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Two blotters promoting the Belleville Y.M.C.A.
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Two blotters promoting the Belleville Y.M.C.A.
A photograph showing the participants of a swim across the Bay of Quinte in Ontario sometime in 1925.
Included in this photo, starting in the back row: Donald Row, Morley Stork, Bub Galloway, Norman Clarke, Fred Brown, Les Smith, George Oliphant, ? Semark, ??; middle and front row: Cliff Barber, Elmer LaBarr, Jessie Barbart, George Drummond, Margaret Walker, Larry Wray, Marj McGuire, Ken Grills, George Brown.
Copies of two photographs:
Deseronto High School
Central Ontario Inter-Scholastic League Champs
FRONT - L. Bruyea, l.w.; F. Whitton, centre; Maurice Detlor, r.w.; C. McVicker, goal.
TOP - J. Whitton, Manager; J. McVicker, Mascot; L. McVicker, sub.; M. Perry, r. defense; C. Cole, l. defense; F. Butzer, sub.; E. I. Gale, Principal of Deseronto High School.
The picture is undated, but E. I. Gale was Principal of the school between 1922 and 1926. There is a high overlap of team members with the 1926-1927 team photograph, so this may be the 1925-1926 hockey team.
Deseronto High School Hockey Team
Central Ontario Interscholastic Champs for the years 1926 and 1927
FIRST ROW - C. McVicker, goal; L. Bruyea, left wing; J. Whitton, Manager; F. Whitton, centre; Maurice Detlor, right wing.
SECOND ROW - A. D. Campbell, Principal; C. Cole, left defense; B. Campbell, sub; L. McVicker, right defense; G. Green, sub; B. Brant, coach.
Poster for the Quinte Classic boat races, held in Deseronto on June 22nd, 1980.
Photograph of Stephens-Adamson baseball team, taken at the Quinte Exhibition grounds in Belleville, Ontario.
Collection of photographs from the Scott and Cooney families of Belleville, Ontario:
1) Streetcars and Tickell furniture factory on Foundry Street in Belleville, c.1895
2) Photograph of horses at the Quinte Exhibition grounds, c.1900
3-10) Photographs of the Quinte Exhibition (James Scott (1879-1947), the donor's grandfather, was the groundskeeper), c.1925
11) Page 9 and 10 of the S-A Conveyor, with photos from the Stephen-Adamson Christmas party, 1945
12) Photograph of children with Santa at a Stephens-Adamson Christmas party, c.1950
13) Photograph of Stephens-Adamson baseball team in front of the fountain at the Quinte Exhibition grounds (including Gordon Cooney, 1912-1968), c.1950
14) Gordon Cooney (father of Fay Bradshaw) and two other men having their hair cut at Seely's barber shop on Front Street in Belleville, c.1963
Three photographs loaned for scanning:
1) 1953 at Deseronto High School of Bev Cole (later Boomhour), Paula Akey, Ken Scovell, Jean Armitage and Donna Cole
2) 1961 taken inside Lucky Strikes Lanes, including Hugh and Winnie Magee and Vern Boomhour
3) 1968 Brownie pack picking up garbage on the site of the former Deseronto Public School (blurry). Pack leaders were Dorothea Keech and Bev Boomhour.
Papers for the Archives:
4) May 31st, 1979 Deseronto Public School ‘Items of Interest’ letter
5) 2006 Municipal Elections list of nominations for the Town of Deseronto, with notes of those elected.
Twenty two colour photographs of skateboard park and BMX bike track at bottom of Mill Street, Deseronto, early 2000s.
Brochure from REC Ramps, manufacturer of modular skateboard ramps for concrete or asphalt pads. REC Ramps’ website was active between 2002 and 2006.
Colour photographs of the town’s two original “Heart of Walleye World” fish signs and the three signs which were painted in 2006 to replace the old ones. The plywood was donated by the Town of Deseronto and the work of cutting out the fish shapes was undertaken by Tom Usher. Diane Myers painted the signs and the fish scales were done by a man called Gerry [surname unknown] who appears in the last two photographs.
