Two notebooks relating to teacher-training, compiled by Mabel Anna Fleming, c. 1912, including two sheets of "teacher's prayers".
Three photographs of:
Four men and three horses harvesting wheat on the fourth concession of Sidney township "Wheat won an award", c. 1910
A man and several horses with timber "John Williamson (owner) at mill Stockdale", c. 1920 *A man on a path with boys in the background "R. B. Shaw, 1930" "Bobby Shaw Millbrook, Ont. High School Teacher in Frankford for 3 years", 1930
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
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.
Photograph of unidentified woman taken by Forrest & Lozo of Belleville, c.1870
Postcard with aerial photograph of W. Elmer Tufts' farm in Halloway, Ontario
Front page of The Intelligencer with an article on Corby's Distillery, 24 Nov 1966
Order of service for Remembrance Day Ceremony at Tyendinaga Township, with list of veterans, 11 Nov 2001
Order of service for 175th anniversary of St. Michael the Archangel church in Belleville, 3 Oct 2004
Materials for the memorial service for Bernice Parrot, 10 Oct 2009
Notes on the Broom Gang (Rink Rats) of the Belleville Memorial Arena, researched by Richard Hughes in June 2012
Materials for the 50th Reunion Celebration of Nicholson Catholic College in Belleville, May 2010
Blank forms, including Royal Military College of Canada passes; Canadian National Telegraphs Cablegram and Telegraph; C.O.D. envelopes; Merchandise Receipt Book for Canadian National Railway Company Express Service
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
Printed circular addressed to the teachers of Centre Hastings from A. W. McGuire, inspector of public schools. Dated at Tweed, Ontario, 10 March 1926.
Certificates from the polling station at Riggs School in Madoc Township, Hastings County, concerning the number of votes cast for George Jordan, Roscoe Robson and Ed Schievert in the Federal election of 7 June 1948.110 ballots were cast in total. Roscoe Robson was returned (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roscoe_Robson).
Collection includes published annual reports of Deseronto Methodist Church for 1902, 1912, 1923 and 1924; souvenir booklet of the Methodist Church, 1911-1912; typewritten history of the Deseronto United Church from the 1860s up to 1976 (apparently extracted from minutes of the Board); newspaper clippings relating to church members and ministers, 1960s; a few photographs of church members, 1960s; printed orders of service 1970s-1980. Also includes a blank contract agreement between public school trustees and a teacher from the 1890s.