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Deseronto Archive Photos
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HMR2-09-47

HMR2-09-47

"John Gzowski & Adrian 'Socks' Apl 11/09"..The photographer's brother, Adrian Rathbun, and John Gzowski, comparing socks [!]. Photograph taken April 11, 1909, one of a series taken on the veranda of the Rathbun... more

HMR2-06-69

HMR2-06-69

"S. S. Picnic, Massassauga"..A group of boys eating at a Sunday School picnic at Massassauga Point in Prince Edward County. They may be part of an outing from the Church of the Redeemer Presbyterian Church in D... more

BQR-06-03

BQR-06-03

Reproduction of a photograph of a saddletank industrial locomotive being loaded aboard a Bay of Quinte flatcar for shipment. This image was made from the negative numbered HMR-09-14a ( http://www.flickr.com/ph... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Photograph of the Circle Six Orchestra, a band based in Deseronto, Ontario. Band members include: Roy Kitchen, Leo McVicker (the original drummer for the band, who later moved to Kingston) Marshall Woodcock, R... more

HMR2-09-51b

HMR2-09-51b

"Mattiwapika River views"..One of four views of the Mattawapika River, taken on a trip to the Gowgonda area of Ontario, May-June 1909.

HMR1-06-83

HMR1-06-83

"Looking E. from Ship Yard"..A view of the car works and cedar mill in Deseronto, Ontario, looking east. The refuse burners and chemical works can be seen in the far distance on the right. Photograph taken in 1907.

HMR2-09-19

HMR2-09-19

"Eagle Hill - afternoon tea, July"..Photograph of six women underneath a tree, taken July 1908. Slightly water-damaged.

HMR2-10-84

HMR2-10-84

"Group on shore Thomspon's Point Picnic"..One of a series of photographs taken of a picnic at Thompson's Point [possibly on Howe Island, Ontario], c.1909.

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Nightingale T. Lawson .Two men sitting on the front steps of the house in HMR1-09-49 ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/deserontoarchives/3805310037/in/set-72157621912654660/ ) .

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

"Pansy & Barbara on shoulder"..The photographer's younger sister, Bunella 'Pansy' Jones (born Bunella Rathbun on 26 August 1880), with her daughter, Barbara, taken in 1907.

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Aircraft C636, crashed upside down between two trees with three men standing in front of it. The aircraft bears the skull-and-crossbones insignia of 90 C.T.S., based at Camp Rathbun, one of the Royal Flying Cor... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Photographic portrait of a woman, taken in the studio of I. S. Hawke, Hubbard Block, Watertown, New York...This is one of a set of photographs found in a photograph album donated to the Archives by Aaron Baptis... more

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

"Mill at Burriss"..Piles of logs and lumber and four men outside a sawmill. Location uncertain, but may be Burriss, Ontario (north of the Canadian Northern Railway at La Vallée). Photograph taken in 1907.

HMR2-09-39a

HMR2-09-39a

"Yacht Races, Forrester's Island, Aug '08"..Over-exposed view of yachts in the Bay of Quinte, taken August 1908.

T. D. Galt

T. D. Galt

One of the members of Deseronto's Town Council in 1898.

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Copy of photograph of Edward Wilkes Rathbun (1842-1903) ( http://biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?id_nbr=7008 ) , mayor of Deseronto, Ontario and driving force of the Rathbun Company.

R. Newton, Marshall

R. Newton, Marshall

Photograph of R. Newton, one of a group of photos of the Deseronto branch of the Sons of Scotland. A notice in The Tribune of November 27, 1903, states that the group met on the second Thursday of each month in... more

HMR1-09-72

HMR1-09-72

"Pansy and Guy Rogers playing Badminton"..The photographer's younger sister, Bunella 'Pansy' Jones (born Bunella Rathbun on 26 August 1880). Photograph taken c.1907, possibly in the garden of the Rathun house o... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Marjorie R. Cat, Aug. '08..Marjorie Rathbun (1891-1966), the photographer's younger sister, sitting on the bench that is also visible in HMR2-09-38b ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/deserontoarchives/3859156123/ ... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Reproduction of a photograph of a Royal Flying Corps ambulance outside the Quinte House Hospital. The ambulance, known as a Hungry Lizzie would have been stationed at the edge of the airfield during flying hour... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Aircraft inside a hangar building.

