Kitchener-Waterloo Record Photographic Negative Collection

The Kitchener-Waterloo Photographic Negative Collection consists of more than 2 million negatives taken between 1938 and 2001 by staff photographers at the Kitchener-Waterloo Record and its predecessors. Providing a historical look at the Region of Waterloo, the Collection includes documentary photographs of local news events, community activities, regional development, human-interest stories, businesses, schools, and sports teams.


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Wrestling, YMCA [Unpublished]
Wrestling, YMCA [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
Wrestling, YMCA [Unpublished]
Wrestling, YMCA [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
YMCA Polio Swimmers [Published]
YMCA Polio Swimmers [Published]
Photo caption from published version of 54-6763_001: "FLOATING - With assistance, two girls try floating on their backs in the shallow end of the pool. An inner tube (background) is also useful in treatment.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 54-6763_001, 54-6763_003 and a photo missing from envelope appeared in the Tuesday, March 23, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Polio Victims Paddle, Splash Back to Health."
YMCA Polio Swimmers [Published]
YMCA Polio Swimmers [Published]
Photo caption from published version of 54-6763_003: "WORK LEGS - Patients hang on to the edge of the pool while assistants help to move their legs in an effort to overcome the paralysis. Instructors are (left to right) Miss Ann Marie Kerber, Edward Lescom, Fred Roger and Allan Menzies.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 54-6763_001, 54-6763_003 and a photo missing from envelope appeared in the Tuesday, March 23, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Polio Victims Paddle, Splash Back to Health."
YMCA Polio Swimmers [Unpublished]
YMCA Polio Swimmers [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
YMCA Swim Champs [Published]
YMCA Swim Champs [Published]
Photo caption from published photo: "WIN CUPS - Four swimmers were awarded trophies in the Dick Wellein Memorial Trophy swimming championships last night at the YMCA. Left to right, standing, are Paul Boyd, senior; Dave Shelley, intermediate; (in front) Dale Koch, junior, and Lynn Goldsmith, juvenile.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 53-5450_002 appeared on Page 28 of the Friday, December 11, 1953 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Boyd Takes Swim Meet Senior Honors."
YMCA Swim Champs [Unpublished]
YMCA Swim Champs [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
YWCA PT Class [Published]
YWCA PT Class [Published]
Photo caption from published version of 54-6771_001: "UPSIDE DOWN - An exercise guaranteed to take off pounds is demonstrated by members of the "slim and trim" class the YWCA. They are (left to right) Mrs. Margaret McDowell, Miss Julia Michalik, Miss Margaret Penner and Miss Betty Leffler.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 54-6771_001 and a photo missing from the envelope [see 54-6771_002 for closest version] appeared on Page 9 of the Wednesday, March 31, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "'Slim for Easter' Is Motto of 'Y' Class."
YWCA PT Class [Unpublished]
YWCA PT Class [Unpublished]
Photo caption for missing photo [see 54-6771_002 for closest version]: "ST-RE-TCH - Miss Gisela Poles (left) and Miss Marianne Ludin team up for a leg-stretching exercise. Miss Carolyn Morden (centre), class instructor, checks up.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 54-6771_001 and a photo missing from the envelope [see 54-6771_002 for closest version] appeared on Page 9 of the Wednesday, March 31, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "'Slim for Easter' Is Motto of 'Y' Class."
YWCA, International Brotherhood Dinner [Published]
YWCA, International Brotherhood Dinner [Published]
Photo caption from published photo: "INTERNATIONAL PARLEY - Involved in conversation at a brotherhood dinner sponsored by the YWCA last night are (left to right) general convener Mrs. Carl Staebler; Sotere Dimangel, Greece; Priscilla Baben, British Guiana; Gurnam S. Kular, India; Julianne Woodley, St. Kitts, British West Indies, and Goke Ajani, Nigeria.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 65-1499_009 appeared on Page 20 of the Monday, March 8, 1965 edition of the newspaper.
YWCA, International Brotherhood Dinner [Unpublished]
YWCA, International Brotherhood Dinner [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
YWCA, International Brotherhood Dinner [Unpublished]
YWCA, International Brotherhood Dinner [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.

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