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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

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

Fogel, Angeline.

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

Schantz Russell Family

Fogel, Angeline.

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

Schantz Russell Family

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

Hoffman, Leona.

Studio portrait of Leona Hoffman seen looking at the camera and seated in a wicker chair. She is wearing a hat and a high-collar dress with slight leg of mutton sleeves.

Rieder, Talmon and Anthes family

Berkinshaw, Daphne residence

File consists of one photograph showing the exterior of Daphne Berkinshaw's home. Two unidentified adults are visible in photo, one standing on a wrap around porch and the other seated on steps leading to the porch.

Clement Bowlby Family

Unidentified man and woman.

A cabinet card photograph of an unidentified man and woman indoors, seen looking at camera, from the Bechler family photo album.

Bechler family

Unidentified women.

Head and shoulders studio portrait of two unidentified women, seen looking off camera and wearing fancy hats, from the Bechler family photo album.

Bechler family

Unidentified infant.

Studio portrait of an an infant in a gown holding a small plant sprig from the Bechler family photo album.

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

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

Plant, Waterloo.

File consists of 1 aerial view photograph of Seagram plant and surrounding area illustration.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.

Plant, Waterloo.

File consists of 1 aerial photograph of Seagram plant and surrounding area illustration.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.

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

Gribble family.

Studio portrait of [Mary Harriet Gribble] with grandchildren Elsie Snider and Ralph Snider, the children of Faith Gribble and William Snider. Gribble 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.

Schantz Russell Family

Unidentified: group portrait in Waterloo Park?: Waterloo, Aug. 11, 1907.

Group portrait of people gathered for an outdoors event. In the foreground are men and women sitting on makeshift benches, in the background are several individuals on a podium with a large lectern, surmounted by an arbour of branches. The whole group is in a wooded area. The photograph is annotated on the back: "Waterloo, Ont., Aug. 11/07" with a monogram, possibly CKR[itzer?]. It is possible the photograph commemorates an event connected to the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of the Village of Waterloo in 1857.

Company of Neighbours

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 ms. annotations.

Rieder, Talmon and Anthes family

Lapsley, Ethel.

Supplement to The Agent's Bulletin (November 1914) showing a group portrait of the Managing Director and Head Office Staff of Mutual Life Insurance taken outside the Waterloo office. Ethel Lapsley appears in the front row, second from the right, wearing a white blouse and dark skirt.

Caption at bottom of portrait reads: In the centre, first row, from left to right, are Mr. Wegenast, Mr. Winkler and Mr. Gleiser. In the second row between the Manager and Mr. Winkler is the Secretary, Mr. Ruby, and at his left the Treasurer, Mr. Roos and Mr. Hallman the Actuary.

Schneider, J.M. family

Tobacco shop: interior.

Photo shows interior of Strum Brother's Tobacco and Barber, with five men, a spittoon, a stuffed raccoon, and a moose head. John Simpson is on the far right in his firefighter uniform. As well, a print of Seagram's King's Plate winners is visible in the top right corner. John Simpson is listed as a member of the Waterloo Fire Department in the 1913 Vernon Directory, but does not appear in the 1927 directory.
Strum Brothers Tobacco and Barber shop located on King Street just south of the railway tracks in 1913 Vernon Directory.

Company of Neighbours

Picnic at Waterloo Park.

This photograph shows a group of Waterloo merchants/businessmen picnicking at Lexington Flats. Wooden table and benches can be seen and dishes and bottles on the table.
Left to right; (?), Albert Hergott, (?), (?), (?), (?), David Kuntz, (?), (?), (?), John Koehler, Edward F. Seagram, Daniel "Biddle" Bohlender.

Company of Neighbours

Album : snapshots.

File consists of one album of snapshots created and accumulated by Gerald Hagey. Includes snapshots of his time at Waterloo College, vacations to Port Burwell and Niagara Falls, and more. Snapshots have been removed from album whenever possible and are now in File 4b.

Hagey, Joseph Gerald

King Street, Waterloo, Ont., 1923 : completed paving work.

  • SCA201-GA178
  • Fonds
  • 1923

One photograph of a section of King Street, Waterloo, Ont. showing recently completed paving work by Standardite Paving. Also visible in the photograph are streetcar tracks, early street lights and automobiles.

