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Schantz Russell family fonds : 2014 accrual.

Textual, graphic and artefactual material created and accumulated by members of the Schantz Russell family, primarily Orpheus Moyer Schantz. Includes photographs of members of the extended family, correspondence, artwork, ephemera, and material relating to the professional and leisure pursuits of Orpheus Moyer Schantz.

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Envelope.

An envelope addressed to Florence Schantz from the Illinois Audubon Society.

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Schantz family.

A reprint snapshot of members of the Schantz family including Orpheus Moyer Schantz and Carrie Flagler Schantz.

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Schantz, Orpheus Moyer.

Five snapshots of Orpheus Moyer Schantz. Two are head and shoulders shots, two show Orpheus outside writing and one shows him standing in front of a tree.

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Weare, William W. : campaign ephemera.

A campaign advertising card for William W. Weare for Representative to the Legislature for the 19th Senatorial District of Chicago. Orpheus Moyer Schantz and family lived in the 19th district.

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Envelope.

An envelope addressed to Herbert Cecil Palmer Schantz from the Weare Commission Company in Orpheus Moyer Schantz’s hand. Orpheus worked for the company.

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Schantz Russell family fonds : 2017-1 accrual.

Material created and accumulated by members of the Schantz family. Includes primarily ephemera including an early indenture, a tax bill, and school work of Tobias Schantz. Also includes notebooks kept by Dorothy Russell while a student at Kitchener–Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School, also known as Kitchener Collegiate Institute.

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Indenture, Christian Schantz to Abraham Weber.

An indenture dated December 31, 1853 at Waterloo between Christian Schantz and Abraham Weber for 1200 pounds for 195 acres of land in the lower block of Waterloo Township. Also includes a short history by Harold Russell about the lands in Kitchener-Waterloo owned by the Schantz family.

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Songs of frost and snow.

A small booklet titled "songs of frost and snow" courtesy of Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick Publishers. The booklet includes poems and illustrations and was intended to advertise subscriptions to Farm and Fireside and the Ladies Home Companion.

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Schantz Russell family fonds : 2017-2 accrual.

Records related to the Schantz Russell family. Includes photographs, ephemera, drawings, a floor plan of the Schantz family home in Kitchener, Ont., correspondence and family histories written by Harold Russell.

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Shinbein, Mrs.

  • Carte de visite studio portrait of Mrs. Shinbein.
  • Mrs. Shinbein's first name is unknown.

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Niagara Falls, Ont.

Snapshot of Niagara Falls, Ontario. The name F.A. Schantz inscribed on the verso of the mount board may stand for Franklin Abram Schantz.

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My symphony.

Pen drawing featuring the lines of the poem titled, My Symphony by William Ellery Channing as well as flower and butterfly motifs. The creator of this drawing changed the order of some of the lines in the original poem titled, My Symphony by William Ellery Channing.

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Frank Schantz.

An article written by Harold Russell titled, “Schantz Family of Berlin:Franklin Abram Schantz, 12 January 1874-1 October 1962.” The article provides biographical information about Franklin Abram Schantz.

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HR's Wartime Victoria Park.

A copy of a presentation delivered by Harold Russell at the Victoria Park Pavilion, Kitchener, Ontario in October of 2015 titled, “Harold's Victoria Park in Wartime: A Talk Given October 15 in Victoria Park Pavilion.” In the presentation, Harold Russell recalled memories of various events and activities that took place in Victoria Park, Kitchener, Ont. during the 1940s.

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Letters Really Old.

Transcriptions of letters sent by various members of the Schantz and Moyer families between 1845 and 1920. The letters were transcribed by Harold Russell.

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Letters Tobias Schantz.

Transcriptions of letters sent to or received by Tobias Schantz between 1867 and 1907. The letters were transcribed by Harold Russell.

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Orpheus Schantz 2.

An article written by Harold Russell titled, “Orpheus Moyer Schantz, 1881-1951: A personal memory by Harold Russell based on letters, photographs, ephemera & recollections.” The article provides biographical information about Orpheus Moyer Schantz and is based on family letters, photographs, ephemera and Harold Russell's own personal recollections.

