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Zion church and Sunday school events.

File consists of mounted photographs relating to Martha Rieder's involvement at her church. Includes a group portrait of the first officers of the Junior Young People's Alliance (including Rev. J.G. Litt, and Martha as secretary), a snapshot of Martha's Sunday School class at the Grand River, snapshots of picnics of the Junior Young People's Alliance, and snapshots of Martha with her sisters and friends dressed in costume for church play, "In want of a servant."

Rieder and Anthes family

Zeller, Walter.

Studio portrait of Walter Zeller seen looking off camera, dressed in suit and tie.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

YWCA floor plans.

File consists of four architectural drawings by Knechtel and Shmalz Architects, showing floor plans for the ground floor, second floor, third floor and basement of a proposed addition to the YWCA building.

Young Women's Christian Association of Kitchener-Waterloo

YWCA floor plans.

File consists of four architectural drawings by Rieder, Hymmen and Lobban Architects, showing floor plans for the basement, ground floor, second floor and third floor of proposed renovations at the YWCA building.

Young Women's Christian Association of Kitchener-Waterloo

Yvonne Crnko fonds.

  • SCA135-GA108
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1970

Two scrapbooks containing newspaper and magazine clippings which trace the lives of the Dionne quintuplets from 1934-1970.

Crnko, Yvonne

Writ of replevin and penal bond.

  • SCA416-GA484
  • Collection
  • February 25, 1854

One broadside legal document for the recapture of an enslaved woman in Memphis, Tennessee. The writ of replevin and penal bond is by Sarah A. Hawthorn, by her next friend John Hawthorn. Next friend is a legal term for someone who appears in court in place of one who is not considered competent to do so. In this case, Sarah's husband John appeared on her behalf as Sarah, being a married woman, could not bring actions in Tennessee. The writ of replevin is filed against George W. Fisher who the Hawthorns claim was illegally holding an enslaved woman named Mary An. The writ also states that if the Hawthorns are found to be unlawful in their re-capture of Mary Ann they would pay a penal bond of $1,600.

Work & play.

File consists of paper doll advertisements. The first is a stand up paper doll of a sheep wearing a dress holding a duster advertising Enameline stove cleaner. The verso reads "Look out for imitations and parties who claim to have something 'just as good.' It is not as good. There's but one Enameline that's the best. For sale by all dealers. Manufactured by J.L. Prescott & Co. 11 Jay Street New York."; a set of six double sided paper dolls with two interchangeable heads, advertising Clark's O.N.T. Spool Cotton. The interiors of the dolls reads "if the child who receives this doll is sent to the store for thread she should ask for Clark's O.N.T. Spool Cotton and see that she gets it. Double Dolls "work and play" 12 in a set. By sending three 2 cent stamps, with name and address, to Clark's O.N.T. Spool Cotton Factory. Newark, N.J. a complete set will be sent by mail be careful to state that the double dolls are wanted."

Woollen Mill employees

One group portrait of men and women employees of the George Pattinson Woollen Mill casually posed in several rows outside of a stone building. Two employees are sitting on top of the building with a flag and a blurry child is visible walking through frame at bottom left.

George Pattinson Woollen Mill

Woodstock, Ontario, street scene.

Group of six men standing in an intersection in Woodstock, Ontario, tentatively identified as either Ingersoll Ave. or Vansittart Ave. The man at the extreme right is probably R.D. Montgomery.

Montgomery, Frances Kathleen

Woods Bay.

File consists of snapshots of the cottage of John C. Breithaupt at Woods Bay, and snapshots of people in a canoe. A duplicate photograph is present. Photographs may have been taken by Martha Rieder.

Rieder and Anthes family

Women's Press Club of Toronto: 1985 Gala.

Group portraits and snap shots of members, many in historical costumes, taken during a gala at Sutton Place in 1986 by Christine Marshall-Smith. Photos of panelists Jan Tennant, Margaret Weiers, Lydia Dotto and Vicki Gabareau are included. Oversize photograph (28 x 38 cm) is blown up, partially coloured black and white group shot of Doris Whiteside, Laddie Dennis, Roberta Corey, Corinne Nemy and Ruth Hammond in historical costumes.

Women's Press Club of Toronto

Women's museum : displays, 1986.

