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Decade:  1910 
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Outward Bound for the Thousand Islands 
ImagesTexts    Folded card with black and white photograph of steamer "Toronto" sailing toward Thousand Islands. Reverse: "OUTWARD BOUND FOR THE THOUSAND ISLANDS On a sunny afternoon more than half a century ago, the steamer "Toronto" is approaching the Eastern Gap as she leaves Toronto Bay for the waters of...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his wife Helen Emily 
Images  5 Oct 1913,   Two small photographs of Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery] and his wife Helen Emily [Wallace] taken on October 5, 1913 - their 31st wedding anniversary. They are standing in front of their stone house in Queenston. Helen Emily Wallace was born in Cobourg, Ontario on November 16, 1856 to Robert...
Steamer at Queenston Dock 
Images  1910,   ...Black and white photograph with panoramic view of Queenston and Niagara River, with a steamship waiting at Queenston dock. The picture taken from the Brock's monument (located in Queenston Heights Park) about 1910....
Charles M. Lowery at Queenston Quarry 
ImagesTexts    Black and white photographs of Charles Matthew Lowery [Lowrey] at the Queenston Quarry. Charles Lowrey was president and manager of the Queenston Quarry Company between 1905 and 1924. The limestone quarry near St. David in Niagara township was operated by the Queenston Quarry Company, and...
Physical culture class at Alma College in St. Thomas 
Images  Spring 1914,   Black and white school photograph of female students of Alma College at St. Thomas, Ontario. The pupils (including Luella Wallace Lowrey among them) are sitting or standing in the front of a beautiful building, designed in the High Victorian Gothic style. There is a signature of the photographer...
Luella Wallace Lowrey at Alma College in St. Thomas 
Images  1914,   Black and white class photograph of female students ("Junior elocution class in 1914") in school uniforms, taken in the front of Alma College building at St. Thomas, Ontario. There is a signature of the photographer on the picture: "The Hopkins Studio. St. Thomas, Ontario." Luella Wallace...
Portrait of Elizabeth Catherine Lowrey 
Images    Black and white oval photograph of Elizabeth Catherine Lowrey nee Teeter (1826-1912), attached to cardboard frame with photographer's name "Poole, St. Catharines". Picture is not dated; probably taken in the end of the 19th century. Edwin Poole was a noted and successful photographer in St....
Fairview Fruit Farm in Queenston 
ImagesTexts    Black and white photographs (2) of Fairview Fruit Farm in Queenston, belonging to Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery]. Views of field and orchards; there is even a sign "Fairview Fruit Farm" on the roof of the barn and some railway track (in foreground). Matthew Charles Lowrey bought 42 acres of...
Fairview Fruit Farm in Queenston 
Texts  1912,   ... with one team will do all the work required from Nov. 15th to July 15th except spraying an during the balance of year being picking season the amount of help required varying from five to twenty men and another team, depending on the crop and how it ripens. PRODUCTION (in 11 qt baskets) 1910...
Panorama of Queenston and lower Niagara River 
Images  1910,   ...Black and white photograph with panoramic view of Queenston and Niagara River. The picture was taken from the Brock's monument (located in Queenston Heights Park) about 1910....
Modernized residence of Laura Secord, heroine of War 1812-14, Queenston, Ontario. 
Images  1910,   Sepia tone postcard of two-storey, white clapboard house, surrended by trees and a simple fence. "Historical VII. Modernized residence of Laura Secord, heroine of War 1812-14, Queenston, Ontario. Leaving this house she tramped 20 miles through the woods to warn the British troops of the approach...
Queenston and Lower Niagara from Queenston Heights, Canada. 
Images  4 Aug 1913,   ...Postcard stamped by St. Catharines Mail Office with a date Aug 4, 1913. There is also green one cent postage stamp of King George V "Admiral". Although George V succeeded Edward VII as King of England and the British Dominions on 6 May 1910, stamps depicting his reign were not issued until...
Steamship "Corona" at Queenston dock 
Images    Black and white photograph of the famous passenger steamship "Corona" at Queenston dock. View of the dock and surrounding area. The steamer "Corona" operated on the Toronto-Niagara run between 1896-1930. "The Corona was a side wheeler, capable of carrying 2,000 passengers. She was 272 feet long...
Steamer Chippewa passing the dock area 
Images    Black and white photograph of the Niagara River and steamship passing Queenston dock on its route between Toronto, Lewiston and Queenston. Chippewa was built by Niagara Navigation Company in 1894 and retired in 1936.
Workers of the Queenston Quarry Company 
ImagesTexts    Black and white photographs of the employees of the Queenston Quarry Company, working on the site. The limestone quarry near St. David in Niagara township was operated by the Queenston Quarry Company, and produced both crushed stone and building stone. The crushed stone was used for building...
Portrait of Maud Elizabeth Lowrey with her daughter Vera Marie 
Images    ...Maud Elizabeth Woodruff was born in 1876 to Richard H. Woodruff and Georgina Rogers. In 1901 she married Frank Howard Lowrey (1866 - 1942) and they had 4 children: Vera Marie Lowrey 1901-1922 Arthur Vivian Lowrey 1910-1986 Stanley Richard Lowrey 1907-1969 Katharine Pauline Lowrey 1915-1990 She...
By-law No. 526 to set apart Village of Queenston as a Police-Village 
TextsImages  30 Nov 1911,   "Certified to be a true copy of By-Law No. 526 to set apart the unincorporated village of Queenston as a police-village, passed in Council, 30th November, 1911."
Students of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston, 1919 
Images  Jan 1919,   Sepia tone photograph of male students in dresses, headscarves and masks. They are standing outside of a school building. A beige paper note with handwritten names of the students was attached to this photo. on a paper note: "Wes Condlln, Carl Fisher, Carman Gould, Everett Gould, Earl Walker,...
Students of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston, 1919 
Images  Jan 1919,   Sepia tone photograph of cheerful girls, standing and holding their hands together. Picture was taken outside, in January 1919; there are a few houses in the background. A beige paper note with handwritten names of the students (on both sides) was attached to this photo. on a paper...
Queenston ferry dock and boathouse, circa 1919 
Images  1919,   Sepia tone photo of the ferry deck in Queenston, with a sign "Ferry to Lewiston". "Mrs. Huggins remembers renting a rowboat at this boat house from John Humphrey, the Queeenston Dockmaster. She and Hazel Corman, then principal of Laura Secord School, where Mrs. Huggins also taught, went on the...
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Queenston Collection


Queenston Collection includes an extensive historical material from the area collected by Jean Huggins.