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Sheet music.

Approximately one hundred pieces of sheet music from the Schantz household, many belonging to Florence Annie Catherine Schantz or Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White). A list of titles is included in the box.

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Scrapbook 3.

A scrapbook containing newspaper clippings, both loose and pasted in, poetry and illustrations, a brochure for the Niagara and Lewiston Railroad, and a one-leaf printed advertisement for "Sapolio," this last in both English and German and printed on silver-backed paper. The name Franklin A. Schantz is written on the front cover of the scrapbook. The scrapbook was found in Florence Annie Catherine's trunk.

The scrapbook occupies the first twenty-five pages of a volume entitled, "Business Diary Containing General Information, With Daily Calendar for 1881, Compiled by Ogilvy & Co., Toronto, And Presented to Each of their Customers With Best Respects and Cordial Good Wishes." Ogilvy & Co. were importers of British and foreign dry goods, and wholesale dealers in Canadian cottons, woolens, etc.

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Schantz, Tobias Kolb : correspondence received.

36 letters received by Tobias Schantz. Correspondents include Levi Nash Moyer, his children Arthur Benjamin Schantz, Austin Tobias Schantz, Etta Lydia Mary White (nee Schantz), Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Franklin Abram Schantz, Orpheus Moyer Schantz, joint letters from family, one letter from his wife Mary Schantz (nee Moyer).

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Schantz, Mary Moyer : correspondence received.

28 letters. Correspondents include: Enoch [?], Abraham Fry, Annie Henning, Edward A. Moyer, Jacob Moyer, Levi Nash Moyer, Nannie Moyer, Samuel Moyer, daughters Etta and Florence, son Orpheus, husband Tobias and J.E. Wismer.

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Schantz, Herbert and Florence.

One full length studio portrait of Herbert Cecil Palmer Schantz and Florence Annie Catherine Schantz. Both are shown standing up leaning against a column. Identification from album.

Originally on page 15 of album 3.

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Schantz, Herbert and Florence.

One full length studio portrait of Herbert Cecil Palmer Schantz and Florence Annie Catherine Schantz. Both are shown standing up leaning against a column.

Originally in page 5 of album 1.

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Schantz, Franklin Abram : correspondence received.

Twenty six items of correspondence. Includes letters from family, particularly Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White) and Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, as well as friends such as Jessie Thompson. As included are letters from the Bowmans regarding Hervey Bowman's death and business letters regarding Franklin Abram Schantz's land in Alberta and life insurance.

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Schantz, Florence.

One full length studio portrait of Florence Schantz standing behind an elaborate parlour chair. Identification from verso.

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Schantz, Florence and Sophie.

One upper body studio portrait of Florence Annie Catherine and Sophie Emma Schantz. A more relaxed pose, Sophie has her arm around Florence and Florence is wearing glasses. Photograph was originally owned by Florence.

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Schantz, Florence and Sophie.

One upper body studio portrait of Florence Annie Catherine Schantz and Sophie Emma Schantz. Both women are wearing hats and Florence is wearing glasses. Photograph was originally owned by Sophie Schantz.

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Schantz, Florence and Sophie.

One full length studio portrait of Florence Annie Catherine Schantz and Sophie Emma Schantz. Sophie is seated on a chair draped in a large fur and Florence stands to her right.

Originally on page 36 top left of album 3.

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Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine : correspondence received.

Twenty-one letters received by Florence Annie Catherine Schantz.

Date and Place from: October 4, 1895 Chicago, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900 Attachments: Envelope with stamp.

Date and Place from: December 28, 1895 Chicago, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: April 2, 1896 Chicago, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: April 29, 1896 Chicago, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: July 30, 1896 Chicago, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900 Notes: Letter torn.

Date and Place from: February 8, 1897 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: December 24, 1897 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: February 24, 1898 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: April 20, 1898 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900 Notes: Written on EMS letterhead.

Date and Place from: July 16, 1898 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: August 11, 1898 Berlin, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Herbert Cecil Palmer, 1883-1912 Notes: Includes letter to Frank.

Date and Place from: November 25, 1898 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: May 25, 1899 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: June 12, 1899 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Mary, 1840-1935 Notes: Includes note from Etta.

Date and Place from: August 3, 1899 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: August 10, 1899 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: November 11, 1899 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: December 6, 1899 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: December 28, 1899 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900 Attachments: Envelope with stamp included.

Date and Place from: January 19, 1900 Leamington, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: March 23, 1902 Didsbury, Alta. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Ward Malott, 1870-1948.