Report of a lecture given by Abudha Khan.

A report of a lecture given by the spirit Abudha Khan through Thomas Lacey. The lecture was given at a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Sheldon in Waterloo, Ontario. The report states that the usual sitters were present at this circle.

Lacey, Thomas

Cottage at Lexington.

Contains two original photographs and two reproduction photographs of two different informal group portraits of eight unidentified women. Caption on envelope states that these are "pictures of a trip Mr. Kaufman and others went on when trouble with the car, Irvin was along".

Kaufman Footwear

Tire stores : Waterloo.

File consists of photographs of tire stores in Waterloo. Includes Waterloo garage with proprietors Charlie Heppler and Alec Sehl and taxi driver Joe Kienapple as well as Bauman and Clemmers garage with proprietors Vern Bauman and Allan Clemmers.

Dominion Rubber Company

Report of séance.

An incomplete report of a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Sheldon in Waterloo, Ontario. The sitters present at this circle were Mr. Thomas Lacey, Mrs. O. G. Smith, Mr. E. W. Sheldon, Mrs. Thomas Lacey, Mr. O.G. Smith, Mr. Gordon Steiss, Mrs. Boyanoski, Mr. Boyanoski, and Mrs. E. W. Sheldon. The spirit Walter was communicated with through Thomas Lacey during this séance.

Lacey, Thomas

Report of séance.

A complete report of a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Sheldon in Waterloo, Ontario. The sitters present at this circle were Mr. Thomas Lacey, Mrs. E. W. Sheldon, Miss. Kreiner, Mr. E. W. Sheldon, Mrs. Thomas Lacey, Mr. J. P. Skelton, Mr. Gordon Steiss, Mr. Clarke, Mrs. Clarke, Mr. O.G. Smith, and Mrs. O. G. Smith. The spirits communicated with through Thomas Lacey during this séance were Mr. Maskeline, Mr. Skelton's mother, Jerry, Mrs. Sheldon's mother, Mrs. Lacey's father, Mr. W. T. Stead, Fritz Schnitz, Dr. Hall, Ward Clement, C.D., Jim Johnson, Harold Wright, Mike, and several unidentified spirits. The spirit guides Walter and Abudha Khan were present at this séance.

Lacey, Thomas

Report of séance.

A report of a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Sheldon in Waterloo, Ontario. The sitters present at this circle were Mr. Thomas Lacey, Mrs. E. W. Sheldon, Mr. E. W. Sheldon, Mrs. Thomas Lacey, Mr. Melvin Swartz, Mrs. M. Swartz, Mr. Gordon Steiss, Mrs. G. Steiss, Mr. O. G. Smith, and Mrs. O. G. Smith. The spirits communicated with through Thomas Lacey during this séance were Walter, C.D., Orlandis, Maskeline, Carl Oestreich, the mother of Mr. Swartz, the mother of Mrs. Lacey, the mother of Mrs. O. G. Smith, the mother of Mrs. Sheldon, Ward, Straight Arrow, Mike, Boss Flynn, Walter Saengbush, Reverend Vale Owen, Monsier Bracan, Reverend Harvey, and several unidentified spirits. The spirit guide Abudha Khan was present at this séance.

Lacey, Thomas

Report of séance.

A complete report of a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Sheldon at 36 Willow Street, Waterloo. The sitters present at this circle were Mr. Thomas Lacey, Mrs. E. W. Sheldon, Mr. E. W. Sheldon, Mr. M. Swartz, Mrs. M. Swartz, Mr. L. Swartz, Mrs. Thomas Lacey, Mr. G. Steiss, Mrs. G. Steiss, Mr. O. G. Smith, Master Cark Smith, and Mrs. O. G. Smith. The spirits communicated with through Thomas Lacey during this séance were Wickie, C.D., Mr. Maskeline, Yetta, Chas Oestreich, Orlandis, Gladys Steiss, Ward, Hinchcliffe, Mike, the Major, Walter, Willie Hudson, Mr. Jones, Reverend Vale Owen, Blue Snake, and Mr. Stead. The séance had several unidentified spirits, some of which communicated through song. The spirit guide Abudha Khan was present at this séance.

