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March 27, 2014
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​Library and Archives Canada’s (LAC) Virtual Gramophone is a multimedia website devoted to the early days of Canadian recorded sound, providing an overview of the 78-rpm era in Canada.
 
January 23, 2014
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​By the turn of the 20th century, sales of dime novels had decreased and the pulps,with their screaming story titles and attention-grabbing cover art, began to capture the public interest.
 
August 13, 2013
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​Explore the evolution of photography and learn more about Library and Archives Canada’s extensive photography collection.
 
March 14, 2013
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​Few things define what it is to be Canadian more than our love of hockey—"Canada's Royal Winter Game".
 
 
February 13, 2013
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​Between 1869 and the late 1930s, approximately 100,000 children were brought to Canada from Great Britain.
 
 
October 30, 2012
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​This year, Library and Archives Canada commemorates the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.
 
 
September 27, 2012
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​Portraits of intriguing Canadians.
 
June 22, 2012
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The massive immigration of Irish settlers to Quebec in the 1800s.
 
March 28, 2012
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Connecting youth to Canada's history by making military service files available in person and online.
 
 
February 9, 2012
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A community-engagement and photo-identification project launched by Library and Archives Canada in 2004.