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Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine : correspondence received.

75 letters. Correspondents include: friend Dorothy, J.M. Moyer, Jennie Moyer, Levi Nash Moyer, Lizzie [Moyer?], Louise and Emma Moyer, Sarah, Arthur Schantz, Austin Schantz, Carrie Schantz, Etta Schantz, Frank Schantz, uncle Josiah K. Schantz, Mary Schantz, Orpheus Schantz, Tobias Schantz. One folder contains single letters from a number of friends.

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Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine : correspondence received.

Twenty-five letters received by Florence Annie Catherine Schantz. Correspondents include brothers Arthur, Austin and Herbert, sister Etta, brother-in-Law ward White, mother Mary Schantz, as well as cousins and friends.

Date and Place from: July 21, 1898 Balsam Grove, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Eva.

Date and Place from: January 1, 1903 Goderich, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Johnston, Grace.

Date and Place from: January 1, 1906 Didsbury, Alta. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Alvin.

Date and Place from: November 7, 1918 Ottawa To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Beddome, Jean.

Date and Place from: n.d. s.l. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Austin Tobias, 1871-1959.

Date and Place from: April 12, 1890 Chicago, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Austin Tobias, 1871-1959.

Date and Place from: May 18, 1896 Chater, Alta. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Arthur Benjamin, 1876-1958.

Date and Place from: January 9, 1898 Morton Park, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Arthur Benjamin, 1876-1958.

Date and Place from: July 22, 1898 Council Bluffs, Iowa To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Austin Tobias, 1871-1959.

Date and Place from: April 18, 1899 Latah, Wash. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Arthur Benjamin, 1876-1958 Attachments: Envelope with stamp.

Date and Place from: May 8, 1899 Council Bluffs, Iowa To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Austin Tobias, 1871-1959.

Date and Place from: April 1, 1907 Elk Lodge, Alta. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Arthur Benjamin, 1876-1958.

Date and Place from: December 22, ? Chicago, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: October 9, 1892 Morton Park, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: August 19, 1893 Chicago, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Etta Lydia Mary, 1866-1900.

Date and Place from: Alta. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Arthur Benjamin, 1876-1958.

Date and Place from: November 14, 1920 Toronto To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900- Attachments: Includes envelope, no stamp.

Date and Place from: December 18, 1901 Council Bluffs, Iowa To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Schantz, Austin Tobias, 1871-1959.

Date and Place from: June 00, 1921 No Place To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta.

Date and Place from: September 07, 1928 Chatham To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta. Notes: Partial letter, no closing written on Department of Public Highways Motor Vehicles Branch letterhead.

Date and Place from: May 8, [1899] Port Elgin, Ont. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From ?, Annie.

Date and Place from: Oct. 4, 1903 LaGrange, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Moyer, Mollie.

Date and Place from: Aug. 25, 1905 Lewisville, Alta. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From ?, Alvin.

Date and Place from: Jan. 26, 1913 Carrot Creek, Alta. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From ?, Martha.

Date and Place from: Dec. 30, 1895 Chicago, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 Notes: Envelope only, includes stamp.

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Schantz family.

One photograph of the Schantz family taken in front of the Schantz home at 43 Schneider Avenue in Kitchener, Ontario. Left to right: Walter Spelman (holding Dorothy Spelman), Ruth Schantz (with Walter Bishop Spelman and Margery Ruth Spelman), Orpheus Moyer Schantz, Carrie Flagler Schantz, Sophie Schantz, Florence Schantz, Mary Moyer Schantz, Dorothy White, Worth Schantz.

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Schantz family : Florence, Austin and Herbert.

One full length studio portrait of Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Arthur Benjamin Schantz and Herbert Cecil Palmer Schantz.

Florence is seated on a ladies chair, Arthur stands beside her, and Herbert next to him with his arm resting on a tall table. Florence is holding a painting of a young girl and Arthur is holding one of a pastoral landscape.

Originally on page 15 of album 2.

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Schantz family : 1913 family reunion.

Two identical group portraits of a group from the 1913 Schantz family reunion. Over 880 people attended the reunion. In this photograph can be identified Florence Schantz, second row, sixth from right.

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Schantz children : Florence, Arthur and Herbert Schantz.

One full length studio portrait of Florence, Arthur and Herbert Schantz. Florence is seated on a ladies chair, Arthur stands beside her, and Herbert next to him with his arm resting on a tall table. Florence is holding a painting of a young girl and Arthur is holding one of a pastoral landscape.

