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Developing a Sense of Past and Present

Decide if the pictures represent long ago or recently.

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Title: The Hungarian Trunk
Host: Pier 21 Society
Description: This website contains an interactive tour about Hungarian immigrants who came to Canada.
Navigation Tips: Click on the left hand menu to access categories.


Title: Library and Archives of Canada
Host: Library and Archives of Canada
Description: This website is the English-language home page for Library and Archives Canada. It provides information about their collection and services, as well as direct access to online resources including collections of images from old store catalogues.
Navigation Tips: Type in keywords in the “Search” box (top right of screen) and click “Search” to find specific items.


Title: Keys to History Database: People and Objects, Places and Times
Host: McCord Museum
Description: This website contains over 125 000 images that reflect the social history and material culture of Montréal, Québec and Canada.
Navigation Tips: Click on Collections–Search near the top of the screen to access images and their descriptions


Title: Museums and Historic Sites
Host: Alberta Culture and Tourism
Description: This website contains a database of Alberta’s provincial historic sites and museums. Links are provided to the Provincial Archives of Alberta and to the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation.
Navigation Tips:

Click on “Alberta Map” to access a map of historic sites and museums.  Click on other links for additional information about historic sites and museums.

Last updated: March 1, 2016 | (Revision History)
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