For anthropologist Marius Barbeau, the sugar shack was a place not
only for treats but for folklore and tradition as well ...
The Edwin Lester Brittain
Discover some of the photographs from the Edwin Lester Brittain collection
spanning the years 1898 to 1930. These include scenes from Brittain's
family trips across Canada, family events, and scenes of daily life in the
city of Ottawa at the turn of the century.
The Wax Cylinder
The Canadian Museum of Civilization possesses 3,312 original wax cylinders
which were recorded between 1899 and 1949.