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Scanned photograph of 153 Victoria Avenue, Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2017-14
  • Item
  • c.1977

Scanned image of a photograph of the house at 153 Victoria Avenue, Belleville, Ontario. The house was built by Charles Frederick Smith in around 1878 and sold by Smith to John Wesley Johnson in 1889 for $4,250. Johnson was the Principal of the Ontario Business College in Belleville and Mayor of Belleville, 1897-1900, and Member of the Provincial Parliament for Hastings West, 1908-1919.

Hastings County Historical Society. Building Research Committee

Bookmark welcoming Sir Mackenzie Bowell to Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2017-36
  • Item
  • 12 Mar 1895

Silk bookmark reads "Belleville's WELCOME To her distinguished Son. March 12th, 1895. Hon. Sir Mackenzie Bowell, K.C.M.G. From Belleville Schools to PREMIERSHIP OF CANADA".

Adelia Leslie (Warren) collection

  • CA ON00156 2017-37
  • Collection
  • 1936

Two scans of photographs of Adelia Leslie, a graduate of the Belleville General Hospital School of Nursing, and her classmates. Also her copy of the commemorative volume 'Belleville General Hospital School of Nursing 1893-1970 and Edith Cavell Regional School of Nursing 1968-1974'.

Leslie, Adelia

Needham Throop collection

  • CA ON00156 2017-38
  • Collection
  • 1955-1998

Reports and publications relating to Northern Electric and their Belleville operation. Includes:

  • 'Northern News', 14 Mar 1955
  • Résumé for W. J. Needham Throop, 1965
  • 'Look What's Going On in Belleville' publication, 26 October 1970
  • 'Look What's Going On in Belleville' publication, 25 January 1971
  • 'Northern Electric now...and the future' publication, 1974
  • Proposal for Business Systems to assume responsibility for the office service function, 1980
  • Suggestion Plan Manual for the Subscriber Switching Division, 28 January 1983
  • Certificate of membership in the Telephone Pioneers of America for W. J. Needham Throop
  • Nortel Belleville 50th Anniversary publication, 1997

Other items:

  • Belleville McFarlands decal, 1959
  • Promotional card for Dixie Inn Barbeque on Bridge Street West in Belleville, owned by George A. De Vuyst, c.1959
  • Belleville-Trenton directory published by F & N Directories, 1962-1963

Throop, (William James) Needham

Photograph of bearded man

  • CA ON00156 2017-41
  • Item
  • c.1870

Photograph of a young, bearded man, taken by Margaret Christie of Madoc, Ontario.

Christie, Margaret

Military photographs from World War I

  • CA ON00156 2017-58
  • Collection
  • 1916

Two photographs:

  1. Canadian Expeditionary Force, 155th O.S. Battalion at Barriefield, July 6, 1916 . A cropped version of the same image is available online here: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/25/155th_Battalion%2C_Barriefield%2C_July_6%2C_1916._No._498_%28HS85-10-32556%29.jpg
  2. Unidentified military unit standing on a large parade ground in an unnamed city, with a water tower in the background carrying an advertisement for Sweet Caporal Cigarettes. This image has been scanned and is available online at https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/35460399302/

'Souvenir of Belleville' postcard set and loose postcards

  • CA ON00156 2017-61
  • Collection
  • c.1935

Six loose coloured postcards showing: Front Street, Belleville, Ontario Aerial View of R.C.A.F. Station, looking South, near Belleville, Ontario Moira River, Belleville, Ontario General Hospital, Belleville, Ontario Albert College, Belleville, Ontario Dominion Entomological Building, Belleville, Ont.

A fold-out 'Souvenir of Belleville' set of postcards produced by Valentine-Black Ltd., Toronto. They depict: Post Office, Quinte Hotel, Churches, Armouries, Belleville, Ontario Church of St. Michael the Archangel (R.C.) St. Thomas' Church (Anglican) Belleville, Ontario Bridge Street United Church, Belleville, Ontario Front Street looking North, Belleville, Ontario Front Street, Belleville, Ont. looking North Moira River looking North from Victoria Park, Belleville, Ontario Bridge St., bridge over Moira River, Belleville, Ontario Main bldgs., Belleville General Hospital Hotel Quinte, Belleville, Ontario High School, Belleville, Ontario Albert College, Belleville, Ontario Main bldg., Ontario School for the Deaf, Belleville, Ont., Canada Club House, Quinte Golf and Country Club, Belleville, Ont., Canada The Armouries, Belleville, Ont., Canada War Memorial, Belleville, Ont., Canada

Etching 'A View in Belleville - 1882'

  • CA ON00156 2017-66
  • Item
  • 1882

Etching of Church Street in Belleville, Ontario, looking south with the Tabernacle and St. Michael's churches on the left and right of the image, respectively. The McCurdy house is visible on the right of the image. Also a news clipping of a 'Time Capsule' from the Intelligencer, featuring the same image.

