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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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Berlin Fire Department

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1884
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph mounted on heavy cardboard backing of eleven members of the Berlin Fire Department. The firemen are seated and standing before a horse-drawn fire wagon in front of the fire hall. All the men are in uniform and sport impressive mustaches. The head and shoulders of an ad…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P003049
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
23.3 cm (W) X 17.3 cm (H)
24.3 cm (W) X 18.7 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1884
Date of Publication
1884
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph mounted on heavy cardboard backing of eleven members of the Berlin Fire Department. The firemen are seated and standing before a horse-drawn fire wagon in front of the fire hall. All the men are in uniform and sport impressive mustaches. The head and shoulders of an additional person (the image of whom is overexposed) is seen in the second-floor window of the fire hall.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Dickman, Isaac
Boettger, Daniel
Badke, Fred
Karn, John
Huck, George, Chief
Scharlach, Dennis
Uhrig, Jacob
Scharlach, Jacob
Cook, Jacob
Hertel, August
Dengis, Adam
Berlin Fire Department
Subject Access
Fire engines & equipment
Fire fighters
Group portraits
Mustaches
Horse drawn wagon
Fire Halls
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The following men have been identified in a Kitchener-Waterloo Record article of 8 April 1950: Top row, left-to-right: Isaac Dickman, Daniel Boettger, Fred Badke, and John Karn Second row, left-to-right: George Huck (Chief), Dennis Scharlach, Jacob Uhrig, Jacob Scharlach, and Jacob Cook Front row, left-to-right: August Hertel and Adam Dengis. This photo is in poor condition. It has thumb-tack holes, rippling, spotting, and is fading.
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 Fire Department testing new pump at St. Paul's Church

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1873
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white print, on heavy cardboard, of fire fighters testing a new pump at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Queen Street South, Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario. Two horse-drawn fire wagons and a numerous spectators can be seen in the picture. The firefighters are pumping water from Victoria Par…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P003045
Material Details
Prints
Physical Description
15.9 cm (W) X 11.3 cm (H)
15.9 cm (W) X 11.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1873
Date of Publication
1873
Scope and Content
A black and white print, on heavy cardboard, of fire fighters testing a new pump at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Queen Street South, Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario. Two horse-drawn fire wagons and a numerous spectators can be seen in the picture. The firefighters are pumping water from Victoria Park and shooting a stream of water over the spire of St. Paul's Church.
Storage Location
PB2
Name Access
Berlin Fire Department
Kitchener Fire Department
Subject Access
Churches
Fire engines & equipment
Fire fighters
Churches - Lutheran
Fire Wagons
Horse drawn wagon
Fire pumps
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Mistakenly labelled "St. Peter's" and "church fire, 1900s" on the back of photo. Date of image based in newspaper clipping appearing on page 256 of Hannes Schneider book. The water was pumped from the lake in Victoria Park. This photo is in poor condition. There are thumb-tack holes and worn corners on the image.
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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Fire Station, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[189-?]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Colour postcard of the Berlin Fire Station showing four units of firemen with horse drawn fire engines.
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Description Level
Item
Creator
F.I. Weaver & Company, Publisher
Accession Number
P000353
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
13.9 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H)
13.9 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[189-?]
Scope and Content
Colour postcard of the Berlin Fire Station showing four units of firemen with horse drawn fire engines.
Storage Location
PB2
Name Access
F.I. Weaver & Company
Subject Access
Fire engines & equipment
Fire stations
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The station was located on the west side of Frederick Street, between King and Duke Streets, and set back from the roadway. The original black and white photograph is in the Kitchener Public Library photograph collection (local identifier P010070).
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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Fire Station, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[189-?]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Berlin, Ontario fire station, showing firemen and four horses and pumps in front of the station.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P010250
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
20.9 cm (W) X 16.2 cm (H)
20.9 cm (W) X 16.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[189-?]
Date of Publication
1895
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Berlin, Ontario fire station, showing firemen and four horses and pumps in front of the station.
Storage Location
PB3
Subject Access
Fire engines & equipment
Fire fighters
Fire Station (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Original photograph has some damage in lower corners. A reprint (copy 2) of this image has not been scanned or uploaded. A coloured postcard of this image is in the Waterloo Historical Society collection with the local identifier P000353.
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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Kitchener Fire Department

