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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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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

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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

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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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