The Month That Was – June 1926

Board of Health Again Complains about City Dump June 1st, 1926 The Board of Health will again protest to the City Council the existence of the city dumping ground on Gibb Street. Each year this has been done, but after some discussion the matter has been more or less shelved, largely through no other location … Continue reading “The Month That Was – June 1926”

My Favourite Artifact: The Spirit Photograph

By Emily Dafoe, Visitor Host My favourite artifact (or in this case archives document) that is held here at the Oshawa Community Museum and Archives is a letter that was written by Thomas Henry addressed to his son, E.E.. This correspondence letter can be paired with a very interesting photograph that is also here at … Continue reading “My Favourite Artifact: The Spirit Photograph”

Oshawa’s Black History: One Family’s Story, Part III

By Lisa Terech, Youth Engagement / Programs Welcome back to the third chapter in the story of Oshawa’s Dunbar family.  Last week, I talked about George and Mary Dunbar and their children.  Their eldest daughter, Margaret, was their only child to live to old age.  Today, I would like to share Margaret’s story, as written … Continue reading “Oshawa’s Black History: One Family’s Story, Part III”

The Month That Was – October 1956

Monday October 1, 1956 Theatre Guide Plaza – “Edge of Hell” 1:05, 3:42, 6:19, and 9:01 “Day of Fury” 2:20, 4:57, 7:34 and 10:16. Last complete show 9pm Regent – “Great Day in the Morning” in Superscope and colour 3:15, 6:30 and 9:55 “Flying Leathernecks” 1:30, 4:50 and 8:15. Last complete show at 8:05 Biltmore … Continue reading “The Month That Was – October 1956”

Student’s Museum ‘Musings’ – Caitlan

Since the last time, I told you that I was starting to work on the Robinson Book. So far, so good! The first rough draft has been printed and we have begun the first round of editing – So far everyone seems to enjoy it! Also I told you how I never did tours with … Continue reading “Student’s Museum ‘Musings’ – Caitlan”