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  • Photograph of Rev. and Mrs. Wright and Family signed to Mrs. Mary Bell [n.d.]
    Photograph of Rev. and Mrs. Wright and Family signed to Mrs. Mary Bell [n.d.]
    textmystery       An undated black and white studio portrait of Rev. and Mrs. Wright and family presented to Mrs. Mary Bell. The photograph is mounted in a decorative board frame and bears the handwritten inscription "Mrs. Mary Bell from Mrs. and Rev. Wright" on the reverse. This photograph was included in memorabilia ...
    textmystery     An undated black and white studio portrait of Rev. and Mrs. Wright and family presented to Mrs. Mary Bell. The photograph is mounted in a decorative board frame and bears ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Cabinet Card by C. Arthur, Photographer, St. Catharines [n.d.]
    Cabinet Card by C. Arthur, Photographer, St. Catharines [n.d.]
    textmystery       Charles A. Arthur is listed as a photographer in St. Catharines from 1880 - 1883 and Charles P. Arthur (possibly a son?) was a photographer in the same city in 1898.Source: Phillips, Glen C. The Ontario photographers list (1851-1900). Sarnia: Iron Gate Publishing Co., 1990.
    textmystery     Charles A. Arthur is listed as a photographer in St. Catharines from 1880 - 1883 and Charles P. Arthur (possibly a son?) was a photographer in the same city in ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Photograph of Girl by Edwin Poole, Photographer, St. Catharines [n.d.]
    Photograph of Girl by Edwin Poole, Photographer, St. Catharines [n.d.]
    textmystery       Edwin Poole was a photographer in St. Catharines from 1877 - 1900.Source: Phillips, Glen C. The Ontario photographers list (1851-1900). Sarnia: Iron Gate Publishing Co., 1990.
    textmystery     Edwin Poole was a photographer in St. Catharines from 1877 - 1900.Source: Phillips, Glen C. The Ontario photographers list (1851-1900). Sarnia: Iron Gate Publishing Co., 1990.
    Brock University Archives
  • Photograph of Young Woman by R. F. Uren, Photographer, St. Catharines [n.d.]
    Photograph of Young Woman by R. F. Uren, Photographer, St. Catharines [n.d.]
    textmystery       Richard Frank (R.F.) Uren was a photographer in St. Catharines from 1886-1895.Source: Phillips, Glen C. The Ontario photographers list (1851-1900). Sarnia: Iron Gate Publishing Co., 1990.
    textmystery     Richard Frank (R.F.) Uren was a photographer in St. Catharines from 1886-1895.Source: Phillips, Glen C. The Ontario photographers list (1851-1900). Sarnia: Iron Gate Publishing Co., 1990.
    Brock University Archives
  • Photograph of Bell Family Relative [n.d.]
    Photograph of Bell Family Relative [n.d.]
    textmystery       According to the 1911 Census of Canada, Irene Bell had the following siblings:Ernest Bell, born 1889Archie Bell, born 1895Allen Bell, born 1901Kenneth Bell, born 1910
    textmystery     According to the 1911 Census of Canada, Irene Bell had the following siblings:Ernest Bell, born 1889Archie Bell, born 1895Allen Bell, born 1901Kenneth Bell, born 1910
    Brock University Archives
  • Photograph of Irene Bell age 16 years, 1909
    Photograph of Irene Bell age 16 years, 1909
    textmysterycomment  Aug 1909,     According to entries in the Bell Family Bible, Irene Frances Bell, daughter of George A. Bell and Nellie F. Bell, was born on Jan. 19, 1893. This would make her 16-years-old at the time this photograph was presented in 1909.
    textmysterycomment  Aug 1909,   According to entries in the Bell Family Bible, Irene Frances Bell, daughter of George A. Bell and Nellie F. Bell, was born on Jan. 19, 1893. This would make her ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Photograph of Charles Bell with Horse and Cart, St. Catharines [n.d.]
