Tag Archives: immigration

Hellenic Heritage Foundation donation will highlight experiences of Greek diaspora in Canada

The funding will expand the existing physical archive and establish a digital archive of images, documents, video and other assets that are related to Greek Canadian history.When Christopher Grafos entered the Graduate Program in History at York University, he encountered the same problem time and time again.“When I spoke to Greek Canadians about their immigration [...]


Archival Appraisal: Partnering with the Community

Two new partnerships aim to capture, preserve, and disseminate the histories of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, and Toronto's immigrant construction workers: Home Made Visible (the Regent Park Festival) and the City Builders: An Oral History of Immigrant Construction Workers in Postwar Toronto (Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies).
In these projects, the communities self-select records to represent their histories and CTASC [...]


Out of the Box : Summer 2017 : Mariposa Folk Festival, Joyce Wieland & Destination Canada

The Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections (CTASC) escape the reading room and reach out to the wider public through the work of its researchers and partnerships. Over the summer, archival holdings play a starring role in a book on the Mariposa Folk Festival, in addition to an installation featuring Joyce Wieland and an exhibition titled [...]