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Subject:  Peach trees 
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Portrait of Charles Matthew Lowery as a young man 
Images    Sepia-toned portrait photograph of young Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery]. Undated, probably in the late 1870's "Chas. Lowery"
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his wife Helen Emily 
Images  5 Oct 1913,   Two small photographs of Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery] and his wife Helen Emily [Wallace] taken on October 5, 1913 - their 31st wedding anniversary. They are standing in front of their stone house in Queenston. Helen Emily Wallace was born in Cobourg, Ontario on November 16, 1856 to Robert...
Portrait of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] 
Images    Black and white portrait photograph of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey]. Picture is not dated; probably taken in the end of the 19th century. David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] was born at Ancaster on June 10, 1824 to Matthew Lowrey and Hannah Kelly. He married Elizabeth Catherine Teeter and had 9...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his daughters 
ImagesHas Mystery?    Black and white photograph of Charles Matthew Lowrey with his three daughters (Luella, Edna and Marguerite), and two other unidentified women (Barbara, Lilian?). All ladies are wearing elegant dresses and fashionable hats. Undated, probably in the 1910's. Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery] was...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his daughters 
Images    Black and white photograph of seated Charles Matthew Lowrey with his three daughters around: Luella (1st right), Edna and Marguerite. The picture taken inside the general store he owned and operated in Queenston, Ontario. Undated, probably in the 1910s. Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery] was born...
Portrait of Elizabeth Catherine Lowrey 
Images    Black and white oval photograph of Elizabeth Catherine Lowrey nee Teeter (1826-1912), attached to cardboard frame with photographer's name "Poole, St. Catharines". Picture is not dated; probably taken in the end of the 19th century. Edwin Poole was a noted and successful photographer in St....
Fairview Fruit Farm in Queenston 
ImagesTexts    Black and white photographs (2) of Fairview Fruit Farm in Queenston, belonging to Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery]. Views of field and orchards; there is even a sign "Fairview Fruit Farm" on the roof of the barn and some railway track (in foreground). Matthew Charles Lowrey bought 42 acres of...
Fairview Fruit Farm in Queenston 
Texts  1912,   Complete 4 page document describing in detail the Fairview Fruit Farm, offered for sale in 1912 by the owner, Matthew Charles Lowrey. By this date Lowrey's interests had diversified - he had, for example opened another store and was involved in the Queenston/St. Davids Quarry - leaving too little...
David Jackson Lowery 
Images    Black and white photograph of David Jackson Lowery [Lowrey] sitting in the armchair and holding a stick. Picture is not dated; probably taken in the end of the 19th century. David Jackson Lowery was born at Ancaster on June 10, 1824 to Matthew Lowrey and Hannah Kelly. He married Elizabeth...
Portrait of Wesley Marshall Lowrey 
Images  1901,   Black and white portrait photograph of Wesley Marshall Lowrey. Wesley Marshall Lowrey [Lowery] was born in 1860 to David Jackson Lowrey and Elizabeth Catherine Teeter. His wife's name was Mina (1863-1929). He died on July 30, 1924 and was buried in the cemetery of St. Davids-Queenston United...
Portrait of Charles Matthew Lowrey 
ImagesTexts    Black and white portrait photograph of Charles Matthew Lowrey [Lowery], a prominent resident of Queenston. The photograph is mounted on oversized cardboard frame. Charles Matthew Lowrey was born in Vanessa, Ontario, Canada on 29 Aug 1855 to David Jackson Lowrey and Elizabeth Catherine Teeter. He...
The new Fisher Peach 
TextsImagesHas Comment?  1940s  "New Fisher Peach. Outstanding phenomenon in peach history, discovered near Queenston, Ontario." Newspaper clipping with photographs of Fisher family and their orchard. Photo 1: Walter Fisher, Jr. surrounded by luscious Fisher peaches Photo 2: C. Howard Fisher, Walter Fisher and Boynton Fisher...
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....
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.