NEW STREET STORY - Catherwood Street
We have added a NEW street story to the website this week. Find out about the individual that Catherwood Street is named after here
.You can also discover the fascinating story behind the names of many other streets in Mission by clicking here
CULTURE DAYS 2016
On October 1st from noon until 3pm as part of this year's Culture Days celebrations in Mission, the Community Archives and Museum will be offering for the whole family. Watch for details about what's happening at the Community Archives on our website later this month.
EXTRORDINARY WOMEN - Lucetta Solloway
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 Lucetta Solloway
- one of Mission's most prominent and spirited woman pioneers who was honoured posthumously through the Program in 1999.
FIRST TIME VISITORS TO ARCHIVES
On Saturday, August 13th over 100 people of all ages visited the Mission Community Archives and participated in an array of fun activities related to Mission's Historic Fall Fair in the 1940s - an annual event for 105 years! For many, it was their "first visit" to the Archives.
Our staff and volunteers (left to right: Archivist Val Billesberger, volunteer Pooja Rattan, summer student, Tessa Grogan) were dressed to the nines
in clothing provided by Fashion Historian Karin Edberg-Lee of Silverhill to celebrate Mission's memorable 40s. Click here to read more.