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Smith family photographs

  • CA ON00156 2014-49
  • Fonds
  • 1872-2000

The fonds consists of 633 photographs, 23 negatives, letters, sympathy cards, business cards, newspaper clippings, genealogy and family history and a few business papers belonging to the Smith family, primarily Frank Smith of Madoc. The photographs found in this fonds mainly depict the area around Madoc, with some from Bancroft, Maynooth and other places in Hastings County. A large number of the photographs were taken on vacation or while travelling through Canada and the United States. The photographs were taken in Florida, Atlantic City, Pittsburgh, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Healy Falls, Shaw Falls, Coppercliffe, Ottawa, Port Carling, Gaspe, Napanee, Madoc, Bancroft, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick.

The families primarily depicted in the photographs are the Smith family, McCaw family, Swayne family and Cassidy family. Many of the photographs have names and places written on the back of them. Other people mentioned on the photographs include: Jean Phillips Thompson, Mary Smith Barton, Aunt Vera, Muriel Smith, George Wright, Hugh Pepper, Frank Smith, Frank and Jane Packer Ingersoll, Elizabeth Baker, Martin Porter, Kay Seaton, Helen Whycock, Bessie Woods, Tom Ross, Jack and Ann Yonkers.

There are 3 letters from Henry and Eliza Smith between 1872 and 1874; a birth certificate for Frank Smith, news clippings on the Smith and McCaw families and events in Madoc. There are also family trees and other genealogical information connecting the Smith, McCaw and other families.

Smith (family)

Hastings County Junior Farmers materials

  • CA ON00156 2022-087
  • Collection
  • 1955-1987

Materials relating to the Hastings County Junior Farmers, including:

  1. Seven "Hasco Fain" yearbook publications: 1959 (2 editions), 1960, 1961, 1962-1963, 1964-1965, 1985 (60th anniversary edition)
  2. Three cloth patches, one with text "Thurlow Junior Farmer" and two with "1956 Hastings Champions Junior Farmer Girls"
  3. Four photographs: three of 1955 Junior Farmers members, including: Ross Bateman, Getha Sherry, Kay Summers, Ross Moorcroft, Bob Mallory, Harvey Homan, Eva Martin, Helen Harry, Jean Frost, Ralph Swan, Grant Richardson, Carl Reid, Marlene Moorcroft. Also a photograph of people dancing at the 1955 Hastings Formal Ball.
  4. Invitation to At Home and Dance at Tobe's County Gardens to the Top Hats Orchestra, 1 December 1950
  5. Order of service for church service at Foxboro United Church, 25 May 1957
  6. Announcement for Mixed Curling Bonspiel, 18 November 1978
  7. File of correspondence and programs for 60th anniversary celebrations, 1985
  8. Seven "Hastings Happenings" newsletters, June 1986- April 1987
  9. File of correspondence concerning the Hastings County International Plowing Match, 1986
  10. File of correspondence concerning the Hastings County Dairy Princess Competition, 1986
  11. "Plant a Seed for Need Junior Farmers 87" sign with text "We supported the Hastings County Junior Farmers effort to grow garden produce for the Gleaners Food Bank", 1987

Hastings County Junior Farmers

Memories of a Farm Boy

  • CA ON00156 2021-102
  • Item
  • 2021

A series of memories of the author's childhood on a farm in Wallbridge, Ontario.

McNaught, Alexander D.

Marmora Township North : history

File contains a photocopied manuscript memoir by Gertrude Hay Caverly, relating her experiences as an early settler in northern Marmora Township and describing conditions in the township ca. 1850-1857. Submitted to Gerry Boyce for his book, Historic Hastings.

Caverly, Gertrude Hay

Ethel Short collection

  • CA ON00156 MG 647
  • Collection
  • 1923-1987

Collection comprises:

  • File 1: Family photographs: mainly of farm scenes such as haymaking, corn harvesting, steam traction engines, horses. Two individuals are identified: George Avery and Will Roblin.
  • File 2: Publications- newspaper clippings
  • File 3: Nostalgic items and publications, newspaper clippings
  • File 4: Miscellaneous publications and clippings
  • File 5: Material relating to Belleville's 1978 Centennial

Materials added to the Community Archives' newspaper holdings: Belleville Intelligencer recipe supplements, 1964-1987

Short, Ethel

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