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Everyone has a story. Share yours.
The Dundas Museum & Archives is excited to introduce The Voices of Dundas Oral History Project.
This project is designed to preserve and make accessible the different life stories of the Dundas community. The project will feature a diverse group, giving others the ability to share and enjoy in the different memories of events, people, places and organizations of this vibrant town.
Here you will find excerpts from the interviews offering a glimpse into the many different lives that make up this town.
We would love for you to be a part of the project. If you, or someone you know have a story to share please e-mail the Program Coordinator
This project is made possible by a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. For more information on the Foundation and the projects it funds, please visit www.otf.ca
Featured Interview Excerpts
Train Crash Christmas 1934
Three women recollect the train crash that occurred Christmas 1934.
Music by: Kai Engal
Memories of Spencer Creek
Residents of Dundas recall playing and swimming in Spencer Creek.
Madeline Whitlaw: Baseball
Madge talks about playing baseball as a young woman, her father’s disapproval of rolling down her stockings and an out of town trip with some judgemental boys.
Newitt’s Meat Market
A brief history of the Newitt Butchers in Dundas.
Voices of Dundas
A trailer showcasing The Voices of Dundas Oral History Project. An on going project created to explore and promote the different people, places and organizations of Dundas.
Shawna Butts: Growing Up In Dundas
Shawna Butts, a resident of Dundas since she was a child reminisces about growing up in Dundas. In the Interview she discusses fond memories of the Driving Park, Webster’s Falls, Cactus Festival, Busker Fest, the progression of the town.
This Interview is an excerpt from the Voices of Dundas Oral History Project, Dundas Museum & Archives.
If you would like to watch an interview in its entirety please contact the museum.
This project is made possible by a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.