Alphabetical Order

Discover new aspects of the history of Canada in the 19th and 20th centuries through thematic tours.

Divided into five major themes and five time periods, these thematic tours may be accessed three different ways, by: Web tours (documented images, in HTML), movie clips (QuickTime version) and movie clips (Flash version).

Featured Thematic Tour

Instant Memories

Vincent Lavoie, McCord Museum

The widespread availability of Kodak cameras, starting in 1888, was a major factor in democratizing the practice of photography. There was no more need for special skills or training: "You Press the Button, We Do the Rest," as the Kodak ads said. Since then, consumers and producers of photographs have become one and the same amid a proliferation of images and goods.


First Nations




Society / Daily Life

Politics / Economy

Technology, Industry & Commerce