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Digital photographs of Deseronto Town Hall

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.08
  • File
  • 14 May 2014

Photographs of work to install a ramp leading from Main Street to the entrance of Deseronto Town Hall.

Hill, Amanda

Digital copies of photographs taken in Deseronto

  • CA ON00156 DA 2014.06
  • File
  • 1980s

Copies of photographs:

  1. United Restaurant, 349 Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario
  2. United Restaurant
  3. Former Deseronto High School building on Thomas Street, Deseronto

Brant, Diane

Stapley family Royal Flying Corps photograph collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2013.06
  • Collection
  • 1918

Photographs depicting aircraft and airmen of the Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force, principally taken in and around Camp Rathbun, the pilot training camp situated to the north of Deseronto, Ontario. The majority of individuals pictured are not identified, although the captions 'Jimmie Russell' and 'Cadet Mitchell' appear on two of the photographs.

Stapley (family)

Digital copies of Royal Flying Corps photographs from George Edward Munk

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.20
  • File
  • 1917-1918

Photographs from an album compiled by George Munk during his time with the 85th Canadian Training Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps/Royal Air Force at Camp Mohawk near Deseronto and CampTaliaferro in Fort Worth, Texas.

Munk, George Edward

Materials transferred from Deseronto Town Hall

  • CA ON00156 DA 2007.05
  • Collection
  • 1889-1956
  1. Printed ‘Rules of Order of the Municipal Council of the Town of Deseronto’ 18 Feb 1889
  2. Printed pro-forma for a certificate of public recognition by the town of Halifax for service in the Second World War (with pencilled alterations to make reference to Deseronto instead), 1945
  3. Printed booklet on ‘The Future of the Liberal Party’, address by Brooke Claxton, Minister of National Defence, 4 Aug 1948
  4. Auditor’s report on road expenditures for the Town of Deseronto, 1949
  5. Edition of ‘Roads and Road Construction’ journal, March 1951, Vol. 29, no. 339
  6. Leases between the Town of Deseronto and the Deseronto Lions Club (of the Skating Rink) and Deseronto Boating Club (part of the old saw mill property), 1953-1954
  7. Published report by the Select Committee on Indian Affairs on ‘Civil Liberties and Rights of Indians [Indigenous People] in Ontario’, 19 Mar 1954
  8. Letter from J.D. Lee and Company to the Deseronto Medical Officer of Health, Dr W. H. Duffett, with two copies of blueprint relating to modifications to the septic tank of the Deseronto Public School, 4 Dec 1956

Town of Deseronto

Materials transferred from Deseronto Town Hall

  • CA ON00156 DA 2007.04
  • Collection
  • 1931-1951
  1. Plan of the Town of Deseronto, with lot numbers, 1931
  2. File of correspondence labelled 'Police Court' containing letters relating to fines issued for speeding in Deseronto, 1950-1951
  3. Printed copy of The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan broadcast by Mackenzie King on 17 December 1939

Town of Deseronto

Floyd Marlin collection

  • CA ON00156 DA FM
  • Collection
  • 1890-1970

Notes on Deseronto’s history and a number of postcards and photographs.

Marlin, Floyd

Digital photograph of miniature Quinte Fuel Coompany coal scuttle

  • CA ON00156 DA 2013.05
  • Item
  • c.1920

Photograph of a ‘Quinte Fuel Co.’ promotional miniature coal scuttle. The company was listed in the Deseronto telephone directory in 1919 (with the telephone number 44, as on the scuttle). It was still in existence in the 1970s.

Digital copies of badges and postcards

  • CA ON00156 DA 2013.04
  • Collection
  • 1906-c.1975

Scanned copies of Deseronto Police and Deseronto High School patches, with 13 postcards of Deseronto scenes and buildings.

Part of an architectural analysis of the Ford Block in Kingston

  • CA ON00156 DA 2013.03
  • Item
  • 2012

Part of an architectural analysis by Jennifer McKendry of the Ford Block at 165 Wellington Street, Kingston, Ontario, a building which was converted into a bank in 1895. The bank had a similar layout to the Bank of Montreal in Deseronto and the analysis includes a plan of the first floor of the bank.

