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Photograph of Belleville High School Girls' Softball Team

  • CA ON00156 2023-003
  • Item
  • 1926

Photograph of 17 people, including 11 members of the Belleville High School Girls' softball team, Eastern Ontario Champions in 1926. Photo $2322 taken by the Panoramic Camera Company of Toronto.

Panoramic Camera Company

Smith family photographs

  • CA ON00156 2014-49
  • Fonds
  • 1872-2000

The fonds consists of 633 photographs, 23 negatives, letters, sympathy cards, business cards, newspaper clippings, genealogy and family history and a few business papers belonging to the Smith family, primarily Frank Smith of Madoc. The photographs found in this fonds mainly depict the area around Madoc, with some from Bancroft, Maynooth and other places in Hastings County. A large number of the photographs were taken on vacation or while travelling through Canada and the United States. The photographs were taken in Florida, Atlantic City, Pittsburgh, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Healy Falls, Shaw Falls, Coppercliffe, Ottawa, Port Carling, Gaspe, Napanee, Madoc, Bancroft, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick.

The families primarily depicted in the photographs are the Smith family, McCaw family, Swayne family and Cassidy family. Many of the photographs have names and places written on the back of them. Other people mentioned on the photographs include: Jean Phillips Thompson, Mary Smith Barton, Aunt Vera, Muriel Smith, George Wright, Hugh Pepper, Frank Smith, Frank and Jane Packer Ingersoll, Elizabeth Baker, Martin Porter, Kay Seaton, Helen Whycock, Bessie Woods, Tom Ross, Jack and Ann Yonkers.

There are 3 letters from Henry and Eliza Smith between 1872 and 1874; a birth certificate for Frank Smith, news clippings on the Smith and McCaw families and events in Madoc. There are also family trees and other genealogical information connecting the Smith, McCaw and other families.

Smith (family)

Hastings County Junior Farmers materials

  • CA ON00156 2022-087
  • Collection
  • 1955-1987

Materials relating to the Hastings County Junior Farmers, including:

  1. Seven "Hasco Fain" yearbook publications: 1959 (2 editions), 1960, 1961, 1962-1963, 1964-1965, 1985 (60th anniversary edition)
  2. Three cloth patches, one with text "Thurlow Junior Farmer" and two with "1956 Hastings Champions Junior Farmer Girls"
  3. Four photographs: three of 1955 Junior Farmers members, including: Ross Bateman, Getha Sherry, Kay Summers, Ross Moorcroft, Bob Mallory, Harvey Homan, Eva Martin, Helen Harry, Jean Frost, Ralph Swan, Grant Richardson, Carl Reid, Marlene Moorcroft. Also a photograph of people dancing at the 1955 Hastings Formal Ball.
  4. Invitation to At Home and Dance at Tobe's County Gardens to the Top Hats Orchestra, 1 December 1950
  5. Order of service for church service at Foxboro United Church, 25 May 1957
  6. Announcement for Mixed Curling Bonspiel, 18 November 1978
  7. File of correspondence and programs for 60th anniversary celebrations, 1985
  8. Seven "Hastings Happenings" newsletters, June 1986- April 1987
  9. File of correspondence concerning the Hastings County International Plowing Match, 1986
  10. File of correspondence concerning the Hastings County Dairy Princess Competition, 1986
  11. "Plant a Seed for Need Junior Farmers 87" sign with text "We supported the Hastings County Junior Farmers effort to grow garden produce for the Gleaners Food Bank", 1987

Hastings County Junior Farmers

Thurlow Junior Farmers and Junior Institute minute book

  • CA ON00156 2022-054
  • Item
  • 1954-1963

Minutes of the Thurlow Junior Farmers and Junior Institute for young women on the fifth concession of Thurlow Township in Hastings County, Ontario.

Thurlow Junior Farmers and Junior Institute

Camp Wangoma history and newsletters

  • CA ON00156 2022-067
  • Series
  • 2021-2022

Newsletters about the history of Camp Wangoma, situated near McArthurs Mills in north Hastings County. The camp ran from 1956 to 1980.

Grigg, Alf

Victory Loan Essay Competition medal

  • CA ON00156 2022-058
  • Item
  • 1918

Metal medal with enamelled coat of arms engraved with the words "1918 Victory Loan Essay Competition" on one side. On the back are the words "Lower School 1st Prize won by M. Edwards, Deseronto H. S. [High School], Ryrie Bros".

