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Our online collections contain 1,244 stories and 454 oral histories.

Title Date of Arrival Culture Related Ship Accession Number Language More Information
What Pier 21 Means to You and Me c. 1946 S2012.391.1 English

This story is an article that was published in Canadian Scene , a multicultural publication.

Wall of Service Dedication Message for Robert Keith Giddens Canadian S2012.1916.1 English
Translation of a Letter by Jan Bouma Dutch S2012.942.1 English
Transcript of a Speech concerning the Holocaust by Sofia Dochmacka Bain (Displaced Person) May 5 1951 Jewish S2012.966.1 English
This is the immigration story of the Johansen Family. (Danish Immigrants) Danish S2016.484.1 English

This story references the July 25, 1956 sinking of the Italian luxury liner, the Andrea Doria. The ship this family sailed on the M.S. Stockholm had collided with the Andrea Doria and sustained heavy damage to her bow. The Stockholm remained afloat and was able to rescue 327 passengers and 245 crew from the Andrea Doria and return them to New York.

This is the immigration story of Carina Feng (Chinese Immigrant) Chinese S2017.41.1 English

The Welcome Home to Canada program provides paid work experience to new immigrants who are facing barriers to employment. Participants are employed at the Museum for six months.

The War Service Story of Charles Thomas Tulloch (Scottish Immigrant) Scottish S2016.240.1 English

Charles served in eight ships during World War 11 - Clarissa Radcliffe, Loriga, Manchester Merchant, Lochmonar, Novelist, Empire Austen, MacGregor Laird, and the City of Canterbury.

He received the following service medals : 1939-1945 Star, Atlantic Star and Clasp, Burma Star, Itlay Star, War Medal 1939-45.

He attended the Glasgow Wireless College(1940) and Marconi International Marine.

The Travelling Story of John Tribe July 1940 Australian S2012.383.1 English

John Tribe is the brother of Ann Miller, who also recalls this occurrence.

The Travelling Story of Heinrich W. Fietz German S2012.2150.1 English