CA ON00156 2015-10
- c.1990-2009 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
127 photographic slides
Name of creator
C.W. 'Bill' Hunt, a former history teacher, business executive, and entrepreneur, retired from business to devote his energies to writing in 1996. He wrote a number of books on the history of the Belleville area including Booze, Boats and Billions and Gentleman Charlie and the Lady Rum Runner. He died in Belleville, Ontario on 30 December 2016.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated by Bill Hunt in April 2015.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Photographic slides relating to rum running (80) and to First World War pilot training in Deseronto (40), with seven slides of an early aircraft in Belleville.