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Greb Shoes, 1960s (file 1 of 2).

File consists of press clippings and other material relating to Greb Industries and Greb Shoes during the 1960s, and Charles E. Greb's tenure as manager of the Winnipeg plant. Includes news releases, correspondence, footwear price lists, product tags, a memorandum to retail customers, ts. speeches by Charles E. Greb and J.D. Campbell (vice-president, marketing), and other documents.

Press clippings also relate to local history and news in Kitchener-Waterloo, the death of politician Maitland Steinkopf (also founder of Canada West Shoe Manufacturing Company), and GGD advertising agency (used by Greb). Photographs are of men and women wearing Greb footwear, Hush Puppies displays, an unidentified event attended by Harry and Arthur Greb, and Charles E. Greb awarding Best in Show at the K-W Kennel Club.

Greb Industries Limited

Greb Shoes, 1960s (file 2 of 2).

File consists of press clippings and other material relating to Greb Industries and Greb Shoes during the 1960s, and Charles E. Greb's tenure as manager of the Winnipeg plant. Includes news releases, correspondence, footwear price lists, product tags, a memorandum to retail customers, ts. speeches by Charles E. Greb and J.D. Campbell (vice-president, marketing), and other documents.

Press clippings also relate to local history and news in Kitchener-Waterloo, the death of politician Maitland Steinkopf (also founder of Canada West Shoe Manufacturing Company), and GGD advertising agency (used by Greb). Photographs are of men and women wearing Greb footwear, Hush Puppies displays, an unidentified event attended by Harry and Arthur Greb, and Charles E. Greb awarding Best in Show at the K-W Kennel Club.

Greb Industries Limited

Facilities : Murawsky Furniture Company building.

File consists of seven photographs (plus duplicates) of the Murawsky Furniture Company building at 152 Shanley Street in Kitchener, which became Electrohome Plant 4 ca. 1954. Includes aerial photographs.

Electrohome

Facilities : negatives.

File consists of ten negatives of Plant 1 (283 Duke Street), Plant 2 (480 Victoria Street North), the Murawsky Furniture Company building (152 Shanley Street, became Plant 4), the Caya Buiding (130 Weber Street West), and the Pequegnat Building (Duke and Frederick Streets, location of Technical Products Division).

Electrohome

Facilities : Plant 3 : 809 Wellington Street, Kitchener.

File consists of one photograph of Carl A. Pollock and others at the 1956 ground-breaking ceremony for the Electrohome plant at 809 Wellington Street North in Kitchener (Plant 3), two photographs of the 1962 expansion during construction, and three photographs of the plant after the expansion. File also includes an artist's sketch of the plant and a memorandum.

Electrohome

Facilities : Plant 5 : Greb building on Mansion Street.

File consists of two photographs of the Greb Shoe Company building on Mansion and Chestnut Streets in Kitchener, purchased by Electrohome in [1956?]. One of the photographs has been retouched by hand to show anticipated changes to the building.

Electrohome

Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge.

File consists of photographs, snapshots, and negatives of buildings around Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge. Includes images of the intersection at King and Frederick Streets in Kitchener, the Dana Porter Library at the University of Waterloo, the interior of the Waterloo City Centre at 100 Regina Street South, Cambridge Place, and the Cambridge campus of Conestoga College.

Electrohome

Miscellaneous : historic.

File consists of seven photographs and ephemera. Includes two mounted photographs taken on the streets of Berlin (Kitchener), including a shot of the Berlin market, town hall, and post office, a photograph of Alex Welker in his LeRoy car, a group portrait of students at Lady Belle [school?], a photograph of the interior of one of Electrohome's plants, and other photographs. File also includes a Christmas card from Elizabeth Pollock to John Koegler, and a page removed from a printed souvenir album containing a picture of C.E. Hoffman's button and suspender factory on Queen Street in Kitchener.

Page is annotated: "Pollock Mfg. Co. - 1908-1909 / upper floor - now SW corner Queen & Charles". File probably belonged to John Koegler.

