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  • Air Force Memoires scrapbook
        This collection of photographs and newspaper clippings about RCAF servicemen from Oshawa was compiled by members of the 420 Wing (Oshawa) - Royal Canadian Air Force Association.
      This collection of photographs and newspaper clippings about RCAF servicemen from Oshawa ...
  • Oshawa's Book of Remembrance
        A commemorative book compiled by the Oshawa Chapter of the Remembrance Association, Silver Cross Women of Canada.
      A commemorative book compiled by the Oshawa Chapter of the Remembrance Association, ...
  • Jess Hann Branch Library - ribbon cutting
  • On  a Straight Basis of Public Need, the Public  Library By-Law must carry
  • A History of the Oshawa Public Library
        An Integral part of our Community The Oshawa Public Library started with a humble beginning in 1864 with less than 1,000 books for members to borrow. Today, we are proud to be a true community hub in Oshawa. Looking back over the past 150 years, we believe we have achieved ...
      An Integral part of our Community The Oshawa Public Library started with ...
  • Air Force Memoires scrapbook letters
        This collection of letters and cards were sent from RCAF servicemen and women to the Oshawa Women's Air Force Auxiliary. The letters were bound in a scrapbook by members of the 420 Wing (Oshawa) - Royal Canadian Air Force Association.
      This collection of letters and cards were sent from RCAF servicemen and ...
  • New Bookmobile beside the McLaughlin library
        A colour photograph of the library bookmobile parked on Queen Street, beside the McLaughlin Library.
      A colour photograph of the library bookmobile parked on Queen Street, beside ...
  • Line up at the bookmobile
        People queuing outside the library bookmobile.
      People queuing outside the library bookmobile.
  • Library bookmobile interior
        Image showing the interior of the library bookmobile, with people browsing the crowded shelves.
      Image showing the interior of the library bookmobile, with people browsing the ...
  • Carnegie Library Reading Room has cramped quarters
        The image above shows all the space available for a reading room in the present library building, obviously far too crowded to provide for library patrons in a city of 42,000 people.
      The image above shows all the space available for a reading room ...
  • Waterfowl prancing and dancing to attract a mate
    Oshawa This Week (Oshawa, ON: Metroland Media; DurhamRegion.com), 19 Mar 2020, p. 6     ...
    Oshawa This Week (Oshawa, ON: Metroland Media; DurhamRegion.com), 19 Mar 2020, p. 6   ...
  • Panoramic Oshawa
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  • Oshawa General Hospital - Lakeridge Health
        To deal with unsatisfactory health conditions in the town, sixty women from various churches established the Hospital Auxiliary in 1907 to raise funds for the building of a hospital. Originally built and opened in 1910, it housed a Nursing School until the program merged with Durham College in the 1970s. ...
      To deal with unsatisfactory health conditions in the town, sixty women from ...
  • Oshawa General Hospital School of Nursing
        The Oshawa Hospital's School of Nursing was established the same year the hospital itself was opened, 1910; with the first class graduating in 1911. The first woman to serve as Superintendent (or Director) was Miss Elizabeth MacWilliams, who held the post until her death in 1938. Eventually the program was ...
      The Oshawa Hospital's School of Nursing was established the same year the ...
  • Industries of Oshawa
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  • Mechanics Institute established
        A Mechanic's Institute for the Village of Oshawa has been formed and is now in practical operation.
      A Mechanic's Institute for the Village of Oshawa has been formed and ...
  • Mechanics' Institute bookplate
        A bookplate from the Oshawa Library Association and Mechanics' Institute Library. It indicates that this book is available for six week loan.
      A bookplate from the Oshawa Library Association and Mechanics' Institute Library. It ...
  • LH0334 Ritson Road and Taunton Road; Park Towers
        This shows the south side of Ritson Road where it meets Taunton Road, in Oshawa. Prominent is the construction site of the Park Towers apartment building. Also visible is a sign advertising the Oshawa Fair from July 18-21. The area behind the cyclists was once the terminus of Nonquon Road, ...
      This shows the south side of Ritson Road where it meets Taunton ...
  • LH0333 Ritson Road and Taunton Road, facing east.
        Northwest and northeast corners of Ritson Road and Taunton Road, facing east.
      Northwest and northeast corners of Ritson Road and Taunton Road, facing east.
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