Maritime Region

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A Halifax Boyhood

Growing up on the city's outskirts in the 1940s and 50s

Anyone who grew up in the late 1940s and 50s will recognize themselves and their experiences in this story of a Halifax boyhood. Whether its the thrill of skating while holding someones hand for … ; 96 View

Titanic Remembered

The Unsinkable Ship and Halifax

The sinking of the ocean-liner Titanic in April of 1912 captured the attention of the world; as the nearest large port to the site of the disaster, Halifax became the focus of the world’s … 72 View

Ice Cakes, 1941

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Looks at the Northwest Arm in Melville Cove, its landmarks and features in 1941 ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Introduction

From: Titanic Remembered

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An introduction that sums up why the author is qualified to write this book. It also outlines an exhibit at the Martime Museum of the Atlantic about the Titanic sinking 2 $0.20 Add
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Down the Arm, 1941–59

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Landmarks down the Arm and into Halifax proper 1941-1959 ; 9 $0.90 Add
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Triumph of Technology

From: Titanic Remembered

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Explains the triumph that was the Titanic and the reasons for them calling it the unsinkable ship, and the luxury involved in the travel, the onboarding of the passengers in European ports, Looks … 3 $0.30 Add
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At Sea

From: Titanic Remembered

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Looks at the Journey of the Titanic on the Sea, looks at specific experiences by passengers, the dangerous of icebergs, analyzes the disaster of the sinking, the responses from the white star … 11 $1.10 Add
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Cunard School, 1943–46 17

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Looks at going to school at Cunard School in Jollimore up to grade four 1943-46 ; 5 $0.50 Add
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After the Disaster

From: Titanic Remembered

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Looks at the ships involved in the aftermath of the disaster and the effort to find survivors: Mackay-Bennett, Minia, Montmagny and Algerine 12 $1.20 Add
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Learning to Swim, 1942–45 21

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Recounts learning to swim 1942-45 ; 3 $0.30 Add
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City in Mourning

From: Titanic Remembered

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Looks at the Halifax response to the tragedy and how the city handled their responsibility as the closest port to the sunken ship. Memorial Services, Bringing in the bodies, Burials, and the … 12 $1.20 Add
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The Dingle, 1945–46 23

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Looks at The Dingle official sir Sanford Fleming Park and an incident that occurred their in his childhood 1945-46 ; 7 $0.70 Add
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Passengers

From: Titanic Remembered

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Looks at identifying the Passengers who were on board and specific passengers are more thoroughly looked at like George Wright, Molly Brown, and many others 10 $1.00 Add
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Second World War, 1942–45 29

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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What he remembers about being a boy in Halifax during WWII and how it shaped him 1942-45 ; 5 $0.50 Add
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Family, 1932–42 33

From: A Halifax Boyhood

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Personal recollections of his family 1932-42 ; 9 $0.90 Add
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The Story Lives On

From: Titanic Remembered

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Looks at the fascination that has persisted regarding the Titanic, the searches for the ships and the discovery of it in 1985, outlines the Titanic Sites in Halifax 8 $0.80 Add