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Scene Outside Kitchener Market, ca. 1890's?

Copy print, taken on the other side of the building shown in GA92-9-73, showing what is possibly a weigh scale for wagons. The domed building is the town hall and the light coloured building in the background is the Kitchener Hotel.

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John Roat's Commercial Hotel After Fire, Site of the Walper Hotel, ca. 1892.

Copy negatives from an old photograph ang Page 255 of W. V. Uttley's book "A history of Kitchener, Ontario" (1975). Taken by Sebastian Fischer, the photo is of John Roat's Commercial Hotel, at the corner of Queen and King, following a fire. One of the negatives includes a photograph of the first ambulance with nurses. Also included in the file are typed captions about the hotel and the ambulance that read:

"John Roat's Commercial Hotel after fire

site of Walper

destroyed 1892, after the fire, site bought
by Abel Walper of Zurich, Ont

sign says Livery Stable

(see Uttley History of Kit ..page 255)

2) same pic from book

3) same pic /with first ambulance
& nurses..."

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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.

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Berlin Fire Brigade, Throwing Stream Over St. Paul's Church.

Copy negative of Page 78 of Twentieth Century Number of Busy Berlin showing fire brigade in action at St. Paul's Lutheran Church on Queen St. and a partial view of group portrait. Fire brigade caption reads: "Berlin Fire Brigade (Throwing steam over St. Paul's Church)". Group portrait caption reads: "Another Group of Travellers. W. G. Cleghorn, I. S. K. Weber, A. K. Dunke, J. Voelker, and L. Stuebing."

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Circus Parade, King. St. near Water.

Two copy negatives of old photographs. One shows elephants walking double file down a dirt road beside [electric railway?] tracks headed by two single elephants with ladies riding on top. The negative is annotated: "Circus Parade. King St. near Water St. 1904." The other, taken from the same position, shows uniform wearing [firemen?] horseback riding a double file down a dirt road while carrying flags that read: "Fighting the Flames".

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Circus Parade, King Near Benton.

Copy negatives of elephants walking down city streets. The first is of an old photograph of elephants walking down a city street captioned: "Circus Day in Berlin". Caption accompanying negative reads: "1) Circus Day in Berlin nr p/o at Benton." The second is of elephants walking down a city street, taken from behind, while passing the Market Hotel accompanied by a caption that reads: "5) circus parade king near benton 1904". File also includes caption notes for the next 6 files in series titled PARADES.

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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.

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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."

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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."

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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."

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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?)."

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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.

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