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Unidentified soldier standing near vandalized Kaiser Wilhelm statue, Victoria Park, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
Feb 1916
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white real photo postcard image of an unidentified soldier standing on the steps of the statue of Kaiser Wilhelm I, which had been vandalized during the 15 February 1916 riots in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario. A home on David Street is in the background. The top portion of the monume…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P008754
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
5.9 cm (W) X 10.4 cm (H)
5.9 cm (W) X 10.4 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
Feb 1916
Date of Publication
1916-02
Scope and Content
A black and white real photo postcard image of an unidentified soldier standing on the steps of the statue of Kaiser Wilhelm I, which had been vandalized during the 15 February 1916 riots in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario. A home on David Street is in the background. The top portion of the monument can be seen lying on the ground in the lower left corner of the image. Two British ensigns are attached to the top of the monument. The letters "BAH" are painted on the north face of the statue.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Figurines
Parks
Soldiers
Vandalism
Victoria Park (Kitchener, Ont.)
Kaiser Wilhelm I
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The image is a postcard, which has been trimmed to show the soldier and statue. The reverse inscription incorrectly identifies the view facing Water Street. The view faces David Street. The "BAH" inscription is on the north face of the monument.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Women and small boy in military uniform

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1914 and 1918]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white outdoor photograph of nine women and one boy in front of a building. The boy is dressed in a military uniform. The women are all wearing large hats. Five women are seated in the front row. Four women are standing in the back row. The young boy is standing between the second and thi…
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Description Level
Item
Creator
Denton, Ernest, 1883-1957, Photographer
Accession Number
P002459
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
20.4 cm (W) X 15.2 cm (H)
20.4 cm (W) X 15.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1914 and 1918]
Date of Publication
1916
Scope and Content
Black and white outdoor photograph of nine women and one boy in front of a building. The boy is dressed in a military uniform. The women are all wearing large hats. Five women are seated in the front row. Four women are standing in the back row. The young boy is standing between the second and third women seated on the left.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Denton, Ernest, 1883-1957
Subject Access
Boys
Group portraits
Hats
Women
World War One, 1914-1918
Women's hats
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Ernest Denton was a photographer in Berlin/Kitchener from approximately 1912 to 1955. This photograph is in poor condition: crease across top which is beginning to tear.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Class of school children with teacher

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1910 and 1920]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white outdoor group photograph mounted on cardboard of a class of elementary school children standing and sitting in front of a building. A man, assumed to be their teacher, is seen in the back row.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002074
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
17.2 cm (W) X 12.2 cm (H)
25.3 cm (W) X 12.1 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[between 1910 and 1920]
Date of Publication
1915
Scope and Content
A black and white outdoor group photograph mounted on cardboard of a class of elementary school children standing and sitting in front of a building. A man, assumed to be their teacher, is seen in the back row.
Storage Location
PB3
Subject Access
Children
Group portraits
School children
Students
Teachers
Elementary schools
Class Photo
Notes
This photo is in good condition. It has some creases and faded spots. This image is part of the W.H.E. Schmalz Collection.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Waterloo Intermediate O.H.A. Hockey Club, 1911-12

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1911 and 1912]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white studio group portrait photograph, mounted on a mat, of the members of the 1911-1912 Waterloo Intermediate O.H.A. (Ontario Hockey Association) Hockey Club. The players are wearing team jerseys and skates and are holding hockey sticks; five players are wearing gloves. The President,…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P010406
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
34.1 cm (W) X 26.1 cm (H)
50.5 cm (W) X 33.4 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1911 and 1912]
Date of Publication
1911
Scope and Content
A black and white studio group portrait photograph, mounted on a mat, of the members of the 1911-1912 Waterloo Intermediate O.H.A. (Ontario Hockey Association) Hockey Club. The players are wearing team jerseys and skates and are holding hockey sticks; five players are wearing gloves. The President, Manager, and Secretary are wearing suits. Back row, left to right: J. Raisig (Trainer), E. Engel (President), E.L. Ruhlman (Manager), R.M. Young (Secretary) Middle row, left to right: H. Forler (Point), T.W. Seagram (Rover), C. Hergenroeder (Goal), E. Roschman (Centre), W. Uffelmann (Left Wing) Front row, left to right: O. Uffelmann (Cover Point), A. Mickus (Right Wing)
Storage Location
PB12
Name Access
Raisig, J.
Engel, E.
Ruhlman, E.L.
Young, R.M.
Forler, Herbert, 1899-1956
Seagram, T.W.
Hergenroeder, C.
Roschman, E.
Uffelmann, W.
Uffelmann, O.
Mickus, A.
Waterloo Intermediate Ontario Hockey Association Hockey Club
Waterloo Intermediate O.H.A. Hockey Club
Subject Access
Group portraits
Ice hockey
Ice hockey players
Portrait photographs
Hockey players
Hockey teams
Place
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Acadian Hockey Club, 1915-16

