Queenston Collection

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Subject:  Farms 
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Riverview Hotel property in Queenston for the farmerettes 
Texts    Full title: Riverview Hotel Property In Queenston For The Farmerettes. Will be operated for duration by Ontario Farm Service; Expect 120 girls and staff there. Farmerettes- young women who came from all across Canada to Niagara area to help local farmers with harvest during World War II. Charles...
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....
Photo taken from top of Brock's Monument toward side of present Lewiston-Queenston Bridge and old Larkin farm. 
ImagesHas Comment?  1900s  Sepia colour photographs attached to cardboard frame. The pictures show agricultural character of Queenston area in 1900s. Reverse: "Early 1900s. Photo taken from top of Brock's Monument toward side of present Lewiston Queenston Bridge and old Larkin farm. Oat field was property of Hudson Usher...
Riverview Farms - family album 
ImagesTextsHas Mystery?    30 black and white photographs of "Riverview Farms" that include photos of peach orchards, family grups, Janet Carnochan, peach packing house and Christmas. Most photographs without detailed description. Mounted scrapbook sheets. From the collection of Armstrong family. QC00539-01 side "Riverside...
Unique summer house at Queenston 
TextsImagesNewspapers  "Unique summer house at Queenston," The Globe, 1909  Newspaper article, in series "Men, Women and Events", about an unique summer house standing on the lawn of a Niagara River fruit farm in Queenston and made of historic wheels. With a photograph of this construction with members of Armstrong family standing at the side of it. Stained newspaper...
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Queenston Collection

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