Queenston Collection

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Decade:  1940 
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Queenston Young People's Union. Minutes and Attendance. 1944-47 
Texts  1944-47,   A black hard-covered book with lined pages that contains handwritten minutes of Queenston Young People's Union meetings between 1944 and 1947 with some details on past and upcoming events, list of members, receipts and disbursements etc. Notebook with almost 100 handwritten pages; size:18cm x...
Police Village of Queenston- Minute Book, 1921-1964 
Texts  1921-1964,   ....; Sheppard, Reginald G.; Sheppard, James H. 1935- Clifford, Thomas H. 1936- Gadsby, Harry C. 1937- Sheppard, Walter H. 1938- Clifford, Thomas H.; Gadsby, Harry C.; Huggins, Arthur E. 1939- Huggins, Arthur E. 1940-45 Hodgson, Fred E. 1942-47 Sheppard, Ernest T. 1951- Huggins, Arthur E. 1952- Murray, John...
Laura Secord School in Queenston - Students of Grades 5 to 8, May 1945. 
Images  May 1945,   Black and white photograph of a group of senior students arranged in three rows, in park-like area with outbuildings in the background. Back row :(left to right): Joan Bright, Bernice Cunningham, Betty Huggins, Joyce King, Ken Petrunick, Joyce Hoad[?], Jack Henderson?, Joe Hoad, Walt Fisher,...
Cottons May Be Smart : Homemaking Club Unit 
Texts  1949,   Cottons May Be Smart : Homemaking Club Unit. The Women's Institute manual on organizing and teaching young girls how to choose a pattern and cotton fabric, and make a simple dress. Includes: Leader's manual, member's pamphlet and the club girl's report of achievement. Booklet: 35 pages;...
The Federated Women's of Ontario Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration (1897-1947) 
Texts  18 Jun 1947,   Program of The Federated Women's of Ontario Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration, held at the Ontario Agricultural College in Guelph, Ontario on June 18, 1947. Includes schedule and names of pioneers, presidents and superintendents. Booklet: 8 pages with black and white photos and the Women's...
Laura Secord Public School - Diamond Jubilee 1915-1975 
TextsImages    ... 1918-Dec 1918), Miss V. Stewart (Goring), Miss A. Pinkney (Sept. 1925-june 1926), Miss R. Barned (Sheppard), Miss W. Burrill, Miss M. Ltner (on exchange from England 1926-1927), Miss M. Rogers (Flemming), Miss H. Wagg, Miss B. Laundy (Sept. 1939), Mrs. V. Myers (Oct 1940-June 1943), Miss R. Harrison...
Peach Blossom Time- Mrs. I. J. Shirley and daughter Jeanne on the farm of A.R. Armstrong, Queenston, Ont. 
Images  Apr 1949,   A colour photo of Mrs. I. J. Shirley and her daughter Jeanne in the peach orchard, published in Farmer's Magazine. "John Armstrong's sister"
Robert Nichol's home, circa 1945 
Images  1945,   A hand-coloured photograph of two-storey, white house with verandah, sheltered by two big bushes of pink roses. Chicken-wire fence isolated a house from the street. Robert P. Nicol (1909 - 1966) is buried in St. Davids-Queenston United Church Cemetery. Reverse: "Robert Nicol's home circa 1945...
Laura Secord School in Queenston - Class photo of 1941 Junior Class 
ImagesHas Mystery?  1941,   Black and white photograph of a group of school children, arranged in four rows. Back row :(left to right): Hazel Corman (Principal), Mr. Bowles (Caretaker), Charles Roberson, Allen Recel[?], Jack Warner,___, ___, ___, Warner, Walter Fisher, Tom Storm Row 3 : Jean Sametz, ___, ___, Dorothy...
Laura Secord School in Queenston - Students of Grades 1 to 4, 1945. 
ImagesHas Mystery?  May 1945,   Black and white photograph of a group of junior students posing in front of stone block school building. Back row (left to right): Sandra Nicol(grade 3), Annabel King (2), Jean Sheppard(3), Marilyn Prentice(3), Judy Fisher(3), Mary McCloskey(3), Nancy King(4), Nancy Bright(4), John Storm(4),...
