "Poison ivy day, 1934"; Ethel and Brita, Victoria Park.
p. 39 family skiing at Chicopee, 1934.
p. 40. Family snapshots at 76 Schneider Ave: exterior at dusk; Children seated with Lapsley, Joachimi ladies.
p. 41-42. Schneider Plant: exterior; machinery; men working in office; man with truck "Sam Humphrey, 100,000 miles, 1936"; pigs, cows on ramp; steam shovel digging hole.
p. 44-45. Family snapshots: Schneider and Siegner group snapshots on outings, 1935, Herbert, Howie and Brita in new clothes?; children playing in winter: group shots including four girls in winter coats and leggings, two of boys and toboggan.
p. 46. Children fishing at Freeport, 1935; Norman in a train window, 1934 (lacking 1 of 6).
p. 47. Norman at the Keffer's home in Germany (lacking 1 of 4).
p. 48-54. Skiing at Chicopee: landscape, ski tracks, posed skiiers, skiier jumping with spectators (lacking 3 of 31).
p. 55. Schneider children: birthday party, boys collecting plants.
p. 56-57. Freeport Cottage: children fishing, playing baseball, family group with F.H. Schneider & Siegner families. Includes a shot of Mary Jane Keffer?
p. 58-59. Church of the New Jerusalem, interior and exterior (lacking 3 of 12).
p. 60: Norman, Ethel and Children: group shot at Freeport cottage; spring blooms, men at unidentified property (Sims at Chicopee?). Two of these are groups seen in a gazing ball.
p. 66. Ski Hill at Chicopee (lacking 2 of 3).
p. 62-64. Skiers: groups and individuals, both at Chicopee and elsewhere? Includes one summer shot of men digging ski slope (lacking 1 of 15).
p. 65. Ivan Keffer: winter portrait at Freeport?; Howie missing tooth.
p. 67. Construction photos: men working, shot taken high up (lacking 2 of 4).
p. 71. Horse drawing logs, trees in winter at Freeport?
p. 72-73: Norman Schneider on skis (lacking 2 of 4).
p. 74. Skiers in woods.
p. 75. Skiers in front of fireplace, including Norman Schneider (lacking 1 of 2).
p. 76. Dining room interior (lacking 1 of 2).
p. 77. Little Pal (lacking 1 of 2).
p. 78-80. Schneider stock farm: buildings, creek, boys fishing, collie dog, large tree.
p. 80-82. Spring at 76 Schneider Ave: house exterior, Victoria park entrance and pavilion, daffodils, Howie and Herb with bicycles, Brita with roller skates, group shots of children.
p. 83. Brock Monument and Queenston Heights, May 9, 1937, statue of soldiers labelled "Erie, Pa".
p. 84. Skiiers on grass.
p. 84-85. Keffer family.
p. 85. Norman Schneider with a group: "Europa, 1936".
p. 86-87. Schneider stock farm: family group, boys with pony, cows and large tree.
p. 87. Group of young women, 1936, possibly Schneider employees. They are all dressed for cool weather.
p. 87. Ceremony at Victoria School grounds: platform with speaker, scouts seated in foreground.
p. 88-93. Men's fishing trips (lacking 2 of 21).
p. 94-96. Rotary flag-raising at Chicopee.
p. 97. Norman, F.H. Schneider and Rotary: group portrait with large house in background (Sims home?).
p. 98. Rotary flag raising at Chicopee, 1935.
p. 98-100. Men's shenanigans: men playing outside in costume.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Album #2.