    Photograph of Charles Bell with Horse and Cart, St. Catharines [n.d.]
    textmystery       Handwritten inscription on the reverse reads:"Grandpa Charles Bell ran icecoal business, Geneva St. St. Catharines"
    textmystery     Handwritten inscription on the reverse reads:"Grandpa Charles Bell ran icecoal business, Geneva St. St. Catharines"
    Brock University Archives
  • Photograph of Richard, Iris and Albert Sloman [n.d.]
    Photograph of Richard, Iris and Albert Sloman [n.d.]
    text       An undated photograph of Richard, Iris and Albert Sloman taken outside what is believed to be a holiday cabin in Parry Sound, Ontario. This photograph was in the possession of the Rick Bell family, of St. Catharines.
    text     An undated photograph of Richard, Iris and Albert Sloman taken outside what is believed to be a holiday cabin in Parry Sound, Ontario. This photograph was in the possession of ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Photograph of Mary Bell by F. Pfaff, Photographer, Erie, Pa. [n.d.]
    Photograph of Mary Bell by F. Pfaff, Photographer, Erie, Pa. [n.d.]
    text       "Cabinet card photographs were first introduced in 1866. They were initially employed for landscapes rather than portraitures. Cabinet cards replaced Carte de visite photographs as the popular mode of photography. Cabinet cards became the standard for photographic portraits in 1870. Cabinet cards experienced their peak in popularity in the 1880′s. ...
    text     "Cabinet card photographs were first introduced in 1866. They were initially employed for landscapes rather than portraitures. Cabinet cards replaced Carte de visite photographs as the popular mode of photography. ...
    Brock University Archives
  • The Slomans: Albert, Josie, Shirley and Bert, 1942
    The Slomans: Albert, Josie, Shirley and Bert, 1942
    text  24 May 1942,     A black and white snapshot of Albert and Josie Sloman, with Shirley and Bert Sloman. The date recorded on the back of the photograph is May 24, 1942, possibly the Victoria Day weekend. The location appears to be the Oakes Garden Theatre in Niagara Falls. This photograph was in the ...
    text  24 May 1942,   A black and white snapshot of Albert and Josie Sloman, with Shirley and Bert Sloman. The date recorded on the back of the photograph is May 24, 1942, possibly the ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Photograph of Mildred Sloman [n.d.]
    Photograph of Mildred Sloman [n.d.]
    textmystery       Mildred Sloman is pictured with three unidentified gentlemen in this undated photograph, believed to be taken in London, Ontario. This black and white snapshot was in the possession of the Rick Bell family, whose ancestors include Black slaves from the United States.
    textmystery     Mildred Sloman is pictured with three unidentified gentlemen in this undated photograph, believed to be taken in London, Ontario. This black and white snapshot was in the possession of the ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Photograph of Josephine Sloman [n.d.]
    Photograph of Josephine Sloman [n.d.]
    text       Josephine Sloman pictured in this undated photograph taken in Niagara Falls. Josephine (Ellen Butler) Sloman was born in 1891 in London, Ontario. This small photo was among the family memorabilia in the possession of Rick Bell, of St. Catharines, whose ancestors include former Black slaves from the United States.
    text     Josephine Sloman pictured in this undated photograph taken in Niagara Falls. Josephine (Ellen Butler) Sloman was born in 1891 in London, Ontario. This small photo was among the family memorabilia ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Bell - Sloman Wedding Day Photo, 1939
    Bell - Sloman Wedding Day Photo, 1939
    textmystery  1939,     This photograph was taken on the wedding day of Richard Nelson Bell and Iris Sloman in 1939. Pictured in the photograph, from left, are: Charles Bell, father of Richard Nelson Bell; Josephine Sloman, mother of Iris; Richard Nelson Bell; Iris Sloman Bell; Mary Bell, mother of Richard Nelson Bell; and ...