Contains material relating to a temporary women's museum project for International Women's Day. Includes notes, 13 photographs of the exhibit with unidentified individuals in them, a list of events, drafts of short biographies of famous women scientists, drafts of display material for the exhibit, magazine clippings, and a photocopied newspaper article.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Women at Fort Simpson : notes and text.

Approximately one hundred and seventy-five leaves of manuscript notes as well as manuscript draft copies of an article titled, "Women at Fort Simpson" written by E Palmer Patterson. The manuscript notes and draft articles were originally housed in a package titled, Women at Fort Simpson.

Patterson, E Palmer

Woman on a street.

Photograph of a woman in a street holding books in one hand with buildings in the background. Photograph was possibly taken at North-Western College, Naperville, Illinois.

Breithaupt Hewetson Clark family

Wismer, Solomon.

Three quarter length studio portrait of Solomon Wismer seen looking at camera with legs crossed and left arm resting on side table.

Schantz Russell Family

Winnipeg Massed Pipe Band.

Winnipeg Massed Pipe Band visit: first special services reunion. Includes parade photographs, speakers, a City Hall visit with Mayor Syd McLennan and a ceremony at the Kitchener Farmer's Market.

Winnipeg.

File consists of material relating to the official opening of Electrohome's Winnipeg branch. Includes copies of memoranda and a photograph of Carl A. Pollock speaking at the opening. File also includes an annotated photostat copy of a speech, probably written and presented by Carl A. Pollock, entitled "Trade associations in Canada".

Electrohome

Winnipeg

Correspondence, drafts, notes of Kay Rex, regarding Winnipeg Branch and biographical information about members, including Elizabeth Long, Pearl L'Ami, Miriam Green Ellis, and Abbie Sharman. Contains original clippings from the 1950's and photocopies of early material ca. 1904-1913, 1950's, including a photocopy of the June 25, 1904 Mail and Empire announcing the formation of the Canadian Women's Press Club, as well as photocopied material from the National Archives and the Provincial Archives of Manitoba.

Women's Press Club of Toronto

Willie and Arthur.

Full length studio portrait of Willie and Arthur, last name unknown, seated side by side. One child, dressed in a plaid dress with a lace collar, is seated in a chair, with left arm on the side of an armchair where a second child, an infant, is seated upright dressed in a white grown.

Rieder and Anthes family

William Lyon Mackenzie King collection.

Collection consists of material relating to William Lyon Mackenzie King from the estates of his brother Dougall Macdougall “Max” King and of his nephew (Dougall’s son) Arthur Macdougall King. Its major component is correspondence from Mackenzie King to Arthur King and also to Arthur’s wife Kathleen, over a period of twenty-seven years from 1923 to 1950.The first letter is dated 1923, a scant three years after the death of Max King, when Arthur and his twin brother Lyon were 10 years old and the last in the series is dated July 5, 1950. The collection also contains documents and ephemera relating to King’s death, funeral and will, received by Arthur King as a participant in those events; also present are issues of major Ontario newspapers that covered Mackenzie King's death and funeral as events unfolded day-by-day. A small selection of photographs, some formal and some snapshots, are also present. A selection of books retained by the family, among them works written and presented by John King and Dougall Macdougall King, also works owned by Mackenzie King as a boy, present a tangible reminder of the intellectual legacy of the King family.

King, William Lyon Mackenzie

William Dickson collection.

  • SCA12-GA7
  • Collection
  • 1818, 1831-1834, 1839

Collection consists of seven legal documents regarding the sale of land in the Township of Dumfries in Southern Ontario.

File list:

1. Deed of land between Aaron White and Joseph Dorland -100 acres (Hallowell Township) – June 5, 1818
2. Deed of land between between William Dickson and William Otis - 50 acres – May 9, 1831
3. Deed of land between between William Dickson and John Campbell - 315 1/3 acres – July 14, 1832
4. Deed of land between between William Dickson and Jacob Kinsey - 150 acres – April 25, 1833
5. Deed of land between between William Dickson and John Fraser - 50 acres – October 1, 1834
6. Deed of land between between William Dickson - Levi Howell, 25 acres – April 16, 1834
7. Receipt for Joseph Pettengall from the Commissioner for Crown Lands - 100 acres (Hillier Township) – June 6 1839

Dickson, William

Wilkis, Ethel M.

File consists of one three quarter length studio portrait of Ethel M. Wilkis. Verso reads "with much love from Ethel M. Wilkis." Photographer: Bogart Studio, Toronto.