Electrohome

Pollock, Carl A.

File consists of photographs and snapshots of Carl A. Pollock at various meetings, events, and presentations, and posing at his desk and on the plant floor. Includes photographs taken at the Winnipeg and Vancouver showrooms, a photograph with D. Lowater and two executives from Lima, Peru, several candid snapshots, and a photograph of a sculpted bust of Carl A. Pollock. File also includes memoranda with descriptions of two photographs.

Electrohome

Sunwapta meeting.

File consists of 57 snapshots taken at an event in Alberta, probably relating to the purchase of Sunwapta Broadcasting and/or an annual meeting. Some photographs include identification on verso. Includes photographs of Edmonton mayor Jan Reimer, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture Don Mazankowski, Alberta Culture and Multicultural Minister Doug Main, and John A. Pollock, William McGregor, and Bruce Cowie of Electrohome. Some photographs were envelopes labelled "totem", "staff", and "C.O." Duplicate photographs may be present.

Electrohome

Sales representative reward program : trip to Quebec : 1994 (file 1 of 2).

File consists of material relating to the planning, coordination, and publicity for the sales incentive trip to Quebec City and Montreal in 1994 for Projection Systems sales representatives. Includes correspondence and memoranda (some faxed), completed registration forms, ms. notes, tourism brochures, edited draft versions of the travel itinerary and information booklet, print-outs of presentation slides, snapshots of hotel facilities, draft versions of a video script advertising the trip, copies of the trip logo, and other material.

Electrohome

Projection Systems application photographs.

File consists of photographs, transparencies, and slides depicting Electrohome Projection Systems products and their applications in various corporations and organizations. Applications pictured include: CSX Transportation Control Center (Jacksonville, FL), Canadian Embassy (Tokyo, Japan), Rochester Gas and Electric (Rochester, NY), Thames River Water System (London, UK), National Bowling Stadium (Reno, NV), the Barcelona Stock Exchange (Spain), and others.

Electrohome

Publicity : 1982-1983 (file 1 of 2).

File consists of material relating to public relations activities for the years 1982 and 1983. Includes news releases, memoranda, copies of form letters to employees and dealers from John A. Pollock, product photographs with typed cutlines, typed remarks by John A. Pollock given at the 1982 annual meeting, the first issue of the newsletter Electrohome World, and press kits for Electrohome Electronics, Deilcraft furniture, and the 1982 annual meeting.

File also includes a portfolio from the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce (Morristown, TN) containing news releases about Electrohome's purchase of a production facility there and 16 photographs of the plant during construction.

Electrohome

Martin Marietta application story : April, 1991.

File consists of material relating to the writing and publication of an application case history about the the use of Electrohome's ECP 4000 projectors at Martin Marietta space launch systems interactive demonstration centre (Denver, CO). Includes correspondence and memoranda (some faxed), edited draft and final typed versions of story outlines and of articles (some faxed), ms. notes, a photograph of the projection system at the demonstration centre, and other information about Martin Marietta.

Electrohome

Calgary branch : official opening of new location.

File consists of seven photographs (plus duplicates) taken at the official opening of the new location of the Electrohome branch in Calgary, AB. Includes photographs of Carl A. Pollock cutting the ribbon and posing with Western sales staff. File also includes a press clipping.

Electrohome

Plants and product testing facilities.

File consists of photographs and negatives of Electrohome plants and product testing facilities. Includes photographs of the Morristown, TN, plant; the Electrohome (U.S.A.) Inc. branch in Ontario, CA; an aerial photograph of Plant 10 (Cambridge, ON); and photographs of employees testing television and video monitors. One photograph has been mounted on board and retouched.

Electrohome

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

Northport Landing : Wellington Street parking lot : development proposal.

File consists of material relating to proposals from Northport Landing (Cambridge, ON) to develop parts of the Electrohome property at 809 Wellington Street in Kitchener, ON. Includes correspondence, memoranda, ms. notes, two proposals by Northport Landing, and a preliminary site plan (folded) for part 2 of lot 32, 33, and 34, reg. plan 763, reference plan 58R-3130 in the City of Kitchener.

