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Al Tiplin Rainbow Bridge Collection (16 records)
Type  Collection
Description  Al Tiplin was a teacher, geologist, author, and historian. Much of his material was donated to the Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation, which donated it to the Niagara Falls Public Library when it disbanded.
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Albert Knobloch Collection (22 records)
Creator  Knobloch, Albert
Type  Collection
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Cameron Collection (357 records)
Type  Collection
Creator  Cameron, Chantal
Created  1995.
Description  This collection includes photographs of buildings (residential, commercical, industrial and public), streets (streetscenes), structures, businesses, stores, attractions and areas of Niagara Falls to relect the look of the city in 1995.
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Casino Niagara Cares Regional Heritage Collection (163 records)
Type  Collection
Description  In 2001 the Casino Niagara Cares Foundation donated money to the libraries of the Niagara Region so that they could purchase historical items of Niagara interest that were not in any of the Niagara libraries.
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City of Niagara Falls Museum Collection (2 records)
Type  Collection
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Copper Plate Negatives (31 records)
Type  Collection
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Dobbie Collection (297 records)
Type  Collection
Description  This collection includes photographs of cultural events in Niagara Falls during the Summer of 2016.
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Francis J. Petrie Collection (5380 records)
Type  Collection
Creator  Petrie, Francis J.
Description  Francis J. Petrie was for many years the City Historian of Niagara Falls, as well as the author of a regular newspaper column in the Niagara Falls Review.
After his death many of his photographs, negatives, slides, and postcards were donated to the Library.
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Fred Helie Collection (258 records)
Type  Collection
Description  Fred Helie worked on the Sir Adam Beck II Power Plant construction project during the mid-1950s. During that time he took numerous photographs during all phases of construction. The photos were donated to the library by his family after his death.
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General Photograph Collection (8576 records)
Type  Collection
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Glass Negatives Collection (57 records)
Type  Collection
Description  Until the early 1930s glass negatives were often produced by photographers. Those in the library's collections are up to 8" x 10" big.
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Harbottle Collection (279 records)
Type  Collection
Creator  Harbottle, Russell
Created  1985.
Description  This collection includes photographs of buildings (residential, commercical, industrial and public), streets (streetscenes), structures, businesses, stores, attractions and areas of Niagara Falls to reflect the look of the city in 1985.
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Hodge/Bain Collection (85 records)
Type  Collection
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James Collection (3979 records)
Type  Collection
Description  For many years the James Photograph Studio was a landmark of downtown Niagara Falls, passed on from father to son. After Ken James' retirement, the building was sold. Library staff discovered that over 40 years of negatives were about to be destroyed, and managed to salvage them. Of the estimated 200,000 negatives, only a small proportion has been processed.
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Jean Huggins Collection (1 record)
Type  Collection
Description  Jean Huggins was a lifelong resident of Queenston who had an extensive collection of historical material from the area. The collection includes photographs, letters, and other material.
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Kiwanis Collection (389 records)
Type  Collection
Description  In the mid 1970s the Kiwanis Club of Stamford donated money to the Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation for the purpose of purchasing historic photographs of Niagara Falls. Items in this collection are a result of that project.
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Leslie Collection (100 records)
Type  Collection
Description  The Leslie collection includes photographs from the personal collection of Frank H. Leslie, longtime publisher of the Niagara Falls Review.
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Mason Collection (36 records)
Type  Collection
Description  This collection includes photographs of buildings (residential, commercical, industrial and public), streets (streetscenes), structures, businesses, stores, attractions and areas of Niagara Falls to reflect the look of the city in 2015.
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Mounted Photograph Collection (11 records)
Type  Collection
Description  This collection consists of images that have been enlarged and mounted for display purposes.
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Negative Collection (437 records)
Type  Collection
Description  The library has a large collection of negatives, many of which have been printed or scanned directly into the database.
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