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  • Earthenware Spoon Holder
    Earthenware Spoon Holder
    object       A small, yellow spoon holder. The sides are concave near the top, rounded in the middle, and taper in towards the pedestal base. There is a green and blue slip decoration in zig-zag lines made up of little dots at the rim. On the body are the words "spoon holder" ...
    object     A small, yellow spoon holder. The sides are concave near the top, rounded in the middle, and taper in towards the pedestal base. There is a green and blue slip ...
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    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Spruce Gum Box
    Spruce Gum Box
    object       A hand-carved spruce wood box fashioned in the shape of a book with sliding lids top and bottom. It has relief and chip carving. The spine has star motifs and stripes. The covers have large star motifs and a double border of small triangles. The carved decoration is painted in ...
    object     A hand-carved spruce wood box fashioned in the shape of a book with sliding lids top and bottom. It has relief and chip carving. The spine has star motifs and ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Book - A Biographical History of Waterloo Township
    Book - A Biographical History of Waterloo Township
    object       A two-volume first edition of Ezra Eby's genealogy and history of early Mennonite settlers to Waterloo County. Volume 1 was published in 1895 and Volume 2 in 1896. The book has a red cloth cover with red leather spine and corners embossed with gold. On the front cover is a ...
    object     A two-volume first edition of Ezra Eby's genealogy and history of early Mennonite settlers to Waterloo County. Volume 1 was published in 1895 and Volume 2 in 1896. The book ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Manuscript - A Biographical History of Waterloo Co
    Manuscript - A Biographical History of Waterloo Co
    object       The handwritten manuscript by Ezra E. Eby of A Biographical History of Waterloo County. The manuscript pages are legal size and were written in both pencil and black ink.
    object     The handwritten manuscript by Ezra E. Eby of A Biographical History of Waterloo County. The manuscript pages are legal size and were written in both pencil and black ink.
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  • Fraktur - Birth Record
    Fraktur - Birth Record
    object       A small, colourful Fraktur birth record (Geburtschein) for Isaac Eby. The text, framed in a red and yellow border, reads: "Isaac Eby ist Geboren den 30 ten July im Jahr Anno. 1808." The name is in green, red , black and brown, while the rest of the German text is ...
    object     A small, colourful Fraktur birth record (Geburtschein) for Isaac Eby. The text, framed in a red and yellow border, reads: "Isaac Eby ist Geboren den 30 ten July im Jahr ...
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    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Bookplate from a Songbook
    Bookplate from a Songbook
    object       A bookplate from a song book owned by Isaac Eby. The text is contained in an oval, with a red and black border. The text reads: "Dieses Gesang Buch gehoret mir Isaac Eby / Geschrieben den 6 ten Marz Im Jahr Unserz Herrn und Heylander Jesu Christi Anno 1823." Translated ...
    object     A bookplate from a song book owned by Isaac Eby. The text is contained in an oval, with a red and black border. The text reads: "Dieses Gesang Buch gehoret ...
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    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Chest of Drawers
    Chest of Drawers
    object       This practically constructed pine chest of drawers is painted red and has six drawers of graduating sizes. The drawers are dovetail constructed, while the unit is butt joint constructed fastened with square head nails. The unit's skirting is an applied piece of moulding with ebonized bracket feet. Wooden knob hardware ...
    object     This practically constructed pine chest of drawers is painted red and has six drawers of graduating sizes. The drawers are dovetail constructed, while the unit is butt joint constructed fastened ...
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    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Show Towel
    Show Towel
    object       Embroidered white woven linen towel. Hand-stitched designs include: floral designs, hearts, vertical lines of vines, strawberries, peacocks, the date "1878", the alphabet (J is missing) and the name "ESTER BAUMAN". As well the bottom two thirds deal with a Bowman family genealogy: DANIEL B BOWMAN IS / BORN THE 6 ...
    object     Embroidered white woven linen towel. Hand-stitched designs include: floral designs, hearts, vertical lines of vines, strawberries, peacocks, the date "1878", the alphabet (J is missing) and the name "ESTER BAUMAN". ...
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    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • School Copy Book
    School Copy Book
    object       A school copy book belonging to Ezra L. Bowman. An ad on cover reads: Jacob Oberholzer and Co., Wholesale and Retail Dealers in English and German Books, Stationery Wall Paper, Fancy goods, Pocket Books.
    object     A school copy book belonging to Ezra L. Bowman. An ad on cover reads: Jacob Oberholzer and Co., Wholesale and Retail Dealers in English and German Books, Stationery Wall Paper, ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Fraktur
    Fraktur
    object       Commercial broadside with a large drawing of Adam, Eve, and the Serpent in an apple tree with text below. The man and woman in the drawing are wearing loincloths, and have brown markings on their upper and lower bodies, and the mid section of their bodies are plain white. The ...
    object     Commercial broadside with a large drawing of Adam, Eve, and the Serpent in an apple tree with text below. The man and woman in the drawing are wearing loincloths, and ...
