Opening in 2006: The Hungarian Exodus

The 50th Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution will be commemorated in 2006. Following the Revolution over 40,000 Hungarian refugees/immigrants arrived in Canada, enriching this country’s rich multicultural tapestry. The Rakoczi Foundation, Continue Reading →

Macedonian Street Meeting

Macedonian street meeting at the corner of King East and Trinity Streets, 1911. MHSO Archives MAC-202228-2003.                             Continue Reading →

The Lindala and Ranta Family

The Lindala and Ranta family, founding members of the Toronto Finnish Community, 1895. MHSO Archives FIN-6889-1-1-016.                             Continue Reading →

MHSO Oral History Interview

Long-time MHSO Education and Community Outreach Coordinator, Lillian Petroff, is pictured conducting an oral history interview, which is now preserved in the Society’s oral history collection. Explore our collections

The Jackson Family

The Jackson family, c 1897. One of the children (Richard) was a jeweler in a store at College and Lippincott Streets. MHSO Archives BLA-202207-1982.             Continue Reading →