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Subject:  Larkin Farms, Queenston (Ont.) 
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Glencairn Hall in Queenston, 1904 
Images  5 Sep 1904,   Sepia-colour old photograph of the Larkin Soap factory employees picnic at Glencairn mansion in Queenston in 1904. The picture is attached to a cardboard frame with handwritten inscription on the the front and back of the card. The Larkin Soap Company was founded in Buffalo in 1875. Among the...
Lionel Orbell, veteran shepherd for Larkin Farms shown with some of 250 Southdowns sheep. 
Images    Black and white photograph of Lionel Orbell, veteran shepherd who has bred Southdown sheep for Larkin Farms for over 30 years. Shown here outside of the barn and surrounded by sheep. John D. Larkin, a successful industrialist from Buffalo, started buying land in Niagara in 1900. He purchased...
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....
Frank Digweed, former worker for Larkin farms and NPC 
Texts  28 Apr 1986,   Newspaper clipping (including obituary) about Frank Digweed, former employee of Larkin Farms in Queenston and Niagara Parks Commission, published in the local newspaper.
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...
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....
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Queenston Collection


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