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Photograph of 'Lettie'

  • CA ON00156 DA 2009.17
  • Item
  • August 1903

Photograph of a young woman with inscription reading "Dear Mother With best Love Lettie, Aug 12th 1903". The woman is possibly Lettie Howard (born Lettie Young: 1874-1961). Lettie Howard is the only person in Deseronto in the 1901 census with that first name. She married Robert Howard in Belleville on 10 April 1894.

Fairbairn, James

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

Photographs of women

  • CA ON00156 2011-10
  • Collection
  • c.1920

Two photo-postcards, one of "Mrs. Foster & daughter" and one of "Mrs G. Perry, 6 Moira St. E. Belleville".

Scott's Women's Institute minute books

  • CA ON00156 SCWI
  • Series
  • 1917-1933

Minute books (with some accounting information) for the Kitchener's Red Cross Society, 1917-1919; Scott's Women's Institute, 1919-1924; and Scott's Church Ladies Aid, 1924-1933.

Kitchener's Red Cross Society

Scrapbook compiled by Alice Deacon

  • CA ON00156 2015-55
  • Collection
  • 1914-1947

Scrapbook compiled by Alice Deacon of 107 Station Street, Belleville, 1914-1919, including newspaper cuttings about Belleville servicemen, theatre programmes and flyers, postcards. The book used to paste the clippings into was Richardson's New Method for the Piano-Forte. The collection also includes 'The Canadian Forces in the Great War' by Colonel A. Foretescue Duguid, 1947, stamped 'Belleville Poppy Committee' on the front cover, 14pp.

Deacon, Alice

Florrie Sexsmith columns for Deseronto Post

  • CA ON00156 DA 2009.24
  • File
  • 1949-1951

Florrie Sexsmith earned $1.00 per week by writing a column for the Deseronto Post newspaper. They include advice, history lessons, decorating tips, travelogues and recipes.

Sexsmith, Florrie

Roslin Women's Institute programme

  • CA ON00156 2012-08
  • Item
  • 1957-1958

Programme of events and list of officers for the Roslin branch of the East Hastings Women's Institutes.

Roslin Women's Institute

Photographs of Graham Food Products Ltd.

  • CA ON00156 2019-053
  • Series
  • c.1960

Six black and white photographs of operations inside the Graham Food Products plant in Belleville, Ontario, taken by Rapid, Grip and Batten. Includes an image of Roy Lucas, manager.

Rapid, Grip and Batten

Chatterton Women's Institute records

  • CA ON00156 CHWI
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1967

Minute books for 1917-1918; 1918-1919; 1919-1920; 1926-1928; 1928-1930; 1937-1938; 1939-1944; 1945-1948.
Microfilm of minute books 1926-1967.

Tweedsmuir history of the Chatterton Women's Institute, compiled by Nora Prest between 1955 and 1967. Includes photographs, maps, and news clippings relating to the Halloway area of Sidney township, Hastings County, Ontario.
Master negative of microfilm of Tweedsmuir histories.

Chatterton Women's Institute

Hannah Harrison collection

  • CA ON00156 2018-006
  • Collection
  • c.1900-1970

Collection comprises:

  • album with 128 photographs of family scenes taken by Hannah Harrison of 64 Emily Street, Belleville, Ontario
  • mounted photograph of the house at 64 Emily Street, c.1900
  • photograph of six young women in naval costumes (Hannah Harrison bottom right), c. 1910
  • Methodist Church annual ticket for 1902-1903 in the name of Hannah Harrison
  • Canadian National Railways passes for David Harrison, blacksmith, 1935-1942
  • 'Happy Birthday Sweetheart' card addressed to Hannah Harrison, 1939
  • Wharf Street Debating Club membership card in the name of D. Harrison, 1941
  • photographs of Hannah Harrison holding a baby, c.1970.

Harrison, Hannah Mary

Bay of Quinte Women's Institute Tweedsmuir history

  • Item
  • 1972-1978

Tweedsmuir book containing news clippings, photographs, programmes, and notes on the history of the Bay of Quinte Women's Institute, compiled by Kathy Mastin.

