Jill’s COVID Diary – April 8, 2020

I remember at the start of February lamenting that it would be my last Monday working from home. Knowing that the upcoming weeks were going to be extremely busy, I relished in the quiet of getting Museum work done in the comfort of my home. Now, let’s fast-forward two months. What are some of theContinue reading “Jill’s COVID Diary – April 8, 2020”

Signs of the Time

Community member, and past Oshawa Historical Society President, Merle Cole, has shared photos he has taken during this time, and these photos will become a series called Signs of the Time. As Merle put it, “Some are obvious and some a bit more subtle.” Today’s post is one of the more subtle images. Says Merle,Continue reading “Signs of the Time”

Melissa’s COVID Diary

By Melissa Cole, Curator I hope this message finds you and your families healthy and safe. For the past few weeks we as individuals have changed the way we interact with one another and the community around us. Our day-to-day routines have changed. ¬†For me it has also been a time of reflection and continuesContinue reading “Melissa’s COVID Diary”

Projects Lost

By Jennifer Weymark, Archivist This summer marks the 100th Anniversary of Lakeview Park.  It was to be a big celebration.  We were collaborating with the City of Oshawa and Durham College to create an amazing virtual walking tour of the Park.  The Canada Day celebration, which is held at the Park, was to include aContinue reading “Projects Lost”

Empty Cup Documentary Update

Colin Burwell, Empty Cup Media Oshawa Covid-19 documentary update: I’ve done about a dozen interviews so far and have recorded a lot of headlines, home vids of our adjusted routine, vlogs and errands. I’d really love your help with the visuals – I’m looking for aspiring Oshawa videographers to contribute to this project. I needContinue reading “Empty Cup Documentary Update”