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Archiving the Web

Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2022 12:08 PM

In 2021 the Community Archives became part of the Community Webs program run by the Internet Archive. This initiative helps organizations to create locally-focused archives of...

Man running in a road race with a car alongside him.

The Trenton to Belleville Road Race

Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 08:36 AM

A new donation all the way from New Mexico has given some additional context to this photograph of a road race between Trenton and Belleville.

In a family album of otherwise unidentified...

Photograph of Margaret MacKay MacTavish on the frontispiece of a book called Brain Bairns

In Memoriam

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 02:30 PM

A recent transfer of archival materials from Glanmore National Historic Site included Brain Bairns, a small book of poems written by Margaret MacKay MacTavish. In 1922...

Ship passing through the swing section of the Bay Bridge on the Bay of Quinte.

Snapshots of Bridges

Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 09:58 AM

A recent addition to the archives contains a number of photographs from the Lazier family of Belleville. The main photographer was Alford Foster Lazier, a painter/decorator who...

Bound newspapers for August 1955.

Digitization tools

Posted on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 02:18 PM

Our newspaper scanning project is continuing at a steady pace, with a few road bumps along the way. There are some months of The Daily Intelligencer which are missing from...