Three photographs, formerly in the possession of Thelma Joyce: 1) Students and staff of Deseronto High School, 1927-1928, taken by E. J. Powell of Hamilton [photograph has names on reverse] 2) Members of the United Empire Loyalist Pageant in Deseronto, 1929, taken by Marrison of Kingston 3) Students and staff of Napanee Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, 1930-1931, taken by E. J. Powell of Hamilton
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.
Three items: 1) Clarke's drug store, Belleville, calendar, 1908 [Francis Clayton Clarke (1871-1951) had a drug store at 252 Front Street] 2) Flyer for J. & J. Cash labels, with sample ribbons, 1924 3) Yearbook for King George School, North Front Street, Belleville, 1974-1975
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.
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.
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.