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Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family fonds.

Material related to the lives and activities of members of the Augustine and Kaufman families of Kitchener, Ontario and of the Ham family of Toronto, Ontario, in particular of the parents, aunt and grandparents of Mary Ham. Includes biographical information, clippings, correspondence, diaries, ephemera and photographs.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman 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

Photographs.

Photographs of members of the Augustine and Kaufman families of Kitchener, Ontario and of the Ham family of Toronto, Ontario.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

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.

Schantz Russell Family

[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.

Schantz Russell Family

Berkinshaw, Daphne residence

File consists of one photograph, cut from a larger photograph postcard, showing the residence of Daphne Berkinshaw. Inscription on verso reads: " Daphne Berkinshaw. Daughter, Cecil Shuh Berkinshaw. John St. Waterloo."

Clement Bowlby Family

Bowlby family.

File consists of one group portrait of Martha Esther Murphy Bowlby (second from left) with daughters (from left to right) Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement, Grace Esther Bowlby Fennell, and Emma Allen Bowlby Boyd. All are seen in high-collared dresses with oversized leg of mutton sleeves.

Clement Bowlby Family

Boyd, Emma Allen Bowlby.

File consists of one full body studio portrait of Emma Allen Bowlby Boyd seen in profile, looking down, wearing a lace and embroidery adorned dress, and holding a book in her right hand.

Clement Bowlby Family

Chalk, John [?].

File consists of one studio portrait, possibly of John Chalk [?], wearing a fur hat by D.G. Denison, Berlin, Ont. Inscription on verso reads "Beau of Janie Bowlby."

Clement Bowlby Family

Bechler family fonds.

  • SCA153-GA126
  • Fonds
  • [18--]-1945

The Bechler family fonds contains records created and accumulated by the Bechler family documenting life in Berlin (later Kitchener). Records include textual records and graphic material, predominantly photographs from an album. Records also contain confirmation certificates, marriage certificate, press clippings, and cards.

Bechler family

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.

Schantz Russell Family

Boyd, Emma Allen Bowlby.

File consists of three identical upper body studio portraits of Emma Allen Bowlby Boyd. The portraits have been taken from a larger photograph of Emma, her sisters, and her mother.

Bowlby Boyd Family

Steam-powered pump of fire engine.

Exterior of gun and locksmith shop of Louis Hedderich located on King Street north. Horse-drawn wagon in front with man in driver's seat. Louis Hedderich in 1889 Directory, not in 1899 Directory

Company of Neighbours

Bowlby family.

File consists of one group portrait of Martha Esther Murphy Bowlby (left) with daughters (from left to right) Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement, Grace Esther Bowlby Fennell and Emma Allen Bowlby Boyd. All are seen in high-collared dresses with oversized leg of mutton sleeves.

Clement Bowlby Family

Bowlby, David Sovereign

File consists of two identical upper body studio portrait photographs of David Sovereign Bowbly in his graduation cap and gown taken by Gillespie, Berlin, Ont.

Clement Bowlby Family

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.

Schantz Russell Family

Unidentified woman.

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

Schantz Russell Family

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.

Schantz Russell Family

Clement, Janie Elizabeth Bowlby.

File consists of one full length studio portrait showing Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement dressed as Little Red Riding Hood with her dog.

Clement Bowlby Family

Bowlby, George Herbert and dog Tippo Saib.

File consists of one full body studio portrait showing George Herbert Bowlby, about age 3, with dog Tippo Saib by the "Ontario" Photograph Gallery, Berlin, Ont. George and Tippo are shown in an outdoor setting in front of a wooden fence.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clement, Janie Elizabeth Bowlby and cousins.

File consists of two identical group portraits showing Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement (far right) with cousins Alfred Hespeler, Samuel W. Jackson, Isabella Jackson Hayward, Berkley Powell, Adam Beck, and Geneva Jackson. Also includes note with cousin names written by Florence Grace Clement.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clement, Janie Elizabeth Bowlby.

File consists of one full length studio portrait of Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement, seen in a crown, gown and boot cuffs, dressed as King Richard III.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clement, Janie Elizabeth Bowlby and dog.

