Collection 2011-51 - Photographs relating to the Wanamaker family

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CA ON00156 2011-51

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Photographs relating to the Wanamaker family

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  • 1880-1950 (Creation)

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9 black and white photographs

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(1922-2014)

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William (Bill) Edward Riley was a photographer who worked in Belleville, Ontario, during the mid-twentieth century. Obituary: http://yourlifemoments.ca/sitepages/obituary.asp?oid=802785.

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Received in 2011 from an unknown donor.

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1) Photograph of a large family gathering at a building identified as "Reed House".

2) Photograph of a gathering of young people, c.1905 [probably a school group from Ameliasburgh, Ontario]. Names identified are:

  1. Horace Root
  2. Ernest Morris
  3. Grace Morris
  4. James Milton Root (teacher)
  5. Lena Van Wart
  6. Vivian Van Wart
  7. Billie Van Wart
  8. Walter Cunningham
  9. John Thompson
  10. Clarence (Peter) Way
  11. Charles Wood
  12. Russell Dickson
  13. Tommy Armistead
  14. Thomas Van Cott
  15. Harry Cunningham
  16. Zenas Palmer
  17. Mary Bell Black
  18. Clara Duncan
  19. Donald Anderson
    23 Eva Van Cott
    24 Marjorie Sprung
  20. Katherine Root
  21. Rossie Welch
  22. Letitia Palmer
  23. Claude Root
  24. Edith Lauder
    32 Morley Wood
  25. Oral Lauder
  26. Thomas Armistead
    35 Loral Wanamaker
  27. Gerald Morris
  28. Clark Sprung
  29. Liz Armistead
  30. ? Moy
  31. Elizabeth Armistead
  32. Ruth Pymer
  33. Maud Cunningham
  34. Myrtle Jones
  35. Grace Sprung
  36. Pearl Sprung
  37. Percy Welch
  38. Everett Jones
  39. John Anderson
  40. Clarence Cunningham
  41. Roy Van Cott
  42. John Black
  43. Leonard Frederick
  44. Hazel Titus
  45. Mabel Lauder
  46. Elizabeth Potter
  47. Clement Frederick
  48. Grace Titus

3) Photograph of an unidentified young man, taken by W. S. Clarke of Belleville, c.1910

4) Reproduction of a photograph of Hay Bay Church, taken by J. S. Hulett of Napanee in 1892

5) Reproduction of a photograph of Hay Bay Church, c.1900

6) Group photograph of Belleville, Ontario, Post Office workers, taken on the retirement of Morris Stork (c.1950) by William E. Riley.
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Front row:
Robert Andrews, former Letter Carrier #9
Wilson Bird (Birdie), former Letter Carrier #3
(Blind friend of Morris Stork)
A. E. Geen (Peg), former Collector of Customs
J. C. Waddell, Postmaster
Morris Stork (Morrie), Assistant Postmaster
MacKlew, District Director, Ottawa
MacDonald, Inspector for district
Charles Moore, former Mail Clerk
Douglas Burns, Supervisor Letter Carrier

Second row:
Harry Baker, former Letter Carrier #7
C. L. R. Wanamaker (Wanny), Senior Letter Carrier #1
Arnold Revoy, Supervisory Letter Carrier
Dale, Postal Clerk
Pat Melchoir, M. O. Clerk
J. V. C. Truaisch, former Postmaster
Carman Massey, new Assistant Postmaster
Clinton C. Evan (Clint), General Delivery Clerk
Fred Sprague, former Chief Excise Officer

Third row:
Eugene Lang (Jeeps), Register Clerk
Cyril Hermon, Letter Carrier (now retired)
Radway, Temporary Postal Clerk
George Butler, Letter Carrier #7
Russel Post, M. O. Clerk
S. M. McBridge (Stew), Letter Carrier #3
Harold Griffin, Letter Carrier #6
Gerald Turner (Jerry), former Letter Carrier now Postal Clerk
Jack Geen, former Postal Clerk
Doug Stock, former Postal Clerk
?

Back row:
Cecil Scofield, Supervisory Letter Carrier
Bernard Balyx, Supervisory Letter Carrier
Douglas Galpin, Supervisory Letter Carrier
Al Kelleher, Letter Carrier #12
Jerry Powers, Postal Clerk
O. B. MacMullen, Letter Carrier #1
Jack Smith, Supervisory Postal Clerk
Harold Baukier, Financial Clerk

7) Photograph taken on the occasion of the unveiling of a plaque at Sandhurst in South Fredericksburg, Lennox and Addington County to commemorate James Rogers, a Loyalist settler and veteran of the Revolutionary war, 16 June 1963.

8) Reproduction of a photograph of two men in military uniforms, one identified as Benjamin Jacques, "dressed for Fenian War", c.1865

9) Photograph of couple on a porch with a mounted stag's head, identified as Mr & Mrs Jack Clark, c.1930

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