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Postcards.

File consists of two unused postcards showing Letchworth State Park in New York and the Administration Building of the State University Teacher's College in Geneseo, New York.

Innis family

Unidentified man.

A portrait postcard of an unidentified man in military uniform from the Bechler family photo album. Stamped on verso by the military censor and dated February 24, 1945. Postcard made in the United States of America.

Bechler family

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

Schneider, Herbert J. family.

Snapshots of Herb and Betty: skiing, fishing, hiking and sailing in New Zealand, Alaska, Austria, Switzerland and Georgian Bay. Includes two postcards, one to Herb from Carl Holman, head brewer for Carlsberg Beer.

Schneider, J.M. family

Familienbriefe: 1954-1958.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Ulrich Sommer and his wife Gisela Sommer’s immigration to Canada with their two children Cornelius Sommer and Angelika Sommer in 1954. Also contains letters confirming Ulrich and Gisela Sommer passed an exam designed for new Canadians that was established by the Government of Ontario’s Department of Education Information Branch. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, children’s drawings, pamphlets, hand-drawn floor plans, wallpaper samples, a cross-stitch sampler, and photographs of family members.

Birthplace of Hon. Mackenzie King, Kitchener, Ont.

Postcard featuring photograph of Mackenzie King standing at the front of his childhood home. He is seen standing with right hand in suit pocket and left on the cope of a walking cane. Top of postcard reads: Birthplace of Hon. Mackenzie King, Kitchener, Ont.

Schneider, J.M. family

Familienbriefe: 1983-1985.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as information related to Angelika Sommer’s partner Gunther (surname unknown) and Cornelius Sommer’s request to his grandmother, Elisabeth Höpken, for a loan of money to buy a house near Toronto, Ontario. Records include letters, greeting cards, and postcards.

Sommer family

Familienbriefe: 1985-1987.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters sent between Gisela Sommer and Ulrich Sommer that were written while Gisela visited her parents in Germany. Of special interest is a letter by Ulrich to Gisela that describes his experience attending Barker Fairley’s birthday celebration at University College in Toronto, Ontario on May 21, 1986. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, funeral invitations, and photographs of family members.

Sommer family