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Schantz children : Florence, Arthur and Herbert Schantz.

One full length studio portrait of Florence Annie Catherine Schantz , Arthur Benjamin Schantz and Herbert Cecil Palmer Schantz.

Florence is seated on a ladies chair, Arthur stands beside her, and Herbert next to him with his arm resting on a tall table. Florence is holding a painting of a young girl and Arthur is holding one of a pastoral landscape.

Originally on page 19 of album 3.

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Schantz children : Florence, Arthur and Herbert Schantz.

Two identical copies of a full length studio portrait of Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Arthur Benjamin Schantz, and Herbert Cecil Palmer Schantz.

Florence is seated on a ladies chair, Arthur stands beside her, and Herbert next to him with his arm resting on a tall table. Florence is holding a painting of a young girl and Arthur is holding one of a pastoral landscape.

Originally in page 3 and 29 of album 1.

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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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Russell, Dorothy Etta : correspondence received.

Seventeen letters, primarily postcards, from Dorothy's family and friends. Includes letters from Franklin Abram Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine Schantz and Orpheus Moyer Schantz as well as friends congratulating her on completing teacher's school. Also included are one Valentine's card from Ruth Schantz and one empty envelope.

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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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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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Photograph Album #5 : snapshots 1912 : Dorothy E. White from Aunt [Florence?].

One photograph album. Includes a list describing each photograph created by rych mills. Some of the photographs are duplicates of items in previous albums. Many photographs are unidentified. Identified photographs include:

Snapshots of Elora, Rockwood (May 24 and Aug., 1916), Victoria Park, the Schantz reunion in 1913, Arthur Benjamin Schantz's homestead in Alberta, Schantz home, Schneider Ave, Kitchener, Ont., Schantz family portraits and snapshots which include Arthur Benjamin Schantz, Austin Tobias Schantz and Herbert Cecil Palmer Schantz, Orpheus Moyer Schantz home and family in Morton Park, Illinois, Levi Moyer.

Port Elgin snapshots include people swimming, walking on the beach, and snapshots taken on the reserve of the courthouse, jail, church and school Masset, B.C. : totem pole, 1911 (p. 2).

Schantz, Austin Tobias: hogs, 1912 (p. 2).

Steckle farm: Dorothy Etta Russell and Worth Flagler Schantz with dog, 1910, (p. 8). Also "At Henry Steckle's farm", 1916: group shot of Edna Steckle, Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Sophie Emma Schantz, Aunt Carrie (Cornelia Caroline Schantz). Includes a shot which shows the whole front of the house, with chairs and hammock on porch (p. 74).

Old "Jacob Bowman" farm, Freeport, Ont., 1911 (p. 9).

Gofton, Mrs. and Ella Gofton (p. 17).

Christian and Josiah Schantz (p. 19).

Kolb family: turkey, Oliver and Grace (p. 19).

Snyder, William : "drawing room at William Snyder's, Waterloo" [ornate interior] and Elsie Snyder in Park, Waterloo, Ont. (p. 27).

Grand River: women and children wading "behind Kolb farm", Aug. 1914 (p. 31).

Bowers cottage, Port Elgin (p. 53).

Victoria Park Pavilion fire, 1916 (p. 56-57).

Bridgeport Casino, 1916: Junior Endeavour picnic (p. 58-59).

Victoria school class picture, 1916: teacher, Mr. S. H. Suter (p. 69).

Camp at Carling Heights, London, 1916 [military] (p. 69).

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Photograph Album #4 : snapshots 1912, Sophie E. Schantz from Sister Florence.

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

Schantz family, Berlin and Morton park Schantz's, summer of 1910 (p.1).

Steckles and Schantz family at the Steckle farm, Aug. 1910, (p.2 and 60) including one of two girls sitting on a woodpile knitting.

Elk Lodge, Didsbury, Alberta: Florence Annie Catherine Schantz in 1909, cabin in 1910 (p.3).

Victoria Park: U.B.S.S. picnic, July 1, 1913. (p. 4, larger copy in album 3).

Orpheus M. Schantz: family and home: interior and exterior views of the house, children with dolls, Sophie Emma Schantz: in her kindergarten class in Chicago (p. 8, faded).

Flagler, Lizzie: portrait (p. 10).

Postcards from Metta (p. 15).

Schantz, Arthur Benjamin, informal portrait, 1910 (p. 17).

