Student Museum Musings: Thomas Conant’s Century-Old Musings

By Adam A., Summer Student Hello and long time no see! I’m Adam, you may remember me as the guy from last summer who exclusively blogged about transcriptions. This summer I have a rather different role, that of a researcher. Specifically, I have been tasked with gathering information about the Loyalist and Late Loyalist settlers … Continue reading “Student Museum Musings: Thomas Conant’s Century-Old Musings”

Student Museum Musings – Summer Wrap Up

By Adam A., Lauren R., and Mia V. Hello once more! It’s not been long at all since my last blog, but unfortunately summer is coming to an end and with it my time here at the museum. With regards to the Pankhurst transcription I detailed last time; it now sits at around ten thousand … Continue reading “Student Museum Musings – Summer Wrap Up”

Student Museum Musings -Transcription Tales

By Adam A., Archives Assistant Student Hello once more! It has been a little over a month since my last blog post, and I am now overdue to provide an update on my efforts. At this time I am a little over three thousand words into a new transcription project. As my previous transcription project … Continue reading “Student Museum Musings -Transcription Tales”

The Lem Family

By Alexandra Petrie, Research & Publication Co-ordinator Hello readers! My name is Alexandra Petrie and I have been hired at the OM to research and coordinate their next publication on the history of Oshawa. The purpose of this publication is to tell a more inclusive history of Oshawa and to showcase its diverse past and … Continue reading “The Lem Family”

The Month That Was – October 1929

All articles originally appeared in the Oshawa Daily Times October 5th 1929 TWO WOMEN CANDIDATES SEEK SEATS If Women Candidates Are Successful It Will Be First Time Any Woman Has Been Elected to the Ontario Legislature Toronto, Ont., Oct. 5. – With provincial elections day, Oct. 30, more than three weeks distant, 150 candidates are … Continue reading “The Month That Was – October 1929”