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Thursday, May 31 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
The T.G. Hamilton Family fonds and Community engagement

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The proposal is to examine how the T.G. Hamilton Family fonds, especially the spirit startling photographs of séances, levitations, and ectoplasms, have become a Winnipeg community resource of international renown. The presence of this wonderful archive in the city has drawn in research form both near and far including popular writers, scholars, students, playwrights, artists, and film makers who create new works and media from a host of perspectives and intentions. Ever since there donation to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections the photographs some 35 years ago the Archives has communicated their existence through publications and print, radio and television, talks, lectures, university classes, websites, social media, national and international conferences. The community has responded and continued a long-term engagement these unique materials which is on-going and which has shaped the perception Winnipeg has of itself.


Thursday May 31, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm CDT
Charleswood B

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