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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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_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."
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_007: "SLIT BARN - Built in 1850, the slit barn on M.W. Keefer's Blair estate, on the homestead occupied by W.F. Hussey, is the only one of its kind in Waterloo County. The slits are four inches wide outside and one foot inside. Their purpose is to lessen danger of spontaneous combustion in hay and in the early days of Indian fighting.", 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 slit barn is located in Cambridge on the grounds of what is now the Rare Charitable Research Reserve.
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_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_003: "GREEK REVIVAL - This Preston home, owned by Mrs. Frank Drummond, was built by Sir Adam Beck's father. It is pure Greek classic revival. The Greek classical lines are found mainly at the front door and eaves.", 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 [Unpublished]
Architecture Feature [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
Architecture Feature [Unpublished]
Architecture Feature [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
Architecture Feature [Unpublished]
Architecture Feature [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
Architecture Feature [Unpublished]
Architecture Feature [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
Architecture Feature [Unpublished]
Architecture Feature [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.

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