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  • Tributes to William Armstrong from Grape Growers' Association and the Niagara Historical Society
    Text       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.
    Text     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 ...
  • Handling Peaches by the Carload
    Text  The Canadian Horticulturalist, August, 1920     Newspaper clippings with article about Niagara fruit industry, published in Fruit Edition of The Canadian Horticulturalist. Fruit growers and farms mentioned: C. Howard Fisher of Dulverton Fruit Farm, at Queenston; H. Usher of the Niagara Fruit Company; Riverscourt Farm; Larkin Farms; F. L. Furminger's place in St.Catharines. Some parts of ...
    Text  The Canadian Horticulturalist, August, 1920   Newspaper clippings with article about Niagara fruit industry, published in Fruit Edition of The Canadian Horticulturalist. Fruit growers and farms mentioned: C. Howard Fisher of Dulverton Fruit Farm, at Queenston; ...
  • Ontario's Garden Spot, The Niagara District
    Text       Newspaper clippings with article about fruit growing along Niagara River. There is handwritten date: "1913". Unknown publication starting with "The Farm[...}"; some parts missing.
    Text     Newspaper clippings with article about fruit growing along Niagara River. There is handwritten date: "1913". Unknown publication starting with "The Farm[...}"; some parts missing.
  • Fruit Growers' Association celebrates 80th birthday
    Text       Newspaper clipping with article about 80th anniversary of Fruit Growers' Association of Ontario (founded in Hamilton in 1859) written by P. W. Hodgetts, Director, Fruit Branch, Ontario Department of Agriculture. One piece measuring 19 x 10 cm. Undated. On page 20 of unknown publication.
    Text     Newspaper clipping with article about 80th anniversary of Fruit Growers' Association of Ontario (founded in Hamilton in 1859) written by P. W. Hodgetts, Director, Fruit Branch, Ontario Department of Agriculture. ...
  • Obituary of William Armstrong
    TextGenealogical Resource       Handwritten obituary of William Armstrong who died January 27, 1921 in St. Augustine, Florida. Paper measures 25.5 x 20 cm.
    TextGenealogical Resource     Handwritten obituary of William Armstrong who died January 27, 1921 in St. Augustine, Florida. Paper measures 25.5 x 20 cm.
  • Letter to William Armstrong from Hermann Freundenberg
    Text       A letter from Hermann Freudenberg to William Armstrong about how he admires Armstrong's peach tree growing methods. Two page letter with envelope. Papers measure: 27.5 x 21.5
    Text     A letter from Hermann Freudenberg to William Armstrong about how he admires Armstrong's peach tree growing methods. Two page letter with envelope. Papers measure: 27.5 x 21.5
  • Pan-American Exposition, Silver Medal, William Armstrong
    TextImage       This certificate awards William Armstrong with a silver medal for "Fruits" at the Pan-American Exposition, year unknown. The two pages of the file are halves of the whole poster. The poster measures 47 x 38cm.
    TextImage     This certificate awards William Armstrong with a silver medal for "Fruits" at the Pan-American Exposition, year unknown. The two pages of the file are halves of the whole poster. The ...
  • Riverview Farms - family album
    ImageTextmystery       QC00539-01 side "Riverside Fruit Farms" QC00539-01 top "Peaches ready for shipment in old packing shed" QC00539-01 middle "Peach Orchard in blossom" QC00539-01 bottom "Wallace disking" QC00539-02 top "Young peach orchard" QC00539-02 middle "Niagara Historical Society Picnic. 1909. at Brock's Monument" QC00539-02 bottom "Class 11. Horticulture. esOAC. Queenston Oct. 1 1910" ...
    ImageTextmystery     QC00539-01 side "Riverside Fruit Farms" QC00539-01 top "Peaches ready for shipment in old packing shed" QC00539-01 middle "Peach Orchard in blossom" QC00539-01 bottom "Wallace disking" QC00539-02 top "Young peach orchard" ...
  • Peach Grading and Packing- Warehouse at Queenston
    ImageText       "In a Peach-Grower's Grading and Packing Warehouse at Queenston." "From the Globe of Sat. Sept. 20, 1913"
    ImageText     "In a Peach-Grower's Grading and Packing Warehouse at Queenston." "From the Globe of Sat. Sept. 20, 1913"
  • New Farm Replaces Old - from Larkin Farms to Old Meadow Farm
    TextImage  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), 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. October, 1948. ...
    TextImage  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), 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 ...
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Queenston Collection


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