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Ward White of Leamington.

An article written by Harold Russell titled, “Ward White's Saga: Ward White of Leamington March 21, 1870-May 1, 1948.” The article provides biographical information about Ward White.

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Schantz photographs : album page.

One album page that has been removed from a photograph album. Recto is missing both photographs, but has labels "Elk Lodge Alberta- Arthur-Florence" and "Elsie Snyder-Ralph Snyder". Verso shows two photographs. The first is an oval photograph of the Nash sisters (daughters of Abraham Nash and Agnes Housser or Frances Wismer). Left to right: Mary Nash Hoover, Susanna Nash Wismer (Susie), Sarah Elizabeth Nash Laschinger (Lizzie), Frances Deborah Nash Carter (Debbie) and Priscilla Nash. The second image is titled "The Jolly Sleigh Ride, Aug. 28. 1902, Jordan, Ont." showing Samuel Fry Jr., Sarah Grobb Fry, Anna Rosetta Fry, Annie Nash Fry and others in a sleigh hitched to a horse. There is a missing image on there verso with the title "Sophie."

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Schantz photographs : album page.

One photograph album page showing five photographs. On recto of page are: Christian Schantz in front of his home in Wetaskiwin, Alta ; his dog Tye ; cats playing in front of a home. On verso of page is shown: Myford, Hamilton and Walter Kitney in 1915 ; Walter Charles and Ada Kitney.

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Schantz, Ruth.

One photograph with four frames of Ruth Schantz. Four separate images of Ruth in different poses have been taken, and have been developed together on one photographic paper. The image is mounted on a large board around which Carrie Flagler Schantz has painted pink flowers, copied two lines from the poem, Seven Times One by Jean Ingelow and recorded the date as September 30, 1899. The two lines from the poem are, “I've said my seven times over and over; Seven times one are seven.”

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Schantz, Ruth.

One photograph of Ruth Schantz. Ruth is wearing her eyeglasses and a large hat. Identification from recto.

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Schantz, Ruth.

One three quarter length portrait of Ruth Schantz. Ruth is shown sitting in a chair and the bottom of the image has been intentionally faded out.

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Schantz, Ruth.

One upper body portrait of Ruth Schantz. Originally a card photograph, the card has been nailed to the back of a mount. Ruth can be seen through a heart-shaped frame. Around her are hand drawn leaves (possibly by Carrie Flagler Schantz) and a ribbon.

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Schantz, Sophie.

One head and shoulders studio portrait of Sophie Schantz. Identification from verso.

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White, Dorothy : family.

Nine negatives of family snapshots. Images include Don and Lyndon Gross building and snowman and playing in the snow with snow shoes, a family playing hockey, and children pulling a push lawn mower. Identification from enclosure.

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White, Dorothy : class.

Six group class photos of of students at Prueter Public School. In four of the images Dorothy White is the teacher, the other two show the rhythm band. Identification from enclosure.

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White, Dorothy : Port Elgin.

Six negatives showing the Schantz-Russell family at Port Elgin. They are shown picnicking, with a catch of fish, and posing in the wilderness. Identification from enclosure.

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White, Dorothy : school.

Ten photographs. Six of the images are of students taught by Dorothy White at both Prueter and Margaret Ave public schools. Three of the images are exterior views of Prueter P.S. Identification from enclosure.

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White, Dorothy.

Four identical full length studio portraits of Dorothy White, aged one year. Identification from verso.

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White, Dorothy : Toronto Normal School students and friends.

One group portrait of some of the students of the Toronto Normal School, possibly those in Kindergarten-Primary section as well as parents and friends.

Back row: Ray Weldon, Helen Lockie, Rowena Stringer, Verna Frazer, Dorothy White, Christine [?], Unknown, Unknown, Glenny Bannerman. Middle Row: Kathleen Frizzle, Unknown, Mrs. (Bishop) Stringer, Mrs. Bannerman, Margaret Flarity.

