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Ahrens Street, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1910
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photographic reprint by Ernest Denton of a photograph, dated April 1896, showing Ahrens Street in Berlin, Ontario. The street is muddy. Several houses are visible in upper half of the photo.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000657
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
24 cm (W) X 19.2 cm (H)
25.3 cm (W) X 20.4 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1910
Date of Publication
1896-04
Scope and Content
Black and white photographic reprint by Ernest Denton of a photograph, dated April 1896, showing Ahrens Street in Berlin, Ontario. The street is muddy. Several houses are visible in upper half of the photo.
Storage Location
PB11
Name Access
Denton, Ernest
Subject Access
Neighborhoods
Streets
Unpaved streets
Streets - Kitchener, Ontario
Ahrens Street (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Ernest Denton was a photographer in Berlin/Kitchener from approximately 1912 to 1955. This photo is in good condition: there is a relatively small white blotch at the left of the picture; some streaking.
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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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[189-?]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of a field of tree stumps in foreground and wooden fences, house, and large two-story barn in background.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000773
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
12.3 cm (W) X 9.5 cm (H)
16.6 cm (W) X 14.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[189-?]
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of a field of tree stumps in foreground and wooden fences, house, and large two-story barn in background.
Storage Location
PB3
Subject Access
Barns
Fences
Dwellings
Tree stumps
Notes
Photograph, which is mounted on a soiled mat, has been cut with uneven edges and is in poor condition. It is believed that the barn is English style and the home is an English cottage with a hip-roof. The photograph may have been taken in Oxford County.
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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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1896
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white group photograph of the 1896 Berlin Fire Brigade. The photograph is mounted on a mat. The phrase "Berlin Fire Brigade" appears in a ribbon drawn on the photograph, which is arched over the image of the firefighters. Above the word "Fire" in the top ribbon, flames can be seen. Two f…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002897
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
39.8 cm (W) X 30.5 cm (H)
50.4 cm (W) X 40.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1896
Date of Publication
1896
Scope and Content
Black and white group photograph of the 1896 Berlin Fire Brigade. The photograph is mounted on a mat. The phrase "Berlin Fire Brigade" appears in a ribbon drawn on the photograph, which is arched over the image of the firefighters. Above the word "Fire" in the top ribbon, flames can be seen. Two fire hoses, extending from the small upper left and right corner images, point toward the flames. An image of the Berlin fire station appears in the upper left hand corner, while an image of a fire wagon appears in the upper right hand corner. The year "1896" is written below the group of firefighters, who are numbered. A ribbon, which contains the names of the firefighters in the image, can be seen below the image of the firemen.
Storage Location
PB7
Subject Access
Fire engines & equipment
Fire fighters
Fire stations
Berlin Fire Brigade (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The firefighters have been identified as follows, by number: 1. Jacob E. Cook, 2. Aug. Hertel, 3, Joseph Wuest, 4. George Arndt, 5. Fred Langfield, 6. Aug. Schmiedel, 7. Daniel Boettger 8. Gustave May, 9. John Hebel (Haebel), 10. John Kidder, 11. John C. Karn, 12. Jacob Uhrig, 13. Louis Timm (Chief), 14. ?, 15. John Zinnkann and 16. Jacob B. Scharlach. The names and numbers in the ribbon are very faint. The left upper and right lower corners of the photograph are broken.
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
1896
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Berlin Gas Company's gas and electric works located on Gaukel Street, Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario in 1896. A man is seen walking at the left of the photo. A large smoke stack is visible on the right.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000731
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
15.4 cm (W) X 11.3 cm (H)
15.4 cm (W) X 11.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
1896
Date of Publication
1896
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Berlin Gas Company's gas and electric works located on Gaukel Street, Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario in 1896. A man is seen walking at the left of the photo. A large smoke stack is visible on the right.
Storage Location
PB2
Name Access
Berlin Gas Company
Berlin Gas and Electric
Subject Access
Chimneys
Power plants
Public utility companies
Gas power plants
Generating Stations
Gas plants
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Copy 2 of this image, a black and white reproduction, has not been digitized or uploaded and is located in PB3.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Location - Copy
PB3
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1880 and 1900]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white exterior photograph of the Berlin High School. An extensive lawn is visible in the foreground.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002457
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
11.2 cm (W) X 9 cm (H)
11.6 cm (W) X 10.9 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1880 and 1900]
Date of Publication
1890
Scope and Content
Black and white exterior photograph of the Berlin High School. An extensive lawn is visible in the foreground.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Berlin High School
Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School
Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate Institute
Berlin Collegiate and Technical Institute
Subject Access
Schools
Secondary schools
Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School (Kitchener, Ont.)
School buildings
High schools
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Berlin High School was renamed Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School (aka Kitchener Collegiate Institute (KCI)). The building is located at 787 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario. This photograph is in excellent condition.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Berlin Model School class