Electrohome

Photographs : album 1.

  • SCA207-GA186-19-626
  • File
  • [195-]-[199-], predominant [195-]-[196-]
  • Part of Electrohome fonds.

File consists of photographs orignally in an album created to illustrate the history of CAP Communications and CKCO-TV. Subjects of photographs include: television production equipment and facilities, television personalities on set, special events (including a visit from Pierre Elliott Trudeau in 1968, the extension of highway 401 to Kitchener ca. 1960, and the Queen's visit to Kitchener in 1959), and studio technicians at work. Some photographs include identification on verso and some include typed captions.

Electrohome

Photographs : album 3.

File consists of photographs originally in an album created to illustrate the history of CAP Communications and CKCO-TV. Subjects of photographs include: television personalities on set, stills from television programs, and technicians at work. Some photographs include identification on verso and some pages in the photo album were blank.

Electrohome

Photographs : Carl A. Pollock at CKCO-TV channel launches.

File consists of twelve photographs taken at the launches of CKCO-TV Channel 2 (Georgian Bay), Channel 42 (Chatham-Sarnia), and Channel 11 (Huntsville). Photographs depict Carl A. Pollock speaking and shaking hands with people. File contains duplicate photographs.

Electrohome

Photographs : CKCO-TV (file 1 of 2).

File consists of photographs and snapshots of CKCO-TV buildings and production facilities, television personalities and stills from programs, technicians at work, and special events. Includes snapshots of the CKCO-TV crew on location at the 1988 Olympics (Calgary, AB) and the 1978 Oktoberfest parade (Kitchener, ON), stills from the set of Big Al's Cartoon Capers and Romper Room, and the transmission tower on Baden Hill.

Electrohome

Photographs : Sunwapta hearing.

File consists of 51 photographs taken on February 16, 1988, at Chateau Lacombe (Edmonton, AB) at the hearing by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) regarding the transfer of full ownership of Sunwapta Broadcasting Limited to Electrohome. Each photograph contains identification on verso.

Electrohome

Habitat '67 : photographs and brochures.

File consists of material relating to Electrohome's contribution to the furnishing of 36 housing units in Habitat '67, a project at Expo '67 (Montreal, QC). Includes photographs of Habitat '67 models and apartment interiors, brochures about the project, correspondence, ephemera, and a signed lease agreement.

Electrohome

Habitat '67 : reports and publicity.

File consists of material relating to Electrohome's contribution to the furnishing of 36 housing units in Habitat '67, a project at Expo '67 (Montreal, QC). Includes reports, correspondence, press clippings, memoranda, a project brief, news releases, photographs of Habitat '67, and other material.

Electrohome

Rieder, Martha.

Head and shoulders studio portrait of Martha Rieder seen looking off camera and wearing a lace collared top.

Rieder and Anthes family

Rieder, Martha.

Full length studio portrait of Martha Rieder seated in an arm chair holding a flower in lap, seen wearing a long white dress and looking at camera.

Rieder and Anthes family

Rieder, Paul and Dorothy Scheifele.

Full length portrait of Paul Rieder and Dorothy Scheifele on their wedding day, seen looking at the camera dressed in a tuxedo and wedding dress. Dorothy has a veil on and is holding a large bouquet of flowers at front.

Rieder and Anthes family

Rieder, Paul and Dorothy Scheifele with wedding party.

Full length portrait of Paul Rieder and Dorothy Scheifele on their wedding day with their wedding party. The group is seen looking at camera and dressed in formal wear. From left to right: Homer McIntosh, Bruce McCullough, Paul, Dorothy, Grace Pernfuss, June Peacock, and Walter Pernfuss.

Rieder and Anthes family

Rieder, Peter and Emeline family.

File consists a studio portrait of Peter and Emeline Rieder with five of their children, probably Talmon Henry (standing back centre), Elmer, Maude, Idella, and Loretta.

