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  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 1 Sussex Drive

    Short stories, memorable moments and anecdotes from the past, as told by those who worked behind the scenes at the official Residence of Canada’s Governors General by

    Rideau Hall, the official Residence of Canada’s Governors General, has been host to some of the greatest leaders and dignitaries in history. Members of royal families, world leaders and heads of state have stayed there and have experienced, ...


  • Odyssey of Faith

    The Known Ancestors of Christopher Doerksen by

    This family history traces the Doerksen family back to their Mennonite roots, and then follows that family’s peregrinations from the Low Countries on Europe’s northern coast, to the Vistula Delta region of modern Poland, to a self-governing colony ...


  • The Black Suitcase

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    Growing up poor in mid-century Limerick is a nightmare of eviction, food deprivation, flea-bites, and never enough heat. An orange at Christmas is a massive treat. And yet Seanie Morrisey, despite having to beg, scavenge, and steal to help his ...


  • From Dean to Dand

    The Wanderings of One Branch of the Hathaway Family from England to the Canadian Prairies by

    From Dean to Dand follows the Hathaway patronymic from its inception in the Forest of Dean in Wales, when it was recorded in the Domesday Book. The family spread across England before crossing the Atlantic to the American colonies. One branch of the ...


  • My Oatway Harrison Story

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    The Canadian prairies at the turn of the twentieth century was a land of opportunity, but struggle and trial waited around every corner. The Oatway and Harrison families were pioneers in the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta. My Oatway Harrison ...


  • The Sophia Baryluk (Venechuk) Family Story

    Yesterday is Gone.... But Her Legacy Lives On! by

    Having lost her own mother during child birth, and her father dying shorty thereafter, Sophia's strength, faith, and determination saw her through a lifetime of hardships. While successfully raising eleven children, her gift of love and her strong ...


  • The Mysterious Druids

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    Few subjects have inspired more fascination throughout the centuries than the druids, but were they really as mystical and mysterious as they are often portrayed? In an absorbing mix of scholarly presentation and entertaining stories from folklore ...


  • Voices from the Lower Deck

    Folklore and Folkways of the Sea by

    Voices from the Lower Deck examines the role of folklore as the instrument of integration and bonding for the ordinary seafarer during the Age of Sail. Mainly based on contemporary sailors narratives and historical and folkloric texts, the book ...