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1899
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white studio photograph of the Berlin Model School class of July - December 1899. The following individuals are identified in the photograph: (seated left to right): W.D. Euler, Dell Fowler, Alice Cowan, Mabel Dunham and Professor Theo Zoellner, (standing left to right behind seated row)…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000299
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
20.5 cm (W) X 15.4 cm (H)
30.5 cm (W) X 25.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1899
Date of Publication
1899
Scope and Content
Black and white studio photograph of the Berlin Model School class of July - December 1899. The following individuals are identified in the photograph: (seated left to right): W.D. Euler, Dell Fowler, Alice Cowan, Mabel Dunham and Professor Theo Zoellner, (standing left to right behind seated row): Mabel Williamson, Gertrude Bilger, Evelyn Lackner, Annie Bowman, and Arthur Foster, (standing left to right, back row): Milton Bergey, Andrew Faber and Will Nash.
Storage Location
PB6
Subject Access
Teachers
Teachers' colleges
Suddaby Public School (Kitchener, Ont.)
Berlin Model School (Kitchener, Ont.)
Bergey, Milton
Faber, Andrew
Nash, Will
Williamson, Mabel
Bilger, Gertrude
Lackner, Evelyn
Bowman, Annie
Foster, Arthur
Fowler, Dell
Dunham, Bertha Mabel
Zoellner, Herman Theodore
Cowan, Alice
Euler, William Daum, 1875-1961
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
In 1877, the Central School of Berlin was selected by the provincial Minister of Education, on the recommendation of the County Inspector, for one of the Model Schools for the training of third class teachers. Jeremiah Suddaby was appointed the first principal. The last session of the Model School at Berlin's Central School was held in the fall of 1907. In 1910, Central School was renamed Suddaby School, in honour of Principal Jeremiah Suddaby who passed away in May of that year.
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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Berlin Sweepers B.B.C.

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1895-1905
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white studio portrait of the Berlin Sweepers baseball team. The image is mounted on a piece of white cardboard, with the names of the players and team officials written below the image. The players are numbered by hand to match the identifications. The image is in fair condition -some …
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Description Level
Item
Creator
Wendell B. Sherk, Photographer
Accession Number
P006064
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
19.5 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
25 cm (W) X 20 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1895-1905
Date of Publication
1900
Scope and Content
A black and white studio portrait of the Berlin Sweepers baseball team. The image is mounted on a piece of white cardboard, with the names of the players and team officials written below the image. The players are numbered by hand to match the identifications. The image is in fair condition -some fading, spotting and thumb tack holes on the mat. The upper corners of the mat are damaged.
Storage Location
PB11
Name Access
Wendell B. Sherk
Tilt, A. S.
Pflug, George
Shilling, John
Englert, John
Shilling, Fred
Glady, Henry
Kruger, John
Molson, Fred
McKinne, William
Dahm, William
Delain, Peter
Sass, Ed
Englert, Charles
Pflug, Fred
Berlin Sweepers B.B.C.
Berlin Sweepers Baseball Club
Subject Access
Athletes
Baseball
Baseball team (Kitchener, Ont.)
Ball teams
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Wendell B. Sherk operated a photography studio in Waterloo, Ontario, from 1891 to 1906.
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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Berlin-Waterloo Hospital Board

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1894 and 1898]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white matted photograph of a group of men, first members of the Hospital Trust, standing on the steps of the hospital.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P001202
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
18.5 cm (W) X 12.4 cm (H)
24.7 cm (W) X 22.6 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1894 and 1898]
Date of Publication
1896
Scope and Content
Black and white matted photograph of a group of men, first members of the Hospital Trust, standing on the steps of the hospital.
Storage Location
PB5
Name Access
Smyth, Edward
Lang, August R.
Lockie, James
Snyder, Simon
Kumpf, Christian
Hendry, William
Mueller, Adolph
Randall, George
Travers, W.R.
Fennell, John
Subject Access
Hospitals
Berlin-Waterloo Hospital (Kitchener, Ont.)
Boards of directors
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Back row, left to right: Edward Smyth, Unidentified, August R. Lang. Second row, left to right: James Lockie, Unidentified, Simon Snyder Front row, left to right: William Hendry, Adolph Mueller, George Randall, W.R. Travers, John Fennell Identification of names based on a list of the first members of the Hospital Trust in W.V. Uttley's "History of Kitchener." Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital corner stone laid in 1894. Adolph Mueller died in 1898. Condition: poor, scratches, bottom left hand corner missing, 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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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.
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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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Berlin & Waterloo Street Railway car

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1905
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white print of an image of a Berlin and Waterloo Street Railway car on King Street, Berlin, Ontario. In the foreground, the rail car has four men standing or near the entry to the car. A man wearing a hat can be seen looking out the end window of the car, with his arm over the sill. Se…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000642
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
24 cm (W) X 17.3 cm (H)
25.3 cm (W) X 20.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1905
Date of Publication
1905
Scope and Content
A black and white print of an image of a Berlin and Waterloo Street Railway car on King Street, Berlin, Ontario. In the foreground, the rail car has four men standing or near the entry to the car. A man wearing a hat can be seen looking out the end window of the car, with his arm over the sill. Several other men are inside the car, including a man standing at the rear entrance to the car. The name "Canadian Block" can be seen on the building behind the streetcar.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Berlin & Waterloo Street Railway
Subject Access
Men
Railroad cars
Street railroads
Berlin and Waterloo Street Railway
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The image is a copy of the photograph which appeared in the "Berlin to-day: official souvenir of the best town in Canada" (cover title "Berlin Today, 1806-1906") published by the Berlin News Record in 1906. The image was captioned "One of the Company's Fine Cars".
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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