Saskatchewan Ancestors: The Greystone Yearbooks Online at the University of Saskatchewan Archives

Yearbooks are a fun way to find out about your ancestor\’s academic life. If your ancestor attended or worked at the University of Saskatchewan between 1912 and 1969, then you\’re in luck. The University has digitized their yearbooks for these years on their website. The collection is called┬áStudent Yearbooks Online, 1912-1969. Digitized from microfilms, theContinue reading “Saskatchewan Ancestors: The Greystone Yearbooks Online at the University of Saskatchewan Archives”

52 Ancestors: Week 36 – Finding School Records

School records can be a fun way to see your ancestors in their formative years. Besides pictures, you can also gain insight into their interests and hobbies through yearbooks. If you\’re lucky enough to find admissions records, you can find details of family. This post I\’ll be looking at sources for school records. AncestryAncestry hasContinue reading “52 Ancestors: Week 36 – Finding School Records”

Railway Schoolhouses

In a recent Facebook post by the Archives of Ontario, they had posted pictures of railway schoolhouses. I had never heard about these, so I decided to find out more. In remote communities the only way some children got their schooling was by a school house that traveled the rails. In Ontario, they were usedContinue reading “Railway Schoolhouses”