Green ashtray awarded at the Lucky Strikes Lanes in Deseronto, Ontario, for a bowling score of "320 & Over in 5-Pins".
The Lucky Strikes Lanes were at 358 Main Street, where Deseronto Public Library was later located.
Survey plans of Victoria Park and Meyers Pier area, Belleville Ontario, 1954-1981. Official opening programmes for the Wally Dever Arena, 21 September 1996 and for the Parrott Riverfront Trail Entrance, 10 September 2005.
City of Belleville
Two interior views of an unidentified butcher's store and a photograph of an Albert College hockey team from Belleville, Ontario.
Clarke, W. S.
Minutes, rules, correspondence, constitution of the District 16 Provincial Lawn Bowling Association of Ontario, based in the Ottawa area. Includes pins given as prizes and copies of 'The Green' magazine from 1972 to 1993.
District 16 Provincial Lawn Bowling Association of Ontario
Pages from the 9 January 1960 issue of the Toronto Telegram's Weekend Magazine with a story by Frank Lowe on 'The City that went on a Hockey Jag', concerning the debt of $110,000 run up by the City of Belleville in its support of the Belleville McFarlands hockey team between 1956 and 1959.
Various Yardmen and Quinte Sports Centre items:
1) Photograph of Belleville Memos O.H.A. Senior men's hockey team, 1953-1954 with team members' names
2) Souvenir brochure about the Belleville McFarlands, 1959 (donated by Robert and Joyce Wallbridge)
3) Belleville Winter Carnival souvenir programmes, 1971 & 1974
4) Recruitment brochure and letterhead for The Yardmen Drum & Bugle Corps with constitution of the Red Carpet Senior Drum & Bugle Corps Association, c.1973
5) Hastings County Museum brochure and edition of the Belleville Advertiser with front page story on the opening of Glanmore National Historic Site, 18 July 1973
6) File of correspondence between Moira River Conservation Authority and Belleville Yardmen Benefit Fund concerning the purchase of the 1,153 acre Haley-Mellon Lake area in Sheffield Township, with brochures from the Nature Conservancy of Canada, 1973-1975
7) Belleville Yardment Benefit Fund blank stationery and cheques
8) Two photographs: four members of the Belleville Yardment Benefit Fund and the Belleville Yardmen hockey team, c.1976
9) Four Belleville Bobcats Junior Hockey Club souvenir programs, 1977-1978 and 1978-1979
10) Belleville Centennial calendar of events, 1978
11) List of manufacturing industries with addresses and name of person in charge, prepared by the Belleville Economic Development Commission, 1979
12) Quinte Sports Centre brochure and floor plan, c.1980
13) Flyer for two events at the Quinte Sports Centre: Al Martino in concert on 20 April 1980 and dancing to the Carlton Show Band on 3 May 1980
14) Invitation from the Belleville Yardmen Benefit Fund to the C.N.R. Great Lakes Region Ball and plaque unveiling on 10 May 1980
15) Directory of Services & Activities for Belleville Children, c.1980
16) Flyer for the 200th Wintario draw, held at the Quinte Sports Centre on 11 June 1981
17) Five colour photographs and two newspaper clippings about the opening of the Belleville Yardmen dam at West Riverside Park in Belleville on 4 October 1987
18) Flyer for the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets, asking for donations for the Building Fund of the Navy League, Quinte, c.1987
Booklet published by the Ontario Department of Lands and Forests, written by W. J. (Jack) Christie.
Ontario. Department of Lands and Forests
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. 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 family trees and other genealogical information connecting the Smith, McCaw and other families. 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.
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 the Ciaco Club, Belleville Industrial League Champions, 1928 and a reproduction of a photograph of the 1936 Corby Distillery baseball team.