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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.
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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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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,…
  1 image
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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Automobiles and pedestrians in front of Twin City Repair Shop, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1910
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of automobiles and pedestrians in front of the Twin City Repair Shop, on what is believed to be Queen Street, Berlin, Ontario. The men in the crowd and on the street are in suits and top hats, while the women are wearing formal dresses with hats.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000589
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
24.5 cm (W) X 19.5 cm (H)
25.4 cm (W) X 20.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
1910
Date of Publication
1910
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of automobiles and pedestrians in front of the Twin City Repair Shop, on what is believed to be Queen Street, Berlin, Ontario. The men in the crowd and on the street are in suits and top hats, while the women are wearing formal dresses with hats.
Storage Location
PB3
Subject Access
Automobiles
Crowds
Hydroelectric power
Pedestrians
King Street (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
This photograph was from the collection of Ontario Hydro. It is believed that this photograph may be of the crowd that followed the procession of Premier James Whitey and Minister of Power, Adam Beck to the ceremony which turned on Niagara power in Berlin on 11 October 1910. An identical copy, P000589_c1 of this image has not been uploaded to OurOntario.ca This item is part of the "Niagara Hydroelectric Power Arrives in Berlin" photograph group.
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 Fire Department members and fire hall

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[1910]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white outdoor group photograph of members of the Berlin Fire Department (later known as the Kitchener Fire Department) in front of the fire hall. Some members are sitting or standing in two horse-drawn wagons, while others are sitting or standing in two automobiles. One man is standing …
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P003051
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
16 cm (W) X 11.4 cm (H)
16 cm (W) X 11.4 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[1910]
Date of Publication
1910
Scope and Content
A black and white outdoor group photograph of members of the Berlin Fire Department (later known as the Kitchener Fire Department) in front of the fire hall. Some members are sitting or standing in two horse-drawn wagons, while others are sitting or standing in two automobiles. One man is standing by the entrance to the fire hall.
Storage Location
PB2
Name Access
Berlin Fire Department
Kitchener Fire Department
Subject Access
Automobiles
Fire stations
Group portraits
Fire Wagons
Horse drawn wagon
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The Berlin fire hall was located on Frederick Street between Duke and King Streets, in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario. This photograph is in poor condition. There are thumb-tack holes and the surface is cracked and scratched.
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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Car accident at King and Queen Street, Kitchener, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[1940]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing the collision of two automobiles, at the corner of King and Queen Streets, Kitchener, Ontario. Both cars have front end damage. The car facing the camera on the left has extensive driver side damage. The vehicle on the right is heavily damaged on the front end a…
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P008275
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
20.4 cm (W) X 15.3 cm (H)
21.7 cm (W) X 16.7 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[1940]
Date of Publication
[1940]
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph showing the collision of two automobiles, at the corner of King and Queen Streets, Kitchener, Ontario. Both cars have front end damage. The car facing the camera on the left has extensive driver side damage. The vehicle on the right is heavily damaged on the front end and the driver side front wheel is bent out of alignment. A man, in a business suit, can be seen between the vehicles. He stands with his back to the camera and his left hand in his pant pocket, on the far side of the crash. A policeman, stands on the far side of the car on the right hand side. The police officer's helmet, head and shoulders are visible. In the background, the Goudies department store, located at 22 King Street West, Bank of Montreal at 2-8 King St. W, and the United Cigar Store, located at 10 King St. W., can be seen.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Goudies Department Store
Bank of Montreal
United Cigar Store
Subject Access
Accidents
Automobiles
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
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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Charles Street parking lot, Kitchener, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[ca. 1962]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Charles Street parking lot, Kitchener, Ontario filled with parked cars. The rear entrances to Zeller's and F.W. Woolworth's can be seen.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002851
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
10 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
11.2 cm (W) X 7.6 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[ca. 1962]
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Charles Street parking lot, Kitchener, Ontario filled with parked cars. The rear entrances to Zeller's and F.W. Woolworth's can be seen.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Automobiles
Buildings
Parking
Parking lots
Charles Street (Kitchener, Ont.)
F.W. Woolworth's (Kitchener, Ont.)
