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Subject:  Farmers 
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Journals of Ransom Goring, 1867-1869  

 
Texts    Handwritten diaries by Ransom Goring, a grandson of Francis Goring (1755-1842). Ransom chronicles his everyday life as a farmer: tasks, trades, weather (being important topic) but also school meetings, political events, social gatherings, births, marriages and deaths in the closest area: St....
Portrait of Charles Matthew Lowery as a young man 
Images    Sepia-toned portrait photograph of young Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery]. Undated, probably in the late 1870's "Chas. Lowery"
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...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his friends 
Images    Black and white photograph of Charles Matthew Lowrey with his male friends, having fun in the park. The three pairs of participants are ready for a three-legged race with two judges on the side; Charles Matthew Lowrey (wearing hat) is the first on right. Undated, probably in the 1920's. Charles...
Lowrey's stone house in Queenston 
Images  1909,   Black and white photographs of Lowrey's home in Queenston. A substantial stone house with double verandah was known as the "family residence". Charles Matthew Lowrey bought the house in 1890s to accommodate his family when he moved to Queenston. It was inherited after M. Charles Lowrey's death in...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with a group of men 
Images    Black and white photograph of Charles Matthew Lowrey with a group of elegantly dressed men. They are all sitting on the benches in the park. There are some mature trees and log cabins in the background. Charles Matthew Lowrey is the middle row, 3rd from left. Undated, probably ca 1900. Charles...
Robert J. Lowrey inside General Store in St. Davids 
Images    Black and white photograph inside E.D. Lowery General Store in St. Davids, on Creek Road, at the south-east corner of main intersection. A young man is standing behind the counter with a store scale on it. Different kinds of products are displayed on the shelves or hanging from the ceiling....
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...
Portrait of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] 
Images    Black and white portrait photograph of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey]. Picture is not dated; probably taken in the end of the 19th century. David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] was born at Ancaster on June 10, 1824 to Matthew Lowrey and Hannah Kelly. He married Elizabeth Catherine Teeter and had 9...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his daughters 
ImagesHas Mystery?    Black and white photograph of Charles Matthew Lowrey with his three daughters (Luella, Edna and Marguerite), and two other unidentified women (Barbara, Lilian?). All ladies are wearing elegant dresses and fashionable hats. Undated, probably in the 1910's. Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery] was...
Photograph of Harold, Robert and Edna Lowrey 
Images    Sepia-toned photograph of the oldest children of Charles Matthew Lowrey and his wife Helen Emily Wallace. The picture is attached to cardboard frame with photographer's name "Dixon, Cor. King & Young Sts. Toronto". Undated, probably taken around 1887-1888. Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery] was...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his daughters 
Images    Black and white photograph of seated Charles Matthew Lowrey with his three daughters around: Luella (1st right), Edna and Marguerite. The picture taken inside the general store he owned and operated in Queenston, Ontario. Undated, probably in the 1910s. Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery] was born...
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....
Victorian photograph of married couple 
Images    Sepia-toned portrait of couple attached to beige card stock with photographer's name: "E. Stanton. Cobourg, Ontario". A young woman is wearing Victorian era dress made of taffeta with crinoline underneath and braided hair (no hat). Her partner is sitting in the chair with a book on his lap. This...
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,   Complete 4 page document describing in detail the Fairview Fruit Farm, offered for sale in 1912 by the owner, Matthew Charles Lowrey. By this date Lowrey's interests had diversified - he had, for example opened another store and was involved in the Queenston/St. Davids Quarry - leaving too little...
E.D. Lowrey's General Store in St. Davids 
ImagesHas Mystery?    Black and white, winter photograph of E.D. Lowery General Store in St. Davids, on Creek Road, at the south-east corner of main intersection. There are the hitching posts and utility poles (one with a sign advertising "Bell Telephone Co"). Two unidentified men are posing in front of the store. The...
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"
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"
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...
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Queenston Collection


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