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Alma St. United Brethren in Christ Church : choir.

One group portrait of the Alma St. United Brethren in Christ Church choir. Identified in the image are, back row: Ed Clemens, Frank Schantz, Arthur Schantz, Eli Brubacher. Middle row: Aggie Brubacher, Lizzie Groh, A.O. Bowman, Lizzie Musselman. Front row: Sophie Schantz, Susanna Musselman, Rosetta Lautenschlager, Ella Weaver. The choir was led by A.O. Bowman.

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Photograph Album #1.

One photograph album. Includes a list describing each photograph created by rych mills. Some of the photographs are hand-tinted. Most photographs are not identified. Identified photographs include:

Denton: "Suddaby School, Kitchener, Ont., Oct. 19, 1923: instructors", group portrait, includes Dorothy R.; Suddaby School, Kitchener, 1923", untitled view of Victoria Public School.

Snapshots: Victoria park activities: scenic views, bridge, pavilion, duck pen, swimming, skating carnival with races and pairs, athletic field, Highgate, Lake Erie, "Rondeau 1924", lake and beach scenes including cattle on the beach, canoeing and scenery such as lakes, rocks and pines.

Group and single portraits of friends and relatives including: Orpheus Moyer Schantz, Franklin Abram Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Sophie Emma Schantz, Mary Schantz, Flemming Clarke Russell, Dorothy Etta Russell, and people swimming at beach.

Grand River: in flood at Bridgeport upstream from bridge, views from Cressman's Woods.

St. Mary's Hospital.

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Schantz, Franklin [?].

One head and shoulders portrait, possibly of Franklin Schantz late in life, wearing glasses. Photograph was taken at the same time as 8B-4 and has the same background.

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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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Schantz (nee Moyer), Mary and children.

Informal outdoor group portrait of Mary Schantz with some of her children and grandchildren. The photograph was mounted and made into a 1915 calendar. Left to right: Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Orpheus Moyer Schantz, Mary Schantz (nee Moyer) (seated), Worth Flagler Schantz, Franklin Abram Schantz, Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White), Sophie Emma Schantz.

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Schantz, Franklin [?] with others.

One full length group portrait possibly of Franklin Abram Schantz (back row, 7th from left) with unidentified men standing in front of a growth of trees. The men are wearing suits and jackets. Image is possibly of staff of the Kitchener Public Utilities Commission.

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Alma St. Church meeting.

Group portrait possibly of a meeting of officials of the of Alma Street United Brethren in Christ Church taken outside. Identified on the verso are Rev. S.H. Swartz (centre in front of doors), President Bangs of Huntington College Indiana (front row, 3rd from right), Rev. Stanton, Lautenschlager, Rev. Howe, and Rev. Burton.

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Photograph Album #3 : "Frank's Album, 1900-1918."

One photograph album. Includes a list describing each photograph created by rych mills. Some photographs identified. Identified photographs include:

Schantz home, 43 Schneider Ave., Berlin, Ont.

Group and individual posed portraits of Austin Tobias Schantz, Arthur Benjamin Schantz, Franklin Abram Schantz, Dorothy Etta Russell, Ruth Schantz, Sophie Emma Schantz, Mary Schantz, Worth Flagler Schantz, Tobias Schantz, Carrie, Mrs. Flagler, Orpheus Moyer Schantz, September 1910.

Dec. 1910 at Morton Park, Ill. : good photo of Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Arthur Benjamin Schantz, Ruth Schantz.

1907: Victoria Park Pavilion, Victoria park.

1910: snapshots taken during visit of Orpheus Moyer Schantz family from Chicago to Berlin: unidentified view of farmhouse and river, probably Kolb farm at Breslau, group including Mr. & Mrs. Jake Kolb, snapshot of farm from across river; snapshots taken at the Steckle farm including a view of the Steckle farmhouse, views of "Henry Steckle's farm, Strasburg", snapshots of farm animals, picking elderberries, etc.

Orpheus Moyer Schantz home in Morton Park, Illinois and Orpheus Moyer Schantz family members. Includes one interior, several of yard.

Portrait of Jacob Kolb (1895-) in uniform.

Freeport: p. 45, includes farmhouse, view of bridge, Jacob Bauman Farm, Freeport 1911 with barns, stone house, Freeport church.

Small prints of horses, dogs, animal sheds on Prairie, possibly taken in Alberta? Also snapshots of mountainous territory with water, bridge over river with logs, horses being driven, large haystacks, homestead, Florence[?] and others eating outside, woman fishing, goats and pigs.

