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Online Resources, Part II

Summary Questions

  1. How were labour relations influenced by race and/or gender?
  2. How did changing work practices influence "community"?
  3. What narrative about modernity is constructed through the images in the "visualizing work" section?


Formation of the Fisherman’s Protection Union – Memorial University Maritime History Archive https://www.mun.ca/mha/fpu/fpu18.php

“Labour’s Advance” – Canadian Museum of History http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/hist/labour/lab06e.shtml

“Who Discovered Klondike Gold?” – Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History http://www.canadianmysteries.ca/sites/klondike/home/indexen.html

In Pursuit of Adventure: The Fur Trade in Canada and the North West Company – McGill University http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/nwc/toolbar_1.htm

Salaberry-de-Valleyfield: At the Heart of Canada’s Industrial History – Musée des Deux-Rives http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/sgc-cms/expositions-exhibitions/valleyfield/e-m2r.html

“Sturgeon Falls Mill Closing Project” – Dr. Steven High http://storytelling.concordia.ca/projects/sturgeon-falls-mill-closing-project

“Industrial Architecture of Montreal” – McGill University http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/industrial/

“Men in the Mines: A History of Mining Activity in Nova Scotia, 1720–1992” – Nova Scotia Archives and Research Management http://novascotia.ca/archives/virtual/meninmines/

“Women at Work” – Provincial Archives of New Brunswick http://archives.gnb.ca/Exhibits/WomenAtWork/?culture=en-CA

At Work: Historical Images of Labour in Saskatchewan – University of Saskatchewan Archives http://scaa.sk.ca/gallery/labour/introduction.html

“A Caring Profession: Centuries of Nursing in Canada” – Canadian Museum of Civilization http://www.museedelhistoire.ca/cmc/exhibitions/cmc/nursing/nursee.shtml

“Canadian Trade Journals Collection” – Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and Toronto Public Library https://archive.org/details/canadiantradejournals

“From Blacksmiths to Blackboards” – Canadian Museum of Civilization http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/tresors/village/index_e.asp

“Forest History Society of Ontario” http://www.ontarioforesthistory.ca/


“The Road Taken” (1996) http://www.nfb.ca/film/road_taken

“The Case of Charlie Gordon” (1930) http://www.nfb.ca/film/case_of_charlie_gordon

“High Steel” (1965) http://www.nfb.ca/film/high_steel

“Kindergarten” (1962) http://www.nfb.ca/film/Kindergarten/

“To the Ladies” (1946) http://www.nfb.ca/film/To_the_Ladies/

Further Reading

Paul Craven, ed., Labouring Lives: Work and Workers in Nineteenth-Century Ontario (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995)

Cecilia Danysk, Hired Hands: labour and the development of prairie agriculture, 1880–1930 (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1995)

R.D. Gidney and W.P.J. Millar, Professional Gentlemen: The Professions in Nineteenth-Century Ontario (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994)

Steve High, Industrial Sunsets: The Making of North America's Rust Belt, 1969–1984 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003)

Gregory S. Kealey and Bryan D. Palmer, Dreaming of What Might Be: The Knights of Labor in Ontario, 1880–1900 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982)

Kathryn McPherson, Bedside Matters: The Transformation of Canadian Nursing, 1900–1990 (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1996)

Bryan D. Palmer, Working-Class Experience: Rethinking the history of Canadian labour, 1800–1991 2nd ed. (Toronto: McClelland, 1992)

Andrew Parnaby, Citizen Docker: Making a New Deal on the Vancouver Waterfront, 1919–1939 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008)

Carolyn Podruchny, Making the Voyageur World: Travelers and Traders in the North American Fur Trade (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006)

Bruno Ramirez, On the Move: French-Canadian and Italian migrants in the North Atlantic Economy, 1860–1914 (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1991)

Joan Sangster, Earning Respect: The Lives of Working Women in Small-town Ontario, 1920–1960 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995)

Jennifer A. Stephen, Pick One Intelligent Girl: Employability, Domesticity and the Gendering of Canada's Welfare State, 1939–1947 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007)