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Canada during the 1920's

Collection by Yaroslav Zhyliaiev

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Yaroslav Zhyliaiev
In thanks to the efforts of the Famous Five; Emily Murphy, Henrietta Muir Edwards, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney and Irene Parlby, the British Judiciary of the Privy Council legally. Political Equality, Politics, British North America, The Famous Five, Group Of Five, Social Activist, Right To Vote, Newspaper Article, Female Doctor

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: 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. Social Studies Communities, Teaching Social Studies, Indian Residential Schools, Residential Schools Canada, Indigenous People Of Canada, Where Are The Children, Aboriginal Children, Indigenous Education, Canadian History

Aboriginal Children

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.

Indian immigrants on board the Komogata Maru in English Bay,Vancouver, British Columbia, 1914 Economic Geography, History Of India, Digital Archives, Canadian History, Out To Sea, Justin Trudeau, Second World, Surrey, British Columbia

Komagata Maru

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: 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. Mary Quant, Canadian Culture, Canadian History, High School Fashion, Kay Francis, University Of Toronto, Family Values, Consumerism, Good Good Father

Consumerism

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.

Type of Source: photograph; Date of Origin: It is a photograph from the meeting of all leaders of British colonies in London in order to negotiate the laws. Treaty Of Versailles, Internal Affairs, Union Flags, British Government, National Flag, Present Day, Military History, Westminster

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: 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. Frederick Banting, Eli Lilly And Company, University Of Toronto, Nobel Prize, Medical School, Physiology, Discovery, Diabetes, Famous People

Frederick Banting

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.

Type of Source: photograph; Date of Origin: 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. British Family, British Home, Army Party, London Police, Gordon Brown, Canadian Army

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.

Mary PICKFORD X ***** AFI Top 25 Actresses. America's first sweetheart. A silent movie star extraordinaire and very savvy business woman to boot! Hollywood Stars, Old Hollywood Glamour, Vintage Hollywood, Classic Hollywood, Hollywood Jewelry, Hollywood Quotes, Hollywood Music, Vintage Glamour, Vintage Beauty

Mary Pickford

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.

Prohibition agents examine liquor confiscated from a captured rum runner 1924 Source: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Prohibition 1920, Alcohol Prohibition, 21st Amendment, Library Of Congress, Coast Guard, Old Antiques, Mug Shots, Fast Cars, Liquor

Rum runners

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.