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Kitchener-Waterloo Ontario – a city of fashion in 1940

Found this interesting article from the July 15, 1940 issue of MacLeans Magazine, about the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo. A large part of the article ensures readers that although the population has a large German heritage, it is not … Continue reading

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Canadian Fashion Connection – Kaufman Rubber Company

In 1907 Jacob Ratz Kaufman founded the Kaufman Rubber Company in Berlin, Ontario (the name of the town ┬áchanged from Berlin to Kitchener in 1916.) The plant opened in 1908 with 350 employees and began producing rubber boots, galoshes, and … Continue reading

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