The Person's case
Type of source: Newspaper; Date of Origin: 1929. A group of five women who were fighting for women in 1920s. As they tried to put Emily Murphy for the role of senate, they got denied by the Prime Minister of Canada. That is why, after that issue, the five women went to the Supreme Court of Canada to take this problem up.
Type of Source: photograph; Date of origin: 1920s. This is a picture of an aboriginal child, called Thomas Moore, who was taken away from his family and admitted to the Regina Indian Industrial School, in order to be civilized into a Canadian.
Type of Source: photograph; Date of Origin: 1914. On May 23rd, 1914, a ship that came from Asia to Vancouver with 376 Indian people got stuck in Vancouver's harbor for two months because Canadian officials did not allow people to leave the boat. On July 23rd, the ship was realeased and headed off to India, where the passengers were treated as criminals. Some of them got killed by the police, and some of them were arrested and put into the jail.
Type of source: photograph; Date of origin: 1920s. We can see consumerism. Large department stores used to create special catalogues with pictures, in order for people to spend their money. The target audience was women.
Statute of Westminster
Type of Source: photograph; Date of Origin: 1926. It is a photograph from the meeting of all leaders of British colonies in London in order to negotiate the laws.
Type of Source: photograph; Date of origin: 1923. Frederick Banting was a man who has discovered a special medicine for people who had diabetes - called injectable insulin. Afterward, he has received a Nobel Prize for his invention.
British Home Children
Type of Source: photograph; Date of Origin: 19th/20th century. These children and orphans were sent to Canada from poor British families in order to work on farms that belong to the family they stayed with until they became adults.
Type of source: photograph; Date of origin: 1920s. Mary Pickford was a Canadian actress, who has started her career in the theatre. After some period of time, she became the first Canadian actress who earned more than a million dollars in a year.
Type of source: photograph; Date of origin: 1920s. In the picture, we can see how the barrels of intoxicating liquor were transported from Canada to United States by boats through Lake Ontario. They were delivering alcohol to the US because it was prohibited there, while in Canada it was already legalized.