Lacey, Thomas

Report of séance.

A complete report of a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Sheldon in Waterloo. The sitters present at this circle were Mr. Thomas Lacey, Mrs. E. W. Sheldon, Mr. M. Swartz, Mrs. M. Swartz, Mr. G. Steiss, Mrs. G. Steiss, Mr. O. G. Smith, and Mrs. Thomas Lacey. The spirits communicated with through Thomas Lacey during this séance were Maskeline, C.D., the mother of Mrs. Sheldon, Mike, Wickie, Walter, Mr. Stead, Great Bear, Elk Horn, and several unidentified spirits. The spirit guide Abudha Khan was present at this séance.

Lacey, Thomas

Report of séance.

A complete report of a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. Sheldon in Waterloo. The sitters present at this circle were Mr. Thomas Lacey, Mrs. E. W. Sheldon, Miss. Kreiner, Mr. E. W. Sheldon, Mrs. M. Swartz, Mr. M. Swartz, Mrs. Thomas Lacey, Mr. O. G. Smith, Mrs. O. G. Smith, and Mr. Steiss. The spirits communicated with through Thomas Lacey during this séance were Wickie, Walter, Mike, Pansy, Mr. Stead, Charlie, Wilhelmine, Great Bear, Blue Snake, Marcelle, and Arch. Deacon Colley. The spirit guide Abudha Khan was present at this séance.

Lacey, Thomas

Report of séance.

A complete report of a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Sheldon at 26 Peppler Street, Waterloo. The sitters present at this circle were Mr. Thomas Lacey, Mrs. E. W. Sheldon, Mr. E. W. Sheldon, Mr. F. Krueger, Mr. M. Swartz, Mrs. Thomas Lacey, Mr. Gordon Steiss, Mr. O. G. Smith, and Mrs. O. G. Smith. The spirits communicated with through Thomas Lacey during this séance were Fred Stumpf, Inez Merrill, Orlandis, Walter, Henry Beech Needham, father of Mrs. Lacey, Mr. Stead, Mr. Mader, Wickie, Mr. Jones, Violet, C.D., Father Josie Febian, and Tom Tyrrel. The spirit guide Abudha Khan was present at this séance.

Lacey, Thomas

Report of séance.

A complete report of a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Sheldon at 36 Willow Street, Waterloo. The sitters present at this circle were Mr. Thomas Lacey, Mrs. E. W. Sheldon, Mr. F. Krueger, Mr. J. L. Swartz, Mrs. J. L. Swartz, Mr. G. Steiss, Mr. O. G. Smith, and Mrs. O. G. Smith. The spirits communicated with through Thomas Lacey during this séance were Ed Snyder, C. D., Mr. W. T. Stead, Maskeline, Vale Owen, Mike, Blue Snake, and Arch. Deacon Colley. The spirit guide Abudha Khan was present at this séance.

Lacey, Thomas

Report of séance.

A complete report of a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Sheldon at 26 Peppler Street, Waterloo. The sitters present at this circle were Mr. Thomas Lacey, Mrs. E. W. Sheldon, Mr. E. W. Sheldon, Mr. F. Kruger, Mrs. Thomas Lacey, Mr. Gordon Steiss, Mr. O. G. Smith, and Mrs. O. G. Smith. The spirits communicated with through Thomas Lacey during this séance were Mike, Angeline Fries, Mr. W. T. Stead, Big Chief Kitchiana, Mr. Jones, C. D., Blue Snake, Walter, and Maskeline. The spirit guide Abudha Khan was present at this séance.

Lacey, Thomas

Report of séance.

A complete report of a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon at Peppler Street, Waterloo. The sitters at this circle were Mr. Thomas Lacey, Mrs. Sheldon, Mrs. C. Matthews, Mr. Sheldon, Mrs. Thomas Lacey, Mr. C. Matthews, Mr. L. Swartz, Mrs. M. Swartz, Mr. O. G. Smith, and Mr. G. Steiss. The spirits communicated with through Thomas Lacey during this séance were Walter, Violet, Mr. W. T. Stead, Mr. Conan Doyle, Mike, Blue Snake, White Cloud, the Major, and several unidentified spirits.

