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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Ankenmann, James [Unpublished]
Ankenmann, James [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
Antonelli, Nicholas [Published]
Antonelli, Nicholas [Published]
Photo caption that accompanied 53-4353_002, 53-4353_003 and missing photo: "One of Mr. Antonelli's favourite projects over the years has been the organization of accordion bands. Many music lovers both locally and elsewhere have had the privilege of attending concerts given by Mr. Antonelli. It is interesting to note that under Mr. Antonelli's leadership these bands, like his individual students, have maintained an extremely high standard of proficiency, having taken first place every year for the last four at the Waterloo Band Festival.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photos, along with one missing from envelope, appeared in an advertisement for Antonelli's on Page 10 of the Saturday, December 12, 1953 edition of the newspaper.
Antonelli, Nicholas [Published]
Antonelli, Nicholas [Published]
Photo caption that accompanied 53-4353_002, 53-4353_003 and missing photo: "One of Mr. Antonelli's favourite projects over the years has been the organization of accordion bands. Many music lovers both locally and elsewhere have had the privilege of attending concerts given by Mr. Antonelli. It is interesting to note that under Mr. Antonelli's leadership these bands, like his individual students, have maintained an extremely high standard of proficiency, having taken first place every year for the last four at the Waterloo Band Festival.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photos, along with one missing from envelope, appeared in an advertisement for Antonelli's on Page 10 of the Saturday, December 12, 1953 edition of the newspaper.
Antonelli, Nicholas [Published]
Antonelli, Nicholas [Published]
Photo caption from published version of 53-4353_001: "MR. ANTONELLI AND STAFF [left to right] Gerald Dubrick Assistant Junior Teacher; Bill [Boettinger?], Assistant Junior Teacher; M.E. Antonelli, Principal; Marlene Dubrick, Junior Teacher; Thelma Jacob, Junior Teacher; Shirley Dubrick, Senior Teacher - Mr. Antonelli is pictured here with his staff of certified teachers, all of whom he has trained personally. The setting is one of the newly-erected studio at 8 Betzner Ave., Kitchener", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photos, along with one missing from envelope, appeared in an advertisement for Antonelli's on Page 10 of the Saturday, December 12, 1953 edition of the newspaper.
Apostolic Church Opening [Published]
Apostolic Church Opening [Published]
Photo caption that accompanied both photos: "OPEN NEW CHURCH - The new Apostolic Church (top) [54-5548_001], Fifth avenue, Kingsdale, was officially opened yesterday, Michael Kraus (right) [54-5548_002], who dedicated the church, talks with pastor Rev. George Hendel, prior to the service.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 54-5548_001 and 54-5548_002 appeared on Page 3 of the Monday, February 1, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "3rd Apostolic Church Here Is Dedicated."
Apostolic Church Opening [Published]
Apostolic Church Opening [Published]
Photo caption that accompanied both photos: "OPEN NEW CHURCH - The new Apostolic Church (top) [54-5548_001], Fifth avenue, Kingsdale, was officially opened yesterday, Michael Kraus (right) [54-5548_002], who dedicated the church, talks with pastor Rev. George Hendel, prior to the service.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 54-5548_001 and 54-5548_002 appeared on Page 3 of the Monday, February 1, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "3rd Apostolic Church Here Is Dedicated."
Architecture Feature [Published]
Architecture Feature [Published]
Photo caption from published version of 53-4355_019: "FIELDSTONE HOME - The Nelson Doering home, RR 1, Baden, is pure Pennsylvania Dutch fieldstone construction with plastered white facade in ordinary Georgian.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 53-4355_003, 53-4355_007, 53-4355_008, 53-4355_009, 53-4355_010, 53-4355_012, 53-4355_013, 53-4355_014 and 53-4355_019 appeared on Page 11 of the Saturday, January 23, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the feature: "Prosperity Said Preordained - Settler's First Aim of Building Comfortable Home Still Remains."
Architecture Feature [Published]
Architecture Feature [Published]
Photo caption from published version of 53-4355_008: "REAL GEM - The massive end on the hotel at the main corner of St. Agatha is termed authentically a nearly perfect Pennsylvanian Georgian architectural gem. It is built of painted fieldstones and red brick. The original doors and windows are intact.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 53-4355_003, 53-4355_007, 53-4355_008, 53-4355_009, 53-4355_010, 53-4355_012, 53-4355_013, 53-4355_014 and 53-4355_019 appeared on Page 11 of the Saturday, January 23, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the feature: "Prosperity Said Preordained - Settler's First Aim of Building Comfortable Home Still Remains.", The St. Agatha hotel is located at 1744 Erb's Road in Baden, ON.
Architecture Feature [Published]
Architecture Feature [Published]
Photo caption from published version of 53-4355_012: "IT'S DIFFERENT - An abrupt change of pace is noted in the 19th century romantic type house owned by Thomas Simlet of Conestogo. Of Italo-French design, it has campanile tower with mansarded cap supported by brackets of ornate wood.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 53-4355_003, 53-4355_007, 53-4355_008, 53-4355_009, 53-4355_010, 53-4355_012, 53-4355_013, 53-4355_014 and 53-4355_019 appeared on Page 11 of the Saturday, January 23, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the feature: "Prosperity Said Preordained - Settler's First Aim of Building Comfortable Home Still Remains."
Architecture Feature [Published]
Architecture Feature [Published]
Photo caption from published version of 53-4355_010: "EARLY ARCHITECTURE - George Steiner's home in St. Jacobs is typical Pennsylvania Georgian architecture of the type used by the Moravians. It is cottage type construction with fieldstone lower storey and handmade brick upper storey. The lower windows are originals. Early glassmakers had facilities for producing only small-sized panes.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 53-4355_003, 53-4355_007, 53-4355_008, 53-4355_009, 53-4355_010, 53-4355_012, 53-4355_013, 53-4355_014 and 53-4355_019 appeared on Page 11 of the Saturday, January 23, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the feature: "Prosperity Said Preordained - Settler's First Aim of Building Comfortable Home Still Remains.", Steiner house is located at 1401 King Street North in St. Jacobs, ON.
Architecture Feature [Published]
Architecture Feature [Published]
Photo caption from published version of 53-4355_009: "OLDTIME INN - Houses like the one owned by Ray Scheifele of Conestogo once served as roadhouses or inns for travellers. It has a classical doorway with cove cupola. It is said as near to perfect Pennsylvania Georgian as possible to achieve.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 53-4355_003, 53-4355_007, 53-4355_008, 53-4355_009, 53-4355_010, 53-4355_012, 53-4355_013, 53-4355_014 and 53-4355_019 appeared on Page 11 of the Saturday, January 23, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the feature: "Prosperity Said Preordained - Settler's First Aim of Building Comfortable Home Still Remains."
Architecture Feature [Published]
Architecture Feature [Published]
Photo caption from published version of 53-4355_014: "SALTBOX TYPE - Albert Strauss owns this American Georgian class home in St. Jacobs. It is of the austere, primitive design known to architects as the saltbox type.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 53-4355_003, 53-4355_007, 53-4355_008, 53-4355_009, 53-4355_010, 53-4355_012, 53-4355_013, 53-4355_014 and 53-4355_019 appeared on Page 11 of the Saturday, January 23, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the feature: "Prosperity Said Preordained - Settler's First Aim of Building Comfortable Home Still Remains."

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