The Way We Were: Archives Collection and Image of the Month Series

The main role of the City Archives is to manage government records with long-term business value. The City of Vaughan Archives also collects, preserves and makes available for research permanently valuable non-government records from the Vaughan community that document the rich and diverse heritage of the City of Vaughan. Every month we’ll share pieces of Vaughan’s heritage […]

The Way We Were: Archives Collection and Image of the Month Series

The main role of the City Archives is to manage government records with long-term business value. The City of Vaughan Archives also collects, preserves and makes available for research permanently valuable non-government records from the Vaughan community that document the rich and diverse heritage of the City of Vaughan. Every month we’ll share pieces of Vaughan’s heritage […]

The Way We Were: Archives Collection and Image of the Month Series

The main role of the City Archives is to manage government records with long-term business value. The City of Vaughan Archives also collects, preserves and makes available for research permanently valuable non-government records from the Vaughan community that document the rich and diverse heritage of the City of Vaughan. Every month we’ll share pieces of Vaughan’s heritage […]

#2017AAW: John Thompson’s Second World War Military Apparel, 1940-45 (Woodbridge)

On each day of Archives Awareness Week 2017, the City of Vaughan Archives is highlighting five unique objects representing each of the city’s five major communities: Maple, Kleinburg, Concord, Woodbridge and Thornhill. This image features a pair of boots (left), a pair of galoshes (right) and a belt with a gun holster and ammunition pouch worn […]

#2017AAW: Advertisement for Aaron Oster’s Farm Sale, 1919 (Concord)

On each day of Archives Awareness Week 2017, the City of Vaughan Archives is highlighting five unique objects representing each of the city’s five major communities: Maple, Kleinburg, Concord, Woodbridge and Thornhill. This here is a broadside, or large poster, created by auctioneer J. H. Prentice, which advertises the credit sale and auction for Aaron Oster’s […]

#2017AAW: Pierre Berton’s bow ties (Kleinburg)

On each day of Archives Awareness Week 2017, the City of Vaughan Archives is highlighting five unique objects representing each of the city’s five major communities: Maple, Kleinburg, Concord, Woodbridge and Thornhill. Pierre Berton was a noted Canadian author and a well-known journalist and television icon. Born in the Yukon in 1920, he started his career […]

#2017AAW: white choir gown, Maple United Church

On each day of Archives Awareness Week 2017, the City of Vaughan Archives is highlighting five unique objects representing each of the city’s five major communities: Maple, Kleinburg, Concord, Woodbridge and Thornhill. Featured in this image is a child’s white choir gown from Maple United Church, with a red number 29 stitched into the back collar. […]