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  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • American Mosaic

    The Known Ancestors of Robert Hilton Squires II by

    This book covers the history of multiple families whose only overarching connection is that they were all the ancestors of Robert Hilton Squires II, my brother-in-law. But these various genealogical strands intersected with many pivotal eras in ...


  • Fit to be Canadian?

    The Recreation Industrial Complex in Canada by

    In recent years, recreation scholars and professionals began calling for a return to municipal recreation’s historical roots as a “public good.” Blaming neoliberal ideology for the current pay-per-use model, these calls for a more inclusive ...


  • Insatiable Annie

    Reckless and Loose on the Streets of Toronto by

    Do you remember a time before computers? AIDS? smartphones? social media? Can you recall when disco reigned supreme? smoking was common? young women hung out in hip-hugger, bell-bottom bluejeans and halter tops? you made calls on a payphone? Can ...


  • Lighting the Fiery Cross

    by

    This historical novel, although fictional, is based on true events. From 1915 to 1920, the United States was challenged by a societal struggle to maintain traditional values while simultaneously embracing modernism. The introduction of ...


  • Shepard, Alberta in the 1930s and Early 1940s

    Reminiscences by Stan Humenuk by

    If you enjoy reading simple human-interest stories and would like to learn things at the same time, you will enjoy reading the author’s reminiscences in this book about growing up in Shepard, Alberta, a small hamlet near the City of Calgary in the ...


  • Thirst!

    A Story of Prohibition In Ontario by

    Prohibition was the law of the land in both Ontario and the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Yet because of the one key difference between Ontario’s Temperance Act and America’s Eighteenth Amendment, smugglers could make small fortunes ...


  • Meaningful Memories

    Rekindling Past Learning Experiences to Live Life to the Fullest by

    Nostalgia, learning experiences, meaningful memories… This book is filled with these from a man who grew up in a strong Irish-Catholic community in the North End of Saint John in the 1950s and 1960s, went on to practise law and then become a law ...


  • Living the Love

    Emily Hobhouse post-war (1918-1926) by

    In 1918 Emily Hobhouse was 58 and a partial invalid. She could have retired to her beloved Cornwall to write her memoirs but the plight of the children of Europe, half starved by war restrictions, called her to new works. Helped by the Save the ...