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

"Pansy & Barbara in arms"..The photographer's younger sister, Bunella 'Pansy' Jones (born Bunella Rathbun on 26 August 1880), with her daughter, Barbara, taken in 1907.

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

"Pansy, Mother & Barbara"..The photographer's younger sister, Bunella 'Pansy' Jones (born Bunella Rathbun on 26 August 1880), with her daughter, Barbara, and her mother, Bunella Rathbun (née McMurrich) taken in 1907.

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Family portrait of Manly Ostrander (1874-1943), his wife Mary Ann (née Gill, 1879-1928) and two of their children, possibly Rosa (1899-1916) and Myrtle (1903-1925)...Manly was the Principal of Deseronto Public ... more

HMR2-09-14a

HMR2-09-14a

"Loading E motor on car for shipment, Apl '08"..Photograph taken in April 1908, probably outside the Rathbun Company's car works in Deseronto, Ontario. The negative has been subject to water damage. A reproduct... more

HMR2-09-31

HMR2-09-31

"Sand Banks Shore line looking South, July '08"..Photograph taken at the Sandbanks in Prince Edward County, Ontario, in July 1908.

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Aircraft nose-down in the Bay of Quinte, with Foresters' island in the distance. Three men are in a boat in front of the aircraft.

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

“Moose horns found near Stillwater Lake.”..Man holding a moose skull with horns attached and another moose horn behind it...One of a set of photographs from a trip to "Gow Ganda", May 19 - June 28, 1909. The la... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Group of airmen in uniform, sitting on a jetty.

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Group of three men and two women standing outside Deseronto Junction station, Ontario, in the early part of the twentieth century.

HMR2-09-03

HMR2-09-03

"Part of Ungars Island"..Unger Island, near Deseronto, Ontario, taken from the lake, c.1908.

HMR2-06-54

HMR2-06-54

"Lowering canoe down rapids"..Two men manoeuvering a canoe down a set of rapids, possibly on the Lady Evelyn River, Ontario...One of a set of photographs from a trip to "Gow Ganda", May 19 - June 28, 1909.

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Crew members of the Rapids King, a steamship operated by the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company (Canada Steamship Lines after 1913). The middle decks of the ship are visible in the background. The photogr... more

HMR1-06-84

HMR1-06-84

"East yard tracks from Top of Office"..Photograph taken in 1907 from the top of the Rathbun Company's office building on the east side of Mill Street, Deseronto, Ontario. The photographer was looking east over ... more

HMR1-06-79

HMR1-06-79

"Looking N.E. from top of Cedar Mill"..Photograph taken in 1907 from the top of the Rathbun Company's cedar mill on the waterfront of Deseronto, Ontario. The photographer was looking northeast. Railway tracks a... more

HMR-09-17

HMR-09-17

"Gladys and Jeanette at Northampton"..Photograph taken in 1907. Jeanette may be Jeanette McMurrich Rathbun, the photographer's cousin (daughter of Frederick Sherwood Rathbun and Jean McMurrich, born 1888).

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

"Country near Carmel"..Photographs of fields and Canadian Northern Railway track near Carmel, Saskatchewan, taken in 1907.

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Lowering canoe down rapids..Two men manoeuvering a canoe down a set of rapids, possibly on the Lady Evelyn River, Ontario...One of a set of photographs from a trip to "Gow Ganda", May 19 - June 28, 1909.

HMR2-07-66

HMR2-07-66

"Aileen & Mr Freer at Duck Lodge, July 09"..Man and woman at the side of a lake. Photograph taken in July 1909. Aileen may be Aileen Rathbun, born 1875, wife of the photographer's elder half-brother, Edward Wal... more

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

"New Imperial Bank, Edmonton"..Photograph of the Imperial Bank in Edmonton, Alberta, under construction in 1907. A banner across the front of the building declares that "The Imperial Bank of Canada will occupy ... more

HMR2-09-26

HMR2-09-26

"Sand hills at Lake Shore House - July"..Photograph taken on a trip to the Sandbanks in Prince Edward County in July 1908.

