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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.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Crossing the bridge at the junction, Preston, Canada

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1910 and 1915]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of a Galt, Preston & Hespeler Railway car crossing over a bridge, at the Preston Junction.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Creator
Wurster, I., Publisher
Accession Number
P000711
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
14 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H)
14 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1910 and 1915]
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of a Galt, Preston & Hespeler Railway car crossing over a bridge, at the Preston Junction.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Wurster, I.
Subject Access
Bridges
Photographic postcards
Street railroads
Transportation
Galt, Preston and Hespeler Street Railway
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Notes
According to the 1956 Waterloo Historical Society annual volume, the Galt, Preston & Hespeler Railway was created on 25 January 1895.
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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Hydro-electric power station by moonlight, Preston, Canada

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[190-?]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of a hydro-electric power station and streetcar with a view of Preston, Ontario, shown in the background.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Creator
Wurster, Immanuel, Publisher
Accession Number
P000709
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
14 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H)
14 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[190-?]
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of a hydro-electric power station and streetcar with a view of Preston, Ontario, shown in the background.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Wurster, Immanuel
Subject Access
Electric lines
Hydroelectric power
Moonlight
Night
Photographic postcards
Street railroads
Transportation
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Notes
According to the 1956 Waterloo Historical annual volume, electric railway services began in Preston on 26 July 1894. Edges are worn and there is soiling on the reverse side.
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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Idylwild on the electric railway line, between Preston & Hespeler, Canada

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[before 1916]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of a Galt, Preston & Hespeler Railway car at the entrance of Iyldwild Park. Park goers are visible near the street railway tracks.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Creator
Valentine & Sons' Publishing Company, Limited, Publisher
Accession Number
P000712
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
14 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H)
14 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[before 1916]
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of a Galt, Preston & Hespeler Railway car at the entrance of Iyldwild Park. Park goers are visible near the street railway tracks.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Valentine & Sons' Publishing Company, Limited
Subject Access
Parks
Photographic postcards
Street railroad tracks
Street railroads
Transportation
Idylwild Park
Galt, Preston and Hespeler Street Railway
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Notes
Idylwild Park was located on the Speed River between Hespeler and Preston, Ontario and was accessible by the Galt, Preston and Hespeler Electric Railway. The park closed in 1916.
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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Lighthouse on lakefront

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[192-?]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard of small lighthouse on a lakefront.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000378
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
13.7 cm (W) X 8.1 cm (H)
13.7 cm (W) X 8.1 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[192-?]
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard of small lighthouse on a lakefront.
Storage Location
PB4
Subject Access
Lighthouses
Photographic postcards
Lakes and ponds
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
[192-]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard of an unidentified man, who is wearing a dress suit and hat. The young man is standing in front of a brick wall and is holding a briefcase. A sidewalk can be seen in the foreground.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002486
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
8.8 cm (W) X 13.8 cm (H)
8.8 cm (W) X 13.8 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[192-]
Date of Publication
1925
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard of an unidentified man, who is wearing a dress suit and hat. The young man is standing in front of a brick wall and is holding a briefcase. A sidewalk can be seen in the foreground.
Storage Location
PB2
Subject Access
Business people
Men
Photographic postcards
Notes
The postcard was found in the 1896 cash book of Solomon Reist of Bridgeport, 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
[192-]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard of an unidentified man and woman standing together. They are wearing coats and hats and are standing in front of a wall with siding. The image of the couple is oval in shape.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002487
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
8.9 cm (W) X 13.8 cm (H)
8.9 cm (W) X 13.8 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[192-]
Date of Publication
1925
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard of an unidentified man and woman standing together. They are wearing coats and hats and are standing in front of a wall with siding. The image of the couple is oval in shape.
Storage Location
PB2
Subject Access
Couples
Men
Photographic postcards
Women
Notes
Postcard found in the 1896 cash book of Solomon Reist of Bridgeport, 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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Style of car in use on our electric street railway and manufactured in Preston, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[after 1904]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of a Preston and Berlin Railway car with a group of ten men standing in front of it. The number, 61, is on the very front of the streetcar.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Creator
Rumsey & Company, Publisher
Accession Number
P000710
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
14 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H)
14 cm (W) X 8.7 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[after 1904]
Scope and Content
Coloured postcard of a Preston and Berlin Railway car with a group of ten men standing in front of it. The number, 61, is on the very front of the streetcar.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Rumsey & Company
Subject Access
Men
Photographic postcards
Street railroads
Transportation
Preston and Berlin Street Railway
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Notes
According to the 1956 Waterloo Historical Society annual volume, Preston and Berlin Street Railway passenger service began on 6 October 1904.
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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