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The Shoebox

A shoebox full of papers is handed over to AFHS President Ron Gilmore while visiting relatives one summer. It contains some photos, letters and postcards connecting Ron to his grandfather […]

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The 1931 Canada Census Release

Bev Swan gives us an introduction to the release of the Canada Census of 1931, along with a few tips of finding your ancestors while awaiting the indexing process. Interested […]

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Lest We Forget

Lest we forget. AFHS Webmaster Jim Benedict shares a personal story of his Uncle who flew in Lancaster Bomber Airplanes for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) during World War […]

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Ireland’s Travellers

In this video about Ireland’s travellers, Alberta Family Histories Society President Ron Gilmore tells us about the lives, characteristics and the genealogy traits of the gypsies of Ireland, the Irish […]

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