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This Pride Month, explore our new community exhibit “Toronto LGBTQ2+ Trailblazers.” On loan from The ArQuives until August 30, this exhibit features 20 portraits of Torontonians who have made contributions through their work in art, activism, and more.

At the City of Toronto Archives you can find historical records (information), including:

  • records created by the City of Toronto government
  • records created by municipal governments that existed before the 1998 amalgamation
  • papers of people, families, organizations and businesses
  • photographs
  • maps, plans and architectural drawings

 

Find out about our present exhibit, Wide Open World: A Celebration of the Suburbs in Toronto, open until August 30.

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