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Subject:  Fruit industry 
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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....
Peach Grading and Packing- Warehouse at Queenston 
ImagesTexts    Newspaper photograph of a peach warehouse in Queenston, Ontario from 1913. "In a Peach-Grower's Grading and Packing Warehouse at Queenston." "From the Globe of Sat. Sept. 20, 1913"
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...
Pan-American Exposition, Silver Medal, William Armstrong 
TextsImages    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. The Pan-American Exposition was a mix of an amusement park and a fair where produce and...
Letter to William Armstrong from Hermann Freundenberg 
Texts    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 From Armstrong family collection. The Full Text may not be 100% accurate.
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.
Fruit Growers' Association celebrates 80th birthday 
Texts  , p. 20  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. From...
Ontario's Garden Spot, The Niagara District 
Texts    Newspaper clippings with article about fruit growing along Niagara River. There is handwritten date: "1913". Unknown publication starting with "The Farm[...}"; some parts missing. From Armstrong family collection.
Handling Peaches by the Carload 
Texts  "Handling Peaches by the Carload," 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....
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. ...
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Queenston Collection


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