Bowlby Boyd Family

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.

Schantz Russell Family

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.

Schantz Russell Family

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.

Schantz Russell Family

White, Dorothy : Beausoleil Island.

Seven negatives showing images of Beausoliel Island. Four are landscapes showing the windblown trees, one shows a sailboat, another two women stand next to a pleasure boat "The Wabanaki" and the final is a group portrait. Identification from enclosure.

Schantz Russell Family

White, Dorothy.

237 slides of photographs taken by Dorothy White. Originally organized into subjects, they do not necessarily correspond with what is shown on the images. Subjects include: Downtown Kitchener, Kitchener City Hall (interior and exterior), Oktoberfest parade, construction on King St., Rockway Gardens, images of Waterloo region, 1959 Loblaws fire, Christmas lights downtown Kitchener, Kitchener trollybusses, Conestogo Parkway, Blair's Sheave Tower, Victoria Park, Queen Elizabeth's visit to Kitchener, Bridgeport Mills, Waterloo Pioneers Memorial Tower.

Schantz Russell Family

White Mop Wringer Co. advertisement

Advertisement trade card for the White Mop Wringer Company of Fultonville, N.Y. Serving as a business card for representative M.D. Alger. Recto shows a woman using a mop wringer and the verso shows illustrations of two mop wringers, one for family use and the other for hotel use.

What do you mean fascism?

Leaflet titled "What do you mean fascism?" issued by the American League Against War and Fascism based in New York City. Includes mail in membership card and encouragement to read "Fight," a newspaper produced by the league.

Westmount prospectus.

File consists of material relating to the Westmount development in Waterloo. Includes a prospectus (Realty Pointers: Westmount, "The Development Beautiful") prepared by Beck & Eisenbach (Berlin, ON) containing a plan of Westmount; and a photograph of a topographical landscape painting showing Berlin, Waterloo, and Westmount, prepared by Gibson Catlett, Real Estate Landscape Paintings (Calgary, AB). The plan in the prospectus contains ms. annotations.

Rieder and Anthes family

West Montrose covered bridge.

One photograph of the West Montrose covered bridge located in West Montrose, an unincorporated rural community in Woolwich Township in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The West Montrose covered bridge is reportedly the last wooden covered bridge in Ontario and the oldest such bridge in Canada.

Bolender Ball Family

Wells.

File consists of photographs of artesian wells. Includes three photographs of Roberts well at the Shoemaker Avenue pumping station; two photographs of well 30A, or the Hartley well, also at Shoemaker Avenue; one photograph of #20 well (location not identified); and one photograph of two boys at the Kelly well (location not identified). The boys are identified on a modern handwritten note as Robert and James Pequegnat.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Welden Combination : staff.

Portrait of the employees of Welden Combination of Iowa Falls, Iowa. Identified on the verso are: William Welden (Proprietor & Manager), S.H. Welden (Travelling Salesman), J.L. Welden (Shipping Clerk), Robert Wright, Jr. (Manager Clothing Department), E.R. Stewart (Assistant Manager Clothing Department), Aaron McDonell (Manager Grocery Department), Clint McDonell (Delivery-man), Orpheus Moyer Schantz (Manager Dry Goods Department), Kate Griswold (Stenographer and Typewriter), O.J. Lawson (Fashionable Cutter), J.H. Flemming (Journeyman Coatmaker), George Schade (Pants Maker).

Wedding anniversary party.

Photograph of a group of eleven adults and twelve children standing or sitting down outside during a picnic at Bridgeport on the occasion of John Schmitt Anthes and Lydia Catherine Herlan Anthes' 42nd wedding anniversary. There is a wooden fence with a sign reading "Bowling Alley" and vegetation behind the group.

People in photograph in back row are (left to right) are: Cyrena Harriet Anthes, Frank Anthes holding an unidentified infant, Carrie Breithaupt holding an unidentified infant, John Schmitt Anthes, Lydia Catherine Anthes, Emeline Merner Rieder, Talmon Henry Rieder, Peter Rieder, Ella Elmina Cook, Martha Melvina Rieder, and Lydia Louisa Breithaupt. Children in front row are (left to right): Unidentified with the exception of Walter Hailer Breithaupt, second to right.

Breithaupt Hewetson Clark family

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