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
Summer 1922
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white panoramic photograph of the Kitchener Fire Department members and equipment in front of the Frederick Street firehall in 1922. Date is based on the 1922 license plates on the vehicles.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P003076
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
37.5 cm (W) X 14.5 cm (H)
37.5 cm (W) X 14.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
Summer 1922
Date of Publication
1922
Scope and Content
A black and white panoramic photograph of the Kitchener Fire Department members and equipment in front of the Frederick Street firehall in 1922. Date is based on the 1922 license plates on the vehicles.
Storage Location
PB10
Name Access
Kitchener Fire Department
Subject Access
Fire engines & equipment
Fire fighters
Fire stations
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The image is mounted on a heavy cardboard backing and is in fair condition with a few thumbtack holes and some scratched areas.
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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Kitchener Fire Department Headquarters

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1960 and 1965]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph on cardboard backing of the exterior of the Kitchener Fire Department's headquarters at 150 Highland Road West, Kitchener, Ontario. Two fire engines and a fire truck are parked in the driveway in front of the building, as well as a vehicle marked "K.F.D. Rescue Unit", an…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P003056
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
15 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H)
15 cm (W) X 9 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1960 and 1965]
Date of Publication
1963
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph on cardboard backing of the exterior of the Kitchener Fire Department's headquarters at 150 Highland Road West, Kitchener, Ontario. Two fire engines and a fire truck are parked in the driveway in front of the building, as well as a vehicle marked "K.F.D. Rescue Unit", and three cars.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Kitchener Fire Department
Subject Access
Buildings
Fire engines & equipment
Fire stations
Fire Station (Kitchener, Ont.)
Fire Halls
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
This photograph is in fair condition; it has several thumb-tack holes, and some buckling. This image is part of the Kitchener Fire Department Collection.
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
Copright Date
1960
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Kitchener Fire Department members in front of fire hall

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[ca. 1935]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white outdoor group photograph of nine members of the Kitchener Fire Department in uniform. Seven are standing in front of a fire truck, while two are sitting in the front seats of the fire truck. The fire hall is in the background.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P003052
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
16.4 cm (W) X 11.3 cm (H)
16.4 cm (W) X 11.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[ca. 1935]
Date of Publication
1935
Scope and Content
Black and white outdoor group photograph of nine members of the Kitchener Fire Department in uniform. Seven are standing in front of a fire truck, while two are sitting in the front seats of the fire truck. The fire hall is in the background.
Storage Location
PB2
Name Access
Kitchener Fire Dept.
Subject Access
Fire engines & equipment
Fire fighters
Fire stations
Group portraits
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The fire hall was located on Frederick Street between Duke and King Streets, in Kitchener, Ontario. This photograph is in poor condition. There are thumb-tack holes and some cracking of the image. The image is also spotted and there is glue residue on the back of the image.
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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Kitchener Fire Station Number 2

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1960 and 1965]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph on cardboard backing of the exterior of Kitchener Fire Station Number 2, located on Guelph Street, in Kitchener, Ontario. Two fire trucks can be seen parked in the driveway in front of the building. A snow drift is visible in the foreground. The phrase "Fire Station No.…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P003057
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
15 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H)
15 cm (W) X 9.7 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1960 and 1965]
Date of Publication
1963
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph on cardboard backing of the exterior of Kitchener Fire Station Number 2, located on Guelph Street, in Kitchener, Ontario. Two fire trucks can be seen parked in the driveway in front of the building. A snow drift is visible in the foreground. The phrase "Fire Station No. 2" is visible on the right hand side of the building.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Kitchener Fire Department
Subject Access
Buildings
Fire engines & equipment
Fire stations
Fire Station (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
This photograph is in fair condition; it has several thumb-tack holes, and some cracking and buckling. This image is part of the Kitchener Fire Department Collection.
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
Copright Date
1963
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Kitchener Fire Station Number 3

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[ca. 1960]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph,on cardboard backing, of the exterior of Fire Station no.3, located on Ottawa Street North and Brick Street, Kitchener, Ontario. A fire engine and a fire truck can be seen parked in the driveway in front of the building. The side of a church can be seen at the left of th…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P003058
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
15 cm (W) X 7.2 cm (H)
15 cm (W) X 8.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[ca. 1960]
Date of Publication
1960
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph,on cardboard backing, of the exterior of Fire Station no.3, located on Ottawa Street North and Brick Street, Kitchener, Ontario. A fire engine and a fire truck can be seen parked in the driveway in front of the building. The side of a church can be seen at the left of the photo and a large snow drift is visible in the foreground.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Kitchener Fire Department
Subject Access
Fire engines & equipment
Fire stations
Fire Station (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
This photograph is in fair condition; some cracking, and buckling. This image is part of the Kitchener Fire Dept. Collection.
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
Copright Date
1960
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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