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Digital photographs of Mohawk blockade in support of Wet'suwet'en protest

  • CA ON00156 2020-024
  • Series
  • 10 February 2020

Eleven digital photographs of the demonstration at the railway lines in the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in support of the Wet'suwet'en protest against the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline through their territory.

Morris, Bobby-Jo

Registration certificate for Sampson Clarke

  • CA ON00156 DA 2016.06
  • Item
  • 22 June 1918

Certificate of registration for the national purposes of Canada of Sampson Clarke of Deseronto, Ontario.

Canada Registration Board

Smith family photograph album

  • CA ON00156 2010.06
  • File
  • c.1860-1920

The photographs include members of the Smith family. Some were taken in Napanee, Belleville, Brighton and Deseronto, Ontario, others in Watertown and Carthage, New York and Plainwell, Michigan.

Many of the photographs had become detached from the album and their captions. The names mentioned on the pages of the album (not all of them with associated photographs) are:

Irve Smith
E. M. F. Thibault
Samuel Smith
Jim Rattery
Robert Smith
Chas.
Annie Belton
Miss Roblin, Brighton, Ontario
Henry Ford, Watertown, New York
Bill Charnside, Watertown, New York
Fred Smith
Carol Jane 1946
Debo
Eliza & Frank Fulligar & Laura, Plainwell, Michigan
Dick Greene
Libbie & Henry Hawley & Bernice
Alice Campbell
Mrs Harrick
Joe Gonkins, Watertown, New York
Chas. Smith
John See & family
Bill Davison, Charlotte & Hugh
John Breeze
Sam
Neal Maloney
Irvine Smith
Fred Smith

Information from Eric and Linda Wilde shows that many of these individuals are descendants of Samuel See (1808-1854) and his sister Ann (1803-1871), who married Benjamin Smith (1808-1895). They were born in England and settled in Lennox and Addington County, Ontario.

Sheet music collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2005.1111
  • Collection
  • 1905-1911

Collection includes:

  • Transcriptions of Popular Songs for the Piano: “Home Sweet Home” by J.H. Slack Op. 3, 1905
  • “Grand Opera Bits”, selected and arranged by Geo. Rosey. “A Selection From the Most Popular Operas”, 1906
  • “You’ll Have to Wait till My Ship Comes In”. Words by Rev. Shields, Music by Geo. Evans, 1906
  • "Love and Flowers" by F. Aldrich, 1908
  • The Original Piano Bell and Chime Novelty: “Evening Chimes Reverie”, by Bert L. Futton and “Sunset on the St. Lawrence” by Maxime Heller, 1910
  • Selected Compositions for the Piano by Modern Masters ( Series II: “Remember Me), 1911
  • “Bridal Roses” Waltzes by Jos. M. Daly, 1912

Jackie Simpson file relating to Carman fountain

  • CA ON00156 2020-016
  • File
  • 1974-1997

File of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to the relocation of the Carman fountain from Glanmore National Historic Site to the Moodie cottage in Belleville, Ontario, in 1997, including notes on the history of the fountain. The fountain was at the Moodie cottage from 1997 to October 2019, when the City of Belleville removed the fountain into storage. It was located at Glanmore from 1984 to 1997 and was at Franklin Foley's ironworks from the late 1960s to 1984. It was moved to Fireman's Park at Dundas and Front Street in 1961. It was originally located at the Carman property at Dundas and Bleecker, which was built in 1876.

Simpson, Jackie

Photograph of drawing of St. Peter's Presbyterian Church, Madoc

  • CA ON00156 2020-010
  • Item
  • c.1870

Photograph of a drawing of St. Peter's Presbyterian Church in Madoc, Ontario. A note on the back of the image states that the church burned down in 1873 and the house on the left was the residence of Rev. David Wishart, later owned by George Gillespie.

Digital photographs taken by Bobby-Jo Morris

  • CA ON00156 2020-015
  • Series
  • 2018-2020

Digital photographs by Bobby-Jo Morris of:
1-2, 12-13) Mike's Restaurant in Marysville, Ontario, 2018
3-10) the Carman fountain at the Moodie cottage on Bridge Street West in Belleville, 2019;
11) Salmon river at Milltown, January 2020

Morris, Bobby-Jo

Photograph of Mike Stanko and Clare Homan

  • CA ON00156 2020-014
  • Item
  • c.1953

Photograph taken at John and Leatha Homan's farm on Harmony Road in Corbyville, Hastings County, Ontario. It shows Mike Stanko, a displaced person from Poland who came to Canada after the Second World War, and the Homan's son, Clare, next to a car.

Photographs and papers from Bev Boomhour

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.25
  • File
  • 1953-2006

Three photographs loaned for scanning:
1) 1953 at Deseronto High School of Bev Cole (later Boomhour), Paula Akey, Ken Scovell, Jean Armitage and Donna Cole
2) 1961 taken inside Lucky Strikes Lanes, including Hugh and Winnie Magee and Vern Boomhour
3) 1968 Brownie pack picking up garbage on the site of the former Deseronto Public School (blurry). Pack leaders were Dorothea Keech and Bev Boomhour.
Papers for the Archives:
4) May 31st, 1979 Deseronto Public School ‘Items of Interest’ letter
5) 2006 Municipal Elections list of nominations for the Town of Deseronto, with notes of those elected.

Photographs of Colp Block, Deseronto, Ontario

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.20
  • File
  • c.1980

Photographs of the former Colp Block on the southwest corner of St. George and Edmon Streets in Deseronto, Ontario. The building was torn down in the early 1980s.

News clipping about the Deseronto Board of Education

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.12
  • Item
  • June 1944

News clipping of a report from the Kingston Whig Standard on the regular monthly meeting of the Deseronto Board of Education, held at Deseronto High School, Ontario on June 6th, 1944.

Items covered in the meeting included a request from Principal R. A. Bowen for the grass to be cut in the field of the Public School where the children played ball and the resignation of Miss Mary Rogers of Room 1, Public School.

The chairman of the Board was Cuthbert Sager. Other members included Mrs. T. R. McCullough, Mrs. C. F. Dummell, Rev. F. G. Robinson, J. C. Reynolds, R. Wessman and E. Gibson.

Photographs of Deseronto town signs

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.05
  • File
  • 2006

Colour photographs of the town’s two original “Heart of Walleye World” fish signs and the three signs which were painted in 2006 to replace the old ones. The plywood was donated by the Town of Deseronto and the work of cutting out the fish shapes was undertaken by Tom Usher. Diane Myers painted the signs and the fish scales were done by a man called Gerry [surname unknown] who appears in the last two photographs.

Myers, Diane

Lucky Strikes ashtray

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.04
  • Item
  • c.1960

Green ashtray awarded at the Lucky Strikes Lanes in Deseronto, Ontario, for a bowling score of "320 & Over in 5-Pins".

The Lucky Strikes Lanes were at 358 Main Street, where Deseronto Public Library was later located.

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