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The records we lost

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017 12:24 PM

Sometimes the surviving records of an organization give us tantalizing glimpses of the materials that were not so carefully preserved. A recent addition to the Community Archives...

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Harry, the last Fire Hall horse

Posted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 10:47 AM

In 2015 the Community Archives lost one of its regular volunteers, Al Cleary. 2016 would have marked Al's fifth year of volunteering in the Archives, and in memory of him...

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Death of a Salesman

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016 09:29 AM

The Daily Intelligencer of September 23, 1873 gave the following report:

On Sunday morning last (September 21), at about 8 o'clock, the dead body of a man...

Deseronto archives boxes in Community Archives reading room

A New Home for Deseronto's Archives

Posted on Friday, September 09, 2016 04:03 PM

Today the Deseronto Archives transferred 100 boxes of material from its former location in Deseronto Public Library to the Community Archives here in Belleville. The Community...

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Discover 'Discover'!

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2016 09:08 AM

Now you can explore the holdings of the Community Archives from home, if you have access to the internet. We are beginning to share descriptions of the materials we hold through...