Next WTJHS Meeting: Thursday, March 1, 2018

More Tales of Toronto Transit

TTC trolley coach 9023 eastbound on Annette Street in front of the Annette Street Public Library. Photographer unknown
Source:  Ray Corley Collection – Canadian General Electric Photo 200155

Join local transit enthusiasts Trevor Parkins-Sciberras (WTJHS member) and David Reigate for an enjoyable and interesting presentation of the history of Toronto Transit with a focus on public transportation in the Junction neighbourhood. There will also be a display of wonderful Lego replicas of TTC vehicles.

Please note the time changes:
The Archives will open at 6:00 pm
Set up and Social Time – 6:30 pm
Announcements and Presentation – 7:00 pm
Business Meeting – 8:00 pm

Meeting Location – Annette Street Library, Lower Level, 145 Annette Street

 

 

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Past Event – Thursday, February 1, 2018

House Research Discoveries: the triumph and frustration, as told by our members

Bungalow built in a day – publicity stunt in 1921 by A. E. LePage. Source: City of Toronto Archives SC 244 32 30
‘date acquired’ 1989

Join WTJHS members as they share their discoveries and adventures in their house research project. Come and listen to members who will share their “tips and tricks” and adventures in house research.

At the Annette St. Library, Lower Level,
145 Annette Street, Toronto

The Archives will open at 6:00 pm
Set up and Social Time – 6:30 pm
Announcements and Presentation – 7:00 pm
Business Meeting – 8:00 pm

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Past Event: Thursday, January 4, 2017

WTJHS Archives Review:
Members’ Consultation

This will be a special all-members meeting to discuss possible ways, means, and methods to re-organize the WTJHS Archives (objects, books, paper and digital formats). Let’s take advantage of the current and known trends in future technologies to make the information in our Archives more accessible to our members and the public. Please come and get engaged in this important effort to ensure the future relevance and accessibility of the West Toronto Junction Historical Society’s legacy.

Please note the time changes:
• The Archives will open at 6:00 pm
• Set up and Social Time – 6:30 pm
• Announcements and Presentation – 7:00 pm
• Business Meeting – 8:00 pm

And,  Speaking of Archives (not a WTJHS event, but timely):

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Past Event: December Meeting: Thursday, December 7, 2017

Join the WTJHS members for our annual night of celebration and good cheer! This year we will be meeting at our regular venue,  the Annette Public Library. We will be previewing the video from the August 2017 Event “Walk the 6 West: History on the Humber,” and we are planning other fun events for the evening! Include this event on your holiday schedule.

Please bring a treat, snack or other refreshments to share at the December Meeting. If you are able to bring refreshments to the meeting please let us know at  junctionhistorical@gmail.com.

Please note the time changes:
• The Archives will open at 6 pm
• Set up – 6:30 pm
• Announcements – 7:00 pm
• Walk the 6 West: History on the Humber Video – 7:15 pm
• Social time

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