Jessie Armstrong Shirley, Queenston, Ontario 
Images  Oct 1945,   A colour photo of a young girl holding a bunch of purple grapes. Reverse: "Farmer's Magazine Oct. 1945"
Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord, 1947 
Images  19 Apr 1947,   Black and white photograph of two-storey, gable roof house with a verandah and a balcony. There is a plenty of space around with big trees and shrubs and low border hedge in the front of the house, separating it from a street. Reverse: "The home of Laura Ingersoll Secord, now owned by Mrs. Frank...
The Man who Had 4 Burials 
TextsImages  Tolan, Eva Elliott (1892-1967), The Man who Had 4 Burials, "The Man who Had 4 Burials," The Niagara Magazine, Nov 1947  Newspaper article about General Sir Isaac Brock written by a local historian Eva Elliott Tolan and published in The Niagara Magazine vol.1, number 2. (pages 22-25). Size: 14.5cm x 19cm "Eva Elliott Tolan for many years was a writer for the Niagara Falls, N.Y, Gazette, and at present while acting...
Christian Warner: A Methodist Pioneer 
Texts  1945,   ... in the Niagara district. Until recent years no gravestone marked his last resting place. In September, 1940, with appropriate ceremonies, in which members of the Lundy's Lane Historical Society assisted, a fine monument to this pioneer and his wife was unveiled, the cost of which was defrayed by Warner...
Niagara Preserved and Restored 
Texts  Oct 1945,   Full title: "Niagara Preserved and Restored. A Brief for the Realization of the Historical, Architectural and Cultural Values of the Town of Niagara in Ontario. J. LLOYD HUGHES, Chairman. GERALD NOXON, Secretary Historical Section of the Niagara Post War Planning Commission October, 1945" Book...
A Short History of the Township of Niagara : Touching Upon Transportation, Education and Municipal Affairs from 1793-1893 
Texts  1943,   Book with cardboard covers: 79 p.; size: 15.6cm x 23cm. On the last page(79): handwritten note by Jean Huggins with some clerks' names.
Life Anew, Spring Comes to Niagara. 
ImagesTexts  "Life Anew, Spring Comes to Niagara.," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), Spring 1949  Three black and white photographs of the farm animals and employees of Larkin Farms in Queenston, published under one title "Life anew, spring comes to Niagara" John D. Larkin, a successful industrialist from Buffalo, started buying land in Niagara in 1900. He purchased Glencairn near Queenston...
Completing reservoir to provide city water for Queenston area. 
TextsImages  "Completing reservoir to provide city water for Queenston area.," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 8 Oct 1946  Article about a completion of the new reservoir to provide city water for Queenston, Niagara Parkway and Stone Road area. Full Title: "Completing reservoir to provide city water for Queenston area. Built Of Reinforced Concrete; Situated Near Top Of Hill" Also, attached three small, black and...
New Farm Replaces Old - from Larkin Farms to Old Meadow Farm 
TextsImages  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), New Farm Replaces Old - from Larkin Farms to Old Meadow Farm, "New Farm Replaces Old - from Larkin Farms to Old Meadow Farm," Family Herald and Weekly Star, September 1, 1948  Articles about a history of Larkin Farms in Queenston written by J. M. Huggins and published by local newspapers. Full titles: "New Farm Replaces Old. Changes in control have changed Larkin Farms to Old Meadow Farm, but many old retainers remain." Published by Family Herald and Weekly Star....
Unidentified Past D.D.G.M. Niagara "B" in full masonic regalia 
ImagesHas Mystery?  1945,   Poor quality copy of sepia tone photograph of unidentified man in full masonic regalia. Inscription on back: "Fraternally Jess. T. Ruby D.D.G.M. Niagara "B" 45-6" D.D.G.M. Niagara "B" means District Deputy Grand Master of Niagara "B" District reverse: "Fraternally Jess. T. Ruby D.D.G.M. Niagara...
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Queenston Collection

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