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  • Globe Furniture Company Employee Mutual Welfare Society, Waterloo, Ontario
    Globe Furniture Company Employee Mutual Welfare Society, Waterloo, Ontario
    image  [between 1946 and 1967],     The Globe Furniture Company was moved to Waterloo in 1910 after 21 years of successful business in Walkerville, Ontario. Edward F. Seagram, Aloyes Bauer and John Letter found a location on the west side of Shantz Street (later Canbar Avenue, no longer exists) suitable for the expanding business. The company ...
    image  [between 1946 and 1967],   The Globe Furniture Company was moved to Waterloo in 1910 after 21 years of successful business in Walkerville, Ontario. Edward F. Seagram, Aloyes Bauer and John Letter found a location ...
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  • Fifth Column Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Trumpet Band of Toronto, Waterloo Band Festival
    Fifth Column Royal Canadian Army Service Corps Trumpet Band of Toronto, Waterloo Band Festival
    imagecomment  1956,     ..."1956" written on reverse....
    imagecomment  1956,   ..."1956" written on reverse....
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  • Promotional Brochure for Waterloo, Ontario
    Promotional Brochure for Waterloo, Ontario
    image  [after 1956]     See Detail photographs for text and photographs.See also II-9-7.
    image  [after 1956]   See Detail photographs for text and photographs.See also II-9-7.
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  • John Forsyth Company Limited, Waterloo, Ontario
    John Forsyth Company Limited, Waterloo, Ontario
    image  [ca. 1916]     Company started in 1903 as a distributor of pins, thread, buttons, celluloid collars and other items, then began selling shirts and ties as well as other clothing items and purchased the Star Whitewear building at Duke and Young streets in Kitchener in 1908.In 1914 it purchased the William Kress Company ...
    image  [ca. 1916]   Company started in 1903 as a distributor of pins, thread, buttons, celluloid collars and other items, then began selling shirts and ties as well as other clothing items and purchased ...
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  • Windsor Hotel Fire, Kitchener, Ontario, 1956
    Windsor Hotel Fire, Kitchener, Ontario, 1956
    image  29 February 1956     Kitchener Fire Department fighting a fire at the Windsor Hotel, 168 King Street West in Kitchener.
    image  29 February 1956   Kitchener Fire Department fighting a fire at the Windsor Hotel, 168 King Street West in Kitchener.
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  • Hydroelectric Generator
    Hydroelectric Generator
    image  1956     First hydroelectric generator used by Waterloo on display in Waterloo Park for 50th anniversary of publicly owned electric power.
    image  1956   First hydroelectric generator used by Waterloo on display in Waterloo Park for 50th anniversary of publicly owned electric power.
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  • Hydroelectric Generator
    Hydroelectric Generator
    image  1956     Six ton electric generator from 1908 displayed in Waterloo Park for 50th anniversary of publicly owned electric power.
    image  1956   Six ton electric generator from 1908 displayed in Waterloo Park for 50th anniversary of publicly owned electric power.
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  • Diesel Engine
    Diesel Engine
    image  January 1956     Heinz Peper operated a power station at his home on Erb Street in Waterloo in competition with Ontario Hydro.
    image  January 1956   Heinz Peper operated a power station at his home on Erb Street in Waterloo in competition with Ontario Hydro.
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  • Electrical Devices
    Electrical Devices
    image  1956     Left to right; Heinz Peper and Howard M. Scheifele, Chairman of the Waterloo Public Utilities Commission with a display at Liphardt Hardware for the 50th anniversary of publicly owned electric power.
    image  1956   Left to right; Heinz Peper and Howard M. Scheifele, Chairman of the Waterloo Public Utilities Commission with a display at Liphardt Hardware for the 50th anniversary of publicly owned electric ...
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  • Mutual Life Assurance Company of Canada, Waterloo, Ontario
    Mutual Life Assurance Company of Canada, Waterloo, Ontario
    image  [ca. 1975]     Ontario Mutual Life Assurance Company was incorporated in 1868, name changed in 1900 to Mutual Life Assurance Company of Canada. They moved to this building at 227 King Street south ca. 1913. In 1988 became a part of the Mutual Group; company name changed to Clarica in 1999, and Sun ...
    image  [ca. 1975]   Ontario Mutual Life Assurance Company was incorporated in 1868, name changed in 1900 to Mutual Life Assurance Company of Canada. They moved to this building at 227 King Street south ...
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  • Waterloo Trust and Savings Company Annual Report 1956
    Waterloo Trust and Savings Company Annual Report 1956
    image  1956     ...Annual Report of the Waterloo Trust and Savings Company for 1956...
    image  1956   ...Annual Report of the Waterloo Trust and Savings Company for 1956...
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  • Devitt Block, Waterloo, Ontario
    Devitt Block, Waterloo, Ontario
    image  [between 1940 and 1971]     Company was formed in 1920 as the Ontario Equitable Life and Accident Insurance Company. First office was in the Waterloo Mutual Insurance building at King and Dupont streets. In 1922 the company bought the Devitt Block and occupied a portion of the second floor. The company changed its name to ...
    image  [between 1940 and 1971]   Company was formed in 1920 as the Ontario Equitable Life and Accident Insurance Company. First office was in the Waterloo Mutual Insurance building at King and Dupont streets. In 1922 ...
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