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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 and...
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Mai '68 Collection

Mai '68 Collection

The mai '68  poster collection in SFU Library Special Collections consists of posters and handbills created largely by the Atelier Populaire. The collection is important as a source of documentary, artistic and historical evidence of the student protests in France during May 1968. Each day...
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Pacific Tribune Photograph Collection

Pacific Tribune Photograph Collection

The Pacific Socialist Education Association’s Pacific Tribune photograph collection comprises over 40,000 35-mm images taken for the weekly Vancouver labour newspaper Pacific Tribune. The images cover a twenty-year period, from 1972 to 1992, one of the most active periods...
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Phillip Francis Postcard Collection

Philip Francis Postcard Collection

Postcards provide a window into the past unlike other written or photographic materials. In many respects, they can be viewed as the precursors of today’s social media. They were, first and foremost, a quick, inexpensive and often visually appealing means of communication. In the Golden Age...
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Richard Harwood (Dick) Chambers Alpine Photograph Collection

Richard Harwood (Dick) Chambers Alpine Photograph Collection

This digital collection consists of more than 800 colour slides and black-and-white prints, with corresponding photography logbook, created by Richard (Dick) Harwood Chambers (1922-1999), and donated by his niece and nephew, Barbara and Jim Diggins.

Richard Chambers was a prominent...
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Scowlitz Artifact Assemblage Project

Scowlitz Artifact Assemblage Project

The Simon Fraser University Scowlitz collection is comprised of nearly 2,000 artifacts excavated from the Scowlitz site at the confluence of the Harrison and Fraser Rivers between 1992 and 1999. Excavation activities were hosted by the Scowlitz First Nation in partnership with SFU, UBC and...
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Vancouver Punk Rock Collection

Vancouver Punk Rock Collection

"A brief noisy movement which still reverberates" is how the New York Times (12 June 2008) described Punk, a movement which was much more than music or clothes; it supported and promoted various social political causes, such as the environment, women's rights, and opposition...
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