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Advertising display in drugstore window.

Drugstore display

Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 09:31 AM

A new addition to the Archives' collections this month is this photograph, found by members of the Woodley family in the basement of the former McKeown's Drugstore at 271 Front...

Swing bridge opening.

Bay of Quinte bridges

Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 02:29 PM

With work beginning on the Bay Bridge Road construction project last week, in this post we take a look at former projects relating to the bridges across the Bay of Quinte between...

Room in early stages of being built.

New location: site progress

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 12:56 PM

Work is continuing on the Community Archives' new home within Belleville Public Library. In August the contractors had just started to work on the reading room area

Today, the...

Lantern slide of Bronze Turkeys

Just in time for Thanksgiving

Posted on Friday, October 09, 2015 03:40 PM

The Archives received these turkeys this week. They are part of a collection of lantern slides which were used to teach Agriculture and Science classes at Belleville Collegiate...

Mystery scrapbook

In search of Alice

Posted on Thursday, October 08, 2015 04:14 PM

One of the things archivists get exercised about is the importance of 'original order'. This is the idea that the arrangement of records by their creator has significance to our...