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Niagara Falls Bridge Commission Collection (382 records)
Type  Collection
Description  This collection consists of photographs that the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission has taken of the bridges that they operate - the Rainbow Bridge, the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge, and the Whirlpool Bridge, going back to the 1930s.
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Niagara Falls Bridge Commission - Queenston Lewiston Collection (25 records)
Type  Collection
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Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Collection (906 records)
Type  Collection
Description  The Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation was founded in the mid 1970s by George and Olive Seibel. The object of this foundation was to obtain copyright-free images, art works, and other materials about Niagara Falls, and to produce books and audio-visual material about the falls. The material acquired by the Foundation was housed in the Niagara Falls Public Library. When the Foundation was disbanded In the mid-1990s ownership of this material was given to the Library.
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Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections (7627 records)
Type  Collection
Description  As part of its mandate to help preserve the heritage of the City of Niagara Falls, the library regularly photographs different aspects of the city and its natural surroundings, using digital technology since the late 1990s. In addition, some residents wish to share their images but retain the originals. These are scanned into the library's databases and then returned to the owner. Both of these types of images are in the Digital Collections.
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Niagara Falls Public Library Local History Collection (1326 records)
Type  Collection
Description  Niagara Falls Public Library has an extensive Local History Collection housed in the Sir Harry Oakes Room, and its offshoot the Acorn Room. As of 2005 there are more than 14,000 catalogued volumes, and thousands of photographs, negatives, maps, art works, postcards, microfilms, and other items. In addition, there are over 250,000 electronic records in the Historic Niagara Digital Collections.
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Niagara Mornings Collection (271 records)
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Creator  Porteus, Andrew C.
Type  Collection
Date  December 20, 2006.
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Niagara Parks Commission Photographic Collection (107 records)
Type  Collection
Creator  Niagara Parks Commission
Description  The Niagara Parks Commission has an extensive collection of historic photographs which feature many of the world famous properties that they maintain.
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Niagara River and Area Geology Collection (24 records)
Type  Collection
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Niagara Sports Virtual Sports Wall of Fame (278 records)
Type  Collection
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OPG (Ontario Power Generation Inc.) Collection (308 records)
Type  Collection
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Postcard Collection (1373 records)
Type  Collection
Description  Over the years the library has acquired a large number of postcards through donations and purchases. Those that are not part of another collection are in the general postcard collection.
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Rashid Collection (1 record)
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Type  Collection
Created  2005.
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 2005.
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Rashid Collection (1426 records)
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Type  Collection
Created  2005.
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 2005.
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Slide Collection (99 records)
Type  Collection
Description  The Library has acquired a large collection of photographic slides over the years. Many of them have been scanned into the database.
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Snapshot of Niagara Falls 2004 (593 records)
Type  Collection
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Wilfred Hicks Collection (97 records)
Type  Collection
Description  Wilfred Hicks was born in 1899 and moved to the village of Chippawa in 1902. He had a life long passion for photography, bands and Chippawa. His collection of slides and a narrative audio tape was donated to the Niagara Falls Public Library in 1983
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