Man with tennis racket at the rear of Doon Twines building, Doon, Ontario
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- A black and white photograph of an unidentified man holding a tennis racket standing in a field behind the Doon Twines building, in Doon (now Kitchener), Ontario. He is wearing a fedora, white shirt, and striped tie.
In the background, the rear facade of Doon Twines can be seen, along with the bleaching and drying rocks.
- The Doon Twine mill was established in 1853 by brothers, Joseph, William and Moses Perine, along with a flax mill in the community known as Upper Doon, Ontario. The community was also known as Tow Town.
The twine mill produced twine, rope, and picture and curtain cordage.
The company was bought in 1906 by Berlin industrialist, Hartman Krug. He moved the operations of Doon Twine to Kitchener in 1916, locating it in the former Canadian Regal Motors Limited car plant, at the corner of Ottawa and Charles Streets in Kitchener.
In 1979, Doon Twines and Canada Cordage were amalgamated and continued operations under the name Canada Cordage Inc.
There are two copies of this photograph. Copy 2 has not been digitized.
This photograph is in excellent condition.
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Width: 20.2 cm
Height: 25.2 cm
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Image Width: 14cm
Image Height: 24cm
- Corporate Name(s):
- Doon Twines Limited
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- Waterloo Historical Society
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- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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