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City of Kitchener - Municipal Elections fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1916-2010

Municipal elections have been held yearly, bi-yearly, every three and now every four years. Citizens have been asked to elect mayors, council members (aldermen), wardens, reeves, Public Utilities Commission members, Water Commissioners, Board of ...

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City of Kitchener - Forsyth fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1903-2010

John Derby Claude Forsyth was 18 years old and clerking at Boehmer’s General Store in Berlin in 1903, when he indicated the desire to be in business for himself. In that year, he left the general store and started to work for his father, John For...

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City of Kitchener - Mayor's and Council fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1854-2012

The first elected official of the incorporated village of Berlin was Dr. John Scott. He was elected warden in 1854. The other officials that year were G. W. Bowman, G. Jantz, and H. Stroh and E. Zeigler. Mayor in 1870 at the time of Berlin beco...

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City of Kitchener - Public Utilities

  • Fonds
  • 1800 - 2013

With the advent of various utilities in the 19th century, the wave of change began and continues in the present day in the 21st century. It began in Berlin Ontario in the early years, when affluent home owners and progressive businesses converted...

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City of Kitchener - Victoria Park fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894-2012

Victoria Park, in the heart of Kitchener (formerly Berlin) is a 59 acre park, beautifully landscaped in the18th century Romantic Landscape style.Today's Victoria Park lies within Joseph Schneider's original Lot 17 of the German Company T...

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History of the City of Kitchener fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1853-2012

Berlin/Kitchener's history dates back to 1784, when the land was given to the Six Nations by the British as a gift for their allegiance during the American Revolution. From 1796 and 1798, the Six Nations sold 38,000 hectares of this land to C...

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Kitchener's Farmer's Market fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1869 - 2012

For over 140 years there has been a farmers market building in the city of Berlin/Kitchener. At its peak, the market was known as one of the best farmers markets in North America. The market was frequently visited by many people who came back r...

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