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    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Family Register
    Family Register
    object       This register is an addition to the family register on sampler (984.028.159.001). It is done in simple calligraphy in red and blue ink. The register records the births and deaths of Noah Bauman and Annie Martin. The text on the document reads: "Noah. S. Bauman wurde geboren/ in dem Townschip ...
    object     This register is an addition to the family register on sampler (984.028.159.001). It is done in simple calligraphy in red and blue ink. The register records the births and deaths ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Fraktur - Birth Record
    Fraktur - Birth Record
    object       A colourful birth record (Geburtschein) for Abraham D. Clemens. There is a central text which reads: "Abraham D. Clemens ist gebohren den 17 t Tag April, im Jahr Christi 1813 Pennsylvania Ist mein Baier Land Doylistaun Taunschip Burts Caunty bin Ich gebohren 2 Miel von Doylistaun Und 25 Miel von ...
    object     A colourful birth record (Geburtschein) for Abraham D. Clemens. There is a central text which reads: "Abraham D. Clemens ist gebohren den 17 t Tag April, im Jahr Christi 1813 ...
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    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Fraktur - Departure/Arrival Notice
    Fraktur - Departure/Arrival Notice
    object       Notice of departure and arrival for Abraham D. Clemens. A partial translation of text is: "Abraham D. Clemens left Pennsylvania on the 11th day of May 1825, and arrived in Waterloo on the 31st of May 1825. Oh beloved: we depart. . . . Each one who has his heart. ...
    object     Notice of departure and arrival for Abraham D. Clemens. A partial translation of text is: "Abraham D. Clemens left Pennsylvania on the 11th day of May 1825, and arrived in ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Certificate of Naturalization
    Certificate of Naturalization
    object       Certificate of Naturalization for Abraham Clemens dated ??? 1842.
    object     Certificate of Naturalization for Abraham Clemens dated ??? 1842.
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    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Bible with Family Register
    Bible with Family Register
    object       Large, brown, leather-bound book with the words "Holy Bible" embossed in gold on red leather on the spine. The exterior of the pages have a blue, marbled effect. The title of the book is: "The Holy Bible, Containing The Old And New Testaments." It was published by Jas. B. SmithCo. ...
    object     Large, brown, leather-bound book with the words "Holy Bible" embossed in gold on red leather on the spine. The exterior of the pages have a blue, marbled effect. The title ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • The Hallman-Clemens Genealogy
    The Hallman-Clemens Genealogy
    object       The Hallman-Clemens Genealogy with a Family's Reminiscence. Published by the E.S. Halllman Family, Tuleta, Texas' printed by The Record Printing Company, Hesston, Kansas. It has a textured grey paper cover printed in black; stapled spine; 80 pages.
    object     The Hallman-Clemens Genealogy with a Family's Reminiscence. Published by the E.S. Halllman Family, Tuleta, Texas' printed by The Record Printing Company, Hesston, Kansas. It has a textured grey paper cover ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Reunion Pamphlet
    Reunion Pamphlet
    object       Reunion Pamphlet - "The Fourth Annual Reunion of John S. Hallman Family." It lists the birth and death dates for John S. Hallman, Mary Clemens, and their 12 children. The reunion was hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Jacob C. Hallman on June 26, 1909. The Executive Committee are listed as ...
    object     Reunion Pamphlet - "The Fourth Annual Reunion of John S. Hallman Family." It lists the birth and death dates for John S. Hallman, Mary Clemens, and their 12 children. The ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Funeral Card
    Funeral Card
    object       A funeral card for Amos M. Shantz who died at Petersburg, Ontario on February 9, 1920.
    object     A funeral card for Amos M. Shantz who died at Petersburg, Ontario on February 9, 1920.
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    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Show Towel
    Show Towel
    object       White woven linen show towel. Decorative motifs include: 3-flower tree, 8-pointed stars, 5-flower tulip tree, geometric patterns, the date "1834", the names "Elizabeth Shantz" (enclosed in a cross-stitch box) and "ELISABETH SHANTZ". Red and blue designs worked in cross-stitch. The bottom two-thirds of the material are plain.
    object     White woven linen show towel. Decorative motifs include: 3-flower tree, 8-pointed stars, 5-flower tulip tree, geometric patterns, the date "1834", the names "Elizabeth Shantz" (enclosed in a cross-stitch box) and ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
  • Side Chair
    Side Chair
    object       Found in Waterloo County, (Ontario, Canada) the colour used on this chair is a departure from traditional black enamel. Painted yellow and freehand detailing, the crest rail is painted in a floral and leaf motif (green, red and white); outlined with double striping in green. The rails and posts are ...
    object     Found in Waterloo County, (Ontario, Canada) the colour used on this chair is a departure from traditional black enamel. Painted yellow and freehand detailing, the crest rail is painted in ...
    Region of Waterloo Library
    Joseph Schneider Haus Museum
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