World War II
‘Pull Together Canada’ was a musical review written and performed in support of Victory Loan campaigns during the Second World War.
As part of the 1942 National Salvage Campaign, organizers in Fredericton, New Brunswick, encouraged teachers to mobilize their students to collect scrap metal, rags, and rubber.
This 1943 bulletin from a Niagara Falls, Ontario, church predicted that Psalm 139 was a favourite of soldiers.
In January 1942, an Ottawa, Ontario, man printed an open letter that interpreted the causes of the Second World War from a Christian perspective.
In September 1939, a church magazine in Holland, Manitoba, printed this poem about the coming of war.
These cards were important documents for the trip home of Lieutenant J.R. Sams in 1945.
This pamphlet, published to mark United Nations Day in 1943, looked forward to a more peaceful world after the Second World War.
A Second World War advertisement for a patriotic picture frame, aimed at the families of men and women in uniform, probably from 1945.
Under the 1940 National Registration Regulations, every citizen had to carry proof of registration at all times. This card was issued to Nellie House of Hamilton, Ontario.
The Remembrance Day service in Bathurst, New Brunswick, probably early in the Second World War.
During the Second World War, the federal government produced frequent updates on the nation's war effort as a quick reference for journalists, politicians, business leaders, and the general public.
A Second World War pamphlet describing alternative garnishes in light of wartime restrictions on the use of sugar.
A Second World War pamphlet on making creative use of peaches, apples, and other late summer fruits.
Proper procedures for food preservation and storage are outlined in this Second World War pamphlet.
A Second World War guide to safe preserving, to guard against waste or loss of food.
The newsletter of the Canadian Prisoner of War Relatives Association, published monthly in Montreal.