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14 Elgin Street, Galt, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[193-]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph postcard of exterior of house located at 14 Elgin Street, Galt, Ontario. A man and woman are standing next to a parked automobile.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002577
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
13.9 cm (W) X 8.8 cm (H)
13.9 cm (W) X 8.8 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[193-]
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph postcard of exterior of house located at 14 Elgin Street, Galt, Ontario. A man and woman are standing next to a parked automobile.
Storage Location
PB4
Subject Access
Automobiles
Dwellings
Elgin Street (Galt, Ont.)
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Notes
The present day address of the house is 6 Elgin Street, Galt, Ontario. The man and woman shown are believed to be William and Mary Gray. This postcard is part of the Gray Family 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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29th Infantry Regiment Band, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1906
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Postcard of the Twenty-Ninth Infantry Regimental Band from Berlin, Ontario.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002068
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
13.3 cm (W) X 7.9 cm (H)
15.3 cm (W) X 9.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1906
Date of Publication
1906
Scope and Content
Postcard of the Twenty-Ninth Infantry Regimental Band from Berlin, Ontario.
Storage Location
PB4
Subject Access
Military bands
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Photograph appeared in Berlin Today 1806-1906 with the caption: The Famous 29th Regimental Band. W.H.E. Schmalz was the president of the 29th Regiment Band in 1906.
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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29th Waterloo County Regiment Band

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1905 and 1910]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Postcard made from black and white photograph taken by Herman Lippert, Berlin, Ontario. Image shows 29th Waterloo County Regiment Band in Victoria Park, Berlin, Ontario.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Creator
Lippert, Herman, Photographer
Accession Number
P000345
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
13.8 cm (W) X 8.1 cm (H)
13.8 cm (W) X 8.1 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1905 and 1910]
Scope and Content
Postcard made from black and white photograph taken by Herman Lippert, Berlin, Ontario. Image shows 29th Waterloo County Regiment Band in Victoria Park, Berlin, Ontario.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Lippert, Herman
Subject Access
Military bands
Bands (Music)
29th Waterloo County Regiment Band
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The Berlin Musical Society Band became the 29th Waterloo County Regiment Band on 3 March 1879. Photograph believed to have been taken in Victoria Park, Berlin, Ontario.
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
[between 1914 and 1918]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white portrait postcard of members of the 118th Battalion during the First World War.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P009603
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
13.5 cm (W) X 8.5 cm (H)
13.8 cm (W) X 9 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
French
Date Range
[between 1914 and 1918]
Scope and Content
Black and white portrait postcard of members of the 118th Battalion during the First World War.
Storage Location
PB4
Subject Access
Military uniforms
Photographic postcards
Soldiers
World War 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Luft, Frederick Christian, 1897-1966
Notes
The photograph might have been taken in France, as the reverse of the postcard bears French text only. Frederick Christian Luft is in the back row, sixth from the right hand side. Fred Christian Luft, born 17 February 1897 in Berlin, Ont., was the son of Julius and Susanna (Hopp) Luft. Fred attended Kitchener Collegiate Institute from 1910 to 1912. He enlisted on 17 April 1916 with the 118th Battalion. He married Emma Hiller in 1921. Fred died in 1966. This photograph is part of the "Waterloo County Soldier Portraits" group.
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 Collegiate and Technical School

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[ca. 1907]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photographic copy of a postcard of Berlin Collegiate and Technical School. The image is an exterior view of the front of the building. There is a postmark and cancellation stripes across the lower section.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P008103
Material Details
Photographs
Postcards
Physical Description
17.2 cm (W) X 11.3 cm (H)
17.6 cm (W) X 12.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[ca. 1907]
Date of Publication
1907
Scope and Content
Black and white photographic copy of a postcard of Berlin Collegiate and Technical School. The image is an exterior view of the front of the building. There is a postmark and cancellation stripes across the lower section.
Storage Location
PB2
Name Access
Kitchener Collegiate and Technical Institute
Berlin Collegiate and Technical Institute
Berlin Senior Boys' Grammar School
Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School
Berlin High School
Subject Access
Schools
Secondary schools
Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School (Kitchener, Ont.)
School buildings
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The postmark reads: Owen Sound, Ont., Can., Nov. 4, 4:30 PM, 1907. This school has known several names in its long history: Kitchener Collegiate and Technical Institute Berlin Collegiate and Technical Institute Berlin High School Berlin Senior Boys' Grammar School Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School It is possible that the inscription on this item is a misnomer.