Lacey, Thomas

Report of séance.

A complete report of a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Sheldon in Waterloo, Ontario. The sitters present at this circle were Mr. Thomas Lacey, Mrs. E. W. Sheldon, Mr. E. W. Sheldon, Mrs. Thomas Lacey, Mrs. O. G. Smith, Mrs. Charles Matthews, Mr. Levi Swartz, and Mr. O. G. Smith. The spirits communicated with through Thomas Lacey during this séance were Walter, Violet, Sambo, Raymond Lodge, Mr. W. T. Stead, Olympia, Chief Running Water, Mrs. L, Blue Snake, and White Cloud. The spirit guides present at this séance were Abudha Khan, Great Bear, Straight Arrow, and Big Heart.

Lacey, Thomas

Report of séance.

A complete report of a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Sheldon in Waterloo. The sitters present at this circle were Mr. Thomas Lacey, Mrs. E. W. Sheldon, Mr. Levi Swartz, Mrs. Thomas Lacey, Mr. E. W. Sheldon, Mrs. O. G. Smith, Mrs. Charles Matthews, Mr. Charles Matthews, Mr. O. G. Smith, and Mr. Gordon Steiss. The spirits communicated with through Thomas Lacey during this séance were John Rogers, Emil Schroeder, Mike, Walter, Rose, Fing Ling Ling Tee, Sivato Ling Tee, Violet, Mr. W. T. Stead, Great Bear, Reverend Vale Owen, Wallace, and the Major.

Lacey, Thomas

Home movie / Guy family.

One film reel, a home movie showing members of the Guy family and friends. The film shows family activities at Big Bay and in Waterloo including babies, a boat regatta, hydro place races, playing hockey, and more. A scene list by Jim Guy is included.

Guy, James Rutherford and George Harrington

Portrait of Mr. Samuel Bronfman, President, and Allan Bronfman, Vice : President of Distillers Corporation : Seagram's Limited.

File consists of 1 photograph of page [5] clipping with photographs of Samuel Bronfman: President, Distillers Corporation-Seagram's, Limited, and Allan Bronfman: Vice-President, Distillers Corporation-Seagram's, Limited. Accompanying articled titled: 'Seagream Declares Dividend'. Verso reads: extra prints: B1/008 Do. 2.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.

Seagram's farm at Waterloo, Ontario.

File consists of 1 aerial photograph of Seagram farm and surrounding area. Verso reads: used in the Seagram Spotlight, Oct. & Nov. 1937.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.

Dominion Life Assurance Company head office.

  • SCA265-GA283
  • Fonds
  • 1939

File consists of one photograph of the employees of the head office of the Dominion Life Assurance Company in Waterloo, Ontario. The photograph was taken July 1939. The employees are standing in front of the building at 14 Erb Street West.

Dominion Life Assurance Company

Home movie / Guy family.

One film reel, a home movie showing members of the Guy family and friends. Film shows family activities in New York, Waterloo and Bermuda including children, winter activities, fishing, vacationing and more. A scene list by Jim Guy is included.

Guy, James Rutherford and George Harrington

Home movie / Guy family.

One film reel, a home movie showing members of the Guy family and friends. Film shows family activities in Big Bay and Waterloo including children, rafting, boating, a golf tournament, and more. A scene list by Jim Guy is included.

Guy, James Rutherford and George Harrington

Home movie / Guy family.

One film reel, a home movie showing members of the Guy family and friends. Film shows family activities in Big Bay, Lake Rosseau, Cressmans woods and Waterloo including fishing, swimming and diving, sailing, skiing, vacationing, and more. A scene list by Jim Guy is included.

Guy, James Rutherford and George Harrington

Illig, Joseph in naval uniform.

File consists of one photograph of Joseph Illig in his naval uniform before shipping out. The photograph was taken in the backyard at 123 Roger Street in Waterloo, Ontario.

Illig Family

Home movie / Guy family.

One film reel, a home movie showing members of the Guy family and friends. The film shows family activities in Waterloo and Big Bay including hockey, skiing, camps, swimming, fishing, sailing, and more. A scene list by Jim Guy is included.

Guy, James Rutherford and George Harrington

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