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Archive for December 18th, 2008

Story Eight-Three: Honour Roll of Oshawa Veterans

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The Silver Cross Women of Canada, Oshawa Branch complied a list of Oshawa Veterans  who served in the First and Second World Wars

Honour Roll

World War  One-    139  Armed Forces Personnel

http://remembrance.oshawalibrary.ca/honour.php?l=O1

World War Two   182  Armed Forces Personnel

http://remembrance.oshawalibrary.ca/honour.php?l=O2

For  a complete list click on More

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Story Eighty-Two: Podcasts.Culture.ca

Memories Project  Podcast

The Dominion Institute Podcast is located at http://www.dominion.ca/podcast/

The  project  has online sixty audio stories  from their collection of  1000 interviews across Canada  recorded by the Dominion Institute for their memory project Digital Archive.  This project has  been very successful in providing volunteer storytellers an opportunity to speak to students

Here is two samples of their Canadian collection

Story One:Nursing Sister, Nina Rumen.

She was  a nursing sister in the R.C.A.M.C. and then C.F.M.S. from ‘51 to ‘74.

http://www.thememoryproject.com/digital-archive/profileAudios/3389_rum_n_02_.mp3

Story Two:  Don Campbell,  WW 2 Veteran

http://www.thememoryproject.com/digital-archive/profileAudios/3744_cam_d_02_.mp3

To learn more about the Dominion Institute’s  Memory Project

http://www.thememoryproject.com/index.asp

To contact the Dominion Institute

Mailing address

183 Bathurst St.
Suite 401,
Toronto, ON,
M5T 2R7,

Tel: 416-368-9627,
Fax: 416-368-2111,

Email: staff@dominion.ca

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