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
1906
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white photographic postcard of two unidentified uniformed employees of the Berlin & Waterloo Street Railway standing near and on a streetcar. One man is standing to the left of the streetcar and is smoking a cigarette. The other man is standing on the platform.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P009175
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
8.7 cm (W) X 8.4 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.9 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1906
Date of Publication
1906
Scope and Content
A black and white photographic postcard of two unidentified uniformed employees of the Berlin & Waterloo Street Railway standing near and on a streetcar. One man is standing to the left of the streetcar and is smoking a cigarette. The other man is standing on the platform.
Storage Location
PB1
Name Access
Berlin & Waterloo Street Railway
Berlin and Waterloo Street Railway
Subject Access
Street railroad employees
Street railroads
Berlin and Waterloo Street Railway
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Notes
Postcard is addressed to Nelson Boedger of Berlin. It is postmarked 18 Aug 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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Birthplace of Honourable Mackenzie King, Kitchener, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
13 Sept 1922
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard of William Lyon Mackenzie King standing in front of the house where he was born in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario. King is seen standing in middle distance near the front steps. Much of the lawn is visible in the foreground.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Creator
Denton, Ernest, 1883-1957, Photographer
Denton & Gifford, Photographer
Accession Number
P005184
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
13.8 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H)
13.8 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
13 Sept 1922
Publisher
Denton & Gifford
Date of Publication
1922-09-13
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard of William Lyon Mackenzie King standing in front of the house where he was born in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario. King is seen standing in middle distance near the front steps. Much of the lawn is visible in the foreground.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Denton, Ernest, 1883-1957
Denton & Gifford
King, William Lyon Mackenzie, 1874-1950
King, Mackenzie, 1874-1950
Subject Access
Birthplaces
Dwellings
Politicians
Postcards
Prime ministers
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
This house was located at 43 Benton St., Kitchener. It was torn down and replaced by the Pentecostal Tabernacle, which was dedicated September, 11, 1927. Ernest Denton was a photographer in Berlin/Kitchener from approximately 1912-1955. He operated photography studios at various locations in the city. This postcard is in good condition; bottom left hand corner is creased.
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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Bridge and island in Victoria Park, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
June 1907
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of the bridge and part of the island in Victoria Park, Berlin, Ontario. The postcard is postmarked 22 June 1907 and is addressed to Mr. William Eichler, New Hamburg.
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Description Level
Item
Creator
MacCallum, James J., Publisher
Accession Number
P008895
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
13.4 cm (W) X 8.8 cm (H)
13.4 cm (W) X 8.8 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
June 1907
Publisher
James J. MacCallum
Place of Publication
Berlin, Ontario
Date of Publication
1907-06
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of the bridge and part of the island in Victoria Park, Berlin, Ontario. The postcard is postmarked 22 June 1907 and is addressed to Mr. William Eichler, New Hamburg.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
MacCallum, James J.
Eichler, William
Subject Access
Bridges
Islands
Parks
Postcards
Victoria Park (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Victoria Park]
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
This postcard is in good condition.
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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Bridge in Victoria Park, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1906
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard, with a faint greenish tint, showing the Victoria Park bridge. Handwritten on the postcard is the year 1906. There is a man standing on the bridge and a man, rowing a small boat, is beneath the centre span of the bridge.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P009262
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
13.5 cm (W) X 8.8 cm (H)
13.5 cm (W) X 8.8 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1906
Date of Publication
1906
Custodial History
The item was transferred from the Children's Department in 1990 to the Grace Schmidt Room.
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard, with a faint greenish tint, showing the Victoria Park bridge. Handwritten on the postcard is the year 1906. There is a man standing on the bridge and a man, rowing a small boat, is beneath the centre span of the bridge.
Storage Location
PB4
Subject Access
Bridges
Parks
Victoria Park (Kitchener, Ont)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Victoria Park]
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
This postcard is in poor condition. The postcard was glued onto black scrapbook paper which has adhered to the reverse side (therefore, publication information is unavailable). There is scotch tape across the four corners. Also, there is masking tape across the top edge.
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 1905 and 1910]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Postcard made from sepia tone photograph taken by Herman Lippert of Berlin, Ontario. Image shows a gathering of people at what is believed to be a camp meeting.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Creator
Lippert, Herman, Photographer
Accession Number
P000377
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
13.9 cm (W) X 8.5 cm (H)
13.9 cm (W) X 8.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1905 and 1910]
Scope and Content
Postcard made from sepia tone photograph taken by Herman Lippert of Berlin, Ontario. Image shows a gathering of people at what is believed to be a camp meeting.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Lippert, Herman
Subject Access
Camp meetings
Children
Crowds
Men
Women
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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