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Detail of girls' team photograph with bulldog mascot.

The Mystery of Muggins

Posted on Monday, November 28, 2022 09:05 AM

There are at least five photographs from the early 1920s in the Community Archives’ collection which feature the same bulldog. Usually he appears as the mascot of some sports team...

Photograph of Zwick's Park from the air in 1975.

The Big Reveal

Posted on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 09:47 AM

Last month we shared news of the task of sorting and cataloguing a large collection of slides from the late Lloyd Syer, a former Director of the Parks and Recreation Department...

Theatre programs produced by the Belleville Theatre Guild.

Belleville Theatre Guild

Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 01:51 PM

The Belleville Theatre Guild has been in existence since 1951 and has occupied the Pinnacle Playhouse property at 256 Pinnacle Street since 1969. Members of the Guild recently...

The Daily Intelligencer newspaper from 3 June 1867.

100 years of The Intelligencer

Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2022 01:34 PM

The end of July marked an important milestone in our summer project to photograph the nineteenth century issues of The Daily Intelligencer newspaper. All of the volumes of the...

Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant at 97 Station Street, Belleville

Building history

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2022 02:23 PM

Six members of the Hastings County Historical Society established the Historic Structures Committee in 1976, with the aim of identifying and researching Belleville buildings constructed...