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Lease Indenture between Thomas McMicking, Peter Thompson and James Cooper (Trustees of the Presbyterian Church in Stamford) and Rheddy Cusack of Township of Stamford. 
Texts  25 Sep 1822,   Handwritten indenture for leasing lots in Township of Stamford, between Thomas McMicking, Peter Thompson and James Cooper (Trustees of the Presbyterian Church in Stamford) and Rheddy Cusack. Document: 2 pages; size: 25.5cm x 39.5cm
Quit Claim Deed between the Home Mission Board of the Baptist Convention and Queenston Women's Institute 
Texts  27 Sep 1928,   Quit Claim Deed between Home Mission Board of the Baptist Convention and Queenston Women's Institute. This 1928 deed transfers ownership of Lot No. 141 in Queenston to Queenston Women's Institute. Document: 3 pages; size:35.6cm x 21.8cm The Queenston Baptist Church was located on this lot.
Indenture between Matthew Otchy and Gilbert McMicking. 

 
Texts  1 Apr 1833,   Indenture between Matthew Otchy and Gilbert McMicking signed on April 1, 1833 and confirmed by two witnesses (Richard Dixie and Stephen Butler Jr. This 1833 deed transfers ownership of Lot No. 12 and 33 in Township of Stamford to Gilbert McMicking. The previous owners of this land were: Rheddy...
Journals of Ransom Goring, 1867-1869  

 
Texts    Handwritten diaries by Ransom Goring, a grandson of Francis Goring (1755-1842). Ransom chronicles his everyday life as a farmer: tasks, trades, weather (being important topic) but also school meetings, political events, social gatherings, births, marriages and deaths in the closest area: St....
A form on Laura Secord School for CIHB 
TextsImages  1980,   A form on Laura Secord School for Canadian Inventory of Historic Building completed by Jean Huggins, a former teacher at this school. It consists of 4 pages, a photograph of the school, a negative and two sketches of floor plan (hand-drawn by Mrs. J. Huggins). Black and white photo size: 13.8cm x...
Queenston's First School 
TextsImages  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Queenston's First School, "Queenston's First School," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 12 May 1965  Article about Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston with a photo of old school building -reproduction of an oil painting by Charles R. Kilkenny, a school principal between 1891 and 1919.
Miss Hazel Corman retirement party in Laura Secord Memorial Hall 
Images    Black and white photograph of attendees at the party held in Laura Secord Memorial Hall. The first from right: Mrs. A. E. Huggins (Jean Hill), a former teacher of this school. Miss Hazel A. Corman, retiring after 35 years as principal of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston public school, was...
Miss Hazel Corman retirement party in Laura Secord Memorial Hall 
Images    Black and white photograph of former students and teachers of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston. From left to right: Trustee Harry C. Vrooman; Miss Hazel A. Corman, Mrs. A. E. Huggins (Jean Hill), president of the Home and School Association, and Boyton H. Fisher. Miss Hazel A. Corman,...
Queenston School Addition formal opening to be held tonight. 
TextsImages  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Queenston School Addition formal opening to be held tonight., "Queenston School Addition formal opening to be held tonight.," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 16 Mar 1953  A article about a new addition opening at Laura Secord Memorial School at Queenston written by Mrs. A. E. Huggins, a former teacher at this school. Also, a programme of official opening ceremonies. Newspaper photos description: "The picture at the top above the two-room addition to Laura Secord...
Open Two-Room Addition To Laura Secord School In Queenston Village 
TextsImages  Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989), Open Two-Room Addition To Laura Secord School In Queenston Village, "Open Two-Room Addition To Laura Secord School In Queenston Village," St. Catharines Standard (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada), 16 Mar 1953  Article about adding a new wing with two rooms to Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston. Photo of a new addition and old school building (behind). Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston was funded in part by Queenston Women's Institute and Buffalo businessman John D. Larkin. It was opened...
Laura Secord School in Queenston - Class of Miss Hazel Corman, 1922 
ImagesHas Mystery?  1922,   Sepia tone photograph of school children, arranged in three rows, and standing outside of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston. Principal Miss Hazel Corman is standing on the right side. A photograph is attached to brown cardboard frame. Reverse- handwritten names of some students: "Jean...
Laura Secord School in Queenston - Students of Grades 5 to 8, May 1945. 
Images  May 1945,   Black and white photograph of a group of senior students arranged in three rows, in park-like area with outbuildings in the background. Back row :(left to right): Joan Bright, Bernice Cunningham, Betty Huggins, Joyce King, Ken Petrunick, Joyce Hoad[?], Jack Henderson?, Joe Hoad, Walt Fisher,...
Welcome to Laura Secord School Open House 
TextsImages  27 Oct 1976,   Program of Laura Secord School open house in 1976 with a list of school staff (Brockview and Laura Secord schools) and acknowledgement of various firms participating in school renovations.
Report of the Ninth Annual Conference of the Eighteenth District, Quota Club International, Inc.
 
Texts  15 Oct 1954,   Report of ninth annual conference of the Quota Club International. The Ninth Annual Conference of the Eighteenth District, Quota Club International, Incorporated, was held in the Wentworth Arms Hotel, Hamilton, with the Quota Club of Hamilton as Hostess Club on October 15, 16 and 17, 1954. The...
Report of the Eight Annual Conference of the Eighteenth District, Quota Club International, Inc.
 
Texts  16 Oct 1953,   Report of the Eight Annual Conference of the Eighteenth District, Quota Club International, Inc., which was held in the Chateau Laurier Hotel, Ottawa on October 16, 17 and 18, 1953. The document consists of 9 pages (size: 21.5cm x 35.5cm) including financial statement from Secretary-Treasurer,...
Quota Club. What Is It? 
TextsImages    Small pamphlet about the Quota Club International, Inc. , printed on greyish paper with the club's logo (on front page) and lettering in dark blue. Revised July 1950, reprinted in U.S.A. Folded. Unfolded size:15cm x 9.1 cm
Installation of Quota Club Officers for Niagara Falls, Ontario and Niagara Falls, New York. 
TextsImages  24 Jan 1952,   Program of Installation of Officers for Quota Clubs in Niagara Falls, Ontario and Niagara Falls, New York. Pamphlet printed on greyish paper with the club's logo (on front page) and lettering in dark blue and folded. Unfolded size:10.2cm x 15.2cm Also a stationary sheet of Quota Club, Niagara...
Local constables visiting Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston. 
TextsImages  McKenzie, Corky, Local constables visiting Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston., "Local constables visiting Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston.," Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada)  Newspaper photos of OPP constables educating students of Laura Secord Memorial School on film equipment. " Constable Explains Film Carl Sulliman and Arie Botbyl listen intently as Constable Fred Blucher of the St. Catharines Provincial Police explains the film that has just been shown to the...
Cottons May Be Smart : Homemaking Club Unit 
Texts  1949,   Cottons May Be Smart : Homemaking Club Unit. The Women's Institute manual on organizing and teaching young girls how to choose a pattern and cotton fabric, and make a simple dress. Includes: Leader's manual, member's pamphlet and the club girl's report of achievement. Booklet: 35 pages;...
The Hamilton Area Women's Institutes and the Districts of the Area. 
Texts  30 Oct 1951,   Full title: The Hamilton Area Women's Institutes and The Districts of the Area. A REPORT OF WOMEN'S INSTITUTE ACTIVITIES in the Hamilton Area During the past Twenty-five Years. Includes programme of 25th Annual Convention of Hamilton Area Women's Institutes and chapters on: Hamilton Convention...
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Queenston Collection


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