Rieder and Anthes family

Rieder, Peter and Emeline.

Upper body studio portraits of Emeline Rieder and Peter Rieder seen looking at camera. The photos are inside a double panel photographer mount with decorative patterns around the photos.

Rieder and Anthes family

Rieder, Talmon Henry and Martha Anthes.

Full length studio portrait of Martha Anthes and Talmon Henry Rieder standing side by side in their wedding attire. Martha, dressed in a white gown adorned with a veil and arm length gloves, is seen holding the back of a wicker chair. Talmon, dressed in suit with a three-quarter length jacket, is seen standing next to Martha with right hand behind back and holding a glove in his left hand.

Rieder and Anthes family

View of Berlin factories.

File consists of a photograph (postcard, blank) of a view of Berlin, taken from a high vantage point, showing several factories and smoke towers.

Rieder and Anthes family

Zion church and Sunday school events.

File consists of mounted photographs relating to Martha Rieder's involvement at her church. Includes a group portrait of the first officers of the Junior Young People's Alliance (including Rev. J.G. Litt, and Martha as secretary), a snapshot of Martha's Sunday School class at the Grand River, snapshots of picnics of the Junior Young People's Alliance, and snapshots of Martha with her sisters and friends dressed in costume for church play, "In want of a servant."

Rieder and Anthes family

Don Jail escape : exhibit photo album.

File consists of an album of photographs used as evidence in the case of the 1952 jail break of the Boyd Gang at the Don Jail. The photographs are listed in the front of the album, but they have been left in original order in the album itself (not chronological). The photographs were taken by Det. Sergt. Maurice Inglis of the Toronto Police. Also includes a clipping from 1990 on the break out.

Porter, Dana Harris

Federal Provincial Conference.

Photograph of members of the Federal Provincial Conference (October 3-5), 1955. Identifications from enclosed sheet.

  • Porter, Dana Harris
  • Winters, Robert
  • Manning, Ernest C.
  • Bennett, William Andrew Cecil
  • Frost, Leslie
  • Douglas, Thomas Clement
  • Smallwood, Joseph
  • Duplessis, Maurice
  • Gardiner, James

Hamilton Teacher's Council Banquet.

File consists of one photograph showing Dana Porter with H.E. Plewman (Chairman of the Hamilton Board of Education) and W.A. Tindale (President of the Hamilton Teacher's Council) at the Hamilton Teacher's Council Banquet.

Porter, Dana Harris

Ontario Cabinet.

File consists of one photograph showing members of George Drew's cabinet from 1945. Includes: Percy Vivian, Dana Porter, Charles Daley Arthur Welsh, Bill Goodfellow, Roland Mitchener, Bill Gresinger, Scott, George Dunbar, George Doucette, Leslie Frost, George Drew, Tom Kennedy, Les Blackwell, George Challies.

Porter, Dana Harris

Steele's Restaurant grand opening.

File consists of two photographs showing Dana Porter and others at the opening of Steele's Restaurant in Toronto. Also includes one item of correspondence from Steele regarding the photographs.

Porter, Dana Harris

Correspondence.

Letters written to and from Alice Egan Hagen. Correspondents include Woman's Art Association of Canada, and the Nova Scotia College of Art.

