Tag Archives: Oshawa

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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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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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AAO 2014 Conference

We are less than a month away from the AAO Conference at UOIT in Oshawa. Registration will remain open until Friday, May 16. You can still register online here: http://aao-archivists.ca/event-1693121 Please contact the AAO Office at aao@aao-archivists.ca  or 647-343-3334 if … Continue reading

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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

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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 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

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