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Name Guelph International Resource Center (GIRC)

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Image of 1998.51.19 - Videotape

1998.51.19 - Videotape

Black plastic video tape with clear plastic tape. Interview with Leone Angus who talks about growing up in Saskatchewan, moving to Guelph, Downtown Guelph, shops in Guelph, etc.

Image of 1999.33.10 - Videotape

1999.33.10 - Videotape

Videotape in black plastic case. Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of this tape: Family-Parents move from Scotland, parents occupations, dad's gardens, not well off, own wedding, children, birthcontol(didnt know anything); Entertainment-toys, games, soccer & hockey heroes, dances, big band music, clothes for dancing, YMCA; Work-chores, papers to help family, hat company during depression, jobs after war, labour unions, strikes; War-WWII(entered but was sick the whole time), rationing, brothers overseas.

Image of 1999.33.12 - Videotape

1999.33.12 - Videotape

Videotape in black plastic case. Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of this tape: Family-family business, parents meeting, siblings, relationship w/ Mom and Dad, husband and children, courting, wedding, honeymoon, household decisions; Education-Central School and GCVI, Nurse's School; War-memories, rationing, bartering, impact on social life, Pearl Harbour, Hiroshima & Nagasaki, VE Day; Public Health Work, Quarantined Houses.

Image of 1999.33.15 - Videotape

1999.33.15 - Videotape

Videotape in black plastic case. Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of this Video: Immigration from Germany-both came seperately, expectations of Canadian, Differences b/w Canada and Germany; Employment-both worked many different jobs, help, skills to use, learning new skills,

Image of 1999.33.1 - Videotape

1999.33.1 - Videotape

Black Videotape: Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of this tape: Her recollections of the immigration process-coming to Canada from Italy; Working-at Rennies, sewing, Biltmore hats, Language Problems; Things at home-buying home, finances, groceries; Keeping Italian heritage in Canada-programs on CJOY on Sundays, bringing mom over; Opinions on Social Problems-welfare, abused women, wage equity, parenting, health care; Church; Reflections on Life in Canada.

Image of 1999.33.23 - Videotape

1999.33.23 - Videotape

Videotape in black plastic case. Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of tape: Family-parents occupations and deaths, getting married, birthcontrol; Homelife-getting by during depression, car, groceries, electricity, plumbing, bathing; Education; War-WWII, husband overseas, rationing, sending parcels overseas,war effort; Working-Homewood, Spinning Mill work, bosses, wages, Fire at Rubber Plant; HealthCare-birth at hospital, quarantines, doctors expensive; Hardships.

Image of 1999.33.18 - Videotape

1999.33.18 - Videotape

Videotape in black plastic case. Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of this tape: Immigration from Italy-expectations, first day, Impresions, wanting to go back; Work-communicating, chronology, IMICO, policies on Pregnant employees, unions, men & women in workplace; Entertainment-santobello, steelworkers hall, dance halls, going to Hamilton, dancing, Exhibition Park; Money-saving, managing, priorities, sacrifices for kids education, dreams & plans.

Image of 1999.33.7 - Videotape

1999.33.7 - Videotape

Videotape in black plastic case. Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of this tapes: Parents Immigration to Canada-dad's passport, arrival, impressions, experiences; Jobs-dad worked at lime kiln (pay, hours, safety), Matthew Wells Pickles, Biltmore, babysitting, real estate; Education-placed in grade 4 at age 17, uniforms, night school, importance; Church-importance, Latin Services, activities; Discrimination-against immigrants, gender, racial slurs; Marriage, customs, pregnant brides, unwed mothers, loss of identity, working mothers, no talk of sex in family-education left to schools; Differences between Canada and Europe; Cars of the '50s, downtown.

Image of 1999.33.24 - Videotape

1999.33.24 - Videotape

Videotape in black plastic case. Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of tape: Family-size, parents, divorce, pregnancy, sisters, marriage, building first house; Homelife-food, hardtimes, boarders, Bright's disease, chores, milking cows; War-Ethnicity in Guelph, discrimination, Hiroshima, Hell of War; Hobbies-shooting, baseball. Two interview dates (and two forms signed) one for December 10, 1998 and one for January 13, 1999

Image of 1999.33.20 - Videotape

1999.33.20 - Videotape

Videotape in black plastic case. Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of this tape: Immigration-why to Guelph, experience; Household-mom was boss, discipline, siblings, the Ward, importance of the Kitchen to Italians, gardens, family considered well of, rel. w/ family, meeting wife, marriage, 9 children, birthcontrol, family outings, honeymoon, arguments; War-rations, bootlegging, meals during, news of, war games, memories, V-Day; Work-starting own business, hiring father, inspiration, money earned; discrimination in workplace; Italian Heritage-during war, anglocised; Discrimination-Jews, Blacks, racism, abuse of women, Italian Proverbs.