Groups portraits taken at the Schantz Family Reunion, 1913.

Rockwood, Ont., 1915: groups and scenic snapshots.

Unidentified farmhouse, family groups. These include Tobias Schantz.

Arthur Benjamin Schantz or Austin Tobias Schantz on horseback camp cooking.

Elora, Ont.: snapshots of groups, at mill, bridge, flowerpot island.

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Photograph Album #6.

One photograph album. Includes a list describing each photograph created by rych mills.

Consists primarily of snapshots belonging to Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White), before and after her marriage to Clarke Russell. Includes one formal portrait of "The Nash sisters": Mary, Susie, Elizabeth, Debbie, Priscilla, ca. 1880's (p. 1).

Family members and friends included in posed and informal snapshots include Mary Moyer Schantz, Tobias Schantz, Austin Tobias Schantz, Ward Malott White, Franklin Abram Schantz, Orpheus Moyer Schantz, Dorothy Etta Russell, Clarke Russell, Sophie Emma Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Russell, Eva Kolb, Worth Flagler Schantz, Emily Schantz, Verna Fraser, Helen Lockie, Inez Martin, Mrs. E.H. Schiedel, her son Elmer Schiedel and daughter-in-law Nellie, Mrs. Elizabeth George.

Also includes snapshots of groups of individuals (identified on the packs of tipped-in snapshots) taken during the 1930 Schantz family reunion: Detwiler, Schiedel, Snyder, Bingeman family members, Phranie Bingeman, Mr. Yocum, and during the Hilborn Reunion, July 1-9, [192-?].

Also includes snapshots of White family members and homes: Ward Malott White on his visit to Dundas, Leamington and Kitchener from Chilliwack, B.C., Ada, Edna, Ruth, May and Elmer White, Malcon, Mr. and Mrs Lye, Maple lake and Orrville [Parry Sound area], White house in Orrville, horses in lake at Orrville, people swimming.

Locations and structures include Kitchener Cenotaph (p. 9), "Dr. Hilliard's garden" (p. 13), log schoolhouse, Waterloo Park (p. 17), Pioneer Tower, (p. 30), Schantz House, Conestogo (p. 34), Euler House (p. 34) [both of these are of old structures in disrepair], Bridge across river at Conestogo and Grand River at Conestogo (p. 43), Grand River in flood (p. 65-66).

Snapshots taken after Dorothy and Clarke's marriage include: White family gravestones in Leamington, Ont., Clarke Russell in uniform on his motorcycle, Lake Erie [swimming], Tecumseh Park, Chatham, Dorothy playing the ukelele and the Hawaiian guitar.

Victoria Park snapshots: statue of Queen Victoria, winter views, Dorothy paddling a canoe, the new Victoria Park Pavilion, glue factory ruins[?], Dorothy and two friends with snowshoes and in britches, visit of Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and daughters Lady Blanch and Dorothy Cavendish at Victoria Park, June 13, 1918 [snapshot of platform, no dignitaries?] (p. 64).

F.W. Woolworth Co. picnic: includes Mr. Emil Wagner, manager, and family, employee group portrait, Gertie Kruse, Marjorie Blin[?]kho.

P. 81: Inez Martin.

P. 91 Sophie and Mrs. Lye knitting (on beach).

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Dorothy and Frank on bridge in Victoria Park

Photograph of Frank Schantz and Dorothy Russell standing apart on rear concrete bridge in Victoria Park. The pair, dressed for cool weather, is seen at a distance, slightly from above. Bare and evergreen trees and a view of snow covered park are included in shot. The bridge has lights on top of each corner and a bear cage is partially visible in the background at left.

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Photograph Album #15.

One photograph album with some descriptions. The album may have belonged to Franklin Abram Schantz. Identified photographs include:

Fishing camp, Lake Temagami, 1921.

Grimsby: view from mountain, picking fruit at the Wolverton farm, 1920.

Victoria Park.

Port Dover, 1922.

Rockwood.

Dundas: views from the mountain, Harold Smith, Webster's Falls, 1923.

Parry Sound: Whites, 1923.

St. Mary's Hospital.

Harold [Smith] and Anne: wedding, July 28, 1923.

Dorothy Etta Russell and friends snowshoeing.

Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee: Orpheus, log cabins, cabin, Mount Le Compte, Lake Erie.

