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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
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
Images
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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;…
  1 image
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
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
Images
Less detail