Bay of Quinte Women's Institute

Beta Sigma Phi scrapbook of Jean Lennox

  • CA ON00156 2019-017
  • Item
  • 1946-1978

Scrapbook of photographs, ephemera and newspaper clippings relating to Jean Lennox's membership of a Beta Sigma Phi sorority chapter in Belleville, Ontario.

Lennox, Jean

River Valley Women's Institute records

  • CA ON00156 RVWI
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1980

Minute books for River Valley Women's Institute: 1910-1914; 1914-1917; 1917-1919; 1919-1921; 1921-1923; 1925-1927; 1927-1930; 1930-1935; 1935-1937; 1937-1939; 1939-1944; 1944-1949; 1949-1953; 1953-1957; 1957-1960; 1960-1962; 1962-1965; 1965-1968; 1968-1971; 1971-1973; 1974-1977; 1977-1980

River Valley Women's Institute

Twiddy family photographs and papers

  • CA ON00156 2012-20
  • Collection
  • 1890-c.1980

1) Publications, 1894-1979:
Carter’s Ink Company dictionary, c.1894
Reproduction of December 1900 Bell Telephone Directory for Belleville
‘The Original Egypt Dream Book’, 1924
History of Stone Church, Sidney Township, 1930
Belleville Centennial ‘What’s Happening’, July-August 1978
Belleville Centennial map and flyer, 1978
Cannifton-Corbyville Public School 70th anniversary booklet, c.1979
2) Two class diaries from Cedar Grove School in Cannifton, Ontario, 1907-1911
3) BHS/BCIVS Elevators, 1913-1947:
Easter 1913
June 1913
June 1915
Easter 1916
Christmas 1917
March 1918
April 1919
Christmas 1919
1946-1947
Program for official opening of Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School, 12 December 1928
4) Autograph books: Myrtle Archibald, 1915 and Clare Twiddy, 1935
5) 10 volumes of Avondale Neighbors Aid minutes compiled by Margaret Twiddy, with a newspaper clipping about the group’s activities, 1937-1970
6) File of postcards, 1913-c1920; In Memoriam cards for Wellington R. Fairman, 1917 and Mrs W. R. Fairman, 1928; leaflet about Belleville Aqua Vitae, 1939
7) Odd Fellows certificate for Alfred Francis, 1958
8) Canada Civil Defence publications, 1958-1960
Booklet: ‘Civil Defence Notebook’, 1958
Flyer: ‘Civil Defence and Your Life’,1958
Flyer: ‘Your Emergency Pack’, 1959
Typescript pages: Belleville Civil Defence Routine Orders No. 2, 15 August 1959
Flyer: ‘Who is Responsible for Civil Defence’, c.1959
Identification card for Clare H. Twiddy, Civil Defence Warden in Belleville, 1959
Booklet: ‘Your Basement Fallout Shelter’, Blueprint for Survival No. 1, 1960
Booklet: ‘Fallout on the Farm’, Blueprint for Survival No. 3, 1961
Booklet: ‘11 Steps to Survival Emergency Measures Organization’ Blueprint for Survival No. 4, 1961
Booklet: ‘Home Safe Home’ by Lakeland Natural Gas Limited, c.1960
9) Plan of lots for sale on Skootamatta Lake, Anglesea Township, Ontario, with prices (not dated, c.1960)
10) Genealogy of the Twiddy family, c.1980
11) File of photographs and company publications relating to Clare Twiddy’s retirement from Northern Telecom, 1985
12) Family snapshots and photograph albums, with Twiddy, Alcombrack and Archibald families represented.

Twiddy, Clare Harvard

Wallbridge Women's Institute records

  • CA ON00156 WAWI
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1987

Records of Wallbridge Women's Institute, including minutes, accounts, and Tweedsmuir history.

Wallbridge Women's Institute

Transitions

  • CA ON00156 2021-080
  • Item
  • 1988

Documentary video by Gerry Fraiberg and Gilaine Mitchell about the work of the Three Oaks Foundation in Belleville, Ontario and its shelter for women and children who were victims of domestic violence. Music by Michael Tarry McDermott.

Fraiberg, Gerry

Hastings West District Women's Institutes records

  • CA ON00156 HWD-WI
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1991

Records of Hastings West District Women's Institutes, including minutes, Tweedsmuir histories and 1986 Plowing Match materials.

Hastings West District Women's Institutes

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