Photographs from World War Two, Philip Etter's identification cards, literature on the navy and military, correspondence with the Canadian Merchant Navy Veterans Association, newspaper articles, newspapers from World War Two, House of Commons releases, the journal "The Red Duster".
Digital copies of photographs taken by Sergeant Christopher Paulus Devos, a flight instructor for 84 Canadian Training Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force at Camp Mohawk near Deseronto, Ontario.
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.
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.
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.
Scanned images of two photograph albums compiled by Harry McBride while he was serving as a rigger in the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force at Camp Mohawk near Deseronto, Ontario, and in Texas. Includes a copy of his discharge papers.
Collection comprises photographs of the two First World War Royal Flying Corps training camps at Deseronto, Ontario and notes for an unpublished book, 'Wings Over Deseronto', on the history of the camps. Camp Mohawk and Camp Rathbun were in operation between May 1917 and November 1918, training men to be pilots for the Western Front. The photographs in this collection are originals and reproductions depicting the aircraft, staff and cadets of the Royal Flying Corps, principally in the Deseronto camps, but also at Camps Borden and Leaside (Ontario) and Camp Taliaferro, in Fort Worth, Texas.
Copies of Belleville's 'Daily Ontario' and 'Daily Intelligencer' newspaper articles relating to the Battle of Vimy Ridge, published in April 1917 and articles from the 'Ontario Intelligencer' relating to the opening of the Vimy Memorial in May 1932.
The photographs are arranged by subject matter and cover activities in and around the town of Deseronto, Ontario. The majority date from the late nineteenth century and many depict the lumber-related industries of the Rathbun Company in Deseronto. There are also photographs of school groups, churches, railways, First World War airfields and portraits of Deseronto citizens.
Four printed honour rolls listing World War Two veterans from the following institutions and companies: 1) Belleville Collegiate and Vocational School: c.1,100 names 2) Canadian Industrial Alcohol Company [Corby's Distillery, Corbyville]: 23 names and 19 photographs 3) College Street School [Trenton]: c.340 names 4) Corbin Lock Company [Belleville]: 71 names
Photocopies of two articles published in 'The Canadian' publication of the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf concerning the appropriation of the school by the Commonwealth Air Training Programme in 1941.