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Ephemera : business cards, internal.

Two business cards of Orpheus Moyer Schantz from when he was employed by Carson, Pirie & Company (now Carson, Pirie, Scott & Company). One card is professionally printed and shows the company's office, the other has been hand lettered on a small piece of painted canvas. In 1890 the company became Carson, Pirie & Scott, and in 1904 they moved to the landmark Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Building. Now called Carson's, the company continues to be an important Chicago business.

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Schantz, Christian and family.

One photograph of Christian Schantz, his wife Hannah (nee Paul), five of their children and two dogs in front of their homestead south of Wetaskiwin, Alberta. Excellent photograph of early homestead life. Identification from verso.

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Ephemera : visiting cards.

Five hand lettered visiting cards of Jennie Moyer, Edmund Warren Moyer, Austin Schantz, and Orpheus Moyer Schantz and F.J. Ottmax. The cards of Edmund and Jennie list them as living at 3823 Langley Ave., Chicago. The card of Orpheus and F.J. Ottmax is inscribed "A Happy New Year 1889."

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Unidentified child.

Full body studio portrait of unidentified child seen looking at camera and standing with arm and foot propped on wicker chair.

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[Plan of Kitchener (then Berlin)].

This untitled drawing/plan shows part of the city of Kitchener (then Berlin), several lots bounded by Yonge and Railroad Streets. Includes lot numbers, extensive pencil annotations.

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Schantz, Austin : Colorado.

Snapshots taken between 1917 and 1942 of Austin Schantz and his life in Colorado. The photographs are largely unidentified, although some identifications are present. Includes images of Denver, Colorado during a snowstorm ; Colorado mountains and landscapes ; mining operations ; Christmas and New Years decorations ; animals ; buildings, ; Arthur Schantz at his cabin and holding fish ; as well as unidentified others.

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Unidentified teenager.

Full body studio portrait of an unidentified teenager wearing an outdoor jacket and holding a pair of [knit?] mittens, seen looking off camera.

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Unidentified children.

Upper body studio portrait of two unidentified children wearing matching polka dot outfits and seen looking off camera. They are posed with heads together, one with arm around the shoulders of the other.

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Unidentified woman.

Head and shoulders studio portrait of unidentified woman seen looking directly at camera in hair short bangs and a high bun.

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Unidentified teenager.

Head and shoulder studio portrait of unidentified teenager seen looking off camera and wearing a top with large leg of mutton sleeves.

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Plan.

Plan showing a subdivision of Berlin with 642 lots in three parcels. Includes transparent overlay stencil reflecting the locations of current Kitchener buildings and landmarks.

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Unidentified woman.

Full body studio portrait of unidentified woman seen looking off camera while standing next to a table, holding a document..

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Bowman, Issac Lucius.

One full body studio portrait of Issac Lucius Bowman. Bowman is shown in a long coat with his hand resting on a chair.

Originally in page 31 upper left of album 1.

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Household and personal accounts.

Small volume bound tete-beche meant to record bills payable and bills receivable. Included here is a record of the indebtedness of his brothers Arthur Benjamin Schantz and Austin Tobias Schantz in connection with their ranching and farming venture in Didsbury, Alberta, as well as a record and valuation of horses owned. Expected income from investments and securities is listed. One of two loose papers included is an invoice for a pistol purchased parcel post by Constable Clarke Russell, 1931.

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Fogel, Angeline.

Head and shoulders studio portrait of Angeline Fogel seen looking off camera. She is wearing a lace collard top and a [charm?] choker.

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Fogel, Angeline.

One upper body studio portrait of Angeline Fogel. Identification from album.

Originally on page 25 of album 3.

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Moyer, Ela Bliss.

One upper body studio portrait of Ela Bliss Moyer in collared shirt and tie seen looking at camera.

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Welden Combination : staff.

One image of the employees of Welden Combination of Iowa Falls, Iowa. Identified on the verso are: William Welden (Proprietor & Manager), S.H. Welden (Travelling Salesman), J.L. Welden (Shipping Clerk), Robert Wright, Jr. (Manager Clothing Department), E.R. Stewart (Assistant Manager Clothing Department), Aaron McDonell (Manager Grocery Department), Clint McDonell (Delivery-man), Orpheus Moyer Schantz (Manager Dry Goods Department), Kate Griswold (Stenographer and Typewriter), O.J. Lawson (Fashionable Cutter), J.H. Flemming (Journeyman Coatmaker), George Schade (Pants Maker).

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Ephemera : business cards, external.

Ten business cards collected by Orpheus Moyer Schantz. Businesses include: McLean Armature Works, Chicago ; C.S. Allen family pharmacist, Chicago (business card opens to reveal price list) ; Hathaway, Soule & Harrington, Chicago (advertisement for new fall and winter men's shoes) ; The Butterick Publishing Co. Ltd., Chicago ; Alex M. Rivenburg, D.D.S., Chicago ; Chinese and Japanese Store, Chicago ; The Northern Trust Company Bank, Chicago (with timecard from Chicago to Wilmette on verso) ; J.H. Kelley, agent for O.R. Gilbert & Co., Taxidermy and Furs, Council Bluffs, Iowa ; Blair Union Christian Endeavour Society, annotated by Carrie Belle Blaschke (unfolds to show listing of lectures for the season) ; C.F. Steckleberg, Music Teacher and Soloist, Council Bluff, Iowa. Of interest to note is that C.F. Steckleberg was head of the violin department at University of Nebraska School of Music.