Victoria Park: deer, Jan. 1911 (p. 22).

River Bank, New Hamburg [house], 1906 (p. 24), wedding party in front (p. 25).

Lake View Farm [house] 1908 (p. 24).

Laschinger, Rebecca (Krampien), New Hamburg, 1906: portrait (p. 25).

Kolb family: snapshots of farm and buildings, portraits, snapshots of horse and milk wagon "Riverside Dairy, [?] Kolb", of train at Breslau (p. 27-29).

Sabina and her new range, Nov. 1910: interior view of woman with stove (p. 30).

Schantz, Arthur Benjamin: horses, 1909 (p. 30).

Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine: postcards of a trip west, July 19 to Aug. 12, 1922 with Jean Beddome and Blanche Swingle and Arthur. Subjects include woman fishing at falls near Kanaskis, Lake Minnewonka, Three Sisters Mountains, camping, scenic views (p. 31-36).

Prince Rupert, B.C., 1912 (p. 36).

Austin Tobias Schantz's angora goats, 1910, Alberta.

Port Elgin, Ont., Aug. 1914: view of the beach, lake and a tower (p. 37 and p. 48).

Schantz family reunion, July 1913: family group portraits which include Levi and Mollie Moyer, Mary Moyer Schantz, Treacy family members, Tobias Schantz (p. 37-39).
Includes identified and unidentified snapshots of family members and friends, including Paul and Viola Snyder, Mabel Martin. Many are duplicates of snapshots in Album #3, also unidentified.

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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 #13

One photograph album labelled, "Schantz Family, Steckles, 1913-1918." Includes:

Portrait: Herbert Cecil Palmer Schantz and Arthur Benjamin Schantz, 1899.

Portraits: Schantz family, Jan. 1911, family portraits with Alta and Mr. Martin, Mrs Scheidel, Jessie Thompson, "Edmonton Schantz's."

Portrait: Lizzie Snyder Schantz family [children], identified.

Steckle Farm: "On the road to Steckles", 1910, Henry Steckle, with Orpheus Moyer Schantz and Worth Flagler Schantz in horse-drawn wagon, 1910, family group posed on steps.

Jacob Kolb farm: view of farm from across the Grand River.

Oliver Kolb house, Breslau, 1911: winter scene.

Jacob Kolb farm: group of women on river bank "ready for wading in Grand River", also includes snapshot of them wading, 1914. Includes identifications.

Schantz home, 43 Schneider Ave, Berlin, Ont., Jan. 1911.

Schantz reunion, June, 1913: group portraits.

Photographs taken on Florence's trip in western Canada with Austin Tobias Schantz, Jean Beddome, Blanche Singleton, 1911 [deteriorated and discoloured]. Includes scenes near Banff, camping near Canmore, Lake Minnewonka, "The Louis Ranch" near Cochrane, Alberta, also horses being driven across creek.

Photographs taken at Arthur Benjamin Schantz's homestead, "Elk Lodge."

Harry Bricker's homestead and family, Harmatton, Alberta.

U.B.C.S.S. : group portraits at picnic, 1913.

Snapshots taken at Rockwood, July, 1915, 1916 (includes Mabel Dunham).

Snapshots taken at Puslinch lake, 1890's.

Holtzman home, Hagenstown, Maryland.

Snapshots taken at the United Brethren Conference at Kitchener in May 10-17, 1917. Includes many identifications.

Snapshots taken at Port Elgin, 1916.

Snapshots taken at Elora, Aug. 2, 1915.

Snapshots taken during visit of Levi Moyer in 1918 Waterloo Park, Cressman's Woods, King St., Kitchener, family members.

Snapshots taken at Victoria Park: deer, Earl Reis, 1914.

Group portrait: Snyders, Schantz, Georges, 1913.

Snapshots taken at Jordan, Ontario, 1904: "Cousin Sam Fry's home." Includes snapshot of the house, group in sleigh: Sam Fry, Mrs. Fry, her mother Annie, Aunt Molly, Great Aunt Annie Fry.

Photographs of May Gribble White's home and family, 1916, Orrville, Ont. Includes view of house and family on the porch, interior views of a decorated Christmas, shots of the children, and "Mrs. Gribble's tombstone."

Includes two postcards: "Presenting of colours, 118th Kitchener Battalion, Sept. 11, 1916" and "London: camp, Carling Heights, 1916."

Two snapshots taken at Cochrane, Ont. : "After fire, Cochrane, Ont., 1916" and "French family, Cochrane."