  • Date and Place From: 1893.04.29 Halifax, Nova Scotia To Hagen, Alice Mary From ?
  • Date and Place From: 1896.11.06 Toronto, Ont. To Hagen, Alice Mary From Thompson, E.J. Notes: Partial letter
  • Date and Place From: 1896.12.05 Toronto, Ont. To Hagen, Alice Mary From Thompson, E.J.
  • Date and Place From: 1897.07.08 Toronto, Ont. To Hagen, Alice Mary From Thompson, E.J.
  • Date and Place From: 1897.12.06 Toronto, Ont. To Egan, Thomas J. From Maughan, J. Notes: Re his daughter's work.
  • Date and Place From: 1898.07.07 Toronto, Ont. To Hagen, Alice Mary From Morson, Jessie D. [?]
  • Date and Place From: 1940.03.30 Halifax, Nova Scotia To Hagen, Alice Mary From Mulcahy, Mary
  • Date and Place From: 1940.04.10 Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia To Mulcahy, Mary From Hagen, Alice Mary
  • Date and Place From: 1940.04.13 Halifax, Nova Scotia To Hagen, Alice Mary From Nutt, Elizabeth S.
  • Date and Place From: 1940.04.23 Halifax, Nova Scotia To Hagen, Alice Mary From Nutt, Elizabeth S.
  • Date and Place From: 1946.08.07 Ottawa, Ont. To Hagen, Alice Mary From Smart, J.
  • Date and Place From: 1947.08.05 Falmouth, Nova Scotia To Hagen, Alice Mary From Emelie
  • Date and Place From: 1948.10.08 Saskatoon, Sask. To Hagen, Alice Mary From McNaughton, Violet
  • Date and Place From: 1948.10.25 Falmouth, Nova Scotia To Hagen, Alice Mary From Emelie
  • Date and Place From: 1953.04.29 Oakville, Ont. To Hagen, Alice Mary From Satterly, M.F.
  • Date and Place From: 1958.08.05 Cambridge, ? To Hagen, Alice Mary From ?
  • Date and Place From: 1961.08.07 Halifax, Nova Scotia To Hagen, Alice Mary From Rita and Bill
  • Date and Place From: 1961.08.15 Halifax, Nova Scotia To Hagen, Alice Mary From Balcom, S.R.
  • Date and Place From: 1961.08.16 Halifax, Nova Scotia To Hagen, Alice Mary From Roche, Gertrude
  • Date and Place From: 1961.08.16 West Bay, Nova Scotia To Hagen, Alice Mary From Urquhart, Earl W.
  • Date and Place From: n.d. S.l., To Hagen, Alice Mary From Emelie Notes: Top of letter torn off.
  • Date and Place From: n.d..09.10 Falmouth, Nova Scotia To Hagen, Alice Mary From Emelie

Hagen, Alice Mary

[?], Beth.

File consists of one upper body studio portrait of a small child, identified on verso as Beth, taken by E.J. Kamly, Port Hope, Ont..

Bowlby Boyd Family

Fennell, Patricia Grace.

File consists of one upper body studio portrait of Patricia Grace Fennell as a child. Inscription reads "Patricia Fennel aged 2 years & 9 months."

Bowlby Boyd Family

Heefer, Frieda Kathleen Boyd and Mary Olive Body Morely

File consists of one full length studio portrait, possibly of Frieda Kathleen Boyd Heefer and sister Mary Olive Body Morely as young girls. One girl is seated holding a book in her lap while the other stands next to her. Photo taken by Green & Co., Berlin, Ont.

Bowlby Boyd Family

[?], Lily.

File consists of one three quarter length studio portrait of Lily, unknown surname, taken by W.T. Smith, Galt, Ont. Verso reads "For Emma with Lily's love."

Bowlby Boyd Family

[?], Olive and William.

File consists of one upper body studio portrait of two children, identified on verso as possibly Olive and WIlliam. Photographer: Sallows

Bowlby Boyd Family

Colin Rankin fonds.

  • SCA6-GA3
  • Fonds
  • 1799-1968

Fonds consists of correspondence, documents, journals, and a photograph relating to Colin Rankin's activity as a Fur Trader for the Hudson's Bay Company. Included are three journals kept by Donald McKay, Fur Trader, between 1799 and 1806, which were acquired by Rankin probably during his stay in the Temiskaming district.

Rankin, Colin

Waterloo Fire Hall with horse-drawn fire trucks.

Photo of a postcard depicting members of the Waterloo Fire Department with horse-drawn vehicles in front of fire station. John Simpson seated on fire wagon on left.
The first automotive pumper fire truck was acquired on June 11, 1927. The fire hall was demolished in 1967.

