Learn how Ingenium’s Digital Archives are offering unprecedented access to the archives of three national museums and read curated stories using historical images. 6 Stories 4 m Article Transportation Ingenium’s Digital Archives opens museum vaults to the curious Adele Torrance Ingenium Apr 3, 2018 Researchers, creators, and digital citizens rejoice – the vaults have been opened! Thanks to a new Digital Archives portal from Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, Canadians now have unprecedented access to the archives of three national museums. This means a whole new level of access to digital copies of holdings – and a look at naked catalogue records – from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and the Canada Science and Technology 2 m Article Social Science & Culture Digital Archives: The iron ore crisis in Bathurst, New Brunswick Kristy von Moos Ingenium Apr 3, 2018 In honour of Archives Awareness Week (April 2-8), Ingenium is highlighting a few gems taken from our digital collection . The captions displayed here are the original text. During the Second World War, iron was a vital commodity for ship building, as well as rails, guns, and munitions manufacturing. Raw ore was shipped from Little Bell Island, Newfoundland, among other mines, to Sydney, Nova Scotia, where it was made into steel. In September 1942, two ships waiting to be filled with ore were 5 m Article Social Science & Culture Digital Archives: Canada's Guest Children during the Second World War Kristy von Moos Ingenium Apr 5, 2018 In honour of Archives Awareness Week (April 2-8), Ingenium is highlighting a few gems taken from our digital collection. This text has been adapted from the Picturing the Past website, developed by the Canada Science and Technology Museum in 2006. As early as 1933, with Hitler’s rise to power, the British government began to plan for war with Germany. Many Britons were concerned, not only with the bombing of cities, but with the threat of military invasion and occupation by the German army. The 4 m Article Aviation & Space The Hudson Strait Expedition: Looking beyond the prism of provenance Adele Torrance Ingenium Apr 6, 2018 In honour of Archives Awareness Week (April 2-8), Ingenium is highlighting a few gems taken from our digital collection. In archives and museums, history is often told through the prism of provenance. This could mean that the history of the artifact is told from the point of view of the manufacturer that made the object, or by the company that used the object. Similarly in archives, we most often present records from the point of view of their creator or the last person to use them before they 4 m Article Arts & Design The Canadian Railway Hotels Kristy von Moos Ingenium Apr 19, 2018 This text has been adapted from the Picturing the Past website, developed by the Canada Science and Technology Museum in 2006. In addition to building the rail system across the country, Canada’s two national railway companies (Canadian National Railways and the Canadian Pacific Railway) built a string of grand hotels in the major cities and resort areas of the nation. 3 m Article Business & Economics The Canadian economy and the Second World War Kristy von Moos Ingenium Nov 8, 2018 Canada’s economy underwent dramatic changes during the Second World War, as Britain looked overseas for new sources of food, lumber, minerals, and other resources. While the 1930s were dominated by the Great Depression, the outbreak of war spurred the greatest growth the country has ever known. Between 1939 and 1945, Canada’s gross national product (GNP) more than doubled.