77 photographs, mostly snapshots.
p. 1, 3, 5, 7. "Dutch Company" ski photographs, including one "artistic" shot.
p. 11. Artistic shot of birch trees.
p. 12. Schneider, Norman C. : home at 76 Schneider Ave., Kitchener, Ont. : exterior.
p. 13. Skyscraper.
p. 14. Mrs. Keffer and girl with basin of Boston Terrier puppies. (1 of 2 lacking).
p. 17. "Canada at Work" (1 of 2 lacking).
p. 19. London Bridge?
p. 25. Ski jumping with spectators at Chicopee (1 of 2 lacking).
p. 27 Schneider, Norman C. : family portrait, Oct. 1935.
p. 28. Schneider family portrait : Norman & Ethel, Fred H. and Ella, Walter Siegner and Emma, four unidentified couples, taken in a living room.
p. 34. Canada at Work, 1938.
p. 35. Skiing, Huntsville?
p. 36-38. Schneider family snapshots, J.M. and Helena.
p. 39-39, 41, 43. Snapshots taken in Europe? One shows a border crossing on a path, several of a group of men and a pony.
p. 43-44. Men's fishing trip snapshots (1 of 5 lacking).
p. 46-47. Christmas at 76 Schneider Ave. Includes children with Christmas tree, Herbert, Howie and Don Daub playing with trains in the basement.
p. 48-53. Ski photographs, locations unknown. Includes posed groups, 1938, and candid shots.
p. 55. Church of the Good Shepherd.
p. 56-58. Schneider Stock Farm (2 of 11 lacking). Includes shots of children riding a pony.
p. 59-61. Wedding of unidentified couple. Includes bride and groom in sleigh outside Buena Vista, J.M. Sschneider's home at 272 Queen St. North.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Album #3.

83 photographs. Photograph album, not entirely filled, with material inserted in the front.
p. 1. Kesselring's Woods.
p. 2. CKCR, May 13, 1955.
p. 3. Norman C. Schneider with Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, John Wintermeyer.
p. 4. Schneiders 1944 Girls Softball Team.
p. 5. Ladies of J.M. Schneider Ltd. staff, Aug. 31, 1944.
p. 6. Oskar Radke, Dutxh festival, Market Building, Nov. 23, 1948.
p. 8-19. Norman C. Schneider family snapshots and portraits.
p. 20. Norman and Ethel Schneider with Alberta, Edith, Walter Ahrens and an unidentified couple, Tulsa, Okla., ca. 1948.
p. 21. O.A.C. 1948: Herbert Schneider's graduating class. The photo is dated in pencil on the back as 1946.
p. 22-24. Church of the Good Shepherd, including small portrait of "Don" in uniform, dated England, Jan. 1945.
p. 25. 2 photographs of groups skiing : a) Frederick, Herbert, Howard, Babe Millar, Winston Muschette; b) Herbert, Frederick, Don Daub, Dr. Roy Hemmerich, Howard.
p. 26. Herbert and [?] in a boat in a field.
p. 27: Siegner family weddings : Katherine to Les Faichney, John to Mary Shafer.
p. 28. Rotary flag raising, Chicopee, May 24, 1939.
p. 29-31. Norman C. Schneider family snapshots. Includes cottaging at Honey Harbour, "Shorewood" interior, Freeport cottage and pool, and one snapshot labelled "Oct. 10, 1920", 4 young people with their heads in a wagon wheel, shed and old building in background.
p. 33. Norman C. Schneider's snapshots of a stormy ocean, taken from the bow of a ship (1938) and one postcard.
p. 36. Norman C. Schneider with wood carvings.
p. 38-41: Norman C. Schneider trip snapshots and postcards : Sweden, Poland, Moscow.
p. 43: Tuerk engines: one original, one modern snapshot of the "little Tuerk".
p. 44. certificate of appreciation from St. Mary's General Hospital Building Fund Campaign dated May 12, 1964.
p. 45. Snapshot of child in tub, labelled "The End".

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Alma St. Church meeting.

Group portrait possibly of a meeting of officials of the of Alma Street United Brethren in Christ Church taken outside. Identified on the verso are Rev. S.H. Swartz (centre in front of doors), President Bangs of Huntington College Indiana (front row, 3rd from right), Rev. Stanton, Lautenschlager, Rev. Howe, and Rev. Burton.

Schantz Russell Family

American Hotel, [Tyson's Store, American Block] Corner of King & Queen Streets, ca. 1861 and later..

Copy negatives of American Hotel building block. Two negatives are of a photograph of the exterior of A. Tyson's Grocery on Page 81 of "Berlin today Centennial number in celebration of the old boys' and girls' reunion August, 6th, 7th, 8th, 1906". The third is of a photograph of the exterior of the American Hotel on the page of an unidentified book.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Annex site of Dominion Tire factory.

Photograph of the exterior of the Dominion Tire factory annex site taken from the 3rd floor of the office building. Parked freight cars at the end of the building, three workers, and a partial view of the cooling pond are included in frame.

Dominion Rubber Company

Anthes Manufacturing Company : employees under factory sign.

