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Motz, John George : handkerchief.

File consists of one handkerchief used by John George Motz. An accompanying note reads "last handkerchief used by John George." Note that John George died before his second birthday.

Motz Family

Salvation Army Advisory Board : certificate.

Salvation Army Advisory Board certificate presented to Norman C. Schneider that reads: "The Salvation Army. Norman Schneider has been elected a Life Member of the Salvation Army Advisory Board in recognition of outstanding service, Kitchener, Dec. 31, 1976." Signed by the Public Relations Secretary and the Territorial Commander. Both signatures illegible.

Schneider family

Rotary International : plaque.

Rotary International plaque presented to Norman C. Schneider that reads: "Congratulations Rotarian : N.C. (Norm) Schneider, in recognition of fifty years of service above self, 1927-1977."

Schneider family

Rotary International : certificate.

Rotary International certificate presented to Norman C. Schneider that reads: "Rotary International: on the occasion of his visit to Area 8 of Rotary International District 709, President Ernesto Imbassahy de Mello presented to N.C. Schneider this award in appreciation of meeting the obligation of a Paul Harris fellow, June 1975."

Schneider family

Rotary International : certificate.

Rotary International certificate and one 50-year membership card presented to Norman C. Schneider that reads: "Rotary International 50 year membership award to N.C. Norm Schneider of the Rotary Club of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, a member of Rotary International . . . [Signed] Rolf J. Vlarich, President, Rotary International.

Schneider family

Rotary International: certificate and medal.

Rotary International certificate and medal presented to Norman C. Schneider that reads: "The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. N.C. Schneider is hereby named a Paul Harris Fellow in appreciation of tangible and significant assistance given for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations between peoples of the world, June 1975." [Signed] William F. Walk, Jr., Chairman.

Schneider family

Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club : plaque.

Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club plaque presented to Norman C. Schneider that reads: "Norman C. Schneider: in appreciation for your contribution to general aviation, Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club, February 3, 1975."

Schneider family

Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club : certificate.

Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club certificate presented to Norman C. Schneider that reads: “Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club. Honorary life membership presented to Norman C. Schneider, October 28, 1972, in recognition of your contribution to the development and growth of the Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club. Approved by the Board of Directors, October 19, 1972.” [Signed]: [illegible], President, Fay MacKay, Secretary.

Schneider family

Waterloo-Wellington Airport Commission : certificate.

Waterloo-Wellington Airport Commission certificate presented to Norman C. Schneider that reads: "This testimonial scroll is presented to Norman C. Schneider, the innovator and founding chairman of the Waterloo-Wellington Airport Commission, in grateful recognition of twenty-five years of valuable, unselfish and distinguished service in the field of aviation to the people of this area . . . We salute him . . . and hereby confer and bestow upon him the title of Honourary Life Member of the Waterloo-Wellington Airport Commission." [Signed] R. Buddell, Chairman and Russ Mcleod, Secretary, Dec. 9, 1971.

Schneider family

Rotary Club of Kitchener : plaque.

Rotary Club of Kitchener plaque presented to Norman C. Schneider that reads: "Rotary Club of Kitchener : for loyal and devoted service above self, presented to Norm Schneider, 1927-1966, President 1932-1933, Feb. 1966”

Schneider family

Ontario Pioneer Community Foundation : certificate.

Ontario Pioneer Community Foundation certificate presented to Norman C. Schneider that reads: "Ontario Pioneer Community Foundation. Honourary Director. This is to certify that Norman C. Schneider, having given many years of service in the cause of the Pioneer Foundation and Doon Pioneer Village, is hereby granted this award. dated at Kitchener, Ontario, the 20th day of April, 1976. [Signed]: Elizabeth M. Dreger, President, Gordon Loney, Secretary."

Schneider family

Rotary Club of Kitchener : plaque.

Rotary Club of Kitchener plaque presented to Norman C. Schneider: "Presented to N.C. (Norm) Schneider, in recognition of 50 years of service above self in the Rotary Club of Kitchener, 1927-1977."

Schneider family

K-W Oktoberfest : plaque.

K-W Oktoberfest plaque presented to Norman C. Schneider that reads: "Presented to Norman C. Schneider in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the food industry of Waterloo County, Kitchener-Waterloo 'Oktoberfest', 1970."