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1915 and 1916]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white studio composite photograph, mounted on mat, of individual portraits of the members of the 1915-1916 Acadian Hockey Club. The players are wearing team jerseys with sashes on which are printed "Acadian". The President, Manager, and Secretary-Treasurer are wearing suits. The Trainer…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P010407
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
34.4 cm (W) X 26.9 cm (H)
50.3 cm (W) X 40.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1915 and 1916]
Date of Publication
1915
Scope and Content
A black and white studio composite photograph, mounted on mat, of individual portraits of the members of the 1915-1916 Acadian Hockey Club. The players are wearing team jerseys with sashes on which are printed "Acadian". The President, Manager, and Secretary-Treasurer are wearing suits. The Trainer is wearing a white jacket. Top row, left to right: John Stahle (Right Wing), Leo Cote (Rover) Middle row, left to right: Herb Oakes (President), Theo Weseloh (Manager), Norm Zick (Secretary-Treasurer) Bottom row, left to right: Carl Rocker (Right Defense), Fred MacAvoy (Trainer), William Zinkhan (Goal) Left column, top to bottom: Redg Devitt (Spare), Ray Tuer (Centre) Right column, top to bottom: William Uffleman (Left wing), Leo Quinn (Left Defense)
Storage Location
PB12
Name Access
Devitt, Redg
Stahle, John
Cote, Leo
Oakes, Herb
Weseloh, Theo
Zick, Norm
Tuer, Ray
Rocker, Carl
MacAvoy, Fred
Zinkhan, William
Quinn, Leo
Acadian Hockey Club
Subject Access
Composite photographs
Ice hockey
Ice hockey players
Portrait photographs
Hockey players
Hockey teams
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
This photograph is in fair condition: some streaking, scratching, and water stains.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Bird's eye view of Melrose Park, Berlin, Ontario, showing Breithaupt and Wellington Streets

