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72-90 King Street West, 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 top portions of the buildings located at 72-90 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario. The following business signs can be seen, from left to right: Capitol Theatre, Tip Top Tailors, Smuck's China Shop, and Agnew-Surpass Shoes. The Capitol Theatre marquee reads: Fo…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002840
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
10 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
11.1 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 top portions of the buildings located at 72-90 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario. The following business signs can be seen, from left to right: Capitol Theatre, Tip Top Tailors, Smuck's China Shop, and Agnew-Surpass Shoes. The Capitol Theatre marquee reads: Forever my Love.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Buildings
Business districts
Marquees
Signs (Notices)
King Street West (Kitchener, Ont.)
Capitol Theatre (Kitchener, Ont.)
Tip Top Tailors (Kitchener, Ont.)
Smuck's China Shop (Kitchener, Ont.)
Agnew-Surpass Shoes (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
According to a 1962 city directory, the Capitol Theatre was located at 90 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario. Forever My Love was released in 1962. Photograph has scalloped edges.
Copyright Status
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Reproductions
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Branchton Centre Store

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
Apr 1965
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Branchton Centre Store in Branchton, Ontario. The sign on the building has Coca Cola advertisements on each side and reads "Branchton Centre".
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000888
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
7.6 cm (W) X 7.6 cm (H)
8.9 cm (W) X 8.9 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
Apr 1965
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Branchton Centre Store in Branchton, Ontario. The sign on the building has Coca Cola advertisements on each side and reads "Branchton Centre".
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Advertisements
Commerce
General stores
Signs (Notices)
Stores & shops
Branchton Centre Store
Place
North Dumfries, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
North Dumfries, Ontario
Notes
According to Hamilton Spectator newspaper articles dated 24 November 1962 and 19 December 1953, Mr. Norman S. Laing took over ownership of the Branchton Centre Store in 1909 from his father, Michael Laing. After Norman Laing's death, his daugther, Marion, continued to run the store until 1956, when she sold it to Mr. and Mrs. William Bell.
Copyright Status
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Reproductions
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Sherk House, Waterloo, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[196-]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Sherk House, located at 49-53 Albert Street at the corner of Princess Street, Waterloo, Ontario. In the foreground a sign can be seen reading "Waterloo Public Library".
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000887
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
7.6 cm (W) X 7.6 cm (H)
8.9 cm (W) X 8.9 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[196-]
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Sherk House, located at 49-53 Albert Street at the corner of Princess Street, Waterloo, Ontario. In the foreground a sign can be seen reading "Waterloo Public Library".
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Dwellings
Signs (Notices)
Albert Street (Waterloo, Ont.)
Sherk House (Waterloo, Ont.)
Place
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Notes
This brick, gothic style house was built in 1855. Previous owners of the home include William Hespeler and George Randall, owners of Granite Mills, and Moses Springer, a former mayor of Waterloo. The property, which the house is located on, once stretched back to Silver Lake in Waterloo Park. The house is currently occupied by Albert House International Furniture and Gifts.
Copyright Status
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Reproductions
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Unidentified business and parked cars

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[196-?]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of two cars parked behind an unidentified business believed to be located in Kitchener, Ontario. Sign on building reads: Positively no parking by order Police & Fire Depts. All vehicles will be towed away at owners expense.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002854
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
[196-?]
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of two cars parked behind an unidentified business believed to be located in Kitchener, Ontario. Sign on building reads: Positively no parking by order Police & Fire Depts. All vehicles will be towed away at owners expense.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Automobiles
Buildings
Parking
Signs (Notices)
Notes
Photograph has scalloped edges.
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
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
Images
Less detail