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Canadian Forces Artefact Management System (CFAMS)

Type: Document

A technically oriented web site describing CFAMS, the computer program for collection management in Canadian Forces (CF) military museums. It is available as shareware for the cost of program duplication. CFAMS has been thoroughly tested and bench-marked to run as a stand-alone database and to accommodate 55 000 records. The classification system incorporated into CFAMS is the Parks Canada Nomenclature military object terminology.

Site: National Defence

Directory of Accredited Canadian Forces (CF) Museums

Type: Document

The directory of Canadian Forces museums can be searched by name or by province. Entries include phone number, addresses and hours of operation for the listed museum.

Site: National Defence

DHH - CF Museums

Type: Document

The Canadian Forces museum system is the collective term for the grouping of CF museums under the supervision of the Staff Officer, Museums and Historical Collections. The agenda for this organization and links to directory of museums and events listings are provided.

Site: National Defence

Canada's War Art

Type: Document

This site describes the history and source of the Canadian War Museum's war art collections of 13,000 works. It describes the origins of the Canadian War Memorials of the First World War (1914-1918), the Canadian War Records of the Second World War (1939-1945), and the post-war Canadian Armed Forces Civilian Artists Program.

Site: Canadian War Museum

School Programmes

Type: Document

The Canadian War Museum has developed a number of ways to work in cooperation with educators teaching Canadian military history to grades four through twelve. Museum and gallery tours, as well as classroom visits, are outlined as possibilities. Contact information is also provided.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Programmes and Activities - Canadian War Museum

Type: Document

Various programmes and activities at the Canadian War Museum are presented, including special events, film series, speakers series, school programmes, teachers' activity kits, and the Canadian War Museum History Award.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Carillon Barracks National Historic Site of Canada

Type: Document

A brief description of the Argenteuil Regional Museum housed in this building.

Site: Parks Canada

Flower of Remembrance - John McCrae

Type: Document

"In Flanders Fields" became the most popular poem of the First World War while the poppy was adopted as the flower of remembrance for the war dead of many countries. John McCrae's house is preserved as a museum with a memorial cenotaph and a garden of remembrance.

Site: Veterans Affairs Canada

History as Monument - The Sculptures on the Vimy Memorial

Type: Document

This article describes how the Canadian War Museum came to have custody of seventeen of the plaster figures of the Vimy Memorial created by Canadian sculptor Walter Allward, as well as the historical significance of the memorial.

Site: Canadian War Museum

Collections of War Art in Storage

Type: Document

Introductory page to the images of works by Aba Bayefsky, Alexander Young Jackson, Margaret Kathleen MacLoed, Gyrth Russell, Charles Fraser Comfort, and Jack Nichols.

Site: Canadian War Museum