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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Blind Skater, Rudolph Henning [Published]
Blind Skater, Rudolph Henning [Published]
Photo caption accompanying photos: "BLIND SPORTSMAN - Rudolph Henning, blind resident at Kitchener's Huronia Hall, doesn't let his handicap interfere with sports activities. During the winter his activities take him to Victoria Park for skating. He also attends many hockey games and with a small radio is able to keep track of the game. In the summer he swims and dives at the Kitchener swimming pool. This spring he intends to take up golf. He is shown (left to right) [see 54-5625_003 for closest version] putting on his skates unassisted; skating with his partner, Mrs. Erwin Kueneman [54-5625_004]; trying the smooth ice alone [54-5625_001], and talking with Nick Lang [no suitable substitute in envelope], who arrived in Canada from Germany only six months ago, about skating in Germany. Observance of White Cane Week will start tomorrow in conjunction with the Canada-wide program emphasizing the problem of the blind. Windows of Kitchener stores are decorated with the White Cane Week symbol.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 54-5625_001, 54-5625_004 and two photos missing from envelope appeared on Page 15 of the Saturday, February 6, 1954 edition of the newspaper.
Blind Skater, Rudolph Henning [Published]
Blind Skater, Rudolph Henning [Published]
Photo caption accompanying photos: "BLIND SPORTSMAN - Rudolph Henning, blind resident at Kitchener's Huronia Hall, doesn't let his handicap interfere with sports activities. During the winter his activities take him to Victoria Park for skating. He also attends many hockey games and with a small radio is able to keep track of the game. In the summer he swims and dives at the Kitchener swimming pool. This spring he intends to take up golf. He is shown (left to right) [see 54-5625_003 for closest version] putting on his skates unassisted; skating with his partner, Mrs. Erwin Kueneman [54-5625_004]; trying the smooth ice alone [54-5625_001], and talking with Nick Lang [no suitable substitute in envelope], who arrived in Canada from Germany only six months ago, about skating in Germany. Observance of White Cane Week will start tomorrow in conjunction with the Canada-wide program emphasizing the problem of the blind. Windows of Kitchener stores are decorated with the White Cane Week symbol.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 54-5625_001, 54-5625_004 and two photos missing from envelope appeared on Page 15 of the Saturday, February 6, 1954 edition of the newspaper.
Blind Skater, Rudolph Henning [Unpublished]
Blind Skater, Rudolph Henning [Unpublished]
Photo caption accompanying photos: "BLIND SPORTSMAN - Rudolph Henning, blind resident at Kitchener's Huronia Hall, doesn't let his handicap interfere with sports activities. During the winter his activities take him to Victoria Park for skating. He also attends many hockey games and with a small radio is able to keep track of the game. In the summer he swims and dives at the Kitchener swimming pool. This spring he intends to take up golf. He is shown (left to right) [see 54-5625_003 for closest version] putting on his skates unassisted; skating with his partner, Mrs. Erwin Kueneman [54-5625_004]; trying the smooth ice alone [54-5625_001], and talking with Nick Lang [no suitable substitute in envelope], who arrived in Canada from Germany only six months ago, about skating in Germany. Observance of White Cane Week will start tomorrow in conjunction with the Canada-wide program emphasizing the problem of the blind. Windows of Kitchener stores are decorated with the White Cane Week symbol.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 54-5625_001, 54-5625_004 and two photos missing from envelope appeared on Page 15 of the Saturday, February 6, 1954 edition of the newspaper.
Blind Skater, Rudolph Henning [Unpublished]
Blind Skater, Rudolph Henning [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
Blind Swimmer [Published]
Blind Swimmer [Published]
Photo caption that accompanied both photos: "BLIND LEAP - R.C. Henning, sightless resident of Huronia Hall, jumps from the high board at the municipal pool during one of his swimming periods [missing from envelope]. Emerging from the water (right) [53-4442_001] after the dive, Mr. Henning has little trouble finding his way around.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 53-4442_001 and a photo missing from envelope appeared on Page 3 of the Thursday, September 3, 1953 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Sightless Man Dips, Dives to Cool Off."
Boy Scout Presentation to Loney and Nyland [Published]
Boy Scout Presentation to Loney and Nyland [Published]
Photo caption from published photo: "WIN AWARDS - Ford S. Kumpf (right), veteran scouting official, pins the medal of merit of bar on assistant district commissioner Gordon Loney. Scoutmaster Lloyd Nyland (centre) received the medal of merit.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 54-5641_001 appeared on Page 3 of the Monday, February 22, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "K-W Scout-Leader Trio Given Honors."
Boy Scout Presentation to Loney and Nyland [Unpublished]
Boy Scout Presentation to Loney and Nyland [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
Bridgeport Dog Collector [Unpublished]
Bridgeport Dog Collector [Unpublished]
Photo caption from published photo: "DOGS BY THE HUNDRED - George C. Chapman, 28 Schweltzer St., Bridgeport, has dogs by the hundred but all in miniature. He began collecting glass, plastic and pottery miniatures of dogs of all shapes and sizes three years ago and has amassed a collection of about 500. Above he holds a favourite, a 30-inch replica of a police dog.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photo from this envelope appeared in the Wednesday, January 6, 1954 edition of the newspaper., Published negative is missing from envelope. See 54-5656_001 for closest version.
Brisbin, Mrs. Charles [Published]
Brisbin, Mrs. Charles [Published]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photo appeared in the November 24, 1960 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Mother of Three Gets Ph.D.", Photo caption from published photo: "SUPERVISES HOMEWORK - Mrs. Charles Brisbin, who will receive her Ph.D. degree at the University of Toronto tomorrow, still finds time to supervise the studies of her children (left to right), Katherine, Richard and Brian, at their home, 257 Sunview Ave., Waterloo. Mrs. [Doreen] Brisbin is on the staff of the University of Waterloo."
Broome, Dr. A. E. [Published]
Broome, Dr. A. E. [Published]
Photo caption from published photo: "Dr. A.E. Broome checks snow here for radioactivity.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., 54-5665_002 appeared in the Tuesday, March 30, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Snow Here Not Radioactive."
Broome, Dr. A. E. [Unpublished]
Broome, Dr. A. E. [Unpublished]
Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff.
Browne, Mr. & Mrs. James, Woman of the Year, Guelph [Unpublished]
Browne, Mr. & Mrs. James, Woman of the Year, Guelph [Unpublished]
Photo caption from published photo: "CITIZEN OF YEAR - Mrs. James Browne, a grandmother, has been chosen Guelph's citizen of the year. Her husband, a CPR conductor, congratulates her.", Title supplied by Kitchener-Waterloo Record staff., Photo from this envelope appeared on Page 5 of the Saturday, February 13, 1954 edition of the newspaper as part of the article: "Grandmother Is Chosen Guelph Citizen of Year.", Published negative is missing from envelope. See 54-5668_001 for closest version., Mrs. James E. Browne is noted in the accompanying article as being the former Eleanor "Nellie" McLeister, a native of Fergus and former resident of Listowel.

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