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Doukhobor Collection of James Mavor

Doukhobor Collection of James Mavor

A collection of print materials and images focusing on Doukhobor settlement in late 19th to early 20th century Canada. The Doukhobors, a religous group originating in Ukraine, suffered periodic discrimination by Tsarist authorities. At the end of the 20th century, during a period of...
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Doukhobor Collection of Simon Fraser University

Doukhobor Collection of Simon Fraser University

A collection of digitized images, print materials, and ephemera relating to the settlement of the Doukhobors in Canada, primarily in the late 19th and early 20th century. During this time period, thousands of Doukhobors fled religious persecution in their native Ukraine. This collection...
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Editorial Cartoons Collection

Editorial Cartoons Collection

A collection of thousands of original drawings published in Canadian newspapers between 1952 and the present. Cartoonists included are: Bob Bierman, Graham Harrop, Bob Krieger, John Larter, Brent Lynch, Dan Murphy, Len Norris, Roy Peterson, Adrian Raeside, Ingrid Rice, Jim Rimmer, and...
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German Canadians Collection

German Canadians Collection

The history of Canada’s relationship with German-speaking immigrants is a complex one, marked by a series of policy reversals under the influence of world events. Although this group makes up one of the largest immigrant groups in Canadian history, it was internally diverse and included...
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Gerontology Collection

Gerontology Collection

This collection of selected digitized publications from the Simon Fraser University Gerontology Research Centre (GRC) is a companion to the SFU Library's Summit Institutional Repository's Simon Fraser University Gerontology Research Centre...
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Indo-Canadian Oral History Collection

Indo-Canadian Oral History Collection

A selection of interviews conducted with early Indian immigrants to Canada, almost all of them British Columbians, in 53 audio files.

In the mid to late 1980s, two groups of researchers conducted detailed interviews with early Indo-Canadian settlers in Canada, almost all of them...
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Italian Canadian Collection

Italian Canadian Collection

A collection of books, newspapers and government documents focusing on the history and culture of Italian-Canadians. Italians began arriving in Canada as early as the 1400s and in earnest after World War II. This collection of digitized print materials includes books, newspapers and...
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Italian Canadian Women Oral History Collection

Italian Canadian Women Oral History Collection

Interviews collected in the 1970s and 1980s documenting the experiences of Italian women who immigrated to Canada throughout the first three quarters of the twentieth century. Between 1950 and 1975, over 100,000 Italian women came to Canada as sojourners and settlers. This collection,...
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Italian Canadian Women Photograph Collection

Italian Canadian Women Photograph Collection

A collection of archival images dating from 1950 to 1975 celebrating the contributions of Italian women immigrants to Canadian history and culture. In 1948, Canada began accepting family-sponsored Italian immigrants. Between 1950 and 1975, over 100,000 Italian women came as sojourners...
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Japanese Canadian Oral History Collection

Japanese Canadian Oral History Collection

The collection is comprised of interviews conducted by the National Nikkei Museum & Heritage Centre with Japanese Canadians on topics ranging from early immigration; their participation in pre-World War II industries including fishing, farming, and the lumber industries; and their...
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