Mounted photograph of employees standing in a row, posed for the camera, at the side front of the Anthes Manufacturing Company building under a painted sign that reads: "The Anthes Mfg. Co. of Berlin. Limited." J.I. Frank Anthes is visible standing in a doorway behind the employees at right.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes Manufacturing Company : factory.

Photograph of the exterior of a corner of the Anthes Manufacturing Company of Berlin seen from across a dirt road. Clusters of trees are visible next to the building and at right in what may be an adjoining lot.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes siblings.

Studio portrait of the Anthes siblings. Carrie and Martha are seen standing behind Lydia, Ella and Frank seated.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes siblings.

Two copies of a full body studio portrait of the Anthes siblings seen looking at camera. Frank is seen at centre, seated in an ornate, high-backed arm chair with (left to right) Martha and Carrie standing and Lydia and Ella seated on either side of the chair.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, Ella and [Frieda?].

Studio portrait of Ella Anthes and Frieda [?]. Ella is seen looking at camera and Frieda, seen in partial profile, is looking off camera. Both are dressed in high-collar tops with leg of mutton sleeves.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, Ella and [Frieda?].

Studio portrait of Ella Anthes and Frieda [?]. Ella is seen looking at camera and Frieda, seen in partial profile, is looking off camera. Both are dressed in high-collar tops with leg of mutton sleeves.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, J.I. Frank.

Four copies of a head and torso studio portrait of J.I. Frank Anthes dressed in a suit and seen looking off camera.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, J.I. Frank.

Two copies of a three-quarter length studio portrait of J.I. Frank Anthes seated with a role of paper in hand and looking at the camera.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, J.I. Frank.

Head and shoulders studio portrait of J.I. Frank Anthes seen looking off camera. The image has been altered so that Anthes is shown in a scroll.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, John S.

Full body studio portrait of John S. Anthes standing next to a side table with a hat on top. Anthes is seen looking at the camera, arms at sides.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, John S. family.

Studio portrait of John S. (seated left) and Lydia Anthes (seated right) with their children. Ella and Martha are seen posed between their parents with siblings (left to right) John, Louisa, and Carrie standing at back.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, John S. family.

Photograph of the extended Anthes family outdoors during a picnic at Bridgeport on the occasion of John and Lydia Catherine Anthes' 42nd wedding anniversary. The group is seen standing and seated along the length of a bench and "Bowling Alley" sign is visible in the background at right.

Adults in back row: Cyrena Anthes, John Isaac Anthes holding an unidentified infant, Carrie Breithaupt holding an unidentified infant, John S. Anthes, Lydia Catherine Anthes, Emeline Rieder, Talmon Rieder, Peter Rieder, Ella Anthes, Martha Rieder, and Louisa Breithaupt.

Children in front row: ?, John Edward Breithaupt, ?, Frieda Breithaupt, Louise Breithaupt with possibly Esther Breithaupt, Walter Breithaupt and Fred Breithaupt (likely incorrect).

Anthes, John S., Lydia and Ella.

Two copies of a full body studio portrait of (left to right) John S. Anthes, Ella Cook and Lydia Anthes. John is seen in partial profile, seated in an ornately carved arm chair. Ella and Lydia are seen standing next to John, looking at the camera with arms crossed at each other's back.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, Lydia and daughters.

Studio portrait of Lydia Anthes with daughters Ella Cook, Martha Rieder, Louisa Breithaupt and Carrie Breithaupt. Ella and Martha are seen standing, with Louisa and Carrie seated on either side of Lydia. Only Lydia and Louisa are looking toward the camera.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, Lydia and daughters.

Studio portrait of Lydia Anthes (centre) with daughters (left to right) Carrie Breithaupt, Martha Rieder, Ella Cook, and Louisa Breithaupt. Only Martha and Ella are seen looking toward camera.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, Lydia and daughters.

Two copies of a studio portrait of Lydia Anthes with daughters Louisa Breithaupt, Ella Cook, Martha Rieder and Carrie Breithaupt. Louisa and Ella are seen standing, with Lydia, Martha and Carrie seated at front. Only Ella, Lydia and Carrie are looking toward the camera.

Rieder and Anthes family

Architectural drawings for the Berlin Y.M.C.A.

  • SCA303-GA339
  • Collection
  • 1895

File consists of three architectural drawings of the building of the Berlin [Kitchener] Y.M.C.A. at 22 Queen Street North. Includes a side elevation, main and upper floor plans, and details of the locker room.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

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