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31-39 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1923 and 1925]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white exterior photograph of the streetscape of 31-39 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario. The image shows the storefronts of Woolworth's, 39 King St. E. Kitchener,; Sarah Fehrenbach's millinery store 37 King St. E.,; Denton & Gifford Photographers, 33 King St. E.; and A. Sippel & Son,…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P008468
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
20.4 cm (W) X 15.3 cm (H)
20.4 cm (W) X 15.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1923 and 1925]
Date of Publication
1924
Scope and Content
A black and white exterior photograph of the streetscape of 31-39 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario. The image shows the storefronts of Woolworth's, 39 King St. E. Kitchener,; Sarah Fehrenbach's millinery store 37 King St. E.,; Denton & Gifford Photographers, 33 King St. E.; and A. Sippel & Son, located at 31 King St. E. Sign in the Woolworth's window reads: "May Sale, Thursday, Friday, Saturday". Signs in the A. Sippel window read: "Lease Expires, Forced to Vacate, Smash!, Down Come Prices, The Premier Bargain Event of All Times; Big Sale of Shoes." A banner hanging on its side from the third story reads: "Yule Tide Dance, Odd Fellows Hall, Dec. 31st." Painted on the second story windows to the right of A. Sippel & Son are the words "Dr. A.E. Rudell, Dentist." A parked automobile and a man in an overcoat and cap, identified as Henry L. Janzen, are seen in the foreground. The Denton name is visible on the spare tire of the car.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
A. Sippel & Son
Denton & Gifford Photographers
F.W. Woolworth Company
Subject Access
Automobiles
Millinery
Photographers
Shoe stores
Storefronts
Stores & shops
Streets
Variety stores
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Ernest Denton was a photographer in Berlin/Kitchener from approximately 1912 to 1955. He operated photography studios at various locations in the city. He worked with another photographer in a studio named "Denton & Gifford" between 1924-1925. This photograph is in fair condition: a small of portion of the upper right corner is torn off; a much larger portion of the lower right corner of the photo is missing.
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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1929 Grand River flood, Galt, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
Apr 1929
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the April 1929 flooding of the Grand River in Galt, Ontario. The view shown is from Water Street looking towards the Main Street Bridge. There are people gathered on the sidewalk and a car in the middle of the flooded road. The following caption is partially visible…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000926
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
11.7 cm (W) X 7.9 cm (H)
12.6 cm (W) X 8.9 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
Apr 1929
Date of Publication
1929-04
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the April 1929 flooding of the Grand River in Galt, Ontario. The view shown is from Water Street looking towards the Main Street Bridge. There are people gathered on the sidewalk and a car in the middle of the flooded road. The following caption is partially visible under the image: Main Street bridge from Water Street.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Bridges
Floods
Stone buildings
Grand River
Main Street Bridge (Galt, Ont.)
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Notes
This photograph is believed to have been taken from a book. This photograph appears on page 37 of the 1974 Waterloo Historical Society annual volume. The image is credited as belonging to the Grand River Conservation Authority collection.
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
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A. Sippel and Son shoe store, 31 King Street, East, Kitchener, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1923 and 1925]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white exterior photograph of the A. Sippel and Son shoe store, located at 31 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario. Signs in the storefront window of the A. Sippel & Sons shoe store read: "Lease Expires, Forced to Vacate, Smash!, Down Come Prices, The Premier Bargain Event of All Times;…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P008469
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
15.2 cm (W) X 20.5 cm (H)
15.2 cm (W) X 20.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1923 and 1925]
Date of Publication
1924
Scope and Content
A black and white exterior photograph of the A. Sippel and Son shoe store, located at 31 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario. Signs in the storefront window of the A. Sippel & Sons shoe store read: "Lease Expires, Forced to Vacate, Smash!, Down Come Prices, The Premier Bargain Event of All Times; Big Sale of Shoes." Next door is Denton & Gifford Photographers as well as Sarah Fehrenbach's millinery store. A window on the second story reads "Denton & Gifford Photographers, Enlarging - Framing" A banner hanging on its side from the third story reads: "Yule Tide Dance, Odd Fellows Hall, Dec. 31st." A man in an overcoat and cap identified as Henry L. Janzen and a police officer are seen in the foreground. A car is partially visible in the lower left corner.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Janzen, Henry L.
A. Sippel & Son
Denton & Gifford Photographers
Subject Access
Millinery
Photographers
Police
Shoe stores
Storefronts
Stores & shops
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Ernest Denton was a photographer in Berlin/Kitchener from approximately 1912 to 1955. He operated photography studios at various locations in the city. He worked with another photographer in a studio named "Denton & Gifford" between 1924-1925. This photograph is in good condition, detached from mat, slightly faded.
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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Barbara Kinsey Bechtel tombstone

