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Photographs of 1936 Belleville flood

  • CA ON00156 2016-84
  • Series
  • 1936

Five annotated photographs of Belleville, Ontario, taken during the March 1936 floods.

Benson, Frank

Ontario Business College class photograph

  • CA ON00156 2010-48
  • Item
  • 1931

Photograph of staff and students of the Ontario Business College, including: Nellie-May Kent (second row, fifth from right); Mae Monica Foster (first row, eight from right); Marjorie Danford (second row, fourth from right) and Mavis Sills (second row, sixth from right). Teacher identified as Mr Motsler, Miss Grant, Mr Moor and Mr Henry.

Ontario Business College (Belleville)

Belleville flood photographs and postcard publication

  • CA ON00156 2016-98
  • Collection
  • 1907-1936

A heart-shaped publication of mini-postcard images of Belleville produced by Charles B. Scantlebury in 1907.
Two photo-postcards of Belleville, Ontario, during spring flooding [possibly 1936], one showing the broken footbridge, the other taken on Bridge Street West.

Scantlebury, Charles B.

George Bruce Airhart materials

  • CA ON00156 2017-01
  • Collection
  • 1911, 1926

Sunday school attendance register for Marmora Methodist Church, Marmora, Ontario, including a printed page with an image of the late Canon C. M. Harris, 1854-1923, Rector at Marmora. Also banquet invitation and menu for an event held at the Hotel Quinte for Hastings County councillors on 10th December 1926.

Airhart, George Bruce

Arthur Tufts collection

  • CA ON00156 2007-05
  • Collection
  • 1937-2000

Materials collected by Arthur Tufts (father of Marilyn Hughes), including:

  • Negative of a photograph of children and staff of Tweed Consolidated School, 1932-1933
  • Printed letter from Harold Walsh to the voters of East Hastings, 1 October 1937
  • 'A History of St. John's United Church, Tweed, Ontario 1957-1969' by Mrs C. R. Porritt, 1967
  • Printed photo directory of St. John's United Church, Tweed, Ontario, 2000
  • Printed 'seniority list' of names of 266 employees of Corby Distilleris Limited at 15 September 1974, with their date of starting work
  • Published history of 'Moira Lodge A.F. & A.M. No. 11 G.R.C. March 10th, 1801 to 1976' by H. S. Robbins
  • Published history 'Moira Lodge A.F. & A.M. No. 11 G.R.C. Bicentennial 1801-2001' by Paul Foster

Tufts, Arthur Herman

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

'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

Aerial photograph of Belleville, Ontario

  • CA ON00156 2011-06
  • Item
  • c.1985

Aerial view of the waterfront east of the Moira River in Belleville, Ontario, showing the harbour area.

Lumbers, Richard

Aselstine family collection

  • CA ON00156 2013-56
  • Collection
  • 1912-1981

Collection includes photographs taken by Howard Aselstine, mainly of floods in Belleville, Ontario, in 1918, and a file of materials relating to the 50th reunion of the class of 1930-1931 of King George Public School in Belleville (held on 20 June 1981), compiled by Dorothy Aitchison, one of the organizers.

Aselstine, Howard

Mounted photograph of window display of John S. McKeown's Rexall drugstore at 271 Front Street, Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2015-59
  • Item
  • c.1920

Mounted photograph of a "Rexall Week" promotional window display at John Spottiswood McKeown's drugstore, 271 Front Street, Belleville, Ontario, c.1920. Photograph taken by Robert McCormick of Belleville. The display features a range of Rexall products, including: Liver Salts, Rubbing Oil, Baby Laxative, Rexall Orderlies, Celery & Iron Tonic, Beef Iron & Wine, Cherry Bark and Dyspepsia Tablets.

McKeown was born in Belleville in 1871. He was the son of John McKeown senior (a boot and shoe merchant) and Mary Bullen. He married Caroline (Carrie) Lingham on October 5th, 1898 and they had one daughter, Helen, born in 1901. In 1921 the family were living at 16 Alexander Street, Belleville, with a maid called Florence Parks.

McKeown's Drug Store was at this location in Front Street from c.1915 to the late 1960s, when it was taken over as The Coach Room, part of Woodley's Furs. This photograph was found by members of the Woodley family in the basement of the building.

McCormick, Robert

Roy Wardle photographs

  • CA ON00156 2013-55
  • Collection
  • 1954-1964

Six digital reproductions of photographs relating to Roy Wardle's time in the Belleville Fire Department, Belleville, Ontario.

William Freeman railway photographs

  • CA ON00156 2019-015
  • Fonds
  • c.1911

Eighteen photo-postcards of Hastings County scenes, taken by William Freeman. They include images of Bannockburn (2), Eldorado (4), Moscow (1), and Trenton (3). Items donated in 2011 include a photograph of Oran Tripp at Trenton, snapshots of the Rose family of Millbridge, a Model T at Bannockburn in 1911 and three C.N.R. engines at Bannockburn in 1912.

Freeman, William

Digital copy of photographic collage of Grand Trunk Railway baseball team

  • CA ON00156 2019-019
  • Item
  • 1919

Copy of a series of photographs of the 1919 Belleville Grand Trunk Railway baseball team, winners of the Central Ontario League Amateur Championship.