McKendry, Jennifer

Papers from Bev Boomhour

  • CA ON00156 DA 2012.11
  • Collection
  • 1998-2002
  1. Newspaper clipping from The Intelligencer of 15 November 1998 about Jim Graham, a 73-year-old marathon runner from Deseronto (brother-in-law to Bev Boomhour).
  2. Flyer for a children's musical production of 'Candy Cane Lane' and a demonstration by the Napanee Skating Club on 1 December 2002 in the Deseronto Community Centre on Mechanic Street, Deseronto.

Hobbs family Royal Flying Corps photograph collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2012.10
  • Collection
  • 1917 - 1918

Album of photographs compiled by a member of the Hobbs family. Teddie Hobbs appears in one of the photographs and there is also a photograph of the grave of J. E. Hobbs. The majority of photographs are of the First World War Royal Flying Corps training camps in North America: Camps Borden and Mohawk in Ontario and Camp Taliaferro in Texas.

Digital copies of photographs from Robert J. Burkitt

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.28
  • Series
  • 1950-1970

Ten photographs taken in and around Deseronto by the Burkitt family. Bill Burkitt ran Burkitt's Groceteria at 344 Main Street, Deseronto in the 1950s and 1960s.

2011.28 (1) Snapshot of Robert Burkitt. c.1953
2011.28 (2) George Wannamaker, the butcher in the Burkitt Groceteria, Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario, during the 1950s.
2011.28 (3) Snapshot of Tom Burkitt, c.1960
2011.28 (4) Snapshot of Tom Burkitt and Arthur Dawson taken at Camp Quin-Mo-Lac near Tweed.
2011.28 (5) Snapshot of Phyllis Twiddy Creaser and Doris Twiddy Rendell
2011.28 (6) Snapshot of Robert Burkitt taken on Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario with Chapman's Restaurant on the left and Jackson's Hardware to the right.
2011.28 (7) Photograph of Robert Burkitt taken at Deseronto Public School, Deseronto, Ontario.
2011.28 (8) Tom and Robert Burkitt, with their mother, Marjorie, outside the family's grocery store, Burkitt's Groceteria, at 344 Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario, c.1960.
2011.28 (9) Five members of the Burkitt family: Tom and Robert at the rear, Bill and Marjorie Burkitt at the front, with Jim Warder, Marjorie's father. Taken outside the Deseronto Post Office, c.1975.
2011.28 (10) Snapshot of the front of Burkitt's Groceteria, 344 Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario, c.1955.

Items found in 77 Brant Street, Deseronto

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.27
  • Collection
  • 1931-1955

Found in file labelled “Old Papers Found 77 Brant Street, Deseronto, 1997”
Papers, including:

  1. Directory listing for a canteen in Deseronto for Miss A. Mungo, 1931;
  2. Chattel mortgage for Mrs Alice Freeman, 785 Princess Street, Kingston, 1949;
  3. Calendar of movies playing at the Bayview [Naylor's] Theatre, Deseronto, Ontario, during April [1952]. Includes advertisements for Ernie Luck's Plumbing & Heating, Burkitt's Groceteria, Moody's Men's Wear, Gerald Lott's Jewellery, and Rosebay Dairy. Movies include Hollywood Story, Illegal Entry, Texas Rangers, That's My Boy, Wing and a Prayer, Royal Wedding, Father's Little Dividend, The Mating Season, Fury of the Congo, The Great Caruso, Bird of Paradise, Tall in the Saddle and Wabash Avenue.
  4. Letter from Avis [Mungo?] on the S.S. Ralph Budd, heading for Fort William and Port Arthur [Thunder Bay], written October 29, 1955 (and envelope addressed to Mr Marshall Claus, 44 Johnston Street, Kingston, Ontario);
  5. Sheet of recipes for date bread, raisin rolls and basic muffins (undated);
  6. Card for Art Nelson, Parkdale wines, Toronto (undated)
  7. List of prices for various named items (including ‘inca tie tack’).

Bill Sharpe collection

  • CA ON00156 DA 2011.24
  • Collection
  • c.2000-2010

Audio recordings of Bill Sharpe's recollections of the Second World War, made for the sound archive of the Imperial War Museum in London, England. The photographs show Bill Sharpe meeting Queen Elizabeth II at Canada House in London.

Sharpe, William Clarence

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