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1910 and 1930]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph of the tombstone of Barbara Kinsey Bechtel. The headstone appears to be badly worn and broken. The top portion of the headstone is missing. A number of other tombstones can be seen in the background. The epitaph reads: "Wife of Henry W. Bechtel. Who died Dec. 17, 1881…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000030
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
18.5 cm (W) X 24 cm (H)
20.2 cm (W) X 25.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1910 and 1930]
Date of Publication
1920
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph of the tombstone of Barbara Kinsey Bechtel. The headstone appears to be badly worn and broken. The top portion of the headstone is missing. A number of other tombstones can be seen in the background. The epitaph reads: "Wife of Henry W. Bechtel. Who died Dec. 17, 1881 aged 75 Yrs, 3 Mos, 82 days."
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Bechtel, Henry
Bechtel, Barbara Kinsey
Bechtel, Barbara
Subject Access
Cemeteries
Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Epitaphs
Place
Blair, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Blair, Ontario
Notes
Barbara Bechtel lived in Blair, Ontario, and was born 15 September 1806. She died on 17 December 1881. This image is in excellent condition. This image is part of the Jim Johannes Collection.
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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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.
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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.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Birthplace of William Lyon Mackenzie King

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1925
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph of the birthplace of William Lyon Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada. The house was located at 43 Benton Street in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario. The image shows a two storey house with a long front porch and addition on the left hand side with a protruding bay …
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Description Level
Item
Creator
Denton, Ernest, 1883-1957, Photographer
Accession Number
P000518
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
23.6 cm (W) X 19.3 cm (H)
24.4 cm (W) X 19.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1925
Date of Publication
1925
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph of the birthplace of William Lyon Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada. The house was located at 43 Benton Street in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario. The image shows a two storey house with a long front porch and addition on the left hand side with a protruding bay window. The image has been glued to a cardboard backing.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Denton, Ernest, 1883-1957
King, William Lyon Mackenzie, 1874-1950
King, Mackenzie, 1874-1950
Subject Access
Birthplaces
Dwellings
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The house was demolished in 1926. Ernest Denton was a photographer in Berlin/Kitchener from approximately 1912-1955. He operated photography studios at various locations in the city. A black and white photographic reprint of this image (P000518_c2, PB3) has not been digitized.
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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Birthplace of William Lyon Mackenzie King

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1926
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph, mounted on a board, of the birthplace of William Lyon Mackenzie King, located at 43 Benton Street, Kitchener. The image shows a two storey house with a long front porch and addition on the left hand side with a protruding bay window.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Creator
Denton, Ernest, Photographer
Accession Number
P000518
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
24 cm (W) X 15.2 cm (H)
25.3 cm (W) X 20.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1926
Date of Publication
1926
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph, mounted on a board, of the birthplace of William Lyon Mackenzie King, located at 43 Benton Street, Kitchener. The image shows a two storey house with a long front porch and addition on the left hand side with a protruding bay window.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Denton, Ernest
King, William Lyon Mackenzie
King, Mackenzie
Subject Access
Birthplaces
Dwellings
King, William Lyon Mackenzie, 1874-1950
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The house located at 43 Benton Street, Berlin (now Kitchener) was demolished in 1926. Ernest Denton was a photographer in Berlin/Kitchener from approximately 1912 to 1955. He operated photography studios at various locations in the city. A black and white reprint (P000518_c1) of the image has not been digitized. It is stored in PB3.
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
Location - Copy
PB3
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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[19-]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the iron Blair Bridge spanning the Grand River.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000015
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
24 cm (W) X 19.8 cm (H)
25.3 cm (W) X 20.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[19-]
Date of Publication
1900
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the iron Blair Bridge spanning the Grand River.
Storage Location
PB3
Subject Access
Bridges
Grand River (Ont.)
Place
Blair, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Blair, Ontario
Notes
The bridge was demolished in 1958. This image is a reproduction and is in excellent condition. This image is part of the Jim Johannes Collection.
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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Children on Queen St. South, Kitchener, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[192-]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white, outdoor photograph of a group of children on Queen Street, South, Kitchener, Ontario, opposite a foundry (now C.N.Weber). The two girls in the front row are Grace Schmidt (left) and Sally Schmidt (right). Workers can be seen paving the street in the background.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P008037
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
16.5 cm (W) X 11.2 cm (H)
17.7 cm (W) X 12.6 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[192-]
Scope and Content
Black and white, outdoor photograph of a group of children on Queen Street, South, Kitchener, Ontario, opposite a foundry (now C.N.Weber). The two girls in the front row are Grace Schmidt (left) and Sally Schmidt (right). Workers can be seen paving the street in the background.
Storage Location
PB2
Subject Access
Children
Schmidt, Grace
Queen Street South (Kitchener, Ont.)
Schmidt, Sally
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
This photograph likely dates back the 1920's as Queen Street is being paved in the background.
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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Christ Church, Ayr, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[192-]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of Christ Church in Ayr, Ontario.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P008999
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
8 cm (W) X 5.6 cm (H)
10.2 cm (W) X 7.8 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[192-]
Custodial History
Photograph was originally in an album arranged by the donor's father, John Fair.
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of Christ Church in Ayr, Ontario.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Anglican churches
Churches
Christ Church (Ayr, Ont.)
Place
Ayr, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Ayr, Ontario
Notes
Christ Church is an Anglican church, located at 50 Manley Street, Ayr, Ontario. The church was completed in February 1915. The photograph is glued to black paper.
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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