Zeller's (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Photograph has scalloped edges. According to a 1962 city directory, Zeller's was located at 33 King Street East and F.W. Woolworth's was located at 55-61 King Sreet East, Kitchener, Ontario.
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Johannes residence, Blair, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[ca. 1952]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph of the Johannes family house, located at 1490 Blair Road, Blair, Ontario. There is a partial view of a stone cottage on the right hand side. An automobile is seen in the driveway in front of the garage.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000025
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
24 cm (W) X 19.3 cm (H)
25.3 cm (W) X 20.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[ca. 1952]
Date of Publication
1952
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph of the Johannes family house, located at 1490 Blair Road, Blair, Ontario. There is a partial view of a stone cottage on the right hand side. An automobile is seen in the driveway in front of the garage.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Jacob Bechtel House
Subject Access
Automobiles
Dwellings
Place
Blair, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Blair, Ontario
Notes
This house, located in the Blair Village Heritage Conservation District, was once occupied by the township reeve, James Johannes. It was built in 1817 by the brothers, L. and E. Bechtel, and is also known as the Jacob Bechtel House. The smaller stone cottage shown on the right side of the image was built in 1805 and was used by the Bechtel brothers prior to the construction of the larger home. According to a Hamilton Spectator article dated 3 November 1962, the stone cottage was converted into a ranch style home in the 1950s. 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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Josh Kosch and Ewald Kauk standing in front of Kitchener Post Office

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1930 and 1935]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph taken in front of the Kitchener Post Office at the corner of Benton and King Streets. John Kosch, on the left and Ewald Kauk, on the right, are standing behind a car.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P009627
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
7.1 cm (W) X 11.8 cm (H)
7.1 cm (W) X 11.8 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[between 1930 and 1935]
Date of Publication
1930
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph taken in front of the Kitchener Post Office at the corner of Benton and King Streets. John Kosch, on the left and Ewald Kauk, on the right, are standing behind a car.
Storage Location
PB1
Name Access
Kosch, John
Kauk, Ewald
Subject Access
Automobiles
Post offices
Post Office (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
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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King Street East, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1907 and 1913]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of procession of automobiles down King Street East, Berlin, Ontario. Some of the men in the automobiles are wearing baseball uniforms.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000654
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
24.2 cm (W) X 15.3 cm (H)
25.3 cm (W) X 20.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1907 and 1913]
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of procession of automobiles down King Street East, Berlin, Ontario. Some of the men in the automobiles are wearing baseball uniforms.
Storage Location
PB3
Subject Access
Automobiles
Electric railroads
Parades & processions
Sidewalks
Spectators
Storefronts
King Street East (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
A storefront for Sippel and Hagen is shown in the photograph, which according to the Vernon's City of Berlin directories between 1907-1913 was located at 11 King Street East, Berlin, Ontario. The C.W. Hagen shoe store can also be seen in the image with the local identifier P000374.
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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King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1954
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario, in 1954. Visible in the image is a trolley bus and parked and moving cars on the street, along with pedestrians on the sidewalk. A Flo-glaze Colorizer Paints sign is prominently displayed at the right of the photo. The street scen…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P001206
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
15.7 cm (W) X 20.4 cm (H)
16.8 cm (W) X 21.6 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1954
Date of Publication
1954
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario, in 1954. Visible in the image is a trolley bus and parked and moving cars on the street, along with pedestrians on the sidewalk. A Flo-glaze Colorizer Paints sign is prominently displayed at the right of the photo. The street scene shows the following businesses: Loblaws, 37-39, King St. E. (left side of image); Sehl Hardware, 62 King St. E., and Miller & Hohmeier dry goods, 58 King St. E. (right side of image).
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Loblaws Inc.
Sehl Hardware
Miller & Hohmeier Dry Goods
Subject Access
Automobiles
Business districts
Dry goods stores
Grocery stores
Hardware stores
Pedestrians
Trolley Bus
King Street East (Kitchener, Ont.)
Stores and shops
Streets - Kitchener, Ontario
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
This image appeared in the 1954 Kitchener Centennial book.
Copyright Status
Copyrighted: Protected by copyright. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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