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Subject:  Peach orchards 
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Portrait of Mrs. C. Howard Fisher
 
Images    A sepia colour portrait photograph of Mrs. C. Howard Fisher [Emelie Boyton] which was placed inside a booklet with engraved name of Hamilton photographer: "Hubert Beckett, Hamilton". There is also a personal letter from Mrs. C. Howard Fisher's granddaughter to Mrs. Stewart regarding this...
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...
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.
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....
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.