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Gare / Station, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. Carte postale, vers 1900 / Postcard, c.1900.
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October 19, 2015. The following is the first instalment in a series written by Sandra Stock, as part of QAHN's project, Housewife Heroines: Anglophone Women at Home in Montreal during World War II, which has been funded through the World War Commemorations Community Fund.
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October 13, 2015. The following is the first installment in a series written by Sandra Stock, as part of QAHN's project, Housewife Heroines: Anglophone Women at Home in Montreal during World War II, which has been funded through the Department of Canadian Heritage's World War Commemorations Community Fund.
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--October 8, 2015. The following is the first installment in a series written by Sandra Stock, as part of QAHN's project, Housewife Heroines: Anglophone Women at Home in Montreal during World War II, which has been funded through the Department of Canadian Heritage's World War Commemorations Community Fund.
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The old town of Qikou, which lies in Lvliang Mountain (a famous mountain in china) and the Yellow River (Chinese people call it “the mother river”), is a Chinese famous town rich in culture and history, the Xiwan village in this town is among the first “China’s famous town of culture and history”. It has been the most important place in military since ancient times.
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Notre Dame Basilica, in the historic district of Old Montreal, is an example of architectural, cultural and landmark heritage of Quebec. It represents the outstanding historical design of the old churches. The church's Gothic Revival architecture is one of the most dramatic in the world. The interior is big and colourful, its ceiling coloured deep blue and decorated with golden stars, and the rest of the sanctuary is a mixture of blues, azures, reds, purples, silver, and gold. It is filled with many wooden carvings and religious statues.
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Stories come in many shapes and sizes; they come in books, in songs, and even in pictures. Pictures can tell stories, because each one is worth a thousand words. When looking through an album full of photographs, one can see and imagine a variation of stories, from different times, places, and points of view. Pictures are a real snapshot of time, and every single one has its very own story to tell.
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I went for a bike ride at lunch in a beautiful April afternoon. I wanted to capture our “thanks” to those brave men and women who lost their lives so that we can live in peace. This photo represents the heritage of our community and of my family.
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A family’s heritage consists of many parts, each one working together to compose a larger picture. Each piece has its own story, and my family’s begins in the streets of Tel-Aviv, Israel, in 1967. Each morning, my father walked long distances to get to school. Over the course of every morning’s journey, he had time to speak with his friends and breathe in the fresh outdoor air.
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Some years ago, this unusual stone was built into a wall of an old home in Beaconsfield, Quebec. The stone had been found nearby on the property, and then incorporated in the wall during masonry work. Barbara Barclay, the owner of the house in question, would like to know if this stone is the result of human art, or whether it was formed naturally. Please contact QAHN if you have any ideas! Tel: (819) 564-9595 Toll free in Quebec (877) 964-0409 home@QAHN.org.
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Part of the Housewife Heroines project team in Beaconsfield - Lorraine O'Donnell, Patrick Donovan, Dwane Wilkin and Barbara Barclay of the Beaurepaire-Beaconsfield Historical Society. (Photo - Sandra Stock)
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QAHN's own Rod MacLeod was one of the participants. (Photo - Rick Smith)
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Several volunteers from QAHN participated at this event. (Photo - Rick Smith)
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Benoit Dorais, Mayor of the Sud- Ouest Borough of Montreal. (Photo - Rick Smith)
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This mystery object, submitted to QAHN for identification, is in the collection of the Morin Heights Historical Association in the Laurentians. Can anyone out there identify this unusual object? If so, please leave your comment, below.
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--September 3, 2015. Need a cab? Pick up the phone and just say “TRenmore-4777”, a Bronx Park Taxi will be at your door. Need the Fire Dept.? Grab the phone (quickly) and say “HEmlock-5323”, and you’ll be talking with the Fire Chief directly. Need new furniture? Stretch-up from your old chesterfield and walk to the phone to say “YOrk-3600” to reach the Fifth Ave. Department Store on Wellington to shop “online”, literally. Unlike today, access to a telephone was a cherished commodity in the past.
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QAHN Board members Rick Smith and Carol Meindl attended the 2015 QCGN annual general meeting in Montreal last week. (Photo - courtesy)
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"West End Grocery : R. B. Berry." Ancienne carte postale photographique, postée en 1908. (Collection privée) / Early photographic postcard, postmarked in 1908. (Private collection)
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Once again this year, QAHN teamed up with the Department of Canadian Heritage and ELAN to organize the 2015 Arts Culture and Heritage Working Group Summit in Montreal on March 24, 2015. The event took place at Thomson House, on the campus of McGill University. About 45 participants took part, including QAHN board members Simon Jacobs, Carol Meindl, Jim Caputo, Rick Smith, Dorothy Williams, Sandra Stock, and Barry McCullough, as well as executive director Matthew Farfan and Montreal Committee chair (and summit planning committee member) Rod MacLeod. (Photo - Matthew Farfan)
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Celebrate QAHN's 15th anniversary! Register now for the 2015 Convention & AGM! Annual QAHN Convention, Lower Ottawa Valley (St. Andrew's East, Carillon, Cushing & Sainte-Marthe, Quebec / Chute-à-Blondeau, Ontario), June 5-6, 2015. Come and help us celebrate our 15th anniversary! For more information, contact QAHN:1 (877) 964-0409 / home@qahn.org.
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QAHN director Rick Smith recently met fellow hockey fan Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre. The occasion? A new exhibition at Montreal City Hall, titled "Montreal, City of Hockey." (Photo - courtesy)
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Ancienne carte postale photographique, postée en 1919. (Collection privée) / Early photographic postcard, mailed in 1919. (Private collection)