Schneider family

Government of Ontario : certificate.

Government of Ontario certificate signed by Premier William G. Davis presented to Mr. and Mrs. Norman C. Schneider on the occasion of the their 50th wedding anniversary

Schneider family

Kitchener Chamber of Commerce : plaque.

Kitchener Chamber of Commerce plaque presented to Norman C. Schneider that reads: "Kitchener Chamber of Commerce: presented as a special tribute, and with gratitude, on the occasion of Kitchener's 125th anniversary, 1979. Norman C. Schneider, Past-President, 1930-1931."

Schneider family

Kitchener Chamber of Commerce : plaque.

Kitchener Chamber of Commerce plaque and membership card presented to Norman C. Schneider. Plaque reads: "Honorary life membership presented by Kitchener Chamber of Commerce in appreciation to Norman C. Schneider, President 1930-31."

Schneider family

Chicopee Ski Club : plaque.

Chicopee Ski Club plaque presented to Norman C. Schneider that reads: “Honourary member: Norman Schneider, in appreciation for his many years of contribution to Chicopee Ski Club."

Schneider family

City of Kitchener : certificate.

City of Kitchener award of merit certificate presented to Norman C. Schneider and two clippings. The award was presented in recognition of Schneider's service as the city's representative on the Waterloo-Wellington Airport Commission for more than 40 years. It reads: "The Corporation of the City of Kitchener: award of merit. The mayor and council of the Corporation of the City of Kitchener gratefully award this certificate to N.C. Schneider in recognition of outstanding effort, interest and ability, freely given in the service of the City of Kitchener and its many citizens. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Corporation to be affixed this twenty-eighth day of February 1972. [Signed] Sid McLennan."

Schneider family

A. A. Kennedy collection.

  • SCA52-GA28
  • Collection
  • 1950

Collection consists of two plaques. One of is oval shaped with text that reads "Whaler Sailing 2nd Town of Dartmouth incorporated 1873 Bicentenary". The back of the plaque has an inscription stating it was made by the Atlantic Pattern Works. The second is a rectangular plaque with a metal etched portrait of a man in a suit and tie. On the back is a clipping that depicts the same image as on the front of with the name "Fred A. Hodgson" underneath.

Atlantic Pattern Works

Seduction board game.

  • SCA384-GA449-1
  • Collection
  • 1972

One "Seduction" board game, a board game designed for two "swinging" couples. The game is complete with board, pieces and cards.

Dynamic Games

Edgar William Pyke coin collection.

  • SCA367-GA423
  • Collection
  • 585 BCE-1935

Collection of coins ranging from the Persian Empire of the 6th century BCE to 19th century Britain. The coins reflect the development of the monetary systems, art, religion and shifting borders of the world. Also included are a coin weight and various electrotype coin reproductions.

Pyke, Edgar William

Commemorative coins.

  • SCA37-GA20
  • Collection
  • 1860
  • [Copper?] coin - Albert Edward Prince of Wales Visited Canada and Inaugurated the Victoria Bridge 1860.
  • 2 [Silver?] coins - The Victoria Bridge Medal Grand Trunk Railway of Canada 1860.
  • 2 [Silver?] coins - H.R.H. The Prince of Wales To Commemorate the Visit of Albert Edward Prince of Wales to Canada 1860.

School of Pharmacy artefact collection

  • SCA334-GA379
  • Collection
  • [19--]-1978

Collection consists of artefacts from the School of Pharmacy, including pharmacy bottles and a register of poisons.

Also included in this collection were 36 historic pharmacy books that can be found in the catalogue

School of Pharmacy

Lock of hair.

Contents: file consists of one lock of hair from Alice Riggs Hunt cut when she was 3 years 11 months old.

Hunt, Alice Riggs

Lock of hair.

Contents: file consists of one lock of hair from Alice Riggs Hunt cut on her 2nd birthday. Accompanying documentation records her height and weight at the time and a note about the lock.

Hunt, Alice Riggs

Olympic Games, Berlin.

Official press card and pass for Norman C. Schneider for the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany. Includes leather case and press badge with ribbon attached.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Clippings and ephemera.

Two pieces of currency: a German hundred million mark note, a note for one million dollars in gold from "The Bank of the United States". File also includes postcards and clippings from The Rotarian.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Ratz, S.H. : nameplate.

