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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[188-]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white portrait photograph of Annie West of Listowel, Ontario. In the photograph, Annie is seated.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Creator
Barber, David, Photographer
Accession Number
P009976
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
9.5 cm (W) X 12.7 cm (H)
10.8 cm (W) X 16.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[188-]
Date of Publication
1885
Scope and Content
Black and white portrait photograph of Annie West of Listowel, Ontario. In the photograph, Annie is seated.
Storage Location
PB2
Name Access
Barber, David
Subject Access
Portrait photographs
West, Annie, 1861-
Place
Listowel, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Listowel, Ontario
Notes
David Barber was a photographer in Listowel, Ontario, from 1877 to 1897. According to the 1891 census, Annie was born in 1861 and had been living in Listowel, Ontario.
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
[188-?]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white, full-length, seated portrait of young girl, identified on the back of photograph as Arminta Freeman.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Creator
Mohler, J.W., Photographer
Accession Number
P006028
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
5.8 cm (W) X 9.2 cm (H)
6.2 cm (W) X 10.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[188-?]
Scope and Content
Black and white, full-length, seated portrait of young girl, identified on the back of photograph as Arminta Freeman.
Storage Location
PB1
Name Access
Mohler, J.W.
Subject Access
Children
Girls
Portrait photographs
Freeman, Arminta
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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Berlin Fire Department

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1884
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph mounted on heavy cardboard backing of eleven members of the Berlin Fire Department. The firemen are seated and standing before a horse-drawn fire wagon in front of the fire hall. All the men are in uniform and sport impressive mustaches. The head and shoulders of an ad…
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P003049
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
23.3 cm (W) X 17.3 cm (H)
24.3 cm (W) X 18.7 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1884
Date of Publication
1884
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph mounted on heavy cardboard backing of eleven members of the Berlin Fire Department. The firemen are seated and standing before a horse-drawn fire wagon in front of the fire hall. All the men are in uniform and sport impressive mustaches. The head and shoulders of an additional person (the image of whom is overexposed) is seen in the second-floor window of the fire hall.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Dickman, Isaac
Boettger, Daniel
Badke, Fred
Karn, John
Huck, George, Chief
Scharlach, Dennis
Uhrig, Jacob
Scharlach, Jacob
Cook, Jacob
Hertel, August
Dengis, Adam
Berlin Fire Department
Subject Access
Fire engines & equipment
Fire fighters
Group portraits
Mustaches
Horse drawn wagon
Fire Halls
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The following men have been identified in a Kitchener-Waterloo Record article of 8 April 1950: Top row, left-to-right: Isaac Dickman, Daniel Boettger, Fred Badke, and John Karn Second row, left-to-right: George Huck (Chief), Dennis Scharlach, Jacob Uhrig, Jacob Scharlach, and Jacob Cook Front row, left-to-right: August Hertel and Adam Dengis. This photo is in poor condition. It has thumb-tack holes, rippling, spotting, and is fading.
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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Berlin Fire Department Rescue Number 1 members

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1884
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white studio portrait photograph on cardboard backing of 13 members of the Berlin Fire Department, Rescue Number (No.) 1 crew. Six men are seen standing in the backrow, five are seated on a settee (the man in the middle is wearing a badge), two are sitting on the floor in front - a sign b…
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P003047
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
18.3 cm (W) X 15.4 cm (H)
19.3 cm (W) X 16.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1884
Date of Publication
1884
Scope and Content
Black and white studio portrait photograph on cardboard backing of 13 members of the Berlin Fire Department, Rescue Number (No.) 1 crew. Six men are seen standing in the backrow, five are seated on a settee (the man in the middle is wearing a badge), two are sitting on the floor in front - a sign between them reads "Rescue No. 1, Berlin." Most of the men are sporting impressive mustaches. A portrait of a vintage fire engine is hung on the back wall.
Storage Location
PB11
Name Access
Dickman, Isaac
Boettger, Daniel
Badke, Fern
Karn, John
Huck, George
Scharlach, Dennis
Uhrig, Jacob
Scharlach, Jacob
Cook, Jacob
Hertel, August
Dengis, Adam
Berlin Fire Department
Kitchener Fire Department
Subject Access
Fire fighters
Fire stations
Group portraits
Mustaches
Portrait photographs
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The following individuals have been identified - Back row, left to right: Isaac Dickman, Daniel Boettger, Fern Badke, John Karn, [unidentified], [unidentified] Middle row, left to right: George Huck, Dennis Scharlach, Jacob Uhrig, Jacob Scharlach, Jacob Cook Front, left to right: August Hertel, Adam Dengis. See also (local identifier): P003049 This photograph is part of the Kitchener Fire Department Collection. This photograph is in fair condition: thumb tack holes, torn corners.
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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Berlin & Waterloo Street Railway

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1890
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph of a Berlin & Waterloo Street Railway car with two uniformed conductors. A horse drawn street railway car can be seen leaving to the left.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000635
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
24.1 cm (W) X 14.4 cm (H)
25.4 cm (W) X 20.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
1890
Date of Publication
1890
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph of a Berlin & Waterloo Street Railway car with two uniformed conductors. A horse drawn street railway car can be seen leaving to the left.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Berlin and Waterloo Street Railway
Berlin & Waterloo Street Railway
Subject Access
Street railroad employees
Street railroads
Berlin and Waterloo Street Railway
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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Bertha and Odener Mitchell

