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A. Sippel and Son shoe store, 31 King Street, East, Kitchener, Ontario


Description
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Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
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.
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.
Date of Original:
[between 1923 and 1925]
Dimensions:
Width: 15.2 cm
Height: 20.5 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 15.2cm
Image Height: 20.5cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Janzen, Henry L.
Corporate Name(s):
A. Sippel & Son ; Denton & Gifford Photographers
Local identifier:
P008469
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4501 Longitude: -80.48299
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original:
PB11
Terms of Use:
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
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A. Sippel and Son shoe store, 31 King Street, East, Kitchener, Ontario


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.