Cast iron nameplate featuring the name S.H. Ratz. This nameplate was possibly used by Simon. H. Ratz.

Ratz Family

Pewter plate.

Pewter plate brought to Canada by Nickolas Klinck and used by his daughter Elizabeth Dunke [nee Klinck] on their voyage to Canada from Hamburg, Germany in 1857.

Ratz Family

Pencil stub.

Pencil stub belonging to Norman C. Schneider from the desk at his home after his death in 1985.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Proof plate.

Proof plate of Norman C. Schneider likely used for election campaign posters.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Ontario coat of arms.

Ontario coat of arms of "durwood" manufactured by John Walter & Sons, Kitchener with Norman C. Schneider label on verso.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Schneider Norman C. : Artifacts.

Series consists of artifacts collected by or presented to Norman C. Schneider, but which are not personalized. These are objects and framed items. Included are certificates, medals, plaques, etc.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Red ensigns.

File consists of fifteen small party favour red ensign flags. The flags are silk and are on wooden posts. Twelve are in the original package which states they are made in Japan.

Alpha Delta Kappa. Province of Ontario Chapter

Coins.

Four coins:

  • American nickel 1913;
  • British Empire Exhibition 1924;
  • Canadian dollar 1949;
  • City of Kitchener Centennial Wooden Nickel 1954

Schneider family

Keys and medals.

Keys to the cities of Torreon, Mexico and San Salvador, El Salvador, a medal presented with the Freedom of the City, Athens, and a medal presented in Nicaragua.

Dane, Nazla L.

Hill, Cameron.

A portrait of Cameron Hill, possibly a proof, wearing his Royal Canadian Air Force uniform notably including an Officer's cap, an Observer's Wing badge, and a service medal ribbon for the Africa Star and the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal. Also includes a folding photograph holder intended to store two photographs.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Decorations and medals.

Decorations and medals awarded to members of the Martin family, and various military insignia and memorabilia. Includes decorations awarded to John Gartshore Martin:

  • Distinguished Service Order,
  • 1939-1945 Star,
  • France and Germany Star,
  • Defense Medal,
  • Canadian Volunteer Service Medal,
  • War Medal 1939-1945 (oak leaf),
  • 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada Medal, and
  • a miniature set of these;
  • medals commemorating 50th anniversary of the D-day landings and of the liberation at Bergen-op-zoom; and
  • other military insignia memorabilia.

File also includes the Order of the British Empire (with miniature) awarded to John Alexander Martin; and a Silver Cross awarded to Jessie Martin on the death of her son William Jamieson Martin.

Martin, John Gartshore

Jewelry.

Jewelry kept by Montgomery. Includes one signet band bracelet engraved with F.K.M., one ID bracelet engraved with F.K. Montgomery 2-7-42, one signet ring engraved with F.M., and one pin from the arts faculty at the University of Western Ontario.

Drawstring bag and personal items.

A drawstring bag that belonged to Cameron Hill during the Second World War containing some of his personal items including a sewing kit, hand mirror, and rifle cartridge and bullet.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Porcelain geese figurine.

File consists of one porcelain goose figurine showing three geese honking with the engraved caption "we want our votes."

Hunt, Alice Riggs

Mess tin.

A mess tin that belonged to Cameron Hill during the Second World War. The mess tin was found inside Cameron's haversack and was possibly part of the kit issued to him by the Royal Canadian Air Force or the replacement kit given to him by the Canadian Red Cross.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Haversack.

A haversack that belonged to Cameron Hill during the Second World War containing a mess tin and a drawstring bag filled with his personal possessions. The haversack was possibly part of the kit issued to Cameron Hill by the Royal Canadian Air Force or the replacement kit given to him by the Canadian Red Cross in 1942.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Money belt.

A money belt that belonged to Cameron Hill during the Second World War.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Type B flying helmet.

A Type B flying helmet issued to Cameron Hill by the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.

Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force

Royal Air Forces Ex-P.O.W. Association reunion : prisoners' parcel reproduction.

A reproduction of a prisoners' parcel or box similar to those distributed to Allied prisoners of war by the British Red Cross and Order of St. John War Organisation. The reproduction parcel does not include any food, clothing, soap, cigarettes or other items that would have typically been sent inside the box to prisoners of war.

