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Project Naming Jul 2
Group of Métis children on a seesaw in Île-à-la-Crosse, Saskatchewan, ca. 1954-1963. Do you recognize anyone in this photo? More on Project Naming and how you can help:
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An early design for the Avro Arrow airplane… photos taken by a Canadian artist embedded in Afghanistan… making their debut in our Premiere exhibition!
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LibraryArchivesCanada 15h
Only 6 days left, to visit the travelling exhibition at in . Did you see it? What did you think?
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LibraryArchivesCanada 17h
! Have you heard about Lingua Franca: A Common Language for Conservators of Photographic Materials? Our interactive bilingual ebook will help you understand technical terminology related to photography conservation.
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LibraryArchivesCanada 18h
The Battle of Hill 70 in 1917 was almost exclusively planned, fought and won by the Canadian Corps. Read more on this important engagement:
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 19
Princess Patricia’s Light Canadian Infantry was our first unit to arrive in France during the . The regiment still exists to this day. Explore our photo album:
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 18
Explore our database which comprise-contains more than 190,000 digitized Canadian patents, from 1869 to 1919:
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 18
On August 18, 1869, the first Canadian patent was issued to William Hamilton for the Eureka Fluid Meter, a machine for measuring liquids.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 18
Opening today! The “Pathways: Following traces of Indigenous routes across Ontario” exhibition is at from August 18 to October 28:
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 18
Arthur Doughty and Gustave Lanctôt, Dominion Archivists, collected invaluable documentation during the . Many of these items are in our collection today. Read our article on the subject:
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 17
Sergeant Joseph Gaetz, Brussels, Belgium, signed “Forever yours darling, Joe” on verso, unknown photographer, 1945. Part of our Premiere exhibition:
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 17
What was it like to be a nurse during the ? Read the diary of Anne E. Ross to find out:
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 16
This map was based on the field books of William Ogilvie, a noted Dominion land surveyor working in western and northern Canada. It documents discovery claims made by “Tagish Jim” (commonly known as James Kèsh, or “Skookum” Jim Mason).
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 16
Do you think Kèsh, or “Skookum” Jim Mason, and his sister and brother-in-law had any idea they would trigger a after discovering the first piece of gold in Bonanza Creek?
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 16
In August 1896, near present-day Dawson City, Yukon, “Skookum” Jim Mason of the Tagish First Nation strikes gold in Rabbit Creek. After his discovery, this River tributary will be renamed Bonanza Creek and become famous around the world.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 16
Corporal Francis Pegahmagabow, an exceptional sniper, is an example of the invaluable contribution of First Nations’ people in the . Read his service file:
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 15
Saddened by the passing of Albert Millaire a great French Canadian actor. Our sincere condolences to his family and friends. We have some documents related to his career in our collection, including this poster. A wonderful souvenir.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 15
Are you looking for more information about your Acadian heritage? Start your research here:
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 15
? The term "Acadians" refers to immigrants from France in the early 1600s who settled in the colony of , in what are now the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
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LibraryArchivesCanada Aug 15
Happy Acadian Day! Let’s celebrate the rich historical and cultural heritage of the Acadians, who continue to make important and unique contributions to our national fabric.
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