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1956 Hungarian Memorial Oral History Project

1956 Hungarian Memorial Oral History Project

The 1956 Hungarian Memorial Oral History Project celebrates the refugees of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 by digitizing 400 hours of oral testimonies collected by second and third generation Hungarian-Canadians. The interviewees tell their personal stories of their involvement in the...
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Art Images digital collection

Art Images

SFU Library's Art Images is a collection of online images documenting a broad range of art in support of teaching, learning, and research at SFU. Currently the collection is composed of over 2000 images with an emphasis on the history of Western Art. Images are licensed for research and...
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Bachelors and China Dolls, Sex and Race in Postwar Toronto's Chinatown,1920-1970

Bachelors and China Dolls, Sex and Race in Postwar Toronto's Chinatown,1920-1970

This collection consists of digitized materials concerning sex and race in Toronto between 1920 and 1970. It includes photographs from a private collection and newspaper articles about Chinese Canadians and white women (Chinadolls) in Toronto’s Chinatown, published in the Toronto Chinese...
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BC BookWorld Author Bank

BC BookWorld Author Bank

Profiles of more than 9,000 authors who have written books for, about and from British Columbia. The BC BookWorld Author Bank includes short biographies and book review excerpts for writers from British Columbia, as well as extensive reference information for books and authors...
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BC Multicultural Photograph Collection at the Vancouver Public Library

BC Multicultural Photograph Collection at the Vancouver Public Library

This collection of photographs depicts the contributions of immigrants and First Nations peoples to BC. The photographs feature significant events and activities such as the development of Vancouver’s Chinatown, the Chinese contribution to railroad construction in B.C., East Indians and...
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Bill Reid Centre Collection

Bill Reid Centre Collection

The Bill Reid Centre Collection is a collection of images that records the arts and architecture of the various First Nations of the Pacific Northwest, focusing on their many and varied artistic and material expressions. The records in the collection are images brought together in a vast...
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Blair Henshaw HIV AIDS Stamp Collection

Blair Henshaw HIV AIDS Stamp Collection

A digitized collection of HIV/AIDS-related stamps, philatelic materials and ephemera collected by Canadian AIDS activist and stamp collector Blair Henshaw (1949-2002), the man responsible for successfully lobbying the Canadian federal government to issue an HIV/AIDS stamp. It features a...
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British Columbia Fine Printing Collection

British Columbia Fine Printing Collection

Fine/private presses have a distinguished history in British Columbia. Founded in Vancouver in 1946, the Private Press of Robert R. Reid was the first of its kind in Canada. The British Columbia Fine Printing collection contains digitized publications and ephemera of several B.C. fine/...
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British Columbia Postcards Collection

British Columbia Postcards Collection

This is an historically significant collection of over 6,000 B.C. postcards that visually and vividly capture a wide array of places, people, events, industries, geographic landmarks, architectural highlights, modes of transportation – all associated with British Columbia. Many are...
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Canada's Early Women Writers

Canada's Early Women Writers

Presents biographical and publication information for more than 470 women who lived in Canada or wrote about Canada, and who authored an English-language book or pamphlet of fiction or poetry published before 1940. It includes titles of publications and references to archival resources....
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