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Painting of Dana Porter Library.

  • SCA336-GA381
  • Fonds
  • 1975

Fonds consists of one painting by Peter Etril Snyder of the Dana Porter Library. The work was commissioned in 1975 for the home of the then President of the University, Burt Matthews.

Snyder, Peter Etril

R. Forbes & Co. Ltd. film

  • SCA316-GA352
  • Fonds
  • [191-]

File consists of one film reel showing the exterior and operations of the R. Forbes Co. woollen mill in Hespeler (Cambridge), Ontario. The mill would later become the Dominion Woollen and Worsted Mill.

R. Forbes & Co. Ltd.

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

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

Bridgeport School construction crew.

  • SCA225-GA213
  • Fonds
  • [1924?]

Consists of one group photograph of a construction crew, purportedly for Bridgeport School. They are posed with a sign: "John V. Gray Construction Co. Ltd, General Contractors, head office Toronto ...."

Denton, Ernest

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.

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

Kitchener-Waterloo Council of Friendship fonds.

  • SCA104-GA76
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1971, predominately 1960-1969

Fonds contains a notebook and records collected by Minnie O'Hara Maines from 1948 to 1971 in her capacity as a member of the Executive of the Kitchener-Waterloo Council of Friendship. There are blank forms regarding tax deductions and employment contracts for English-speaking classes, along with newspaper clippings that cover registration for and advertisements of these classes in Kitchener. The fonds also includes other promotional pamphlets and cards for the classes and for the Council in general, along with lists of winners for the Council's scholarship funds and names of contributors.

Kitchener-Waterloo Council of Friendship

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

Lang Tannery, 5 negs 8x10 [an order for reprints from The Lang Tanning Company is also included]

Images of 2 illustrations of the exterior of the Lang Tanning Company, one of which depictates the tannery as it was in 1850.
An image of a document describing the history of the Lang Tanning Company.
2 photographs, dated 1948, of horses and a cart of materials outside of the tannery.
Includes an order for reprints from The Lang Tanning Company.

Belair, Charles

Bullas Brothers, Front of Store.

Two images of the storefront and building of Bullas Brothers Ltd. in Kitchener, Ontario. One image includes a line of cars parked on the street. Both images include the fountain outside the store. The store windows display furniture and appliances.

Belair, Charles

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

Clement, David Ward.

File consists of three photographs showing David Ward Clement and friends Carl Spahr Berlet and Alf Stewart in their First World War uniforms the year he went overseas.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clement, David Ward.

Full body studio portrait of David Ward Clement shown wearing a white lace gown and sitting in front of a mirror, holding up one finger, so that his face is visible looking off camera and in profile.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clement, David Ward.

Full body studio portrait of David Ward Clement shown wearing a white lace gown and sitting next to a mirror so that his face is visible looking off camera and in profile.

Clement Bowlby Family

Speeches : university talks.

File consists of material relating to speeches and remarks made by Carl A. Pollock at the University of Waterloo (UW) for building and exhibit openings, convocation ceremonies, dinners and luncheons, senate meetings, contests, and other events.

Includes typed copies of Pollock's remarks (some annotated, some carbon copies), ms. notes, event programs (some annotated), approximately 21 pieces of incoming and outgoing correspondence, a UW press release, and two photographs of Pollock with students at an exhibit. File also includes press clippings about Pollock and about the University of Waterloo.

Electrohome

Fire Hall, Berlin, Ont., Canada.

Copy negative of a postcard of the Berlin Fire Hall with two horse drawn wagons out front. File also includes caption notes for other photos in series titled BERLIN FIREHALL.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Schneider, Norman C. with Lester B. Pearson.

Photograph of a group of men taken during a visit to Kitchener-Waterloo by Lester B. Pearson. Seated, at left are Bruce E. Weber and Stanley Leavine. Seated, fourth and fifth from left are Lester B. Pearson and Norman C. Schneider. Photographer: Evening Citizen, Ottawa, Ont.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Schneider family : group at Freeport.

