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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

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 and Anthes family

Buildings and signs.

File consists of photographs and snapshots of Electrohome plants, warehouses, offices, and subsidiaries, including exterior, aerial, and interior shots. Some photographs contain identification on verso. File also includes a photograph of the Physics Building at the University of Waterloo during construction.

Electrohome

Community activities.

File consists of 13 photographs relating to events and activities in the Kitchener-Waterloo community in which Electrohome or CKCO-TV (Central Ontario Television Limited) played a role. Includes photographs of CKCO-TV camera operators and commentators at Queen Elizabeth's visit to Canada in June, 1973, and of W.D. McGregor being presented to Her Majesty; photographs of Prime Minister Trudeau visiting the CKCO-TV studio and meeting Carl A. Pollock; and photographs of Miss Oktoberfest, John A. Pollock presenting a cheque, and other subjects. File also includes a letter, a memorandum, and a typed news story outline about the Royal Visit.

Electrohome

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

Miscellaneous : 1964-1965.

File consists of 31 photographs and snapshots of employees; meetings, conferences and exhibitions; employee recreational events; plant canteens; and other subjects. File also includes 2 printing proofs of line drawings for use in the employee newsletter Sparks and Chips. Some photographs include identification on verso.

Photos include: Electrohome display at the 1965 Pacific National Exhibition, two men standing with a boxed organ in front of a Hudson's Bay Company truck, 1965 Waterloo county Dairy Princess, Waterloo College Associate Faculties' (now UW) new Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Building, "Santiago [?] presented to Al Ecuyer, Edmonton Eskimo" and more.

Electrohome

Negatives.

File consists of five negatives showing images of University of Waterloo, Mennonite women, Castle Kilbride and a park.

Rex, Kay

Correspondence.

File consists of an unaddressed letter written by Ella Anthes Cook, an unsigned letter received by Ella, and a letter and postcard received by Ella from H. Milton Cook. Postcard contains a photograph of Cook with two other men in front of a pavilion, Woodside [farm?], Waterloo.

Rieder and Anthes family

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

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

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 including sledding, bicycling, golfing, skiing, fishing, the St. Andrew's cadet core, and more. A scene list by Jim Guy is included.

Guy, James Rutherford and George Harrington

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

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

University of Waterloo : Computer Science program.

Contains 28 slides of text and diagrams and 4 col. images for a presentation on the Computer Science program at the University of Waterloo. Includes one image of the UW sign, two exterior images of the Mathematics and Computer building (one with the pink tie), and one interior.

Cowan, Donald D.

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

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

Seagram's distillery.

Photograph taken from a newspaper print? Exterior of the distillery and flour mill built in 1857 at corner of Erb and Caroline Streets. Note the horse drawn wagon.

Company of Neighbours

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

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 Algonquin including swimming, sports, boating, fishing, a soap-box derby, and more. A scene list by Jim Guy is included.

Guy, James Rutherford and George Harrington

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

Barber shop exterior.

Jacob Brandt standing in front of his Brandt's Ideal Shaving Parlour which is decorated with greenery, welcome signs and British and American flags possibly for the Saengerfest celebrations. Unidentified man standing to the left. Shaving parlour located at the rear of the Bank of Toronto, on north-west corner of King and Erb Streets next to the Post Office building.
Listed in 1901 and 1907 Vernon Directory, but not in 1913.

Company of Neighbours

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

Films

Series consists of film reels and DVD copies of home movies shot by the Guy family. Includes films showing family members and friends participating in various activities both on vacation and at home in Waterloo. Many of the films show 110 John Boulevard and the early development of the Westmount region of Waterloo.

Guy, James Rutherford and George Harrington

Reaman, George Elmore.

File consists of one photograph of George Elmore Reaman in his regalia as Director of Adult Education at the University of Waterloo.

Reaman, George Elmore

Waterloo County log school house.

One image of the first school house in Waterloo, built in 1820. Mis-identified in the book as located in the Pioneer Village at Doon, actually located in Waterloo Park.

Rempel, John I.

Waterloo Meat Market, King St.: shop interior.

Interior of John B. Fischer's butcher shop located at King Street north. Note ceiling fan, carcasses hanging and the preparation area with two unidentified butchers. Two men in suits standing on left side. John B. Fischer served as Mayor of Waterloo in 1908 and again 1912-1913.
Butcher shop opened in 1874. 1913 and 1927 Vernon Directories list an Edgar J. Fischer, Butcher in this same location.

Company of Neighbours

Schneider, Ethel Lapsley.

Snapshots from a birthday party for Ethel Lapsley Schneider, held at Betty and Herb Schneider's apartment in Waterloo. Includes identifications of the following people: Ethel Lapsley Schneider, Betty Schneider, Nancy McBride, Edith Schneider MacPhail, Irm Hagen, Emma Schneider Signer, Edith Ahrens Macdonald, Grace Lasso, and Pearl Schneider.

Schneider, J.M. family

Tobacco shop: interior.

Photo shows interior Strum Brothers Tobacco and Barber. The stuffed raccoon, and moose head are gone, but the print of Seagram's King's Plate winners is still there.

Company of Neighbours

Distillery.

File consists of 1 photograph of Seagram distillery in field.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.

Long service awards recipients at Waterloo dinner held November 20, 71.

File consists of 1 group photograph of Long Service Awards recipients, 1971-72. Verso reads: L. to R. Seated: Lucria Letson, Ann Cranston, Edith Tukums, David Roche, Edith Dorscht, Shirley Hertzberger, Edith Martin. Standing: George Field, Albert Moorhouse, William Kyle, Rocco D'Angelo, Edmund Michalosky, Alfred Burger, Abner Shantz, John Louwe, Lorne Heiman, Robert Strickler, Jerome Hunt, Clarence Wey.Back Row: Layton Schwartz, Donald Goddard, Gerald Thiel, Ramon Jacobi, Kenneth Tuckwood, Steve Kozlowski, Roger Crane, Angus Horne.Absent: Rose Pollock.Taken in 1971 for record purposes. No extra prints.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.

Demolition underway of warehouse no. 6.

File consists of 1 aerial photograph of demolition of distillery warehouse. Roof removed and inside framework visible. Verso reads: taken 1974.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.

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