Company of Neighbours

Dominion Tire factory and workers

File consists of one photograph of employees of Dominion Tire going home from work with a few houses and the Dominion Tire factory visible in the background. File includes a typed caption, likely used as part of a display, that reads: "Going home from work (field in foreground is now parking lot)."

Dominion Rubber Systems

Dominion Tire factory

File consists of one photograph of the front elevation Dominion Tire factory. The factory appears to have been recently built as in the foreground piles of dirt and construction materials can be seen.

Dominion Rubber Systems

Sick wife

Letter from Jacob Anthes to his parents, Martin and Catharine. He shares news of his wife Magdalena's illness and her return to health, nothing they have had to rely on female help to get by. Anthes notes their youngest daughter is "quite healthy and so very friendly" and invites his parents to the consecration of the church later in January. The letter ends with a postscript note about the possible digging of a new well and his inability to contribute due to winter expenses.

Rieder and Anthes family

Autumn apples

Letter from Jacob Anthes to his parents, Martin and Catharine Anthes. He begins by saying that he's feeling healthier and that the fall weather has been beautiful. After mentioning a visit by Wagenast and his wife, and fish sent with them as gifts, he provides suggestions for transporting and selling apples, sharing that he's pleased with the barrel yielded from his garden.

Rieder and Anthes family

Postcard to Leo Anthes.

File consists of a postcard containing a photograph of a tree-lined river bank containing the caption "7 Arundel Que." The postcard is addressed to Leo Anthes [possibly Leonard Anthes, son of J.I. Frank and Cyrena Anthes] from Ida W.

Rieder and Anthes family

Westmount prospectus.

File consists of material relating to the Westmount development in Waterloo. Includes a prospectus (Realty Pointers: Westmount, "The Development Beautiful") prepared by Beck & Eisenbach (Berlin, ON) containing a plan of Westmount; and a photograph of a topographical landscape painting showing Berlin, Waterloo, and Westmount, prepared by Gibson Catlett, Real Estate Landscape Paintings (Calgary, AB). The plan in the prospectus contains manuscript annotations.

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 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

Dominion Tire Company factory album.

Album containing photographs of the construction of the Dominion Tire Company manufacturing plant in what was then Berlin, Ontario. Includes photographs of the construction process, the surrounding land, the interior and exterior of the building during construction, equipment used the tire manufacturing process and employees on the factory floor, etc. Although the majority of the people are unidentified the following people appear in the album: Talmon Henry Rieder (page 1), [Ed Cable?] and Irene Bain (page 3), Dr. Wood (page 6), and J.I. Franklin Anthes (page 9 and 53).

Rieder and Anthes family

Unidentified woman.

Full body studio portrait of an unidentified woman seen looking off camera. She has a wedding ring on her left hand.

Rieder and Anthes family

Hall, Jennie.

Head and shoulder studio portrait of Jennie Hall seen looking at camera and wearing a high-collar top with leg of mutton sleeves.

Rieder and Anthes family

Edkins, Lucy.

Studio portrait of Lucy Edkins seen standing and looking slightly off camera. She is wearing a hat, lace adorned top and a fur scarf across shoulders.

Rieder and Anthes family

Kaufman, Emma Ratz.

Head and body studio portrait of Emma Kaufman seen looking off camera in a white dress and standing with hands at front.

Rieder and Anthes family

Merner, Elizabeth and family.

File consists of a photograph of the home of Elizabeth Merner (nee Young) on Main Street in New Hamburg, Ontario. Her family (children and grandchildren) are gathered in the front yard and on the front porch.

Rieder and Anthes family

Penetang.

File consists of mounted snapshots taken in Penetanguishene, probably by Martha and Ella Anthes. Includes snapshots of people on a beach, a cottage, loads of bark on a dock and a boat, people resting from travelling, hiking, etc.

Rieder and Anthes family

Rieder, Martha and Ella Cook with friends.

Photograph of (left to right) May Wing, Martha Rieder, Emma Ratz Kaufman, and Ella Cook posed for the camera wearing hats and holding picnic baskets. The group is seen in front of a vine covered backdrop.

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