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Ahrens, Aunt.

Head and torso studio portrait of an unidentified Ahrens family member seen looking off camera, seated next to a table, with left hand on top of closed book.

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Ahrens, Charles August and family.

Photograph of Charles August Ahrens and family in front of their first home on Courtland Ave. in what was then Berlin, Ontario.

Left to right: Charles August Ahrens, his wife Emma, children Lottie and Fred, and Martin Nagel.

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Ahrens family.

Studio portrait of the Ahrens sisters seen standing and seated in front of a decorative backdrop. Includes identifications:

Back row, left to right: Carrie, Laura, Emma.

Middle row, left to right: Helena, Louise, Minnie.

Front row: Mary.

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Baby Doeppler.

Studio portrait of an infant posed upright in a chair, dressed in a gown and lace cardigan. Possibly a cousin to Anna Elizabeth Metz Schneider.

Schneider, J.M. family

Ahrens family home.

One photograph of the Ahrens family home at the corner of Benton St. and Courtland Ave. while under construction. Two unidentified people are standing next to the house with piles of wood and debris visible in the foreground.

Schneider, J.M. family

Ahrens Shoe Co. staff.

One group portrait of Ahrens Shoe Co. staff taken outside at the factory on Queen St. S., Berlin, Ont. Includes 28 people, men and women, some holding shoes. There are also shoes displayed in front of the group. The three men in the centre of the front row are identified as Henry Ahrens, Mr. Bornhold, and Charles Ahrens. The boy on the end is identified as Fred Ahrens.

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Ahrens cousins.

One snapshot of, left to right from centre, Florence, Carl and Lottie Ahrens with two unidentified people at left sitting on a picnic table, Freeport Bridge [?] in background.

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Schneider, Johann Christoph : farm.

Modern copy of a photograph showing Johann Christoph Schneider's farm in the Highland Rd-Lawrence Ave. area of Kitchener, ca. 1900. Includes a copy print, 13 x 18 cm.

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Gofton, Alfred.

Head and shoulders studio portrait of Alfred Gofton seen looking at the camera, dressed in a suit and tie.

Schneider, J.M. family

Birth, marriage, will and cemetery papers.

Birth, Marriage, Will and Cemetery papers related to Alfred Gofton and family. They include:
1. Birth certificate for wife Charlotte Braun;
2. Marriage certificate for Alf Gofton and Charlotte Braun dated June 6, 1923;
3. Will of Elizabetha Schneider dated Jan. 10, 1905 naming John Metz and Albert B. Schneider as executors;
4. Receipts for perpetual care at Mount Hope Cemetery from the 1930s

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118th Battalion trooping the colours.

One postcard identified by Norman C. Schneider as the 118th Battalion in Victoria Park, Kitchener, Ont., 1916. Also in this image is a photographer with camera and tripod, preparing to take a picture. This postcard was sent to Floss Ahrens in Kansas City by E. Maude Garner and is stamped and postmarked Kitchener, Oct. 16, 1916.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Schneider, Norman C. snapshots.

128 snapshots, some with identifications. Contains Norman C. Schneider's photos of 1916 "118th Battalion" such as interior photos of barracks at Berlin (Kitchener), Ottawa, tents at Camp Borden; the Schneider family home "Buena Vista" with John Metz out front in two of the photos; picnics with friends, Gatineau River, plane crashes, A nice catch of fish.

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.

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Ahrens, Florence : family.

Envelope of snapshots labelled "Miss Ahrens". The photographs include: Mabel and Bill Picard wedding (4 snapshots, Mabel and Bill Pickard, Norman Schneider, Florence Ahrens); Emma Ahrens and Walter Siegner wedding,1920 (2 snapshots); "Mac" Macdonald and Edith Ahrens wedding (1 snapshot); Ahrens cottage at Grand Bend called "Berlin" (1 snapshot); Church of the Good Shepherd interior (1 snapshot); grape farm near St. David's (2 snapshots); many unidentified friends (15 snapshots); Hebert J. Schneider (1 snapshot). The negatives are of an unidentified golfer and an unidentified family group.

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Schneider, Frederick Paul and Jean May with family.

Twenty-five snapshots of Jean May and Frederick Paul, children of Fred H. and Ella Schneider, in a green leather tooled album. Many are duplicates of snapshots found in Jean May's baby book. Includes snapshots taken at Southampton, Ont. and at 194 Weber St., Kitchener, Ont. and snapshots of the children playing outdoors, at the beach. in the winter, with toys and riding bicycles. Includes a snapshot of F.H. Schneider in a bathing suit.

