Category Archives: Photos

LAC posts photos of Residential Schools

Library and Archives Canada has published photos online from its collection on Residential Schools, taken between 1885 and 1996. The first set of photos posted were taken in Alberta, with plans to post photos from other provinces throughout the year.

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Can you identify these women?

The photo below shows a group of 43 women who worked in the Defence Industries Limited munitions factory in Verdun. It was found by the Montreal Gazette’s theatre critic Pat Donnelly among her late uncle’s possessions. Her uncle, Fr. Francis … Continue reading

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Before-after photos of Montreal

Anyone who has met me knows I am a wee bit of a photo fanatic. That is why I follow a few cities’ vintage Facebook pages, hoping to see a photos of my ancestors’ homes, places of business, or just views … Continue reading

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eBay offers hundreds of old photos of Montreal

Almost every morning, I receive an email alert from eBay, advising me about antique photos of Montreal that have been recently posted. Why? One day, I hope to find photos of the shops my ancestors owned, the homes and streets where they lived, or photos … Continue reading


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