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Photograph of John Robert (Bob) Almey (1895-1989) in his flying uniform, standing in front of a Curtiss JN-4 aircraft at Camp Mohawk in 1918. Almey joined the Royal Air Force in 1918 and was in the last cohort ... more

HMR2-09-43a

HMR2-09-43a

"Dog 'June' - March '09"..Photograph of two dogs taken in March 1909.

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

"Unloading coal"..Four men and a boy unloading coal from a sailing ship into flat cars with wooden walls, using a portable steam engine. Photograph taken in 1907. Very similar to HMR1-06-82 ( http://www.flickr.... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Photograph of the interior of St. Mark's Anglican Church, Deseronto, Ontario, taken by photographer A. V. Richardson of Deseronto. The photographer was standing at the west end of the church, looking east towar... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Photographic portrait of a baby, taken at the J. M. Brigham studio in Plainwell, Michigan. The image is slightly scratched...This is one of a set of photographs found in a photograph album donated to the Archiv... more

HMR1-06-86

HMR1-06-86

"Looking up Mill St. from Top of Office"..Mill Street in Deseronto, Ontario, looking north from the Rathbun Company's office building at the junction of Mill and Water Streets. The sash and door factory is on t... more

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

"Barbara"..Child sitting on a rug. Photograph taken in 1907. Barbara was the eldest child of Bunella (Pansy) Rathbun and her husband Henry Victor Franklin Jones (a banker).

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Guy Burton and Marjorie Braithwaite at Des..Marjorie Braithwaite was born in the Northwest Territories in 1889, daughter of Arthur Douglas Braithwaite (who worked for the Bank of Montreal) and his wife Marjorie... more

HMR2-09-41c

HMR2-09-41c

"Iron Works fire - Sept 1st '08"..Photograph of the ruins of the iron works in Deseronto after the fire of September 1, 1908. The blast furnace is visible on the right of the image.

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Model car constructed by (Edward) Roy Kitchen in Deseronto, Ontario, in the 1920s...Donated by John Kitchen, Roy's son, in April 2012.

HMR2-06-55A

HMR2-06-55A

"Great Bear Lake views"..A man in a canoe, holding up a fish...One of a set of photographs from a trip to "Gow Ganda", May 19 - June 28, 1909. The lake is presumably somewhere near Gowganda, Ontario.

HMR2-09-68b

HMR2-09-68b

"Mrs March, Gladys & Jeanette, Grassy Point picnic, Aug '09"..Three women taking tea by the side of the Bay of Quinte in Prince Edward County, Ontario. Jeanette may be Jeanette McMurrich Rathbun, the photograph... more

HMR2-09-35a

HMR2-09-35a

"Napanee River bet. S'cona & Napanee, July '08"..View of a stretch of the Napanee River between Strathcona and Napanee, taken in July 1908.

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

"Marjorie R., Marjorie Wilson, E. Creelman"..Photograph of three women sitting outside a building. Marjorie Rathbun (1891-1966) was the younger sister of the photographer, Harold McMurrich Rathbun. E. Creelman ... more

HMR1-06-89

HMR1-06-89

"S.M. Sorting Gap and S.F. Shed"..Photograph of the sorting gap on the log pond in Deseronto, Ontario. S. M. is possibly an abbreviation for Saw Mill (also known as the 'big mill'), while S. F. could be Sash F... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Portrait of a man, woman and baby, taken in the studio of J. M. Brigham, Plainwell, Michigan. The caption next to this photograph in the album reads "Libbie & Henry Hawely & Bernice"...This is one of a set ( ht... more

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

"Burriss lumber Coy team"..Man on cart behind two horses belonging to the Burriss Lumber Company. Location uncertain, but may be Burriss, Ontario (north of the Canadian Northern Railway at La Vallée). Photograp... more

HMR2-09-57b

HMR2-09-57b

“Moose horns found near Stillwater Lake.”..Man holding moose horns in the front of a canoe. The negative has been slightly water-damaged...One of a set of photographs from a trip to "Gow Ganda", May 19 - June 2... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Mrs March, Gladys Jeanette, Grassy Point picnic, Aug '09"..Three women taking tea beside the Bay of Quinte in Prince Edward County, Ontario. Photograph taken in August 1909. Jeanette may be Jeanette McMurrich ... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Head-and-shoulders portrait of a man, taken in the Surrey studio, Watertown, New York. The caption to the left of this photograph in the album read Bill Charnside, Watertown, N. Y....This is one of a set ( http... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Group of men in a dormitory space with metal beds, their mattresses rolled up...Part of an album of Royal Flying Corps photographs which belonged to the Hobbs family...[Oshawa Community Museum & Archives refere... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Children playing on the fuselage of a partially-dismantled, probably crashed, aircraft with a roundel symbol on the body. The detached wheels of the aircraft (one without a tire) are visible in the foreground ... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