    textmystery  1939,   This photograph was taken on the wedding day of Richard Nelson Bell and Iris Sloman in 1939. Pictured in the photograph, from left, are: Charles Bell, father of Richard Nelson ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Richard Nelson Bell - Iris Sloman Wedding Day Photo, 1939
    Richard Nelson Bell - Iris Sloman Wedding Day Photo, 1939
    textmysterycomment  1939,     Bert Sloman (Albert Edward Sloman) passed away in 1986 at Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. His wife Vera Matilda Sloman passed away January 4, 2011 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. They had a son, Ron Sloman.
    textmysterycomment  1939,   Bert Sloman (Albert Edward Sloman) passed away in 1986 at Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. His wife Vera Matilda Sloman passed away January 4, 2011 at Cambridge Memorial Hospital. They had a son, ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Photograph of Robert Bell, Airborne Regiment, World War II [n.d.]
    Photograph of Robert Bell, Airborne Regiment, World War II [n.d.]
    textmystery       A photograph of Robert Bell (kneeling, front row, third left) with his airborne regiment in the Second World War. The date and location of the photo is unknown. This photograph was among those recovered from the attic of Iris Sloman Bell, of St. Catharines, in the 1980s and kept in ...
    textmystery     A photograph of Robert Bell (kneeling, front row, third left) with his airborne regiment in the Second World War. The date and location of the photo is unknown. This photograph ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Lizzie Sloman with Ab and son in London, Ontario [n.d.]
    Lizzie Sloman with Ab and son in London, Ontario [n.d.]
    textmystery       A black and white photograph of Lizzie Sloman, with two men identified on the reverse as Ab (left) and son (right). The photograph is not dated but is recorded as being taken in London, Ontario. It appears the photo marks some occasion, as one gentleman is in full uniform, while ...
    textmystery     A black and white photograph of Lizzie Sloman, with two men identified on the reverse as Ab (left) and son (right). The photograph is not dated but is recorded as ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Lizzie and Sid Sloman, London, Ontario [n.d.]
    Lizzie and Sid Sloman, London, Ontario [n.d.]
    textmystery       An undated black and white photograph of Lizzie and Sid Sloman, taken outside a home in London, Ontario. This photo was in the possession of the Rick Bell, of St. Catharines, whose mother was Iris Sloman Bell. The Sloman - Bell family ancestry includes escaped slaves from the United States ...
    textmystery     An undated black and white photograph of Lizzie and Sid Sloman, taken outside a home in London, Ontario. This photo was in the possession of the Rick Bell, of St. ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Mildred Sloman [ n.d.]
    Mildred Sloman [ n.d.]
    textmystery       Mildred Sloman, dressed in uniform, is pictured here in this undated black and white snapshot, likely taken in the early 1940s. The Sloman family is descended from former American slaves who settled in Canada. This photograph was among the family memorabilia in the possession of Rick Bell, of St. Catharines, ...
    textmystery     Mildred Sloman, dressed in uniform, is pictured here in this undated black and white snapshot, likely taken in the early 1940s. The Sloman family is descended from former American slaves ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Albert, Josie and Iris Sloman in the Vegetable Garden [ n.d.]
    Albert, Josie and Iris Sloman in the Vegetable Garden [ n.d.]
    textmystery       This undated black and white family snapshot shows Albert and Josie Sloman (at left) with their daughter, Iris Sloman Bell (third from left) and an unidentified woman in the vegetable garden. The location of the garden is not clear, although it could be St. Catharines or London, Ontario. This photograph ...
    textmystery     This undated black and white family snapshot shows Albert and Josie Sloman (at left) with their daughter, Iris Sloman Bell (third from left) and an unidentified woman in the vegetable ...
    Brock University Archives
  • Unidentified Sloman relative [n.d.]
    Unidentified Sloman relative [n.d.]
    textmystery       This undated photograph features an unidentified Sloman family relative pictured outside of a house in an unknown location. The photograph was among the family memorabilia retrieved from the attic of Iris Sloman Bell, of St. Catharines, in the 1980s. The Sloman - Bell family has descendants who are former Black ...
    textmystery     This undated photograph features an unidentified Sloman family relative pictured outside of a house in an unknown location. The photograph was among the family memorabilia retrieved from the attic of ...
    Brock University Archives
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