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Photograph Album #12 : snapshots 1912, Florence A.C. Schantz.

One photograph album labelled, "Florence c1907-1911, excel. Alberta." Includes:

Snapshots taken at the Orpheus Moyer Schantz home in Morton Park, Ill., Dec. 1910-March 1911.

Snapshot of Ruth Schantz with Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White), May 29, 1900.

Two group portraits with identifications, 1908: possibly Woolworth Co. employee picnics.

Portrait of Rebecca V.L. Krampene (Laschinger), New Hamburg and "A nook at River View, 1906". Also wedding of Beatrice Laschinger in New Hamburg, Jan. 1908 [also in another album, unidentified].

Photographs taken at Arthur Benjamin Schantz's homestead in Alberta in 1908-1912: includes snapshots of Arthur with his dogs, Austin Tobias Schantz, livestock including turkeys, angora goats, hogs, horses, Arthur's homestead shack, Arthur and Florence Annie Catherine Schantz with horses and wagon, interior of homestead shack with Arthur Benjamin Schantz and Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, "Threshing in March 1912" [faded], Reed family, "Prairie fire" [badly faded], Austin Tobias Schantz and homestead shack.

Photographs of places including panorama of Salmon Arm, B.C., Calgary, Alberta.

Portrait: Sophie Emma Schantz, May 4, 1912.

Photographs taken at Lionel Bricker farm [Alberta?], 1910-1912: Menno Bricker with horses, grandchildren Marjory and George, Bricker children posed with fields behind.

Photographs taken of Tuggle family in Alberta, 1912, in fields with stooks, also of "Thanksgiving at Swingles, Oct. 30, 1911."

Photographs taken at Wetaskawin, Saskatchewan: Cousin Bennie Schantz: family in front of "Model Bakery, " fishing.

Portrait taken at High River, Alta., Aug. 1909: Percy Robinson, W.H. Dickinson, Milton Eby, Serena Eby, Ida Dickenson, Lala Hart, Edna Weber, G.A. Frerks.

Photographs taken at Orrville, Ont.: "White children party." [Note: the family surname was White].

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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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Old favourites.

A book of song lyrics transcribed by Florence Annie Catherine Schantz and presented to Sophie Emma Schantz.

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Notebook.

A notebook belonging to Etta Lydia Mary White (nee Schantz), and later given to Florence Annie Catherine Schantz in 1894.

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Homesteading in Alberta.

An article written by Harold Russell titled, “Schantz Family Homesteading in Alberta: Homesteading In The West: The Schantz Family Experience.” The article describes the experiences of various Schantz family members that homesteaded in Alberta, Canada including Tobias Schantz, Austin Tobias Schantz, Arthur Benjamin Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, and Ward White.

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Genealogy notes.

Genealogy notes on the Schantz family. Some of the notes appear to have been copied from the Eby book, and are in the handwriting of either Mary Schantz or Florence Annie Catherine Schantz.

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Florence Schantz.

An article written by Harold Russell titled, “Schantz Family of Berlin: Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, December 28, 1879-March 11, 1938.” The article provides biographical information about Florence Annie Catherine Schantz.

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F.W. Woolworth Co. combined picnic at Puslinch Lake.

One casual outdoor portrait of employees of F.W. Woolwoth Co. taken at Puslinh lake, Ont. Portrays men and women in various types of casual dress, including several women in uniforms of sweaters, bloomers and caps, perhaps dressed for baseball. It is possible that the older woman present could be Florence Annie Catherine Schantz or Sophie Emma Schantz, both of whom worked for Woolworth's.

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Ephemera.

Two prints given as gifts to Florence Annie Catherine Schantz by her siblings Austin Tobias Schantz and Etta Lydia Mary White (nee Schantz). The first is a poem on Robins that is in a small booklet made to look like a tree house. The second is an advertising card from the Farm and Fireside and Ladies Home Companion magazine.

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Envelope.

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

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Diaries: 1867.

Leather covered notebook used as a diary. Entries begin May 9th, 1867 during Tobias' trip on the American prairie and continue through his return to Canada. Tobias likely copied from this notebook into the diary which contains entries for the same time period. This book has been written in also by a child, possibly Florence Annie Catherine Schantz.

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DER Returns to Teaching.

