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John Doran collection
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- Graphic material
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- Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf
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15 black and white photographs and prints
1 colour print
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Name of creator
The Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf opened in Belleville, Ontario in 1870.
Scope and content
15 images rescued from the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf in the 1980s. The images date from the early 1950s and are pasted on to card. They were used in teaching children at the school. They depict buildings in Belleville, Ontario: the Armouries; the Government Dock (printed image from a brochure); Deacon Brothers Ltd. (printed image of the Dundas Street site); postcard of Victoria Park and Belleville Harbour (taken from the City Hall tower); the Tabernacle United Church (b/w photograph); Belleville Public Works Department (b/w photograph); Belleville City Hall and Belleville City Council Chamber (2 b/w photographs); Shire Hall [demolished 1961] and Hastings County Council Chamber (2 b/w photographs); group of children standing behind Belleville Police Station, with Armouries in rear (b/w photograph); St. Thomas Church from the south (b/w photograph); Pump House (b/w photograph); Hastings County Registry Office (b/w photograph); the Baptist Church on Pinnacle Street/Victoria Avenue (b/w photograph).
The collection also includes a colour print of 'Keep BCI in the Picture' a reproduction of 'East Side, West Side' by Eve Lucy, printed by Market High as part of the campaign BCIVS 2000, commiteeted to keeping the Belleville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School building as part of the Belleville landscape.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated by John Doran to the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County in April 2016. Mr Doran saved the materials from being discarded when he was a teacher at Sir James Whitney School in the 1980s.
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Some images available online at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/albums/72157667671558326.