Unforeseen Archival Finds: Shingwauk Scholar Enter

Unforeseen Archival Finds: Shingwauk Scholar Enter

Recently staff in the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre (SRSC) started a project to digitize many of the stock registers, reports publications, and monetary documents connected utilizing the Shingwauk Indian household class, which operated in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. The materials in this task ranged in date from 1883 to 1945, utilizing the majority of the documents regarding the 1905 to 1930 period.

At first these reports publications may not appear to be a prime prospect for digitization – aesthetically they aren’t extremely intriguing and they are utilized reasonably small by scientists. Digitization takes lots of time and effort – so just why had been the SRSC trying to digitize these records that are particular? (more…)