Ryrie Bros.

The Quinte Broadcast

  • CA ON00156 2022-001
  • Series
  • 1934-1948

Issues of The Quinte Broadcast, a monthly newspaper published by the Bay of Quinte Conference Young People's Union.

Bay of Quinte Conference Young People's Union

Lloyd Pidgen collection

  • CA ON00156 2009-02
  • Collection
  • 1940-1945
  1. Cadet badge from Queen Victoria School, Belleville, c.1940
  2. 'Moira Moonbeams' daily newspaper of Belleville Boys' Camp run by the YMCA at Moira Lake, 1942
  3. 'Moira Moonbeams' daily newspaper of Belleville Boys' Camp run by the YMCA at Moira Lake, 1943
  4. Book of poems transcribed in Miss Dwyer's class at Belleville Collegiate Institute in 1945.
  5. Undated note about the moving of the Parm house on Cannifton Road to make room for Highway 401

Pigden, Lloyd

Photographs by William Spence Clarke

  • CA ON00156 2020-008
  • File
  • c.1910

Two interior views of an unidentified butcher's store and a photograph of an Albert College hockey team from Belleville, Ontario.

Clarke, W. S.

Digital copy of a Deseronto Public School class photograph

  • CA ON00156 DA 2012.14
  • Item
  • c.1960

Scanned copy of class photograph [grade 2] of boys at Deseronto Public School, c.1960.

Children identified as:
Back row: Wayne Keech, Dennis Layfield, ?, Larry Boomhour, ?, Bobby Gilligan, Barry Brummell
Middle row: ?, Paul McTaggart, Andrew Grossett, Bob Sherman, Don Armitage jnr, Terry D. Rushie, Bobby Blewett
Front row: Clayton Brant, David Foster, Philip Berry, Butch (Marshall) Claus, Bob Brinklow, Arnie Marks, Marvin Brooks

Hall family fonds

  • CA ON00156 DA HALL
  • Fonds
  • 1879-1965

Fonds comprises photographs, correspondence and printed materials relating to the activities of members of the Hall family of Deseronto, particularly Flossie Hall (later Flossie Chalmers).

Hall (family)

School census book for Thurlow Township

  • CA ON00156 2013-65
  • Item
  • 1948

Census of children between the ages of five and 18 in the municipality of Thurlow, Ontario. All the 94 children listed lived in Foxboro.

Township of Thurlow

Girl Guides in Belleville collection

  • CA ON00156 2012-38
  • Collection
  • 1963-2001

Collection comprises:
1) Copy of printed notes on the history of the Girl Guide movement in Belleville, c.1963
2) Photocopies of newspaper obituaries and articles about Nan Branscombe, 1971 (and undated)
3) Typed and handwritten notes on Annie E. 'Nan' (Paterson) Branscombe, 1881-1971, founder of the Guides in Belleville, written by Charlotte Kuntze, 2001

Belleville Scout-Guide Museum video

  • CA ON00156 2018-067
  • Item
  • 2009

Virtual tour of the Belleville Scout-Guide Museum at the Sir James Whitney School in Belleville, Ontario.

Belleville Scout-Guide Museum

Deseronto Archives photographic collection

  • Collection
  • 1860-

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.

Glanmore Barnardo Reunion visitor book

  • CA ON00156 2018-150
  • Item
  • 1990-1998

Visitor book signed by former Marchmont children who attended Barnardo Reunion events held at Glanmore National Historic Site between 1990 and 1998.

Glanmore National Historic Site

Woodley family and business materials

  • CA ON00156 2016-49
  • Collection
  • 1904-1978

Photographs and press clippings (mainly reproductions) relating to the Woodley family and their fur business in Belleville. The store on Front Street was established by George Thomas Woodley (1872-1948) in 1904 and closed between 1986 and 1992. George's son Russell, grandson Douglas and great-grandson Daniel ran the store. Photographs include: George Thomas Woodley [c. 1940] Isobel and Betty Woodley outside the Front Street store in period dress as part of Belleville's Centennial celebrations in 1979.
Also includes Russell Woodley's diary of a 1919 YMCA canoe trip from Lakefield to Sturgeon Lake (and a photocopy of a transcript of the diary), with a flyer for the 1920 trip and a photocopy of photographs from Mrs Thompson, whom the group visited on their journey.

Woodley (family)