Ajax Public Library Digital Archive

Results

We found
52
matching items
Media Types
Video  
  
list thumb list 2 columns gallery
  • Defence Industries Limited Online Exhibit
    Videocomment       This multimedia presentation explains how a Canadian munitions plant transformed itself into the Town of Ajax. Questions answered in this presentation will include… • Why was there a need for a munitions (shell-filling) plant in Ajax? • Why was the site of Ajax chosen? • How did Ajax get its ...
    Videocomment     This multimedia presentation explains how a Canadian munitions plant transformed itself into the Town of Ajax. Questions answered in this presentation will include… • Why was there a need for ...
  • Louise Johnson arrives at Defence Industries Limited (audio only)
    Video       Louise Johnson tells us what it was like the first few days after arriving at Defence Industries Limited.
    Video     Louise Johnson tells us what it was like the first few days after arriving at Defence Industries Limited.
  • Medical facilities at Defence Industries Limited (no audio)
    Video       Video of the medical facilities at Defence Industries Limited. Video courtesy of the Public Relations Department of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. Limited. Toronto, Canada.
    Video     Video of the medical facilities at Defence Industries Limited. Video courtesy of the Public Relations Department of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. Limited. Toronto, Canada.
  • Kelly Bowan going-away party at Defence Industries Limited
    Video       Kelly Bowan describes what happened when she left Defence Industries Limited.
    Video     Kelly Bowan describes what happened when she left Defence Industries Limited.
  • Ken Smith discusses the transformation of Ajax.
    Video       Ken Smith describes how the largest mutitions plant in Canada transformed itself so quickly into the Town of Ajax.
    Video     Ken Smith describes how the largest mutitions plant in Canada transformed itself so quickly into the Town of Ajax.
  • Ken Smith discusses his role at Defence Industries Limited
    Video       Ken Smith describes the various jobs he had at Defence Industries Limited.
    Video     Ken Smith describes the various jobs he had at Defence Industries Limited.
  • Ken Smith talks about transportation during the D.I.L. era.
    Video       Ken Smith describes what it was like to get around both inside and outside of Defence Industries Limited.
    Video     Ken Smith describes what it was like to get around both inside and outside of Defence Industries Limited.
  • Louise Johnson describes her job at Defence Industries Limited.
    Video       Louise Johnson describes the various positions she held at Defence Industries Limited.
    Video     Louise Johnson describes the various positions she held at Defence Industries Limited.
  • Louise Johnson describes how she met her husband at Defence Industries Limited.
    Video       Louise Johnson arrived at D.I.L. from Saskatchewan. She discusses how she met her husband Russell at the plant.
    Video     Louise Johnson arrived at D.I.L. from Saskatchewan. She discusses how she met her husband Russell at the plant.
  • Rifle butts produced at Defence Industries Limited (no audio)
    Video       Rifle butts produced at Defence Industries Limited. Video courtesy of the Public Relations Department of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. Limited. Toronto, Canada.
    Video     Rifle butts produced at Defence Industries Limited. Video courtesy of the Public Relations Department of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. Limited. Toronto, Canada.
  • Turning and finishing 25 pound shells at Defence Industries Limited. (no audio)
    Video       Turning and finishing 25 pound shells at Defence Industries Limited. Video courtesy of the Public Relations Department of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. Limited. Toronto, Canada.
    Video     Turning and finishing 25 pound shells at Defence Industries Limited. Video courtesy of the Public Relations Department of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. Limited. Toronto, Canada.
  • Louise Johnson describes the type of work she did at Defence Industries Limited (part 1 of 2)
    Video       Louise Johnson describes the type of work she did at Defence Industries Limited.
    Video     Louise Johnson describes the type of work she did at Defence Industries Limited.
  • Louise Johnson describes the type of work she did at Defence Industries Limited (part 2 of 2)
    Video       Louise Johnson describes the type of work she did at Defence Industries Limited.
    Video     Louise Johnson describes the type of work she did at Defence Industries Limited.
  • Ken Smith discusses morale at Defence Industries Limited
    Video       Ken Smith, author of "Ajax: The War Years 1939-1945" discusses morale, camaraderie and the purpose for Defence Industries Limited in Ajax.
    Video     Ken Smith, author of "Ajax: The War Years 1939-1945" discusses morale, camaraderie and the purpose for Defence Industries Limited in Ajax.
  • Alex Russell describes how the Town of Ajax got its name (audio only).
    Video       Alex Russell was personnel manager for Defence Industries Limited. He discusses how the name "Ajax" was chosen.
    Video     Alex Russell was personnel manager for Defence Industries Limited. He discusses how the name "Ajax" was chosen.
  • Louise Johnson describes her firing from Defence Industries Limited
    Video       Louise Johnson arrived at Defence Industries Limited from Saskatchewan. She describes what happened as D.I.L. was winding down, and how she "typed up her own quit slip".
    Video     Louise Johnson arrived at Defence Industries Limited from Saskatchewan. She describes what happened as D.I.L. was winding down, and how she "typed up her own quit slip".
  • Ken Smith's thoughts on the legacy of Defence Industries Limited (audio only)
    Video       Ken Smith, author of "Ajax: The War Years 1939-1945" discusses how everybody worked as a team at Defence Industries Limited.
    Video     Ken Smith, author of "Ajax: The War Years 1939-1945" discusses how everybody worked as a team at Defence Industries Limited.
  • Kelly Bowen discusses security at Defence Industries Limited
    Video       Kelly Bowan worked at Defence Industries Limited. She describes what the security was like at the plant.
    Video     Kelly Bowan worked at Defence Industries Limited. She describes what the security was like at the plant.
  • Alex Russell discusses the creation of Defence Industries Limited (audio only)
    Video       Alex Russell was personnel manager at Defence Industries Limited. He describes the circumstances surrounding the birth of D.I.L.
    Video     Alex Russell was personnel manager at Defence Industries Limited. He describes the circumstances surrounding the birth of D.I.L.
  • Ken Smith discusses cattle cars at Defence Industries Limited.
    Video       Ken Smith authored the book "Ajax: The War Years 1939-1945. He describes the conditions of the "cattle cars" that workers of Defence Industries Limited used to commute to work each day.
    Video     Ken Smith authored the book "Ajax: The War Years 1939-1945. He describes the conditions of the "cattle cars" that workers of Defence Industries Limited used to commute to work each ...
Search within these results
Sort
Contributors
Media Types
Groups
Item Types
Years
19401940194119421943194419451946194719481949
Features
Map
Map of locations associated with these pictures. Click on a balloon to do a geographic search.
Web Tools
See Alternate Formats:
Atom | RSS | Dublin Core | Mods | Solr
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit