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Canadian History Roundup – Week of December 10, 2017

This image features four little girls walking through a winter forest landscape. There are some bare trees and some pine trees with snow on them. Going from left to right, the first little girl has a white coat, a red hat, and red boots. She is carrying a book and a toy horse on a stick. The second little girl is wearing a being coast over a red dress that peeks out from the bottom. She is wearing brown boots, and a black hat with red ribbons. She is carrying a baby doll. The other two girls are slightly ahead of them. The third girl is wearing a red coat with white trim, a patterned grey dress peeking out from underneath. She has white boots, and a black cap with white trim. She and the final girl are carrying holiday greenery. The final girl is wearing a beige coat with red boots, and a red hat. In the foreground, there are also four birds.

“A merry Christmas to you.” Ephemera. 1912. New York: Gold Media Art. Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Literature. Toronto Public Library. Public Domain.

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Canadian History Roundup – Week of July 16, 2017

A group of six Inuit girls singing, one of them playing the guitar.

Group of girls singing, Richards Island, N.W.T. July 1956. Photo by Rosemary Gilliat Eaton. Library and Archives Canada 4731522

 

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Upcoming Publications in Canadian History – May 2017

Upcoming Publications in Canadian History May 2017

 

Welcome back to our monthly series, “Upcoming Publications in Canadian History,” where I’ve compiled information on all the upcoming releases for the following month in the field of Canadian history from every Canadian academic press, all in one place. This includes releases in both English and French. To see last month’s releases, click here.

 

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Canadian History Roundup – Week of March 19, 2017

 

Canadian History Roundup March 19, 2017

White Star Line – Canada’s Call to Women (1920-1930). Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1990-119-1. Public Domain.

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Canadian History Roundup – Week of March 5, 2017

 

Canadian History Roundup - March 5, 2017

“‘The rebel maid’ – Montague F. Phillips will be presented by The Vancouver Opera Society under the direction of Jas. C. Welch, First produced in London England in 1921.” 19121. AM54 – Major Matthews collection. City of Vancouver Archives. (This is a “snipe,” is a glass lantern slide that would be shown in a movie aside from the film and/or trailers. This snipe was used in movie theatres in Vancouver during the 1920s.)

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Canadian History Roundup – Week of February 26, 2017

Canadian History Roundup February 26th, 2017

Housewives! Wage war on Hitler (1941-42). Canada. Dept. of Public Information. Toronto Public Library. Public Domain.

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Canadian History Roundup – Week of February 12, 2017

Canadian History Roundup February 12, 2017

Valentine’s Greeting Card (1940s-1950s), Paper Novelty Manufacturing Company Ltd. Canadian Museum of History, 2008.58.50.10.

 

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Canadian History Roundup – Week of October 23, 2016

Hallowe'en greetings (1900). Toronto Public Library, Special Collections OSB-CARDS-N-148

Hallowe’en greetings (1900). Toronto Public Library, Special Collections OSB-CARDS-N-148 CC by 2.0

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Canadian History Roundup – Week of October 2, 2016

Harvesting oats on the Ed Euie farm near Collingwood, Ontario. On the racks is Ed Euie, pitching sheaves is Jack Bell. (1949)Canada. National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque, Library and Archives Canada, e010955655

Harvesting oats on the Ed Euie farm near Collingwood, Ontario. On the racks is Ed Euie, pitching sheaves is Jack Bell. (1949)Canada. National Film Board of Canada. Photothèque, Library and Archives Canada, e010955655 CC BY 2.0

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