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Map of Manitoba.

Map shows: township boundaries, sectional survey and railways. On verso: Manitoba farming information.

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Moyer family : Christmas dinner.

One group portrait showing the Moyer family having Christmas dinner at Levi Nash Moyer's home in Wilmette, Illinois. From right to left are shown Etta Moyer, Jennie Moyer, Levi Nash Moyer, Charlotte Hays Moyer, unknown, Ela Moyer, unknown, unknown, and Emma Bliss Moyer.

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Notebook.

Small notebook with household accounts, expenses associated with Etta's death and burial, lists of expenses associated with "Baby" and "Dorothy", also "North West Accounts" listing expenses for Tobias and Austin in Alberta.

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Moyer family : Christmas dinner.

One group portrait showing the Moyer having Christmas dinner at Levi Nash Moyer's home in Wilmette, Illinois. From right to left are shown Etta Moyer, Jennie Moyer, Levi Nash Moyer, Charlotte Hays Moyer, unknown, Ela Moyer, unknown, unknown, and Emma Bliss Moyer. Identification from verso.

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Moyer, Mary Emma.

One upper body studio portrait of Mary Emma Moyer seen looking at camera. She is wearing a lace collared top with leg of mutton style sleeves.

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Moyer, Mollie Raymond.

Upper body studio portrait of Mary Elizabeth "Mollie" Moyer, seen looking off camera in a partially beaded, high-collared top.

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Moyer, Mollie Raymond.

Upper body studio portrait of Mary Elizabeth "Mollie" Moyer, seen looking off camera in a partially beaded, high-collared top.

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Schantz, Sophie.

One photograph of Sophie Schantz with her kindergarten class in Chicago. Sophie moved to Chicago to attend the Froebel Association. Identification from verso.

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Eby, Glenn Earl.

Full body studio portrait of Glenn Earl Eby, seen as a small child, standing on a chair, wearing a long gown with lace.

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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.

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Crossley and Hunter.

Studio portrait of evangelists Hugh Crossley and John Hunter. Crossley is seen with legs crossed, looking off camera and paper in left hand. Hunter is seated on the arm of a chair next to him with right arm propped on Crossley's shoulder, looking at camera.

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Schantz, Orpheus Moyer : home.

A photograph of Orpheus Moyer Schantz's home at 4215 West 24th St., Cicero, Illinois. Carrie Flagler Schantz and Ruth Schantz are shown on the porch while Worth Schantz plays on the lawn. Home is no longer standing. Photograph has been hand coloured.

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Bowman family.

Photographs of Hervey Bowman, a house on Church St., Kitchener, and a house on Roland St., Kitchener. Note that the photographs were found with correspondence between Franklin Abram Schantz and Franklin Bowman regarding Hervey Bowman's death.

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Hunsperger, Benjamin : golden wedding anniversary.

Three identical group portraits of the attendees of the golden wedding anniversary of Benjamin Hunsperger and Esther Biehn Hunsperger. The Hunspergers were the parents of Ward Malott White's second wife Ella Amanda Hunsberger. They lived in Westcott Alta, near Didsbury.

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Hunsperger, Benjamin : golden wedding anniversary.

One group portrait of some attendees of the golden wedding anniversary celebrations for Benjamin Hunsperger and Esther Biehn Hunsperger. The Hunspergers were the parents of Ward Malott White's second wife Ella Amanda Hunsberger. They lived in Westcott Alta, near Didsbury.

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Hunsperger, Benjamin : golden wedding anniversary.

Three identical group portraits of the attendees of the golden wedding anniversary of Benjamin Hunsperger and Esther Biehn Hunsperger. The Hunspergers were the parents of Ward Malott White's second wife Ella Amanda Hunsperger. They lived in Westcott Alta, near Didsbury.

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Moyer, Theodore.

One three quarter length studio portrait of Theodore Moyer seen in a suit, with right thumb hooked in vest pocket.

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Morton Park.

A photograph of Orpheus Moyer Schantz's family home called “Morton Park” in Chicago. Seated on the front steps is his wife Carrie Schantz and standing near her are Orpheus and Carrie's children Ruth Schantz and Worth Flagler Schantz.

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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.

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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.

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Notebook.

A notebook kept by Florence Annie Catherine Schantz. The cover is dated Feb. 28, 1908, Didsbury, Alberta and contains hymns transcribed from memory.

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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.

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Ephemera : Wild Flower Preservation Society.

Five identical decal prints from the Wild Flower Preservation Society: Illinois Chapter. The decals say "Enjoy-Do Not Destroy" around the edge and the middle shows a drawing of pink blossoms. The Wild Flower Preservation Society was a branch of the Illinois Audubon Society of which Orpheus Schantz was a board member.

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