EXTRORDINARY WOMEN - Flo Erskine
about the remarkable lives of women whose records have been acquired by the archives through its Paths & Pathfinders: Women of Mission Program
. This week find out about Flo "Erskine
- the "Hug Lady of Mission" who was honoured through the Program in 2005.
Collective Efforts to Preserve Records
Another school year is over and as the staff and students are enjoying summer vacation, we'll be working hard at the Mission Community Archives processing the donations acquired through our 2016 School Archives Program.
Established in 2000, the program is designed to get staff, students, and parents to play a proactive role in preserving the documentary heritage of their educational institution. In September, each Mission school is given an archives box containing folders to place records in during the year. The boxes are then collected at the end of June and inventoried during the summer. Among the "stand-out items" received this year were…..
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MISSION STREETS - Neale Drive
You can find out the fascinating story behind the names of local streets by reading our Street Stories
. This week read about the one named Neale Drive in Mission here
Support the Archives!
Operated by the Mission District Historical Society, a non-profit organization, the Mission Community Archives welcomes your financial support to advance our programs and services. Your donation will help us to preserve and provide better access to the community's documentary heritage. We need your support!