One informal group portrait of fifteen people, posed outdoors at Emmie Anthes' property at Freeport. Identifications on verso: standing, left to right: unidentified woman; unidentified woman; Walter V. Siegner, Irmengarde Hagen, Ethel Lapsley Schneider, Ohnerene Hagen, Brodie Koenig (son of Margaret Hachborn); Edith Ahrens MacDonald, Norman C. Schneider. Seated: Emmie Anthes, Emma Schneider Siegner, Ella Daniels Schneider, Mabel Ahrens Picard, unidentified girl, unidentified man.

Schneider, J.M. family

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

Victoria Park rear island and channel

Photograph of rear island and channel in Victoria Park, featuring a large leafy tree and a partial view of a wooden bridge. An automobile is visible in background, at left.

Schantz Russell Family

Unidentified man.

Head and shoulders cabinet card studio portrait of an unidentified man, seen looking off camera, from the Bechler family photo album.

Bechler family

West Montrose covered bridge.

One photograph of the West Montrose covered bridge located in West Montrose, an unincorporated rural community in Woolwich Township in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The West Montrose covered bridge is reportedly the last wooden covered bridge in Ontario and the oldest such bridge in Canada.

Bolender Ball Family

Lapsley home on Courtland Avenue.

Contains two snapshots of Clara Lapsley's house, on Courtland Avenue [Kitchener], with Clara Lapsley [?] standing on the steps, and a 1937 Buick outside of the house. Note on verso: "Grandma Lapsley's last house. Sold to Henry and Annie Bergen."

Schneider, J.M. 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

Clippings.

Clippings from an unidentified newspaper and an undated issue of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record relating to Norman C. Schneider's political career.

  • "Norman C. Schneider in Liberal Race," April 18, 1952 (ill.)
  • "Schneider Named Liberal Candidate; No Opposition" (ill.)

Caption from Record photo: "NOMINATE LIBERAL CANDIDATE - Norman Schneider (left) was nominated Liberal candidate in the May 26 by-election at a meeting last night in the Waterloo North Liberal Association. Left to right are Mr. Schneider, Justice Minister Garson, Bruce McCullough, president of the association, and Harold S. Wagner, secretary."

Schneider, Norman Christoph

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

Doerr candy factory fire.

File consists of ten photographs showing the aftermath of the fire at the Dare factory on Breithaupt street in March of 1943.

Dare Foods Limited

Clement, Charles Bowlby and Blanche Mildred Clement Kelly.

File consists of one studio portrait of Charles Bowlby Clement with sister Blanche Mildred Clement Kelly as children seen looking at camera. Blanche is seated on the edge of a couch, with a magazine in lap, and Charles is standing next to her, right arm resting on couch.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clement and Jackson families.

Snapshot of (left to right) Charles Bowlby Clement, Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement, Isabella Jackson Hayward and Geneva Jackson standing together Geneva Jackson's garden.

Clement Bowlby Family

Dare Co. Ltd., Kitchener.

File consists of one photograph of employees of the Kitchener office of Dare Foods. Some employees are identified on a separate piece of paper.

Included in the photo:

Bloomin, Joan
Brubacher, Dorothy
Dargell, Carl
Dunbar, Les
Farenbach, [?]
Gaeler, Vela
Haas, Harry
Hanamel, [?]
Heffesin, [?]
Hopp, Oscar
Katush, Bernice
Miller, Belle
Ringwald, [?]
Scanin, Stella
Schlitt, Marg
Schmitt, Cully
Schultz, Bernice
Schuster, [?]
Smiley, Dorothy
Smiley, Marjorie
West, Frank
[?], George
[?], Jenny
[?], Scuster

Dare Foods Limited

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

Betty Forbes's wedding planner.

A wedding planner notebook containing correspondence, sketches, advertisements, and notes pertaining to Betty Forbes's wedding ceremony with Bill Land on May 29, 1954 in Hespeler, Ontario.

Forbes, Betty

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