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A Flashy Job: Digitizing a Collection in a Heritage Museum

My work day typically ends the same way almost every day of the week. Like most, it ends with a conversation with family or friends with the question: “How was your day? How was work?” For the last year, my … Continue reading

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December Museletter

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What’s the Point???

Having attended the 2015 Alberta Museum Association Conference of late, I was inspired to the point that I had existential questions concerning the purpose of my job…what really do I do for a living? It dawned on me that I … Continue reading

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The Powwow: A Spectrum of Culture

It is always fulfilling to stroke off an item on my bucket list; to my pleasure and honour I was able to witness a powwow for the first time and put a check beside a longstanding entry on my life … Continue reading

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Ten Accessioned Bottles of Beer on the Wall

I’ll be the first to admit that I have never blogged before starting my job here at WDHM. When the idea came up to start a blog for our new website I was excited, but a bit hesitant with my … Continue reading

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Extinguising Danger: Putting out the Potential Hazards of Carbon Tetrachloride

I’ve worked here at the Wetaskiwin and District Heritage Museum for twelve weeks now, and during that time we’ve taken in donations from the community that cover everything from an antique loom, door hardware that was found inside a wall, … Continue reading

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