Waterloo Public Library Digital Collection
Richard and Eugene Roschman


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Interior of Roschman Button Factory. Richard Roschman on the left and his nephew Eugene Roschman on the right. Note the business calendars on the wall, including one from Molson's Bank.
Notes:
Richard Roschman was born in 1848 in Germany and immigrated to Canada in 1870. The Roschman and Brother Button Company started in 1878 as Roschman and Bowman, by Richard Roschman and Daniel Bowman. In 1884 Richard's brother Rudolph became part owner and company name changed to Roschman and Brother. The factory was built in 1886 at 25 Queen (later Regina) Street south. Richard Roschman died in 1930. Changes in the button industry led to the closing of the factory in 1944.
Date of Original:
1915
Date Of Event:
1915
Dimensions:
Width: 13 cm
Height: 9 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 13cm
Image Height: 9cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
P120
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.46668 Longitude: -80.521558
Copyright Statement:
Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Richard and Eugene Roschman
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