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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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16-38 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 16-38 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario. The following storefronts can be seen, from left to right: Sauder's Mens Wear (38 King St. W), Pennsylvania Kitchen (34 King St. W.), Dunnette Jewellers (30 King St. W.) and Goudies Department Store (16-28 King St. W).
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002842
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 16-38 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario. The following storefronts can be seen, from left to right: Sauder's Mens Wear (38 King St. W), Pennsylvania Kitchen (34 King St. W.), Dunnette Jewellers (30 King St. W.) and Goudies Department Store (16-28 King St. W).
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Buildings
Business districts
Storefronts
King Street West (Kitchener, Ont.)
Goudies Department Store (Kitchener, Ont.)
Pennsylvania Kitchen (Kitchener, Ont.)
Dunnette Jewellers (Kitchener, Ont.)
Sauder's Mens Wear (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Photograph has scalloped edges.
Copyright Status
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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,…
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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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32-42 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1958 and 1963]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the top portions of the buildings located at 32-42 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario. The sign for Grafton's Men's and Boys' Clothing can be seen on the left side of the image. The building with awnings has the following inscription at the top: Glick Block.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002846
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
[between 1958 and 1963]
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the top portions of the buildings located at 32-42 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario. The sign for Grafton's Men's and Boys' Clothing can be seen on the left side of the image. The building with awnings has the following inscription at the top: Glick Block.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Awnings
Buildings
Business districts
King Street East (Kitchener, Ont.)
Grafton's Men's and Boys' Clothing (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Photograph has scalloped edges.
Copyright Status
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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42-58 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1953 and 1958]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the top portions of the buildings located at 42-58 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario. The following businesses can be seen, from right to left: J.C. Jaimet & Co. Book and Stationery Store, Norman Gowdy Women's Clothing, Arliss Shoes, Tip Top Shoes, and the Bank of…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002843
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
[between 1953 and 1958]
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the top portions of the buildings located at 42-58 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario. The following businesses can be seen, from right to left: J.C. Jaimet & Co. Book and Stationery Store, Norman Gowdy Women's Clothing, Arliss Shoes, Tip Top Shoes, and the Bank of Nova Scotia.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Buildings
Business districts
King Street West (Kitchener, Ont.)
J.C. Jaimet and Company (Kitchener, Ont.)
Arliss Shoes (Kitchener, Ont.)
Bank of Nova Scotia (Kitchener, Ont.)
Tip Top Shoes (Kitchener, Ont.)
Norman Gowdy Women's Clothing (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Photograph has scalloped edges.
Copyright Status
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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49 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[ca. 1965]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the south side of King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario. Chalmers Jewellers can be seen on the left and Waterloo Trust and Savings on the right.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002844
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
6.8 cm (W) X 10 cm (H)
7.6 cm (W) X 11.1 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[ca. 1965]
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the south side of King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario. Chalmers Jewellers can be seen on the left and Waterloo Trust and Savings on the right.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Buildings
Business districts
Storefronts
King Street West (Kitchener, Ont.)
Waterloo Trust and Savings (Kitchener, Ont.)
Chalmers Jewellers (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
According to a 1965 city directory, Chalmers Jewellers was located at 49 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario.
Copyright Status
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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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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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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119 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1958 and 1963]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of Superior Finance and Loans, located at 119 King Street West (upper level), Kitchener, Ontario. At street level, the storefronts for Reitman's, Peoples Department Store, and H. Wolynetz Gown House can be seen.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002834
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
6.8 cm (W) X 10 cm (H)
7.6 cm (W) X 11.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1958 and 1963]
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of Superior Finance and Loans, located at 119 King Street West (upper level), Kitchener, Ontario. At street level, the storefronts for Reitman's, Peoples Department Store, and H. Wolynetz Gown House can be seen.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Buildings
Business districts
King Street West (Kitchener, Ont.)
Superior Finance and Loans (Kitchener, Ont.)
Reitman's (Kitchener, Ont.)
Peoples Department Store (Kitchener, Ont.)
H. Wolynetz Gown House (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
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
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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140-154 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1958 and 1962]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the top portions of the buildings located at 140-154 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario. The following businesses are shown, from left to right: Mayfair Hotel, Hymmen Hardware, Palladium Restaurant, and Lillian's Children Centre.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002839
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
[between 1958 and 1962]
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the top portions of the buildings located at 140-154 King Street West, Kitchener, Ontario. The following businesses are shown, from left to right: Mayfair Hotel, Hymmen Hardware, Palladium Restaurant, and Lillian's Children Centre.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Buildings
Business districts
Storefronts
King Street West (Kitchener, Ont.)
Mayfair Hotel (Kitchener, Ont.)
Lillian's Children Centre (Kitchener, Ont.)
Palladium Restaurant (Kitchener, Ont.)
Hymmen Hardware (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
According to a 1962 city directory, the Mayfair Hotel was located at 7-11 Young Street, Kitchener, Ontario. Photograph has scalloped edges.
Copyright Status
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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1929 Grand River flood, Galt, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
Apr 1929
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the April 1929 flooding of the Grand River in Galt, Ontario. The view shown is from Water Street looking towards the Main Street Bridge. There are people gathered on the sidewalk and a car in the middle of the flooded road. The following caption is partially visible…
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000926
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
11.7 cm (W) X 7.9 cm (H)
12.6 cm (W) X 8.9 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
Apr 1929
Date of Publication
1929-04
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of the April 1929 flooding of the Grand River in Galt, Ontario. The view shown is from Water Street looking towards the Main Street Bridge. There are people gathered on the sidewalk and a car in the middle of the flooded road. The following caption is partially visible under the image: Main Street bridge from Water Street.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Bridges
Floods
Stone buildings
Grand River
Main Street Bridge (Galt, Ont.)
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Notes
This photograph is believed to have been taken from a book. This photograph appears on page 37 of the 1974 Waterloo Historical Society annual volume. The image is credited as belonging to the Grand River Conservation Authority collection.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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