Tag Archives: Oshawa

Meet the Local History Librarian – Eva Saether, Oshawa Public Library

Up next is Eva Saether, Local History and Genealogy Librarian for the Oshawa Public Library. What do you do at Oshawa Public Libraries? I am the Local History and Genealogy Librarian for Oshawa Public Libraries. The purpose of the local … Continue reading

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Meet the Curator – Earl Wotton, Ontario Regiment Museum

Today we have the opportunity to learn a bit more about a very unique site in Durham Region, the Ontario Regiment Museum.  Up until 2015, this amazing site had been run entirely by dedicated volunteers like Earl Wotton. These passionate … 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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This Month’s Header

The header this month shows a group of Oshawa residents dressed for the cold weather and heading out on their cutter.  The photograph was part of a collection donated to the Oshawa Community Museum in 1971. A971.39.16

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My Favourite Collection – Jennifer Weymark, Oshawa Museum

Up until the summer of 2013, my answer to this question would have been clear cut “My favourite collection is the Garrow Collection”.  This is a collection of letter written by an Oshawa resident from the Western Front during World … Continue reading

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This Month’s Header

The photograph comes from the collection of the Oshawa Community Archives and shows the members of the fire department in 1922. The fire hall shown in the background was located at the corners of Richmond and Simcoe Streets. Oshawa’s first … Continue reading

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This Month’s Header

The photograph comes from the collection of the Oshawa Community Archives and shows the employees of the Oshawa Laundry and Dry Cleaning Company. The photograph shows the Centre Street location, where the company moved to between 1921 and 1928. A982.31.1

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