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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.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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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;…
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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
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Bamberg General Store

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
Mar 1966
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Bamberg General Store in Bamberg, Ontario.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000895
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
Date Range
Mar 1966
Date of Publication
1966-03
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Bamberg General Store in Bamberg, Ontario.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
General stores
Stores & shops
Bamberg General Store
Place
Bamberg, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Bamberg, Ontario
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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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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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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E.J. Shantz Grocery store, Frederick Street, Berlin

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
December 1910
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph, on a mat, of the interior of the E.J. (Elo Josiah) Shantz Grocery Store, on Frederick Street, in Berlin, Ontario. Two clerks can be seen standing and several customers are visible at the rear of the store. Stacked canned goods, meat, and kitchen implements are also vi…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P001497
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
17.1 cm (W) X 13 cm (H)
19.4 cm (W) X 14.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
December 1910
Date of Publication
1910-12
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph, on a mat, of the interior of the E.J. (Elo Josiah) Shantz Grocery Store, on Frederick Street, in Berlin, Ontario. Two clerks can be seen standing and several customers are visible at the rear of the store. Stacked canned goods, meat, and kitchen implements are also visible. A wreath and accompanying garlands hanging from the ceiling suggest that store has been decorated for Christmas.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Shantz, E.J., 1874-1954
Shantz, Elo Josiah, 1874-1954, Snyder, Malinda, 1875-1934
Subject Access
Christmas decorations
Grocery stores
Stores & shops
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Original cataloguing records indicate that this was the E.J. Shantz Grocery on Frederick Street, Berlin, in 1910. Elo Josiah (E.J.) Shantz, born 22 August 1874, in Lebanon, Wellington County, Ontario, was shown as a merchant in Berlin in the 1901 and 1911 Canadian censuses. However, his store is not listed in the 1910-1911 Berlin directory. Shantz was also an auctioneer. Shantz married Malinda Snyder on 26 September 1900 in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario. He died on 11 March 1954 in Kitchener, Ontario and was buried at First Mennonite Cemetery. See also (local identifier): P001494 This photograph is in excellent condition.
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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E.J. Shantz Grocery store, Frederick Street, Berlin

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1910
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph, on a mat, of the exterior of the E.J. (Elo Josiah) Shantz Grocery Store, Frederick Street, in Berlin, Ontario. Two clerks and a boy are standing near the entrance. "Salada Ceylon Tea" and "Monsoon Indo-Ceylon Tea" are painted on the windows. Baskets of merchandise are…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P001494
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
14 cm (W) X 9.9 cm (H)
21.1 cm (W) X 16.4 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1910
Date of Publication
1910
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph, on a mat, of the exterior of the E.J. (Elo Josiah) Shantz Grocery Store, Frederick Street, in Berlin, Ontario. Two clerks and a boy are standing near the entrance. "Salada Ceylon Tea" and "Monsoon Indo-Ceylon Tea" are painted on the windows. Baskets of merchandise are on display in front of the windows. A bunch of bananas hangs in the doorway.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Shantz, E.J., 1874-1954
Shantz, Elo Josiah, 1874-1954
Snyder, Malinda, 1875-1934
Subject Access
Grocery stores
Storefronts
Stores & shops
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Original cataloguing records indicate that this was the E.J. Shantz Grocery on Frederick Street, Berlin, in 1910. Elo Josiah (E.J.) Shantz, born 22 August 1874, in Lebanon, Wellington County, Ontario, was shown as a merchant in Berlin in the 1901 and 1911 Canadian censuses. However, his store is not listed in the 1910-1911 Berlin directory. Shantz was also an auctioneer. Shantz married Malinda Snyder on 26 September 1900 in Berlin (now Kitchener), Ontario. He died on 11 March 1954 in Kitchener, Ontario and was buried at First Mennonite Cemetery. See also (local identifier): P001497 This photo is in fair condition: somewhat faded.
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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Exterior view of Berdux Meat Market