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[ca. 1914]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A panoramic photograph, showing a bird's eye view of Berlin, Ontario, circa 1914. The images shows the proposed location for the Melrose Park housing development, located at Louisa and St. Leger Streets. The photograph is taken from the Anthes Manufacturing looking down Breithaupt & Wellington Str…
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Description Level
Item
Creator
Moyer, Addison C. (A.C.), Photographer
Accession Number
P005104
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
60.6 cm (W) X 14 cm (H)
63.3 cm (W) X 23.1 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[ca. 1914]
Date of Publication
1914
Scope and Content
A panoramic photograph, showing a bird's eye view of Berlin, Ontario, circa 1914. The images shows the proposed location for the Melrose Park housing development, located at Louisa and St. Leger Streets. The photograph is taken from the Anthes Manufacturing looking down Breithaupt & Wellington Streets toward Berlin Trunk and Bag Company building. On the image are marked: "New City Park" (far left), and "Melrose Park" and "Proposed Park" (middle left). Western Shoe Company Limited, Baetz Brothers Furniture, and Wunder Furniture buildings are shown. Several houses are visible in the foreground. A large white building housing the Greb Shoe factory is visible in the middle distance. Fencing surrounding the Margaret Avenue bridge can be seen in the lower right corner.
Storage Location
Oversize Box 3
Name Access
Moyer, Addison C. (A.C.)
Reid, R.A.
R.J. Haley & Co.
R.J. Haley and Company
Subject Access
Advertisements
Bird's-eye view prints
Bird's-eye views
Dwellings
Housing developments
Land subdivision
Real estate development
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
It's believed that the notation "New City Park" may be Breithaupt Park. This photo is in poor condition: weakened at folds, some folds torn. The image is encapsulated. Addison C. Moyer was a photographer in Waterloo, Ontario. In 1895, he purchased the photographic studio of D.S. Huber and operated his studio, located at 36 King Street South, Waterloo, Ontario, from 1895 to 1925. A.C. Moyer died in 1929 and is buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1910 and 1920]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white studio portrait, on a mat, of Daniel Hibner, who is seated.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000569
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
10 cm (W) X 15.4 cm (H)
17 cm (W) X 27 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[between 1910 and 1920]
Date of Publication
1915
Scope and Content
Black and white studio portrait, on a mat, of Daniel Hibner, who is seated.
Storage Location
PB5
Name Access
Hibner, Daniel
D. Hibner Furniture Company Limited
Hibner Furniture Company Limited
Subject Access
Business people
Furniture industry
Mayors
Portrait photographs
Portraits
Reeves
Company presidents
Notes
Daniel Hibner founded the D. Hibner Furniture Company Limited in 1877. Mr. Hibner was also active in local politics serving as Deputy Reeve in 1887 and 1888-89; as Mayor in 1890, 1892-1893, and 1894-1895. This photograph is in good condition. There are a few pin holes below the image.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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W.H. Breithaupt home, Margaret Avenue, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1910 and 1920]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph, mounted on a black mat, of the exterior of the home of W.H. (William Henry) Breithaupt, located at 66 Margaret Street, Berlin, Ontario. At the right of the building are three women, standing to the right of a stone staircase, which leads to a door. Two girls and a boy a…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000516
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
20.6 cm (W) X 15.2 cm (H)
30.4 cm (W) X 25.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[between 1910 and 1920]
Date of Publication
1915
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph, mounted on a black mat, of the exterior of the home of W.H. (William Henry) Breithaupt, located at 66 Margaret Street, Berlin, Ontario. At the right of the building are three women, standing to the right of a stone staircase, which leads to a door. Two girls and a boy are the right of the women. Several trees are visible in the background.
Storage Location
PB10
Name Access
Breithaupt, William Henry (W.H.)
Breithaupt, W.H.
Subject Access
Children
Dwellings
Women
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
This photograph is in good condition: some soiling and slight fading.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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View of Ahrens Street from Queen Street, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
16 Sep 1914
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of Ahrens Street in Berlin, Ontario looking west from Queen Street. The sides of two houses are visible in the left foreground. Trees line both sides of the street.
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Description Level
Item
Creator
Illustrated Post Card Co., Publisher
Accession Number
P009635
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
13.7 cm (W) X 8.8 cm (H)
13.7 cm (W) X 8.8 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
16 Sep 1914
Publisher
Illustrated Post Card Co.
Date of Publication
1914-09-16
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of Ahrens Street in Berlin, Ontario looking west from Queen Street. The sides of two houses are visible in the left foreground. Trees line both sides of the street.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Illustrated Post Card Co.
Subject Access
Neighborhoods
Postcards
Streets
Streets - Kitchener, Ontario
Queen Street (Kitchener, Ont.)
Ahrens Street (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
This is one of a set of 15 coloured postcards. Each card was mailed in Waterloo County in the early 1900s. See also (local identifiers): P009634 - P009648 This postcard is in fair condition: impression of postal stamp shows on front of card; all corners worn, some surface smudges.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Zion Evangelical Church, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
7 May 1912
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of the front of Zion Evangelical Church on 32 Weber Street West, Berlin, Ontario.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Creator
Valentine & Sons Publishing Co., Ltd., Publisher
Accession Number
P009209
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
8.8 cm (W) X 13.8 cm (H)
8.8 cm (W) X 13.8 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
7 May 1912
Publisher
Valentine & Sons Publishing Co., Ltd.
Date of Publication
1912-05-07
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of the front of Zion Evangelical Church on 32 Weber Street West, Berlin, Ontario.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Valentine & Sons Publishing Co., Ltd.
Heyer, John
Subject Access
Churches
Postcards
Churches - Evangelical
Evangelical Churches
Church Buildings
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
This photograph is in good condition: corners are worn.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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