Letters sent to William Randall, a tailor from Lonsdale, Ontario, chiefly from his sons, Herman and Prosper, who were working in the United States. There are several letters relating to Loyal Orange Lodge business (including one from Dr. Oronhyatekha), and others appointing Randall as Returning Officer for elections in Tyendinaga Township. One 1864 letter from Herman Randall mentions the U.S. Civil War, while an1866 letter from Arthur Burley of Big Rapids, Michigan, refers to the Fenian Raids.
Three digital photographs of the Belle (347 Front Street) and Capitol (149 Front Street) Theatres in Belleville, Ontario. Films showing are : 'Zorro Rides Again', 'Angels with Dirty Faces' and 'War and Peace'.
Reports, minutes, correspondence, press clippings and property records relating to the activities of the Women's Christian Association in Belleville, Ontario and their work in establishing the Belleville General Hospital and Home for the Aged and in administering both The Residence, later renamed The Gables, and the Tickell House, homes for older women.
Copies of photographs and log book entries relating to Flight Officer George McCallum Sheppard's time at the No. 1 Instrument Flying School in Tyendinaga. Includes:
photographs of his Airspeed Oxford 427 after a crash on August 3rd, 1943
an unofficial coat of arms for B Flight 'Men of Mohawk' S.B.A at No. 1 Instrument Flying School, Tyendinaga, listing its staff: J. A. 'Jack' Coulter, J. E. 'Johnnie' Millard, R. W. 'Ralph' Snider, D. K. 'Mac' McColl, L. G. 'Lloyd' Polden, W. E. 'Mac' McKinney, J. H. 'Joe' Wiley, R. A. 'Bob' Harris, D. H. 'Sammy' Wood-Samman, J. H. 'Jimmy' Clarke, W. F. 'Bill' Veitch, W. H. 'Bill' Durnin AFC, P. M. 'Pete' Bickett, E. E. 'Hake' Hacon, A. A. 'Art' Egan, G. J. 'Fin' Finlay, G. M. 'Shep' Sheppard, W. J. 'Bill' Morrison
a copy of artist Helene Girard's painting illustrating Sheppard's flight of Airspeed Oxford 3800 underneath the bridge at Gananoque on August 29th, 1944
Printed monthly calendar for 1948 produced for C. E. Sexsmith, vendor of feeds, hardware, gas, oil, car accessories and radios in Melrose, Ontario. On the back of each page are hints and information for household and farm use, with 'Helpful Facts for the Housewife' on the first page. The calendar pages hold advertisements for Quaker 'Ful-O-Pep' animal feeds.
Selected editions of Coffee News and Snap Quinte. The Coffee News issues are:
Belleville & Prince Edward: April 4, 2011 and December 3, 2012
Trenton: March 27, 2006 and July 4, 2012
Belleville: July 18, 2005; September 3, 2007; March 28, 2011
Belleville North: October 3, 2011 *Belleville South: October 3, 2011 and January 16, 2012
Snap Quinte editions are April 2008 and August 2012.
Deeds, legal papers, receipts and insurance policies relating to James Ross Cole (1868-1938) of Tyendinaga Township and Corbyville. Includes receipts from Belleville General Hospital and Bishop's Seeds and a 1901 bank book from the Canadian Bank of Commerce.
Twelve audio files on people and families of Belleville, Ontario, produced to mark the 200th anniversary of the city receiving its name and broadcast on CJBQ radio. Researched by Peter Annis and funded by the City of Belleville.