History & Genealogy
Aviation historian Keith Hyde explores how aircraft at the start of the First World War were used to observe troop movements and reconnaissance. Both sides flew fragile biplanes, lacking reliable engines and any form of fixed...
The August 1918 anti-Greek riot, led by returning war veterans, was one of the largest instances of violence in Toronto?s history. This presentation by Chris Grafos (York University) charts the lasting legacy and broader cons...
Toronto Reference Library
This 4-week course, for intermediate & advanced-level genealogists, explores ways in which maps and mapping tools contribute to family history research, analysis and writing, proving that today's genealogists need not limit t...
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Author of Death So Noble, Professor Jonathan Vance (University of Western Ontario), considers the challenges of remembering this catastrophic event, and how those challenges have changed as the centenary approaches. When we a...