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Y.M.C.A. of Woodstock fonds

  • ca. 1888-1994

The fonds consists of various materials relating to the history of the Y.M.C.A. including the Y.W.C.A before amalgamation. Such materials include:

Series 1: YMCA History, Programs and Services
  • Minutes of the Board of Directors (1919-1942)
  • Annual Membership and Financial Campaign and Programs
  • YWCA
  • Amalgamation of YMCA and YWCA
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Photographs / slides
  • Capt. W.H. Pierce
  • “Y” Beaver Minstrels
  • Christian Emphasis School
  • Miscellaneous
  • Video Cassettes

    Series 2: Fisher’s Glen “Y” Camp

  • History/ newspaper clippings (1930-1992)
  • Fisher’s Glen Reunion (1993)
  • Photographs / slides (includes photocopies of photographs)

    Series 3: Scrapbooks (majority are photocopies, not all complete)

  • Margaret Flower’s Scrapbook (1955-1964)
  • Jean Schwass’ Scrapbook (1957-1967)
  • Kay Fulham’s Scrapbook (1957-1983)
  • Scrapbook – original (1962 – 1963)
  • Scrapbook (1965)
  • Scrapbook (ca. 1965-1971)
  • Ruth Gilmar’s Scrapbook (February 1966 – December 1968)
  • Jean Schwass’ (May 1973 – July 1974)
  • Jean Schwass’ (1974-1975)
  • Jean Schwass’ (July 1975 – May 1976)
  • Jean Schwass’ (June 1976 – June 1977)
  • Scrapbook (1982)
  • Scrapbook (1982)
  • Scrapbook (1983)
  • Scrapbook (1983)

    Series 4: Bill Butt’s play - Women and Men: The Story of the YMCA-YWCA of Woodstock (1994)

  • Script
  • Background research notes / rough notes
  • Production
  • Costumes and Props
  • Sheet Music
  • Photographs / slides
  • Newspaper clippings
  • Audio cassettes – oral histories (1993)

Y.M.C.A. of Woodstock

Debby Yaffe interview / Women's Studies collection

  • Item
  • 2009

Item consists of sound recordings of Debby Yaffe discussing her childhood, schooling and family life in California, including gendered family roles, expectations of femininity in the 1950s, university, marriage and life in Europe, her feminist consciousness raising experience in London, teaching high school in London, the differences between English and American societies, sex discrimination, radical feminist activities, restructuring of sexual relationships, life in Canada and involvement in the Women’s movement in Victoria, Status of Women Action group, Everywomens Books, disordered eating as feminist issue, work as a fitness instructor, abortion rights, impact on feminist awareness of the December 6, 1989 killings at École Polytechnique in Montréal, radical feminism, women’s lives in Canada and England, life as a lesbian, resisting dominant domestic relationship constructs, teaching Women’s Studies, feminist theory, and the Victoria Women’s Movement Archives.<br>
The Debby Yaffe interview was conducted by Joy Fisher as a research project in the course History 358A, “Women in Canada,” taught by Dr. Lynne Marks, which covered histories of women in Canada from the era of New France to the present. Fisher’s resulting essay is entitled “Riding the Wave/ Watching the Wave: A Second Wave Feminist Talks about Gender Ideologies and her Life.”</br>

Yaffe, Debby

Regular newspaper columns

Series consists of records relating to columns that Taylor wrote for local newspapers in the Okanagan region of BC. Includes samples of columns written for the Kelowna <em>Courier</em> and <em>Penticton Herald</em> (July to December 2009); satirical articles relating to local people and politics (the <em>Back Fence</em>, 2008); and samples of columns from a local weekly paper, the <em>Lake Country Calendar</em> (2007).

Taylor, James A.

Grace Mulcahy fonds

  • WVAN 054
  • Fonds
  • 2006

Fonds consists of photographs of Grace Mulcahy, the home of West Vancouver Reeve Valiant Vivian Vinson, family, and friends.

Mulcahy, Grace

Andrew Reid fonds

  • WVAN 052
  • Fonds
  • 2006

The fonds consists of material relating to the personal life and recreational activities of Andrew Reid and extended family members. The material includes photographs of Alta Lake in Whistler and the Chinese garden in West Vancouver in the 1930s.

Reid, Andrew

Genni Hennessy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 2002 - 2003

The fonds consists of records relating to Hennessy’s 2003 MA thesis titled The Spirit of Collaboration: Exploring Critical Pedagogical Principles in Transforming the Museum Through Space and Time. Hennessy was interested in the relationships that developed between community members and museum staff during the process of putting together the Museum of Anthropology’s exhibit The Spirit of Islam, which ran from October 2001 to May 2002. Her purpose was to document the kinds of collaborative processes that occurred as the exhibit planning progressed in order to identify a model from which other museums working with communities might benefit.

Hennessy, Genni

Will Munro collection

  • ON00012 SC121
  • Collection
  • 2000-2009

Collection consists of posters designed by Will Munro for events organized by him at various venues in downtown Toronto. Posters employ a variety of media and processes, including silkscreen and photocopies. Some of these posters were featured in Will Munro: Total Eclipse, July 31 – September 26, 2010, part of the Toronto Now series of exhibitions at the AGO. Silk-screening of many of the posters was carried out by Michael Comeau.
Contains series:

  1. Vaseline / Vazaleen / Vazoween posters
  2. Peroxide posters
  3. Moustache posters
  4. 7th Heaven posters
  5. Miserable Mondays posters
  6. NO T.O. posters
  7. Posters for various events at The Beaver Restaurant

Munro, Will

Hollyburn Heritage Society collection

  • WVAN 074
  • Collection
  • 2000-2006

The fonds consists of digital photographs selected and scanned by the Hollyburn Heritage Society. The photographs relate to people, places, and events on Hollyburn Ridge. The images depict Hollyburn Ski Lodge, West Lake Lodge, Hi-View Lodge, First Lake ski jump, West Lake ski jump, Sixth Lake ski jump, private, and ski club cabins on Hollyburn Ridge, Hi Colville's Hollyburn chairlift, the Forks Store, ski competitions, skiers, ski runs, First Lake regatta days, First Lake diving platform, First Lake, Eagle Lake, Third Lake, Fourth Lake, Fifth Lake, Vancouver Ski Club, Hollyburn Pacific Ski Club, Cypress Ski Club, Grouse Mountain, Crown Mountain, Mount Strachan, Black Mountain, Goat Mountain, Cypress Creek, Brothers Creek Canyon, Marr Creek, and the pioneer skiers' reunions.

May Day collection

  • WVAN 005
  • Collection
  • 1998-

The collection consists of material relating to May Day celebrations which was a key community event in West Vancouver from 1931 to 1971. The celebrations included installation of a May Day Queen, parades and other ceremonies. After 1971, the celebration was renamed Community Day, and the collection also includes records pertaining to this event.The material includes photographs, registers, scrapbooks, speeches, organizing committee records, and correspondence.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Film and photographs
Series 2: Administrative records
Series 3: Speeches
Series 4: Ephemera
Series 5: Newsclippings
Series 6: May Queens' scrapbooks

Deseronto Archives photographic collection

  • Collection
  • 1997-2007

The photographs are arranged by subject matter and cover activities in and around the town of Deseronto, Ontario. The majority date from the late nineteenth century and many depict the lumber-related industries of the Rathbun Company in Deseronto. There are also photographs of school groups, churches, railways, First World War airfields and portraits of Deseronto citizens.

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