Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
W.H. Breithaupt home, Margaret Avenue, Berlin, Ontario 
still image[between 1910 and 1920] Black and white photograph, mounted on a black mat, of the exterior of the home of W.H. (William Henry) Breithaupt, located at 66 Margaret Street, Berlin, Ontario. At the right of the building are three women, standing to the right of a stone staircase, which leads to a door. Two girls and a boy...
Daniel Hibner 
still image[between 1910 and 1920] Black and white studio portrait, on a mat, of Daniel Hibner, who is seated.Daniel Hibner founded the D. Hibner Furniture Company Limited in 1877. Mr. Hibner was also active in local politics serving as Deputy Reeve in 1887 and 1888-89; as Mayor in 1890, 1892-1893, and 1894-1895. This photograph...
George DeBus 
still image[ca. 1890-1899] Black and white studio head-and-shoulders portrait photograph, mounted on mat, of George Michael DeBus.Mr. DeBus was a barber and councillor serving from 1893 to 1894. In 1895 he served as Deputy Reeve. The handwritten inscription by C.D. "Buller" Pequegnat designating Mr. DeBus as "Grandpa" is...
Hibner Park, Kitchener, Ontario 
still image[between 1920 and 1929] Black and white Kitchener-Waterloo Record photograph of Hibner Park. A number of trees and two lampposts are visible in the foreground. The fronts of several houses are seen in the background. The rear of an automobile can be seen at the far right of the photo.Kitchener's first park, Hibner Place...
Young Street, Kitchener, Ontario 
still image[between 1920 and 1929] Black and white photographic reproduction of a postcard of Young Street, Kitchener, Ontario, looking north. The street is tree-lined with houses and a sidewalk. It appears to be unpaved.
Old Comrades Banquet, Kitchener, Ontario 
still imagemystery16 Jan 1932 A black and white photograph showing the gathering of men for the Old Comrades Banquet, held on 16 January 1932, in Kitchener, Ontario. The image shows a decorated banquet hall, possibly the Crystal Ballroom at the Walper Hotel. Based on the seating arrangements, there are four long tables, set...
Bird's eye view of Melrose Park, Berlin, Ontario, showing Breithaupt and Wellington Streets 
still image[ca. 1914] A panoramic photograph, showing a bird's eye view of Berlin, Ontario, circa 1914. The images shows the proposed location for the Melrose Park housing development, located at Louisa and St. Leger Streets. The photograph is taken from the Anthes Manufacturing looking down Breithaupt & Wellington...
E.S. Shoe Company Limited employees 
still imagemysterySept 1933 Black and white panoramic photograph of the E.S. Shoe Company's 43 employees taken in front of the 150 King Street. East, Kitchener, Ontario, facility in September, 1933. Those in the back row are standing; those in the middle and front rows are sitting on the grass. The man at the far left in the...
Grand River Canoeing Club, 1880 
still image1880 A black and white group portrait photograph, framed by a mat, of the four members of the Grand River Canoeing Club in 1880. The members are posed sitting around a campfire in front of tent in a photographic studio. Each man is wearing striped shirt and a cap. Left to right: J.A. Mowat ("Cook"),...
Acadian Hockey Club, 1915-16 
still image[between 1915 and 1916] A black and white studio composite photograph, mounted on mat, of individual portraits of the members of the 1915-1916 Acadian Hockey Club. The players are wearing team jerseys with sashes on which are printed "Acadian". The President, Manager, and Secretary-Treasurer are wearing suits. The...
Waterloo Intermediate O.H.A. Hockey Club, 1911-12 
still image[between 1911 and 1912] A black and white studio group portrait photograph, mounted on a mat, of the members of the 1911-1912 Waterloo Intermediate O.H.A. (Ontario Hockey Association) Hockey Club. The players are wearing team jerseys and skates and are holding hockey sticks; five players are wearing gloves. The...
Berlin Bankers Hockey Club, 1907-08 
still image[between 1907 and 1908] A black and white studio group portrait photograph, mounted on a mat, of the members of the 1907-1908 Berlin Bankers Hockey Club. The players are wearing team jerseys and skates. Some are holding hockey sticks; two players are wearing gloves. The President, Honorary President, and...
A. Sippel and Son shoe store, 31 King Street, East, Kitchener, Ontario 
still imagemystery[between 1923 and 1925] 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...
31-39 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario 
still image[between 1923 and 1925] 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 &...
Portrait of "Jun R.2" class on steps of Victoria School, Kitchener 
still imagemystery14 May 1923 Professional black and white group portrait photograph, on mat, of a class of 37 students with their teacher posed on the steps of Victoria Public School in Kitchener, Ontario. A slate board on the step, on the left, identifies the group as "Jun R.2." They appear to grades 4 or 5 in age and most...
Matilda Hunsberger in Queen Street South store, Berlin, Ontario 
still image[ca. 1912] Black and white interior photograph of Matilda Hunsberger standing in her grocery store, located at 62 Queen Street South, Berlin, Ontario. Several brand name products are visible on the shelves: Tillson's Rolled Oats, Quaker Corn Flakes, Quaker Wheat, Christie's Biscuits, Canada First Evaporated...
Grand Trunk Railway station, Berlin, Ontario 
still image1908 Coloured postcard featuring an exterior view of the Grand Trunk Railroad station in Berlin, Ontario. A freight car is visible on at the left of the photo. Two women are seen standing on the platform, and part of the Berlin Furniture factory can is visible in the background.This postcard is in good...
Pine stump pulling in Waterloo Township 
still image[ca. 1860] Black and white photo mounted on cardboard of men in a cleared field pulling tree stumps out of the ground with stump pulling equipment and horses. Two large triangular frames on wheels supporting winches are visible.Handwritten on the card is the following: "Pine stump pulling Waterloo Tp. About...
John Christian and Caroline Catherine Breithaupt 
still image[ca. 1949] Black and white studio portrait of John Christian Breithaupt and his wife Caroline Catherine, mounted in a photographer's portrait folder.Born on 27 February 1859, J.C. Breithaupt led an active life in business and civic affairs. He was mayor of Berlin, Ontario from 1896-1897. His civic...
Unidentified woman 
still imagemystery[ca. 1900] A black and white studio portrait, likely a reprint, of a young unidentified woman standing behind and to the left of a chair.Ernest Denton was a photographer in Berlin/Kitchener from approximately 1912 to 1955. This photo is in a cardboard frame and is in excellent condition.
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