Photograph of members of the Hawley family on the occasion of the baptism of the youngest member. From left to right are: Olive Esther Delmage Hawley (1878-1951); Mary Minetta Hawley MacDonald Selby (1916-2009); Howard Delmage Hawley (1908-1982); George Elmer Hawley (1875-1966); and George Rockwell Hawley (1914-1984). George and Olive moved with their family to Deseronto, Ontario,in 1930 and lived at what is now 317 Main Street next to the small park.
Photographs of Deseronto, Ontario dating from the 1970s to 2011, depicting a variety of Town events. They include a set of aerial photographs of the town from the 1980s; the interior of the former Home Hardware store in the Baker Block on Main Street; the O’Connor House on Main Street before its demolition; the 1989 100th Anniversary celebrations, photographs of Centennial Park and Rathbun Memorial Park; the opening of the Deseronto Public Library in its 358 Main Street location in 2001; the Ontario Provincial Police handover ceremony in 2001; an Easter Parade from the early 2000s; a Santa Parade; the 2002 New Year’s Levee; and the 2010 Olympic Flame run in Deseronto.
Most of the photographs appear to have been taken by Town staff. One envelope was donated to the Town by Irene Usher and contains photographs taken by her late husband, Tom.
Three photographs, formerly in the possession of Thelma Joyce: 1) Students and staff of Deseronto High School, 1927-1928, taken by E. J. Powell of Hamilton [photograph has names on reverse] 2) Members of the United Empire Loyalist Pageant in Deseronto, 1929, taken by Marrison of Kingston 3) Students and staff of Napanee Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, 1930-1931, taken by E. J. Powell of Hamilton
Photographs of members of the council of the Town of Deseronto: George E. Clement James Sexsmith William Irvine James Whitton J. M. Olliver George Parnham A. A. Richardson, Deputy Reeve Frederick S. Rathbun, Treasurer Edward Wilkes Rathbun, Mayor Robert Irvine, Clerk James Dryden, Reeve J. McCollough, Assessor George Gonyou, Chief of Police G. E. Deroche, Solicitor T. D. Galt William Mellow James Saunders
Photocopies and scans of newspaper articles and photographs relating to the Dawson and Burley families. 1) Photocopy of Quinte Scanner article about Hudson’s Mill. December 18, 1981 2) Photocopy of photograph of front of Deseronto House Hotel, with Deseronto Bus Line coach and horses. 3) Photocopy of photos of the old Deseronto to Prince Edward County ferry, being made into a houseboat (Reg Dawson did this) 4) Photocopy of article in The Intelligencer about the ferry from October 30, 1974. Mentions Reg Dawson. 5) Photocopy of photos of the ferry in service. Undated.
Four photographs of St. Mark’s Church, Deseronto, Ontario: 1) Interior of church, taken by A. V. Richardson of Deseronto, early 20th century 2) Exterior of church, taken from Dundas Street, looking northwest, early 20th century 3) Interior of church, looking towards the altar, c.1940[?] 4) Exterior of church, taken from Dundas Street, looking north, dated December 1976
Collection consists of two items:
Digital copy of a photograph of the Redi-Heat building on Mill and Water streets in Deseronto, taken by Frederick Harold Ball in 1938
Financial statements for the Redi-Heat Electrical Appliance Company, 1946, prepared by W. S. Stone, Chartered Accountant, of Belleville, Ontario
Minute book of the Canadian Order of Foresters, Court Quinte No. 1. The fraternal society met in Deseronto, Ontario. The minutes record applications for membership of the society, payments of bills and notes of people who addressed the group. There are some loose papers inside the volume, mainly applications for admission, with reports of character committees on the back.
A series of photographs of members of the Deseronto, Ontario, Sons of Scotland, taken by James Fairbairn. The members of the group are: E. O. Butler J. McKinnon James Fairbairn D. McClew Angus Anderson J. Elliott J. Miller J. L. Macfarlane Robert Whyte Dr John Newton A. D. Macintyre H. McDonald George Richardson J. Buchanan William Stoddart H. Stuart Robert Newton Thomas H. Nasmith H. Irvine W. B. Graham James McKee Joseph Stevenson W. Cummings Thomas Nesbit William McKee H. Kirk W. J. McMicking Robert Anderson