File consists of one full length studio portrait of Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement, at 12 years of age, with her dog. Both are seen lying on the ground. Janie is holding up her head with her right hand, arm propped on the back of the large black dog who is lying with its head on its outstretched paws.

Clement Bowlby Family

Fennell, Grace Bowlby.

File consists of one snapshot of Grace Bowlby Fennell standing on her father's porch in Kitchener. Identification from verso.

Bowlby Boyd Family

Clement, Janie Elizabeth Bowlby and others.

File consists of one group portrait showing Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement with Minnie Crookall [?] and Isabella Jackson. The girls are shown standing around a table with an open book on it, wearing winter coats, hats and muffs.

Clement Bowlby Family

Fritzy Beau.

File consists of one full length studio portrait of Bowlby family dog Fritzy Beau. The photo shows a white, long-haired, medium sized dog seated and looking at camera with mouth open in contented manner.

Clement Bowlby Family

The First Saengerfest in Berlin, 1876.

Copy negative of old photograph printed in a book showing a decorated building with a large crowd of people at front. The caption under the reads: "The First Saengerfest in Berlin, 1876. Photograph kindly lent by Mr. Aug. Schmiedel." Typed caption included in file reads: "SAENGERFEST HALL 1876. photo from old book. located where present-day Woodside athletic field area is... large group of people."

Clement, Janie Elizabeth Bowlby and Edwin Perry Clement.

File consists of two identical photographs showing the Bowlby and Clement families dressed as characters from "Cinderella." Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement is shown as Cinderella, and Edwin Perry Clement is the Prince. The family is shown standing on the front steps of Ward Hamilton Bowlby's home.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clement, Edwin Perry and Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement.

File consists of two identical full length wedding portraits of Edwin Perry Clement and Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement by C.R. Lundy, Berlin, Ont. Edwin Perry is shown seated in a chair and Janie is shown standing at his left side in her gown.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clement, Edwin Perry.

File consists of one upper body studio portrait of Edwin Perry Clement by C.R. Lundy, Berlin, Ontario.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clement, Edwin Perry and Janie Elizabeth Bowlby.

File consists of one full length studio wedding group portrait of Edwin Perry and Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement by C.R. Lundy, Berlin, Ont. The two are shown standing side-by-side in their wedding garments.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clement, Janie Elizabeth Bowlby.

File consists of one three quarter length studio portrait of Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement. Inscription on verso reads "Janie E. Bowlby shortly before marriage."

Clement Bowlby Family

Putting down tracks on King St., Waterloo.

Photograph of men working on a rail line along King Street at Erb Street. The shop front of H.A. Zoellner, Druggist, is visible as well as a telephone (telegraph?) pole. Possibly construction of tracks for electric street railway between Kitchener and Waterloo.

Company of Neighbours

Confirmation certificate of Gottfried Lehler.

Confirmation certificate granted to Gottfried Lehler from Lutherithen Kirche zu Luden. The certificate is written in German and the translation is as follows: Gottfried Lehler, born on the 1st of September in the year of 1869, confirmed on the 15th of April in the year of 1883 in the Lutheran Church of [ineligible], Waterloo, Ontario.

Bechler family

Kelly, Blanche Mildred Clement.

File consists of two identical portrait photographs showing Blanche Mildred Clement Kelly at the age of three. The portrait shows Blanche leaning on the back of a couch resting her head on her arms. Only her head is visible.

Clement Bowlby Family

Kelly, Blanche Mildred Clement.

File consists of one full length studio portrait of Blanche Mildred Clement Kelly as a child. Blanche is seen standing in the studio, leaning against a decorative prop wall, wearing a dress and a bonnet.

Clement Bowlby Family

Waterloo, Ont.: Silver Lake, Waterloo Park

View of Waterloo looking south from the top of Central School at King and Central (formerly Church) streets. Albert Street is at top right and Silver Lake in Waterloo Park can be seen behind Albert Street. Spring Street is in the foreground. Written on verso: one storey house with two chimneys still on Albert St.

Company of Neighbours

Berlin water works plans.

