Transcription: Obituary for Harvey S. Jaques (1834 – 1912).

Harvey S. Jaques.

The following is my transcription of the obituary for Harvey S. Jaques (1834 – 1912).   Harvey S. Jaques   Harvey S. Jaques was born Sept. 5, 1834, near Millville, Butler County, Ohio, here he spent his early childhood. He was the oldest of 12 children of Richard and Mary Jaques. Four brothers, John Louis, …

Gerard Ronald Joseph Turmaine (1934-2005)

Family portrait from the mid to late 60's with us girls in coordinating outfits hand made by Mom.

These are treasured pictures of my Dad, Gerard Ronald Joseph Turmaine, who passed away about ten years ago at the age of 71. He was the son of Henri Turmaine and Rose Amande Emery, born January 30, 1934 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. He married Patricia-Gail Marrion Melanson on March 8, 1958 in Germany and …

Canadian commission: Reconciliation with aboriginals to take ‘hard work’ | Catholic Philly

Canadian residential school

Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which used the term “cultural genocide” to describe what happened to aboriginal Canadians in residential schools, said reconciliation within the country “is going to take hard work.” In a 382-page report with 94 recommendations, the commission called for changes at all levels of society and government and said “Canadians must …

Thousands of photos need names put to faces, Manitobans asked to help. – Manitoba – CBC News

Indigenous peoples' photos,

Indigenous people in Manitoba and across Canada are being asked to take a look at some old photographs from Library and Archives Canada, to see if they can find any familiar faces. Aboriginal communities help put names to faces of the past. It’s an initiative called Project Naming that is being used to identify people, …

National Aboriginal Photo Identification Project launched by LAC.

National Aboriginal Photo Identification Project launched by LAC.

Every picture tells a story! Spurred by the success of the first phase of the photo identification project with Inuit communities from Nunavut, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is now expanding the project to all Aboriginal groups in Canada.This new chapter of Project Naming is a unique opportunity to contribute to the description and stewardship …

View history through timelapse mining from internet archived photos.

Lombard St., San Francisco

Just imagine what it would be like to see historical changes in our world occur over time. A new breakthrough that gives us the ability to view history through timelapse mining from internet archived photos is a reality, although still in it early days.   Ricardo Martin-Brualla of the University of Washington and David Gallup …