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
Dec 1925
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white matted photograph of the Berdux Meat Market storefront. The butcher shop was located at 95 King Street West, Kitchener. There are four men standing in front of the shop, two on each side of the storefront. Valentine "Val" Berdux is standing second from left in a white coat and cap…
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Description Level
Item
Creator
Denton, Ernest, 1883-1957, Photographer
Accession Number
P010382
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
23.8 cm (W) X 19 cm (H)
35 cm (W) X 30 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
Dec 1925
Date of Publication
1925-12
Scope and Content
A black and white matted photograph of the Berdux Meat Market storefront. The butcher shop was located at 95 King Street West, Kitchener. There are four men standing in front of the shop, two on each side of the storefront. Valentine "Val" Berdux is standing second from left in a white coat and cap. George Berdux is believed to be standing on the far rigth in a dark coat and hat. The shop name "Berdux Meat Market" appears above the large glass display window. An area of tiling separates the storefront name from the display window. The name "Berdux Meat Market: Fresh & Cured Meats" is visible at the top of the display window. The banner continues on the side wall towards the door and reads "Schneider Sausages". The front window display has a Christmas banner with ribbon, bells and ivy below the name banner. Three large carcasses and fowl are displayed in the front window. The door to the shop is on the right hand side of the display window and is recessed from the sidewalk. The door is decorated for Christmas. The words "Snider's" "Merry Christmas" and "Ingersoll Cream Cheese" are visible on the door, as is the outline of a man, possibly photographer, Ernest Denton. The sign for the dental office of Dr. Harry M. Katzenmier is visible above the heads of the two men on the left.
Storage Location
PB7
Name Access
Denton, Ernest, 1883-1957
Berdux Meat Market
Berdux Brothers Meat Market
Subject Access
Butcher shops
Meat cutting
Meat industry
Stores & shops
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The Berdux butcher shop was located at 342 King Street West, Kitchener, according to the 1924-1925 city directory. The shop was then located at 95 King Street West, Kitchener from 1925 to sometime in 1927. According the 1927-1928 city directory and later editions, there was no Kitchener location. The family also operated a store at 36 King Street North, Waterloo, Ontario. The business first appears in the 1920 city directory and continued beyond 1930. The business was also known as Berdux Brothers Meat Market. Ernest Denton was a photographer in Berlin/Kitchener from approximately 1912 to 1955. He operated photography studios at various locations in the city.
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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Five Point Grocery, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
20 Dec 1905
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Five Point Grocery, located at the corner of Frederick and Lancaster streets in Berlin, Ontario, on 20 December 1905. The man standing at the corner of the building is likely Henry J. Ahrens, proprietor. His wife, Caroline, is standing in the doorway. A man in a …
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P009925
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
20.5 cm (W) X 15.1 cm (H)
27.4 cm (W) X 22.4 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
20 Dec 1905
Date of Publication
1905-12-20
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Five Point Grocery, located at the corner of Frederick and Lancaster streets in Berlin, Ontario, on 20 December 1905. The man standing at the corner of the building is likely Henry J. Ahrens, proprietor. His wife, Caroline, is standing in the doorway. A man in a horse drawn carriage is in the foreground, in front of the store.
Storage Location
PB5
Subject Access
Grocery stores
Stores & shops
Five Point Grocery (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The Five Point Grocery store was located at the corner of Frederick and Lancaster Streets in Berlin (later Kitchener), Ontario. It was owned by Henry Jacob Ahrens, second eldest son of Charles A. Ahrens, the noted Berlin shoe manufacturer. Henry Jacob Ahrens was born in Port Elgin on 2 March 1858. By the time of the 1881 census, Henry was living in Berlin, where he spent the rest of his life. He opened the Five Point Grocery in late 1903 or early 1904. He and his wife, Caroline, owned the site until 1933, but the store was operated by several different people. He died in Kitchener on 1 January 1933. The store was taken over in 1933 by John Izma and operated as Izma's Five Point Fruit Store. The business operated until the late 1960's. The building has since been demolished.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Five Point Grocery store, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[1912]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Five Point Grocery store, located at the intersection of Frederick and Lancaster streets, in Berlin, Ontario. In the image, two men are standing in front of the store.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000738
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
24 cm (W) X 18.3 cm (H)
25.3 cm (W) X 20.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
[1912]
Date of Publication
1912
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Five Point Grocery store, located at the intersection of Frederick and Lancaster streets, in Berlin, Ontario. In the image, two men are standing in front of the store.
Storage Location
PB3
Subject Access
Grocery stores
Stores & shops
Five Point Grocery (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The Five Point Grocery store was located at the corner of Frederick and Lancaster Streets in Berlin (later Kitchener), Ontario. It was owned by Henry Jacob Ahrens, second eldest son of Charles A. Ahrens, the noted Berlin shoe manufacturer. Henry Jacob Ahrens was born in Port Elgin on 2 March 1858. By the time of the 1881 census, Henry was living in Berlin, where he spent the rest of his life. He opened the Five Point Grocery in late 1903 or early 1904. An addition was later added for the Five Point Meat Market. He and his wife, Caroline, owned the site until 1933, but the store was operated by several different people. He died in Kitchener on 1 January 1933. The store was taken over in 1933 by John Izma and operated as Izma's Five Point Fruit Store. The Izma family operated the business until the late 1960's. The building has since been demolished.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Waterloo Historical Society
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Five Point Grocery store, Berlin, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
21 Dec 1903
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Five Point Grocery store under construction in Berlin, Ontario, in December 1903.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P009923
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
11.6 cm (W) X 9.2 cm (H)
15.5 cm (W) X 13.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
21 Dec 1903
Date of Publication
1903-12-21
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the Five Point Grocery store under construction in Berlin, Ontario, in December 1903.
Storage Location
PB2
Subject Access
Grocery stores
Stores & shops
Five Point Grocery (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The Five Point Grocery store was located at the corner of Frederick and Lancaster Streets in Berlin (later Kitchener), Ontario. It was owned by Henry Jacob Ahrens, second eldest son of Charles A. Ahrens, the noted Berlin shoe manufacturer. Henry Jacob Ahrens was born in Port Elgin on 2 March 1858. By the time of the 1881 census, Henry was living in Berlin, where he spent the rest of his life. He opened the Five Point Grocery in late 1903 or early 1904. He and his wife, Caroline, owned the site until 1933, but the store was operated by several different people. He died in Kitchener on 1 January 1933. The store was taken over in 1933 by John Izma and operated as Izma's Five Point Fruit Store. The business operated until the late 1960's. The building has since been demolished. It is believed that the date of this photograph is 21 December 1903 due to the lack of an addition which appears in later photographs of the building.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Waterloo Historical Society
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Photograph Collection
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