Commemorative print made from a postcard showing the Post Office building at Pinnacle and Bridge Streets in Belleville, with special cancellation mark for the 100th anniversary of letter carrier delivery in Belleville. With accompanying explanatory article.
Photographs: 1) Bev and Vern Boomhour on their wedding day, 28 July 1956 2-10) Quinte Classic boat races in Deseronto in 1980 11) Dignitaries at the entrance to Deseronto Town Hall for the Terry Fox Run in 1982
Outline of Professor Donald B. Smith's forthcoming book The Blind Spot: Canada and the "Indians" in Canada's First Century. A Study of non-Indigenous Canadians' perspectives on the First Nations from 1867 to the White Paper of 1969, with copies of some research materials including:
'The Indian in "the Great" Canadian Society: A Newspaper Series on People of Tyendinaga': series of articles in the Kingston Whig Standard, February 22nd to 27th, 1965
'As A Teacher On The Reserve She Came To Know The Indians': photocopied article from the Napanee Beaver of October 12th, 1966 by Celia File
Five copies of photographs showing Louise Fitchett's house in Deseronto and Ken Melhoff as a young boy, c.1944-1946. Photocopy of an article from Our Canada magazine by Carolyn Lori about Joseph Laverture of Green Street, Deseronto, and his miniature cannons. Lavature was at one time the projectionist at Naylor's theatre in Deseronto.
Collection includes correspondence between Donna Fano and Claire Mowat about the circumstances in which Alice was donated to the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf. Includes a photograph of Farley and Claire Mowat. Also includes 51 digital images taken at an event in Belleville Public Library on 27 June 2013 at which a caricature of Mowat by Susan Moshynski was presented to the library by John Lowry.
Newspaper articles from the Intelligencer and The Pioneer on the death of Sheila Turnbull, a long-serving volunteer with Bridge Street United Church who was actively involved in developing programs to help people in need.
Materials relating to the Hastings County Historical Society's fundraising campaign to build an archives facility in Belleville, Ontario. Includes an 'Unlock the Archives!' flyer, press release, and introductory words by Peter C. Newman
Typescript transcription of the diary of Constable John McCrodan of Belleville Police, Belleville, Ontario from August 1869 to March 1870. The original diary is in the possession of Mrs Cathy Atkinson, a descendant of McCrodan. It was transcribed by Lindi Pierce in 2016.
Collection comprises: 1) Metal luggage tag “Deseronto Nav. Co. Ltd. Local 60”, c.1900 2) Fairbairn portrait of a group of young women, c.1900 3) Photograph of uniformed members of a Citizen's band (possibly the Napanee Citizen's Band), c.1900 4) Photo of Gibbards’ employees, Napanee (includes Wilfred French and his son), 1985