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The Spanish Flu in Canada

“Struggle Without Rest”: The Spanish Flu in Canada

Developed by Defining Moments Canada, this travelling exhibit takes a fresh, engaging look at the Canadian experience of the Spanish Flu, featuring as-yet untold stories from Indigenous, immigrant, and rural communities across the country.

On display at the Archives of Ontario from November 3-24, 2018.

Eaton’s Goes To War

Eaton’s Goes To War

This exhibit showcases the contributions made by the T. Eaton Company and its employees to the war effort during the First World War.
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In Good Hands: Lawrence Bruce Robertson, WWI Surgeon

In Good Hands: Lawrence Bruce Robertson, WWI Surgeon

Dr. L. Bruce Robertson, a skilled and compassionate physician, saved the lives of many WWI soldiers through his innovative technique in blood transfusion. This exhibit contains heartwarming letters from his patients and their families, and shows the lasting impact made by doctors and nurses during the First World War.
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Dear Sadie

Dear Sadie: Love, Lives, and Remembrance from Ontario's First World War

Using letters between soldier Harry Mason and his sweetheart, Sadie Arbuckle, this exhibit tells the moving story of their relationship while it explores the reality of war.
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The Story of an Ontario Veteran -

The Story of an Ontario Veteran - Excerpts from the John Mould Diaries

This exhibit showcases the diary of John Mould, a two-time veteran who recounts his experiences training, fighting and finally returning to France for the unveiling of the monument at Vimy Ridge.
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Canadian Posters from the First World War

Canadian Posters from the First World War

This popular exhibit focuses on Canadian posters from the First World War that are part of the Archives of Ontario poster collection.
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War Artists from the First World War

War Artists from the First World War

This exhibit features images created by war artists between 1914 and 1918 that serves as poignant reminders of a devastating war that took place more than a hundred years ago.
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The Archives of Ontario Remembers Our Canadian War Heroes

The Archives of Ontario Remembers Our Canadian War Heroes

This exhibit focuses on letters written from the front during the First World War by brothers, Charlie and Wally Gray. They are touching in their simplicity and reach us in a way that history texts rarely do.
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Preparing for Departure

Preparing for Departure: Panoramic Photographs from the First World War

This exhibit presents three examples of panoramic photographs of units of soldiers before they left for England or France to fight in the First World War.
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