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  • Tales and Torts

    Stories of a Country Lawyer by

    “The newspaper headline declared in large bold letters: “Shoot Out At High Noon.” Reading the first paragraph of the article disclosed the truth of the old saying, “don’t take a knife to a gun fight.” The man with the knife lay dead on the ground, ...


  • Talented Miramichiers in the Gilded Age

    Irish Miramichiers who Made a Difference at Home, New York, Leadville and Bathurst by

    “The family which Samuel and Mary Ann (Daley) Adams raised at Miramichi, New Brunswick in the 19th. century was truly a remarkable one, as their great-grandson Tom Creaghan reveals in this work. ” — Willis D. Hamilton, author of the Dictionary of ...


  • Coal Town Kids

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    Duane Radford and his friends from childhood reminisce about growing up in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta (lovingly called “the Pass”), when the area’s coal mines were active. Set on the edge of the Canadian Rockies, in southwestern Alberta, the Pass ...


  • Patrick and Elizabeth Long

    A Pioneer Family in the Long Point Settlement by

    Inspired by a short article on her family background and a deep passion for history, author Mae Long Pagdin spends thirty-five years haunting pioneer cemeteries, library archives, municipal records offices, and locales in Ireland, Pennsylvania, and ...


  • The Surridges of Woodleigh

    The Story of Two Saskatchewan Pioneer Families by

    The Surridges of Woodleigh tells the story of the lives of the author’s ancestors who left their loved ones in England in the late 1800s to make a better life for themselves on the sparsely populated prairies of post-confederation Canada. From ...


  • A Century of Service

    The Story of The Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma by

    In 1933, the fate of Casa Loma, a once-proud edifice in the heart of Toronto, hung in the balance. Initially built as a private residence, the castle was languishing in the post-war depression, and the City of Toronto was prepared to accept tenders ...


  • White Mask

    A Re-Celebration of My First Nation Heritage, A Memoir by

    Why are so many Natives, First Nations, Indians, Metis, Inuits, Aboriginals, Indigenous People, and Amerindians ashamed of whom they are? Where does this shame come from? Why does it exist today? These questions are the underlying fabric of the ...


  • Nii Ndahlohke

    Boys' and Girls' Work at Mount Elgin Industrial School, 1890-1915 by

    This book takes its title from the phrase for “I work” in Lunaape, the traditional language of Munsee Delaware people, and was inspired by the work of the Munsee Delaware Language and History Group. Written for the descendants and communities of ...


  • Voices from the Mackenzies

    A History of People who have worked in the Mackenzie Mountains Outfitting Industry. by

    Re-live the experiences of the people who traveled to the distant and untouched Mackenzie Mountains of Canada’s Northwest Territories. This raw, beautiful land was opened to outfitting in 1965, when intrepid entrepreneurs carried out exploratory ...


  • History Matters

    Stories and Photographs from the Archives of the Lakes District Museum by

    Located in the geographic centre of British Columbia, the Lakes District is a unique region with a fascinating backstory. History Matters, the first book published by the Lakes District Museum Society in a half century, gives readers a glimpse into ...