This reproduction parcel belonged to Cameron Hill and was likely given to him during the Royal Air Forces Ex-P.O.W. Association international reunion for kriegies held in London, United Kingdom from May 13-16, 1977.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Ribbon bars.

Six ribbon bars issued to Cameron Hill. The ribbon bars correspond to the five medals awarded to Cameron Hill for his service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War including the 1939-1945 Star, the Africa Star, the Defence Medal, the Canadian Volunteer War Medal, and the 1939-1945 War Medal.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Medal bar brooch.

A medal bar brooch that belonged to Cameron Hill. The brooch was used to mount the five medals he was awarded for his service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War to his uniform likely in swing mounted style.

Hill, Cameron Clare

War Medal 1939-1945.

The War Medal 1939-1945 that was awarded to Cameron Hill for his service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Also includes the accompanying medal ribbon as well as the original box that the medal was received and stored in.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Canadian Volunteer Service Medal.

The Canadian Volunteer Service Medal that was awarded to Cameron Hill for his service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Also includes the accompanying medal ribbon and silver bar as well as the original box that the medal was received and stored in.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Africa Star.

The Africa Star that was awarded to Cameron Hill for his service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Also includes the accompanying medal ribbon as well as the original box that the medal was received and stored in.

Hill, Cameron Clare

1939-1945 Star.

The 1939-1945 Star that was awarded to Cameron Hill for his service in the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War. Also includes the accompanying medal ribbon as well as the original box that the medal was received and stored in.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Identification tags.

Two identification tags issued to Cameron Hill during the Second World War when he was held in custody as a prisoner of war at Stalag XVIIIC (317), a German prisoner of war camp located in Markt Pongau, Austria from September 27, 1943 to November 25, 1943.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Compass.

A small compass that belonged to Cameron Hill during the Second World War.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Lighters.

Two metal lighters that belonged to Cameron Hill during the Second World War.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Royal Canadian Air Force buttons.

Six buttons that were issued to Cameron Hill by the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War likely as part of his service dress uniform.

Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force

Leading Aircraftman badges.

Three rank insignia badges for a Leading Aircraftman issued to Cameron Hill by the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.

Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force

Air Observer’s half-wing badges.

Three Air Observer’s half-wing badges, also known as ‘O’ badges, that were issued to Cameron Hill by the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.

Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force

Flight Sergeant badge.

A rank insignia badge for a Flight Sergeant that was issued to Cameron Hill by the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War.

Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force

Vestris Prize For Choreography fonds

  • SCA74-GA43
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1968

Fonds consists of two binders compiled by Dr. Henry H. Crapo when he was a Trustee with the Wasemquia Charitable Trust. The binders document the Vestris Prize Competition for Choreography in 1967 and 1968, which the Wasemquia Charitable Trust helped to sponsor. Fonds documents scheduling and planning for the competition, as well as lists of competitors and judges.

Correspondence addressed to and from Henry Crapo, discussing various topics such as invitations sent to renowned ballet dancers in the New York world to judge in the competition are included, along with press releases and letters to advertisement agencies to promote the competition. Other records in the binders include clippings from newspaper and magazines advertising the competition, as well as black and white photographs depicting trophies from the competitions and scenes of performance entries.

Fonds also includes a yellow patina bronze statue that depicts a caricature of Auguste Vestris, which acted as the central theme for the Vestris Prize competition. The statue portrays Auguste Vestris with an oversized head, wings, and a garland.

Crapo, Henry H.

Farm and home patterns scrapbook.

One scrapbook with patterns for knitting, embroidery, lace, crochet, and more, taken from the "Busy Fingers" column of Farm and Home magazine. The back of the scrapbook also includes handwritten lace and edging patterns with small samples of the work.

Knitting patterns and samples scrapbook.

One scrapbook with handwritten knitting patterns and samples. Patterns include a star quilt, edging, broad lace, lace for pillow cases, Grandma's lace, wristlets, lace insertions, crochet slippers, knitted block for a counterpane as well as an advertising leaflet for sewing silks.

Corcyra.

Silver stater from Corcyra (on Cofru) showing on the obverse a cow with a suckling calf, and on the reverse a stellate pattern in double rectangles.

Pyke, Edgar William

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