"Pansy & Barbara in arms"..The photographer's younger sister, Bunella 'Pansy' Jones (born Bunella Rathbun on 26 August 1880), with her daughter, Barbara, taken in 1907.

HMR1-06-87

HMR1-06-87

"Bunchwood dock from top of office"..This image shows a steam vessel [possibly the Reliance: compare HMR1-06-78 ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/deserontoarchives/3731095716/ ) and RATHCO-06-12.9 ( http://www.fl... more

HMR2-06-33

HMR2-06-33

"Group at S. S. Picnic - Massassauga"..Adults outside the ice-cream pavilion at Massassauga Point, Prince Edward County, Ontari, part of a Sunday School excursion (presumably from the Presbyterian Church of the... more

HMR1-06-78

HMR1-06-78

"Loading Reliance"..Men and boys loading lumber onto the steam barge Reliance at the waterfront in Deseronto, Ontario. This vessel was built by the Rathbun Company in 1881. It is also visible in the postcard nu... more

HMR2-09-59a

HMR2-09-59a

"Groups 'Fly Island' Montreal River"..Two men sitting beneath a tree with their heads wrapped in cloth (presumably to protect them from biting flies)...One of a set of photographs from a trip to "Gow Ganda", Ma... more

HMR2-06-52

HMR2-06-52

"First Sunday in camp, Lady Evelyn River"..A camp site in a forest, with a tent, a man standing and another preparing a meal. Hats and boots are drying on the stumps of saplings that had been cut to support the... more

HMR2-06-36

HMR2-06-36

"Marjorie R., Marjorie Wilson, E. Creelman"..Photograph of three women sitting outside a building. Marjorie Rathbun (1891-1966) was the younger sister of the photographer, Harold McMurrich Rathbun. E. Creelman ... more

HMR2-09-79a

HMR2-09-79a

"Crossing ferry to high shore"..Group of people and a vehicle on a horse-powered ferry (probably to Prince Edward County, Ontario).

HMR2-09-64a

HMR2-09-64a

"Garden views July '09"..Taken in the garden of the Rathbun family's house on the south side of Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario in July 1909.

HMR2-09-08

HMR2-09-08

"Mother, Mrs Gaylord & Mr Bourne - Feby '08"..Two women and a man, standing beneath a tree [possibly in Northampton, Massachusetts], taken in February 1908. 'Mother' is Bunella Rathbun [born Bunella McMurrich, ... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Two men holding a large propeller in front of a brick building. The caption reads "Corey & Adams"..Part of an album of Royal Flying Corps photographs which belonged to the Hobbs family.

George Gonyou, Chief of Police

George Gonyou, Chief of Police

One of the members of Deseronto's Town Council in 1898.

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Nightingales House. Edmonton..Photograph taken in 1907...Any information as to the exact location of this house would be welcome.

HMR1-09-71

HMR1-09-71

"Pansy and Guy Rogers playing Badminton"..The photographer's younger sister, Bunella 'Pansy' Jones (born Bunella Rathbun on 26 August 1880). Photograph taken c.1907, possibly in the garden of the Rathun house o... more

HMR2-09-51d

HMR2-09-51d

"Mattiwapika River views"..One of four views of the Mattawapika River, taken on a trip to the Gowgonda area of Ontario, May-June 1909.

HMR2-09-58a

HMR2-09-58a

"Montreal River Views East Branch"..Campsite with tent and campfire...One of a set of photographs from a trip to "Gow Ganda", May 19 - June 28, 1909.

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

"Soo rapids from Canal entrance"..Photograph taken at the eastern entrance to the Soo Locks, looking north to Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. The International Bridge between Michigan and Ontario can be seen in the d... more

HMR2-09-43b

HMR2-09-43b

"Dog 'June' - March '09"..Photograph taken in March 1909.

