Posts Filed Under: Historicist
Paul Godfrey battles the menace of rowdy teens at drive-in restaurants in mid-1960s suburbia.
The Canadian Historical Exhibition stirs nationalist sentiment in June 1899.
The Five Nations of the Iroquois establish villages on the north shore of Lake Ontario in the 1670s, including one near the mouth of the Humber River, at the start of the Toronto Carrying Place.
The Mississaugas' thriving agricultural village on the Credit River, 1826-1847.
The appropriation of aboriginal dress, history, and imagery, and the stereotypes associated with them.
The repercussions of the 1796 killing of a Mississaugas chief.
When Toronto police raided four bathhouses in the 1980s, the city's gay community fought back.
The ambitious but short-lived Conness-Till movie studio in Swansea.
How Torontonians marked the end of Europe's Second World War.
Renowned evangelist Charles B. Templeton finds, and loses, religion.
Dr. Frederick L. Conboy's career as a dentist and public-health advocate leads to four years in the mayor's chair.
An "over-praised and over-attacked" movie filmed in Toronto in 1958.
As we approach this year's Blue Jays home opener, a look at the grand—and rainy—opening day for one of Toronto's greatest baseball teams.
A young Canadian filmmaker's doomed ambition to make a movie in Toronto.
The Peter R. Lamb and Co. glue factory generates a big stink.
Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks at Forest Hill's Holy Blossom Temple in March 1962.
Our first prime minister made his last great speech in Toronto in 1891.
Thousands of women work in Scarborough's munitions plant during World War II.