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Lang Treacy Staff Picnic.

A photograph of the Lang Treacy Co. Ltd. (dry goods and house-furnishings) taken June 1927. Image shows Franklin Schantz (back row, 4th) W.C. Treacy (front row, far right), R.D. Lang (second row, first from left) and E.D. Lang (third row, first from left). Also of note are the dress of the employees, particularly a fur stole. Identification from verso.

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Photograph Album #8.

One photograph album. Includes a list describing each photograph created by rych mills. Some of the photographs are hand-tinted. One photograph appears to be missing. Identified photographs include:

Snapshots of scenery taken in Alberta and British Columbia, including mountains, buffalo, Jean Beddome, 1911.

Snapshots taken at Rockwood, 1918, "at Pomeroy's, Bridgeport," Port Dover, visits to the White family, Orrville, Aug. 14-26, 1922 and 1924 (May and Ed , Mr. and Mrs. Lye, Harry and Eddie, Faith, Edna, Ada, sleeping camp, Eddie Malkin)
"Bridgeport car": snapshot of Florence Schantz, Joe Fries, Motorman, and Jean Beddome, 1918 (p. 8).

"Hilborn Family Reunion, 9 brothers", July 1, 1922: Isaac, Amos, Aaron, Emanuel, David, Joseph, Jesse, Jacob, Edwin.

"3 cousins": Priscilla Nash, Mary Nash Moyer Schantz, Rebecca Nash Sweitzer, July 29, 1919.

Family and friends identified include the immediate Schantz family (Franklin Abram Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Sophie Emma Schantz, Mary Schantz, Dorothy Etta Russell, Tobias Schantz, Austin Tobias Schantz, Orpheus Moyer Schantz) J.B. and Mrs. Pomeroy, Eva Pomeroy, Lloyd Pomeroy, Nelda Dreier, Geraldine Murphy, Mrs. E.H. Schiedel, Nellie and Elmer Schiedel, Ruth Schantz Spelman with baby Margery, Bridgeman family members, Inez Martin, Grace Longworth, Verna Fraser, Helen Lockie, Jean Fitzgerald, Clarke Russell, Ward Malott White, Mr. and Mrs Alfred Snyder, Spelman family, Pearl Clemens, Mary Wismer, Grace Kolb, Eva Kolb, Mrs. Oliver Kolb.

Locations and structures include: C.C. Holtzman home, Hagerstown, Maryland; home of Mrs. Faith Gribble McArthur, Victoria B.C., 1922; St. Mary's Hospital (p. 55), Victoria Park, flooding on David St. [?] (p. 70), views of Grand River from Cressman's Woods, farm pictures taken at Evesham, Saskatchewan.

Activities include: snowshoeing in Victoria Park, Jan., 1924, Ice Carnival in Victoria Park, Jan. 1925 (p. 55), Schantz and Euler houses, Conestogo, Oct. 1926 (p. 84).

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Bowman family.

Photographs of Hervey Bowman, a house on Church St., Kitchener, and a house on Roland St., Kitchener. Note that the photographs were found with correspondence between Franklin Abram Schantz and Franklin Bowman regarding Hervey Bowman's death.

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Alma St. United Brethren in Christ Church : choir.

One group portrait of the Alma St. United Brethren in Christ Church choir. Identified in the image are, back row: Ed Clemens, Frank Schantz, Arthur Schantz, Eli Brubacher. Middle row: Aggie Brubacher, Lizzie Groh, A.O. Bowman, Lizzie Musselman. Front row: Sophie Schantz, Susanna Musselman, Rosetta Lautenschlager, Ella Weaver. The choir was led by A.O. Bowman.

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Alma St. United Brethren in Christ Church : choir.

One photograph of the Alma St. United Brethren in Christ Church choir. Identified in the image are, back row: Ed Clemens, Frank Schantz, Arthur Schantz, Eli Brubacher. Middle row: Aggie Brubacher, Lizzie Groh, A.O. Bowman, Lizzie Musselman. Front row: Sophie Schantz, Susanna Musselman, Rosetta Lautenschlager, Ella Weaver. The choir was led by A.O. Bowman.

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United Brethren Church group outing to Elora Gorge.

A photograph taken during an outing to Elora, Ontario by members of a United Brethren Church group from Berlin, Ontario. Five of the fourteen people are identified: Frank A. Schantz, Edgar Clemens, Arthur B. Schantz, Ella Weaver and Sophie E. Schantz.

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