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Schneider, Jean May baby book.

Commercially-produced baby book regarding Jean May Schneider, daughter of Fred H. and Ella Schneider, born March 18, 1923. Includes 51 snapshots of Jean May and other infants including: Gwenith Washburn, "Bobbie" Menzies, David and Ruth Halliwell, Charles Bowman White, Mary Caroline Shupe, Katherine and John [Siegner?], Betsy and Tommy Koelher, Elaine Woolner. Some snapshots were taken at Clifton Cottage, Southampton, Ont. One snapshots includes a view of the house at 25 Courtland Ave. W. in Kitchener, Ont. Others show children playing outdoors in the winter.

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Schneider, Frederick H. and family.

Six snapshots and one negative Frederick H. Schneider and family at 38 Margaret Ave., Kitchener, Ont. The snapshots are of Jean May, Fred P. and their father Fred H. The negative is of a family group, taken in 1938

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Unidentified group portrait.

Group portrait taken outside at the Sims home (note in scrapbook), Kitchener, Ont. Occasion not specified, possibly the visit by British Air Admiral Lord Trenchard.

Back row, left to right: Major Hal Ballantyne, A.E. Martin, Lieut. Ken Sims, Lieut. Norman C. Schneider.

Front row, left to right: Major Heather, Col. H.J. Sims Q.C., Lord Trenchard, British Air Admiral, Hon. W.D. Euler M.P., Louis Lang.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

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

Freeport : homes.

Ten snapshots of Norman C. Schneider's homes at Freeport, Ont. Six are of the summer home ca. 1938-1940 and include one snapshot of Emmie Anthes beside a 1937 Humber. Four are of the home built later on the same site, ca. 1960.

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Schneider, Norman C. laying cornerstone.

Norman C. Schneider laying cornerstone of the new Federal Building for the Department of National Revenue on Frederick St. in Kitchener, Ontario on August 15, 1957. Note in scrapbook by Norman C. Schneider: Additional picture and my speech is 10 pages farther in this book, Aug. 19, 1957.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

118th Battalion clippings.

Clipping of an article (ill.) from the October 4, 1966 edition of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record titled "Memento of Kaiser bust given to Pioneer Village" and an undated clipping with caption: "The dunked bust of German emperor was salvaged from mud of Victoria Park lake."

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Tribute to Fred H. Schneider.

Typescript speech notes (original) by Norman C. Schneider consisting of a tribute to Fred H. Schneider given at the annual J.M. Schneider Ltd. meeting held at the Walper on January 25, 1968.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Schneider, Frederick P. estate clipping.

Clipping of article published in the March 25, 1971 edition of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record regarding re-zoning of former Frederick Schneider estate titled "Apartment density: Thomson haunted by 1970 statement".

Schneider, J.M. family

50th Anniversary speech.

Consists of Norman C. Schneider's remarks (manuscript, original) to the family on May 20, 1975 at the Charcoal Steak House on the occasion of his 50th wedding anniversary. It includes reminiscences about his family's history: the J.M Schneider home on Courtland Ave., births known as "Lantern night" with family members moving between four homes in a row bringing lanterns and hot water. Also includes a brief background on Ethel Schneider's family and how she came to live next door to Norman's family.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Kitchener Business and Professional Men's Club.

Manuscript (original) of an "old Berlin" talk given by Norman C. Schneider on January 23, 1975 to the Retired Business and Professional Men's Club at Kitchener Waterloo Y. Includes childhood memories of swimming holes, fishing, bicycles, climbing the water tower, Norman's first airplane ride, a description of the first plane to fly in Berlin, Ont. Information about Christoph Schneider and Charles Andrew Ahrens, and memories of William Lyon MacKenzie King are included, along with memories of childhood friends who became prominent citizens: Walter P. Zeller, Ivan Keffer, and Fred Bowman.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Schneider, Ethel Lapsley.

Snapshot of the burial of Ethel Lapsley Schneider at Woodland Cemetery in Kitchener. Identified are Betty Schneider, Nancy, Chelsea, Bryce, and Reverend Eric Allison.

Schneider, J.M. family

Gardner, Lorna.

1 snapshot of Lorna Gardner (daughter of John A. White Jr.) at a table with Marion Gofton and Edith MacPhail, and 1 snapshot of Lorna Gardner in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Kitchener.

Schneider, J.M. family

Braun family plot.

Contains 2 snapshots of the Braun family plot in Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener Ontario. Alfred Schneider Gofton's wife was Charlotte Braun. Includes a photocopy of an obituary for Heinrich Braun in German, and translated into English.

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