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Facebook Twitter - Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War: The History of World War 2. This collection of more than 140,000 clippings, arranged by subject and date, includes news stories and editorials from newspapers, mostly Canadian, documenting every aspect of the war. - Canadian Newspapers and the Second World War: The History of World War 2

The English-language clippings are from the archive of the century-old Hamilton Spectator newspaper, while the French-language materials are from a collection of the newspaper Le Devoir. You are invited to explore the online database using either the Basic search or the detailed search, which includes a date searching feature. Short historical articles on key topics from the time period, along with sample clippings from the collection, supplement this impressive resource of news information "as it happened".

A glossary of terms, highlighted in red throughout the historical articles, provides definitions for technical terms and abbreviations. An estimated fifty million people, both combatants and civilians, died in battle or by execution, disease or starvation. Related Newspaper Articles. Our Legacy - Material relating to First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples, found in Saskatchewan cultural and heritage collections. Peel's Prairie Provinces - Sources for Western Canada and Western Canadian History. Diaries of William Lyon Mackenzie King - Library and Archives Canada. Collection Search The contents of this database are in Collection Search.

Diaries of William Lyon Mackenzie King - Library and Archives Canada

Try it today for an improved search experience! Archives - History. Blackfoot Digital Library - University of Lethbridge Digitized Collections. BiblioArchives / LibraryArchives. Sources for the Boer War. Canadian Letters. Death of a Diplomat: Herbert Norman & The Cold War. Vancouver police attack unemployed protesters, Unknown, 1938, Faro, Alta.

Death of a Diplomat: Herbert Norman & The Cold War

Oct 30/33 Mr. R.B. Bennett Prime Minister of Canada Ottawa. Dear Sir: – You will think it odd to receive a letter from a poor guy like me asking the Prime Minister of Canada to do him a favour, but can not help it, as present condition are such that a man can hardly make a living on a farm, especially in the Peace River country. I am mighty hard up & have four children to keep in food & clothing. You might ask your self who is this guy. well I was born in Medicine Hat forty two years ago. The other day after our school meeting, some one said; well Mr.

I wish I could get more inside information as to what you have done for Canada, in order to defend myself. Hoping to hear from you before very long. Yours Truly F. Military History Research Centre. The Canadian War Museum’s Military History Research Centre houses, in one convenient location, the George Metcalf Archival Collection and the Hartland Molson Library.

Military History Research Centre

These extensive national collections of primary and secondary research material document Canada’s military history from the colonial period to the present. The George Metcalf Archival Collection contains unique archival documents and photographic materials, and is especially strong on First and Second World Wars. Institute of Historical Research. Indigenous Peoples - Primary Sources - Library Guides @ VIU at Vancouver Island University Library.

The RG 10 microfilm reels in the Library collection have been selected for their relevance to First Nations research & study particularly, but not exclusively, for the West Coast region.

Indigenous Peoples - Primary Sources - Library Guides @ VIU at Vancouver Island University Library

This full text resource provides examples of primary material. RG 10 constitutes the historical records created by the Department of Indian Affairs and includes letters, correspondence, and files on various aspects of Indian administration. The Library's holdings only represent part of the entire collection held at the National Archives of Canada in Ottawa. To access these records, search LibrarySearch, or the library catalogue, using the keyword: "RG 10" There are a total of 45 records which should result, with the call number range E 78 C2 B5 C-xxxx ( x = various numbers). There is a print guide (located in the Reference collection) that corresponds to each microfilm reel.

Think Like a Historian: Working with Primary Source Evidence. This package guides teachers and students through the basics of applying Peter Seixas and Tom Morton’s Big Six Historical Thinking Concepts to the different types of historical primary sources that are frequently found in museums, archives and libraries: images, audio clips, film and video, artifacts and documents.

Think Like a Historian: Working with Primary Source Evidence

Primary sources are sometimes referred to as historical evidence. Primary sources are materials created or used during a specific time period in history. Examples include objects, oral histories, written records, archival documents and even DNA. These primary sources provide invaluable evidence in understanding the past.

Start to think like a historian and apply historical thinking skills. The War of 1812: Sources. He documentary heritage of the War of 1812 is rich.

The War of 1812: Sources

This is particularly true of the correspondence and reports which form the basis for the information presented in this display. Selection of this material involved the examination of many documents, choosing those which illustrated a particular issue or fact in an interesting way. This was intended, so far as is possible, to present the war and its aftermath as it was seen by the participants. The selection of visual materials was a more challenging task. During wartime few people had the time or inclination to illustrate what was going on around them.