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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Austrian Family [Unpublished]
Austrian Family [Unpublished]
Photo caption from published photo: "STRANGE TONGUE - An interview through an interpreter leaves Joseph (left) and Francis Haubrich somewhat bewildered. Mrs. Joseph Haubrich and daughter, Margaret, discuss an answer. The family settled in Kitchener only recently, coming from Yugoslavia.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photo from this envelope appeared in the Monday November 23, 1953 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "New Canuck Family Finding Life Tough.", Published negative is missing from envelope. See 53-4373_002 for closest version.
Baby Winners Labour Day [Unpublished]
Baby Winners Labour Day [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photos from this envelope appeared on Page 3 of the Tuesday, September 2, 1947 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Blonde Waterloo Girl Baby Show Winner.", Photo caption accompanying published photos: "BABY SHOW WINNERS - At the Labor Day baby show yesterday in Victoria Park, Maureen Ann, left [missing from envelope, no suitable substitute], daughter of Mrs. Alan Tierney, 194 King St. North, Waterloo, took top honors. Runners up, shown at right [see 47-428_001 for closest version], left to right, are Mrs. Louis Hallman, 124 Church St., with Carol Ann, second, Mrs. Murray Welsh, 133 Church St., with John Thomas, third, and Mrs. Max Cohen, 2 1/2 Duke St. East., with Brydon, fourth."
Badminton, International Champs [Unpublished]
Badminton, International Champs [Unpublished]
Photo caption from published photo: "COURT CUTIES - Brightening activities at the K-W Granite annual international invitation badminton tournament are (left to right) Aveleigh Hepworth, Woodstock; Jean Coyne, Detroit, and Audrey Rhodes, Stratford.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photo from this envelope appeared on Page 20 of the Wednesday, March 3, 1964 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "All Home Players Eliminated In Badminton Singles Events.", Published negative is missing from envelope. See 53-4386_001 for closest version.
Ballantyne, Bob, Atwood [Published]
Ballantyne, Bob, Atwood [Published]
Photo caption from published photo: "Robert Ballantyne.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photo appeared in the Saturday, March 6, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Promising Ayrshire Year Likely."
Ballet Director [Published]
Ballet Director [Published]
Photo caption from published photo: "LUNCHEON GUESTS - Miss Helen Jacob, Kitchener, entertained at luncheon yesterday for (left to right) Miss Nellie Potts, examiner in ballet from the Royal Academy of Dancing, London, England, Miss Gweneth Lloyd, director of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and Miss Clarine Scriver, Kitchener pianist.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photo appeared in the Tuesday, March 2, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Twin City Students Tested by English Ballet Experts."
Barber Shop Presentation [Published]
Barber Shop Presentation [Published]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photo appeared on Page 3 of the Monday, September 15, 1947 edition of the newspaper., Photo caption from published version of 47-433_001: "PRESENT BARBER SHOP CHARTER - The Grand River chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America Saturday received its charter, formally entering into the international organization. Arthur Underhill, president of the local chapter, second from left, is shown receiving the scroll from Les Davis of London, international director, while other officers of the chapter look on. Left to right are William Franklin, recording secretary, Mr. Underhill, Mr. Davis, Walton Snider, vice-president, and Carl Scharer, treasurer."
Baseball Jr. Nr. Riot [Published]
Baseball Jr. Nr. Riot [Published]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photo appeared on Page 8 of the Monday, September 15, 1947 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Fans Mob Umpire When Kitchener Loses.", Photo caption from published version of 47-437_001: "NEAR-RIOT ENDS BALL GAME - Angered by a close decision called at home plate by Umpire Gordon Bradshaw in the Saturday game between London and Kitchener, fans mobbed the umpire at the end of the game. Kitchener Panthers lost by a score of 7 to 3. Top photo [47-437_001] shows the huge crowd as they waited for Umpire Bradshaw to come out of the dug-out while the lower photo [not in envelope] shows some fans as they dashed out on the field during the sixth inning when Harry Psutka was called out on a dash from second to home."
Baseball, Juvenile Champs [Published]
Baseball, Juvenile Champs [Published]
Photo caption from published photo: "ELIMINATED - The Kitchener juvenile baseball team, which won the Inter-County championship, has been eliminated by Windsor in the OBA playoffs. In front, left to right, are Warren Dorscht, Pat McDonnell, Nick Rintche and Art Stead; (back row) Ralph Egerdeen, coach; Howard Hupp, Terry Slumkoski, Earl Widmeyer, Ted Elsby, Paul Renaud, Claude Atto, Dennis Hilker, Jack Smola and Fred Hilker, manager.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photo appeared on Page 17 of the Wednesday, September 2, 1953 edition of the newspaper.
Basketball, Silver Ball Tournament [Published]
Basketball, Silver Ball Tournament [Published]
Photo caption from published version of 53-4413_005: "SENIOR CHAMPIONS - Winners of the senior division of the Silverball Basketball tournament were Toronto Marvel Jewelers (front, left to right) Ruby Richman, Morry Wolfman, Howie Dick, Jerry Edelist and Bill Arscott; (back row) Dave Sherman, coach; Matt Lipka, Ed Parker, Archie Ublansky, Jack Abraham and Bill Weisdorf, manager.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 53-4413_002, 53-4413_005 and a photo missing from envelope appeared on Page 15 of the Thursday, December 31, 1953 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "KCI Intermediates Take Silverball Tourney Trophy."
Basketball, Silver Ball Tournament [Published]
Basketball, Silver Ball Tournament [Published]
Photo caption from published version of missing photo [see 53-4413_001 for closest version]: "TWIN CITY WINNERS - The intermediate title was won by the K-W Collegiate Scarlet Raiders (front row, left to right) Ronald Merkel, Ray Schock, Ronald Shane, Robert Breithaupt and Bill Dyck; (back row) Jim Hiller, Roger Stewart, Jim Simon, Jack Peterson, Harry Seegmiller and Clare Eccles, coach.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
Basketball, Silver Ball Tournament [Published]
Basketball, Silver Ball Tournament [Published]
Photo caption from published version of 53-4413_002: "TOP JUNIORS - The junior champions, from Sir Adam Beck Collegiate, London, Ont., are (front, left to right) Allen White, Gary Boug, Jerry Mantz; (standing) John Orr, Dave Murray, Gerry Witherden and Crawford Stephens.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 53-4413_002, 53-4413_005 and a photo missing from envelope appeared on Page 15 of the Thursday, December 31, 1953 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "KCI Intermediates Take Silverball Tourney Trophy."
Basketball, Silver Ball Tournament [Unpublished]
Basketball, Silver Ball Tournament [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.

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