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Opening Ceremony for St. Jacobs Public Library, 2 June 1934 
Image  2 June 1934  Black and white photograph of Mabel Dunham addressing an audience in front of the St. Jacobs Public Library on the occasion of its ceremonial opening on 2 June 1934. The library opened to the public on 5 June 1934. Written in bottom border of photograph: Opening of St. Jacobs Public Library.
Group outing, Magnetawan, Ontario 
Image  [ca. 1900-1901]  Photograph of a large group of people posing in front of rock outcropping near Magnetawan, Ontario.
29th Infantry Regiment Band, Berlin, Ontario 
Image  1906  Postcard of the Twenty-Ninth Infantry Regimental Band from Berlin, Ontario. Photograph appeared in Berlin Today 1806-1906 with the caption: The Famous 29th Regimental Band. W.H.E. Schmalz was the president of the 29th Regiment Band in 1906. Front: The Famous 29th Regimental Band - from their...
Men 
ImageMysteries:  [between 1880 and 1895]  Black and white photograph of a group of unidentified men. W.H. Schmalz believed to be person at far left of photograph.
Men 
Image  [188-?]  Black and white studio portrait of a group of identified men. Photograph taken in Zurich, Switzerland by P.H. Link. Photograph donated by W.H.E. Schmalz. Front: Atelier Ph. Link Reverse: Photographie Ph. Link, Schiffandeplatz. Zurich. Die Platte bleibt aufbewahrt. Les cliches sont conserves.
Associated Boards of Trade, Kitchener Auditorium 
Image  [ca. 1900-1905]  Black and white photograph of tables set for a dinner at the Kitchener Auditorium, located in Kitchener, Ontario. Banner at the front of the hall reads "Keep Your Money in Circulation at Home by Buying Goods Made In Canada."
St. Jerome's College, Berlin, Ontario 
Image  [between 1907 and 1920]  Black and white photograph of 1907 addition to St. Jerome's College in Berlin (later Kitchener), Ontario, at the corner of Young and Duke streets. St. Jerome's College was founded by Reverend Dr. Louis Funcken, Congregation of the Resurrection, in 1865. Reverse: (in pencil) No. 3 "St. Jerome's...
Courtland Avenue School, Berlin, Ontario 
Image  [between 1900 and 1906]  Black and white photograph of Courtland Avenue School in Berlin, Ontario. The building was originally constructed in 1890 as a four-room school. This photograph appeared in the Kitchener Centennial, 1854-1954, booklet under the caption: Courtland Avenue School at start of Century. Reverse: (in...
Prueter School, Kitchener, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1954  Black and white photograph of Prueter School located at the corner of Prueter Avenue and Boehmer Street in Kitchener. The school, named after the late Dr. H.J. Prueter, Kitchener's first city appointed inspector, officially opened on October 23, 1953. The photograph appeared in Kitchener...
Smithson Public School, Kitchener, Ontario 
Image  ca. 1954  Black and white photograph of Smithson Public School located at 150 Belleview Avenue in Kitchener. The elementary school was named after Sydney A. Smithson who was a teacher and principal in Berlin (later Kitchener) during the period of 1911-1937. The school officially opened on November 20,...
Fire Ruins 
ImageMysteries:  [191-?]  Postcard made from a photo taken by Herman Lippert of Berlin, Ont. Image shows ruins atop a stone foundation following a fire. Date and location of fire are not known. Reverse: (Top) Post Card, Place One Cent Stamp Here, For Inland Postage only this space may be used for Communications, The...
Bridge, Waterloo County, Ontario 
Image  1959  Black and white photograph of collapsed bridge on Conestogo River between Wallenstein and Hawkesville, Ontario. The bridge collapsed in the fall of 1959 according to a newspaper clipping believed to be from the Elmira Signet. Reverse: This bridge between Wallenstein & Hawkesville was washed out in...
Bridge, Waterloo County, Ontario 
Image  1959  Black and white photograph of a collapsed bridge on the Conestogo River between Wallenstein and Hawkesville, Ontario. The bridge collapsed in the fall of 1959 according to a newspaper clipping believed to be from the Elmira Signet.
Opening of the St. Jacobs Public Library, 2 June 1934 
Image  2 June 1934  Black and white photograph of the local dignitaries invited to the opening of the St. Jacobs Public Library, St. Jacobs, Ontario, on 2 June 1934. Seated at the forefront of the photograph are, from left to right, J.G. Hurst, Charles Schuett, Miss Ada Snider, F.C. Jennings, Rev. Yager, Miss Marie...
Otto Klotz 
Image  [between 1875 and 1892]  Black and white, head and shoulders, studio portrait of Otto Klotz. Born in 1817 in Kiel on the Baltic, Klotz came to Upper Canada at the age of 20. He briefly farmed in Harperhey, near Seaforth, Huron County, but, later in 1837, moved to Preston to join its German community. He purchased and...
Samuel J. Cherry 
Image  [between 1911 and 1915]  Black and white, head and shoulders, studio portrait of Samuel J. Cherry. Cherry was born on 4 February 1843 at Diamond in Carleton County and served as an apprentice in local grist mills. Later in life, he owned and operated several mills, including the Cherry Taylor Flour Mills Ltd. in...
David Norman Panabaker 
Image  [between 1930 and 1937]  Black and white, head and shoulders, studio portrait of David Norman Panabaker. Photograph, along with biography of David Norman Panabaker, appears in 1939 Waterloo Historical Society Annual Volume. Mr. Panabaker was the President of the Waterloo Historical Society between 1927-1937. He died on...
Grand River, Bridgeport, Ontario 
Image  [191-?]  Coloured postcard made from photograph taken by F.I. Weaver & Company, Berlin, Ontario. Image shows bridge over the Grand River in Bridgeport, Ontario. Front: Grand River, Bridgeport, Berlin's popular Summer Resort. Reverse: Photo from Berlin, Ont. by F.I. Weaver & Co.
Idylwild Park 
Image  [before 1916]  Coloured souvenir postcard of Idylwild Park entrance and park pavilion. Idylwild Park was located on the Speed River between Hespeler and Preston, Ontario. It was accessible by the Galt, Preston, and Hespeler Electric Railway. Idylwild Park was closed in 1916. Front: Idylwild Park, Near...
Idylwild Park 
Image  [before 1916]  Black and white postcard made from photograph taken by Herman Lippert, Berlin, Ontario. Image believed to be Idylwild Park, located on the Speed River, between Hespeler and Preston, Ontario. Reverse: Photo by Herman Lippert, Berlin, Ont.,(handwritten) Probably Idylwild Park between Preston &...
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WHS Photograph Collection


This group contains the photographs of the Waterloo Historical Society that are in the Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection.