A History of Kitchener, Ontario

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Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press, Oct 1, 1975 - History - 464 pages
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William V. Uttley's outline of Kitchener's growth from the 1840's into 20th century [is] shot through with a reassuring consistency and integration of purpose .... The complex of life as we still know it--social freedom and social restraint, economy and ecology--has its genesis here in the account compiled by William Uttley. His work comes as close to a personal anecdotal history of the city as we can hope to retrieve, a spotted chronicle of a community that can never exist again, and one in which almost every reader will find a point where past confronts present as nostalgia tugs against progress.
 

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Contents

1 First Settlements in Waterloo County
7
2 Joseph Schneider founder of the City Benjamin Eby Samuel Eby Indian Sam Eby and John Brubacher
16
3 The First Mennonite Church
24
4 Early Form of Municipal Government
29
5 The German Mechanics
31
6 A Village in the Making
34
7 St Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church
42
8 Zion Evangelical Church
49
38 The Musical Societys Band and Musicians
267
39 The General HospitalYMCAThe Orphanage
272
40 City Parks
283
41 The Kirmes
287
42 Grand River RailwayFirst AutomobileRubber Footwear
293
43 The First Church of Christ Scientist
296
44 The King Street Baptist Church
299
45 The Story of the Waterworks
300

9 Trinity United Church
56
10 Church of the Good Shepherd and Carmel Church
60
11 Glimpses of the EighteenForties
66
12 The Citys PostOffices
71
13 The Stage Coaches
74
14 Organization of Waterloo County Officials etc
78
15 The Climb Industries Railways a Bank and Roadways
85
16 The Benton Street Baptist Church
93
17 Citizens Incorporated a Village in 1854
97
18 The Stadthalle and other matters
103
19 St Marys Catholic Church and daughter churches
107
20 St Andrews Presbyterian Church
117
21 The High School and Collegiate
121
22 Church of St John the Evangelist
137
23 Alma Street Church of the United Brethren in Christ
139
24 The Catholic Separate Schools
144
25 Citizens of the Sixties and other notes
152
26 Merchants from the Fifties till the Seventies
154
27 The Evangelical Lutheran St Peters Church
163
28 Townward
168
29 St Jeromes College
173
30 Under a Town Charter
187
31 Jacob Y Shantz the Colonizer
195
32 The Bethany Mennonite Church
198
33 Association Football
201
34 The Turning Point
205
35 The Public Schools
216
36 The Tempo Quickened
237
37 The Busy Nineties
249
46 The Euler Business College
311
47 Merchants of the Eighties and After
312
48 Banks and Bankers
323
49 The Twentieth CenturyNew Industries
328
50 Beet Sugar
330
51 Niagara PowerInception of the Project
334
52 The Lawn Bowling Club
343
53 St Matthews Lutheran Church
348
54 ExperimentsMadeinBerlin ExhibitionShirt Companies Etc
354
55 Wm H Breithaupt CE and Grand River Control
363
56 The Pentecostal Tabernacle
369
57 The Power Investigators ReportArrival of Niagara Power
370
58 Womens Activities
374
59 The St Lawrence Seaway
386
60 The Waterloo Historical Society
390
61 Berlin Becomes a City
392
62 The Leaven of Progress
397
63 The First English Lutheran Church
400
64 The Freeport Sanatorium
404
65 Before and After the Great War
408
66 The Board of Trade
416
67 Additional Industries
423
68 Societies and Service Clubs
427
69 Walter P Zeller
430
70 Brief References
431
71 Comment
432
72 Errata
434
Index
437
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