Players identified are: J. Kelleher; J. L. Casey; G. V. Weir; H. Whalen; J. S. Smith; S. Simmons; A. G. Meagher; F. Goyer; W. Gerow; W. Mills; Doug Simon; J. W. Ross.

Clarke, W. S.

Charter of the Argyll Chapter of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of Empire

  • CA ON00156 2019-050
  • Item
  • 10 November 1910

Founding charter of the Argyll Chapter (number 159) of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of Empire, granted by the National Chapter of Canada to founding members Mary G. Ponton, Zetta S. March, Bertha H. Vermilyea, Amy I. McFee, Helen G. Wallbridge, Edith R. Hyman, Helena G. Vermilyea, Amy R. Wallbridge, Mary Lee, Mary S. Orr, Flora M. Brown.

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire

Negatives and photographs from Northern Electric plant in Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2016-055
  • Series
  • 1951-1956

Negatives and photographs of activities and buildings at the Northern Electric plant on Sidney Street in Belleville, Ontario. These items were contained in a metal Kardex filing drawer. Headings on the file sleeves include:

  • Erecting Gov. Towers [Negative 2019-055-001]
  • Dismantling & Erecting N.E. Wooden Tower [Negatives 2019-055-002 to 2019-055-019 and print of negative 2019-055-017]
  • Wave Guide Flexing Machine Built 1956 by N.E. Co Belleville [Negatives 2019-055-020 to 2019-055-078 and prints of negatives 2019-055-022, 2019-055-023, 2019-055-024, 2019-055-027, 2019-055-028, 2019-055-029, 2019-055-030 and 2019-055-047]
  • City Fire Dept Demonstration 1955 [4 negatives including 2019-055-084 and 2019-055-085]
  • Fire in Shopmen's Wash Rm. Partition. 1955 [5 negatives, 5 prints]
  • Painting Chain Link Fences 1955 Contractor Carter & Son [2 negatives]
  • Parking Lots 1951 [Includes negative 2019-055-089]
  • Employee Infraction on City Parking Regulations 1955
  • Car Parks 1955 [Negatives 2019-055-091 to 2019-055-093]
  • Power House 1954 [11 negatives including 2019-055-094 and 2019-095]
    *Deterioration of 1947 Plant Roof Due to Negelcted Leak in Roof Membrane, 1955 [2 prints, 3 negatives]
  • Deterioration in West Wall & South & North Corners of 1947 BLDG. Repointed Brickwork 1955 [30 prints, 32 negatives]
  • Leaking Flashings [1 print]
  • Slippage of Roof Material on 1951 Extension Saw Tooths Corrected 1955 By Application of S.I.S. Roofing. [3 prints, 3 negatives]
  • 1951 Extension to Plant [44 prints, 106 negatives]
  • Paint Shop Construction 1955 [13 prints, 20 negatives]
  • Shop Partitions Designed & Built in Belleville Plant 1953 [4 prints, 7 negatives]
  • Standard Benches Designed & Produced in Belleville Plant 1952 [1 print (labelled 'Sound Proof Booth'), 3 negatives]
  • Moving Pacific Brake from CN Tracks to Belleville Plant [1 print, 4 negatives]
  • 44 K.V. Substation Installation, 1954 [6 negatives]
  • 1953 Fordson Tractor & Attachments [4 prints, negatives 2019-055-096 to 2019-055-103]
  • Taken to Demonstrate Inefficient Material Handling [6 prints, 4 negatives]
  • Warehouse 1954 [4 prints, 14 negatives including 2019-055-104 to 2019-055-106]
  • Excavating for the 1951 Extension [16 prints, 3 negatives]

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Papers relating to Thomas Kelso's property at 161 George Street, Belleville

  • CA ON00156 2019-061
  • Collection
  • 1873-2019

Receipts and certificates addressed to Thomas Kelso from suppliers and contractors involved in building his property at 161 George Street, Belleville, Ontario. The work was carried out between 1873 and 1876 under the direction of John D. Evans, architect. This collection also includes notes on the Kelso/Roberts family tree, compiled by Trudi and Bob Banting, with reproduction photographs of family members.

The material has been arranged into the following files:
1) Invoices and receipts relating to the construction of 161 George Street, Belleville, 1873-1876
2) Contractor's certificates relating to the construction of 161 George Street signed by John D. Evans, architect, 1873-1875
3) Summary of expenses relating to the construction of the house at 161 George Street, c.1875; calculation of simple and compound interest, 1869-1882; bill for pine lumber from the Rathbun Company, 1888; specifications for construction work for the sodus Point & Southern Rail Road, not dated
4) Legal papers relating to costs incurred by the Grand Junction Railway in 1877; a case against Henry Covert involving Kelso and Pitceathly in 1879; a report into the condition and affairs of the Union Mutual Life Insurance Company of Maine, 1884
5) Abstracts of title for lots 4 and 5, east side of George Street, Belleville, 1950; newspaper clipping announcing the designation of 161 George Street, Belleville, 1986
6) Reproduction photographs of 161 George Street and Kelso/Roberts family members, c.2019

Kelso, Thomas

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