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Meet the Archivist – Leah-Ann Logel, Port Hope Archives

Our next member is Leah-Ann Logel of the Port Hope Archives. Leah-Ann is new to this position as she just started in February 2014, replacing Erin Walsh while she is off on maternity leave. She completed her honours degreee in … Continue reading

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Meet the Archivist – Sarah Ferencz, Whitby Archives

Our next member profile is that of Sarah Ferencz of the Whitby Archives. Sarah began as the Digitization Technician in 2009, in 2011 she became the Archivist Librarian and took on the role of Archivist in 2013 after the retirement … Continue reading

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Meet The Archivist – Jennifer Weymark, Oshawa Museum

In honour of Archives Awareness week, we at DRAAG wanted to give you a glimpse into who we are and what it is that we do day-to-day! Throughout this week we will be posting profiles on just some of the … Continue reading

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Enhancing Collective Memory

2014 will be a year of remembrance as Canada prepares to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. Municipal, provincial, federal, corporate, community, and historical archives all contain records and important information that can be … Continue reading

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2014 Archives Association of Ontario Conference

May 2014 will see the annual conference of the Archives Association of Ontario (AAO) take place at UOIT in Oshawa.  The conference is being hosted by DRAAG and promises to be a wonderful opportunity to delve deeper into the roles that archives … Continue reading

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This Month’s Header

This month’s header photograph comes from the collection of the Port Hope Archives. The photograph is of the Bluestone Campers group, circa 1900.  The photograph was taken by Mr. E.T. Hambly, whose studio was located on Queen Street in downtown … Continue reading

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Historical Show and Tell

Our Second Annual Archives Awareness Week event was held last night and it was truly a success. Visitors enjoyed learning more about postmortem photographs, circus fleas, amazing scrapbooks, a letter from our first Prime Minister, a plane crash in downtown … Continue reading

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