History & Genealogy
S. Walter Stewart
Presentation on local historical subjects by the East York Historical Society. Meetings are free and have a guest speaker. All welcome. Call 416-396-3975 for information.
Tue Nov 25
Tue Jan 27
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...
Wed Nov 26
Publisher John Parry and Designer Anne Vellone dicuss this geographical memoir of a historical Toronto neighbourhood. Recollections of a Neighbourhood shows how academics, writers, activists, artists,and neighbours worked tog...
North York Central Library
Designed for those just beginning to research or looking to upgrade basic research skills, this course will cover terminology, types of sources, the use of on-line resources, libraries and archives, including LDS Family Histo...
Wed Nov 26
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...
In collaboration with The Memory Project, Jones Branch is proud to welcome Mr. John Honsberger who will discuss his experiences in World War II. Join us in celebrating the many men and women who have sacrificed themselves for...
What is the indigenous and colonial history of the Toronto area and why don't Torontonians know more about it? With Dr. Victoria Freeman, York University.
Florence Myrtle Smith who was only two when the Great War broke out. She and her Mother followed her father, a soldier, to England. The first thing her father told her when she arrived in England, was If anyone ever asks you...