History, Social History
Memories of Turtle Lake
The Story of Sunset View Beach by Kevin W. Hope
Memories of Turtle Lake and the Story of Sunset View Beach tells the story of an idyllic community in Northwest Saskatchewan from its first wave of doomed homesteaders in the early 1900s through to its success as a residential lake community today. ...
Boys' and Girls' Work at Mount Elgin Industrial School, 1890-1915 by Mary Jane Logan McCallum
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 ...
Indomitable Canadian Filipinos
by Eleanor R. Laquian
In the 70- year history of Filipino migration to Canada, their number has increased from 770 in 1964 to about a million in 2021. Yet no book has been written and published in Canada about the Filipino community in its entirety. This book fills that ...
Tales of Their Lives
by Daphne Field
The family biographies I have written are the stories of my ancestors, our ancestors: How they lived; how they struggled, being surrounded by their families, their social history, and geography until their eventual death. Some died prematurely while ...
Through My Eyes
The Journal of Belle Munro (Saskatoon 1908 to 1918) by Margaret Munro
Through My Eyes are the diaries of Belle Munro as imagined by her grand-daughter, Frances Margaret Munro. It chronicles the life and times of the Munro family from their arrival in Saskatoon in 1908 through to the end of the First World War. Through ...
Elizabeth, Child Bride
by Colleen Pease MacLean
You’re twelve years old and your father tells you that you’re to marry a local merchant to save the family farm and settle an outstanding debt. The merchant, many years your senior, has made his desires for you quite clear and out of desperation, ...
By the Sweat of His Brow
The R. M. Probstfield Family at Oakport Farm by Carroll Engelhardt
“If I had promised to be a priest and kept my word, today I would be . . . a feted-up, high-living hypocrite in the so-called vineyard of the Lord, and not a farmer . . . earning his bread by the sweat of his brow.” Defying his Catholic parents’ ...
Tales From the Hollow
The Story of Hogg's Hollow and York Mills by Scott Kennedy
This story begins some 13,000 years ago, at the end of the last ice age, before travelling thousands of years ahead to the early pioneers and the farms they established, and right up to the present day. Readers will learn how the local St. John’s ...
Stories and Photographs from the Archives of the Lakes District Museum by Michael Riis-Christianson
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 ...
The Known Ancestors of Robert Hilton Squires II by Richard Endress
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 ...