Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
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
Contact
Kitchener Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

85 Queen North

Kitchener, ON N2H 2H1

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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.