1957 Calendar produced by Houston's of Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2017-68
  • Item
  • 1957

Promotional calendar for Houston's (building supplies) of 75 St. Paul Street, Belleville, Ontario. The 'Barely Covered' image on the calendar was originally painted by R. James Stuart.

Digital photographs of a Toronto Police scrapbook of wanted people

  • CA ON00156 2017-70
  • Collection
  • 1929-1931

Digital photographs of pages of a scrapbook containing circulars about individuals suspected of crimes or escaped convicts, submitted by police departments across North America to the Toronto Police Service.

Toronto Police Service

Photograph of John Bracken and George H. Stokes

  • CA ON00156 2017-74
  • Item
  • 22 June 1945

Photograph by T. V. Little of Ottawa showing John Bracken, Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party shaking the hand of George H. Stokes, Progressive Conservative MP for Hastings South at Mr. Bracken's farm near Ottawa. A note attached to the photograph states that both men's birthdays were June 22nd, which was also John Bracken's wedding anniversary.

Little, T. V.

Sandercock collection

  • CA ON00156 2017-76
  • Collection
  • 1934-2004

Two scrapbooks of materials relating to Elmer Sandercock's political career as a Progressive Conservative MPP and newspaper clippings and family photographs relating to Elmer and Ethel Sandercock's time as superintendents of the Hastings County House of Refuge in Belleville, Ontario. Framed photograph of attendees of the 15th Annual Convention of the Association of Managers of the Homes for Aged and Inform, 1934.

Corlies, Jim

Alpha Dairies butter papers

  • CA ON00156 2017-82
  • Item
  • c.1950

Three sheets of paper used for wrapping pound weights of 'Alpha brand Creamery Butter, First Grade' produced by Alpha Dairies Limited of 57 Cannifton Road, Belleville, Ontario. The dairies are listed at this address in the 1949 Vernon's directory of Belleville.

Alpha Dairies Ltd.

Desmond H. D. Lowry photographs of Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2017-85
  • Series
  • 1969-2006

Colour photographs of the Norris Whitney bridge under construction between Rossmore and Belleville, Ontario and aerial photographs of Belleville, Wellington, Picton, Tweed, Stirling and the open pit mine at Marmora. Photographs of aircraft, including a replica of the 'Spirit of St. Louis', which visited Belleville in 1977 or 1978.

Lowry, Desmond Herbert Douglas

Woodhouse family photographs

  • CA ON00156 2017-87
  • Collection
  • 1920-1959

Photographs taken by members of the Muir and Woodhouse families.

Muir, Ruth

Archives Angels

  • CA ON00156 2017-97
  • c.2008

Photograph of the Hastings County Historical Society's 'Archives Angels' volunteers, standing on the front steps of the Hastings Heritage Centre at 154 Cannifton Road North, Cannifton, Ontario. From left to right, the people included are: Luella Parkhurst, Gerry Boyce, Marion Fisher, Katharine Mills, Lois Foster, Mary Jane Throop, Bill Kennedy, Bobby-Jo Morris and Marney Black.

Hannah Harrison collection

  • CA ON00156 2018-006
  • Collection
  • c.1900-1970

Collection comprises:

  • album with 128 photographs of family scenes taken by Hannah Harrison of 64 Emily Street, Belleville, Ontario
  • mounted photograph of the house at 64 Emily Street, c.1900
  • photograph of six young women in naval costumes (Hannah Harrison bottom right), c. 1900
  • Methodist Church annual ticket for 1902-1903 in the name of Hannah Harrison
  • Canadian National Railways passes for David Harrison, blacksmith, 1935-1942
  • 'Happy Birthday Sweetheart' card addressed to Hannah Harrison, 1939
  • Wharf Street Debating Club membership card in the name of D. Harrison, 1941
  • photographs of Hannah Harrison holding a baby, c.1970.

Harrison, Hannah Mary

Digital copies of negatives from the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf

  • CA ON00156 2018-023
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1939

Scanned copies of negatives and one photograph taken by staff of the Ontario School for the Deaf (now Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf). They include photographs of children taking part in classes, sports and activities at the school. The photograph shows City Hall in Belleville, Ontario, decorated for the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in May 1939.

Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf

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