Tag Archives: Members

Nursing Sisters in Canada – The Story of Mabel Bruce Evans

By Alexandra Geropoulos, Archivist – Clarington Museum and Archives When people recall World War I & II, many recall the men and women who bravely served and fought for their country during those dark periods in human history. Each community has … Continue reading

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Northumberland County Archives – 1867 and 1967

On January 9, 1967, Cobourg town council held their inaugural meeting in the courtroom of Victoria Hall dressed in authentic reproduction costumes reminiscent of the 1867 period. Minutes from the 1867 town council meeting were read by the town clerk, … Continue reading

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Whitby Archives – 1867 and 1967

1867 In 1867, the Town of Whitby threw a big party to celebrate Canada’s first birthday on July 1. The plan for Dominion Day was printed in local newspapers and 8000 people came from the surrounding area to take part … Continue reading

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Oshawa Museum – 1867 and 1967

This year marks the 150th Anniversary of Confederation. The year will be filled with celebrations, retrospection and imagining where this country will be in another 150 years. To begin the celebration, member institutions of DRAAG have looked through their holdings … Continue reading

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Meet the Curator – Sonya Jones, The RMG

As we welcome the first full week of April with a spring in our step, we also celebrate Archives Awareness Week!  Once again this year, we begin our celebrations by introducing you to some of the amazing people, and their … Continue reading

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