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Seeking information: Wartime and postwar housing at Small Arms Ltd. in Lakeview and elsewhere

Please note that subsequent posts include: Where will the people go: Toronto’s Emergency Housing Program and the Limits of Canadian Social Housing Policy, 1944-1957 Ted Long shares photos from the Long Branch army camp in the 1950s; with comments from Ted Long & Garry Burke Life at the Long Branch Army Camp, long, long ago! […]

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New 3-minute video from Heritage Mississauga features Small Arms Ltd. wartime munitions plant in Lakeview

This post – along with future posts featuring interviews that I recorded on Aug. 25, 2016 – is concerned with an impressive, engaging 3-minute YouTube video about the Small Arms Ltd. munitions factory that was located in Lakeview, Mississauga just west of Long Branch during the Second World War. The Small Arms Building along with a […]

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Films about Small Arms Ltd.

Colleen O’Marra writes: Not sure if you have viewed a documentary film called A TRIP THROUGH SMALL ARMS. It’s in seven parts on YOUTUBE, a rather shaky old reel but a fascinating local piece filmed by one of the employees. Fun to see American actor, Ralph Bellamy, giving a short talk to the Small Arms […]

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In Situ events at Small Arms Inspection Building: FrEe+aRT presents “Picture That”, an interactive installation piece where event visitors will be encouraged to write/draw on the walls

A Nov. 8, 2018 tweet from Claudio Ghirardo @CGhirardo reads: Tonight is the 1st night for IN SITU! Mississauga’s Main Multi Arts Festival! 7-11. FrEe+aRT will present “Picture That”, an interactive installation piece where YOU will be encouraged to write/draw on the walls. https://www.smallarmsbuilding.ca/insitu #insitu #contemporaryartist [End] Drawing on walls is an age-old, transgressive graffiti […]

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In Situ 2018: Making Space. Making Place – Nov. 8 and 9, 7:00 – 11:00 pm; Nov. 10, 7:00 pm – midnight at Small Arms Inspection Building

CreativeHub 1352 1352 Lakeshore Road East Mississauga, ON L5E 1E9 info@SASociety.ca www.creativehub1352.ca Click here for previous posts about In Situ at the Small Arms Inspection Building > Click here for previous posts about the Small Arms Inspection Building > The following message is from CreativeHub 1351. In Situ 2018: Making Space. Making Place. Nov. 8 […]

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In Situ event at Small Arms Inspection Building takes place on Nov. 8, 9, & 10, 2018. Buy your tickets now!

Click here for previous posts about the Small Arms Inspection Building > I have been following the Small Arms story for many years. The story – featuring a successful, community-driven project to preserve and repurpose a Second World War heritage building – is highlighted at a recent post entitled: Enthusiasm for local history is not […]