Front Row: Joy Connel, Marjorie Dougall, Grace Longworth.

Mrs. (Bishop) Stringer is the mother of student Rowena Stringer and wife of the then Bishop of York. Mr. and Mrs. Bannerman were a couple that Dorothy boarded with while attending the Normal School and Glenny is their son. The other girls in the image are friends and classmates of Dorothy's. Identifications from verso.

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White, Dorothy with Anna Moyer and unidentified woman.

One snapshot photograph of an unidentified woman with Dorothy White and Anna Moyer at Victoria Park, Kitchener. The women are shown standing in front of the water and the photograph is in a large paper frame with a pipe cleaner for hanging. The frame reads "With best wishes: Days of the year" in an Eastern style font. Location identified from verso.

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White, Wilifred Herbert.

One full body studio portrait of Wilifred White as an infant. Wilifred is shown in a cradle. Possible postmortem photograph. Wilifred was born February 20, 1899 and passed June 4, 1899. Identification from verso.

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Wismer, Sophia [?].

One full length studio portrait possibly of Sophia Wismer. Sophia is shown wearing an elaborate hat and a long coat, and carrying a handbag. Identification from enclosure.

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Russell, Dorothy: Personal.

Material created or accumulated by Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White) that does not fit into any other series previously established. Includes ephemera and clippings.

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Class lists.

One notebook with a record of pupils from each class that Dorothy taught between 1939-1965. Also included are newspaper clippings and notes regarding former pupils.

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Schantz, Orpheus Moyer.

Material relating to Orpheus Moyer Schantz's activities and interests; primarily entertainment, business and leisure pursuits. Includes ephemera, art, and business cards.

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Ephemera : bookplate.

One ex libris bookplate from Orpheus and Carrie Schantz. Bookplate has an illustration of two birds on tree limbs bordered by flowers.

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Ephemera : newspapers.

Three identical "photogravure" sections of the broadsheet newspaper "The Chicago Daily News" from Saturday, October 3, 1925. The second page of the section features a radio photologue by Orpheus Moyer Schantz about the proposed establishment of the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, with which Orpheus was involved. A photographic portrait of Orpheus is also present.

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Ephemera : visiting cards.

Five hand lettered visiting cards of Jennie Moyer, Edmund Warren Moyer, Austin Schantz, and Orpheus Moyer Schantz and F.J. Ottmax. The cards of Edmund and Jennie list them as living at 3823 Langley Ave., Chicago. The card of Orpheus and F.J. Ottmax is inscribed "A Happy New Year 1889."

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Ephemera : Wild Flower Preservation Society.

Five identical decal prints from the Wild Flower Preservation Society: Illinois Chapter. The decals say "Enjoy-Do Not Destroy" around the edge and the middle shows a drawing of pink blossoms. The Wild Flower Preservation Society was a branch of the Illinois Audubon Society of which Orpheus Schantz was a board member.

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Ephemera: baby shower gift tag.

A baby shower gift tag.

The message printed on the tag reads, This Gift for your shower Brings good wishes, too, For "showers of joy" For your Baby and You!

The tag is signed by Reta.

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Ephemera: Easter card.

A folded Easter card with the greeting "A loving greeting brings you this white bunny to wish you an Easter all bright and sunny."

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Ephemera: new years card.

A New Years card.

The printed message on the card reads, May you have a happy New Year. God will never leave thee, All thy wants He knows, Feels the pains that grieve thee, Sees thy cares and woes. Frances Ridley Havergal.

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Flower bouquet print.

A print of a purple bouquet of flowers. The print has been included with the photographs as it was laid into the front pages of album 3.

Originally laid into page 1 of album 3.

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Moyer, Harvey.

One upper body studio portrait of Harvey Moyer. The edges of the mat are decoratively scalloped. Identification from album.

Originally on page 5 of album 3.

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Moyer, Lillian May and Maurice.

One full length studio portrait of Lillian and Maurice Moyer as children. The two are shown seated side by side wearing long gowns. Identification from verso.

Originally on page 33 bottom left of album 3.

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