Meetings – 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7:00). Unless otherwise noted, all meetings will be held at the St. Catharines Museum at Lock 3, 1932 Welland Canal Parkway, St. Catharines, Ontario. Free admission. Doors open at 7:00. Guests are welcome.
Lecture Program – September to November 2015
Programs are subject to change.
Thursday, September 24, 2015 – Every Picture Tells a Story. David Webb, former staff member at Fort George, Niagara-on-the-Lake, will give a World War I family photo study. Members of the audience are asked to bring in family photographs related to World War I. David will analyze the photographs, trying to draw out more information about the wartime experiences of those family members.
Thursday, October 22, 2015 – The Standard and WWI. Dave Willer, HSSC board member and newsletter editor, will give a presentation on the St. Catharines Standard’s coverage of the Great War.
Thursday, November 26, 2015 – Experiences of a front line nurse in WWI. Corlene Taylor of the Mayholme Foundation will talk about the experiences of her mother who served as a nurse on the front lines of Europe during World War I. She will show drawings done by her mother during her wartime service. Copies of a book that Corlene has written about her mother’s wartime experiences will be available for purchase after the meeting.