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Subject:  Queenston (Ont.)--History 
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Niagara Township Centennial History
 
TextsImages  1967,   A local history of Niagara Township, Ontario, published to celebrate Canada's Centennial year. Book with cardstock covers: p.111, ill.; size:15.5cm x 23.3cm Black and white photographs by different photographers (below in "Acknowledgments")
Ancient Toll House moved to new location on fruit farm
 
TextsImages  "Ancient Toll House moved to new location on fruit farm ," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada)  Article about old tollhouse in Queenston, built in 1851 for the first Queenston-Lewiston Suspension bridge. The bridge linked Niagara with upper New York State for 14 years and then, on April 12, 1864, the structure was swept down the Niagara River, where it hung useless for 34 years. When the...
Helen Emily Lowrey [Wallace] 
Images    Two sepia-toned, portrait photographs of young Helen Emily Wallace by photo studio in Brantford, Ontario. Undated, probably in the late 1870's. Helen Emily Wallace was born in Cobourg, Ontario on November 16, 1856 to Robert Wallace and Ann Jane Hewitt. She married Charles Matthew Lowrey in 1882...
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...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with his friends 
Images    Black and white photograph of Charles Matthew Lowrey with his male friends, having fun in the park. The three pairs of participants are ready for a three-legged race with two judges on the side; Charles Matthew Lowrey (wearing hat) is the first on right. Undated, probably in the 1920's. Charles...
Lowrey's stone house in Queenston 
Images  1909,   Black and white photographs of Lowrey's home in Queenston. A substantial stone house with double verandah was known as the "family residence". Charles Matthew Lowrey bought the house in 1890s to accommodate his family when he moved to Queenston. It was inherited after M. Charles Lowrey's death in...
Charles Matthew Lowrey with a group of men 
Images    Black and white photograph of Charles Matthew Lowrey with a group of elegantly dressed men. They are all sitting on the benches in the park. There are some mature trees and log cabins in the background. Charles Matthew Lowrey is the middle row, 3rd from left. Undated, probably ca 1900. Charles...
Portrait of Hannah Catherine (nee Lowrey) Woodruff
 
Images    Sepia-toned portrait photograph of young Hannah Catherine (Lowrey) Woodruff. The picture (slightly damaged) is attached to a cardboard frame with photographer's name:"J.S. Hill, St. Catharines". Picture is not dated; probably around 1880. Hannah Catherine Lowrey was born in Vanessa, Ontario, on...
Studio portrait of Hannah Catherine (Lowrey) Woodruff
 
Images    Black and white portrait photograph of Hannah Catherine Woodruff (nee Lowrey). The picture is attached to a cardboard frame with photographer's name and studio location. Picture is not dated; probably around 1880. Hannah Catherine Lowrey was born in Vanessa, Ontario, on 17 Jan 1851 to David...
Portrait of young Robert Jackson Lowrey 
Images    Black and white portrait photograph of young Robert Jackson Lowrey [Lowery]. An oval photograph is attached to cardbord frame with the photographer's stamp "Martin's Studio, Toronto". Possibly a graduation photo; undated, probably in the late 1800's. Robert Jackson Lowrey was the oldest son of...
Charles M. Lowery at Queenston Quarry 
ImagesTexts    Black and white photographs of Charles Matthew Lowery [Lowrey] at the Queenston Quarry. Charles Lowrey was president and manager of the Queenston Quarry Company between 1905 and 1924. The limestone quarry near St. David in Niagara township was operated by the Queenston Quarry Company, and...
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...
Childhood photos of Robert Jackson Lowrey 
Images    Black and white portrait photographs of Robert Jackson Lowrey [Lowery] as a child. Photo 1: by "Johnson Royal Studio. Queen St., Toronto". Dimensions: 5cm x 10cm Photo 2: by photo studio "Poole, St. Catharines". Dimensions: 9cm x 9cm Photo 3: taken in winter, outside a house. Dimensions: 8.9cm x...
Photograph of Harold, Robert and Edna Lowrey 
Images    Sepia-toned photograph of the oldest children of Charles Matthew Lowrey and his wife Helen Emily Wallace. The picture is attached to cardboard frame with photographer's name "Dixon, Cor. King & Young Sts. Toronto". Undated, probably taken around 1887-1888. 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...
Physical culture class at Alma College in St. Thomas 
Images  Spring 1914,   Black and white school photograph of female students of Alma College at St. Thomas, Ontario. The pupils (including Luella Wallace Lowrey among them) are sitting or standing in the front of a beautiful building, designed in the High Victorian Gothic style. There is a signature of the photographer...
Luella Wallace Lowrey at Alma College in St. Thomas 
Images  1914,   Black and white class photograph of female students ("Junior elocution class in 1914") in school uniforms, taken in the front of Alma College building at St. Thomas, Ontario. There is a signature of the photographer on the picture: "The Hopkins Studio. St. Thomas, Ontario." Luella Wallace...
Photograph of Mary Kershaw, Ellen Wilkinson, Salisbury and Ann Jane Clement 
Images    Sepia-toned photograph of Mary Kershaw, Ellen Wilkinson, Salisbury and Annie Jane Clement. Seated women are wearing Victorian era dresses made of tafetta, with crinolines underneath. Made in the photo studio of Charles Lawes, Cobourg, Ontario. on the back: "Standing left to right: Mary...
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Queenston Collection


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