File contains writings by Violet Bowerman, 54 Crestview Ave., Belleville on her activities during the Second World War. The file also contains a copy of a book owned by her mother Violet M. Camken (died 1948) - "The Housekeeper's Companion" published by the Ladies Aid Society of Emmanuel Church, Belleville, 1933.
Thirteen black and white Hall family photographs and three negatives, 1895-1929, including: George Alex Hall, his first wife, Esther Frost and their children Russell and Arthur and his second wife, Mary Clarke Clazie and their children Aleck, Helen, and Frank
Temperance pledge card signed by Mary Clazie, 1907
Embroidered section of Mary Clazie's home-made wedding dress, 1912
Ration books for members of the Toms family, 1944-1945
Letters of congratulation to Mary Lu Toms for winning drawing and academic prizes, 1955-1961
Artwork by Mary Lu Toms for Moira and Quinte Secondary School, including school pins for Moira and the cover of Quintessence, 1958 and a card carrying her sketch of the Hastings County Registry Office building, c.1961
Certificates for completion of 4H home economics courses and Spelling Bee School Champion, 1956-1958
Correspondence concerning Mary Lu Tom's summer job at the Entomology Research Institute in Belleville, 1962
Single page "Brief History of Belleville" by Gerry Boyce, 1982 and correspondence concerning the donation of a dress to Glanmore by Mary Lu Toms, 1985
Papers of Loral and Mildred Wanamaker including Canada Post records (list of Belleville carriers) and supervisor bulletins, leases for Glebe Lands from Rev. John Grier and St. Thomas Anglican Church (1835-1871), voter's lists for Ameliasburg, 1965 and the Town of Trenton, 1909, and 15th ALI band program at Belleville, 1896.
The file contains a newspaper article from the Ontario Intelligencer. It is a letter to the Editor from T.G. Wrightmeyer about the proposition by the then Mayor Haig to change the name of Zwick's Island. The article gives the history of this parcel of land dating back to 1790 given to Captain Phillip Zwick and subsequent generations.
Photograph album with snapshots of children and pets. Some of the images show cars, trains, and manufacturing sites in and around Trenton, Ontario. One photograph shows Harry Palmer after winning the Deacon Road Race between Trenton and Belleville on 7 September 1908.
The file contains a copy of an article from Outlook, dated October 1991 Issue 96, from the Hastings County Historical Society, titled "200th Anniversary of Arrival in Canada of Tavern Owner, Margaret Simpson of Belleville." The file also contains a family genealogy, several letters pertaining to the family history and a couple of newspaper articles about the family.