History & Genealogy

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week: Life in Hiding- Eva Kuper
Thu Nov 01, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Northern District

Presented by Cornélia Strickler, Montreal Holocaust Museum.

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week: Life in Hiding - Eva Kuper
Fri Nov 02, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Beaches

Presented by Cornélia Strickler, Montreal Holocaust Museum.

Icon of the event Finding Images of the Past
Fri Nov 02, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In this computer class you will learn how to search historical images using popular online search engines and the library's Digital Archive collection. Get hands-on practice exploring the library's treasure trove of rare digi...

Icon of the event Dinosaurus Fun with Club Rex
Sat Nov 03, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Long Branch

Club Rex brings a dinosaur museum experience right to you! ...

Icon of the event A History of Lombard St.
Mon Nov 05, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

History enthusiast Kristine Morris has been researching the history of Lombard St. Her presentation explores the evolution of the street from its earliest days as an Irish Catholic quarter to its industrial past when factorie...

Icon of the event Holocaust Education Week: Conversation with a Survivor
Mon Nov 05, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Locke

Details to follow.

Icon of the event Canada's Hundred Days: The Greatest Victories, 1918
Tue Nov 06, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Between 8 August and the Armistice on 11 November 1918, Arthur Currie's Canadian Corps fought a series of great battles. There were heavy casualties but the Corps played an outsize role in defeating the Germans in the field a...

Icon of the event Dear Sadie: Love, Lives and Remembrance from Ontario's First World War
Tue Nov 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Join Jay Young, PhD, for a presentation commemorating this year's centennial of the First World War. The Archives of Ontario's "Dear Sadie" exhibit is based on a series of letters between Harry Mason, a Canadian soldier fight...

Icon of the event LANDED: The WWII Journal and Family History of William Douglas Land
Tue Nov 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join author Janet Land for a discussion of her book LANDED: The WWII Journal and Family History of William Douglas Land. Based on the wartime memoirs of her father, the book includes a first-hand account of a British Army off...

Icon of the event David Fuller: The First Armistice Day and the End of the Great War
Tue Nov 06, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Beaches

David Fuller, historian and volunteer with the Malvern Red & Black Society, will be talking about the first Armistice Day and the end of the Great War. All welcome. Co-sponsored by the Beach and East Toronto Historical Societ...