Queenston Collection

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Subject:  Fruit growers 
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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"
Obituary of William Armstrong 
TextsGenealogical Resources  January 27, 1921  Handwritten obituary of William Armstrong who died January 27, 1921 in St. Augustine, Florida. Paper measures 25.5 x 20 cm. From Armstrong family collection.
Memory of Wm. Armstrong of Queenston 
Texts    Newspaper clipping with article about funeral of William Armstrong in Queenston. Clipping measures 28 x 5.5 cm. Slightly damaged. Undated. Unknown publication. William Armstrong died on January 27, 1921 in St. Augustine, Florida. From Armstrong family collection.
In memory of Wm. Armstrong of Queenston 
Texts    Newspaper clipping with partial obituary of William Armstrong by his friend Thomas J. Britt from St. Louis, Missouri. Clipping measures 23.5 x 6 cm. No title and beginning. Undated. Unknown publication. William Armstrong died on January 27, 1921 in St. Augustine, Florida. From Armstrong family...
Tribute to memory of Wm. Armstrong 
Texts  February 11, 1921  Newspaper article about funeral processions of William Armstrong of Queenston, who died on January 27, 1921 in St. Augustine, Florida. Includes speeches and letters from his friends as well fragment of the hymn by John Greenleaf Whittier "When on my day of life the night is falling". Loose...
Meeting of the Tourists Club 
Texts  Jan 3l, l92I  Typed letter - report of a meeting of the Tourists Club which was held Monday, January 3, l92I in St. Augustine, Florida. The members (including Mr. Case of Denver, Colorado; Professor Collins, President of the Florida Boys Industrial Institute; Mr. Thomas Towns, President of the club) are...
Dies suddenly making speech. 
Funeral announcement. 
Texts    Newspaper articles with announcement of sudden death of William Armstrong in St. Augustine, Florida, and funeral arrangements. Two newspaper clippings mounted on thin onion skin paper. Unknown publication. Undated. William Armstrong died on January 27, 1921 in St. Augustine, Florida. From...
Walsh - Armstrong wedding
Texts    Newspaper article with details on wedding of Isabella Maude Armstrong, Queenton, Ontario and William Herbert Walsh of Auburn, N. Y. Newspaper clipping, part of a scrapbook, measuring 24.5 x 6 cm. Undated. With handwritten date "1910" at the top. From Armstrong family collection.
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...
Tributes to William Armstrong from Grape Growers' Association and the Niagara Historical Society 
Texts    Newspaper articles with reports on meetings of the Niagara Grape Growers Association and the Niagara Historical Society in 1921. Both organizations paid tributes to William Armstrong who passed recently. Scrapbook sheets with newspaper clippings mounted on black paper; Unknown publication. ...
Reunion of the Queenston Old Boys 
ImagesNewspapersTexts    Black and white newspaper photograph taken on the fruit farm of Mr. Wm. Armstrong in Queenston. Mr. C. L. Bradley, Mr. Jacob Field, Mr. Charles Fisher, Mr. G. D. Prest, and Mr. S. A. Vrooman, are standing in the front of farm house, behind the small fence. Newspaper clipping. Unknown...
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Queenston Collection

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