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[188-?]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white, full-length, studio portrait of Bertha (nee Shoemaker) and Odener Mitchell.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P006098
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
12.7 cm (W) X 17.2 cm (H)
12.7 cm (W) X 17.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[188-?]
Scope and Content
Black and white, full-length, studio portrait of Bertha (nee Shoemaker) and Odener Mitchell.
Storage Location
PB2
Subject Access
Couples
Families
Portrait photographs
Mitchell, Odener
Mitchell, Bertha
Notes
Photograph is a copy of original.
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
[188-?]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white, full-length, studio portrait of two unidentified boys.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Creator
Schneuker, Charles, Photographer
Accession Number
P008360
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
5.9 cm (W) X 9.2 cm (H)
6.2 cm (W) X 10.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[188-?]
Date of Publication
1885
Scope and Content
Black and white, full-length, studio portrait of two unidentified boys.
Storage Location
PB1
Name Access
Schneuker, Charles
Subject Access
Boys
Portrait photographs
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Photograph removed from donated album that once belonged to Reverend John Fehrenbach. Reverend Fehrenbach was a priest in St. Agatha, Ontario between 1912-1935. Charles Schneuker was a photographer in Berlin, Ontario between 1878-1901. He operated a studio in the American Block on King Street.
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
[188-?]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white, full-length, studio portrait of four young unidentified boys.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Creator
Lundy, Chisholm R., Photographer
Accession Number
P008361
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
5.6 cm (W) X 8.8 cm (H)
6.1 cm (W) X 10.1 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[188-?]
Scope and Content
Black and white, full-length, studio portrait of four young unidentified boys.
Storage Location
PB1
Name Access
Lundy, Chisholm R.
Subject Access
Boys
Children
Portrait photographs
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Photograph removed from donated album that once belonged to Reverend John Fehrenbach. Reverend Fehrenbach was a priest in St. Agatha, Ontario between 1912-1935. C.R. (Chisholm R.) Lundy was a photographer in Berlin, Ontario between 1873-1884. His studio was located on the American Block, which was at the corner of King and Queen streets.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Charles Ahrens family home, Berlin Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[ca. 1880]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white outdoor photograph on a mat of the Charles Ahrens family standing outside of their home on the corner of Benton & Courtland Streets in Berlin, Ontario. Unidentified adult members of the family are standing in the yard with four younger children, three boys and one girl. Two of th…
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P010400
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
24.1 cm (W) X 18.9 cm (H)
26.8 cm (W) X 24.7 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[ca. 1880]
Date of Publication
1880
Scope and Content
A black and white outdoor photograph on a mat of the Charles Ahrens family standing outside of their home on the corner of Benton & Courtland Streets in Berlin, Ontario. Unidentified adult members of the family are standing in the yard with four younger children, three boys and one girl. Two of the boys are holding bicycles and the youngest boy is standing on the verandah. The girl is holding a stroller with a doll in it.
Storage Location
PB10
Name Access
Ahrens, Charles Andrew
Ahrens, Henriette Charlotte
Roth, Henriette Charlotte
Subject Access
Bicycles & tricycles
Families
Dwellings
Yards
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Charles Andrew Ahrens was born on 11 July 1827 in Germany. He married Henriette Charlotte Roth, who was born 30 June 1831. Twelve children were born to the couple. Charles was first a bookeeper for L. Breithaupt in 1857. He later worked for Beardmores in Toronto for 5 years. The family moved to Port Elgin, where Ahrens operated a general store, in partnership with Mr. Kinzie. They family remained in Port Elgin for 3-4 years. The family moved back to Berlin, where Ahrens became bookkeeper for the Hepburn Shoe Factory. Charles Ahrens, opened a shoe store and later a factory, in 1879, located across from the Walper Hotel on Queen Street South. He was also the clerk and treasurer for the town of Berlin and in 1886 he was a Town Councillor. In the early 1900's, the shoe factory was a thriving business, which was later taken over by his son, Charles Jr. Charles Andrew Ahrens died on 18 August 1903 in Berlin, Ontario. Henriette died on 27 March 1896 in Berlin. This photograph is in good condition with some fading.
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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Charles Schneuker advertisement

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[188?]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A printed advertisement for photographer, Charles Schneuker, of Berlin, Ontario. The card shows a set of two stamp photographs (4 identical likenesses of per set) of Schneuker, one in a oval frame and the other a studio portrait view.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P008575
Material Details
Prints
Physical Description
16.5 cm (W) X 11.3 cm (H)
16.5 cm (W) X 11.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[188?]
Date of Publication
1880
Scope and Content
A printed advertisement for photographer, Charles Schneuker, of Berlin, Ontario. The card shows a set of two stamp photographs (4 identical likenesses of per set) of Schneuker, one in a oval frame and the other a studio portrait view.
Storage Location
PB2
Name Access
Schneuker, Charles William Christian
Schneuker, Charles
Subject Access
Advertisements
Photographers
Schneuker, Charles William Christian, 1857-1918
Stamp photographs
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Charles Schneuker was born in Berlin, Ontario on 4 May 1857, the son of Conrad Schneuker and Barbara Abel. He operated a photographic studio from 1873 to 1896 and then again from 1899 to 1901 in Berlin, Ontario. He married Emily Louisa Beaumont on 20 September 1886 in Berlin, Ontario. Charles died in Woodstock, Ontario on 29 July 1918. His 29 July 1918 obituary in the Woodstock Daily Sentinel noted that he was 61 years of age at the time of his death and had been a commercial photographer for the Canada Furniture Company. The cause of death was noted as heart failure. Schneuker was survived by his widow, 4 daughters: Louise of Grimsby; Lotta and Esther of Toronto; and Alice at home; and one son, Charles, who was employed by the Grand Trunk Railway Company.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
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Photograph Collection
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