#2017AAW: John Thompson’s Second World War Military Apparel, 1940-45 (Woodbridge)

On each day of Archives Awareness Week 2017, the City of Vaughan Archives is highlighting five unique objects representing each of the city’s five major communities: Maple, Kleinburg, Concord, Woodbridge and Thornhill. This image features a pair of boots (left), a pair of galoshes (right) and a belt with a gun holster and ammunition pouch worn […]

#2017AAW: white choir gown, Maple United Church

On each day of Archives Awareness Week 2017, the City of Vaughan Archives is highlighting five unique objects representing each of the city’s five major communities: Maple, Kleinburg, Concord, Woodbridge and Thornhill. Featured in this image is a child’s white choir gown from Maple United Church, with a red number 29 stitched into the back collar. […]

Celebrating Archives Awareness Week!

Did you know? In addition to historic documents, photographs, maps and government records, the City of Vaughan Archives also has many objects in its holdings. The archives is home to a unique collection of artifacts and other items from as far back as 1852, and includes things like tools, posters, artwork, board games and various […]