Deseronto Archives photographic collection
- 1997-2007 (Collection)
- 1860- (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
ca. 1,000 photographs
The photographs in this collection were gathered between 1997 and 2007 by the staff of Deseronto Archives. In many cases information on the provenance of the photographs is missing.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Transferred to the Community Archives in September 2016.
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Scope and content
The photographs are arranged by subject matter and cover activities in and around the town of Deseronto, Ontario. The majority date from the late nineteenth century and many depict the lumber-related industries of the Rathbun Company in Deseronto. There are also photographs of school groups, churches, railways, First World War airfields and portraits of Deseronto citizens.
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Allied materials area
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Many of the photographs have been digitized and are available from the Archives' Flickr account at http://www.flickr.com/photos/deserontoarchives/collections/.