Richard Roschman
Media Type
Item Type
Head and shoulders portrait of Richard Roschman.
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
[ca. 188-]
Date Of Event
[ca. 188-]
Width: 9 cm
Height: 13 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 9cm
Image Height: 13cm
Local identifier
P119 and Local History Slide Collection
Language of Item
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.46668 Longitude: -80.521558
Copyright Statement
Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Waterloo Public Library
Agency street/mail address:

35 Albert Street, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 5E2

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Richard Roschman

Head and shoulders portrait of Richard Roschman.