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Poplar tree in front of grist mill.

File consists of one photograph of a large poplar tree in front of the Snider grist Mill formerly on the west side of King Street south, Waterloo. The tree grew from a branch used as a whip by a pioneer on the 1806 trek from Pennsylvania to Waterloo. The grist mill was built in 1816 and demolished in 1927

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Unknown home with outbuildings.

File consists of one photograph of Levi Carroll (seated at left) with is family outside of Waterloo's former log schoolhouse. Original Berlin High School building partially visible in background.

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Erb Street in 1853.

File consists of one photograph of a sketch of what is now Erb Street in 1853. The Seagram distillery building can be seen.

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Legal Documents

Series consists of legal documents created and accumulated by the Kitchener-Waterloo Record relating to mortgages, land and building ownership, taxes, stocks, etc. Includes indentures, correspondence, tax forms, etc.

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File consists of one indenture between Daniel Lehnen, and Henry and John Nahrgang.

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File consists of one deed of land between Henry Nahrgang and John Nahrgang.

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Scrapbooks, Local History, Historical Documents

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by the Kitchener-Waterloo Record on the history of the Waterloo Region as well as scrapbooks kept by the Record. Includes clippings, publications, ephemera, scrapbooks and a series of correspondence from "Joe Klotzkopp", the pseudonym of John Rittinger.

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Kitchener-Waterloo Record fonds.

  • SCA119-GA92
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1988

Fonds consists of material relating to the history and operations of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record, from its beginnings in 1878 to 1988. Also consists of historical materials on the history of Waterloo County and the Region of Waterloo including newspaper articles, slides, photographs, and negatives. Includes legal documents, clippings, ephemera, publications, artifacts, office files, photographic materials, and films.

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File consists of two mortgages, one between John Nahrgang and Louis J. Breithaupt and one between John Nahrgang and Frederick Snyder.

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File consists of two deeds of land between John Nahrgang and Robert Nahrgang.

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Calendar of Events.

A 1 volume (400 p.) calendar of historical international, national and local events, organized chronologically with one page for each day of the year. According to the donor, entries date from about 1886 (although events prior to this date are recorded) and are in the handwriting of W.J. Motz, J.E. Motz and Cully Schmidt. Newspaper clippings of "Today in History" are also pasted in. An alphabetical name and subject index is present. This volumes is a condensation of local information and forms an important, albeit selective, index to the Record. Title from the contents.

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Scene Outside Kitchener Market, ca. 1890's?

Copy print, taken on the other side of the building shown in GA92-9-73, showing what is possibly a weigh scale for wagons. The domed building is the town hall and the light coloured building in the background is the Kitchener Hotel.

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File consists of one letter signed by stockholders of The German Printing and Publishing Company of Berlin.

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John Roat's Commercial Hotel After Fire, Site of the Walper Hotel, ca. 1892.

Copy negatives from an old photograph ang Page 255 of W. V. Uttley's book "A history of Kitchener, Ontario" (1975). Taken by Sebastian Fischer, the photo is of John Roat's Commercial Hotel, at the corner of Queen and King, following a fire. One of the negatives includes a photograph of the first ambulance with nurses. Also included in the file are typed captions about the hotel and the ambulance that read:

"John Roat's Commercial Hotel after fire

site of Walper

destroyed 1892, after the fire, site bought
by Abel Walper of Zurich, Ont

sign says Livery Stable

(see Uttley History of Kit 255)

2) same pic from book

3) same pic /with first ambulance
& nurses..."

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File consists one mortgage between Abel Walper and Randall Roos, and two deeds between Abel Walper and Anna Marie Nahrgang, and Abel Walper and John Nahrgang.

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File consists one conveyance between Abel Walper and Catharina Heiman.

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World history.

File consists of a news stories relating to world history. Includes one issue of the Buffalo Inquirer, Sept. 24, 1898 and two issues of the Kitchener Daily Record in 1936 relating to King Edward the eighth and his abdication.

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File consists of one assignment of mortgage between George Randall and William Roos, and the executors of the estate of William Moore, those being Emma Moore, Arthur Pequegnat and Alexander Asher regarding a mortgage held by Abel Walper.

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File consists one bill sale between the estates of John Motz and Frederick Rittinger, and William John Motz and Heiman Rittinger.

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American Hotel, [Tyson's Store, American Block] Corner of King & Queen Streets, ca. 1861 and later..

Copy negatives of American Hotel building block. Two negatives are of a photograph of the exterior of A. Tyson's Grocery on Page 81 of "Berlin today Centennial number in celebration of the old boys' and girls' reunion August, 6th, 7th, 8th, 1906". The third is of a photograph of the exterior of the American Hotel on the page of an unidentified book.

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Horse-Drawn Streetcar in Winter: Streetcar on Sleds with Horse, Berlin Train Station Behind, Woman Walking.

Copy negative of a photograph on Page 79 of Berlin today Centennial number in celebration of the old boys' and girls' reunion August, 6th, 7th, 8th, 1906. Person dressed for cold weather seen at side of snow covered road with horse drawn trolley and [rail station?]. Caption under photo reads: "When Col. Burt was King. Photo kindly loaned by Mr. V. McIntyre."

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Tyson Store, American Block.

Copy negative of a photo on Page 81 of "Berlin today Centennial number in celebration of the old boys' and girls' reunion August, 6th, 7th, 8th, 1906" of the American Hotel building block.

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Store Fronts: Louise Store.

Copy negatives from old photographs, four images: 2 of exterior of Louise Store, I unidentified building, 1 interior view showing woman behind desk, two men in business suits, 2 men in uniform with hats, large room with central table and chairs lined up.

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Berlin Council With Mayor Aaron Bricker.

Copy negative of Page 28 "Berlin today Centennial number in celebration of the old boys' and girls' reunion August, 6th, 7th, 8th, 1906" of the 1906 Berlin city council. Caption under photo reads: "Berlin Council 1906. / W. V. Uttley; C.C. Harn; Mayor Aaron Bricker; J.M. Schneider; Dr. Gross, Jr. / A. W. Feick; V. F. Weber; H. Aletter, Clerk & Treasurer; L. McBrine; C. B. Dunke."

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