Collection 2014-01 - Various photographs and negatives

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CA ON00156 2014-01

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Various photographs and negatives

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  • 1980-2007 (Creation)

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15 colour photographs
3 black and white photographs
39 black and white negatives

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(1931-2016)

Biographical history

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.

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Donated by Bill Hunt in January 2014.

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Various photographic items:
1) Colour reproduction of a postcard of the Post Office building on Bridge Street in Belleville, c.1910
2) Reproduction of a view from west Belleville across the railway lines towards the harbour, c.1920
3) Reproduction of a photograph of the interior of a canning factory, c.1920
4) Reproduction of a view of the interior of a cigar store on North Front Street, Belleville, 1952
5) 29 black and white negatives of the Wharf Street Debating Club, 1980
6) Colour photograph of Bill Hunt junior in front of Bayview School (later demolished for a housing development), c.1985-1990
7) 13 colour photographs of the old Stephens Adamson factory in Belleville, built 1910, taken in 2007

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