HMR1-06-94

HMR1-06-94

"Cedar Mill and log pond from the water"..The Rathbun Company's cedar mill in Deseronto, Ontario, looking northwest from the Bay of Quinte. The Post Office is visible on the left of the image. Photograph taken in 1907.

Deseronto Archives

Deseronto Archives

Group of airmen in and around a Curtiss JN-4 training aircraft, probably at Camp Rathbun, one of the Royal Flying Corps' training camps near Deseronto...One of a set of photographs taken in Deseronto, Ontario, ... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Tinted photograph of Bismark ('Mark') Leroy Detlor, his wife, Winnifred and their son, William Kenneth Detlor. The woman on the left is believed to be Laura Blake (sister of Winnifred, née Moore). The family ar... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

“J. Gzowski, B. Caldwell, M. Braithwaite, Adrian Apl 11/09”..John Gzowski, Betty Caldwell, M. [possibly Marjorie?] Braithwaite, Adrian Rathbun. One of a series of photographs taken on the veranda of the Rathbun... more

Post Office, Deseronto

Post Office, Deseronto

Colour postcard of Main Street and Post Office, Deseronto, Ont., published by Valentine Co. The card was mailed on 7 January 1908 to Mrs J. G. Dawe, 452 Erie Street, Stratford, Ontario, by one of her children,... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Great Bear Lake views ..A man in a canoe, holding up a fish...One of a set of photographs from a trip to Gow Ganda, May 19 - June 28, 1909. The lake is presumably somewhere near Gowganda, Ontario.

HMR2-09-76

HMR2-09-76

"Jean Alexander"..Photograph taken in the garden of the Rathbun family's house in Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario.

J. Elliott

J. Elliott

Photograph of John Elliott, one of a group of photos of the Deseronto branch of the Sons of Scotland. A notice in The Tribune of November 27, 1903, states that the group met on the second Thursday of each month... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Photo postcard of two Curtiss JN-4 aircraft. The one in the foreground has roundel insignia and number C 696. On the tail is a castle symbol, indicating that this was the training aircraft used by Vernon Castl... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Photographic portrait of a man, taken at the Gray Bros. studio, Watertown, New York. The name written next to this photograph in the album is "Joe Goukins [Gonkins?], Watertown, N. Y."..This is one of a set of ... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Aileen & Mr Freer at Duck Lodge, July 09..Man and woman at the side of a lake. Photograph taken in July 1909. Aileen may be Aileen Rathbun, born 1875, wife of the photographer's elder half-brother, Edward Walter Rathbun.

HMR2-09-38b

HMR2-09-38b

"Badminton Court, Aug '08"..View of a badminton court and wooden benches under a tree, probably in the garden of the Rathbun house formerly situated on the south side of Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario. The bui... more

HMR2-09-60b

HMR2-09-60b

"Gow Ganda & our camp there"..View of Gowganda from the lake...One of a set of photographs from a trip to "Gow Ganda", May 19 - June 28, 1909.

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

Canadian photographs from U.S. National archives, 1990s

"H.M.R."..Harold McMurrich Rathbun, standing in front of a train [probably the same train as can be seen in HMR1-09-44 ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/deserontoarchives/3805237585/ ) and HMR1-09-45 ( http://www... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Photograph of members of the Deseronto Fire Department and its 1929 fire truck taking part in the Centennial Parade held in Deseronto, Ontario, on Thursday, 17th June, 1971. Taken on Main Street, outside the Le... more

HMR2-09-14b

HMR2-09-14b

"Loading E motor on car for shipment, Apl '08"..Locomotive on a Bay of Quinte flat car, with other railway cars in the background...Photograph taken in April 1908, probably outside the Rathbun Company's car wor... more

HMR1-06-91

HMR1-06-91

"S. F. and S. M. from Sorting Gap"..View of the Rathbun Company's sash factory (S. F.) and saw mill (S. M.) from the log pond to the south of Main Street, Deseronto, Ontario and looking east. Photograph taken in 1907.

HMR2-10-82

HMR2-10-82

"Betty telling Marjorie a joke"..One of a series of photographs taken of a picnic at Thompson's Point [possibly on Howe Island, Ontario], taken c.1909. Marjorie was Marjorie Rathbun (1891-1966), the sister of ... more