Tag Archives: member municipalities

Meet the Local History Librarian – Becky George, Pickering Public Library

Up next is Becky George, Local History and Genealogy Librarian for the Pickering Public Library. What do you do at the Pickering Public Library ?  I am the Local History and Genealogy Librarian. The Library has a wonderful collection of … Continue reading

Posted in DRAAG Information | Tagged , ,

My Favourite Collection – Megan Pugh, Whitby Archives

Cullen Hay Perry Letters One of my favourite collections at the Whitby Archives is the Cullen Hay Perry Letters from the First World War. Cullen Hay Perry was born in Whitby, Ontario on August 15, 1893 to John Ham Perry … Continue reading

Posted in DRAAG Information | Tagged , , , , ,

My Favourite Collection – Sarah Ferencz, Whitby Archives

Whitby Knitting Club Fonds The Whitby Knitting Club fonds is small enough to fit into one box but the story behind the club and its activities never cease to inspire me. Originally known as the Ten Monday Nighters, the club … Continue reading

Posted in DRAAG Information | Tagged , , , ,

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

Posted in DRAAG Information | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meet The Curator – Samantha George, Parkwood Estate National Historic Site

Our next member profile is that of Samantha George, Curator of Parkwood Estate National Historic Site (Parkwood NHS). A graduate from York University with a degree in History and Anothropology, Samantha obtained her diploma in Museum Studies from Algonquin College. … Continue reading

Posted in DRAAG Information | Tagged , , ,

Christmas Potluck

DRAAG will once again be hosting a Christmas Pot Luck on Friday, December 13 beginning at 5:30. The social will be held at the beautiful Guy House, part of the Oshawa Community Museum. We will also tour through Henry House, … Continue reading

Posted in DRAAG Information | Tagged , ,

This Month’s Header

This month’s header comes from the collection of the Oshawa Community Archives. The photograph, donated to the Archives in 1966, shows the 116th Battalion returning to Oshawa from Niagara Camp. Circa 1916. The 116th Battalion was recruited and fostered in … Continue reading

Posted in DRAAG Information | Tagged , , , ,