An article written by Harold Russell titled, “Dorothy Russell: A life in the Twentieth Century: A Return to Teaching.” The article provides biographical information about Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White), specifically describing her career as a teacher and her experiences during the second World War. The article also provides some biographical information about Franklin Abram Schantz, Sophie Emma Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, Austin Tobias Schantz, Arthur Benjamin Schantz, Donald Richard Russell and Harold Clarke Franklin Russell.

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Correspondence to Florence Annie Catherine Schantz from Jean Beddome.

2 letters.

Date and Place from: July 5, 1912 Lamerton [Alberta] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Beddome, Jean Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: July 24, 1918 Ottawa [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Beddome, Jean Attachments: Contains a stamped envelope for a letter sent to Jean Beddome in 1918, not from her.

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Correspondence to Florence Annie Catherine Schantz from Jean Beddome Braithwaite.

2 letters.

Date and Place from: December 13, 1935 Victoria [British Columbia] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Braithwaite, Jean Beddome Attachments: Contains a stamped envelope.

Date and Place from: December, 1937 Victoria [British Columbia] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Braithwaite, Jean Beddome Attachments: No envelope.

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Correspondence to Florence Annie Catherine Schantz from Dorothy Etta White.

23 letters.

Date and Place from: October 31, 1920 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: October 7, 1920 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope. The letter is written on paper with the letterhead "Toronto Normal School."

Date and Place from: September 27, 1920 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: September 23, 1920 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: September 14, 1920 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope, stamp on post card. Written on a Canada Post card.

Date and Place from: July 22, 1920 Grimsby [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: July 8, 1920 Grimsby [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: May 17, 1921 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: June 5, 1921 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: July 3, 1921 Grimsby [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope. There is no signature, as it seems as if the writer intended to write more, but there is no continuation.

Date and Place from: July 20, 1921 Grimsby [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: January 6, 1921 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: January 23, 1921 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope. Contains a programme for the "Central Methodist Church."

Date and Place from: February 6, 1921 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: March 10, 1921 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: March 17, 1921 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: April 17, 1921 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: April 28, 1921 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope, no stamp. Notes: Written on a card, but not a post card.

Date and Place from: August 18, 1922 Kitchener [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: August 23, 1922 Kitchener [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: July 27, [192-] Sarnia [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: November 5, 1920 Toronto [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900- 2005 Attachments: No envelope, stamp on post card. Notes: The letter is written on a Canada Post card.

Date and Place from: [192-] Orville [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From White, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

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Correspondence to Florence Annie Catherine Schantz from Dorothy Etta Russell.

23 letters.

Date and Place from: September 28, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: October 25, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: October 31, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: November 11, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: November 20, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: December 7, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: December 30, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: June 29, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: July 8, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: July 13, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed. This letter includes details about an electrical accident that Clarke's nephew Max had.

Date and Place from: July 27, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed. This letter includes details about an electrical accident that Clarke's nephew Max had.

Date and Place from: September 11, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed and two newspaper clippings. The newspaper clippings are about tourist traffic in Chatham, and are not mentioned in the letter.

Date and Place from: September 16, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: January 18, 1929 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: January 29, 1929 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: March 11, 1929 Highgate [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: August 12, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: July 27, 1930 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: No envelope.

Date and Place from: August 28, 1930 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: September 23, 1930 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: October 26, 1930 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: November 24, 1930 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

Date and Place from: July 22, 1928 Chatham [Ontario] To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine, 1879-1938 From Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 Attachments: Contains an envelope with the stamp removed.

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Correspondence : Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine from Schantz, Orpheus Moyer.

Date and Place from: November 23, 1927 Chicago, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine. From Schantz, Orpheus Moyer. Attachments: Bird Stories in Rhyme by Orpheus Moyer Schantz, Berwyn, Illinois, 1927.

Date and Place from: July 19, 1928 Chicago, Ill. To Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine. From Schantz, Orpheus Moyer. Attachments: Envelope. Notes: Written on Schantz Tours letterhead.

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Children of Tobias & Mary.

An article written by Harold Russell titled, “Schantz Family of Berlin: The Children of Tobias and Mary Schantz.” The article provides biographical information about the children of Tobias and Mary Schantz including Orpheus Moyer Schantz, Etta Lydia Mary White (nee Schantz), Sophie Emma Schantz, Austin Tobias Schantz, Franklin Abram Schantz, Arthur Benjamin Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine Schantz, and Herbert Cecil Palmer Schantz.

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Autograph book.

A small autograph book that belonged to Florence Annie Catherine Schantz. Includes a gilded embossed cover and small pictorial Victorian cuts pasted beside some entries.

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