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Further Resources

We compiled a list of resources comprised of books, documentaries and websites which you can use to further explore further the themes touched on in this collection.​

Oral History


The Oral History Centre at the University of Winnipeg:

You can contact them to access the full collection of 14 interviews from Dr. Alexander Freund’s Master’s research. You can also access the full transcripts of the four interviews included in this website through their archives.


Allen, B., B.A. Bogart, and W.L. Montell. From Memory to History: Using Oral Sources in Local Historical Research. American Association for State and Local History, 1981.

Gluck, Sherna Berger, and Daphne Patai, eds. Women’s Words: The Feminist Practice of Oral History. New York, London: Routledge, 1991.

Llewellyn, Kristina R., Alexander Freund, and Nolan Reilly, eds. The Canadian Oral History Reader. Montreal and Kingston, London, Ithaca: McGill Queen’s Press, 2015.

Srigley, Katrina, Stacey Zembrzycki, and Franca Iacovetta, eds. Beyond Women’s Words: Feminisms and the Practices of Oral History in the Twenty-First Century. New York, Milton Park: Routledge: 2018.

Thompson, Paul, and Joanna Bornat. The Voice of the Past: Oral History. 4th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Thomson, Alistair. Moving Stories: An Intimate History of Four Women Across Two Countries. Manchester & N.Y.: Manchester University Press, 2011.

Thomson, Alistair, and Robert Perks, eds. The Oral History Reader. 3rd ed. London/New York: Routledge, 2015.

Tumblety, Joan, ed. Memory and History: Understanding Memory as Source and Subject. 1st edition. London: Routledge, 2013.

German-Canadian History


German-Canadian Studies Program at the University of Winnipeg:

German-Canadian Studies Blog:

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21:


Bassler, Gerhard P. Nation Builders and Enemy Aliens: Four Centuries of German Experience in Canada. Altona, Manitoba: Friesen Press, 2021.


Freund, Alexander, ed. Beyond the Nation?: Immigrants’ Local Lives in Transnational Cultures. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 2012.


Freund, Alexander, ed. Being German Canadian: History, Memory, Generations. Studies in Immigration and Culture 17. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2021.


Grenke, Arthur. German Canadians: Community Formation, Transformation and Contribution to Canadian Life. Bloomington, IN: Trafford Publishing, 2018.


Taylor, Drew Hayden and CBC Docs. Searching for Winnetou” Season 1 Episode 12 of CBC Docs POV, CBC Gem, 2018.

Women and Gender in Canada


Epp Marlene and Franca Iacovetta, eds. Sisters or Strangers? Immigrant, Ethnic, and Racialized Women in Canadian History. 2nd ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016.

Gleason, Mona, and Adele Perry, eds. Rethinking Canada : The Promise of Women’s History. 5th ed. Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Srigley, Katrina. Breadwinning Daughters: Young Working Women in a Depression-Era City, 1929-1939. Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 2010.

Educative Tools and Resources


Significant Events in Canadian History, by the Canadian Encyclopedia 


Teaching Guides by the Secret Life of Canada 


Lesson Plans by the Historical Thinking Project 

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