File consists of a plan of the Berlin water works at Shoemaker Avenue, showing the proposed outlet of the dam; and a plat of the land of the Berlin Water Works Company. Plat shows land owned by Alexander Shoemaker, Jane Ann Shoemaker, James Potter, Berlin Water Works Company, and Moffett, Hodgkins, & Clarke.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Confirmation certificate of Edward Bechler.

Confirmation certificate granted to Edward Bechler. Certificate signed by Reverend E. von Pirch from the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Berlin (later Kitchener) recognizing confirmation on March 25, 1888.

Bechler family

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.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

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

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.

Schantz Russell 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

Fogel, Angeline.

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

Originally on page 25 of album 3.

Schantz Russell Family

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..."

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

C.H. Doerr and Company : staff and exterior of plant.

Photograph of employees standing outside of C.H. Doerr & Co. Biscuit & Confectionery Works looking at camera. They are seen standing on the front steps of the building and next to horse-drawn delivery buggies parked along the side.

Dare Foods Limited

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

Clippings.

Clippings, primarily relating to both the [1894?] Lacrosse championship and the 1959 Kitchener downtown fire.

Martin, John Gartshore

Seagram, Joseph Emm, 1841-1919: Canadian Wheelman's Association.

Article "C.W.A. Meet, Waterloo, July 1st and 2nd," Saturday Globe, June 22, 1895: [1]. This article concerns the annual meet of the C.W.A. [Canadian Wheelman's Association?] to be held in Waterloo, Ont. in 1895. Joseph E. Seagram was Honorary President of the Waterloo Bicycle Club and donated a horse as a prize for this meet. The article also includes two images of the Waterloo Bicycle Club Track, as well as portraits of local individuals: D. Hybner, Mayor, Berlin; Simon Snyder, Mayor, Waterloo; Waterloo Bicycle Club officers J.W. Fear, J.M. Scully, Geo. Wegenast, F.G. Hughes, A.H. Snyder, C.W. Wells; also W.G. Roos, C.H. Froelich.

Seagram Family

Bowlby, David Shannon

File consists of one three quarter length studio graduation portrait of David Shannon Bowlby. David is shown with legs crossed, wearing a gown and holding a graduation cap in his lap.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clement family

File consists of two identical group portraits (one mounted) showing the Clement family by Green & Co, Berlin, Ont.

Back row: William Pope, Charles Bowlby, Blanche Mildred Clement Kelly.

Front row: Florence Grace, Janie Elizabeth Bowlby, Edwin Perry, Edwin Oliver.

Clement Bowlby Family

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

  • SCA303-GA339
  • Fonds
  • 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

Bowlby family

File consists of one photograph showing members of the Bowlby family in front of "Liberty Hall", the family home. In the carriage are shown Martha Esther Murphy Bowlby and Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement, being pulled by mare Dolly. In front of the home are shown David Sovereign Bowlby, George Herbert Bowlby, Blanche Alexandrine (Adine) Seagram Bowlby, David Shannon Bowlby, and Grace Esther Bowlby Fennell. The photograph was used in "Busy Berlin" in 1897.

Clement Bowlby Family

[Shoemaker's Lake wells?].

File consists of four mounted photographs (plus duplicates) of artesian wells, probably located near the pumping station at Shoemaker's Lake. Two of the photographs show two men near the wells, and one photograph shows 10 men gathered around a well and the drilling rig.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Shoemaker's Lake well.

File consists of a mounted photograph of 12 men (probably including the water commissioners) standing around an artesian well and drilling rig at Shoemaker's Lake.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Marriage certificate of Edward Bechler and Anna Schmidt.

Marriage certificate of Edward Bechler and Anna Schmidt, married by Reverend Reinhold von Pirch on April 18, 1899 in Berlin (later Kitchener). Gustave Bechler and Minnie Schmidt are listed as witnesses to the marriage on the certificate.

Bechler family

City Hall : old City Hall, copy.

Copy negative of a photo of a painting by Reuben Jukes of Kitchener done in 1924 of the 1869 city hall, which was being torn down in Fall 1924.

The painting now hangs in Kitchener City Hall at 200 King Street West.

Belair, Charles

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

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